|| List of recent Inuit-related patents
|Computing boundary continuity constraints for patching curve networks|
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving data describing a model, the model describing a curve network; determining boundary continuity constraints for each edge, of each face, in the model; combining the determined boundary continuity constraints to determine respective boundary continuity for each face; and determining, using the respective boundary continuity constraints, a respective surface patch for each face.. .
|Method to structure mineral aggregate gradation by using three control points and two curves|
The invention involves “a method to structure mineral aggregate gradation by using three control points & two curves”, including the following steps: (1) three control points are determined according to the property of the mixtures: nominal maximum size of aggregate and its passing rate, nominal minimum size of aggregate and its passing rate, and the discontinuity point between the coarse aggregate and the fine aggregate and its passing rate. (2) the grading curves of the coarse and the fine aggregate are selected respectively with power function model, exponential function model and logarithmic function model.
|Method and device for monitoring biomechanical properties of the eye|
A contact lens shaped measuring device (1) comprises sensor (3) having a protrusion (14) towards the cornea (22). The measuring device (1) is flexible to a degree that it is flattened by a closing eye lid and the protrusion creates an indentation of the cornea.
|Resorcinol compounds for dermatological use|
Provided herein are methods and compositions comprising resorcinol derivatives for the use of treating, regulating or preventing a skin condition characterized by oxidative stress or a degenerative process. Methods of preventing, lightening or reducing the appearance of visible discontinuities of the skin resulting from skin pigmentation, skin aging, or other disorders are also disclosed..
|Methods and systems for controlling liquids in multiplex assays|
Methods and systems for venting a well that receives a liquid. The method includes providing a microplate including a well that has a cavity with an open inlet and a closed end.
|Process for preparing graphene based on metal film-assisted annealing and the reaction with cl2|
A method for preparing graphene by reaction with cl2 based on annealing with assistant metal film is provided, comprising the following steps: applying normal wash to a si-substrate, then putting the si-substrate into a reaction chamber of a cvd system and evacuating, rising the temperature to 950° c. -1150° c.
|Methods and apparatus for an artifact detection scheme based on image content|
Methods and apparatus for artifact detection are provided by the present principles that measure the level of artifacts, such as those caused by temporal concealment of errors due to packet loss, for conditional error concealment. The principles are based on an assumption that sharp edges of video are rarely aligned with macroblock boundaries so video discontinuities are checked throughout the video.
|Depth image filtering method, and depth image filtering threshold obtaining method and apparatus|
A depth image filtering method, and a filtering threshold obtaining method and apparatus are provided. The method in the embodiments of the present invention includes: determining, for each pixel in an adjacent area of a pixel of a to-be-filtered depth image, whether the pixel meets a preset condition; determining a set of pixels meeting the preset condition; and determining a pixel value of the pixel of the to-be-filtered depth image according to pixel values of the pixels in the set.
|Protective device for an electrical supply facility|
The present invention is directed to a protective device configured to be coupled between an ac power source and an electrical load. A ground continuity monitor is coupled to the ground conductor, the ground continuity monitor being configured to detect a ground discontinuity condition in the ground conductor.
|Projectors and depth cameras for deviceless augmented reality and interaction|
Architecture that combines multiple depth cameras and multiple projectors to cover a specified space (e.g., a room). The cameras and projectors are calibrated, allowing the development of a multi-dimensional (e.g., 3d) model of the objects in the space, as well as the ability to project graphics in a controlled fashion on the same objects.
|Systems and methods for spraying an aerosol|
A system for spraying, according to various aspects of the present invention, includes a shuttle and a trigger switch. The shuttle and the trigger switch cooperate with discontinuous mechanical coupling.
|Time-optimal trajectories for robotic transfer devices|
A time-optimal trajectory generation method, for a robotic manipulator having a transport path with at least one path segment, comprising generating a forward time-optimal trajectory of the manipulator along the at least one path segment from a start point of the at least one path segment towards an end point of the at least one path segment, generating a reverse time-optimal trajectory of the manipulator along the at least one path segment from the end point towards the start point of the at least one path segment, and combining the time-optimal forward and reverse trajectories to obtain a complete time-optimal trajectory, where the forward and reverse trajectories of the at least one path segment are blended together with a smoothing bridge joining the time-optimal forward and reverse trajectories in a position-velocity reference frame with substantially no discontinuity between the time-optimal forward and reverse trajectories.. .
|Golf club head with improved aerodynamic characteristics|
A golf club head comprising an aerodynamic hosel is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the hosel has an upper portion and a swept transition portion which connects to the golf club head, and all points at which the swept transition portion contacts the club head are spaced rearwardly from a vertical face plane.
|Digital waveform synthesizer for nmr phase control|
In an rf source, a digital waveform synthesizer comprises a computational module to synchronously determine a desired periodic function, f(θ) within a first bandwidth portion, to which computational result there is combined an injected digits noise increment in an adjustable range of hounded amplitude, specifically selected to average over discontinuities of the dac transfer characteristic. The combination is effected after passing the injected noise increment through a programmable digital filter forming a composite tuning word having a total bandwidth at a selected nyquist zone and thence passing the composite timing word through a truncation component to a dac.
|Angiopoietin-like 4 and its use in modulating cell leakiness|
Vascular disruption induced by interactions between tumor-secreted permeability factors and adhesive proteins on endothelial cells facilitates metastasis. The role of tumor secreted angiopoietin-like 4 (cangptl4) in vascular leakiness and metastasis is controversial due to the lack of understanding of how cangptl4 modulates vascular integrity.
|Portable continuity object|
A method for providing continuity over a series of transactions is provided, comprising the steps of (a) creating a portable continuity object (pco) as a defined digital package by an instance of pco software executing on a computerized appliance also capable of communication transaction; (b) providing identity of a person, an address of a communication device and a continuity context in the pco; (c) sharing the pco in related transactions, with the pco updated with information concerning individual transactions by digital equipment enhanced with an instance of pco software; and (d) providing context continuity in succeeding transactions by accessing the pco by one or both parties to a transaction.. .
|Radio frequency multipath channel emulation system and method|
A multipath channel emulation system and method are disclosed. In some aspects, the system and method allow for analog emulation of a multipath mimo wireless channel.
|Apparatus and method for selecting voice bearer in reverse single radio voice call continuity|
An apparatus and method capable of creating and controlling voice bearer in reverse single radio voice call continuity comprise performing a handover request action s64 of generating a request to a mobile management entity for a handover of a mobile communication call of a user equipment from circuit switched mobile communication to packet switched mobile communication in response to an indication of required handover s61 by a radio access network controller entity; performing a notification action s62 of notifying an access transfer control function to prepare for the transfer of media to packet switched mobile communication by allocating media ports on an access transfer gateway; and performing an obtaining action s63 of obtaining the allocated media ports from the notified access transfer control function, wherein both the notification action s62 and the obtaining action s63 are performed after the indication of required handover s61 is obtained from the radio access network controller entity and before the performing of the handover request action s64, and information on the allocated media ports is included into the request s64 to the mobile management entity.. .
|Mobile communications method and system for signalling information relating to network's capabilities|
Methods and apparatuses are provided for transmitting information from a serving network element to a mobile terminal in a mobile communications network. The serving network element transmits indication indicating whether a voice over internet protocol (voip) via packet switched (ps) session is supported, to the mobile terminal, via an enode b, during one of a tracking area updating (tau) procedure and an attach procedure.
|Optical inspection systems and methods for detecting surface discontinuity defects|
Optical inspection system and methods for detecting surface discontinuity defects in glass sheet are disclosed. A reflective diffuser resides adjacent a back surface of the glass sheet and is illuminated with gradient intensity illumination.
|Method for detecting anomaly satellite in multi-reference stations environment and apparatus using detecting method|
The present invention relates to a method of determining an anomalous satellite in a multi-reference station environment and a determination apparatus using the method, which detect an anomaly in a satellite and determine the cause of the anomaly in a multi-reference station environment, and continuously provide services in an environment in which the cause of the anomaly is removed, thus improving availability and continuity, and enhancing an integrity monitoring function. A method of determining an anomalous satellite in a multi-reference station environment according to the present invention includes a first step of individually receiving satellite signals including code measurements and carrier measurements from one or more reference stations respectively communicating with a plurality of satellites, a second step of checking whether the number of reference stations communicating with the plurality of satellites is at least 3, based on the satellite signals, a third step of detecting presence or non-presence of an anomaly state of the satellites, based on the code measurements and the carrier measurements of the satellite signals if it is checked at the second step that the number of reference stations is at least 3, a fourth step of identifying an anomalous satellite from the anomaly state of the satellites detected at the third step, and a fifth step of determining a cause of an anomaly in the anomalous satellite identified at the fourth step..
|Pack and method for producing such a pack|
A filmless pack formed from at least two containers, each container (bottles or cans) having a curved region has containers disposed in a non-nesting position. A contact region extends between adjacent containers.
|Dose computation for radiation therapy using heterogeneity compensated superposition|
A system for radiation therapy includes a radiation planning system. The radiation planning system includes a data processor that is adapted to receive information concerning an intended radiation treatment region of a body, receive a calculated initial energy released per unit mass for a plurality of locations within the body, compute a radiation dose at a plurality of locations within the radiation treatment region based on the calculated initial energy released per unit mass and including radiation dose contributions due to scattering from other locations within the body, and determine radiation therapy parameters for providing radiation treatment to the intended radiation treatment region based on the radiation dose computed at the plurality of locations within the radiation treatment region.
|Coaxial cable continuity connector|
A coaxial connector for coupling an end of a coaxial cable to an equipment appliance port or terminal is disclosed. The coaxial cable has an inner conductor, a dielectric surrounding the inner conductor, an outer conductor surrounding the dielectric, and a jacket surrounding the outer conductor is disclosed.
An oscillating combustor may support a time-sequenced combustion reaction having rich and lean phases. The rich and lean phases may be determined according to a flame position relative to a diverging fuel jet.
|Oscillating combustor with pulsed charger|
An oscillating combustor can support a time-sequenced combustion reaction having rich and lean phases by applying a variable voltage charge to a fuel stream or flame that flows adjacent to a conductive or semiconductive flame holder held in electrical continuity with an activation voltage.. .
|Systems, devices and methods for the quality assessment of oled stack films|
This disclosure provides techniques for assessing quality of a deposited film layer of an organic light emitting diode (“oled”) device. An image is captured and filtered to identify a deposited layer that is to be analyzed.
|General phase perturbation method|
A method for modifying a signal transmitted from a mobile communication device comprising perturbing a transmit diversity parameter from its nominal value by modulating the parameter with respect to the nominal value in alternating directions, receiving a feedback signal including feedback information relating to the modified signal as received at a feedback device, and based at least on the feedback information, adjusting the nominal value of the transmit diversity parameter by increasing, decreasing, or preserving the nominal value. The perturbations are selected to minimize phase discontinuities..
|Theft detection in hvac unit having persistent alarm|
A notification system for an air conditioning system includes a power source, first and second connectors, first and second switches, and a notification device. The power source has first and second power terminals.
|Apparatus for exercise and balance training|
The present application is directed to a balance board upon which a user may exercise, conduct balance training and do tricks. The balance board comprises a body member with at least two separate balancing surfaces extending from the lower surface with a discontinuity between each separate balancing surface.
|Device and method for impedance matching microwave coaxial line discontinuities|
A coaxial connector has an inner connector. An outer connector is positioned in concentric and radially spaced in relation to the cylindrical inner connector.
|Permanent screw attachment|
The invention relates to a method and system for permanently attaching a take-up screw (3) for taking-up the axial clearance of the armature shaft of a windscreen wiper motor. The take-up screw (3) is screwed axially into a bore (1) in the motor base (sm) until it reaches a stop position in relation to the armature shaft (6) locked on the screw, at least one surface discontinuity (2) is provided in the bore (1) and/or the thread of the screw (3), allowing the screw (3) to be screwed into the bore until it reaches the stop position.
|Propagating link status across a network|
An access network comprises a first network interface device coupled to a customer network and configured to provide an interface between the access network and the customer network. The access network also comprises a second network interface device coupled to a core network and configured to provide an interface between the access network and the core network.
|Object detection apparatus, object detection method, storage medium, and integrated circuit|
An object detection apparatus, a program, and an integrated circuit enable the contour of an object to be detected in an appropriate manner in an image including an object and its background with almost no contrast between them in a predetermined direction of the image. A vertical direction edge extraction filter in a filtering unit extracts, from an input image, a contour component in a first direction (e.g., vertical direction) of the image.
|Bicycle wheel rim and respective bicycle wheel|
The invention relates to a bicycle wheel rim (10), comprising a radially outer portion (12) configured to be coupled with a bicycle tire and a radially inner portion (14) comprising a plurality of attachment holes (16) for respective spokes. The radially inner portion (14) of the rim (10) comprises opposite side walls (14a, 14b) and a bottom wall (14c) in which said plurality of holes (16) is formed.
|Methods of forming arrays of fuel cells on a composite surface|
Methods of manufacturing a fuel cell array that include selectively removing portions of a coating layer from a composite layer. The composite layer includes a first surface and a second surface and a first coating is disposed over at least a portion of the first surface.
|Semiconductor device with conductive pillars having recesses or protrusions to detect interconnect continuity between semiconductor die and substrate|
A semiconductor device has a semiconductor die and conductive pillar with a recess or protrusion formed over a surface of the semiconductor die. The conductive pillar is made by forming a patterning layer over the semiconductor die, forming an opening with a recess or protrusion in the patterning layer, depositing conductive material in the opening and recess or protrusion, and removing the patterning layer.
|Advanced armor laminate structure|
A transparent armor laminate apparatus includes a hard disrupter layer having a substantially planar surface of transparent material configured to erode a ballistic projectile responsive to impact from the projectile, and an absorber configured proximate to the disrupter layer. The absorber includes a first absorber layer and a second absorber layer.
|System of redundant wires and connectors for picafina dbs and heart pacemaker electrical stimulating device implanted in animals including human animals|
A system to increase the reliability of the electrical connections between the electrodes and the battery/controlling electronics of an electrical stimulating device as dbs (deep brain stimulator), heart pacemakers and the like. We disclose a redundant male/female connector and/or a set of redundant wires to improve the reliability of the connections between the electrodes at a first location and the battery/controlling electronics at a second location.
|Dynamic vcc assignment|
A method for assigning a voice control continuity (vcc) server to a user equipment (ue) in a telecommunications network includes receiving an indication that the ue is registering with the network or attempting to make or receive an ims communication session. A telephony network routing identifier and a vcc point code are assigned to the ue.
|Coaxial cable connector having electrical continuity member|
A coaxial cable connector includes, in one embodiment, a body, a post, a coupler and a continuity member. The continuity member has a post contact portion and a coupler contact portion.
|Information processing apparatus and control method thereof|
An information processing apparatus which searches for a plurality of image files shot in succession from among a plurality of files, comprises a search unit which searches for the image files based on file attributes; an obtaining unit which obtains associated information added to each of the found image files; a determination unit which determines whether continuity exists between a plurality of image files having the same attribute based on the associated information; and a setting unit which sets the plurality of image files determined to have continuity as belonging to the same group, wherein the associated information added to each image file includes identification information indicating a file of an image shot after that file, and identification information indicating a file of an image shot before that file.. .
|Image processor and image processing method|
According to one embodiment, image processor includes generator and superimposing module. The generator generates enlarged image including display area larger than that of input image.
|Semiconductor module, circuit board|
[solution] a semiconductor module includes a wiring substrate where a via and a interconnecting pattern are formed, a semiconductor device disposed on a first surface side of the wiring substrate, and a bonding portion including a first bonding layer disposed on the wiring substrate side and a second bonding layer disposed on the semiconductor device side. The first bonding layer includes a first insulation layer having inorganic material as the main constituent, a through hole formed in an area of the first insulation layer corresponding to the via, and a conductive bonding portion, disposed in the through hole, for establishing electrical continuity between an electrode portion formed on the semiconductor device and the wiring substrate, and has a first bonding start temperature to start bonding to the wiring substrate, and the second bonding layer includes a second insulation layer having inorganic material as the main constituent, and an opening portion communicating with the through hole and configured to dispose the semiconductor device therein, and has a second bonding start temperature being a temperature to start bonding to the semiconductor device, the temperature being different from the first bonding start temperature..
|Semiconductor devices having through silicon vias and methods of fabricating the same|
A semiconductor device is provided having an insulating layer on a semiconductor substrate. The insulating layer and the semiconductor substrate define a through hole penetrating the semiconductor substrate and the insulating layer.
|System and method for coarsening in reservoir simulation system|
System and method for implementing a reservoir simulation system are described. One embodiment is a computer-implemented method of coarsening a fine grid including a plurality of fine gridblocks, the fine grid representing a geological model having at least one discontinuity therein.
|System, method and composition for skin care treatment|
A cyclical dosage topical administration skin care one week's treatment of continuity complex active components and active booster serum active components effects anti-aging characteristics without adverse effects, caused by increasing dosage as shown when active ingredients are increased.. .
|Method for detecting alignment film and device for the same|
The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for detecting alignment film and device for the same. The method comprises: obtaining an image of an alignment film test region of a substrate; and analyzing continuity of the alignment film along an internal boundary of the alignment film test region in the image obtained.
|X-ray ct apparatus and image correction method|
There is provided an x-ray ct apparatus capable of correcting the unevenness of the contrast concentration due to discontinuities in time between slices in contrast imaging using a prospective triggering method. In an x-ray ct apparatus 1, projection data in a specific phase of the heart is obtained by performing a scan by emitting x-rays after a predetermined time from the detection of the r wave of electrocardiogram information at each position of the heart in the body axis direction.
|System, method, and computer-readable medium for provisioning dual-homed voice call continuity|
A system, method and computer-readable medium for concurrent support of voice call continuity (vcc) capabilities in both the enterprise space and the carrier space are provided. The enterprise vcc functionality is used when the user is located in the enterprise domain which does not impact the carrier's network while the carrier vcc capability is used when the user is located in the carrier domain to support seamless handover between the wireless networks that the carrier may offer.
|Common reference signal phase discontinuity and sequence initialization|
Methods, systems, and devices are described for supporting common reference signaling in wireless communications systems. Some configurations introduce a phase discontinuity between common reference signal (crs) transmissions on different subframes.
|Apparatus and method for editing three dimensional objects|
A computer graphic editing or modeling system that automatically alters a computer graphic object based on a user sketch. The computer graphic object may be presented as an image space view of the object (proxy).
|Tunneling magnetoresistance (tmr) read sensor with an integrated auxilliary ferromagnetic shield|
The invention provides a tunneling magnetoresistance (tmr) read sensor with an integrated auxiliary shield comprising buffer, parallel-coupling, shielding and decoupling layers for high-resolution magnetic recording. The buffer layer, preferably formed of an amorphous ferromagnetic co—x (where x is hf, y, zr, etc.) film, creates microstructural discontinuity between a lower ferromagnetic shield and the tmr read sensor.
|Portable, adjustable protective case for electronic devices and methods of use thereof|
The present disclosure is directed to a case for an electronic device, for example a tablet computer. The case includes a housing for holding the electronic device, a connecting member foldably attached to a back of the housing and a support member attached to an edge of the housing.
|Device for filling a cigarrette tube with a metered amount of tobacco|
A device for filling cigarette tubes that can be designed and used manually, partially automatically, or, fully automatically for packing cigarette tubes with a metered, precise amount of tobacco that leads to a consistent filling of the tube to an even and complete density such that the burning rate and continuity are consistently the same, regardless of the cut of tobacco being used, or of moisture content of the tobacco, and, independent of operator control variables.. .
|System and method for dynamically displaying characters over a screen of a computerized mobile device|
A method of changing a display of an original image on a screen of a computerized mobile device is provided herein. The method comprises the following steps: (i) dynamically identifying conditions related to display changes.
|Systems and methods for communicating and switching between components in a hybrid computing environment|
An embodiment includes a system having: a display device having a first operating platform; a base device having a second operating platform and being configured to connect with the display device through a hardware connection; the hardware connection including a communication link between the first and second operating platforms; and a server module and a client module; the server module configured to, responsive to selecting an active operating platform, communicate settings of a previously active operating platform via the hardware connection to the client module to maintain continuity of settings after switching active operating platforms. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
|Health management system|
A decentralized system with at least a server (130, 140) and a plurality of remote devices including at least a member device (150), a caregiver device (120) and a support device (110) configured for use by a at least one person in a support team network for a user of the member device. The system is configured to allow the server and the remote devices to communicate over a network to define a continuity of care network (ccn 100) for managing the flow of member related information between the member device (150), the caregiver device (120) and the support device (110); receive behavioral change communications in response to health events related to the member; and transmit communications regarding the received behavioral change communications to at least one user of the member device (150), the caregiver device (120) and the support device (110)..
|Methods of and nodes for selecting a target core network for handing over a voice session of a terminal|
A method of selecting a target core network of a communication network for handing over a voice session of a terminal from a packet switched source radio access network (ran) to a target ran. The voice session is anchored in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem, and the selected target core network includes a circuit switched domain which is associated with the target ran and supports voice session continuity to hand over the voice session from the source ran to the target ran.
|Method and device for indicating volte capability|
A method (100) for use in a mobility management entity, an mme, in an lte system, comprising (110) obtaining and determining the capability of a mobile terminal in the lte system regarding the mobile terminal's capability for handover over from the lte system to a 2g and/or a 3g system, comparing (115) the mobile terminal's capability and the lte system's capability for single radio voice channel continuity, srvcc, handover over from the lte system to a 2g and/or a 3g system, and, depending on the outcome of the comparison, instructing (120, 125) the mobile terminal to use voice over lte, volte, or circuit switched, cs, fallback when initiating voice sessions.. .
|Pixel test in a liquid crystal on silicon chip|
An example embodiment includes a continuity testing method of a pixel in a liquid crystal on silicon integrated circuit. The method includes writing a first voltage to a pixel.
|Communications connectors including transmission lines having impedance discontinuities that improve return loss and/or insertion loss performance and related methods|
Communications plugs are provided that include a housing that receives the conductors of the communication cable. A printed circuit board is mounted at least partially within the housing.
In an electronic cigarette of the sort having a housing, a power section, and an atomizer, at least a portion of a first flow stream passes through the atomizer. A mixing valve within the housing has a first input that receives the first flow stream, and a second input receiving a second flow stream (20) that avoids the atomizing element, and an output (34) connected in fluid continuity to the opening in the proximal end, wherein the output conducts a mixture of the first flow stream (25) and the second flow stream (20).
|Continuity of instruction during a socially distancing event|
A method wherein live, in-person academic coursework that is cancelled for extended periods due to an exigency, for example a natural disaster, pandemic, or other socially distancing event, can be quickly, efficiently, gracefully, and cost-effectively transitioned into an online environment in order to ensure academic continuity by identifying a triggering event whereby in-person academic coursework is cancelled, initiating an academic continuity process, querying a student information system for data, interfacing this student information system data with a learning management system to populate the learning management system, simultaneously scaling the learning management system utilizing a cloud computing infrastructure, and transitioning the cancelled in-person academic coursework to an online environment.. .
|Methods for reducing static charge of a catalyst and methods for using the catalyst to produce polyolefins|
Catalysts and methods for making and using the same are provided. The method for fabricating a catalyst may includes contacting a supported catalyst with a monomer under conditions that reduce an overall charge of the catalyst to less than about 75% of an initial charge of the catalyst.
An adaptor for adapting a mains plug according to a first national standard to a mains socket according to a second, different second national standard. The adaptor comprises a housing with a socket for receiving the first mains plug, and at least two plug assemblies according to different national standards, one of the at least two plug assemblies being according to the second national standard.
|Methods and system for resource management in tti (transmission time interval) bundling for improved phase continuity|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure propose methods for improving phase continuity in an uplink transmit time interval (tti) bundle. A first method may include identifying a segment of ul subframes in the tti bundle and maintaining substantially the same transmit power/timing/frequency when transmitting data to a node over the segment of ul subframes in the tti bundle.
|Method for providing multicast broadcast services continuity in a wireless network, corresponding network node and user equipment|
The present invention relates to a method for providing multicast broadcast services continuity towards a user equipment part of a wireless network, said multicast broadcast services being supported by at least one multicast broadcast services bearer, said wireless network further providing unicast services to said user equipment, said unicast services being supported by at least one unicast service bearer, said multicast broadcast services bearers being multiplexed with unicast services bearers on at least one carrier. According to the present invention, the method comprises the steps of prioritising said multicast broadcast services over said unicast services..
|Conversion of asphaltenic pitch within an ebullated bed residuum hydrocracking process|
A process for upgrading residuum hydrocarbons including: feeding pitch, hydrogen, and a partially spent catalyst recovered from a hydrocracking reactor to an ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor; contacting the pitch, hydrogen, and the catalyst in the ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor at reaction conditions of temperature and pressure sufficient to convert at least a portion of the pitch to distillate hydrocarbons; and separating the distillate hydrocarbons from the catalyst. In some embodiments, the process may include selecting the ebullated bed pitch hydrocracking reactor reaction conditions to be at or below the level where sediment formation would otherwise become excessive and prevent continuity of operations..
|Operation management device, operation management method|
An operation management to grasp a metric in which a continuous abnormality has occurred in a system, easily, is provided. An operation management apparatus 100 includes a metric collection unit (101) and an abnormality score calculation unit (104).