|| List of recent Rounding-related patents
|Revising layout design through opc to reduce corner rounding effect|
The present disclosure provides a method of fabricating a semiconductor device. A first layout design for a semiconductor device is received.
|Method for controlling touchscreen by using virtual trackball|
Disclosed herein is a method for controlling a touchscreen by using a virtual trackball. The method for controlling the touchscreen includes the steps of displaying a virtual keyboard on the input window, displaying a virtual trackball by selecting an execute button on the virtual keyboard, enlarging a cursor displayed on the output window and a predetermined region surrounding the cursor, and inputting movement information of the cursor being enlarged and displayed by using the virtual trackball..
|Adaptive forward error correction (fec) system and method|
In a network for reliable transfer of packets from a transmitter to a receiver using an internet protocol (ip), a system for packet recovery comprising a detection block (detector) for packet loss detection and a probe device (probe) for forward error correction (fec) packets transmission, wherein the detector includes means for sending a missing packet report to the probe upon detecting a missing packet, wherein the probe includes means for storing received packets, sending fec packets and adapting a size of the fec packets to an error rate computed from the missing packet reports, wherein the size of fec packets is made larger or smaller responsive to the error rate increasing or decreasing, respectively, and wherein the probe is located close to the transmitter for reliable packets reception and the detector is located close to the receiver for reliably detecting loss of packets in a receiver's surroundings.. .
|Context sensitive dynamic authentication in a cryptographic system|
A system for performing authentication of a first user to a second user includes the ability for the first user to submit multiple instances of authentication data which are evaluated and then used to generate an overall level of confidence in the claimed identity of the first user. The individual authentication instances are evaluated based upon: the degree of match between the user provided by the first user during the authentication and the data provided by the first user during his enrollment; the inherent reliability of the authentication technique being used; the circumstances surrounding the generation of the authentication data by the first user; and the circumstances surrounding the generation of the enrollment data by the first user.
|System for diagnosing bloodflow characteristics, method thereof, and computer software program|
This system is a computer-based system for analyzing a blood flow at a target vascular site of a subject by means of a computer simulation, having a three-dimensional shape extraction unit, by a computer, for reading a captured image at the target vascular site and generating three-dimensional data representing a shape of a lumen of the target vascular site; a fluid dynamics analysis unit, by a computer, for determining state quantities (pressure and flow velocity) of blood flow at each position of the lumen of the target vascular site by means of computation by imposing boundary conditions relating to blood flow to the three-dimensional shape data; a blood flow characteristic determination unit for determining, from the state quantities of the blood flow determined by the fluid dynamics analysis unit, a wall shear stress vector at each position of the lumen wall surface of the target vascular site, determining relative relationship between a direction of the wall shear stress vector at a specific wall surface position and directions of wall shear stress vectors at wall surface positions surrounding the specific wall surface position, and from the morphology thereof, determining characteristics of the blood flow at the specific wall surface position and outputting the same as a determined result; and a display unit, by a computer, for displaying the determined result of the blood flow characteristic which is graphically superposed onto a three-dimensional shape model.. .
|Vending machine for change round-up|
Vending machines for rounding-up donations for charities. The machines allow consumers to donate change from transactions, or other amounts, to a charity through a purchase of goods or services from the machines..
|Resilient interpositional arthroplasty device|
This disclosure is directed to a resilient interpositional arthroplasty implant for application into a joint to pad cartilage defects, cushion, and replace or restore the articular surface, which may preserve joint integrity, reduce pain and improve function. The implant may endure variable joint compressive and shear forces and cyclic loads.
|Wound dressing and method of treatment|
Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to negative pressure treatment systems and wound dressing systems, apparatuses, and methods that may be used for the treatment of wounds. In particular, some embodiments are directed to improved wound dressings comprising a bridge portion connecting two or more portions of an absorbent layer that facilitates trimming of the wound dressing to suitable sizes.
|Transducers, systems, and manufacturing techniques for focused ultrasound therapies|
A system to apply ultrasound energy to a region surrounding blood flow in a blood vessel from a position outside a patient includes: a therapeutic ultrasound transducer comprising a plurality of transducer elements; and a processor configured to control the plurality of transducer elements; wherein the processor is configured to change phase inputs to the transducer elements to move a focus of the transducer at least 1 cm in a first plane which is substantially along a plane of the transducer elements of the therapeutic ultrasound transducer and at least 1 cm in a second plane orthogonal to the first plane; and wherein the processor is further configured to position the focus of the transducer in sequential positions offset from the blood flow in the blood vessel according to a pattern pre-determined by an operator of the system.. .
|Chemical exchange saturation transfer angiography|
The invention provides a novel approach for effective ex vivo and in vivo imaging of blood and establishes the feasibility of blood as an effective agent for cest to generate sufficient cest contrast relative to surrounding tissue.. .
|Method and apparatus for performing in vitro fertilization|
Devices and methods for performing in vitro fertilization (“ivf”) and maximizing successful fertilization rates by optimizing the fluid flow conditions under which zygotes are transferred from growth medium to the uterine wall. The apparatus has a control unit with an external port and an internal pump for creating positive and negative fluid pressure at the port.
|Compositions and methods for increasing biomass, iron concentration, and tolerance to pathogens in plants|
Methods for producing greater biomass in a plant, increasing the drought tolerance of a plant, producing a decreased lignin concentration in a plant, producing a greater iron concentration in a plant, or inhibiting fungal infection in a plant comprise administering bacillus subtilis fb17 to the plant, the seed of the plant, or soil surrounding the plant or the seed in an amount effective to produce greater biomass, increase the drought tolerance, produce a decreased lignin concentration, produce a greater iron concentration, or inhibit fungal infection in the plant compared to an untreated plant, respectively. Agricultural carriers and seed coatings comprising bacillus subtilis fb17 are provided.
|Radio-frequency device and wireless communication device|
A radio-frequency (rf) device for a wireless communication device includes a grounding element, an antenna, a first dc blocking element for cutting off a direct-current (dc) signal route between a grounding terminal of the antenna and the grounding element, a capacitive sensing unit capable of using a radiating element of the antenna to sense an environment capacitance within a specific range, a second dc blocking element electrically connected between the radiating element and the feed-in element for blocking a dc signal path from the radiating element to the feed-in element, and a high-frequency blocking element electrically connected between the radiating element and the capacitive sensing unit for blocking a high-frequency signal path from the radiating element to the capacitive sensing unit.. .
|System and method for controlling device location determination|
A controlling device such as a remote control has programming for transmitting a signal response to a plurality of control environments, each environment including a signaling device. Each signaling device in receipt of the signal request sends a signal response having a unique id which is chosen to be characteristically attenuated by the surroundings of the environment.
|Radio parameter control system, radio parameter control apparatus, radio base station, radio parameter control method and program|
An apparatus for controlling a radio parameter of radio cells, includes: an evaluation targeted radio cell selection unit configured to decide evaluation targeted candidate radio cells based on a change of a connection target radio cell of a radio terminal, which takes a control targeted radio cell as a serving cell or surrounding radio cells of the control targeted radio cell as a serving cell, associated with a change of a connection range of the control targeted radio cell by control of the radio parameter of the control targeted radio cell, and select at least one of the evaluation targeted candidate radio cells as an evaluation targeted radio cell for evaluating the radio parameter of the control targeted radio cell; and a radio parameter control unit configured to control the radio parameter of the control targeted radio cell based on quality of the evaluation targeted radio cell.. .
|Millimeter wave phase shifters using tunable transmission lines|
Tunable phase shifters and methods for using the same include a signal line; one or more grounding lines; one or more crossing lines below the signal line in proximity to the signal line and substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the signal line, where the crossing lines conform to the shape of the signal line along at least three surfaces of the signal line and where the crossing lines have a tunable capacitance; and an inductance return line below the crossing lines substantially parallel to the longitudinal direction of the signal line, where the inductance return line provides a tunable inductance.. .
|Stand-up paddle board and method of manufacture|
A stand-up paddle board is formed by a core surrounded by a skin. The core is manufactured by creating an upper core member mold and a lower core member mold, corresponding to the top and bottom of the core.
|Battery wiring module|
A battery wiring module may include a connecting member and a resin protector. The connecting member may be connected to an electrode terminal, and the connecting member may include a beveled corner.
|Electrical card connector with improved metal shell|
An electrical card connector comprises an insulative housing, a plurality of contacts mounted to the insulative housing and a cover covering the insulative housing. The insulative housing defines a receiving space and a mounting wall in a rear of the receiving space.
|Insert for filling grounding contact in standard 3-prong electrical receptacle|
A plastic formed insert or peg is provided to block the ground connection aperture of a standard 3-prong electrical receptacle to render the receptacle usable only as a 2-prong receptacle to cure faulty or missing ground connections for the receptacle.. .
|Juice containing pouch and press for extracting juice from the pouch|
A multi-layer pouch assembly consisting of one or multiple inner sealed pouches that contain the ground produce or other product, and a surrounding mesh pouch or bag, acting as a filter for the juice contained in the inner pouches. The outer mesh or gauze pouch which completely envelops or surrounds the inner produce containing pouches has a volume at least equal to the total volume of the inner pouches, to allow for the pressing and expansion of the ground produce when the inner bags are burst by a press platen.
|Formulations for enhanced bioavailability of zanamivir|
In accordance with the present invention, there are provided compositions comprising zanamivir and at least one permeability enhancer. The compositions can increase the amount of zanamivir capable of being transported across a cell membrane (such as a caco-2 cell membrane), and can increase this amount by at least 150% relative to the amount capable of being transported across the cell membrane in the absence of the permeability enhancer.
An emanator device for emanating an air treatment agent into the surrounding air comprises a housing (102) which contains a solid or liquid source of the air treatment agent, wherein the housing comprises a blister or capsule containing an air treatment agent (108) and a plurality of openings which are sufficiently small that they can be closed by a film or plug of water. For example the openings may be provided by a gauze or mesh (114).
|Watercraft locking assembly|
A detachable fin is secured to a socket imbedded into the bottom layer of a watercraft such as a surfboard, wind surf board, standup paddle board, or kayak for example, by a mechanism including a screw whose head which is captured into a slot in the socket, and which passes through a hole in a spur projecting from the portion of the fin inserted into the slot. Two pivotally joined arms engaged over the screw astride a nut and forming a surrounding sleeve.
|Polymer grouting method for constructing gravel pile|
A polymer grouting method for constructing gravel pile for reinforcing the soft and special soil foundation includes steps of: (1) pile-position-pore-forming; (2) installing a grouting pipe; (3) putting graded stones; (4) polymer lifting grouting; and (5) pile-forming. By pile-position-pore-forming, putting graded stones, polymer lifting grouting in the reinforcement site and other steps, the injected two-component expansive polymer material expands rapidly after a chemical reaction, and then is solidified with the graded stones for filling in the pile hole from below to above, the blast hole wall rock-soil is expansive compacted and fully integrating with the surrounding rock-soil, thus forming the polymer gravel pile.
|Polymer grouting method for constructing multi-wing pile|
A polymer grouting method for constructing multi-wing pile, includes steps of: (1) arranging the positions of piles; (2) producing multi-wing drilling tool and locating holes; (3) installing grouting pipes; (4) polymer lifting grouting; (5) forming polymer multi-wing piles. According to the geologic characteristics, the three-wing drilling tool or the four-wing drilling tool are produced through pressing the drilling tool into each location of pile by a static pressure equipment to form the multi-wing holes, and injecting two-component expansive polymer materials to the holes, wherein the polymers expand and solidify after reacting for filling the holes and the gaps in the soil of slope to be fully integrated with the surrounding soil and form the polymer multi-wing piles..
|Pile driver system for and method of installing foundation elements in a subsea ground formation|
A pile driver system for installing or removing foundation elements, such as piles, anchors, and conductors, in a subsea ground formation, includes a closed housing defining a cavity, an impact weight accommodated inside the housing, a hydraulic circuit for reciprocating the impact weight, which circuit comprises one or more valves, a cylinder, and a piston accommodated in the cylinder and connected to the impact weight, a pump for withdrawing water from the surroundings of the pile driver and providing pressurized water to the hydraulic circuit, and at least one outlet for returning water to the surroundings. The exhaust of the hydraulic circuit communicates with the cavity and the outlet is located in the wall of the housing..
|Pumpable mine ventilation structure|
A pumpable mine ventilation stopping wall structure comprised of a pumpable bag having spaced walls of generally parallel nonporous and flexible sheets with the sheets retained in spaced relationship with spaced flexible cross ties. The perimeter of the spaced walls are closed off with a permeable mesh having a mesh size which will permit restricted flow of cementitious grout therethrough for sealing the wall structure to surrounding rough mine faces.
|5 degrees of freedom alignment-correcting preloaded bearing connection system|
Exemplary embodiments provide a rotary misalignment-compensation bushing connection system that may be used in large-scale operations where several components are mounted in alignment on a single pin. For example, the misalignment-compensation system may be used in preloaded connection of a male lug rotatably mounted between a first lug and a second lug, on heavy equipment, for example, oil field exploration and production equipment.
|Aerial splicebox for fiber optic cables|
Aerial splicebox for optic fiber cables, the box including: a base (10), the peripheral wall (11) which is provided with bottom windows (12) and top windows (14) and an external flange (13) articulating a cover (20) provided with a surrounding flange (23); a belt (40) to be fitted on said flanges (13,23), when sited against each other; a ring-shaped handle (50), having a closed end (51), hinged in the first end (41) of the belt (40) and a bipartite opposing end (52) which is moveable between an inoperative position and an operating position which is sited against the base (10) and aligned with the top windows (14); a fastener (60) mounted on the belt (40) in order to press the ring-shaped handle (50) against the base (10); and a sealing element (70) fixed against the peripheral wall (11) of the base (10) and provided with through openings (71) for optic cable (co), aligned with the respective bottom windows (12) of the base (10).. .
|Apparatus and method for automatically recognizing a qr code|
An apparatus and method for automatically recognizing a qr code without a need to control the distance for recognition in relation to one qr code or two or more qr codes. The apparatus includes a photographing unit obtaining a surrounding image the qr code including recognition points and surroundings, a qr code recognition unit converting the surrounding image into a grayscale image of a pixel unit, converting the grayscale image into a histogram indicative of a distribution map according to the luminosity of each pixel, extracting only pixels having a luminosity value concentration level corresponding to a threshold or higher based on the histogram, setting the extracted pixels as a candidate pixel group, searching the set candidate pixel group for recognition points through a recognition marker, when the recognition points are conceived, recognizing a region in which the conceived recognition points are placed as a qr code..
|System and method of measuring distances related to an object|
A system and method for measuring distances related to a target object depicted in an image and the construction and delivery of supplemental window materials for fenestration. A digital image is obtained that contains a target object dimension and a reference object dimension in the same plane.
A blackbody radiometric reference comprising a source plate or a target plate, metallic nanoparticles or other high emissivity coating disposed on the plate, and an intermediate coating such as paint. The plate may comprise copper, aluminum or composites thereof.
|Method and apparatus for exchanging messages among evolved node bs in cooperative communication system|
A method and apparatus are provided for supporting a comp communication by an enb of a mobile communication system. The method includes: receiving a channel measurement report relating to at least one transmission channel from a ue; and transmitting channel feedback information including information of interference with surrounding enbs performing the comp communication on the at least one transmission channel, to a central controller, based on the received channel measurement report.
|Acoustic generator and associated methods and well systems|
A well system and associated method can include an acoustic generator which can be used to excite a formation with acoustic waves transmitted from the acoustic generator. Another well system and associated method can include an acoustic generator which can transmit acoustic waves into cement surrounding a casing.
A spectroscopic sensor 1 comprises an interference filter unit 20, having a cavity layer 21 and mirror layers 22, 23 opposing each other through the layer 21, for selectively transmitting therethrough light in a predetermined wavelength range according to an incident position thereof; a light-transmitting substrate 3, arranged on the layer 22 side, for transmitting therethrough light incident on the unit 20; and a light-detecting substrate 4, arranged on the layer 23 side, for detecting the light transmitted through the unit 20. The layer 21 has a filter region 24 held between the layers 22, 23; an annular surrounding region 25 surrounding the region 24 with a predetermined distance therefrom; and an annular connecting region 26 connecting an end part 24e on the substrate 4 side of the region 24 and an end part 25e on the substrate 4 side of the region 25 to each other..
A receiving container for a display device includes a bottom plate, a sidewall and a grounding unit. The sidewall is extended from the bottom plate to define a receiving space.
|Gps antenna, motherboard employing same, and wireless communication device employing motherboard|
A global positioning system (gps) antenna includes a feeding portion, a grounding portion, and a resonating member. The resonating member is connected to the feeding portion and the grounding portion.
|Tunable antenna and wireless communication device employing same|
A tunable antenna including a dielectric substrate, a main antenna, and a resonating antenna is disclosed. The dielectric substrate is made of dielectric constant-tunable material.
|Digital signage system and emergency alerting method using same|
A digital signage system and a method of providing information using the digital signage system are disclosed. The digital signage terminal includes an emergency detection unit, an emergency detection message generation unit, a communication unit, and an emergency alert message processing unit.
|Laterally coupled bulk acoustic wave filter with improved passband characteristics|
The invention relates to a laterally coupled bulk acoustic wave (lbaw) filter comprising a vibration layer for carrying bulk acoustic waves, electrode means comprising a first electrode coupled to the vibration layer for exciting to the vibration layer at least one longitudinal wave mode having a first frequency band and one shear wave mode having a second frequency band, and a second electrode coupled to the vibration layer for sensing the filter pass signal, the first and second electrodes being laterally arranged with respect to each other, and an acoustic reflector structure in acoustic connection with the vibration layer. According to the invention, the reflector structure is adapted to acoustically isolate the vibration layer from its surroundings at the first frequency band more efficiently than at the second frequency band for suppressing the effect of the shear wave mode at the second frequency band from the filter pass signal.
The present invention provides a filter. The filter includes two common electrode layers and two inner electrode layers, where the two inner electrode layers are located between the two common electrode layers, and an electrical insulation layer is disposed between any two adjacent electrode layers of the two common electrode layers and the two inner electrode layers; each of the two common electrode layers is connected to at least one grounding electrode; and each of the two inner electrode layers is connected to at least one signal electrode.
|Miniature nmr drill cutting analyzer and methods of use|
A nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) sample analyzer has a plurality of nmr units arrayed in a predetermined relationship to each other. Each of the nmr units includes a sample chamber having a sensitive volume for containing a sample to be analyzed; a radio frequency (rf) transmitting and receiving device proximal the sample chamber; and a magnet surrounding the rf transmitting and receiving device and sample chamber for generating a substantially uniform magnetic field within the sensitive volume and substantially no magnetic field beyond an outside wall of the magnet..
|Measuring device for measuring the magnetic properties of the surroundings of the measuring device|
A measuring device for measuring magnetic properties of the surroundings of the device includes at least one magnetoresistive element extending in a line direction, and a support field device generating a magnetic support field in an area over the line direction. A pre-magnetization device of one or more magnets are arranged at a distance from the sensor line in a direction vertical to the line direction and extending parallel to the line direction.
|Distance estimation using split beam luminaire|
The invention relates to a method for determining a distance from a sensor to a luminaire. The luminaire includes at least a first light source configured to emit a first light beam adapted to illuminate a predefined area and a second light source configured to emit a second light beam adapted to illuminate a background area surrounding the predefined area.
|Presence detection using split beam luminaire|
The invention relates to a method for determining presence of objects in an area (207) surrounding a luminaire (200). The luminaire (200) includes a first light source (203), a second light source (205), and a sensor (216).
|Led light source|
A light emitting diode (led) light source, a method of manufacturing an led light source, and a method of cooling an led source. The led light source comprises: an led source; and an enclosure surrounding the led source; wherein a gas or gas mixture is filled within the enclosure such that the gas or gas mixture acts as a medium for heat transfer away from the led source; and wherein the gas or gas mixture is chosen to provide an increased heat transfer from the led source compared to air..
|Mounting member and airbag module-equipped seat|
An easy-to-attach clip member that makes the surroundings of a stay cloth mounting portion compact while maintaining high airbag deployment performance, and an airbag module-equipped seat with the clip member are provided. A clip member is connected to a cloth-form body that transmits a tensile force.
|Bit retention device|
A bit retention device includes a shaft having a sidewall defining a hexagonal cavity extending from a first end thereof and a ball groove extending through the sidewall and communicating with the hexagonal cavity. A ball is disposed in the ball groove and a ball spring engages the ball and biases the ball toward the first end.
|Package with a fan-out structure and method of forming the same|
An embodiment is a device comprising a semiconductor die, an adhesive layer on a first side of the semiconductor die, and a molding compound surrounding the semiconductor die and the adhesive layer, wherein the molding compound is at a same level as the adhesive layer. The device further comprises a first post-passivation interconnect (ppi) electrically coupled to a second side of the semiconductor die, and a first connector electrically coupled to the first ppi, wherein the first connector is over and aligned to the molding compound..
|Integrated circuit chip with discontinuous guard ring|
An electronic apparatus includes a semiconductor substrate, a circuit block disposed in and supported by the semiconductor substrate and comprising an inductor, and a discontinuous noise isolation guard ring surrounding the circuit block. The discontinuous noise isolation guard ring includes a metal ring supported by the semiconductor substrate and a ring-shaped region disposed in the semiconductor substrate, having a dopant concentration level, and electrically coupled to the metal ring, to inhibit noise in the semiconductor substrate from reaching the circuit.
|Butt-coupled buried waveguide photodetector|
A method of forming an integrated photonic semiconductor structure having a photodetector and a cmos device may include forming the cmos device on a first silicon-on-insulator region, forming a silicon optical waveguide on a second silicon-on-insulator region, and forming a shallow trench isolation (sti) region surrounding the silicon optical waveguide such that the shallow trench isolation electrically isolates the first and second silicon-on-insulator region. Within the sti region, a germanium material is deposited adjacent an end facet of the semiconductor optical waveguide.
|System and method for manufacturing self-aligned sti with single poly|
A method for fabricating a memory device with a self-aligned trap layer and rounded active region corners is disclosed. In the present invention, an sti process is performed before any of the charge-trapping and top-level layers are formed.
|Light emitting diode package and method for fabricating the same|
An led package allows a fluorescent material to be uniformly distributed around an led chip on a base when a filling space inside a transparent wall surrounding the led chip is filled with the fluorescent material. The led package includes a base, at least one led chip mounted on the base, a transparent wall formed on the base and having a filling space around the led chip, and a fluorescent material, with which the filling space is filled to cover the led chip..
|Method and apparatus for leak testing containers|
Close containers which are filled with a consumer product are tested on leakiness by means of mass spectrometry (10) in that an impact (an(p)) by the consumer product (p) upon the surrounding atmosphere (a(p)) of the container to be leak tested is monitored by the mass spectrometry (10).. .
|Planar composite with layers of plastic of different vicat softening temperatures|
The present invention generally relates to a sheetlike composite (3) comprising a layer configuration with at least the following layers: i. A first layer of thermoplastic ksu (13); ii.
|Wire arc spray system using composite wire for porous coating, and related method|
A composite wire for use with a wire arc spray system and related methods. The composite wire can include: a low melting point material at a core region thereof and a cladding including a metal surrounding the core region, the low metal point material having a melting point less than that of the metal, wherein the low melting point material includes a polymer in the form of a powder having particles having a size of from approximately 1 nanometer to approximately 100 nanometers..
|Conveying system sealed off from the surrounding atmosphere|
A conveying system includes conveying cells (14) for accommodating in particular hot bulk goods or lumpy conveying material. The conveying cells have a bottom (16), a front wall (30) and a rear wall (31) in the conveying direction of the conveying system and side walls (15) connecting the latter.
|Wire harness for high temperature exhaust gas applications|
A wire harness and method for manufacturing thereof are provided. The wire harness includes a plurality of wires, a terminal member, an inverted sleeve, and a high temperature moisture resistant sealant.
|Annular barrier system with flow lines|
The present invention relates to an annular barrier system (100) connected with a well head (40) via a well tubular structure (3), comprising a first annular barrier (1) and a second annular barrier (21) to be expanded in an annulus (2) between the well tubular structure and an inside wall (4) of a casing (20) or a borehole (5) downhole for providing zone isolation between a first zone (8) and a second zone (9), each annular barrier comprising a tubular part (6) extending in a longitudinal direction for mounting as part of the well tubular structure, an expandable sleeve (7) surrounding the tubular part and defining a space (13), an opening (11) for letting fluid into the space to expand the sleeve, and a first connection part (15) and a second connection part (16) connecting the expandable sleeve with the tubular part, and wherein the first connection part is arranged nearest to the well head, the system further comprising a flow line (17) fluidly connecting the well head with the opening for supplying fluid to the opening for expanding the expandable sleeve. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a well completion system and method..
|Continuously bonded small-diameter cable with electrical return on outer wires|
A small-diameter, continuously bonded cable and a method for manufacturing the same includes at least one longitudinally extending inner metallic component with a tie layer of an amended polymer material surrounding and bonded thereto in steps of heating and extruding. A longitudinally extending outer metallic component is radially spaced from the at least one inner metallic component and incased in a polymer material jacket layer in heating and extruding steps.
|Annular barrier and annular barrier system|
The present invention relates to an annular barrier system for expanding an annular barrier in an annulus between a well tubular structure and an inside wall of a borehole downhole. The annular barrier system comprises an annular barrier having a tubular part for mounting as part of the well tubular structure, the annular barrier further comprising an expandable sleeve surrounding the tubular part, at least one end of the expandable sleeve being fastened in a fastening means of a connection part in the tubular part.
|Plate heat exchanger|
A flow-path forming gasket is interposed between peripheries of each adjacent ones of stacked heat transfer plates; communicating-path forming gaskets are each installed, surrounding the passage holes in each adjacent ones of the heat transfer plates alternately; and thereby a first flow path adapted to pass a high-temperature fluid, a second flow path adapted to pass a low-temperature fluid, and communicating paths adapted to cause the fluids, respectively, to flow in and out of the first and second flow paths are formed alternately on opposite sides of each heat transfer plate. A drain hole is formed in each of the heat transfer plates to discharge fluid leaking from the first flow path, the second flow path, or the communicating path.
|Plate heat exchanger|
A plate and shell type plate heat exchanger, which comprises a plate pack, a shell surrounding the plate pack, and end plates mainly in the direction of the ends of the plate pack and inlet and outlet connections for a first heat exchange medium and a second heat exchange medium arranged through the end plate. The plate pack of the heat exchanger is arranged inside the shell in an acentric manner, so that the midpoint of the cross-section of the plate pack deviates substantially from the midpoint of the cross-section of the shell in the vertical direction and/or lateral direction of the cross-section..
|Fluid evaporator for an open fluid reservoir|
A reservoir evaporation system for evaporating fluid from an open reservoir of effluent containing a contaminant includes a fluid evaporator, an air pump, and an air supply conduit functionally connecting the fluid evaporator with the air pump. The fluid evaporator includes a vessel adapted to be positioned in an operative position partially submerged on the top surface of the effluent in the reservoir with a lower chamber submerged in the effluent and an upper chamber extending above the top surface of the effluent.
A relief valve having a crenelated exhaust ring surrounding the poppet. The crenelated exhaust ring comprises a series of alternating crenels and merlons which together define an increasing cross-sectional exhaust area circumferentially about the poppet during cracking (i.e., once the pressure in the inflatable device exceeds the cracking pressure) as the poppet rises in the relief valve in response to increased pressures and, conversely, a decreasing cross-sectional exhaust area about the poppet during closing as the poppet lowers to its re-seated, sealed position.
|Device and a method for demounting a flange|
The invention also relates to a method for leak-free demounting flanges by using a device according to any of the preceding claims, comprising the step of positioning at a radial outer surface of said coupled flanges said housing, such that a separation seem of said flanges is covered by said device, with the proviso that the flange bolts are held freely; wherein the connection for removal of fluids is connected to a vacuum source or a pump and wherein the air intake provides for an uninterrupted connection between the surrounding and a space defined by the flanges and the device according to the invention.. .
|Lung ventilation device|
A lung ventilation device has a stem to fit in a trachea, having at least two ventilation passageways communicating with distal passageways configured to fit in the bronchi at the carina. There is a positioning balloon to engage the walls at the carina when inflated.
|Apparatus to attain and maintain target end tidal partial pressure of a gas|
A processor obtains input of a logistically attainable end tidal partial pressure of gas x (petx[i]t) for one or more respective breaths [i] and input of a prospective computation of an amount of gas x required to be inspired by the subject in an inspired gas to target the petx[i]t for a respective breath [i] using inputs required to utilize a mass balance relationship, wherein one or more values required to control the amount of gas x in a volume of gas delivered to the subject is output from an expression of the mass balance relationship. The mass balance relationship is expressed in a form which takes into account (prospectively), for a respective breath [i], the amount of gas x in the capillaries surrounding the alveoli and the amount of gas x in the alveoli, optionally based on a model of the lung which accounts for those sub-volumes of gas in the lung which substantially affect the alveolar gas x concentration affecting mass transfer..
|Breathing apparatus and method for the use thereof|
A breathing assistance apparatus includes an inner volumetric member pressurizable from a first pressure to a second pressure and an outer volumetric member surrounding at least a portion of the inner expandable volumetric member. The inner volumetric member pressurizes the outer volumetric member as the inner volumetric member is pressurized from the first pressure to the second pressure.
|Vessel, motion platform, method for compensating motions of a vessel and use of a stewart platform|
A method for compensating for motion of a boat as it floats on water includes measuring the motion of the boat relative to another element in an area surrounding the boat, generating a driving signal for driving actuators operatively associated between the boat and at least one carrier based on motion of the boat, driving the actuators to hold the at least one carrier substantially stationary relative to the element based on the driving signal and relieving weight on the actuators by at least partially bearing the weight of a load and the at least one carrier by an at least partially passive pressure element.. .
A worm gear unit is fitted to an output shaft of a motor rotation unit. A bearing supports the output shaft rotatably and makes contact with the worm gear unit, which is applied with thrust load and moved to an other side.
|Rheometer with radiant heating of sample fluid|
A rheometer instrument with radiant heating of sample fluid with use of emissive/absorbing spaced surfaces of a sample container and an interior surface and of a chamber surrounding the sample container in part that is in a heating unit and controls for reliably reaching and maintaining target sample temperatures. The sample fluid can be pressurized..