|| List of recent Ventilation-related patents
|Method device and system for monitoring lung ventilation|
A method of monitoring lung ventilation of a subject is disclosed. The method comprises recording signals from a plurality of sensing location on the chest of the subject, at least a portion of the signals being indicative of a local motion of the chest at a respective sensing location.
|Individual room duct and ventilation system for livestock production building|
A livestock production building includes an automatically controllable ventilation system which provides ventilation to livestock containment rooms. Incoming air may be heated, cooled and/or filtered, and is mixed and tempered before being delivered to livestock rooms.
|Entryway ventilation control cover|
A primary cover plate for covering at least part of an entryway. A primary ventilation port included in the primary cover plate for directing airflow through the entryway.
|Housing unit for electrical components for use in the automobile sector|
A housing unit for electrical components for use in the automobile sector includes a housing part configured to be closed in a sealed manner by a housing cover arrangement. The housing cover arrangement comprises a membrane, at least one ventilation opening, a main cover element comprising a recess, and a cover closure element.
|Surgical microscope apparatus|
At a front end of the lateral arm of a surgical microscope apparatus, the apparatus has an intake port. A band is tied around the front end of the lateral arm so that a drape is drawn only to a surgical microscope.
|Image projection apparatus|
An image projection apparatus includes a light source; an intake port to take in low-temperature air into the image projection apparatus; an exhaust port to exhaust air from the image projection apparatus; a first ventilation unit to generate an air flow from the intake port to the exhaust port; a first flow path for hot-air exhaust; a second flow path for a part of the low-temperature air, taken from the intake port; and a mixing unit to mix the hot-air exhaust flowing from the first flow path and the low-temperature air flowing from the second flow path; and a second ventilation unit to generate an air flow for the second flow path to the mixing unit. The air exhausted from the mixing unit converges with another part of the low-temperature air, flowing from a third flow path outside the mixing unit..
|Image pickup apparatus with air cooling unit|
An image pickup apparatus is reduced in width and length dimensions. The image pickup apparatus has a heat sink-cum-duct disposed on a rear face side of an air cooling fan.
|Image pickup apparatus with air cooling unit|
An image pickup apparatus that is excellent in rigidity and in heat radiation efficiency. The image pickup apparatus has a heat sink-cum-duct disposed between a pair of cover members that constitute left and right exteriors of an apparatus main unit and that are fixed to the heat sink-cum-duct.
Disclosed is a bypass valve comprising a valve body. The valve body has a gas inlet and a gas outlet, wherein a check valve is provided at the air outlet.
|Ventilation interface for sleep apnea therapy|
The ventilation interface for sleep apnea therapy interfaces a ventilation device to the patient's airways. The ventilation interface includes a pair of nasal inserts made from flexible, resilient silicone which are oval shaped in cross-section and slightly tapered from a base proximal the ventilation supply to the distal tip end.
|Human-machine synchronization method and device of invasive ventilator operating in noninvasive ventilation mode|
A human-machine synchronization method and device of an invasive ventilator operating in a noninvasive ventilation mode. The method includes steps of: measuring an airway pressure, an inspiratory flow, and an expiratory flow; calculating a gas leakage flow according to a pre-established gas leakage estimation model and by using the airway pressure, the inspiratory flow and the expiratory flow; and compensating a basic flow according to the gas leakage flow.
A sun hat includes a hat body which has a crown portion, a peak portion extended forwards from the bottom of the crown portion and an annular brim portion extended rearwards from two sides of the peak portion. The brim portion is embedded with at least one flexible wire set by stitching.
|Out of phase chest compression and ventilation|
A method for providing emergency care to a patient of an adverse cardiac event is disclosed that includes causing multiple chest compressions to be provided to the patient, and causing multiple inducements of ventilation to be provided to the patient. Particular ones of the multiple chest compressions can overlap time-wise with corresponding ones of the multiple inducements of ventilation, and can be substantially out of phase with the corresponding ones of the multiple inducements of ventilation..
|Method for operating a ventilation system with a mixing chamber|
The disclosure relates to a method for operating a ventilation system with a mixing chamber into which air is supplied via a first supply duct and via at least one further supply duct. Air is removed from the mixing chamber by a removal duct.
|Deodorizing device for a vehicle|
The invention relates to a deodorization device (1) for a vehicle, with a container (2) for a deodorant (3), wherein the container (2) for the deodorant (3) is provided with at least one opening (7, 8), and with a holding device (4) for mounting the deodorization device (1) on a ventilation slot in the interior of a vehicle, wherein the holding device (4) comprises at least one clamping part (6). The at least one clamping part (6) is made of elastic material, has an elliptical or circular cross section and is configured so as to be able to be introduced in a holding manner into a ventilation slot of a vehicle..
|Lung compliance simulation system and associated methods|
A patient simulator system for teaching patient care is provided. The system includes a patient simulator.
|Vehicle air conditioning device|
A vehicle air conditioning device comprises first and second outside air ventilation flues that are formed so that outside air flows through opposing ends of an evaporator. An inside air ventilation flue is formed so that inside air flows through a central site in the evaporator such that, at any degree of opening of a first damper, outside air from each of the outside air ventilation flues and inside air from the inside air ventilation flue can flow to an outlet-side ventilation flue or a heater-side ventilation flue at a flow rate that corresponds to the degree of opening of the first damper.
|Ventilator-initiated prompt regarding detection of fluctuations in compliance|
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring and evaluating ventilatory data to provide useful notifications and/or recommendations. Indeed, many clinicians may not easily identify or recognize data patterns and correlations indicative of certain patient conditions or the effectiveness of ventilatory treatment.
|Ventilator-initiated prompt regarding detection of fluctuations in resistance|
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring ventilatory parameters, analyzing ventilatory data associated with those parameters, and providing useful notifications and/or recommendations to clinicians. For example, many clinicians may not easily identify or recognize data patterns and correlations indicative of a fluctuation in resistance during mechanical ventilation of a patient.
|System for improving engine crankcase ventilation via a conduit|
A system for improving pcv flow of an engine is presented. The system can reduce engine oil consumption when an engine is exposed to lateral or centripetal force.
|Systems and methods for closed crankcase ventilation and air filtration|
A system for providing air to an internal combustion engine comprises a crankcase ventilation unit that receives unrefined blowby gas from a crankcase, separates oil from the unrefined blowby gas, and discharges refined blowby gas. A conduit delivers the refined blowby gas to an air cleaner housing.
|System and method for enhancing vehicle performance|
A system and a method for improving fuel efficiency of an engine include the application of at least a pair of magnets coupled to opposite sides of a crankcase ventilation passageway and oriented substantially parallel to each other such that an attractive magnetic force is applied transverse to the passageway. The magnetic force causes realignment of lubricant molecules such that the lubricant molecules substantially cover fuel molecules to increase the compression ratio of the engine thereby improving the fuel efficiency.
A ventilation unit (1) includes: a ventilation member (2) configured to be attached to an opening (11) of a housing (10), the ventilation member (2) including a water-proof gas-permeable membrane (4) for covering the opening (11); a sealing member (6) configured to seal a gap between the housing (10) and the ventilation member (2); and a washer (7) configured to be pressed against the housing (10) by the ventilation member (2) around the sealing member (6). The washer (7) blocks a clearance formed outside the sealing member (6) and between a peripheral portion of the ventilation member (2) and the housing (10) when the ventilation member (2) is attached to the opening (11) of the housing (10)..
|Automatically evaluating likely accuracy of event annotations in field data|
Embodiments operate in contexts where field data have been generated from a field event, and annotations have been generated from the field data, which purport to identify events within the field data, such as cpr compressions and ventilations. Metrics are generated from the annotations, which are used in training.
|Heating vent conduit|
A heating vent conduit with a heater unit is disclosed, being primarily utilized to heat a room independently of other rooms. The heating vent conduit can be controlled a personal thermostat, which depending on the selected temperature will regulate a heating element within the heating vent conduit.
|Retractable car seat sunshade|
An improved child car seat, sun-protecting system, in which is retractable and adaptable. This novel car seat sunshade can attach to any type of child car seat or high back booster seat.
|Elasticity-adjustable air pressure spring|
An elasticity-adjustable air pressure spring designed by the invention solves the technical problems of complex structure and top-to-bottom air impenetrability in the current gas springs. The elasticity-adjustable air pressure spring comprises a spring body, and is characterized in that the spring body is formed by at least one hollow cavity column of a double-layer sidewall structure, a closed cavity containing pressure air is formed between the double layers of the sidewall, the cavity column is corrugated, and at least one vent hole communicated with the cavity is arranged on the sidewall of the cavity column.
|Micro-channel heat exchanger|
The present invention discloses a micro-channel heat exchanger comprising manifolds, a plurality of micro-channel flat tubes connected to the manifolds, and a plurality of rows of fins spaced apart by the micro-channel flat tubes. The micro-channel heat exchanger is provided with at least one bend designed to avoid the deformation of the fins on two inner sides adjacent to the bend due to crushing and meanwhile maintaining the ventilation and heat exchange functionalities of the bend.
|Heat and moisture transfer apparatus integrated into an exterior partition|
Systems, apparatus and methods that may be used to integrate a heat and moisture exchange system with the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system of a building or other enclosed space, without requiring installation within the walls or other structural portions of the building.. .
|Multiple stage blowers and volutes therefor|
A multiple stage variable speed blower for continuous positive airway pressure (cpap) ventilation of patients includes two impellers in the gas flow path that cooperatively pressurize gas to desired pressure and flow characteristics. Thus, the multiple stage blower can provide faster pressure response and desired flow characteristics over a narrower range of motor speeds, resulting in greater reliability and less acoustic noise..
|Leak determination in a breathing assistance system|
Systems and methods for estimating a leak flow in a breathing assistance system including a ventilation device connected to a patient are provided. Data of a flow waveform indicating the flow of gas between the ventilation device and the patient is accessed.
A ventilation unit (1a) includes: a ventilation member (2) configured to be attached to an opening (11) of a housing (10), the ventilation member (2) including a water-proof gas-permeable membrane (4) for covering the opening (11); a sealing member (6) configured to seal a gap between the housing (10) and the ventilation member (2); and an annular partition wall member (7a) defining an inner space in which the ventilation member (2) is fitted. The partition wall member (7a) is configured to keep in contact with the housing (10), and blocks a clearance formed outside the sealing member (6) and between a peripheral portion of the ventilation member (2) and the housing (10) when the ventilation member (2) is attached to the opening (11) of the housing (10)..
|Dehumidification using intermittent ventilation|
Systems and methods for dehumidifying and conditioning air for a commercial building are presented. In one instance, a system involves ventilating a building at a rate higher than the required outdoor airflow rate in order to compensate for the fan being turned off when the compressor is off.
An air filter (1) which is intended for an air conditioning system, includes a disc type filter element (2) and a power unit (3), preferably an electric motor, which is connected to the filter element for rotating the same. The filter element is arranged in connection with a ventilation duct (4), such that it is placed outside an aperture (4a) of the ventilation duct (4) at a first distance therefrom, and such that it is concentric with the ventilation duct.
|Determining a layout and wiring estimation for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system of a building|
Devices, methods, and systems for determining a layout and wiring estimation for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system of a building are described herein. One method includes receiving information from a building information model associated with a building, receiving information from a pre-engineering tool associated with the building, and determining a layout and wiring estimation for an hvac system of the building based, at least in part, on the information from the building information model and the information from the pre-engineering tool..
|Determining a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning model for a building|
Devices, methods, and systems for determining a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) model for a building are described herein. One method includes receiving a description of the building, receiving an hvac meta-model, wherein the hvac meta-model is independent of the building, and determining an hvac model for the building based on the description of the building and the hvac meta-model..
The present invention relates to a ventilation unit formed by a body-unit provided with an air inlet opening at one end and with an air outlet opening at the other end, an air driving propeller being located therein, there being included between the air driving propeller and the air inlet opening, which is shifted outwards, a tubular silencer, which establishes an air passage conduit having a smaller diameter than the air inlet opening.. .
|Ventilation box for actuators|
An air damper drive for adjusting at least one air damper, which is provided on a frame, between at least two different relative positions including an actuator having an actuator casing and a movement output member received therein, and further including a duct which is coupled in liquid-tight manner to the actuator and extends along a duct path (k) and has a duct sheath and a duct volume surrounded by the latter, wherein the duct sheath is coupled to the actuator casing in liquid-tight manner such that the duct volume communicates with an actuator inner volume that is surrounded by the actuator casing, and in that the air damper drive has an equalisation casing to which the duct sheath is connected in liquid-tight manner such that the duct volume communicates with an equalisation volume that is surrounded by the equalisation casing.. .
|Mmp8 inactivating antigen binding proteins|
Described are mmp8 inactivating antigen binding proteins, such as antigen binding proteins comprising an amino acid sequence that comprises 4 framework regions and 3 complementary determining regions; further described is the use of such antigen binding proteins to treat inflammation, such as, but not limited to, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, lps induced inflammation, renal ischemia/reperfusion injury, ventilation induced lung injury, periodontal inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, ankylosing spondylitis, lyme arthritis and osteoarthritis.. .
|External camera device that thermally couples camera optics to a vehicle's ventilation system|
An external camera device for a motor vehicle prevents condensation on the camera optics by thermally coupling the optics to an air stream from the vehicle's ventilation system. The camera optics are disposed adjacent to an optical window in a camera holder that is attached to an outer surface of the motor vehicle.
|Ventilation structure of radiator in straddle type vehicle|
In a straddle type vehicle in which a radiator is covered with a cover member, and an air guide duct for guiding hot air from the radiator to an outside of the vehicle is formed integral with the cover member, the hot air is restrained from staying within the cover member even in the case where the air guide duct of the cover member covering the radiator must be opened face-to-face with only a portion of a core of the radiator. A ventilation control member for controlling cooling air passing through the core of the radiator so as to flow toward an inner opening of the air guide duct is provided in the vicinity of the radiator..
|Ventilation system with a two-point perspective view|
The disclosure describes a novel approach for displaying information on a ventilator system. The disclosure describes a novel respiratory system including a primary display and system status display.
|Ventilator-initiated prompt or setting regarding detection of asynchrony during ventilation|
This disclosure describes systems and methods for monitoring and evaluating ventilatory parameters, analyzing those parameters and providing useful notifications and recommendations to clinicians. That is, modern ventilators monitor, evaluate, and graphically represent multiple ventilatory parameters.
|Assembly for use in a crankcase ventilation system, a crankcase ventilation system comprising such an assembly, and a method for installing such an assembly|
An assembly for use in a crankcase ventilation system of an internal combustion engine includes a shutter arrangement that is constructed and arranged for preventing that residual gases and/or vapors out of a crankcase flow into an air intake system during a period of time that starts at shut down of the engine and ends after it has been re-started. The assembly also includes an outlet that is constructed and arranged for removing at least a substantial part of the residual gases and/or vapors from the engine as long as it is shut down..
|Combined heat and power heat pump|
A method of operating a heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (hvac) system includes operating a device to produce at least one of electricity and rejected heat and at least one of (1) powering a component of the hvac system using the electricity produced by the electricity generating device and (2) heating the refrigerant of the hvac system using at least a portion of the rejected heat.. .
|Crankcase ventilation filter assembly, components; and methods|
Crankcase ventilation filter assemblies, components thereof, features thereof, and methods of assembly and use are described. An example assembly is characterized in which the assembly includes a housing having an access cover and a base, and a filter cartridge is configured to sealingly engage both the access cover and the base, in preferred manners.
|Heating system state monitoring and reporting system and device|
A non-invasive sensing system for determining the operating state of a heating, ventilation or air conditioning (hvac) system. The sensing system, which includes at least one acoustic or mechanical vibration sensor, may be positioned on the hvac system's housing to detect acoustic and/or mechanical vibration emissions in one or more specific ranges of frequencies that are characteristic of emissions resulting from the operation of the hvac system.
|Method and apparatus for improved ventilation and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation|
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for improved ventilation and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. An apparatus of the invention may include sealing means, a valve that is configured to the sealing means to control the airway of a patient, means to actuate the valve, a control unit coupled to the valve actuating means, and means to deliver mechanical compressions to the chest.
An air nozzle for discharging an air flow from an air supply duct of a heating, ventilation or air-conditioning system, in particular in a passenger compartment of a vehicle, composed of a nozzle body and of a receiving element which receives the nozzle body, wherein the receiving element is arranged on the air supply duct, and wherein the nozzle body and/or the receiving element are/is mounted so as to be pivotable about at least one degree of freedom, wherein in the interior of the nozzle body there is arranged a swirl insert which is arranged fixedly and which is connected rigidly to the nozzle body.. .
|Structure of screen protector|
The invention is related to the structure of the screen protector adhered on a screen. The screen protector comprises a surface film layer made of pet or pmma.
|Apparatus for sanitizing pillows or anything else contained in the apparatus|
An apparatus for sanitizing pillows and other material that can be contained therein, comprising a box-like body adapted to contain at least one pillow or other item to be sanitized, elements for generating and releasing a sanitizing agent being provided in combination with forced hyper-ventilation elements adapted to force the sanitizing agent to pass through the pillow or other item and sanitize it.. .
The invention relates to a photovoltaic blind (1) comprising a rotating drum (2) and several flexible photovoltaic panels (10-12) that can be rolled up and unrolled around this rotating drum to close respectively unfold the blind. The device comprises a ventilation tube (19) and a ventilator (190) powered by the photovoltaic panels in order to create an air flux under the photovoltaic blind..
A cigarette includes a tobacco rod, and a filter comprising a first filter plug on a tobacco rod side connected to an end of the tobacco rod, a second filter plug on a cigarette end side, and a flavor capsule arranged between the first and second filter plugs or in the second filter plug. The first filter plug has a ventilation hole, and ventilation resistance of the second filter plug is lower than that of the first filter plug..
|System, method and ventilation interface for providing pressurized breathable gas to the mouth and nose separately|
In accordance with at least one exemplary embodiment, a ventilation system for providing gas under a first pressure to the nose of a user and second pressure to the mouth of a user is disclosed. A ventilation system can include a flow generator that can be connected to a gas supply tube.
|Natural fuel heating system|
The natural fuel heating system includes an elongate firebox covered by a cowling. The firebox includes means for accessing the interior thereof for fuel placement and vents at opposite ends.
|Mine ventilation door with wings and slidable or pocket personnel door|
A personnel access door assembly of an opposing wing of a mine ventilation door. The personnel access door includes a frame including a top portion, a bottom portion, a first post portion and a second post portion, the top frame portion and the bottom frame portion coupled to respective top and bottom ends of the first post and second post portions.
|Electric centrifugal compressor for vehicles|
An electric centrifugal compressor for a heat ventilation air conditioning system for vehicles comprises a motor portion (20) and a centrifugal compressor portion (10) driven by the motor portion (20) through a shaft (15). It comprises an electromagnetic device for levitating the shaft (15) during functional operation of the electric compressor and auxiliary landing bearings (8).
|Control system for mine ventilation door|
A mine door control system and method that uses sensor input from a plurality of sensors corresponding to at least one of a position of at least one associated opposing wing mine door and a path through the at least one associated mine door to determine at least one predefined action in accordance with received sensor input. A control command is then communicated a drive mechanism associated with the at least one associated mine door, the control command including instructions for operating the drive mechanism in accordance with the at least one predefined action..
|Jobsite storage cabinet for housing electronic equipment|
A storage cabinet configured to accommodate electronic equipment is disclosed. The storage cabinet has front, rear, and side walls extending upwardly from a bottom to define a storage space.
|Window shutter unit for external mounting on a building|
A window shutter unit (1) is for external mounting on a building. The window shutter unit comprises a plurality of hollow slats (2) mounted in a shutter frame.
|Food service unit including recirculating ventilation system and fire suppression system|
A food service unit for use with a cooking unit includes a food shield including an upper wall, a customer-side wall, and two lateral sidewalls, a ventilation volume defined at least in part by the food shield, a recirculating ventilation system including a filter, a fan downstream of the filter, and an exhaust vent, wherein the fan is configured to draw air from the ventilation volume through the filter and exhaust the air through the exhaust vent, a pressure sensor configured to detect a differential pressure between atmosphere and a location between the filter and the fan, a control system configured to prevent a cooking unit from operating when the detected differential pressure is outside a specified range of pressures, a fire suppression system including a nozzle and a source of fire extinguishing agent and a fire detection sensor configured to detect a fire and activate the fire suppression system.. .
A heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (hvac) furnace has a flat burner comprising an upstream side and a downstream side, the flat burner being configured to receive an air-fuel mixture therethrough, a first flow path located adjacent the flat burner and downstream relative to the flat burner, the first flow path configured to receive fluid exiting the flat burner, and a plurality of second flow paths located downstream relative to the first flow path, the plurality of second flow paths being configured to receive fluid from the first flow path.. .
|Method for controlling an automated transmission|
A method of controlling an automated transmission with positioning cylinders (6, 8, 20) controlled by shift valves or venting valves (10, 12, 16, 18, 22, 24). At least one cut-off valve (4) is positioned in front of the shift or venting valves and a control device controls the valves while pressure pipes, which follow the cut-off valve (4), are connected with one another following the cut-off valve (4).
|System and method for turbomachine housing ventilation|
An air intake includes a conduit, an inlet, an inlet duct, an outlet duct, an outlet, and a fan. The inlet is configured to removably couple with the fan and to direct the second airflow in a first direction.
|Robust mine ventilation door with single actuation system|
A high-pressure mine door assembly for use in mine shafts configured with opposing wings, which enable the door to open and close quickly. The assembly includes a major hub and a minor hub positioned at or above the cap of the door assembly and coupled together via a connecting bar.
|Insulated shipping containers modified for high-yield plant production capable in any environment|
A system and method for generating high-yield plant production is disclosed. The system includes a container, a growing station, and a monitoring system.
|Method and apparatus for pulmonary ventilation imaging using local volume changes|
The invention provides a novel method of high-resolution quantifiable pulmonary regional ventilation imaging using a package of computer programs, including deformable image registration and local volume change calculation on 4-d or breath-hold ct images. High resolution 3d ventilation images have been generated using this technique with superior quality.
|Power system enclosure|
A power system enclosure is provided. The power system enclosure includes a box, and a ventilation system.
|Ventilation system for induction cooktop|
A countertop mounted cooking appliance includes a chassis upon which is arranged a cooktop. A peripheral side portion of the chassis includes at least one opening and a control box is mounted in the chassis for housing control elements and associated electronics.
|Systems and methods for controlling an hvac motor|
A heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (hvac) system has a motor configured to selectively provide an airflow, an airflow control algorithm configured receive an input and to provide a desired control value associated with a desired actual operation value of the motor, wherein the desired actual operation value is provided as a function of the input, and a control translator configured to receive the desired control value and to provide a correlated control value to the motor, wherein the correlated control value is associated with causing the motor to operate at the desired control value.. .
|Enhanced-efficiency energy recovery ventilation core|
A polymeric film comprising a sulfonated block copolymer bonded to at least one of the first and second surfaces of the frame covering said plurality holes.. .
|Water-inflow prevention device of aircraft, air pressure regulating valve for aircraft, and aircraft|
A water-inflow prevention device is provided by installing a closing lid 6 for blocking a duct 2 of an air pressure regulating valve 1, which regulates air pressure inside a cabin 101. A buoyant body 9 is attached to the disc-shaped closing lid 6 installed to the duct 2 so as to be rotatable around a rotation shaft 7.
|Efficiency restoration in a photovoltaic cell|
The electrical output efficiency of a photovoltaic thermal system can be restored from degradation due to light exposure by annealing a photovoltaic thermal cell at an elevated temperature. The elevated temperature at the photovoltaic thermal cell can be provided by redirecting the flow of a heat exchange fluid to bypass a heat exchanger unit.
|Laryngeal mask airway|
An airway device (10) is provided for sealing a patient's pharynx (p), the device comprising an elongate flexible chamber (12) of resilient material with a leading end (14) and a trailing end (16) and being bounded by top (18) and bottom (19) elongate surfaces. The top surface has raised ridge (20) across it to seal at the base (b) of the tongue (t) and the bottom surface is shaped to seal at the back of the patient's throat.
|Aspirator for crankcase ventilation and vacuum generation|
Methods and systems are provided for flowing crankcase gases through an aspirator arranged in a pcv line. The aspirator regulates pcv flow, and may also generate vacuum depending on a position of a pintle extendable across a horizontal passage of the aspirator.