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Controlling internal combustion engine emissions
A method for heating a catalyst includes maintaining engine speed at a high rpm when the engine is started. The high rpm is maintained even if the driver shifts...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a light emitting unit that emits light, a document reading unit, an image forming unit, a decoloring unit, and a control...
Controlling build chamber temperature
A build chamber of a three-dimensional printer uses directed heat to preheat a region within the chamber where a build will be initiated, and then uses...
Gas pressure controlled casting mold
A gas pressure controlled casting mold is disclosed having a hot-top introducing a molten metal of aluminum or aluminum alloy, and a mold body which passes the...
Ablation system, methods, and controllers
Multi-electrode ablation systems, methods, and controllers are described. In one example, a multi-electrode ablation system generally includes a power supply...
Color tunable light source module with brightness control
LED-based light source modules can incorporate color tunability and brightness control, allowing a user to select a desired color temperature and/or brightness...
Modular multifunctional bio-recognition lighting device
A modular multifunctional bio-recognition lighting device includes an LED module having multiple operation modes and an image capture module for video...
Method and device for remote sensing and control of LED lights
A system and method of thermal management for an LED are provided. A method provided by the system includes (a) providing a forward drive current to power the...
LED driving device and LED lighting apparatus
The present invention supplies desired DC output power to a first LED load and a second LED load whose color temperature is different from that of the first LED...
Light source module, power supply unit for operating a light source module
of this kind, and lighting system
A light source module may include at least one LED cascade with a plurality of LEDs, a supply line, wherein at the input side the LED cascade is coupled...
Digital audio beverage holder
The embodied invention relates to an audio system-drink holder assembly, and, in particular, to an audio system/drink holder assembly where an audio system is...
Fault tolerant wireless battery area network for a smart battery
A Wireless battery area network permits the wirelessly monitoring and controlling of individual batteries within large-scale battery applications. The system...
Programmable rise time controlled load switch and integrated temperature
sensor system with interface bus
A fully integrated circuit configuration that can be used to control the slew rate of a PMOS load switch is described. The circuit also integrates a...
Battery degradation accumulation methods
A vehicle includes a traction battery subject to alternating cycling and storage modes and a controller. The controller is programmed to calculate an...
Ion milling device
The present invention aims at providing an ion milling apparatus for emitting an ion beam to a sample to process the sample and capable of controlling the...
Cold field electron emitters based on silicon carbide structures
A cold cathode field emission electron source capable of emission at levels comparable to thermal sources is described. Emission in excess of 6 A/cm.sup.2 at...
Prompt circuit and cup utilizing the same
A prompt circuit in a drinking cup includes a processor, temperature sensing and weight sensing units, and a prompt unit. The temperature sensing unit displays...
Computer-implemented systems utilizing sensor networks for sensing
temperature and motion environmental...
Computer-implemented systems utilizing sensor networks for sensing temperature and motion environmental parameters, and performing at least operations of...
Power thermal policy using micro-throttle
Method and apparatus are provided for thermal management of mobile devices. In one novel aspect, a micro-throttle method is used to control the fast rising...
Hot water supply apparatus and heat medium control method
A hot water supply apparatus using a heat medium provides a heat medium circulation path that circulates the heat medium, a heat medium pump that pumps the heat...
Sensor temperature control apparatus
A sensor temperature control apparatus (1) includes switching device (51); energization control means S1 and S2 for controlling duty ratio DT to maintain sensor...
Systems and methods for conforming test tooling to integrated circuit
device profiles with convex support structure
A convex testing stack useful in association with a thermal control unit (TCU) that may be used to maintain a set point temperature for testing of a convex IC...
Pre-column heating of mobile phase solvent in chromatography systems
An apparatus for heating a flowing fluid includes a tubing assembly, a heater block made of thermally conductive material, and a heater cartridge in thermal...
Instrument and method for the automated thermal treatment of liquid
An instrument and a method for the automated thermal treatment of liquid samples are disclosed. An inter-distance between a temperature-controlled receptacle...
Universal multidetection system for microplates
An apparatus for optically analyzing a sample may include an imaging subsystem that images the sample, one or more analyzing subsystems that analyze the sample,...
Method and arrangement for torrefaction with controlled addition of
cooling liquid to the torrefied material
The improved method and arrangement are for cooling torrefied lignocellulosic material. By adding water in controlled amounts to the torrefied material in a...
Heat pump apparatus
In a heat pump apparatus, it is aimed to enhance efficiency of a defrost operation by reducing a loss of heat radiation during the defrost operation and...
Hot water supply apparatus and control method thereof
By a feedback arithmetic operation based on a temperature deviation, an input number is set which corresponds to a requested heat quantity generation, which is...
Air conditioning system with heat pump section and separate heat source
An air conditioning system includes a heat pump section performing indoor air-warming by using a vapor-compression refrigeration cycle, a separate heat source...
Gas reservoir and a method to supply gas to plasma tubes
A reservoir for storing and supplying a portion of a reservoir gas into a gas-filled tube is presented. The reservoir includes a first vessel having a thermally...
Enhanced engine performance with fuel temperature control
Methods and systems for utilizing heated fuel to compensate for a low cetane number, cetane number variance and sub-optimal engine cold-start performance in...
System and method for optimal fueling of an engine
A method for optimal fueling of an engine is disclosed. The method includes determining a quantity of exhaust residuals in each cylinder among a plurality of...
Transmission system having temperature based input control
A transmission system is disclosed for use with an engine. The transmission system may have a plurality of gear sets, an input member configured to be powered...
Systems and methods for measuring a flow profile in a turbine engine flow
A method and system for measuring a flow profile in a portion of a flow path in a turbine engine is provided. The system includes a mass flow sensor assembly...
Active measurement of gas flow velocity or simultaneous measurement of
velocity and temperature, including in...
Active acoustic velocity and pyrometry-based gas flow velocity and temperature measurement, such as for monitoring of gas turbine combustors, including...
Method and system for catalyst temperature control
Methods and systems are provided for controlling and coordinating control of a post-catalyst exhaust throttle and an EGR valve to expedite catalyst heating. By...
Device and method for metering a liquid into the exhaust tract of an
internal combustion engine
The invention relates to a device and method for metering a liquid, in particular a fuel, into an exhaust gas tract of an internal combustion engine, wherein...
Bioreactor to obtain bioactive substances through solid-state fermentation
using macromycetes fungi
Fixed bed bioreactor with natural convection and forced draught to obtain bioactive substances by solid-state fermentation (SEF) using fungi macromycetes. This...
Method for the preparation of trichloromethyl-group-substituted benzene
The present application relates to a method for photochlorination, and specifically to photochlorination by a photochemical reaction of an aromatic compound...
Method for manufacture of a multi-layer plate device
A method for the joining of ceramic pieces with a hermetically sealed joint comprising brazing a continuous layer of joining material between the two pieces....
Methods for controlling the thickness wedge in a glass ribbon
A method for controlling wedge variation in a glass ribbon includes flowing molten glass over converging sides of a forming vessel, drawing a glass ribbon from...
Selective scaling in desalination water treatment systems and associated
Selective scaling in water treatment systems in which desalination is performed is generally described. According to certain embodiments, the location of the...
Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle
In a control apparatus of the present invention, when a predetermined engagement condition is satisfied while an internal combustion engine is operated, first a...
Drive control system for hybrid vehicle
A drive control system is for a hybrid vehicle. The drive control system includes a power split mechanism, a brake mechanism, a first motor, an output member, a...
System and method for optimizing hybrid vehicle battery usage constraints
A hybrid system including a hybrid control module for operating the hybrid system to as to have its energy storage device meet a predetermined service life...
Temperature control systems with thermoelectric devices
Temperature control systems and methods can be designed for controlling the interior climate of a vehicle or other the climate of another desired region. The...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device configured to include a pressure section and a heating section for heating an image receiving medium and to...
Anilox roller, particularly for flexographic printing machines
An anilox roller for flexographic printing machines, which comprises a sleeve cylinder rotatably supported about its own axis by the fixed structure of a...
Temperature control sequence determination device, molding device,
recording medium, and temperature control...
A molding device (1) includes a temperature control section (4) and a temperature control sequence determining section (3) that corrects a temperature control...
Process and plant for producing components made of an aluminium alloy for
vehicles and white goods, and...
A plant and a process are disclosed for producing components made of an aluminum alloy for vehicles and white goods, through the steps of: providing thixotropic...