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8140296 Method and apparatus for generalized performance evaluation of equipment using achievable performance derived from statistics and real-time data  
A statistical performance evaluation system for a thermodynamic device and process uses the achievable performance derived from statistics and real-time data for the device or process to evaluate...
8138936 Method for testing personnel ESD grounding devices with function of near-fail alert and device for performing the same  
A method for testing personnel ESD grounding devices with a function of near-fail alert is disclosed. A near-fail range is set. When the measurement of the resistance for a wrist strap or a...
8140280 Battery condition diagnosis apparatus  
A battery condition diagnosis apparatus for a vehicle gradually supplies electricity to an electric motor of an electric power steering apparatus when a predetermined time elapses after an...
8140297 Three dimensional chip fabrication  
A three-dimensional (3D) chip is fabricated from components that have been cut out of a two-dimensional (2D) chip. The components from the 2D chip are layered and coupled to create the layers of...
8132421 Turbo chiller, heat source system, and methods for controlling them  
There is provided a turbo chiller that can be operated at high efficiency within an adequate chilling capacity range even when the cooling water temperature changes during the operation. The...
8135563 Apparatus and method for evaluating the performance of systems having time-varying output characteristics  
An apparatus for evaluating a system. The apparatus can include a storage element for receiving at least one time-varying output characteristic of the system, the time-varying output...
8135556 Methods and systems for off-line control for simulation of coupled hybrid dynamic systems  
Systems and methods are provided for controlling the simulation of a coupled hybrid dynamic system. A physical test rig configured to drive the physical structure component of the system and to...
8135558 Automated simulation testbench generation for serializer/deserializer datapath systems  
Embodiments herein present a method for automated simulation testbench generation for serializer/deserializer datapath systems. The method provides a database of transactors for generating and...
8135550 System for monitoring and assessing electrical circuits and method of operation  
A system for collecting data and monitoring the operation of electrical circuits, such as branch circuits at a substation is provided. The system collects data from a plurality of sensors coupled...
8135560 Sensor system for semiconductor manufacturing apparatus  
A chamber monitoring system may include a parallel architecture in which a single sensor control system is coupled to a number of different processing chamber control board sensor lines. In an...
8131484 Method for preprocessing vibro-sensor signals for engine diagnostics and device for carrying out thereof  
A method is provided for improved diagnostics of an internal combustion engine that includes cylinders, a crankshaft, crankshaft rotation angle sensor (CRAS), a vibro-sensor, a logic-mark sensor,...
8131506 System and method for using a network of thermostats as tool to verify peak demand reduction  
The invention comprises systems and methods for estimating the rate of change in temperature inside a structure. At least one thermostat located is inside the structure and is used to control an...
8131992 Methods and apparatus for identifying the impact of changes in computer networks  
The impact of device configuration changes on operational issues and policy compliance in a computer network can be discerned from a visual data presentation that jointly shows representations of...
8131505 Method for computer-aided analysis of the reliability of a technical system, corresponding device, and a corresponding technical system  
The invention relates to a method for the computer-assisted analysis of the reliability of a technical system comprising a plurality of technical components. According to the method, the...
8131486 Networked battery monitors  
A battery monitoring system for simultaneously managing the batteries in 100 or more remote locations, each with 100 or fewer cells, has an individual battery monitor operatively engaged with at...
8131504 Method for achieving arbitrary precision  
A system includes a serial connection mode for obtaining a first approximation to a zero error result by means of a negative rough precision for manufacturing a plurality of first semi-finished...
8131497 System and method for calculating the thermal mass of a building  
The invention comprises a system for calculating a value for the effective thermal mass of a building. The climate control system obtains temperature measurements from at least a first location...
8131501 Analyzing method for a sensor system determining the position of a shifting fork in a change gear transmission  
An analyzing method for a sensor system determining the position of a shifting fork in a shift transmission is suggested wherein a shifting fork can be moved from a neutral position into at least...
8126669 Optimization and matching of optical systems by use of orientation Zernike polynomials  
The present disclosure relates to specification, optimization and matching of optical systems by use of orientation Zernike polynomials. In some embodiments, a method for assessing the suitability...
8126667 Measurement based voltage stability monitoring and control  
A measurement base voltage stability monitoring and control scheme having a means for measuring current and voltage phasors at a boundary bus of a load center; and an equivalent network having a...
8121817 Abnormal event detection using principal component analysis  
Process control system for detecting abnormal events in a process having one or more independent variables and one or more dependent variables. The system includes a device for measuring values of...
8121818 Method and system for diagnostics of apparatus  
Proposed is a method, implemented in software, for estimating fault state of an apparatus outfitted with sensors. At each execution period the method processes sensor data from the apparatus to...
8121816 Identifying causes of service level agreement performance violations  
A computer-implemented method may include measuring a performance of a virtual channel carrying packets through a transport network for a time period, measuring a performance of an ingress...
8117008 Junction temperature prediction method and apparatus for use in a power conversion module  
A method and apparatus for predicting junction device temperature of at least a first switching device in a power conversion module that includes the first switching device and at least a second...
8117505 Resource exhaustion prediction, detection, diagnosis and correction  
Resource exhaustion is anticipated, a cause of the resource exhaustion is identified and options are identified to address the resource exhaustion.
8117009 Data recorder for munitions  
Disclosed is a data recorder for munitions. The data recorder includes a power source, a processor, and an acceleration sensor. The data recorder further includes a trigger validation feature...
8112253 Energy management system that provides real time situation awareness of a potential energy management failure  
An energy management system has a control center at a utility company, and logic resources coupled to the power system that provide a real time notice of conditions which effect energy management...
8112251 Multi-sensor monitoring of athletic performance  
Athletic performance monitoring systems and methods, many of which utilize, in some manner, global positioning satellite (“GPS”) data, provide data and information to athletes and/or to equipment...
8112250 Processor power management  
Semiconductor device circuits and methods are provided for adjusting core processor performance and energy-efficiency based on usage metrics. Metric detection, performance state selection, and...
8108156 Methods, program products, and systems for estimating the stress-strain relationship of a toughened structural adhesive polymer  
Methods, program products, and computer systems for estimating a stress of a toughened structural adhesive polymer are provided. One method comprises selecting a strain, a strain rate, a...
8108061 System and method for detecting part abnormality in a manufacturing assembly line  
According to one aspect of the invention a system and method for minimizing assembly line manufacturing including an override is provided. Each workstation is equipped with a docking station. A...
8108178 Directed design of experiments for validating probability of detection capability of a testing system  
A method of validating a probability of detection (POD) testing system using directed design of experiments (DOE) includes recording an input data set of observed hit and miss or analog data for...
8108181 On-board performance monitor and power control system  
A system and method for controlling performance and/or power based on monitored performance characteristics. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise an integrated circuit comprising...
8106754 Ignition device of internal combustion engine  
When an insulation resistance value of an ignition plug is smaller than a prescribed value, an engine operation state is switched so as to raise a temperature of the ignition plug, thereby...
8108180 End of life prediction of flash memory  
Disclosed are a method, electronic device, and computer readable medium for determining an end-of-life stage of the flash memory. The method includes detecting at least one life cycle event...
8108060 System and method for implementing a wafer acceptance test (“WAT”) advanced process control (“APC”) with novel sampling policy and architecture  
System and method for implementing wafer acceptance test (“WAT”) advanced process control (“APC”) are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises performing a key process on a sample number...
8108179 End of life prediction of flash memory  
Disclosed are a method, electronic device, and computer readable medium for determining an end-of-life stage of the flash memory. The method includes detecting at least one life cycle event...
8103517 System and method to improve fitness training  
A method for creating a personalized exercise routine with at least one user interface used in connection with forming machine-readable instructions protected as private to a user subsequently...
8103452 Correction method for processing seismic traces  
This invention relates to a method for processing seismic data comprising a collection of seismic traces with different offsets, comprising the steps of: a) breaking up one or several first...
8103480 Evaluating service level agreement violations  
A technique for evaluating service level agreement (SLA) violations occurring in a computing system with agreed-upon model for exemptions is provided. The technique includes storing in a memory a...
8103494 Management systems and methods  
A management system and method. The system comprises at least one delivery request, a plurality of equipment and a simulator. The delivery request indicates a plurality of devices, each comprising...
8103478 Method and system for semiconductor process control and monitoring by using PCA models of reduced size  
By dividing a complex set of parameters of a production process in forming semiconductor devices into individual blocks, respective PCA models may be established for each block and may thereafter...
8103463 Systems and methods for predicting failure of electronic systems and assessing level of degradation and remaining useful life  
Disclosed are systems and methods for prognostic health management (PHM) of electronic systems. Such systems and methods present challenges traditionally viewed as either insurmountable or...
8103465 System and method for monitoring and managing energy performance  
Generation of renewable energy for, exportation of the renewable energy from, importation of utility generated energy to, and consumption of energy at, a facility are monitored in substantially...
8099258 Smart garment  
A sensor authenticated to a garment transfers information, either wirelessly or wired, to an external data processing device. Such information includes location information, physiometric data of...
8095338 Data processing apparatus and method  
A data processing apparatus includes a storing unit that stores, for each device, pieces of configuration data defining respective logic circuits that demonstrate different processing performance;...
8095337 Methods and systems for computation of probabilistic loss of function from failure mode  
A method for determining a probabilistic loss of function of a system includes the steps of determining a plurality of failure mode probabilities, ranking a plurality of functions pertaining to...
8090463 Operating method for an evaluation device for a production machine  
During the production of a product by means of a production machine, an evaluation device receives actual states of components of the production machine, detected by sensors at detection times,...
8090556 Power distribution network performance data presentation system and method  
A visualization system for monitoring performance data of an electrical power distribution network is provided. In one embodiment, a user may select a network circuit and view a network circuit...
8086411 System for providing animal test information and method of providing animal test information  
A system for providing animal test information is disclosed that comprises: test devices; and a central device communicably connected to the test devices, wherein each of the terminal test devices...