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8457911 Systems, methods and apparatus for indexing and predicting wind power output from virtual wind farms  
This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus for predicting electrical power output from wind farms using statistical methods and measured wind speeds near boundaries of control...
8457922 System and method for determining accuracy of an infrared thermometer measurement  
A system and method for determining whether a temperature measurement made with an infrared thermometer is accurate is disclosed. An infrared sensor array is used to detect infrared radiation from...
8457897 Methods and systems to estimate wellbore events  
A method and system for estimating the status of a production well using a probability calculator and for developing such a probability calculator. The method includes developing a probability...
8457856 Parameter estimation method for self-energized brake mechanism  
A method estimates parameters for a self-energized brake mechanism having a moving part, a brake pad, a brake disc, a caliper, and a wedge profile. The method includes the following acts: applying...
8457927 Method for diagnosing the functional reliability of a lambda probe  
In the change from lean to rich exhaust gas or vice versa, signals are recorded by a lambda probe and are used to diagnose the functional reliability of this lambda probe. So that special...
8452626 Technology replacement cost estimation using environmental cost considerations  
In a method of estimating a replacement cost associated with an existing technology performed by a processor, one or more costs associated with implementing the existing technology are obtained,...
8452556 Method and apparatus for estimating SOC of a battery  
A method of determining a state-of-charge for a battery is provided. A startup state-of-charge of the battery is determined as a function of a present open circuit voltage measurement for a...
8453016 Methods and systems for managing response data in an information handling system  
Methods for managing response data within an information handling system (IHS), where the method includes the step of obtaining response data from at least one component in the IHS, the response...
8452439 Device performance parmeter tuning method and system  
A method comprises computing respective regression models for each of a plurality of failure bins based on a plurality of failures identified during wafer electrical tests. Each regression model...
8451134 Wind turbine generator fault diagnostic and prognostic device and method  
A computer implemented method and system includes using information provided from sensors to monitor a wind turbine generator and provide signals representative of operation of the wind turbine...
8452569 Laser targeting system  
A simulation system for predicting a likelihood of whether a target object positioned in an environment will be detected by a detection system when illuminated by a laser source. The simulation...
8447564 Systems and method for power plant performance reconciliation  
A method and system for determining the overall performance of a power plant are provided. The system includes a plurality of components including a processor configured to generate a first...
8447565 Approximate error conjugation gradient minimization methods  
In one embodiment, a method includes selecting a subset of rays from a set of all rays to use in an error calculation for a constrained conjugate gradient minimization problem, calculating an...
8447563 Method and system for determination of detection probability or a target object based on a range  
A simulation system for predicting a likelihood of whether a target object positioned in an environment will be detected by a detection system when illuminated by a laser source. The simulation...
8447566 Mounting condition determining method  
A mounting condition determining method including: obtaining mounting information including information related to component mounting operations scheduled to be performed by a mounter (S1);...
8447567 Measuring line performance  
A method of measuring the performance of a DSL line provides an indication of potential faults in the line. Analysis of broadband DSL is less straightforward than for other technologies, since...
8442784 Adaptive power control based on pre package characterization of integrated circuits  
A method and system of adaptive power control based on pre package characterization of integrated circuits. Characteristics of a specific integrated circuit are used to adaptively control power of...
8442775 System and method for monitoring dissolved gases in insulating oil of high voltage equipment  
A system and method for monitoring dissolved uses in insulating oil of power transformers and other high voltage equipment includes an orifice for accessing the insulating oil, and using a...
8443355 Life cycle management system for intelligent electronic devices  
This invention relates to the Life Cycle Management System for distributed Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) starting from the design phase to the end of service phase. Hence, it caters to the...
8440474 Chip quality determination method and marking mechanism using same  
A chip quality determination method includes the steps of (a) determining the continuity of defective chips in at least four directions of an X-axis and a Y-axis on a wafer based on the wafer test...
8434316 Compressor inlet pressure estimation apparatus for refrigeration cycle system  
A compressor inlet pressure estimation apparatus for a refrigeration cycle system is disclosed. An electronic control unit 14 answers YES by judging that the command to start a compressor 2 is...
8438378 Systems and methods for tuning an operating system, application, or network component  
A method, system, apparatus, and media are directed to tuning a device. Values are stored for each of a plurality of device parameters based on device metrics. The device parameters are...
8437981 System and method for verifying manufacturing accuracy  
In a method for verifying manufacturing accuracy, a point cloud of a workpiece is read. A first determined point is determined according to the first point of the point cloud and a second...
8437967 Method and system for inspecting multi-layer reticles  
A method of and system for inspecting multi-layer reticles. The method includes: selecting a multi-layer reticle having an array of cells arranged in R rows and C columns; defining a full...
8437961 Time lapse analysis with electromagnetic data  
Method for determining time-dependent changes [73] in the earth vertical and horizontal electrical resistivity and fluid saturations from offshore electromagnetic survey measurements. The method...
8437969 Accurate magnetic field sensor and method for wireless phasor measurement unit  
A phasor measurement unit and method including a transducer for transduction measurement of an electrical characteristic of a current carrying element in electrical power generation or...
8434315 Compressor driving torque estimating apparatus  
A compressor drive torque estimating device to be adapted for a system provided with a refrigeration cycle in which a refrigerant is circulated by a compressor driven by a drive source mounted in...
8437881 Systems and methods for computer equipment management  
Methods of placing computer equipment within a server room. The methods may comprise receiving a reservation request for a first piece of computer equipment and selecting a first zone of the...
8436626 Cascaded-based de-embedding methodology  
An embodiment is a method for de-embedding. The method comprises forming a primary structure in a semiconductor chip and forming an auxiliary structure in the semiconductor chip. The auxiliary...
8433436 Substrate processing system, substrate placing position adjusting method and storage medium  
A substrate placing position adjusting method which acquires data on a substrate placing position where a substrate carrying unit is required to place a substrate on a substrate holding device...
8428895 System and method for power system parameter measurement  
A system and method of testing a power system component is disclosed. The system and method comprises coupling a test set to the power system component and stimulating the power system component...
8428890 Device for measuring load and deflection of materials  
A system for measuring normal load and deflection of a material that includes a portable load deflection device and a method of using the same is disclosed. The system includes a support arm...
8428912 Sensor device for a test stand and test stands, prefereably for engines  
A test stand sensor apparatus includes a sensor for acquiring data from the item under test and/or the environment, a power supply unit for converting electromagnetic radiation into electrical...
8428907 Jitter calculating device, jitter calculating method and jitter calculating program  
A path of a signal extends from an initial point through first and second cells to an end point. The signal is supplied as a first signal to the first cell and outputted therefrom as a second...
8423322 System and method for evaluating changes in the efficiency of an HVAC system  
The invention comprises systems and methods for evaluating changes in the operational efficiency of an HVAC system over time. The climate control system obtains temperature measurements from at...
8423321 Transfer of a component with effect on the safety function from the safety-relevant area  
An electronic module for level measurements, pressure measurements or density measurements is disclosed. In the module, a safety-relevant function is transferred into an area that is categorized...
8423306 Battery detection and user experience  
A method and medium are provided for enabling reliable indication of the amount of time a battery will provide sufficient charge to power a computing device. In one embodiment, the time interval...
8423307 Apparatus for analysis and evaluation of characteristics of series-connected solar battery cells  
An apparatus for estimating and evaluating characteristics of large-area series-connected solar battery cells from a measured current-voltage characteristic of a small-area single cell, includes...
8417503 System and method for target-based compact modeling  
A method and structure for a computer model of a device has a performance parameter. The performance parameter includes a first bounded range and a second bounded range. The first bounded range...
8417482 Self contained boiler sensor  
A system and method is presented for a multi-sensor component for an HVAC system. The multi-sensor component includes a sensor assembly, having one or more detectors, including a plurality of...
8417476 Dynamic randomized controlled testing with consumer electronics devices  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for performing dynamic randomized controlled testing to evaluate design choices for a consumer electronics (CE) device. A plurality...
8417483 Determination and control of wellbore fluid level, output flow, and desired pump operating speed, using a control system for a centrifugal pump disposed within the wellbore  
A method and apparatus for determining a fluid level and/or output flow during operation of a centrifugal pump, are provided, which may be used for production of gas and/or oil from a well, and...
8418089 Computer readable non-transitory medium storing design aiding program, design aiding apparatus, and design aiding method for determining performance index of an integrated circuit in worst case operation conditions  
A computer readable non-transitory medium storing a design aiding program causes a computer to execute a process of determining worst-case corner candidates for each of a plurality of condition...
8412925 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...
8412488 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...
8412486 Power converter remaining life estimation  
Subject matter disclosed herein may relate to monitoring and/or estimating remaining life for a power converter.
8412487 Self heating monitor for SiGe and SOI CMOS devices  
A structure, apparatus and method for deterring the temperature of an active region in semiconductor, particularly a FET is provided. A pair FETs are arranged on a silicon island a prescribed...
8401820 In situ health monitoring of piezoelectric sensors  
An in situ health monitoring apparatus may include an exciter circuit that applies a pulse to a piezoelectric transducer and a data processing system that determines the piezoelectric transducer's...
8402292 Method and apparatus to maximize power of a computer system for effective testing  
Implementations of the present invention may involve methods and systems to improve the combined power consumption and thermal response of individual components of a computer system as the...
8400296 Method and apparatus to automate data collection during a mandatory inspection  
A system and method for verifying that an operator was sufficiently close to one or more items to be inspected during an inspection to actually inspect the components, and storing an indication to...