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8203295 Motor starting control method, motor driving system and motor system  
A method for controlling starting of a motor is described, which is mainly applicable to estimate a possible initial position of a rotor of a motor by detecting a rotor rotation signal of the...
8204704 MOS capacitance test structure and associated method for measuring a curve of capacitance as a function of the voltage  
A test structure for precise characterization of an MOS stack has two semiconductor devices DT1 and DT2 comprising MOS transistors. The dimensions (length Li, width Wi) of the transistors of the...
8199022 Test module for motor control center subunit  
A system and method are provided for coordinating the installation and removal a motor control center subunit with the power connection and interruption thereof. A system of interlocks and...
8198870 System and method for performing ultracapacitor cell balancing  
A circuit for balancing a sub-stack voltage in a stack of ultracapacitors includes a pair of electrical leads that are connectable across a first sub-stack of one or more ultracapacitors, wherein...
8195414 Method and apparatus for identifying an islanding condition  
A method and apparatus for identifying an islanding condition. In one embodiment, the method comprises altering a phase error response within a phase locked loop (PLL), and determining whether the...
8188884 Forward throw antenna utility meter  
Systems and methods are provided for a utility meter assembly comprising: a plurality of meter components configured for measuring and collecting data, wherein the meter components include a...
8190380 Multipoint voltage and current probe system  
A metrology system monitors radio frequency (RF) power at a plurality of locations in a circuit. The system includes a plurality of RF sensors that generate respective analog signals based on...
8190379 Verifying an accuracy of a state estimation  
The present disclosure is concerned with the reduction of an operational security margin of a power system without jeopardizing the safety of the power system or incurring heavy investments....
8190384 Method and system for operating a battery in a selected application  
A method of the present invention using a prediction process including a battery equivalent circuit model used to predict a voltage and a state of charge of a battery. The equivalent circuit...
8190391 Determining die performance by incorporating neighboring die performance metrics  
A method includes receiving a first set of parameters associated with a plurality of die. A first die performance metric associated with a selected die is determined based on the first set of...
8185354 Method of determining the dynamic location of a protection device  
The method uses a location device and a timing element to determine the location of a protection device at various periods of time. During these periods of time, the human may be participating in...
8185328 Device, method, and program for measuring signal, and recording medium  
Differences in outputs from multiple terminals are easily measured. There is provided a signal measuring device for receiving signals to be measured which are generated by modulating...
8175824 Circuit testing apparatus  
A circuit testing apparatus for testing capacitance of a capacitor of a device under test is provided. The circuit testing apparatus includes a measuring module, a first converting module, a...
8174268 Protective relay monitoring system and method of comparing behavior patterns  
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...
8175823 Probing analog signals  
A device, comprising a monitoring slicer adapted to repeatedly sample an internal analog signal to provide a sequence of digital outputs indicating a result of a comparison of the level of the...
8170829 Tester bundle  
An apparatus for testing multiple Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) ports comprising: a first testing module; a second testing module; and a communications link coupled with the first and...
8170814 Systems and methods to determine an impedance mismatch  
In a particular embodiment, a method is disclosed that includes receiving data related to a customer premise equipment (CPE) device and determining an impedance mismatch between a transmission...
8170815 RF fingerprinting for location estimation  
The location of a terminal is estimated within an area of coverage of a wireless network comprising at least one fixed node by measuring a complex frequency response of a radio channel between the...
8159792 Motor control device  
In a motor control device that drives a plurality of motors with one DC power supply, detection of a short circuit fault occurring in the motors is realized with an inexpensive configuration. In...
8160829 Current measuring device and processing unit comprising one such device  
The current measuring device comprises a first measuring resistor to receive a measurement current, and a first signal amplifier having an input connected to said first measuring resistor and an...
8160824 Intelligent electronic device with enhanced power quality monitoring and communication capabilities  
An intelligent electronic device (IED) has enhanced power quality and communications capabilities. The power meter can perform energy analysis by waveform capture, detect transient on the front...
8159255 Methodologies and tool set for IDDQ verification, debugging and failure diagnosis  
Quiescent supply current (IDDQ) verification, prediction, and debugging of low power semiconductor devices are enhanced by IDDQ defect diagnosis. If all IDDQ patterns fail verification, per module...
8156350 Controlling multilevel shared resources in a computing device  
A computing device is arranged to include a resource manager that controls access to all power resources on the device. The resource manager detects unused devices by counting the components that...
8155901 System for remedying electrical power instability  
A system for real-time monitoring of synchrophasors from an electrical power system serving multiple geographic areas can control system instability, without preset parameters or thresholds,...
8155902 Contactor status detection in power inverters  
A sensor-less technique is described for detecting the status of an AC contactor of a power inverter. In one embodiment, a method is provided of sensing an unexpected condition of an AC contactor...
8150640 Method for state estimation based on the measured data of the data-acquisition system in power system  
The method for state estimation based on the measured data of data-acquisition system in electric power system relates to the field of power system analysis technique, characterized in that the...
8150325 Blanking system  
An exemplary signal interference control system is disclosed that utilizes a computer system, such as programmable logic circuits or computer controlled logic gates, to generate blanking or...
8150639 Magnetic field sensor  
Magnetic field sensors (1) comprising field detectors (10) for detecting magnetic fields are provided with environment detectors (11) for detecting environments and with processors (12) for, in...
8150638 Predicting parasitic capacitance in schematic circuit simulations using sub-circuit modeling  
A computer-implemented method of determining parasitic capacitance for transistors within an integrated circuit can include determining a first set of coefficients for a first expression that...
8145802 Extended input/output measurement word facility and emulation of that facility  
An Extended Input/output (I/O) measurement word facility is provided. Provision is made for emulation of the Extended I/O measurement word facility. The facility provides for storing measurement...
8145442 Fast and accurate estimation of gate output loading  
Embodiments of a computer system, a method, an integrated circuit and a computer-program product (i.e., software) for use with the computer system are described. These devices and techniques may...
8140276 System and method for streetlight monitoring diagnostics  
One or more example diagnostics may be implemented as part of an intelligent luminaire manager or other radio frequency (RF) device that is in communication with an equipment or fixture such as a...
8135549 Method and device for specific absorption rate measurement of an electric field  
A method and device for calculating the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) caused in a body by the electric field of a wireless communications device. The method involves using a model of a body,...
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...
8135551 Robust on line stator turn fault identification system  
A system and method for identifying turn faults in a stator of a motor are provided. The method includes determining a normalized cross-coupled impedance from the symmetrical components of...
8135548 Method, system and computer program product for real-time detection of sensitivity decline in analyte sensors  
A computer implemented method for receiving a plurality of analyte sensor related signals, determining a probability of signal attenuation associated with the received plurality of analyte sensor...
8126663 Signal level detection method  
An electronic signal level detection system and method are provided. The method receives an analog input signal having a variable voltage and compares the input signal voltage to a threshold. A...
8121806 Neutralizing electromagentic noise for a capacitive input device  
A method of capturing user control inputs for an electronic device comprises sampling an input measurement signal at a capacitive input sensor of the electronic device to capture user control...
8116996 System and method utilizing virtual switching for upgrading multifunction devices  
A system and method utilizing virtual switching in an electrical panel meter or multifunction device is provided. The virtual switching enables the meter or multifunction device to be upgraded or...
8116995 Media characterization  
Methods and apparatus for media characterization in a self-service terminal are described. The media us characterized in the self-service terminal by passing it by two electrodes and measuring the...
8112185 Remote engine start confirmation and vehicle monitoring and control system  
A remote engine start confirmation and vehicle monitoring and control system includes a transmitter and a controller capable of receiving and processing transmitter signals, the controller...
8108160 Method and system for determining a state of charge of a battery  
Methods and systems for determining a state of charge of a battery are provided. A first component of the state of charge is calculated based on a first property of the battery. A second component...
8106618 Method and device for calibrating a position sensor placed on a shaft of a permanent magnet synchronous motor  
In a method and apparatus for calibrating a position sensor mounted on the shaft of a permanent magnet synchronous motor, to control the position of a rotor of the permanent magnet synchronous...
8108162 Load calculation control method and apparatus  
A load calculation control method and apparatus for load characteristic tests of electric generator is provided, which enables continuous and precise following of a load control value. In this...
8103814 Electronic apparatus and data sending/receiving method thereof  
An electronic apparatus to allow data to be sent and received between a master unit and a slave unit through a peripheral component interconnect (PCI) bus is provided. Each of the master unit and...
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...
8099611 Powered communications interface with pre-operating mode using low voltages and currents for information signaling  
A powered device can provide information to another device (such as a power sourcing equipment) via a powered communications interface when operating power is not being provided to the powered...
8095340 Home power management system  
Systems and methods for managing power usage are provided. The system includes a programmable microprocessor, at least one input mechanism, a memory having instructions and/or other information, a...
RE43046 Maintenance system for a telecommunication installation  
The invention provides a portable and autonomous assistance device to derive information on faults in a private telecommunication installation comprising particularly equipment units to assist the...
8086888 Storage management server and storage configuration relocating method  
A storage management server collects, stores and displays positions, temperatures and temperature threshold values of physical storage devices from a storage apparatus. It collects, stores and...