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9022938 Ultrasound diagnostic device and method for forming scan line data  
An ultrasound diagnostic device includes a plurality of channels configured to receive data and a scan line data forming unit including a plurality of sub-scan line data forming groups and a data...
9016107 Method of calibrating a constant voltage supply for an ultrasonic transducer of a wire bonding machine  
A method of calibrating a voltage for use with an ultrasonic transducer of a wire bonding machine in a constant voltage mode is provided. The method includes: (1) determining an impedance value...
9004862 Calibration of wind turbine sensor  
A control system for calibrating a wind turbine sensor placed on a component of a wind turbine and related methods are disclosed. The wind turbine includes a rotor having at least one wind turbine...
8997550 Method and system for correcting for temperature variations in ultrasonic testing systems  
A method and system for correcting for temperature variation in ultrasonic testing systems is disclosed. In one embodiment, an offset is determined for correcting a time of flight measurement,...
8988969 Detection of cross bores involving buried utilities  
Evaluating utilities involves generating an acoustic or seismic source signal, communicating the source signal to a first underground utility, moving a receiver through a second underground...
8910370 Method of making a universal bubble detector  
A universal air bubble detector allows for use with a variety of sizes and types of tubing. The detector maintains proper alignment of a sensor emitter and receiver with different sizes of tubing....
8905624 Control of vibratory/oscillatory mixers  
A system and method for controlling a mixing system at a peak energy efficiency point, maximum response point or reduced sound generation point based on displacement, velocity, acceleration or...
8893541 Testing of acoustic imaging systems or probes  
Appliances and methods are disclosed for testing operation of an acoustic device that generates beams of acoustic energy. An imaging array generates electrical signals in response to impinging...
8887551 Calibration of instrument relative to ultrasonic probe  
A method of calibration including placing an instrument on an arbitrary point and at an arbitrary rotational orientation on an ultrasonic probe, obtaining spatial coordinates of the instrument,...
8892384 Systems and methods for providing temperature compensation in structural health monitoring  
A method for compensating for environment induced variations in structural health monitoring data is described. The method includes imparting a vibration onto a structure first location, the...
8848931 Method and device for testing and calibrating electronic semiconductor components which convert sound into electrical signals  
A method for testing and calibrating electronic semiconductor components which convert sound into electrical signals acoustically irradiates the components in a sound chamber whose largest free...
8839657 Calibration system and method for acoustic probes  
An acoustic probe calibration system includes a waveguide and a moveable piston. The waveguide extends from a front end to an opposite back end along a longitudinal axis and defines a cavity...
8834376 Dispersive ultrasound technology as a diagnostic device for traumatic brain injuries  
Described herein is the use of ultrasound pulses at different frequencies to track the dispersion properties of intracranial tissues which may have been altered due to traumatic or other...
8791399 Induction heating cooker, induction heating cooking method, induction heating cooking program, resonance sound detection device, resonance sound detection method, and resonance sound detection program  
An object of the invention is to accurately detect a state of an object to be heated in a cooking vessel and effectively avoid cooking failure. An induction heating section (13) inductively heats...
8775102 Passive remote detection of gas flow and cable arrival  
A system for use in installation of blown fiber for detecting a signal indicative of presence of at least one of a gas flow or an optical fiber at a remote location, comprising a gas vibration...
8756997 Sonic resonator system which applies a rarefaction wave to a composite structure at a specific location to test bond strength  
Disclosed herein is a sonic resonator system for use in testing the adhesive bond strength of composite materials. Also disclosed herein are a method of calibrating the sonic resonator system to...
8746035 Self-calibrating vibration sensor  
An antenna in a radar sensor is vibrated at a known frequency and velocity in a direction generally normal to the antenna surface. A response received by the antenna is used to scale or calibrate...
8744786 Detecting system for host vibration test and related method  
A method for host vibration test is disclosed in the present invention. The method includes outputting an initial power spectrum density to a testing platform by a data acquisition device so as to...
8701461 Calibration tube for multiphase flowmeters  
An automated calibration device that comprises a tube for trapping a multiphase sample between three ultrasound (US) transducer pairs, wherein each of the three transducer pairs is positioned to...
8661873 Mapping ultrasound transducers  
Ultrasound transducers may be mapped by varying a focus-affecting parameter and adjusting the parameter so as to improve focus quality. In some embodiments, mapping involves successively varying...
8664828 Testing apparatus for piezoelectric/electrostrictive device  
There is provided a method for testing a piezoelectric/electrostrictive actuator, wherein the displacement of a piezoelectric/electrostrictive actuator is estimated on the basis of the relations...
8662093 Method of and apparatus for measuring strength of ultrasonic waves  
A method of and an apparatus for measuring the strength of ultrasonic waves are provided. They are capable of measuring the strength of ultrasonic waves easily and at low cost without using a...
8656781 Method and system for compensation of ultrasonic sensor  
A system and method for compensating ultrasonic sensors mounted on a vehicle for speed of sound variations. The ultrasonic sensor is operatively coupled to a power train control module having a...
8646309 Air bubble detector  
Air bubbles may be characterized by an air bubble detector by choosing an optimum set of frequencies and then comparing a return signal from a sensor receiving those frequencies against an...
8645084 Non-contact mechanical property determination of drug tablets  
A non-contact/non-destructive technique for determining the mechanical properties of coated drug tablets is presented. One method is to detect, monitor and characterize a drug tablet during...
8606376 Method of actuating a system, apparatus for modifying a control signal for actuation of a system and method of tuning such an apparatus  
A method of actuating a system comprising a movable component and an actuator configured to move the movable component comprises providing a control signal representative of a desired motion of...
8539812 Air bubble detector  
Air bubbles may be characterized by an air bubble detector by choosing an optimum set of frequencies and then comparing a return signal from a sensor receiving those frequencies against an...
8534114 Sand detector calibration  
A method of operating an acoustic sand detector deployed at a flowline within a flow system, the detector comprising an acoustic sensor and functioning to produce electrical output signals in...
8528382 Calibration device for mass flow meters  
A calibration device for mass flow meters including a test piece measuring section into which the mass flow meter test piece to be calibrated can be inserted, a device for creating a flow of a...
8499611 Disk drive emulator and method of use thereof  
A disk drive emulator for testing a test slot of a disk drive testing system includes an emulator body, an interface connecter disposed on the emulator body, and at least one vibration sensor...
8490463 Assessment and calibration of a crimp tool equipped with ultrasonic analysis features  
A method is provided for calibrating ultrasonic signals passed through a crimp formed with respect to a deformable body via an ultrasonically-equipped crimp tool (UECT). The UECT verifies a crimp...
8470921 Ultra-low permeability polymeric encapsulated acoustic device and method  
This invention is an acoustic device protected by an acoustically transparent low water permeability encapsulant made from an acoustically clear polymer such as polyurethane. High aspect ratio...
8459095 Phantom for a quantitative ultrasound device  
A phantom for a quantitative ultrasound device is provided. The phantom includes a hollow casing, a first acoustic element disposed within the hollow casing, the first acoustic element simulating...
8460190 Automated image interpretation with transducer position or orientation sensing for medical ultrasound  
Automated image interpretation is provided with transducer position and/or orientation sensing. The current position of a transducer is used to determine the anatomy being imaged. Other reference...
8452552 Method for testing a vibration damper of a motor vehicle in the installed state, and vibration damper-test system for a motor vehicle  
A method for checking a vibration damper of a motor vehicle in the installed state includes setting start values of the damping constant kA, the spring rate cA, and the body mass mA for a wheel of...
8438900 Electronic phantom and method for electronically controlling a phantom for a quantitative ultrasound device  
An electronic phantom and method for electronically controlling a phantom for a quantitative ultrasound device are provided. The electronic phantom includes a housing, a first transducer element...
8371151 Detection of channel saturation in phase-array ultrasonic non-destructive testing  
The present invention relates to a method of detecting non-linear operation of a measuring device comprising an array of transducers and at least one receiver channel portion. The method comprises...
8311759 Inline inspection system and method for calibration of mounted acoustic monitoring system  
An inline inspection system and method for calibrating an acoustic monitoring structure installed along a pipe. The system includes a pipe inspection vehicle; a microprocessor configured to attach...
8290630 Condition monitoring parameter normalization system and method  
In one embodiment, the disclosed method includes controlling operation of a machine system via actuators and a first set of signals received from sensors, receiving a second signal from a...
8285495 Corrosion inspection and monitoring system  
A system for in-situ near-real-time detection and monitoring of corrosion in structures with the ability to directly track the presence and growth of corrosion on a structure by measurement of...
8276431 Method of determining acoustic transit times for material having high acoustic attenuation properties  
A method for determining time a single transit of an acoustic wave through a test material using a calibration material having known acoustic velocity characteristics and an acoustic pitch-catch...
8215152 Testing an acoustic property of an ultrasound probe  
Embodiments for testing an acoustic property of an ultrasound probe including a plurality of transducer elements are disclosed. A Schlieren image of an ultrasound probe and a visualized acoustic...
8217667 Method and apparatus for piezoelectric sensor status assessment  
A method for assessing the status of a piezoelectric sensor of interest is disclosed. The sensor of interest is located adjacent a surface of a mattress supporting a person. In some instances, the...
8199608 System and method for adjusting sensitivity of an acoustic sensor  
A method of adjusting a sensitivity of an acoustic detector. The acoustic detector receives a signal from a remote device. The signal embodies an operating instruction for the acoustic detector....
8190338 Method and apparatus for compaction of roadway materials  
A method of compacting a roadway section includes entering initial input parameters into a compaction analyzer. A plurality of passes is made with a roller over a portion of the roadway section...
8171771 Calibration for a nondestructive material testing system  
Calibration for a nondestructive ultrasonic material testing system is provided, the system having a multiplicity of ultrasound transducers which are linearly movable as a whole but are arranged...
8174407 Material inspection methods and devices  
Alerting a user of a material inspection device to a change in thickness of a material being inspected is disclosed. A thickness offset is determined from calibration information. The calibration...
8166824 Ultrasonic sensor  
An ultrasonic sensor includes a transmitting device, a receiving device, and a circuit device. The circuit device determines that the receiving device receives an ultrasonic wave reflected from an...
8169853 Acoustic system quality assurance and testing  
Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for testing acoustic systems. According to one embodiment, a method for testing an acoustic system can comprise receiving a signal from the...
8164976 Acoustic system quality assurance and testing  
Embodiments of the invention provide for testing acoustic systems. According to one embodiment, testing an acoustic system can comprise receiving a signal from the acoustic system at a testing...

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