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8516901 Retrofit ultrasonic insertion type flow meter  
The present invention relates to a measurement insert for a flow meter and a flow meter. The present invention discloses using, in a customary housing of a bulk water meter, e.g. a Woltman meter,...
8516902 Product dispensing system  
A flow sensor includes a fluid chamber configured to receive a fluid. A diaphragm assembly is configured to be displaced whenever the fluid within the fluid chamber is displaced. A transducer...
8511144 Torsional sensor, method thereof, and system for measurement of fluid parameters  
A torsional sensor for sensing at least one parameter of a fluid is disclosed. The torsional sensor includes a torsional portion coupled to a reference portion and including a plurality of...
8511179 Aircraft conduit monitoring system and method  
An aircraft conduit monitoring system includes conduit that conducts gas from a source to a point of application. A flow sensing device and a pressure sensing device are provided within the...
8515694 Methods and systems for gauging multiple hydrocarbon fuel mixtures  
A method for operating a fuel quantity gauging system is described. The method includes utilizing redundant sensor sets at separate locations within a fuel tank to measure properties of the fuel...
8511180 Pressure difference flowmeter with flow barrier between a conduit and a reference tube  
A flowmeter device for measuring a flow rate of a fluid includes a conduit for the fluid flow. The conduit is characterized by a cross-sectional area and includes at least one section within which...
8505391 Flange mounted ultrasonic flowmeter  
An ultrasonic transducer includes a piezoelectric element that is attached to a sonic lens, a support ring that holds the piezoelectric element, a flange, and a spoke. One end of the spoke is...
8505376 Downhole flow meter  
A technique facilitates flow monitoring in a well. A well component is designed for engagement with a well string deployed downhole into a wellbore. The well component has an internal flow passage...
8508385 Metering device for the inhalation of a pulverulent substance  
A metering device can be activated by a suction airflow of a user for inhaling a powdery substance, in particular of medicinal type, which is arranged in a supply chamber and can be brought out of...
8499647 Electromagnetic flow meter  
A noise eliminating circuit is provided between a sample hold portion and an A/D converting portion. In the noise eliminating circuit, a DC flow rate signal is sent from the sample hold portion...
8500651 Volumetric physiological measuring system and method  
A system and method for measuring volumes and areas using electromagnetic induction techniques. A current is generated and fed into one of two coil assemblies to induce voltage into another coil...
8499648 Gas meter  
A gas meter comprising a housing (2) with a gas inlet connection (5) and an inflow chamber (16) which is arranged downstream of the latter and into which gas flows via an inflow opening (14),...
8496604 Systems for and methods of assessing urinary flow rate via sound analysis  
Systems for and methods of assessing urinary flow rate via sound analysis. Embodiments of the uroflow measurement systems include a computer and a telephone or a digital recording mechanism to...
8490498 Measuring tube of a measuring system for determining and/or monitoring flow of a measured medium through a measuring tube by means of ultrasound  
A measuring tube, a measuring system and a method for determining and/or monitoring flow through a measuring tube, comprising a measuring tube, on which ultrasonic transducers are releasably...
8490645 Pressure sensor, pressure-differential flow rate meter, and flow rate controller  
In a pressure sensor that detects the pressure of liquid flowing in a main fluid flow path, a pressure measuring unit is installed by providing a pressure measuring space at a position branching...
8489342 Methods and apparatus for fluid flow measurement  
A fluid flow meter estimates the velocity of water or another fluid flowing through pipe by comparing measurements of the water velocity to one or more pre-determined templates. The fluid flow...
8485047 Apparatus and method for measuring a quantity of milk yielded by an animal during a milking process  
An apparatus for measuring a quantity of milk yielded by an animal during a milking process comprises a container, a supply unit, a discharge unit, a filling level measuring device, a control unit...
8485046 Ultrasonic flow meter and method including a test procedure to verify the operation of the electronic  
The invention relates to an ultrasonic gas flow meter and corresponding method of verification, where the ultrasonic gas flow meter comprises at least one signal evaluation unit, memory, piping...
8485045 Foam free testing systems and methods  
A system(s) and method(s) of testing the foam delivery system(s) of fire suppression systems. Systems are adapted to test the foam delivery system of a fire suppression system under test while...
8480590 Methods and apparatus for ultrasound imaging  
Some embodiments include acquisition of color Doppler data, and detection of one or more transitions of the color Doppler data, each of the one or more transitions being between a first area...
8483979 Startup and operational techniques for a digital flowmeter  
Startup and operational techniques for a digital flowmeter are described. For example, during a startup operation of the flowmeter, the mode of operation might include a random sequence mode, in...
8479733 System and method for a flow sensor  
A flow sensor for a medical ventilator system is disclosed herein. The flow sensor includes a valve assembly having a valve seat, and a valve flap attached to the valve seat. The valve flap is...
8483998 In situ emission measurement for process control equipment  
A system and method for accurately measuring supply gas consumed by a particular process control component within a process control system is disclosed. Enhanced measurement accuracy is derived...
8479593 Foam free testing systems and methods  
A system(s) and method(s) of testing the foam delivery system(s) of fire suppression systems. Systems are adapted to test the foam delivery system of a fire suppression system under test while...
8474328 Device measuring the wind speed and the wind direction  
A device measuring the speed or the direction of the wind, characterized in that it consists of the main body (1), which is hollow and can be divided into two parts and an electronic circuit (9)...
8474327 Flow meter assembly, gate assemblies and methods of flow measurement  
The present invention provides an acoustic flow meter assembly (2) for pipes or open channels, said assembly including a frame (24) with a predetermined geometry. The frame has at least one user...
8471231 Optical drop detector system featuring a plurality of light pulses for detecting a plurality of flows  
The invention provides an optical drop detection system (10), for a low-flow metering device of the type having a drop generator 12, 24, (19), the system comprising at least one optical...
8468884 Motor controlled speed pipeline apparatus and method  
A pipeline apparatus has a body configured to fit inside a pipeline. A flow channel is formed within the body and includes an inlet, an outlet, and a bypass channel connecting the inlet and the...
8468897 Measuring system for determining and/or monitoring flow of a measured medium through a measuring tube  
A measuring system for determining and/or monitoring flow of a measured medium through a measuring tube, including: at least one ultrasonic transducer; and at least one control/evaluation unit,...
8473225 Flow meter  
A simple, passive and rugged device for measuring the flow rate of liquid. A variable area obstruction valve, a differential pressure sensor and a densitometer are combined in a single housing to...
8467986 Drive techniques for a digital flowmeter  
Drive techniques for a digital flowmeter are described. The drive techniques account for delays caused during digital signal processing of sensor signals that correspond to a motion of a flowtube,...
8464593 Integrated micro-machined air flow velocity meter for projectile arms  
An apparatus integrated with micromachined (a.k.a. MEMS, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) silicon sensor to measure air flow velocity on targeting correction for projectiles arms is disclosed in...
8464594 Measuring flow properties of multiple gas nozzles of a gas distributor  
A gas nozzle measurement apparatus comprises a controllable gas source to provide across a gas plate having gas nozzles, a flow of gas at a constant pressure or constant flow rate, and a sensor...
8464596 Vortex flow meter with gain control  
Vortex-shedding flow meters provide an output signal having a frequency representative of fluid flow rate. At high flow rates the vortices are larger and easier to detect. Adjusting the gain of an...
8464595 Method for manufacturing a plastic, especially a polyurethane, as well as method for manufacturing, with such plastic, a liner for a measuring tube of an in-line measuring device  
A plastic is manufactured on the basis of at least four starting components (A, B, C, F) of which at least a first primary component (A) and a second primary component (B) can react with one...
8464582 Variable throat venturi flow meter having a plurality of section-varying elements  
A variable throat Venturi flow meter includes an upstream pipe section having an upstream cross-sectional area, a throat section having a variable throat cross-sectional area that is smaller than...
8459285 Slug mitigation  
A method and apparatus for mitigating slug formation in a multiphase fluid stream that is flowing through a conduit wherein the conduit comprises a first portion and a second portion which is...
8459127 Flowmeter body with a groove in a flowmeter outlet surface  
A flowmeter body (100) comprises a flow inlet (102), a flow passage (104) and a flow passage outlet (106). A shedder bar (108) is disposed in the flow passage (104). A sensor (110) couples to the...
8463585 Apparatus and method for modeling well designs and well performance  
In one aspect, a method of estimating fluid flow contribution from each producing zone of multi-zone production well is provided, which method may include: defining a wellhead pressure;...
8453517 Pressure guiding tube blockage diagnosing device and blockage diagnosing method  
A differential pressure transmitting device detects, through two pressure guiding tubes, a differential pressure that is generated when that which is to be measured, such as a liquid, a slurry, or...
8453516 Electromagnetic flowmeter with automatic span correction  
An electromagnetic flowmeter comprises a measuring pipe through which fluid to be measured flows, an electrode provided therein, an exciting unit, a signal line, a signal conversion unit that...
8456955 Housings for phased array monostatic sodar systems  
A housing for a phased array monostatic sodar system with a transducer array that sequentially emits and receives a set of sound beams along different primary axes. The housing includes an...
8457907 Compensation device for fluidic oscillation flow meter and compensation method using the same  
A compensation device for fluidic oscillation flow meters is provided. The compensation device includes a fluid supply unit, a fluidic oscillator, an electronic valve, a reference tank and a...
8448514 Sensing device with whisker elements  
A sensing device includes an elongated whisker element having a flexible cantilever region and a base region where a change in moment or curvature is generated by bending of the cantilever region...
8448527 Methods for using site specific wind conditions to determine when to install a tip feature on a wind turbine rotor blade  
A method for utilizing site specific data to determine whether to install a tip feature on a rotor blade of a wind turbine is disclosed. The method generally includes monitoring with a sensor at...
8448491 Vibratory flow meter and method for correcting for an entrained phase in a two-phase flow of a flow material  
A vibratory flow meter (100) for correcting for an entrained phase in a two-phase flow of a flow material is provided. The vibratory flow meter (100) includes a flow meter assembly (10) including...
8448845 Meter register and remote meter reader utilizing a stepper motor  
A meter for flowing material, e.g., water, has a meter register having an electronic display, e.g., an LED or LCD display, and a mechanical read-out display driven by a stepper motor to record...
8448523 Device and method for determining at least one flow parameter  
A device for detecting at least one flow parameter includes a fluidic series connection of a first flow restriction, a first measurement area, a second flow restriction, and a second measurement...
8448524 Magnetic inductive flow meter  
A magnetic-inductive flow meter is provided that includes a pressure-resistant plastic housing that includes an inlet port, an outlet port, and an intermediate measuring unit that has a duct wall...
8448515 Differential pressure measuring probe with bottoming indicator  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for determining the point at which the distal end of the bluff body sensor of an averaging pitot tube makes anchoring contact with the...