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7925454 Process for determining a remaining life of a deteriorated turbine component  
A process for determining a remaining useful life for a turbine airfoil that suffers from erosion or corrosion damage in order to reuse a component that still has acceptable remaining life. The...
7908936 System and method for generating a gas sample of known and adjustable relative humidity  
A system and method for providing a destination point with a gas having a selectable known humidity. A gas having an initial relative humidity is alternately directed in accordance with a duty...
7908937 Method to detect and characterize contaminants in pipes and ducts with interactive tracers  
A method and an apparatus for detecting, locating, and quantifying contamination in a fluid flow system like a pipe or duct. This characterization technique uses a conservative and one or more...
7905155 Multi-axis test apparatus  
A testing apparatus for testing a device or components of a device is presented. It is desirable to simulate the effects of rotary and other forces as well as environmental factors on various...
7895003 Vibration protection in a variable speed compressor  
Vibration protection in a compressor system with a variable speed compressor may include operating a variable speed compressor at a plurality of frequencies, measuring a plurality of vibration...
7886623 Nano-particle containing apparatus, nano-particle detection system and method thereof  
A nano-particle containing apparatus, a nano-particle detection system and a method are disclosed. The nano-particle containing apparatus includes a casing, an air extracting device, a pressure...
7890288 Timing functions to optimize code-execution time  
A method and system for optimizing a test plan of an Integrated Circuit (IC). The test plan includes two or more test sequences. A test sequence includes the measurement of a parameter of the IC....
7882727 Method and apparatus for v-bank filter bed scanning  
Embodiments of the invention generally related to a method and apparatus for scanning a v-bank filter. In one embodiment, an apparatus for scanning a v-bank filter includes a hollow body having...
7879227 Screen condition checking apparatus and method  
An apparatus for the condition checking of a screen cloth in a vibrating screen for drilling fluid, comprising a pump for drawing a drilling fluid sample from the bottom tray of the vibrating...
7881890 Method of prioritizing anomalies in a buried linear conductor  
A method of prioritizing anomalies in a linear conductor buried under a ground surface includes the steps of obtaining prioritization values for a plurality of anomalies along a linear conductor,...
7878055 Sensor and analyzer for determining physiological limitations  
A sensing and analyzing device for determining when physical limits of a patient have been exceeded by the patient during exercise is provided. The device may comprise a sensing unit, analyzing...
7877888 System and method for measuring installation dimensions for flow measurement system  
A method includes measuring a radius of curvature at each of the plurality of positions of the outer peripheral surface of the predetermined section of the pipe is measured through the first...
7870799 Method and apparatus for testing the air flow in a clothes dryer  
A method and apparatus for testing the air flow in a clothes dryer by determining a pressure characteristic of the air within the drying chamber when the dryer is turned on and comparing the...
7870798 Method and mechanism of the suspension resonance optimization for the hard disk driver  
A system and method are disclosed for using a test slider to test the resonance performance of a head gimbal assembly. The test slider has a two-stripe air-bearing surface to allow the test slider...
7867140 Device for conditioning balance and motor co-ordination  
A device for conditioning the balance and motor co-ordination of a user (2) comprises a system (3) for acquisition of information relative to the kinematics of at least one part (4) of the body of...
7867285 Sensing systems and methods for monitoring gait dynamics  
Systems and method for monitoring gait dynamics are disclosed. The performance of an orthotic or prosthetic device or other device associated with a limb may be measured based on the resistance of...
7861665 Pipeline pig signal with adjustable mounting  
An improved signal with adjustable mounting to allow the signal to be oriented to face any direction, without rotating the pressure-containing plug, and with integral seal to protect the outer...
7862620 Sensing systems and methods for monitoring gait dynamics  
Systems and method for monitoring gait dynamics are disclosed. The performance of an orthotic or prosthetic device or other device associated with a limb may be measured based on the resistance of...
7865315 Methods and apparatus for calibrating striation density models for materials  
A method for generating a calibration for a striation density model with respect to a material includes the steps of generating a first relationship between a striation density and a depth of a...
7856335 Device, method, and system for calibration of a flow meter used in conjunction with a ventricular assist device  
A blood flow calibration system 500 including a computer 400 operable to determine and store calibration data for a flow meter 124, a test system 530operable to simulate blood flow for the flow...
7856331 Scanner calibration  
The present invention provides a method and system for optimizing the time required for scanning a document with any conventional scanner. More specifically, the present invention will utilize...
7855078 High resolution flow cytometer  
High resolution particle differentiation process and separation system that provides enhanced resolution of particles based upon selected particle characteristics. In particular, the system may...
7856332 Real time system for monitoring the commonality, sensitivity, and repeatability of test probes  
A system and a method for effectively determining the measurement sensitivity, repeatability, and probe commonality to assist a test engineer determine if the tester meets the specified resolution...
7852465 System for measuring liquid flow rates  
A system for monitoring non-volatile residue concentrations in ultra pure water includes a nebulizer for generating an aerosol composed of multiple water droplets, a heating element changing the...
7853429 Curvature-based edge bump quantification  
Evaluating irregularities in surfaces of objects such as semiconductor wafers using a thickness profile of a surface section and analyzing the profile to obtain information of an irregularity...
7849730 Device for testing the performance of a sealant for SOFC stacks  
An apparatus is disclosed for testing the performance of a sealant for solid oxide fuel cell packs. The apparatus includes an oven including a base, a platform provided on the base and a frame...
7845228 Activity monitoring  
An activity monitor is provided that reduces the amount of power consumed during a monitoring operation.
7845212 High pressure high temperature sagging tester  
A method and apparatus for analyzing sag in drilling fluids or solid bearing fluids wherein a cylindrical high-pressure cell assembly (80) capable of withstanding high pressure and high...
7841248 Wheel measurement systems and methods  
An improved maintenance, inspection, and/or measurement solution is provided. An embodiment of the invention includes a handheld measurement device for measuring an object, such as a railway wheel...
7841249 Fluidized sensor for mapping a pipeline  
A system for facilitating the mapping of a partially or fully occluded (hidden) pipeline containing a gas, a liquid, or a liquid-gas mixture. The system includes a sensor device having an internal...
7843351 Back training device  
A novel back training device is disclosed. The back training device includes a control box; a detector mounted to the control box, for detecting when a person bends at the waist; and an alert...
7836749 Sled buck testing system  
A sled carriage is configured to move in a direction of an axis. A platform is attached with the sled carriage and a sled buck is attached with the platform. Upon acceleration of the sled...
7836784 Motor-operated valve diagnosing device  
To provide a motor-operated valve diagnosing device capable of making a highly accurate diagnosis at a low cost. In a motor-operated valve diagnosing device for diagnosing a motor-operated valve...
7827874 Sample treatment system  
According to the present invention, a sample treatment system is capable of successfully detecting the shape of a stopper of a stopper-equipped sample vessel. A sample treatment system comprises:...
7827000 Method and apparatus for estimating a motion parameter  
A system for estimating motion parameters corresponding to a user. The system may generally include a receiver operable to receive a signal from an external source, an inertial sensor operable to...
7827189 Sense database  
There has been conventionally a problem that when the searcher uses, for example, “dry wine” selected according to the searcher's preference as a search key, the searcher cannot be satisfied with...
7819031 Parachute opening and shock emulator  
A parachute opening shock emulator including a seat structure and a catching mechanism. The seat structure includes a seat for holding a manikin, the seat is movable such that the manikin can be...
7821247 System and method for measuring electric current in a pipeline  
A system for measuring a voltage differential in a current-carrying pipe using a propulsion vehicle for conveying the system inside the pipe, the system including a first contact for maintaining...
7818991 Guide system release device for vehicle impact testing  
A guide release system for use in an impact test of a motor vehicle includes a first guide releasably coupled to a first portion of the motor vehicle to guide the first portion of the motor...
7821630 Device for monitoring a turret in a cryomagnet  
A device for monitoring blockage of a turret in a cryomagnet, at least one monitoring unit that functionally interacts with a state of the inside of the turret of a cryomagnet is provided to...
7819032 Testing tool for electric bicycle devices  
A testing tool for electric bicycle devices includes a tester circuit and a connector. The tester circuit is configured and arranged to test and diagnose operability of at least one electric...
7818141 Vibration dosimeter and method for determining the daily vibration exposure  
The invention relates to a vibration dosimeter (2) and a method for determining the daily vibrational loading of persons who are exposed to mechanical oscillations at their place of work due to...
7809513 Environmental change compensation in a structural health monitoring system  
A method and system of compensating for environmental effect when detecting signals using a structural health monitoring system includes collecting baseline data signals for one or more values of...
7798024 Modular system for internal inspection of storage tanks containing liquid fuels  
A modular system used to visually inspect the interior of storage tanks and to simultaneously collect samples to analyze the products stored. The modular internal inspection system includes an...
7798023 Linkage assembly for in-line inspection tool  
An in-line inspection tool comprising sensors mounted on inspection assemblies is disclosed. Each inspection assembly may be connected to the rest of the in-line inspection tool by two linkages. A...
7798022 Testing devices for multihole workpiece  
A testing device (100) configured for testing a multihole workpiece (10) with a plurality of holes (12), includes a detecting station (120) and an inspecting box (140). The detecting station...
7800077 Specimen holder for electron microscope  
The present invention provides a specimen holder for use with an electron microscope. The specimen holder has a retainer mounted at the front end of the body of the specimen holder. The retainer...
7794505 Sensing systems and methods for monitoring gait dynamics  
Systems and method for monitoring gait dynamics are disclosed. The performance of an orthotic or prosthetic device or other device associated with a limb may be measured based on the resistance of...
7784368 In-line pipe inspection tool  
An in-line pipe inspection tool has one or more inspection platforms (28, 30) which are connected to an elongate wheeled trolley by link arms (20 to 26). The trolley unit (10, 12) has drive means...
7784367 Method of gas resistance test for image and ink set  
Gas resistance of an image is evaluated by placing the image in a mixed gas atmosphere containing at least ozone and nitrogen dioxide. The mixed gas atmosphere is controlled such that the...