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8347710 Robotic exoskeleton for limb movement  
This invention relates to a robotic exoskeleton comprising mechanical linkages that couple to one or more selected joints of a limb of a subject. The robotic exoskeleton may be provided with means...
8347723 Sonic resonator system for testing the adhesive bond strength of composite materials  
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...
8347746 Crawling automated scanner for non-destructive inspection of aerospace structural elements  
Apparatus for non-destructive inspection of structural elements or workpieces, in particular those having an airfoil configuration, that moves a scanning sensor across the width (span) of a...
8350580 Time domain reflectometry system and method of use  
A non-invasive Time Domain Reflectometry transmission line system and method for measuring one or more parameters of an electromagnetic Radio Frequency pulse transmitted, and reflected, along a...
8342046 Environmental test apparatus  
A second tank for accommodating a sample is disposed within a first tank. A heater for heating gas is provided inside the second tank. A heater controller controls the heater such that temperature...
8342045 Activity monitor  
A method of recording data relating to the posture of a subject and assessing the data so as to categorize said data into activities, including sitting, walking and standing. The method comprises...
8336373 Mass sensing device for liquid environment  
A device for sensing a mass in a liquid environment including a resonator comprising a piezo layer having a top electrode and a bottom electrode, a sensing surface located adjacent and opposite...
8336352 Transient detector and fault classifier for a power distribution system  
Detection of fault occurrences within a power distribution system. A transient detector and fault classification system (10) implements an algorithm that detects transients which may result from...
8340912 Seismic attributes for structural analysis  
Embodiments of methods and systems for analysis of geological structures using seismic attributes are described. In some embodiments, a method includes computing a similarity function using one or...
8338115 Assays for detecting T2R76 taste modulatory compounds  
Isolated nucleic acids encoding T2R76 polypeptides, recombinantly expressed T2R76 polypeptides, heterologous expression systems for recombinant expression of T2R76 polypeptides, assay methods...
8340930 Arrangement for protecting equipment of a power system  
An arrangement for protecting equipment of an AC electrical power system comprises first means configured to measure the frequency of the current and voltage at at least one location in the...
8340938 Computer system for evaluating safety critical sensor variables  
A computer system for safety critical sensor variables includes first and second sensors which respectively output first and second sensor variables, a computer, and an independent comparator. The...
8336406 Protection elements for pipeline investigation devices  
A conduit interrogation tool is provided that includes a pair of spaced apart contact elements that deform as the tool moves in the conduit. A deformation control member positioned proximate the...
8333125 Environmentally friendly, energy-economic system for testing fuel cell stacks  
Disclosed is a system with which fuel cell stacks can be tested automatically or manually so that production of pollutants and consumption of electricity are little. The system runs various...
8332177 System and method for testing a characteristic impedance of a signal path routing of a printed circuit board  
A method for testing a characteristic impedance of a signal path routing of a printed circuit board (PCB) controls the test device to test a characteristic impedance of the signal path routing of...
8322234 Method and apparatus for measuring liquid quantity in bulk containers  
A method and apparatus for measuring the mass of liquid within collapsible, bulk fabric storage containers is provided wherein a deflection member arranged in a grid pattern supports the container...
8322235 Microactuator test assembly comprising a spreader pin for engaging a load beam of an actuator arm  
A microactuator test assembly is disclosed for testing a microactuator mounted at a joint coupling a base end of a load beam to a distal end of an actuator arm. A spreader pin deflects the load...
8326553 Fault detection in a system under control  
A method (300) for fault detection in a system under control includes monitoring a command value and a wraparound signal (301) by a fault detection module (203); determining a standard deviation...
8326538 Mobile wellsite monitoring  
Methods for monitoring a wellsite include transporting a mobile monitoring platform to a wellsite. The mobile monitoring platform includes a transportable chassis including two or more wheels; a...
8318447 Use of bitter taste receptor to screen for compounds that offset the bitter taste of chlorogenic lactone containing coffee compositions  
The present invention relates to the discovery that specific human taste receptors in the T2R taste receptor family respond to particular bitter compounds, i.e., chlorogenic lactone compounds that...
8321132 Combining LWD measurements from different azimuths  
Apparatus, methods for forming the apparatus, and methods for operating the apparatus provide a value for a formation property or a borehole property from measurements obtained in a well. The...
8316708 Illuminated sight glass  
A sight assembly may include a body portion configured to couple between a first fluid transport segment and a second fluid transport segment. The body portion may define an aperture configured...
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...
8309128 Stabilized milnacipran formulation  
It is intended to provide a milnacipran formulation which is more stable than a conventionally known milnacipran formulation, and a method of stabilizing a milnacipran formulation. The object...
8307725 System for obtaining information relating to a pipe, and associated method  
The invention proposes a system for obtaining information relating to a pipe (4) conveying a flow of fluid (28), and/or relating to the fluid. This system comprises a module (1;30) comprising...
8311771 Inspection method of SOI wafer  
An inspection method of an SOI wafer in which profiles P1 and P2 are calculated in the SOI wafer to be inspected and in an SOI wafer having a film thickness of the SOI layer thicker or thinner...
8308352 Thermal shock apparatus for simulating one-sided operational thermal gradients  
An apparatus for single-side, thermal shock testing of a specimen may comprise a base and thermal insulation. The base may comprise an internal cavity disposed within the base. The internal cavity...
8311776 Methods, systems and computer program products for throughput-testing of electronic data systems  
The Data Throughput Tester (“DTT”) provides efficient and reliable methods to characterize the performance capabilities of electronic data systems. Embodiments of the DTT may allow test...
8311777 Coke oven wall surface evaluation apparatus, coke oven wall surface repair supporting apparatus, coke oven wall surface evaluation method, coke oven wall surface repair supporting method and computer program  
An oven wall three-dimensional profile data (701) representing concave and convex amounts on all over oven walls (14R, 14L) at a right side and left side of a coking chamber (11) is generated by...
8304208 Assays for performance of organisms in phenotrons  
A phenotron assay can be used for determining an adverse effect on health by: identifying an exposure condition to be studied for an adverse effect on the health of an organism; providing a...
8306763 Particle characterization via doppler distribution  
Systems and methods are provided for determining information about particle geometry are provided. As such, an ultrasonic transducer acts as both a transmitter and a receiver. The transducer...
8306762 Systems and methods for analysis of downhole data  
Systems and methods for analysis of data associated with fluid flow through a conduit and potential control of the fluid flow. In one embodiment, a method includes a data processing unit obtaining...
8291779 System and garment for detecting movement  
According to the present invention there is provided a system for detecting movement, for example and without limitation, for detecting movement of a part of a person such as their limb or a...
8291780 Sensor finger module for a pipeline inspection tool  
An inspection sensor module for an in-line pipe inspection tool has a support for mounting the module on the tool, a finger pivotally attached at one end to the support and pivotally attached at...
8296084 Non-contact, focused, ultrasonic probes for vibrometry, gauging, condition monitoring and feedback control of robots  
Method and apparatus for vibrometry, gauging, condition monitoring and feedback control of robots, using one or more ultrasonic probes (100) that are non-contact and form a focused beam. The...
8286515 Method and a device for verifying mass inside a quilt  
A method and a device for verifying mass inside a quilt is provided. A top of a box of a write-through device is placed with the quilt, which is unfolded and paved, and which is then put with a...
8290722 Method for determining refrigerant charge  
A method for determining the adequacy of the refrigerant charge in an air conditioning system based upon both the instantaneous degree of subcooling present in the liquid refrigerant in the...
8286516 Device for measuring the movement of a subsea deformable pipeline  
A method and a device for measuring the movement of a subsea pipeline. The measuring device has an accommodating mount anchored in the sea bed to accept the subsea pipeline. The subsea pipeline is...
8290739 Method for determining relative mobility of regions of an object  
A method for determining a mobility of an object includes the steps of measuring at least a portion of a shape of an object under an initial increment of a weight load of a plurality of increments...
8286514 Conductivity cell piston extractor and method  
Embodiments of the invention include a proppant testing apparatus with a portable piston extractor and related methods. In one embodiment, a testing apparatus includes a test cell body in which an...
8290718 Bridge monitoring and safety evaluation method using a vibration technique  
The invention relates bridge structure safety evaluation technology by means of combining vibration measuring and structural model analysis techniques for bridge erosion evaluation and pre-warning...
8281674 Wafer inspection system and a method for translating wafers [PD]  
A method for inspecting a wafer and a system. The system includes: a chuck; and a robot that includes a movable element connected to a detachable adaptor selected from a group of diced wafer...
8280503 EMG measured during controlled hand movement for biometric analysis, medical diagnosis and related analysis  
Biometric assessment is performed by use of electromyography (EMG) signals detected from muscles at several locations on the hand/or other part of the body subject to fine motor control. The EMG...
8272247 Apparatus for determining breakage properties of particulate material  
An apparatus for determining the breakage properties of a particulate material, the apparatus including: a support; a rotor mounted relative to the support and including at least one guide channel...
8272281 Remotely readable valve position indicators  
Remotely readable valve position indicators and related methods are described. An example valve position indicator includes a wireless identifier device coupled to a valve stem or shaft to move...
8269647 Well depth measurement using time domain reflectometry  
A component is deployed into a well on a carrier line that includes an electrical cable. A depth of the component in a well is determined using a time domain reflectometry technique.
8266956 Process for demonstrating tissue product break-through  
A method for demonstrating the comparative break-though strengths of at least two tissue products is disclosed. The steps include: a) providing a break-through test apparatus b) providing the...
8270118 Head stack assembly cartridge  
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a head stack assembly cartridge is provided. The head stack assembly cartridge includes a base plate having a pivot shaft for pivotally mounting...
8271231 Computer device configuration system and method  
A configuration method for a computer device comprises generating a load condition on at least one serial bus link using a plurality of differential voltage levels, determining a minimum voltage...
8266974 Process for testing a detector mounted within a duct  
A duct detector housing includes a housing cover and a housing body defining a midline between the center of a detector and a printed circuit board within said body. Gas inlet and outlets are off...