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US20140107953 CONTAINER FILL LEVEL DETECTION  
Systems and methods for determining different fill levels of objects in the containers for disposable and consumable objects are disclosed. A sensor unit can detect presence of an object passing...
US20060259243 Provision of diagnosis information  
The invention relates to a method for generating a system for providing diagnosis information, and to a corresponding system. The aim of the invention is to simplify the provision of information...
US20080234950 WATER LEAKAGE-ACOUSTIC SENSING METHOD AND APPARATUS IN STEAM GENERATOR OF SODIUM-COOLED FAST REACTOR USING STANDARD DEVIATION BY OCTAVE BAND ANALYSIS  
A water leakage-acoustic sensing method in a steam generator of a sodium-cooled fast reactor, the method including: calculating a standard deviation and an average of an octave band by octave band...
US20150094964 VISCOELASTICITY MEASUREMENT METHOD AND VISCOELASTICITY MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
A linear elastic modulus measurement method and a linear elastic modulus measurement device can reduce external disturbances such as oscillation and electrical noise, and accurately and stably...
US20110118998 APPLICATIONS OF PUMP PERFORMANCE MONITORING  
The present invention provides a processor or signal processing module that features one or more modules configured to receive an input signal containing information about the unsteady pressures...
US20090138216 Static and Ultrasonic Methods for Measuring Compressibility and/or Density of Particles, Including Nanoparticles, in Suspension  
A method of measuring the compressibility, and/or the density, of small particles, and especially nano-particles, in suspension is described. The static method uses steady pressures and measures...
US20120123705 Measuring system having a measuring transducer of vibration-type  
A measuring system comprises: a measuring transducer; transmitter electronics; at least one measuring tube; and at least one oscillation exciter. The transmitter electronics delivers a driver...
US20110125412 REMOTE MONITORING OF CARBON NANOTUBE SENSOR  
The present invention provides a remote monitoring system for monitoring the operation of a fluid treatment system and/or the qualities, characteristics, properties, etc., of the fluid being...
US20140278155 QUARTZ RESONATOR PRESSURE TRANSDUCERS AND METHODS OF OPERATION  
A cylindrical quartz crystal transducer that exhibits a low probability of twinning, and uses a combination of resonator signal inputs at the B-mode and C-mode frequencies to calculate resonator...
US20130204533 Determination Of Thermodynamic Properties Of A Fluid Based On Density And Sound Speed  
Variable volume systems and methods of use thereof described herein are capable of making calibrated determinations of fluid properties and phase behavior of a fluid sample. The determinations can...
US20110071776 CONTROLLED COMPRESSIONAL WAVE COMPONENTS OF THICKNESS SHEAR MODE MULTI-MEASURAND SENSORS  
The current invention relates to a conductivity-dielectric (CD) electrode design with apertures that allow compressional waves to propagate away from the surface of the acoustic wave device...
US20110130980 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MEASURING VISCO-ELASTIC FLUID PARAMETERS  
The invention relates to measuring visco-elastic fluid parameters, in particular, in the oil production industry, for defining heavy oil parameters during field development. The method involves...
US20100332157 Method for Querying a Piezoelectric Resonator and Querying Device Implementing Said Querying Method  
A method for interrogating a passive sensor comprising at least one piezoelectric resonator includes the following steps: the identification of the characteristic width of the resonant frequency...
US20070162239 Determination of the transit time difference in an ultrasonic flow sensor with multiple zero crossing detection  
The invention relates to an ultrasonic flow sensor, particularly for measuring a volume flow or mass flow of a fluid (1), which includes two ultrasonic converters (A,B) that are offset in the...
US20100017152 Non-Contact Apparatus for Monitoring the Height of Contents of a Moving Container, a Monitoring Station Including the Apparatus and a Non-Contact Method of Monitoring the Height of Contents of a Container  
A non-contact apparatus is provided for monitoring the height of contents of a moving container, such as a beverage can 24 on a conveyor 14. The apparatus comprises non-contact ultrasonic wave...
US20140222354 COMPUTATION METHOD OF RELATIVE CARDIOVASCULAR PRESSURE  
The present invention provides a method for the determination of relative pressure fields from flow-sensitive data, the method comprising: applying a finite element discretisation to the Pressure...
US20090216475 Method and System of Determining A Pattern of Arrival Time Cycle Skip In An Acoustic Flow Meter  
Determining a pattern of arrival time cycle skip in an acoustic flow meter. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising transceiving acoustic signals through a fluid...
US20090254289 METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO FORM HIGH EFFICIENCY AND UNIFORM FRESNEL LENS ARRAYS FOR ULTRASONIC LIQUID MANIPULATION  
Apparatus and methods to form high efficiency and uniform Fresnel lens arrays for ultrasonic liquid manipulation are provided. An ultrasonic transducer array may be fabricated by forming top and...
US20050155416 System and method for measuring shrinkage behaviour and modulus change during solidification of a polymeric resin  
A method and a system for measuring the variation of volume and modulus during the solidification of a polymeric resin are provided, which use ultrasonic waves propagating through a sample and a...
US20140032137 HEATING SYSTEM STATE MONITORING AND REPORTING SYSTEM AND DEVICE  
A non-invasive sensing system for determining the operating state of a heating, ventilation or air conditioning (HVAC) system. The sensing system, which includes at least one acoustic or...
US20100010750 METHOD FOR MEASURING THE PRESSURE AND/OR MOLAR MASS OF A GAS IN A HOUSING, AND CORRESPONDING MEASUREMENT ASSEMBLY  
The invention relates to a method for measuring the pressure and/or molar mass of a gas in a housing, the measure being carried out via an acoustic sensor, said acoustic sensor at least one...
US20100030486 Method and Apparatus for Determining at Least One Measured Variable of a Medium  
A method for determining and/or monitoring at least one measured variable of an at least partially gaseous medium with at least one mechanically oscillatable unit, which is excited to execute...
US20060174707 Intelligent valve control methods and systems  
A method for determining a burst pipe that requires immediate feeding-valve closing using acoustic and/or vibration sensors coupled to the pipe lor detecting signals, a microprocessor for...
US20130304404 Apparatus for Non-invasive Determination of Sound Velocity in a Liquid and Determining a Parameter of the Liquid from the Sound Velocity  
Apparatus for determining the sound velocity of a liquid in a specimen having two walls between which the liquid is contained with one of the walls being deformable has a sensor including a...
US20110301882 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PASSIVE ACOUSTIC MONITORING OF FLUIDS AND SOLIDS IN PIPE FLOW  
The invention relates to a system or method for measuring and analyzing acoustic signals from a pipe, e.g. from solid particles or cleaning pigs transported with fluid flow in a pipe, the method...
US20090093977 Method and device for acoustic measurement of the specific density of a gaseous or liquid medium  
There is described a method and device for measurement of the specific density of a gaseous or liquid medium, whereby a pulsed acoustic signal is injected into the measured medium by means of a...
US20070255534 Mass flow meter having an oscillation sensor and method for eliminating noise signals from the measurement signal  
Mass flow meter having at least one measurement tube, through which mass flows, as an oscillation body which can be set in mechanical oscillation by means of an excitation unit, the oscillation...
US20090088987 Level measurement system  
To provide a simpler and less expensive system for multipoint level measurement, the level measurement system comprises at least two sensor devices operating in accordance with the pulse-echo...
US20140107954 APPARATUS FOR AND METHOD OF MONITORING CONDENSED WATER IN STEAM PIPES AT HIGH TEMPERATURE  
A system and method for monitoring the properties of a fluid, such as water, in a steam pipe without mechanically penetrating the wall of the pipe. The system uses a piezoelectric transducer to...
US20090299661 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MINIMISING NOISE IN ARRAYS COMPRISING PRESSURE AND PRESSURE GRADIENT SENSORS  
The invention relates to a method of analyzing signals from an array of sensors, the array including one or more pressure sensor and one or more pressure-gradient sensor. The method includes...
US20090249877 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ULTRASONIC COUPLING USING ULTRASONIC RADIATION PRESSURE  
Apparatus and methods for ultrasonic coupling using ultrasonic radiation pressure generating are provided. Ultrasonic energy is generated to propagate in the form of ultrasonic waves in a medium...
US20070232915 ULTRASONIC IMAGING SYSTEM HAVING COMPUTER COUPLED TO RECEIVE AND PROCESS RAW DATA  
An ultrasound machine is configured for developing new modes for obtaining images or other useful information from ultrasound signals. The machine has a data processor configured to control a...
US20130317764 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MONITORING A LIQUID PRODUCT IN A SEALED VESSEL  
An apparatus and method are provided for monitoring a liquid product held in a sealed vessel and determining taxes that will be owed on the liquid product at a future dumping time. The apparatus...
US20120053862 ACOUSTIC VOLUME INDICATOR  
Acoustic volume indicators for determining liquid or gas volume within a container comprise a contactor to vibrate a container wall, a detector to receive vibration data from the container wall, a...
US20090216467 Sensor, system, and method, for measuring fluid properties using Multi-Mode Quasi-Shear-Horizontal Resonator  
A system and a method for providing information on two of the three variables, density (ρ), viscosity (η), and elastic modulus (c) of a fluid, such that independent knowledge of one variable...
US20100268469 MICROFLUIDIC OSCILLATING TUBE DENSITOMETER FOR DOWNHOLE APPLICATIONS  
Devices, methods and systems for determining one or more properties of at least one fluid sample. A tube configured to receive the at least one fluid sample wherein the tube is placed in a...
US20150066397 Detecting a Sediment Condition in a Conduit  
In one embodiment, a flow-estimation processor receives one or more flow-depth measurements with each flow-depth measurement having been taken at a respective time. The processor calculates a...
US20100161251 METHOD FOR DETERMINING AND/OR MONITORING A PROCESS VARIABLE OF A MEDIUM, AND CORRESPONDING APPARATUS  
Method for determining and/or monitoring a process variable of a medium, wherein a mechanically oscillatable unit is supplied with an exciter signal wherein a received signal coming from the...
US20100153028 POWDERY/GRANULAR MATERIAL FLOWABILITY EVALUATION APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A powdery/granular material flowability evaluation apparatus and a powdery/granular material flowability evaluation method are provided to evaluate the flowability of a powdery/granular material...
US20170097307 Liquid Scanning System and Method for IV Drug Verification and Identification  
A system and method are disclosed for interrogating a liquid in a container. The liquid sample, such as drugs in a liquid base, is identified based on a radio frequency and/or ultrasonic measurement.
US20160341645 INLINE MULTIPHASE DENSITOMETER  
An inline multiphase densitometer. This disclosure is related to an in-line device that measures the density and phase fraction of a multiphase fluid composed of three separate phases in a...
US20160334317 RESONATOR-BASED EVALUATION OF FLUID VISCOELASTIC PROPERTIES  
An analysis technique for determining complex qualitative and quantitative contributions to the viscoelastic properties of a film in contact with or in close proximity to a surface. Based on an...
US20160166766 ACOUSTIC BASED DRUG DELIVERY MONITOR  
A drug delivery monitoring system comprising a monitor is disclosed that utilizes sound to monitor the occurrence and properties of a drug delivery event. The monitor is affixed to the exterior of...
US20160108729 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE CONCURRENT DETERMINATION OF FLUID DENSITY AND VISCOSITY IN-SITU  
A measurement device and method for determining the density and viscosity of a fluid in a downhole environment from vibration frequencies of a sample cavity.
US20160097743 METHOD FOR MEASURING THE PROPERTIES OF LIQUID BASED ON A QUARTZ CRYSTAL MICROBALANCE SENSOR  
The present invention provides a method for a method for measuring the properties of liquid based on a quartz crystal microbalance sensor, which employs two measurements to obtain two frequency...
US20160091406 METHOD FOR EVALUATING RANGE OF SHEAR RATE ACTING ON FLUID, AND PROGRAM AND DEVICE FOR SAME  
To provide a method and an apparatus for evaluating a reachable range of a shear rate of a fluid by using a concept of a shear rate propagation constant in evaluating the properties of the fluid....
US20160025687 NON-INVASIVE METHOD FOR MEASUREMENT OF PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF FREE FLOWING MATERIALS IN VESSELS  
Methods and apparatus for measuring physical properties of material in a vessel are provided. In one example, the method includes capturing a response to a vibration initiated by a source in...
US20140046606 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIBEAM DOPPLER ULTRASOUND DISPLAY  
There is provided a method for monitoring fluid flow, the method including: acquiring a pulse-echo signal from each of a plurality of spatially adjacent regions; for each of the pulse echo...
US20130046714 Evaluating the health status of a system  
A method and apparatus for determining a health of the system. Groups of vibration data are identified for the system. A group of vibration data in the groups of vibration data comprises data for...
US20110015879 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING THE AERODYNAMIC NOISE OF A VEHICLE  
A method and a system for measuring the aerodynamic noise of a vehicle; the system is provided with: a measuring station, which is adapted to receive the vehicle and is provided with a supporting...

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