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A combined temperature and pressure sensing probe assembly for a flow measurement system comprising a body, a portion of which is adapted for insertion into fluid flowing in a confined conduit, such as a pipe. Within the body are separated plenums which are exposed respectively to high and low fluid pressures in the fl...
A novel, internal combustion engine includes a cylinder, a head closing one end of the cylinder and a piston slidably mounted in the cylinder for reciprocating motion, in the usual manner, which reciprocation is converted into rotary motion by, for example, a conventional crankshaft. The top surface of the piston, cyli...
Escherichia coli carrying a hybrid plasmid having been constructed by inserting a desired foreign gene into an expression vector so as to permitting expression of said desired foreign gene therein was cultured at a temperature 40° C. or over so that the expression of said desired foreign gene was suppressed. This E. c...
An apparatus which includes a recording or reproducing unit for recording or reproducing data on or from a disc, a data transmission/reception unit for transmitting playback data reproduced by the recording and reproducing unit from the disc to an external computer and receiving recording data supplied from the compute...
Metal alloy workpieces are laser welded to one another with a laser head emitting a laser beam. The laser head and workpieces are moved relative to one another at a predetermined velocity along a weld path. The laser beam power is selectively modulated to have an output with a desired frequency andr amplitude. An oscil...
A temperature-related voltage generating circuit has an input terminal receiving a control voltage independent of temperature, and an output terminal delivering a temperature-related control voltage. The input and output terminals are connected together through at least an amplifier stage adapted to set an output refer...
Telecommunication systems and methods for driving a phased-array antenna ing a plurality of spaced antenna elements that radiate and receive a beam of radio frequency signals. Each of a plurality of ferroelectric phase shifters connect to a different one of the antenna elements. A signal processor system, having a rec...
A probe for obtaining temperature and humidity readings within the oral and nasal cavity. An elongated tube having a wire cage at one of its ends, includes first and second longitudinally positioned pairs of thermocouples, one thermocouple of each pair having a wetted wick for obtaining humidity measurements. The pairs...
This invention is directed to a temperature control apparatus for an air-conditioning apparatus which does not require a manual operation in controlling the temperature of a house room relative to the outdoor temperature. The control apparatus utilizes a micro-computer having a linear function stored thereon. The contr...
A system for keeping the surface temperature of an electric resistance-type heater element in a thermodilution catheter within safe physiological limits includes, in the preferred embodiment, a heater element core temperature monitor, a monitor for monitoring the power that is supplied to the heater element, and a surf...
A self-protecting current limiting positive temperature coefficient (PTC) resistive element arrangement protects a load circuit coupled to a power line via an actuator. Two or more PTC sections having temperature sensitive resistances are thermally coupled and electrically insulated. The PTC sections have low electrica...
A thermometer having a symmetrical probe with a sensor for sensing temperatures and a processor, a method for calculating temperature of an object by a second-order differential equation comprises the steps of obtaining temperatures from object, performing a first temperature calculation to obtain an initial prediction...
A method and apparatus for measuring the temperature of a liquid medium are disclosed. In accordance with the present invention, a liquid medium containing a fluorescent dye is provided. The fluorescent dye is chosen to exhibit a first fluorescence intensity at a first wavelength and a second fluorescence intensity at ...
A method for in-situ measuring a temperature and/or temperature distribution within a slider due to local heat transfer is provided, whereby the slider is positioned above the surface of a rotating disk, and carries a sensor and/or write element, whereby the rotating disk is moving relatively to the sensor and/or write...
A process of manufacturing a methane-containing gas, which comprises introducing a feed hydrocarbon having at least 2 carbon atoms per molecule and steam preheated at a temperature in the range of 250° - 600° C into a steam reforming reactor (or reactors) packed with a nickel-containing catalyst which has been prepar...
An alloy comprising rhodium, aluminum, and chromium, wherein a microstructure of the alloy comprises a face-centered-cubic phase and a B2-structured phase and is essentially free of an L12-structured phase at temperatures greater than about 1000° C., and a gas turbine engine component comprising the alloy....
A high temperature, solid electrolyte electrochemical cell is made, having an electrode and a solid electrolyte disposed on a porous, sintered support material containing thermally stabilized zirconia powder particles and from about 3 wt. % to about 45 wt. % of thermally stable oxide fibers....
The light guide and the method of measuring temperature with the aid of said light guide relate to optical pyrometry of melts. A light guide 1 is made from a light-permeable refractory corrosion-resistant material such as leucosapphire, for example, and according to the invention comprises 2 portions: a narrow po...
A collector-loaded grounded-emitter transistor amplifier output stage employs a temperature-compensated bias network with an auxiliary transistor having its base electrode supplied quiescent current exclusively through a resistive element connecting the base and collector electrodes. A source of input signal is coupled...
A hydraulic system which is monitored to control the application of fluid power in response to the temperature of the hydraulic fluid and a temperature responsive valve for use in the hydraulic fluid circuit to monitor the temperature of the fluid to control the application of fluid power to components of the system....
Improved separation of feed streams containing multiple components is effected by means of a multi membrane staged pervaporation process wherein each membrane stage is series is run as progressively higher temperature, stronger vacuum or both than the preceding stage. This process is especially useful for separating co...
A temperature-indicating device for use with a barrier having a first side and an opposite second side, the device including a temperature sensitive means located at the first side of the barrier, a thermal conductor for transferring heat from the second side of the barrier to the temperature sensitive means, and a tem...
Described is a method for manufacturing semiconductor devices which includes a heat treating process for heating and cooling semiconductor substrates mounted on a boat at a predetermined pitch according to a predetermined temperature profile, in order to flatten the surface of each semiconductor substrate by reflowing ...
A pressure detecting bridge circuit produces a sensor signal Sd. A temperature detecting bridge circuit produces a temperature signal St. A reference voltage generating circuit produces a reference signal Sa. An analog multiplexer processes these signals Sd, St and Sa in a time-divisional manner. A differential amplifi...
A device, method and system for sensing the temperature of an environment. An image sensor may be introduced into an environment having an image sensing module. The dark current noise of the image sensor may be sensed, and the temperature of the image sensor (and environment) calculated. Such a device, system and metho...
An integrated circuit and manufacturing method therefor is provided having a semiconductor substrate with a semiconductor device. A device dielectric layer is formed on the semiconductor substrate, and a channel dielectric layer formed on the device dielectric layer has an opening formed therein. A barrier layer lines ...
An alkali metal secondary electrochemical cell, and preferably a lithium ion cell, activated with an equilibrated quaternary solvent system, is described. The solvent system comprises a mixture of dialkyl carbonates and cyclic carbonates, and preferably a quaternary mixture of dimethyl carbonate, diethyl carbonate, eth...
The invention is directed to golf ball core compositions comprising at least one natural or synthetic rubber and at least one high Vicat softening temperature thermoplastic material, methods of preparing the compositions, and golf ball cores and golf balls including the compositions. The compositions of the invention a...
A method for fabricating an object to attenuate thermal sensation when handling the object at non-body temperature, and an object fabricated in accord with the method. There is first provided a substrate which has a first surface subject to handling. There is then formed upon the first surface of the substrate a coatin...
The present invention relates to a polymer blend electrolyte membrane comprising an inorganic polymer having polydimethylsiloxane as a main chain, which has a pore structure at both ends formed by condensation reaction between 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane and tetraethylorthosilicate, wherein phosphoric acid is chemical...