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Apparatus for detecting possible changes or variations in the dimension of an air gap of a running electric rotary machine during operation thereof. Detector coils are each accommodated within respective slots formed in the stator core of the machine, the coils being geometrically separated from one another at an angul...
The present invention is a deterioration detecting method for an electrochemical device comprising electrodes and an ion conductor, wherein an electrochemical characteristic of the electrochemical device is detected, and an obtained value is then compared with a standard electrochemical characteristic of the electroche...
In order to transfer data via a switched network that provides a wide range of network services, the users must establish a circuit or network connection and establish a data link connection. The circuit or network connection provides the physical connection between the users and data link connection provides the proto...
Disclosed herein is a malfunction detection apparatus for use in an outboard engine or motor system having a tachometer. The apparatus includes a tachometer output circuit for applying the tachometer signal to the tachometer in accordance with the input signal attributing to the battery voltage or engine speed, the bat...
An electrophotographic apparatus of the retention type is provided with a record paper detection assembly which generates a paper shortage signal when the number of record papers stored in a paper cassette is decreased to a predetermined small number substantially equal to the number of copies which can be formed from ...
In an integrated optical arrangement, such as a photoelectric position measuring arrangement, a diffraction grid is scanned by light beam diffraction by a scanning unit having a laser. A light beam bundle emanating from the laser is split by the diffraction grid into two diffraction beam bundles, which are inserted int...
The present invention provides a method for detecting the presence of a target polynucleotide in a sample. The method comprises the steps of (a) contacting the sample under hybridizing conditions with (i) a single-stranded polynucleotide probe capable of hybridizing to the target polynucleotide and comprising a polynuc...
An apparatus for detecting pulse waves and motion intensity of a living body in motion is disclosed. The apparatus has photosensors of the photo-coupler type for wavelengths of 660 nm and 940 nm, respectively. The sensors are attached to a person under examination, and provide output signals which include a blood pulse...
A scanning tunneling potentio-spectroscopic microscope, includes a conductive probe and a circuit for selectively applying one of first, second and third bias voltages to a sample. A tunnel current flowing between the probe and sample is detected, and a tunnel current signal is produced upon detection thereof. A servo ...
A system, method and computer program product for processing event records. The present invention includes a detection layer, an analysis layer, an expert systems layer and a presentation layer. The layered system includes a core infrastructure and a configurable, domain-specific implementation. The detection layer emp...
In a system for eliminating time base fluctuation of a video signal having a synchronizing signal and a burst reproduced from a video disk, for example, the synchronism is first coarsely pulled in on the basis of the horizontal synchronizing signal and then precisely follows the time base fluctuation on the basis of th...
An image forming apparatus includes an photoconductive drum, a charger, an exposing device, a developing device and a transferring device. A photo-sensor is disposed around the photoconductive drum. The photo-sensor senses the intensity of the reflected light from the surface of the photoconductive drum and the reflect...
Disclosed is a software generation system (SGS) based memory error detection system which may be utilized to detect various memory access errors, such as array dimension violations, dereferencing of invalid pointers, accessing freed memory, reading uninitialized memory, and automated detection of memory leaks. Error ch...
A system for detecting, identifying and validating the existence of ordinance located atop or buried beneath the ground including at least one aerial platform capable of powered flight, a base station including apparatus for launching, storing, and refueling the at least one aerial platform, the base station further in...
A high-frequency detecting element that can detect a temperature increase in an instant due to high-frequency wave absorption using semiconducting ceramic with positive resistance-temperature characteristics. The ceramic is composed mainly of barium titanate. A high-frequency heater incorporating the high-frequency det...
In a method of controlling an exhaust gas system of an internal combustion engine including a nitrogen oxide reducing catalyst capable of adsorbing nitrogen oxide under a lean atmosphere and a nitrogen oxide sensor disposed downstream of the nitrogen oxide reducing catalyst, the nitrogen oxide reducing catalyst and the...
A power window apparatus and a method for controlling the same is provided in which the whole travel region of a window is divided into a plurality of blocks, a reference value of a motor torque value, a tolerance value for tolerating a fluctuation in the motor torque value, and a determination value obtained by adding...
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...
Failures associate with bad hand pieces and blade failures in an ultrasonic surgical system are distinguished by monitoring the rate of change of the resonance frequency and the rate of change of the resonance impedance of the hand piece/blade as the drive frequency is changed. As the system reaches resonance, the cont...
A diagnostic assay for detecting the presence of an infectious herpesvirus in a specimen and a genetically engineered cell line for use in such assay are disclosed. The cell line used in the assay expresses a reporter gene only if infectious herpesvirus is present in the specimen. The assay involves inoculating a DNA-t...
An interface detecting circuit and interface detecting method are provided, whereby operations can be carried out depending on peripheral devices connected to USB terminals, and whereby the system can be simplified and software load can be reduced. A pull-down resistor is connected to an ID terminal of a Mini-A recepta...
A device for measuring blood oxygen content comprises a blood oxygen sensor interface, a signal processing unit, and a plurality of voltage sampling points. A method for detecting fault in a blood oxygen sensor comprises the steps of: connecting the blood oxygen sensor to the signal processing unit; providing voltage s...
An image forming apparatus having a first operating mode and a second operating mode, where the second operating mode has an image forming velocity different from that in the first operating mode. The image forming apparatus includes a developing-agent containing portion, which contains a developing agent, an optical d...
The present invention extends to mechanisms for detecting termination and providing information related to termination of a computer system process. A computer system loads a termination function (e.g., an abort, exit, or terminate function) into system memory. The termination function includes termination instructions...
A system and method for automatically detecting abnormal heart contractions originating in the ventricles, in a way that is independent of signal morphology is provided. As an uninterrupted series of ventricular detections indicates a possible ventricular arrhythmia, all ventricular beats are detected including isolate...
A process and device for detecting electrically conductive particles in a liquid flowing in a pipe section, the liquid being exposed to periodic alternating electromagnetic fields by a transmitter coil which induces eddy currents in the particles, a probe made as a coil arrangement and which has an effective width prod...
A system and method for detecting abnormal operation of a hydrocracker includes a model to model the hydrocracker. The model may be configurable to include one or more regression models corresponding to different operating regions of the portion of the hydrocracker. The system and method may also determine if a monitor...
Methods and systems for reducing the spread of malware in communication between an instant message (IM) client and an IM server are described. A malware trapping system (MTS) creates and registers a set of virtual IM users with an IM server. The virtual IM users include account names by which other users of the IM serv...
A surface inspection of the system applies a first oblique illumination beam and may also apply a second illumination beam to illuminate a surface either sequentially or simultaneously. Radiation reflected or scattered is collected by preferably three collection channels and detected by three corresponding detector arr...