operating (Total 200535 Patents Found)

Method and apparatus for operating a vacuum cleaner in which by detecting a rotational speed of a variable speed fan motor adapted to give a suction force to the cleaner and its change range, the choking state of the filter and the state of the cleaner surface are discriminated, and a speed command of the fan motor is ...
A ribbon assembly having a ribbon supply spool and a ribbon take-up spool. Attached to either the ribbon supply spool or the ribbon take-up spool is a bar code. The bar code is machine readable and is encoded with data relevant to the operation of printing means suitable to employ the ribbon assembly. The printing mean...
A computer operating system that can be flexibly constructed by inclusion of any of a plurality of processing components. These processing components include (1) a core component that includes a process manager that provides for co-execution of multiple processes, each such process having an associated context; (2) a f...
A method of automatically adjusting a printing machine which is selectively operatable in a single-side printing mode and in a two-side printing mode and includes a sheet turning drum, gripper systems and controls therefor, and a ring gear, comprises, during the adjustment from the single-side printing mode to the two-...
A setting device to set camera data, including a first operating member, a first setting input device which is switched ON when the first operating member is operated, a second operating member, a second setting input device which is switched ON when the second operating member is operated, a third operating member, an...
In a refrigerating and air-conditioning system provided with a heat storage tank, variation patterns of load and weather conditions are predicted. On the basis of the predicted values, optimum outputs of a refrigerating machine at individual time points within a predetermined operation period are determined for possibl...
A ferroelectric memory device capable of high-speed drive having a word line to which a plurality of memory cells is connected, wherein the plurality of memory cells is divided into at least two memory cell groups, the memory cells configuring one memory cell group are connected to a common plate line, the plate line i...
A printing press has a ductor inking unit that includes a ductor roller and a motor for moving the ductor roller via a rotatable cam disc, the motor being constructed so as to subject the cam disc to periodic angular acceleration at constant printing speed of the printing press, and so as to rotate the cam disc alterna...
A method and system for operating an electrically controlled pressurized-fluid vehicle brake system having a brake cylinder for actuating a brake, a braking-pressure sensor for obtaining braking-pressure data which indicate the braking pressure in the brake cylinder, a valve device for influencing the braking pressure ...
An operating method for a computer architecture independent device generating and displaying a graphic user interface (GUI) on a client computer operatively connected to a server computer includes steps for scripting both behavior of a program responsive to operator interaction with one of the GUI objects and client-se...
A stop mechanism for a feed roller associated with a cutter in a dispenser for flexible rolled web material has a stop lever which provides a substantial mechanical advantage. The increased mechanical advantage permits the vacuum cups of a vacuum cup timer to be effortlessly and reliably set. The stop lever has a long ...
In this invention a computer system having a core unit and an enclosure for the core unit is disclosed. The core unit has the ability to determine the nature of the enclosure (be it a car, house, etc.) and to adjust its processor to perform the function required by the enclosure....
A lead-acid battery construction comprises a casing, electrolyte means received in the casing and positive and negative electrode means mounted in the casing in contact with the electrolyte and being spaced apart by separator means. The positive electrode means includes a shaped grid structure having a top bar, a lug a...
A control circuit for a piezo transformer based power supply includes oscillator circuitry, drive circuitry, sense circuitry, and feedback circuitry collectively operating to regulate an operational parameter of the supply, such as the current supplied to a cold cathode fluorescent lamp (CCFL). The feedback circuitry i...
Device for improving the heating of a channel (2) for distribution of glass (1), said device including a cylindrical duct (6) connected at its upstream end to means (7) for feeding a premixture of air and fuel gas and whose downstream end (8) opens inside a cylindrical bore (9) in a refractory block (10) inserted in a ...
A refrigeration system of the type having an economizer cycle is provided with a null cycle, in addition to heating and cooling cycles, without shutting a compressor prime mover down, to preserve air flow in a conditioned space. First, second and third controllable valves respectively: (1) select main and auxiliary con...
The proposed circuit makes it possible to operate a plurality of gas discharge lamps, particularly cold cathode tubes, across a common voltage source. The circuit reduces the resistance tolerance of the lamp characteristic curves through controlled debalancing of the lamp currents with the aid of debalancing modules. T...
A double clutch transmission is described that ideally changes torque received from an engine and a motor by providing an optimal layout in power transmission scheme and motor location. Such a double clutch transmission is optimally adapted to a hybrid electric vehicle, and an optimal operation method for such a double...
An emitter for an electron-beam projection lithography system includes a photoconductor substrate, an insulating layer formed on a front surface of the photoconductor substrate, a gate electrode layer formed on the insulating layer, and a base electrode layer formed on a rear surface of the photoconductor substrate and...
A calibration circuit for a semiconductor device and a method of driving the same. The calibration circuit includes a PRBS generator in which a data pattern is generated within an integrated circuit without receiving data from the outside, a PRBS tester that compares output signals of a data latch that strobes and latc...
A multiprocessing system, including a multithreading microprocessor and a multiprocessor operating system (OS), is disclosed. The microprocessor includes a plurality of thread contexts (TCs), each having a program counter and a general purpose register set for executing a thread. The OS includes a data structure having...
Methods and systems for operating a gas turbine engine system include an electrical generator configured to provide electrical energy to a load, a gas turbine engine including at least one combustor that includes a plurality of fuel injection points configured to inject a fuel into the combustor at a plurality of diffe...
A fuel cell stack of the present invention includes intermediate current collectors ( 52, 53 ) which are disposed in an intermediate portion between a pair of end portion current collectors ( 50, 51 ) and are configured to divide anode gas supply manifolds ( 192 I, 392 I) and cathode gas supply manifolds ( 193 I, 393...
A merchandise presentation arrangement ( 11 ) contains a lifting bottom ( 33 ) carried by lifting cushions ( 32 ) that are arranged on top of one another and can be expanded up to a functional height by supplying compressed fluid. Each lifting cushion ( 32 ) is assigned a control valve and a pressure sensor that are co...
An improved physical access control system has an online portion and an offline portion. A smartcard is configurable to transport access control information between the online portion and offline portion. The smartcard is further configurable to receive an offline reader identifier from an offline reader, and to contro...
Method and systems are provided for monitoring and controlling one or more abatement systems. One or more abatement systems may be represented on a display alone with one or more effluent flows from processing tools. A selected effluent flow configuration is received. An interface manifold is controlled to implement th...
A method for operating an internal combustion engine, especially an internal combustion engine that is operable, at least in a part-load range, in an operating mode with auto-ignition, in which, at an abrupt change in load and/or at a changeover between an operating mode with auto-ignition and an operating mode without...
A television display device for use with a television display for displaying television services, an input for providing at least one command to the television display device and a broadcast stream containing a stream of key files including data representing respective key images, the television display device includin...
Cache logic is provided for use in a data processing apparatus, the cache logic having a cache storage comprising a plurality of cache lines for storing data values. Control logic is arranged, in response to an access request issued by a device of the data processing apparatus identifying a memory address of the data v...
A die opening and closing device for a movable die plate and a fixed die plate includes a toggle link disposed between the movable die plate and a die tightening housing, a cross head for flexing the toggle link, and a motor-driven ball screw penetrating through the die tightening housing and inserted into the cross he...
A method for setting at least one aging-influencing operating parameter of batteries for motor vehicles includes assigning batteries to a fleet of batteries; recording at least one characteristic variable for an aging state of batteries of at least one selection of batteries from the fleet of batteries; determining at ...