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 new patent  Techniques for genuine device assurance by establishing identity and trust using certificates

A method includes verifying that firmware of a device is trusted and contains a root of trust. The method also includes verifying that a protected storage of the device contains a private or secret key associated with a device certificate that is stored in a persistent storage of the device. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  System and method for controlling a motor

Systems and methods are provided for controlling a motor having a rotor and a stator. A motor control module having a processor and a memory is in communication with the motor and is configured to receive an input torque command signal and control a stator current of the motor. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Methods and apparatus for multi-mode motor speed calculation using digital hall effect sensors

A method for determining an updated rotor speed for a motor is provided. The method obtains, by a processor, a current rotor speed of the motor; determines a current mode for the motor, based on the current rotor speed, wherein the current mode comprises a low-speed mode, an intermediate speed mode, or a high-speed mode; detects one or more hall events associated with a plurality of digital hall effect sensors coupled to the motor, based on the current mode; calculates, by the processor, a new rotor speed for the motor, based on the one or more hall events and the current mode; and transmits the new rotor speed as a motor speed feedback signal, for digital speed control of the motor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  High efficiency actuator for use in a momentum control device

Methods and apparatus are provided for a controlled motor assembly for use in a reaction wheel assembly (rwa). The controlled motor assembly is optimized to work with an ac motor, and includes a filter configured to inhibit electrical and electromagnetic noise from being coupled between a spacecraft power bus and a power bus internal to the rwa, as well as an arrangement of power switch elements providing a path for motor phase currents associated with the ac motor. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  System and method for controlling a brushless motor

A system and method for controlling a permanent magnet brushless motor is provided. The system, for example, may include, but is not limited to, at least one hall effect sensor configured to generate data at each hall effect event, and a processor communicatively coupled to the at least one hall effect sensor, the processor configured to determine, aperiodically at each hall effect event, an angular rate of the permanent magnet brushless motor and a determined angular rate correction factor based upon the generated data, determine, periodically at a predetermined frequency, a new estimated electrical position of the permanent magnet brushless motor based upon the determined angular rate of the permanent magnet brushless motor and the determined angular rate correction factor, and generate, periodically at the predetermined frequency, a field oriented control signal for the permanent magnet brushless motor based upon the new estimated electrical position of the permanent magnet brushless motor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Linear variable displacement transformer (lvdt) with improved sensitivity and linearity using fractional winding technique

Embodiments generally relate to linear variable displacement transformer (lvdt) position sensors. The position sensor comprises a bobbin, a moveable core, a primary coil of wire wound around the bobbin, and two secondary coils of wire wound around the bobbin about the primary coil using a fractional winding technique. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Aircraft management systems and methods for ecs predictive maintenance

A vehicle management system includes an onboard vehicle system and a ground system. The onboard vehicle system includes a compressor exit temperature sensor configured to determine an ecs compressor exit temperature; a data acquisition unit coupled to receive the compressor exit temperature, an altitude of the first vehicle, and an ambient temperature and configured to generate a data report; and a communications system coupled to receive and transmit the data report. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Aircraft maintenance systems and methods for ecs fouling predictions

A maintenance system is provided for an environmental conditioning element of an environmental control system of a vehicle. The maintenance system includes a data acquisition module configured to determine an ambient temperature, an altitude of the vehicle, and a measured ecs compressor temperature; a fouling module coupled to receive the ambient temperature, the altitude, and the measured ecs compressor temperature from the data acquisition module and configured to generate a fouling condition of the environmental conditioning element based on at least the ambient temperature, the altitude, and the measured ecs compressor temperature; and a reporting module coupled to receive the fouling condition from the fouling module and configured to generate a report for a user that includes the fouling condition.. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Determining image forensics using an estimated camera response function

An image forensics system estimates a camera response function (crf) associated with a digital image, and compares the estimated crf to a set of rules and compares the estimated crf to a known crf. The known crf is associated with a make and a model of an image sensing device. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system boiler controller

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system boiler controllers are described herein. One controller includes a memory and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to determine a change to a set point of the boiler that would lower a cost of operating the boiler, determine whether the change to the set point of the boiler is possible for the boiler, and make the change to the set point of the boiler upon determining the change is possible.. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Synthesizer for radar sensing

In some examples, a radar system includes first direct digital synthesizer (dds) circuitry and first phase-locked loop (pll) circuitry configured to generate a first sinusoidal signal based on a first dds signal generated by the first dds circuitry. In some examples, the radar system further includes transmitter circuitry configured to generate a radar signal based on the first sinusoidal signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  O-ring internal seal for pressure sensor

Systems and methods for sensing pressure, and protecting a sensor within a sensor assembly. A sensor assembly may comprise a sensor having at least one pressure input port; a first housing configured to encapsulate the sensor; a second housing configured to attach to the first housing to encapsulate the sensor; a first o-ring located between the first housing and the sensor; a second o-ring located between the second housing and the sensor; and a printed circuit board configured to receive detected pressure information from the sensor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Hvac boiler controller

A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) boiler controller is described herein. One hvac boiler controller includes a memory and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a weather forecast for an area in which the boiler of the hvac system is located, receive a current outdoor temperature, determine a set point of the boiler based, at least in part, on the received weather forecast and the received current outdoor temperature, and adjust the set point of the boiler to the determined set point.. ... Honeywell International Inc

 new patent  Turbine scroll assembly for gas turbine engine

A gas turbine engine includes a compressor section and a combustion section with a scroll, a scroll baffle, a combustor, and a combustor case. The scroll defines an interior scroll flow path. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/12/18 / #20180195464

 new patent  Electric thrust reverser actuation system with controlled brake assist

A thrust reverser control system includes a plurality of actuators, an electric motor, an electric brake, and a control. Each actuator is responsive to an actuator input torque to move between a stowed position and a deployed position. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194703

 new patent  Systems and methods for separating (e)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene, hf, and a heavy organic and reactor purge

The present disclosure provides separation processes for removing heavy organics that are formed in various production processes of hcfo-1233zd(e). Such separation processes allow for the recovery and/or separation of the heavy organics from reactants that are used to form hcfo-1233zd(e), including hf. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194481

 new patent  Simplified recuperating electric ecs

An environmental control system (ecs) includes an air cycle machine (acm), a condenser downstream of the acm, a reheater between the condenser and the acm, a primary heat exchanger upstream of the reheater, a first regulated flow path between the condenser and a first environment outside of the ecs, a second regulated flow path between a second environment to be conditioned and the reheater, and a third regulated flow path between the primary heat exchanger and the reheater.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191668

Systems and methods for relating configuration data to ip cameras

Systems and methods for relating configuration data to ip cameras are provided. Some methods can include a video streaming server device receiving a message identifying an ip address of an ip camera from a dhcp server device, the video streaming server device using the ip address to connect to the camera, the video streaming server device receiving a video data stream from the camera, the video streaming server device extracting a mac address of the camera from a connection with the ip camera, the video streaming server device transmitting the video data stream, the ip address, and the mac address to a mobile device, a manager server device receiving configuration information for the ip camera, the ip address, and the mac address from the mobile device, and the manager server device relating and binding the configuration information with the ip address and the mac address.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180190029

Head mounted combination for industrial safety and guidance

A head mounted combination for use in an industrial facility includes an eye shield and an augmented reality headset computer system for communicating over a wireless channel including a processor, system memory, transceiver, a location, orientation and a gaze sensor. A display(s) is embedded in or on an inside surface of the eye shield or lens and coupled to the processor. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180190014

Collaborative multi sensor system for site exploitation

A system communicate with a plurality of units. Each of the plurality of units includes a two dimensional camera, a three dimensional camera, a multispectral camera, and/or an inertial measurement unit. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189704

Methods and apparatus for providing fuel tankering data onboard and aircraft

A method for providing fuel tankering data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method obtains a flight plan for a trip associated with the aircraft; determines one or more combinations of fuel-filling options for the trip, by at least one processor onboard the aircraft; computes, by the at least one processor, fuel tankering recommendations for each of the one or more combinations; and presents the fuel tankering recommendations via a display device onboard the aircraft.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189365

Combining manual and automated test results in an industrial facility

A method of combining test results from devices including processing equipment and field devices in an integrated industrial control system (iics) of an industrial facility (if). The method includes entering manual test data obtained from at least a first device into a first electronic data file in a memory associated with a computer-based testing tool including a processor. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189014

Adaptive polyhedral display device

An adaptive polyhedral display device includes at least at least n-number of display devices, a location sensor, and a display system. Each display device is coupled together to form a polyhedron structure that has at least (n+1) sides and an inner volume. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188169

Utilizing updraft flow in a fan-less dust sensor

Embodiments relate to systems and methods for providing airflow within a particulate matter sensor. A particulate matter sensor may comprise an air duct, a light source configured to pass light through the air duct, a extender connected to the light source configured to dissipate thermal energy generated by the light source, and to generate a updraft of airflow into the air duct, a photodetector located in the air duct, and a computing device coupled to the photodetector. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188118

Systems and methods for icing resistant total air temperature probes with air jets

Systems and methods for icing resistant total air temperature probes with air jets are presented. In one embodiment, a probe comprises: a base having a forced air input port; and a body having leading and trailing edges extending from the base, the body comprising: a first interior airflow passage; a temperature sensor positioned within the first airflow passage; a notched intake port at a distal end of the body including an open channel extending into an intake aperture, and a cutaway region defining a recessed second face inset from the first face and exposes the open channel. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187912

Hvac controller

A user interface for an hvac controller includes an electronic display and a proximity sensor for sensing a position of a user relative to the electronic display. A display controller is operably coupled to the electronic display and the proximity sensor and is configured to display one or more display elements on the electronic display. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187690

Gas turbine engine compressors having optimized stall enhancement feature configurations and methods for the production thereof

Multistage gas turbine engine (gte) compressors having optimized stall enhancement feature (sef) configurations are provided, as are methods for the production thereof. The multistage gte compressor includes a series of axial compressor stages each containing a rotor mounted to a shaft of a gas turbine engine. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187622

System and method for evaluating chip zap data

A system and method for identifying engine wear based on engine oil debris is provided. The provided system and method utilize metallic debris data provided in summary reports. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187606

Aerodynamic torque reducing valve for use in a bleed air system

A fan air valve for use in high pressure airflow applications is provided. The described fan air valve embodiments employ a plate with a standoff of a height based on aerodynamic torque. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186468

System and methods to evaluate or improve own ship sensor data in connected vehicles

Systems and methods for monitoring integrity of the data from sensors onboard a vehicle using information provided by another vehicle are provided. In one embodiment, a system on a first vehicle includes one or more onboard sensors configured to obtain data regarding the first vehicle. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186467

Methods and apparatus for presenting automatic flight control system data onboard an aircraft

A method for presenting flight control system data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method detects a current operating mode of an automatic flight control system; determines a current aircraft operation, based on the current operating mode; identifies, based on the current aircraft operation, potential aircraft operations associated with a plurality of operating modes of the automatic flight control system, and wherein the plurality of operating modes comprises the current operating mode; presents, via a display device onboard the aircraft, a first plain-text description of the current operating mode and the current aircraft operation; and presents, via the display device, a plurality of plain-text descriptions, wherein each of the plain-text descriptions is associated with a respective one of the potential aircraft operations.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185918

Hot isostatic pressing apparatus and hot isostatic pressing methods for reducing surface-area chemical degradation on an article of manufacture

A method for hot isostatic pressing includes the steps of providing or obtaining an article of manufacture, which optionally includes a copper or nickel alloy, disposing the article of manufacture in a shroud, the shroud defining an enclosed volume wherein the article of manufacture is disposed, the shroud being configured as a multi-piece joined structure to retard gaseous mass transport from outside the shroud to inside the enclosed volume, disposing the shroud in a containment vessel of a hot isostatic pressing apparatus and disposing a getter material in the shroud and/or in the containment vessel, and introducing an inert gas at an elevated temperature and pressure into the containment vessel for hot isostatic pressing.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185888

Solvent vapor phase degreasing and defluxing compositions, methods, devices and systems

The present invention relates, in part, to compositions that include (1) a first component comprising an alcohol, (b) a second component selected from the group consisting of a glycol ether, a terpene, a halogenated hydrocarbon, and combinations thereof, (c) a third component selected from the group consisting of a hydrohaloether, a decahalopentane, and combinations thereof.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184194

Battery compartment solution for a hearing protection device

Embodiments relate generally to hearing protection devices comprising a battery compartment with a removable cover. Generally, the removable cover has two configurations: an unlocked configuration and a locked configuration. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180182252

System and method to activate avionics functions remotely

In one embodiment, a vehicle is provided. The vehicle comprises a vehicle control system, at least one vehicle control coupled to the vehicle control system, a vehicle communications system coupled to the vehicle control system, wherein the vehicle control system is configured to enable one or more vehicle functions upon receipt of a function enablement key provided through the vehicle communications system from an operations center, and wherein the vehicle control system is configured to transmit confirmation data from the vehicle to the operations center.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181125

On-ground vehicle collision avoidance utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles

On-ground vehicle collision avoidance utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles are provided. In one embodiment, a vehicle collision avoidance method using a uav comprises: receiving dispatch instructions at a hazard sensing uav, the dispatch instructions comprising at least an assigned vehicle identification for an assigned vehicle to be escorted by the hazard sensing uav; determining an escort rendezvous point and an escort destination point associated with the assigned vehicle and positioning the uav at the escort rendezvous point; escorting the assigned vehicle with the uav from the escort rendezvous point to the escort destination point; while escorting the assigned vehicle, scanning a planned path of travel for the assigned vehicle for hazards with at least one object detection sensor onboard the uav and generating hazard data from information of newly detected hazards captured by the object detection sensor; and transmitting hazard data from the uav to a hazard data aggregation system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180646

Electricity meter forms module

An improved meter base assembly supports the various meter forms used in modem electrical energy distribution systems. The disclosed assembly combines a customized design for each meter form with a universal base used in a plurality of meter forms to create a meter base assembly that is optimized for best performance while maintaining a reduced part cost. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180494

High sensitivity silicon piezoresistor force sensor

Embodiments relate to systems and methods for sensing a force using a sense die. A sense die may comprise a chip comprising a slab; an actuation element configured to contact the slab at or near the center of the slab, and configured to apply a force to the slab; and one or more sense elements supported by the slab, wherein the ratio of the width of the slab to the distance between the one or more sense elements is at least 2/1. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180334

Trans-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene for use in chiller applications

The present invention relates to refrigerant compositions containing trans-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (1233zd(e)) useful for chiller applications and processes using 1233zd(e).. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180316

Hvac controller with checkout utility

A zone control panel that is easy and intuitive to use and to program. In some embodiments, a zone control panel may be configured to have an easy to use, single level menu structure with, for example, a configuration mode and/or a checkout mode. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180315

Hvac controller with checkout utility

A zone control panel that is easy and intuitive to use and to program. In some embodiments, a zone control panel may be configured to have an easy to use, single level menu structure with, for example, a configuration mode and/or a checkout mode. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180287

Thermopile assembly with heat sink

A heat sink assembly draws heat away from the cold junction of a thermopile element to increase the thermopile's power output. In one example, the heat sink assembly includes a first thermally conductive securing mechanism, a second thermally conductive securing mechanism, and a thermally conductive tube having a first end and a second end. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179679

Novel uhmwpe fiber and method to produce

Processes for preparing ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers, and the fibers and articles produced therefrom. Exposed surfaces of the fibers are subjected to a treatment that enhances the surface energy at the fiber surfaces. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179128

Heat transfer compositions, methods and systems

Various compositions, including particularly aerosol compositions, containing fluorinated olefins, including particularly tetra- and penta-fluorpropenes, in a variety of applications are disclosed.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179049

Mems sensors with selectively adjusted damping of suspension

A micro-electro-mechanical systems (mems) device and method of fabricating the mems device are disclosed. The mems device comprises a substrate, one or more suspension structures connected to the substrate, one or more metallized layers on the one or more suspension structures, and one or more sense structures connected to the one or more suspension structures. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179016

Collar retention system for packaging device for dispensing elongated flexible material

A collar retention system is provided that can be used in connection with a packaging device for dispensing elongated flexible material. Some systems can include one or more of retention collars, retention rings, or an elongated rotatable member around which primary collars can be located that can support the primary collars for resisting outward pressure thereon from the elongated flexible material or to prevent the primary collars from shifting lengthwise along the elongated rotatable member away from a lengthwise center of the elongated rotatable member and towards lengthwise opposing ends of the elongated rotatable member.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174588

Methods and apparatus for post-processing speech recognition results of received radio voice messages onboard an aircraft

A method for displaying received radio voice messages onboard an aircraft is provided. The method post-processes, by at least one processor onboard the aircraft, a set of speech recognition (sr) hypothetical data to increase accuracy of an associated sr system, by: obtaining, by the at least one processor, secondary source data from a plurality of secondary sources; comparing, by the at least one processor, the set of sr hypothetical data to the secondary source data; and identifying, by the at least one processor, an aircraft tail number using the set of sr hypothetical data and the secondary source data; identifies, by the at least one processor, a subset of the received radio voice messages including the tail number; and presents, via a display device onboard the aircraft, the subset using distinguishing visual characteristics.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174471

System and method for virtual flight interval management

A method is provided. The method comprises: identifying a vehicle; providing, to a remote processing system, an interval between the vehicle and a preceding vehicle; providing, to the remote processing system, the preceding vehicle identifier; obtaining, on the remote processing system, a location and a direction of the vehicle; obtaining, on the remote processing system, a location and a direction of the preceding vehicle; determining, on the remote processing system, a speed of the vehicle necessary to maintain the interval; and providing, to the vehicle from the remote processing system, the speed of vehicle necessary to maintain the interval.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174425

System reliability and operating life enhancement in field through thermal profiling

A system includes an input/output module (iom) configured to interface with a field device. The iom includes a terminal block including a plurality of inputs or outputs, each of the inputs or outputs configured to send and receive signals to and from the field device. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173195

Voice control of components of a facility

Devices, methods, and systems for voice control of components of a facility are described herein. One computing device apparatus includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a voice command or voice query from a user, determine location context information associated with the computing device, and determine which component or components of the facility are associated with the voice command or voice query based, at least in part, on the location context information associated with the computing device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172815

Moving target identification without special radar mode

This disclosure is directed to techniques for an fmcw radar system to determine an unambiguous radial velocity of a target. The radar system measures the doppler shift in the received return signal reflected from the target, while the radar system simultaneously performs normal surveillance functions. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172800

Automatic uplink weather information sharing

Systems and methods for automatic uplink of weather information are provided. In one embodiment, a ground-based system for automatically communicating crowdsourced weather information comprises: at least one transceiver configured to communicate with vehicles via one or more communication links; a weather data processing system coupled to the at least one transceiver, the weather data processing system comprising at least one processor coupled to a memory, the at least one processor configured to: receive weather information from the vehicles; aggregate the weather information received from the vehicles and store aggregated weather information in the memory; automatically transmit aggregated weather information to a first vehicle of the vehicles via the one or more communication links in response to the weather data processing system receiving a radar error report from the first vehicle.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172493

Flow channel for laminarizing flow in flow sensor

A flow sensor assembly. The flow sensor assembly comprises a housing defining a flow channel and a sensor die. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172472

Explosion proof piezoelectric ultrasonic detector

Embodiments relate generally to an explosion proof ultrasonic detector. The explosion proof ultrasonic detector comprises a metal enclosure configured to face ultrasound pressure waves, a sense element, wherein the sense element is attached to the metal enclosure via solder, a compression element configured to contact the sense element, and a printed circuit board configured to compress the compression element and to connect electrically to the sense element.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172310

Fan coil thermostat with fan ramping

Fan coil thermostats can provide energy savings by, for example, operating a fan coil system more efficiently. Fan coil systems employing such a fan coil thermostat may be more energy efficient. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171465

Sputter trap having multimodal particle size distribution

A sputter trap formed on at least a portion of a sputtering chamber component has a plurality of particles and a particle size distribution plot with at least two different distributions. A method of forming a sputter trap having a particle size distribution plot with at least two different distributions is also provided.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171195

Use of low gwp refrigerants comprising cf3i with stable lubricants

The invention pertains to heat transfer compositions, particularly to automobile refrigerants comprising a hydrofluoroalkene, an iodocarbon, and at least one lubricant having hydrogen atoms and carbon atoms, wherein no more than 17% of the total number of hydrogen atoms which are attached to a carbon atom are tertiary hydrogen atoms.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170573

Prediction of vehicle maneuvers based on signal characteristics

A system for tracking a vehicle includes a transceiver configured to receive a first signal including first surveillance data from the vehicle at a first time, and receive a second signal from the vehicle at a second time. The system further includes processing circuitry configured to determine a first location and a first course of the vehicle at the first time based on the first surveillance data, and determine a change in power level from the first signal to the second signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170571

Apparatus and method for detecting stall condition

In one embodiment, a method of determining the onset of a stall condition in a vehicle is provided. The method comprises: measuring, with a stall detection system, data which would indicate the presence of turbulent fluid flowing proximate to a foil; determining from the data whether an onset of a stall condition has occurred; and upon determining the onset of the stall condition, performing at least one of: issuing an alert, and causing the vehicle to avoid or exit the stall condition, and cease such activity when the onset of the stall condition no longer exists.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167281

Cross entity association change assessment system

A system and method of assessing changes within subsystems of an integrated industrial control system (iics). The subsystems are all in communication with a cross entity association identification (ceai) computer. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166911

Adaptive balancing for battery management

A battery balancing system includes an energy balancing circuit. Multiple battery cells are coupled to the energy balancing circuit. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165591

Apparatus and method for data-based referenced navigation

A method is provided. The method comprises: initializing a point mass filter; initializing the one or more bayesian filters; obtaining measurement data associated with a horizontal position on a surface; obtaining measurement data of a horizontal position and a velocity; obtaining geo-mapping data; estimating, with the point mass filter, the horizontal position on the surface based upon the geo-mapping data and the measurement data; estimating, with the one or more bayesian filters, remaining state parameters based upon an output of the point mass filter and the measurement data; predicting, with the point mass filter, an a priori horizontal position, on a surface for a future time when the next measurement data will be obtained; and predicting, with the one or more bayesian filters, an a priori remaining state parameters for a future time when the next measurement data will be obtained.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164761

Providing integrative comfort in a structure

Methods, devices, and computer-readable media for providing integrative comfort a structure are described herein. One method includes determining a comfort preference associated with a user of a mobile device, the comfort preference including a plurality of aspects of physical comfort, storing the comfort preference in a memory, and modifying a respective operation of a plurality of connected devices in a portion of a structure to provide the comfort preference in the portion of the structure responsive to a distance between the mobile device and the portion of the structure being less than a particular threshold.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164760

System and method to construct diagnostic dependence model

Systems and methods for building a dependency diagnostic model of a complex system are provided. The system may include, but is not limited to, a processor, the processor configured to receive at least one function model corresponding to each assembly of the complex system, at least one health and condition indicator model corresponding to an output of the complex system, a program data dictionary, standard failure modes and propagation rules, determine interdependencies between the plurality of assemblies of the complex system and the output of the complex system based upon the at least one function model, the at least one health and condition indicator model and the program data dictionary, generate the diagnostic model based upon the determined interdependencies between assemblies of the complex system and the output of the complex system, and optimize the generated diagnostic model based upon the standard failure modes and the propagation rules.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164431

Aircraft radar system for bird and bat strike avoidance

This disclosure is directed to techniques, methods, devices, and systems for generating a bird and bat detection radar output using weather radar. In one example, a method includes generating, by a computing device that comprises one or more processors and is onboard a vehicle, a radar control output for an aircraft weather radar system to generate a radar transmission tuned to detect birds and bats. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164239

Robust sensing film for fire gases

A gas sensor that includes a heat source and a gas sensing film. The gas sensing film includes a polycrystalline tungsten trioxide film thermally connected to the heat source and a plurality of islands of gold on a surface of the polycrystalline tungsten trioxide film. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163986

Hvac controller with checkout utility

A zone control panel that is easy and intuitive to use and to program. In some embodiments, a zone control panel may be configured to have an easy to use, single level menu structure with, for example, a configuration mode and/or a checkout mode. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163887

High-temperature and high-vibration capable armature assemblies for torque motor valve actuators with increased winding volume

A torque motor valve actuator for use with a valve assembly is provided. The torque motor valve actuator includes an armature spring having a first end portion, a second end portion and a rigid central portion. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163739

Turbocharger assembly

A turbocharger assembly can include a shaft sleeve that includes a bore that extends between a compressor end and a turbine end, outer threads that extend to a first axial position from the compressor end, and an outer shoulder at a second, greater axial position from the compressor end; a lock nut that includes inner threads that mate with the outer threads of the shaft sleeve and an axial length that is less than a distance between the compressor end and the first axial position; and a bearing assembly that includes at least one inner race axially located by the outer shoulder of the shaft sleeve and axially located by the lock nut.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163738

Turbocharger assembly

A turbocharger assembly can include a shaft sleeve that includes a bore that extends between a first end and a second end; a shaft received by the bore of the shaft sleeve where the shaft includes a compressor end and a turbine wheel that defines a turbine end; and a balance collar disposed on the shaft and seated axially between the end of the shaft sleeve and the turbine wheel wherein the balance collar includes a stem portion and a flared portion that includes a sacrificial portion.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163737

Turbocharger assembly

A compressor assembly can include a shaft sleeve that includes a bore that extends between a first end and a second end and an outer shoulder; a shaft received by the bore of the shaft sleeve where the shaft includes a compressor end; a compressor wheel disposed on the shaft; and a thrust collar disposed on the shaft and seated between the outer shoulder of the shaft sleeve and the compressor wheel where the thrust collar includes a stem portion and a cap portion that includes a sacrificial portion.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163617

Turbocharger assembly

A system can include a housing that includes a bore having a longitudinal axis; a cartridge disposed in the bore where the cartridge includes a recess; a bearing assembly disposed in the cartridge where the bearing assembly includes an outer race and rolling elements; and a locating plate attached to the housing where the locating plate includes an extension that is received by the recess of the cartridge.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163562

Engine case for fan blade out retention

A turbine engine has an engine case with an inlet and an interior of the engine. A bearing is disposed on a portion of the engine case. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162554

Runway lighting

Devices, methods, and systems for runway lighting are described herein. One device includes a top portion, including a plurality of light emitting elements and a plurality of lateral protrusions, and a base portion including a plurality of surfaces defining a plurality of slots, wherein each slot is configured to receive one of the plurality of lateral protrusions to secure the top portion to the base portion.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162546

Systems and methods for managing center of gravity

Systems and methods for managing a center of gravity of a vehicle on a display associated with the vehicle are provided. The method includes: determining an initial value of a center of gravity prior to a start of a journey, and receiving a value for a consumption of a fuel for the journey; determining, by a processor, a change in the center of gravity at each waypoint based on the initial value and the fuel consumed; generating a first user interface that illustrates the center of gravity at the waypoints over the journey and that illustrates that the change in the center of gravity exceeds a predefined threshold; based on the change in the center of gravity exceeding the predefined threshold, generating, a second user interface that provides a selection to bring the center of gravity below the predefined threshold; and updating the first user interface based on the selection.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161839

Metal thickness control model based inferential sensor

A rolled sheet metal mill controller for controlling thickness of sheet metal produced by rolls of the mill, the controller comprising one or more processors and code stored on media readable by the one or more processors to control the thickness of the produced sheet metal, the controller including an input coupled to receive multiple measured mill parameters including produced sheet metal thickness that is time delayed from the production of the sheet metal, multiple models of the sheet metal mill, wherein the sheet metal thickness is modeled as an input varying delay, and at least one internal disturbance model based on one or more of the multiple measured parameters coupled to the input, a kalman filter based on the multiple models, and an output coupled to control a gap between the rolls that produce the rolled sheet metal.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161076

Foaming agents and compositions containing fluorine substituted olefins, and methods of foaming

Various uses of fluoroalkenes, including tetrafluoropropenes, particularly (hfo-1336) in a variety of applications, including as blowing agents for integral skin foams are disclosed.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160260

Location based dynamic geo-fencing system for security

. . A dynamic integrated security system having a user interface with a display connected to the processor. A plurality of security devices may be situated in a geographical area. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159763

Apparatus and method for expediting transmission of vehicle messages

In one embodiment, a method for processing vehicle messages is provided. The method comprises: receiving a vehicle message for transmission; determining whether a condition exists to expedite transmission of the vehicle message; determining if a preferential sub-network is available; determining if at least one less preferential sub-network is available; and when the condition exists, when the preferential sub-network is not available for use, and the less preferential sub-network is available, expediting the transmission of the vehicle message over a less preferential sub-network.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159412

Three degree-of-freedom electromagnetic machine control system and method

A multi-degree-of-freedom electromagnetic machine includes a stator, an armature, and a control. The stator includes a first, second, and third stator conductors that follow first, second, and third trajectories that are all different, and that together form a general shape of a surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159236

Waveguide with lossy back short

A waveguide is provided. The waveguide comprises: a ridged waveguide section having a first end and an opposing second end, wherein the ridged waveguide section comprises an input port at the first end, and wherein the ridged waveguide section comprises at least one ridge formed within the ridged waveguide section extending into the ridged waveguide section along an axis normal to the input port; a rectangular waveguide section coupled to the second end; at least one tapered load element located in a non-ridge region of the ridged waveguide section, wherein the at least one tapered load element comprises a material configured to absorb a first portion of power propagating through the waveguide; and at least one lossy back load element within the rectangular waveguide section, wherein the at least one lossy back load element comprises a material configured to absorb a second portion of the power propagating through the waveguide.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159222

Impedance matching using tunable elements

Generally discussed herein are techniques, software, apparatuses, and systems configured for impedance matching. An impedance matching tuner can include a first tunable capacitor arranged in series with a radio frequency (rf) input, a second tunable capacitor arranged in shunt with the rf input, a third tunable capacitor and a first inductance device arranged in parallel with each other and in shunt with the rf input, and a fourth tunable capacitor and a second inductance device arranged in parallel with each other and in series with the rf input.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180158343

System & method to depict geodetic reference datum non-compliance regions, airports, and flight planning elements on avionics based displays

Systems and methods are provided for displaying portions of a route on a coverage map that are non-compliant for a global navigation satellite system (gnss) navigation system in an aircraft. A route compliance module defines a geodetic reference datum standard based on the gnss navigation system. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180158342

Data communication between airport surveillance radar and onboard airborne weather radar

This disclosure is directed to weather radar configured to act as a communication device to allow real time data communication. This disclosure describes using weather radar on board aircraft as a high bandwidth x-band radio for communication. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157247

Apparatus and method for performing process simulations for embedded multivariable predictive controllers in industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes retrieving process variable values from a multivariable predictive controller. The multivariable predictive controller is executed on an embedded platform and is configured to control an industrial process. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156652

Sensor for inventory management applications with remote mounting and asymmetric reflection modeling

An apparatus includes a transmitter configured to transmit a signal having an electromagnetic pulse towards material in a tank. The apparatus also includes a receiver configured to receive a signal having multiple reflections of the pulse, including a process connector reflection. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156486

Wireless controller with gateway

Remote control of energy consumption is realized using a readily installable, flexible approach. According to an example embodiment of the present invention, a remote source communicates with a wireless controller for executing energy usage control. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156485

Hvac controller with checkout utility

A zone control panel that is easy and intuitive to use and to program. In some embodiments, a zone control panel may be configured to have an easy to use, single level menu structure with, for example, a configuration mode and/or a checkout mode. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156054

Turbine wheels, turbine engines including the same, and methods of forming turbine wheels with improved seal plate sealing

Turbine wheels, turbine engines, and methods of forming the turbine wheels are provided herein. In an embodiment, a turbine wheel includes a rotor disk and a plurality of turbine blades. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155812

Ecae materials for high strength aluminum alloys

Disclosed herein is a method of forming a high strength aluminum alloy. The method comprises heating an aluminum material to a solutionizing temperature for a solutionizing time such that the magnesium and zinc are dispersed throughout the extruded aluminum material to form a solutionized aluminum material. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155811

Ecae materials for high strength aluminum alloys

A method of forming a high strength aluminum alloy. The method comprises subjecting an aluminum material containing at least one of magnesium, manganese, silicon, copper, and zinc at a concentration of at least 0.1% by weight to an equal channel angular extrusion (ecae) process. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155527

Media and devices for water filtration

Media and devices for water filtration are described herein. One method of forming a water filter medium includes modifying a polymeric fiber using an amine compound to form a chelating fiber, and combining the chelating fiber and an unmodified polymeric fiber to form a hybrid water filter medium.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154689

Vehicle wheel including antirotation plate

A vehicle wheel includes a first annular component, a second annular component configured to be separable from the first annular component and mechanically connected to and aligned with the first annular component about an axis of rotation of the wheel, and a plate. In some examples, when the first and second annular components are mechanically connected, the first and second annular components are configured to receive a tire and define a recess along an annular surface of the first and second annular components, the recess being configured to receive the plate. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150094

Startup control for multi-drop transmitters powered by current limited power supplies

A method of operating process variable transmitters configured for sensing within an industrial processing facility connected in parallel to a current loop that receives power from a common power supply. The transmitters include a power accumulator module including an energy storage device including at least one capacitor or a rechargeable battery and a sensor module including a transceiver coupled to a processor having an associated memory that stores a startup sequencing algorithm. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150061

System and method for using bluetooth communication in industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes wirelessly connecting to one or more controllers using a bluetooth communication protocol, where the one or more controllers have a bluetooth adapter or transceiver. The method also includes sending a command or data to a first controller among the one or more controllers using the bluetooth communication protocol. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149745

Enhanced weather radar mapping

This disclosure is directed to techniques, methods, devices, and systems for generating a two-dimensional weather map based on three-dimensional volumetric weather data that incorporates enhanced weather analysis techniques applied to weather radar data. An example method includes generating, by a computing system comprising one or more processors, a two-dimensional weather map based at least in part on three-dimensional volumetric weather data for a volume of airspace, wherein the two-dimensional weather map indicates levels of convection and levels of risk of other hazardous weather applicable to the volume of airspace. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149616

Breather slots and venting reservoir

Embodiments of the disclosure include an electrochemical sensor comprising a housing defining an interior space; a sensing electrode; a counter electrode; and a separator retaining an electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte provides an ionically conductive pathway between each of the sensing electrode and the counter electrode within the housing, wherein the electrodes are orientated in a common plane, the separator contacts each of the electrodes, and the housing comprises at least one breather slot located between the interior space and the separator.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149615

Separate compression of wetting and contact sections

Embodiments of the disclosure include an electrochemical sensor comprising a housing defining an interior space; a sensing electrode; a counter electrode; and an electrical contact; wherein at least one of the sensing electrode or the counter electrode comprises a contact portion, wherein the contact portion is biased into contact with and electrically coupled to the electrical contact, and wherein a compression on the contact portion is different from a compression on the remaining body of the electrode.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149614

One piece shaped planar separator

Embodiments of the disclosure include an electrochemical sensor comprising a housing defining an interior space; a sensing electrode; a counter electrode; and a separator retaining an electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte provides an ionically conductive pathway between each of the sensing electrode and the counter electrode within the housing, wherein the electrodes are orientated in a common plane, the separator contacts each of the electrodes, the separator comprises a variety of geometrical features, including tabs, thinned portions, cut-outs, and rings, and the separator comprises variations in compression, density, and surface area.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149474

Apparatus and method for measuring thin material thicknesses in inventory management applications

An apparatus includes a transmitter configured to transmit a signal including an electromagnetic pulse towards material in a tank. The apparatus also includes a receiver configured to receive a signal including multiple reflections of the pulse. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149214

Fault tolerant actuator

An actuator assembly having an outer section and an inner section that are moveable relative to each other has a clutch assembly mounted on the outer section. The clutch includes a clutch housing, a clutch motor, and a plurality of pins. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149064

Inferential sensor

A system and an approach for determining various pressures or flows in an internal combustion engine, such as a pressure adjacent a recirculation exhaust gas flow through a controlled valve of an engine. Also, among the sensors accommodated in the system, is a pressure sensor sensing a pressure in an intake manifold of the engine.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147670

Methods for residual stress reduction in additive manufacturing processes

A method for additively manufacturing an article includes providing or obtaining a build material, directing a first energy beam at the build material to raise the temperature of the build material above a melting point of the build material, and thereafter withdrawing the first energy beam to allow the build material to solidify into a first layer. The method further includes directing a second energy beam at the first layer, wherein the second energy beam differs from the first energy beam in that the second energy beam is of insufficient energy to cause melting of the first layer of build material and after directing the second energy beam at the first layer, providing additional build material over the first layer. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147428

Retracting lifeline systems for use in tie-back anchoring

A retracting lifeline system, includes: a housing, a first connector attached to the housing, a lifeline, and a hub to which the lifeline is attached at a first end of the lifeline and around which the lifeline is coiled within the housing. The housing includes an opening through which the lifeline exits the housing. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146393

Wireless network site survey systems and methods

Wireless network site survey systems and methods are described herein. One system includes a plurality of wireless nodes placed at a number of locations and a computing device configured to: receive communication metrics, wherein the communication metrics include metrics of communication between the plurality of wireless nodes and between the computing device and each of the plurality of wireless nodes, and generate a node coverage map based on the received communication metrics.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146342

Checkpoint-based location monitoring via a mobile device

Systems, devices, and methods for checkpoint-based location monitoring via a mobile device are described herein. One device includes instructions stored thereon executable by a processor to receive, via a mobile device associated with a user in a facility having a plurality of wireless beacons therein, an indication of a first checkpoint corresponding to a first location in the facility and a first time period in which the user is allowed to reach the first checkpoint, provide to the user, via the mobile device, the indication of the first checkpoint and the first time period allowed to reach the first checkpoint, determine that the mobile device reached the first checkpoint based on a communication between the mobile device and a wireless beacon associated with the first checkpoint, receive, via the mobile device subsequent to the determination, an indication of a second checkpoint corresponding to a second location in the facility and a second time period in which the user is allowed to reach the second checkpoint, and provide to the user, via the mobile device, the indication of the second checkpoint and the second time period in which the user is allowed to reach the second checkpoint.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146268

Meter data request for metering system

A system and method are provided for storing and transmitting meter data. The system comprises a memory, a processor, and a transceiver. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180145599

Isolated single-ended primary inductor converter with voltage clamp circuit

A single-ended primary-inductor converter (sepic) circuit has at least a circuit input node and a circuit common node, and includes an inductor, a first coupling capacitor, an isolation transformer, a controllable switch, a second coupling capacitor, and a clamp diode. The inductor is electrically connected in series between the circuit input node and the first coupling capacitor. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180145392

Waveguide construction for a guided wave radar level transmitter

A waveguide apparatus for a guided wave radar level transmitter. The waveguide apparatus includes a compacted strand wire rope composed of a group of strands that are compacted and arranged in an outer diameter around a central strand. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144643

Flight plan segmentation for en route diversion destinations

Methods and systems are provided for segmenting a planned route of travel for indicating suggested or recommended diversion destinations with respect to those segments. One exemplary method of presenting diversion airports involves identifying a segmentation criterion for a flight plan, determining one or more diversion suitability distributions along a flight path defined by the flight plan, transforming the one or more diversion suitability distributions from a true distance scale to an effective distance scale based at least in part on meteorological conditions, and identifying a location for a segment boundary along the flight path based on an extrema of the one or more diversion suitability distributions within a portion of the flight path defined by the segmentation criterion on the effective distance scale. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144568

Access control via a mobile device

Systems, devices, and methods for access control via a mobile device are described herein. One device includes instructions stored thereon executable by a processor to track a location of a mobile device in a facility based on communications between the mobile device and a plurality of beacons located in the facility, wherein the mobile device is associated with a particular user having access rights associated with the facility, determine that the mobile device is located in a particular area of the facility, determine whether the user is allowed access to the particular area based on the access rights, and provide a notification responsive to a determination that the user is not allowed access to the particular area.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143682

Nte display systems and methods with optical trackers

An optical tracker system is provided for tracking a location and orientation of a first object. The system includes a prediction module configured to determine a predicted location and orientation of the first object as a spatial prediction; a display module configured to generate display commands for a fiducial symbol based on the spatial prediction; a display unit configured to display the fiducial symbol based on the display commands; a camera unit configured to capture an image of the fiducial symbol displayed on the display device as a captured appearance; and a position determination module coupled to the camera unit and configured to receive the image from camera unit. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143158

Breather tab and counter electrode

Embodiments of the disclosure include an electrochemical sensor comprising a housing defining a reservoir; an opening in the housing; a protrusion extended from a portion of the housing into the reservoir; a sensing electrode; a counter electrode; and a porous breather tab attached to the counter electrode operable to fit over and be held in place against the protrusion, thereby extending into the reservoir.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143157

Wicking channels

Embodiments of the disclosure include an electrochemical sensor comprising a housing defining a reservoir; a sensing electrode; a counter electrode; at least one separator retaining an electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte provides an ionically conductive pathway between each of the sensing electrode and the counter electrode within the housing; and a plurality of channels located on the interior of the reservoir, operable to transport electrolyte from the reservoir into the separator.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143089

Vulcanized metal plug for high fatigue application for load pin

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for providing a seal between an expansion plug and an opening in a load pin. A load pin may comprise a strain gauge located within an opening in a body of the load pin; an expansion plug configured to seal with the opening, covering the strain gauge; and a sealing material attached to at least a portion of the expansion plug configured to seal between the expansion plug and the opening. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143082

Systems and methods for icing resistant total air temperature probes

Systems and methods for icing resistant total air temperature probes are provided. In one embodiment, a total air temperature data probe comprises: a probe base; a probe body comprising: a first interior airflow passage comprising a first annulus; a temperature sensor positioned within the first annulus; a heating element; a notched intake port positioned at a distal end, wherein the probe body provides a conductive thermal path from the heating element to the intake port, the intake port including an open channel extending inward into an intake aperture of the probe body, and a cutaway region that defines a recessed second face inset from the first face and exposes the open channel at least partially from the leading edge. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143051

Airflow sensor with thermal conductivity & diffusivity sensing

Embodiments relate generally to a sensor for sensing a thermal property of a fluid and may comprise an upstream resistive element having a first resistance that changes with temperature; a downstream resistive element having a second resistance that changes with temperature, wherein the downstream resistive element is situated downstream of the upstream resistive element in the flow direction of the fluid; and at least one tail resistor configured to determine one or more thermal properties of the fluid, wherein the upstream resistive element and the downstream resistive element are operatively connected in a bridge circuit, wherein the at least one tail resistor is stable with temperature, and wherein the at least one tail resistor is electrically coupled to at least one of the upstream resistive element or the downstream resistive element.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143049

Probe tip for air data probe

A probe assembly includes a heat source; and a probe tip configured to enhance conduction of heat provided by the heat source into a front end tip of the probe. The probe tip includes: a first region having high thermal conductivity in at least a z-direction, wherein the z-direction is parallel to an axis along which the probe tip is extended; and at least one additional region having thermal characteristics different from the first region.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143038

Thermal compensating, high efficiency, durable, low weight, compact, scaleable linear variable differential transformer

Embodiments relate generally to an lvdt for use in an actuator to accurately measure the movement and position of the different elements used in stabilization. The lvdt may comprise an amalgamation of a plurality of elements to decrease the total number of elements in the lvdt. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143022

Apparatus and method for diminishing bias error in resonant fiber optic gyroscopes

In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method comprises generating a waveform; measuring signals representative of angular rotation rate in a linear region of the waveform; and diminishing bias error about at least one of a waveform's maxima and minima.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142379

Electrospinning of fluoropolymers

Fibers and methods of producing fibers comprising fluorinated polymers having comonomers of tetrafluoropropene are provided. Methods may include providing a solution having a fluorinated polymer dissolved in a solvent, wherein at least one monomer of the polymer comprises a tetrafluoropropene, exposing the solution to an electrostatic field between the solution and a collection electrode, and forming fibers from the solution fluorinated polymer. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142150

Luminescent taggant compositions, luminescent materials including the same, and articles including the same

Luminescent taggant compositions, luminescent materials that include luminescent taggants, and articles including luminescent taggants are provided herein. In an embodiment, a luminescent taggant composition includes a first luminescent taggant, a second luminescent taggant, and a third luminescent taggant. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141671

Hybrid electric aircraft propulsion system with motors using induction effect

A hybrid electric aircraft propulsion system at least includes a motor with induction effect to drive a propeller or propulsion fan. The motor is directly supplied from the electrical output of a generator. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136953

System for defining a user interface of a remote display device

An approach for defining user interface components within a building control or automation system. The user interface definition may be rendered on a remote display device. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136262

Mobility platform based non-contact voltage detector

A non-contact voltage detector module pluggable to a mobile communication device. The non-contact voltage comprises an antenna, a connector configured for connecting to a connector of a mobile communication device, and an assembly coupled to the antenna and the connector. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136011

Multi-tenant customer portal

An advanced metering infrastructure (ami) portal system and method for coordinating access to meter data within an ami data repository. The advanced metering infrastructure (ami) portal system includes a data repository, a first portal, and a second portal. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135852

Burner for a furnace and a method of assembly

Premixed fuel and air are emitted in a staged fashion from a burner. A header delivers premixed fuel and air to a primary stage of combustion through a first plurality of outlets in communication with the pre-mixer. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135770

Apparatus and methods for thermally activated micro-valve

In one embodiment, an apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises a bilayer; and wherein the bilayer is configured to cover at least one opening in at least one chamber and irreparably opens upon reaching a threshold temperature.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135529

Combined overspeed and fuel stream selector systems

Embodiments of a combined overspeed and fuel stream selector system are provided. In an embodiment, the assembly includes a conduit network, a discharge select valve (dsv), and a shutoff valve. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135516

Scavenge methodologies for turbine engine particle separation concepts

A method for scavenging small particles from a turbine engine includes directing compressed air through a flowpath, downstream of a compressor, which causes a reduction in a radial flow component and the introduction of or an increase in an axial flow component of the compressed air, removing a portion of the compressed air from the flowpath and directing the portion into a scavenge plenum, the scavenge plenum being positioned adjacent to and radially outward from the flow path, and returning the portion of the compressed air from the plenum to the flowpath while maintaining a majority of the small particles that were present in the portion within the scavenge plenum. Further, the method includes removing the majority of small particles from the plenum. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134396

Hybrid pneumatic and electric secondary power integrated cabin energy system for a pressurized vehicle

A system for providing compressed air to pneumatic loads in a vehicle such as an aircraft, the system includes a gas turbine engine having; a) an engine compressor with an air inlet coupled to an interior of a cabin of the vehicle; and b) a load compressor coupled to the gas turbine engine having a compressed air outlet coupled to one or more pneumatic loads of the vehicle. One or more electrically driven cabin air compressors (cac) have compressed air outlets coupled to the one or more pneumatic loads.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180132123

Efficient event-triggered reporting system

. . A method of reporting events is provided. The method includes setting at least one defined threshold that warrants an event-generated report associated with sensor data from at least one sensor. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131528

Configuration based cryptographic key generation

In some examples, a programmable device may load configuration data into a configuration storage to configure programmable logic of the programmable device. The programmable device may include a key generation logic that may read at least a portion of the configuration data from the configuration storage. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180130615

Momentary structure for mini toggle switch

Embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for providing a bias mechanism for a momentary toggle switch. A toggle switch may comprise a housing; a plurality of contacts disposed within the housing; an actuating lever coupled to a pivot pin, wherein the actuating lever extends into the housing; an actuator assembly coupled to the actuating lever, configured to actuate a movable contact of the plurality of contacts between a first position and a second position; and a biasing mechanism configured to bias the actuator assembly into the first position, wherein the biasing mechanism comprises a torque spring.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180130018

System and method for protecting information for enhanced life cycle support and disaster recovery of industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes allocating a cloud-based information repository to a customer. The information repository is hosted by a vendor and includes a plurality of compartments. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129790

Method and system for managing software license for vehicle

A method of managing a license for a software module of a vehicle having a plurality of operating states includes receiving, by a processor, license term data of the license. The license term data includes an expiration time limit of the license. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129635

Systems and methods for contextual tagging of data on vehicle display

A system and method for contextual tagging of data on at least one display associated with a vehicle is provided. The method includes: receiving data regarding the vehicle from at least one of a source of verbal data and a source of non-verbal data; determining a context associated with the data and a variable parameter associated with the context; determining a display element associated with the at least one display that corresponds to the determined variable parameter; generating a symbol for the display to display adjacent to the determined display element based on at least one of the determined context and the determined variable parameter; generating a selectable icon for the display to render adjacent to the symbol based on received verbal data; associating the received verbal data to the selectable icon; and outputting the received verbal data to an audio device based on a selection of the selectable icon.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128849

Apparatus and method for thin film heating systems for air data probes

In one embodiment, an air data probe is provided. The air data probe comprises an inner body having an outer surface, an outer body having an inner surface, a thin film heating system having a first surface and a second surface, a first thermally conductive adhesive disposed between the first surface and the outer surface, a second thermally conductive adhesive disposed between the second surface and the inner surface; and wherein the thin film heating system comprises one or more thin film heaters having one or more heating elements disposed in a thermally conductive, electrical insulator.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128618

Heading inconsistency mitigation for inertial navigation using low-performance inertial measurement units with relative aiding

A method of mitigating filter inconsistency of a heading estimate in an inertial navigation system is provided. The method includes inputting inertial measurements from at least one low-performance inertial measurement unit (imu) in the inertial navigation system; inputting an initial-heading from at least one heading-information source; inputting an initial-heading uncertainty level associated with an error in the inputted initial-heading; initializing an initial-heading estimate with the inputted initial-heading; initializing an initial-heading uncertainty estimate with the inputted initial-heading uncertainty level; initializing an accumulated heading-change estimate to zero at a startup of the at least one low-performance imu; and initializing an accumulated heading-change uncertainty estimate with an initial accumulated heading-change uncertainty level that is a value less than the inputted initial-heading uncertainty level; and periodically updating the accumulated heading-change estimate with the inertial measurements input from the at least one low-performance imu.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128613

Reducing a gyroscope-bias component in a determined value of angular velocity with simultaneous sensor operation

An embodiment of a gyroscope subsystem that is configured to reduce, or to eliminate, the effect of bias includes a gyroscope assembly, a calibration assembly, a determining circuit, and a bias-reducing circuit. The gyroscope assembly is configured to generate a gyroscope signal in response to a calibration angular velocity and another angular velocity about a sense axis, and the calibration assembly is configured to generate, about the sense axis, the calibration angular velocity. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128535

Supplemental cooling system load control using random start of first defrost cycle

Methods, apparatus, and systems for load control for cooling systems are provided. Coolant flows through a plurality of cooling units in a cooling system. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128509

Methods systems and tools for determining a wiring configuration for an hvac controller

A wiring configuration tool may be configured to determine a new wiring configuration for a replacement hvac controller based, at least in part, on the existing wiring configuration for a current hvac controller and, for example, the make and model of the replacement hvac controller. The wiring configuration tool may be hosted by a server that provides a user interface for interacting with the user. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128125

Turbine shroud contour exducer relief

A turbocharger turbine having a blade-gap zone between the blades and the shroud wall. The blade-gap zone is larger at and near the exducer than at an upstream location where the shroud wall is at its minimum radius. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127339

Processes for selective dehydrohalogenation of halogenated alkanes

Disclosed are processes for producing halogenated olefins, and preferably tetrafluorinated propene(s), from one or more alkanes having both fluorine substituents and non-fluorine substituents, preferably with a high degree of conversion and selectivity. Preferably the process comprises the use of a catalyzed reaction in which the catalyst is selected from the group consisting of activated carbons halogenated mono- and di-valent metal oxides, mono- and di-valent lewis acid metal halides, zero-valent metals, and combinations of these.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127337

Process for the manufacture of 1,1,1,3,3-pentachloropropane

A process for the manufacture of haloalkanes, or more particularly to a process for the manufacture of 1,1,1,3,3-pentachloropropane (hcc-240fa) and/or 1,1,1,3-tetrachloropropane (hcc-250fb). The process includes (a) mixing a catalyst, co-catalyst and a haloalkane starting material under conditions suitable to produce a homogeneous mixture; (b) reacting the homogeneous mixture with a haloalkene and/or alkene starting material under conditions suitable to produce a haloalkane product stream; and (c) recovering a haloalkane product from said product stream.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127111

System and method for displaying runway overrun information

A system and method are provided that improve upon existing aircraft display systems by generating and updating an overrun image that may be overlaid on a variety of panoramic and landscape images on a display device. The overrun image displays stopping locations for all relevant available stopping devices, as determined from the far end of the selected runway. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126999

Systems and methods for recognizing and analyzing emotional states of a vehicle operator

A system is disclosed for reducing the likelihood of vehicle accidents, particularly accidents involving large commercial vehicles, such as aircraft. The system includes one or more wearable electronic devices worn by a vehicle operator, such as a pilot. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124671

Enhanced vhf link communications method

A communication system onboard an aircraft includes: a first multi-frequency transceiver coupled to a first antenna; a second multi-frequency transceiver coupled to a second antenna; and at least one processor communicatively coupled to a memory, the first multi-frequency transceiver, and the second multi-frequency transceiver. The at least one processor is configured to: establish a first air-to-ground data communication link with the first multi-frequency transceiver and a first ground station using a first frequency; determine that a handoff from the first frequency to a second frequency is needed, wherein the second frequency is different from the first frequency; and establish a second air-to-ground data communication link with the second multi-frequency transceiver and a second ground station using a second frequency, wherein the first air-to-ground data communication link is maintained until the second air-to-ground data communication link is successfully established.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124114

Apparatus and method for supporting use of dynamic rules in cyber-security risk management

A method includes obtaining information defining a custom rule from a user. The custom rule is associated with a cyber-security risk. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122133

System and method for displaying industrial asset alarms in a virtual environment

An apparatus includes at least one processing device configured to generate a three-dimensional (3d) virtual object corresponding to an industrial asset and map data to the 3d virtual object to generate a virtual representation of the industrial asset. The apparatus also includes a display configured to display the virtual representation. ... Honeywell International Inc








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