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Hardware migration

Methods, devices, and systems for hardware migration are described herein. One device includes a top housing, a plurality of input/output (i/o) adapter boards housed by the top housing, a base housing adjacent to the top housing, and a printed circuit board (pcb) base adjacent to the plurality of i/o adapter boards and housed by the base housing, wherein the plurality of i/o adapter boards are electrically connected to the pcb base, and the pcb base includes a plurality of traces configured to provide an electrical path for inputs from a wiring baseboard of an existing controller to the plurality of i/o adapter boards.. ... Honeywell International Inc

Micro-structured atomic source system

A micro-structured atomic source system is described herein. One system includes a silicon substrate, a dielectric diaphragm, wherein the dielectric diaphragm includes a heater configured to heat an atomic source substance, an intermediary material comprising a chamber configured to receive the atomic source substance, and a guide material configured to direct a flux of atoms from the atomic source substance.. ... Honeywell International Inc

System and method for wireless updates for industrial cellular communication devices in hazardous locations

A system and method for updating industrial cellular communications devices. A supercapacitor and a cellular modem are connected electronically to one another. ... Honeywell International Inc

Point-to-point checkout automation

Devices, systems, and methods for point-to-point checkout automation are described herein. One device includes a controller of a building system comprising logic to receive a command to perform a point-to-point (ptp) check, and perform the ptp check in response to receiving the command, wherein performing the ptp check includes identifying input/output (i/o) points associated with the controller, scanning each i/o point for a particular functionality based on an i/o type of that i/o point, and determining whether a result of each respective scan is within an expected range for its particular functionality.. ... Honeywell International Inc

Power meter disconnect switch operation

Techniques are disclosed herein for improved power meter disconnect switch operation, which may include opening and/or closing of the disconnect switch. In particular, for reasons such as reduction of electromechanical stress on the disconnect switch, the disconnect switch may be operated based, at least in part, on a voltage at the load side of the disconnect switch. ... Honeywell International Inc

Aggregation and distribution of real-time data

A system for data aggregation and distribution comprises a context builder that receives a data request from a consumer, and a producers locator that communicates with producers. A producers filter receives a list of producers and selects producers capable of providing data relevant to context information. ... Honeywell International Inc

Apparatus and method for managing navigation on industrial operator console using touchscreen

A method includes presenting a representation of a multi-panel display of an operator console on a touchscreen separate from the multi-panel display. The representation includes multiple placeholders associated with multiple panels of the multi-panel display. ... Honeywell International Inc

Customizable user interface

A device having a display and a user interface incorporating buttons, switches or keys that may be programmable for various functions related to the purpose of the device and its display. The keys may be programed for virtually any functions available to or on the device. ... Honeywell International Inc

Devices, methods, and systems for water balancing

Devices, methods, and systems for water balancing are described herein. An example device can include a memory and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory. ... Honeywell International Inc

Controller programming migration automation

Devices, systems, and methods for controller programming migration automation are described herein. One device includes instructions executable to receive controller programming information associated with a first controller of a building system, wherein the received controller programming information is of a first information type, convert the received controller programming information to a second information type associated with a second controller of the building system, based, at least in part, on a set of conversion rules particular to the first controller and the second controller, and generate a report including information associated with the conversion.. ... Honeywell International Inc

Sectorized antennas for improved airborne reception of surveillance signals

A plurality of antenna elements may receive a plurality of signals. Each of the plurality of antenna elements may correspond to at least one of a plurality of sectors of a sectorized antenna. ... Honeywell International Inc

Low-powered system for driving a fuel control mechanism

A low powered system for providing sufficient current to a fuel control mechanism drive. The system may have a fuel control mechanism pick circuit that has an energy storage mechanism for providing a large amount of current for a short time to the fuel control mechanism drive. ... Honeywell International Inc

Oil filled gage reference side protection

A pressure sensor can include a housing having a sense side cavity formed on a first side of the housing; a sense side diaphragm attached to the first side and over the sense side cavity, a sense die assembly placed in the cavity and attached to the housing; a reference side cavity formed in the housing, a reference side diaphragm attached to a second side of the housing and over the reference side cavity, and pin(s) electrically connected to the sense die assembly and extending outside the housing from the second side. The cavities are filled with oil. ... Honeywell International Inc

Low cost small force sensor

Disclosed herein are force sensors which include a sense die assembly and methods for manufacturing the sense die assembly and the force sensor. The disclosed sense die assembly, force sensor, and methods utilize wafer-level retention to hold an actuation element in a cavity of the sense die.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370778

Multispectral band sensor

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for a multiband detector are described herein. One or more embodiments include a multiband detector designed to detect an emission source including a broadband lens, a broadband detector, and a filter that allows electromagnetic radiation entering the system to be filtered into at least two wavelength bands before contacting the broadband detector wherein one or more wavelength bands are used to determine system functionality and wherein one or more other wavelength bands are used to identify the presence of an emission source having a characteristic particular wavelength or wavelength range.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370762

Adaptive sync control in radar level sensors

A method includes generating first and second timing signals for a level sensor, where the timing signals have a timing difference. The method also includes determining whether the level sensor is able to generate the timing signals so that the timing difference obtains a target value while a control value in a control loop of the level sensor is within defined margins. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370577

Air/fuel commissioning of a combustion appliance

A method for commissioning a gas valve assembly for controlling fuel flow to a combustion appliance. An example method for commissioning the gas valve assembly may include initiating a commissioning mode in the controller of the gas valve assembly. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370294

Deformable turbine bearing mount for air turbine starter

An air turbine starter includes a support structure and a turbine having a shaft and a rotor that extends away from the shaft in a radial direction. The air turbine starter also includes a mount structure that supports the turbine for rotation relative to the support structure. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170370287

Inlet particle separator system with pre-cleaner flow passage

An inlet particle separator system includes a shroud section and a hub section that is at least partly surrounded by the shroud section. The hub section is spaced apart from the shroud section. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170369630

Foams and articles made from foams containing 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hfco-1233zd)

The present invention relates to poured-in place polyurethane foams and polyol premixes comprising 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hfco-1233zd) and one or more additional co-blowing agents.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

12/28/17 / #20170369175

Forming an air data probe from a porous cover and brazing material

A probe portion of an air data probe is provided. The probe portion includes an endoskeleton structure having an outer surface, a heater cable disposed along the outer surface of the endoskeleton structure, a porous cover, surrounding the endoskeleton structure and heater cable, and a braze filler that substantially fills gaps between the heater cable and the endoskeleton structure and that substantially fills gaps in the porous metal cover.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366948

Method and apparatus enabling live troubleshooting of devices in energy distribution industry or other industry using mobile devices

A method includes initiating a chat session between a first user of a mobile device in proximity to a field device and a second user remote from the field device. The method further includes receiving, at the mobile device via the chat session, one or more commands for the field device from a computing device used by the second user. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366875

Method and apparatus for automation of personalized maintenance tasks with built-in simulation and data synchronization support in energy distribution industry or other industry

A method and apparatus perform automation of personalized maintenance tasks with built-in simulation and data synchronization support in the energy distribution industry or other industry. A mobile device includes a transceiver and at least one processing device. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170365989

Separable wallbox device and memory

A frame or the like incorporating a removable device for placement on a wallbox. The frame may be attached to a conventional wallbox without modification to the wallbox. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170365153

Advanced discrete control device diagnostic on digital output modules

An apparatus performs methods for device diagnostics based on signals from digital outputs. The apparatus includes an input/output module with a digital output module to be coupled to a device. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364424

Hardware assist mechanisms for alive detection of redundant devices

An apparatus includes a first hardware assist device having at least one transmitter, at least one receiver, and a timer. The at least one transmitter is configured to transmit at least one first signal to a second hardware assist device of a redundant second apparatus. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364340

Systems and methods for using error correction and pipelining techniques for an access triggered computer architecture

A method for improving performance of an access triggered architecture for a computer implemented application is provided. The method first executes typical operations of the access triggered architecture according to an execution time, wherein the typical operations comprise: obtaining a dataset and an instruction set; and using the instruction set to transmit the dataset to a functional block associated with an operation, wherein the functional block performs the operation using the dataset to generate a revised dataset. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364060

System and method for identifying and managing defects in industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes applying a defect rule to engineering configurations in an industrial process control and automation system. This includes extracting query logic from the defect rule defining a defect. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364044

Building system commissioning automation

Devices, systems, and methods for building system commissioning automation are described herein. One device includes a controller of a plurality of building system devices having logic to receive a set of commands specified by a sequence of operations (soo) script, execute the set of commands to run an soo check on the plurality of building system devices, and generate a report including results of the soo check.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363595

System and method for calibration of volatile organic compound detecting instruments

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for calibrating a gas detector. Some embodiments may include a gas detector comprising one or more sensing elements operable to detect volatile organic compounds (voc), and a probe operable to provide air flow into the gas detector, wherein the probe comprises: a housing operable to attach to a main body of the gas detector and operable to hold a calibration tube during calibration of the gas detector; a cap operable to attach to the housing and operable to fit over and cover the calibration tube; and one or more inlets, wherein when a calibration tube is inserted into the probe, the air flows through the calibration tube. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363539

Benzene sensors and associated methods

In an embodiment, a benzene sensor comprises a substrate having an iodine complex disposed thereon, a radiation source configured to project uv radiation onto the complex, and a uv detector configured to detect a uv reflection off of the substrate having the iodine complex. The iodine complex can include a cyclodextrine-iodine complex such as an alpha-cyclodextrine-iodine complex, a β-cyclodextrine iodine complex, or any combination thereof.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363453

Water flow and leak detector

A fluid flow detecting system and approach incorporating a collar configured to be clamped to a fluid conveyance mechanism, a temperature probe held within temperature sensing range of the fluid conveyance mechanism with the collar, an ambient temperature sensor, and a controller connected to the temperature probe and the ambient temperature sensor. The controller may incorporate a data analytics module to determine fluid flow starts, characteristics of fluid flows and fluid stops from temperatures received from the temperature probe and the ambient temperature sensor. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363442

Method and apparatus for meter actions based on socket identification

A metering system for metering consumption of a commodity. The metering system includes a meter socket, a meter, and a controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363441

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

12/21/17 / #20170363147

Bearing mount and preload assembly

An assembly includes a first structure, a first bearing assembly, and a second structure. The first structure has a first predetermined stiffness, and the first bearing assembly is mounted on the first structure. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170362947

Service routing configuration for a gas turbine engine diffuser system

Provided is a radial diffuser that includes a housing, a plurality of diffuser vanes, and a plurality of deswirl vanes and at least one vane extension providing a service routing. Each of the vane extensions is disposed after a radial section and may extend into or through a transition and into the deswirl cascade. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170362801

Freeze prediction system

A freeze prediction system for components such as one or more water pipes situated in a building. The building may have a heating system, a mechanism with a temperature setting connected to the heating system, and an indoor temperature indicator connected to the thermostat. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170362448

Materials and spin coating methods suitable for advanced planarization applications

A composition is provided including a resin including one or more silicon-based materials, one or more organic-based materials, or a combination of silicon-based materials and organic-based materials. The composition further includes a first solvent having a boiling point from 140° c. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/21/17 / #20170361567

Light weight textile structure for arc flash protection with minimum arc rating

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for providing protection from arc flash. A material for arc flash protection may comprise a first layer of textile material configured to face an arc flash, the first layer comprising a woven or knitted fabric; and a second layer of textile material configured to face a user's skin, the second layer comprising a quilted fabric having at least one oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiber. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359885

Lightbulb in a fixture having a configuration memory

An internet of things system having a smart light bulb and a smart fixture. The smart light bulb may be inserted into and connect with the smart fixture for power to the smart light bulb. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359675

In-field wireless access to smart instruments using bluetooth low energy

This disclosure provides various ways to enable a bluetooth low energy (ble) communication capability for a field instrument. An apparatus is configured to perform a method for providing ble communication capability to a legacy field instrument in an industrial control system. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359222

Automation network topology determination for c&i systems

A method of automatic network topology determination for at least one control & instrumentation (c&i) system in an industrial facility. A network type, and all nodes and interconnecting networking devices including switches in the c&i system(s) are discovered. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359171

Secure in-band upgrade using key revocation lists and certificate-less asymmetric tertiary key pairs

A method includes securely booting a device using a bootloader, where the bootloader is digitally signed using a first cryptographic key associated with the bootloader. The method also includes executing one or more kernel or user applications using the device, where the one or more kernel or user applications are digitally signed using one or more second cryptographic keys associated with the one or more kernel or user applications. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358219

Systems and methods for situational awareness of current and future vehicle state

A system and method for displaying a current state and a future state of a vehicle on a display associated with the vehicle are provided. The method includes: receiving flight plan data for a selected flight plan and a plurality of legs associated with the selected flight plan from a source of flight plan data; determining, with a processor, a current state of the vehicle with respect to one of the plurality of legs based on sensor data; determining, with the processor, a current target state for the vehicle with respect to one of the plurality of legs based on the flight plan data; determining a divergence of the current state based on a difference between the current state and the current target state; and generating a user interface for display that illustrates the divergence of the current state with respect to the one of the plurality of legs.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358190

Detection system and method featuring multispectral imaging device

Embodiments of the disclosure include systems and methods for detection of background and foreground radiances captured by a multispectral imaging device. In some embodiments, a multispectral imaging device may generate a plurality of images of the same field of view, wherein the images may be captured at a variety of wavelengths. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357928

System and method for industrial process control and automation system operator evaluation and training

A method includes obtaining at least one model associating areas of competency with job roles and job responsibilities of personnel, the at least one model also associating the areas of competency with curricula of training exercises and content. The method also includes obtaining a library of intervention assets associated with the areas of competency, the intervention assets comprising content for training personnel in at least one of the areas of competency. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357702

Engineering data collection from control and instrumentation systems

A system and method of engineering configuration data (ecd) collection for an industrial facility having a first control and instrumentation (c&i) system with first ecd using a first file format and a second c&i system with second ecd data using a second file format, and a data collection server. A first data agent has collection information regarding the first c&i system and a second data agent has collection information regarding the second c&i system. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357618

Methods and apparatus for obtaining flight data for electronic logbook and graphical summary presentation

A method for obtaining flight data for one or more recent flights of an aircraft is provided. The method extracts, via a communication device, avionics data from a data communication bus onboard the aircraft; identifies electronic logbook data and aircraft performance data, based on the extracted avionics data; incorporates the electronic logbook data into an electronic logbook to create an updated electronic logbook; creates a summary of the one or more recent flights, based on the aircraft performance data; and presents, via a display device, the updated electronic logbook and the summary of the one or more recent flights.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357253

Integrated testing mechanism for industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes receiving information defining multiple functional configurations associated with an industrial process control and automation system. The functional configurations identify operations to be performed by the control and automation system. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357247

System and method for legacy level 1 controller virtualization

A method includes translating at least one application source code file associated with a legacy controller in a distributed control system to instructions executable by a controller simulation computing device, wherein the legacy controller is associated with a legacy operating system and the controller simulation computing device is associated with a second operating system different from the legacy operating system. The method also includes simulating operation of the legacy controller using the instructions and an emulation of the legacy operating system in the controller simulation computing device. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357245

Detection of interconnections between control and instrumentation systems

A method of automatically determining interconnections between control and instrumentation (c&i) systems within an industrial facility (if). A data collection system including a data collection algorithm that provides a data collection block and a data agents block is coupled to the if which has c&i systems collectively utilizing different data formats each including c&i devices, where the c&i systems are coupled to field devices coupled to processing equipment configured for implementing an industrial process. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357244

Casting machine stock verification methods and systems

Systems and methods are provided for designing casting and finished component models used to fabricate corresponding casting hardware for a casted component and mechanical components fabricated therefrom. One exemplary method involves identifying a first subset of machined casting surfaces in a casting model of the casted component, identifying a second subset of machined feature surfaces in a finished model of the mechanical component, determining respective machine stock values associated the machined feature surfaces based on distances between the respective machined feature surfaces and the machined casting surfaces, and providing graphical indicia of the respective machine stock values that are influenced by the relationship between the respective machine stock values and a machine stock threshold.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357240

System and method supporting exploratory analytics for key performance indicator (kpi) analysis in industrial process control and automation systems or other systems

A method includes receiving information associated with industrial equipment from multiple data sources. The information includes different types of information related to the industrial equipment and is received from at least two different types of data sources. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357232

Detecting and tracking changes in engineering configuration data

A method of detecting and tracking changes in engineering configuration data (ecd) for control and instrumentation (c&i) systems an industrial facility. First ecd in a first data format used in a first c&i system and second ecd in a second data format used in a second c&i system are converted into a common format. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170356927

Reducing bias in an accelerometer via current adjustment

An accelerometer includes a first stator, a second stator, a proof mass assembly disposed between the first stator and second stator, and a controller. The first stator includes a first magnet and the second stator includes a second magnet. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170356669

Hvac control system with user interface provided by a mobile wireless device

An hvac controller may wirelessly communicate with a mobile wireless device that provides a user interface for interacting with the hvac controller. In some cases, the communication module wirelessly receives a sensed parameter from a remote wireless sensor in a living space of the building and receives a wired input from a return air sensor. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170355893

Compositions and uses of cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene and cyclopentane

Disclosed is a thermoset, thermal insulating foams having desirable and unexpectedly low thermal conductivity, and to compositions, method and systems which use and/or are used to make such foams comprising: (a) providing thermosetting foam forming component and a blowing agent for forming predominantly closed cells in the foam, wherein the blowing agent comprises: (i) cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene (hfo-1336mzzm(z)) and cyclopentane, with the hfo-1336mzzm(z) and cyclopentane in the blowing agent together comprising at least about 50% by weight of the total of all components in the blowing agent and (ii) the weight ratio of hfo-1336mzzm(z) to cyclopentane in the blowing agent is from about 45:55 to less than 68:32 and (b) forming foam from said provided foamable composition.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

12/14/17 / #20170355826

Carbosilane polymers

A composition comprising a carbosilane polymer formed from at least one carbosilane monomer and at least one carbonyl contributing monomer. In some embodiments, the composition is suitable as gap filling and planarizing material, and may optionally include at least one chromophore for photolithography applications.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170354028

Band pass filter-based galvanic isolator

A galvanic isolator includes a multi-layer printed circuit board (pcb) including a dielectric material having a top side and a bottom side. An rf transmission line is embedded within the pcb including a plurality of conductor traces spaced apart from one another to include a plurality of gaps (g1 and g2) in a path of the rf transmission line to provide an inline distributed capacitor that together with an impedance of the rf transmission line forms a bandpass (bp) filter. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353585

System having a protocol independent configuration environment

A system and approach that may provide a protocol independent environment to configure an asc (application specific control) device in, for example, a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. By using this system and approach, a user may reuse a device configuration already done for a device of one protocol in a device of another protocol without being required to reconfigure the latter device from scratch. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353484

System and method for bridging cyber-security threat intelligence into a protected system using secure media

A method includes detecting a storage device. The method also includes performing a check-in process so that the storage device is recognizable by one or more protected nodes within a protected system and not recognizable by nodes outside of the protected system while the storage device is checked-in. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353461

System and method for providing command and control parameters, configuration data, and other data to nodes of a protected system using secure media

A method includes detecting a storage device and determining whether the storage device has been checked-in for use with at least a protected node. The method also includes granting access to the storage device in response to determining that the storage device has been checked-in for use with at least the protected node. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353460

Apparatus and method for preventing file access by nodes of a protected system

A method includes detecting a storage device at a protected node and determining whether the storage device has been checked-in for use with at least the protected node. The method also includes granting access to the storage device in response to determining that the storage device has been checked-in for use with at least the protected node. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170352464

Linear variable displacement transformer (lvdt) with improved linearity using extreme end booster winding

A linear variable displacement transformer (lvdt) position sensor. The position sensor comprises a bobbin, a primary coil of wire wound on the bobbin, a first secondary coil wound in stepped layers on the bobbin, and a second secondary coil wound in stepped layers on the bobbin. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170352196

Annotating three-dimensional displays

Methods, systems, and devices for annotating three-dimensional displays are described herein. One method includes displaying, by a computing device, a particular view of a 3d model of a facility, the 3d model including a plurality of objects, each object associated with a respective annotation, determining a context associated with the 3d model, and displaying a subset of the plurality of annotations associated with a respective subset of the plurality of objects based on the context.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351966

Probabilistic remaining usage life of aircraft structures

Methods and systems are provided for condition-based maintenance of a structural component exhibiting a physical defect. One exemplary system comprises a measurement system to obtain a current measurement of a defect in a structure, a monitoring system, and a maintenance system. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351877

System and method for auditing file access to secure media by nodes of a protected system

A method includes detecting a storage device and determining whether the storage device has been checked-in for use with at least a protected node. The method also includes granting access to the storage device in response to determining that the storage device has been checked-in for use with at least the protected node. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351870

Apparatus and method for device whitelisting and blacklisting to override protections for allowed media at nodes of a protected system

A method includes detecting a peripheral device at a protected node. The method also includes determining whether the peripheral device has been checked-in for use with at least the protected node and determining whether the peripheral device or a device type has been whitelisted or blacklisted. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351858

Apparatus and method for locking and unlocking removable media for use inside and outside protected systems

A method includes detecting a storage device and performing a check-in process for the storage device. The check-in process includes scanning the storage device to identify any malware contained on the storage device, digitally signing one or more clean files on the storage device, and modifying a file system of the storage device. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351856

Secure approach for providing combined environment for owners/operators and multiple third parties to cooperatively engineer, operate, and maintain an industrial process control and automation system

A method includes creating, in a secure platform, multiple securely-partitioned system sandboxes under control of at least one user associated with an industrial process control and automation system. Different system sandboxes are associated with different third parties who are not owners or operators of the industrial process control and automation system. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351854

System and method supporting secure data transfer into and out of protected systems using removable media

A system includes one or more protected nodes within a protected system, where each protected node is configured to be coupled to a storage device. The system also includes a server configured to perform a check-in process so that one or more files on the storage device are (i) accessible by the one or more protected nodes within the protected system and (ii) not accessible by nodes outside of the protected system while the storage device is checked-in. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351500

System and method for facilitating dynamic remapping of absolute addresses during software migration

A method includes receiving at least one source code file associated with a legacy hardware platform, the at least one source code file being part of a software migration from the legacy hardware platform to a target hardware platform. The method also includes identifying one or more absolute memory addresses of the legacy hardware platform included in the at least one source code file. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350973

Integrity monitoring of radar altimeters

Methods for radar altimeter integrity monitoring are provided. One method comprises obtaining one or more gnss measurements, or one or more hybridized gnss/ins measurements, in an earth-centered-earth-fixed (ecef) coordinate frame for a vehicle; obtaining one or more altitude measurements from one or more radar altimeters; transforming the altitude measurements into the ecef coordinate frame using a terrain map and a gnss or hybridized gnss/ins based position estimate with ensured integrity; determining a full solution estimate of position for the vehicle based on the transformed altitude measurements, and the gnss or hybridized gnss/ins measurements; determining one or more sub-solution estimates of position based on a subset of the transformed altitude measurements, and the gnss or hybridized gnss/ins measurements; comparing the full solution estimate with the sub-solution estimates using statistical analysis; and determining an altitude protection level based on a probability of hazardous misleading information and a probability of false detection.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350971

Systems and methods for using velocity measurements to adjust doppler filter bandwidth

Systems and methods for using velocity measurements to adjust doppler filter bandwidth are provided herein. In certain embodiments, a method for adjusting bandwidth for at least one doppler filter in a doppler beam sharpened radar altimeter comprises receiving a velocity measurement; adjusting the bandwidth of the at least one doppler filter based on the velocity measurement; and transmitting a radar beam, wherein the radar beam is aimed toward a surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350782

Fill fluid thermal expansion compensation for pressure sensors

A pressure sensor includes a housing with a cavity. The cavity includes a fill fluid and a compensation material. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350704

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

12/07/17 / #20170350491

Automatic flight control actuator systems

An automatic actuator system is provided. The automatic actuator system includes an input linkage that receives an input and an output linkage adapted to control a flight surface actuator. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170349519

Methods for producing solvents derived from 1-chloro-3, 3, 3-trifluoro-propene (1233zd)

The production of solvents for applications such as heat transfer, cleaning, and degreasing, for example. In particular, the production of solvents derived from 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-propene, such as chloro and/or fluoro substituted alkanes and chloro and/or fluoro substituted trifluoropropenyl ethers.. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170349491

Plastomer-modified asphalt binders meeting mscr specifications, asphalt paving materials with such asphalt binders, and methods for fabricating such asphalt binders

Plastomer-modified asphalt binders meeting mscr specifications, asphalt paving materials with such asphalt binders, and methods for fabricating such asphalt binders are provided. The asphalt binder contains a base asphalt and a plastomer. ... Honeywell International Inc

12/07/17 / #20170349295

System and method for providing aircraft lateral navigation capability feedback to a pilot

A system method for providing aircraft lateral navigation system capability feedback to a pilot includes determining, in a processor, when a flight plan has been received that includes a flight leg that needs to be captured by the aircraft. A determination is made, in the processor, when an armed signal has been received, where the armed signal indicating that an aircraft autopilot navigation mode (nav) has been armed. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346169

Integrated digital active phased array antenna and wingtip collision avoidance system

An integrated slot waveguide antenna array for a radar system. The antenna array may include substrate integrated waveguide (siw) elements, transmit, receive and processing electronics in a lightweight, low-cost, highly integrated package. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345287

Reducing nuisance notifications from a building automation system

Reducing nuisance notifications from building automation systems is described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a notification of an alarm from a building automation system, compare attributes of the alarm to attributes of alarms included in a database of suppressed alarms, refrain from transmitting a notification of the alarm to a mobile device in response to the attributes of the alarm matching attributes of any of the alarms in the database, and transmit a notification of the alarm to a mobile device in response to the attributes of the alarm not matching the attributes of any of the alarms in the database.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345283

Devices, methods, and systems for hands free facility status alerts

Devices, methods, and systems for hands free facility status alerts are described herein. One system includes a computing device for hands free building automation notifications, comprising a memory and a processor to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to: receive a notification of an event from a building automation system, modify the notification to include only pre-defined attributes of the notification that are displayable on a user interface of a wearable device, and transmit the modified notification to the wearable device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345277

Translating building automation events into mobile notifications

Devices, methods, and systems for translating building automation events into mobile notifications are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a notification of an event from a building automation system, translate the event into a mobile notification of the event, and transmit the mobile notification of the event to a mobile device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344774

Method of using camera sensor interface to transfer multiple channels of scan data using an image format

A computer system for decoding a signal of decodable indicia is disclosed. The computer system includes a laser scanner configured that outputs a signal of decodable indicia and a microprocessor that include a camera sensor interface that is configured to receive the signal from the laser scanner.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344364

System and method for data compatibility across heterogeneous machine architectures

A method includes loading a data element from at least one memory into at least one internal register. The method also includes converting the data element from a network standardized format to a device native format. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344037

Multi piece hvac controller housing with latches and guiding features

A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) controller includes a first cover secured to a second cover, with hvac components housed by the first cover and the second cover. The first cover may include two or more latches to secure the first cover to the second cover. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343975

Small screen display with a data filtering and sorting user interface

A navigation approach having a data filtering and sorting for a user interface with a small screen display. The user interface may be used with a building control system. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343970

Building system controller configuration propagation

Systems, devices, and methods for building system controller configuration propagation are described herein. One system includes a first plant controller configured to control a plurality of controllers of a building system on a first channel, wherein one of the plurality of controllers on the first channel is a master controller, and a subset of the plurality of controllers on the first channel are follower controllers of the master controller, a second plant controller configured to control a plurality of controllers of the building system on a second channel, wherein a subset of the plurality of controllers on the second channel are follower controllers of the master controller, and a computing device in communication with the first plant controller and the second plant controller and configured to receive an indication of a parameter modification made to the master controller and communicate the parameter modification to the second plant controller.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343667

Integrated digital active phased array antenna and wingtip collision avoidance system

A radar system to detect and track objects in three dimensions. The radar system including antennae, transmit, receive and processing electronics is all in a small, lightweight, low-cost, highly integrated package. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343501

Benzene sensors using metal oxides and associated methods

In an embodiment, a method for fabrication of voc sensor comprises dissolving one or more metal precursors in a reagent to form a solution, adding a reducing agent to precipitate a metal oxide compound, subjecting the solution to acoustic energy, recovering a nanoscale metal oxide, and forming a sensing layer in a chemo-resistance sensor using the nanoscale metal oxide.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343438

Differential pressure sensor full overpressure protection device

A pressure sensor die assembly for a differential pressure sensor comprises a base substrate including a first overpressure stop structure on a first surface, and a diaphragm structure coupled to the first surface. The diaphragm structure comprises a first side with a cavity section that includes a first cavity and a second cavity surrounding the first cavity, and a second side opposite from the first side. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343212

Pulverized fuel-oxygen burner

A burner assembly combines oxygen and fuel to produce a flame. The burner assembly includes an oxygen supply tube adapted to receive a stream of oxygen and a solid fuel conduit arranged to extend through the oxygen tube to convey a stream of fluidized, pulverized, solid fuel into a flame chamber. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343114

Turbocharger waste gate poppet valve with flexible sheet metal sealing member

A turbocharger waste gate valve includes an elastically deformable sealing member formed by sheet metal, the sealing member being carried on one of the poppet valve member and the valve housing and being arranged to be under compression between the valve seat and the valve member end face when the poppet valve member is in the closed position so as to be elastically deformed into a compressed state, and to be released from said compression so as to return to an uncompressed state when the poppet valve member is in the open position. The sealing member in the compressed state contacts the valve seat about a full circumference thereof and contacts the valve member end face about a full circumference thereof so as to substantially seal any gap between the valve member end face and the valve seat.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343015

Compression system for a turbine engine

A blisk fan is provided for a turbine engine propulsion system. The blisk fan includes a hub configured to rotate about a rotational axis at a maximum rotational speed, and a plurality of blades extending radially outward from the hub to define a fan leading edge tip diameter. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170342962

Synchronizing data from irregularly sampled sensors

A system and method include receiving a set of sampled measurements for each of multiple sensors, wherein the sampled measurements are at irregular intervals or different rates, re-sampling the sampled measurements of each of the multiple sensors at a higher rate than one of the sensor's set of sampled measurements, and synchronizing the sampled measurements of each of the multiple sensors.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170342942

System and method for monitoring a translating cowl thrust reverser

A system and method for monitoring a thrust reverser system are provided. The embodiments described herein utilize sensors located proximate locks comprising a thrust reverser locking system. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170342276

Omniphobic coating

Methods for forming a coating can include preparing a nanocomposite film including surface modified silicon dioxide nanoparticles, applying an oxygen plasma treatment to the nanocomposite film to form a treated nanocomposite film, and applying a fluorosilane solution to the treated nanocomposite film to form the coating. A coating can include a nanocomposite film including surface modified silicon dioxide nanoparticles, the nanocomposite film having an oxygen plasma treated surface, and a monolayer of a fluoro alkyl chain. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341932

Fabrication of three-dimensional structures using reflowed molding

A method of fabricating three-dimensional (3d) structures comprises forming a patterned area in a handle wafer, and bonding a mold wafer over the patterned area to produce one or more sealed cavities having a first pressure in the handle wafer. The mold wafer is heated past its softening point at a second pressure different from the first pressure to create a differential pressure across the mold wafer over the sealed cavities. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339741

Method to determine gas information and location of an operator carrying wireless gas detector during gas/mandown/panic events on communication failure with monitoring station

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for establishing communication between an operator using a personal protection equipment (ppe) device and a central monitoring station, particularly in an emergency event. If the ppe device loses connection with a wireless network, and therefore with the central monitoring station, one or more method may be used to communicate information from the ppe device to the central monitoring station. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339583

System for rf quiet channel optimization

A communications system having a network of nodes that may transmit and receive wireless signals. Rf channel quietness may be measured at each node. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337829

Air traffic system using procedural trajectory prediction

In one example, a method for generating air traffic alerts includes determining a predicted trajectory for a target air-craft, based at least in part on a comparison of information received on a recent trajectory of the target aircraft with a set of procedural trajectory information. The method further includes determining whether a violation of protected airspace is predicted between the target aircraft and an ownship, based at least in part on the predicted trajectory for the target aircraft and a predicted trajectory for the ownship. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337828

Methods and apparatus for detecting airport terminal area congestion

A method for evaluating landing conditions at an airport is provided. The method obtains, by an avionics system onboard a first aircraft, aircraft position data associated with a plurality of aircraft located within a range of the airport; and computes a terminal congestion coefficient for the airport, based on the aircraft position data, wherein the terminal congestion coefficient indicates a level of air traffic within the range of the airport.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336901

System and method of knob operation for touchscreen devices

A touchscreen display includes a first planar surface that comprises a first value-indicating virtual button showing a first value displayed in a first area of the first planar surface, a touch sensor operably coupled with the first planar surface, wherein the touch sensor is configured to detect a touch within the first area of the first planar surface, a second planar surface that is non-coplanar with respect to the first planar surface, the first and second planar surfaces forming a first common edge, a first swipe sensor operably coupled with the second planar surface, wherein the first swipe sensor is configured to detect a swiping motion in a first direction or in a second direction along the second planar surface, the second direction being opposite the first direction. The touchscreen display can be implemented in a vehicle, such as an aircraft.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336832

Hall switch with adaptive threshold

An electronic device incorporating a magnet and a hall-effect sensor to determine a location of a portion of the electronic device. The electronic device comprises a magnet mechanically coupled to a first portion of the electronic device and a hall-effect sensor coupled to a second portion of the electronic device where the first portion and the second portion are moveable with reference to each other and where the hall-effect sensor receives a magnetic field of the magnet. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336814

Economizer controller plug and play system recognition with automatic user interface population

An economizer controller system having a plug and play recognition approach with an automatic user interface population mechanism. A check may be made for sensors connected to the controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336803

Automated flight control system with altitude-based, automatically-adjusting rate of climb

A method and system of automatically controlling the vertical speed of an aircraft during a climb from a first altitude to a second altitude includes the steps of receiving an input to climb to the second altitude at a first vertical speed; causing the aircraft to climb at the first vertical speed; determining a threshold altitude, wherein the threshold altitude is above the first altitude but below the second altitude, and further determining a reduced vertical speed associated with the threshold altitude, wherein the reduced vertical speed is less than the first vertical speed; monitoring the altitude of the aircraft as is climbs at the first vertical speed from the first altitude towards the threshold altitude; and upon reaching the threshold altitude, causing the aircraft to climb at the reduced vertical speed.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336314

Pressure response method for determining properties of species-dependent leakages in gas processing equipment

A system for building a gas processing apparatus includes a compressed gas source, a pressure modulator in communication with the gas source, and a chamber configured to receive a gas permeable material. The chamber is further configured with a first chamber area on one side of the material and with a second chamber area on a second side of the material. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336228

Hybrid inertial measurement unit

A hybrid inertial measurement unit (imu) comprises: a low frequency (lf) sensor providing a first signal containing information for a first parameter of the hybrid imu; a shock resistant (sr) sensor providing a second signal containing information for the first parameter, wherein the sr sensor is resistant to destabilization during a destabilizing operational period; and a processor, wherein the processor further comprises: a weighting factor computation module to compute a weight to be applied to the first signal and to compute a weight to be applied to the second signal; a lf weighting module to apply the computed weight to the first signal to create a weighted first signal; a sr weighting module to apply the computed weight to the second signal to create a weighted second signal; and a compensator to combine the weighted first signal and the weighted second signal to create a compensated signal containing information for the first parameter.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336068

Low nox burner for ethylene cracking furnaces and other heating applications

A burner assembly for and method of producing ethylene having a mechanism to inject either primary fuel, staged fuel, or both by premix methods before combustion in a furnace. The burner assembly has at least one premix injection assembly for either exclusively primary fuel or exclusively staged fuel injection paired with a nozzle mix injection or injection means for primary and staged fuel both by premix methods. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335756

Turbocharger with two-stage series compressor driven by exhaust gas-driven turbine and electric motor

A turbocharger includes a two-stage serial compressor having a first impeller and a second impeller affixed to a shaft and arranged in series for a two-stage compression of air, an exhaust gas-driven turbine having a turbine wheel affixed to the shaft, and an electric motor mounted on the shaft for assisting the turbine in rotatably driving the compressor.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335728

Exhaust systems and methods for gas turbine engine

Systems and methods for an exhaust system for a gas turbine engine are provided. The exhaust system includes an eductor system adapted to receive a primary exhaust fluid. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335699

Inter-turbine ducts

An inter-turbine duct includes a first annular wall with a ceramic composite material and including a first plurality of layers and a second plurality of layers, the first plurality of layers including a slot extending therethrough; and a first vane with a material of a metal alloy or a ceramic material. The first vane has a first end and a flange extending through the slot with the flange extending away from the first end and being retained between the first plurality of layers and the second plurality of layers of the first annular wall.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335691

Engine components with cooling holes having tailored metering and diffuser portions

An engine component includes a body having an internal surface and an external surface, the internal surface at least partially defining an internal cooling circuit. The component further includes a plurality of cooling holes formed in the body and extending between the internal cooling circuit and the external surface of the body. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170335081

Azeotrope-like compositions comprising trans-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene

An azeotrope-like mixture consisting essentially of chlorotrifluoropropene and at least one component selected from the group consisting of pentane, hexane, methanol, and trans-1,2-dichloroethene.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/23/17 / #20170334565

Human factors approach to control contaminant concentrations in aircraft supply air from engine and apu bleed air and ground air sources, and in recirculated air being delivered to aircraft cabins for the optimization of user experience and energy consumption

An environmental control system includes a sensor, an air purification subsystem, and a controller in communication with the sensor and air purification subsystem. The sensor detects a contaminant in the air and generates a contaminant signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332329

Systems and methods to increase battery life in and identify misuse of a wireless device using environmental sensors

Systems and methods to increase battery life in and identify misuse of a wireless device using environmental sensors are provided. Some methods can include identifying times during which at least one of a transceiver or a sensing device in a wireless device is operating outside of a low power sleep state, instructing a thermal sensing device in the wireless device to measure ambient temperatures of the wireless device during the identified times, recording the measured ambient temperatures and the identified times in a memory device of the wireless device, identifying a service time of the wireless device corresponding to the identified times, and using the recorded ambient temperatures or the identified service time to optimize a life of a battery of the wireless device or to identify misuse of the wireless device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331895

Aircraft data interface function implementation using aircraft condition monitoring function and data gathering application architecture

An aircraft data interface function (adif) server system comprises a processing module that hosts an aircraft condition monitoring function, comprising an airline modifiable information database including a history buffer and one or more logic units; a management information base (mib) database; a parameter snapshot database; and a simple network management protocol (snmp) agent in communication with the mib database and parameter snapshot database. A core network unit communicates with the snmp agent and an snmp manager in an adif client. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331314

Auto-tunable wireless charger

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for an auto-tunable wireless charger are described herein. One or more embodiments include a tuner comprising a directional coupler connected between a frequency generator and a tuning cap to receive reflections on a transmit line of the directional coupler, and a controller coupled to the directional coupler and the tuning cap to monitor the reflections on the transmit line and to adjust the tuning cap based on the monitored reflections on the transmit line.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330560

Methods and systems for determining and using a confidence level in speech systems

Methods and systems are provided for processing speech inputs for a controlling one or more vehicle systems of a vehicle. In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving speech input from an audio channel; performing, by a processor, speech recognition on the speech input to obtain recognized results; determining, by a processor, an accuracy level of the audio channel based on a comparison of the recognized results and predictive phraseology; determining, by a processor, an integrity level of the audio channel based on situational awareness information; communicating the recognized results, accuracy level, and the integrity level to a vehicle system; and selectively using the recognized results by the vehicle system based on the accuracy level and the integrity level.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330444

Safety communicator - convergence of body vitals and toxic gas parameters into smartphone app to enhance safety monitoring

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for communication between one or more personal protection equipment (ppe) devices, a mobile device, and a central monitoring station. Personnel may wear ppe devices for detection and communication. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329988

Pattern for secure store

A computer system, computer product, and method for accessing a secure store, which includes receiving a request to access a secure store, checking the file path of the request to make sure it exists in the secure store, verifying security parameters from the process at the file system filter layer, saving the pid of the process by the file system filter layer, comparing the saved pid to the process's pid, and allowing the process to access the path in the secure store specified in the request.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329876

Generating a three dimensional building management system

Devices, methods, and systems for generating a three dimensional building management system are described herein. One method includes inputting, into a three dimensional graphics rendering engine, building information modeling data associated with a building, inputting, into the three dimensional graphics rendering engine, real time building management system data associated with the building, and generating, by the three dimensional graphics rendering engine, a three dimensional building management system for the building based on the building information modeling data and the real time building management system data.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328855

Fet based humidity sensor with barrier layer protecting gate dielectric

An illustrative humidity sensor may include a substrate having a source and a drain, wherein the drain is laterally spaced from the source. A gate stack is provided in the space between the source and the drain to form a transistor. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328715

Dynamically integrated navigation tester

An inertial navigation system (ins) testing system includes a unit under test (uut) with an ins module, a dat tool configured to provide command and control functions to a user, and a dynamically integrated navigation tester (dint) in communication with the uut and the dat tool. The dint includes a truth data conversion module configured to receive truth data and convert it to navigation data suitable for transmission to the uut. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170325111

Methods and apparatus for providing network connectivity data for a computing device onboard a vehicle

A method for presenting network connectivity data is provided. The method comprises: testing a plurality of communications components and communications links of a network, wherein each of the plurality of components and communications links is communicatively coupled to a computing device, where the plurality of communications components and communications links is configured to provide the computing device access to a ground network; determining operational capability of each of the plurality of components and communications links; and presenting an indication of the operational capability for each of the plurality of components and communications links based upon results of the testing.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170324808

Monitoring a building management system

Devices, methods, and systems for monitoring a building management system are described herein. One method includes monitoring an attribute of a building, monitoring an activity related to the attribute performed by an operator, and publishing the activity performed by the operator and the attribute of the building.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323550

Air quality detection module

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for detecting harmful substances in the ambient air around a user, such as particulate matter and toxic gases, and communicating this information to the user and other interested parties. In certain areas, the ambient air in a city or area may sometimes contain harmful gases and/or particulates. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323492

Automated transmission of aircraft anomalous incident data via preferred transmission modes

This disclosure is directed to techniques for automated transmission of surveillance incident data or other anomalous incident data from an aircraft via a preferred transmission mode. An example method includes detecting, by a processing device onboard an aircraft, an anomalous incident involving the aircraft that qualifies for reporting relative to a set of anomalous incident reporting criteria. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323156

Devices, methods, and systems for occupancy detection

Devices, methods, and systems for occupancy detection are described herein. One device includes instructions to receive an image of a portion of a facility captured by an imaging device, the image defined by a field of view, and set a first occupancy detection threshold for a first part of the field of view and a second occupancy detection threshold for a second part of the field of view.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322781

Integrated development environment for control language of legacy distributed control system

This disclosure provides systems and methods for development of legacy control language programs in an integrated development environment. A method includes interacting with a user, by an integrated development environment (ide) system, to develop and store a control language program in the ide system. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322710

Navigating an operational user interface for a building management system

Devices, methods, and systems for navigating an operational user interface for a building management system are described herein. One device includes a user interface, a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to display, on the user interface of the computing device, an operational user interface for a building management system, wherein the operational user interface includes a number of orthogonal navigation models for the building management system within a single navigation structure, and navigate between the number of orthogonal navigation models within the single navigation structure in the operational user interface.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322526

Controller having a version control system

A system and approach for managing configuration versions for controllers. The system and approach may incorporate a building controller, a version control system, and a computer connected to the controller and version control system. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322089

System and apparatus for sustaining process temperature measurement for rtd lead wire break

Method and apparatus for sustaining process temperature measurement with respect to a lead wire break. A resistance temperature device can include a group of lead wire arms including lead wire arms of a first lead wire type and a second lead wire type. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321925

Hvac actuator with range adjustment

An hvac actuator configured to actuate an hvac component may include a rotatable output shaft having a full range of rotation between a first end position and a second end position, a drive mechanism configured to selectively drive the output shaft, and a housing having a front side that faces away from the hvac component. The hvac actuator may include a range adjustment lever manipulatable from the front side of the housing that allows a user to selectively limit rotation of the output shaft to a reduced range that is a subset of the full range. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321919

Generic user interface system

A generic user interface for rapid application development on a stand-alone control platform. A user interface may be designed using generic menu methodology consisting of predefined tables, fonts, and templates, such that table entries and menu selections are made based on the platform. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321818

Hvac device with multi-directional conduit fitting

An hvac device includes a housing and a conduit tube that defines a lumen into the housing. The conduit tube and/or housing are configured such that rotating the conduit tube relative to the housing changes the direction that an outlet of the conduit tube faces. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321328

Plastic vapor degreaser and cleaning methods

The present disclosure provides a degreasing apparatus which may be made at least partially, or substantially, of at least one plastic material, for use with solvents having relatively low boiling points that are chemically compatible with plastic materials, such as 1233zd (1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-propene, cf3ch═chcl). Plastic degreasing apparatuses may comprise a tank comprising a side wall and a bottom wall, a partition coupled to a lower portion of the tank, dividing the tank into an immersion sump and a vaporizing sump, a heating element located within the vaporizing sump, and a condensing element positioned above the lower portion, wherein at least one of the side wall, the bottom wall, and the partition is made of a plastic material.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321100

High performance thermal interface materials with low thermal impedance

A thermal interface material includes, in one exemplary embodiment, a polymer, a phase change material, a first thermally conductive filler having a first particle size, and a second thermally conductive filler having a second particle size. The first particle size is larger than the second particle size. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170321099

Heat transfer methods, systems and compositions

The present invention relates to a refrigerant composition, including difluoromethane (hfc-32), pentafluoroethane (hfc-125), and trifluoroiodomethane (cf3i) for use in a heat exchange system, including air conditioning and refrigeration applications and in particular aspects to the use of such compositions as a replacement of the refrigerant r-410a for heating and cooling applications and to retrofitting heat exchange systems, including systems designed for use with r-410a.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170320598

Energy efficient spherical momentum control devices

Embodiments of a spherical momentum control device are provided. In one embodiment, the spherical momentum control device includes a housing assembly bounding a cavity, a rotor support axle disposed within the cavity, and a spherical bearing interface formed between the rotor support axle and the housing assembly. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170320589

Methods and systems for conveying destination viability

Methods and systems are provided for facilitating analysis and selection of a destination for operating a vehicle. One exemplary method facilitating analysis of landing an aircraft at an airport involves displaying a map of the airport that includes a graphical representation of a runway at the airport, determining a runway viability parameter for the runway using current status information associated with one or more of the aircraft and the airport, and displaying indicia of the runway viability parameter on the map in graphical association with the graphical representation of the runway, thereby providing indication of the value or state of the runway viability parameter for that runway on the airport map.. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170320582

Human factors approach to control contaminant concentrations in aircraft supply air from engine and apu bleed air and ground air sources, and in recirculated air being delivered to aircraft cabins for the optimization of user experience and energy consumption

An environmental control system includes a sensor, an air purification subsystem, and a controller in communication with the sensor and air purification subsystem. The sensor detects a contaminant in the air and generates a contaminant signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

11/09/17 / #20170320172

High quality, void and inclusion free alloy wire

Disclosed herein is a method of forming an alloy material for use in a wire. The method includes forming a master alloy containing lead and silver; and creating a molten wire alloy by combining the master alloy, additional lead, and a third material in a vessel. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311427

Airfield runway lamp controller

. . An airfield runway lamp controller is described herein. One airfield runway lamp controller includes a current sense transformer configured to detect a failure of a light source of an airfield runway lamp, and an alternating current (ac) switch configured to shunt the light source of the airfield runway lamp upon the current sense transformer detecting a failure of the light source.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310749

Methods and apparatus for flight briefing data synchronization

A method for managing a flight briefing data system is provided. The method establishes, by a central computer system, a first communication connection with an electronic device and a second communication connection with an aircraft onboard avionics unit; transmits, by the central computer system, flight briefing data via the first communication connection and the second communication connection, wherein the flight briefing data comprises at least a plurality of notices to airmen (notams) associated with a pending flight; receives, by the central computer system, altered flight briefing data; and synchronizes the central computer system, the electronic device, and the aircraft onboard avionics unit, by transmitting the altered flight briefing data via the first communication connection and the second communication connection.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310674

Approach for securing a vehicle access port

The disclosure reveals a system having secured electronic access. The system may have one or more vehicle buses, one or more electronic control units on a vehicle connected to the one or more vehicle buses, a security module connected to the one or more vehicle buses, and a vehicle access port connected to the security module. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310359

System, apparatus and method for synchronizing communications between devices

Systems, apparatuses and methods for synchronizing communication actions between multiple communication devices by accounting for discrepancies between timing functionality in communicating devices. A time value indicative of a remote device's view of current time is received. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310041

Customized backshell for connector used for steel wire armored cables

An apparatus includes a backshell, the backshell having a shell defining an interior space, the interior space configured to encase a portion of a plurality of core cables between an entry component and a connector body in a steel wire armored (swa) cable, wherein the portion represents an excess amount of the core cables when the swa cable is uncoiled.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309809

Constrained piezo-electric element to improve drive capability

A bendable apparatus is provided. The flexible material has a first-surface spanned by a first direction and a second direction. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309360

Single cell apparatus and method for single ion addressing

A single cell apparatus and method for single ion addressing are described herein. One apparatus includes a single cell configured to set a frequency, intensity, and a polarization of a laser, shutter the laser, align the shuttered laser to an ion in an ion trap such that the ion fluoresces light and/or performs a quantum operation, and detect the light fluoresced from the ion.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170309060

Cockpit display for degraded visual environment (dve) using millimeter wave radar (mmwr)

An aircraft display system to present a real-time, three-dimensional depiction of a region around an aircraft, where this three-dimensional depiction is fixed to the aircraft's coordinate location and attitude. As the aircraft moves in attitude (e.g. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308045

Matching a building automation algorithm to a building automation system

Methods, devices, and systems for matching a building automation algorithm to a building automation system are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to select a building automation algorithm from a pre-defined library of building automation algorithms, determine whether the selected building automation algorithm matches a building information model associated with the building automation system, and output, upon the selected building automation algorithm matching the building information model, the selected algorithm.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307653

Reducing bias in an accelerometer via a pole piece

An accelerometer includes an upper stator, a lower stator, and a proof mass assembly disposed between the upper and the lower stator. At least one of the upper stator or the lower stator includes an excitation ring, a magnet coupled to the excitation ring, and an asymmetric pole piece coupled to a top surface of the magnet. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307652

Atomic interferometric accelerometer with enhanced vibrational stability

An atomic interferometric accelerometer comprises a laser that emits a pulsed beam at a first frequency, an electro-optic modulator that receives the beam, and a vacuum cell in communication with the electro-optic modulator. The electro-optic modulator outputs a first optical signal corresponding to the beam at the first frequency and a second optical signal having a second frequency different from the first frequency. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307518

Dual wavelength source gas detector

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for a dual wavelength source gas sensor are described herein. One or more embodiments include a gas sensor, comprising: a dual wavelength source to transmit a first wavelength and a second wavelength via an optical path, wherein a gas is present through the optical path, a detector to receive the first wavelength and the second wavelength via the optical path, and a computing device coupled to the detector to determine an determine a signal intensity for the first wavelength and the second wavelength.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307461

Automatic pressure correction for level gauges in storage tanks

A level gauge system for mounting on a roof of a semi-closed storage tank includes an automatic tank level gauge for determining a level reading for a liquid including at least one liquid component in the tank. A processor includes a memory storing pressure correction factors or a pressure correction factor equation for correcting the level reading for a measured gas pressure above the liquid in the tank. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307459

Vacuum pressure gauge

A vacuum pressure gauge is described herein. One apparatus includes an ion trap configured to trap antimatter therein in a vacuum chamber, and a controller configured to determine a lifetime of the antimatter trapped in the ion trap and determine a pressure in the vacuum chamber based, at least in part, on the determined lifetime of the antimatter.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307231

Multiple heatsink cooling system for a line voltage thermostat

A line voltage thermostat having a multiple heatsink switch. A total switch may have a semiconductor switch mounted on each heatsink of the multiple heatsink switch. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170306871

Condition-based powertrain control system

A system and approach for development of setpoints for a controller of a powertrain system. The controller may be parameterized as a function of setpoints to provide performance variables that are considered acceptable by a user or operator for current operating conditions of the engine or powertrain. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170306516

Methods and articles relating to ionic liquid bath plating of aluminum-containing layers utilizing shaped consumable aluminum anodes

Ionic liquid bath plating methods for depositing aluminum-containing layers utilizing shaped consumable aluminum anodes are provided, as are turbomachine components having three dimensionally-tailored, aluminum-containing coatings produced from such aluminum-containing layers. In one embodiment, the ionic liquid bath plating method includes the step or process of obtaining a consumable aluminum anode including a workpiece-facing anode surface substantially conforming with the geometry of the non-planar workpiece surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305368

Vehicle security module system

A vehicle security system having controller area network buses, electronic control units connected to the controller area network buses, a vehicle security module connected to the controller area network buses, and an on board diagnostics connector connected to the vehicle security module. The vehicle security module may according to a policy discriminate between authorized and unauthorized signals that are input to the on board diagnostics connector. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304929

Dual alloy turbine rotors and methods for manufacturing the same

Dual alloy turbine rotors and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. The dual alloy turbine rotor comprises an assembled blade ring and a hub bonded to the assembled blade ring. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295453

User access to wireless low energy device

A method of communicating with multiple other devices by a low energy device, the method including broadcasting advertisements from the low energy device to connect, the advertisements being broadcasted at a slow rate, receiving an event at the low energy device, responsive to receiving the event, broadcasting advertisements at a high rate for a selected period of time, and connecting and disconnecting with the multiple other devices to exchange information related to the event during the selected period of time.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295416

Fuel submetering using firing rate signals

A fuel sub-metering mechanism for appliances that consume fuel. Each appliance may have a firing rate indicator. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294668

Power generator having reference pressure chamber

A device includes a case having a surface with a perforation and a first cavity containing a gas generating fuel. A first membrane is supported by the case inside the first cavity. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294187

Systems and method for performing speech recognition

A system and method for performing speech recognition. A speech recognition engine includes a plurality of grammar paths each defining a recognized phrase. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293921

Demand response system having a participation predictor

A demand response management system having a participation predictor. There may be a storage device having information collected about past behavior, related to participation in a demand response program, about a customer. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293852

Systems and methods for assigning a fire system safety score and for predictive analysis via data mining

Systems and methods for assigning or computing a fire system safety score via data mining and for predictive analysis via data mining are provided. Some methods can include identifying one or more pieces of data information from an ambient condition monitoring system installed in a region, quantifying the one or more pieces of the data information, and identifying a safety score of the region based on the quantified one or more pieces of the data information.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293418

Apparatus and method for generating industrial process graphics

A method includes parsing information associated with an industrial process in an industrial process control system to identify equipment data associated with the industrial process. The method also includes receiving a selection of equipment. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293358

System and method for providing aircraft autoflight capability feedback to a pilot

A system and method provides aircraft autoflight capability feedback to aircraft pilots to thereby prevent, or at least inhibit, latent errors of omission that may result in operational errors. The system and method uses graphics that communicate subtly and in the background, in a manner that naturally fits with how the visual cortex processes graphical information and how the mind makes quick, and subconscious judgments about information. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293270

Learning system for efficient sun-blinds control

A sun blinds system for light conditions control in a room or space. The space or room with one or more windows may have a set of sun blinds that have a position to cover the whole or part of the window to prevent to an extent, as desired by an occupant or occupants, sunlight from entering the space. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170292878

Torque measurement assemblies

A measurement assembly for determining a torque applied to a shaft including a disk coupled to a motor such that the motor is to drive rotation of the disk about a central axis. The measurement assembly also includes a first ring and second ring coupled to the disk and the shaft, respectively, and a sensor unit to measure a rotational displacement between the first and second rings about the central axis. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170292864

Flow sensing module

A flow sensing module is provided for determining a flow rate of a fluid flowing through a flow channel. The flow sensing module may include an integrated flow restrictor, sometimes including a plurality of concentric ribs defining a plurality of orifices shaped to match the curvature of the wall of the flow channel. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170291723

System and method for validating flight checklist items for maintenance and inspection applications

A method for completing a flight checklist for an aircraft is provided. The method obtains, by one or more location sensors, location information for a user; generates a tagged user location, based on the location information; determines that a checklist item is incomplete, based on the tagged user location, wherein the flight checklist comprises the checklist item, and wherein the checklist item is associated with a maintenance inspection for the aircraft; and when the checklist item is incomplete, presenting an alert via a display device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/12/17 / #20170291715

Methods and apparatus for providing real-time flight safety advisory data and analytics

A method for analyzing data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method obtains aircraft parameter data; identifies a current phase of flight; determines standard operating procedure (sop) compliance onboard the aircraft, based on the aircraft parameter data and the current phase of flight; identifies relevant safety events, based on the aircraft parameter data and the current phase of flight; and presents data associated with the sop compliance and the relevant safety events.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289753

Magnetic fingerprinting for proximity-based systems

Systems, devices, and methods for magnetic fingerprinting for proximity-based systems are described herein. One device includes instructions stored thereon executable by a processor to receive location information associated with a mobile device in a facility, determine that the mobile device is within a particular distance of an area of the facility based on the location information, determine magnetic field information associated with the mobile device, and allow access to the area via a relay associated with the area responsive to a determination that the user is allowed access based on the magnetic field information.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289309

Systems and methods to distribute an aircraft operations communication (aoc) application to communication components in a vehicle

A system to distribute an aircraft operations communication (aoc) application is provided. The system includes communication components in a vehicle, and an aoc database. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288347

Poke-in electrical connector

An electrical connector includes a housing having contact channels with electrical contacts received therein each having a poke-in spring beam configured to engage an electrical wire when poked-in to the housing. The electrical contact is movable between a resting position when no wire is present in the wire channel and a clearance position where the electrical contact allows the electrical wire to be removed from the wire channel. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287685

Sputtering target assembly having a graded interlayer and methods of making

A sputtering target assembly includes a sputtering target having a rear surface, a backing plate having a front surface, and an interlayer disposed between the target and the backing plate. The interlayer includes a first interlayer portion disposed proximate the target material rear surface, and a second interlayer portion disposed proximate the backing plate front surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287500

System and method to distinguish sources in a multiple audio source environment

A system and method capable of distinguishing sources in a multiple source environment is provided. The system receives an audio signal comprising an audio tag, a desired audio signal and an undesired audio signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287295

Systems and methods for tracking unauthorized intruders using drones integrated with a security system

Systems and methods for tracking unauthorized intruders using a drone integrated with a security system are provided. The drone can carry a transceiver device and an image capturing device, the transceiver device can receive an alarm signal from a security system monitoring a region such that the alarm signal indicates an unauthorized intruder is located in the region, the drone can move to an initial location of the unauthorized intruder, the image capturing device can capture an initial image of the unauthorized intruder at the initial location, and the drone can track the unauthorized intruder.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287242

Systems and methods for providing uav-based digital escort drones in visitor management and integrated access control systems

Systems and methods for providing uav-based digital escort drones in visitor management and access control systems are provided. A visitor management and access control system can identify a need for escorting a visitor through the region and transmit a signal to a drone that identifies a starting location and a destination location in the region. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287083

System to make consumers aware of electricity usage

Energy usage of a plurality of appliances is measured using a single meter. A pattern of energy usage with respect to the plurality of appliances is determined dependent upon the measured energy usage, appliance details of the plurality of appliances, and usage hours of the plurality of appliances. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286204

Fault propagation in a building automation system

Methods, devices, and systems for fault propagation in a building automation system are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive an input associated with a fault occurring in the building automation system, execute a fault propagation of the fault using fault rules for the building automation system and causality relationships in a building information model associated with the building automation system, and generate, using the fault propagation of the fault, a fault output with respect to the building automation system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285713

Intrinsically safe power conditioning circuit

A power conditioning circuit includes at least one power storage device having electrodes coupled for receiving power from a dc power source. At least one active current limit (acl) circuit coupled to the electrodes of the power storage device is for limiting a maximum power output from the power storage device under fault conditions. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284846

Low cost heating regulation circuit for self-heating flow mems

Traditional flow sensors include an upstream resistive sensor element, a downstream resistive sensor element and an intervening heater resistive element. To help reduce the size and/or cost of such flow sensor, it is contemplated that the heater resistor may be eliminated. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284226

Turbine engine designs for improved fine particle separation efficiency

A turbine engine incorporating a fine particle separation means includes a radial compressor that rotates about a longitudinal axis, a radially-oriented diffuser located downstream and radially outward, with respect to the longitudinal axis, from the radial compressor, and a flow path positioned downstream and radially outward, with respect to the longitudinal axis, from the diffuser, wherein the flow path comprises an outer annular wall and an inner annular wall between which the compressed air flows, and wherein the flow path comprises an arc the redirects the compressed air from flowing in a substantially radial flow direction to a substantially axial flow direction. The turbine engine further includes an extraction slot in the outer annular wall that fluidly connects with a scavenge plenum, the scavenge plenum being positioned adjacent to and radially outward from the outer annular wall at a position downstream axially along the flow path from the arc.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283525

Methods of producing a polyolefin wax product

Methods of producing a polyolefin wax product are provided herein. In an embodiments, a method of producing a polyolefin wax product includes providing a cracked polyolefin vapor phase and a polyolefin liquid phase that are derived from a recycled polyolefin feedstock having a higher number average molecular weight than the polyolefin wax product. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283348

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The invention relates to a process to prepare 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hco-1233xf) or 2-chloro-1,1,12-tetrafluoropropane (hcfc-244bb) using dichloro-trifluoropropanes and/or trichloro-difluoropropanes, and to prepare 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hco-1233xf) using various 242 and 243 isomers.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283330

High density carbon-carbon friction materials

A technique of forming a carbon-carbon composite that includes infiltrating a preform comprising carbon fibers or carbon-precursor fibers with a pitch and pyrolyzing the pitch using a controlled pressure and temperature ramp rate to control a growth of optical textures as the pitch is pyrolyzed to a coke matrix. Pyrolyzing the pitch may include initiating pyrolysis of at least some of the pitch at a first pressure less than about 2000 psi and a first temperature ramp rate between about 5 ° c./hr and about 50 ° c./hr to a first target temperature, and pyrolyzing at least some of the pitch at a second pressure greater than 2000 psi and a second temperature ramp rate between about 5 ° c./hr and about 50 ° c./hr to a second target temperature, where the second target temperature is greater than the first target temperature.. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170281991

End of service life indicator for disposal mask

Embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for detecting and indicating end-of-service-life in disposable filtration masks. Applicant has proposed incorporating end-of-service-life indicators comprising color changing chemicals into the mask. ... Honeywell International Inc

10/05/17 / #20170280790

Body gripping harness and single point connector for electrical rubber insulating sleeves

A harness (10) is provided for retaining a pair of electrical rubber insulating workman sleeves (12) on the shoulders (14) of a worker (16). The harness (10) is configured to grip a portion of the worker and thereby provide better anchoring of the electrical rubber insulating sleeves (12) to the worker. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280322

Access control via a mobile device

Systems, devices, and methods for access control via a mobile device are described herein. One method includes receiving location information associated with a mobile device in a facility, determining that the mobile device is within a particular distance of an area of the facility based on the location information, determining whether a user of the mobile device is allowed access to the area, and allowing access to the area via a relay associated with the area responsive to a determination that the user is allowed access.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170278381

Systems and methods of increasing the efficiency and accuracy of a walk test in a fire alarm system

Systems and methods of increasing the efficiency and accuracy of a walk test in a fire alarm system are provided. Some methods can include receiving one or more walk test result signals from a system in a region, the signals indicative of one or more triggered input devices in the system and one or more activated output devices in the system, identifying one or more output devices in the system configured to be activated responsive to the one or more triggered input devices, comparing the activated output devices to the output devices configured to be activated, and transmitting a signal indicative of results of the comparing. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277142

Process control system performance analysis using scenario data

This disclosure provides systems and methods for process control system performance analysis using scenario data. A method includes receiving, by an analysis system, an operating status of a process control system. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276790

Hybrid air data systems using lidar and legacy air data sensors

An air data system comprises an optical air data system comprising one or more lidar channels that each include at least one line-of-sight for air data interrogation, wherein the lidar channels are configured to output a set of air data signals. An optional non-optical air data system comprises one or more non-optical air data sensors selected from one or more pitot sensors, one or more static pressure sensors, one or more temperature sensors, one or more angle of attack vanes, one or more angle of sideslip vanes, one or more multi-function probes, or combinations thereof. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276706

Apparatus to tap the electrical signals in process control without breaking the continuity

A monitor can be installed in the terminal block having a monitor access opening. The installed monitor allows for current measurement without having to disconnect a wire from the terminal block. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276569

Turbocharger compressor wheel assembly

A method of loading a rotating assembly of a turbocharger can include positioning a swage collar on an end portion of a turbocharger shaft that extends through a through bore of a compressor wheel; applying a pulling force to the end portion of the turbocharger shaft to achieve a desired amount of loading; deforming the swage collar to form a swaged collar fixed to the end portion of the turbocharger shaft; and releasing the pulling force wherein the swaged collar maintains the desired amount of loading.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276143

Turbocharger compressor wheel assembly

A compressor wheel assembly of a turbocharger can include a compressor wheel that includes a through bore that extends from a base portion to a nose portion of the compressor wheel; a turbocharger shaft disposed in the through bore of the compressor wheel where the turbocharger shaft includes an end portion that extends axially away from the nose portion of the compressor wheel; and a swaged collar fixed to the end portion of the turbocharger shaft.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276070

Axi-centrifugal compressor

Methods and apparatus are provided for an axi-centrifugal compressor in a gas turbine engine for a business aviation or rotorcraft propulsion unit. The compressor includes an axial compressor section operable to affect a first pressure ratio along the flow path between a compressor inlet and a first section exit, and a centrifugal compressor section operable to affect a second pressure ratio along the flow path between a second section inlet and the compressor exit. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170275790

Breathable light weight unidirectional laminates

Lightweight, breathable, non-woven fibrous materials and composite articles incorporating the same are provided. Composite articles are formed by merging an open, non-woven grid formed from high tenacity elongate bodies with at least one substrate, forming an article having excellent tensile strength, excellent breathability and a unique aesthetic appearance.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/28/17 / #20170275018

Methods and apparatus for providing critical electronic checklist data during flight

A method for providing electronic checklist data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method detects, by an aircraft onboard system, a current phase of flight for the aircraft; obtains electronic checklist data by at least one processor onboard the aircraft; identifies, by the at least one processor, critical items associated with the current phase of flight, wherein the electronic checklist data comprises the critical items; and presents the critical items via aircraft display.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272148

Requesting weather data based on pre-selected events

A ground weather center may transmit information requests that carry at least one meteorological specific triggering command. An airborne system may translate the triggering command into detectable meteorological conditions and may arm the trigger(s) for specific weather sensors accordingly and downlink information upon the airborne system detects the triggering conditions. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270321

Communications bus line isolator

A communications bus line isolator is provided. In some embodiments, a first side of the communications bus isolator can be coupled to a first device via first communications bus cabling, a second side of the communications bus isolator can be coupled to a second device via second communications bus cabling, and, when the communications bus isolator detects a fault on or tampering or interference with the second communications bus cabling or the second device, the communications bus isolator can isolate the first communications bus cabling from the second communications bus cabling. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269618

Hvac controller with performance log

An hvac controller is configured to log and record performance related data related to a performance of an hvac system over a period of time in one or more performance logs stored in a memory of the hvac controller. In some cases, the hvac controller may be configured to retrieve at least some of the performance related data from the performance log that corresponds to a selected period of time that may be selected by a user, and display the retrieved performance related data on a display of the hvac controller.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269577

Spreadsheet visualization for controlling an industrial process

A data processing system for controlling an industrial process includes a cross software platform layer including a data acquisition (da) add-in and calculation add-in coupled to receive measured field data from a field layer including a process data link or communication interface unit (ciu) coupled to processing equipment in the plant having associated field devices including sensors for providing measured field data and actuators configured to run the industrial process. A processor implements a da algorithm to provide the da add-in, a calculation algorithm to provide the calculation add-in, and a visualization algorithm all stored in a memory associated with the processor. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269565

Method and apparatus to acquire parameters of gas metering

A system and method access field device information in an industrial process control and automation system. The system includes a memory element configured to store a plurality of device data associated with a plurality of field devices operating at a pipeline. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269562

Remote data analytics to predict system components or device failure

An apparatus includes a memory and one or more processors operably connected to the memory. The one or more processors are configured to receive data collected from a process facility system, detect anomalies for field device or process failures associated with the process facility system that are not monitored by alarms, detect leading indicators for field device or process failures that are monitored by alarms, and monitor the process facility system to detect further anomalies and leading indicators before failures occur.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269218

Weighting algorithm for signal processing

A global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver includes: at least one radio frequency (rf) front end configured to receive a gnss signal from a single gnss antenna and to digitize the gnss signal into a digitized gnss signal; at least one processor configured to: calculate weight to be applied to a sample of a block of samples of the digitized gnss signal; apply the weight to at least one sample of the block of samples of the digitized gnss signal to create a weighted gnss signal; and perform signal processing on the weighted gnss signal.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170268963

Structured light measuring apparatus and methods

A field deployable, portable structured light measurement (slm) apparatus, together with a structured light measurement process to manage part to part variation in production and in the field, to support both rotor airfoil mistuning and rotor airfoil repair limits.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170268922

Diagnostic signal to annunciate primary seal failure in a level transmitter

A method and system for seal failure annunciation comprises a process connector connected to a probe used to measure a product level in a tank. A pulse generation module generates a pulse that is propagated through a voided space in the process connector and a detector module configured to receive the echo curve from the interrogation pulse. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170268771

Burner assembly having a modified tile

Process and apparatuses for providing a stable flame in a burner assembly are provided. In an embodiment, the apparatus includes a burner assembly comprising a burner tile having a top surface, an outside surface, a pre-mix region and defining an interior space for introduction of combustion air. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170268089

Methods for processing bonded dual alloy rotors including differential heat treatment processes

Methods for processing bonded dual alloy rotors are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining a bonded dual alloy rotor including rotor blades bonded to a hub disk. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/21/17 / #20170267369

Motor-generator for high efficiency auxiliary power system

A system for driving an environmental control system (ecs) of a vehicle with ground-based electrical power may include a turbine engine on board the vehicle, coupled to the ecs to pneumatically drive the ecs, and an electric machine, on board the aircraft, mechanically coupled to the turbine engine, to drive the turbine engine. A control system such that the electric machine provides motoring assistance to the turbine engine, and that the motoring assistance is limited to match the available current from the ground-based electrical power.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265041

Systems, methods, and devices for indoor location

Systems, devices, and methods for indoor location are described herein. One device includes instructions stored thereon executable by a processor to determine a first location estimate of a mobile device in a facility via a first location technique, determine a second location estimate of the mobile device in the facility via a second location technique, and determine a third location estimate based on the first and second location estimates.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264726

Interface device providing intrinsic safety for a communications device

An interface device for providing intrinsic safety to a smart identity module (sim) card includes a buffer circuit including a voltage regulator and a voltage level translator including drivers. Baseband processor side pins include at least an input/output (io) pin for receiving data signals, first sim reset (rst) pin, core power supply (vcc) pin, a clock (clk) pin, a battery power supply (vbat) pin, and sim side pins include at least a vcc pin, a sim clk pin, second sim rst pin, and a sim io pin. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262488

System and method for preventing corruption of vehicle history data files

A system for a vehicle includes a non-volatile memory device, a database, a plurality of vehicle data sources, and a processor. The database has data stored therein that are representative of at least terrain or man-made obstacles the vehicle may potentially impact. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262153

Hvac zone control panel

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

09/14/17 / #20170261969

Automation control system point configuration from controller program files

A method of configuring an automation control system using point configuration software. At least an extract from a control program file having program elements and program element attributes for executing in an automatic controller of the automation control system is translated into a common representation including common program element types and common attributes. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261453

Humidity sensors with transistor structures and piezoelectric layer

An illustrative humidity sensor may include a substrate and a sensing field effect transistor. The sensing field effect transistor may comprise a source formed on the substrate, a drain formed on the substrate, a gate, and a piezoelectric layer disposed over the gate. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261220

Asynchronous reporting system

An asynchronous reporting mechanism for a remote device in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning environment. Using gateway information, such as a device address, report information may be sent to the user account, or using another approach, the information may be sent directly to the user. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261203

Gaseous fuel-air burner having a bluff body flame stabilizer

A gaseous fuel-air burner having a bluff body flame stabilizer, and methods of operating the same, are described herein. One device includes a bluff body configured to stabilize a flame produced by the gaseous fuel-air burner, wherein the bluff body has a conical shape configured to stabilize the flame by generating a recirculation zone having a stagnation point where the flame is stabilized.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170260419

Polysiloxane formulations and coatings for optoelectronic applications, methods of production, and uses thereof

A composition includes a solvent, a catalyst, a polysiloxane including methyl and phenyl pendant groups, and a crosslinker comprising at least one of a phenylene disilyl group and para-disilyl phenylene group. Exemplary crosslinkers include bis silyl benzene, bis alkoxysilane, 1,3 bistriethoxysilyl benzene, and 1,4 bistriethoxysilyl benzene 2,6-bis(triethoxysilyl)-naphthalene, 9,10-bis(triethoxysilyl)-anthracene, and 1,6-bis(trimethoxysilyl)-pyrene.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/14/17 / #20170259926

Shielded anti-icing system and methods

An anti-icing system is provided for an inlet lip annularly extending about a nacelle of an aircraft engine assembly. The anti-icing system includes an interior wall structure at least partially forming an annular anti-icing chamber with the inlet lip and an annular shield with a first end coupled to the interior wall structure and a second end extending into the annular anti-icing chamber. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257975

Reduced thermal transfer to peltier cooled fets

A printed circuit board for use with a cooling device configured to cool at least one device is provided. The printed circuit board includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposing the first surface; a ground plane on the first surface of the substrate, and circuitry in a circuit-region on the second surface of the substrate. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257782

Remote resolution of customer issues enabled by integrating multiple communication technologies using a handheld configurator

An apparatus includes a first interface, second interface, and at least one processing device. The first interface is configured to communicate with a transmitter coupled to a field device operating in an industrial process and automation system. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257130

Packaged intrinsic safe industrial modem

A packaged cellular modem system includes a capacitor for receiving power from a dc power source, a dc-to-dc converter coupled to capacitor electrodes, a cellular modem coupled to the converter output and to an antenna, and an is barrier circuit coupled to a modem output. A microcontroller coupled to a boost regulator has its output coupled to electrodes. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170256982

System and method for preserving back-up battery for improved back-up availability

A battery management system comprising a main battery and a backup battery. A load is electrically connected to the main battery and the backup battery through one or more switches (e.g., fet switches). ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170256146

Interface assembly

An interface component for insertion in a certain-sized connection box placed for another component such as a switch or other electrical mechanism. The interface component may bring in new capabilities plus maintain the capabilities of the removed component. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255173

System for propagating messages for purposes of demand response

A system having a utility, a communications intermediary and demand response resources. The utility may be connected to the communications intermediary via a network. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254536

System and approach for controlling a combustion chamber

A system for controlling activity in a combustion chamber. The system does not necessarily need to be mechanically adjusted and yet may provide precise control of a fuel air mixture ratio. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254432

Electrohydraulic valve including a vibration-resistant, flexible hermetic seal

A vibration-resistant, flexible metallic seal for use in an electrohydraulic servo valve (ehsv), the ehsv comprising an armature, an armature support comprising a base, and a flapper, the seal surrounding a portion of the flapper, the seal having a first end, a second end, a thickness along a length of the seal between the first end and the second end, the thickness being defined between first and second outer surfaces of the seal, and one or a plurality of convolutions between the first end and the second end, the first end disposed between and hermetically connected to the flapper and the armature, the second end disposed within the first opening and hermetically connected to the base, wherein the seal comprises: a non-porous metal that comprises a first fraction of the thickness; a porous metal comprising a plurality of pores that comprises a second fraction of the thickness; and an elastomeric material encompassed by the pores of the second fraction of the thickness, wherein the second fraction comprises one or both of the first and second outer surfaces of the seal.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254209

Diverging-converging cooling passage for a turbine blade

A turbine blade and a radial turbine having at least one blade is provided. The turbine blade includes a trailing edge and a leading edge opposite the trailing edge. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170253711

Flexible, open-cell thermoset foams and blowing agents and methods for making same

Disclosed are methods and compositions for forming a flexible, open cell foams which utilize a thermosetting composition comprising one or more components capable of forming a thermoset matrix and a blowing agent comprising at least one chemical blowing agent, such as water, and at least one physical blowing agent includes at least one of hfo-1336mzz, hfo-s1438mzz (preferably e-hfo-1438mzz) and hfo-1447fz, to form a flexible foam.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170253545

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The present invention relates, in part, to the discovery that, during the fluorination of certain fluoroolefm starting reagents, particularly, 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene (1230xa), oligomerization/polymerization of such starting reagents reduces the conversion process and leads to increased catalyst deactivation. The present invention also illustrates that providing one or more organic co-feed to the fluooolefin starting stream reduces such oligomerization/polymerization and improves catalystic stability.. ... Honeywell International Inc

09/07/17 / #20170253544

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The present invention relates, in part, to the discovery that, during the fluorination of certain fluoroolefin starting reagents, particularly, 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene (1230xa), oligomerization/polyinerization of such starting reagents reduces the conversion process and leads to increased catalyst deactivation. The present invention also illustrates that providing one or more organic co-feed to the fluooolefin starting stream reduces such oligomerization/polymerization and improves catalystic stability.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251053

System and method for smart event paging

A method includes receiving a first event request message from a client device. The method also includes retrieving one or more first events that have most recently occurred since a previous event request and that have not already been provided to the client device, up to a first event paging size and a first event history age limit. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249585

Systems and methods of identifying building assets used in a walk test

Systems and methods of identifying building assets used in a walk test are provided. Some methods can include capturing an image of a device installed in a monitored region, identifying information related to the device from the image of the device, and storing the information related to the device for use when conducting a walk test in the monitored region.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249554

Cost-driven system and method for predictive equipment failure detection

A method includes identifying costs associated with different outcomes of a failure prediction algorithm. The algorithm is configured to predict one or more faults with at least one piece of industrial equipment. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249285

Calibration technique for rules used with asset monitoring in industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes identifying a statistical performance of a monitoring rule associated with an asset monitoring system. The monitoring rule includes logic configured to identify one or more faults with at least one asset, and the statistical performance includes an effectiveness of the monitoring rule in identifying the one or more faults. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248700

Enhanced lidar air data using supplementary sensor outputs

A method of enhancing lidar data is provided. The method includes inputting lidar data from at least one lidar sensor; inputting data from at least one of: at least one static pressure sensor; and at least one total air temperature sensor; and extracting accurate air data parameters by processing one of: the lidar data and static pressure data from the static pressure sensor; the lidar data and true temperature data from the total air temperature sensor; or the lidar data, the static pressure data from the static pressure sensor, and the true temperature data from the total air temperature sensor. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248690

Recursive multi-model echo curve simulation

A method of simulating a pulsed radar gauge (prg) on a tank. Provided are (i) a parametrized model of an echo reflection responsive to a transmitted radar pulse defined by an initial spatial model function, a first signal model modeling the pulse traveling through the media, and a second signal model modeling reflection and transmission of the pulse striking boundaries involving the media, and an (ii) echo curve calculation (ecc) program. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248681

Using bluetooth beacons to automatically update the location within a portable gas detector's logs

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for updating the location information for a gas detector device. A gas detector device may comprise a wireless receiver operable to receive information from one or more wireless beacons. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248537

Relative humidity sensor and method

A relative humidity sensor is disclosed. The relative humidity sensor includes a first electrode and a second electrode disposed above a dielectric substrate. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247562

Low voc and high solid fluoropolymer for coating applications

Disclosed are methods of reducing the release of volatile organic compounds (vocs) into the earth's atmosphere during coating operations providing a coating composition comprising a carrier comprising voc compounds and one or more fluorocopolymers by copolymerization of (1) first monomer selected from the group consisting of hydrofluoroalkenes, (2) second monomer comprising vinyl ester(s), and (3) third monomer comprising vinyl ether(s), wherein at least a portion of said vinyl ether monomer is a hydroxyl group-containing vinyl ether, wherein the fluorocopolymer comprises at least about 70% by weight of said coating composition and the voc portion of said carrier is not greater than about 30% by weight of said coating composition.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247304

High temperature isomerization of (e)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene to (z)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene

Disclosed are processes for a high temperature isomerization reaction converting (e)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene to (z)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene. In certain aspects of the invention, such a process includes contacting a feed stream with a heated surface, where the feed stream includes (e)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene or mixture of (e)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene with (z)-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247236

Rope guidance for second device used on durahoist arm

A line guidance device (40) is provided for use with a confined space entry/retrieval hoist and fall protection anchorage system (10) and includes a line guide (46) that guides a line from an extend/retract line device (22) past another extend/retract line device (20) with both devices (20, 22) mounted on a backside (24) of a mast (12) of the system (10).. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247112

Wireless aircraft cabin pressure control system utilizing smart pressure sensors

A pressure control system includes a first sensor, and a second sensor which is dis-similar to the first sensor, where the second sensor generates a same processed data as the first sensor does, but in a way different from the first sensor does. A receiving unit is connected to the first sensor and the second sensor by a wireless connection to receive the processed data from the first sensor and the second sensor. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170245578

Suspension locking tab

A hardhat shell has a suspension that is secured to the shell by a hanger. The suspension has a horizontal band portion for extending around a user's head, and the suspension is positioned within a hardhat shell. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/31/17 / #20170245577

Flexible headband with self-adaptive functions

An improved headband (12) for a head safety product such as a face shield, hardhat (10) or welding helmet includes a horizontal section (14) configured to encircle the head and an adjustment mechanism (14a) configured to adjust a circumference of the horizontal section. A nape-belt section (16) depends from the horizontal section (14) and is configured to cup the occipital area of the head and has a pivotal movement relative to the horizontal section (14). ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244418

System and method for in-situ optimization of microwave field homogeneity in an atomic clock

A method of operating a cold atom clock to maintain a highly homogeneous microwave field is provided. The method includes: driving a subset of microwave feed lines to excite a microwave field in a resonator, while a power and a phase of at least one microwave feed line in the subset is held constant, and while the power or the phase of at least one other microwave feed line in the subset is changed; measuring a strength of the atomic transition excited by the microwave field; extracting a relative power and a relative phase between or among the subset of microwave feed lines by processing the strength of the atomic transitions excited by the microwave field measured in at least one auxiliary-measurement sequence; and determining if an adjustment to one or more of the microwave feed lines is needed to improve the homogeneity of the microwave field phase and amplitude.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244238

System and method for multi-level electronic protection using combination of current sensing and temperature sensing

An apparatus includes a current sense resistor configured to receive a supply current for one or more devices. The apparatus also includes a current sense amplifier configured to amplify a voltage across the current sense resistor. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243498

System and method for detecting misaligned stationary objects

Provided is a navigation system that processes a route plan and data from the surrounding environment to identify a potential threat of undesirable contact anywhere along the route plan. The provided navigation system generates an informative, anticipative display of the vehicle's surrounding environment. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243497

Methods and apparatus for obtaining aircraft landing guidance

A method for receiving data onboard an aircraft is provided. The method obtains a plurality of aircraft transponder messages associated with a particular landing zone; extracts, from each of the plurality of aircraft transponder messages, aircraft position data associated with landing at least one lead aircraft at the particular landing zone; and determines a landing path for use by the aircraft to land at the particular landing zone, based on the extracted aircraft position data.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243495

Methods and systems facilitating stabilized descent to a diversion airport

Methods and systems are provided for guiding or otherwise assisting operation of a vehicle to intersect a stabilized approach to a destination. One exemplary method of assisting an aircraft for landing at an airport involves obtaining, from a system onboard the aircraft, a current position of the aircraft and a current velocity of the aircraft, determining a descent strategy for the aircraft from the current position to an initialization point for a stable approach to the airport based at least in part on the current position and the current velocity, and providing indication of the descent strategy on a display device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243456

Door and window contact systems and methods that include mems accelerometers and mems magnetometers

Systems and methods that address the gap, security, and robustness limitations of known door and window contact systems and methods without increasing the overall cost thereof are provided. Some systems can include an accelerometer and a magnetometer for mounting in or on a first portion of a window or door unit, and a microcontroller unit in communication with each of the accelerometer and the magnetometer. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242981

Simulation of chemical process facilities

A method for simulating a chemical process. A process simulator is provided having a processor configured to execute a process model for simulating the chemical process using a flowsheet having a flowsheet topology. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242813

Bus bridge for translating requests between a module bus and an axi bus

A method for bus bridging includes providing a bus interface device that is coupled between at least one module bus and at least one advanced extensible interface (axi) bus for translating bus requests between the module bus and the axi bus. The bus interface device includes logic. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242404

Systems and methods for positionally stable magneto-optical trapping over temperature

Systems and methods for positionally stable magneto-optical trapping over temperature are provided. In certain embodiments, an atomic sensor may include at least one laser source configured to produce at least one laser; one or more optical components, wherein the one or more optical components direct the at least one laser; and a vacuum cell, wherein the one or more optical components direct the at least one laser into the vacuum cell, wherein the one or more optical components and the vacuum cell are bonded together and components within the atomic sensor are fabricated from materials having similar coefficients of thermal expansion.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242118

Method and system for fmcw radar altimeter system height measurement resolution improvement

A method of improving height measurement resolution for a radar system is provided. The method includes periodically generating, at a fft processor, a set of fft bins across a frequency range based on a periodic ramping of a fmcw radar signal from a first frequency to a second frequency; selecting a subset of bins from at least one set of fft bins by implementing a leading-edge-tracking algorithm by at least one processor; implementing a second algorithm on the selected subset of bins to determine a power ratio between the leading edge tracked bin and the remaining bins in the selected subset of bins to determine an interpolated bin number within the selected subset of bins; and determining an approximate distance to the target based on the interpolated bin number within the selected subset of bins. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170241852

Flip chip pressure sensor assembly

A flip chip pressure sensor assembly. The flip chip pressure sensor assembly comprises a substrate; a pressure sensor die comprising a sensing diaphragm, the die having a top side and a bottom side that is reverse to the top side, where the top side of the die is electrically connected to the substrate by flip chip mounting technology; a cover defining an aperture disposed over the pressure sensor die, where the aperture defined by the cover aligns with the sensing diaphragm to provide a path for pressure to be transmitted through the aperture to the bottom side of the sensing diaphragm; and a gel disk disposed within the aperture in intimate contact with a bottom side of the sensing diaphragm, where the gel disk is domed above an outer shoulder of a rim defined by the cover.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170241784

Stimulated brillouin scattering (sbs) gyro with coupled resonator for frequency-dependent output coupling

A ring laser gyroscope (rlg) is provided. The rlg includes a primary resonator, a secondary resonator, and an optical source to provide a pump field. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170241660

Multiple adaptive geo-fences for a building

A building automation system may include a memory for storing a first geofence for a first building component and a second geofence for a second building component. A controller may be operably coupled to the memory and may be configured to cause an adjustment to operation of the first building component in response to a user's mobile device crossing the first geofence and may cause an adjustment to operation of the second building component in response to the user's mobile device crossing the second geofence. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170241560

Valve actuator assembly

A valve actuator assembly that include an actuator and an actuator mounting assembly. The actuator mounting assembly may be secured to a valve shaft without the actuator present, and the actuator may be secured to the actuator mounting assembly later. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170241479

Hvac actuator assembly

A low profile shaft adaptor for coupling an output drive member of an hvac actuator with an input drive member of a valve. The shaft adaptor may include a clamp for selectively clamping onto the input drive member of the valve, a drive interface configured to form an interference fit with an output drive member of the hvac actuator, and a bracket configured to mechanically couple the drive interface and the clamp such that rotational movement of the drive interface by way of the interference fit with the output drive member of the hvac actuator causes corresponding rotational movement of the clamp and thus the input drive member of the valve.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170240666

Polymerization of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and polymers formed from 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The present invention relates to methods of producing polymerized 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (poly-1234yf) using one or a combination of the techniques provided herein. In certain embodiments, such techniques include (1) emulsion polymerization; (2) suspension polymerization; (3) solution polymerization; (4) supercritical carbon dioxide polymerization; (5) transition metal catalyzed polymerization; (6) radiation or thermal polymerization; and combinations thereof. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170239911

Differential needling of a carbon fiber preform

A carbon-carbon composite preform including a plurality of layers including carbon fibers or carbon-precursor fibers, the layers include a first exterior layer defining a first major surface, a second exterior layer defining a second major surface, and at least one interior layer disposed between the first exterior layer and the second exterior layer, the at least one interior layer having a peripheral region that forms a portion of an outer surface of the preform. The preform includes needled fibers, where at least some needled fibers extend through two or more layers. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/24/17 / #20170239638

Fluorination process and reactor

The invention relates to a process to prepare tetrahalopropenes, such as 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (1233xf). The process comprises atomizing a feed material, such as 1,2,3-tetrachloropropene (1230xa) and the like, and mixing it with superheated hf to form a vaporized composition of feed material and hf with substantially instantaneous contact with a vapor phase fluorination catalyst. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237752

Prediction of potential cyber security threats and risks in an industrial control system using predictive cyber analytics

This disclosure provides systems and methods for prediction of potential cyber security threats and risks in an industrial control system using predictive cyber analytics. A method includes receiving, by a risk manager system, real-time data from a plurality of connected devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237576

Systems and methods for handing off configuration of a building device from a contractor to a customer

The present disclosure relates generally to systems, methods and tools for coordinating the activities of a contractor and a user during a setup process of a building control system. In some instances, a contractor may install a building device and then partially configure the building device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237246

Adapter plate with mounting features for a wall mountable connector

An adapter plate may be used to secure a wall mountable connector to a junction box by engaging mounting features of the wall mountable connector. In some cases, the wall mountable connector may be directly secured to a wall via fasteners that extend through the same mounting features of the wall mountable connector. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237216

Jumper switch for an hvac wall mountable connector

A wall mountable connector for securing a thermostat to a wall may include a plurality of wiring terminals as well as structure enabling an installer or other person to easily electrically connect (e.g. Jumper) two or more of the wiring terminals in order to accommodate different equipment installations. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237215

Wall mountable connector with built in jumper functionality

A wall mountable connector for securing a thermostat to a wall is disclosed. The wall mountable connector may include built in jumper functionality. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237211

Hvac wall mountable connector with mounting features

A wall mountable connector may be used for securing a thermostat to a wall. The wall mountable connector may provide an electrical connection between a plurality of field wires of an hvac system and corresponding terminals of a removably mounted thermostat. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237210

Wall mountable connector terminal configuration

A wall mountable connector to provide mechanical and electrical connections for a thermostat. The wall mountable connector may include a field wire receiving cavity, with a first column of wiring terminals and a second column of wiring terminals, with each of the wiring terminals configured to receive a field wire. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237187

Wall mountable connector with commonly used field wire terminals spaced from one another

A wall mountable connector is configured for securing a thermostat to a wall. The wall mountable connector is further configured to provide electrical connections with field wires exiting the wall and in turn to provide electrical connection with the thermostat. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170236766

Wall mountable connector with wall covering plate

A wall mountable connector assembly with an optional wall covering plate is disclosed. The wall mountable connector provides electrical connections to each of a plurality of field wires and is configured to provide electrical connections to a thermostat secured to the wall mountable connector. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170236403

Systems and methods of location based awareness of life safety sensors

Systems and methods of location based awareness of life safety sensors are provided. Some methods can include detecting an ambient emergency condition, and, responsive to detecting the ambient emergency condition, transmitting a wireless beacon signal, wherein a range into which the wireless beacon signal is transmitted is limited, and wherein a signal strength of the wireless beacon signal progressively decreases from a first part of the range, adjacent a source of the wireless beacon signal, to a second part of the range, displaced from the source of the wireless beacon signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170236348

Systems and methods of access control in security systems with augmented reality

Systems and methods of access control in security systems with augmented reality are provided. Some methods can include receiving an image of an exterior of a secured area, displaying the received image on a display device, identifying at least one artifact associated with the received image, and superimposing at least one computer generated image of the identified artifact on the displayed image, thereby augmenting the displayed image.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235691

Input/output (i/o) binding with automatic international electromechanical commission (iec) address generation in remote terminal unit (rtu) configuration

A method includes automatically assigning, by at least one processor, an iec address to an i/o binding variable for an rtu. This includes identifying a type of the i/o binding variable and identifying a size of the i/o binding variable based on the identified type. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235520

Replication of memory image for efficient simultaneous uses

An apparatus includes a computing architecture having multiple memories including a first memory and a second memory. The multiple memories are configured to store multiple copies of a memory image including a first copy and a second copy, where the memory image contains instructions to be executed by the computing architecture and data to be used by the computing architecture. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235385

Inductor type touch input in explosion-proof electronic enclosure

An explosion-proof electronic system. The system comprises a substantially explosion-proof enclosure, a substantially explosion-proof glass window forming a portion of the enclosure, an electrical coil located within the enclosure, an electrical excitation circuit located within the enclosure and connected to the electrical coil, where the excitation circuit is configured to cause the electrical coil to establish a magnetic field that extends through the explosion-proof glass window, and a processor located within the enclosure and coupled to the electrical excitation circuit. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235291

Energy-related information presentation system

A system and approach for diagnostic visualizations of, for example, building control systems data. A focus may be on a similarity metric for comparing operations among sites relative to energy consumption. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235163

Preparation cell systems and methods

Preparation cell systems and methods are described herein. One example of a system for a preparation cell includes a laser coupled to a fiber bundle comprising a plurality of fibers, a preparation cell to prepare a state of laser light received by the fiber bundle, and an exiting fiber bundle coupled to the preparation cell.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234963

Set a gas detector's location automatically using short range radio

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for updating the location information for a gas detector device. A gas detector device may comprise a wireless scanner operable to receive information from one or more passive tags. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234574

Hvac damper system

An illustrative damper system includes a damper blade that is configured to be positioned within a duct, such as a bypass duct of an hvac system. A shaft is in communication with the damper blade, and an actuator or force adjustment mechanism is in communication with the shaft. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234569

Hvac wall mountable connector with memory

A wall mountable connector configured to facilitate a user in removing a first thermostat from the wall mountable connector and installing a new, different second thermostat on the wall mountable connector without having to do any wiring work. The field wires remain coupled to the wall mountable connector, and the wall mountable connector provides the appropriate electrical connections between the field wires and the first and second thermostats. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234568

Wall covering plate for use with an hvac controller

A wall covering plate may be used in combination with a wall mountable connector and a thermostat that is designed to mate with the wall mountable connector. The wall covering plate may be configured to fit around the wall mountable connector and behind the thermostat. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234566

Mobile device with contractor accessible screens for configuring a building device

The present disclosure relates generally to systems, methods and tools for coordinating the activities of a contractor and a user during a setup process of a building control system. In some instances, an application program for a mobile device may provide contractors and users with different user experiences when configuring a building device, where the contractor is provided with additional features and functionality.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234565

Wall mountable connector for an hvac controller

A wall mountable connector may be secured to a wall in order to provide mechanical and electrical connections to a thermostat. In some cases, the wall mountable connector and the thermostat may, in combination, be configured to permit the thermostat to attach to the wall mountable connector only when the thermostat is in a particular orientation relative to the wall mountable connector. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234560

Automatic detection of jumper switch position of a wall mount connector

A thermostat that is configured to be releasably secured to a wall mountable connector, wherein the wall mountable connector includes a jumper switch that permits an installer or other professional to easily form an electrical connection between different wiring terminals of the wall mountable connector in accordance with how particular field wires are connected to the wiring terminals of the wall mountable connector. The thermostat is further configured to automatically determine the position of the jumper switch of the wall mountable connector, and in some cases, change the control of at least some functionality of the thermostat and/or hvac equipment depending on the position of the jumper switch.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234558

System and method for handing off the configuration of a building device from a contractor to a customer using a hang tag or the like

The present disclosure relates generally to systems, methods and tools for coordinating the activities of a contractor and a user during a setup process of a building control system. In some instances, a contractor may install a building device and then partially configure the building device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234483

Method and system for apu oil level indication

An auxiliary power unit (apu) oil quantity indication system and method provides a stable and accurate oil quantity indication during startup, mission duration and shutdown. The system determines a gulp value at various stages of operation, which is combined with a raw oil quantity indication to provide an indicated oil quantity.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234212

Turbocharger with rotary bypass valve operable to selectively configure the turbine volute as single-scroll or twin-scroll

A turbocharger has an annular bypass valve disposed in an annular portion of a bypass passage of the turbine housing. The turbine housing defines an exhaust gas chamber having separate half-annular first and second scrolls, and a portion of the bypass passage is sector-divided by a pair of dividing walls that create two 180-degree bypass sectors respectively connected to the first and second scrolls. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170233624

Fluorinated alkene refrigerant compositions

Liquid compositions for use in compression refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems in which a fluoroalkene containing from 3 to 4 carbon atoms and at least 1 but no more than 2 double bonds is combined with an effective amount to provide lubrication of an essentially miscible organic lubricant comprised of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and having a ratio of oxygen to carbon effective to provide a degree of miscibility with said fluoroalkene so that when up to five weight percent of lubricant is added to said fluoroalkene the refrigerant has one liquid phase at least one temperature between −40 and +70° c. Methods for producing refrigeration and heating with the fluoroalkenes, alone or in combination with the disclosed lubricants, are also disclosed.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170233601

Anti-fog coatings and methods

An anti-fog coating and preparation thereof are provided. The anti-fog coating comprises a cationically polymerizable compound including at least one epoxy group, a radically polymerizable compound including at least one acrylate group, a non-ionic surfactant and an ionic surfactant.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170233316

Process for the production of fluorinated cyclobutane

The production of 1,1,2-trifluoro-2-(trifluoromethyl)cyclobutane (tfmcb). More specifically, the present invention relates to a process for making 1,1,2-trifluoro-2-(trifluoromethyl)cyclobutane via a continuous catalytic reaction from commercially available raw materials ethylene and hexafluoropropene.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170233314

Method for producing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (hcfc-1233xf)

The present invention relates to an improved method for manufacturing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (hcfc-1233xf) by reacting 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene, 1,1,1,2,3-pentachloropropane, and/or 2,3,3,3-tetrachloropropene with hydrogen fluoride, in a vapor phase reaction vessel in the presence of a vapor phase fluorination catalyst and stabilizer. Hcfc-1233xf is an intermediate in the production of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (hfo-1234yf) which is a refrigerant with low global warming potential.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/17/17 / #20170232486

Controlling a fume hood airflow using an image of a fume hood opening

The present disclosure relates generally to fume hoods, and more particularly to systems and methods for controlling a fume hood airflow using an image (e.g., an optical image, an acoustic image, etc.) of a fume hood opening. A system for controlling a fume hood may include an image capture sensor, a configurator and a controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230608

Removable memory card with security system support

A video camera for use in a security system may include a processor including control circuitry and a removable memory card coupled to the control circuitry. The removable memory card may include a wireless transceiver configured to receive wireless data transmissions from at least one wireless sensor device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170229295

Sputtering device component with modified surface and method of making

A sputtering target assembly for use in a vapor deposition apparatus, the sputtering target assembly comprising a sputtering surface; a sidewall extending from the sputtering surface at an angle to the sputtering surface; a particle trap formed of a roughness located along the sidewall and extending radially from the sputtering surface, wherein the roughness of the particle trap has a macrostructure and a microstructure.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170229203

Systems and methods for eliminating multi-path errors from atomic inertial sensors

Systems and methods for eliminating multi-path errors from atomic inertial sensors are provided. In certain embodiments, a system for performing atom interferometry includes a vacuum cell containing multiple atoms and a first plurality of lasers configured to trap the atoms within the vacuum cell. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170229125

Systems and methods for contacting emergency personnel via voice recognition

Systems and methods for contacting emergency personnel via voice recognition are provided. Some methods include detecting and identifying, via voice recognition, a first predetermined phrase, determining whether a second predetermined phrase is detected and identified, via voice recognition, within a predetermined period of time after detection and identification of the first predetermined phrase, and when the second predetermined phrase is detected and identified within the predetermined period of time, contacting emergency personnel.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170229073

Wall module with multi-pixel passive infrared sensor

A wall module of a building control system is described that is configured to capture a thermal image using a passive infrared (pir) sensor four or more individually readable pixels arranged in two or more rows and two or more columns. Based on the thermal image, the wall module may, for example, automatically activate and/or deactivate a backlight of a display of the wall module. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170229024

Methods and systems for safe landing at a diversion airport

Methods and systems are provided for generating a route that facilitates navigating a vehicle to a diversion destination while satisfying applicable safety thresholds or other constraints, such as a maximum landing weight. One exemplary method of facilitating an aircraft landing at a diversion airport involves obtaining a current position of the aircraft, identifying a landing threshold influenced by a characteristic of the aircraft, obtaining one or more constraints associating with diverting to the diversion airport, and determining a route from the current position to the diversion airport based at least in part on the landing threshold and the one or more constraints. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228329

Relay mechanism to facilitate processor communication with inaccessible input/output (i/o) device

A method includes transmitting, by a first processing device, a signal to a second relay processing device. The signal includes a message for the second relay processing device to transmit a read command and/or a write command to an i/o device that is not accessible by the first processing device. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228225

System and method for preserving value and extending life of legacy software in face of processor unavailability, rising processor costs, or other issues

A method includes obtaining a copy of a first software executed by a first device in an industrial process control and automation system. The method also includes converting the first software to a second software. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227955

Methods and apparatus for global optimization of vertical trajectory for an air route

A method for calculating vertical trajectory values is provided. The method obtains aircraft performance data for a particular aircraft and atmospheric condition data associated with an air route; calculates a cost-efficient vertical trajectory for the air route, based on the aircraft performance data and the atmospheric condition data, wherein the cost-efficient vertical trajectory comprises a plurality of altitude values for minimizing cost for the particular aircraft during travel of the air route; obtains an altitude consistency threshold; and adjusts the cost-efficient vertical trajectory using the altitude consistency parameter, to create an optimized vertical trajectory for the aircraft route.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227648

Use of wide area reference receiver network data to mitigate local area error sources

A system to mitigate errors in gps corrections and ephemeris uncertainty data broadcast to a vehicle is presented. The system includes reference receivers in a first ground subsystem and a processor. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227633

Low-power x band beacon transponder

In one example, a device includes a receiver configured to receive a low-power x band radar transmission, and a transmitter operably coupled to the receiver and configured to transmit an x band transmission in response to receiving the low-power x band radar transmission.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227245

Controller interface with separate schedule review mode

A controller equipped with a user interface having a separate schedule review mode, including methods of accessing and/or programming such devices, are disclosed. The controller may include a user interface that can be utilized to initiate a scheduling routine having a separate schedule review mode for displaying one or more schedule parameters of the controller without initiating the editing mode. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170226961

Translating cowl thrust reverser system with over-stow unlocking capability

A thrust reverser system for a turbine engine includes a support structure, a transcowl, a door, a lock, and a first elastic element. The transcowl is mounted on the support structure and is translatable between a stowed position, a deployed position, and an over-stow position. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/10/17 / #20170226948

System and method for estimating turbo speed of an engine

The speed of a turbocharger may be estimated using data from sensors that are readily available in most engine management systems. In some cases, a pressure measurement from a map sensor may be used, in combination with one or more computational models, to provide an efficient, lower cost estimate of turbo speed that can be used to control operation of the engine and/or the turbocharger.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223802

Camera-aided controller of illumination

. . A system incorporating a camera sensor situated in a room having walls with windows and sun blinds. The sun blinds may control outdoor light to the room. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170222895

System and method for capturing and displaying packets and other messages in local control network (lcn)

A method includes detecting, by a local control network (lcn) monitor, a transmission of a data packet from a first device to at least one second device over the lcn. The lcn monitor is not a source or destination of the data packet. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221369

System and method for monitoring a communication channel and displaying information

A system and method for monitoring a communication channel and displaying information. A signal is received via the communication channel and signal information is extracted from the signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221367

Vehicle decision support system

A vehicle decision support system and method capable of processing operational constraints, a flight plan, and appropriate environmental data to generate timely and readily comprehensible guidance are provided.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170221338

Fall protection harness with damage indicator

A fall protection harness or fall protection static line includes one or more straps, an electrical sensing device coupled to the one or more straps, a computer processor coupled to the electrical sensing device, and a transmitter coupled to the computer processor. The one or more straps are made up of an electrically non-conducting thread and an electrically conducting thread. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220033

System and method for interactive adjustment of a model predictive controller in an embedded execution environment

A method includes receiving an adjustment to a computational speed of a processing device associated with a model predictive controller (mpc) in an embedded execution platform of an industrial process control system. The method also includes receiving an adjustment to a memory footprint required for calculations performed by the processing device during operation of the mpc. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219402

Flow sensor with self heating sensor elements

Traditional flow sensors include an upstream resistive sensor element, a downstream resistive sensor element and an intervening heater resistive element. To help reduce the size and/or cost of such flow sensor, it is contemplated that the heater resistor may be eliminated. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219381

Near-zero revolutions per minute (rpm) sensing

A rotor assembly for deployment within a momentum control device that enables near-zero revolutions per minute (rpm) sensing, and method for making same, are provided. The provided rotor assembly utilizes a magnet coupled to the rotor shaft and a stationary sensor element to detect magnetic flux from the magnet and derive reliable near zero rpm therefrom.. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219236

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

08/03/17 / #20170218860

Engine system with inferential sensor

An engine system incorporating an engine, one or more sensors, and a controller. The controller may be connected to the one or more sensors and the engine. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170218848

Compact accessory systems for a gas turbine engine

An accessory system for a gas turbine engine having a driveshaft with an axis of rotation is provided. The accessory system includes a towershaft coupled to the driveshaft and driven by the driveshaft along a towershaft axis of rotation. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170218106

Fluoroelastomers

A fluoroelastomer comprising a copolymer of fluoroolefin monomers selected from one or more of the group consisting of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene, and ethylenically unsaturated co-monomers; wherein the fluoroelastomer has a glass transition temperature (tg) of from about −60° c. To about 53° c. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170218097

Curable fluorocopolymer formed from tetrafluoropropene

The present invention is directed to partially fluorinated copolymers and the production thereof. More specifically, the copolymers, which are preferably produced by a solution polymerization process, preferably have at least three units, the first unit selected from 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, the second unit having a polymerized monomer selected from the vinyl esters and vinyl ethers, and the third unit having a polymerized monomer derived from a hydroxyl group-containing vinyl ether. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170217605

Systems and methods of precision landing for offshore helicopter operations using spatial analysis

Systems and methods of precision landing in adverse conditions are provided. In one embodiment, a precision landing system comprises a vehicle including: a receiver configured to receive position information for structures and a landing zone of a landing site and a processor coupled to a memory, the memory includes three-dimensional geometric structural information for a landing site. ... Honeywell International Inc

08/03/17 / #20170217604

Device for electrically grounding aircraft components mounted on a composite skin fuselage

A component mounting assembly includes a non-metallic frame, a nut plate, and a grounding strap. The non-metallic frame is adapted for mounting to an aircraft fuselage. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214904

Cockpit display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including enhanced flight visibility indicators

Cockpit display systems and methods are provided for generating cockpit displays including symbology useful in assessing whether enhanced flight visibility requirements are satisfied during approach and landing. In one embodiment, the cockpit display system includes an enhanced flight vision system (efvs) sensor configured to monitor a region forward of the aircraft for runway reference features, a cockpit display device on which an efvs image is generated utilizing efvs sensor data, and a controller coupled to the efvs sensor and to the display device. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214743

Vehicle defined source transmitter

Systems and methods of crowd sourcing data are provided. In one embodiment, a method of crowd sourcing data comprises: receiving data region boundary information from an aggregation system, the data region boundary information defines boundaries of data regions; determining membership in a data group for a vehicle based on position of the vehicle within a region; determining whether another member of the data group has been selected as data source; determining whether the vehicle can provide information to the data aggregation system; broadcasting a self-nomination message for the information to members of the data group, wherein the self-nomination message self-selects the vehicle as data source for the information; wherein the self-nomination message identifies the type of information; and transmitting the information from the data source to the data aggregation system via a communication link, wherein only the data source transmits the information to the data aggregation system for the data group.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214454

Efficient aeronautical information download coupled with ads-b function

A method and system for downloading aeronautical data using an automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ads-b) is provided. The method comprises creating a first data sequence structure that includes a receive time for each of one or more received ads-b messages; creating a second data sequence structure that includes a packet time for each of one or more received aeronautical data packets that are without position information; mapping the received aeronautical data packets respectively to the ads-b messages by comparing the receive time for each of the received ads-b messages with the packet time for each of the received aeronautical data packets to produce a correlation between the ads-b messages and the aeronautical data packets; and deriving position information for each of the received aeronautical data packets from each correlation between an ads-b message and an aeronautical data packet.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170213446

Employing offsets to create multiple orthogonal channel sequences in frequency hopping systems

A system including a control panel of a security system, a memory of the security system having a reference frequency hopping pattern and a reference frequency offset saved therein, a plurality of wireless threat sensors that communicate with the control panel using the reference frequency hopping pattern and a fixed frequency offset for each frequency and each hop of the reference frequency hop pattern where the fixed frequency offset is an integer multiple of the reference frequency offset, a processor of the security system that detects any nearby security systems that use the reference frequency hopping sequence and that determines the integer multiple of the reference frequency offset used by each of the nearby security systems and a processor that sets the fixed frequency offset used by the plurality of sensors at a selected integer multiple of the reference frequency offset that is not used by any nearby security system.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170213434

Smoke detector with a double optical chamber

A smoke detector with an improved double optical chamber is provided. The smoke detector can include a chamber cover, a chamber base, an optical block, and a printed circuit board, wherein a smoke chamber is bound by the chamber cover, the chamber base, and the optical block, wherein a monitoring chamber is bound by the chamber base, the optical block, and the printed circuit board, wherein the monitoring chamber is closed to access outside of the smoke detector, and wherein radiation from only the monitoring chamber produces a non-zero clean air value of the detector.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170213404

Remote application for controlling access

A dual authentication access control system for controlling access to a secured area is disclosed, wherein a supervisor is allowed to approve access requests by a person wanting to gain access to the secured area from a remote location. In some cases, the person requesting access to the secured area enters his credentials and submits an access request. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170213082

Method and tool for post-mortem analysis of tripped field devices in process industry using optical character recognition & intelligent character recognition

A method includes capturing at least one screenshot of a display screen including an initial screenshot. The method includes removing text from the initial screenshot to generate a base image. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212242

Ground-based system and method to monitor for excessive delay gradients using long reference receiver separation distances

Systems and methods for monitoring excessive delay gradients using long reference receiver separation distances are provided. In one embodiment, a ground-based system comprising a plurality of reference receivers configured to receive satellite signals. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212241

Using space based augmentation system (sbas) ephemeris sigma information to reduce ground based augmentation systems (gbas) ephemeris decorrelation parameter

A method of using space based augmentation system (sbas) ephemeris data in conjunction with a ground based augmentation systems (gbas) station is provided. The method includes integrating a space based augmentation system (sbas) receiver in the gbas station; receiving an industry-standard message type via the sbas receiver at the gbas station; consuming, at the gbas station, the sbas ephemeris data from the industry-standard message type associated with satellites in view of the gbas station. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212209

System and method for improved location accuracy

Systems and methods for improved location accuracy are provided. For example, some systems can include a location engine, and a plurality of location anchors. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211993

Body core temperature measurement

An apparatus for measuring body core temperature includes a light guide with an internally reflective tube. The light guide is coupled to an earpiece, and has a lens or an aperture positioned at one of its ends. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211897

Bimetallic fin with themo-adjusting turbulation feature

An oil cooler comprises a cooler core having an oil fin. The oil fin includes a moveable window. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211832

Tuning model structures of dynamic systems

Tuning model structures of dynamic systems are described herein. One method for tuning model structures of a dynamic system includes predicting a variable for each of a number of models associated with a number of model structures of a dynamic system, calculating a rate of error of the predicted variable for each of the number of models compared to an observed variable, determining a best model structure among the number of model structures based on the calculated rate of error, and creating a revised model structure using the best model structure to tune the number of model structures of the dynamic system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211586

Impeller shroud supports having mid-impeller bleed flow passages and gas turbine engines including the same

Embodiments of an impeller shroud support for disposition around an impeller are provided, as are embodiments of gas turbine engine including impeller shroud supports. In one embodiment, the impeller shroud support includes a shroud body, a support arm joined to and extending around the shroud body, and a plurality of mid-impeller bleed (mib) flow passages. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211511

Thrust reverser with asymmetric vane geometry

A thrust reverser system having an asymmetric vane assembly is provided. The provided thrust reverser system generates a desired vertical thrust component that at least partially offsets a potential nose-up pitch moment. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211510

Translating cowl thrust reverser that prevents unintended door rotation

A thrust reverser system for a turbine engine includes a support structure, a transcowl, a door, and an anti-rotation structure. The transcowl is mounted on the support structure and has an inner surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170211465

Compressor recirculation system having compressor inlet recirculation duct configured to reduce noise from rossiter excitation and cavity acoustic resonance

A compressor includes a compressor housing defining a cavity, and a compressor wheel disposed in the cavity, the compressor housing defining an inlet for leading air into the compressor wheel, a discharge volute for receiving air compressed by the compressor wheel, and a recirculation duct connected to the inlet at a location upstream of the compressor wheel. A recirculation valve is disposed between the discharge volute and the recirculation duct for regulating air flow through the recirculation duct into the inlet. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170210483

Evaluation of pilot performance using collected avionics system data

A method of evaluating pilot performance receives and processes avionics data at a database system. The database system computes component scores for the pilot based on the avionics data. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/27/17 / #20170210462

Systems and methods for ground effect ceiling limit display

Systems and methods for displaying ground effect ceiling limit values associated with an operation of a mobile platform on a display are provided. The method includes receiving a preference for the display of the ground effect ceiling limit values, and determining a gross weight of the mobile platform. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208086

Near-real-time export of cyber-security risk information

This disclosure provides an apparatus and method for near-real-time export of cyber-security risk information, including but not limited to in industrial control systems and other systems. A method includes monitoring, by a risk manager system, a plurality of connected devices that are vulnerable to cyber-security risks. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208053

Gateway mechanisms to associate a contractor account

A program for light commercial building system (lcbs) solutions. Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170207957

System for auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates

A system for light commercial building solutions (lcbs). Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170207760

Dual port transimpedance amplifier with separate feedback

A transimpedance amplifier circuit with an ac signal path and a dc bias path separate from the ac signal path that may be used with a wide variety of sensors such as mems accelerometers, photo detectors and pressure sensors. The circuit includes a high impedance input pseudo-resistor that minimizes the area needed on an integrated circuit and configured to minimize losses, noise injection, noise gain and distortion while maintaining amplifier bandwidth, linearity and output voltage range.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170207683

Compact high speed generator

A method for generating electrical power may include the steps of rotating a rotor of a generator at a speed in excess of about 12,000 revolutions per minute (rpm) to about 25,000 rpm and producing power with the generator at a rate in excess of about 800 kilowatts (kw). The generator has a power/weight ratio no smaller than about 3 kw/lbs. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206993

Method of hybrid long operation time power source for wireless sensor nodes

An integrated power source includes a chemical power unit having a fuel cell and a radioactive power unit having betavoltaics. The chemical power unit and the radioactive power unit are integrated with one another to use a common fuel source.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206790

Methods and systems to assist in a search and rescue mission

A method to assist in a search and rescue mission comprises: scanning at least a portion of a terrain at a search and rescue site using a scanning device to obtain searched area information, wherein searched area information is information captured by the scanning device of the at least a portion of the terrain; analyzing the searched area information obtained after scanning the at least a portion of the terrain; and communicating leading air vehicle information to at least one trailing air vehicle, wherein leading air vehicle information includes searched area information and analysis, and wherein the at least one trailing air vehicle is an air vehicle that reaches the search and rescue site after the at least one leading air vehicle.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206752

Alerting system

A program for light commercial building system (lcbs) solutions. Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206388

Encoded information reading terminal with replaceable imaging assembly

An encoded information reading (eir) terminal can comprise a microprocessor communicatively coupled to a system bus, a memory, a communication interface, and a pluggable imaging assembly identified by a type identifier and configured to acquire an image comprising decodable indicia. The imaging assembly can comprise a two-dimensional image sensor configured to output an analog signal representative of the light reflected by an object located within the field of view of the imaging assembly. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205784

Fall protection harness with location and inventor indicator

A fall protection harness includes a computer board with a communication device. A computer processor is communicatively coupled to the computer board. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205782

Flexible link system for dynamic switching among different wall module types with a controller

A flexible link system and approach for dynamically switching among wall modules of various types without re-engineering of an associated controller application. Some of the types of wall modules may incorporate those of sylk, bacnet and conventional types. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205535

Wearable radar detection device

An actively powered wearable weather radar detection device may include a battery, at least one microstrip antenna, and a microcontroller electrically coupled to the battery and the at least one microstrip antenna. The microstrip antenna may be configured to receive a weather radar signal from an airplane, convert the weather radar signal into an electrical signal, and output the electrical signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205454

Personal wearable system that detects hazardous voltages and indicates direction of the source

A personal voltage detection system comprises a garment to be worn by a user and carrying a plurality of electric field sensors each facing a different direction. Each sensor comprises a transducer sensing electric field in transmitting a wireless signal representing field strength for an associated direction. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205247

Traffic visualization system

Systems and methods provide traffic information, including traffic flow, in regions that lack the infrastructure necessary for providing well-established traffic control and/or monitoring systems. Improved information pertaining to traffic congestion, traffic incidents, weather and overall traffic speed and flow may be provided using information from mobile cameras that are mounted onto vehicles and are configured to provide information back to a server that can then share the information with other users.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205100

System that retains continuity of equipment operational data upon replacement of controllers and components

A program for light commercial building system (lcbs) solutions. Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205099

System that automatically infers equipment details from controller configuration details

A program for light commercial building system (lcbs) solutions. Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205098

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning capacity alert system

A system for light commercial building solutions (lcbs). Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205097

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning capacity monitor

A system for light commercial building solutions (lcbs). Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205096

Space comfort control detector

A system for light commercial building solutions (lcbs). Solutions and other systems may incorporate lightweight alerting service, auto-adjustment of gateway poll rates based on the needs of various consuming applications, detecting loss of space comfort control in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, hvac capacity loss alerting using relative degree days and accumulated stage run time with operational equivalency checks, and hvac alerting for loss of heat or cool capacity using delta temperature and dependent system properties. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170204990

Gas valve with electronic health monitoring

This disclosure relates generally to valves, and more particularly, to gas valve assemblies. In one illustrative but non-limiting example, a valve assembly may include a valve body, a valve situated in a fluid path of the valve body, a valve actuator for selectively moving the valve actuator, one or more sensors in communication with the fluid path, a controller secured relative to the valve body and in communication with the sensors, and memory operatively coupled to the controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170204809

Single row vane assembly for a thrust reverser

A thrust reverser system comprising a single row vane assembly is provided. The provided thrust reverser system is capable of meeting performance requirements for turbine engines with reduced weight and cost.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170204808

Translating cowl thrust reverser having a pressure imbalance that reduces overall structural load

A thrust reverser system for a turbine engine includes a support structure, a transcowl, and a door. The transcowl is mounted on the support structure and is axially translatable, relative to the support structure, between first and second positions. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170204782

Turbine wastegate

A turbocharger wastegate assembly includes a turbine housing that includes a chamber and a bore where the bore includes a bore diameter; a bushing that includes a bushing bore, an exterior end, an interior end, a bushing bore diameter, an exterior surface diameter; and a monoblock wastegate that includes a shaft, a shoulder, an arm and a plug, where the shaft includes a shaft diameter that is less than the bushing bore diameter, where the shoulder includes a diameter that is greater than the bushing bore diameter and where, in an assembled state, the interior end of the bushing is disposed in the chamber and the exterior end of the bushing is disposed in an exterior space and where the interior end of the bushing and the shoulder of the monoblock wastegate contact to limit axial movement of the monoblock wastegate.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/20/17 / #20170203846

Algorithm for efficiently breaking a material

Systems and methods for breaking a material are provided. In one embodiment, a system for breaking a material comprises a device configured to generate a force or torque on a material. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/13/17 / #20170200578

Synchronizing switching times of relays to a zero-crossing

Methods, devices, and systems for synchronizing switching times of relays to a zero-crossing are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive phase information of an alternating-current (ac) electric mains, determine, from the phase information, a zero-crossing of the phase of the ac electric mains, determine a reference time based on the zero-crossing for a number of relays corresponding to a number of relay controllers, and transmit the reference time to the number of relay controllers.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/13/17 / #20170200217

Tag for order fulfillment

Methods, devices, and systems for a tag for order fulfillment are described herein. One or more embodiments include a number of tags each associated with a corresponding inventory bin of a warehouse, each tag configured to broadcast unique identification information, and a mobile device configured to receive, from a database, order information including identification information of one of the number of tags and a type and a quantity of an item of an inventory bin of the warehouse corresponding to the tag, and scan for identification information of the tag.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/13/17 / #20170199530

Pressure regulator

The disclosure relates generally to pressure regulators, and more particularly, to pressure regulating valves. In one illustrative but non-limiting example, a pressure in a flow channel is translated into a position of a diaphragm, wherein the position of the diaphragm is dependent on the pressure in the flow channel. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/13/17 / #20170199380

Apparatus and method for supressing double images on a combiner head-up display

A head-up display system and method are provided that suppress double images from a combiner by eliminating or reducing a reflection of a refracted image from the back surface of the combiner. The combiner contains a tilted axis polarizing structure that attenuates transmittance and subsequent reflection of a refracted polarized projector image but maintains high transmittance for the forward external scene imagery.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/13/17 / #20170199063

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

07/13/17 / #20170198775

Carbon-carbon composite including hydrophobic coating

In some examples, an article may include a carbon-carbon composite, an antioxidant in pores in a surface of the carbon-carbon composite, and a hydrophobic coating on the surface. The hydrophobic coating includes an oxide of a metal. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195483

Communication system with service selection by dialling

A communication system includes a means for dialling a complex call number that is a concatenation of a service code that identifies a specific service and a called number selected by a calling party. The system further includes processing means for carrying out at least one service identified by the service code over at least a part of a communication path between a calling party and a called party, and means for decoding the service code inserted in the complex call number during the ongoing call and to apply the selected service using the processing means. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193774

Video surveillance system with selectable operating scenarios and system training for improved situational awareness

A system including a plurality of cameras of a surveillance system that detect threats within a secured geographic area, a first file embodied in memory that defines a plurality of human use scenarios of the secured area, one of the plurality of human user scenarios being selected by a human user, a respective second file corresponding to each of the plurality of human user scenarios embodied in memory that defines critical surveillance areas of the secured area based upon the selected scenario and at least upon a time of day, the second file receiving from the user an identifier of one or more of the plurality of cameras that correspond to each of the critical surveillance areas and processor of the surveillance system that preferentially displays video from each of the critical surveillance areas based upon the time of day and camera identifiers received from the user.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193431

Ppe inventory assistance tool for fire departments

A method (10) and system (12) are disclosed for altering in inventory (14) of different types (16) of ppe in order to provide either a desired spare coverage for a group (18) of ppe users (20), or to provide an exact size match or a closest fit size match for a specific type (16) for one or more of the users (20).. . ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192399

Device enrollment in a building automation system aided by audio input

This disclosure generally relates to building automation systems, and more particularly to device enrollment techniques in a building automation system (bas). In one example, the building automation system includes a central controller and one or more remote sensors/devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192103

Systems and methods for vehicle attitude determination

Systems and methods for vehicle attitude determination are provided. In one embodiment, a method for vehicle orientation detection comprises: generating differenced carrier phase measurements based on measurements from an on-board gnss receiver system; receiving attitude aiding measurements and a baseline length from on-board aiding sources; calculating float ambiguity values with associated covariance values as a function of the differenced carrier phase measurements, attitude aiding measurements and baseline length; calculating a set of integer candidate arrays from the float ambiguity values, wherein the integer candidate arrays are calculated from dis-similar ambiguity estimation algorithms; selecting a first integer candidate array as resolved integer values as a function of residuals calculated from the differenced carrier phase measurements and the attitude aiding measurements and the baseline length and further based on comparing the plurality of residuals to a plurality of thresholds; and outputting the resolved integer values to an attitude and heading calculator.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170191895

Pressure sensor assembly

A pressure sensor assembly having a sensor unit, a pressure port, and an electrical connector. The sensor unit may include a printed circuit board (pcb), a pressure sensor, a support, and a media isolation layer. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170191705

Multi-stage low gwp air conditioning system

Disclosed are refrigerant systems for conditioning air and/or items located within a dwelling occupied by humans or other animals preferably including at least a first heat transfer circuit containing a first heat transfer fluid in a vapor/compression circulation loop located substantially outside of the dwelling and at least a second heat transfer circuit, which contains a second heat transfer fluid different than the first heat transfer fluid, located substantially inside of the dwelling. In preferred embodiments, the second heat transfer circuit does not include a vapor compressor, but the system includes at least one intermediate heat exchanger which permits exchange of heat between the first heat transfer fluid and the second heat transfer fluid such that heat is transferred to the first heat transfer fluid, preferably thereby evaporating the first heat transfer fluid, and from the second heat transfer fluid, thereby condensing the second heat transfer fluid. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170191702

High efficiency air conditioning systems and methods

Disclosed are refrigeration systems of the type having a heat source to be cooled and a heat sink into which heat can be rejected, said system preferably having a capacity of from about 2 to about 30 tons and comprising: (a) a heat transfer composition comprising a refrigerant comprising at least about 80% by weight of trans1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hcfo-1233zd(e)) or at least about 80% by weight of trans1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (hfo-1234ze(e)); (b) a centrifugal compressor having: (i) a refrigerant suction for receiving a relatively low-pressure refrigerant vapor at a pressure of from about 40 to about 350 kpa and (ii) a discharge for discharging a relatively high pressure refrigerant vapor at a pressure wherein the discharge:suction pressure ratio is at least about 2:1; (c) a condenser operating at temperature in the range of from about 10° c. To about 60° c.; (d) and expander for producing relatively cold low pressure refrigerant liquid; (e) a high efficiency evaporator, preferably a flooded evaporator, fluidly connected to said expander for receiving said low pressure refrigerant liquid from said expander and evaporating said low pressure refrigerant liquid by absorbing heat from said source to be cooled to produce a relatively low pressure refrigerant vapor at a pressure of from about 40 to about 350 kpa, said refrigerant vapor exiting from said evaporator preferably having no substantial superheat; (f) at least one heat exchanger fluidly connected between said evaporator and said refrigerant suction of said compressor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170191503

Inlet particle separator system with high curvature hub

An inlet particle separator system for a vehicle engine includes a hub section, a shroud section, and a splitter. The hub section has a hub outer surface that diverges, relative to the axis of symmetry, to a hub apex. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170190618

Foamed asphalt compositions, recycled asphalt composition including the same, asphalt pavement including the same, and methods of forming asphalt pavement using the same

Foamed asphalt compositions, recycled asphalt compositions, asphalt pavement, and methods of forming asphalt pavement using the foamed asphalt compositions are provided herein. An exemplary foamed asphalt composition is in a cellular matrix form and includes a base asphalt component and oxidized high density polyethylene. ... Honeywell International Inc

07/06/17 / #20170188651

Protective hood made from materials of variable stretch knit and woven textiles

A protective hood (10) is provided for use by a firefighter or other emergency worker, and includes a crown portion (12), a head portion (14), a face opening (16) defined by a peripheral edge (18), and front and rear drapes (20,22). At least some of the parts (12,14,18,20,22) are formed from a knit material and at least other of the parts (12,13,18,20,22) are formed from at least one layer of woven material.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/29/17 / #20170186289

Ceiling mount intrusion detector with arbitrary direction detection capability

A ceiling mount intrusion detector with arbitrary direction detection capability is provided. The detector can include a pyroelectric sensor and a unitary fresnel lens such that the unitary fresnel lens includes a first piece of a first full fresnel lens and a second piece of a second full fresnel lens and such that the first piece and the second piece are spliced together. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/29/17 / #20170184404

Smoothed navigation solution using filtered resets

A navigation system includes at least one inertial sensor configured to detect motion of the system and generate inertial data; at least one aiding device configured to generate aiding device measurement data; at least one processing unit configured to generate an un-smoothed navigation solution inclusive of navigation state variable error resets based on the inertial data and the aiding device measurement data; wherein the at least one processing unit is further configured to sum the state variable error resets into a cumulative sum of the state variable error resets; wherein the at least one processing unit is further configured to high pass filter the cumulative sum of the state variable error resets; and wherein the at least one processing unit is further configured to subtract the high pass filtered cumulative sum of the state variable error resets from the un-smoothed navigation solution to generate a smoothed navigation solution.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/29/17 / #20170183910

Guided type fall arrester - force control

A fall arrester is provided and includes a pawl and connecting element that are configured such that the pawl and connecting element rotate in a common direction to move the pawl to an engaging position in response to a first predetermined force applied to the connecting element in a first direction, and to allow the pawl to rotate away from the connecting element as the pawl moves to the engaging position in response to a second predetermined force applied to the connecting element in a second direction that is different than the first direction.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/29/17 / #20170183278

Azeotrope-like composition of 2-chlor0-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hcfc-1233xf) and hydrogen fluoride (hf)

Provided are azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions of 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hcfo-1233xf) and hydrogen fluoride (hf). Such azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions are useful as intermediates in the production of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (hfo-1234yf).. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181299

Battery cover locking mechanism of a mobile terminal and method of manufacturing the same

The present invention provides a locking mechanism in a mobile terminal and method of manufacturing the same. The locking mechanism comprises a lock button, a slide latch, and spring member. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181146

Cognitive allocation of tdma resources in the presence of a radio altimeter

In one embodiment, a wireless device network comprises: a plurality of device nodes using tdma, the plurality of device nodes configured to transmit during a future tdma frame of communication on channels having timeslots; and a timeslot allocation function comprising a processor and a memory, the processor configured to: receive signal characterization data characterizing a radio altimeter signal; using the signal characterization data, predict a frequency of the radio altimeter signal during the future tdma frame of communication; identify conflicting timeslots for respective channels, wherein the predicted frequency of the radio altimeter signal overlaps with the respective channels during conflicting timeslots; and transmit a tdma timeslot allocation, for wireless communications during the future tdma frame of communication, to the plurality of device nodes, the tdma timeslot allocation including non-conflicting timeslots where the predicted frequency of the radio altimeter signal does not overlap with the respective channels during non-conflicting timeslots.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181100

Methods and systems for performing geofencing with reduced power consumption

A gps capability of a mobile device may be turned on in order to ascertain an updated current location and then be turned off. Position relative to the geofence may be determined based on the updated current location and a time to fence value that provides an estimate of how soon an individual carrying the mobile device could cross the geofence may be calculated. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180931

Geo-fencing with diagnostic feature

A mobile device having location services stores information pertaining to a geo-fence assigned to a building and stores a geo-fence log including one or more mobile device parameters and one or more geo-fence crossing events. The mobile device may determine the location of the mobile device via the location services and may determine when a geo-fence crossing event has occurred. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180072

Systems and methods to synchronize wireless devices in the presence of a fmcw radio altimeter

Systems and methods to synchronize wireless device nodes in the presence of a fmcw radio altimeter are provided. In one embodiment, a wireless device network comprises: a plurality of device nodes that share a radio frequency spectrum using time-division multiple accesses; a network synchronizing device in wireless communication with the plurality of device nodes, the network synchronizing device coupled to a timeslot allocation function, wherein the timeslot allocation function allocates to the network synchronizing device a timeslot on a first designated synchronization channel within the radio frequency spectrum; wherein the network synchronizing device broadcasts an arbitrary timeslot synchronization beacon to the plurality of device nodes on the first designated synchronization channel in the timeslot; wherein the arbitrary timeslot synchronization beacon comprises a sync timeslot identifier that identifies the timeslot, and a sync time indicator that includes a time that the arbitrary timeslot synchronization beacon was transmitted.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178629

Methods and apparatus for voice-controlled access and display of electronic charts onboard an aircraft

A method for accessing electronic charts stored on an aircraft is provided. The method receives, via an onboard avionics system, location data for the aircraft; receives a set of speech data via a user interface of the aircraft; identifies one or more applicable electronic charts, based on the received location data and the received set of speech data, wherein the electronic charts stored on the aircraft comprise at least the one or more applicable electronic charts; and presents, via an aircraft display, a first one of the one or more applicable electronic charts.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178520

On-ground vehicle collision avoidance utilizing shared vehicle hazard sensor data

Systems and methods for on-ground vehicle collision avoidance utilizing shared vehicle hazard sensor data are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises: a ground based hazard data aggregation system comprising at least one memory storing a hazard position database; and at least one vehicle-ground communications electronics system coupled to the aggregation system; wherein the aggregation system is communicatively coupled to an onboard ground hazard collision avoidance system of at least a first on-ground subscriber vehicle through a wireless datalink established via the vehicle-ground communications electronics system; wherein the hazard position database stores vehicle collected hazard position data generated by a first on-ground contributing vehicle; and wherein the ground based hazard data aggregation system transmits to the first on-ground subscriber vehicle aggregated hazard position data from the hazard position database, the aggregated hazard position data including the vehicle collected hazard position data generated by the first on-ground contributing vehicle.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178487

Automated loop check for smart junction boxes

A system includes a marshalling cabinet, a plurality of junction boxes, and an interface. The marshalling cabinet is configured to source a voltage in a plurality of cables through junction boxes to a plurality of field devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178430

Anti-pass back capacity predictive system and method for access control host processing system

An anti-pass back capacity predictive system and method for an access control host processing system are provided. Some methods can include a host system identifying a number of apb status messages generated by the host system in connection with the host system monitoring a facility, the host system comparing the identified number of apb status messages generated by the host system with a baseline threshold value, when the identified number of apb status messages generated by the host system is less than or equal to the baseline threshold, the host system determining that enabling an apb feature in the facility will be successful, and when the identified number of apb status messages generated by the host system is greater than the baseline threshold, the host system determining that enabling the apb feature in the facility will fail.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176588

Frequency modulated continuous wave radio altimeter spectral monitoring

In one embodiment, a radio altimeter tracking filter is provided. The filter comprises: a wireless radio interface; a processor coupled to the wireless radio interface; a memory coupled to the wireless radio interface; wherein the wireless radio interface is configured to wirelessly receive a radio altimeter signal and convert the radio altimeter signal to a baseband frequency signal, wherein the a radio altimeter signal sweeps across a first frequency spectrum between a first frequency and a second frequency; wherein the processor is configured to pass the baseband frequency signal through a filter executed by the processor, the filter comprising a passband having a first bandwidth, and wherein the filter outputs a plurality of spectral chirps in response to the baseband frequency signal passing through the first bandwidth; wherein the processor is configured to process the plurality of spectral chirps to output characteristic parameters that characterize the radio altimeter signal.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176570

Systems and methods of tracking smart luggage

Systems and methods of causing a tracking sensor system in smart luggage to exit a low power sleep state are provided. Some methods can include an accelerator sensor system associated with the luggage identifying when the luggage has exited an aircraft, and responsive thereto, the accelerator sensor system transmitting a signal to the tracking sensor system associated with the luggage with instructions for the tracking sensor system to exit a low sleep state. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176259

System and method to mitigate abrupt environment temperature disturbances in cold junction of tc/rtd in control systems

A method and system for calculating a cold junction temperature comprises an offline phase comprising: determining an applicable algorithm for calculating a cold junction screw temperature, and deploying the applicable algorithm in firmware; and an online phase comprising: providing at least one measured temperature to the applicable algorithm deployed in firmware, calculating a temperature of a cold junction screw according to the applicable algorithm deployed in firmware, and assigning the calculated temperature of the cold junction screw as a cold junction temperature.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176036

Optimized precooling of structures

A method includes aggregating multiple zones of an indoor structure, each zone having associated comfort limits, formulating an aggregated single zone model predictive control (mpc) problem representative of the multiple zones for a heating ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, determining optimal aggregated actions as a function of the aggregated single zone model predictive control problem, simulating an optimal trajectory of indoor qualities, and determining zone temperature setpoints to comply with the comfort limits for each zone and pre-cool the indoor structure.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176035

Wireless sensor device with wireless remote programming

The disclosure relates generally to wireless sensor devices, and more particularly, to remote programming of wireless sensor devices. A wireless sensor device wirelessly may receive messages from a remotely located device to a wireless sensor device. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176030

Air quality based ventilation control for hvac systems

An hvac controller and/or server may be programmed to determine if ventilation of a building is desired based, at least in part, on the one or more user-specified air quality thresholds stored in a memory, and one or more of a measure of indoor air quality and a measure of outdoor air quality. The air quality parameter threshold may relate to an air quality index, an air pollutant concentration, a smog alert, a pollen count, a dew point, a chance of precipitation, and/or the like. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170175801

Heat resistant fastening systems

A heat resistant washer for a heat resistant fastening system and a heat resistant fastening system is provided. The heat resistant washer includes a fire retardant material, and a housing that includes a base and a flange, with a throughbore defined through the base to receive a fastener. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170174816

Flexible, open-cell thermoset foams and blowing agents and methods for making same

Disclosed are methods and compositions for forming a flexible, open cell molded foams based on mdi-based isocyanate comprising at least one polymer polyol present in the composition in an amount of at least about 6 pphp; one or more components capable of forming a thermoset matrix; and a blowing agent comprising at least one chemical blowing agent, such as water, and at least one physical blowing agent selected from the group consisting of trans-1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hfc0-1233zd(e)), 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane (hfc-245fa); 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluorobutane (365mfc), blends consisting essentially of at least about 80% of hfc-365mfc and 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane (227ea), and combinations of any two or more of these.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/22/17 / #20170174591

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The present invention discloses a manufacturing process to produce high purity 1234yf from 245eb, which preferably includes the removal of impurities present in 245eb raw material, the dehydrofluorination of 245eb, and the removal of impurities present in final crude product. The disclosed manufacturing process allows the production of a 1234yf product with lower the levels of 1225ye and/or trifluoropropene, preferably in amounts of less than about 500, and 50 ppm, respectively.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171760

Method of placing wireless devices for rf planning

The method includes showing a site map on a display. The site map displays a first area of a location in which rf devices are to be installed; using an interface ui to select a bounded placement region that is part of the first area; partitioning the bounded placement region; generating an updated site map that identifies locations within the partitioned bounded placement region(s) where rf devices are to be installed within the partitioned bounded placement region; moving one or more of the rf devices on the site map to generate a further updated site map that identifies locations within the partitioned bounded placement region where rf devices are to be installed; adjusting the bounded placement region on the site map to generate a further updated site map that identities locations within the partitioned bounded placement region where rf devices are to be installed.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171707

User or automated selection of enhanced geo-fencing

This disclosure relates to a mobile device that is suitable for detect geofence crossing events. In some instances, the mobile device can detect geofence crossing events using a lower power algorithm or a higher power algorithm. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171704

Methods and systems for automatic adjustment of a geofence size

A mobile device with a display and location services may store information pertaining to a geofence. With the aid of the location services of the mobile device, a geofence crossing may be detected when the mobile device crosses the stored geofence and, if a geofence crossing is detected, the mobile device may transmit a corresponding geofence crossing event to a remote location via a transmitter of the mobile device. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170170586

Helical spring backplane circuit board connector

A low-cost electrical connector that is capable of providing a single or a multiplicity of continuous electrical connections between two individual printed circuit boards, and method of making thereof.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169682

Aspirated smoke detector with improved optical chamber

An aspirated smoke detector with an improved optical chamber is provided. The aspirated smoke detector can include a base, an optical block housed within the base, the optical block housing an emitter and a receiver, and a chamber cover disposed over the base and the optical block to form an optical chamber therebetween. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168658

Aircraft display system pertaining to energy management

A computer-implemented flight display system including a computer processor that is capable of determining a current energy situation of an aircraft, an electronic display device, and a graphical user interface (gui) provided on the electronic display device. The gui includes a current aircraft position symbol, an optimal aircraft position symbol, and at least one symbol indicating a position for changing aircraft configuration. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167939

Pressure sensor drift detection and correction

A system includes at least one pressure sensor that is configured to generate a first signal in response to sensing a process and generate a second signal in response to sensing a drift detection condition different from the process. The system includes at least one processing device that is configured to determine a pressure measurement (pprocess) of the process using the first signal, and determine a pressure measurement (ap2) of the drift detection condition using the second signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167923

Ceiling mounted motion detector with pir signal enhancement

A system including a pyroelectric sensor further including an enclosure, a positive pyroelectric sensing element located within the enclosure, a negative pyroelectric sensing element located adjacent the positive pyroelectric sensing element within the enclosure and a window disposed in the enclosure having an elongated shape with a width of the window parallel to a line joining the respective centers of the sensing elements and the length perpendicular to the line wherein the window is centered over the sensing elements to conduct infrared energy from an external source onto the sensing elements and wherein the width of the window is less than the combined widths of the sensing elements plus any space separating the sensing elements.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167805

Heat exchanger designs using variable geometries and configurations

A heat exchanger may include at least one fluid passageway adjacent a heat transfer plate and a plurality of heat transfer elements positioned in the at least one fluid passageway and joined with the heat transfer plate. The heat transfer elements may be positioned with first spacings therebetween at an inlet end of the at least one fluid passageway. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167736

System and approach for water heater comfort and efficiency improvement

A system for heating water to improve safety and efficiency. The system may have normal operation measured in time. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170167364

Exhaust bypass valve of multi-stage turbocharger

An assembly for a two-stage turbocharger can include a first turbocharger stage and a second turbocharger stage where one of the stages includes a boss that includes a bore; an exhaust bypass valve that includes an arm pivotable to orient the exhaust bypass valve in an open state and a closed state; a valve shaft disposed at least in part in the bore and operatively coupled to the exhaust bypass valve where the valve shaft includes an inner end, an outer end and an axial stop disposed between the inner end and the outer end; an outer bushing disposed at least in part in the bore and located axially along the valve shaft; and an inner bushing disposed at least in part in the bore and located axially along the valve shaft between the axial stop and a portion of the arm of the exhaust bypass valve.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170166772

Processes for coating substrates with polymers formed from trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and vinylidene difluoride

The present invention generally relates to processes for coating substrates, preferably metals, with solutions having fluoro-copolymers that comprise trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene monomers and vinylidene difluoride monomers and at least 50 weight percent of the fluoro-copolymer comprises trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene monomers. The fluoro-copolymer has a surface energy below about 40 mj/m2. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170166500

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The instant invention relates to a process and method for manufacturing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene by dehydrohalogenating a reactant stream of 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane that is substantially free from impurities, particularly halogenated propanes, propenes, and propynes.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/15/17 / #20170165613

Hollow fiber membranes formed from trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and vinylidene difluoride fluoropolymers

Hollow fiber membranes comprising fluoro-copolymers, and processes of making and using the hollow fiber membranes are described. The fluoro-copolymers have a weight average molecular weight between about 100,000 and about 500,000 daltons. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163619

Apparatus and method for using a security appliance with iec 61131-3

A security appliance to perform a method that includes receiving a first set of data from a first device using a first secure protocol of a first network, the first secure protocol comprises a first level of security, and determining, by the security appliance, that the received first set of data is intended for a second device on a second network using a second secure protocol, the second secure protocol comprises a second level of security different from the first. The method includes authenticating, by the security appliance, the received first set of data from the first network using the first secure protocol for transmission through the second network using the second secure protocol while collecting and concentrating additional data from the first network and transmitting, by the security appliance, the received first set of data to the second device via the second network comprising the second secure protocol.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163444

Apparatus and method for using an internet of things edge secure gateway

A gateway is configured to perform a method that includes receiving data from a first device using a first protocol. The first protocol is a cloud based protocol. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163436

Apparatus and method for using a distributed systems architecture (dsa) in an internet of things (iot) edge appliance

An internet of things (iot) edge appliance is configured to perform a method that includes receiving a configuration signal to configure the iot edge appliance to communicate with at least one of a first device on the cloud network or a second device on the industrial process control and automation system network. The method also includes configuring a communication link with a cloud network and an industrial process control and automation system network. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162888

Power generator having fuel cell and membrane conduits

A power generator includes a housing, a chemical hydride fuel block adapted to be removably placed within the housing, an air conduit disposed about the chemical hydride fuel block in the housing. The air conduit includes a fuel cell portion and a water vapor permeable, hydrogen impermeable membrane portion. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162199

Voice based diagnostic systems and methods

A method for voice based diagnostics can include receiving a voice command from a user at a computing device, performing, by the computing device, a number of diagnostic tests corresponding to a functionality of the computing device, and sending an audio message to the user, wherein the audio message corresponds to results of the number of diagnostic tests.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162061

Methods and apparatus for identifying terrain suitable for aircraft landing

A method for providing landing assistance for an aircraft is provided. The method analyzes terrain data; identifies one or more landing zones, based on analyzing the terrain data, each of the one or more landing zones comprising a flat area lacking obstacles to aircraft landing; and presents the one or more landing zones via a display element onboard the aircraft.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162025

Fall protection harness with damage indicator

A fall protection harness includes a computer processor, an optical transmitter, and an optical receiver coupled. The optical transmitter and the optical receiver are optically coupled. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162024

Fall protection harness with damage indicator

A fall protection harness has a magnetic sensor coupled to it, and a computer processor is coupled to the magnetic sensor. Upon damage to the fall protection harness, the magnetic sensor senses the damage, the magnetic sensor generates a first signal to the computer processor, and the computer processor generates a second signal indicating the damage.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162020

Monitoring of fall protection harness using a body area network

A system receives body area network (ban) data and calculates an end of life of a fall protection harness as a function of the ban data.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160389

Digital active array radar

A frequency-modulation, continuous-wave (fmcw) radar system may include a transmit array including a number of transmit antenna elements in a first dimension that is greater than a number of transmit antenna elements in a second dimension. The transmit array may output an fmcw transmit beam that illuminates an area with a greater extent in a first illumination dimension than in a second illumination dimension. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160377

Systems and methods of accuracy mapping in a location tracking system

Systems and method of accuracy mapping in a location tracking system are provided. Methods include identifying a position of at least one location anchor on a site rendering, determining, for a plurality of positions on the site rendering, an estimated error value of location accuracy as a function of position on the site rendering, generating an overlay rendering of the estimated error values of location accuracy for the plurality of position on the site rendering, and the site rendering with the overlay rendering therewith.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160370

Low frequency/medium frequency (lf/mf) multi mode antenna/receiver

An antenna receiver system is provided. The antenna receiver system includes an e-field antenna, a first h-field antenna, a second h-field antenna; three antenna radio frequency paths to amplify, filter, and convert three respective outputs from the three antennas to respective first, second, and third signals. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160024

Method and apparatus for flow maldistribution control

A flow control system in an inlet duct to a heat exchanger includes a door having a first end and a second end opposite the first end. The first end rotates about an axis and the second end moves between an open position and a closed position to respectively allow and prevent flow into the heat exchanger. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170159954

Method of associating an hvac controller with an external web service

A wireless thermostat may be associated with a user account of an external web service that may facilitate remote access and/or control of the wireless thermostat. A remote device may be used to access a user's account hosted by the external web service. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158834

Foams and articles made from foams containing hcfo or hfo blowing agents

Polyurethane foams having a polymeric foam structure including a plurality of closed cells therein; and an hfo or hcfo blowing agent, including hcfo-1233zd or hfo-1234ze. In certain aspects, foam premixes, and the resulting foam structures, that include hfco-1233zd as blowing agent used alone, or in certain aspects, in blend with a co-blowing agent such as methyl formate are disclosed.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158833

Compositions containing fluorine substituted olefins

Various uses of fluorinated alkenes, particularly hfo-1234 and hfco-1233zd in a variety of applications, including refrigeration, foams, blowing agents, aerosols, propellants, solvent compositions, fire extinguishing and suppressing agents, extraction agents and catalyst deposition are disclosed.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158585

Process to manufacture 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (hcfc-244bb)

The invention provides an improved process to manufacture 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (hcfc-244bb) by reacting 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (hcfo-1233x1) with hydrogen fluoride, in a liquid phase reaction in the presence of hydrogen chloride and a liquid phase fluorination catalyst. The hydrogen chloride is added into the reaction from an external source at a pressure of about 100 psig or more. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158488

Pressure sensor die over pressure protection for high over pressure to operating span ratios

A pressure sensor die assembly comprises a base substrate having a first surface, a stop structure on the first surface, and a diaphragm structure coupled to the first surface. The diaphragm structure comprises a first side with a cavity section including a first cavity and a second cavity surrounding the first cavity; a pressure sensing diaphragm portion having a first thickness and defined by the first cavity; and an over pressure diaphragm portion having a second thickness and defined by the second cavity, the second thickness greater than the first thickness. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158343

Aircraft systems and methods with integrated tank inerting and power generation

A system is provided for inerting a fuel tank of an aircraft. The system includes a first compressor fluidly coupled to the fuel tank for removing an air and fuel vapor mixture from an ullage of the fuel tank. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156420

Protective glove with inner glove life indicator

An inner indicator glove formed of multiple layers including a protective layer having a top surface and a bottom surface, the bottom surface facing a hand of a user when wearing the inner indicator glove, and an indicator layer supported by the top surface of the protective layer and positioned to contact protective glove when the inner indicator glove is inserted into the protective glove, wherein the indicator layer is formed of a material that changes color when exposed to a solution penetrating the protective glove.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170156019

Wireless connected device manager

A network connected device includes a device manager configured to receive dynamic information regarding the status of multiple wireless connected devices in an ecosystem. A display has multiple tiles, each tile corresponding to one of the connected devices, the multiple tiles showing the dynamic information and arranged about a control panel area that is larger than the individual tiles, wherein the control panel displays detailed information about, and an interface to control a connected device corresponding to the user selected one of the multiple tiles. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155555

Systems and methods for a reconfigurable order-constrained switch network

Systems and methods for a reconfigurable order-constrained switch network are provided. In certain implementations, a reconfigurable switch network comprises a plurality of subtrees, wherein a subtree comprises a plurality of ports coupled to a single port, wherein a signal that passes through the single port is directed to a port in the plurality of ports as directed by at least one circulator, wherein at least two subtrees in the plurality of subtrees have a different number of ports in the respective plurality of ports, wherein the plurality of subtrees are combined such that at least one of the plurality of ports from each subtree is shared.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155511

Embedded security architecture for process control systems

An apparatus includes a first distributed control system (dcs) node. The first dcs includes at least one interface configured to communicate, over a network, with a second dcs node. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155162

Systems and methods for fuel desulfurization

A fuel cell system is provided. The fuel cell system includes a source of fuel, and a fuel desulfurization system fluidly coupled to the source of fuel to receive the fuel in a gaseous phase. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154537

Methods and systems for presenting diversion destinations

Methods and systems are provided for presenting a list of potential diversion destinations. One exemplary method involves obtaining status information associated with the vehicle, obtaining status information associated with respective ones of a plurality of destinations, and classifying the plurality of destinations into a plurality of viability groups based at least in part on the status information associated with the vehicle and the respective status information associated with each respective destination. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154488

Articles with confounded emission characteristics and methods and apparatus for their authentication

Embodiments include articles, authentication methods and apparatus, and article manufacturing methods. An article includes a substrate with a first luminescent taggant, and an extrinsic feature with a second luminescent taggant, which is positioned proximate a portion of the article surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154446

Methods and apparatus for providing visual overlay assistance for flight preparation

A method for providing visual overlay assistance to a flight crew onboard an aircraft is provided. The method presents, via visual overlay device display, required settings for a plurality of flight deck instruments located in a flight deck onboard an aircraft, wherein the required settings are presented as graphical elements superimposed over each of the plurality of flight deck instruments.. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153790

Incident management using a mobile device

A mobile device may comprise a user interface including a display, a network interface, and a controller. In some embodiments, the controller may be configured to receive an indication of an alarm and an alarm location via the network interface, and display, on the display, a map. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153655

Bypass switch for in-line power steal

A power supply unit for use with thermostats or other like devices. The power supply unit may keep electromagnetic interference emissions and harmonics at a minimum. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170152862

Method for controlling a trim-adjustment mechanism for a centrifugal compressor

A method for controlling an inlet-adjustment mechanism in an air inlet for a compressor so as to switch the mechanism in a binary fashion between two positions p1 and p2 for adjusting a flow area of the inlet. The method includes identifying a threshold line on a compressor map of pressure ratio versus corrected flow rate for the compressor. ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170152422

Compositions containing fluorine substituted olefins and methods and systems using same

Disclosed are the use of fluorine substituted olefins, including tetra- and penta-fluoropropenes, in a variety of applications, including in methods of depositing catalyst on a solid support, methods of sterilizing articles, cleaning methods and compositions, methods of applying medicaments, fire extinguishing/suppression compositions and methods, flavor formulations, fragrance formulations and inflating agents.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170152364

Compositions and uses of cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene

This invention relates to thermoset, thermal insulating panel, pour-in-place and spray foams having desirable and unexpectedly low thermal conductivity, and to compositions, method and systems which use and/or are used to make such foams comprising: (a) providing thermosetting foam forming component and a blowing agent for forming predominantly closed cells in the foam, wherein the blowing agent comprises: (i) cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene (hfo-1336mzzm(z)) and water, with the hfo-1336mzzm(z) and water in the blowing agent together comprising at least about 50% by weight of the total of all components in the blowing agent and (ii) the weight ratio of hfo-1336mzzm(z) to water in the blowing agent is from about 90:10 to less than 98:2 and (b) forming foam from said provided foamable composition.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151712

Carbon fiber preforms

In some examples, a method including depositing a resin and a plurality of carbon fibers via a print head of a three-dimensional printing system to form a carbon fiber preform including a plurality of individual carbon fiber layers, wherein each individual layer of the plurality of individual carbon fiber layers includes the resin and carbon fibers, and wherein the carbon fiber preform exhibits at least one of a non-uniform composition of the resin within the preform, different types of the carbon fibers within the preform, or non-uniform fiber orientation within the preform.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142541

System and method of enrolling sensors with a control panel using a mobile device

Systems and methods of enrolling sensor devices with a control panel device using a mobile device are provided. Some methods can include detecting signals received from sensor devices, identifying a signal strength of each of the signals, displaying a list of each of the sensor devices and the signal strength of respective signals received from respective ones of the sensor devices, receiving user input to select at least one of the sensor devices, and transmitting an identifying signal to a control panel device to enroll the at least one sensor device with the control panel device for configuration thereof.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142351

Dual band filters and detectors

Dual band filters and detectors are described herein. A detector can include a filter for filtering light from a scene to be imaged, the filter having at least one window that only allows light to pass there through that is within a medium wavelength infrared wavelength range and at least one window that allows light to pass there through that is not within a medium wavelength infrared wavelength range and an imager array that receives the filtered light that passes through the filter.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140154

Deployment assurance checks for monitoring industrial control systems

This disclosure provides an apparatus and method for deployment assurance checks for monitoring industrial control systems and other systems. A method includes identifying, by a risk manager system, a plurality of connected devices that are vulnerable to cyber-security risks. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139660

Systems and methods for managing multiple independent datalink displays

A system for managing multiple independent cockpit displays, comprising: first and second displays configured to receive input and display pages, the pages defined by parameters in a database; and a control system comprising a processor coupled to a memory storing the database, the processor configured to: receive a request to display a first page on the first display; retrieve a flag associated with the first page, the flag being a parameter in the database and indicating whether a page is safe or unsafe for simultaneous display and editing; retrieve group designators associated with the first page and a second page, the group designator being a parameter in the database, the group designator identifying related pages; and control display and editing of pages on the first display based on at least one of: the flag associated with the first page, and the group designators associated with the first and second pages.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139560

Approach for advanced user navigation

A system for hierarchical navigation of menus on a screen and particularly from one menu to another menu at the same level of a menu hierarchy. The system may provide side-to-side movement between menu elements to more easily navigate the menu pyramid. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139052

Smart satellite distribution into araim clusters for use in monitoring integrity of computed navigation solutions

A global navigation satellite system (gnss) receiver including a processing device configured to: group gnss satellites in view of the gnss receiver into subsets based on relative geometries of the gnss satellites relative to the gnss receiver, wherein a gnss satellite of the gnss satellites is included in at most one subset of the subsets, wherein each subset of the subsets includes at least one gnss satellite of the gnss satellites and less than all gnss satellites of the gnss satellites, and wherein at least one subset includes more than one gnss satellite; calculate a plurality of navigation sub-solutions based on data received at the gnss receiver from the gnss satellites using at least one gnss antenna, wherein each navigation sub-solution of the navigation sub-solutions is calculated with at least one different subset of the subsets excluded; and calculate a protection level based on the navigation sub-solutions.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170138759

Enhanced instrument procedure visualization

A system and method for providing the information contained in instrument procedure charts in a more intuitive and easier to comprehend manner is provided. The provided enhanced instrument procedure visualization system displays a dynamic three-dimensional view of a selected instrument procedure, and incorporates time-relevant information from weather and traffic sources. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170138745

Methods and apparatus for reducing the size of received data transmission during vehicle travel

A method for obtaining updated travel condition data at a vehicle is provided. The method identifies a subset of a predetermined travel route that is ahead of the vehicle, based on a selected distance quantity and a current position of the vehicle during traveling; and requests a set of data for the subset, the updated travel condition data comprising the set of data.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170138624

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

05/18/17 / #20170138402

Methods for manufacturing high temperature bearing components and rolling element bearings

High temperature rolling element bearings and methods for manufacturing high temperature bearing components, such as bearing races or rings, are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining a powder mixture containing a superalloy powder admixed with hard wear particles, such as carbide particles. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170138206

Dual alloy bladed rotors suitable for usage in gas turbine engines and methods for the manufacture thereof

Dual alloy bladed rotors are provided, as are methods for manufacturing dual alloy bladed rotors. In one embodiment, the method includes arranging bladed pieces in a ring formation such that contiguous bladed pieces contact along shank-to-shank bonding interfaces. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170137685

Thermal interface material with ion scavenger

A thermal interface material includes at least one polymer, at least one thermally conductive filler; and at least one ion scavenger. In some embodiments, the ion scavenger is a complexing agent selected from the group consisting of: nitrogen containing complexing agents, phosphorus containing complexing agents, and hydroxyl carboxylic acid based complexing agents.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170137682

Compositions containing difluoromethane and fluorine substituted olefins

Compositions comprising multi-fluorinated olefins and hfc-32 are disclosed. Such compositions are useful particularly for in stationary refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170137680

Method for selecting lubricants for heat pumps

Provided is a method for selecting a lubricant and a refrigerant for use in a vapor-compression refrigeration device such that the combination of the lubricant and refrigerant produces a fluid system having a lubricant-rich phase and a refrigerant-rich phase, yet exhibits miscible-type properties.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170137353

Process for making 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and/or vinylidine fluoride

Disclosed is a process for the formation of a mixture of the compounds 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (1234yf) and vinylidine fluoride, comprising pyrolyzing 1,1,2-trifluoro-2-trifluoro-methyl-cyclobutane under conditions effective to produce a reaction product comprising 1234yf and vinylidine fluoride in a 1234yf:vinylidine fluoride molar ratio of from about 0.5 to about 1.2.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/18/17 / #20170137352

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The present invention discloses a manufacturing process to produce high purity 1234yf from 245eb, which preferably includes the removal of impurities present in 245eb raw material, the dehydrofluorination of 245eb, and the removal of impurities present in final crude product. The disclosed manufacturing process allows the production of a 1234yf product with lower the levels of 1225ye and/or trifluoropropene, preferably in amounts of less than about 500, and 50 ppm, respectively.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170135193

Micro-structured atomic source system

A micro-structured atomic source system is described herein. One system includes a silicon substrate, a dielectric diaphragm, wherein the dielectric diaphragm includes a heater configured to heat an atomic source substance, an intermediary material comprising a chamber configured to receive the atomic source substance, and a guide material configured to direct a flux of atoms from the atomic source substance.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134896

Methods and systems for performing geofencing with reduced power consumption

A gps capability of a mobile device may be turned on in order to ascertain an updated current location and then be turned off. Position relative to the geofence may be determined based on the updated current location and a time to fence value that provides an estimate of how soon an individual carrying the mobile device could cross the geofence may be calculated. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134214

Site management system with dynamic site threat level based on geo-location data

A site management system may include a user interface with a display device, a network interface, and a controller coupled to the user interface and the network interface. In some examples, the controller may be configured to determine the location of a first machine and compare the location of the first machine to one or more second machines. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132884

Aggregate monitor data in real-time by worker

A worker monitoring system. The system comprises a processor, a display, a data store, a non-transitory memory, and an application stored in the non-transitory memory. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132444

Encoded information reading terminal configured to pre-process images

An encoded information reading (eir) terminal can comprise a microprocessor, a memory, and an eir device including a two-dimensional imager. The eir device can be configured to output raw message data containing an encoded message and/or outputting a decoded message corresponding to an encoded message. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131407

Selected aspects of advanced receiver autonomous integrity monitoring application to kalman filter based navigation filter

A method of advanced receiver autonomous integrity monitoring of a navigation system is discussed and two modifications facilitating its implementation in a hybrid navigation system are disclosed. In the first approach, relations describing the effect of unmodeled biases in pseudo-measurement on the kalman filter state estimate are analytically derived and their incorporation into the integrity monitoring algorithm is described. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131010

Recharging systems and methods

Disclosed are methods of recharging an operating system of the type containing a less than full charge of existing working fluid with a recharging fluid that is different than said existing fluid, the method comprising: (a) identifying at least one readily measured physical property of fluids comprising combinations of the existing working fluid and the recharging working fluid wherein said physical property reliably correlates to target component concentrations of the working fluid after recharge; (b) providing a system which contains less than a full charge of the existing working fluid; (c) adding to the existing working fluid a recharging fluid having at least one property superior to that property of the existing working fluid; (d) at least after said adding step (c), measuring said readily measured physical property of the operating fluid in the system; and (e) based on said measuring step, repeating or not said steps (c) and (d) and/or adjusting at least one system operating parameter.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170130979

Hvac control using geofencing

An hvac control system, wherein a building temperature is controlled to a comfort temperature set point when users are inside the geofence and is allowed to deviate from the comfort temperature set point when all users are outside of the geofence. The amount that the building temperature is allowed to deviate from the comfort temperature set point may be in accordance with how long the users have remained outside of the geofence.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170130947

Air mixing methodology and system to reduce the temperature of leds of a photocatalytic reactor

An led panel includes a support having a first side, a second side opposite the first side, and a window that extends from the first side to the second side. An led is affixed to the first side. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170130316

Low pressure induction carburization

A method for selective carburization of an article using low pressure induction carburization includes: providing or procuring an article including a surface; subjecting the article to directed induction heating, wherein a first portion of the surface of the article is inductively heated to a temperature that exceeds a carburizing temperature, while a second portion of the surface of the article remains at a temperature below the carburizing temperature; and simultaneously with subjecting the article to directed induction heating, subjecting the article to low pressure carburization, thereby selectively carburizing the first portion of the surface of the article while not carburizing the second portion of the surface of the article.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/11/17 / #20170129060

Surface improvement of additively manufactured articles produced with aluminum alloys

A method for improving the surface of an aluminum alloy article includes manufacturing the aluminum alloy article using an additive manufacturing technique, wherein the article as-manufactured includes one or more of cracks, roughness, or porosity at a surface of the article; coating the surface of the aluminum alloy article with a diffusion element, the diffusion element being capable of diffusing at least 0.2 mils into the article; heating the aluminum alloy article coated with the diffusion element to cause the diffusion element to diffuse the at least 0.2 mils into the article, thereby forming a diffusion layer of at least 0.2 mils in thickness comprising both aluminum alloy and diffusion element; and removing the diffusion layer from the aluminum alloy article, whereby upon the removing, a resulting improved surface of the article comprises fewer or smaller cracks, reduced roughness, or reduced porosity.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127301

Method and system improving the reliability of wireless fire detection systems

A system including a plurality of wireless sensors that detect threats within a secured geographic area, a control panel that monitors the plurality of sensors for activation, a primary control unit that forms a primary wireless mesh network coupling the plurality of sensors with the control panel based upon relative link quality, where the primary mesh network is defined by a primary routing table and a redundant control unit that forms a secondary wireless mesh network coupling the plurality of sensors with the control panel based upon relative link quality, where the secondary mesh network including a parent or child relationship of each of the plurality of sensors defined by a secondary routing table where the redundant control unit is located in a different geographic location than the primary control unit within the geographic area and where the secondary routing table is different than the primary routing table.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127234

Location identification using diversity fingerprinting

A device includes an anchor node configured for placement in a space containing an asset having an asset radio. An anchor node radio is supported by the anchor node. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125873

Systems and methods for cascading quadrature couplers for flat frequency response

Systems and methods for cascading quadrature couplers for flat frequency response are provided. In certain embodiments, a system for dividing/combining power comprises one or more 1:n couplers, wherein the one or more 1:n couplers couple power between an input and n different outputs, wherein one or more sets of two outputs in the n different outputs provide signals having different amplitudes; and one or more 2:2 quadrature couplers having inputs that are respectively connected to a subset of the one or more sets of two outputs.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125872

Indexed centering spacer for coaxial probes in guided wave radar level transmitters

Coaxial probes for guided wave radar level transmitters have an inner rod within an outer tube. Transmission line impedance changes where the space between the two fills with process fluid, causing a reflection of radar energy. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125352

Integrated circuit stack including a patterned array of electrically conductive pillars

The present disclosure describes a stacked integrated circuit system that includes two integrated circuit layers stacked on opposite sides of an interposer layer. The interposer layer may include at least one integrated circuit die and an interposer portion that includes a plurality of electrically conductive pillars arranged in a laterally patterned array within the interposer layer.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124887

Obstacle advisory system

An obstacle advisory system for a vehicle and a method for operating the same are provided. The system, for example, may include, but is not limited to a display, and a processor communicatively coupled to the display, the processor configured to receive sensor data from at least one sensor configured to sense obstacles around a vehicle, generate obstacle display data based upon the sensor data, the obstacle display data comprising display data for each of a plurality of sectors and for each of a plurality of blocks within each of the plurality of sectors forming a grid surrounding the vehicle, and display the generated obstacle display data on the display.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124886

Aircraft systems and methods for providing landing approach alerts

A method is provided for monitoring a landing approach of an aircraft. The method includes receiving instrument landing system (ils) signals; determining a glideslope deviation from the ils signals; disabling, when the glideslope deviation is less than a first predetermined threshold, at least one glideslope alert function; evaluating a current glideslope condition by comparing a designated glideslope angle to a glideslope check value; and re-enabling the at least one glideslope alert function when the glideslope check value differs from the designated glideslope angle by more than a second predetermined threshold.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124857

Wearable control device, control system and method for controlling controlled appliance

The present invention provides a wearable control device for controlling a controlled appliance, which comprises: a biological information input unit for receiving input biological information; a processing unit for determining whether the received biological information is registered biological information, and generating a control signal based on said biological information only when the received biological information is registered biological information; a first communication unit for communicating the generated control signal to the controlled appliance and for receiving a signal from the appliance. The present invention further provides a control system for controlling a controlled appliance as well as a corresponding control method.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124854

Synchronization of wirelessly controlled notification devices using wireless communication

An apparatus including a control panel of a security system that protects a secured geographic area, a plurality of sensors, a plurality of annunciators, a processor that wirelessly exchanges information with the sensors and annunciators based upon a timing table defining a repeating superframe having a plurality of non-overlapping time periods including at least one response period, at least one request period and at least one silent period, a processor of the control panel that transmits an activation message to one of the plurality of annunciators within the response period and a processor of the at least one annunciator that processes the activation message and then directly synchronizes an audio or visible output of the at least one annunciator to a subsequent one of the plurality of non-overlapping time periods.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124851

Systems and methods for verified threat detection

Systems and methods for verified threat detection are provided. Some systems can include a sensor monitoring an ambient region, and an image capturing device, wherein, upon the sensor detecting an alarm condition in the ambient region, the image capturing device is activated for capturing an image of the ambient region to determine whether the captured image is consistent with the alarm condition.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124734

Aircraft systems and methods with enhanced cpdlc message management

An aircraft system includes a communications unit configured to receive a first message with a first proposed flight plan modification to a flight plan from air traffic control. The system further includes a processing unit coupled to the communications unit and configured to receive the first message. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123952

Apparatus and method for autodetection of hart devices over profibus

A master device is configured to perform a method that includes receiving highway addressable remote transducer (hart) device data of a hart slave device connected to profibus rio slave. The method also includes identifying a device description (dd) file associated with the hart slave device using the hart device data that is collected automatically based on the profibus slave profile index before even configuring the hart device in the system. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123757

Intent managing system

An intent managing system and a method for operating the same are provided. The system, for example, may include, but is not limited to a processor communicatively coupled to an input system and a memory. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123502

Wearable gesture control device and method for smart home system

The present invention relates to a gesture control method for a smart home system, characterized in that it comprises the steps of: pre-defining each gesture; associating each predefined gesture with a control command for a smart home system; making a gesture and wirelessly transmitting a control command associated with the gesture in accordance with a wireless protocol; receiving the control command and performing a control operation associated with the gesture to the smart home system.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123440

Crowd comfortable settings

Methods, devices, and systems for crowd comfortable settings are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a number of weighted occupant preferences of a building space, receive a number of internal variables of the building space and a number of external variables of the building space, determine whether each weighted occupant preference is feasible, and modify a setting for the number of internal variables of the building space based on whether the number of feasible occupant preferences is greater than a threshold number.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123215

Methods of vestibulo-ocular reflex correction in display systems

A method for displaying images on a head-mounted display (hmd) device that compensates for a user's vestibulo-ocular reflex (vor) response. The displayed hmd image is compensated for predicted eye position such that the displayed image stays centered on the fovea of the eye, during transient eye movement caused by head motion, resulting in better display readability, discernment and cognitive processing.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170122868

Multi-cell apparatus and method for single ion addressing

A multi-cell apparatus and method for single ion addressing are described herein. One apparatus includes a first cell configured to set a frequency, intensity, and a polarization of a laser and shutter the laser, a second cell configured to align the shuttered laser to an ion in an ion trap such that the ion fluoresces light and/or performs a quantum operation, and a third cell configured to detect the light fluoresced from the ion.. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170122440

Off-set and sine-wave shaped butterfly plate to reduce aero-torque and reduce actuator size

A butterfly valve plate has a base that includes an outlet facing surface, an inlet facing surface that is opposed to the outlet facing surface, and an axis of rotation about which the plate rotates. The inlet facing surface has an asymmetric sinusoidal configuration between a first end and a second end of the inlet facing surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170122353

Twin rod clip spacer

A system and apparatus comprising a clip spacer. A first clip is configured to engage a first rod. ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170121013

Pneumatic taxi system

A pneumatic taxi system of an aircraft with a rotary non-turbine air motor for driving a wheel, of an aircraft landing gear, with compressed air.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

05/04/17 / #20170121012

Gate departure system for aircraft

A gate departure system for an aircraft includes an electric traction motor for driving a wheel of a main landing gear assembly of the aircraft on only one side of the aircraft; and a controller selectively connected to a starter-generator of an auxiliary power unit (apu) and to the traction motor to control flow of electrical power to either the starter-generator for starting of the apu or the electric traction motor for driving the wheel.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118541

Process interface including wireless multi-loop single hop device

A process interface device for a process facility running a physical process includes a multi-loop current junction box including an analog front end (afe) having a signal path including an input node, an output node, and an internal current sensor for each current loop. Respective input nodes receive analog current sensing signals (sensing signals) originating from each field devices within the process facility. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118270

Mib data broadcast using inexpensive method incorporating microcontroller and fpga

An apparatus includes a microcontroller (404) configured to read from a management information base (mib) register (410) of an ethernet switch (402) to obtain mib statistic data (412) regarding a first ethernet port of the ethernet switch. The microcontroller is configured to transmit the obtained mib statistic data to a field programmable gate array (fpga) (406). ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116847

Systems and methods for reducing false alarms using the gps location of a mobile device

Systems and methods for reducing false alarms and providing a central station with information regarding occupants in a monitored region using the gps location of a mobile device are provided. Some methods can include receiving a first signal indicative of a detected alarm condition in a monitored region, responsive to receiving the first signal, transmitting a second signal to a mobile device, receiving a third signal from a mobile device indicative of a location of the mobile device, and based on a location of the monitored region and the third signal indicative of the location of the mobile device, determining a likelihood of whether the detected alarm condition is real or false. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116828

Method and system of adaptive building layout/efficiency optimization

A system including a tracking system including one or more processors that detects movement of people within a secured geographic area, a movement analysis system including one or more processors that correlate the detected movements of people within geographic locations of a building information model (bim) of the secured area and an optimization system including one or more processors that correlates the locations of people with a distance of each movement to provide reports that optimize a location of people or equipment within the secured area base based upon the distances and frequencies of movement.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115321

Accelerometer

Accelerometers as disclosed herein include a proof mass assembly and an accelerometer support. In some examples, a combined height and a combined coefficient of thermal expansion (cte) of the materials of the accelerometer support is configured to substantially match a cte of material of the non-moving member with a height substantially similar to the combined height of the accelerometer support. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115207

Gas detector using a golay cell

Gas detector devices, systems, and methods using a golay cell are described herein. One device includes a microphone having a front surface with an sound collecting aperture for receiving sound, a substrate, a gas cavity formed in the substrate such that the gas cavity is in gas communication with the sound collecting aperture and the front surface forms a side surface of the gas cavity, and a window abutting the substrate to form a side surface of the gas cavity.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115155

Self-contained, buoyant, and water-tight wireless flood detector

A floatable flood detector has a watertight housing that carries internally a wireless transmitter and a fluid sensor. In the presence of sensed fluid, an alarm message can be transmitted by the transmitter to a displaced monitoring unit. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115139

Air data probe heater utilizing low melting point metal

An air data probe includes a probe body. The air data probe also includes a housing surrounding the probe body, wherein a cavity is defined between the probe body and the housing. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115118

Systems and methods for dynamic path length control modulation

Systems and methods for dynamic plc modulation are provided. In certain embodiments, a gyroscope system includes a block having cavities and passages that define a path; mirrors, each located in one of the cavities, direct light along the path defined by the cavities and the passages; a mirror drive coupled to one of the mirrors to change a position of the mirror, wherein the path's length is changed as the mirror's position changes; a photodetector that measures power of light along the path; and a controller that provides a control signal indicative of an amplitude of plc modulation and a plc frequency to the mirror drive; wherein the mirror drive, in response to the control signal, changes the position of the mirror at the frequency, wherein the mirror drive moves based on the amplitude; and wherein the controller changes the amplitude in relation to the measured power of the light.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115023

Hvac actuator

An hvac actuator coupleable to an hvac component is disposed in or at an insulated duct. The hvac actuator may include a housing and a taping flange. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115005

Method and system for starting an intermittent flame-powered pilot combustion system

A flame powered intermittent pilot combustion controller may include a first power source and a second power source separate from the first power source, a thermal electric and/or photoelectric device, an igniter and a controller. The thermal electric and/or photoelectric device may charge the first power source when exposed to a flame. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115004

Combustion resonance suppression

Methods, devices, and systems for combustion resonance suppression are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a number of operating conditions of a burner, determine whether resonance characteristics are present in a combustion chamber housing the burner based on the number of operating conditions of the burner, and modify at least one of an air supply and a fuel supply to the burner upon determining resonance characteristics are present in the combustion chamber.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115002

Gas valve with communication link

This disclosure relates generally to valves, and more particularly, to gas valve assemblies. In one example, the valve assembly may include a valve body with an inlet port, an outlet port, and a fluid path extending between the inlet and outlet ports, one or more valves situated about the fluid path, one or more valve actuators for selectively moving respective valves, one or more sensors for sensing one or more parameters within the fluid path, and a controller secured relative to the valve body and in communication with the one or more sensors for determining one or more valve assembly conditions based on the one or more sensed parameters. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170114471

Valve assembly with wear- and oxidation-resistant coating

A method for manufacturing a valve assembly includes the steps of: providing one or more nickel-based superalloy components of the valve assembly, wherein the one or more components are designed to be subjected to operating environments including temperatures of about 760° c., +/−about 30° c.; aluminizing the one or more components using an aluminizing process, wherein the aluminizing process causes inter-diffusion between the nickel-based superalloy and aluminum as well as forms an aluminum-rich surface layer on the one or more components, thereby forming one or more aluminized components; and subjecting the one or more aluminized components to a plasma electrolytic oxidation process to convert the aluminum rich surface layer into a hard, wear-resistant, and oxidation-resistant aluminum oxide coating layer, wherein the hardness, wear-resistance, and oxidation-resistance of the aluminum oxide coating layer is maintained in the operating environments including temperatures of about 760° c., +/−about 30° c.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170113987

Process for reducing 1233xf concentration in 244bb

The present disclosure provides a method for separating 244bb from 1233xf by using solid adsorbent selected from molecular sieves having an average pore size of 5a or greater.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170113810

Aircraft systems and methods with wearable device alerts

A wearable device is provided to be worn by an operator of an aircraft. The wearable device includes a communication unit configured to receive aircraft parameters from an aircraft system; a database configured to store a rule set that defines at least a first rule with a first alert condition and a first response associated with the first alert condition; a processing unit coupled to the communication unit and the database, the processing unit configured to evaluate the first alert condition in view of the aircraft parameters and to initiate the first response when the aircraft parameters violate the first condition; and an alert unit coupled to the processing unit and configured to communicate the first response to the operator.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/27/17 / #20170113271

Powder mixtures containing uniform dispersions of ceramic particles in superalloy particles and related methods

Embodiments of a method for producing powder mixtures having uniform dispersion of ceramic particles within larger superalloy particles are provided, as are embodiments of superalloy powder mixtures. In one embodiment, the method includes producing an initial powder mixture comprising ceramic particles mixed with superalloy mother particles having an average diameter larger than the average diameter of the ceramic particles. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111771

Vector mechanics based doppler shift estimation for air to ground communications

A method of estimating doppler shift for air to ground communications comprises obtaining an initial position of an aircraft during flight, wherein the aircraft includes an onboard database with stored positions for a plurality of ground station towers; when a subsequent position of the aircraft nears a stored position of a closest ground station tower, requesting a doppler shift estimation for the closest ground station tower; obtaining a current position of the aircraft when requesting the doppler shift estimation; defining an aircraft position vector from the initial position to the current position; defining a tower position vector from the initial position to the stored position; subtracting the aircraft position vector from the tower position vector to determine an aircraft to tower position vector; differentiating the aircraft to tower position vector with respect to time to determine a velocity magnitude to the closest ground station tower; and calculating a doppler shift.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111212

Fault tolerant physical layer solution for foundation fieldbus h1 networks or other networks in industrial process control and automation systems

An apparatus includes at least one processing device configured to detect a cable fault that divides a network segment into first and second portions and that communicatively disconnects the second portion from the first portion. The apparatus also includes repeater configured to communicatively connect the second portion of the network segment to the first portion of the network segment such that one or more devices associated with the first portion maintain communication with one or more devices associated with the second portion. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111103

Long term evolution (lte) air to ground communication enhancements associated with uplink synchronization

A method for air to ground uplink synchronization comprises initiating a downlink synchronization of user equipment onboard an aircraft with a ground base station; computing a range to the base station based on a downlink path loss; selecting an initial time advance (ta) value from a set of predetermined ta values based on the range; and sending a first random access channel (rach) request with the initial ta value to the base station in a first attempt to synchronize an uplink signal and attach the user equipment to a network. If the user equipment fails to attach, a next rach request is sent with a next ta value to the base station, in a next attempt to synchronize the uplink signal and attach the user equipment to the network. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170110793

Systems and methods for mode suppression in a cavity

Systems and methods for mode suppression in a cavity are provided. In certain implementations, an apparatus comprises a cavity for propagating electromagnetic signals therein, wherein the electromagnetic signals propagate multiple times through the cavity; and an absorbing material applied to a first side of the cavity, wherein the absorbing material absorbs the electromagnetic signals. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170110785

Systems and methods for an antenna conformal to a sphere

Systems and methods for an antenna conformal to a sphere are provided. In certain implementations, an apparatus comprises a sphere having a recessed portion formed therein, the sphere enclosing instrumentation that produces a transmittable electronic signal; central conductor placed within the recessed portion, wherein the central conductor is coupled to the instrumentation to receive the transmittable electronic signal, wherein the transmittable electronic signal is emitted outside of the sphere; and an insulator cap located over the recessed portion, wherein locations on the external surface of the insulator cap and an external facing surface of the central conductor are substantially equidistant from a center point of the sphere.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170110018

Aircraft maneuver data management system

This disclosure is directed to systems and methods for generating outputs based on collected aircraft maneuver data. In one example, a system is configured to collect surveillance data from one or more aircraft. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170110003

Fire alarm loop calibration and fault location

An apparatus is provided that includes a two-wire loop having first and second conductors that connect a monitoring system with a plurality of addressable sensors and alarm devices of the monitoring system, the two-wire loop having first and second ends connected to the monitoring system, a memory that contains first respective resistance values of the first and second conductors and second respective resistance values between the first and second ends and each of the plurality of addressable sensors and alarm devices, and a processor that detects a fault in the two-wire loop by measuring third resistance values from opposing ones of the first and second ends of the two-wire loop during a scan of the plurality of addressable sensors and alarm devices and compares the third resistance values with corresponding ones of the first and second respective resistance values in the memory.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170110000

System and method of identifying a number of occupants in a monitored region for effective emergency evacuation and assistance

Systems and methods of identifying a number of occupants in a monitored region can include an ambient alarm system and one or more registered user devices in the monitored region. When the ambient alarm system detects an alarm condition in the monitored region, the ambient alarm system can transmit a first signal to the one or more registered user devices, and responsive thereto, the one or more registered user devices can activate a respective bluetooth peripheral device, and the ambient alarm system can initiate a discovery process with the one or more registered user devices, and responsive to the discovery process, each activated bluetooth peripheral device can transmit a second signal to the ambient alarm system indicative of an identification of the respective registered user device. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109981

System and method of using a fire spread forecast and bim to guide occupants using smart signs

Systems and methods of using a fire spread forecast and bim to guide occupants using smart signs are provided. Some methods can include receiving a first signal indicative of a first location of a fire event in a monitored region, using the first location and bim information to project an area into which the fire event will spread in the monitored region, and identifying at least one smart sign in the monitored region to enable for guiding an occupant in the monitored region to an exit door in the monitored region while avoiding the first location and the projected area into which the fire event will spread.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109980

Aircraft systems and methods with operator monitoring

A wearable device to be worn by an operator of an aircraft includes a communication unit configured to receive aircraft parameters from an aircraft system. The wearable device further includes a database configured to store adverse control rules that define at least a first adverse control associated with a first aircraft state. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109895

Apparatus and method for measuring haze of sheet materials or other materials using off-axis detector

A method includes illuminating a material with first light along an optical path. The method also includes capturing an image of second light transmitted through the material using a first detector, where a first portion of the second light follows the optical path of the first light and a second portion of the second light diverges from the optical path. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109613

Human presence detection in a home surveillance system

A surveillance system includes an image sensing device for capturing images of a plurality of moving objects at a plurality of different locations in a field of view of the image sensing device. The system also includes a user interactive processor for performing a human-distance calibration for a given location and position of the image sensing device. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170108885

System for dynamic control with interactive visualization to optimize energy consumption

A system and approach for monitoring and controlling energy consumption. The system may incorporate one or more devices configured on a floor map, a monitor that detects energy consumption by each of the one or more devices, a heat map shown on the floor map, a processor, and a user interface having a display connected to the processor. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170108856

Devices, methods, and systems for a distributed rule based automated fault detection

Devices, methods, and systems for distributed rule based automated fault detection are described herein. One system includes a data extractor engine configured to: extract configuration data relating to an environment based on a number of defined rules, and receive monitored data relating to the environment, an afd engine configured to evaluate the monitored data in view of the configuration data to determine a state of the environment, and a fault generation engine to determine whether the state of the environment is outside a range defined by the number of defined rules.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170108854

Scanner with overrun alert for process control

A method of process control includes providing in a plant a process control system including a first and at least a second field device each associated with processing equipment. The field devices are communicably coupled to ≧1 host computer by a shared field communications channel that includes a scanner which includes a data store that which supports a queue that consumes scanner bandwidth and a processor having an associated memory which implements a scanner overrun alert (soa) algorithm stored therein. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170108839

Method of smart scene management using big data pattern analysis

An automation system including sensors that detect threats within a secured area, a plurality of prospective events defined within a memory of the automation system, each event including at least a physical change in an environment of the secured area, a time of execution of the physical change and a corresponding actuator that causes the physical change, a processor of the automation system that periodically activates the corresponding actuator at the time of each of the plurality of events, a processor that monitors each of the plurality of sensors for activation by an authorized human user and that saves a record of each activation to a cloud memory and a cloud processor that monitors the saved activation records of each sensor over a time period, determines a difference between the saved activations and the plurality of events and that modifies the plurality of events based upon the determined differences.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170108360

Multi-part air data probe assembly to facilitate rapid replacement

A multi-part air data probe sensor assembly facilitating rapid replacement is provided. In one embodiment, an air data probe sensor assembly comprises a mount plate interface including at least one mount plate electrical connector configured to mate with electrical lines of an aircraft and at least one mount plate pneumatic connector configured to mate with pneumatic tubes of an aircraft; and a detachable sensor body having at least one sensor electrical connector that is coupled with the at least one mount plate electrical connector and at least one sensor pneumatic connector that is coupled with the at least one mount plate pneumatic connector; and a mechanical seal provided between the mount plate interface and the detachable sensor body, wherein the mechanical seal is composed of a moisture blocking material.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170106993

Architecture for air data probe power supply control

A system for power management of air data probes is provided. The system comprises a power source in an aircraft, and two or more air data probes electrically connected to the power source. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170106971

Automatic flight control actuator systems

Automatic flight control actuator systems are provided. In one example, the system includes a pilot input linkage that receives an input and a flight surface output linkage adapted to control a flight surface. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/20/17 / #20170106343

Membrane valve modulated gas generator

A device includes a case having a surface with a perforation and a cavity. A membrane is supported by the case inside the cavity and has an impermeable valve plate positioned proximate the perforation. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104276

Digital active array radar

In some examples, an fmcw radar array includes a housing, a transmit array comprising a plurality of transmit antenna elements configured to output an fmcw transmit beam, a receive array comprising a plurality of receive antenna elements, and a slotted choke disposed between the transmit array and the receive array. The transmit array and the receive array may be mechanically coupled to the housing. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103751

Method and system for using combined voice and customized instructions to trigger vehicle reports

A method and system for an onboard reporting system capable of detecting keywords in voice data and considering the keywords in combination with respective predefined instructions is provided. The provided system uses, for each keyword, predefined instructions to validate the keyword prior to sending a report.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103721

Method for improved viewability of liquid crystal displays

The viewability of a liquid crystal display (lcd) having an empirically determined, non-adjustable display characteristic, and having an active matrix array of display pixels, is improved by adjusting drive voltages to the active matrix array of display pixels based on the empirically determined, non-adjustable display characteristic to attain a predetermined viewing characteristic.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103662

Stationary obstacle identification system

A stationary object identification system includes memory and a transmitter. The memory has obstacle data stored therein that includes a plurality of parameters associated with each of a plurality of stationary obstacles located at a location, such as an aerodrome. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103644

Security system with graphical alarm notification

A security system that provides an easy to read and understand alarm notification. In one example, if an alarm condition is detected by a particular sensor of a security system, the security system may be configured to display on a display of the security system and/or a mobile device a user-defined image object. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103593

System and method of securing access control systems

Systems and methods of securing access control systems are provided. Some methods can include sensing an authorized access card, sensing a directional movement of the access card, determining whether the directional movement of the access card is consistent with authorized movement of the access card, and based on the determination, allowing or denying access to a secured area. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103323

Method and system for determining whether, when, and how an unmanned agent interrupts a human

A method and system for determining whether, when, and how an unmanned agent interrupts a human is provided. The provided method and system uses a two-step multivariate analysis to (i) process a request for human interaction to determine whether to interrupt a human, and (ii) determine when and how to interrupt the human. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102982

Methods and apparatus for the creation and use of reusable fault model components in fault modeling and complex system prognostics

A method for creating and using a fault model representative of a system, the fault model comprising one or more fault model components is provided. The method creates a reusable fault model component; associates one or more algorithms to the reusable fault model component, the one or more algorithms describing behavior of the reusable fault model component; incorporates the reusable fault model component and the one or more algorithms into the fault model; tunes the reusable fault model component, using available data associated with the fault model; and predicts occurrence of degradation of the system, based on the tuning.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102773

Gesture control of building automation system components during installation and/or maintenance

An hvac component may be configured using a wearable device and a mobile device that is operatively coupled to the wearable device. The wearable device may be configured to capture one or more gestures that correspond to a particular hvac component command, and to communicate the captured gestures to the mobile device. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102680

Supervisor user management system

An approach for control of users relative to access to controllers of a site in a hierarchy of controllers and building equipment. When a user of a customer has established a read write connection to a site controller, the customer does not necessarily want any subsequent user to establish a read write connection to the site controller or another controller within the same site and also make changes, for example, to settings of building equipment. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102318

Gas detector using a golay cell

Gas detector devices, systems, and methods using a golay cell are described herein. One device includes a microphone having a front surface with an sound collecting aperture for receiving sound, a substrate, a gas cavity formed in the substrate such that the gas cavity is in gas communication with the sound collecting aperture and the front surface forms a side surface of the gas cavity, and a window abutting the substrate to form a side surface of the gas cavity.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170101937

Flow limiting duct vent valves and gas turbine engine bleed air systems including the same

Embodiments of a flow limiting duct vent valve (dvv) are provided, as are embodiments of a bleed air system including a flow limiting dvv. In one embodiment, the bleed air system a flow limiting dvv and a first valved device, such as a high pressure regulator. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170101924

Compressor recirculation valve with noise-suppressing muffler

A compressor recirculation valve having a noise-suppressing muffler. The muffler has a double-walled construction, including a perforated outer wall and a non-perforated inner wall. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170101569

Methods and compositions for recharging systems and recharged systems

Disclosed are methods and compositions comprising hfc-32, hfc-125, transhfo-1234ze, hfc-134a and hfo-1234yf that may be used as a replacement refrigerant in existing systems, and particularly used to partially replace r-404a in existing systems. Also disclosed are refrigeration systems, methods and compositions comprising hfo-1234yf, transhfo-1234ze, hfc-134a, hfc-143a, hfc-125, and hfc-32.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170101190

Air data probe with double helical coil heater cable

An air data probe comprises an elongated body structure having a proximal end and a distal end, with the elongated body structure including an outer surface and an opposing inner surface that defines an interior channel. A probe tip is located at the distal end of the elongated body structure, with the probe tip including an outer surface and an inner surface that are contiguous with the outer an inner surfaces of the elongated body structure. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170101189

Bi-fold thrust recovery outflow valve with a ram air flap

A thrust recovery outflow valve includes a valve frame for mounting on an aircraft exterior skin and a bi-fold valve door that is mounted within the valve frame. The bi-fold valve door includes an aft door section, a forward door section, and a ram air flap. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/13/17 / #20170100613

Emergengy filter system for ventilated hood

A ventilated hood having an external air flow hose and comprising a filter incorporated in the ventilated hood, and a seal, wherein when the seal is intact, air does not flow through the filter.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170098367

System and method for smart intrusion control using wearable and ble devices

An apparatus including a building automation system that protects a secured geographic area, a plurality of non-overlapping geographic zones within the secured area, at least one portable bluetooth device carried by an authorized human user within the secured area, a bluetooth receiver associated with each of the plurality of zones that detects the portable device proximate the zone and a security controller that arms and disarms at least one of the plurality of zones based upon the detection of the portable device proximate the at least one zone.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170098352

System and method of providing intelligent system trouble notifications using localization

Systems and methods of providing intelligent system trouble notifications using localization are provided. Some methods can include a dealer device receiving a first signal from a first control panel device indicative of a system trouble event at the first control panel device, the dealer device transmitting a second signal to each of a plurality of other control panel devices soliciting a status update therefrom, the dealer device receiving a third signal from each of the plurality of other control panel devices indicative of a respective system status, and the dealer device determining whether the system trouble event is local to the first control panel device or is area wide.. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097330

Hybrid analyzer for fluid processing processes

A combined dataset is provided including (i) online process measurement data (opmd), calculated process data derived from the opmd or inline property data for liquid component(s) provided to the process from laboratory test results or an online analyzer (process measurement data), (ii) spectra data from online spectral analyzing a liquid product or offline spectra data from liquid product samples, and (iii) laboratory property data (lpd) of ≧1 product property from the product samples. When the spectra data is online data the dataset includes the opmd and the online spectra data is coincidentally collected with product samples for the lpd. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097313

Humidity sensor

A relative humidity sensor is disclosed. The relative humidity sensor includes a first electrode and a second electrode disposed above a dielectric substrate. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097253

Density compensation for electromechanical liquid level gauges

A method of measuring liquid level in a tank. An electromechanical liquid level gauge (esg) is provided including a processor, a displacer suspended on a wire from a grooved drum having a servo motor coupled thereto to rotate the drum for balancing the displacer. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097231

Monitoring thickness uniformity

Devices, methods, and systems for monitoring thickness uniformity are described herein. One system includes a transmitter configured to transmit a signal through a portion of a material while the material is moving, an attenuator configured to absorb a first portion of the transmitted signal, a reflector configured to reflect a second portion of the transmitted signal, a receiver configured to receive the reflected signal, and a computing device configured to determine a thickness of the portion of the material based on a time delay between the transmission of the signal and the reception of the reflected signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170096911

Compliant coupling systems and methods for shrouds

Compliant coupling systems and methods are provided for coupling a shroud to an engine casing. The complaint coupling system includes a retaining ring adapted to be positioned adjacent to the shroud and adapted to be coupled to the engine casing. ... Honeywell International Inc

04/06/17 / #20170096236

Pilot fatigue detection system and method from aircraft control device movement

A system and method for detecting pilot fatigue in an aircraft having at least an airframe and a pilot-operated aircraft control device includes detecting movements of the aircraft control device, and determining when the pilot is fatigued based on the detected movements of the aircraft control device.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094826

Guide and support apparatus for printed circuit board

A guide and support apparatus is provided. The guide and support apparatus comprises a mounting portion, a support portion, and a guide and lock portion. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094590

Systems and methods for regulating weather information collection

Systems and methods for regulating weather information collection are provided. In one embodiment, a method for managing the collection of weather information comprises: determining whether or not a weather data processing system is in a state open to receiving weather information; communicating to a first aircraft when the weather data processing system is in a state open to receiving weather information; and upon receiving weather information at the weather data processing system from the first aircraft, transmitting a signal indicating that the weather data processing system is not in a state open to receiving weather information.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093040

Parameter scanned tunable antenna

Generally discussed herein are techniques, software, apparatuses, and systems configured for tuning an antenna. In one or more embodiments, a system can include a monopole or dipole antenna, a hardware processor electrically coupled to the monopole or dipole antenna, an amplitude or power detector electrically coupled between the monopole or dipole antenna and the processor to receive signals reflected from the monopole or dipole antenna and determine an amplitude or power of the reflected signals, and a first impedance matching network electrically connected between a feed point of the monopole or dipole antenna and the detector, the first impedance matching network including a variable capacitor, the variable capacitor having a variable capacitance that is set by the hardware processor based on the amplitude or power of the reflected determined by the amplitude or power detector.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092598

Self-destructing electronic device

A self destructing device includes: at least one active electronic region and at least one thermal destruction trigger; at least one chamber enclosed by the semiconducting material, wherein the at least one chamber contains an etchant material, wherein in response to activation of the at least one thermal destruction trigger, the self-destructing device is configured to: generate heat to cause decomposition of at least a first portion of the etchant material; decompose at least a first portion of the etchant material; etch at least a second portion of the second oxide layer provided between the semiconducting material and the at least one chamber at a first temperature; expose the etchant material to the semiconducting material to cause an exothermic reaction generating more heat; enable spread of the exothermic reaction to etch at least a third portion of the first oxide layer and to etch the top layer.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092140

Methods and apparatus for managing a premature descent envelope during descent of an aircraft

A method for managing a premature descent envelope during descent of an aircraft is provided. The method receives glideslope deviation data by an instrument landing system (ils) onboard the aircraft; compares, by the ils, the glideslope deviation data to an acceptable band of glideslope deviation values; and when the glideslope deviation data is within the acceptable band, expands, by a terrain awareness and warning system (taws), the premature descent envelope to produce an increased premature descent envelope for the aircraft.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092139

Systems and methods for collecting weather information for selected airspace regions

Systems and methods for collecting weather information for selected airspace regions are provided. In one embodiment, a method for collecting weather information for selected airspace regions comprises: receiving aircraft position information for a plurality of aircraft; forming an aircraft weather group based on flight path attributes derived from the aircraft position information; selecting at least a first representative aircraft from the weather group; and receiving at a weather information ground station, weather data from one or more representative aircraft of the aircraft weather group, wherein only the one or more representative aircraft transmit weather information to the weather information ground station from the aircraft weather group.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092097

Systems and methods of conserving battery life in ambient condition detectors

Systems and methods of effectively communicating alarm conditions by making efficient use of the limited battery life in ambient condition detectors are provided. In some systems and methods, an ambient condition detector in a monitored region can be associated with a motion sensor. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089940

Amr speed and direction sensor for use with magnetic targets

A movement sensor comprises a multi-pole ring magnet, a semiconductor substrate, a first magnetic sensor formed on the semiconductor substrate, and a second magnetic sensor formed on the semiconductor substrate. The first magnetic sensor is configured to produce a first output signal in response to movement of the multi-pole ring magnet, and a centroid of the first and second magnetic sensors are separate and radially aligned on the semiconductor substrate relative to the multi-pole ring magnet. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089745

Compensated fluid level transmitter

A fluid level transmitter combination for placement on a tank having ≦2 tank apertures. A first and second flange provides a first, second and third flange aperture over the tank aperture(s). ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089604

Fan coil thermostat with activity sensing

Fan coil thermostats can provide energy savings by, for example, not unnecessarily heating and/or cooling an unoccupied room or other space. Fan coil systems employing such a fan coil thermostat may be more energy efficient. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089602

Method to control a communication rate between a thermostat and a cloud based server

A communication rate between a cloud-based server and an hvac controller located within a building may be controlled based on the amount of power available at the hvac controller. The cloud-based server may notify a user if the amount of power available at the hvac controller is determined to be low.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088801

Cleaning compositions and methods

The present invention relates, in part, to cleaning methods and solvent cleaning compositions including at least one hydrofluoro-olefin or hydrochlorofluoro-olefin solvent for use in connection with cleaning of metal parts, and in certain preferred embodiments cleaning metal parts to be used in an aircraft.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088662

Amine catalysts for polyurethane foams

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to open-celled, polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for their preparation. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088290

Aircraft lru data collection and reliability prediction

A remote computing system is described that includes at least one processor and at least one module. The at least one module is operable by the at least one processor to receive first operational data collected by a first line-replaceable-unit of a first aircraft during flight operations of the first aircraft, and receive second operational data collected by at least one second line-replaceable-unit of at least one second aircraft during flight operations of the at least one second aircraft. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088270

Outflow valve having super-elliptical bellmouth

An outflow valve is provided. The outflow valve includes a frame and a first door rotatably coupled to the frame. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085968

Power metering devices, methods, and systems

Devices, methods, and systems for power metering are described herein. One device includes a first integrated circuit configured to collect metering information, a second integrated circuit configured to communicate the collected metering information to a user interface of the power metering device, and a third integrated circuit configured to configure the first integrated circuit and store parameters for the second integrated circuit, wherein each of the first, second, and third integrated circuits include a single communication port configured to communicate with the other respective communication ports.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085639

Data manager

A system and approach that provides a basis for monitoring, control, and communications among many remote controller sites and building equipment. A system architectural goal may be to distribute a workload of a supervisor across multiple processing units while maintaining a seamless and integrated workflow for a user experience.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085312

End-to-end wireless connectivity between vehicle and remote server using wireless radios of two mobile devices

A system includes a first mobile device having a first wireless radio and a second wireless radio; a second mobile device having a third wireless radio and a fourth wireless radio; wherein the first wireless radio of the first mobile device is configured to communicate wirelessly with the third wireless radio of the second mobile device; wherein the third wireless radio of the second mobile device is configured to communicate wirelessly with the first wireless radio of the first mobile device; wherein the second wireless radio of the first mobile device is configured to communicate at least in part wirelessly with a central maintenance computer of a vehicle; and wherein the fourth wireless radio of the second mobile device is configured to communicate at least in part wirelessly with a remote server.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170084942

Oxygen regulated fuel cell

A device includes a container having a top plate containing an array of oxygen limiting pinholes and a chamber to hold a chemical hydride fuel, a fuel cell proton exchange membrane electrode assembly supported within the container between the top plate and the chamber, a first gas diffusion layer supported between the fuel cell proton exchange membrane electrode assembly and the top plate, and a second gas diffusion layer supported between the fuel cell proton exchange membrane electrode assembly and the chamber.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170084934

Oxygen regulated fuel cell with valve

A device includes a container having a top plate containing an array of oxygen limiting pinholes and a chamber to hold a chemical hydride fuel, a fuel cell membrane electrode assembly supported within the container between the top plate and the chamber positioned to receive oxygen from the pinholes and hydrogen from the chamber, and a valve assembly positioned to regulate additional flow of oxygen to the fuel cell proton exchange membrane electrode assembly responsive to hydrogen pressure in the chamber.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170084148

System and method of motion detection and secondary measurements

Systems and methods of using secondary measurements to make a system-based determination are provided. Some methods can include a transceiver device receiving a first signal from at least one system-based device, the transceiver device receiving a second signal from at least one non-system device, and control circuits coupled to the transceiver device making a system-based determination responsive to both the first signal and the second signal.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170083231

Database driven input system

A database driven input system and a method for operating the same are provided. The database driven input system, for example, may include, but is not limited to, a memory configured to store a database comprising airport information, a touchscreen display, and a processor communicatively coupled to the touchscreen display and the database system, the processor configured to generate a database driven taxiway input interface comprising a database driven keyboard input interface, the database driven keyboard input interface comprising a smart keyboard configured to prevent invalid input based upon the airport information in the database, display the database driven taxiway input interface on the touchscreen display, receive an input from the touchscreen display, and dynamically update the database driven keyboard input interface based upon the input to the touchscreen display.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170083206

Flight deck display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including dynamic taxi turnoff icons

Flight deck display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including dynamic taxi turnoff icons are provided. In one embodiment, the flight deck display system includes a display device, a memory storing an airport map database, and a controller operably coupled to the display device and to the memory. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082997

Fast replacement z-wave device in home automation

An apparatus including a home automation system having a plurality of sensors that detect events within a predetermined geographic area, a first wireless sensor of the plurality of sensors that operates within the home automation system under a z-wave format wherein the first wireless sensor has a number of predetermined system operating attributes that are not related to a system address of the first sensor, a replacement wireless sensor having a processor that communicates under a z-wave format and a program executing on a processor of the home automation system that operatively removes the first sensor from the home automation system and automatically enrolls the replacement sensor with the home automation system by assigning the predetermined system operating attributes to the replacement sensor.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082990

Supervisor history service import manager

A system and approach of importing data from site controllers as history imports with a history service by a supervisor in conjunction with a host processor. The history service may reconfigure the history imports to provide the history service virtually full control over the history imports. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082667

Power metering transducer system

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for power metering are described herein. One or more embodiments include a power metering device, comprising a number of sensors configured to output pulses corresponding to a quantity of power consumed over a period of time, a first module configured to receive the pulses from the number of sensors, and meter power consumption using the output pulses. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082496

Body core temperature measurement

A device for measuring body core temperature includes a light guide. The light guide is coupled to an earpiece. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082480

Real-time condition based monitoring (cbm) based ultrasonic meter (usm) accuracy performance detection and notification

A system includes a control system and a field device. The control system is configured to communicate data with the field device. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082469

Inline ultrasonic meter (usm) condition based monitoring (cbm)-based adaptation to maintain high accuracy under various flow conditions

A system includes a control system and a field device. The control system is configured to communicate data with the field device. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082462

Multi-turn angle position sensor (extendible for more than 10 turns)

A multi-turn non-contact sensor includes a rotationally mounted driver magnet, and a rotationally mounted driven magnet. The driver magnet has a first number (p1) of magnetic poles and is configured to selectively receive a rotational drive torque and, upon receipt of the drive torque, to rotate about a first rotational axis. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082457

Steering position sensor (multi-turn 1440 degrees angle position sensor)

A multi-turn angular position sensor includes a fixed magnet non-rotationally coupled to a fixed structure. A shaft is configured to rotate multiple complete rotations from a reference position, where each complete rotation front the reference position in a rotational direction defines a unique rotation zone of the shaft. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082420

Compensated broadband fiber light source with stable mean wavelength

A fiber light source comprises a laser pump configured to generate a pump laser beam at a predetermined wavelength; a first segment of rare earth doped fiber; a second segment of rare earth doped fiber; and an optical coupler coupled to a first end of the first segment and a first end of the second segment. The optical coupler is configured to split the pump laser beam based on a power coupling ratio. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082311

Fan coil thermostat with automatic fan reset

Fan coil thermostats can provide energy savings by, for example, not unnecessarily running a fan for longer than necessary or at a higher speed than necessary. Fan coil systems employing such a fan coil thermostat may be more energy efficient. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170081974

Gas turbine engine uncontrolled high thrust detection system and method

A system and method of detecting an uncontrolled high thrust (uht) condition in a turbofan gas turbine engine includes processing data to determine when a current commanded fan speed value is greater than a predetermined speed value. A current uht commanded fan speed value is processed to determine if it will cause a target fan speed value to increase, remain steady, or decrease. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170081576

Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons

Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions, refrigeration systems, blowing agent compositions, and aerosol propellants.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170081265

Process for drying hcfo-1233zd

The present disclosure provides separation processes that use azeotropic or azeotropic-like compositions of 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (hcfo-1233zd) that allow for improved recovery rates of 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene during or after manufacturing processes. Such recovery or separation processes can utilize the unique properties of azeotropic or azeotropic-like composition with various combinations of separation techniques (e.g., distillation and decanting) that yield highly pure compositions of 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene and simultaneously offer high yields of 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170081038

Single lever turboprop control systems and methods utilizing torque-based and power-based scheduling

Embodiments of a single lever turboprop control method and system are provided, which utilize torque-based and/or power-based scheduling to achieve a desired (e.g., substantially proportional) relationship between control lever position and the power output of a turboprop engine. In one embodiment, the method includes the step or process of monitoring, at an engine control unit (ecu), for receipt of a power lever angle (pla) signal from a single lever control device. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170080931

Method and system for controlling shifting of a vehicle in cruise control

Methods and systems are presented for improving performance of a vehicle operating in a cruise control mode where a controller adjusts torque output from a vehicle to maintain vehicle speed within a desired range while preventing the unnecessary downshifts. The methods and systems include adapting a vehicle dynamics model and a vehicle fuel consumption model that provide input to nonlinear model predictive controller.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170080678

Low porosity high strength uhmwpe fabrics

Low porosity fibrous materials, articles formed therefrom and processes for their formation. Multiple plies of high tenacity, multifilament elongate bodies are optionally stitched together and pressed as a set without being laminated, adhered or thermally fused to each other. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170080521

Methods for fabricating gas turbine engine components using a stepped transient liquid phase joining process

A method for transient liquid phase bonding two metallic substrate segments together including the steps of forming a joined component by bringing together the two substrate segments along a bond line with a brazing alloy comprising a melting point depressant disposed between the two segments at the bond line and performing a first thermal treatment including heating the joined component at a brazing temperature of the brazing alloy for a first period of time. The method further includes performing a second thermal treatment including heating the joined component at an intermediate temperature that is above the brazing temperature but below a gamma prime solvus temperature of the substrate segments for a second period of time and performing a third thermal treatment including heating the joined component at a super-solvus temperature that is above the gamma prime solvus temperature of the two metallic substrate segments for a third period of time.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170080374

Method to use ultrafine particulate matter detection and measurement to control air supply system contaminant delivery to the aircraft cabin environment

An environmental control system (ecs) having particulates in air therein includes a sensor, an air purification subsystem, and a controller in communication with the sensor and air purification subsystem. The sensor detects particulates in the air, and generates a particulate concentration signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079532

Body core temperature measurement

An apparatus for measuring body core temperature includes a light guide. The light guide can be coupled to an earpiece, or it can be a standalone device. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078265

System and method for secured password management for industrial devices

An industrial process/safety control and automation system is provided. The system includes a user interface device and an industrial device/controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170077534

Fuel cell regulation using loss recovery systems

Systems and methods are provided for regulating fuel cell backpressure or humidity in conjunction with a flow control assembly that recovers energy resulting from the regulation. An exemplary vehicle system includes a fuel cell stack, a flow control valve to regulate a fluid flow exiting the fuel cell stack, and a flow control assembly parallel to the flow control valve to generate electrical energy in response to a bypass portion of the fluid flow that bypasses the flow control valve based on an orientation of the flow control valve with respect to the fluid flow.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076611

Validating air traffic control messages during the course of flight

A system and method for dynamically validating uplink messages during flight are provided. The system comprises at least one processing unit in an aircraft, and at least one communication device in the aircraft that is operatively connected to the processing unit. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076584

Portable security device that communicates with home security system monitoring service

A security system may include a home security system that is connected to a remote monitoring service as well as a portable security device that can travel with an individual when they are away from home. The portable security device may communicate with the same monitoring service as the home security system, and may in fact be linked to the same user account as that used for their home security system. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076583

System arm notification based on ble position

A system that includes a control panel of a security system that detects threats within a secured geographic area, a least one bluetooth low energy (ble) device located within the secured area that transmits a wireless location identification signal, a portable wireless device of the security system that detects the wireless location identification signal and a processor of the security system that displays a screen used to arm the security system in response to the wireless identification signal detected by the portable device.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076239

Incident management analysis

Devices, methods, and systems for incident management analysis are described herein. One device includes a memory and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive information associated with management of a number of incidents at a site, wherein each respective incident is managed by an operator using a standard operating procedure associated with that incident, analyze the number of incidents using the received information, and provide the analysis of the number of incidents to a user.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075556

Aircraft systems and methods for enhanced waypoint list display

An aircraft system includes a flight management system configured to generate a flight plan with a plurality of waypoints. The aircraft system includes a processing unit configured to receive the flight plan and to generate display commands representing the flight plan as a list of the waypoints. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075504

Methods and systems for non-intrusive system data pipe

Methods and systems are provided for accessing data in a networked system. In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving a request for information from a first system; evaluating a display system to determine a communication request to be generated to obtain the information; and generating a request to a second system based on the communication request.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170074709

Apparatus and method to detect liquid material at the end of the waveguide in a guided wave radar system

An apparatus includes a transceiver configured to generate a signal and receive a plurality of reflected signals for measurement of a level of a process fluid in a tank. The apparatus also includes a waveguide comprising a probe and a buoyant part. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170074698

Ultrasonic meter for measuring gas at smaller dimensions

A system includes a control system and a field device. The control system is configured to communicate data with the field device. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170074211

System and method for reducing idle thrust in a translating cowl thrust reverser

A system and method for reducing idle thrust in a translating cowl reverser system is provided. The provided system and method provide a partial deployment, or thrust reverser system intermediate position for a translating cowl thrust reverser system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170074167

Turbofan engine mounted precooler system

A precooler system having a symmetrical precooler core that is optimized to be integrally mounted to the turbofan engine, regardless of the turbofan engine size, is provided. The provided precooler system optimizes available space between a turbofan engine and the nacelle, and does not substantially increase weight and cost. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170073558

Compositions containing chlorofluoroolefins or fluoroolefins

Compositions and methods based on the use of fluoroalkene containing from 3 to 4 carbon atoms and at least one carbon-carbon double bond, such as hfo-1214, hfo-hf0-1233, or hf0-1354 having properties highly beneficial in foaming and blowing agent applications, articles and methods.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/16/17 / #20170072587

In situ carbonization of a resin to form a carbon-carbon composite

In some examples, the disclosure describes a method including depositing a first layer including a resin and at least one of a carbon fiber or a carbon fiber precursor material on a work surface of a three-dimensional printing system, carbonizing at least the resin of the first layer using a carbonizer attached to the three-dimensional printer to form a first layer of carbon-carbon composite including carbon fibers and carbonized matrix material, depositing an additional layer including a resin and at least one of a carbon fiber or a carbon fiber precursor material of material on the first layer of carbon-carbon composite, and carbonizing at least the resin of the additional layer using the carbonizer to form an additional layer of carbon-carbon composite on the first layer of carbon-carbon composite.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070578

System and method for scalable and efficient deployment of wireless infrastructure nodes for multiple collocated wireless field device networks

. . A wireless infrastructure node includes at least one processing device configured to receive a data packet from a wireless field device network (wfn) controller, where the data packet includes a network identifier. The at least one processing device is also configured to determine a field device network to receive the data packet based on the network identifier. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170069312

Method and system for remotely training and commanding the speech recognition system on a cockpit via a carry-on-device in a connected aircraft

A method for implementing a speaker-independent speech recognition system with reduced latency is provided. The method includes capturing voice data at a carry-on-device from a user during a pre-flight check-in performed by the user for an upcoming flight; extracting features associated with the user from the captured voice data at the carry-on-device; uplinking the extracted features to the speaker-independent speech recognition system onboard the aircraft; and adapting the extracted features with an acoustic feature model of the speaker-independent speech recognition system.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170069211

Parking application and management system

Devices, methods, and systems for parking management are described herein. One device includes instructions which, when executed by a processor, cause the processor to receive a first indication via a mobile device that a user intends to park a vehicle in a parking spot of a parking area, display directions to an available parking spot in the parking area via the mobile device, receive a second indication via the mobile device that the user has parked the vehicle in the available parking spot, and provide a third indication via a different mobile device that the available parking spot is no longer available.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068422

Generating an incident dossier

Methods, devices, and systems for generating an incident dossier are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to import data associated with an incident associated with a site, wherein the data is in a number of different forms, receive a number of user inputs associated with the incident, and generate an incident dossier based on the data associated with the incident and the number of user inputs, wherein the incident dossier includes a timeline of the incident, a report of the incident, and a damage assessment of the incident.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068256

System for optimizing control devices for a space environment

The disclosure reveals a system for optimizing control devices in a clean room environment with intelligent flow curve tools. The system may incorporate a controller and one or more valves for airflow control in a space, connected to the controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067849

Fet and fiber based sensor

A gas sensor includes a field effect transistor supported on an oxide layer of a substrate, the field effect transistor having a doped source (p+ doped for t-fet and n+ doped for fet) and an n+ doped drain separated by an channel region (intrinsic for t-fet or slightly p-doped for fet), and a floating gate separated from the channel region by a gate oxide, a passivation layer covering the floating gate, and a sensing layer supported by the passivation layer, the sensing layer comprising nanofibers.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067785

System and method to determine total air temperature from turbofan bypass flow temperature

A system and method for calculating aircraft total air temperature from bypass flow temperature in a turbofan gas turbine engine having a bypass flow duct includes sensing aircraft speed (m), sensing engine fan speed (n1), sensing core engine speed (n2), and sensing bypass air flow temperature (t15) in the bypass flow duct. Total air temperature (tat) is calculated as a function of the sensed aircraft speed, the sensed engine fan speed, the sensed core engine speed, and the sensed bypass air flow temperature. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067759

Shock mount in environment sensor protector for non-isolated systems

A shock mount assembly for a sensor protector apparatus is provided. The shock mount assembly comprises a support structure having a geometric configuration, with the support structure including at least one side wall having an outer edge section that defines a periphery of the support structure, and at least one mounting surface substantially perpendicular to the side wall. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067743

Single-pump cascaded stimulated brillouin scattering (sbs) ring laser gyro

A ring laser gyroscope is provided. The ring laser gyroscope includes an optical ring resonator, an optical source to provide a pump beam at a pump frequency, a beat detector, and an optical clock detector. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067578

Detection of high stage valve leakage by pressure lockup

A valve leakage system includes a first pressure sensor, a high pressure shut off valve (hpsov) downstream of the first pressure sensor, and a manifold downstream of the hpsov. A second pressure sensor is in communication with the manifold; a system component (such as a lower pressure valve) is downstream of the manifold; and a duct is between the system component and the manifold. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067505

High strength foil journal bearing retainer

A journal foil bearing includes a bearing retainer having one slot configured to receive a top foil leading edge tab and another slot configured to receive a top foil trailing edge tab. A backup support structure, integral to the bearing retainer, extends between and is at least partially defined by the slots. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170067345

Ceramic matrix composite materials with rare earth phosphate fibers and methods for preparing the same

Disclosed is a ceramic matrix composite (cmc) material including rare earth phosphate ceramic fibers embedded in a ceramic matrix, wherein the ceramic matrix also optionally includes a rare earth phosphate material. Methods for manufacturing the cmc material and gas turbine engine components formed of the cmc material are also disclosed.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170066867

Catalysts for polyurethane foam polyol premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to closed-celled, polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for their preparation. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065953

Azeotrope-like compositions of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropene and 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane

Provided are azeotrope-like compositions consisting essentially of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropene and 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions, refrigeration systems, blowing agent compositions, and aerosol propellants.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064267

Hybrid projection/oled display

A hybrid projection display system that provides image quality superior to that of a traditional projection display system is provided. The provided hybrid projection display system flexibly supports arbitrary screen sizes and non-planar screen surfaces.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063918

System and method of architectural security and resilience for microgrid systems

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable for providing a cyber-security architecture for microgrid systems are described herein. One or more embodiments include a system for providing a cyber-security architecture for a microgrid, comprising a supervisory control and data acquisition network device having at least one remote network connection to a non-local network device and allowing communication of data and control instructions between the non-local network device and at least one local device in a microgrid network and a control network for providing control instructions to the local device based on data from the microgrid and a power generation network device, the control network allowing communication of data and control instructions between the power generation network device and the local device in the microgrid network.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063085

Pre-configuration and integration of ieds in substation automation systems

A method of configuring actual intelligent electronic devices (ieds) into a substation automation system (sas) of a power system that runs a substation process. An ied data repository stores ied information including a plurality of logical node classes (lns), where each ln includes a plurality of data objects as ln type definitions that represent at least bay level functions including control and monitoring outputs from the primary devices or protecting the primary devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170062847

Fuel cell with oxygen transport membrane

A power generator includes a fuel cell having a proton exchange membrane for generating electricity from hydrogen and oxygen. An oxygen generator is coupled to the proton exchange membrane for providing oxygen to the proton exchange membrane. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061805

Systems and methods for weather information management

Systems and methods for weather information management are provided. In one embodiment, a method for weather information management comprises: determining at a ground based weather collection station when a first set of aircraft collected weather data is available for transfer from a first aircraft based on a new weather data disclosure message received from the first aircraft; determining whether the first set is cumulative to a second set of aircraft collected weather data based on the new weather data disclosure message; evaluating at least a first communication datalink for suitability for transferring the first set based on a data size indicated in the new weather data disclosure message; and when the first set is not cumulative and the first datalink is suitable: selecting the first communication datalink; and transmitting a weather data request in response to the new weather data disclosure message, the request indicating the first datalink.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061783

System and method providing early prediction and forecasting of false alarms by applying statistical inference models

A diagnostics and prediction system including a cloud system that continuously collects operating parameters from each of a number of environmental sensors and provides access to this data by a plurality of processing applications including (1) a predictive modeling system including (a) a health prediction system, (b) a sensor false alarm prediction system, (c) a zone false alarm prediction system and (d) a reporting system, (2) a system that diagnoses and predicts environmental hazardous areas and clusters areas based upon concentrations of co in the site or building; and (3) a battery prediction system that predicts a battery life for the sensor.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061776

Prognosticating panic situations and pre-set panic notification in a security system

A system including a security system that protects a secured geographic area, a delayed alarm process executing on a processor of the security system, the delayed alarm process is activated by an authorized person through a user input of the security system, a timer of the delayed alarm process that delays sending an alarm message to a predetermined destination for a predetermined time period first following activation of the delayed alarm process by the person through the user input and a cancel feature of the delayed alarm process that disables the delayed alarm process upon receipt of an instruction from the authorized user wherein upon expiration of the predetermined time period without receipt of a reset, the delayed alarm process sends the alarm message to the predetermined destination.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061717

Mobile access control system and method

Systems and methods of accessing a control system are provided. Some methods can include a mobile device transmitting a wireless entry request signal to a tag device, the wireless entry request signal including a mobile device identifier and a system identifier, upon receipt of the wireless entry request signal, the tag device comparing the mobile device identifier and the system identifier with a list of authorized identifiers, when the tag device determines that both the mobile device identifier and the system identifier match an entry in the list of authorized identifiers, the tag device transmitting a data file to the mobile device, the data file containing a door identifier of a door, and the mobile device transmitting an access request signal to a controller for use by the controller in unlocking the door, the access request signal including the mobile device identifier, the door identifier, and the system identifier.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061031

Method and apparatus for converting diagrams into application engineering elements

A method includes obtaining information defining a diagram that contains a diagram element graphically representing a component of an industrial process control and automation system. The method also includes generating a graph representing the diagram element by identifying reference points in the diagram element, identifying at least one direction of each of multiple lines in the diagram element, and forming the graph using the at least one direction of each line and the reference points. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060882

Converting data sets in a shared communication environment

A system and method for converting data sets. The method includes providing a data provider device (dpd) and a controller communicably coupled to one another. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170059437

Systems and methods that allow for simultaneous sensor and signal conditioning circuit performance testing

A sensor system with performance compensation testing capability includes a sensor device, a resistance bridge, a signal conditioning circuit, a first test connector, and a second test connector. The resistance bridge circuit is disposed on the sensor device and includes an excitation terminal, a circuit common terminal, and two output terminals, and is configured, upon being energized, to supply a bridge output voltage across the two output terminals. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170059191

System and approach for validating conditions of a space

A system and approach for verifying and validating a room condition and its behavior in a critical environment. The system and approach may be a room controller built on top of a niagara™ framework or launched from a niagara workbench, and leverages extensible of niagara. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170059020

Actuator including handling-proof position feedback mechanism

An actuator includes a housing assembly, an actuator shaft, an actuation member, and an anti-rotation rod. The actuator shaft is rotationally mounted in the housing assembly, is adapted to receive a drive torque, and is configured, upon receipt of the drive torque, to rotate. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170058909

Turbocharger bearing damper assembly

A turbocharger system can include a housing that includes a bore defined at least in part by a bore wall; a rolling element bearing unit that includes an outer race; and a mixed-element damper assembly disposed at least in part between the outer race and the bore wall where the mixed-element damper assembly includes a lobed-spring element and a squeeze film damper element.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170058782

Plasma actuated cascade flow vectoring

A system for directing airflow, a gas turbine engine, and a method for directing airflow exiting a cascade of internal airfoils are provided. An exemplary method for directing airflow exiting a cascade of internal airfoils includes coupling a first plasma generating device on a first surface and a rounded trailing edge of each of the internal airfoils. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170058762

Loaded turbocharger turbine wastegate control linkage joints

An assembly can include a turbine housing that includes a bore, a wastegate seat and a wastegate passage that extends to the wastegate seat; a bushing disposed at least in part in the bore; a rotatable wastegate shaft received at least in part by the bushing; a wastegate plug that extends from the wastegate shaft; a control arm operatively coupled to the wastegate shaft; a control link operatively coupled to the control arm; a pin that forms a joint between the control arm and the control link; and a biasing element coupled to the pin and to the control link.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170057892

Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

The present invention relates, in part, to the discovery that the presence of hf in a hcfc-244bb feedstream in a reaction for the preparation of hfo-1234yf results in selectivity changeover from hfo-1234yf to hcfo-1233xf. By substantially removing hf, it is shown that the selectivity to hfo-1234yf via dehydrochlorination of hcfc-244bb is improved.. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170057658

Method and system for improving situational awareness of unanticipated yaw on a rotorcraft system

A method and system for alerting a pilot to a potential unanticipated lte with simple intuitive symbology on the cockpit display is provided. The provided method and system evaluates rotorcraft airspeed, wind velocity, wind direction, and rotorcraft height above ground to predict several scenarios for lte zones. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170057641

Integrated air and vapor cycle cooling system

A cooling system in which an acs (air cycle system) turbine may be driven by high pressure air from a turbo-fan engine and a vcs (vapor cycle system) having an evaporator and a vcs refrigerant compressor may be driven by the acs turbine. Fluid of the chilled fluid reservoir, which may be chilled fuel, may be circulated through and cooled in the evaporator. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170057624

Aircraft landing gear wheel-drive system

An aircraft landing gear wheel-drive system includes a first wheel drive unit for driving a first landing gear wheel of the aircraft and a second wheel drive unit for driving a second landing gear wheel of the aircraft. The first wheel drive unit has a first range of torque to speed (t/s) ratios. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056789

In-line centrifuge-separator pump

An in-line centrifuge-separator pump includes a shaft, a shroud, and a plurality of spaced-apart corrugated, and concentrically disposed separator structures. The shaft is adapted to receive a drive torque and is configured, upon receipt thereof, to rotate. ... Honeywell International Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056304

Particulate hydroxyapatite compositions and methods for preparing the same

A method for preparing a fast-drying particulate hydroxyapatite composition includes the steps of reacting a calcium salt aqueous solution with a phosphate salt aqueous solution to obtain a product solution including hydroxyapatite particles in aqueous suspension and a dissolved byproduct salt; purifying the product solution by removing at least a portion of the dissolved byproduct salt to form a purified product; and dehydrating the purified product by diluting the purified product with a non-water fluid to form a diluted product in a water/non-water mixed solution and subsequently removing at least a portion of the water/non-water mixed solution to form a dehydrated product.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170055320

Single-stage power factor corrected led driver circuit

A single-stage power factor corrected light emitting diode (led) driver circuit having a circuit input node, a circuit output node, and a circuit common node includes a first inductor, a second inductor, a coupling capacitor, a controllable switch, and an led string. The first inductor is electrically connected in series between the circuit input node and the coupling capacitor, the second inductor is electrically connected in series between the circuit output node and the circuit common node, the coupling capacitor is electrically connected in series between the first inductor and the circuit output node, the controllable switch is electrically connected in series between a first internal circuit node and the circuit common node, the first internal circuit node located between the first inductor and the coupling capacitor, and the led string is electrically connected in parallel with only the second inductor.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054816

System and method for providing visual feedback in site-related service activity roadmap

A method includes obtaining information associated with a service provider's activities with respect to a computing system, where the service provider's activities include changes to the computing system. The method also includes identifying a specified time period and generating a graphical display containing a service roadmap. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054193

Three-port variable power divider

A variable power divider comprising a latching ferrite circulator including an input port, a first output port, a second output port, and at least one winding. The ports meet in a common junction. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053757

Multi-pole switch assembly with adjustable simultaneity

A multi-pole switch assembly includes a housing, a plurality of switches, and an actuator. The switches are disposed within the housing, and each switch is coupled to receive an actuation force and is configured, upon receipt of the actuation force, to move between a first position and a second position. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053539

Systems and methods for destination selection for vehicle indications and alerts

A method for providing alerts or indications to an aircrew of an aircraft that is in-flight and approaching a destination airport includes receiving an aircrew runway selection from the aircrew of the aircraft, automatically generating a probable runway selection by the aircraft, and determining a position of the in-flight aircraft with reference to a threshold point. If the aircraft is prior to the threshold point, the method includes generating alerts and indications to the aircrew based solely on the received runway selection into the fms from the aircrew of the aircraft and not on the automatically-generated probable runway selection from the aircraft. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053524

System and method for take-over protection for a security system

Systems and methods for take-over protection for a system are provided. Methods can include a module of the system storing, in a memory device of the module, a control panel identifier of a control panel of the system, the module requesting that the control panel communicates the control panel identifier to the module, the module receiving the control panel identifier from the control panel, the module comparing the control panel identifier received from the control panel with the control panel identifier stored in the memory device, and the module initiating communications with the control panel when the control panel identifier received from the control panel matches the control panel identifier stored in the memory device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053523

Systems and methods of smart card based mobile pull stations

Systems and methods of a smart card based mobile pull station are provided. For example, a smart card can include control circuitry and an activation mechanism. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053522

System and method for automated posting of alarm information to news feed

Systems and methods for automated posting of alarm information to a news feed are provided. Some methods can include configuring a plurality of surveillance devices, configuring a notification platform, configuring a plurality of alarm types, and providing a remote notification to a mobile handheld device via the notification platform when an alarm that is at least one of the plurality of alarm types occurs in at least one of the plurality of surveillance devices.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053521

System and method for automated posting of alarm information to news feed

Systems and methods for automated posting of alarm information to a news feed are provided. Some methods can include receiving a first alarm and associated first alarm information from a first surveillance device, determining whether posting to a social networking or microblogging service is configured for the first alma or the first surveillance device, and responsive to the determining, automatically posting the first alarm and the associated first alarm information to the social networking or microblogging service immediately after the first alarm occurs. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053465

System and method of security enhancement in a security panel

Systems and methods of security enhancement in a security panel are provided. Some systems can include a security system and a keyfob. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053441

Augmented reality-based wiring, commissioning and monitoring of controllers

A system for augmentation of reality-based components and actions related to controllers. Actions may incorporate augmented reality-based wiring, commissioning and monitoring. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053420

Methods and systems for programatically identifying shapes in graphical artifacts

Methods and systems are provided for processing a graphical artifact. In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving, by a processor, a graphical artifact having at least one unknown graphical element; determining, by the processor, graphical features of the unknown graphical element; computing, by the processor, a plurality of similarity scores based on the features of the unknown graphical element and features of a plurality of known graphical elements; and storing data associated with the unknown graphical element with data associated with a known graphical element based on the plurality of similarity scores.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053225

System and method for providing visualization of performance against service agreement

A method includes obtaining information associated with a service provider's activities with respect to a computing system. The method also includes identifying multiple key performance indicator (kpi) scores using the information, where the kpi scores are associated with different characteristics of the service provider's activities with respect to the computing system. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053224

System and method for providing multi-site visualization and scoring of performance against service agreement

A method includes obtaining information associated with a service provider's activities with respect to multiple computing systems at multiple locations. For each location, the method includes identifying multiple key performance indicator (kpi) scores using the information, where the kpi scores are associated with different characteristics of the service provider's activities with respect to the computing system at that location. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052957

System and method for providing high-level graphical feedback related to overall site performance and health

A method includes obtaining information associated with a service provider's activities with respect to a computing system. The method also includes identifying multiple key performance indicator (kpi) scores using the information, where the kpi scores are associated with different characteristics of the service provider's activities with respect to the computing system. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052529

Frameworks and methodologies configured to assist configuring devices supported by a building management system

Described herein are frameworks and methodologies configured to assist configuring devices supported by a building management system. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed to allow commissioning of devices, such as hvac components, to be performed more efficiently in the field. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052145

Gas sensors with structure to resist signal losses due to condensation

Embodiments of the disclosure relate to capillary controlled gas sensors comprising a top cap assembly, wherein the top cap assembly is operable to reduce the effects of condensation and pressure changes on the effectiveness of the gas sensor. The top cap assembly comprises a capillary controlled gas flow path, a bulk flow control assembly, and a raised boss surrounded by a moat.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052046

Systems and methods for additive manufacturing for air data probes

Systems and methods for additive manufacturing for air data probes are provided. In at least one embodiment a probe comprises a support structure comprising one or more ports for receiving one or more fluids, the support structure comprising an endoskeleton mandrel having an opening for receiving a fluid; and a heating cable encircling an external surface of the endoskeleton mandrel. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170051932

Adaptive user interface for an hvac system

An adaptive user interface for an hvac system is described herein. One device includes a user interface configured to display information associated with a component of a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system, a wireless interface, wherein the wireless interface is configured to receive a voice communication from a user, wherein the voice communication includes information associated with the component of the hvac system, a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to enter the information associated with the component of the hvac system included in the voice communication from the user in the display on the user interface.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170051844

System for a valve setup

A system for checking high fluid pressure and low fluid pressure limit switches for valves and fluid supply to a fluid consumption appliance. The system may incorporate one or more pressure sensors at a fluid valve to detect an amount of fluid pressure. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170051742

Low vibration scroll compressor for aircraft application

A scroll compressor includes a fixed scroll; an orbiting scroll that interfaces the fixed scroll; an oldham ring that interfaces the orbiting scroll and has a pre-unbalanced force profile; and a motor shaft that interfaces the oldham ring. The oldham ring pre-unbalanced force profile is in the form of a sine wave. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170051664

Loaded turbocharger turbine wastegate control linkage joints

An assembly can include a turbine housing that includes a bore, a wastegate seat and a wastegate passage that extends to the wastegate seat; a bushing disposed at least in part in the bore; a rotatable wastegate shaft received at least in part by the bushing; a wastegate plug that extends from the wastegate shaft; a control arm operatively coupled to the wastegate shaft; a control link operatively coupled to the control arm; and a biasing element coupled to the control arm and to the control link.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170051661

Turbocharger with compressor operable in either single-stage mode or two-stage serial mode

A turbocharger includes a two-stage serial compressor having first and second impellers, with a crossover duct for leading air from the first impeller into the second impeller for further compression. The compressor housing also defines a bypass duct from the crossover duct to the air discharge duct from the compressor, and a bypass valve disposed in the bypass duct. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/23/17 / #20170050905

Methods for removing acidic impurities from halogenated propenes

This invention pertains to a method for removing acidic impurity from halogenated olefins, especially methods for removing acidic impurity from halogenated propenes, and even more particularly to methods for removing acidic impurity from 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene (hfo-1234ze), 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene (hfo-1234yf), 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propene (hcfo-1233zd), and 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propene (hcfo-1233xf). The method is conducted by passing the halogenated olefin stream, in liquid or gas form, through a solid adsorbent bed, which contains at least one acid reactive agent.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048650

User association with passive tags

Embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for user association with a gas detector using passive nfc tags. Applicants propose a gas detector with a near-field communication (nfc) reader built into the gas detector, thereby allowing the user to scan their employee identification (id) badge or a specialized individualized nfc tag. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048377

Personalizing interaction with a structure

Methods, devices, and systems for personalizing interaction with a structure are described herein. One method includes determining a comfort preference associated with a user of a mobile device corresponding to a particular location with respect to a structure, storing the comfort preference in a memory, and modifying an operation of at least one device in the structure to provide the comfort preference responsive to a distance between the mobile device and the particular location being less than a particular threshold.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048246

Heterogeneous clustered anti-pass back host processing system and method

A heterogeneous clustered anti-pass back host processing system and method are provided in which different forms of an apb feature can co-exist and be processed by a single heterogeneous host system. Some methods can include a heterogeneous host system receiving a triggering signal from a first access controller in a plurality of access controllers irrespective of a type of anti-pass back feature associated with the first access controller, the heterogeneous host system identifying all areas referenced by the first access controller, a type of anti-pass back feature associated with each of the areas referenced by the first access controller, and a least restrictive type of the identified anti-pass back features, and the heterogeneous host system transmitting an anti-pass back status update message to access controllers in the plurality of access controllers in accordance with rules of the identified least restrictive type of anti-pass back feature.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170047969

Updating gas detector configuration using near field communication tags

Embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for configuring a gas detector using near-field communication (nfc). A gas detector may be equipped with an nfc reader that will allow the gas detector to scan and read nfc tags. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046945

Gas detectors safety compliance advertisement via low-power wireless radio

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for indicating when a gas detector is out of compliance. A bluetooth low energy (ble) enabled wireless gas-detector may allow for an advertisement packet to be transmitted from the gas detector. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046043

Membrane switch mechanism

A mechanism, such as a membrane switch, may incorporate universal symbols making it language independent. Status of switch components may be understood without aid of another device. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045899

Method and system for configuring wireles sensors in an hvac system

An hvac controller for controlling an hvac system may be configured to enroll one or more wireless devices, and once one or more wireless devices are enrolled, to prompt the user to enter an identifier, a location, a device type and/or a function for one or more of the enrolled wireless devices. The hvac controller may use the identifier, location and/or device type to identify each of the enrolled devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045882

Communications device with adaptive scanner for process control

A method of process control within a plant includes providing a first and second field device associated with processing equipment sensing a first and second process parameter respectively. The field devices are communicably coupled to a host computer by a communications path including a shared field communications channel portion (shared communications channel) that terminates at a communications device which includes a processor and memory that implements an adaptive scan period determination algorithm (adaptive scanner) which determines a first scan period for the first field device and a second scan period for the second field device each based on a parameter relevant to a data type of the process parameter or communications used. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045419

System and method for step test-free machine modeling using statistical information about multiple web manufacturing or processing systems

A method includes obtaining at least one statistical model identified using data associated with multiple web manufacturing or processing systems, where the data includes process models used to control the multiple web manufacturing or processing systems. The method also includes obtaining one or more machine specifications of a particular web manufacturing or processing system. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045388

Mass flow primary with exciter

A method, system, and apparatus for measuring mass flow comprises two tubes for transporting a material; two exciters wherein one of the two exciters is fixedly attached on each of the two tubes configured to induce a vibration in the two tubes; at least two sensors on each of the tubes; a test media flowing through the tube, wherein a phase difference in the tubes is indicative of a mass flow of the test media; and a comparer module operably connected to the at least two sensors on each of the tubes for determining a phase difference of the vibrations in the tubes and determining a mass flow according to the phase difference.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045243

Water extractor device using scuppers

A heat exchange system includes a core of cross flow passages having a reheater, and a condenser that is downstream of and directly interfaces the reheater. A first water extractor is downstream of the condenser, wherein the first water extractor turns a first fluid from the first pass of the condenser back towards the condenser and produces a second fluid that flows into the second pass of the condenser. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170044912

Dual alloy gas turbine engine rotors and methods for the manufacture thereof

Dual alloy gas turbine engine (gte) rotors and method for producing gte rotors are provided. In one embodiment, the method include includes arranging bladed pieces in an annular grouping or ring formation such that shank-to-shank junctions are formed between circumferentially-adjacent bladed pieces. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/16/17 / #20170043861

Hydrostatic automatic flight servo systems

A hydrostatic automatic flight servo system is provided. The automatic flight servo system includes a manifold that defines a first fluid chamber, and a hydraulic fluid is received in the first fluid chamber. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039858

Communication-based monitoring of compliance with aviation regulations and operating procedures

A method for detecting noncompliance with aviation regulations and operating procedures is disclosed herein. The method analyzes communication associated with a host aircraft to identify key information, stores the identified key information in a data storage device, and determines whether a particular aviation regulation or operating procedure applies to the host aircraft. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039790

Devices and systems for access control

Devices and systems for access control are described herein. One device includes a wireless receiver component configured to be connected to an access reader, and an input/output (i/o) component configured to be connected to the wireless receiver component and a controller, wherein the wireless receiver component is detachable from the i/o component.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039159

Sd card based rtu

A system includes a remote terminal unit (rtu) and a portable storage medium (psm), such as a secure digital (sd) card. The rtu includes processing circuitry. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170038945

Creating domain visualizations

Methods, devices, and systems for creating a domain visualization are described herein. One method includes receiving a selection of a particular visualization template from a plurality of visualization templates, receiving instance information associated with a domain specified by the template from an instance source, receiving operating information from at least one instance of the domain, and displaying a visualization of the domain using the template, the instance information, and the operating information.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170038782

Analog/digital input architecture having programmable analog output mode

Apparatuses and systems for analog/digital input architecture having programmable analog output mode are described herein. One apparatus includes a current source component to create a current source, a pulse-width modulation (pwm) control component to implement an analog output mode, wherein the analog output mode is implemented on a same input/output terminal as at least one other device mode, a dither input component to receive a dither signal, a current shunt component to create an input shunt, a resistance/thermistor input pull-up component to provide an excitation voltage, a voltage/current input scaling component to provide input prescaling, an input protection component to protect at least one port of the apparatus from damage, and an input filter component to provide filtering to high frequency noise.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170038457

Aircraft weather radar coverage supplementing system

In one example, this disclosure is directed to a system configured to receive weather data from one or more weather data sources. The system is further configured to receive, from a requesting weather radar system, a request for supplemental weather data covering an identified region, wherein the requesting weather radar system is associated with a specific weather radar data format. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170037773

Turbocharger assembly

A turbocharger assembly can include a center housing; a turbine housing; and an insert disposed between the center housing and the turbine housing where a surface of the turbine housing and a first surface of the insert define a volute and where a surface of the center housing and a second surface of the insert define a chamber.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170037593

Methods and apparatus for correcting a position of an excavation vehicle using tilt compensation

A method for correcting a position of an excavation vehicle, the excavation vehicle comprising a cab, a boom, a stick, and a bucket, is provided. The method detects vehicle tilt angle data; calculates tilt-compensated position output for the boom, based on a current boom angle and the detected vehicle tilt angle data; and adjusts the position, based on the tilt-compensated position output.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170036776

Flight deck display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including dynamically-adjusted usable runway length symbology

Flight deck display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including dynamically-adjustable runway length symbology are provided. In one embodiment, the flight deck display system includes a display device to which a controller is operably coupled. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170036543

System and approach for dynamic vehicle speed optimization

A system and approach for a vehicle system. The vehicle system may include a vehicle, a propulsion device (e.g., a combustion engine or electric motor), and a controller. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/09/17 / #20170035260

Magnet wiper for instrument window

A magnet wiper for an instrument window includes a group of magnets wherein two or more magnets constitute inside magnets located adjacent to the internal surface of an instrument window, and two or more other magnets constitute outside magnets located adjacent to the external surface of the instrument window. As the outside magnets are moved, the inside magnets move accordingly to manipulate a wiping medium and indirectly clean the internal surface of the instrument window.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032863

Atom interferometer with adaptive launch direction and/or position

Embodiments described herein provide for a method of launching atoms in an atom interferometer. The method includes determining a direction of the total effective acceleration force on the atoms, controlling a direction of launch of the atoms for measurement in the atom interferometer based on the direction of the total effective acceleration force, and obtaining measurements from the atoms.. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032687

Automatic in/out aircraft taxiing, terminal gate locator and aircraft positioning

The systems and methods of the present disclosure generally provide a plurality of onboard and off board positioning, anti-collision, and path following systems that may provide an accurate picture of where each aircraft, proximate a given airport, is located at any given moment in time. The systems and methods may also include determining what obstacles are around each aircraft, and what path the aircraft should follow while taxiing around the airport. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032658

Logging into a system with a bluetooth device

A system providing a control panel of a security system that protects a secured geographic area, the controller entering a set-up mode in response to detecting entry of a code by an authorized user through the user interface and opening an access door, wirelessly pairing a portable device carried by the user with the control panel and registering the portable device with the controller while in the set-up mode, operating in the normal operating mode detecting the registered portable device and automatically forming a wireless control connection between the proximate portable device and the control panel, wherein the controller enters a log-on mode during set-up in response to connecting to the wireless device and allows the authorized user to unlock the access door and enter a password at the controller enabling service and control from the wireless device.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032632

Individual evacuation plan generation and notification via smart/wearable devices by positioning and predicting emergencies inside a building

A system including a threat detection system having a plurality of threat sensors, a building information model (bim) of the secured area embodied in memory, an access control system that detects entry by human occupants into the secured area and that provide an overall indication of location of each of the human occupants, an occupant locator and notifier that detects a specific location of human occupants within the secured area via radio waves emitted by a wireless device carried by each of the human occupants and a safe path calculator that calculates a respective route to a safe exit for each of the human occupants based upon the bim, the threat, the location of the threat and the specific or overall indicated location of the human occupant, wherein the occupant location and notifier wirelessly sends the respective calculated route to the wireless device of the human occupant.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032571

Methods and systems for displaying information on a heads-up display

Methods and systems are provided for displaying information on a heads up display (hud). A background image is captured with a camera. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032022

Method and system for co-operative intelligent hmis for effective process operations

A method implemented using a server includes receiving, from a first application, a tag associated with an equipment, the tag indicating an event. The method also includes retrieving, from at least a second application, at least one of an action or context information linked to the event based on the tag. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031332

Quadratic program solver for mpc using variable ordering

A system and approach for storing factors in a quadratic programming solver of an embedded model predictive control platform. The solver may be connected to an optimization model which may be connected to a factorization module. ... Honeywell International Inc

02/02/17 / #20170030735

Onboard aircraft systems and methods to identify moving landing platforms

A display system for an aircraft includes a sensor configured to capture data associated with a landing platform on a movable carrier. The data includes current energy parameters of the movable carrier. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026864

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

01/26/17 / #20170026487

Systems and methods for dynamic transport protocol layer management for avionics system

Systems and methods for dynamic transport protocol layer management for avionics system are provided. In one embodiment, a method for providing dynamic transport protocol layer management for avionics applications comprises: selecting an air-ground communication ip datalink based at least in part on criteria defined by one or more profile and policy definitions; selecting a transport layer protocol based on the air-ground communication ip datalink selected and further based on criteria defined by the one or more profile and policy definitions; and instantiating a port entity to transport air-ground communications between a first on-board application and the air-ground communication ip datalink through a socket api, based on the selected transport layer protocol.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026314

Built-in ethernet switch design for rtu redundant system

A system includes a remote terminal unit (rtu) controller module. Each rtu controller module comprises a controller board configured to couple to a carrier board that includes first and second ethernet ports. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170025802

Modular connector system

An electrical communications system includes a communications cable that couples electrical communications between a first device, a second device, and a third device, the communications cable having a group of root wires that electronically and modularly connects to the third device to permit electronic communication with the third device and allow communications and signaling between the first, second, and third devices without the functionalities of each the first, second, and third devices detrimentally affecting one another.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170025064

Active matrix organic light emitting diode display

An improved am oled pixel circuit and method of wide dynamic range dimming for am oled displays are disclosed that maintain color balance throughout the dimming range, and also maintain the uniformity of the luminance and chromaticity of the display at low gray-levels as the display is dimmed to lower luminance values. As such, am oled displays can meet the stringent color/dimming specifications required for existing and future avionics, cockpit, and hand-held military device display applications. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170025024

Helo bumper system using a camera for obstacle detection

A camera-based obstacle detection system includes a first camera, a second camera, and one or more processors configured to acquire a first image from the first camera, acquire a second image from the second camera, determine a depth of an object based on a location of the object in the first image relative to a location of the object in the second image, and in response to the depth exceeding a threshold depth value, generate an alert.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023631

System and method for dynamic ground fault detection

A ground fault detector includes a relay configured to receive a first current. The ground fault detector also includes a voltage regulator configured to provide a voltage potential to ground. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023605

Accelerometer with inductive pick-off

An accelerometer as disclosed herein includes a support wafer, a bottom wafer, a top wafer, and an inductive pick-off. The support wafer may define a plane and may comprise a first side, a second side, and a proof mass. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023390

Dual e-shaped high frequency exciter

An exciter associated with a mass flow primary comprises a rigid plate comprising a base, two outer struts, and an inner strut; at least one electromagnet formed over the inner strut; a protection circuit associated with the electromagnet; and an exciter circuit configured to induce a current in said electromagnet in order to cause vibration of said exciter.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023092

Isolators including main spring linear guide systems

Embodiments of isolators, such as three parameter isolators, including a main spring linear guide system are provided. In one embodiment, the isolator includes first and second opposing end portions, a main spring mechanically coupled between the first and second end portions, and a linear guide system extending from the first end portion, across the main spring, and toward the second end portion. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170022993

Turbocharger systems with direct turbine interfaces

Turbine assemblies and related turbocharger systems having direct turbine interfaces are provided. One exemplary turbine assembly includes a first turbine housing having an outlet portion defining a fluid outlet of a first turbine and a second turbine housing having an inlet portion defining a fluid inlet of a second turbine, wherein at least a portion of the outlet portion radially surrounds at least a portion of the inlet portion to provide a direct interface from the fluid outlet of the first turbine to the fluid inlet of the second turbine in an axial direction.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170022887

Turbocharger systems with direct turbine interfaces

Turbine assemblies and related turbocharger systems having direct turbine interfaces are provided. One exemplary turbine assembly includes a first turbine housing having an outlet portion defining a fluid outlet of a first turbine and a second turbine housing having an inlet portion defining a fluid inlet of a second turbine, wherein at least a portion of the inlet portion radially surrounds at least a portion of the outlet portion to provide a direct interface from the fluid outlet of the first turbine to the fluid inlet of the second turbine in an axial direction.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170022827

Hybrid bonded turbine rotors and methods for manufacturing the same

Hybrid bonded turbine rotors and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. A method for manufacturing a hybrid bonded turbine rotor comprises the steps of providing turbine disk having a rim portion comprising a live rim of circumferentially continuous material and a plurality of live rim notches in an outer periphery of the turbine disk alternating with a plurality of raised blade attachment surfaces defining the outer periphery; providing a plurality of turbine blades, each of which comprising an airfoil portion and a shank portion, the shank portion having a base surface; metallurgically bonding a compliant alloy material layer to either or both of the raised blade attachments surfaces of the turbine disk and the base surfaces of the blade shanks; and linear friction welding the plurality of blades to the turbine disk so as to form a bond plane between the raised blade attachments surfaces of the turbine disk and the base surfaces of the blade shanks, the compliant alloy material layer being disposed at the bond plane.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170022374

Evaporation operative materials having low environmental impact

A composition comprising: (a) at least one active component; and (b) a carrier in an amount effective to at least partially solvate or at least partially emulsify said active component, said carrier comprising monochloro, trifluoropropene.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/26/17 / #20170022115

Sacrificial fibers to create channels in a composite material

A carbon fiber preform that includes a plurality of fibrous layers stacked together and a plurality of sacrificial fibers that bind the plurality of fibrous layers together, where at least one fibrous layer of the plurality of fibrous layers includes a plurality of carbon fibers or carbon fiber precursor fibers.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019979

Systems, methods, and devices for networked lighting

Systems, methods, and devices for a networked lighting system are described herein. One system includes a controller for a networked lighting system, comprising, a memory and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive, from an image sensor, positions of a number of luminaires in a networked lighting system of a building. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019721

Wireless device for capturing stranded data on field devices

A method includes coupling an adapter device to a field instrument in an industrial control system to provide a wireless communication capability to the field instrument. The method also includes connecting a first wire and a second wire of the adapter device to a positive wire of a current loop connected to a positive terminal of a communication module of the field instrument. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019644

Home, office security, surveillance system using micro mobile drones and ip cameras

A system including a security system that protects a secured geographic area including at least a building, a wireless helicopter drone, a camera carried by the drone and a processor of the security system that controls a geographic location of the drone based upon threats detected within the secured area and that records video via the camera from the controlled location.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019602

System and method for a compact display

Provided is a compact display system and method for creating, with minimal volume, a focused, high quality, full color, large fov virtual image characterized by eye-limited spatial resolution. The provided compact display (i) enables a flexible range of eye relief, and (ii) enables a large exit pupil.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018481

Compressible thermal interface materials

Provided is a compressible thermal interface material including a polymer, a thermally conductive filler, and a phase change material. A formulation for forming a compressible thermal interface material and an electronic component including a compressible thermal interface material are also provided.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018194

Aircraft systems and methods to monitor proximate traffic

An aircraft system for an own-ship aircraft includes an ads-b unit configured to receive ads-b messages with flight information from other aircraft over a plurality of time periods, the other aircraft including a first aircraft. The system further includes a database configured to store at least a portion of the flight information associated with the other aircraft over the plurality of time periods. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018191

System and method for integrating temporal data into flight management systems

The embodiments described herein can provide systems and methods for combining traditional navigational data with temporary updates. Such a system and method can facilitate the inclusion of temporary navigational events into the navigational data made available on aircraft flight management system (fms). ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018131

Site based clustered anti-pass back security system and method

Site based clustered apb security systems and methods are provided. Some systems can include a first plurality of access controllers located at a first site, a second plurality of access controllers located at a second site, and a host system supporting each of the first and second plurality of access controllers. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017302

Building space control

Methods, devices, and systems for building space control are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a recording of a gesture interaction with a virtual control element associated with a setting of a space in a building, analyze the recorded gesture for gesture characteristics, and modify the setting of the space based on the virtual control element and the gesture characteristics.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017217

Smart integral field upgrade module

A system includes a control system and a field device. The control system is configured to communicate data with one or more field devices. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017059

Alignment of an optical component

Methods, apparatuses, and systems for alignment of an optical component are described herein. One method includes forming a pit in a substrate, placing an optical component in the pit, and aligning the optical component such that an edge of the optical component is in physical contact with an alignment edge of the pit.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017017

Anti-reflective coating for sapphire

A coated substrate includes a sapphire substrate and an anti-reflective coating comprising a silicon-based material, wherein the anti-reflective coating has refractive index of 1.23 to 1.45 and a mohs hardness of at least 4. A method of coating a sapphire substrate with an anti-reflective coating includes applying a liquid formulation to a sapphire substrate to form a coated substrate, and curing the coated substrate at a temperature of at least 500° c. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016968

Systems and methods for low power magnetic field generation for atomic sensors using electro-permanent magnets

Systems and methods for low power magnetic field generation for atomic sensors using electro-permanent magnets are provided. In one embodiment, a method for magnetic field generation for an atomic sensor comprises: laser cooling a sample of atoms in a chamber; and trapping the sample of atoms in a magneto-optical trap within the chamber by applying an atom trapping field across the sample of atoms using at least one pair of electro-permanent magnet units.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016784

System and methods for magnetic tunnel junction pressure sensors

System and methods for magnetic tunnel junction pressure sensors are provided. In at least one implementation, a pressure sensor device comprises a magnetic tunnel junction comprising a free layer structure, a tunnel barrier, and a reference layer structure, wherein one or more surfaces of the free layer structure is exposed to respond to a pressure medium; and a voltage source coupled to the magnetic tunnel junction, the voltage source providing electrical power to the free layer structure and the reference layer structure. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016752

Flow sensor

A flow sensor assembly includes a housing that defines an inlet port, an outlet port, a main channel and a bypass channel. An inlet flow channel fluidly connects the inlet port of the flow sensor assembly to the main channel and an outlet flow channel fluidly connects the main channel to the outlet port. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016555

Pneumatic mixing valve

A pneumatic mixing valve is provided, which includes a housing that defines a first inlet, a second inlet and an outlet. The first inlet is coupled to a first fluid source and the second inlet is coupled to a second fluid source. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016390

Linkage for exhaust bypass valve of multi-stage turbocharger

An assembly for an exhaust bypass valve of a two-stage turbocharger can include a first turbocharger stage; a second turbocharger stage; an exhaust bypass valve that includes an open state and a closed state; and a linkage mechanism that links the exhaust bypass valve to an actuator where the linkage mechanism includes a locked state for the closed state of the exhaust bypass valve.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170016345

Composite structure with load distribution devices, and method for making same

An improved composite structure and method for making same has been provided. The provided improved composite structure has locally strengthened areas within a reinforcement region. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170015409

Roller-based drive systems with compliance for accommodating non-conjugate meshing

A gearbox for driving a sprocket includes a gear train and an output shaft assembly positioned between the gear train and a power output end of the gearbox. The output shaft assembly includes, a first shaft segment extending to the power output a second shaft segment coupled to the gear train and a torsion spring interposed between the first shaft segment and the second shaft segment. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/19/17 / #20170014872

Energy-efficient process for purifying volatile compounds and degreasing

Disclosed is an energy-efficient method for degreasing or defluxing comprising a) providing a heated distillation vessel capable of being operated under positive pressure; b) charging with a solvent comprising hcfo 1233zd; c) heating to provide positive pressure so that solvent boils at about 30-100° c.; d) distilling using an air-cooled heat exchanger; e) releasing the pressure; f) cooling by channeling through an immersion tank subfloor and/or side; g) collecting the solvent; h) performing degreasing operations; and i) pumping soiled solvent back to the heated distillation vessel. Also disclosed are an energy-efficient method for purifying volatile compounds, and pressurized solvent degreasing system capable of use with hcfo 1233zd.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013614

Audio streaming over multiple hop wireless network

A method of assigning nodes and time slots in a wireless audio node mesh network includes transmitting via a gateway node to nodes in a wireless mesh network, such that nodes in the wireless mesh network that receive transmissions from the gateway node are allocated to a first level as child nodes of the gateway node, transmitting via the first level nodes to further nodes in the wireless mesh network such that further nodes that receive transmissions from the first level nodes are allocated to a second level as child nodes of the first level nodes, and allocating non-conflicting transmission and reception time slots to the gateway node, the first level nodes and the second level nodes.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013597

Automated and adaptive channel selection algorithm based on least noise and least density of wireless sensors network in neighborhood

An apparatus and method including a control panel of an automation system that protects a secured geographic area actively scanning each of a plurality of radio frequency channels of a predetermined radio frequency spectrum for other access points operating under an ieee802.15.4 format, the control panel identifying at least two of the plurality of channels with a lowest relative number of the other access points operating under the ieee802.15.4 format, the control panel performing an energy scan on each of the identified at least two channels, the control panel selecting one of the at least two channels with a lowest relative energy and the control panel setting up a wireless connection with each of a plurality of wireless sensors within the secured area on the selected channel under the ieee802.15.4 format.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012991

Method and system for wirelessly communicating with process machinery using a remote electronic device

A method implemented using a server includes receiving a credential to access one or more transmitters from a user equipment (ue). The method also includes transmitting a signal to the ue granting access to the one or more transmitters as a function of the credential. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012492

Multi-degree of freedom electromagnetic machine

A multi-degree-of-freedom electromagnetic machine that may be operated as a motor, a generator, or a motor-generator, includes a first structure and a second structure. The first structure comprises a first conductor, a second conductor, and a third conductor, each of which follows a different trajectory. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170012482

Multi-degree of freedom spherical actuator

A multi-degree of freedom spherical actuator includes a spherical stator, a first coil, a second coil, an armature, and a plurality of magnets. The spherical stator has a first axis of symmetry, a second axis of symmetry, and a third axis of symmetry. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170011635

System and method for intelligently mining information and briefing an aircrew on conditions outside the aircraft

A system and method intelligently mines information and briefs an aircrew on conditions outside the aircraft. A mission information manager proactively mines incoming data sources, filters for relevance to current flight, retrieves the most up-to-date information, dynamically selects an appropriate format based on perceptual/cognitive affordances of content, and presents integrated, intuitive data that allows the flight crew to rapidly acquire relevant awareness of conditions outside the aircraft. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010787

Graphical model explorer

A method of on-demand model navigation includes providing a graphical explorer layout (gel) algorithm for user exploring within an enterprise process model including assets as nodes, relationships between assets as links between nodes, and related node information. The gel triggers on the display device displaying an initial dashboard fixed view including ≧2 of the nodes (shown nodes), a context menu and a menu for the links. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010762

Controlling application windows with a hover pop-up panel

A method of window control for display screens includes providing at least one display screen including at least a first application display window (first window), where the first window is exclusive of any dedicated area for selecting window-control functions (wcfs). A detect signal is generated responsive to detecting a mouse pointer hovering over a pre-defined trigger area of the first window. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010355

Estimating weather and ground reflectivity with doppler spectral information

Systems, methods, and devices for processing a radar return signal to estimate reflectivity values. An example weather radar system includes one or more antennas configured to transmit a radar signal generated by a transmitter and deliver a radar return signal to a receiver. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010350

Systems and methods for load aware radar altimeters

Systems and methods for load aware radar altimeters are provided. In one embodiment, a method for a load aware radar altimeter comprises: transmitting from a radar altimeter on an aircraft at least one rf radar pulse having a frequency of f0; receiving a first return rf signal from a signal modifying target device attached to a load suspended below the aircraft, wherein the first return signal is a modified version of the at least one rf radar pulse; calculating a range from the aircraft to the signal modifying target device as a function of a propagation delay between transmitting the at least one rf radar pulse and receiving the first return rf signal; and desensitizing the radar altimeter to return rf signals having a frequency of f0 within a load window calculated as a function of the range from the aircraft to the signal modifying target device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010297

Reducing hysteresis effects in an accelerometer

In some examples, the disclosure describes an accelerometer having improved hysteresis effects, the accelerometer including a proof mass assembly including a proof mass, a support structure, and a flexure flexibly connecting the proof mass to the support structure to allow the proof mass to move about the plane defined by the support structure. Some examples may include at least one thin film lead including an electrically conductive material on the flexure, where the at least one thin film lead provides an electrical connection between an electrical component on the support structure and an electrical component on the proof mass, and where the at least one thin film lead comprises at least one of a yield strength greater than pure gold or a thermal expansion coefficient less than pure gold.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170009604

Turbine engine couplings and methods for manufacturing turbine engine couplings

A coupling apparatus for use in sealingly connecting a first fluid flow path to a second fluid flow path. The coupling apparatus includes a rigid fluid flow channel having a first end and a second end, wherein the fluid flow channel is substantially rigid in an axial direction and a radial direction, a first sealing terminus that is rigidly connected to the first end and that is configured for sealing with the first fluid flow path, and a second sealing terminus that is slidingly disposed about the second end such that the second sealing terminus is configured for relative movement with respect to the second end, and wherein the second sealing terminus is further configured for sealing with the second fluid flow path. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170009362

Stannous methanesulfonate solution with adjusted ph

A stannous methanesulfonate solution for tin electroplating applications and a method of forming the same are disclosed. The solution has an elevated ph. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170009116

Compositions and uses of cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene

This invention relates to compositions, methods and systems having utility in numerous applications, and in particular, uses for compositions containing the compound cis-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene (z-hfo-1336mzzm), which has the following structure:. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170008726

Inertia braking payout device and package system

A payout device that includes a carton, a rotatable member, and a slot is provided. The carton can include an opening that provides an egress for elongated flexible material stored within the carton. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170008725

Inertia braking payout device and package system

A payout device is provided, wherein the payout device can include a carton, a rotatable member, and a support assembly. The carton can include an opening providing an egress for elongated flexible material stored within an interior compartment, and the interior compartment can be cylindrical in a substantially horizontal direction around a rotatable member therein. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170008621

Accurate object detection in free space using controlled light source techniques

An improved rotorcraft blade tracking system and method is provided. The provided blade tracking system and method projects a focused beam of light with minimal variance in predetermined spectral characteristics at the ranges of distance suitable for rotorcraft blade tracking applications. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170008131

Lead-free solder compositions

A solder wire composition may include 85 to 95 weight percent bismuth, and at least 5 weight percent copper. The solder wire composition may have a diameter of less than about 1 millimeter, and an elongation at break of at least 20%.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/12/17 / #20170006959

Smart shoes with wireless transmitter

A locating and tracking system includes shoes, which carry a wireless module. A user walking the area causes clicking or intermittent energizing a transmitter carried in the module. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006723

Electricity meter forms module

An improved meter base assembly supports the various meter forms used in modern 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

01/05/17 / #20170006619

Systems and methods for air-ground message prioritization

Systems and methods for air-ground message prioritization are provided. In one embodiment, an message communication system comprises: a first class-of-service and priority tagging module configured to tag messages with a message tag, the message tag comprising a class-of-service tag and a priority tag; a queue broker that includes a plurality of message queues, wherein each message queues is associated with a class-of-service defined by at least one datalink technology, wherein the queue broker assigns each of the messages to one of the plurality of message queues based on a class-of-service indicated by the class-of-service tag; and an on-board message broker that monitors datalink availability and current state indicators, wherein the on-board message broker communicates to the queue broker when to transition one or more of the message queues between a prioritize-and-store operating state and a prioritize-and-forward operating state based on the datalink availability and the current state indicators.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006047

Methods and systems for adaptive cyber reasoning

Methods and systems are provided for monitoring cyber activity in a system having multiple networks. A method includes: receiving an evidence stream generated by a plurality of monitoring systems associated with a plurality of hardware and software components that communicate over the multiple networks; processing the evidence stream using at least one reference model to identify at least one cyber issue, where the cyber issue relates to at least one of security, safety, and resources; and generating at least one of actuator data and user interface data based on the identified cyber issue.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170005997

Methods and systems for auto-commissioning of devices in a communication network

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for auto-commissioning of devices in a communication network are described herein. One or more embodiments include a method for auto-commissioning of a device added to a communication network, comprising: determining properties of signal transitions of the communication network via a device added to the network while the signal transitions of the communication network are passing unchanged, and processing the signal transitions of the communication network, via the device, based on the properties of the signal transitions.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170005699

Spread spectrum clock generation using a tapped delay line and entropy injection

Spread spectrum clocking circuitry may be configured to produce a spread spectrum clock signal that coordinates the actions of functional circuitry. Spread spectrum clocking circuitry may be configured to include delay circuitry configured to generate a random delay signal based on a random input value and generate the spread spectrum clock signal based on the random delay signal. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004826

Adaptive beam forming devices, methods, and systems

Devices, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for adaptive beam forming are described herein. One or more embodiments include a method for adaptive beam forming, comprising: receiving a voice command at a number of microphones, determining an instruction based on the received voice command, calculating a confidence level of the determined instruction, determining feedback based on the confidence level of the determined instruction, and altering a beam of the number of microphones based on the feedback.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004689

Apparatus and method for improved live monitoring and alarm handling in video surveillance systems

Systems and methods for annotating a display of a video data stream with customized information are provided. Methods include selecting a video data stream, creating a video graphic help file (vgh file) associated with the video data stream, a data capture device associated with the video data stream, a monitored area captured by the data capture device associated with the video data stream, or a salvo view, adding customized information to the vgh file, determining a need to access the vgh file, recalling the vgh file, and displaying customized information in the vgh file.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004610

Systems and methods for location aware augmented vision aircraft monitoring and inspection

Systems and methods for location aware augmented vision aircraft monitoring and inspection are provided. In one embodiment, a method for location aware augmented vision assisted aircraft inspection and monitoring comprises: obtaining status information regarding an aircraft from an on-board aircraft network; obtaining a user location from a user carried augmented vision display device; refining a first data set from the status information based at least in part on the user location; wirelessly transmitting the first data set to the user carried augmented vision display device; determining an orientation of the user carried augmented vision display device with respect to the aircraft; and displaying at least a subset of the first data set on the user carried augmented vision display device, wherein the subset of the first data set is determined at least in part based on the orientation of the user carried augmented vision display device.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003182

Systems and methods for measuring torque on rotating shaft

A torque measurement system for measuring a torque acting on a rotatable shaft is provided. The torque measurement system includes a first housing portion having a first end adapted to be fixedly coupled to the rotatable shaft and a second end. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170002896

Roller-based drive systems

An electric taxi system (ets) for an aircraft includes rollers attached circumferentially to a wheel of the aircraft, and a sprocket with circumferentially distributed teeth attached to a sprocket-tooth ring. The sprocket has a hub with an axis of rotation that is parallel to an axis of rotation of the wheel of the aircraft. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170002166

Stabilization of polyurethane foam polyol premixes containing halogenated olefin blowing agents

The invention provides polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams and methods for the preparation thereof. More particularly, the invention relates to polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams having an open-cell, closed-cell or a combination of open and closed cell structure, and methods for their preparation. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170001931

Methods for removing halogenated ethylene impurities in 2, 3, 3, 3-tetrafluoropropene product

Disclosed is a composition comprised of at least one compound selected from 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-1-propene and 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene and halogenated impurity selected from the group consisting of hfo-1141 (ch2═chf), hcfo-1140 (ch2═chcl), and hcfo-1131 (ch2═cfcl and/or trans/cis-chf═chcl) and combination thereof, said halogenated impurity being present in said composition in an amount of 50 ppm or less.. . ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170001917

High density carbon-carbon friction materials

A method for making a carbon-carbon composite brake disc by infiltrating a porous carbon preform with a resin and carbonizing the resin-infiltrated preform at a high pressure of at least about 5,000 psi to form a densified carbon-carbon composite disc brake with a final density of at least about 1.9 g/cc. The porous carbon preform includes a plurality of fabric sheets having non-woven oxidized polyacrylonitrile fibers, pitch fibers, or rayon fibers and a basis weight in the range from about 1250 to about 3000 grams per square meter. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170001856

Microstructure plating systems and methods

Microstructure plating systems and methods are described herein. One method includes depositing a plating-resistant material between a microstructure and a bonding layer, wherein the microstructure comprises a plating process base material and immersing the microstructure in a plating solution.. ... Honeywell International Inc

01/05/17 / #20170001373

Carbon fiber preforms

In some examples, a method includes depositing a mixture including a resin and an additive powder via a print head of a three-dimensional printing system to form a carbon fiber preform including a plurality of individual carbon fiber layers, wherein each individual layer of the plurality of individual carbon fiber layers includes a plurality of carbon fibers and the mixture of the resin and the additive powder.. . ... Honeywell International Inc








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