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WO/2010/133412A3
The invention relates to a method and a device for influencing the distribution of flow speeds and flow directions of the components of a fluid stream which flows through a section (4) of pipe with an expanded cross-section, a dissipatio...  
WO/2011/009166A1
A fluid flow device having a conical diverter, helical vanes, an annular baffle, and a flue pipe, all of which are concentrically arranged in series between an inlet and an outlet of cylindrical fluid flow passage, whereby in use the con...  
WO/2011/009633A1
The invention relates to a fluid actuator (1) for influencing the flow along a flow surface by ejecting a fluid flowing through the fluid actuator (1), having at least two outlet lines (21, 22; 121, 122, 123) with outlet openings provide...  
WO/2011/006082A1
Pressure compensators (1) for stabilizing a flow of water are disclosed. The pressure compensator (1) includes water compensating channels (3) formed on the outer periphery of their body (2), and flow orifices (4) passing through the pre...  
WO/2011/004261A1
A method of improving aerodynamic performance of foils by the application of conformal, low drag vortex generators. A film of erosion protection material or other conformal material is placed on the foil to provide a medium for the incor...  
WO/2011/004262A1
A method of improving aerodynamic performance of foils by the application of conformal, elastomeric vortex generators. The novel use of elastomers allows the application of various forms of vortex generators to sections that have been pr...  
WO/2010/148508A1
An apparatus for reducing drag on a transport vehicle, which comprises retractable aerodynamic panels for deployment at the rear of the vehicle, behind the cabin, or both. When these panels are deployed, they provide an aerodynamic desig...  
WO/2010/141843A2
A substantially cylindrical buoyancy module for a marine riser includes a plurality of buoyancy elements separated along at least one helical separation plane.  
WO/2010/141436A2
An apparatus for controlling vortex-induced vibration, comprising a body suitable for abutting against a cylindrical marine element; a connector supported by the faring body, the connector comprising a pin; a strap comprising an opening ...  
WO/2010/133412A2
The invention relates to a method and a device for influencing the distribution of flow speeds and flow directions of the components of a fluid stream which flows through a section of pipe with an expanded cross-section, a dissipation el...  
WO/2010/088516A3
A reservoir prediction system and method are provided that use generalized EnKF using kernels, capable of representing non-Gaussian random fields characterized by multi-point geostatistics. The main drawback of the standard EnKF is that ...  
WO/2010/128870A1
The invention comprises a waterborne craft having a hull, board or base, and a fin, keel, centreboard or the like. One or more air conduits exit the hull, board or base at or adjacent at least one side of the fin, keel or centreboard, or...  
WO/2010/128915A1
A vortex generator intended to create a controlled vortex in a fluid medium such as a gas or liquid. The upstreamportion of the vortex generator includes an inlet section (12) which directs the fluid into the vortex generator and creates...  
WO/2010/127358A1
Drip emitter having a pressure compensating element that does not contact the enclosing pipe. First known drip emitter formed from a two-shot injection mold process that includes a deformable element, membrane, compressible element or pr...  
WO/2010/123697A1
A splash guard assembly for removable attachment to a split-ring toilet seat elevator or split-ring toilet seat includes a base splash guard adapted to fit within the gap of the seat or elevator and a raised splash guard adapted to slip ...  
WO/2010/120215A1
The procedure to make a friction-reducing surface-structure on aircraft, characterized by the fact that first the parts of the aircraft which you wish to provide with the special surface structure are painted with a paint containing very...  
WO/2010/120224A1
Procedure to make a friction-reducing surface-structure on a surface surrounded with a streaming medium, characterized by the fact that first the parts of the surface which you wish to provide with the special surface structure are paint...  
WO/2010/117428A1
A device and a method of controlling fluid flow are provided. The method includes providing a moving fluid including a fluid flow characteristic; providing a fluid control device including a fluid control surface, the fluid control surfa...  
WO/2010/115549A1
The invention relates to an electro-switchable polymer film assembly having a first and a second surface side, comprising at least one pair of electrodes (3, 4) and a polymer matrix (2), wherein structuring particles (5) can be embedded ...  
WO/2010/103194A2
The invention relates to an eCRT electronic component that belongs to a new generation due to the high resolution thereof for sensing electromagnetic information, and that makes it possible to process the generation of self-induced curre...  
WO/2010/085302A3
A system comprising an array of structures in a flowing fluid environment, the array comprising at least 3 structures; and vortex induced vibration suppression devices on at least 2 of the structures.  
WO/2010/103193A2
Balancing problems are mechanical force interactions that generate electron fluctuations according to stable and known relations, elastic deformation of materials and piezoelectric effects. In the field of traditional mechanics that fact...  
WO/2006/121909A3
An article includes a body (10) having at least one viscous drag-reducing surface. The surface includes at least one of a hydrophobic feature topography including a plurality of spaced apart microscale features and a hydrophobic coating ...  
WO/2010/085839A1
A wear resistant pipe fitting having an inlet end in fluid communication, in use, with a first linear pipe segment, and an outlet end in fluid communication, in use, with a second linear pipe segment is disclosed. The pipe fitting compri...  
WO/2010/087719A1
The present invention relates to a method of improving flow stability for a multiphase fluid flowing through a tubular element (1), comprising arranging a flow control device (2) along a flow path (F) through the tubular element (1), the...  
WO/2010/088516A2
A reservoir prediction system and method are provided that use generalized EnKF using kernels, capable of representing non-Gaussian random fields characterized by multi-point geostatistics. The main drawback of the standard EnKF is that ...  
WO/2010/084723A1
Disclosed is an air blowing device comprised of a high-pressure air generating device; a suction port through which high-pressure air supplied from the high-pressure air generating device is sucked; a discharging port through which the h...  
WO/2010/085302A2
A system comprising an array of structures in a flowing fluid environment, the array comprising at least 3 structures; and vortex induced vibration suppression devices on at least 2 of the structures.  
WO/2010/080798A1
A booster system is disclosed, comprising a first rotor stage having a plurality of first rotor blades spaced circumferentially around a rotor hub with a longitudinal axis and having a first pitch-line radius extending from the longitudi...  
WO/2010/080784A1
A compression system is disclosed, comprising a first compressor having a first flowpath, a second compressor having a second flowpath located axially aft from the first compressor, and a transition duct capable of flowing an airfow from...  
WO/2010/080037A1
The present invention relates to a device for providing a controllable pressure reduction between a first fluid conducting pipe (1) and a second fluid conducting pipe (2). The device (10) comprises a fluid inlet (11) in fluid communicati...  
WO/2010/077637A1
A temperature adjustable airflow device includes a vortex tube having a high pressure gas inlet and cooled and heated outlets. A mixing chamber is provided having first and second ends, one gas inlet end at the first end and a gas outlet...  
WO/2010/073473A1
Provided are a gasket-type orifice having excellent sealing properties and occupying a reduced space, and a pressure-type flow rate control device using the gasket-type orifice. A gasket-type orifice (1) comprising: an orifice base (2) h...  
WO/2010/048730A3
A fan configuration having at least two fans in series, having a plurality of flow optimizing elements in a chamber between said two fans. Also disclosed is a fan finger guard having optimized flow characteristics, and a parallel fan con...  
WO/2010/070281A1
A pipe liner (2) comprises an inner surface (6) defining a flow conduit (8) with a centre line (12) which follows a helical path, so as to induce swirling of flow along the conduit (8) in use, the pipe liner (2) having a central longitud...  
WO/2010/068831A1
An apparatus and method for controlling the passage of a multiple-phase fluid through a pipeline are provided. The apparatus can generally include a first tubular passage that defines an inlet and an outlet, and a valve that is fluidly p...  
WO/2010/060042A1
The present invention is directed to a micro-array surface that provides for drag reduction. An aerodynamic or hydrodynamic wall surface that is configured to modify a fluid boundary layer on the surface is provided. The wall surface has...  
WO/2010/059665A1
A flow control device (10) for providing flow resistance to a surgical handpiece during ophthalmic surgery. The flow control device includes a chamber (12) having two sides (14) in parallel separated by a height, an inlet port (16) exten...  
WO/2010/054949A1
This guide device comprises: - a wall (20) such as to have a wettability that is modifiable from a value θ1 to a value θ2 in response to a control signal and this wall being shaped in such a way that the liquid flows along this wall: -...  
WO/2010/048730A2
A fan configuration having at least two fans in series, having a plurality of flow optimizing elements in a chamber between said two fans. Also disclosed is a fan finger guard having optimized flow characteristics, and a parallel fan con...  
WO/2010/049721A1
A method and apparatus are disclosed for determining fluid flow in a flow path of a vortex amplifier (10). The method comprises the steps of preventing flow of control fluid in a direction substantially opposite to a primary direction of...  
WO/2010/002518A3
Systems (100) and methods for alleviating aircraft loads with plasma actuators are disclosed. A method for operating an aircraft in accordance with a particular embodiment includes receiving an input corresponding to an aircraft componen...  
WO/2009/143518A3
An airfoil boundary layer control system may be provided. The airfoil boundary layer control system may include at least one airfoil that may include a first surface and a second surface coupled together at a leading edge and a trailing ...  
WO/2009/152498A3
Methods and systems to characterize a fluid in a reservoir to determine if the fluid is in one of equilibrium or non-equilibrium in terms of one of gravity, solvency power, entropy effect or some combination thereof. The method includes ...  
WO/2010/029844A1
Disclosed is a fluid resistance reducing structure which is characterized by roughening the surface of a flying body, a car body surface, a hull surface, the inner face of a pipe, the surface of a flying vehicle, the surfaces of a helmet...  
WO/2010/022428A1
The invention relates to a microfluid device for dispensing a fluid or a fluid mixture, said device comprising a dispensing channel (5), at least one main fluid delivery channel (1, 10) which lies substantially in the plane of the dispen...  
WO/2010/018055A1
The invention relates to a sensor arrangement (110) for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium which flows with a main flow direction (112), in particular of an intake air mass of an internal combustion engine which flows t...  
WO/2010/017289A1
Metal sheets and plates having friction-reducing textured surfaces and methods of manufacturing these metal sheets and plates are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, there is provided a transportation vessel that includes at least one me...  
WO/2010/014127A1
A diffuser apparatus (20) in a turbomachine is provided comprising a diffuser structure (30) and stabilizing structure (40,50). The diffuser structure includes inner (32) and outer walls (34) defining a flow passageway (36) through which...  
WO/2010/009529A1
An apparatus is disclosed for reducing pressure and velocity of a particulate-laden, supersonic vent gas stream from a pressure vessel such as an autoclave. The apparatus includes a diverging duct in which the vent gas expands, and a per...  

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