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Title:
EGRESS POINT LOCALIZATION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/133594
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A system for determining a location of an egress point in a plumbing system that includes a branched system of pipes within a building is provided. The system includes a first sensor that is configured to measure a first pressure signal as a function of time at a first location within the plumbing system, and a second sensor that is configured to measure a second pressure signal as a function of time at a second location within the plumbing system. The plumbing system includes multiple branch points between the first location and the second location. The system also includes a processor that is configured to determine a temporal difference between a first pressure drop in the first pressure signal and a second pressure drop in the second pressure signal, and use the temporal difference to determine an estimated location of the egress point in the plumbing system.

Inventors:
BANERJEE SALIL P (US)
HOUSTON BRADY C (US)
BASTAMI BABAK ABBASI (US)
KIM RYAN YONG (US)
PATEL SHWETAK N (US)
Application Number:
US2018/067486
Publication Date:
September 12, 2019
Filing Date:
December 26, 2018
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Assignee:
PHYN LLC (US)
International Classes:
G01M3/28; E03B7/07
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010144100A12010-12-16
Foreign References:
US20140229124A12014-08-14
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WALTS, Suzanne C. et al. (US)
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