Real-time online Cetane number estimation in jet fuels

A method to prevent in-flight engine failure due to fuel variation. The method employs real-time online Cetane number estimates of jet fuels used by compression ignition engines to enable control of engine performance.

A novel Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT)

A novel Vertical Axis Wind Turbine well-suited for urban, suburban, and exurban areas

Estimation of In-Cylinder Pressure and Combustion Variables from Non-Intrusive External Sensors in a Diesel Engine

Non-intrusive estimation of in-cylinder pressure in diesel engines by using a differential equation algorithm.

A method of improving the efficiency of axial-piston hydraulic motors

A method of improving the energy efficiency of a hydraulic motor by rotating a valve cam for variable piston stroke

Hydraulic switch-mode power transformer for wave powered desalination plants

Efficient hydraulic power-take-off circuit for wave-powered reverse osmosis desalination plants that independently controls the load on the wave energy converter and the pressure at the reverse osmosis membrane through a switching valve

Modular convection-enhanced evaporation (CEE) system for brine management

An energy efficient modular convection-enhanced evaporation (CEE) system and control algorithm for brine management

Combined ammonia recuperation and NOX reduction for increased efficiency in combustion engines

A reactor that combines selective catalytic reduction and thermochemical recuperation together to simultaneously decompose ammonia and convert unburned ammonia and NOX emissions

Wind turbine icing loss forecasting software

A software for forecasting wind turbine performance reduction caused by ice formation.

Control system to optimize wind turbine farm efficiencies

A method to optimize wind turbine farm efficiencies by minimizing performance loss caused by wind veer.

Control system to optimize cold climate wind turbine performance

A method for mitigating wind turbine performance degradation caused by ice formation.