Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
System and method to make a fuel tank inert










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #8128739.

A fuel tank safety system includes an ullage cooling assembly and a system controller. The ullage cooling assembly includes a compressor configured to extract a quantity of ullage gas from the fuel tank, a heat exchanger coupled in flow communication downstream of the compressor, wherein the heat exchanger is configured to receive the quantity of ullage gas from the compressor and reduce a temperature of the ullage gas. The ullage cooling assembly includes a turbine coupled in flow communication downstream of the heat exchanger, wherein the turbine is configured to further reduce the temperature of the ullage gas and facilitate channeling the ullage gas to the fuel tank. The system controller is operatively coupled to the ullage cooling assembly and is configured to transmit to the ullage cooling assembly one of a start signal to activate the ullage cooling assembly or a stop signal to deactivate the ullage cooling assembly.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Method of using N-thio compounds for oligonucleotide synthesis
Methods of saccharification of polysaccharides in plants
SIC semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
Hybrid CMOS nanowire mesh device and PDSOI device
Squib control circuit
Methods of synthesizing heteromultimeric polypeptides in yeast using a haploid mating strategy
Boundary acoustic wave device
  Randomly Featured Patents
Decompression processor for video applications
Set of hooks
Two-dimensional gray component replacement
Self-configuring output circuit and method
Hydrosilazane polymers from [R.sub.3 Si].sub.2 NH and HSiCl.sub.3
Friction engaging device
Cyclopropanecarboxylate pesticides
Hibiscus plant named `Starry Wind`
Plate pressure and printing pressure adjusting mechanism for offset printing machine
Amorphized barrier layer for integrated circuit interconnects