Engineering - Structural Patents for Sale or License

Fluid Retention Device

A fluid retention device which can be used for Flood Barriers, Liquid & Gas Storage, Aqueducts, Silt Traps and Land Slippages. The invention eliminates the need for concrete by using galvanised steel & rubber membrane. The benefits of using the Neptune system are; it's Better value for money, Long Lifespan with additional components such as cladding for aesthetics, solar panels & wind turbines to be installed to genereate a income to pay for itself over the long term. 4x Faster to install th
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Multifunctional Composite Sandwich Element with Embedded Electronics

This patent describes composite sandwich or panel structure having electronic components located within the core region. The core structure is porous or made up of truss elements. Truss elements may be angled or perpendicular to the outer facesheets of the sandwich structure and may extend the entire structure or be made up of smaller discrete truss elements. The composite sandwich structure may have redundant electronic components or circuitry, which is activated if equivalent components or c
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Construction diagram and construction of KOLEV MOTORS internal combustion engine

Engine layout With the innovative layout KOLEV MOTORS internal combustion engines provide for: • Reduced overall dimensions of constructions; • Reduced specific mass рег power unit; • Reduced friction losses and increased mechanical efficiency; • Reduces production and operational costs; The alteration is in the original construction of drive unit and cylinder unit. KOLEV MOTORS engines аге built in engine groups - оnе, two, three, etc. depending оn the capacit
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Hull Structure, in Particular for Seagoing Vessels

The invention relates to a hull structure, in particular for seagoing vessels, comprising a primary bearing structure (14) that is in the form of a grating consisting of transverse bearings (17; 34) and longitudinal bearings (18; 35) that are connected together for supporting at least one wall (16), and a secondary reinforcing system (19) that is secured to said wall (16), said reinforcing system essentially consisting of profile braces (20) that are arranged esentially parallel in relation to e
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Hull Structure, in Particular for Seagoing Vessels

The shell structure has a primary support structure (14) in form of a grid of interconnected cross members (17), and longitudinal members (18) for carrying a wall (16). A secondary reinforcing system (19) made from parallel profiled braces (20) is fastened to the wall. A sheet covering (22) is fitted on free side of the reinforcing system.
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Method and Device for Holding and Machining a Workpiece

The invention relates to a method and to a device for holding and machining workpieces (1). A first adapter piece (31) is exchanged with a second adapter piece (31') by means of a handling device (11). In a second step, the geometry of the second adapter piece (31') is adapted to the geometry of a workpiece which is to be machined by a shaping device (5,7). Then, a workpiece is placed in such a manner such that after placing, it is in surface contact with at least two adapter pieces (31'). Subse
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High Resolution Large Displacement/crack Sensor

A structural displacement sensor that includes an arched member having two ends, where each end is attached to a fastening member. In an embodiment of the invention, the fastening members are configured to be attached to a structure. Further, a strain gauge is attached to the arched member, and the strain gauge is operatively connected to a signal processing device. In an embodiment, the arched member and strain gauge are configured to measure a displacement of the structure based on the amount
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Corrosion-resistant Glasses for Steel Enamels

A cementitious composite material wherein glass-coated steel rods are positioned in a cementitious matrix. The glass composition for coating the steel reinforcing rods includes between about 33-45 weight percent SiO2, 13.5-19.5 weight percent B2O3, 3.5-4.6 weight percent A12O3, 4.0-13.5 weight percent K2O, 5.5-15.5 weight percent ZrO2, 8.6-15.9 weight percent Na2O, 4.6-5.1 weight percent CaO, 0.6-0.7 weight percent MnO2, 1.0-1.0 weight percent NiO, and 1.0-1.1 weight percent CoO. The glass compo
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Spatial structure, especially for using galleys

The spatial structure (1) comprises a support structure with lateral, bottom and roof walls (6) for a room structure. The support structure comprises a frame (3) whose rod elements (4) are connected over a rod node point (5), such that the course of the rod element is provided for a force path of the room structure. The room structure is formed on the frame by inserting a foam material. The frame is a topology optimized frame, where the galleys form the partially closed room structure with divid
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Adapter for an Adhesive Connection for Connecting to a Structure of Part of a Structure

The invention provides an adapter for an adhesive for connecting to a building or part of a building, wherein the adapter (10) by one or more reinforcing elements (20) to the building is in communication with the adapter (10) a concrete head Tensile strength of a 15 to 25 has N/mm2.
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Lattice truss for creating a frame composed of multiple nodes and beams connecting the nodes

A structure e.g. a building has a steel-reinforced concrete frame consisting of corner nodes (1) linked to the next corner node by side extensions (2, 3, 4) to interlocking (20) transverse and upright struts (11). Each transverse or vertical member (10) has two flat outer surfaces (14, 15) and two concave surfaces (X1, X2). The faces (11a) on the corner units (1) have profiles that represent a seamless transition to those of the transverse units.
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Method for Joining Components

The invention relates to a method for joining components (4, 6) made at least partially of thermoplastic material and of which at least one is reinforced with long fibers, wherein the components (4, 6) are welded to each other in a joint zone. The components (4, 6) are thereby welded in the joint zone (8) by means of heat input generated by laser radiation (10), wherein at least one (4) of the components (4, 6) is at least partially transparent to the laser radiation (10) and wherein the laser r
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Transducer for Measuring Vertical Displacements

The present invention relates to a transducer for measuring vertical displacement in civil engineering structures, such as bridges and overpasses. For that purpose, the transducer carries out hydrostatic levelling over the structure being observed, from a fixed reference position, thus enabling the relative vertical displacement over time to be determined at the various points equipped with said instrument. This transducer is based on the principle of Archimedes and is formed by an outer contain
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System for Dissipating Seismic Energy in Constructions

The invention relates to a system for dissipating seismic energy in constructions, formed by two or more sections, tubes or plates disposed with the axes thereof in parallel (1, 2) and connected using one or more energy-dissipating elements (3) disposed such that the axes thereof are perpendicular to the axes of the sections, tubes or plates. The energy-dissipating elements can take the form of sections, preferably having an I- or H-shaped cross-section, which are made to function very different
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Self-tensioning Structure for Composite-material Bridges

Self-tensioning structure for composite-material bridges, for bridges, footbridges, or other elements spanning a gap, that comprises a framework (E) of tension members, a panel (T) and supporting members or posts (P), the framework (E) comprising a variable number of laminar elements of composite material, preferably (FRP), forming a three-dimensionally hyperstatic structure of 9+6n elements or of 4+6n elements, joined to each other and to supports made up of the posts (P), and whose external di
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Method for Diaphragm Wall Construction, and Device for Reinforcement and Concreting

The invention is meant for structures and construction technology of the underground parts of the buildings, tunnels, warfs and deep foundations. The method contain the continuously digging of the trench, fastening of its walls, lifting-out of the soil, reinforcing and concreting work. The reinforcement mats before concreting are continuously inserting in the wall in a horizontal direction from vertical rolls located on the bearings. The device contains the digging and soil lifting modulus, driv
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Heat Accumulating Concrete and Technology of Casting the Structures in Formwork

The field of the use the invention is the house building and it is destinated for the heat accumulating building structures construction technology. The proposed heat accumulating concrete contain the inclusions of a material having the melting point from +10 0C till +30 0C, and working as a latent phase change heat accumulators. These inclusions are chemical passive and have opened surfaces to the concrete. The inclusions could be the bitumens, tar or synthetic resins particles. The heat accumu
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Offshore Foundation System with Integral Elements for Preloading and Extracting

The present invention describes an offshore foundation system (10,10a,10b) that is operable for preloading after self-weight installation on a seabed without relying on additional or external ballasts. The foundation system (10,10a,10b) is also operable for extraction by reversing the process of preload operation. In one embodiment, the foundation system (10) comprises a reaction base (20) and suction compartment (60). In another, the foundation system (10a,10b) comprises a plurality of units of
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Solid freeform fabrication

Solid freeform fabrication of a body by providing first and second precursors, melting at least a portion of these precursors to form a substantially molten alloy which solidifies at a temperature lower than the melting points of the precursors. Further solid material with a melting point greater that the solidifying temperature of the alloy is deposited on the molten alloy and then least some of this further material is melted. By repeatedly depositing further solid material and melting at leas
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Formwork for producing concrete bodies in e.g. building site, has permeable carrier layer arranged at sub-construction, and dimensionally stable formwork surface detachably connected with permeable ca

The formwork (1) has a permeable carrier layer (3) arranged at a sub-construction (2). A formwork surface (4) is dimensionally stable and detachably connected with the permeable carrier layer, where the formwork surface consists of metal and/or metal foil. The carrier layer has a raster-like structure i.e. honeycomb structure, oriented with respect to the formwork surface. The carrier layer is developed from multiple of longitudinal hollow bodies, where length of hollow bodies is larger than cro
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Three-dimensional Structure and Method of Manufacturing the Same

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a three-dimensional structure compatible with various specifications by disposing micro three-dimensional structure elements at desired positions and improve the handleability in manufacturing, in the three dimension structure in which micro three-dimensional structure elements having a movable structure formed using a MEMS or NEMS technology are disposed in a membrane-like elastomer. ; SOLUTION: The three-dimensional structure includes a plurality of three-dimen
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Three Dimensional Structure and Its Manufacturing Method

A plurality of micro three-dimensional structure elements each having a movable structure fixed on a sacrifice layer, and fixation portions of the micro three-dimensional structure elements for the sacrifice layer are arranged into a film-like elastic body, and then the sacrifice layer is removed. Thus, a three-dimensional structure in which the individual micro three-dimensional structure elements are arranged independently of one another within the elastic body is manufactured. The present
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Super Miniaturized Addressable Reconfigurable Technology (SMART) (GSC-SMART)

Abstract: SMART is the objective of a three-tiered effort to develop a new kind of structural material that can change its form to optimize its function or to adapt to contingencies. In near-term applications, humans can control the reconfiguration of the active structural elements via teleoperation. In the future, an integrated synthetic neural system will autonomously control, adapt and evolve system functions based on the operational environment to fulfill mission objectives.
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