Patents by Inventor Chang Hsien Tai

Chang Hsien Tai has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20130115534
    Abstract: A wind power and hydrogen power complex generating device includes a fan assembly having a blade unit and a demultiplexer connected to the blade unit. A heating unit is connected to a first output end of the demultiplexer. A pump is connected to a second output end of the demultiplexer. The pump pressurizes liquid water. A heating assembly is connected to the pump and the heating unit. The heating assembly heats the liquid water into a critical state. An electrolyzing unit includes an input end, a hydrogen output end, and an oxygen output end. The input end is connected to the heating assembly. The electrolyzing unit electrolyzes the liquid water in the critical state into gaseous hydrogen and gaseous oxygen. A fuel cell unit includes an anode passage connected to the hydrogen output end and a cathode passage connected to the oxygen output end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Publication date: May 9, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien TAI, JR-Ming MIAO, Yao-Nan WANG
  • Publication number: 20130091840
    Abstract: A shockwave-actuated power device includes a cylinder, a regulating module, and a piston assembly. The cylinder includes a chamber and a filling port in communication with the chamber. The regulating module includes first and second partitioning members and a driving member. The first and second partitioning members are received in the chamber, dividing the chamber into a high-pressure filling section, a shockwave train developing/actuating section, and a high-energy shockwave producing section located between the high-pressure filling section and the shockwave train developing/actuating section, with the filling port located in the high-pressure filling section. The driving member drives the first and second partitioning members to control communication between the high-pressure filling section, the high-energy shockwave producing section, and the shockwave train developing/actuating section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Shi-Wei Lo, Yao-Nan Wang
  • Publication number: 20130091893
    Abstract: A gas liquefaction apparatus includes a spraying tank, a pump, a heater, a separating member, a heat-releasing member, a flow control assembly and a liquid tank. The spraying tank includes a chamber, a gas inlet and a mixture outlet. The gas inlet and the mixture outlet are in communication with the chamber. A plurality of nozzles is installed in the chamber. The pump is connected to the mixture outlet. The heater is connected to the pump. The separating member includes a container and a heating device. The container comprises a mixture inlet and a gas outlet. The mixture inlet is connected to the heater. The container is equipped with the heating device. The heat-releasing member is connected to the gas outlet of the container. The flow control assembly is connected to the heat-releasing member. The liquid tank is connected to the flow control assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien TAI, Jr-Ming Miao, Lung-Ming Fu
  • Patent number: 8409514
    Abstract: A method for producing ammonia includes dissolving air in water to obtain a two-phase coexistence aqueous solution with air that is pressurized and heated to a critical state to separate critical state nitrogen, critical state oxygen and critical water from the two-phase coexistence aqueous solution. The critical water is electrolyzed to obtain super critical state hydrogen and super critical state oxygen. The critical state nitrogen reacts with the super critical state hydrogen to produce ammonia. A device for producing ammonia includes a pressurizing member and a heating member mounted between a conversion unit and a mixing unit. The conversion unit outputs a critical state gas. A synthesis unit is connected to the conversion unit by a pipe allowing the critical state gas to flow into the synthesis unit. A gas outlet pipe is connected to the synthesis unit and outputs a synthesis gas from the synthetic unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Wu-Jang Huang, Chuen-Huey Chiu
  • Publication number: 20130043688
    Abstract: An air-guiding carrier type wind power collection device includes a floating body and two air guiding tubes. The floating body includes a compartment filled with an uprising gas having a density lower than that of air. The floating body includes a floating assembly controlling a pressure and a temperature of the uprising gas received in the compartment. The air guiding tubes extend through the compartment of the floating body. Each air guiding tube has an air inlet and an air outlet. The air outlet includes a peripheral wall having a windward section and a guiding section. The peripheral wall has a cutout portion formed between the windward section and the guiding section. An air channel is formed between and in communication with the air inlet and the air outlet of each air guiding tube. A wind power generating assembly is mounted in each of the air channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Shi-Wei Lo, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Publication number: 20130043341
    Abstract: A self-powered air-floating carrier includes a floating body having a compartment. A pressure resistant member is mounted in the compartment of the floating body. The pressure resistant member includes a chamber and an adjusting assembly mounted to a peripheral wall of the pressure resistant member. The adjusting assembly communicates the chamber of the pressure resistant member with the compartment of the floating body, allowing exchange of a gas in the chamber and a gas in the compartment. The pressure resistant member is covered by an insulating layer. A temperature controlling unit is connected to the floating body. The temperature controlling unit controls a temperature in the chamber of the pressure resistant member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Publication number: 20130043687
    Abstract: An air-floating carrier type wind power collection device includes a pair of ailerons provided on each of front, middle, and rear sections of a floating body. The pressure and temperature of an uprising gas in a compartment of the floating body is controlled by a floating assembly. A first set of air guiding tubes is extended through the compartment and located at the front section. A second set of air guiding tubes is located at the rear section and extended through the ailerons on the rear section. Each air guiding tube includes an air inlet and an air outlet. The air outlet includes a peripheral wall having a windward section and a guiding section. An air channel is formed between and in communication with the air inlet and the air outlet of each air guiding tube. A wind power generating assembly is mounted in each air channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien TAI, Jr-Ming MIAO, Shi-Wei LO, Uzu-Kuei HSU
  • Publication number: 20130043689
    Abstract: An eddy carrier type wind power collection device includes a floating body and two air guiding tubes. The floating body including a compartment filled with an uprising gas having a density lower than that of air. The floating body includes a wind shear portion. The floating body further includes a floating assembly for controlling the pressure and temperature of the uprising gas. The air guiding tubes extend through the compartment of the floating body. Each air guiding tube has an air inlet and an air outlet. The air outlet includes a peripheral wall having a windward section and a guiding section. The peripheral wall of the air outlet has a cutout portion formed between the windward section and the guiding section. An air channel is formed between and in communication with the air inlet and the air outlet. A wind power generating assembly is mounted in each air channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Shi-Wei Lo
  • Publication number: 20130038068
    Abstract: A compounded wind power generator includes a first tube, a second tube, a blocking member and an electricity-generating assembly. The first tube has a first end and a second end. The first end has an air inlet. The first tube forms a first air channel therein. The second tube is disposed in the first air channel of the first tube and forms a second air channel therein. The blocking member is connected between the first tube and the second tube and has a plurality of panels. Each of the panels has one end abutting against the second tube, and the end of each of the panels is capable of being disengaged from the second tube by wind. The electricity-generating assembly is disposed in the first air channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Shi-Wei Lo
  • Publication number: 20130038067
    Abstract: An eddy-type wind power generator includes an inlet tube, an outlet tube and an electricity-generating assembly. The inlet tube has a first end and a second end. The first end has an inlet, an eddy opening and a plurality of air-guiding holes. An intake air channel is formed inside the inlet tube. The outlet tube receives the inlet tube and has an opening end and a closed end. An exhaust channel is formed between the inlet tube and the outlet tube. A gap is formed between the closed end of the outlet tube and the second end of the inlet tube. The exhaust channel communicates with the intake air channel via the gap. The electricity-generating assembly is disposed in the intake air channel of the inlet tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Shi-Wei Lo
  • Publication number: 20130034487
    Abstract: A method for producing ammonia includes dissolving air in water to obtain a two-phase coexistence aqueous solution with air that is pressurized and heated to a critical state to separate critical state nitrogen, critical state oxygen and critical water from the two-phase coexistence aqueous solution. The critical water is electrolyzed to obtain super critical state hydrogen and super critical state oxygen. The critical state nitrogen reacts with the super critical state hydrogen to produce ammonia. A device for producing ammonia includes a pressurizing member and a heating member mounted between a conversion unit and a mixing unit. The conversion unit outputs a critical state gas. A synthesis unit is connected to the conversion unit by a pipe allowing the critical state gas to flow into the synthesis unit. A gas outlet pipe is connected to the synthesis unit and outputs a synthesis gas from the synthetic unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien TAI, Wu-Jang HUANG, Chuen-Huey CHIU
  • Publication number: 20130032489
    Abstract: A method for producing zinc is disclosed. The method includes an electrolysis step and a reduction step. The electrolysis step includes pressurizing and heating liquid water to a critical state to obtain critical water, and electrolyzing the critical water to obtain super critical state hydrogen and super critical state oxygen. The reduction step includes reacting the super critical state hydrogen with a zinc oxide to reduce the zinc oxide to zinc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Wu-Jang Huang
  • Publication number: 20130032488
    Abstract: A method for producing methanol includes dissolving carbon dioxide in water to obtain a two-phase coexistence aqueous solution that is pressurized and heated to a critical state to separate critical state carbon dioxide and critical water. The critical state carbon dioxide is reduced to critical state carbon monoxide. The critical water is electrolyzed to obtain super critical state hydrogen and super critical state oxygen. The critical state carbon monoxide reacts with the super critical state hydrogen to produce methanol. Furthermore, a device for producing methanol is also provided in the present invention, comprising a mixing unit, a conversion unit and a synthesis unit, and which is highly effective in producing methanol and frugal in energy use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Wu-Jang Huang, Yao-Nan Wang
  • Publication number: 20130014507
    Abstract: A floating type solar energy collection/power device includes a base having a compartment receiving a working fluid. A heat collecting assembly is mounted to an opening of the compartment to seal the compartment. A heat conducting assembly is mounted in the compartment and includes a heat conducting tube and a pump. The heat conducting tube includes a first end in communication with the compartment and a second end connected to the pump. The pump draws the first working fluid into the second end of the heat conducting tube via an inlet of the pump. A heat machine includes a compressor, a heat exchanger, and a gas turbine. The compressor, the heat exchanger, and the gas turbine are connected to each other by a plurality of pipes. The gas turbine is connected to a generator. The heat exchanger and the working fluid undergo heat exchange.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Ming-Hui Ho, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Publication number: 20130008432
    Abstract: A solar heat exchange apparatus includes a heat holding base having a face with a plurality of heat collecting channels. Each heat collecting channel has an open end in the face of the heat holding base. A conduit extends through the heat collecting channels and is coated with a photothermal material. A plurality of light reflecting boards is mounted on the face of the heat holding base and located corresponding to the heat collecting channels and spaced from each other. Two adjacent light reflecting boards are slanted to define a light reflecting space located above and tapering towards one of the heat collecting channels. A light transmitting board is mounted on top sides of the light reflecting boards. The light transmitting board includes a plurality of light concentrating portions each of which is aligned with one of the light reflecting spaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Publication date: January 10, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Geng-Ren Liu
  • Publication number: 20130001951
    Abstract: A tube-type wind power generator includes an intake tube, an exhaust tube and a wind power generation device. The intake tube has a first end, a second end and an intake air channel, wherein the first end has a plurality of air inlets. A narrow portion is formed between the first and second ends. The exhaust tube surrounds the intake tube and has an opening end and a closed end, wherein the opening end has a plurality of windward openings and a plurality of air-guiding openings. An exhaust channel is defined between the exhaust tube and the intake tube. A gap is defined between the closed end of the exhaust tube and the second end of the intake tube. The wind power generation device has an axial-flow type impeller and a generator, wherein the axial-flow type impeller is disposed at the narrow portion of the intake tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Jyh-Tong Teng, Shi-Wei Lo, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Liang-Ji Chang
  • Publication number: 20120324892
    Abstract: A power system driven by a low-temperature heat source includes a power cycling unit and a heat pump unit. The power cycling unit includes a turbine, a condenser, a pump, a first heat exchanger, and a second heat exchanger. The turbine, the condenser, the pump, the first heat exchanger, and the second heat exchanger are connected in sequence. The heat pump unit includes a condenser and an evaporator. The condenser of the heat pump unit is connected to the second heat exchanger. The evaporator is connected to the condenser of the heat pump unit. The evaporator absorbs heat of a working fluid in a waste heat pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Ming-Hui Ho
  • Publication number: 20120329380
    Abstract: The invention discloses a ventilation system including an inner, an outer tube and an air intake and exhaust apparatus. The inner tube has one end extending in a radial direction, wherein an air outlet and an air outlet are formed on the inner tube. An exhaust channel is formed between the inner and outer tubes, and the supporting member is disposed in the exhaust channel. The air intake and exhaust apparatus comprises an elevating member, a plurality of driving members and a cover plate. The elevating member has a connection block. The driving members are made of expandable material. The cover plate is rotatably coupled with the inner tube and has a connection portion. The connection portion abuts against the connection block when the driving members are not expanding. The connection portion of the cover plate disengages from the connection block when the driving members are expanding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Shi-Wei Lo, Jyh-Tong Teng
  • Publication number: 20120324887
    Abstract: A multi-stage solar power device includes a light-permeable base plate, a plurality of light-condensing plates, a heat-conducting tube, at least one gas turbine, a gas inlet tube and a gas outlet tube. The light-condensing plates include a plurality of arcs with different length. The light-condensing plates are spaced from each other and arranged under the light-permeable base plate to define a plurality of light-reflecting chambers. The heat-conducting tube has first and second ends and extends through the light-reflecting chambers. At least one gas turbine is disposed in the heat-conducting tube. The gas inlet tube has first and second sections. The first section protrudes from the light-permeable base plate, and the second section extends through the light-permeable base plate. The gas outlet tube has one end protruding from the light-permeable base plate, as well as an other end extending through the light-permeable base plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Jr-Ming Miao, Liang-Ji Chang
  • Publication number: 20120325653
    Abstract: A hydrogen producing apparatus includes a pump, a heating assembly, an electrolyser, at least one radiator, and a converting unit. The heating assembly includes at least one front heater, a middle heater, and a solar heater. The at least one front heater is connected to the pump. The middle heater is located between the at least one front heater and the solar heater. The electrolyser is connected to the solar heater. The at least one radiator is connected to the electrolyser and the at least one front heater. The electrolyser is located between the solar heater and the at least one radiator. The converting unit is connected to the at least one radiator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao