Patents by Inventor Heping Xie

Heping Xie 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).

  • Patent number: 10989637
    Abstract: A bearing system for rock mechanics test under high temperature and high pressure multi-field coupling includes a force sensor lifting seat and a jack. The force sensor lifting seat includes a connecting disk connected with the jack, a support disk, and an operation channel. A groove dented downwards is arranged on the connecting disk, the support disk is disposed in the groove and freely propped upon the connecting disk; through holes of the connecting disk and the support disk form a control operation channel; and a limiting device is arranged for preventing an MTS triaxial force sensor from disengaging from the support disk. A bolt hole of the force sensor can be aligned with a mounting hole on a solid steel column by rotating the connecting disk for convenient and accurate bolting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Jianliang Pei, Lu Wang, Wenxi Fu, Xiaozhang Lei, Dongjie Xue, Yufeng Wei
  • Patent number: 10975694
    Abstract: A mine field layout method suitable for fluidized mining of coal resources is provided. A main shaft and an air shaft are provided in the mine field, the bottom of the main shaft is located in the shallow horizontal coal seam zone, and the bottom of the air shaft is located in the deep horizontal coal seam zone. The horizontal main roadways are arranged at two boundaries along the strike of the coal seam, and inclined main roadways are arranged at two boundaries along the dip direction of the coal seam. Connecting roadways are located inside the mine field and are in communication with the horizontal main roadways. In the coal mining stage, the coal resources can be converted into the fluidized energy product and/or electricity by an unmanned automatic mining machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignees: CHINA UNIVERSITY OF MINING AND TECHNOLOGY, BEIJING, SHENZHEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yang Ju, Heping Xie, Yong Zhang, Yan Zhu, Feng Gao, Xiaodong Nie, Changbing Wan, Jinxin Song, Chang Lu, Hongbin Liu, Zhangyu Ren
  • Publication number: 20210003008
    Abstract: A mine field layout method suitable for fluidized mining of coal resources is provided. A main shaft and an air shaft are provided in the mine field, the bottom of the main shaft is located in the shallow horizontal coal seam zone, and the bottom of the air shaft is located in the deep horizontal coal seam zone. The horizontal main roadways are arranged at two boundaries along the strike of the coal seam, and inclined main roadways are arranged at two boundaries along the dip direction of the coal seam. Connecting roadways are located inside the mine field and are in communication with the horizontal main roadways. In the coal mining stage, the coal resources can be converted into the fluidized energy product and/or electricity by an unmanned automatic mining machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicants: CHINA UNIVERSITY OF MINING AND TECHNOLOGY, BEIJING, SHENZHEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yang JU, Heping XIE, Yong ZHANG, Yan ZHU, Feng GAO, Xiaodong NIE, Changbing WAN, Jinxin SONG, Chang LU, Hongbin LIU, Zhangyu REN
  • Patent number: 10823653
    Abstract: A rock damage mechanics test system for high temperature and high pressure deep earth environment includes an MTS triaxial test machine and a control system connected therewith. The MTS triaxial test machine is composed of a rigid frame, a high temperature and high pressure triaxial chamber, and a triaxial chamber base. The control system includes a workstation for data processing and a manual controller for controlling the workstation and a master controller. The system improves mounting and dismounting efficiency of an MTS triaxial force sensor, enhances reliability of lifting and solves the problem of aligning holes during the force sensor mounting process, thus improving the mounting efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Jianliang Pei, Wenxi Fu, Jianhui Deng, Zhide Wu, Huining Xu, Lu Wang, Fei Wu
  • Patent number: 10745989
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of scientific drilling technologies, and provides a deep rock in-situ active thermal-insulation coring device and thermal-insulation coring method thereof. The coring device comprises an in-situ coring system and an in-situ truth-preserving moving system, the in-situ coring system comprises a driving module, a coring module and a thermal insulation module, and the in-situ truth-preserving moving system comprises a truth-preserving chamber storage module and a mechanical arm; the thermal insulation module comprises a coring truth-preserving chamber and a temperature regulation control system, the truth-preserving chamber storage module comprises a storage truth-preserving chamber and a temperature balance control system, the mechanical arm is mounted in the storage truth-preserving chamber, and the coring truth-preserving chamber and the storage truth-preserving chamber are mutually butted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignees: SHENZHEN UNIVERSITY, SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Heping Xie, Ling Chen, Mingzhong Gao, Cunbao Li, Guangdi Deng, Xia Hua
  • Patent number: 10704998
    Abstract: The invention belongs to the field of rock mechanics test of engineering rock masses and is intended to address the safety and alignment challenges of a rock mechanics test response system for existing simulated complex deep earth environment. A rock mechanics test response system for a simulated complex deep earth environment includes a bearing system for rock mechanics tests in simulated deep earth environment and an MTS triaxial sensor aligning and mounting device arranged on the bearing system for rock mechanics tests in simulated deep earth environment. The invention improves installation and dismounting efficiency of an MTS triaxial force sensor, enhances reliability of lifting and solves the problem of aligning holes during installation of the force sensor, thus improving the installation efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Huining Xu, Jianliang Pei, Chunping Wang, Jianhui Deng, Wenxi Fu, Lu Wang
  • Publication number: 20200182000
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of scientific drilling technology and provides a deep rock quality assurance coring device and coring method thereof. The deep rock quality assurance coring device comprises a drilling tool, a drilling bit, a central rod and a core storage body, wherein the drilling bit is mounted at the lower end of the drilling tool, the lower end of the central rod is connected to the core storage body, and the central rod is capable of driving the core storage body to move in the drilling tool in an axial direction of the drilling tool, a reservoir chamber having a lower end opening is arranged in the central rod, a core storage chamber having a lower end opening is arranged in the core storage body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Heping Xie, Tao Liu, Ling Chen, Mingzhong Gao, Ru Zhang, Yifan Wu, Zhiqiang He
  • Publication number: 20200181999
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of scientific drilling technologies, and provides a deep rock in-situ active thermal-insulation coring device and thermal-insulation coring method thereof. The coring device comprises an in-situ coring system and an in-situ truth-preserving moving system, the in-situ coring system comprises a driving module, a coring module and a thermal insulation module, and the in-situ truth-preserving moving system comprises a truth-preserving chamber storage module and a mechanical arm; the thermal insulation module comprises a coring truth-preserving chamber and a temperature regulation control system, the truth-preserving chamber storage module comprises a storage truth-preserving chamber and a temperature balance control system, the mechanical arm is mounted in the storage truth-preserving chamber, and the coring truth-preserving chamber and the storage truth-preserving chamber are mutually butted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Heping Xie, Ling Chen, Mingzhong Gao, Cunbao Li, Guangdi Deng, Xia Hua
  • Patent number: 10526714
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and device for using CO2 mineralization to produce sodium bicarbonate or sodium carbonate and output electric energy. The device comprises an anode area, an intermediate area, and a cathode area. The anode area and the intermediate area are spaced by a negative ion exchange membrane (2). The intermediate area and the cathode area are spaced by a positive ion exchange membrane (3). The anode area, the intermediate area, and the cathode area can accommodate corresponding electrolytes. An anode electrode (1) is disposed in the anode area, a cathode electrode (4) is disposed in the cathode area, and the cathode electrode and the anode electrode are connected through a circuit. A raw material hydrogen gas inlet is disposed in the anode area, and a CO2 inlet and a product hydrogen gas outlet are disposed in the cathode area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Heping Xie, Yifei Wang, Tao Liu, Jinlong Wang
  • Publication number: 20190331569
    Abstract: A rock damage mechanics test system for high temperature and high pressure deep earth environment includes an MTS triaxial test machine and a control system connected therewith. The MTS triaxial test machine is composed of a rigid frame, a high temperature and high pressure triaxial chamber, and a triaxial chamber base. The control system includes a workstation for data processing and a manual controller for controlling the workstation and a master controller. The system improves mounting and dismounting efficiency of an MTS triaxial force sensor, enhances reliability of lifting and solves the problem of aligning holes during the force sensor mounting process, thus improving the mounting efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Sichuan University
    Inventors: Jianfeng LIU, Heping XIE, Jianliang PEI, Wenxi FU, Jianhui DENG, Zhide WU, Huining XU, Lu WANG, Fei WU
  • Publication number: 20190331570
    Abstract: The invention belongs to the field of rock mechanics test of engineering rock masses and is intended to address the safety and alignment challenges of a rock mechanics test response system for existing simulated complex deep earth environment. A rock mechanics test response system for a simulated complex deep earth environment includes a bearing system for rock mechanics tests in simulated deep earth environment and an MTS triaxial sensor aligning and mounting device arranged on the bearing system for rock mechanics tests in simulated deep earth environment. The invention improves installation and dismounting efficiency of an MTS triaxial force sensor, enhances reliability of lifting and solves the problem of aligning holes during installation of the force sensor, thus improving the installation efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Sichuan University
    Inventors: Jianfeng LIU, Heping XIE, Huining XU, Jianliang PEI, Chunping WANG, Jianhui DENG, Wenxi FU, Lu WANG
  • Publication number: 20190331566
    Abstract: A bearing system for rock mechanics test under high temperature and high pressure multi-field coupling includes a force sensor lifting seat and a jack. The force sensor lifting seat includes a connecting disk connected with the jack, a support disk, and an operation channel. A groove dented downwards is arranged on the connecting disk, the support disk is disposed in the groove and freely propped upon the connecting disk; through holes of the connecting disk and the support disk form a control operation channel; and a limiting device is arranged for preventing an MTS triaxial force sensor from disengaging from the support disk. A bolt hole of the force sensor can be aligned with a mounting hole on a solid steel column by rotating the connecting disk for convenient and accurate bolting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Sichuan University
    Inventors: Jianfeng LIU, Heping XIE, Jianliang PEI, Lu WANG, Wenxi FU, Xiaozhang LEI, Dongjie XUE, Yufeng WEI
  • Patent number: 10415388
    Abstract: A device for constructing an underground reservoir by dissolving limestone using carbon dioxide. The device includes a CO2 storage tank; an absorption tower; a decompression valve; a gas-liquid separator; a crystallizer; a vacuum pump; a buffer tank; a first booster pump; a second booster pump; and a third booster pump. The decompression valve is connected to a limestone layer, and is connected to the gas-liquid separator. The absorption tower is connected between the gas-liquid separator and the limestone layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Yufei Wang, Lingzhi Xie, Ru Zhang
  • Patent number: 10048182
    Abstract: A rock specimen, including a rock body. The rock body includes: an upper part, an upper end face, a first circular groove, a first cylinder, a first circular body, a lower part, a lower end face, a second circular groove, a second cylinder, and a second circular body. The first circular groove is disposed on the upper end face of the rock body and has a circle center coinciding with a center of the upper end face. A method for testing pure shear of the rock specimen, includes: 1) disposing the rock specimen on a test bench of a rock mechanics testing system, allowing the end face of the second circular body to contact the test bench; and 2) operating the rock mechanics testing system, loading a pressure on the rock specimen via the end face of the first cylinder and the end face of the second circular body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Jianhui Deng, Lu Wang, Jianliang Pei, Yong Xiang, Linrui Li, Yu Bian, Huining Xu, Zhiwei Zhou
  • Patent number: 10048178
    Abstract: A rock specimen, including a rock body having the shape of a cylinder or a regular square prism. The rock body includes: an upper end face, a first circular groove, a first cylinder, a first circular body, a lower end face, a second circular groove, a second cylinder, and a second circular body. The first circular groove is disposed on the upper end face of the rock body and has a circle center coinciding with the center of the upper end face of the rock body. The second circular groove is disposed on the lower end face of the rock body and has a circle center coinciding with the center of the lower end face of the rock body. The outer diameter of the first circular groove is smaller than the inner diameter of the second circular groove, and the first circular groove and the second circular groove are staggered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Lu Wang, Jianliang Pei, Yu Bian, Huining Xu, Yong Xiang, Fei Wu, Hang Zou, Yangmengdi Xu
  • Patent number: 10018594
    Abstract: A fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing, the device including: a fixing frame, installation bases operating to accommodate the acoustic emission test sensors, respectively, fixing assemblies operating to fix the acoustic emission test sensors in the installation bases, and installation mechanisms operating to install the installation bases on the fixing frame. The fixing frame is an integrated loop-shaped frame. Each of the installation bases is a cylinder structure which includes: a cavity corresponding to an outer edge of each of the acoustic emission test sensors, and a wall including a gap for leading out wires of each sensor. The installation mechanisms are adapted to automatically and axially adjust positions of the installation bases. The installation mechanisms are four in number. The four installation mechanisms are disposed on a same section plane of the fixing frame and every two installation mechanisms are oppositely disposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Yang Ju, Lu Wang, Huining Xu, Jianping Zuo, Yangmengdi Xu, Hang Zou, Zhiwei Zhou, Yue Zhuo
  • Patent number: 10018595
    Abstract: A fixing device for acoustic emission test sensors for rock damage testing, the device including: a fixing frame; installation bases operating to accommodate the acoustic emission test sensors, respectively; fixing assemblies operating to fix the acoustic emission test sensors in the installation bases; and installation mechanisms operating to arrange the installation bases on the fixing frame. The fixing frame is an assembled loop-shaped frame and includes between two and four frame members and corresponding fixing structures; and the frame members are assembled into an integrated loop-shaped frame by the fixing structures. Each of the installation bases is a cylinder structure. The cylinder structure includes: a cavity corresponding to an outer edge of each of the acoustic emission test sensors, and a wall including a gap for leading out wires of each sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Yang Ju, Jianliang Pei, Huining Xu, Lu Wang
  • Publication number: 20180080321
    Abstract: A device for constructing an underground reservoir by dissolving limestone using carbon dioxide. The device includes a CO2 storage tank; an absorption tower; a decompression valve; a gas-liquid separator; a crystallizer; a vacuum pump; a buffer tank; a first booster pump; a second booster pump; and a third booster pump. The decompression valve is connected to a limestone layer, and is connected to the gas-liquid separator. The absorption tower is connected between the gas-liquid separator and the limestone layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Jianfeng LIU, Heping XIE, Yufei WANG, Lingzhi XIE, Ru ZHANG
  • Patent number: 9850756
    Abstract: A method for building an underground storehouse by dissolving limestone with carbon dioxide, the method comprising the following steps: a.) drilling two wells extending from the ground surface (1) to a limestone layer (2), building a channel (5) allowing the two wells to communicate, and installing casing pipes (3, 4) respectively in the two wells; b.) introducing CO2 gas having at least 1 MPa of pressure into a CO2 absorbing solution having the same pressure to form a CO2 solution, flowing the CO2 solution into underground via the casing pipe (3) to react with the limestone to form a calcium bicarbonate solution, forming a cavern in the meanwhile, and discharging the calcium bicarbonate solution via the other casing pipe (4); c.) decompressing the discharged calcium bicarbonate solution to decompose the calcium bicarbonate contained in the solution into CO2, water and calcium carbonate, and recycling the separated CO2 absorption solution and the CO2; repeating steps b.) and c.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Sichuan University
    Inventors: Heping Xie, Yufei Wang, Jianfeng Liu, Lingzhi Xie, Ru Zhang
  • Patent number: 9714891
    Abstract: A device for fixing a rock sample, including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp; the lower clamp including a lower connector connected to a loading base at a bottom of a testing machine, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first spiral spring, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism; the upper clamp including an upper connector connected to a loading base at a top of the testing machine, an upper end cap for fixing samples, an upper chain connecting the upper connector and the upper end cap, a second spiral spring, a third central position-limit mechanism, a fourth central position-limit mechanism, and a second hydraulic mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Inventors: Jianfeng Liu, Heping Xie, Yang Ju, Huining Xu, Lu Wang, Yangmengdi Xu, Hang Zou, Zhiwei Zhou, Yue Zhuo