Patents by Inventor Jr-Ming Miao

Jr-Ming Miao 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: 9269978
    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: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: NATIONAL PINGTUNG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, JR-Ming Miao, Yao-Nan Wang
  • Patent number: 9086222
    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: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Shi-Wei Lo, Jyh-Tong Teng
  • Patent number: 8745984
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Jr-Ming Miao, Liang-Ji Chang
  • Patent number: 8643209
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Shi-Wei Lo, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Patent number: 8584455
    Abstract: A heating and cooling device includes a cylinder having a chamber for receiving a gas. A guiding groove is defined in an inner periphery of the chamber. A piston assembly is movably received in the chamber of the cylinder. The piston assembly includes first and second pistons and a connecting rod connected to the first and second pistons. The first piston is mounted to a side of the second piston and rotatable relative to the connecting rod. Each of the first and second pistons includes a plurality of openings. A guiding block is formed on an outer periphery of the first piston and is slideably received in the guiding groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: National Pintung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Jr-Ming Miao, Geng-Ren Liu
  • Patent number: 8549858
    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 turbine. The compressor, the heat exchanger, and the turbine are connected to each other by a plurality of pipes. The turbine is connected to a generator. The heat exchanger and the working fluid undergo heat exchange.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Ming-Hui Ho, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Publication number: 20130152606
    Abstract: A heating and cooling device includes a cylinder having a chamber for receiving a gas. A guiding groove is defined in an inner periphery of the chamber. A piston assembly is movably received in the chamber of the cylinder. The piston assembly includes first and second pistons and a connecting rod connected to the first and second pistons. The first piston is mounted to a side of the second piston and rotatable relative to the connecting rod. Each of the first and second pistons includes a plurality of openings. A guiding block is formed on an outer periphery of the first piston and is slideably received in the guiding groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien TAI, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Jr-Ming Miao, Geng-Ren Liu
  • 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: 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
  • 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: 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: 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: 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
  • 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: 20120270487
    Abstract: A duct including a duct body is disclosed. The duct is a hollow tube and includes an air channel and an exit end. The exit end has a windward portion and an air-guiding portion on two sides thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Jr-Ming Miao, Shi-Wei Lo