Patents by Inventor Matthew Robert Pearson

Matthew Robert Pearson 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: 11878788
    Abstract: A method of controlling cooling of a brake system, includes determining a brake temperature, obtaining a wear rate profile for the brake system indicative of wear rate in dependence on temperature, and controlling activation of cooling of the brake system according to the wear rate profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Giovanni Franzini, Konda Reddy Chevva, Matthew Robert Pearson
  • Patent number: 11843323
    Abstract: A system for use in generating a power signal includes a first stage circuit having: a first input line coupled to a first stage first parallel line having a first stage first switch positioned thereon, a second input line coupled to a first stage second parallel line having a first stage second switch positioned thereon, and a first stage third parallel line oriented in parallel with the first stage first parallel line and the first stage second parallel line between a positive rail and a negative rail, the first stage third parallel line having a first capacitor positioned thereon. The system further includes a second stage circuit having a resonant inverter coupled between the positive rail and the negative rail and configured to output the power signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongduk Lee, Parag M. Kshirsagar, Matthew Robert Pearson, Parikshith B. Channegowda
  • Patent number: 11784553
    Abstract: A system for controlling a power signal for zero voltage switching (ZVS) includes a voltage zero crossing detection module to detect a zero voltage condition in response to an inverter voltage from a resonant inverter crossing zero volts, and a current zero crossing detection module to detect a zero current condition in response to an inverter current from the resonant inverter crossing zero amps. The system further includes a phase detect module to detect actual phase data corresponding to an actual phase angle between the inverter voltage and the inverter current based on the zero voltage and zero current condition. The system further includes a comparator to determine a phase difference between a desired phase between the inverter voltage and the inverter current and the actual phase angle. The system further includes a controller to adjust a property of a resonant inverter to reduce the phase difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongduk Lee, Matthew Robert Pearson, Parag M. Kshirsagar
  • Publication number: 20230288143
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a heat exchanger body having a first end and a second end opposed to the first end along a flow axis. A plurality of flow channels is defined in the heat exchanger body extending axially with respect to the flow axis. A first set of the flow channels forms a first flow circuit and a second set of the flow channels forms a second flow circuit that is in fluid isolation from the first flow circuit. Each flow channel is fluidly isolated from the other flow channels. The flow channels all conform to a curvilinear profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph Turney, Ram Ranjan, Thomas M. Yun, Matthew Robert Pearson
  • Patent number: 11686536
    Abstract: A heat exchanger system is provided and includes a heat sink, fins arrayed on a central region of the heat sink to form channels between adjacent fins and an integrated blower. Each of the fins extends radially outwardly from the central region and has a height that increases with increasing distance from the central region. The integrated blower is disposed at the central region to generate flows of coolant directed into and through the channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: RAYTHEON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kimberly Rae Savlers, Matthew Robert Pearson
  • Publication number: 20230118585
    Abstract: A sanitization apparatus includes an excimer lamp and a power converter. The power converter comprises a wide band gap device and a planar inductor. The wide band gap device is selectively switchable between a first mode wherein the inductor is electrically charged and a second mode wherein the inductor is electrically discharged. The wide band gap may be repeatedly switched between the first and second modes to generate a nano second pulse output voltage waveform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: YONGDUK LEE, MATTHEW ROBERT PEARSON
  • Publication number: 20230124043
    Abstract: A sanitization apparatus may include an excimer lamp and a power supply. The power supply includes a power converter including a capacitor, a wide band gap device configured to receive an electric current from the capacitor, and an inductor configured to receive the electric current from the wide band gap device. The power converter is configured to supply a nano second pulse output voltage signal to the excimer lamp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: YONGDUK LEE, MATTHEW ROBERT PEARSON
  • Publication number: 20230120509
    Abstract: An excimer lamp includes a plurality of arc tubes and an electrode pair. The electrode pair comprises a plurality of elongated electrode plates extending along a tube axis direction of the plurality of arc tubes. Each electrode plate comprises a polarity opposite that of an adjacent electrode plate (i.e., alternating polarities). The plurality of arc tubes and the plurality of electrode plates are disposed in an alternating side-by-side orientation such that an arc tube of the plurality of arc tubes is disposed between adjacent electrode plates of the plurality of electrode plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: YONGDUK LEE, MATTHEW ROBERT PEARSON
  • Publication number: 20230119015
    Abstract: A sanitization apparatus includes an excimer lamp, a power converter configured to power the excimer lamp and a controller. The controller is configured to monitor an impedance of the excimer lamp and vary an output voltage waveform of the power converter based upon the impedance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: YONGDUK LEE, MATTHEW ROBERT PEARSON
  • Publication number: 20230083470
    Abstract: Aircraft systems including a fuel tank containing a cryogenic fuel, an engine configured to consume the fuel, and an ECS having a precooler arranged to receive the fuel and air from the engine. The precooler includes a first heat exchanger configured to receive a first state of the fuel and output a second state of the fuel and a second heat exchanger configured to receive the second state fuel and output a third state fuel. The first state has a first density, the second state has a second density, and the third state has a third density, wherein the first density is greater than the second density, and the second density is greater than the third density. The engine air is directed through the second heat exchanger first and then through the first heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Ram Ranjan, Matthew Robert Pearson, Joseph Turney
  • Publication number: 20230077343
    Abstract: An exhaust moisture removal system for an electric generation system including: a sorbent wheel; an interchanger; a hydrogen evaporator including an exhaust portion; and an exhaust outflow stream passageway configured to convey an exhaust from a hydrogen fuel cell of the electric generation system through a first pass and then through a second pass, the second pass being located downstream of the first pass, wherein the first pass of the exhaust outflow stream passageway passes through the sorbent wheel, then through the interchanger, and then through the hydrogen evaporator, and wherein the second pass of the exhaust outflow stream passageway passes through the hydrogen evaporator, then through the interchanger, and then through the sorbent wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Pearson, Sean C. Emerson, Ram Ranjan
  • Patent number: 11591075
    Abstract: Provided are embodiments for a system for offloading non-thrust loads. The system includes one or more thrust loads, and one or more non-thrust loads, and a controller that is operably coupled to the one or more thrust loads and the one or more non-thrust loads. The controller is configured to control the thrust loads and non-thrust loads, receive input from one or more sources, and identify a phase of flight based at least in part on the received input. The controller is also configured to offload one or more non-thrust loads during the phase of flight, and restore the one or more non-thrust loads. Also provided are embodiments for method for offloading non-thrust loads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian St. Rock, Stephen E. Tongue, Matthew Robert Pearson, Juan de Bedout
  • Publication number: 20220400910
    Abstract: A hand drying system for an aircraft lavatory includes a hand blower tap with an inlet configured to connect to an aircraft environmental control system (ECS) to receive a flow of conditioned air from the ECS. A valve is operatively connected to the inlet to selectively block flow from the ECS and allow flow from the ECS through the hand blower tap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: B/E Aerospace, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Pearson, Brian St. Rock, Jefferey M. McKee
  • Publication number: 20220385205
    Abstract: A system for use in generating a power signal includes a first stage circuit having: a first input line coupled to a first stage first parallel line having a first stage first switch positioned thereon, a second input line coupled to a first stage second parallel line having a first stage second switch positioned thereon, and a first stage third parallel line oriented in parallel with the first stage first parallel line and the first stage second parallel line between a positive rail and a negative rail, the first stage third parallel line having a first capacitor positioned thereon. The system further includes a second stage circuit having a resonant inverter coupled between the positive rail and the negative rail and configured to output the power signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongduk Lee, Parag M. Kshirsagar, Matthew Robert Pearson, Parikshith B. Channegowda
  • Publication number: 20220378958
    Abstract: A system for monitoring an excimer bulb includes a thermoelectric energy harvester configured to be located adjacent to the excimer bulb and to convert thermal energy from the excimer bulb into electrical energy having a voltage. The system further includes a controller in electrical communication with the thermoelectric energy harvester and configured to calculate at least one of a remaining useful life of the excimer bulb or a current temperature of the excimer bulb based on the voltage of the electrical energy converted by the thermoelectric energy harvester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Pearson, Eric Johannessen
  • Publication number: 20220385167
    Abstract: A system for controlling a power signal for zero voltage switching (ZVS) includes a voltage zero crossing detection module to detect a zero voltage condition in response to an inverter voltage from a resonant inverter crossing zero volts, and a current zero crossing detection module to detect a zero current condition in response to an inverter current from the resonant inverter crossing zero amps. The system further includes a phase detect module to detect actual phase data corresponding to an actual phase angle between the inverter voltage and the inverter current based on the zero voltage and zero current condition. The system further includes a comparator to determine a phase difference between a desired phase between the inverter voltage and the inverter current and the actual phase angle. The system further includes a controller to adjust a property of a resonant inverter to reduce the phase difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongduk Lee, Matthew Robert Pearson, Parag M. Kshirsagar
  • Patent number: 11486260
    Abstract: A polymer airfoil assembly is disclosed and includes at least one cooling passage for circulating coolant to remove heat from the polymer airfoil portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
    Inventor: Matthew Robert Pearson
  • Publication number: 20220252359
    Abstract: A heat exchanger system is provided and includes a heat sink, fins arrayed on a central region of the heat sink to form channels between adjacent fins and an integrated blower. Each of the fins extends radially outwardly from the central region and has a height that increases with increasing distance from the central region. The integrated blower is disposed at the central region to generate flows of coolant directed into and through the channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Kimberly Rae Saviers, Matthew Robert Pearson
  • Publication number: 20220194598
    Abstract: A management system (100) for passenger safety, health and comfort, the system comprising a first module (101) configured to collect data from an array of sensors within a passenger cabin, a first set of parameters based on the data collected by the first module, a second set of parameters based on the data collected by the first module, a second module (120) comprising a processor configured to process the first set of parameters and the second set of parameters. The processor is further configured to determine if passenger comfort levels are in the negative and/or if a passenger is showing symptoms of sickness, determine alterations and/or actions to be taken by an environmental control system and/or crew of the passenger cabin to assist in moving the comfort levels to a positive and/or to assist a sick passenger, and alert the crew and/or alter the environmental control system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: B/E Aerospace, Inc.
    Inventors: Yonghua Zhu, Matthew Robert Pearson
  • Patent number: 11346610
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a plate with an external surface, a channel, and a nozzle. The external surface bounds an interior of the plate. The channel is disposed in the heat exchanger and passes through a portion of the interior. The nozzle is integrally disposed in the heat exchanger, extends through a portion of the external surface, and is fluidly connected to the channel. The nozzle is configured to transport a liquid from the channel, through the external surface, and to distribute the liquid onto a portion of the heat exchanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
    Inventors: Lawrence E. Zeidner, Matthew Robert Pearson, Brian St. Rock