Patents by Inventor Thanh T. Nguyen

Thanh T. Nguyen 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: 20220110730
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for configurating a split denture. A digital 3D model of the denture comprising a plurality of teeth is provided. The digital 3D model of the denture is split into a digital 3D model of a base part and a digital 3D model of a teeth part. The base part comprises a first artificial gingiva portion. Further, the base part is configured to support the teeth part. The teeth part comprises the plurality of teeth of the denture and a second gingiva portion. The teeth part is configured to be mounted on the base part. The digital 3D model of the split denture is provided for generating at least one of the base part and the teeth part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: exocad GmbH
    Inventors: Maik Gero GERTH, Thanh T NGUYEN, Wang KUI
  • Publication number: 20220011930
    Abstract: A method for oil and gas analysis includes receiving measurements from sensing devices instrumented on a blowout preventer, the measurements generated by the plurality of sensing devices over time, storing the measurements in a database, providing a data playback interface to a client device, determining a time range based one or more inputs into the data playback interface, determining one or more data variables selected from a plurality of data variables based the one or more inputs retrieving, from the database, respective values of the one or more data variables corresponding to the time range, generating, one the display, a visual representation of the values of the one or more data variables corresponding to the time range, the visual representation providing playback of the values of the one or more data variables synchronized with respect to time, and displaying the values according to user manipulation of playback control elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations LLC
    Inventors: Prakashkumar Arcot, Thanh T. Nguyen, Sudhakar Bhagavatula, Jonathan Lim, John Holmes
  • Publication number: 20210384577
    Abstract: A lithium ion battery module includes a housing with dimensions that conform to overall dimensions for a standard lead acid battery. The lithium ion battery module also includes a plurality of lithium ion battery cells arranged in a stack within the housing and a heat sink outer wall feature of the housing. The heat sink outer wall feature substantially extends in at least one direction to an outermost dimension of the standard lead acid battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Perry M. Wyatt, Thanh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 11128005
    Abstract: A lithium ion battery module includes a housing with dimensions that conform to overall dimensions for a standard lead acid battery. The lithium ion battery module also includes a plurality of lithium ion battery cells arranged in a stack within the housing and a heat sink outer wall feature of the housing. The heat sink outer wall feature substantially extends in at least one direction to an outermost dimension of the standard lead acid battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: CPS Technology Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Perry M. Wyatt, Thanh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10913046
    Abstract: A system and method for a first reactor to produce a transfer slurry having a first polyolefin polymerized in the first reactor, a heat-removal zone to remove heat from the transfer slurry, and a second reactor to receive the transfer slurry cooled by the heat-removal zone, the second reactor to produce a product slurry having a product polyolefin which includes the first polyolefin and a second polyolefin polymerized in the second reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth A. Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Timothy O. Odi, Thanh T. Nguyen, Scott E. Kufeld
  • Patent number: 10799847
    Abstract: A polyolefin production system including: a first reactor configured to produce a first discharge slurry having a first polyolefin; a second reactor configured to produce a second discharge slurry having a second polyolefin; and a post-reactor treatment zone having at least a separation vessel configured to receive the second discharge slurry or both the first discharge slurry and the second discharge slurry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth Ann Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Patent number: 10646845
    Abstract: A system and method for a first reactor to produce a transfer slurry having a first polyolefin polymerized in the first reactor, a heat-removal zone to remove heat from the transfer slurry, and a second reactor to receive the transfer slurry cooled by the heat-removal zone, the second reactor to produce a product slurry having a product polyolefin which includes the first polyolefin and a second polyolefin polymerized in the second reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth A Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Joel A Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Timothy O. Odi, Thanh T. Nguyen, Scott E. Kufeld
  • Patent number: 10096806
    Abstract: A battery module includes a power assembly including a first battery cell and a second battery cell in a stacked orientation relative to each other, wherein the first battery cell comprises a first tab electrode extending therefrom, and wherein the second battery cell comprises a second tab electrode extending therefrom. The battery module also includes an interconnect assembly configured to facilitate electrically coupling the first tab electrode with the second tab electrode with the first and second battery cells in the stacked orientation. The interconnect assembly includes a coupling structure about which the first and second tab electrodes at least partially conform. In addition, the interconnect assembly includes a clamp disposed about the coupling structure and the first and second tab electrodes such that the first and second tab electrodes are secured in electrical communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Company
    Inventors: James Pinon, Mark Niedzwiecki, Robert G. Malcolm, Perry M. Wyatt, Thanh T. Nguyen
  • Publication number: 20180272309
    Abstract: A system and method for a first reactor to produce a transfer slurry having a first polyolefin polymerized in the first reactor, a heat-removal zone to remove heat from the transfer slurry, and a second reactor to receive the transfer slurry cooled by the heat-removal zone, the second reactor to produce a product slurry having a product polyolefin which includes the first polyolefin and a second polyolefin polymerized in the second reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth A. Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Timothy O. Odi, Thanh T. Nguyen, Scott E. Kufeld
  • Patent number: 9963523
    Abstract: A system and method for discharging a transfer slurry from a first polymerization reactor through a transfer line to a second polymerization reactor, the transfer slurry including at least diluent and a first polyethylene. A product slurry is discharged from the second polymerization reactor, the product slurry including at least diluent, the first polyethylene, and a second polyethylene. The velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss due to friction in the transfer line is determined, and a process variable adjusted in response to the velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss not satisfying a specified value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY, LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth Ann Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Patent number: 9783621
    Abstract: A polyolefin manufacturing system and method including polymerizing olefin in a first reactor to form a polyolefin, transferring the polyolefin to a second reactor, polymerizing olefin in the second reactor, and discharging a product polyolefin from the second reactor. The system and method including operating the first reactor with a first reactor pressure relief system and the second reactor with a second reactor pressure relief system, both pressure relief systems to discharge to a flare system, and wherein a relief instrumented system (RIS) is configured to direct at least one process interlock that mitigates an excess reaction scenario as an overpressure relief scenario.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP
    Inventors: Thanh T. Nguyen, Ralph Romig, Carolyn Lehman, Joel Mutchler
  • Patent number: 9748548
    Abstract: A battery cell assembly for use in a battery module including a battery cell that includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode and a rigid frame coupled to the battery cell. The rigid frame includes a first frame connector and a second frame connector. The frame is configured to facilitate electrical coupling of the positive electrode of the battery cell with the first frame connector, and to facilitate electrical coupling of the negative electrode of the battery cell with the second frame connector. The first and second frame connectors are configured to interface with frame connectors of other battery cell assemblies to facilitate physical and electrical connection of a plurality of battery cell assemblies disposed in a stacked orientation relative to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Company
    Inventors: Robert G. Malcolm, Mark Niedzwiecki, Perry M. Wyatt, Thanh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 9696727
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fluid control apparatus which allows installation of a thermal sensor for temperature control by a simple work by an effective utilization of a space in the fluid control apparatus, and a thermal sensor installation structure with respect to the fluid control apparatus. The fluid control apparatus 1 includes a first fluid control instrument 3 and a second fluid control instrument 4 adjacent to each other and the thermal sensor 17 configured to measure a temperature of a fluid flowing in the first fluid control instrument 3. The fluid control apparatus 1 further includes a supporting member 19 configured to support the thermal sensor 17 attached to the second fluid control instrument 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jun Yokota, Takahiro Yoshida, Thanh T. Nguyen, Takahiro Matsuda
  • Publication number: 20170081436
    Abstract: A system and method for discharging a transfer slurry from a first polymerization reactor through a transfer line to a second polymerization reactor, the transfer slurry including at least diluent and a first polyethylene. A product slurry is discharged from the second polymerization reactor, the product slurry including at least diluent, the first polyethylene, and a second polyethylene. The velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss due to friction in the transfer line is determined, and a process variable adjusted in response to the velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss not satisfying a specified value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth Ann Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Patent number: 9556283
    Abstract: A system and method for discharging a transfer slurry from a first polymerization reactor through a transfer line to a second polymerization reactor, the transfer slurry including at least diluent and a first polyethylene. A product slurry is discharged from the second polymerization reactor, the product slurry including at least diluent, the first polyethylene, and a second polyethylene. The velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss due to friction in the transfer line is determined, and a process variable adjusted in response to the velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss not satisfying a specified value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth Ann Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Patent number: 9556288
    Abstract: A system and method for polymerizing olefin in the presence of a chain transfer agent in a first reactor to form a first polyolefin, discharging from the first reactor a transfer slurry having the first polyolefin and the chain transfer agent, and processing the transfer slurry in a separator to remove chain transfer agent and to provide a fluff slurry having the first polyolefin and a lower content of chain transfer agent than in the transfer slurry. The system and method provide for feeding the fluff slurry to a second reactor, polymerizing olefin in the second reactor to form a second polyolefin, and discharging from the second reactor a slurry having the second polyolefin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth A Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Publication number: 20170022299
    Abstract: A system and method for discharging a transfer slurry from a first polymerization reactor through a transfer line to a second polymerization reactor, the transfer slurry including at least diluent and a first polyethylene. A product slurry is discharged from the second polymerization reactor, the product slurry including at least diluent, the first polyethylene, and a second polyethylene. The velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss due to friction in the transfer line is determined, and a process variable adjusted in response to the velocity, pressure drop, or pressure loss not satisfying a specified value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2014
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth Ann Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Patent number: 9553343
    Abstract: A system includes a cell interconnect board including a printed circuit board (PCB) disposed proximate a power assembly having a plurality of pouch battery cells, including at least a first battery cell and a second battery cell in a stacked orientation relative to each other. The cell interconnect board includes an interconnect spanning a slot in the cell interconnect board and configured to receive a first tab electrode extending from the first battery cell and a second tab electrode extending from the second battery cell, such that the first and second tab electrodes are in contact with each other. The system also includes a sensor configured to measure a parameter associated with the power assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Company
    Inventors: Robert G. Malcolm, Perry M. Wyatt, Thanh T. Nguyen, James Pinon, Ajinkya S. Joshi
  • Publication number: 20170001167
    Abstract: A polyolefin production system including: a first reactor configured to produce a first discharge slurry having a first polyolefin; a second reactor configured to produce a second discharge slurry having a second polyolefin; and a post-reactor treatment zone having at least a separation vessel configured to receive the second discharge slurry or both the first discharge slurry and the second discharge slurry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventors: Maruti Bhandarkar, Elizabeth Ann Benham, Rebecca A. Gonzales, Scott E. Kufeld, Joel A. Mutchler, Catherine M. Gill, Thanh T. Nguyen, Timothy O. Odi
  • Patent number: 9525195
    Abstract: A remanufactured battery module includes a power assembly having a stack of battery cell assemblies. Each battery cell assembly includes a plurality of layers including a battery cell and a frame supporting the battery cell within the power assembly. The plurality of layers of at least one battery cell assembly includes an internal heat fin having first and second side portions extending beyond respective side edges of the battery cell and the frame. The remanufactured battery module also includes a side assembly in physical contact with the first side portion of the internal heat fin to enable the side assembly to act as a heat sink with respect to the first side portion of the internal heat fin. A layer of the plurality of layers of at least one battery cell assembly is new, and at least a portion of the side assembly is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Perry M. Wyatt, Thanh T. Nguyen