Patents by Inventor Uzu-Kuei Hsu

Uzu-Kuei Hsu 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: 9145307
    Abstract: A water resource treating device includes an inner tube having a wind inlet section, a front low-pressure section, and a buffering section in series. The front low-pressure section has an inner diameter smaller than an inner diameter of the buffering section. An outer tube is mounted around the inner tube. A flash space is defined between the inner and outer tubes. The outer tube includes a water filling hole and a draining hole both of which is in communication with the flash space. A condensing tank is mounted in the flash space and surrounds the front low-pressure section. The condensing tank is connected to the flash space by a water inlet tube. A water outlet tube is connected to the condensing tank for draining purified water in the condensing tank. A regulator is mounted in the front low-pressure section and controls communication between the inner tube and the condensing tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Geng-Ren Liu, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Patent number: 8853880
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Shi-Wei Lo
  • 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: 8729724
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Shi-Wei Lo, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • Patent number: 8692406
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Shi-Wei Lo, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • 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: 8556572
    Abstract: A wind power turbine includes a frame, a drag-type fan unit and a lift-type fan unit. The frame has a base, a shaft, an electricity generator and a plurality of air-guiding plates. The air-guiding plates are disposed on the base, and the shaft has one end connected to the electricity generator. The drag-type fan unit has a plurality of drag-type blades coupled to an outer circumference of the shaft. The lift-type fan unit has a plurality of lift-type blades disposed around the drag-type blades. Each of the air-guiding plates has a first side and a second side, and the first and second sides are parallel to the shaft. An air inlet is formed between the first sides of adjacent two of the air-guiding plates, and an air outlet is formed between the second sides of adjacent two of the air-guiding plates. The air inlet is larger than the air outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien Tai, Uzu-Kuei Hsu
  • 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: 20130256116
    Abstract: A water resource treating device includes an inner tube having a wind inlet section, a front low-pressure section, and a buffering section in series. The front low-pressure section has an inner diameter smaller than an inner diameter of the buffering section. An outer tube is mounted around the inner tube. A flash space is defined between the inner and outer tubes. The outer tube includes a water filling hole and a draining hole both of which is in communication with the flash space. A condensing tank is mounted in the flash space and surrounds the front low-pressure section. The condensing tank is connected to the flash space by a water inlet tube. A water outlet tube is connected to the condensing tank for draining purified water in the condensing tank. A regulator is mounted in the front low-pressure section and controls communication between the inner tube and the condensing tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Inventors: Chang-Hsien TAI, Geng-Ren LIU, 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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