Patents by Inventor Wenping Zhao

Wenping Zhao 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: 20200370433
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of prevention of a water disaster in coal mining, and discloses a risk evaluation method of an overburden bed-separation water disaster in a mining area. In the prior art, prevention of the bed-separation water disaster is achieved mainly by making bed-separation water “cut-off holes” and “diversion holes” underground; however, the degree of a roof bed-separation water disaster in the mining area has not yet been qualitatively or quantitatively evaluated and analyzed, resulting in blindness of the prevention of the bed-separation water disaster. In order to solve this problem, the present invention provides a risk evaluation method of an overburden bed-separation water disaster in a mining area, which includes the following steps: S1. collecting geological information about strata in the mining area; S2. calculating the height of a water-conducting fissure zone in the mining area; S3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: China University of Mining and Technology
    Inventors: Wenping LI, Kaifang FAN, Qiqing WANG, Xiaoqin LI, Dongliang ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20200353704
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a composite vessel assembly (20) includes the steps of filling a first chamber defined by a first liner (28,30,32) with a first granulated material (96) through a first orifice (98) in the first liner. A vacuum is then applied to the first chamber, and the first orifice is plugged. The first liner may then be enveloped with a first layer (84) for structural rigidity followed by relief of the vacuum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Andrzej Ernest KUCZEK, Ellen Y. SUN, Wenping ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20200346896
    Abstract: A suspension member for suspending and/or driving an elevator car of an elevator system includes a plurality of tension members extending along a length of the suspension member including a plurality of fibers extending along the length of the suspension member bonded into a polymer matrix. A jacket substantially retains the plurality of tension members. The suspension member is configured to be deformed at a suspension member end to allow for installation of the suspension member end into a termination assembly of the elevator system. A method of installing a suspension member of an elevator system into a termination assembly includes deforming a suspension member end and reforming it to a selected shape, inserting the suspension member end into the termination assembly and curing and/or hardening it, and applying a load thereto or to the socket or the wedge to secure the suspension member end in the termination assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Richard N. Fargo, Mark R. Gurvich, Richard J. Ericson, Douglas E. Logan, John P. Wesson, David Wayne Mckee, Wenping Zhao
  • Patent number: 10816138
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a high-pressure fluid vessel includes forming a first portion of a high-pressure fluid vessel with a molding process. The high-pressure fluid vessel includes a stack of capsules. Each capsule includes a first domed end, a second domed end, and a semicylindrical portion extending between and connecting the first domed end to the second domed end. The method further includes forming a second portion of a high-pressure fluid vessel with the molding process. The second portion of the high-pressure fluid vessel is positioned adjacent to the first portion of the high-pressure fluid vessel. The second portion of the high-pressure fluid vessel is welded to the first portion of the high-pressure fluid vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Wenping Zhao, Ellen Y. Sun
  • Patent number: 10807326
    Abstract: A method of making monolithic carbon nanotube heater elements with geometric shape with multiple, complex curvatures is disclosed. The method includes depositing carbon nanotubes on to a forming surface, draining the carbon nanotubes, and drying the carbon nanotubes. Alternatively, the method includes thermoforming carbon nanotube sheets containing thermoplastic binders. The resulting carbon nanotube heater element is a thin, monolithic carbon nanotube heater sheet having a geometric shape with complex curvatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Wenping Zhao, Zaffir A. Chaudhry, Galdemir Cezar Botura, Tommy M. Wilson, Jr., Brad Hartzler
  • Patent number: 10800637
    Abstract: A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car includes a plurality of tension elements extending along a length of the belt and a plurality of belt fibers transverse to the plurality of tension elements and interlaced therewith. The belt fibers define at least one traction surface of the belt. An edge fiber is located at a lateral end of the belt transverse to and secured to the plurality of belt fibers to secure the belt fibers in a selected position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Wenping Zhao, John P. Wesson, Daniel A. Mosher, Scott Alan Eastman
  • Publication number: 20200320268
    Abstract: A fingerprint module includes a fingerprint component, a button component, a support, and a resilient fixing element. The button component is fastened to a lower surface of the fingerprint component. The resilient fixing element is disposed on the lower surface of the fingerprint component and is located between the fingerprint component and the support. The resilient fixing element surrounds the button component, and the resilient fixing element resiliently connects the fingerprint component and the support. There is a gap between the button component and the support. When the fingerprint component is pressed, the resilient fixing element deforms, the gap becomes smaller, and the button component comes in contact with the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Kuibing ZHAO, Wenping GUO, Dong MA
  • Publication number: 20200318286
    Abstract: An illustrative example assembly for making an elevator load bearing member includes a fabric having a plurality of fibers arranged with some of the fibers transverse to others of the fibers. A plurality of cords are configured to support a load associated with an elevator car. The cords are included in the fabric and have respective coatings. The coatings include a first coating material and a second coating material, or include different coating thicknesses such that some of the coatings have a different coating thickness than others of the coatings, or the coatings include the first coating material and the second coating material and some of the coatings have a different coating thickness than others of the coatings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Scott Alan Eastman, Michael Paul Humbert, Daniel A. Mosher, Wenping Zhao, Danielle L. Grolman, Brad Guilani
  • Publication number: 20200299103
    Abstract: A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car extending longitudinally along a length of the belt. An inner belt layer formed from a first material is bonded to the plurality of tension elements at a first side of the belt. The inner belt layer forms an inner belt surface interactive with a traction sheave of an elevator system. An outer belt layer formed from a second material is bonded to the plurality of tension elements at a second side of the belt. The plurality of tension elements are located between the first side and the second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Wenping Zhao, John P. Wesson, Daniel A. Mosher, Scott Alan Eastman, Michael Paul Humbert, Mark Steven Thompson, Eric Jay Amis
  • Patent number: 10773926
    Abstract: A belt for an elevator system includes a plurality of tension members arranged along a belt width and extending longitudinally along a length of the belt, a jacket material at least partially encapsulating the plurality of tension members, and a primary overlay layer applied to one or more of the plurality of tension members or at least a portion of the jacket material. An elevator system includes a hoistway, an elevator car movable therein, and a belt operably connected to the elevator car to suspend and/or drive the elevator car along the hoistway. The belt includes a plurality of tension members arranged along a belt width and extending longitudinally along a belt length, a jacket material at least partially encapsulating the plurality of tension members, and a primary overlay layer applied to one or more of the plurality of tension members or at least a portion of the jacket material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Wenping Zhao
  • Publication number: 20200280524
    Abstract: This application discloses an information indication method, a terminal device, and a network device. The method includes: receiving, by a terminal device, indication information from a network device, where the indication information indicates at least one of frequency location information or bandwidth information, the frequency location information includes one of a number of a first subcarrier, an absolute radio frequency channel number of the first subcarrier, or a first frequency, and the bandwidth information includes one of first bandwidth, a second subcarrier quantity, a first resource block quantity, or a second resource block bitmap; and determining, by the terminal device, a first resource based on the indication information, where the first resource is a to-be-reserved resource. According to this application, reliability of a determined location of a resource that needs to be reserved in a system is improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Zhiheng Guo, Wenping Bi, Lei Wan, Zukang Shen, Yang Zhao, Yi Long, Yongqiang Fei
  • Publication number: 20200280999
    Abstract: A resource configuration method, apparatus and storage medium are disclosed. The method includes: sending, by a network device, first information to a terminal, where the first information is used by the terminal to determine not to send data and/or receive data on a first resource; and the first information includes first indication information used to indicate a first resource block (RB) and second indication information used to indicate a subcarrier occupied by the first resource on the first RB; or the first information includes third indication information used to indicate a first subcarrier, and the first subcarrier is used to determine the first resource. The resource configuration method and apparatus and the storage medium that are provided in the present disclosure can improve resource configuration flexibility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Zhiheng GUO, Yongqiang FEI, Zukang SHEN, Yi LONG, Yang ZHAO, Lei WAN, Wenping BI
  • Publication number: 20200275304
    Abstract: Embodiments are presented herein of apparatuses, systems, and methods for a user equipment (UE) device to adaptively provide enhanced the quality of service (QoS) for an application. The UE may request a dedicated bearer or flow for communications conducted over a network between a UE application and a server associated with the application. The UE may use various information, including a QoS profile associated with the application, to determine requested QoS parameters and/or determine whether to provide the enhanced QoS functionality, e.g., whether to request the dedicated bearer/flow from the network. These techniques may tend to provide more appropriate QoS to the application, which may improve user experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Yingjie Zhao, Li Su, Wenping Lou, Faraz Faheem, Jianxiong Shi, Sreevalsan Vallath
  • Publication number: 20200262681
    Abstract: A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car includes a tension member extending along a length of the belt, the tension member including a plurality of fibers bonded in a first polymer matrix, the plurality of fibers extending parallel to and discontinuous along a length of the belt and arranged with one or more lengthwise extending gaps between lengthwise adjacent fibers. A jacket substantially retains the tension member. A method of forming a tension member for an elevator system belt includes arranging a plurality of fibers into a fiber bundle. The plurality of fibers extend parallel to a length of the belt and have one or more lengthwise extending gaps between lengthwise extending fibers. The plurality of fibers is bonded to a first polymer matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Mark R. Gurvich, Wenping Zhao, John P. Wesson
  • Patent number: 10710842
    Abstract: A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car extending longitudinally along a length of the belt. An inner belt layer formed from a first material is bonded to the plurality of tension elements at a first side of the belt. The inner belt layer forms an inner belt surface interactive with a traction sheave of an elevator system. An outer belt layer formed from a second material is bonded to the plurality of tension elements at a second side of the belt. The plurality of tension elements are located between the first side and the second side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Wenping Zhao, John P. Wesson, Daniel A. Mosher, Scott Alan Eastman, Michael Paul Humbert, Mark Steven Thompson, Eric Jay Amis
  • Publication number: 20200215725
    Abstract: A method of making a blind hole in a wall of a multi-section tank during manufacture includes inserting a thin, flexible composite spacer ring in a hole in a composite material between mating parts of a soluble tool. The composite spacer ring is cured to the composite material during curing and maintains the hole between sections of the tank once completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Nathaniel Ching, Jin Hu, Wenping Zhao, Casey Slane
  • Publication number: 20200215772
    Abstract: A method of making a multi-section tank with composite material includes pre-tensioning the composite material, wrapping a soluble tool in the composite material, and curing the composite material around the soluble tool. The composite material is pre-tensioned with force to align fibers in the composite material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Nathaniel Ching, Wenping Zhao, Jin Hu
  • Patent number: 10676319
    Abstract: A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car includes a tension member extending along a length of the belt, the tension member including a plurality of fibers bonded in a first polymer matrix, the plurality of fibers extending parallel to and discontinuous along a length of the belt and arranged with one or more lengthwise extending gaps between lengthwise adjacent fibers. A jacket substantially retains the tension member. A method of forming a tension member for an elevator system belt includes arranging a plurality of fibers into a fiber bundle. The plurality of fibers extend parallel to a length of the belt and have one or more lengthwise extending gaps between lengthwise extending fibers. The plurality of fibers is bonded to a first polymer matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Mark R. Gurvich, Wenping Zhao, John P. Wesson
  • Patent number: 10669127
    Abstract: A traction-driven belt for moving a load includes a plurality of tension elements extending longitudinally along a length of the belt, and a plurality of yarns interlaced with the plurality of tension elements forming a composite belt structure. A laminate material layer is affixed to at least one surface of the composite belt structure to improve one or more performance properties of the composite belt structure. A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car includes a plurality of tension elements extending longitudinally along a length of the belt, and a plurality of yarns interlaced with the plurality of tension elements forming a composite belt structure. A sheath encloses at least one tension element of the plurality of tension elements. The sheath is formed from a flowable material to bind the tension element to the plurality of yarns, and/or adjacent tension elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Alan Eastman, Daniel A. Mosher, Michael Paul Humbert, Steven W. Gronda, Wenping Zhao
  • Patent number: 10669126
    Abstract: A belt for an elevator system includes one or more tension members arranged along a belt width and extending longitudinally along a length of the belt, each tension member including a plurality of fibers extending along the belt length. A jacket material at least partially encapsulates the plurality of tension members. An elevator system includes a hoistway, an elevator car located in the hoistway and movable therein, and a belt operably connected to the elevator car to suspend and/or drive the elevator car along the hoistway. The belt includes one or more tension members arranged along a belt width and extending longitudinally along a length of the belt, each tension member including a plurality of fibers extending along the belt length. A jacket material at least partially encapsulates the plurality of tension members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Wenping Zhao, Daniel A. Mosher