07618011 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 24 patents.

A consist manager for controlling a consist having a lead locomotive and at least one trailing locomotive. A graphical user interface displays a lead locomotive image and at least one trailing locomotive imagers. The graphical user interfaces allows a user to selectively identify train characteristics of each of the first and second locomotives. The consist manager receives a control command and determines a first power operating mode of the first locomotive and a second power operating mode of the second locomotive as a function of the control command and the identified train characteristics. The consist manager controls the first locomotive according to the first power operating mode and controls the second locomotive according to the second operating mode.

Title
Consist manager for managing two or more locomotives of a consist
Application Number
11/327746
Publication Number
7618011 (B2)
Application Date
January 6, 2006
Publication Date
November 17, 2009
Inventor
James A Natalo
Erie
PA, US
Christopher L Sheridan
Erie
PA, US
Charles E Cooper
Erie
PA, US
Glenn R Shaffer
Erie
PA, US
Ajith Kuttannair Kumar
Erie
PA, US
Todd S Oleski
Erie
PA, US
Agent
GE Global Patent Operation
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
G05D 1/00
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