3790815 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 4 patents.

A control for a multiple function apparatus, such as an appliance, utilizing an electronic clock, or timer, electronic program circuitry and digital circuitry to select and control the functions to be performed. The electronic program circuitry has a plurality of bistable circuits, one portion controlling a series of steps repeated in each of several subcycles and the other portion controlling the sequence of subcycles. The second portion may be preset to establish a desired operating program. The digital circuitry is responsive to the condition of the bistable program circuits and to the clock to control the operation of the appliance.

Electronic control circuit for appliances
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
April 4, 1972
Publication Date
February 5, 1974
Karklys Joseph
Hofgren Wegner Allen Stellman & McCord
Whirlpool Corporation
H01h 43/00
G05B 19/04
G05B 19/07
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