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Kenneth E Killworth, Thomas A Knurek, Robert A Pritchett: Body mount for an automobile. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Joseph G Nauman, December 15, 1992: US05170985 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a mounting fixture for mounting a vehicle body to a support member or vehicle frame. The mounting fixture includes an upper and a lower assembly attached to either side of a non-circular aperture in the frame member. Each of the upper and lower assemblies includes an e ...


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Jimmy C Spurgat: Low permeation fuel hose. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Joseph G Nauman, March 21, 1995: US05398729 (35 worldwide citation)

A fuel hose is provided which can be cured into a predetermined shape and which contains a layer of material which, in the final form of the hose, provides a continuous barrier to permeation of fuel through the walls of the hose. A method of making such a hose is disclosed which includes steps added ...


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Gary H Benjamin, Harry O Jones: Valve for controlling two-way flow. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Biebel French & Nauman, December 20, 1988: US04792186 (34 worldwide citation)

A value incorporated into apparatus for controlling rigidity of a vehicle seat includes a housing defining a bore terminating in first and second counterbore ends with a narrowed central portion therebetween. A first port through the housing opens into the central portion, while a second port opens ...


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Rahmat A Shoureshi: Adaptive-passive vibration control system. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Joseph G Nauman, October 15, 1996: US05564537 (25 worldwide citation)

A passive/adaptive vibration control system is provided wherein various elements of the system may be adapted on-line in response to sensed vibrations. A spring/mass vibration absorber is attached to a vibrating body to absorb energy generated by that body, to minimize the transmission of vibrations ...


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Norman R Adams, Charles A Gifford: Two-way selector valve for a vehicle seat inflation device. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 14, 1986: US04616676 (22 worldwide citation)

A two-way selector valve for a vehicle seat inflation device is disclosed. The selector valve includes a first input passageway connected between a source of pressurized air and a valve body chamber. The selector valve further includes second and third passageways which are connected between the val ...


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Rahmat Shoureshi: Method and apparatus for intelligent active and semi-active vibration control. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Joseph G Nauman, May 23, 1995: US05418858 (21 worldwide citation)

A generalized minimum variance type of control operates on combined optimal and self-tuning control theorems, and is applicable to the design of active, semi-active, and hybrid vibration control systems. The system operates in a multiple-input/multiple-output manner, so when both noise and vibration ...


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Rahmat Shoureshi: Method and apparatus for intelligent active and semi-active vibration control. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Joseph G Nauman, May 13, 1997: US05629986 (19 worldwide citation)

A generalized minimum variance type of control operates on combined optimal and self-tuning control theorems, and is applicable to the design of active, semi-active, and hybrid vibration control systems. The system operates in a multiple-input/multiple- output manner, so when both noise and vibratio ...


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Rahmat A Shoureshi: Active vibration control method and apparatus. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Joseph G Nauman, October 24, 2000: US06137886 (18 worldwide citation)

An improved active vibration control system using feedback and pseudo-feedforward sensor inputs is provided for solving the problem of random and repetitive active vibration control and noise cancellation in a system. In a first embodiment of the invention, an artificial neural network is used for l ...


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Todd Below: Serrated groove sides in a tire. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, January 17, 2006: US06986372 (15 worldwide citation)

An improved tire tread has tread elements which form a tread pattern exhibiting two or more peripheral grooves and a plurality of transverse grooves extending inward from the outer (ground engaging) surface of the tread. Preferably the transverse grooves extend across the peripheral groves, and ther ...


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Thomas A Knurek, Terry L Houston, Gary L Hipsher: Mount for controlling or isolating vibration. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Biebel French & Nauman, August 18, 1987: US04687188 (15 worldwide citation)

An isolating mount, such as for an engine, comprises a rigid bushing with a resilient rubber block molded around it and cavities formed in the block opening to its exterior on opposite sides of the bushing, preferably located along a plane parallel to the longitudinal axis of the bushing. End plates ...