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Method and apparatus for testing thermocouples. Solartron Electronic Group, November 29, 1978: GB1534280-A (49 worldwide citation)

1534280 Testing thermocouples SOLARTRON ELECTRONIC GROUP Ltd 27 Feb 1976 [28 Feb 1975] 8369/75 Heading G1U In a method of testing a thermocouple, firstly the resistance of the thermocouple is measured and stored at an instant when the thermocouple is known to be in good working condition, and second ...


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William George Saich: Data terminals having interactive keyboards and displays and data processing apparatus incorporating such terminals. The Solartron Electronic Group, William R Sherman, Kevin McMahon, June 7, 1977: US04028695 (42 worldwide citation)

The data terminal is manually operable and is intended for communicating with a data processor. The terminal has a keyboard having a plurality of manually selectable keys, each of which represents a respective message to be communicated to the processor. A display is provided having a plurality of z ...


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Catherall Reginald, Knowles Susan: Function generation by approximation employing interative interpolation. The Solartron Electronic Group, Sherman William R, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Kaul, January 29, 1974: US3789203 (42 worldwide citation)

A method of solving a function for values of a variable when values of an independent variable are given, the method being especially valuable for use in or with a computer, an advantage being minimization of storage requirements. The method is an extension of the branch of mathematics known as nume ...


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Howard Anthony Dorey, Robert John Cooke: Interface circuit for communicating between two data highways. The Solartron Electronic Group, William R Sherman, Kevn McMahon, Martin M Novack, September 6, 1977: US04047162 (40 worldwide citation)

An interface circuit for use in a data transmission system is designed to be used not only between a highway and a device but also to link highways and can be commanded to enter a status in which commands sent to it on one highway are modified and sent out as commands on a second highway so that a c ...


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Antony J Wakeling: Printed circuit with laterally displaced ground and signal conductor tracks. The Solartron Electronic Group, William R Sherman, Kevin McMahon, Edward Manzo, December 19, 1978: US04130723 (29 worldwide citation)

A printed circuit mother board, for interconnecting the respective edge connectors of a plurality of other printed circuit boards having digital circuitry thereon, has a set of generally straight, approximately parallel tracks on each side. Each set of tracks comprises alternate signal tracks and gr ...


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Anthony John Ley, Eric Metcalf, Michael Cedric Jeffery: Signal processors. The Solartron Electronic Group, William R Sherman, Kevin McMahon, Martin M Novack, November 8, 1977: US04057756 (25 worldwide citation)

In a spectrum analyzer, the analogue signal to be analyzed is periodically sampled and digitized, and the digit samples are formed into R successive arrays each containing 2N successive samples and each overlapping the previous array by 50%. The forward Fourier transforms of each array are then succ ...


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Wheable Desmon: Digital voltmeters. The Solartron Electronic Group, November 2, 1971: US3617885 (22 worldwide citation)

In a dual ramp digital voltmeter an input voltage is integrated for a standard number of clock pulses to ramp up the integrator output and then an opposing reference voltage is integrated to ramp down the integrator output to datum level again, the number of clock pulses during the ramp down being c ...


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Eric Metcalf, Anthony John Ley: Displacement transducers. The Solartron Electronic Group, William R Sherman, Kevin McMahon, Edward Manzo, July 11, 1978: US04100420 (22 worldwide citation)

A displacement transducer comprises a charge coupled device having a plurality of light sensitive stages arranged in a line. An obturating member connected to a member whose displacement is to be transduced is disposed between the charge coupled device and a light source. As the obturating member is ...


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James W Stansfeld: Measurement of fluid density. The Solartron Electronic Group, Joseph J Kaliko, Mikio Ishimaru, Dale V Gaudier, April 21, 1981: US04262523 (22 worldwide citation)

A vibrating fluid density transducer 10 provides a gas density measurement D, used in conjunction with a flowmeter signal f.sub.B to meter the mass of gas fed through a pipeline. D is subject to errors dependent upon the velocity of sound C in the gas. The errors are corrected to yield Da by applica ...