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Bryan W Dishner: Bi-directional buck/boost DC/DC converter. Sundstrand Corporation, Wood Dalton Phillips Mason & Rowe, April 5, 1988: US04736151 (126 worldwide citation)

A bi-directonal DC/DC converter includes a first power switch coupled to a first input/output of the converter, an energy storage element coupled to the first power switch, a second power switch coupled between the energy storage element and a second input/output of the converter and means for contr ...


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Gregory I Rozman, Albert L Markunas, Paul E Nuechterlein: Starter/generator system with variable-frequency exciter control. Sundstrand Corporation, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borum, January 14, 1997: US05594322 (106 worldwide citation)

A control for a brushless generator is operable in a starting mode of operation to convert electrical power into motive power for starting a prime mover. The control applies AC power to an exciter field winding at a first frequency at the initiation of a start sequence and thereafter decreases the f ...


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Timothy J Bland, Richard E Niggemann: Impingement cooling apparatus for heat liberating device. Sundstrand Corporation, Harold A Williamson, Ted E Killingsworth, Michael B McMurry, January 15, 1985: US04494171 (99 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an impingement cooling apparatus for use in the removal of heat from a heat liberating device. The apparatus includes a housing on which the device is secured and a stack of plates fitted within the housing. One of the plates is an impingement orifice plate adjacent ...


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Rand H Hulsing II: Micromachined rate and acceleration sensor. Sundstrand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, September 7, 1993: US05241861 (98 worldwide citation)

A sensor (10) is disclosed for measuring the specific force and angular rotation rate of a moving body and is micromachined from a silicon substrate (16). First and second accelerometers (32a and b) are micromachined from the silicon substrate (16), each having a force sensing axis (38) and producin ...


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William J Mabe: Variable speed control for centrifugal pumps. Sundstrand Corporation, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, August 31, 1993: US05240380 (96 worldwide citation)

A control system (10) for a variable speed centrifugal pump (12) in which pump pressure as a function of flow rate for a constant speed of operation of the pump has a range of flow rates in which the pump pressure increases as a function of increasing flow rate which is unstable in accordance with t ...


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Michael P Ciaccio: Cold plate for cooling electronics. Sundstrand Corporation, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, February 11, 1992: US05088005 (96 worldwide citation)

A multi-layered cold plate is customized for cooling a plurality of electronic components to be arranged in thermal communication with the cold plate by dividing the cold plate into a plurality of hypothetical cooling zones, determining the cooling needed for the respective cooling zones for cooling ...


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Fair Donald G, Baeverstad Harold L, Erikson Carl F: Plural machine tool and part handling control system. Sundstrand Corporation, April 27, 1971: US3576540 (96 worldwide citation)

A digital computer simultaneously controls the operation of plural machine tools and related apparatus, and coordinates the movement of parts and tools between storage areas and each of the machine tools. The parts which are to be worked on are either randomly or selectively supplied to any particul ...


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P R K Chetty: Maximum power transfer system for a solar cell array. Sundstrand Corporation, Wood Dalton Phillip Mason & Rowe, August 5, 1986: US04604567 (86 worldwide citation)

A system for transferring maximum power from a solar cell array by loading the array in a manner which forces it to operate at its maximum power point. The system samples the open circuit voltage of the solar cell array to provide a signal proportional to the voltage of the array at its maximum powe ...


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Thomas S Latos, Jeffrey D Nelson, Gary E Dickes: Aircraft electrical system providing emergency power and electric starting of propulsion engines. Sundstrand Corporation, Lawrence E Crowe, May 4, 1999: US05899411 (82 worldwide citation)

An aircraft is provided that includes one or more engines, an air-driven generator, and a start-circuit for operably connecting an electrical output of the air driven generator for starting one or more of the engines while the aircraft is in flight. Various embodiments also provide apparatus for cro ...