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Bonsor Nigel, Thornton John, Spillman Brian W: Method and system for interacting with floating objects. Octec, Vosper Thornycroft, December 1, 1993: GB2267360-A (94 worldwide citation)

A ship's quarters are provided with orthogonal arrays of four light sources 10 to permit a CCD camera (22, figure 2) on a crane to monitor the motion of the ship in six degrees of freedom in real time. As shown in figure 2, data is passed to an image analyser (30) which first acquires and then track ...


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Salsi Anthony Giovanni: Valve arrangement to control flow to burners. Vosper Thornycroft Controls Li, September 23, 1998: GB2323428-A (6 worldwide citation)

A valve arrangement for the control of flow of fluid to burners comprises a first, control valve (501) through which the fluid is supplied to a second valve (502, 1). The second valve (502, 1) having a plurality of outlets (503, 01 to 07), each outlet supplying the fluid directly to a dedicated burn ...


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John P Moore: Horizontal sheel boiler. Vosper Thornycroft, Abelman Frayne & Rezac, October 18, 1983: US04409926 (5 worldwide citation)

A horizontal shell boiler has a horizontal furnace section which communicates with a flue gas transfer section at its end which transfers the flue gases from the furnace section to flue tubes extending horizontally through the space between the furnace section and the shell of the boiler. The furnac ...


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Hunt Rowland Delville: Gas-cushion vehicle. Vosper Thornycroft, October 9, 1973: US3763957 (4 worldwide citation)

A gas-cushion vehicle having propulsion mechanism in the form of power driven hubs, each of which has radially extending members whose free ends successively drivably engage the surface over which the vehicle is travelling as said hub is rotated, said members being adapted to be deflected by the sur ...


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Dyke Raymond William: Gas cushion vehicles. Vosper Thornycroft, Norris & Bateman, November 11, 1975: US3918548 (3 worldwide citation)

A gas cushion vehicle provided with one or more lift fan duct sealing valves for maintaining gas cushion pressure in the event of lift fan stoppage wherein a sealing valve comprises a flexible valve membrane arranged across the cushion end of the or each gas duct leading from the or each lift fan to ...


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Lippold Jonathan Olof, Walsh Anthony Michael: Electronic message presenting system. Vosper Thornycroft, March 16, 1994: GB2270585-A (3 worldwide citation)

The system includes an apparatus 1 for outputting a message comprising a memory 33 for storing the message in electronic form and a sensor 19 for detecting the presence of a person. Controller means 29 causes the message to be output in response to actuation of the sensor. A further apparatus (3, Fi ...


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A fluidised bed grate. Vosper Thornycroft, May 8, 1980: GB2032590-A (3 worldwide citation)

A fluidised bed grate comprising at least three parallel horizontal stringers (1) disposed side-by-side with an elongate gap between each pair of adjacent stringers (1). An inverted trough (5) extends along and above each gap with a slot (8) in each side wall of the trough (5). A plenum chamber is f ...


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Improvements in and relating to boilers. Vosper Thornycroft, March 12, 1980: GB2028985-A (2 worldwide citation)

A vertical boiler particularly suitable for fluid bed combustion coal firing, includes a furnace 10 arranged within an outer shell 12, the space between the furnace 10 and the she 12 containing water to be heated. The combustion gases from the furnace 10 flow through tubes 36 to a chamber 40 at the ...


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