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Kevin L Cousineau: Control systems for controlling a wind turbine. Zond Systems, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 11, 1994: US05278773 (32 worldwide citation)

A distributed module control system for controlling a wind turbine using multiple controls and monitors comprising multiple modules that include microcontrollers, and having data input terminals and data output terminals; high level logic circuitry interconnecting the modules via selected data input ...


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Kevin L Cousineau: Microcontroller based control system for use in a wind turbine. Zond Systems, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 6, 1995: US05422826 (27 worldwide citation)

A distributed module control system for controlling a wind turbine using multiple controls and monitors comprising multiple modules that include microcontrollers, and having data input terminals and data output terminals; high level logic circuitry interconnecting the modules via selected data input ...


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Kevin Lewis Cousineau, Craig Leonard Christenson: Non-volatile over speed control system for wind turbines. Zond Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 24, 2001: US06265785 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for non-volatile overspeed protection is described. The present invention provides a method and apparatus for non-volatile overspeed detection to provide turbine rotational speed safety during a power outage. In one embodiment, aerodynamic braking is used to slow rotation of a ...


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Walter W Yuen: High-temperature, gas-burning furnace. Zond Systems, William W Haefliger, August 14, 1990: US04948365 (9 worldwide citation)

A novel high-temperature, gas-burning furnace has a rotating porous-ceramic bed, which serves the integral functions of wall insulator, thermal regenerator, combustion chamber, and radiant heater. The configuration permits high chamber temperatures (up to 1400.degree. C.), large temperature gradient ...


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Yuen Walter W: High-temperature gas-burning furnace. Zond Systems, sNORMAN Roth W, November 29, 1990: WO/1990/014569

A novel high-temperature, gas-burning furnace has a rotating porous-ceramic bed (25), which serves the integral functions of wall insulator, thermal regenerator, combustion chamber (26), and radiant heater. The configuration permits high chamber temperatures (up to 1400°C), large temperature gradien ...



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