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Zhuxin J Lu, J Ward MacArthur, Brian C Horn: Method of multivariable predictive control utilizing range control. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, A Medved, W Udseth, September 27, 1994: US05351184 (126 worldwide citation)

A process control system which includes at least one manipulated variable and at least one controlled variable, provides a method for robust control of a process. Predetermined constraints of the manipulated variables and the controlled variables, and the present values of the manipulated variables ...


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John P Gilmore, Dereck B Clark: Method of analyzing and predicting both airplane and engine performance characteristics. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, R Jensen, A Medved, December 3, 1991: US05070458 (119 worldwide citation)

Aircraft/engine performance is determined by the method of the present invention, wherein the performance characteristics are defined by learned performance parameters. The method includes the steps of learning the performance parameters of the aircraft/engine combination, for a given flight, using ...


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Tony J Kozlik, Bruce J Landini: Local area network special function frames. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, A Medved, July 14, 1987: US04680581 (115 worldwide citation)

In a local area network having a plurality of nodes, wherein the local area network utilizes a token passing scheme for communicating between nodes, each node has an interface apparatus which operates independently of a processor associated with the node. The node can be in an on-line mode or an off ...


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Tony J Kozlik: Method for initializing a token-passing local-area network. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, L J Marhoefer, E W Hughes, November 5, 1985: US04551721 (79 worldwide citation)

The method by which a token-passing local-area network having from two to 2.sup.n modules is initialized, where n is an integer greater than zero. When connected into the network and energized, each module determines if the network is initialized and, if not, which module is to do so. Each module ha ...


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Brian C Horn: Discontinuous optimization procedure modelling the run-idle status of plural process components. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, J S Solakian, A Medved, August 19, 1986: US04607325 (77 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing the operation of a process so that desired products are produced at minimum cost. The process has a plurality of process components, with each component having a run status and an idle status. The process has available more than one input and produces more than one output. The ...


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Steven R Holley, David C Cunningham, Kevin D Kral: Apparatus and method for minimizing limit cycle using complementary filtering techniques. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, D J Lenkszus, A Medved, May 14, 1991: US05015934 (71 worldwide citation)

The apparatus controls the positioning of a device in response to a commanded input signal, and comprises an element for moving the device in response to an error signal. A sensor component determines the actual position of the device, the sensor component outputting a primary signal and a derivativ ...


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Paul F McLaughlin, Pankaj H Mody: Apparatus and method for guaranteed data store in redundant controllers of a process control system. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, D Lenkszus, A Medved, February 11, 1992: US05088021 (68 worldwide citation)

In a process control system, having at least one process control unit which includes redundant equivalent controllers to reduce the impact of failure of the controllers in the process control unit, a technique is provided to guarantee that interruption of either the active (primary) controller or th ...


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Claudio Fiacconi, Antonio Franzosi: Multiprocessor system with interrupt notification and verification unit. Honeywell Bull Italia S p A, A A Sapelli, J S Solakian, August 29, 1989: US04862354 (61 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system architecture in which two processors are each provided with an autonomous bus and the two buses can be selectively connected to each other to form a unique system bus which enables access by all processors to common memory resources connected to one of the autonomous buses. T ...


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Norman L Culp: Digital phase locked loop. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, J S Solakian, A Medved, March 18, 1986: US04577163 (61 worldwide citation)

A digital phase locked loop is provided by the present invention which includes a digital controlled oscillator (DCO), whereby the frequency of the output signal of the DCO is a function of the value associated with a digital input word. The frequency of the output signal of the DCO is phase compare ...


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David L Kirk: Apparatus for substantially syncronizing the timing subsystems of the physical modules of a local area network. Honeywell, A A Sapelli, D J Lenkszus, A Medved, December 26, 1989: US04890222 (60 worldwide citation)

A local area network has a plurality of modules, each module having a corresponding timing subsystem. Each timing subsystem includes a clock unit for generating clock pulses, and an a.c. power source. Each timing subsystem is capable of having the timing information generated by each timing subsyste ...