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Albert P Belle Isle: Data processing system having pyramidal hierarchy control flow. General Electric Company, Arnold E Renner, Robert E Brunson, June 8, 1976: US03962685 (84 worldwide citation)

A data processing system employing a pyramidal hierarchical scheme of control flow in which instruction words identifying operations to be performed include defined portions prescribing the path of control flow through the system and in which lower level elements identify to those elements in the co ...


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Allan R Barlow, William A Hunter: System and method of precision machining. General Electric Company, James H Beusse, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, May 3, 1983: US04382215 (77 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for automatically machining a work piece to precise selectively determined dimensions under computer numerical control. A movable probe is calibrated against position reference surfaces and is then used to calibrate the position of a fixed probe. The latter serves a ...


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Charles E Konrad, Robert C Clark deceased: Electric vehicle current regulating system. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, December 27, 1983: US04423362 (67 worldwide citation)

A control system for a separately excited DC electric traction motor in an electrically powered vehicle incorporates a plurality of current limit functions designed to protect both the motor and control electronics. A time dependent current limit is utilized to permit overcurrent conditions for limi ...


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Loren H Walker: Control system for a current source converter supplying an AC bus. General Electric Company, Arnold E Renner, August 20, 1991: US05041959 (66 worldwide citation)

An electrical power converter including both DC and AC power terminals which are respectively connected to a DC current source and an AC voltage source, the latter comprising the grid of an AC power utility. A capacitor is coupled to the AC terminals along with a load. A control and gating circuit i ...


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John R Zurbrick, John R Kelley: Tool touch probe system and method of precision machining. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, James H Beusse, January 24, 1984: US04428055 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for automatically machining a work piece to precise selectively determined dimensions under computer numerical control in which the cutting tool is set automatically and automatic on-machine inspection is performed of the machined work piece surfaces. Using vibratio ...


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Robert C Clark, Joe C Lambert, Sherrill G Thomas: Electrical braking transitioning control. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, James H Beusse, December 27, 1983: US04423363 (61 worldwide citation)

An electrical braking circuit provides smooth transitioning between regenerative and plug braking of a DC electric motor by use of a low ohmic value resistance path to maintain motor torque during transitioning. During initiation of electrical braking, a similar low ohmic resistance path momentarily ...


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John D D Atre, Paul M Espelage, David L Lippitt, Loren H Walker: Coordinated load commutated inverter protection system. General Electric Company, Arnold E Renner, October 2, 1984: US04475150 (49 worldwide citation)

A fault protective system for a load commutated inverter motor drive including an AC to DC source side converter coupled from an AC source to a DC to AC load side converter via a DC link circuit and wherein the load side converter supplies AC power of varying magnitude and frequency to the synchrono ...


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Daniel W Sexton: Method and apparatus for selecting for use between data buses in a redundant bus communication system. General Electric Company, Arnold E Renner, December 16, 1986: US04630265 (48 worldwide citation)

For use in a communications system in which a plurality of communication devices are connected to a plurality of buses in a redundant communication type system in which the same data is concurrently transmitted between the communication devices over the plurality of buses, a scheme determines which ...


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Paul M Espelage, Loren H Walker, William G Wright deceased: Controlled current inverter and motor control system. General Electric Company, Arnold E Renner, October 28, 1980: US04230979 (48 worldwide citation)

A controlled current inverter system forms the basis of an a.c. motor drive system for furnishing the motor load with a variable frequency, variable magnitude a.c. current from an inverter which is supplied from a variable d.c. current source by way of a d.c. link including an inductor. Torque is th ...


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Philip R Kennicott: On-line modification of computer programs. General Electric Company, Robert E Brunson, Arnold E Renner, July 13, 1976: US03969723 (46 worldwide citation)

A programmable data processor or controller serving as the main control in a control system contains an executive program for controlling the transfer of information between the processor and system equipment, updating that information during on-line control of the equipment and modifying the execut ...



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