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Christian T Kemper, Robert L Osborne, James C Bellows: Diagnostic system and method. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, May 14, 1985: US04517468 (171 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic system wherein a central diagnostic center receives sensor data relative to the operating condition of a plurality of remote plants. Each plant records just certain sensor signals and transmits them at respective prescheduled transmisssion times. If certain activation limits are exceede ...


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Paul R Jakubowski: High voltage tow cable with optical fiber. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, August 27, 1991: US05042903 (170 worldwide citation)

A relatively small diameter tow cable including a plurality of high and low voltage electrical conductors and a high bandwidth optical fiber for both electrical and data transmission between an aircraft and a towed body. The tow cable is implemented by a coaxial arrangement of a central optical fibe ...


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Christian T Kemper, Simon Lowenfeld, Mark S Fox: Rule based diagnostic system with dynamic alteration capability. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, February 10, 1987: US04642782 (167 worldwide citation)

Sensor based diagnostic apparatus for performing on-line realtime monitoring of an industrial or other operating system. The diagnostic apparatus has a rule network for propagation of belief leading to one or more possible malfunctions of equipment in the operating system. The propagation of belief ...


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Leonard C Vercellotti, John C Schlotterer: Electronic identification tag interrogation method. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, November 30, 1993: US05266925 (154 worldwide citation)

An electronic identification tag interrogation method is provided in which a portal transmits an interrogation signal which is received by an electronic identification tag within its field of range. The interrogation signal includes an address which requests a response from every tag having an addre ...


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Christian T Kemper, James C Bellows, Pamela J Kleinosky: Diagnostic apparatus. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, February 17, 1987: US04644479 (145 worldwide citation)

Diagnostic apparatus utilized to monitor a steam turbine-generator power plant. A plurality of sensors around the plant provide data to the diagnostic apparatus which utilizes a digital computer to come to some conclusion relative to actual or impending malfunctions in the plant components. The comp ...


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Robert A Hale, Harvey C Nathanson, Joel F Hazlett: Distributed aperture imaging and tracking system. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, May 31, 1994: US05317394 (141 worldwide citation)

An imaging system utilizes a plurality of sensors capable of sensing objects within a field of view about a sight line. At least two sensors have different sight lines with the sight lines having known relative positions. Each sensor produces signals corresponding to positions of objects within a fi ...


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Philipp F Schweizer, Walter J Petlevich Jr: Method for automatically identifying targets in sonar images. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, January 19, 1993: US05181254 (104 worldwide citation)

To detect and classify features in a sonar image comprised of a matrix of pixels each pixel having a known greyness level a set of windows is defined such that each window is comprised of a set of adjacent pixels such that every pixel of the image is included in at least one window. Properties of th ...


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Myron S Wheeler, Hall R McComas: Z slot antenna. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, D Schron, February 3, 1976: US03936836 (86 worldwide citation)

An improved antenna of a coaxial type utilizing Z-shaped slots disposed in the outer conductor to provide an omnidirectional antenna pattern. Current coupling to the slots is achieved by means of the transverse portion of the Z slot. Detuning effects due to the presence of a transmission line are co ...


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Allen R Davidson Jr, Timothy G F Robinson: Noise cancellation apparatus. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, D Schron, May 24, 1977: US04025724 (81 worldwide citation)

An array of independent sound cancellation units is arranged over a vibrating noise generating surface. Each unit includes an arrangement of acoustic transducers (sensors) positioned adjacent the surface to obtain an electrical average of the local acoustic noise generated by a predetermined zone of ...


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Robert M Oates, Carlo F Petronio, Mark G Kraus: Plural sensor apparatus for monitoring turbine blading with undesired component elimination. Westinghouse Electric, D Schron, May 21, 1985: US04518917 (70 worldwide citation)

A plurality of proximity sensors are disposed in a turbine flow guide to measure flow guide-to-turbine blade tip distance at various points around the flow guide. The sensor signals are detected and the peak-to-peak voltage of the detected signals provides an indication of the desired distance measu ...