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Michael E Cope: Industrial control system with interconnected remotely located computer control units. Forney Engineering Company, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, December 1, 1981: US04304001 (111 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling an industrial process includes a plurality of remotely located process control units (remotes) each coupled to an associated input/output device(s) and adapted to communicate with one another through a dual channel communications link. Each remote has a unique succes ...


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Robert A McCallister: Reformer employing finned heat pipes. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, February 16, 1982: US04315893 (79 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for supplying heat required for a reforming reaction through the use of heat pipes adapted to transfer heat from a source to reforming reactants. Heat pipes extend between two chambers, with a catalyst material being disposed within one of the chambers, such that heat is ext ...


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William D Johnson, Donald L Ewing, James S Grisham Jr: Distributed single board computer industrial control system. Forney Engineering Company, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, February 24, 1981: US04253148 (45 worldwide citation)

An industrial control system in accordance with the present invention is provided with a plurality of diverse controlled devices (e.g., fans, pumps, valves, solenoids, relays, etc.) for effecting overall system control. Each device has a unique set of logic control functions and/or command sequences ...


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Peter Steiner: Desulfurization and low temperature regeneration of carbonaceous adsorbent. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, August 26, 1980: US04219537 (37 worldwide citation)

A gas desulfurization process is disclosed wherein a particulate, partially oxidized coal is used as an adsorbent for gaseous sulfur oxides and is regenerated by contact with a low temperature recycled stream of its own desorbed off-gas containing at least 40% steam and 15% SO.sub.2. A bleed stream ...


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Robert Horn: Data transmission system. Forney Engineering Company, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, June 17, 1980: US04208650 (36 worldwide citation)

A data transmission system is provided for transmitting data over a communication link extending between a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter is connected to a data containing unit and operates through a data cycle which addresses the data unit to provide a plurality of serially arranged me ...


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Robert D Stewart, Robert L Gamble: Fluidized bed unit including a cooling device for bed material. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, October 14, 1980: US04227488 (33 worldwide citation)

A fluidized bed combustion or gasification unit in which a grate is disposed in a housing to divide the housing into an upper chamber and a lower chamber. A bed of particulate material including burning fuel is supported by the grate and extends in the upper chamber. The lower chamber has an inlet f ...


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Joel Vatsky: Fuel-staging coal burner. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, June 10, 1980: US04206712 (32 worldwide citation)

A fuel-staging burner assembly and method in which a burner nozzle has separate, concentrically disposed elements to burn coarse and fine coal particles under different combustion conditions to reduce the production of nitrogen oxides from the combustion of coal as a fuel. The burner assembly furthe ...


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Geoffrey F Skinner, Wieslaw M Kowal: Synthesis gas for ammonia production. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, October 11, 1983: US04409196 (29 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a gas stream for ammonia synthesis in which a gas stream containing hydrogen and nitrogen in excess of ammonia synthesis requirements, e.g. obtained by partial oxidation of natural gas, coal or oil, is treated to remove other component gases and thereafter subjected to a sepa ...


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Paul V Guido: Coordinated control system for an electric power plant. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, September 1, 1981: US04287430 (29 worldwide citation)

The operation of an electric power plant is controlled by generating a control signal in response to the pressure at the throttle valves, the load demand signal and the megawatt output of the power plant. During the start-up, before the pressure ramp ends, the control signal varies in accordance wit ...


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Donald L Glaspie: Tower packing saddle. Glitsch, Marvin A Naigur, John E Wilson, John J Herguth Jr, April 25, 1978: US04086307 (26 worldwide citation)

There has been provided an improved saddle for use as a packing or contacting element formed into a shape resembling an inner peripheral half section of a hollow torus having respective edges in generally parallel planes relative to a transverse axis of the torus and in generally the same plane as t ...