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Paul F Rodney: Method and apparatus for cancellation of unwanted signals in MWD acoustic tools. Dresser, Kammer & Huff PLLC, March 23, 1999: US05886303 (55 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for eliminating a noise signal from at least one source during an acoustic measurement of a subsurface geological formation or borehole. The apparatus includes a longitudinal body for positioning in the borehole and a transmitter supported by the body for transm ...


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Paul Newham: Device for monitoring the presence of a person using proximity induced dielectric shift sensing. Kammer & Huff PLLC, February 15, 2000: US06025782 (48 worldwide citation)

A capacitive array is housed within a polyester mat or other appropriate nonconductive substrate material which is interconnected with a control module. The control module supplies to the capacitive array a suitable oscillator driver current and concurrently senses capacitance value changes within t ...


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Georgios L Varsamis, Abbas Arian, Laurence T Wisniewski: Method and apparatus for creating an image of an earth borehole or a well casing. Dresser, Kammer & Huff PLLC, November 16, 1999: US05987385 (41 worldwide citation)

An acoustic logging tool, useful for creating a circumferential image of an earth borehole or well casing, which includes one or many acoustic transceivers mounted in substantially the same plane, in a drill string sub. The mounting receptacles are located in blocks, flexibly mounted in fixed insert ...


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Ronald H Trafton: Components and assemblies for building construction and methods of making and using same. Kammer & Huff PLLC, November 9, 1999: US05979119 (24 worldwide citation)

An assembly of structural building components for use in conjunction with an improved anodized aluminum post having a generally cylindrical cross section and longitudinal grooves disposed in a peripheral wall therein for the receipt of the various components. The improved aluminum post has a double ...


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William T Phillips: Apparatus and method for providing coolant water to the head during exercise. Bio Targeting, Kammer & Huff PLLC, August 24, 1999: US05940880 (20 worldwide citation)

A flexible water container carried on the back of the user in a position that does not restrict the active movement of the user during exercise. Connected to the water container is a tube to conduct the water from the container to an irrigation system positioned within a helmet or otherwise placed a ...


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Glenn M Light, Daniel Schneberk: Method for obtaining optimized computed tomography images from a body of high length-to-width ratio using computer aided design information for the body. Southwest Research Institute, Kammer & Huff PLLC, June 9, 1998: US05764721 (20 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for optimizing computer tomography images obtained from any of a number of different standard computer tomography scanning devices. The apparatus and method incorporate computer-aided design data for an object being scanned into a system for establishing nominal scanning beam ...


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Jay L Fisher, Keith S Pickens: Method for generating and displaying complex data derived from non-destructive evaluation scanning. Southwest Research Institute, Kammer & Huff PLLC, April 20, 1999: US05895439 (16 worldwide citation)

A method utilizing high-speed digital computers and high resolution display systems for stacking a plurality of two-dimensional complex displays acquired from individual NDE scans over the surface of a material being inspected. The solid three-dimensional image constructed incorporates the two dimen ...


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Todd Hargroder: Shower/tub transfer chair. Kammer & Huff PLLC, March 21, 2000: US06039403 (15 worldwide citation)

An improved shower/bathtub transfer chair that is capable of disassembly into five basic components. The chair seat and back structures, separable from each other and from the support frame for the device, serve as two of the five components. The remaining three components include an inside leg fram ...


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Hegeon Kwun, Keith Bartels, John J Hanley: Method and apparatus for conducting in-situ nondestructive tensile load measurements in cables and ropes. Southwest Research Institute, Kammer & Huff PLLC, October 13, 1998: US05821430 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for the non-contact measurement of tensile loading (or tension) in ferromagnetic materials, particularly wire ropes, cables, and strands. The magnetostrictive effect is used to measure wave propagation properties within such materials to determine load forces imposed on the t ...


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Joseph W Brophy, Hegeon Kwun: Method for determining average wall thickness for pipes and tubes using guided waves. Southwest Research Institute, Kammer & Huff PLLC, October 19, 1999: US05970434 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for determining changes in the average wall thickness or the mean radius of a pipe or tube using ultrasonic and/or magnetostrictive wave probes by analyzing the dispersive behavior of waves traveling in the tube wall volume. The method examines certain wave propagation modes and identifies ...



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