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Robert B Havekost, Ken J Beoughter, Roy Faltesek: Process control system including alarm priority adjustment. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, June 16, 1998: US05768119 (281 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes an alarm and event monitoring and display system for which various users of the system can easily prioritize the alarm and event information that is displayed. The alarm and event configuration is highly flexible and is configured by a user to display particular eve ...


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Mark Nixon, Ken D Krivoshein, John R Shepard, Dan D Christensen, Duncan Schleiss: Process control system including a method and apparatus for automatically sensing the connection of devices to a network. Fisher Rosemont Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friell, August 1, 2000: US06098116 (259 worldwide citation)

A digital control system automatically senses when a new controller is attached to a network and determines the number and types of I/O Ports that are attached to the new controller. The digital control system formats and displays the I/O Port information upon request by a user. The digital control ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system user interface including selection of multiple control languages. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, September 1, 1998: US05801942 (221 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes a user interface which supports multiple IEC-1131 standard control languages and user-selection from among the control languages. From a single application routine, a user selects a control language from among a plurality of control languages including, for example, ...


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William N Joy, Marc Tremblay, Gary Lauterbach, Joseph I Chamdani: Thread switch logic in a multiple-thread processor. Sun Microsystems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, January 22, 2002: US06341347 (209 worldwide citation)

A processor includes a thread switching control logic that performs a fast thread-switching operation in response to an L


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Karen Jersey Willuhn, Manuchehr Soleimani: Film barrier dressing for intravascular tissue monitoring system. SubQIVIEW, Koestner Bertani, Ken J Koestner, December 27, 2005: US06980852 (196 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus comprises a dressing, one or more sensor elements integrated into the dressing, a flexible membrane coupled to the dressing, and an adhesive layer coupled to the dressing and coupled to the flexible membrane, the adhesive layer capable of attaching the apparatus to a patient's sk ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system using standard protocol control of standard devices and nonstandard devices. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, October 27, 1998: US05828851 (186 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements and executes a standard set of function blocks or control functions defined by a standard protocol so that standard-type control is achieved with respect to non-standard-type devices. The process controller enables standard devices to implement the standard set of fun ...


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Zahir Ebrahim: Method and apparatus for implementing hardware protection domains in a system with no memory management unit (MMU). Sun Microsystems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, November 16, 1999: US05987557 (182 worldwide citation)

A low overhead, efficient, and simple protection check circuit is inserted into a data path between a master requester and a target resource such as a memory or input/output device. The master requester initiates a memory request, a pio access request, or a dma transaction directed to the target res ...


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Mark Nixon, Larry O Jundt, Robert B Havekost, Ron Ottenbacher: Process control system for monitoring and displaying diagnostic information of multiple distributed devices. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, November 30, 1999: US05995916 (180 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes a diagnostic monitoring and display functionality for viewing, in a coherent manner, diagnostic information relating to a process that operates over multiple devices and system components. Although the multiple devices and system components typically encompass widel ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system using a process control strategy distributed among multiple control elements. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, February 27, 2001: US06195591 (173 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements an overall, user-developed control strategy in a process control network that includes distributed controller and field devices, such as Fieldbus and non-Fieldbus devices. A user defines the control strategy by building a plurality of function blocks and control modul ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Dennis Stevenson, Mike Lucas, Ken J Beoughter: Process control system using a control strategy implemented in a layered hierarchy of control modules. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 19, 1999: US05862052 (170 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements an overall, user-developed control strategy in a process control network that includes distributed controller and field devices. A user defines a module control strategy by specifying function blocks that make up control modules and determine the control strategy. The ...