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Somakumar R
Arvind Kumar Tiwari, Ramasamy Anbarasu, Ramesh Bhat, Somakumar Ramachandrapanicker, Vageesh Kubatoor Patil, Carlo Becheri, Stefano Orlandi, Fabio Biondi, Lorenzo Chiosi: Wheel detection and classification system for railroad data network. Progress Rail Services, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, Patrick S Yoder, June 14, 2011: US07959112

A system for detecting and classifying a wheel of a rail vehicle traveling on a railway track includes a plurality of wheel detectors coupled to one rail of the railway track and configured to detect presence of the wheel and to generate signals representative thereof. A processing system is coupled ...


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Robert Senzig
Srikanth Suryanarayanan, Rakesh Mullick, Vidya Pundalik Kamath, Yogisha Mallya, Robert F Senzig: Method and apparatus for partitioning a volume. Patrick S Yoder, Fletcher Yoder & Van Someren, May 27, 2004: US20040101179-A1

A technique is provided for partitioning an imaged volume into two or more sub-volumes. The technique identifies partition lines which separate the sub-volumes by generating a profile, such as a bone profile, which is then analyzed to determine the placement of the partition lines. In one embodiment ...


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Somakumar R
Jeremy Thomas McGarry, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Venkatarao Ryali, Bret Dwayne Worden, Jeffrey Louis Daigle, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for locomotive adhesion control. Patrick S Yoder, Fletcher Yoder, January 4, 2007: US20070001629-A1

A traction control system for controlling an electric traction motor drivingly coupled to a wheel of a tractive vehicle. The traction control system includes means for determining speed of the wheel, means for determining tractive effort of the wheel and a control circuitry for controlling drive sig ...


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Raymond H Hannula: Biasing assembly for a switching device. Allen Bradley Company, Patrick S Yoder, John M Miller, John J Horn, August 31, 1999: US05944172 (235 worldwide citation)

A biasing assembly for a switching device is formed in a modular enclosure that may be mounted on either left or right sides of the switching device. The biasing assembly interfaces with the switching device to rapidly move the switching device between first and second stable positions, such as corr ...


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G Erich Heberlein, Jon W Simons, Louis K Kein, Kevin A Retlich, Wayne H Wielebski, Kevin Baumann: Programmable network control component and system of components. Rockwell Automation Technologies, Patrick S Yoder, Alexander M Gerasimow, December 14, 2004: US06832118 (82 worldwide citation)

Components designed for use in networked control and monitoring systems including dedicated memory objects which store data representative of the system, the component and the function of the component in the system. The component-specific information may include data indicating the physical locatio ...


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Guy J Patyk, Curtis O Olsen: Cap mounted drive for a brushless DC motor. Reliance Electric Industrial Company, Patrick S Yoder, John M Miller, John J Horn, August 17, 1999: US05939807 (70 worldwide citation)

A brushless DC motor and drive package is disclosed, including modular subassemblies which are integrated into a single unit. The drive includes power electronic circuitry and related control circuitry which is supported on a circuit board within the package. The circuit board is supported on an end ...


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Dave Jensen, Kevin Retlich, Lou Klein: Electrical control system configuration method and apparatus. Rockwell Automation Technologies, Patrick S Yoder, Alexander M Gerasimow, May 31, 2005: US06901316 (60 worldwide citation)

A technique for configuring programmable, networked electrical components of a system includes downloading data into each component from a configurator, based upon a database for the system. The components include memory objects which are designed to store data descriptive of the system, the compone ...


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Frederick M Discenzo: Steer by wire system with feedback. Reliance Electric Technologies, Patrick S Yoder, John J Horn, A M Gerasimow, August 1, 2000: US06097286 (60 worldwide citation)

A system provides feedback to an operator of a steer-by-wire system. In steer-by-wire systems, there is no direct mechanical connection between the vehicle steering wheel and the steering gears. The present invention utilizes a sensor to sense torque values at the steering gears. The sensor communic ...


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Christopher J Wieloch, David J Benard, Gernot Hildebrandt, Paul T Nolden: Method and apparatus for interrupting a current carrying path in a multiphase circuit. Rockwell Technologies, Patrick S Yoder, John J Horn, A M Gerasimow, March 27, 2001: US06208495 (52 worldwide citation)

A multiphase circuit interrupter includes a plurality of power phase sections for establishing and interrupting electrical power carrying paths for a plurality of phases Each power phase section includes first and second conductive regions which contact one another to complete the current carrying p ...


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Jung Hsiang Hu, Steve Fischer, Lou Klein, Kevin Retlich: Autoscaling/autosizing user interface window. Rockwell Automation Technologies, Patrick S Yoder, Alexander M Gerasimow, November 30, 2004: US06825860 (49 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for generating, resizing and rescaling an image. The image may be of a physical system, and may be based upon data collected from components via a data network. Elements in the image are associated into logical groups. The image is displayed in a display area, the dimensions ...