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Berman Paul A, Giras Theodore C, Crews Roy E: Modular operating centers and methods of building same for use in electric power generating plants and other industrial and commercial plants, processes and systems. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, December 9, 1975: US3925679 (52 worldwide citation)

Modular operating centers for use in electric power generating plants and other industrial and commercial plants, processes and systems are constructed by using a novel prefabricated modular technique. This technique includes loading a plurality of transportable room-size building modules with contr ...


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Osborne Robert L: System and method for improved steam turbine operation. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, December 30, 1975: US3928972 (25 worldwide citation)

An electric power plant steam turbine system with programmed digital computer control in which excessive rotor stress and strain are prevented by developing control signals based upon a comparison between present calculated heat flow and a reference heat flow, the turbine operation being controlled ...


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Petit Jorge E, Egelston David, Russell Jerry C: Digital computer program system employed in a hybrid loadflow computer arrangement for monitoring the security of an electric power system. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, September 2, 1975: US3903402 (24 worldwide citation)

A hybrid loadflow computer arrangement includes an analog network simulator and a digital computer which acquires and processes on-line data and operator data related to the power system for which a loadflow problem is being solved. The analog simulator includes modular circuits representative of po ...


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Rao Dhulipala M, Sutherland James F: Temperature measuring apparatus and method with resistance amplifier. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, May 13, 1975: US3882725 (19 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for operating a bridge network incorporating a resistance temperature detector (RTD) in the null balance configuration. The bridge is balanced by applying a feedback signal from a first operational amplifier connected across the bridge outputs, to a second operational amplifier connected i ...


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Davis Guy E, Hoover Ray C, Ghrist III William D: Multiple computer system for operating a power plant turbine with manual backup capability. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, August 5, 1975: US3898441 (18 worldwide citation)

The electric power plant including a steam generator and a steam turbine is operated by a control system including two redundant digital computers. Switching circuitry is provided for coupling one of the computers through interface equipment to the steam generator and the turbine and a generator acc ...


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Uram Robert: System and method for operating a steam turbine with a control system having a turbine simulator. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, October 7, 1975: US3911286 (18 worldwide citation)

A steam turbine is provided with an automatic digital computer control and a backup analog control which function in load and speed control loops during the positioning of the turbine inlet valves for speed and load control. An operator panel is provided with a test switch for transferring the turbi ...


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Davis Guy E: Protection system for transferring turbine and steam generator operation to a backup mode especially adapted for multiple computer electric power plant control systems. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, April 1, 1975: US3875384 (13 worldwide citation)

An electric power plant including a steam generator and a steam turbine is operated by a control system including two redundant digital computers. Switching circuitry is provided for coupling one of the computers through interface equipment to the steam generator and the turbine and a generator acco ...


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Braytenbah Andrew S, Jaegtnes Karl O: HTGR power plant hot reheat steam pressure control system. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, July 15, 1975: US3894394 (13 worldwide citation)

A control system for a high temperature gas cooled reactor (HTGR) power plant is disclosed wherein such plant includes a plurality of steam generators, each deriving heat from a respective circulating flow of reactor coolant gas to supply superheated steam to a common main steam header and reheated ...


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Szabo Andras I, Diaz Ricardo A: Common mode noise suppressing circuit adjustment sequence. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, August 27, 1974: US3832646 (13 worldwide citation)

A circuit is disclosed for suppressing common mode signals of relatively high amplitude. Illustratively, the common mode suppression circuit includes an operational amplifier having a specified operating range and an input network for attenuating the input signal to a degree that the largest expecte ...


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Carleton James T: Apparatus and method for automatic or manual process control. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Possessky E F, May 6, 1975: US3882368 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for achieving bumpless transfer between the manual and automatic modes in either single or multiple loop process control systems. The last stage of the process controller is an integrator which generates the final control element position signal in both the manual and automati ...



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