J Jeffrey Kidwell, Stuart E Reed, Patrick M Ryan, Dennis D Harwig, E Allen Womack Jr: Manual arc welding speed pacer. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, November 7, 1995: US05464957 (77 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for pacing the application of a manual weld along the weld line generates beeps or light flashes at a rate which can be correlated by the welder with markings along the weld line. As each beep or flash is perceived, the welder should reach the next marking. Spacing between th ...

Robert J Giammaruti: Passive cooling of enclosures using heat pipes. Hudson Products Corporation, Michael L Hoelter, Robert J Edwards, December 3, 1996: US05579830 (77 worldwide citation)

A cooling system for passively cooling an enclosure incorporating at least one inclined heat pipe having an evaporator side extending within the enclosure and a condenser side extending outside the enclosure in contact with the ambient environment. A thermal storage device within the enclosure is co ...

Jack M Kibler, Jack K Schmotzer, Charles C Stauffer: Automated membrane filter sampler. Electric Power Research Institute, Robert J Edwards, Vytas R Matas, Eric Marich, April 9, 1991: US05005430 (76 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for simultaneously acquiring a plurality of samples of ionic and particulate impurities from a fluid stream by means of a plurality of filter pairs.

Hafez K Aghili: Process for separating hydrocarbon gas constituents. McDermott International, Robert J Edwards, Michael L Hoelter, August 18, 1987: US04687499 (73 worldwide citation)

A process for separating natural gas constituents wherein a portion of the residue gas from the demethanizer column is cooled, expanded, partially condensed and recycled to the top of this column. This alters the chemical equilibrium in the column causing the lighter methane to vaporize and separate ...

Pervaje A Bhat, Dennis W Johnson: Activated carbon flue gas desulfurization systems for mercury removal. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, September 30, 1997: US05672323 (72 worldwide citation)

Activated carbon injection is provided for mercury removal in a flue gas treatment system having an electrostatic precipitator and a wet flue gas desulfurization tower by injecting fresh activated carbon into the flue along with recycled carbon from the exhaust of the precipitator to minimize fresh ...

Nader O Shebini: Automated design of structures using a finite element database. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Vytas R Matas, Robert J Edwards, August 15, 1989: US04858146 (63 worldwide citation)

A design and analysis system uses an engineering data base in which Finite Element Models of structural components, such as offshore structures are stored. The data base is controlled by a network type database management system to provide input of "finite element" model data into the database from ...

Robert Martinelli, Dennis W Johnson, Robert B Myers, Fred C Owens II, Peter V Smith: Flue gas conditioning for the removal of acid gases, air toxics and trace metals. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, February 4, 1997: US05599508 (60 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is described for removing acid gases, air toxics and/or other contaminants from a flue gas stream formed during the combustion of fossil fuel, and/or waste materials. The flue gas stream is conditioned immediately downstream of the combustion source with a finely atomized liqu ...

William Downs, Edward A Pirsh, Jack F Stewart, Stephen S Strom: Gas-liquid contact system. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Vincent M Fazzari, Edward A Steen, April 21, 1981: US04263021 (55 worldwide citation)

A gas-liquid contact system for absorption of gaseous contaminants in an absorptive liquid where contact is attained by controlled flow relation between the gas and liquid forming a fluidized liquid mass for intimate contact between gas and liquid.

Murray Wiener: Solar receiver with interspersed panels. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, James C Simmons, December 4, 1984: US04485803 (54 worldwide citation)

A solar receiver comprising a plurality of vapor generating tube panels and a plurality of superheating tube panels interspersed with the vapor generating tube panels to maintain nearly a constant absorbed power ratio between the superheating and vapor generating tubes independently of heat flux dis ...

James N Sorensen: Propane recovery process. McDermott Engineers & Constructors, Daniel S Kalka, Robert J Edwards, November 11, 1997: US05685170 (51 worldwide citation)

Increased recovery of propane, butane and other heavier components found in a natural gas stream is achieved by installing an absorber upstream from an expander and a separator. The separator is downstream from the expander and returns the liquid stream generated by the separator back to the absorbe ...