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Larry R Brandenburg, Edward T King: Hybrid electric vehicle regenerative braking energy recovery system. Ford Motor Company, Jerome R Drouillard, Roger L May, March 8, 1994: US05291960 (227 worldwide citation)

A series hybrid engine has an electric traction motor drive of the vehicle wheels and a regenerative braking system that converts the motor to a generator for the output of useful electrical energy, the latter being used either to charge the storage battery for a power source for the traction motor, ...


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Thomas A Spoto, Hiroshi Higashide, James S Rankin II: Method and system for processing and presenting on-line, multimedia information in a tree structure. Ford Motor Company, Joseph W Malleck, Roger L May, July 23, 1996: US05539869 (172 worldwide citation)

Method and system are provided for processing and presenting on-line, multimedia information such as diagnostic information for a machine tool. The system uses multimedia information tools (i.e. graphics, documentation, drawings, photographs, full motion video with audio, PLC ladder, etc.) and techn ...


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Lakhi N Goenka: Supersonic exhaust nozzle having reduced noise levels for CO.sub.2 cleaning system. Ford Motor Company, Richard D Dixon, Roger L May, February 21, 1995: US05390450 (170 worldwide citation)

A CO.sub.2 nozzle receives and expels liquid CO.sub.2 through orifices sized for converting the CO.sub.2 liquid into CO.sub.2 snow. A body, defining an elongated cavity therein, is coupled to the CO.sub.2 nozzle such that the CO.sub.2 snow is ejected into the cavity. An exhaust nozzle is coupled to ...


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Ralph T Nichols, William J Vincent: Controllable transparency panel with solar load reduction. Ford Motor Company, Lorraine S Metolik, Roger L May, April 18, 1995: US05408353 (140 worldwide citation)

A laminated glazing unit has controllable transparency to visible light and a solar load reduction element which preferentially excludes infrared radiation while being substantially transparent to visible light. Electro-active material for controlling the transmission of visible light through the gl ...


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William G Rado, Shaun S Devlin: Control system and method utilizing generic modules. Ford Motor Company, Mark L Mollon, Roger L May, April 16, 1996: US05508689 (138 worldwide citation)

A control system and method for motor vehicles uses generic control modules which communicate over a vehicle trunkline to accommodate applications of varying functional content and complexity. The vehicle trunkline provides power distribution and a number of communication channels for the various ge ...


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J William Whikehart: Digital quadrature radio receiver with two-step processing. Ford Motor Company, Mark Mollon, Roger L May, June 22, 1993: US05222144 (132 worldwide citation)

A digital signal processing (DSP) radio receiver employs a conventional analog RF tuner to produce an analog intermediate frequency. The receiver performs DSP functions of digitally sampling the analog intermediate frequency at a sampling rate f.sub.s, concurrently mixing, filtering, and sample-rate ...


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Bradford Bates, Ronald I Sims, Rodney J Tabaczynski: Hybrid drive system. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Damian Porcari, June 7, 1994: US05318142 (129 worldwide citation)

A hybrid drive system for use in an electric vehicle comprising an electric motor generator for moving the vehicle, plural electrical energy sources in electric contact with electric motor/generator and a control source in electrical contact with the plural electrical energy sources include a variab ...


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Michael M Schechter: Skip-cycle strategies for four cycle engine. Ford Motor Company, Jerome R Drouillard, Roger L May, January 3, 1995: US05377631 (123 worldwide citation)

Strategies for operating a four cycle engine in skip-cycle manner include providing the engine with a valve control so that each intake and exhaust valve for each cylinder can be individually activated or deactivated essentially instantaneously to provide a skip-cycle pattern that varies as a functi ...


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Joseph Gormley: Methods and apparatus for controlling operating subsystems of a motor vehicle. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Peter Abolins, April 30, 1996: US05513107 (122 worldwide citation)

Parameters for operation of a number of vehicle operating subsystems are stored in a vehicle controller and selected to control and configure the operating subsystems. Control and configuration can be based on individual recognized operators of the vehicle or an operating mode can be selected for th ...


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Lakhi N Goenka: CO.sub.2 cleaning system and method. Ford Motor Company, Richard D Dixon, Roger L May, April 11, 1995: US05405283 (119 worldwide citation)

A nozzle expels liquid CO.sub.2 through an orifice for converting the liquid into CO.sub.2 snow. The nozzle is contained within an elongated cavity within a body which in turn is coupled to an exhaust nozzle for directing the CO.sub.2 snow toward a workpiece. A mixing device is provided for receivin ...