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Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul: An improved method of transporting and storing wind generated energy using a pipeline. Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul, SHIMAZAKI J John, August 9, 2007: WO/2007/089872 (35 worldwide citation)

Wind turbine based power generation and storage system network and method wherein potential energy is stored as compressed air. A high-pressure pneumatic pipeline system is employed to link remote wind farms. The pipelines are located on the desert floor and adjacent railroad beds. The compressed ai ...


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Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul: Desalination method and system using a continuous helical slush removal system. Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul, SHIMAZAKI J John, January 31, 2008: WO/2008/013870 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a desalination method and system that uses freeze crystallization technology that incorporates the use of compressed air energy as the source for freezing temperatures. When compressed air is released by a turbo expander, chilled air is produced as a by-product, wherein the ...


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Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul: Desalination method and system using compressed air energy systems. Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul, SHIMAZAKI J John, October 25, 2007: WO/2007/120525 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a desalination method and system that uses freeze crystallization technology that incorporates the use of compressed air energy as the source for freezing temperatures. When compressed air is released by a turbo expander, chilled air is produced as a by-product, wherein the ...


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Ben M Enis, Lieberman Paul: Storing and using energy to reduce the end-user cost. Ben M Enis, Lieberman Paul, SHIMAZAKI J John, May 6, 2005: WO/2005/041326 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an energy storing method and apparatus for use by end-users of energy, such as commercial property owners and operators. The system differs from past systems, insofar as it is not intended to be used by and in connection with energy suppliers, such as large utility and power ...


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LOCHTEFELD Thomas J: [fr] DIVISEUR DÉCOULEMENT POUR TOURS AQUATIQUES À ÉCOULEMENT EN NAPPE, [en] FLOW DIVIDER FOR SHEET FLOW WATER RIDES. LOCHTEFELD Thomas J, SHIMAZAKI J John, May 30, 2013: WO/2013/078443 (2 worldwide citation)

[en] The invention relates to a flow divider for a sheet flow water ride having an inclined ride surface capable of dividing it into two or more sections, wherein more than one rider can then safely ride on the water ride at the same time. The water ride preferably comprises an inclined ride surface ...


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Lochtefeld Thomas J: Method and apparatus for storing and transporting portable stationary sheet flow water rides. Lochtefeld Thomas J, SHIMAZAKI J John, May 22, 2009: WO/2009/064447 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a portable water ride having a trailer with a water catch basin built therein, wherein at least two pivoting supports are provided which can be deployed to an expanded position and stowed to a vertical position. When the supports are deployed, a flexible ride surface can be ...


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Lochtefeld Thomas J: Jet river rapids water attraction. Lochtefeld Thomas J, SHIMAZAKI J John, December 12, 1996: WO/1996/039235 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a water ride in the form of a river loop (1) having a channel (3), wherein a portion of the flow in the channel is shallow (15) and has a supercritical sheet flow of water (16) thereon, and a portion (17) of the flow in the channel is relatively deep and has a subcri ...


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Boat activated wave generator. Light Wave, SHIMAZAKI J John, December 19, 1996: WO/1996/041057 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is primarily a boat activated wave generator (1, 101, 201) that can be operated in a deep body of water. The wave generator is pulled or otherwise pushed through the water, and has wave generating blades (5, 7, 105, 107, 205, 207) that scoop up water, to form wave shapes thereo ...


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LOCHTEFELD THOMAS J: Method and apparatus for dampening waves in a wave pool. LOCHTEFELD THOMAS J, Shimazaki J John, June 10, 2010: WO/2010/065083 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for dampening waves preferably comprising a wave pool having two portions, a first wave forming portion with an inclined section oriented obliquely relative to the travel direction of the waves that causes the waves to begin breaking, and a second wave dampening p ...


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Lochtefeld Thomas J: Method and apparatus for varying water flow for stationary sheet flow water rides. Lochtefeld Thomas J, SHIMAZAKI J John, May 22, 2009: WO/2009/064445 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a water ride with adjustable nozzles for adjusting the speed and depth of the flow of water emanating from the nozzles and onto the ride surface. The nozzles have a bladder that can be used to adjust the height of the opening and therefore the depth of the water flow. More t ...