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Andrew John Phillips, J Mark Major, Glynn R Bartlett: Line inspection robot and system. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, March 4, 2014: US08666553 (57 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The overhead transmission line inspection robot includes a communications and control system adapted to control the robot and transmit i ...


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Andrew John Phillips, Mark Major, Glynn R Bartlett: Line inspection robot and system. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, February 25, 2014: US08660698 (55 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The line inspection robot includes at least one drive system for propelling the robot along a line, a platform adapted to pivot relative ...


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Daryl William Seck, Joseph Forrest Noffsinger, Robert James Foy: Distributed train control. General Electric Company, John A Kramer, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, July 1, 2008: US07395141 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of distributed control of train throttle and braking includes transmitting an instruction to a remote power unit to apply at least one acceleration to the train at a future time; receiving the instruction; transmitting a confirmation that the remote power unit is armed to execute the instru ...


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Franz W Kellar, Harold Lloyd Crowder: Prosthetic ball-and-socket joint. BioMedFlex, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, December 6, 2011: US08070823 (17 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic joint includes: (a) first member having a balanced centroidal axis, and comprising a rigid material and a concave interior defining a cup surface, the cup surface including: (i) a cantilevered first flange defining a wear-resistant protruding first contact rim, the first flange being as ...


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Steven Eckroad, Franz Joseph Unterlab, Martin Hilscher, Hans Christian Doht: Integrated closed loop control method and apparatus for combined uninterruptible power supply and generator system. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, April 20, 2010: US07701087 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, computer program product, and apparatus and control system and method for providing substantially uninterrupted power to a load. The apparatus includes a control system coupled with an electrical power storage subsystem and a electrical power generator. The c ...


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Stefan Burkart: Rotor-shaft integrated generator drive apparatus. General Electric Company, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, January 22, 2013: US08358029 (15 worldwide citation)

A generator drive apparatus includes: a rotor shaft having a generally annular open end; a gear unit including a stationary member and a plurality of intermeshed gears, the gear unit disposed at least partially within the open end and drivingly coupled to the rotor shaft; and an electric power gener ...


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Franz W Kellar, Harold Lloyd Crowder: Prosthetic joint. BioMedFlex, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, March 15, 2011: US07905919 (12 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic joint includes: (a) a bone-implantable first member comprising a rigid material and including a body having an annular flange extending outward at a first end thereof, the first end of the body and the flange cooperatively defining a wear-resistant concave first contact surface having a ...


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Alfred Albert Mancini, Hukam Chand Mongia: Pilot fuel injector for mixer assembly of a high pressure gas turbine engine. General Electric Company, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, February 1, 2011: US07878000 (12 worldwide citation)

A mixer assembly for a gas turbine engine, including: a primary fuel injector having a central axis for injecting a primary fuel spray into a primary air stream, wherein fuel is provided at a desired rate and droplets of the fuel spray are within a desired size range; a secondary fuel injector posit ...


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Vidhu Shekhar Pandey, Jeffrey Donald Clements, Ching Pang Lee: Banked platform turbine blade. General Electric company, William Scott Andes, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, February 11, 2014: US08647067 (11 worldwide citation)

A turbine blade includes an airfoil and integral platform at the root thereof. The platform is contoured in elevation from a bank adjacent the pressure side of the airfoil to a trough commencing behind the airfoil leading edge.


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Pei Zhang, Liang Min, Nan Zhang: Method for voltage instability load shedding using local measurements. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, October 13, 2009: US07603203 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of voltage instability load shedding, that includes the steps of measuring current and voltage waveforms of an electrical system at a local bus estimating the Thevenin equivalent admittance based on Kalman Filter techniques, then a voltage stability margin index is calculated using the volt ...



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