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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 (105 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 (103 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 (39 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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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 (22 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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John Alan Manteiga, Wilhelm Hernandez, Thet Kwan, Patrick Murphy: Split fairing for a gas turbine engine. General Electric Company, David J Clement Esq, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, April 10, 2012: US08152451 (19 worldwide citation)

A fairing for a structural strut in a gas turbine engine includes: (a) an inner band; (b) an outer band; (c) a hollow, airfoil-shaped vane extending between the inner and outer bands; (d) wherein the fairing is split along a generally transverse plane passing through the inner band, outer band and v ...


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Franz W Kellar, Harold Lloyd Crowder: Prosthetic ball-and-socket joint. BioMedFlex, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, December 6, 2011: US08070823 (18 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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Jeffrey Donald Clements, Vidhu Skekhar Pandey, Ching Pang Lee: Turbine nozzle with contoured band. General Electric Company, William Scott Andes, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, May 20, 2014: US08727716 (16 worldwide citation)

A turbine nozzle includes an array of turbine vanes between inner and outer bands. Each vane includes opposed pressure and suction sides extending between opposed leading and trailing edges. The vanes define a plurality of flow passages each of which is bounded between the inner band, the outer band ...


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David Horvath: Centrifugal pump with offset volute. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, August 27, 2013: US08517699 (16 worldwide citation)

A pump includes: (a) an elongated pump housing having first and second ends; (b) a primary impeller mounted in the housing for rotation about an axis, the impeller comprising a plurality of vanes whose outer tips define an impeller plane; (c) an inlet disposed in fluid communication with the primary ...


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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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Jeffrey Donald Clements, Vidhu Shekhar Pandey, Ching Pang Lee: Turbine assembly with end-wall-contoured airfoils and preferenttial clocking. General Electric Company, W Scott Andes Esq, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, April 1, 2014: US08684684 (14 worldwide citation)

A turbine apparatus includes: A first nozzle comprising an array of first vanes each including a concave pressure side, a convex suction side, and leading and trailing edges; A rotor downstream from the first nozzle comprising a plurality of blades carried by a rotatable disk; and a second nozzle di ...



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