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Felix Theeuwes, Atul D Ayer: Osmotic system having laminar arrangement for programming delivery of active agent. Alza Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, Thomas E Ciotti, February 22, 1977: US04008719 (641 worldwide citation)

An osmotic system for delivering an agent is disclosed. The system comprises a wall surrounding a compartment and has a passageway for delivering agent from the compartment. The wall is formed of a laminae comprising a lamina consisting of a multiplicity of materials in laminar arrangement with a la ...


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Allen A Kowarski: System for continuous withdrawal and analysis of blood. The Johns Hopkins University, Cushman Darby & Cushman, February 22, 1977: US04008717 (332 worldwide citation)

A small, portable, constant withdrawal device is connected to tubing, including a catheter, whose internal walls are coated with heparin. The catheter is inserted intravenously through a disposal needle into a subject such as a human being. The subject may then move about for a selected period when ...


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Sidney T Fisher, Charles B Fisher: Extraction of hydrocarbons in situ from underground hydrocarbon deposits. Barrigar & Oyen, February 22, 1977: US04008762 (273 worldwide citation)

A method of extracting hydrocarbons in situ from an underground hydrocarbon deposit such as oil shale. A selected part of the deposit is heated by one or more electrical induction coils arranged in a quasi-toroidal configuration to temperatures high enough to drive off hydrocarbon fractions as gases ...


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H David Alcaide, James H Ewing: Vacuum monitoring. MKS Instruments, James E Mrose, February 22, 1977: US04008619 (177 worldwide citation)

Monitoring of gas contamination and of related deviations in pressures within a sealed cavity is effected by way of electrical-network responses to conduction characteristics of a thin-film deposit of getter material within the cavity, the getter film being deposited upon inert insulation between co ...


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Eric Wood: Method of lining a pipe. Insituform, Harrington A Lackey, February 22, 1977: US04009063 (170 worldwide citation)

A method of lining a passageway with a hard, rigid pipe of thermosetting resin, wherein a tubular fibrous felt is immersed in the resin to form a carrier for the resin. The immersed felt and resin have an inflatable tube therein and this tube is inflated to shape the resin to the passageway surface. ...


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Jan Nyboer: Method for monitoring body characteristics. J M Richards Laboratories, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 22, 1977: US04008712 (108 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing electrical measurement of body mutual electrical impedances to determine changes in total body water in normal and deranged states of the body. The apparatus is particularly useful in determining the progression of dialysis cases during the period when renal dia ...


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Mushie Khoshaba: Indexing chuck. John Freedom, Dominik Knechtel Godula & Demeur, February 22, 1977: US04008900 (105 worldwide citation)

An indexing chuck assembly to hold a work piece so work may be performed on it in differently rotated positions, as on a lathe. The chuck block is rotated between a lifting arm and a table member, the bottom of the chuck block having a cammed shaft which moves both rotationally and linearly as the c ...


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Howard S White, Leonard Casciato: Monitoring system for vehicles. Peat Marwick and Partners, Nolte and Nolte, February 22, 1977: US04009375 (105 worldwide citation)

A vehicle monitoring system is disclosed in which a central control station is provided for the vehicles, for example buses, in the system. Each vehicle is provided with a transit universal microprocessor unit, including a modulator-demodulator, and one or more peripheral devices and a radio communi ...


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Ambrose L Gordos: Weight adjustor assembly. William C Babcock, February 22, 1977: US04008896 (104 worldwide citation)

A golf club head weight adjustor assembly that includes an elongate tube of a resilient material that has first and second ends, and the tube capable of being removably disposed in an elongate cavity in the club head that is substantially parallel to the ball striking surface of the head. The tube h ...


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Shigeo Sakai, Akira Ogishima, Akira Imada, Tetsuya Matsuno, Kazuo Suzuki, Susumu Sugou: Stored program control type electronic exchange system. Oki Electric Industry Company, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 22, 1977: US04009337 (95 worldwide citation)

A small scale electronic telephone exchange system of stored program control type having a plurality of trunks and a central computer has been disclosed. The trunks function to process the real time operation and, therefore, the central computer does not need to operate on a real time basis. The cen ...