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Dallas D Laumbach, Paul F Koci: Pressure-balanced oil recovery process for water productive oil shale. Shell Oil Company, April 10, 1979: US04148359 (225 worldwide citation)

In producing shale oil from a water-productive leached zone of a subterranean oil shale the reservoir pressure is counterbalanced to restrict water production. A generally vertical heated channel is formed by injecting steam into a lower location while producing fluid from an upper location until a ...


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Thomas M Holladay: Variable angle electronic halftone screening. Xerox Corporation, Michael H Shanahan, April 10, 1979: US04149194 (106 worldwide citation)

An electronic signal representing the density of a scanned image is electronically halftoned by combining the pictorial signal with a rectangular array of halftone screen values to form an electronic halftone image. The electronic screen function represented by the array of halftone screen values is ...


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Frank C Pirz: Data interface apparatus for multiple sequential processors. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Stephen J Phillips, April 10, 1979: US04149242 (105 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for transferring data between multiple peripheral processors (PPs) which are operating under control of a host processor in a multi-processor computer system. In a high data rate application a number of dedicated special purpose PPs are arranged in fixed sequence to provide in ...


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Robert N Goldman: System for specifying custom garments. Nilsson Robbins Dalgarn Berliner Carson & Wurst, April 10, 1979: US04149246 (101 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for creating custom garments of clothing for a wearer by combining data on personal tailoring measurements of the wearer, physical characteristics of the wearer, a garment pattern, and garment options selected on the basis of the resulting combination of personal and pattern da ...


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Roy L Pruett, James A Smith: Hydroformylation of olefins. Union Carbide Corporation, George A Skoler, April 10, 1979: US04148830 (100 worldwide citation)

A hydroformylation process whereby rhodium complex catalyst and excess triorganophorus ligand are employed, under mild conditions of temperature and pressure, to produce aldehydic products rich in the normal isomer thereof, the improvement representing the introduction and/or recycling of the rhodiu ...


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Joseph R Marchetti, Robert R Zwack, Robert D Jerabek: Amine acid salt-containing polymers for cationic electrodeposition. PPG, William J Uhl, April 10, 1979: US04148772 (93 worldwide citation)

Novel, chain-extended adducts formed from reacting high molecular weight polyepoxides and polyester polyols containing at least two alcoholic, primary hydroxyls per molecule are disclosed. The chain-extended polyepoxides are adducted with a secondary amine and made dispersible in water with acid. Th ...


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Harunori Shiratori, Yoshio Yamazaki, Takaharu Yoshimi, Junichi Hori: Inflating type occupant restraint device. Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, April 10, 1979: US04148503 (93 worldwide citation)

A receiving case for receiving a gas bag is formed of a side wall portion secured to a fixed member and a lid surface portion thinner than the side wall portion by the use of a material having a comparatively high hardness and a ductility. Further, the lid surface portion is formed with fragile port ...


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Arnold Rais, Andre Lussi: Operating table for medical purposes. M Schaerer, McNenny Pearne Gordon Gail Dickinson & Schiller, April 10, 1979: US04148472 (87 worldwide citation)

A frame supporting a combined back-rest and seat of an operating table, together with a saddle-piece projecting from one end of the supporting frame, is disposed upon the head of a supporting column in such a way as to be tiltable in all directions, and supporting parts of a head- and shoulder-rest ...


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Edward J Seppi: Removal of spectral artifacts and utilization of spectral effects in computerized tomography. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Gerald M Fisher, Edward J Radlo, April 10, 1979: US04149081 (86 worldwide citation)

In an instrument for reconstructing computerized tomograms utilizing penetrating radiation, typically X or gamma radiation, an apparatus and technique are disclosed for removing spectral artifacts and utilizing spectral effects to create output pictures which represent facsimilies of the distributio ...


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Pierre Cros: System for converting the randomly variable energy of a natural fluid. Spie Batignolles, Societe Generale de Techniques et d Etudes, Young & Thompson, April 10, 1979: US04149092 (85 worldwide citation)

Emitters and rotary hydraulic displacement pumps are associated with one or a number of propeller-type transducers and connected to receivers each having a rotary hydraulic displacement motor coupled to an alternator. The emitters are connected to the receivers by means of a hydraulic circuit for an ...



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