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William C Gibson, William M Tomlinson, Eugene T Goldstein, George A Ferguson: Packaging arrangement for spacecraft computer. Southwest Research Institute, Gunn Lee & Jackson, July 8, 1986: US04599680 (47 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a packaging arrangement for a spacecraft computer designed to conduct experiments in a hostile environment of outer space. The computer has high density packaging of very large scale integration (VLSI) circuits. Heat is removed by direct contact with each heat produc ...


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Felix N Kusenberger, John R Barton, George A Ferguson: Magnetic inspection of reinforcing steel rods in prestressed concrete. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Transportation, Otto M Wildensteiner, Harold P Deeley Jr, February 25, 1986: US04573013 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of inspecting the reinforcing members in prestressed concrete beams by generating a magnetic field close to the beam and measuring the field by means of a Hall effect sensor located between the pole pieces of the magnet. A partial or total break in a reinforcing member produces an anomaly i ...