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Vaughn P Cable, Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: External infusion pump apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, Wayne M Kennard, August 11, 1987: US04685903 (646 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump apparatus having a power supply (4, 11), a first circuit (6) responsive to the and assisting the power supply (4), power generating circuit (8) for generating sufficient power to drive a pump drive mechanism (12), a power storage circuit (10) for storing the power genera ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, January 7, 1986: US04562751 (455 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 7, 1987: US04678408 (443 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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Gordon W Culp: Walking expansion actuator. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Harry B Field, Steven E Kahm, July 5, 1994: US05327038 (82 worldwide citation)

This invention is for an object moving actuator composed of a stack of independently controllable layers which convert thermal exobaric pulses into mechanical motion. Each layer can be a lifter for moving the stack normal to the object to be moved or a tangenter for moving the stack tangentially to ...


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Gordon W Culp: Twisting actuator accelerometer. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Harry B Field, Steven E Kahm, January 12, 1993: US05178012 (76 worldwide citation)

This invention is for an accelerometer having a stack comprising both linearly responsive transducers and rotationally responsive transducers for measuring accelerations in the six degrees of freedom. Linear transducers such as lifters and tangenters can be combined in a stack with rotational transd ...


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Gordon W Culp: Piezoelectric pump. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Harry B Field, David C Faulkner, March 9, 1993: US05192197 (65 worldwide citation)

An electric pump comprises a housing (22) that encloses a stack of waveplates (18) in which electrically created traveling waves forcefully move fluid (20) from an inlet duct (24) to an outlet duct (26). Each waveplate is made of shear type transducer material that is segmented by film electrodes, t ...


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Gordon W Culp: Piezoelectric actuator. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Harry B Field, David C Faulkner, May 22, 1990: US04928030 (62 worldwide citation)

A piezoelectric device or actuator (30) includes dimorph stack (32) attached to a support (34). Affixed to the apex of stack (32) is friction surface (36) which is held in contact with the external friction surface of a positionable object (38).


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Gordon W Culp: Piezoelectric actuator. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Harry B Field, August 27, 1991: US05043621 (42 worldwide citation)

A piezoelectric device or actuator (30) includes dimorph stack (32) attached to support (34). Affixed to the apex of stack (32) is friction surface (36) which is held in contact with the external friction surface of a positionable object (38).


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Gordon W Culp: Piezoelectric robotic articulation. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Harry B Field, Steven E Kahm, August 4, 1992: US05136201 (42 worldwide citation)

Actuators of rigid electrically actuatable material provide articulation for robotic limbs. Piezoelectric actuators, for example, may be used in various embodiments of robotic joints to rotate a cylindrical or spherical connection or to translate a rod. Opposing pairs of actuators engage in smooth w ...


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Gordon W Culp: Piezoelectric actuator. Rockwell International Corporation, James P O Shaughnessey, John J Deinken, August 17, 1999: US05939816 (39 worldwide citation)

A piezoelectric device or actuator (30) includes dimorph stack (32) attached to a support (34). Affixed to the apex of stack (32) is friction surface (36) which is held in contact with the external friction surface of a positionable object (38).