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James R Jacobs: Method and apparatus for model-based control of an open-loop process. Duke University, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 23, 1991: US05010473 (55 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling a model based open-loop process and more specifically, the concentration of a drug delivered intravenously to a patient as a function of the rate of infusion. A three-compartment pharmacokinetic model is preferably used to determine the plasma drug concentratio ...


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Bobbie D Peacock, Michael E Stout, Jeffrey H Greene, Jarl B Lindroos, Clive E Hardy, James R Jacobs: Method and apparatus for separating and classifying scrap plastic materials. M A, Jones & Askew, October 26, 1993: US05255859 (30 worldwide citation)

Classifying and processing post-consumer plastic scrap materials for subsequent utilization. Post-consumer plastic scrap of various kinds, such as colored HDPE, natural HDPE, green PET and clear PET are separating into constituent fractions, and each fraction is separately reduced to flakes. At leas ...


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James R Jacobs: Composite static structure. Pearne Gordon Sessions McCoy Granger & Tilberry, May 22, 1984: US04449348 (11 worldwide citation)

A composite static structure formed of interdependent subcomponents, referred to as simple tetrahypars, combined to achieve an independent structural component or tetrahypar. Each simple tetrahypar has two rigid struts spaced along and extending perpendicular to a common axis of twist and lying in p ...


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James R Jacobs, Michael R Twomey: Process and apparatus for reclaiming co-extruded car trim. Mindis Metals, Needle & Rosenberg, October 12, 1993: US05251828 (2 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for receiving and reducing co-extruded car trim into chips and for separating the components of the chips into a metal fraction and a plastic fraction is provided; the chips are immersed in a heated liquid medium which subsequently separates the plastic from the metal with ag ...