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Michael Skeen, Joel Wacknov, Paul Mohr: Module for monitoring vehicle operation through onboard diagnostic port. Davis Instruments, William Michael Hynes, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 14, 2004: US06832141 (207 worldwide citation)

An onboard diagnostic memory module is configured to plug into the OBD II port and has a real-time clock and power supply, a microprocessor powered from a standard OBD II port, microprocessor operating firmware, and an attached memory (7 MB). In operation, the onboard diagnostic memory module is pre ...


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Mark Gilbreth, Joel Wacknov, Simon Wall: Power controller. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, November 26, 2002: US06487096 (106 worldwide citation)

A power controller provides a distributed generation power networking system in which bi-directional power converters are used with a common DC bus for permitting compatibility between various energy components. Each power converter operates essentially as a customized bi-directional switching conve ...


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Joel Wacknov, Everett R Geis: Distributed power system. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 2, 2004: US06812586 (99 worldwide citation)

A power generation system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power generation system includes a fuel source, a turbogenerator coupled to the fuel source, and a power controller coupled to the turbogenerator. The power controller includes an AC/DC power converter that converts AC power generated by ...


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Jeffrey W Willis, Paul Berner, Guillermo Pont, Joel Wacknov: Integrated turbine power generation system with catalytic reactor. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Waddey & Patterson P C, Lucian Wayne Beavers, November 1, 2005: US06960840 (81 worldwide citation)

The invention provides integrated turbogenerators having a turbine wheel, a compressor impeller, and a motor generator mounted to or mechanically constrained to a common shaft, and improved components and configurations thereof.


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Joel Wacknov: Microturbine/capacitor power distribution system. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, October 28, 2003: US06639328 (70 worldwide citation)

A power generation system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power generation system includes a fuel source to provide fuel, a turbogenerator, coupled to the fuel source, to generate AC power, and a power controller electrically coupled to the turbogenerator. The power controller includes a first ...


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Edward C Edelman, Joel Wacknov, Brian J Budzyn: Foil bearing rotary flow compressor with control valve. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, June 22, 2004: US06751941 (57 worldwide citation)

A fuel delivery system supplies fuel to a turbogenerator or to another heat engine. A fuel delivery system according to the present disclosure may include a fuel compressor, a fuel control valve, and a fuel flow controller. A fuel delivery system may have multiple modes of control permitting indepen ...


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Mark Gilbreth, Joel Wacknov, Simon Wall: Method and system for control of turbogenerator power and temperature. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Waddey & Patterson, Lucian Wayne Beavers, October 25, 2005: US06958550 (56 worldwide citation)

A power controller controls the turbine of a turbine powered generating system regardless of the load on the system to maximize the efficiency of the turbine and maintains the turbine at a substantially constant temperature during a system load change by using an energy storage device to provide pow ...


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Mark Gilbreth, Joel Wacknov, Simon Wall, Ed Edelman: Transient turbine exhaust temperature control for a turbogenerator. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, September 2, 2003: US06612112 (51 worldwide citation)

A turbogenerator is controlled by a temperature loop that provides fuel to the combustor to maintain a desired turbine exhaust temperature, and by a speed control loop that controls the speed of the turbogenerator to provide a desired power output. When the desired power output is reduced, the turbo ...


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Mark Gilbreth, Joel Wacknov, Simon Wall: Method and system for control of turbogenerator power and temperature. Capstone Turbine Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, March 22, 2005: US06870279 (45 worldwide citation)

A power controller controls the turbine of a turbine powered generating system regardless of the load on said system to maximize the efficiency of the turbine and maintains the turbine at a substantially constant temperature during a system load change by using an energy storage device to provide po ...


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Joel Wacknov, Randall W Brumbaugh, Paul D Chancellor, Kenneth W Keller, David J McShane: Advanced low voltage lighting system. Avatar Systems, Ocean Law, Paul D Chancellor Esq, December 30, 2008: US07471051 (22 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a lighting system supporting multiple independently controlled zones utilizing a plurality of semiconductor switches coupled to a plurality of transformers to produce a non-sinusoidal power output and controlled by a digital controller that receives feedback from each zone in order to a ...