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Stephen K Nickles, Michael J Hawthorne, John E Haley, Bryan M McLaughlin, Marshall G Beck: Method of optimizing train operation and training. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, November 7, 2000: US06144901 (107 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing train operation includes determining conditions of location, track profile and train forces of the train. Next, a set of preliminary train restraint operating parameters are determined from the determined conditions. Also, at least one of a set of preliminary train optimizable ...


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John E Haley Jr, Michael J Lynch, Jeffrey S Rosenberg: Apparatus and method for monitoring motion of a railroad train. Halliburton Company, E Harrison Gilbert III, James R Duzan, Thomas R Weaver, December 24, 1985: US04561057 (101 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for monitoring the motion of a railroad train includes an on-board unit which computes the speed, acceleration/deceleration, and distance traveled events of the train and stores such computed data for retention by a non-volatile memory after a power interruption or outage occurs. The ap ...


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Stephen K Nickles, Jim B Surjaatmadja, John E Haley, Lynn K Wienck: Apparatus and method for use in simulating operation and control of a railway train. Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, August 1, 1989: US04853883 (63 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use in a railway train simulator includes a control station which has a first microcomputer for receiving and transmitting, via a conventional transmission protocol, train simulation signals to a second microcomputer. The second microcomputer provides master control for the apparatu ...


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Michael J Lynch, John E Haley, C Lynden Lee, Gilbert H Forehand: Data collection apparatus and train monitoring system. Halliburton Company, James R Duzan, E Harrison Gilbert III, December 27, 1988: US04794548 (58 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for monitoring the operation of a railroad train includes two on-board units which collect and utilize data for ultimate transfer to a portable unit which can be carried onto and off of the railroad train. One of these on-board units operates under microcomputer control to compute speed ...


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Stephen K Nickles, John E Haley, Michael J Lynch: Apparatus and method for conserving fuel during dynamic braking of locomotives. Halliburton Company, James R Duzan, E Harrison Gilbert III, April 5, 1988: US04735385 (55 worldwide citation)

A respective microcomputer-based dynamic braking proportioning unit is disposed on each locomotive of a group of locomotives of a train consist. Each unit is connected to the brake setup and brake control wires of a trainline communicating with all of the locomotives, and each unit is connected to t ...


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Stephen K Nickles, Lynn K Wienck, John E Haley: Method and apparatus related to simulating train responses to actual train operating data. Halliburton Company, James R Duzan, E Harrison Gilbert III, May 2, 1989: US04827438 (50 worldwide citation)

A system includes an interface through which actual train operating data can be transferred from a recording medium, such as a magnetic tape, into a train simulator. The date contents of the magnetic tape are generated from real-time data obtained on-board an operating locomotive. For entering addit ...


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Stephen K Nickles, Michael J Hawthorne, John E Haley: Method of optimizing train operation and training. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, July 1, 2003: US06587764 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing train operation includes determining conditions of location, track profile and train forces of the train. Next, a set of preliminary train restraint operating parameters are determined from the determined conditions. Also, at least one of a set of preliminary train optimizable ...


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Michael J Hawthorne, Stephen K Nickles, John E Haley: Method of determining train and track characteristics using navigational data. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, November 12, 2002: US06480766 (22 worldwide citation)

A method using the position data being determined on the train to determine characteristics of the train and/or the track. This is achieved by providing position determining devices at two or more spaced locations along the train. The position of the two locations are determined by the position dete ...


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John E Haley Jr, Michael J Lynch, Charles L Mouser: Apparatus and method for monitoring a plurality of flow meters. Halliburton Company, James R Duzan, E Harrison Gilbert III, June 3, 1986: US04593365 (16 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor controlled apparatus monitors a plurality of flow meters for computing and displaying the flow rates detected by each flow meter, the total volumes accumulated through each flow meter, the sum of the current flow rates for the flow meters, and the sum of the total volumes for the fl ...


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Michael J Hawthorne, Stephen K Nickles, John E Haley, Dale L Sherwood: Method of transferring files and analysis of train operational data. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, March 6, 2007: US07188341 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of transferring files between a computer on board a train and a remote station including determining if the remote station is within range of the train and establishing wireless communication between the onboard computer and the remote station. Next, the computer determines whether there ar ...