1
Yoshiaki Ichikawa, Makoto Senoh, Masanori Suzuki, Hiroshi Kamimura, Fumio Tomizawa, Sakae Sugiyama, Masayoshi Sasaki: Method and apparatus for master-slave manipulation supplemented by automatic control based on level of operator skill. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, June 6, 1989: US04837734 (225 worldwide citation)

Remote manipulation method and system of the master-slave type in which an operation procedure plan is prepared for defining each of a sequence of pieces of work as being performed by manual operation or automatic operation at least on the basis of information on the level of skill of a human operat ...


2
Shigeru Izumi, Makoto Senoh, Koji Tsumaki, Kenji Miyata: Method and apparatus for estimating sound source position. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, February 10, 1987: US04641526 (14 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for estimating the location of an unknown sound source in a structure to be monitored, wherein sounds from at least three known sound sources are detected by a plurality of detectors. At least one of peak value data and signal arrival time data derived from the outputs of the de ...


3
Yoshiaki Ichikawa, Makoto Senoh, Kenji Tsuchita, Akira Koizumi, Kunihiko Iwama: Method and apparatus for controlling refuelling machine of reactor. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, April 25, 1989: US04824633 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for controlling a reactor refuelling machine including a plurality of grippers comprised of a plurality of telescopic bars which are telescopically actuatable independently of each other and at least one gripping member mounted to each telescopic bar. A decision is made as ...


4
Sakae Sugiyama, Akira Kobana, Makoto Senoh: Flaw size measurement equipment using eddy currents. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, April 19, 1988: US04739261 (9 worldwide citation)

Equipment to measure flaws in an object using an eddy current. According to this equipment, attention is given to a relation between the amplitude of signal detected when the eddy current probe is scanning and the position of the eddy current probe, and the size of flaw is measured based upon the fa ...


5
Makoto Senoh, Fumio Tomizawa, Akihito Sekido, Masanori Suzuki, Sakae Sugiyama, Tomiharu Yoshida: Method of an apparatus for determining working original point for multi-joint manipulator. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, March 7, 1989: US04811248 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for determining a position of a working original point at which working characteristics of a multi-joint manipulator are at optimum. According to the method and apparatus, a working point at which a hand mounted on the multi-joint manipulator works and a workspace needed fo ...


6
Shigeru Izumi, Yoshihiro Michiguchi, Makoto Senoh: Unknown sound evaluating method and apparatus. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, May 6, 1986: US04586378 (5 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for evaluating location of an unknown sound generated in a structure such as a pressure vessel. A plurality of sound detectors are mounted on the structure for detecting sounds generated in the structure. On the basis of sound information of the unknown sound source derived from ...


7
Tatsuyuki Omote, Tomiharu Yoshida, Hideo Maki, Makoto Senoh, Fuminobu Takahashi, Kenji Tsuchita: Nuclear fuel assembly identification code reader. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, February 18, 1992: US05089213 (4 worldwide citation)

A nuclear fuel identification code reader has an optical sensor for detecting a first nuclear fuel identification code marked on a fuel assembly and an ultrasonic wave sensor for detecting a second nuclear fuel identification code marked on the fuel assembly. It further has first means for recognizi ...


8
Tatsuyuki Omote, Tomiharu Yoshida, Hideo Maki, Makoto Senoh, Fuminobu Takahashi, Kenji Tsuchita: Method for reading a nuclear fuel assembly identification code. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, November 1, 1994: US05361280 (3 worldwide citation)

A nuclear fuel identification code reader has an optical sensor for detecting a nuclear fuel identification code marked on a fuel assembly and an ultrasonic wave sensor for detecting the nuclear fuel identification code. It further has first means for recognizing the nuclear fuel identification code ...


9
Tatsuyuki Omote, Tomiharu Yoshida, Hideo Maki, Makoto Senoh, Fuminobu Takahashi, Kenji Tsuchita: Nuclear fuel assembly having identification codes. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, December 1, 1992: US05167910 (1 worldwide citation)

A nuclear fuel assembly having first and second nuclear fuel identification codes marked on the fuel assembly. The first nuclear fuel identification code is of a different expression than the second nuclear fuel identification code and is arranged adjacent thereto.