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Somakumar R
Jeremy Thomas McGarry, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Venkatarao Ryali, Bret Dwayne Worden, Jeffrey Louis Daigle, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for locomotive adhesion control. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, October 23, 2007: US07285926 (10 worldwide citation)

A traction control system for controlling an electric traction motor drivingly coupled to a wheel of a tractive vehicle. The traction control system includes means for determining speed of the wheel, means for determining tractive effort of the wheel and a control circuitry for controlling drive sig ...


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Somakumar R
Jeremy Thomas McGarry, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Venkatarao Ryali, Bret Dwayne Worden, Jeffrey Louis Daigle, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for locomotive adhesion control. Patrick S Yoder, Fletcher Yoder, January 4, 2007: US20070001629-A1

A traction control system for controlling an electric traction motor drivingly coupled to a wheel of a tractive vehicle. The traction control system includes means for determining speed of the wheel, means for determining tractive effort of the wheel and a control circuitry for controlling drive sig ...


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Richard Brownell Arthur, William Edward Lorensen, Michael Robert LaBlanc, Janet Arlie Barnett, Mark Mitchell Kornfein, Douglas Roy Forman, Paul Kenneth Houpt: Method and apparatus for vehicle management. General Electric Co, Robert B Reeser III, Armstrong Teasdale, October 7, 2003: US06631322 (98 worldwide citation)

A method and system for pacing a vehicle along a path of travel is described. The method includes determining a geographical location of the vehicle, displaying a vehicle position icon representative of the geographical location, determining an optimal position for the vehicle, displaying a pace ico ...


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Paul Kenneth Houpt, Sunil Shirish Shah, Harry Kirk Mathews Jr, David So Keung Chan, Manthram Sivasubramaniam, Raj Mohan Bharadwaj, Purnaprajna Raghavendra Mangsuli, Venkateswaran Narayanan: Method and apparatus for controlling a plurality of locomotives. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, Patrick K Patnode, July 13, 2004: US06763291 (37 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling a plurality of locomotives, the locomotives being responsive to a plurality of discrete actual commands, the apparatus comprising: a combination generator adapted for generating combinations of the discrete actual commands to yield a command combination set; a performanc ...


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David Michael Davenport, Nick Andrew Van Stralen, Thomas James Batzinger, Robert Snee Gilmore, Paul Kenneth Houpt: Rail and train monitoring system and method. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, Patrick K Patnode, October 4, 2005: US06951132 (30 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining at least one parameter related to a train traversing on a railway track is provided. The system comprises a sensor coupled to a detection location and configured for sensing acoustic signals at the detection location on the railway track and a processor coupled to ...


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Piero Patrone Bonissone, Yu To Chen, Pratap Shankar Khedkar, Paul Kenneth Houpt, John Lewis Schneiter: System and method for generating a fuel-optimal reference velocity profile for a rail-based transportation handling controller. General Electric Company, David C Goldman, Jill M Breedlove, June 5, 2001: US06243694 (27 worldwide citation)

In this invention there is disclosed a system and method for generating a fuel-optimal reference velocity profile for a rail-based transportation handling controller. The fuel-optimal reference velocity profile is used to reduce the amount of fuel consumption. The fuel-optimal reference velocity pro ...


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Joseph Forrest Noffsinger, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for optimizing a path for a marine vessel through a waterway. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, John A Kramer, April 10, 2012: US08155811 (24 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for optimizing a path for a marine vessel through a waterway from an initial location to a final location. The system includes a propulsion system and a directional system on the marine vessel, which impart a selective propulsion force on the marine vessel at a selective directi ...


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Peter John Campo, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System for controlling the color of compounded polymer(s) using in-process color measurements. General Electric Company, Marvin Snyder, March 3, 1998: US05723517 (22 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling the color of compounded polymer(s) comprises: a compounder for mixing the constituents of the compounded polymer(s) to produce a substantially homogeneous mixture; a sensor for measuring the color of the substantially homogeneous mixture at predetermined intervals; a coloran ...


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Piero Patrone Bonissone, Yu To Chen, Pratap Shankar Khedkar, Paul Kenneth Houpt, John Lewis Schneiter: Automatic train handling controller. General Electric Company, David C Goldman, Patrick K Patnode, July 6, 2004: US06760712 (21 worldwide citation)

An automatic train handling controller. In one embodiment, there is disclosed a system and method for tracking a velocity profile in a rail-based transportation system. A fuzzy logic controller is used to ensure that a train simulator complies to the velocity profile over a specified track profile w ...


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Joseph Forrest Noffsinger, Paul Kenneth Houpt, Jared Cooper, Mason Samuels: System and method for controlling a marine vessel through a waterway. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, John A Kramer, January 7, 2014: US08626366 (19 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a marine vessel includes a processor, a propulsion system, and a directional system. The processor is disposed onboard the marine vessel and obtains a trip plan that includes designated operational settings of the marine vessel for a trip along a waterway. The propulsion sys ...