Brian Entwistle, Peter Roberts, John M Rogerson: Industrial processing and manufacturing systems. British Aerospace, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 6, 1987: US04698766 (100 worldwide citation)

An automated industrial processing or manufacturing installation including a series of computer controlled facilities such as machine tools, workpiece and tool conveyors, and storage devices is controlled by a computer system wherein the control software is structured as a series of elemental functi ...

David J Michael, Juha Koljonen, Sanjay Nichani, Peter Roberts: Method and apparatus for in-line solder paste inspection. Cognex Corporation, Brian Michaelis, Russ Weinzimmer, June 15, 1999: US05912984 (52 worldwide citation)

Inspection of solder paste on a printed circuit board using a before printing image (pre-image) to normalize an after printing image (post-image) of the printed circuit board. Existing lighting and optics used for alignment of the screen printing stencil to the printed circuit board are used for the ...

Peter Roberts, Sydney Chung: High performance automotive muffler. G Enterprises, Anthony J Casella, Gerald E Hespos, June 16, 1987: US04673058 (30 worldwide citation)

A high performance vehicular muffler is provided. The muffler includes a centrally disposed outlet tube, an inlet tube and a transfer tube. Internal baffles define a low frequency tuning chamber with which the inlet tube and transfer tube communicate. A high frequency tuning chamber surrounds the po ...

Peter Roberts: Back-fire resistant lock seam for muffler shells. Thrush Incorporated, Leon Arthurs, Kenneth M Garrett, June 8, 1982: US04333545 (15 worldwide citation)

A muffler wherein the shell comprises a metal sheet the ends of which are retained together in an interlocked joint has a shielding strip on the interior of the tube secured thereto in overlapping relation to the interlock. Preferably the sheet is a two ply, one end of the inner ply being retained i ...

Peter Roberts, Kin Yee Wong: Timing over packet performance. Alcatel Lucent, Kramer & Amado P C, September 13, 2011: US08018972 (11 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a method and apparatus for providing improved packet over timing clock synchronization in a packet switching network using Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) tools to compensate for asymmetrical characteristics between forward and reverse data paths.

Peter Roberts: Exhaust extension pipe replacement kit. Thrush Incorporated, Staas & Halsey, August 27, 1985: US04537280 (9 worldwide citation)

An exhaust extension pipe kit for replacing original equipment of different size and configuration, where the connector to which the exhaust extension pipe connects is of a ball type and the original equipment have differing ball radii, wherein the exhaust extension pipe is dimensioned to connect to ...

Arman M Garakani, Andrew A Hack, Peter Roberts, Sean Walter: Method and apparatus for acquisition, compression, and characterization of spatiotemporal signals. Reify Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, March 2, 2010: US07672369 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for acquisition, compression, and characterization of spatiotemporal signals. In one aspect, the invention assesses self-similarity over the entire length of a spatiotemporal signal, as well as on a moving attention window, to provide cost effecti ...

Hakki Candan Cankaya, Kamakshi Sridhar, Peter Roberts: High availability clock synchronization and distribution for mobile backhaul networks. Alcatel Lucent USA, Garlick Harrison & Markison, August 2, 2011: US07991016 (6 worldwide citation)

Fully redundant clock systems are provided on network nodes coupled by redundant multisegment psuedowires (MSPWs) within an internet-protocol (IP)-based mobile backhaul network. The primary clock system includes a primary master clock on a first node and a primary slave clock on a second node couple ...

Kin Yee Wong, Peter Roberts: Network element clocking accuracy and stability monitoring over a packet-switched network. Alcatel Lucent, Kramer & Amado PC, January 25, 2011: US07876792 (5 worldwide citation)

Various exemplary embodiments include a method and related system and monitoring entity including one or more of the following: generating timing information at a master node in a packet-switched network, the timing information specifying a value of a master clock; communicating the timing informati ...

Peter Roberts: Method for manufacturing a tail-pipe replacement kit. Thrush Incorporated, Kenneth M Garrett, January 21, 1986: US04564987 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for manufacturing a tail pipe replacement kit for automotive vehicle comprises forming a first arch section and a second spout section separate therefrom and connectable thereto. The two sections in kit form are secured together in overlapping relationship expediently using adhesive tape. C ...