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Roy Richter, Jackson G Gay, Robert P Kromer: Method of optimizing a vehicle assembly line build sequence. General Motors Corporation, Albert F Duke, June 5, 1990: US04931944 (26 worldwide citation)

A method of scheduling the building sequence of a plurality of objects on an assembly line in order to minimze the cost of building the objects is disclosed. Each object has a plurality of attributes, which together with the position of the object in the sequence, affects the overall cost of the bui ...


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Jeffrey A Sell, Tenneille W Capehart, Roy Richter: Method of self-pressurizing a damper. General Motors Corporation, Lawrence B Plant, December 24, 1985: US04560042 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of self-pressurizing a piston-and-rod hydraulic damper by providing at least two gas-generating reactants in the damper's reservoir which reactants are separated one from the other by a temporary barrier. The barrier is subsequently removed, after the damper is filled and sealed, so as to p ...