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John W Gomola, Theodore C Giras, William G Wood, Richard E Putman, Rodney E Gilbreath, John S Deliyannides, Terry B Cullen, F David Jones, Warren A Edblad, Frank E Wallace: Digital computer monitored and/or operated system or process which is structured for operation with an improved automatic programming process and system. Westinghouse Electric, E F Possessky, July 29, 1980: US04215406 (94 worldwide citation)

An industrial production or other operational system is established by connecting apparatus which implements system operations to a digital computer system using an interface system. Machine readable definitions of events, of executable jobs, and of system variables are prepared for computer entry a ...


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John W Gomola, Theodore C Giras, William G Wood, Richard E Putman, Rodney E Gilbreath, John S Deliyannides, Terry B Cullen, F David Jones: Digital computer monitored and/or operated system or process which is structured for operation with an improved automatic programming process and system. Westinghouse Electric, E F Possessky, June 21, 1983: US04389706 (63 worldwide citation)

An industrial production or other operational system is established by connecting apparatus which implements system operation to a digital computer system using an interface system. Machine readable definitions of events, of executable jobs, and of system variables are prepared for computer entry an ...


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Theodore C Giras, John F Reuther: System and method for operating industrial gas turbine apparatus and gas turbine electric power plants preferably with a digital computer control system. Westinghouse Electric, E F Possessky, December 29, 1981: US04308463 (60 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine power plant is provided with an industrial gas turbine which drives a rotating brushless exciter generator coupled to a power system through a breaker. One or more of the turbine-generator plants are operated by a hybrid digital computer control system during sequenced startup, synchro ...


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Theodore C Giras: Method of controlling supply of power. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, E F Possessky, January 13, 1976: US03932735 (32 worldwide citation)

A digital computer system is employed to produce power system control. The computer system employs an economic dispatch program, a unit selection program and a tie line interchange program to determine off line a tie line schedule and unit commitments needed to satisfy economically and safely a load ...


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Robert Uram, Theodore C Giras: System and method for starting, synchronizing and operating a steam turbine with digital computer control. Westinghouse Electric, E F Possessky, May 12, 1981: US04267458 (30 worldwide citation)

Steam flow and pressure conditions needed in a turbine to satisfy the speed and load demand of an electric power generating system are controlled by a programmed digital computer system during start-up, synchronization and load operation. Manual backup control is provided for the computer control. T ...


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Theodore C Giras, Manfred E Birnbaum: System and method for operating a steam turbine and an electric power generating plant. Westinghouse Electric, E F Possessky, March 24, 1981: US04258424 (24 worldwide citation)

A programmed digital computer control system determines the turbine steam flow changes required to satisfy the speed and load demand made on the operation of a large electric power stream turbine for which substantially constant throttle pressure steam is generated. Load control is directed to plant ...


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Theodore C Giras, William E Mendez Jr, Jack R Smith: Electric power plant having a multiple computer system for redundant control of turbine and steam generator operation. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, E F Possessky, June 14, 1977: US04029952 (22 worldwide citation)

The electric power plant including a steam generator and a steam turbine is operated by a control system including two redundant digital computers. Switching circuitry is provided for coupling one of the computers through interface equipment to the steam generator and the turbine and a generator acc ...


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Theodore C Giras, Leaman Podolsky: System and method for operating a steam turbine with improved control information display. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, E F Possessky, May 24, 1977: US04025765 (11 worldwide citation)

A steam turbine control system includes an operator panel and a digital computer which operates the turbine valves through an electrohydraulic control. Turbine speed and load signals and valve position signals are coupled to the computer for use by the computer control loops in developing valve cont ...


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Uri G Ronnen, Leaman B Podolsky, Theodore C Giras: System and method for transferring the operation of a turbine-power plant between single and sequential modes of turbine valve operation. Westinghouse Electric, H W Patterson, May 26, 1981: US04270055 (9 worldwide citation)

A system and method of operating a turbine power plant utilizing a digital computer to transfer automatically between a single valve mode and sequential valve mode of operation and vice versa without disturbing the load or steam flow demand to the turbine, is disclosed. Selecting the other mode of v ...


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Paul A Berman, Theodore C Giras, Roy E Crews, Robert L Ziegelman: Modular operating centers and methods of building same for use in electric power generating plants and other industrial and commercial plants, processes and systems. Robert L Ziegelman, Krass & Young, March 11, 1980: USRE030229

Modular operating centers for use in electric power generating plants and other industrial and commercial plants, processes and systems are constructed by using a novel prefabricated modular technique. This technique includes loading a plurality of transportable room-size building modules with contr ...