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David A Ruis, Russell W Polhemus, Wayne J Book: Robotic exercise machine and method. Jones Thomas & Askew, November 25, 1980: US04235437 (144 worldwide citation)

An automatically controlled exercise machine which is intended to produce optimal development of skeletal muscle strength for athletic purposes and in physical rehabilitation. The mechanical configuration of this machine is based on a linkage comprised of a series of links connected together so as t ...


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Stephen Lang Dickerson, Wayne J Book, Nader Sadegh: Precision apparatus with non-rigid, imprecise structure, and method for operating same. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley L, August 31, 1999: US05946449 (22 worldwide citation)

An apparatus which allows one to maintain precision placement of a manipulator which undergoes repeated controlled motions or trajectories is provided. The structure of the apparatus is compliant such that the manipulator may be displaced by forces applied to the mechanical structure. This complianc ...


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Haihong Zhu, Wayne J Book: Displacement sensor. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, April 21, 2009: US07521921 (7 worldwide citation)

Sensors and methods for measuring displacement are disclosed. In one embodiment, among others, a resistive element is configured to receive an alternating voltage between a first electrical terminal and a second electrical terminal, the first and second electrical terminals defining a length of the ...


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David Patrick Magee, Wayne J Book: Optimal arbitrary time-delay (OAT) filter and method to minimize unwanted system dynamics. Georgia Tech Research, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley L, June 20, 2000: US06078844 (2 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an optimal arbitrary time-delay (OAT) filter to shape input signals by which a controlled motion is actuated in a physical system. The filter minimizes unwanted dynamics from being created by the actuation of the controlled movement in the physical system. The filter generally comprises ...


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Mark Allen, Wayne J Book, Imme Ebert Uphoff, Ari Glezer, David W Rosen, Jaroslaw R Rossignac: Digital clay apparatus and method. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley L, December 28, 2004: US06836736 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling the surface and/or volume of a digital clay device is provided. One embodiment, among others, is a method comprising the following steps: determining a desired position of a skeleton structure portion residing in the digital clay device, determining a volumetric c ...


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Eric J Barth, Alexander V Pedchenko, Wayne J Book: Multiple accumulator systems and methods of use thereof. Vanderbilt University, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, April 21, 2015: US09010101

The invention is an accumulator system in which multiple elastomeric accumulators are attached in series or parallel in order to generate total differential pressure in excess of that generated in a non-series system. Also disclosed is a “stacked” accumulator system. The system stores energy when th ...


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Mark Allen, Wayne J Book, Imme Ebert Uphoff, Ari Glezer, David W Rosen, Jaroslaw R Rossignac: Digital clay apparatus and method. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, May 16, 2006: US07047143

A system and method for controlling the surface and/or volume of a digital clay device is provided. One embodiment, among others, is a method comprising the following steps: determining a desired position of a skeleton structure portion residing in the digital clay device, determining a volumetric c ...


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Wayne J Book, James D Huggins, Stephen L Dickerson: Conveyance system that transports fabric. Minh N Nguyen, Next IP Law Group, April 7, 2015: US08997670

A conveyance system that transports fabric comprises a work space having a surface that the fabric can be transports across, and at least one budger that moves and/or provide force to the fabric in a servo controlled motion.


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Haihong Zhu, Wayne J Book: Systems and methods for controlling the flow of a fluidic medium. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, May 3, 2007: US20070095413-A1

Systems and method for controlling the flow of a fluidic medium are disclosed. One embodiment of such a system comprises a plurality of first valves logically arranged in an array, the first valves having a control port capable of enabling and disabling fluid flow through a first and second port. Th ...


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Mark Allen, Wayne J Book, Imme Ebert Uphoff, Ari Glezer, David W Rosen, Joroslaw R Rossignac: Digital clay apparatus and method. Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, January 2, 2003: US20030004657-A1

A system and method for controlling the surface and/or volume of a digital clay device is provided. One embodiment, among others, is a method comprising the following steps: determining a desired position of a skeleton structure portion residing in the digital clay device, determining a volumetric c ...