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Arvind Kumar Tiwari, Ramasamy Anbarasu, Ramesh Bhat, Somakumar Ramachandrapanicker, Vageesh Kubatoor Patil, Carlo Becheri, Stefano Orlandi, Fabio Biondi, Lorenzo Chiosi: Wheel detection and classification system for railroad data network. Progress Rail Services, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, Patrick S Yoder, June 14, 2011: US07959112

A system for detecting and classifying a wheel of a rail vehicle traveling on a railway track includes a plurality of wheel detectors coupled to one rail of the railway track and configured to detect presence of the wheel and to generate signals representative thereof. A processing system is coupled ...

M Kelly Jones: Notification systems and methods with user-definable notifications based upon occurance of events. ArrivalStar, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, June 7, 2005: US06904359 (202 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for a vehicle status reporting system for allowing a user to define when a user will receive a vehicle status report about the status of a mobile vehicle, in relation to a location, for establishing a communication link between the system and the user, and for deliv ...

Joseph S Ng: Automated wireless preventive maintenance monitoring system for magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) trains and other vehicles. Hughes Aircraft Company, W K Denson Low, August 29, 1995: US05445347 (191 worldwide citation)

A status monitor and diagnostic unit (SMDU) (12) is provided in every car (14,16) of a magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) train (18) or other vehicle, and includes sensors (38,40,42,44,48,52) for monitoring the operational status or condition of the car (14,16). Network status interface units (NSIU) (22) ...

Bernhardt E Kressner: Coated abrasive having brittle agglomerates of abrasive grain. Norton Company, Rufus M Franklin, January 19, 1982: US04311489 (181 worldwide citation)

A coated abrasive product has abrasive particles secured to a flexible backing by maker and size coats, each abrasive particle consisting essentially of an agglomerate of fine abrasive grains having an average diameter less than about 200 microns and an inorganic, brittle, matrix. The volume percent ...

Kriofsky Thomas A, Kaplan Leon M: Inductively coupled transmitter-responder arrangement. Finkelstein Don B, January 7, 1975: US3859624 (163 worldwide citation)

An inductively coupled interrogator-responder arrangement having two dimensional and limited three dimensional capability. An interrogator means having AC power field generating capability and uniquely coded information field receiving capability may be positioned at a known location such as in a pr ...

Shoji Ichikawa, Yoichi Sugimoto, Satoshi Hada, Yoshihiro Urai: Obstacle detecting system. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn PLLC, June 18, 2002: US06408247 (162 worldwide citation)

The accuracy of determination of a possibility of collision of a vehicle with an object is enhanced without the shortening of a period for detection of the object by an object detecting apparatus. A collision-possibility determining device determines the presence or absence of a possibility of colli ...

William L Matheson, Paul M Julich, Michael S Crone, Douglas A Thomae, Thu V Vu, M Scott Wills: Scheduling system and method. Harris Corporation, Rogers & Killeen, April 22, 1997: US05623413 (154 worldwide citation)

A scheduling system and method for moving plural objects through a multipath system described as a freight railway scheduling system. The achievable movement plan can be used to assist in the control of, or to automatically control, the movement of trains through the system.

Roger D Burns, Susan Elliott Bryan, David B Turner: Rail vehicle positioning system. Rockwell International Corporation, Gregory G Williams, M Lee Murrah, H Fredrick Hamann, July 14, 1992: US05129605 (147 worldwide citation)

A rail vehicle positioning system having a plurality of inputs used to generate a position report including a GPS receiver, a wheel tachometer, O.S. circuits, transponders, and manual inputs from locomotive engineers.

Alan L Polivka, William L Matheson: Automatic train control system and method. Harris Corporation, Rogers & Killeen, October 27, 1998: US05828979 (141 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling the movement of plural freight trains through a multiple route railway system with improved efficiency and safety. Freight train movements are precisely monitored and orchestrated in accordance with a dynamic schedule that is determined through an evaluation of de ...

Leon M Kaplan, Thomas A Kriofsky: Inductively coupled passive responder and interrogator unit having multidimension electromagnetic field capabilities. Transitag Corporation, Finkelstein & Mueth, September 5, 1972: US3689885 (134 worldwide citation)

An interrogator-responder system wherein the responder is a passive responder receiving an inductively coupled electromagnetic power field from an interrogator unit and generating an unique predetermined electromagnetic coded information field in response to the presence of the electromagnetic power ...