Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, January 7, 1986: US04562751 (402 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...

Masahiro Hayabuchi, Masaaki Nishida, Satoru Kasuya, Kenji Gotou, Toshihiko Aoki: Automatic transmission for a vehicle. Aisin AW, Oliff & Berridge, May 6, 2003: US06558287 (385 worldwide citation)

A multi-speed automatic transmission improves transmission efficiency by reducing drag loss due to high speed rotation of a freely rotating element of a planetary gear set. An automatic transmission for a vehicle includes: an input path T

Pierre A G Lepelletier: Multispeed automatic transmission for automobile vehicles. Young & Thompson, April 21, 1992: US05106352 (322 worldwide citation)

A multispeed automatic transmission for automobile vehicles having parallel input shaft output shaft includes two parallel gearsets and of constant-mesh gearwheels providing two fixed speed ratios. The second speed ratio is higher than the first speed ratio and in same direction. A first power path ...

Heckele Helmut, Hahnle Friederich: Remote movement of manipulator end effector. Wolf Richard, May 31, 1995: GB2284242-A (316 worldwide citation)

The manipulator is for medical manipulations or investigations in body cavities. It has an operator part 20, a working arm 10 connected to the operator part at one end and an effector part 30 attached to the other end of the working arm. The working arm 10 comprises an external shaft tube 1, a first ...

James C Polak: Planetary gearing arrangement for a transmission. General Motors Corporation, Donald F Scherer, January 31, 1978: US04070927 (274 worldwide citation)

A planetary gearing arrangement having a plurality of interconnected planetary gear sets controlled by friction drive establishing devices such as clutches and brakes for selectively establishing a plurality of forward drive ratios and a reverse drive ratio. The number of forward drive ratios availa ...

Valerie Shuman, Cynthia Paulauskas, T Russell Shields, Richard J Weiland, John C Jasper: Method and system for an in-vehicle computing architecture. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, December 12, 2000: US06161071 (264 worldwide citation)

A computing architecture for a motorized land-based vehicle is disclosed. The computing architecture includes a data network comprised of a plurality of interconnected processors, a first group of sensors responsive to environmental conditions around the vehicle, a second group of sensors responsive ...

Kevin G Meyer, Roy T Paluska Jr: Transmission assembly with four planetary gear sets providing nine forward and one reverse gear ratio. Caterpillar, John W Morrison, January 23, 2001: US06176803 (231 worldwide citation)

A transmission assembly having a first, a second, a third, and a fourth planetary gear set is disclosed. The transmission assembly further includes an input shaft which drives the sun gear of the first planetary gear set, a first member which connects the planet carrier of the third planetary gear s ...

Christopher J Dudden: Two speed gearbox. Desoutter, Holman & Stern, March 8, 1988: US04729260 (227 worldwide citation)

A two speed gearbox comprises an input shaft, an output shaft and a reduction gear mechanism, such as an epicyclic gear mechanism, having high speed low torque and low speed high torque output drives. A dog clutch connects the high speed output drive to the output shaft when the clutch is fully enga ...

Hubert Kreuzer: Adjustable transmission. planetroll Antriebe, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 15, 1989: US04856374 (221 worldwide citation)

In known combinations of a planetary gear transmission with a continuously variable friction drive transmission, unsatisfactory accuracy in operation and excessive overall dimensions are found to be disadvantageous.

Manfred Lutz: Driving hub for a vehicle, particularly a bicycle, with an infinitely adjustable transmission ratio. Fichtel & Sachs, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, June 7, 1994: US05318486 (220 worldwide citation)

The drive hub for a vehicle, particularly for a bicycle, includes a hub axle 1, a hub shell 9 rotatable relative thereto, and a driver or actuator 13 mounted on the hub axle 1. The driver 13 drives the hub shell 9 over a ball friction gear 17, the ball carrier plates 25 and 27 of which form with the ...

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