Jens Nagel
Kenneth Douros, Judith Lee Gardner, Robert Michael Gardner, Joshua B Hurwitz, Robert H Leivian, Jens Nagel, Donald Remboski, David John Wheatley, Clifford A Wood: System and method for driver performance improvement. Motorola, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, June 21, 2005: US06909947 (164 worldwide citation)

A method (500) of informing a vehicle operator to improve the operator's performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle and receiving operator activity data from the interior portion of the vehicle (504); receiving vehicle envi ...

Somakumar R
Ajith Kumar, Somakumar Ramachandrapanicker, Paul Flynn, Arijit Banerjee, Rupam Mukherjee: Systems and methods for diagnosing an engine. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, John A Kramer, September 17, 2013: US08538626 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for an engine. A condition of the engine may be diagnosed based on a combustion torque profile of the engine estimated using signals from a generator operationally connected to the engine and/or other signals associated with the engine. Different types of degradation ...


Stephen T. Avery
Avery Robert L, Cronie Wendy A, Fromm Erik, Nomi Margaret L, Khera Cheryl, Kirkish Paula M, Leonhardi David R, Maloney Jay P, Bueser Matthew C, Thacker Grant H, Lane Stephen T: Centralized management of maintenance and materials for commercial aircraft fleets with information feedback to customer. The Boeing Company, Avery Robert L, Cronie Wendy A, Fromm Erik, Nomi Margaret L, Khera Cheryl, Kirkish Paula M, Leonhardi David R, Maloney Jay P, Bueser Matthew C, Thacker Grant H, Lane Stephen T, TSUDA Diane M, May 24, 2007: WO/2007/059319

Turnkey maintenance of a customer's aircraft fleet is managed by a single management service provider (MSP) controlling integrated maintenance and materials services from a central operations site. The MSP converts data received directly from on-board aircraft systems into information it uses to man ...

Manoj Gokhale
Manoj Prakash Gokhale: Locomotive engine multi-fuel control system and method. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, John A Kramer, August 9, 2011: US07996147 (12 worldwide citation)

A method, in certain embodiments, includes controlling a first parameter set (e.g., fuel injection timing, engine speed, etc.) of an engine to reduce specific fuel consumption to account for a plurality of different fuels alone or in combination with one another. The method also may include controll ...

Manoj Gokhale
Manoj Prakash Gokhale, Roy James Primus, Kendall Roger Swenson: System and method for operating a turbocharged engine. General Electric Company, Joseph J Christian, February 19, 2013: US08375714 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a turbocharged system includes controlling speed of a turbocharger and substantially eliminating choke of a compressor coupled to a turbine by adjusting exhaust flow through a turbine wastegate, or by adjusting airflow through a compressor recirculation valve, or by adjusting a ...

Paul Bao Luo Chou, Bhavani S Iyer, Jennifer Lai, Anthony Levas, Lawrence Isaac Lieberman, Te Kai Liu, Paul Andrew Moskowitz, Jung Mu Tang, Rose Marie Williams, Danny Chan Yong Wong, Alan Chakra, Euiyoung Kim: System and method for vehicle diagnostics and health monitoring. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, December 11, 2001: US06330499 (491 worldwide citation)

A system and method for vehicle diagnostic and health monitoring includes a client computer device within the vehicle, coupled to the vehicle's monitoring systems, for data management, remote session management and user interaction, a communication system, coupled to the client computer device, ...

Larkin Hill Lowrey, Matthew J Banet, Bruce Lightner, Diego Borrego, Chuck Myers, Wade Williams: Internet-based vehicle-diagnostic system. NetworkCar, Hale and Dorr, August 26, 2003: US06611740 (388 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a system for monitoring a vehicle that includes a wireless appliance in electrical contact with an in-vehicle computer. The wireless appliance features: 1) a data-collection component that supports communication software that collects diagnostic data from the computer; and 2) ...

Paul C Jenkins, David V Deal, Thomas G Cuthbertson, James W Morton, Andrew D Smith, David R Hoy, Gerald W Egeberg: System for monitoring vehicle efficiency and vehicle and driver performance. Tripmaster Corporation, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, June 26, 2001: US06253129 (293 worldwide citation)

A commercial vehicle fleet management system which integrates a vehicle on-board computer, a precise positioning system, and communication system to provide automated calculating and reporting of jurisdictional fuel taxes, road use taxes, vehicle registration fees, and the like. In a further aspect, ...

Jeffrey B Sampsell, James M Florence: Spatial light modulator based optical calibration system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, June 21, 1994: US05323002 (280 worldwide citation)

A method and system for calibration of optical systems is disclosed. The system consists of a reference source (12), a spatial light modulator (26) for transmitting the reference source signal through non-imaging optics (30) and into the input of an optical system (36). The output of the optical sys ...