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Methods, apparatus, and systems for monitoring transmission systems

United States Patent

7,786,894
August 31, 2010
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A sensing platform for monitoring a transmission system, and method therefor, may include a sensor that senses one or more conditions relating to a condition of the transmission system and/or the condition of an environment around the transmission system. A control system operatively associated with the sensor produces output data based on an output signal produced by the sensor. A transmitter operatively associated with the control system transmits the output data from the control system.
Polk; Robert E. (Idaho Falls, ID), Svoboda; John M. (Idaho Falls, ID), West; Phillip B. (Idaho Falls, ID), Heath; Gail L. (Iona, ID), Scott; Clark L. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
11/ 425,287
20080024321
June 20, 2006
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION This invention was made with government support under Contract Number DE-AC07-05ID14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.