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System for monitoring an industrial or biological process

United States Patent

5,774,379
June 30, 1998
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A method and apparatus for monitoring and responding to conditions of an industrial process. Industrial process signals, such as repetitive manufacturing, testing and operational machine signals, are generated by a system. Sensor signals characteristic of the process are generated over a time length and compared to reference signals over the time length. The industrial signals are adjusted over the time length relative to the reference signals, the phase shift of the industrial signals is optimized to the reference signals and the resulting signals output for analysis by systems such as SPRT.
Gross; Kenneth C. (Argonne, IL), Wegerich; Stephan W. (Argonne, IL), Vilim; Rick B. (Argonne, IL), White; Andrew M. (Skokie, IL)
The University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
08/ 505,453
July 21, 1995
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of Chicago.