Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Beusse Brownlee Brownlee & Wolter, PA
  • Patent number: 6434452
    Abstract: A distributed power system for remotely controlling a locomotive, the system comprising a position-determining device for determining a position of the locomotive, a pre-stored track database comprising terrain and contour data about a railroad track, a track database integrity monitor for detecting errors with the pre-stored track database, a processor comprising an algorithm to determine a distributed power for the locomotive and to use the track database integrity monitor to determine if errors exist in the pre-stored track database, and a memory device connected to the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2002
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventor: Robert Gray