Patents by Inventor Chunchih Chiu

Chunchih Chiu has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5579228
    Abstract: An angle sensor for measuring an angle .theta. between two rigid bodies rotatably joined at a joint. The angle sensor includes an indicator disk, an anchor strap and a reading means for reading the indicator disk. Our invention also includes forward and backward motion steering control systems which can employ the angle sensor as a hitch angle sensor to measure the hitch angle between a tow vehicle and a trailer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1996
    Assignee: University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Scott S. Kimbrough, R. Scott Vincent, Chunchih Chiu