Patents by Inventor James A. GOPSILL

James A. GOPSILL 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: 9104199
    Abstract: A method of monitoring a device, the method comprising: measuring one or more device operating parameters and a device performance parameter during one or more device operational periods; recording a plurality of data points, each data point comprising the device operating parameters and the associated device performance parameter; identifying one or more steady state regions in the device performance parameter and selecting a plurality of the data points from the one or more steady state regions in the device performance parameter; selecting one or more groups (40) of the steady state data points in the device operating parameter space by virtue of a predetermined density of the steady state data points in the device operating parameter space; and comparing the device performance parameter within the groups so as to identify a change in the performance of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: ROLLS-ROYCE PLC
    Inventors: Paul D Whatley, James A Gopsill
  • Publication number: 20110191002
    Abstract: A method of monitoring a device, the method comprising: measuring one or more device operating parameters and a device performance parameter during one or more device operational periods; recording a plurality of data points, each data point comprising the device operating parameters and the associated device performance parameter; identifying one or more steady state regions in the device performance parameter and selecting a plurality of the data points from the one or more steady state regions in the device performance parameter; selecting one or more groups (40) of the steady state data points in the device operating parameter space by virtue of a predetermined density of the steady state data points in the device operating parameter space; and comparing the device performance parameter within the groups so as to identify a change in the performance of the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2011
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: ROLLS-ROYCE PLC
    Inventors: Paul D. WHATLEY, James A. GOPSILL