Patents by Inventor Jerry William Evans

Jerry William Evans 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: 7292965
    Abstract: A method and system estimates manufacturing costs for conventional and advanced materials and processes based on process-oriented approach. A computer system input display for selecting one or more designs and one or more design parameters. Cost models are based upon process-oriented manufacturing cost estimates for a plurality of designs utilizing materials and manufacturing processes. Software is programmed to receive selected designs and selected design parameters from the input display and pass the selected designs and design parameters to the cost models. An output display shows the manufacturing costs estimated by the cost models for the selected designs and design parameters. A manufacturing process flow simulation model highlights and quantifies the magnitude of the manufacturing process cost drivers. An architecture including a relational database is also disclosed, and input and editing modules can be utilized to modify the cost model equations or to provide input from other software applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2007
    Assignee: American Technology & Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul P. Mehta, Jerry William Evans, Arthur L. Ludwig, Rahul Chhabra
  • Patent number: 6775647
    Abstract: A method and system estimates manufacturing costs for conventional and advanced materials and processes based on a process-oriented approach. A computer system comprises an input display for selecting one or more designs and one or more design parameters. Cost models are based upon process-oriented manufacturing cost estimates for a plurality of designs utilizing materials and manufacturing of processes. Software is programmed to receive selected designs and selected design parameters from the input display and pass the selected designs and design parameters to the cost models. An output display shows the manufacturing costs estimated by the cost models for the selected designs and design parameters. A manufacturing process flow simulation model highlights and quantifies the magnitude of the manufacturing process cost drivers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2004
    Assignee: American Technology & Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Jerry William Evans, Paul P. Mehta, Arthur L. Ludwig