Patents by Inventor Konrad Wilke

Konrad Wilke 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: 4547163
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for transferring a fluid, such as oil, between a fluid conveying line and a ship. The apparatus includes a transfer unit anchored at the bottom of the sea and attached to the fluid conveying line, and a coupling device which is brought into the ship together with the transfer unit so that connections can be made to the coupling device at a weather resistant location within the ship. Fluid is transferred between the fluid conveying line and the ship via the transfer unit and coupling device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 1982
    Date of Patent: October 15, 1985
    Assignee: LICENTIA Patent-Verwaltungs-G.m.b.H.
    Inventors: Rudolf Langpaap, Konrad Wilke
  • Patent number: 4089287
    Abstract: In order to automatically position a ship which is subjected to external disturbance forces and which is provided with propulsion units arranged to orient the ship in the direction of the resultant of such disturbance forces, there is derived a representation of a control value from the sum of the representations of the actual transverse forces acting on the ship, the control value representation is compared with a representation of a given nominal value, and the control value is brought to zero on the basis of the result of such comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1976
    Date of Patent: May 16, 1978
    Assignee: Licentia Patent Verwaltungs-G.m.b.H.
    Inventors: Klaus Kranert, Konrad Wilke