Patents by Inventor Philip C. Wheeler

Philip C. Wheeler 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: 5624189
    Abstract: An ammunition temperature emulating system is provided for use in a tank ch carries ammunition. The temperature of the ammunition (which comprises liquid propellant) is needed to be known for firing accuracy. The temperature is indirectly approximated by measuring the temperature of the wall of the chamber in which the ammunition is stored, using a simulating thermal insert. The system includes a gauge having a sensor bulb, a vacuum bottle having a cavity receiving the sensor bulb and receiving the simulating thermal insert.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 29, 1997
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Patrick M. Vottis, Philip C. Wheeler, John M. Kenna, Karol A. L. Madulka