Patents by Inventor Timothy M. Lownie

Timothy M. Lownie 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).

  • Publication number: 20120272220
    Abstract: A method for code analysis comprising steps of inputting program code to an analyzer, assigning an objective quality measure to components of the analyzed code; and displaying graphically the objective quality measures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2012
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Inventors: Cristiano CALCAGNO, Dino S. DISTEFANO, Timothy M. LOWNIE, John J. LOWNIE, Dean A. ARMITAGE
  • Patent number: 5525040
    Abstract: A controller for controlling the pumping unit for an oil well comprises a housing having a first and a second tip for placement in a flow of oil between the wellbore to holding tanks; means for generating a substantially constant power; a constant power heater in the first tip connected to the means for generating, for radiating a substantially constant heat; means for determining the temperature at each the first and second tips and for generating a digital signal indicative of the temperature of the first and second tips; supervising means for controlling the means for determining, processing the digital signal for determining a rolling average signal, and generating a control signal therefrom which is independent of ambient temperature of the oil flow; and means for switching the pumping unit on or off, according to the control signal. The controller further comprises means for calibrating the means for determining. The constant power heater is preferably a FET connected in series with a resistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 1994
    Date of Patent: June 11, 1996
    Assignee: B&B Financial Planning Inc.
    Inventors: Peter R. Andreae, Mark A. Nowicki, Timothy M. Lownie, Stuart F. Bevan