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A Limited Selection of Patents Related to Topics on Synergetics

by Joseph D Clinton (2003)

CLINTON, JOSEPH DE WITT
2001 Apparatus for Converting an Optical Theodolite into a Laser Theodolite EP 1,143,223 A2 Europe
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GB 2,362,714 UK

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US 2001/0,027,611 USA
2002 A Method of Tessellating a Surface WO 02/03,121 A2 World
CONNECTORS
1913 Wood Structure Meltzer, P US 1,066,212 USA
1949 Cavity Joint Okress, E C US 2,476,621 "
1960 Structural Framework Fentiman, A E US 2,931,467 "
1964 Key and Keyway Joint " US 3,152,819 "
1966 Separable Joint " US 3,275,351 "
1967 Keyway Type Connector " US 3,309,121 "
1968 Multiple Member Joining Arrangement Borden, J C US 3,387,868 "
1970 Geodesic Structure Schroeder, W E US 3,521,421 "
1972 (description in German) Mero Corp AT 303,495 Germany
1973 Structural Joint Kostick, J M US 3,779,657 USA
1975 Dome Hubs for Geodesic Construction Jury, R G US 3,877,824 "
" Improvements in Geodesic Structures Stonell/Ritchie GB 1,405,586 UK
1979 Flange-Screw Connection for Rods in 3-Dimensional Frameworks Mengeringhausen/Schmidek US 4,162,860 USA
1982 Method of Forming Interlocking Pipe Joint Seregely, D W US 4,339,864 "
1988 Node Member for Use in Building a Geodesic Structure Sutcliffe, D R R EP 0,277,790 A1 Europe
1994 (description in German) Mero Corp EP 0,581,054 A1 "
1997 Construction Element Draxler, O EP 0,765,985 A1 "
1998 Cable Tensioning Dome Plate Stankus/Stewart/Taylor US 5,769,570 USA
2000 Structural Connection System for Use in a Geodesic Dome Davidson, R W US 6,108,984 "
DOMES
1862 Iron Structure Rumbold, W US 0,035,630 USA
1917 Collapsible Box Farnquist, H A US 1,218,846 "
1929 Perfectionnements Apportes aux Constructions Propres a Constituer

des Parois pour Toitures, Batiments et Corps Creux de Toute Nature

Societe Francaise des

Charpentes en Lamelles

FR 0,671,873 France
1930 Space Covering Structure Pantke, C US 1,773,851 USA
1936 Toy Construction Unit Fay, M A A US 2,057,942 "
1956 Building Units Woods, G B US 2,736,072 "
" Spherical Enclosure Miller, R G US 2,737,309 "
1961 Portable Prefabricated Shelter Hunziker, W R US 2,982,290 "
1962 Arched Shelter Structure Reynolds, J E US 3,051,185 "
" Metallic Building Structure Henning, H A US 3,062,334 "
1963 Strutless Domes McGowan, G US 3,077,702 "
" Structural Member for Roof Framework Deicke, E L US 3,077,961 "
" Insulating Container Morrison, W L US 3,093,259 "
" Construction Kamm/Hausermann SWZ 367,161 Switzerland
1965 Jue d'Elements Prefabriques en Matiere Moulee, pour la Construction d'Habitacles Camoletti/Hausermann/Hoechel FR 1,414,232 France
1966 Self-Supporting Roof Zeinetz, B O US 3,292,316 USA
1967 Continuous Space Frame Dome Mouton, W J, Jr US 3,330,201 "
" Demountable Building Foster, E A US 3,332,178 "
" Interlocked Lightweight Building Structure Nye, N H US 3,344,565 "
1968 Prefabricated Elements of Moulded Material for the Construction of Dwellings Camoletti/Hausermann/Hoechel US 3,363,370 "
" Method of Making Inflationable Erectable Hollow Structures Gosnell/Saulson US 3,405,886 "
1969 Geodesic Dome Structure Allen, H B US 3,439,460 "
" Method for Erecting Structures Bini, D US 3,462,521 "
" Compoundly Curved, Sectional Structure Camoletti/Hausermann US 3,468,083 "
1970 Method of Assembling Trapezoidal Plate Structure Douglas, K M US 3,531,851 "
" Frameless and Trussless Self-Supporting Building Chapman, K B US 3,546,826 "
1971 Planetarium Projection Dome Clark, W T US 3,594,964 "
1972 Telescoping Concave Projection Screen Meanor, H A US 3,632,185 "
1974 Modular Vertex Structure Farnsworth, P T, III US 3,841,039 "
1975 Building Element for Beach and Play Structures Quick, E B US 3,871,143 "
" Structural Component and Structures Comprising the Same Kolozsvary, A US 3,921,349 "
1976 Hollow Structure Hannula, W A US 3,955,329 "
" Modular Dome Structure Spunt, L US 3,959,937 "
" Panel Construction & Projection Screen Constructed from Such Panels Ward, R, Jr US 3,992,841 "
" Dome Structures Tomassetti, Jr/Lerch US 3,999,337 "
1978 Ring Structure Corey, B S US 4,128,104 "
1979 Building Construction, and Method Belt, W D US 4,149,346 "
" Solar Energy Collector Monk, R J US 4,161,942 "
1981 Portable Planetarium Rowsey, L B, Jr US 4,271,604 "
" Frame Assembly Apparatus and Method of Making Same McAllister, J G US 4,277,922 "
1984 Geodesic Dome-Lens Antenna DuFort/Uyeda US 4,488,156 "
1985 Helical Dome Huegy, C W US 4,531,333 "
" Structural Element for Constructions Tringali, M US 4,555,878 "
1989 Holder for Baked Goods & the Like & Method of Arranging Same Stiles, D US 4,844,243 "
1990 Prefabricated Dome-Shaped Structure Nania, D US 4,965,970 "
1991 Cellule d'Habitation Tissier, P FR 2,662,456 France
" Perforate Projection Screen Hopper, C L US 5,011,263 USA
" Portable Shelter Worms/Eggerman US 5,033,243 "
1994 Truss Framing System for Cluster Multi-Level Housing Hing, A O US 5,331,779 "
" Portable Dome-Shaped Structure Moss, C W US 5,341,610 "
" A Multi-Purpose Cover Taylor/Montgomery GB 2,270,107 UK
1995 Inflatable Shelter Johnson/Smith Des 0,363,993 USA
" Earthquake Resistant Biosphere Noble, C R US 5,394,661 "
1996 Tension Braced Dome Structure Terry, W R US 5,502,928 "
" Stressed Panel Structure Fleishman, G R US 5,505,025 "
1997 Contoured Dome Antenna Martinson/Richter/Parrish Des 0,387,771 "
" Rooftop Skylounge Having Hemispherical Dome & Wraparound Seating for

Panoramic Viewing of Countryside, Snowstorms, Sunsets, Sunrises & Stars

Hoogervorst, G W US 5,600,925 "
" Dome Theater Hayashi, M US 5,611,174 "
" Telescope Dome Rotation System Menke, J L US 5,621,212 "
" Outdoor Dome Biased Rafter-Brace, Rafter-Brace, & 4-Way Connector Framework Boyle/Boyle US 5,640,811 "
" Domed Ceiling Structure Barry/Goodwin US 5,649,393 "
" Tubular Skylight with Improved Dome DeBlock/Kramer/Sitzema, Jr US 5,655,339 "
" Structural Frame Based on Plurality of Tetrax Structures Owens, C R US 5,660,003 "
1998 Projection Dome Zobel, R W, Jr Des 0,396,115 "
" Dome-Like Structure and Kit of Parts Therefor Andrieux/Goupille/Leonard/Marinescu US 5,715,854 "
" Multi-Pieced, Portable Projection Dome & Method of Assembling the Same Zobel/Bennett/Idaszak/Kovach US 5,724,775 "
" Arcuate Building Block Structure Roberts, P A US 5,732,518 "
" Tiltable Hemispherical Optical Projection Systems & Methods

Having Constant Angular Separation of Projected Pixels

Colucci/Zobel/Bennett/Idaszak US 5,762,413 "
" Domed Ceiling Structure Barry/Goodwin US 5,815,990 "
2000 Kuppel Anmelder, F DE19,911,543 Germany
2001 Horizontal Arch Provitola, A I US 6,253,501 USA
2002 Resilient Spherical Structure of Interwoven Rings in Tensile Loading O'Toole, E D US 6,457,282 "

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