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Vehicular navigation system
In a vehicular navigation system, it is determined that a branching point is present along a guidance route within a given distance from a guidance intersection....
System for real-time control performed on time-dependent data
transmitted/received in vehicle
In a vehicle control system which requires a plurality of ECUs (electronic control units) to control in real time states of the vehicle using time-dependent data...
Wireless broadcast receiving device for vehicle
A vehicle is provided with a navigation system that includes a traffic information receiver and a radio receiver. The traffic information receiver receives...
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication system
A vehicle-to-vehicle communication device mounted in a subject vehicle includes (i) a transmitter-receiver for communication with other vehicle-to-vehicle...
Obstacle detection system for vehicle
An obstacle detection system determines a probability distribution of existence of an obstacle object corresponding to a distance in an irradiation direction of...
Current mirror circuit and constant current circuit having the same
A current mirror circuit includes a pair of first and second transistors having bases connected together and emitters connected to a power line, a resistor...
Rotation angle detection device having bearing supported yoke fixed to
object being detected
A rotation angle detection device for detecting a rotation angle of an object has a substantially cylinder-shaped yoke, a magnetism generation unit which is...
Engine start control system for vehicle
An engine start control system includes a key transponder, a steering lock, a driver authorizer, an engine starting switch, a pre-driving operation detector, a...
A rectify element as a semiconductor device has a disk section, a first solder part, a buffer plate, a second solder part, a semiconductor chip, and a lead, and...
Trench gate type insulated gate bipolar transistor
A trench gate type IGBT includes: a first semiconductor layer; a second semiconductor on the first semiconductor layer; a third semiconductor on the second...
Semiconductor device having IGBT and diode
A semiconductor device includes: a substrate having a first side and a second side; an IGBT; and a diode. The substrate includes a first layer, a second layer on...
Chip and method for dicing wafer into chips
A method for dicing a wafer including first and second layers is provided. A front surface of the first layer contacts a backside surface of the second layer....
Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
In a manufacturing method of a semiconductor device, a tape having an adhesive material is bonded to a first surface of a semiconductor substrate so as to form a...
Capacitance type sensor and occupant detection system having the same
A capacitance type sensor installed in a vehicle includes the first electrode, the second electrode, and the third electrode. The first electrode is arranged...
Vehicle air conditioner
In a vehicle air conditioner, a first air-conditioning control value is calculated based on a surface temperature detected by a non-contact temperature sensor in...
Air-fuel ratio detection apparatus of internal combustion engine
In a multi-cylinder engine, to compute the air-fuel ratio of each cylinder by an air-fuel ratio sensor disposed in an exhaust pipe, a cylinder is determined by a...
Fuel vapor treatment system for internal combustion engine
A fuel vapor treatment system is disclosed for a vehicle engine having a leak check device. When a leak is not detected by the leak check device and when a leak...
Fuel supply device having shielded in-tank fuel pump for use in automotive
A fuel supply device mounted on an automotive vehicle includes a fuel pump and a sub-tank containing the fuel pump therein. The sub-tank and the fuel pump are...
Pressure sensor with diaphragm for detecting pressure
A pressure sensor has a diaphragm with a first layer and a second layer, a pressure transmitting member being in contact with the second layer, and a sensing...
An ultrasonic sensor includes a sending element for sending an ultrasonic wave to an object to be detected, a receiving portion for receiving the ultrasonic wave...
Angular velocity mount arrangement
An angular velocity mount arrangement includes an angular velocity sensor and a mount member. The angular velocity sensor includes an oscillator, an angular...
Structure of gas sensor designed to minimize damage to porcelain
A gas sensor made up of a sensor element and a first and a second hollow cylindrical porcelain insulators covering the sensor element. The first porcelain...
Adsorption heat pump and use of adsorbent as adsorbent for adsorption heat
An adsorption heat pump is provided in which water vapor can be efficiently adsorbed and desorbed using a heat source having a lower temperature than ones...
Malfunction monitoring method and system
In a method, an interrupt is generated to the processing unit every predetermined period. The predetermined period is shorter than a predetermined timeout...
Inter-vehicle control apparatus and distance measurement apparatus
In an object recognition apparatus for a vehicle which uses intensities of reflected waves from reflecting objects to make a recognition on whether a reflecting...
Map display device
A map display device includes a display for displaying map data, a position detector for detecting a position of a subject vehicle, a map data storage for...
Passive entry system
A vehicle passive entry system having a portable unit carried by a driver, the portable unit comprising an operation key for locking or unlocking a filler cap on...
Apparatus for detecting a distance and apparatus for detecting a body
In an apparatus for detecting a distance and improving the SN ratio of received signals, an angular frequency (.omega..sub.1) of sinusoidal wave signals...
Circuit board and electric device having circuit board
A circuit board includes: an input terminal for inputting a signal from an external circuit; a first land and a second land; and an electrostatic-charge...
In a radar apparatus, a radar device emits a transmission wave to a periphery of a vehicle and detects a reflected wave of the transmission wave through a window...
A radar apparatus includes a receiving means that receives a reflected signal, a beat signal generation means that generates beat signals based on the reflected...
Electronic scanning radar apparatus
A sampled beat signal is cut out into two or more short time data in a time direction concerning each antenna component. From a frequency spectrum of the short...
Electronic circuit apparatus
An electronic circuit apparatus has a casing, a circuit board at which electronic members and power transistors are mounted, and a connector for connecting the...
Method of manufacturing an electrostatic actuator
An electrostatic actuator for increasing a swing (deflection angle) of a movable structure includes a laminate substrate in which a thin film silicon layer is...
Manufacturing method for a multilayered gas sensor element
In manufacturing a multilayered gas sensor element which includes a sensor cell for measuring a specific gas concentration in a measured gas, a main body portion...
System for detecting pedestrian colliding with vehicle
A pedestrian-detecting system mounted on an automotive vehicle includes a touch sensor for detecting a first touch of an object at a collision, an acceleration...
Fuel supply apparatus and fuel supply control apparatus for
A fuel supply apparatus includes a component adjustment unit, a low-pressure side passage, and a valve. The unit adjusts component composition of fuel by...
In a steam engine 1, an inner wall face 22a of a connecting tube portion 22 is entirely formed out of a water repellent finish face 22b. Accordingly, when liquid...
External combustion engine
An external combustion engine is disclosed, comprising a container (11) for sealing a working liquid (12) in a way adapted to allow the liquid to flow therein, a...
Memory writing device for an electronic device
To provide a memory-writing device which can simply and reliably write desired data to a nonvolatile memory of an electronic device, connection is made with an...
Touch panel, display device and method of producing touch panel
This invention provides a touch panel having excellent durability in a high-temperature high-moisture environment and a production method thereof. In a touch...
Power-saving on-vehicle controller
An on-vehicle controller performs smart control for transmitting a transmission request signal to a predetermined area and for unlocking a door of a vehicle...
Positioning member and voltage control device for vehicle alternator
having the positioning member
A voltage control device for vehicle alternator has an IC chip as an electric component for controlling electric circuits, terminals connected electrically to...
Mounting structure of current sensor
A mounting structure of a current sensor includes: the current sensor including a detection portion; and a connection member for electrically connecting between...
A heat exchanger is provided with a header tank having therein a circulation portion in which fluid flows, and multiple tubes which are stacked in a longitudinal...
Pressure sensor having improved arrangement of sensor chip for minimizing
influence of external vibrations
A pressure sensor, which is to be used in an environment involving vibrations, includes a case and a sensor chip. The case has an inner surface that is to be...
Sensor attachment structure and ultrasonic sensing device
A sensor attachment structure includes a sound receiving member for receiving an ultrasound, an ultrasonic sensor attached to the sound receiving member. The...
Gas sensor manufacturing method
An improved manufacturing method for a gas sensor is provided which is capable of establishing a required hermetic seal in a body of the gas sensor. The method...
Steering switch device
A steering switch device has an operation member to be operated on a steering wheel of a vehicle. An operation condition of the operation member is controlled by...
High pressure pump having downsized structure
A high pressure pump has a fuel passage and a pump chamber. Fuel flows into the pump chamber through the fuel passage. The high pressure pump includes a valve...