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Navigation apparatus and program
In a vehicle navigation apparatus, displaying an enlarged view of an intersection within a guide route is suppressed when a value N associated with a...
Electronic component mounting structure
An electronic component mounting structure includes a board and an electronic component mounted on a surface of the board. The board includes lands. The...
Current sensor and method of manufacturing the same
A current sensor includes a semiconductor substrate, a ring shaped magnetic core having a center opening and a gap and provided to a surface of the substrate,...
Power supply circuit with series regulator
A series-regulator type of power supply circuit is provided. In the circuit, the emitter and collector of a transistor are connected to power input/output...
Self-luminous display device having an inorganic EL element light emission
unit between electrodes
A self-luminous display device includes emission pixels which are formed by sandwiching, through insulator layers, an emission layer between first and second...
Compact spark plug with high gas tightness
A spark plug has a compact structure where a threaded portion of a metal shell has a size of M10 or M12 and the width between any two opposite side surfaces of a...
Power supply system for a vehicle
In a power supply system for a passive safety device, a step-up circuit steps up an input voltage based on a supply voltage from a battery to obtain a...
Structure of gas sensor ensuring stability of electrical connection
A gas sensor includes a sensor element, a housing, a hollow porcelain insulator, electrical contacts, a holder, and an air cover. The sensor element is retained...
Silicon carbide semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
A method for manufacturing a silicon carbide semiconductor device includes the steps of: preparing a semiconductor substrate including a silicon carbide...
The object of this invention is to have shorter sealing chambers (preheating chamber and gradual cooling chamber) located before and after the brazing...
Rotary pump for braking device
The curvature of a circular arc constituted by a side of a suction groove is made larger than that of a circular arc constituted by a side of a discharge groove....
Fluid machine operable in both pump mode and motor mode and waste heat
recovering system having the same
A check valve is provided to each discharge port, which communicates between a corresponding working chamber and a high pressure chamber in an integrated...
Noise-resistant circuit and apparatus using same
An airbag apparatus for safety includes an airbag inflating in response to a signal, and a sensor sensing a movement and generating the signal in response to the...
Fuel injection device of internal combustion engine
A fuel injection device has a two-way control valve driven by a two-position actuator. The control valve directly controls oil pressure in a back pressure...
Control device for engine valve and control system for engine
A rotational phase difference of a camshaft relative to a crankshaft in a variable valve timing mechanism is controlled by an operation of an oil control valve....
A cover member of an ultrasonic sensor has a first engagement portion and a second engagement portion, which are respectively engaged with a third engagement...
Pressure sensor for detecting collision
A pressure sensor, which is mounted on a vehicle for detecting a collision, has a detecting part for detecting a change of pressure and a housing for housing the...
Air conditioner for vehicle capable of preventing inverter overheating
An inverter 6 that drives an electric motor 4 of the electric compressor 3 operates in a protection-against-overheat mode, in which the electric motor is driven...
Car navigation system
When an elevated road and a usual fly-under road are located in a stacked state, two roads are shown in overlapped lines on a display unit of a car navigation...
Drowsiness detecting apparatus and method
A drowsiness detecting apparatus has a pulse wave sensor and a determination circuit. The sensor is provided to a steering wheel to detect a pulse wave of a...
Sample hold circuit and multiplying D/A converter having the same
A sample hold circuit includes an op-amp, first capacitors provided on an inverting side of the op-amp and second capacitors provided on a non-inverting side....
Ultrasonic wave generating device
An ultrasonic wave generating device includes a substrate, a heat insulation layer on the substrate, a membrane heating portion on the heat insulation layer, and...
Rotary electric apparatus with skew arrangement
A rotary electric apparatus comprises a rotor including a first and second rotor members, a stator including a first stator and second stator members with...
Tandem rotary electric machine
A tandem rotary electric machine, to be applicable to various types of mobile bodies such as vehicles, is equipped with a primary rotary electric machine and a...
Tandem rotary electric machine
A tandem rotary electric machine for vehicles is equipped with a primary rotary electric machine and a secondary rotary electric machine arranged in tandem...
Vehicular anomaly diagnosis system
An engine start is beforehand detected when a preparation operation to engine start is detected. When the preparation operation is detected based on a seat...
Optical information readout apparatus
An optical information readout apparatus is disclosed having an image forming optical section 4 operative to shift first and second lenses 24, 25 along an...
Device having optical sensor
A functional device includes a light sensor for outputting a signal control signal relative to received light, a temperature sensor for outputting an additional...
Apparatus for manufacturing single crystal
A method for manufacturing a single crystal includes the steps of: flowing a raw material gas toward a seed crystal in a reactive chamber so that the single...
Abnormality detection apparatus for exhaust gas purification apparatus for
internal combustion engine
Unless an abnormality exists in piping introducing a pressure from front and rear of DPF 22 into a differential pressure sensor 45, pulsations of pressure...
Fuel pump to be installed inside fuel tank
A fuel pump for supplying fuel drawn from a fuel tank into an internal combustion engine comprises a rotor, a rotation shaft, bearing members and a drawing force...
Fuel injection control system designed to eliminate overlap between
multiple fuel injection events
A fuel injection control system for a multi-cylinder internal combustion engine mounted in a vehicle is provided. The system works to schedule execution of a...
Valve timing controller with a stopper
A valve timing controller is disclosed that includes first and second rotating elements, and a phase changing mechanism including arm members coupling the first...
Navigation system and program
A map image showing a current position and its surroundings, a route, and an arrow are displayed and superimposed on one another. The arrow has a base indicating...
Fuel injection controller for internal combustion engine
A fourth cylinder is mounted with a cylinder pressure sensor. The injection timing of the fourth cylinder is operated so as to feedback control the ignition...
Brake assisting control system using a distance index
An object of the invention is to provide a brake control system for a vehicle, according to which a comfortable feeling for a vehicle deceleration is obtained....
Vehicle communication apparatus and system for supporting vehicles passing
through narrow road
In the car navigation system including a vehicle communication apparatus mounted on a vehicle, different diffusion codes are assigned to each road such as a...
Pointer type indicating apparatus
A pointer type indicating apparatus includes dial plates each of which has an index portion for indicating operation information items of an operation object,...
Installation construction of radio communication module on vehicular
An installation construction of a radio communication module on a license plate of a vehicle includes the followings: the radio communication module provided...
Portable device for electronic key system and portable device search
A portable device search system for an electronic key system is formed by a portable device and handy equipment such as a cellular phone, PDA and the like, which...
Information presenting apparatus and method
An information presenting method and apparatus for a vehicle which may process display information based on a predicted direction of movement of the vehicle,...
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...
Ignition coil and manufacturing method and apparatus thereof
An axial end portion of a dielectric sheet, which is wound around a central core of an ignition coil, includes an axially projecting portion, which projects from...
Power generation control apparatus for vehicle
A vehicle power generation control apparatus has a power supply circuit, a rotation detecting circuit, an exciting current detecting circuit, a torque...
Alternator having a slip-ring cover connected to brush holder
An automotive alternator has slip-rings connected to a rotor shaft and a brush device covering the slip-rings. The brush device is composed of a brush holder...
Physical condition monitoring system
A microcomputer included in a physical condition monitoring system calculates the amount of autonomic nerve activity during sleep based on physical information...
Controller for automatic transmission
In performing a down-shift based on a driver's intention of deceleration, an engine output increasing control is started at a time when a transfer torque...
Fuel vapor treatment
A fuel vapor treatment system includes a canister containing an adsorbent, a detector detecting a concentration of a fuel vapor, a purge passage for introducing...
Ignition coil and method for manufacturing the same
An ignition coil includes primary and secondary coils. The primary coil includes a primary spool and a primary winding wound on the spool. The primary winding...
Multiple-spark ignition system for internal combustion engine
An ignition system for an internal combustion engine includes an ignition coil, electric power supply circuit, a switching transistor, engine condition detecting...