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Fluid apparatus having pumps and method for controlling the same
A fluid apparatus, which is provided for supplying fluid into an internal combustion engine, includes an upstream pump, which is electrically driven, having an...
Fuel injection controller
A fuel injection controller calculates a fuel pressure-feeding start angle of a fuel pump as a valve opening start angle of a metering valve, which regulates a...
Device and method for controlling ignition timing of internal combustion
An engine ECU executes a program including a step of, when an absolute value of a difference between median value V(50) of magnitude values LOG(V), which is...
An ultrasonic sensor includes an ultrasonic transducer and a case. The ultrasonic transducer has a housing in a cylindrical shape with a bottom attached thereto,...
Vapor compression refrigerating device
In an automotive vehicle having a heater for a heating operation for a passenger room of the vehicle with use of waste heat of an engine, a vapor compression...
Voice-controlled navigation device requiring voice or manual user
affirmation of recognized destination setting...
A voice control system is directed to a car navigation device that includes: a display unit; a microphone; a speech recognition unit for recognizing, as a...
Satellite navigation controller
A navigation device changes a position determination accuracy of a receiver for satellite navigation to a higher accuracy in the following cases: when the...
Seatbelt alarm device for vehicle
A seatbelt alarm device for a vehicle includes a seat sensor, a seatbelt sensor, a judgment circuit, an alarm unit, and a child seat sensor. The seat sensor...
Rotation angle detector
A rotation angle detector detects a rotation angle of a magnetic field by selectively using a hall element from a plurality of hall elements disposed on one side...
Vehicle alternator monitoring system and related failure monitoring method
A vehicle alternator failure monitoring system and related monitoring method are disclosed wherein an ECU executes operations depending on a power generation...
Device and method for driving electric actuator
A smart actuator that includes a driving device and an electric actuator such as a DC motor includes a driving current detecting circuit, a driving circuit...
High-voltage electric rotating machine
The present invention relates an electric rotating machine comprising a plurality of phase coils each composed of a plurality of partial coils each made by...
Connector mounting structure
A connector mounting structure includes a circuit board and a male connector. The male connector is surface-mounted to the circuit board and has a housing and...
Vehicle air conditioning system having non-contacting temperature sensors
When a front-passenger seat occupant detecting sensor indicates absence of an occupant in a front-passenger seat, an air conditioning control ECU adjusts a...
Displacement prevention device for the side plate of a heat exchanger
Side plates (4) each include a base portion (41), in contact with fins (11), and side wall portions (42) extending from the base portion (41) in the direction Y...
Fuel nature measuring device of internal combustion engine and internal
combustion engine having the same
A fuel nature measuring device for measuring the nature of fuel stored in a fuel tank includes a measurement passage, a gas flow generator, a pressure detector,...
Pump module having sub-tank and elastic member
A pump module, which is mounted to a fuel tank, includes a sub-tank, a fuel pump and an elastic member. The sub-tank is accommodated in the fuel tank. The fuel...
Gear housing of driving device equipped with motor
A driving device includes a motor, and a gear housing secured to the motor. The gear housing accommodates reduction gears. Rotation of the motor is reduced by...
Starter for an engine
A starter for an engine includes a motor, a cylindrical tube, a one-way clutch, an output shaft, and a pinion gear. The motor generates a rotational force. A...
Starter with one-way clutch for cranking internal combustion engine
A starter for cranking an internal combustion engine includes an electric motor, an output shaft, and a one-way clutch for transmitting a rotational torque of...
Driving state determining system
A driving state determining system in a vehicle recognizes an obstruction that may collide with the vehicle based on obtained various information. The system...
Apparatus for detecting tire inflation pressure
A sensor detects values of inflation pressure of a tire of a vehicle one after another. A controller calculates, from the values of the tire inflation pressure,...
Vehicular obstacle detection system
When either a front-side sensor or a rear-side sensor of a subject vehicle detects an obstacle entering a certain distance range of multiple distance ranges...
Control system and method using biometric information
An entry control system includes a portable device carried by a vehicle user and a biometric sensor attached to a vehicle door. The biometric sensor includes a...
Semiconductor device having separation region
A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor substrate; a separation region in the substrate; an embedded layer; a channel forming region; a source region; a...
A connector case has a connector part, a terminal, and a resin case. The connector part of a concave shape accommodates external connection terminals. One end of...
Optical information reader
In an optical information reader, a case, and a light source is installed in the case. The light source supplies light. A lens is installed in the case and...
Fuel pressure regulation valve
A regulation valve has: a cylinder that has an inlet port at one end side thereof to introduce the fuel thereinto, and a relief port opening on a side face...
Plasma ignition system
A plasma ignition system has an electromagnetic noise reduction circuit in addition to a discharge power circuit, a plasma generating power circuit, a plasma...
Jet pump, fuel feed apparatus having the same, and method for welding the
A jet pump is provided for supplying fuel from a fuel tank into a sub-tank, which is accommodated in the fuel tank. The jet pump includes a welded portion...
Knocking state determination device
An engine ECU executes a program including the steps of: calculating a correlation coefficient K based on the result of comparing a vibration waveform of an...
Torque detecting apparatus
A torque detecting apparatus having a permanent magnet fixed to an input shaft, magnetic yokes fixed to an output shaft coaxially connected to the input shaft...
Capacitive type humidity sensor
A capacitive type humidity sensor includes: a semiconductor substrate; a plurality of humidity devices having a capacitance variable in accordance with a...
Deterioration diagnosis system for exhaust gas sensor
A diagnosis device calculates a lean-direction responsiveness characteristic and a rich-direction responsiveness characteristic of the exhaust gas sensor. The...
Multitasking operating system capable of reducing power consumption and
vehicle electronic control unit using same
A real time operating system (RTOS) for a vehicle electronic control unit (ECU) switches the CPU of the vehicle ECU to a low-power-consumption (LPC) mode, if...
Electronic control apparatus
An electronic control apparatus includes an exclusive power source line for a charge pump circuit which is discriminated from a common power source line. The...
Tire location detecting apparatus with transmitters configured to transmit
signals at predetermined angular...
According to the invention, a wheel identifying apparatus includes a plurality of transmitters and a receiver. Each of the transmitters is mounted on one of...
Analog switch having a minimized external flow of leakage current and
switched capacitor filter incorporating...
An analog switch used in a switched capacitor filter has N-channel and P-channel MOS FETs connected in parallel between input and output switch terminals, with...
Signal processing circuit of rotation detecting device
A rotation detecting device includes a rotation detecting unit for providing first and second rotation signals in response to rotation of a rotating object and a...
Sensor device having stopper for limitting displacement
A sensor includes: a first chip; a second chip disposed on the first chip through an adhesive member; and a stopper. The second chip is connected to the first...
Sensor device and wiper controller having sensor device
A sensor device for detecting wetting on a windshield includes a light emission element for emitting a light, a first light reception element for receiving the...
Apparatus for controlling an automatic transmission
When a charge control is applied to a clutch during a shifting operation of an automatic transmission, a charge counter of this clutch is set to a predetermined...
Automatic transmission control apparatus
Each corresponding one of a plurality of friction arrangements, which is driven in an engaging direction to achieve engagement at time of next gear shift to...
Fuel vapor treatment apparatus, system having the same, method for
operating the same
A fuel vapor treatment apparatus connects with a fuel tank, which produces fuel vapor to be purged into an intake passage of an internal combustion engine...
Fuel pump module for electronic returnless fuel system
A fuel pump module has a fuel pump with an outlet located within a fuel reservoir, a fuel filter casing within which a fuel filter receives fuel from the fuel...
An injector includes a boosting mechanism and a nozzle. The boosting mechanism boosts fuel, and the nozzle injects and supplies the fuel boosted by the boosting...
A fuel injector is disclosed that includes a valve body with a plurality of nozzle holes for injecting fuel in a hollow spray from the fuel injector. The...
Valve timing adjusting apparatus
In a valve timing adjusting apparatus, an outer peripheral surface of each projection of an internal gear, which is received in a corresponding engaging hole of...
Device for detecting a rotation device
There are provided a device for detecting a rotation rate that prevents an eddy current from being generated in a housing member around a rotation rate sensor,...
Flow detecting device having heating element
A flow detecting device is provided to a fluid passage through which a main flow of fluid passes. The flow detecting device includes a sensor body, a heating...