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Spark plug with easy-to-recognize identification marks
A spark plug according to the invention has a length and an outer side surface. The outer side surface includes a plurality of closed band-shaped regions...
Method and system for controlling power to be fed to electrical loads
In a control system, a control unit is connected to a generator and is configured to, when a steep change in a load current flowing through at least one specific...
Manufacturing equipment of SiC single crystal and method for manufacturing
SiC single crystal
A method for manufacturing a SiC single crystal from a SiC seed crystal is provided. The method includes the steps of: measuring a diameter of the SiC single...
Downshift control for automotive automatic transmission
An automotive automatic transmission control system is provided which is designed to increase the output of an engine in response to a driver's request to...
An outer end of a seal element for a fixed scroll is extended to a position close to an end of an inside spiral wall of the fixed scroll, and an outwardly...
Fuel supply pump capable of lubricating cam bearings
A fuel supply pump uses a low-pressure supply pump for pumping up a low-pressure fuel, and a pump element having a plunger for increasing pressure of the...
Fuel supply apparatus
In a fuel supply apparatus, a circuit module has a housing, a driving circuit contained in the housing, an electric connector. The circuit module is mounted to a...
Butterfly valve apparatus and manufacturing method of the same
A butterfly valve apparatus includes a valve body, valve discs, valve shafts, and a connecting member. The valve body has valve passages. Valve discs are...
Valve timing adjusting apparatus
A driving-side rotatable body includes a driving-side inner gear, which has an axial extent that does not overlap with an axial extent of a driven-side inner...
Diaphragm-type pressure sensing apparatus
A diaphragm-type pressure sensing apparatus includes a pressure sensor having a diaphragm for converting pressure into an electrical signal, a circuit board for...
Ultrasonic sensor assembly
An ultrasonic sensor assembly includes an ultrasonic sensor apparatus, a holding member and a spring arrangement. The spring arrangement includes two spring...
Apparatus for measuring flow characteristics
A flow detection device for detecting a flow characteristic of a fluid within a pipe is disclosed. The flow detection device includes a first channel portion...
Combustion chamber pressure sensor equipped with damper body for
attenuating transmitted engine vibration
A combustion chamber pressure sensor for an internal combustion engine includes an elongated pressure transmitting member having one end exposed to the interior...
Exhaust gas purification system of internal combustion engine
An oxidation catalyst is disposed upstream of a diesel particulate filter (DPF) in an exhaust passage of a diesel engine. An electronic control unit (ECU)...
Secondary air supply system for internal combustion engine
A secondary air pipe is connected to an exhaust pipe upstream of a catalyst, and a secondary air pump is connected to an upstream portion of the secondary air...
Method and apparatus for measuring coaxial relation between two mechanical
According to a measuring method, shapes of two mechanical parts of a measuring object are shot by a camera at their respective axial both ends so that image...
Reset detection circuit in semiconductor integrated circuit
A reset detection circuit for a logic circuit and a RAM includes a first determining circuit, a second determining circuit and a reset signal generating circuit....
Starter-relay control circuit with self fault diagnosis function
In a starter-relay control circuit, a high-side switching element is connected between a first output line connected to a high-side terminal and an ignition...
RF tag recycling system and RF tag collecting apparatus
The RF tag recycling system for recycling RF tags containing information on goods to which the RF tags are attached includes data storage mediums which are...
Motor control apparatus
Presence/absence of a failure in a feedback control system of a motor is monitored. When a failure is detected in the feedback control system, the motor is...
Sensor having metallic housing and resin connector, and method of
manufacturing the same
A sensor includes a metallic housing having a hollow portion, a metallic terminal pin, a part of which is inserted into the hollow portion of the housing, a...
Rotating apparatus with a torque limiter function
A screw engagement portion between a pulley and a shaft is provided with a thread in a direction to increase the tightening torque when the pulley is driven. A...
Air passage switching device
An air passage switching device includes a film member for opening and closing an opening portion of an air passage, and the film member has a first end portion...
Element crack detecting apparatus and method for oxygen sensor
An element crack detecting apparatus for an oxygen sensor detects a sensor output voltage for an abnormality detection period after a fuel cut-off is started...
Engine control system using valve opening parameter
In a system, a calculating unit calculates a control parameter required for control of an engine based on a valve opening parameter each time a calculating...
A link mechanism prevents a first pin from coming out of a groove and prevents interference with other elements. The line of action is the line orthogonal to the...
A pressure sensor has a case having a first side and a second side, and a sensing portion mounted to the case. A first diaphragm is disposed on the first side of...
Automatic drain docking system for HVAC module drain pipe
A mounting arrangement for an HVAC case includes a drain tube extending from the HVAC case and defining an outlet. A receiving portion extends from a docking...
Exhaust gas purification system for internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas purification system has a first accumulation quantity estimation device that estimates an accumulation quantity of exhaust particulate matters...
Apparatus for processing sensor signal from knock sensor of internal
A knock sensor signal processing apparatus for an engine, which performs a series of A/D conversions of a knock sensor signal during each of successive knock...
Tire condition monitoring system and method
A tire condition monitoring system for a vehicle has a chassis-side transmitter/receiver and a tire-side transmitter/receiver. The tire-side transmitter/receiver...
Windshield wiper de-ice function using HVAC switch position
A vehicular windshield wiping apparatus has a temperature sensor for sensing temperatures outside of the vehicle, a humidity sensor for sensing humidity outside...
Laminated-type piezoelectric element and a manufacturing method thereof
The invention provides a laminate-type piezoelectric element comprising a ceramic laminate 10 with ceramic layers 11 and internal electrode layers 12...
A raindrop sensor includes a light-emitting element, a light-receiving element and a light guide body. The light-emitting element and the light-receiving element...
Sealing structure of ceramic heater
A ceramic heater is provided which may be built in a gas sensor to heat a sensor element up to a desired activation temperature. The ceramic heater includes a...
Electronic apparatus including circuit board chassis
The electronic apparatus includes a circuit board on which electronic component is mounted and a chassis housing the circuit board. The chassis is provided with...
Fuel pump received in housing
A fuel pump includes a rotor, a rotating member, a pump portion, and a housing. The rotating member is rotated by the rotor to generate suction force for drawing...
Variable valve timing controller for internal combustion engine
A variable valve timing controller adjusts valve timing of an intake valve and/or an exhaust valve by varying a motor speed relative to a camshaft. When an...
Shift lever lock device for vehicular automatic transmission
In association with a solenoidal coil 10 being energized to unlock a shift lever 1C, a first movable core 9 and a second movable core 11 magnetically stick...
Vehicular collision object determining system
A planar pressure-sensitive switch unit has multiple pressure-sensitive switches that are disposed in a longitudinal direction of a bumper cover of a vehicle...
Tire rotation assisting apparatus
Tire-side transmitters, attached to respective tires, have inherent ID numbers. On-vehicle receivers, disposed on an automotive vehicle, receive signals...
Rotation detecting device
A rotation detecting device for detecting a rotating object includes a housing having a bearing and an mounting surface, a rotor member having magnetic...
Semiconductor device including a vertical field effect transistor, having
trenches, and a diode
A semiconductor device includes (a) a vertical field effect transistor, the vertical field effect transistor including a drain electrode formed on a first...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device manufacturing method comprises forming a pn column so that the pn column is designed to have a strip form in the section of the substrate...
A pump module includes a fuel pump, a fuel filter having a filter casing and a filter element, a fuel outlet, and a pressure regulator. The filter casing covers...
A breath monitor includes: a plurality of sensors for detecting a load derived from a human lying on a bed and for outputting a sensor signal corresponding to...
Automatic transmission controller
An automatic transmission controller has an electronic control circuit, an electromagnetic valve, and a pressure control valve. The electronic control circuit...
Door driving system
A door driving system includes a door for controlling an air flow, a transmission mechanism for operating the door, and a driving motor for exerting a rotation...
Spark plug with noble metal chip joined by unique laser welding and
fabrication method thereof
A spark plug is provided which ensures the reliability of a weld between a noble metal chip and a ground electrode as well as higher durability and ignitability...
Vane pump including rotor having eccentric gravity center
A vane pump includes a casing having a cylindrical inner bore and a rotor disposed in the inner bore with an eccentric relation thereto, forming a circular pump...