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Generation control system
A generation control system for a vehicle includes an ac generator, a field current control unit that controls the duty ratio of field current of the ac...
Rain detection system and method of controlling the same
A rain detection system generates an operation signal for operating a wiper system on a window based on a detected window condition. The rain detection system...
Method for manufacturing spark plug using bending process for earth
A spark plug is provided after a provisional bending process, during which the earth electrode is provisionally bent at almost 90 degrees. The earth electrode,...
Vehicle power supply control apparatus
A power supply control for a vehicle includes air-conditioning electric devices and other electric devices. In the power supply control operation, current target...
Heat exchanger for refrigerant cycle
In a condenser of a refrigerant cycle, a throttle portion is provided at a predetermined position in one of first and second header tanks to decompress...
Semiconductor device with shielding
A semiconductor device includes gaps formed in a semiconductor substrate to provide an inner portion movable in x and y directions. Drive electrodes vibrate the...
Vehicle air conditioner with discharge capacity control of compressor
In a vehicle air conditioner having a variable displacement compressor, a control unit calculates a target cooling temperature of air to be cooled by an...
Vehicle behavior detector, in-vehicle processing system, detection
information calibrator, and in-vehicle processor
A vehicle behavior detector obtains detection information from autonomous sensors to detect a change in vehicle behavior. The detection information is calibrated...
Optical transmission system
An optical transmission system of the present invention includes input ports to which laser beams are respectively input, condensing, input optical elements,...
Ignition coil having rigid mounting structure
An ignition coil includes a cylindrical portion that includes a primary coil and a secondary coil, which are coaxially wound. The cylindrical portion can be...
Ignition control apparatus for internal combustion engine
An ignition control apparatus for an internal combustion engine of the present invention has a switching circuit and a control circuit. The switching circuit...
Semiconductor sensor with pressure difference adjusting means
In a semiconductor sensor having a membrane structure, the destruction of the membrane caused by the expansion or contraction of a fluid within a hollow part...
Dynamic flow rate adjusting method for injector
In a dynamic flow rate adjusting method, a press-fitting degree of an adjusting pipe is adjusted to regulate a load applied to a needle by a spring in a...
Instantaneous wire interruption detection system for vehicle electrical
In an instantaneous wire interruption detection system for a vehicle electrical system, a VSC-ECU includes an input processing circuit that processes electric...
Map information retrieving
Index data is provided for a retrieval method whose retrieval key does not contain positional information. From such index data, meshes are used to define an...
Activation system for passenger protection apparatus
Provided is an activation system for a passenger protection apparatus capable of detecting a collision acceleration accurately and in detail with a simple...
Sound output apparatus for an automotive vehicle
An output section, consisting of a pair of loudspeakers disposed adjacently to each other, is installed inside a seatback of a designated seat. Sound output...
Vehicular forward-vision display system decreasing luminance with
decreasing vehicle speed
A vehicular forward-vision display system includes a night-vision camera for scanning a nighttime image ahead of a vehicle and a head-up display for displaying...
Gate driving circuit
In a gate driving circuit, when a driving target device is turned on, an auxiliary driving element is turned on to form a closed circuit comprising a DC power...
Concentrated-winding type stator coil unit for rotary electric machine
A concentrated-winding type stator coil unit for a rotary electric machine is provided with a stator core having a core back and teeth protruding from the core...
Sequentially joined-segment armature and ac machine using same
A sequentially joined segment armature coil is provided which may be employed in an ac machine such as an ac motor or motor generator. The armature coil is...
AC generator for vehicle having rectifying unit
An ac generator for a vehicle includes a rotor for providing a magnetic field, a stator having a stator core in which a plurality of phase-windings is mounted to...
In a semiconductor device having semiconductor chips, a lower heat sink which is joined on the principal rear surface side of the semiconductor chips and an...
Dial switch having an ornamental colored ring
A dial switch disposed on a front surface of a control panel is surrounded by a colored ring which is visible from a front side of the control panel. Behind the...
Semiconductor device and method for producing the same by dicing
A protective sheet is fixed to a jig, and regions of the protective sheet corresponding to regions where dicing-cut is to be performed are removed to form...
Air passage opening and closing device capable of preventing uncomfortable
An air passage opening and closing device for controlling an air flow for air-conditioning a vehicle compartment which is adapted to reduce an uncomfortable...
Method and apparatus for molding ceramic sheet
A method and an apparatus capable of extrusion molding a comparatively wide, thin ceramic sheet using a screw extruder while suppressing the wrinkling thereof....
Torque sensor and electric power steering system having same
A torque sensor has a torsion bar coaxially in alignment with input and output shafts, a ring shaped magnet fixed to an axial end of the input shaft, a pair of...
Pressure sensor device and method of producing the same
A pressure sensor device having a casing (10) accommodating a sensor element (20) mounted on a mounting member (30). The casing (10) includes an opening (11) in...
Forming method of throttle apparatus for internal combustion engine
A throttle valve and the throttle body are formed substantially simultaneously in the same dies. The melted resin is injected in to a cavity through a pair of...
Method and apparatus for detecting an angle of a rotating shaft
An apparatus aims at detecting an angle of a rotating shaft as a train of bits. A first signal including a train of pulses corresponding to angle intervals of a...
Communication system and device under OFDM system
Communication between a stationary terminal such as an on-road terminal and a mobile terminal mounted on an automotive vehicle is performed under an OFDM system....
Reversible buck-boost chopper circuit, and inverter circuit with the same
In a reversible buck-boost chopper circuit, a first half-bridge circuit has a first switching element with a high-side main electrode connected to a positive...
Load drive control apparatus with performances of power-consumption
reduction and overheat protection
A load drive control apparatus comprises a drive control circuit and a mode switchover circuit. The drive control circuit, which operates under a driving power,...
Micro movable mechanism system and control method for the same
A micro movable mechanism system includes a micro movable mechanism. A target position generating section generates a signal indicative a target position of the...
Map display device and method for displaying map
In a map display device, a photographic map can be displayed in different modes. When it is determined that the photographic map is displayed in a combined map...
Apparatus for detecting direction of target using difference in phase of
radio wave signals received through...
An apparatus for detecting a direction of a target is provided. The apparatus transmits and receives radio waves through a plurality of transmission/reception...
Wire connecting structure of electromagnetic switch of starter
In a starter, an electromagnetic switch is mounted to a seating. A lead wire of an exciting coil is led to an outside of a switch case by a coil-leading portion...
Stator arrangement of rotary electric machine
In a stator of a rotary electric machine that includes a stator winding and a stator core having a plurality of slots, the stator winding is constituted of a...
Apparatus for drying ceramic molded articles using microwave energy
An apparatus and a method, for drying ceramic molded articles, are disclosed. A drying apparatus (1) comprises a drying chamber (10) for accommodating ceramic...
Moisture sensor and fuel cell system using same
A moisture sensor working to measure a moisture content of a specified measurement gas is provided which consists of an electrochemical cell having a first...
Hydrogen sensor for use in battery overcharge/overdischarge detector and
hydrogen leakage detector
A hydrogen sensor which may be employed in an overcharge/overdischarge detector for a battery and a hydrogen leakage detector for a fuel cell is provided. The...
Apparatus for automatically adjusting direction of light axis of vehicle
The apparatus for adjusting a direction of a light axis of a vehicle headlight includes a vehicle height sensor, and an inclination calculating unit for...
Transmission-ratio-varying steering apparatus
A transmission-ratio-varying steering apparatus has a control circuit capable of storing a rotation angle between input and output shafts in a non-volatile...
Spark plug and ignition apparatus using same
A power-saving type of ignition apparatus is provided with a spark plug of which electrodes (30, 40) are regulated in their shapes to lower an amount of energy...
Ejector cycle device
An ejector cycle device includes a gas-liquid separator for separating a refrigerant flowing out of an ejector into gas-phase refrigerant and liquid-phase...
Cooling apparatus for fuel cell utilizing air conditioning system
A cooling circuit of a cooling apparatus for a fuel cell comprises a compressor for compressing a gaseous refrigerant, an external heat exchanger arranged on the...
Method and apparatus for manufacturing heat exchanger tube
Distortion of the cross-sectional shape of a tube when producing a heat exchanger tube by cutting a continuous tube is prevented by forming cutting grooves in a...
Method of manufacturing a sequential segment joining type stator coil
Provided is a method of manufacturing a sequential segment joining type stator coil for use in an electric rotating machine, capable of achieving satisfactory...
Processor unit for executing event processes in real time without causing
A processor unit executes a failure detection program for a vehicle. The failure detection program includes a first failure detection process of a high priority...