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Variable valve timing apparatus and control method therefor
An ECU executes a program including the steps of: detecting engine speed NE (S100); and stopping power supply to an electric motor of an intake VVT mechanism...
Yaw rate sensor using surface acoustic wave
A yaw rate sensor has two sets of exciting electrodes, perturbative weights and two sets of detecting electrodes on a surface of a piezoelectric substrate. The...
Refrigeration cycle device, and air conditioner for vehicle
In a refrigeration cycle device in which a compressor is driven by power transmitted from an engine, a torque limiter is adapted to interrupt a transmission of...
Apparatus and program for finding vehicle position
A navigation apparatus calculates a current position candidate of a vehicle based on absolute position information, and calculates a travelable area based on...
Data processing apparatus
With respect to a non-road region route, which is in a region other than roads registered in map data, a navigation apparatus in a vehicle specifies three check...
Vehicle-installation obstacle detection apparatus
A vehicle-installed obstacle detection apparatus includes a forward-view camera, and processes resultant image data to detect objects as possible obstacles. A...
Variable valve timing apparatus and control method thereof
In valve timing control after issuance of an engine stop instruction with a prescribed value set as a target phase, an ECU delays permission of an engine stop...
Location range setting apparatus, control method and controller for
apparatus mounted in mobile object, and...
A location range setting apparatus includes: a location information acquiring unit for acquiring location information indicating the location of a mobile...
Electronic control system for vehicle
An electronic control unit performs self-diagnosis based on signals received from various sensors, and stores abnormality data in an EEPROM when abnormality is...
Electronic safing system
The electronic safing system is provided with a safing sensor, a comparator, and a microcomputer. The microcomputer has a programmable analog I/O port which is...
Apparatus and program for navigation
A navigation apparatus defines a detection area for detecting a weather phenomenon as a predetermined range around a travel route that is designated as an area...
Image display apparatus and image display system for vehicle
If a display mode is set to a narrow angle enlargement image mode, an enlargement image area is inputted via a touch panel. A transformation is made to compress...
An electric device includes: a first electric element; a second electric element capable of flowing large current therethrough so that heat is generated in the...
Manual operation device
A manual operation device of the present disclosure allows a user to intuitively recognize a force pattern by providing a graphical representation of the force...
Vehicle-use visual field assistance system in which information dispatch
apparatus transmits images of blind...
A camera of a ground-based information dispatch apparatus captures a blind-spot image, showing a region that is a blind spot with respect to a vehicle driver. A...
Driving circuit with variable resistor for transistor
A switching circuit includes: a transistor having a first electrode, a second electrode and a control electrode; a zener diode; and a capacitor. A connection...
A synchronous-rectifier type DC-DC converter includes a high-side main switch element, a low-side rectifying switch element, and a control drive circuit. The...
Stator for dynamoelectric machine and method of manufacturing same
A stator for a dynamoelectric machine includes a stator core and a stator coil. The stator coil is made up of wave-shaped electric wires mounted on the stator...
Power supply unit having configurable output voltage ranges
As a result of a path being connected to an input terminal to allow a first intermediate voltage from a power-side regulator or another external source that...
Liquid property detecting device
A liquid property detecting device includes a switch portion switching an electrode to charge with a standard voltage generated by a generator, or discharge...
Fiber aggregate and fabricating method of the same
A fiber aggregate contains fine carbon fibers and fine boron nitride fibers. Desirably the boron nitride fibers form an outer layer portion of the fiber...
Apparatus for detecting vital functions, control unit and pulse wave
An apparatus for detecting vital functions has a pulse wave sensor attachable to a body and a control unit. The control unit checks if amplitude of pulse wave...
Refrigeration-cycle component assembly and vehicular refrigeration system
A refrigeration-cycle component assembly includes a pipe connecting member, a box temperature-sensitive expansion valve, an ejector, a passenger-compartment...
Local air conditioning system for vehicle and method of controlling local
air conditioning unit
A local air conditioning system for a vehicle includes a local air conditioning unit for performing one of a cooling operation and a heating operation for a...
Exhaust gas purification device of internal combustion engine
An SCR catalyst is provided in an exhaust pipe of an engine and a urea solution addition valve is provided upstream of the SCR catalyst in the exhaust pipe. An...
Memory management apparatus and method for same
A memory management apparatus uses a link list memory to manage a use area and a vacant area of a data memory. The use of the use area of the data memory by...
Streaming data playback apparatus
A handsfree apparatus performs an operation for requesting a connection of a Bluetooth connection link to a cellular phone after guaranteeing a continuous...
A navigation program is prepared for a navigation apparatus so as to be used in several different destination regions. When installing a navigation program,...
Route search apparatus
An apparatus calculates a coefficient b that reflects a road slope condition of each section based on an altitude difference of both ends of each section stored...
Combustion controller for compression-ignition direct-injection engine and
engine control system for the same
As a compression-ignition direct-injection engine combustion controller, a program for detecting ignition timing of a main injection Mn (main ignition timing),...
Control apparatus for electric power steering system
There is provided a control apparatus that controls a motor of an electric power steering system to assist a steering effort of an operator. The control...
In-vehicle apparatus with handsfree function
When an in-vehicle handsfree apparatus establishes concurrent connection with a cellular phone via a Bluetooth interface device with respect to a phone book...
A navigation apparatus is disclosed. The navigation apparatus includes a remote control device having a manipulation member and a force generator. The...
Vehicle power generation controlling device and vehicle system
A switching element, a duty deciding circuit, an LRC circuit, a voltage detecting circuit, and an LRC limit value deciding circuit are included. The switching...
Method and apparatus for forming hole
In a method of forming a hole on a work piece, a laser beam is directed from a laser head to a predetermined portion of the work piece to form a pilot hole...
Electric current collector, electrode and charge accumulating device
The electric current collector of the present invention comprises a substrate composed of aluminum, a junction layer, formed on the surface of the substrate, in...
Method for manufacturing carbon nano tube
A method for manufacturing a carbon nano tube by a CVD method includes: supplying a carbon atom to a catalyzer for forming the carbon nano tube; and controlling...
Intake system for internal combustion engine
An intake system for an engine includes a duct defining an intake passage therein, and a cantilevered valve including a valve main body opening/closing the...
Engine start system for use in idle stop system for automotive vehicle
An engine start system which may be employed in automotive idle stop systems. The engine start system includes a pinion gear to be pushed to a ring gear coupled...
Industrial robot having electric cable connecting movable body and fixed
A robot comprises a fixed body, a movable body, and a flat-shaped cable. The fixed body is at least unmovable in a vertical direction. The movable body is...
External combustion engine
An external combustion engine provided with a pipe-shaped main container with a heating portion and a cooling portion, an output part converting displacement of...
Information communication system, content output apparatus, user
apparatus, content delivery apparatus, and...
In an information communication system, a portable apparatus stores owned content information as list information about a content already purchased by a user....
Method and apparatus for estimating behaviors of vehicle using GPS signals
A method and an apparatus for estimating behaviors of a vehicle are provided. At least two GPS antennas are located along a longitudinal axis of a vehicle so...
Abnormality diagnosis device for exhaust heat recovery equipment
An abnormality diagnosis device is for an exhaust heat recovery equipment including an exhaust heat absorption part absorbing exhaust heat from an engine, a...
Electronically scanned radar system
A sampled beat signal RD is split into a plurality of short-time data SD in the time direction, for each of antenna elements. Interference component frequency...
Starter for engines and its starting circuit
The starter has a system of pushing the pinion gear in the direction of the anti-motor side by using the attracting power of the electromagnetic switch via the...
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes: a sensor including a sensor structure on a first side of the sensor and a periphery element surrounding the sensor structure;...
Semiconductor device having IGBT and diode
A semiconductor device includes: a substrate; an active element cell area including IGBT cell region and a diode cell region; a first semiconductor region on a...
Semiconductor device making method
A method of making a semiconductor device includes forming a p-type semiconductor region to an n-type semiconductor substrate in such a manner that the p-type...