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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...
Gas sensing element with increased response
A gas sensing element is disclosed as having a measuring gas chamber to which measuring gases are admitted, a diffusion resistance portion for introducing...
Gas sensing member used for gas sensor and method of manufacturing the
A gas sensing member has a unit structure and a porous protective layer disposed on the unit structure. The unit structure has a solid electrolyte body, a gas...
An electronic device has: a connector having plural kinds of terminals with respectively different cross section shapes; and a substrate having a plurality of...
Centrifugal fan and blower having the same
A centrifugal fan includes a plurality of blades, a first wall disposed at first axial ends of the blades, and a second wall disposed at second axial ends of...
A blower unit includes a rotation shaft, a centrifugal fan and a casing. The centrifugal fan has blades arranged around the rotation shaft. The casing has a...
Heat exchanger fin with planar crests and troughs having slits
A heat exchanger has a pair of header tanks with a plurality of tubes and a plurality of fins extending between the pair of header tanks. Each fin forms a...
Diesel engine start-up assisting device
A diesel engine start-up assisting device includes a plurality of first-and-second switching elements 11a to 11d between a common direct-current power source 1...
Valve timing control apparatus
A vane rotor includes a vane to partition an advance chamber from a retard chamber. A valve element communicates a lock port with an exhaust port to drain a...
Valve timing adjusting apparatus
A valve timing adjusting apparatus includes a housing, a vane rotor, and a spiral spring. The spiral spring has a most radially inward part engaged with a...
Control system of internal combustion engine
A control system of an internal combustion engine changing an operating timing of a valve in an internal combustion engine where a valve drive cam (13) and a...
An ultrasonic sensor includes a transmitting device, a receiving device, and a circuit device. The circuit device determines that the receiving device receives...
Method of manufacturing coil for stators mounted in rotary electric
In manufacturing a stator coil for rotary electric machine having phase windings, plural conductive shaped wire members are integrated mutually to form an...
Memory management apparatus
A fault code memory management apparatus stores a permanent fault code in different places of a non-volatile memory, and restore the fault code when an error is...
Navigation apparatus, method, and program for same
A normal route guidance of a navigation apparatus based on guidance information retrieved from a hard disk drive is switched to a turn list display based on the...
Vehicular fuel consumption notification apparatus and in-vehicle system
An actual fuel consumption rate and a tentative fuel consumption rate are repeatedly acquired from an air-conditioning apparatus. The tentative fuel consumption...
Variable valve timing apparatus and control method therefor
An ECU executes a program including the step of stopping power supply to an electric motor if a phase of an intake valve is in a first region between the most...
Variable valve timing apparatus and control method thereof
At the time of reference position learning for ensuring accuracy in detecting a valve timing, an operation amount of an actuator is set such that intake valve...
Apparatus to control airbag for side collision
An apparatus to control an airbag for a side collision includes a vehicle inclination detecting unit which detects an inclination of a vehicle relative to a...
Image recognition apparatus utilizing plurality of weak classifiers for
evaluating successive sub-images...
The position of a face image within an input image is detected based on results from applying a plurality of weak classifiers in sequence to each of sub-images...
Ultrasonic sensor with piezoelectric elements and acoustic matching
An ultrasonic sensor includes a transmitting device, receiving devices arranged in an array, and a circuit device. One receiving device is configured as a...
Touch panel input system for vehicle
An input operation system for use in a vehicle has a protruding marking on a surface of a touch panel, and displays a composite image generated by superposing...
Driver management apparatus and travel management system
In a driver management apparatus for managing the driver of a vehicle, a state estimating means estimates a state of the driver based on the sensing information...
Power generation controlling device for vehicles, which device has
bi-directional communication function with...
A power generation controlling device for vehicle includes a communication controlling circuit, a power generation voltage and excitation current controlling...
Control device for electric rotating machine
A control device has a unit for selecting each of states of an inverter applying a voltage to a generator, a unit for predicting a first current of the...
Battery temperature regulator incorporating casing or terminal temperature
A temperature regulator is provided for a battery which includes an electrode body, a terminal electrically connected to the electrode body, and a casing that...
Motor drive control apparatus and method
In application of a square wave voltage to a motor MG2 to make the motor MG2 output a torque equivalent to a torque command Tm2*, the procedure of square wave...
Vehicle control apparatus having function for preventing erroneous
operation due to delay in activation of...
In a control system in which a first vehicle control apparatus becomes activated prior to activation of a second vehicle control apparatus, and is coupled for...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing thereof
A semiconductor device is provided in which the contact resistance of the interface between an electrode and the semiconductor substrate is reduced. The...
Forming impurity regions in silicon carbide devices
First, a first layer made of Ni or an alloy including Ni may be formed on an upper surface of a semiconductor layer. Next, a second layer made of silicon oxide...
Abnormality detection apparatus for battery pack
The abnormality detection apparatus for a battery pack includes a first determining function of making a first determination that abnormality is present when a...
Mechanism for converting rotational motion into linear motion
A rotation/linear motion conversion mechanism provided with an annular shaft, a sun shaft arranged inside the annular shaft, planetary shafts arranged around...
Game machine including variable pattern display units
A game machines has a back side display unit composed of reels for displaying back patterns, and a front side display unit composed of transparent EL panels for...
Fuel supply control apparatus
A fuel supply control apparatus for an engine includes an alcohol concentration detector and an engine temperature detector. The apparatus increases an amount...
Device and method for controlling internal combustion engine
If it is necessary to rapidly change a phase of an intake camshaft and an intake VVT mechanism relatively slow in responsiveness as it is associated with an "A"...