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Water droplet generating system and method for generating water droplet
The water droplet generating system includes a vessel, an opening/closing valve, a moisture absorbent member, and a condenser portion. The vessel has an opening...
Pipe joint block for fluid transfer
A connection block employs a support block with two parallel through holes that pass through parallel first and second flat block surfaces. First and second...
Heat exchanger pipe joint
A pipe joint structure includes a plurality of fluid flow path portions, a socket connected to the fluid flow path portions, a connection plate disposed to abut...
Load sensor device and steering apparatus for vehicle having the same
A wheel-side end of a connection link is freely inclined relative to the wheel. A shaft-side end of the connection link is movable substantially in a width...
A spool valve includes a valve housing, a spool and radial damper device. The valve housing has a shaft bore. The spool is slidably supported within the shaft...
An inlet system includes an intake manifold and an EGR inlet projecting into and received in the manifold through an insertion portion of the manifold. A...
Detection of fuel property based on change in rotational speed of engine
There is disclosed a fuel property detector for detecting a property of fuel injected by a fuel injector into a cylinder of an internal combustion engine. The...
Detection of cylinder-to-cylinder air/fuel imbalance
An air/fuel imbalance detection module includes a fueling control module, a response time determination module, and a comparison module. The fueling control...
Exhaust gas recirculation system for internal combustion engine
A low pressure EGR system includes a low pressure EGR passage connecting a downstream portion of an exhaust gas cleaner disposed in an exhaust passage to an...
Controller of internal combustion engine
A glow plug is provided in a combustion chamber of a diesel engine. An ECU diagnoses existence or nonexistence of a disconnection abnormality of the glow plug...
Control apparatus and method for internal combustion engine
An engine ECU (280) and an HV_ECU (320) control a throttle motor (296) such that the throttle valve opening degree (TH) does not exceed a prescribed limit...
Vehicle control system
A vehicle control system controls the speed of a vehicle according to actual road conditions and state of the vehicle. The control system acquires a present...
Vehicle air bag control system
A vehicle air bag control system includes an impact detector for detecting impact on a vehicle and for outputting an impact detection signal, an air bag...
Azimuth detecting apparatus and radar apparatus
In an azimuth detecting apparatus, a receiver includes antenna elements arranged at predetermined intervals d. A first signal producer produces, based on...
Electronic control apparatus for controlling driving of load by MOS FETs
An ECU has a main IC and at least one auxiliary IC, with at least the auxiliary IC driving one or more MOS FETs to control supplying of power to respective...
Magneto-sensitive integrated circuit
A magneto-sensitive integrated circuit which amplifies a magneto-sensitive output voltage of a Hall element by an amplifier to generate an amplified voltage,...
Voltage control of upconverter in a motored vehicle drive
When an ECU receives a transmission signal having a high level from a transmission, the ECU exerts torque reduction control to reduce a torque control value for...
Stator for rotary electric machine, and rotary electric machine using the
A stator for a multiple-phase rotary electric machine provided a stator core with slots and a coil formed of a plurality of windings for individual phases. Each...
Rotary electric machine having stator coil with U-shaped segment
In a stator coil of a rotary electric machine, a first crank portion radially shifts one side of a turn portion from the other side thereof by a first length....
Method for preparing metal oxide particles with a controlled size
A method for preparing metal oxide particles having a primary particle size on the order of nanometers is provided. The method comprises subjecting a metal ion...
Power transmission system
A power transmission system including an integrally molded hub and elastic member, where stress is inhibited from concentrating at the gate marks remaining...
A robot comprises a fixed member that has a lower end, a movable member, and an elastic sheet member. The movable member is supported by the fixed member to be...
Hybrid vehicle and control method thereof
In a hybrid vehicle according to the invention, upon satisfaction of a predetermined condition with regard to a gearshift position or a drive mode, a virtual...
Exhaust gas recirculation distribution variation sensing device
An exhaust gas recirculation distribution variation sensing device has a torque sensing section that senses instantaneous torque caused with combustion of fuel...
NOx sensor diagnostic device and exhaust gas purifying system using the
A NOx sensor diagnostic device includes a NOx sensor disposed in an exhaust passage of an engine, an output value obtaining device for obtaining an output value...
Apparatus for detecting rotational position of internal combustion engine
The rotational position detecting apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes a rotational angle sensor outputting a rotation angle signal indicative...
Vehicular communication device and control information generating device
A vehicular communication device switches over a communication method between the OFDM method and the SS method. A PLC master set includes a LAN communication...
Apparatus for estimating state of vehicle located in frontward field
An estimation apparatus estimates a state of a vehicle located in a frontward field. Positional coordinates of a plurality of positions on an object are...
Driving support apparatus
A driving support apparatus has a display mounted in a vehicle, a driving information receiving unit receiving a steering angle of a steering wheel of the...
Motor apparatus including Lundell motor having Lundell-type rotor
The Lundell motor apparatus includes a controller for controlling a field current passed to a field coil of a Lundell-type rotor of a motor and an armature...
Method of manufacturing rotation detector having encapsulated biasing
magnet and magnetic sensor
A rotation detector includes a semiconductor chip, a nonmagnetic case body, a biasing permanent magnet and a nonmagnetic cap fixed to the case body, wherein the...
Power output apparatus, control method of power output apparatus, and
vehicle equipped with power output apparatus
The drive control of the invention executed in a vehicle sets a correction coefficient keg, based on an intake air temperature and an atmospheric pressure...
Fuel supply apparatus
A movable portion is movable from a closed position, in which the movable portion is in contact with a valve element, to an opened position so as to supply fuel...
A seating sensor reliably senses an adult or a child seated on a vehicle seat, and prevents incorrect sensing of a seated occupant when a piece of luggage is...
Fuel injector with electric shield
A fuel injector for an internal combustion engine is provided. The fuel injector is equipped with a fuel pressure sensor, a sensor circuit such as an amplifier,...
Apparatus for controlling quantity of fuel to be actually sprayed from
injector in multiple injection mode
In an apparatus, a shift quantity calculating unit tentatively shifts a reference fuel spray characteristic to an obtained actual fuel spray characteristic in a...
Vehicle-use power supply apparatus
The vehicle-use power supply apparatus includes an alternator driven by an engine mounted on a vehicle to generate electric power in accordance with a command...
Activation system and method for passenger protection device
An activation system for a passenger protection device comprises a pair of communication wires, a central unit for detecting currents flowing in the ...
Motor drive apparatus and method
If a PWM duty instruction D1 determined by a duty calculation circuit exceeds an upper limit value, a duty signal processing circuit in a motor drive apparatus...
Face image capture apparatus
A face image capture apparatus for a vehicle repeatedly performs an output of a difference image to an image ECU. When the number of times of outputs reaches a...
Vehicular pedestrian collision detection sensor
A vehicular pedestrian collision detection sensor detects a collision with a pedestrian which allows high-accuracy recognition of a collision with a pedestrian....
Starter solenoid switch with improved arrangement of resistor
In a solenoid switch according to the invention, a magnetic plate is disposed on one side of a solenoid coil in an axial direction of the solenoid coil. A...
Linear displacement detection apparatus
A linear displacement detection apparatus is configured to convert a linear displacement of a shaft into a rotary displacement of a sensor rotor of a rotary...
SiC semiconductor device having outer periphery structure
A SiC semiconductor device includes: a SiC substrate; a SiC drift layer on the substrate having an impurity concentration lower than the substrate; a...
Semiconductor device having super junction structure
A semiconductor device includes a silicon substrate having a (110)-oriented surface, a PN column layer disposed on the (110)-oriented surface, a channel-forming...
Display apparatus having mechanism for opening and closing display panel
A display apparatus composed of a main body and a display panel hinged to the main body is conveniently mounted on a ceiling of an automobile. The display panel...
Vehicular steering apparatus with capability of providing suitable
steering angle correction and power assistance
A vehicular steering apparatus according to the invention includes a steering angle correction mechanism, a steering power assist mechanism, and a controller....
Internal combustion engine
A cylinder of an internal combustion engine is communicated with intake ports. Each of intake valves and each of fuel injection valves are provided to a...
Determination of engine rotational speed based on change in current
supplied to engine starter
An engine rotational speed determining device is disclosed which includes a signal inputting means and a rotational speed determining means. The signal inputting...
Road map data generation method, road map data update system, and road map
data management device
A navigation device has a regional map data item for each of multiple regions, into which a nation is divided. A connection table is included in a regional map...