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Vehicle control system and method using navigation data
While a vehicle travels in a regular point, an absolute position of the vehicle is detected based on detection signals of a GPS sensor, a gyro sensor and a...
Quadrature detection method, quadrature detection device and radio wave
A radio wave timepiece A and a quadrature detection device for executing a quadrature detecting method are disclosed including a receiving antenna 14 for...
Vehicle detecting apparatus
The vehicle detecting apparatus includes an image sensor mounted on a host vehicle so as to be able to take an image ahead of the host vehicle, a light source...
Automotive alternator having rectifier device
An automotive alternator mounted on a vehicle for generating electric power includes front and rear frames, a cylindrical stator and a rotor. The cylindrical...
Semiconductor device having p-n column portion
A semiconductor device includes: a first semiconductor layer; a p-n column portion over the first semiconductor layer and including second and third ...
Semiconductor device having capacitor, transistor and diffusion resistor
and manufacturing method thereof
In manufacturing a semiconductor device including a substrate having a (111)-plane orientation and an off-set angle in a range between 3 degrees and 4 degrees, a...
Semiconductor device with trench structure
A semiconductor device includes a common diffusion structure formed in each region of a substrate in which semiconductor components are formed. The diffusion...
Silcon carbide semiconductor device having schottky barrier diode and
method for manufacturing the same
An SiC semiconductor device is provided, which comprises: a substrate made of silicon carbide and having a principal surface; a drift layer made of silicon...
Ceramic support capable of supporting catalyst, catalyst-ceramic body and
processes for producing same
A needle-shaped ceramic body having as its base material a cordierite porous body having a high specific surface area and superior thermal shock resistance, and...
Bonding method of semiconductor substrate and sheet, and manufacturing
method of semiconductor chips using the same
A semiconductor substrate is bonded to a joining face of a sheet and is dividable along predetermined dividing lines of the semiconductor substrate by expanding...
Method for dicing semiconductor substrate
A device separated from a wafer includes: a chip having a sidewall, which is provided by a dicing surface of the wafer in a case where the device is separated...
Semiconductor physical quantity sensor and method for manufacturing the
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor physical quantity sensor having a fixed portion, a movable portion and an output terminal includes: forming a metal...
Power transmission device
In a power transmission device 41, a tapered inner circumferential surface 79 increasing its diameter toward a rotating shaft body 47 is formed in a hub 75, and...
Pipe joint unit and method of manufacturing the same
A pipe joint unit includes a first pipe member with a male joint, a second pipe member with a female joint, and a pipe joint member coupling the first pipe...
Steering assisting system for vehicle
A steering assisting system has a variable transfer ratio steering apparatus and an electric power steering apparatus. The variable transfer ratio steering...
Condenser for an air conditioner
In a condenser for an air conditioning system, in particular for motor vehicles, comprising a condensing section (1b) and a supercooling section (1c) which is...
Refrigerant cycle device and control system for vehicle
A refrigerant cycle device includes a compressor driven by a vehicle engine for drawing and compressing gas refrigerant from an evaporator, a variable...
Fluid machine, rankine cycle and control method
A fluid machine includes a fluidization portion for compressing or expanding a working fluid which is heated to be brought into a vapor phase state after...
Exhaust recirculation apparatus for engine and method for controlling the
An exhaust recirculation apparatus is provided to an engine. A high-pressure EGR passage branches from upstream of a turbine of a turbocharger in an exhaust...
Exhaust gas purifying system for internal combustion engine
An ECU controls a rich purge in the internal combustion engine by temporarily changing an air/fuel ratio of the exhaust gas into a rich range to deoxidize and...
Speech recognition apparatus and navigation system
In a navigation system, a switching use dictionary is provided as storing an aggregation of switching commands, which are also stored in the individual...
Control information output device
A control information output device assumes not only a destination but also a travel route based on accumulated travel route information. Moreover, after a...
Weather information notification apparatus and program for same
A navigation apparatus acquires weather information along a navigation route to a destination from an information center and calculates an importance that is...
Injection characteristic detection apparatus, control system, and method
for the same
A fuel injection characteristic detection apparatus is applied to a fuel feed system. The fuel feed system is configured to inject fuel into one of a cylinder,...
An ECU controls a starter relay. Output angle detector detects a rotational angle of an output shaft in a rotary actuator. The ECU stores a first rotational...
Vehicle climate control apparatus and method
A vehicle climate control apparatus and method realizing a satisfactory drive feeling and in-compartment comfort, at the same time, by estimating the behavioral...
Face image capturing apparatus
A face image capturing apparatus includes a camera, an on-axis illuminator, an off-axis illuminator, an illumination control device, an image capturing control...
Inter-vehicle communication apparatus and method capable of detecting
In inter-vehicle communication, a communication apparatus may not normally receive a packet having a sufficient reception power level. Under such circumstances,...
Electrical and electronic system
An electrical and electronic system includes an air-bag ECU and a squib. The air-bag ECU has a power supply circuit, an electronic element, a noise protection...
Apparatus for detecting vehicle wheel positions using triggering signal
from triggering device and carried out...
An apparatus detects positions of the right/left and front/rear four wheels of a vehicle. The detection is performed using transceivers attached to the...
Two-wheel-vehicle detecting device for an automotive vehicle
A motorcycle-detecting device according to the present invention is mounted on an automotive vehicle. The device includes ultrasonic sensors for detecting...
A circuit system includes: a master node; and a slave portion including a plurality of non-grounded slave nodes, each of which couples with the master node...
Automotive alternator including annular core having protrusions and
recesses alternately formed on its outer...
An automotive alternator is disclosed which includes an annular core disposed to surround the radially outer peripheries of all magnetic pole claws of magnetic...
In a starter, a grommet attached to a yoke of a motor supports a motor terminal plate made of metal. The motor terminal plate is inserted in a penetration hole...
Rotor for vehicle alternator
A vehicle alternator is disclosed as having a rotor including magnetic pole pieces, each having claw-like magnetic pole fingers, a field coil wound on boss...
Multilayer substrate and method of manufacturing the same
A multilayer substrate includes an insulating base member having a plurality of resin films, an electric element embedded in the insulating base member, and a...
Pulse width modulation output type sensor circuit for outputting a pulse
having a width associated with a...
A sensor circuit includes an analog-to-digital converter, a control circuit, a calculation circuit, and a pulse width modulation converter. The analog-to-digital...
Semiconductor device having multiple element formation regions and
manufacturing method thereof
In a manufacturing of a semiconductor device, at least one of elements is formed in each of element formation regions of a substrate having a main side and a...
Electrolytic phosphate chemical treatment method
A method of forming a film composed of a phosphate compound and a metal on the surface of an article to be treated by performing electrolytic treatment on a...
A housing is constructed of a transmission case and an oil pan and has a space therein. A through hole passes through the transmission case. A pressure control...
Load sensor and manufacturing method for the same
A detection element detects at least compression load. A first member has a surface provided with the detection element. A preload adjusting member has a tip end...
Abnormality diagnosis apparatus for internal combustion engine
An abnormality diagnosis apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes an abnormality diagnosis unit, an other fuel contamination determination unit, and...
Sealed device and leak test method and manufacturing method thereof
An inner sealing portion seals a tubular port, which is provided to a receiver that receives water, at a first location of the tubular port. An outer sealing...
Integrated unit for refrigerant cycle device
In an integrated unit for a refrigerant cycle device, at least one evaporator is integrated with an ejector having a nozzle portion for decompressing refrigerant...
An air-conditioning device includes a pump for sending a thermal medium, a thermoelectric conversion unit for absorbing heat from the thermal medium, a target...
Exhaust gas purification device for internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas purification device senses an air-fuel ratio of exhaust gas flowing into a catalyst and performs rich purge control for supplying fuel for...
Electronic control apparatus
The electronic control apparatus includes at least two microcomputers at least one of which is always supplied with electric power and configured such that, when...
Map evaluation system and map evaluation method
An absolute position detector of a navigation device detects an absolute position of a vehicle. An on-map position of the vehicle is acquired based on the...
Map display system
A highlight display flag is assigned to a link datum having undergone addition or modification when road map data are updated. A road corresponding to a link...
Apparatus for controlling injection of fuel into engine and apparatus for
controlling combustion in engine
An apparatus is provided to control injection of fuel into an engine with a combustion engine. The fuel is injected into the combustion chamber as a preliminary...