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Database apparatus, attention calling apparatus and driving support
An attention calling apparatus operates in the following manner. That is, eyes distribution pattern is generated from the behavior of the eyes of the vehicle...
Wheel position detecting device and tire air pressure detecting device
using the same
A tire air pressure detecting device determines whether an abnormality has occurred in a transmitter. When a response is not received from the transmitter...
Wheel position detecting device that performs dedicated local
communication for each wheel and tire air...
A wheel position detecting device and a tire air pressure detecting device including the wheel position detecting device are provided. The wheel position...
System for smoothing output voltage of power generator
In a system, an output voltage of a power generator is input to a filter circuit. The filter circuit includes a first capacitor having opposing first and second...
Power-generator control apparatus for addressing occurrence of voltage
In a power-generator control apparatus, a control circuit intermittently controls the supply of a field current from a battery to a field winding of a power...
Vehicle control system capable of controlling electric-power generation
state of vehicle alternator
A vehicle control system has a battery, a vehicle alternator for charging the battery, a vehicle-alternator control device capable of controlling the vehicle...
Rotary electric machine and stator coil rotary electric machines
In a rotary electric machine, a first group of first and second sets of three-phase windings of a stator coil is disposed in part of substantially...
Lighting device and light emitting module for the same
A light emitting module of a lighting device has a casing, a heat radiating member and terminals. The terminals extend from the casing and connects to a circuit...
Raindrop detection apparatus with case and lenses integrally configured
and circuit board supported by case
A raindrop detection apparatus includes a light emitting unit for emitting light to an inner side of a windshield, a light receiving unit for receiving the light...
Fastenerless attachment system applied to vehicle engine cooling module
A fastening system fastens a radiator, an electric fan support and a fan shroud as a single unit. The radiator has lower and upper posts to which slotted plates...
Fuel injection valve
A fuel injection valve includes a nozzle body and a plate. The nozzle body includes an injection orifice, through which fuel is injected, a needle that controls...
Liquid level detecting device and method of manufacturing same
A liquid level detecting device for detecting liquid level contained in a tank includes a float and an arm that moves in a prescribed manner when liquid level...
Flow measuring device having resistors arranged in nesting arrangement
According to a flow measuring device, first ranges formed by a first plurality of resistors form a single continuous value range on a flow direction coordinate...
Exhaust emission control device of internal combustion engine
An exhaust emission control device includes a plurality of devices for removing particulates accumulated in a particulate filter. A temperature increasing device...
Occupant detection system and method of determining occupant
An occupant detection system for detecting an occupant on a seat of a vehicle includes an antenna electrode in a seat bottom of the seat, and an electronic unit...
Dielectric substrate for wave guide tube and transmission line transition
using the same
A transmission line transition includes a waveguide tube section having a waveguide tube, a waveguide tube section that is formed of at least a dielectric...
An injector has a lift limiting member provided by a single plate member. The plate member has a stopper face, multiple hole sections, a flow passage hole, and a...
Air conditioner for vehicle use
The first cold air flow door 26 and the first hot air flow door 24 for adjusting the blowout air temperature are arranged in the first air passage, and the...
External combustion engine
An external combustion engine comprises a container (11) with a working liquid (12) sealed therein in a state adapted to flow, a heater (13) for heating and...
Map display control apparatus, program product therefor, and method for
controlling an in-vehicle navigation...
An in-vehicle navigation apparatus is equipped with (i) an HDD for recording map data for display and, further, (ii) an external memory, which is not an HDD and...
Control apparatus for inhibiting synchronous-rectifier switching elements
at low output current for a voltage...
The control apparatus for controlling a voltage transforming apparatus having a transformer, power switching elements disposed in a primary side, and...
Tire inflation pressure detecting apparatus with function of identifying
running and spare wheels
According to the present invention, there is provided a wheel identifying apparatus for a vehicle which includes a transmitter, a signal strength determiner, a...
Vehicle equipment control system and method
A vehicle equipment control system locks vehicle doors by any one of auto-lock and trigger lock systems. In the auto-lock system, a wide communication area is...
Motion detecting apparatus
A turbine wheel of a turbocharger has a turbine blade. The turbine blade has a fin shape of which width in the rotation direction of the turbocharger is narrow,...
Ultrasonic sensor having acoustic matching member with conductive layer
formed on and extending only along...
An ultrasonic sensor according to the present invention is used, for example, for detecting an obstacle positioned in front of an automotive vehicle. The...
Alternator for vehicle
An alternator for a vehicle has a rotor with a field wiring, a stator with a three-phase stator wiring, a regulator, and a rectifier. The regulator and rectifier...
Air passage opening/closing device
An air passage opening/closing device for a vehicle air conditioner has a casing and a slide door. The slide door is movably disposed in the casing. Both sides...
Refrigerant cycle device with ejector
In a refrigerant cycle device, a radiator has a heat radiating portion for radiating high-pressure refrigerant discharged from a compressor and a refrigerant...
Heat exchanging apparatus
In a heat exchanging apparatus for a vapor compression refrigerant cycle, an internal heat exchanger is attached to an end of a radiator. The internal heat...
Method of manufacturing yoke of electric rotary machine
A method of manufacturing a yoke of an electric rotary machine is disclosed. The manufacturing method includes providing a cutout steel plate having one end...
Dynamic amount sensor and process for the production thereof
A single crystal silicon substrate (1) is bonded through an SiO.sub.2 film (9) to a single crystal silicon substrate (8), and the single crystal silicon...
Reception method, reception apparatus, and program for decoding an error
correction code using soft-decision value
A reception apparatus, method and a program using the reception method are provided to prevent degradation of reception quality due to interference. In a...
Drive recorder for vehicle
A drive recorder stores information regarding a dangerous location where a vehicle collision or a dangerous driving situation occurred in the past. When it is...
In a navigation apparatus in a vehicle, a user designates a validating route, which is stored in a memory device. A control unit invalidates a predetermined...
Navigation system including database for storing feature information for
points of interest
In a navigation system, a current position is designated as a center of a start-point area. A category of a spot, e.g., a point of interest, is designated....
Onboard fog determining apparatus
An image process for determining whether an image is foggy determines a shape of a road for driving of a vehicle in an image captured by an onboard camera based...
Tire condition notification apparatus
A tire steer condition detection and notification apparatus calculates a tire steer angle based on a steering wheel operation when a parked condition of a...
Sound reproduction device
A sound reproduction device such as a radio receiver or a cellular phone includes an antenna, a control unit and a speaker. The control unit determines whether a...
Ultrasonic sensor with separate sending device and receiving device
An ultrasonic sensor includes a sending device and a receiving device. The sending device has a sending surface for sending an ultrasonic wave into a sending...
A transforming device includes: a body; a movable element movable between a storage position and a separate position, wherein the movable element is accommodated...
Liquid crystal display apparatus and monitor system having the same
A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel having a matrix of pixels, a control circuit, and a temperature sensor. The temperature sensor...
Lighting control system for control dependent on weather condition
A vehicle lighting control system is disclosed that includes a weather detecting device for detecting a weather condition and a degree thereof. The lighting...
Security for navigation system and garage door opener
A method of operating a security system using a vehicle and preventing access to a vehicle system and to a vehicle garage may entail monitoring a security...
Liquid property sensor
A liquid property sensor for detecting property of liquid includes a semiconductor board, a first electrode and a second electrode, and a protection film. The...
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate and a super junction structure on the substrate. The super junction structure is constructed with...
Semiconductor device having IGBT element
A semiconductor device having an insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) is formed on a semiconductor substrate. A base region and an emitter are formed on a...
Semiconductor device having IGBT cell and diode cell and method for
designing the same
A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor substrate; an IGBT cell; and a diode cell. The substrate includes a first layer on a first surface, second and...
Power composite integrated semiconductor device and manufacturing method
A high-reliability power composite integrated semiconductor device uses thick copper electrodes as current collecting electrodes of a power device portion to...
Silicon carbide semiconductor device having junction field effect
transistor and method for manufacturing the same
A silicon carbide semiconductor device includes a substrate and a junction field effect transistor. The transistor includes: a first semiconductor layer disposed...
Apparatus for manufacturing semiconductor device
An apparatus for manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a chip packaged with a resin mold. The apparatus includes a...