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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...
Antidazzle apparatus for movable bodies
An antidazzle apparatus for movable bodies is capable of not hiding something a user wants to see while dimming sunlight. A transmissive display is disposed...
Passenger-protecting system for automotive vehicle
A passenger-protecting system includes a pressure sensor for detecting a pressure in an inner space of a door and a side airbag installed in the door. The...
Fuel injection controller for internal combustion engine
A fuel injection controller for an internal combustion engine. The engine includes a fuel vapor treatment device having a collector for collecting fuel vapor...
Pressure sensor device including temperature sensor contained in common
A pressure sensor device includes a temperature sensor mounted on a common housing composed of a resin head and a resin pipe both hermetically connected to each...
Ejector refrigerant cycle device
An ejector refrigerant cycle device includes a radiator for radiating heat of high-temperature and high-pressure refrigerant discharged from a compressor, a...
Waste heat utilization device and control method thereof
A waste heat utilization device includes a refrigeration cycle having a compressor, a Rankine cycle using a condenser in common with the refrigeration cycle, and...
Automotive air-conditioning system
In an air-conditioner control unit, when pollen mode control is set by a vehicle occupant to perform the pollen mode control that can provide a defogging effect...
Fault diagnosis in relaying data among a plurality of networks
A network relay apparatus relays data accompanied by additional information among plural networks through input ports and output ports. In the apparatus, a...
Obstacle detecting apparatus with error detection and recovery
An obstacle detecting apparatus includes sensors and a processing unit. Each of the sensors are rendered operational by predetermined parameters. The processing...
When a user turns on an ignition switch at a parking lot so as to restart travel to a destination, a navigation system computes a distance from the parking lot...
An antenna module includes a substrate; a ground element disposed on the substrate; a first antenna element disposed on the substrate; and a second antenna...
Radio wave receiving system, imaging system and radio wave receiving
The present disclosure relates to a radio wave receiving system. The system includes an antenna that is operable for receiving a received signal. The received...
Electronic scanning radar apparatus
An electronic scanning radar apparatus has a cutting portion for cutting receiving data which is comprised of N numbers of data for each channel into two more...
Fault detection apparatus for detecting failure of A/D converter due to
loss of externally supplied clock signal
An A/D converter performs successive A/D conversion operations that are synchronized with respective periods of an externally supplied clock signal. A set of...
Double-electrode capacitive sensor, passenger detector, and passenger
A double-electrode capacitive sensor for detecting a detection object includes: an electrode assembly having first and second electrodes and an insulation...
Emergency reporting system for use with vehicle
An emergency reporting system for a vehicle includes a reporting signal verifying device and a power supply switching device. The reporting signal verifying...
Tire theft detection device and method of detecting tire theft
A tilt angle sensor detects a tilt angle of a vehicle and outputs a tilt angle signal indicative of the tilt angle. A tire-side communication element is disposed...
Hands-free vehicle door opener
A hands-free vehicle door opener utilizes a spring-loaded mechanical pushing device, or other method, to open a vehicle door a few inches upon a laser emitting...
High frequency circuit board converting a transmission mode of high
A microstrip line includes a signal strip conductor and a ground conductor. A coplanar line includes two regions. A first region includes a signal strip...
Brush assembly for alternator easy to install and capable of reliably
preventing entrance of foreign matters
A brush assembly for an alternator includes a brush, a brush holder holing the brush, and a slip ring cover for covering a slip ring on a rotary shaft of the...
Operating switch unit for use in automotive vehicle
A switch panel including a switch unit is mounted on a dashboard of an automotive vehicle. The switch unit has switches for operating devices mounted on the...
Electronic device including printed circuit board, connector and case
An electronic device includes a printed circuit board, a connector mounted on the printed circuit board, and a case housing the printed circuit board. The...
Combination viscous fan drive and viscous heat device
A combined viscous heater and viscous coupling fan drive operates on principles of viscous coupling to provide both, supplemental vehicle interior cabin heating,...
Die casting machine
A die casting machine 100 to fill by injecting molten metal into a die cavity 24 includes a variable displacement pump 16 driven by a servo motor 17 for...
Ignition control device for internal combustion engine
An ignition control device for controlling a multi-spark operation comprises: a secondary electric energy generator generating an electric energy to reignite an...
Controller for internal combustion engine
The alcohol concentration detection value estimated or detected by the alcohol concentration sensor is corrected in accordance with intensity, frequency and the...
Variable valve timing apparatus and method of detecting valve phase
When the engine speed is high (determination of YES at S100), actual intake valve phase is calculated based on rotation phase difference between rotation angles...
Semiconductor mechanical sensor
A semiconductor mechanical sensor having a new structure in which a S/N ratio is improved. In the central portion of a silicon substrate 1, a recess portion 2 is...
Electronic control apparatus having first microcomputer which forwards
externally supplied updating data to a...
An electronic control apparatus such as an ECU of a motor vehicle contains first and second microcomputers, with the first microcomputer having a substantially...