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A sensor apparatus includes a sensor circuit and a nonlinear signal processing circuit. The sensor circuit detects a physical quantity and outputs a detection...
Vehicle display apparatus
When an ignition switch is turned on to display an image on a display apparatus, the display apparatus first displays a needle image of meter images and a...
Alarm device and alarm system
An alarm device for a vehicle includes state information obtaining unit, alarm information obtaining unit, alarming unit, and controlling unit. The state...
A clock generator includes a ring oscillator for outputting a basic signal, a divide-by-N frequency divider for dividing the basic signal by a division ratio N...
Automotive tandem alternator having high efficiency and improved
arrangement of regulator
According to the invention, a tandem alternator includes a rotary shaft, a first and a second power generation unit that are arranged in tandem in the axial...
Semiconductor device, wiring of semiconductor device, and method of
A semiconductor device includes a substrate, an element formed in the substrate, an insulation film formed on the substrate, wiring layers, and an electrode pad....
Method for etching and apparatus for etching
A method of etching for forming a groove in a SOI substrate includes a forming step, in which a mixed gas plasma is formed by using a mixed gas of a fluorinate...
Semiconductor device, method for manufacturing the same and method for
evaluating the same
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes steps of: forming a first epitaxial film on a silicon substrate; forming a trench in the first...
Temperature sensor and method of manufacturing the same
A temperature sensor includes a temperature sensor element, a housing and a supporting member. The temperature sensor element detects a temperature of media. The...
Rain shelter control system and method for doorway
In a rain shelter control system for vehicular doorways, an electronic key ECU causes exterior signal transmitters to periodically transmit request signals. When...
Heat exchanger and cooling module having the same
An object of the invention is to provide a heat exchanger (radiator) or a cooling module having the radiator and a condenser, which has a higher rigidity against...
Capacitive physical quantity sensor
A capacitive physical quantity sensor includes a sensor element and a detecting element. The sensor element includes first and second fixed electrodes facing a...
Semiconductor device for detecting flow rate of fluid
A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor substrate; a flow sensor having a first heater for detecting a flow rate of fluid; and a humidity sensor for...
System for performing interactive dialog
The system for performing interactive dialog of the present invention recognizes a question from a user and outputs an answer by a synthesized voice. The system...
Switching booster power circuit
A switching booster power circuit includes a power switch, a booster circuit, a switching control, a voltage detector and a delay circuit. The voltage detector...
Liquid crystal display device
A moving image portion that indicates a moving object moving not less than a given movement amount and a still image portion other than the moving image portion...
An antenna apparatus includes a substrate having a GND pattern land and an electric power feed pattern land on a same surface, an outer element extending away...
A/D converter circuit and A/D conversion method
An A/D converter circuit has a first ring delay line and a second ring delay line configured to vary respective characteristics in the same manner relative to a...
Output data correction device for analog-to-digital conversion circuit and
analog-to-digital converted output...
An output data correction device is provided for an A/D conversion circuit that achieves high precision over input voltage domains. An estimated maximum input...
Automatic lighting device and method for controlling light
An automatic lighting device includes an illuminance detector for detecting an external illuminance around a vehicle, a light controller for turning on/off a...
Wheel identifying apparatus and tire inflation pressure detecting
apparatus with function of wheel identification
A wheel identifying apparatus according to the present invention includes a plurality of transceivers, a triggering device, a receiver, and a wheel identifier....
Electromagnetic switch for use in starter
The electromagnetic switch for use in a starter includes a B-terminal bolt fixed to a mold cover thereof so as to protrude outside from the mold cover, a first...
Level shift circuit
A level shift circuit includes a first capacitor circuit including capacitors connected in series between a ground and a predetermined potential, a first trigger...
Resin substrate and ultrasonic sensor using the same
An ultrasonic sensor includes a resin substrate and an ultrasonic oscillator. The ultrasonic oscillator is provided approximately at the center of a component...
Honeycomb structure body molding die
A honeycomb structure body molding die is disclosed including a die main body, having a feed bore section and a slit recess section, and a guide ring having an...
Collision detection apparatus
A collision detection apparatus has a support member which is fixed to side members of a vehicle, an absorber which is arranged at a vehicle front side of the...
Occupant detection system
The present invention facilitates the construction of a waterproof sensor assembly having, for example, a sensor main body arranged in a vehicle seat, a sensor...
X-ray inspection device and X-ray inspection method
A X-ray inspection device for inspecting a solder connection portion between a circuit device having a solder ball and a printed circuit board having a land...
Device and method for determining knocking of internal combustion engine
An engine ECU executes a program including a step of, when it has temporarily been determined that knocking had occurred because of the presence of an integrated...
Method and system for controlling an actuator to rotate a valve
In a system, an actuator is linked to a valve rotatably installed in a passage through which gas flows. The actuator changes torque to be applied to the valve so...
Gas sensor for use in detecting concentration of gas
A gas sensor comprises a sensing element detecting a gas concentration, a heater heating up the sensing element, an element-holding body holding the sensing...
An air-conditioning system includes a refrigeration cycle and a control unit. The refrigeration cycle includes an electric compressor in which a compression...
On-vehicle acoustic control system and method
An on-vehicle acoustic control system determines which one of sounds of an audio device and a navigation device should be generated with priority, when both...
Car navigation system
A remote control device in a vehicle is provided in proximity of a driver's seat such that an operation unit of the remote control device is manually rotated and...
Position detecting apparatus having electric motor and method for
A reference position detecting apparatus includes an electric motor and a motor control unit. The electric motor includes a plurality of first coils and a...
Method for manufacturing a vertical transistor that includes a super
A manufacturing method of a semiconductor device includes: forming multiple trenches on a semiconductor substrate; forming a second conductive type semiconductor...
Control device and method for automatic transmission
A hydraulic pressure of each corresponding one of a plurality of friction elements of a gear shift mechanism of the automatic transmission is controlled to...
High pressure pump having plunger
A high pressure pump draws fluid from a fluid inlet into a compression chamber through an inlet chamber. The high pressure pump has a fluid chamber that...
Occupant restraint system
An occupant restraint system includes an occupant restraint device on a side face of an automobile interior, at least one of an acceleration sensor for detecting...
Fuel injection device inhibiting abrasion
A fuel injection device has a nozzle body formed with an injection hole for injecting fuel and a nozzle needle reciprocating in the nozzle body to open and to...
Fuel supply system having fuel filter installed downstream of feed pump
A fuel supply system for delivering fuel to, for example, a common rail of a diesel engine fuel injection system. The fuel supply system includes a priming pump,...
Acceleration 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...
Communication network system, and ID allocating method and ID setting
method for communication network system
When each slave ECU is powered on and activated while connected to a communication network through a harness, it reads out divided voltage potential applied by...
Drive assist system and navigation system for vehicle
Front left and right cameras are arranged at front left and right end parts, respectively, of a vehicle to capture a corresponding peripheral image around the...
Module type multiphase inverter
A multiphase inverter has two card shaped arm modules facing each other along a stacking direction. Each module has semiconductor switching elements disposed...
On-vehicle film antenna
An on-vehicle film antenna is constructed with a loop antenna and a monopole antenna and attached to a vehicle windshield. The loop antenna has a first element...
Control apparatus for motor generator of hybrid vehicle
According to the invention, there is provided a control apparatus for a motor generator of a hybrid vehicle. The control apparatus includes a determiner, a...
The vehicle-use alternator includes a cooling fan rotating in one with a rotating shaft thereof to generate cooling air diffusing substantially in a radial...
Semiconductor device having super junction structure
A semiconductor device includes: two main electrodes; multiple first regions; and multiple second regions. The first region having a first impurity concentration...
Fan and blower unit having the same
A fan has a plurality of blades extending in a radial direction with respect to a rotation axis and a ring portion disposed on radial outside edges of the...