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Torque detecting apparatus
A torque detecting apparatus is provided which is capable of easily positioning a magnetic sensor in relation to a corresponding pair of magnetism collecting...
In-vehicle display apparatus
A car navigation system includes a liquid crystal display having a touch screen on its screen, a sound output device, and a control device. The control device...
Storage apparatus, in-vehicle navigation system, and method for
controlling temperature of storage apparatus
A storage apparatus includes the following. A storage medium stores information. A drive unit rotatively drives the storage medium. A head section records and/or...
An antenna holder for holding an antenna includes signal wiring and ground wiring being disposed on a single circuit board as either one of an external element...
Method for determining noise floor level and radar using the same
A method for a radar for detecting a noise floor level of an electric signal corresponding to an incident radio wave received by the radar, the incident radio...
Vehicle-installation direction detection apparatus enabling accurate
detection of target body directions...
A vehicle-installed direction detection apparatus is controlled in accordance with the vehicle speed, to detect respective directions of one or more target...
Position shift control apparatus ensuring durability and operation
A position shift control apparatus is provided which includes an electrical motor joined to an object through an output shaft and a torque transmission...
Laminated piezoelectric element including adhesive layers having small
thickness and high adhesive strength
A laminated piezoelectric element according to the present invention includes a plurality of unit laminates and a plurality of adhesive layers. The unit...
Wire inserting method and wire inserting apparatus in wire discharge
A wire inserting method comprises a pipe inserting step of inserting one pipe (5) into all through-holes (11) under the state where the plurality of...
Vehicle drive control system and method
In a drive control system for a hybrid vehicle, the electric power generated by an alternator driven by an engine and the electric power regenerated by a...
Fuel property determining apparatus, leakage detecting apparatus, and
injection control apparatus
A fuel property determining apparatus is provided to a fuel vapor treatment apparatus. The fuel vapor treatment apparatus controls purging of mixture containing...
Controller for direct injection engine and controlling method
An ECU feedback controls a discharge amount of a high-pressure pump in such a manner that a detected fuel pressure is consistent with a target fuel pressure. The...
A gas sensor is disclosed as having a gas sensor element, supported with a cylindrical housing, which is covered with an atmosphere-side cover fixedly secured to...
Automobile navigation system and road map update system
A navigation system in a vehicle stores position history information including position information related to a detection position detected by a position...
Automotive collision mitigation apparatus
A collision mitigation controller drives a target brake to be controlled for assisting driver's collision-avoidance operation when a calculated collision time is...
A laser equipment for outputting output lights having different wavelengths includes: a substrate; an excitation light generation element for emitting excitation...
Power-generator control method and apparatus using externally applied
In a power-generator control apparatus installed in a power-generator designed to generate an output voltage at an output terminal thereof, a regulating unit...
Battery pack manager and method of detecting a line cut
In a battery pack manager that manages series-connected rechargeable unit cells, a cell equalizer equalizes the cell voltages by individually discharging the...
Structure of automotive alternator
An automotive alternator has a stator winding that is made up of a plurality of U-shaped conductor segments wound through slots in a stator core. Each of the...
Vehicle-use tandem electric rotating machine
The vehicle-use tandem electric rotating machine includes a first stator-rotor pair, a second stator-rotor pair, and a controller individually controlling a...
Vehicle control apparatus
A vehicle includes a battery and an alternator as a power source, and a plurality of vehicle load groups that operate commonly receiving power supply from the...
Semiconductor device for protecting a circuit formed on a semiconductor
chip from destruction caused by an...
A semiconductor device includes a Zener diode connected between an outside terminal and ground, and a resistor connected to the Zener diode in series. The Zener...
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor substrate; an element region having a semiconductor element including an impurity layer and a trench, wherein...
Controller for automatic transmission
In performing a down-shift based on a driver's intention of deceleration, an engine output increasing control is started at a time when a transfer torque...
Grinding apparatus having sludge-removing device and method of removing
A work having a portion to be ground, such as a tapered surface, is ground by a grinder driven by a driving device. During grinding operation, coolant is...
Connector with built-in circuit element
A connector for a vehicular AC generator includes a resin connector case having an element-accommodating chamber in which a leaded circuit element having a pair...
An electronic device includes a printed circuit board having lands and an electronic element having a body and terminals. First and second lands provide a zigzag...
Continuous LED instrument panel
A viewed component of a vehicle instrument cluster includes a dial structure. A printed circuit board is arranged on the dial structure and has an outboard...
Method and apparatus for optically reading information attached to a
In an apparatus, a collimated-beam irradiating unit irradiates on the target a substantially collimated beam with a size thereon. A first pickup unit causes the...
Electric power generation system for vehicle
An electric power generation system is mounted on a vehicle having a secondary battery, an electric load, and an internal combustion engine as a driving source...
Cooling device and method of manufacturing the same
A cooling device has a case defining a first space through which a first fluid flows and a second space through which a second fluid having the temperature lower...
Air-intake device for internal combustion engine having noise reduction
An air-intake device having a noise reduction mechanism includes a surge tank connected to an intake manifold for introducing intake air into an internal...
Vehicle information display system
A vehicle information display system includes a head-up display for reflecting an image on a windshield of a vehicle and displaying the image so that a driver...
Vehicle light control apparatus, system and method
A vehicle light control apparatus includes an illumination control unit for executing illumination control on the mode of illumination of a subject vehicle based...
Ambient noise controlled buzzer answerback
A vehicle remote control system can have a transmitter transmitting a signal, a receiver receiving the signal, and a control device in communication with the...
Clock signal output circuit
1.sup.st to n.sup.th pairs of transistors (n=an odd number) are connected in parallel, and each pair of transistors has an upper transistor and a lower...
Frequency-multiplied clock signal output circuit
In a DPLL circuit, when the size of a data value which is output from a data latch circuit and should be naturally set in a 11-bit down-counter becomes equal to...
Rotation angle using orthogonal magnetic sensing elements in close
proximity to each other
A rotation angle detecting device that detects a rotation angle of a rotating object includes a permanent magnet that generates magnetic fields in response to...
Motor vehicle AC generator having substantially identical rates of wear of
the generator brushes
In an AC generator of a motor vehicle, having a positive polarity brush from which current flows into a corresponding slip ring and a negative polarity brush...
Electric motor and fuel pump having the same
A stator of an electric motor includes coil cores, bobbins and coils. The coil cores include six coil cores, which are arranged at equal angular intervals in a...
Automotive alternator with rotary magnetic fluctuation suppressor
An automotive alternator includes a rotary shaft, a pulley, a stator, a rotor, and a magnetic fluctuation suppressor. The pulley is provided on the rotary shaft...
Glow plug and method of producing the same
A glow plug includes a sleeve secured by press-fitting to a housing with a ceramic heater held therein. A lead wire exposed from the heater is electrically...
Switch device with rapid opening and closing between movable and
A control knob is supported on a switch base via a first pivotal shaft. A movable contact holder holds a movable contact, faces an inner side face of the control...
Solenoid operated valve device designed to ensure high responsiveness of
A solenoid-operated valve device is provided which includes a valve, a solenoid actuator designed to be supplied with electric power from a battery to operate on...
Control device and control method for stopping and starting an internal
The present invention has an object of providing a technology capable of stopping and starting an internal combustion engine more preferably by restraining...
Pressure sensor with reduced size strain gauge mounting structure and
manufacturing method of the same
A pressure sensor for detecting pressure includes: a metallic diaphragm for receiving the pressure; four strain gauges providing a Wheatstone bridge, wherein...
Leak inspection device
In an inspection device in which a leakage of He gas from a product 1 is detected when He gas is pressurized and charged into the product 1 accommodated in a...
Gas sensor with increased water-incursion resistance and method of
operating gas sensor
A gas sensor and a related method operating are disclosed as having a concentration sensing element for detecting a concentration of a specified gas component in...
Supercritical heat pump cycle system
A supercritical heat pump cycle system includes a low-pressure determining unit for determining a pressure of a low-pressure refrigerant after being decompressed...
Electronic control apparatus and memory apparatus for electronic control
An electronic control apparatus has a memory which stores a map consisting of a set of map points and corresponding set of map values, with the map values...