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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...
Method for detecting assembled state of gas sensors and apparatus for
detecting assembled state of gas sensors
A vehicle including plural gas sensors assembled in plural exhaust systems, detecting an oxygen concentration in an exhaust gas, where an air-fuel ratio feedback...
Control device for power conversion circuit
The control device for controlling a power conversion circuit having voltage-controlled type switching elements includes a control unit generating conduction...
Radar apparatus and optical receiver thereof
A radar apparatus has a light receiver that includes a refractive body and a mirror on an opposite surface of the refractive body relative to an incidence...
Electromagnetic switch with fixed magnetic core having disc portion formed
of stack of base and balance metal...
According to the invention, an electromagnetic switch includes a pair of fixed contacts, a movable magnetic core, a magnetic coil, and a fixed magnetic core. The...
Power electronic package having two substrates with multiple electronic
A power electronic package includes: first and second high thermal conductivity insulating non-planar substrates; and a plurality of electronic components...
Mounting structure of connector and method for mounting connector on
A mounting structure includes: a surface mounting connector including a housing and a plurality of terminals; a substrate including a plurality of lands, each of...
Vehicle collision sensing system
Right and left side pressure sensors are provided to left and right doors, respectively, of a vehicle to sense a pressure in a door interior space of the...
Vehicular air-conditioner providing a comfortable condition for a
When a target blown air temperature TAO is in a predetermined intermediate temperature zone, a blower is automatically stopped (S80), an outside air mode is...
Physical quantity detector
A physical quantity detector includes a pressure-responsive bridge circuit that outputs a detection voltage including a voltage component corresponding to...
Pressure sensor equipped with pressure sensing diaphragm
A pressure sensor is provided which may be employed in measuring the combustion pressure in an internal combustion engine. The pressure sensor is equipped with a...
An ultrasonic sensor for detecting an object includes a sending element for sending an ultrasonic wave to the object, a receiving portion for receiving the wave...
Combustion pressure sensor
A combustion pressure sensor for detecting a pressure in the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine includes a heat releasing member disposed...
Waveguide/strip line converter having a multilayer substrate with
short-circuiting patterns therein defining a...
A waveguide/strip line converter includes a waveguide and a multilayer substrate. A second end of the multilayer substrate is fixed to an opening of the...