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Liquid pump and Rankine cycle apparatus
A liquid pump for circulating working fluid (water) in a Rankine cycle comprises a U-shaped fluid vessel having a bending pipe portion and a pair of straight...
Engine control system having turbocharger
A control system for an internal combustion engine includes a turbocharger and a throttle valve. The turbocharger that is adapted to supercharging intake air...
Device for displaying fuel efficiency degradation amount based on tire air
A fuel efficiency degradation amount displaying device detects a tire air pressure and calculates an amount of degradation of fuel efficiency of the vehicle...
Ignition coil having plug cap
An ignition coil includes primary and secondary coils accommodated in a coil case extending to define a cylindrical mount portion on a high voltage side. The...
A filter circuit includes a voltage amplifier, a resistor, a capacitor, and an analog switch connected between the voltage amplifier and the capacitor. When the...
Current sensing device
A magnetic core is shaped in a ring having a gap and disposed to surround a conductive wire. When an electric current flows in the conductive wire, a magnetic...
Electric rotating machine
The electric rotating machine includes a casing having first and second frames joined to each other at their opening ends in an axial direction, the first frame...
Brushless synchronous motor
A brushless synchronous motor includes a stator having a plurality of phase coils, a rotor disposed opposite the stator, a magnetic sensor for detecting a...
Three-phase magnetic generator
A terminal plate set has multiple terminal plates and fitting legs. Each terminal plate has a transverse bar portion and a longitudinal bar portion. If the...
Impeller and fuel pump using the same
The outer periphery of a disc-shaped impeller is surrounded with an annular portion. Vane grooves are formed on the inner circumferential side of the annular...
Head light device for vehicle
A front lighting device for a vehicle includes a speed detection unit for detecting a vehicle speed, a steering angle detection unit for detecting a steering...
Leak detecting apparatus and fuel vapor treatment apparatus
A leak detecting apparatus includes a canister adsorbing a fuel vapor evaporated in a fuel tank, a measure passage, a pump connected with the canister through...
Device and method for determining knocking of internal combustion engine
An engine ECU executes a program including the steps of: determining that the condition that there is a possibility of occurrence of knocking is satisfied, based...
Energization control apparatus and method for glow plug during the period
from preglow to afterglow steps
A control apparatus for controlling to supply of electric power to both a glow plug and a starter from a power source, the starter assisting start of the engine...
Valve timing control apparatus
In a guide groove of a guide rotator of a valve timing control apparatus, a stopper surface is planar and is positioned in an end of the guide groove. The...
Torque detection device
An inventive torque detection device includes: a magnetic circuit forming member having a tubular magnet provided at a first rotating body, and a magnetic ring...
Vehicular navigation system
In a vehicular navigation system, it is determined that a branching point is present along a guidance route within a given distance from a guidance intersection....
System for real-time control performed on time-dependent data
transmitted/received in vehicle
In a vehicle control system which requires a plurality of ECUs (electronic control units) to control in real time states of the vehicle using time-dependent data...
Wireless broadcast receiving device for vehicle
A vehicle is provided with a navigation system that includes a traffic information receiver and a radio receiver. The traffic information receiver receives...
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication system
A vehicle-to-vehicle communication device mounted in a subject vehicle includes (i) a transmitter-receiver for communication with other vehicle-to-vehicle...
Obstacle detection system for vehicle
An obstacle detection system determines a probability distribution of existence of an obstacle object corresponding to a distance in an irradiation direction of...
Current mirror circuit and constant current circuit having the same
A current mirror circuit includes a pair of first and second transistors having bases connected together and emitters connected to a power line, a resistor...
Rotation angle detection device having bearing supported yoke fixed to
object being detected
A rotation angle detection device for detecting a rotation angle of an object has a substantially cylinder-shaped yoke, a magnetism generation unit which is...
Engine start control system for vehicle
An engine start control system includes a key transponder, a steering lock, a driver authorizer, an engine starting switch, a pre-driving operation detector, a...
A rectify element as a semiconductor device has a disk section, a first solder part, a buffer plate, a second solder part, a semiconductor chip, and a lead, and...
Trench gate type insulated gate bipolar transistor
A trench gate type IGBT includes: a first semiconductor layer; a second semiconductor on the first semiconductor layer; a third semiconductor on the second...
Semiconductor device having IGBT and diode
A semiconductor device includes: a substrate having a first side and a second side; an IGBT; and a diode. The substrate includes a first layer, a second layer on...
Chip and method for dicing wafer into chips
A method for dicing a wafer including first and second layers is provided. A front surface of the first layer contacts a backside surface of the second layer....
Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
In a manufacturing method of a semiconductor device, a tape having an adhesive material is bonded to a first surface of a semiconductor substrate so as to form a...
Capacitance type sensor and occupant detection system having the same
A capacitance type sensor installed in a vehicle includes the first electrode, the second electrode, and the third electrode. The first electrode is arranged...
Vehicle air conditioner
In a vehicle air conditioner, a first air-conditioning control value is calculated based on a surface temperature detected by a non-contact temperature sensor in...
Air-fuel ratio detection apparatus of internal combustion engine
In a multi-cylinder engine, to compute the air-fuel ratio of each cylinder by an air-fuel ratio sensor disposed in an exhaust pipe, a cylinder is determined by a...
Fuel vapor treatment system for internal combustion engine
A fuel vapor treatment system is disclosed for a vehicle engine having a leak check device. When a leak is not detected by the leak check device and when a leak...
Fuel supply device having shielded in-tank fuel pump for use in automotive
A fuel supply device mounted on an automotive vehicle includes a fuel pump and a sub-tank containing the fuel pump therein. The sub-tank and the fuel pump are...
Pressure sensor with diaphragm for detecting pressure
A pressure sensor has a diaphragm with a first layer and a second layer, a pressure transmitting member being in contact with the second layer, and a sensing...
An ultrasonic sensor includes a sending element for sending an ultrasonic wave to an object to be detected, a receiving portion for receiving the ultrasonic wave...
Angular velocity mount arrangement
An angular velocity mount arrangement includes an angular velocity sensor and a mount member. The angular velocity sensor includes an oscillator, an angular...
Structure of gas sensor designed to minimize damage to porcelain
A gas sensor made up of a sensor element and a first and a second hollow cylindrical porcelain insulators covering the sensor element. The first porcelain...
Adsorption heat pump and use of adsorbent as adsorbent for adsorption heat
An adsorption heat pump is provided in which water vapor can be efficiently adsorbed and desorbed using a heat source having a lower temperature than ones...
Malfunction monitoring method and system
In a method, an interrupt is generated to the processing unit every predetermined period. The predetermined period is shorter than a predetermined timeout...
Inter-vehicle control apparatus and distance measurement apparatus
In an object recognition apparatus for a vehicle which uses intensities of reflected waves from reflecting objects to make a recognition on whether a reflecting...
Map display device
A map display device includes a display for displaying map data, a position detector for detecting a position of a subject vehicle, a map data storage for...
Passive entry system
A vehicle passive entry system having a portable unit carried by a driver, the portable unit comprising an operation key for locking or unlocking a filler cap on...
Apparatus for detecting a distance and apparatus for detecting a body
In an apparatus for detecting a distance and improving the SN ratio of received signals, an angular frequency (.omega..sub.1) of sinusoidal wave signals...
Circuit board and electric device having circuit board
A circuit board includes: an input terminal for inputting a signal from an external circuit; a first land and a second land; and an electrostatic-charge...
In a radar apparatus, a radar device emits a transmission wave to a periphery of a vehicle and detects a reflected wave of the transmission wave through a window...
A radar apparatus includes a receiving means that receives a reflected signal, a beat signal generation means that generates beat signals based on the reflected...
Electronic scanning radar apparatus
A sampled beat signal is cut out into two or more short time data in a time direction concerning each antenna component. From a frequency spectrum of the short...
Electronic circuit apparatus
An electronic circuit apparatus has a casing, a circuit board at which electronic members and power transistors are mounted, and a connector for connecting the...
Method of manufacturing an electrostatic actuator
An electrostatic actuator for increasing a swing (deflection angle) of a movable structure includes a laminate substrate in which a thin film silicon layer is...