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Vehicle AC generator having cooling fins of voltage regulator protruding
to positions external to a housing...
In a vehicle AC generator having a housing that covers a voltage regulator equipped with external cooling fins, and a cooling fan which rotates with the...
A microcomputer having a sleep mode includes first and second chips received in a single package. The first and second chips are manufactured with different...
Push button switch with backlight function
It is an object of the present invention to provide a push button switch in which is achieved a light blocking structure that is efficient and permits the button...
High-resolution gas concentration measuring apparatus
A gas concentration measuring apparatus for use in air-fuel ratio control of motor vehicle engines is provided which includes a laminated sensor element and a...
Air conditioner for vehicle
An air conditioner includes an air conditioning case for defining an air passage through which air flows into a vehicle compartment, a functional member located...
Method and apparatus for optically picking up an image of an information
An apparatus has a photodetector with a plurality of pixels arranged in at least one dimension. The apparatus is designed to optically pick up an image of an...
Metal bonding method
A hydrocarbon compound mixed with an organic peroxide is placed between a copper electrode and a solder-coated electrode, and is heated at a temperature of about...
Humidity sensor with setting member for setting maximum amount of moisture
in humidity sensitive member
A humidity sensor includes: a substrate; a pair of electrodes on the substrate; a humidity sensitive member between the electrodes having a capacitance...
Method for manufacturing pressure detector
A method for manufacturing a pressure detector includes the steps of: preparing a first member including a sensing portion, a second member including a pressure...
Alternator for vehicle
An alternator for a vehicle has a regulator disposed in a casing so as to be exposed from a window of the casing, an input harness and an output harness disposed...
Vehicle air conditioner
In a vehicle air conditioner, a rotary door is disposed to open and close a foot opening portion and an inlet port of a face opening portion and a defroster...
Ignition timing control device of internal combustion engine
An engine ECU executes a program including a step of calculating intensity values LOG(V), a step of detecting vibration waveforms, a step of calculating a...
Device and method for determining knocking of internal combustion engine
An engine ECU executes a program including the steps of: calculating a magnitude value LOG(V) by logarithmically converting a magnitude V of vibration occurring...
Method for detecting excessive burn
In an excessive burn detection method for detecting an excessive burn during a regeneration process, in which particulates accumulated in a particulate filter...
Automatic optical axis direction adjusting apparatus for vehicles
A vehicle headlight apparatus receives road data from a navigation system. The apparatus has a first and a second swivel devices for adjusting an optical axis...
Vehicle state sensing system and vehicle state sensing method
An on-vehicle camera captures an image of an outside visual scene that is outside of a vehicle and outputs image data of the captured image. A wheel speed sensor...
Vehicle-mounted power supply system
A vehicle-mounted power supply system comprises a first storage battery, an automotive generator for generating electrical energy and charging the first storage...
Actuator for valve lift controller
A feed screw mechanism including a screwed shaft which moves linearly along with the control shaft, and a rotation spindle which rotates in a circumferential...
Electronic control apparatus equipped with malfunction monitor
An electronic control apparatus is provided which is equipped with a timer-activated function and a timer diagnosis function. The apparatus is designed to retain...
Driving assistance system
A driving assistance system able to suitably inform a user of the occurrence of congestion or an accident or other situation which may obstruct the advance of...
Fuel injection controller
A fuel injection controller performs minute injection amount learning for learning an injection characteristic of an injector related to a minute amount...
Improper-control detection system for driving support
An improper-control detection system for driving support consists of an in-vehicle detection system that is mounted in a vehicle and a center device that is in a...
Mobile station controlling antenna directionality
A mobile communication terminal mounted in a vehicle sends a state parameter to a CDMA network through an antenna. The state parameter includes own position...
On-vehicle radar device and vehicle control system
A radar transceiver of an on-vehicle radar transmits and receives a radar wave. Objects ahead of a vehicle having the on-vehicle radar are sensed based on the...
A radar device uses a transmission signal outputted from a transmission antenna and a reception signal as an incoming wave reflected from a target object through...
Vehicle device control system, vehicle-side unit and portable device
On condition that a holder of a portable device has manipulated an ignition switch, a main control ECU discriminates the open/closed state of a luggage...
In-vehicle device remote control system
An in-vehicle device remote control system includes a vehicle-side device, a main mobile device that returns a first response signal in response to a request...
Driving device for piezoelectric actuator
In a driving device for a piezoelectric actuator, when a driving signal is input, a charging switch is repetitively turned on/off to charge and expand the...
Electromagnetic drive device
A moving core includes a magnetic body having a rough face-shaped wall portion at a side facing a stationary core, a plated layer portion provided on the...
Engine controller and control method
An engine controller controls an engine, which drives a generator, an auxiliary device, and a vehicle. The generator generates electricity, and supplying the...
Resin sealing type circuit device
A resin sealing type circuit device is disclosed having a circuit case, made of resin, which has a recessed portion, a plurality of circuit elements accommodated...
A centrifugal blower includes a scroll casing defining a scroll passage having a suction port and a discharge port. A fan member is disposed rotatably in the...
Fluid control valve
A fluid control valve assembly is disclosed that includes a housing, a valve with a ring-shaped groove, and a seal ring with a clearance extending between an...
A bobbin and a magnetic transmitting/receiving stator are positioned by fitting two positioning projections provided for a bobbin flange into two positioning...
Fluid injection valve
A fluid injection valve has: a valve body that is provided with an opening portion at one axial end thereof and is for starting and stopping a supply of a fluid...
Air-fuel ratio control apparatus
An air-fuel ratio control apparatus is applied to an internal combustion engine including a variable lift mechanism which changes a lift amount of an intake...
Fuel feed apparatus having fuel pump and filter
A fuel feed apparatus supplies fuel in a fuel tank to an outside of the fuel tank. The fuel feed apparatus includes a fuel pump that is accommodated in the fuel...
Fuel injection valve
A valve body surrounds a first passage connecting with a cylinder of an engine. A valve member is adapted to be seated on and lifted from the valve seat. An...
Fuel injection system
During a short duration injection, a triangular geometry is drawn in terms of the injection rate with respect to time, while a trapezoidal geometry is drawn...
System having a screw
A system having a screw structure includes a casing and a self-tapping screw. The casing includes a through hole. The self-tapping screw includes a male thread...
Throttle valve unit
A throttle valve unit is disclosed that includes a main body having a cylinder portion defining a fluid passage. The main body also includes a fastening portion...
Vortex generator with sub-aperture and method of manufacturing the same
A vortex generator is disclosed for flow of a fluid. The vortex generator includes a housing that includes a passage through which the fluid flows. The vortex...
Valve control device and valve control method for internal combustion
An intake throttle valve is located in an intake passage upstream of first and second intake ports, such that intake air flows into mainly the first intake port...
Valve timing controller
In a valve timing controller, the guide-groove biases the moving element in a direction in which the moving element slides with respect to a radial line...
An airflow meter includes a detecting element for detecting airflow rate, a control integrated circuit electrically coupled with the detecting element, a circuit...
Flow amount measuring device and method therefor
A measuring body is provided in a fluid path between a pump and a fuel injection valve, a flow amount for which is measured. An inner space of the measuring body...
Evaporated fuel leakage detector for use in automotive vehicle
A detector for detecting evaporated fuel leakage from a fuel tank is connected to the fuel tank through a canister for absorbing evaporated fuel. When an engine...
Leak diagnosis system and leak diagnosis method
An ECU drives a pump in a first stage at a first pumping capacity. The ECU drives the pump in a second stage after the first stage at a second pumping capacity,...
A gas sensor is disclosed having an element holder body with which a sensor element is fixedly supported, and an atmosphere-side insulator covering a base...
Antenna connection detecting device and vehicle navigation device
A current flowing from a circuit section into an integrated antenna flows through a coil. When a pseudo up-link signal is outputted from a VICS (light) signal...