Patents Assigned to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10969101
    Abstract: The present invention provides a main nozzle of a combustor, a plurality of the main nozzles are to be installed on an outer peripheral side of a pilot nozzle of the combustor at an interval in a circumferential direction of the pilot nozzle, the main nozzle includes a main nozzle body extending in an axial line; a swirl vane protruded from an outer peripheral surface of the main nozzle body in a radial direction of the axial line, and is configured to allow a fluid flowing downstream in a direction of the axial line to swirl around the axial line; and temperature sensors installed on the main nozzle body so as to be disposed on a tangential line to a mean line of the swirl vane drawn between a vane ventral surface and a vane dorsal surface of the swirl vane, at a downstream end portion of the swirl vane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Moriwaki, Kenji Miyamoto, Keijiro Saito
  • Patent number: 10963826
    Abstract: A work planning system includes an event-data acquisition unit that acquires event data indicating an event of a facility, a storage unit that stores therein a plurality of pieces of work data indicating contents of works that can be performed with respect to the facility, and a decision unit that decides each importance degree of a plurality of pieces of work data based on the event data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Eisuke Noda, Satoshi Hanada, Yusuke Yamada
  • Patent number: 10962969
    Abstract: An information-processing method is provided, including a step of specifying first data clusters to which the first data each belongs and second data clusters to which the second data each belongs; a step of extracting the first data belonging to one of the first data clusters and the second data acquired at a corresponding time as correspondent data; a step of totalizing the number of pieces of correspondent data included in each of the second data clusters and calculating a total value for each cluster for the second data; and a step of specifying the second data clusters which are transition destinations of the correspondent data in a subsequent time and counting the number of pieces of transition destination data which is the correspondent data transitioning from each of the second data clusters which are transition sources to the second data clusters which are the transition destinations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takaharu Hiroe, Kazunari Ide
  • Patent number: 10961903
    Abstract: A supercharging system includes: a first supercharger including a first compressor for compressing air to be supplied to an engine and a motor for driving the first compressor; a leakage current measuring part for measuring a leakage current of the motor; and a first controller for controlling the first supercharger. The first controller includes a motor control part configured to, when a measurement result by the leakage current measuring part is not less than a first threshold, set an upper limit value of an output command value for the motor to be lower than when the measurement result is less than the first threshold, and to control an output of the motor within a range which does not exceed the upper limit value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Yamashita, Hiroyoshi Kubo, Mitsufumi Goto, Musashi Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 10953900
    Abstract: An abnormality detection device includes: a measurement value acquiring unit configured to acquire input accelerations of n vehicles traveling along a track; and an abnormality determination unit configured to determine abnormality in the track at a track position at which the input accelerations are equal to or more than a threshold value in a case where it has detected that the input accelerations for all of the n vehicles are equal to or more than a threshold value, and determine abnormality in any one or a plurality of vehicles out of n?1 or less vehicles in the n vehicles at which the input accelerations are equal to or more than the threshold value in a case where it has detected that the input accelerations for the any one or a plurality of vehicles out of the n?1 or less vehicles in the n vehicles are equal to or more than the threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihisa Kawauchi, Hiroyuki Kono, Koji Uchida
  • Patent number: 10953463
    Abstract: In a casting device, when a mold varied in outer size depending on a position passes through a heat shielding portion between a heating chamber and a cooling chamber, a flexible portion of a heat shielding body is bent to fit the outer size of the mold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Kaneko, Masaki Taneike, Hidetaka Oguma
  • Patent number: 10953869
    Abstract: An automated driving control device includes a registration unit configured to generate automated driving information used for driving a vehicle automatically based on a first image obtained by capturing an environment around the vehicle in a mode of driver driving; and a control unit configured to automatically drive the vehicle based on the automated driving information and a second image obtained by capturing the environment around the vehicle in a mode of automated driving. The registration unit includes an extraction unit configured to extract candidate feature points existing in the environment around the vehicle based on the first image; and a generation unit configured to select the candidate feature points that are determined to be structures fixed around a target position of the vehicle based on the first images captured while the vehicle moves, as feature points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Iio, Tetsuya Tomonaka, Yusuke Kinouchi, Yasuo Fujishima, Kevin Walters
  • Patent number: 10946633
    Abstract: An additive manufacturing method of manufacturing a product by laminating metal includes: laminating the metal so as to form a half-finished product of the product and a support; and spraying dry ice pellets having a particle shape to the support, after the laminating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shuji Tanigawa, Masashi Kitamura, Yasuyuki Fujiya, Shuho Tsubota
  • Patent number: 10947615
    Abstract: A thermal barrier coating film includes a bond coat layer that is a metallic bond layer formed on a base material; a topcoat layer that is a ceramic-containing layer formed on the bond coat layer; and at least one of a protective layer and a protective substance. The protective layer is formed on the topcoat layer and mainly contains SrSO4. The protective substance is provided in a plurality of void spaces included in the topcoat layer and mainly contains SrSO4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taiji Torigoe, Yoshifumi Okajima, Daisuke Kudo, Hiroyuki Mitsui, Masahiko Mega, Shuji Tanigawa
  • Patent number: 10940525
    Abstract: An automatic riveting device is provided with a rivet suction attachment unit for attaching the head of a rivet by suction, a tightening unit for tightening a stringer and clip by the rivet, and a control unit. The control unit controls the rivet suction attachment unit so that the rivet suction attachment unit to which the head of the rivet is attached is moved toward an upper side support body and the shaft part of the rivet is inserted into a through hole formed in riveting position P, and controls the tightening nit so that after the rivet suction attachment unit inserts the rivet into the through hole and retreats from the riveting position P, an upper anvil and a lower anvil are brought into proximity and the stringer and clip are tightened by the rivet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Inagaki, Hiroyuki Saito
  • Patent number: 10940515
    Abstract: A milling apparatus includes a plurality of milling roller units each including one milling roller that is made contact with, by pressing, one surface of one of a plurality of differently angled plate parts of an elongated metal milling material and another milling roller that is made contact with another surface of the plate part by pressing. At least one of the milling roller units mills a plate part different from a plate part milled by any other milling roller unit. A plurality of the milling roller units configured to mill an identical plate part are installed in a longitudinal direction of the plate part. The one milling roller and the other milling roller of at least one of the milling roller units are movable in axial directions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Tachibana, Shigeru Maeda
  • Patent number: 10944307
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine includes an armature unit including an annular rotor configured to be rotatable around an axis and a stator disposed on a radially outer side of the annular rotor; an input or output shaft coupled at a first end thereof to an external device and extending along an axial direction of the annular rotor in a central space defined in a central portion of the annular rotor; and a coupling device disposed closer to a second end of the input or output shaft than an end of the annular rotor adjacent to the external device in the axial direction of the annular rotor and connecting the input or output shaft and the annular rotor so as to be able to transmit a torque.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiko Umeda, Mikito Sasaki, Shin Asano, Hiroshi Sato, Hisanobu Shinoda, Shinichi Isobe, Atsushi Yuge
  • Patent number: 10935232
    Abstract: A vibration damping structure for a heat-transfer tube bundle including columns arranged at an interval and each composed of a plurality of heat-transfer tubes curved in a common plane and arranged in parallel to each other. The vibration damping structure includes a first vibration damping member and a second vibration damping member disposed between the columns so as to intersect the array direction of the columns. The first vibration damping member and the second vibration damping member are disposed at different positions in an axial direction of each heat-transfer tube, and thicknesses of the first vibration damping member and the second vibration damping member in the array direction are larger than an average value of a clearance between the columns under operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masaaki Katayama, Masatsugu Monde, Kazuo Hirota, Naoki Ono
  • Patent number: 10935458
    Abstract: A facility condition monitoring device includes an abnormality-degree-calculation-model construction part which constructs an abnormality-degree-calculation model for calculating an abnormality degree of a monitoring feature group of a monitoring target facility, based on a normal feature group extracted from a state-quantity fluctuation data of the monitoring target facility, an abnormality degree calculation part which calculates the abnormality degree of the monitoring feature group with the abnormality-degree-calculation model, an abnormality determination part which determines whether the monitoring target facility is abnormal, based on the abnormality degree, an abnormality-contribution-rate calculation part which obtains a contribution rate of each feature constituting the monitoring feature group used for calculating the abnormality degree determined as abnormal by the abnormality determination part, and an abnormality cause identification part which identifies an abnormality cause of the monitoring t
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Hayashi, Takahiro Nakano, Atsushi Yuge, Masaaki Shibata
  • Patent number: 10935447
    Abstract: An impact sensing laminate 2 has a first surface 211 on which an impact force acts; a second surface 222 brought in contact with a protection object OBJ; an impact absorption layer 21 and a first pressure-sensitive layer 22. When a direction heading for the second surface from the first surface is defined as a first direction, the first pressure-sensitive layer is in the first direction from the impact absorption layer. The first pressure-sensitive layer is a layer of sensing a first impact force as the impact force to have been attenuated by the impact absorption layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takemoto, Yoshiharu Kuze, Mitsuyoshi Uematsu, Seiji Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10927713
    Abstract: An intake air cooling device includes a water supply line and a heat pump device. The water supply line is configured to send water to a waste heat recovery boiler which is configured to generate steam using heat of an exhaust gas from a gas turbine. The heat pump device is configured to transfer heat of air suctioned by the gas turbine to water flowing through the water supply line and thereby cool the air while heating the water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Uechi, Eisaku Ito, Hideaki Sugishita, Naoki Hisada
  • Patent number: 10926436
    Abstract: Provided is an injection molding method for resin that contains reinforcing fiber, the method being capable of easily eliminating uneven distribution of added components. The injection molding method is provided with: a plasticizing step for supplying resin pellets P and added components to a cylinder equipped with a screw 10, which has a rotating axis as the center is capable of rotating normally and in reverse, and generating molten resin by rotating the screw 10 in the normal direction; and an injecting step for injecting the molten resin M comprising the added components into a cavity. In the plasticizing step, a reverse rotation operation for reversing the rotation of the screw 10 is performed or a screw-stopping operation of stopping the normal rotation of the screw 10 is performed with a prescribed timing and for a prescribed period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, LTD., MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Munehiro Nobuta, Naoki Toda, Toshihiko Kariya, Takeshi Yamaguchi, Kiyoshi Kinoshita
  • Patent number: 10919070
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a coating device capable of stably coating a coating agent onto a member to be coated, while preventing the supply of excess coating agent. A coating device is provided with: a roller which rotates in one direction; a tank in which an opening is formed facing the roller and which supplies a coating agent via the opening; a doctor blade provided at the side of the opening on the rotation exit side of the roller; and a doctor blade provided at the side of the opening on the rotation entry side of the roller; wherein a gap formed between the doctor blade and the roller is larger than a gap formed between the doctor blade and the roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Saito, Takashi Shibutani, Kazuto Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10921786
    Abstract: A plant network entrance device includes a change information reception unit configured to receive change information for changing a control parameter of a plant facility from a change execution device, a change information transmission unit configured to transmit the change information to the plant facility, an operation data acquisition unit configured to acquire pre-change operation data that is operation data before a time at which a change in the control parameter based on the change information is made and post-change operation data that is operation data after the time at which the change is made, an improvement rate calculation unit configured to calculate an improvement rate for operation states before and after the change on the basis of the pre-change operation data and the post-change operation data, and an improvement rate transmission unit configured to transmit the improvement rate to the change execution device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Kono, Kenji Takao
  • Patent number: D914046
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Tsukahara, Naoki Shibata, Tomoyuki Enomoto, Teppei Teshima, Hidenobu Otsu