Patents Assigned to Yamatake Corporation
  • Publication number: 20120257708
    Abstract: A counter counts the run lengths of a binarized signal. A counting result correcting portion generates frequency distributions for run lengths for first run lengths, which are from a rising edge to a falling edge of the signal, and second run lengths, which are for a falling edge to a rising edge of the signal, calculates a total number of first run lengths of lengths that are no less than 0 times and less than 1 times a representative value for the first run lengths, calculates a total number of second run lengths of lengths that are no less than 0 times and less than 1 times a representative value for the second run lengths, calculates a total number of first run lengths, calculates a total number of second run lengths, and corrects the counting results.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2012
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tatsuya Ueno
  • Publication number: 20120248356
    Abstract: A power supply controlling function is provided in a controlling portion. The power supply controlling function defines a first pressure sensor, a second pressure sensor, a third pressure sensor, and an oscillation detecting sensor as sensors to which power may be supplied, and turns switches that are provided in the supply circuits of the power supply to the individual sensors to which power may be supplied ON and OFF so that a plurality of these sensors to which power may be supplied does not operate simultaneously.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Okuda, Takashi Nomiyama
  • Publication number: 20120249349
    Abstract: A device monitoring unit obtains, through respective digital communication routes, a combination of a digital setting value for an analog output value to an analog communication route in a field device, a digital value of an AD converting device in an input/output unit, and one of the digital setting values stored in a memory of the input/output unit, to check the status of the communication through the analog communication route based on the values obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouki Sasaki, Hiroyuki Tsugane
  • Publication number: 20120247216
    Abstract: A pressure sensor device has a sensor detecting pressure of a gas that is introduced from the outside, a heater for heating the sensor, a package containing the sensor and the heater, a circuit portion producing an output signal that represents the pressure of the gas based on the detection output detected by the sensor, and a circuit containing portion containing the circuit portion. The package and the circuit containing portion are structured from separate cases and are disposed separately with a connecting structural member interposed therebetween. The connecting structural member 90 includes electrode lead pins connecting between the sensor within the package and the circuit portion within the circuit containing portion, insulated pipes for covering the outer peripheries of the electrode lead pins, and coil springs covering the outer peripheries of the insulated pipes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Ishihara, Hidefumi Harada, Masashi Sekine
  • Publication number: 20120253522
    Abstract: When, in an administering device, there has been an evaluation that a user is authorized to enter into any given controlled region, the occupant counts of a movement origin controlled region and of a movement destination controlled region are updated by an occupant count updating portion and stored in a storing portion, where the occupancy statuses specified by the individual occupant counts in the storing portion are reported to an air-conditioning controlling device. In the air-conditioning controlling device, electricity-saving control parameters corresponding to the applicable occupancy statuses are obtained from an electricity-saving control information storing portion by an air-conditioning controlling portion in response to occupancy statuses reported by the administering device, to cause air-conditioning equipment, corresponding to the applicable region, to perform electricity-saving operation based on the electricity-saving control parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroaki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20120249231
    Abstract: To provide reliable notification of a fault state when a power supply to a calculation processing portion is in the OFF state when a power supply to a communication processing portion is in the ON state. An isolating circuit, an inverting circuit inverting a signal branch-outputted through an output tine of the isolating circuit, and a selecting circuit that uses the signal outputted from the output line of the isolating circuit as a first input and the inverted signal from the inverting circuit as a second input, to select either the first input or the second input, depending on a selection setting status thereof, to output the selected signal to the communication processing portion are provided. A +5 V voltage is applied through a resistor to the output line of the isolating circuit. This +5 V voltage is produced through the power supply supplied from the second double-wire transmission path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Okuda, Hiroaki Nagoya, Kouichirou Murata
  • Publication number: 20120250544
    Abstract: One or more field devices, and a controller are connected so as to be able to communicate with a field device through a first communication route, and a device monitoring unit that is connected so as to be able to communicate with the field device through a second communication route are provided, wherein the device monitoring unit is provided with a checking tool for checking a status of the field device and the status of communication through the first and/or the second communication routes, based on a response received through the second communication route from the field device in response to a signal sent through either the first communication route or the second communication route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouki SASAKI, Hiroyuki Tsugane
  • Publication number: 20120248896
    Abstract: A switch is provided in a supply line for an operating power supply from an operating power supply generating circuit to a main circuit, An electric current detecting circuit and a comparison evaluating circuit are provided as a controlling circuit portion for controlling the ON/OFF state of the switch. The electric current detecting circuit inputs a voltage in accordance with the value of an electric current supplied from an higher-level system, and inverts and amplifies the voltage to produce an output voltage. The comparison evaluating circuit inputs the output voltage from the electric current detecting circuit, compares the output voltage to a reference voltage, and turns the switch ON if the output voltage is higher than the reference voltage. The reference voltage is set in advance in accordance with a lower limit electric current value for the electric current that must be supplied for the main circuit to operate properly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kouji Okuda
  • Publication number: 20120253534
    Abstract: The range of electric currents that can be assumed by a supply electric current is categorized into a plurality of electric current ranges, where, for each electric current range category, there are combinations of functions, wherein the total value for the electric current required is less than the upper limit value, and no less than the lower limit value, for the electric current range established, and a table wherein these combinations are established is stored in memory. An actual value is detected for a supply current I to ascertain the category of electric current to which the supply electric current I applies, the combination of functions established for the applicable category of electric currents is read out from the table, and operation of the function circuit portions for the functions of the combination that has been read out is enabled, and operation of the other function circuit portions is disabled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichirou Murata, Kouji Okuda, Hiroaki Nagoya
  • Publication number: 20120249019
    Abstract: A coil of an electro-pneumatic converting portion is connected in parallel with a constant voltage circuit. An electric current regulating portion is provided in a supply line for an electric current to the coil. The regulating value for the electric current in this electric current regulating portion is controlled by an instruction from a CPU The CPU detects, as a present supply electric current, an actual value for the supply electric current from a higher-level system, and evaluates whether or not there is, in the present supply electric current, a surplus electric current that can be directed to the electro-pneumatic converting portion. The supply electric current can be in excess of 4 mA and is the surplus electric current, and if there is a surplus electric current, the a command is sent to the electric current regulating portion so as to allocate that surplus electric current to the coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: Yamatake Corporation
    Inventors: Kouji Okuda, Hiroaki Nagoya, Kouichirou Murata
  • Publication number: 20120253525
    Abstract: An air-conditioning controlling system having a controlling device controlling the operation of air-conditioning equipment based on setting information that has been set up in advance, and including an operating terminal wherein setting information can be changed by an occupant of an applicable area of the air-conditioning equipment, connected to the controlling device through a communication circuit, wherein the occupant is able to check what type of control operation is scheduled, prior to changing a setting for the applicable equipment, through scheduled operating information for the future for the specified applicable equipment being sent to the operating terminal that is operated by the occupant, thus enabling the occupant to consider individual countermeasures rather than changing the settings easily, not only making it possible to maintain the energy conservation effect of the air-conditioning controlling system as a whole, but also making it possible to increase the energy conservation awareness of th
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hitomi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20120248363
    Abstract: A poppet valve assembly is structured divided into a seat portion and a seat retaining portion. A spring is contained within an interior space between the seat portion and the seat retaining portion, where a poppet valve is held between the seat portion and the seat retaining portion in a state biased by the spring. The poppet valve is provided with a through hole for connecting a chamber that contains the spring and a discharge air duct of a spool, and a fine connecting duct for connecting the through hole and an output air pressure chamber. The chamber that contains the spring is separated from a supply air pressure chamber by an O-ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yohsuke Inagaki
  • Publication number: 20120247594
    Abstract: A spool is provided with a first discharge air duct connecting the first opening to the first discharge air chamber, and a second discharge air duct connecting the second opening to the second discharge air chamber, where the first discharge air duct and the second discharge air duct are divided by a non-duct part. A first output air pressure chamber is adjacent to a first discharge air chamber with a first diaphragm interposed therebetween, the first discharge air chamber is adjacent to a bias chamber with a second diaphragm interposed therebetween, the bias chamber is adjacent to an input air pressure chamber with a third diaphragm interposed therebetween, the input air pressure chamber is adjacent to a second discharge air chamber with a fourth diaphragm interposed therebetween, and the second discharge air chamber is adjacent to a second output air pressure chamber with a fifth diaphragm interposed therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yohsuke Inagaki
  • Publication number: 20120248352
    Abstract: A voltage/current converting circuit is provided in a stage prior to a communication circuit. An over-current preventing circuit is incorporated into the voltage/current converting circuit The voltage/current converting circuit converts a DC voltage signal into a DC electric current signal, and converts an AC voltage signal into an AC electric current signal. Moreover, the voltage/current converting circuit keeps the excessively large electric current that would flow into the internal circuitry thereof to no more than a predetermined electric current value (for example, no more than 30 mA) when the positioner is connected in error to the voltage source side without a load resistance connected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kouji Okuda
  • Publication number: 20120240662
    Abstract: A density measuring system, including a container into which a gas is injected, provided with a heating element to which a variety of different voltages is applied; an equation storage device storing a density calculating equation that has, as independent variables, electrical signals obtained from the heating element when each of the plurality of different voltages is applied and has the density as a dependent variable; and a density calculating portion calculating a measured value for the density of the gas that is injected into the container, through substituting measured values for the electrical signals from the heating element into the independent variables of the density calculating equation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2012
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: Yamatake Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuharu Ooishi
  • Publication number: 20120239324
    Abstract: Reported information is classified as to if it is transient reported information due to a transient factor. Time bands within an evaluating interval that are other than time bands wherein air conditioning control has occurred in response to a transient report are defined as evaluation-applicable time bands, and the average energy consumption in the evaluation-applicable time bands is calculated as an energy consumption that serves as a basis value. Moreover, an average of the historical values of energy consumption in the transient report response-controlled air-conditioning time bands is calculated as an energy consumption to serve as a comparison value, and the difference between this energy consumption that is the comparison value and the energy consumption Wbase that is the basis value is calculated as a possible energy savings, and used as un evaluation index indicating the operating status of an air-conditioning device in terms of energy savings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Haruka Ueda, Mayumi Miura
  • Publication number: 20120215484
    Abstract: A velocity measuring device emitting a laser beam at a web; a photodiode converting an optical output of the laser into an electric signal; a laser driver operating the laser to alternate a first emitting interval wherein the oscillating wavelength increases and a second emitting interval wherein the oscillating wavelength decreases; a current-voltage converting/amplifying portion converting the electric current from the photodiode into a voltage; a filter portion removing a carrier wave from the output of the current-voltage converting/amplifying portion; a signal extracting portion calculating a number of interference waveforms in the output of the filter portion; and a calculator calculating the velocity of the web based on the result of the extracting portion. The laser driver operates so the absolute values for the rates of change, in respect to time, of the oscillating wavelengths during the first emitting interval and during the second emitting interval are different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2012
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tatsuya Ueno
  • Publication number: 20120209409
    Abstract: A controlling device has a transient operating quantity upper limit value storing portion storing a transient quantity upper limit value, effective at the time of a transient response due to a change in a setting value. A steady operating quantity upper limit value storing portion storing an operating quantity upper limit value, effective at the time of a steady operation. A setting value change detecting portion detecting a change in the setting value A transient response completion detecting portion detecting the completion of a transient response; an operating quantity upper limit value switching portion setting the operating quantity upper limit value as the operating quantity upper limit value is used in control calculations in a time band from the point in time of the change of the setting value to the point in time of the completion of the transient response.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seiji Kato
  • Publication number: 20120192955
    Abstract: An air conditioning controller includes a supply air temperature controller controlling a temperature of supply air provided to an air conditioner so a supply air temperature measurement value matches a supply air temperature setting value; a total air volume device measuring/calculating a total supply air volume value that is the total of the air volumes to each individual variable air volume unit; a supply air volume controller controlling an air volume of supply air to the air conditioner, depending on the total air volume value; an air volume insufficiency evaluator evaluating if the air volume is insufficient by comparing the total air volume value to a total air volume lower limit value; and a supply air temperature setter changing the supply air temperature setting value in a direction that the variable air volume unit increase the air volume, when there is an evaluation that the air volume is insufficient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryouta Dazai
  • Publication number: 20120197445
    Abstract: An air-conditioner operation controlling device controls each individual air-conditioner in a server room wherein are disposed a plurality of server racks for containing servers and a plurality of air conditioners for cooling the server racks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: YAMATAKE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kimihiko Yoshida, Hiroshi Noguchi