Akiyoshi Yamamoto has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: A catalyst container of a catalytic converter is of a double-pipe structure wherein an outer periphery of an inner pipe and an inner periphery of an outer pipe are fittingly superposed on each other. The catalyst container has a catalyst installing portion, tapered cone portions extending from the catalyst installing portion with a gradually decreasing diameter, and straight connecting portions extending from smallest-diameter regions of the cone portions to the ends to be connected with connecting pipes upstream and downstream of the catalytic converter. Holes maybe formed in the cone portions of one of the inner or outer pipes to permit fluids to be displaced from the space therebetween. Such a catalyst container has sufficient rigidity and radiated noise suppression properties and thus can be reduced in weight by being thinned.
Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus including programmability that may allow a SSTL interface or LVTTL interface is provided. A reference configuration circuit (100) may provide a primary reference potential VREF0 and secondary reference potential VREF. Reference configuration circuit (100) may include a bond pad (PAD1), a reference potential generation circuit (1), a control circuit (50), a reference selection circuit (60), and a secondary reference potential generation circuit (70). During a wafer test mode, primary reference potential VREF0 and secondary reference potential VREF may be provided from a potential that may be applied to bond pad (PAD1).
Abstract: When a feeding coupler is pressed by a receiving coupler, the feeding coupler is disengaged by a first engaging member of a fixing mechanism so as to be displaceable along an electric vehicle, and also disengaged by a second engaging member of the fixing mechanism so as to be angularly movable with respect to a displacing mechanism. The feeding mechanism then engages the receiving coupler, and starts charging the battery on the electric vehicle.
Abstract: Two separate iron cores 31 and 32, forming a magnetic path, are engaged with both ends of a cylindrical coil body 12. Each iron core has upper and lower limbs disposed in parallel with each other. Cylindrical coil body 12 accommodates a primary coil 221 and a secondary coil 223 therein, and has a core-insertion hole 4 for receiving the iron cores 31 and 32. The upper limb of each iron core is inserted in core-insertion hole 4 while lower limb extends along an outer wall of cylindrical coil body 12, so that cylindrical coil body 12 is engaged with iron cores 31 and 32 by these upper and lower limbs clamping between an inside wall of core-insertion hole 4 and the outer wall of cylindrical coil body 12. Primary coil 221 has an outermost layer formed into a dense alignment winding layer at its end part and into a non-dense alignment winding layer at its middle part.
Abstract: A method for controlling a rolling apparatus in which heated materials are successively extracted from heating ovens to be rolled with rollers and each extracting interval time between the materials is controlled such that the maximum root mean square valve of power supplied to motors for driving the rollers is less than the permissible root mean square power valve of the driving motors in any one of the rolling passes.