Hiroyuki Yamada 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 wire harness includes a harness main body including one or a plurality of conductive paths and an exterior member through which the one or a plurality of conductive paths is inserted, a packing bent portion arranged in a middle of the harness main body and used as a bent portion at a position suitable for packing the wire harness, and a routing path regulating portion arranged at the position suitable for packing the wire harness and configured to regulate the wire harness at a desired path when routing the wire harness.
Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a composite semipermeable membrane having achieved both strength and water-permeable properties. This composite semipermeable membrane is provided with a substrate, a porous support body disposed on the substrate, and a separation function layer provided on the porous support body. The substrate has a structure provided with a crimped portion and a non-crimped portion. The porous support body is impregnated inside a crimped portion and inside a non-crimped portion of the substrate.
Abstract: A fuel pump includes an electromagnetically driven intake valve mechanism, a pump housing, a discharge valve, an opening, a seal member, and a first relief passage. The relief valve mechanism has a relief valve, a relief valve seat contacting the relief valve when the relief valve is closed and a relief spring biasing the relief valve against the relief valve seat. A second relief passage, communicating the first relief passage and a hole formed in the relief seat, is formed between the seal member and the relief valve seat. The relief valve seat, the relief valve, and the relief spring are arranged in this order beginning from the open end side.
Abstract: A sensor device according to an embodiment of the present technology includes a sensor head and a measurement unit. The sensor head includes a first probe and a second probe, the first probe including a first antenna section used for transmission, the second probe including a second antenna section used for reception, the second probe being situated at a specified distance from the first probe and facing the first probe. The measurement unit includes a signal generator that generates a measurement signal that includes information regarding characteristics of a propagation of an electromagnetic wave in a medium between the first and second antenna sections.
April 18, 2018
June 11, 2020
SONY CORPORATION, SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Abstract: This heating device (100) includes: a heater (10) for heating an object (1) to be heated; a temperature detection unit (20) for detecting a temperature of the object (1) to be heated; and a temperature regulator (30) which controls the heater (10) so as to make the temperature of the object (1) to be heated equal to the target temperature. The temperature detection unit (20) comprises temperature sensors (21, 22). An identification unit (34) identifies, from temperature data detected by the temperature sensors (21, 22) and manipulation quantity data corresponding to electric power applied to the heater (10), a heat transfer function between the heater (10) and the temperature sensors (21, 22), and a heat transfer function between the respective temperature sensors (21, 22). A determination unit (36) detects a change of the transfer functions, and determines an abnormality in the heater (10) or the temperature sensors (21, 22).
Abstract: The present invention is to prevent the temperature of an electric heater from being higher than or equal to a temperature at which control to reduce power consumption is started to prevent an abrupt decrease in the power consumption of the electric heater in order to secure a power consuming destination of a fuel cell. A fuel cell system 10 includes: a fuel cell 20 that receives the supply of reactant gas to generate power; a fuel cell cooling system 30 for circulating a coolant through the fuel cell 20 to cool the fuel cell 20; an electric heater 40 operated to consume power of the fuel cell 20 and driven to decrease power consumption abruptly at a temperature lower than a decomposition temperature of the coolant; and a heater cooling system 50 for circulating the coolant around the electric heater 40 to cool the electric heater 40.
Abstract: A manufacturing method of a mold, the mold having at its surface a plurality of recessed portions whose two-dimensional size is not less than 10 nm and less than 500 nm when viewed in a direction normal to the surface, the method including: (a) providing a mold base, (b) partially anodizing an aluminum alloy layer, thereby forming a porous alumina layer which has a plurality of minute recessed portions; and (c) after step (b), bringing the porous alumina layer into contact with a first etching solution, thereby enlarging the plurality of minute recessed portions of the porous alumina layer. Step (a) of providing the mold base includes (a1) providing a metal base, (a2) forming an aluminum alloy layer on the metal base, and (a3) forming a surface protection layer on the aluminum alloy layer. Step (a2) and step (a3) are performed in a same chamber.
Abstract: A carrier for forming an electrophotographic image is provided. The carrier includes a core particle comprising a manganese-based ferrite particle having an apparent density of from 2.0 to 2.2 g/cm3 and a magnetization of from 44 to 52 emu/g in a magnetic field of 500 Oe; and a coating layer coating a surface of the core particle. The coating layer contains a carbon black, an inorganic particle A, and an inorganic particle B. The inorganic particle A and the carbon black each have a concentration gradient in a thickness direction of the coating layer. A concentration of the inorganic particle A increases toward a surface of the coating layer, and a concentration of the carbon black decreases toward the surface of the coating layer.
Abstract: A link actuator includes a proximal end side link hub, a distal end side link hub, and link mechanisms which connect the distal end side link hub to the proximal end side link hub. Each of the link mechanisms includes a proximal side end link member, a distal side end link member, and an intermediate link member. Each of the proximal end side link hub and the distal end side link hub is provided with a through-hole which allows an origin positioning shaft to be inserted therethrough. The distal end posture of the link actuator is set to a specified posture by inserting the origin positioning shaft through the through-holes. An amount of operation of actuators in a state where preload is applied to the link actuator is set as a position of an origin of the actuator.
Abstract: A server apparatus includes circuitry configured to acquire identification information of a vehicle exhibited in an auction from an auction company, acquire history information of the exhibited vehicle based on the acquired identification information, derive provision information including a driving tendency of a past driver of the exhibited vehicle based on the acquired history information, and provide the derived provision information to the auction company.
Abstract: In a server device, an acquirer acquires history information of a target vehicle. A first derivation unit derives the degree of deterioration of parts of the target vehicle based on the history information acquired by the acquirer. The second derivation unit derives a warranty fee or a warranty condition for a warranty on the parts of the target vehicle according to the degree of deterioration derived by the first derivation unit.
Abstract: A server apparatus includes circuitry configured to: acquire identification information of an assessment target vehicle from an external server of an assessor; acquire history information of the assessment target vehicle based on the identification information; acquire pieces of history information of a plurality of vehicles; derive statistical information on the pieces of history information for each of vehicle models; and provide first provision information based on the history information of the assessment target vehicle and second provision information based on the statistical information regarding a vehicle model of the assessment target vehicle, to the external server.
Abstract: A server apparatus including circuitry configured to: acquire identification information of an assessment target vehicle from a terminal apparatus configured to provide information to an external server of an assessor; acquire history information of the assessment target vehicle based on the identification information; acquire pieces of history information of a plurality of vehicles; derive statistical information on the pieces of history information for each of vehicle models; and provide first provision information based on the history information of the assessment target vehicle to the terminal apparatus and provide second provision information based on the statistical information regarding a vehicle model of the assessment target vehicle to the terminal apparatus or the external server.
Abstract: In a first server device, a first acquirer acquires identification information of a target vehicle. A second acquirer acquires vehicle information of the target vehicle including date and time information and maintenance information of the target vehicle including date and time information based on the identification information that has been acquired. A second derivation unit derives information to be provided, based on the vehicle information and the maintenance information that have been acquired. A provider provides the information to be provided that has been derived.
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to obtain a high pressure fuel supply pump capable of reducing pressure pulsation that occurs in a low pressure pipe, preventing damage to the low pressure pipe, or reducing noise due to vibrations of the low pressure pipe.
Abstract: A high-pressure fuel supply pump includes a pressurizing chamber, a piston plunger, and an electromagnetically-driven intake valve mechanism. The piston plunger reciprocates within the pressurizing chamber. The electromagnetically-driven intake valve mechanism is provided at an inlet of the pressurizing chamber. The electromagnetically-driven intake valve mechanism includes an anchor which pulls a plunger rod, a fixed core which attracts the anchor, and a yoke in which inner peripheral part has the fixed core and the anchor. The fixed core is fixed to a bottom part of the yoke. A through hole is formed at a bottom part of the fixed core.
Abstract: Provided is a composition for sealing a covered wire, the composition containing 2-cyanoacrylate including 10% by mass or more of an alkyl-2-cyanoacrylate that has, in a main chain, an alkyl group having 4 or more carbon atoms, and the composition having both water resistance and thermal shock resistance under high temperature and high humidity conditions and also having excellent heat resistance.
Abstract: A regeneration control device for an exhaust gas treatment device includes: a DOC blockage risk state determination part configured to determine whether the DOC is in a blockage risk state which is a state where blockage of the DOC is likely to occur, on the basis of comparison between a counter value and a threshold related to an operation time of the diesel engine; a DOC temperature increase execution part configured to execute a blockage recovery process for increasing a temperature of the DOC to a first temperature, if it is determined that the DOC is in the blockage risk state; a DPF forced regeneration condition determination part configured to determine whether a forced regeneration execution condition for the DPF is satisfied; a DPF forced regeneration execution part configured to execute a forced regeneration process for increasing a temperature of the DPF to a second temperature and increasing the temperature of the DOC to the first temperature, if the forced regeneration execution condition is sati
January 26, 2017
Date of Patent:
May 5, 2020
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINE & TURBOCHARGER, LTD.
Kazuki Nishizawa, Tomohide Yamada, Daisuke Sato, Hiroyuki Ito
Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a recognizer (110, 120) that recognizes an object present around a host vehicle; and an apparatus operation controller (130) that determines whether the object is recognized in a predetermined target area by the recognizer and causes an onboard apparatus to perform a predetermined operation when it is determined that an object has been recognized by the recognizer. The predetermined target area is set around the host vehicle, and the apparatus operation controller determines whether the host vehicle enters or has entered a predetermined branching point and lowers a level of the predetermined operation performed by the onboard apparatus when it is determined that the host vehicle enters or has entered the predetermined branching point.
Abstract: Provided is a high-pressure fuel pump that ensures oil tightness even at high fuel pressure and has a small and lightweight inexpensive discharge valve structure. Therefore, a high-pressure fuel pump according to the present invention includes: a discharge valve arranged on a discharge side of a pressurizing chamber; a discharge valve seat on which the discharge valve is seated; and a facing member configured independently as a separate member from the discharge valve seat and located on an opposite side of the discharge valve seat with the discharge valve interposed therebetween, in which a stroke direction regulating portion that regulates displacement of the discharge valve in a stroke direction is formed on a tapered surface of the facing member.