Patents by Inventor Kazuya Goto

Kazuya Goto 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).

  • Patent number: 10808959
    Abstract: An air conditioning system includes: an air conditioner configured to supply air-conditioning air; and an air conditioner control device configured to control the air conditioner. The air conditioner includes: an outside air passage, through which outside air flows; a return air passage, through which return air flows; an outside air heat exchanger; a return air heat exchanger; an outside air vaporizing humidifier configured to humidity the outside air by utilizing evaporation of water; and a return air vaporizing humidifier configured to humidify the return air by utilizing evaporation of water. The air conditioner control device includes a first vaporizing cooler configured to operate at least one of the humidifiers to perform vaporization cooling of the air-conditioning air while preventing the air-conditioning air from exchanging heat with a heat exchange medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: KIMURA KOHKI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiichi Kimura, Mitsuo Morita, Takayuki Ishida, Kazuya Goto, Hidekazu Sato
  • Publication number: 20200086489
    Abstract: To assist appropriately in performing a recovery operation of a device. A guidance information presentation apparatus includes: a guidance information receiving unit configured to acquire guidance information including access information and safety information, the access information including a moving route to reach an estimated location of a failure in an apparatus as a recovery target, and an operation procedure, the safety information indicating safety of the moving route and the operation procedure in the access information; and a guidance information displaying unit configured to perform, on a basis of the guidance information, notification for a guidance of the moving route to the estimated location of the failure in the apparatus as the recovery target, and the operation procedure, and notification that indicates the safety of the moving route and the operation procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Patent number: 10566171
    Abstract: This invention can maintain the temperature of the shaping plane in a three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus. A three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus includes a material spreader that spreads the material or materials of a three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaped object onto the shaping plane on which the three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaped object is to be shaped; an electron gun that generates an electron beam; at least one deflector that deflects the electron beam so that it scans the shaping plane one- or two-dimensionally; at least one lens that is positioned between the electron gun and the deflector, and focuses the electron beam; a focus controller that controls the focus of the electron beam based on which region is to be scanned by the electron beam; and a controller that controls the deflecting direction of the deflector and the scanning rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventors: Zhixiong Yuan, Kazuya Goto, Toshiyuki Morimura, Takahiro Shimbo
  • Patent number: 10502449
    Abstract: An air conditioner includes: a first heat exchanger configured to perform a first process of cooling air-conditioning air by heat-exchange water; a second heat exchanger configured to perform a second process of cooling the air-conditioning air by the heat-exchange water; a first water passage configured to cause the heat-exchange water to flow through the first heat exchanger and then flow through the second heat exchanger; a second water passage branching off from the first water passage and configured to cause the heat-exchange water that has been used in the first process to flow in a manner to bypass the second heat exchanger; a first water regulating valve configured to adjust performance of the first heat exchanger in the first process; a second water regulating valve configured to adjust performance of the second heat exchanger in the second process; and an air conditioner control device configured to adjust the air-conditioning air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: KIMURA KOHKI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiichi Kimura, Mitsuo Morita, Takayuki Ishida, Kazuya Goto, Hidekazu Sato
  • Patent number: 10476386
    Abstract: A digitally controlled power supply apparatus includes: a switching device converting an input voltage to output a converted voltage based on gate signals that it has received; a smoothing circuit smoothing the converted voltage to output a power supply voltage; an AD converter AD converting the power supply voltage from the smoothing circuit to output a power supply voltage digital data; a PID controller performing PID control operation to an error between a setpoint and the power supply voltage digital data; a switching drive circuit generating gate signals, based on an operation outcome of the PID controller; a control parameter adjuster dynamically performing automatic adjustment of control parameters of the PID controller, based on a history of fluctuations indicated in samplings of the power supply voltage digital data; and a control parameter output unit outputting the control parameters of the PID controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuya Goto
  • Patent number: 10454951
    Abstract: A cell control device able to prevent unauthorized communication in which a third party makes an unauthorized access to the apparatus. The cell control device includes a communication section that communicates with a production management device or plural machines, a communication controller that executes communication by the communication section, and a communication determination section that monitors an actual communication traffic and compares the actual communication traffic with a planned communication traffic of a communication planned to be executed by the communication controller to determine whether the actual communication traffic is more than the planned communication traffic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuya Goto
  • Publication number: 20190234633
    Abstract: An air conditioning system includes: an air conditioner configured to supply air-conditioning air; and an air conditioner control device configured to control the air conditioner. The air conditioner includes: an outside air passage, through which outside air flows; a return air passage, through which return air flows; an outside air heat exchanger; a return air heat exchanger; an outside air vaporizing humidifier configured to humidity the outside air by utilizing evaporation of water; and a return air vaporizing humidifier configured to humidify the return air by utilizing evaporation of water. The air conditioner control device includes a first vaporizing cooler configured to operate at least one of the humidifiers to perform vaporization cooling of the air-conditioning air while preventing the air-conditioning air from exchanging heat with a heat exchange medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Keiichi Kimura, Mitsuo Morita, Takayuki Ishida, Kazuya Goto, Hidekazu Sato
  • Patent number: 10309676
    Abstract: An air-source heat pump air conditioner includes a first heat pump including a first refrigeration cycle that is formed by a first air-conditioning heat exchanger, a first heat-source heat exchanger, a first compressor, and first refrigerant flowing therethrough; a second heat pump including a second refrigeration cycle that is formed by a second air-conditioning heat exchanger, a second heat-source heat exchanger, a second compressor, and second refrigerant flowing therethrough; and an air conditioner control device configured to control the first heat pump and the second heat pump to operate at least one of the first refrigeration cycle and the second refrigeration cycle for a space to be air conditioned, the air-conditioning air containing outside air, return air, and other air that exchange heat with the first circulating refrigerant and the second circulating refrigerant in the first air-conditioning heat exchanger and the second air-conditioning heat exchanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: KIMURA KOHKI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiichi Kimura, Takayuki Ishida, Kazuya Goto
  • Patent number: 10272516
    Abstract: Overheating of and unintended melting of powder is suppressed, and thus the shaping accuracy is improved. A three-dimensional shaping apparatus includes an electron gun that generates an electron beam, at least one primary deflector that deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally, at least one lens that is provided between the electron gun and the primary deflector and focuses the electron beam, a secondary deflector that is provided between the electron gun and the primary deflector, and deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally, and a controller that controls the deflection directions and scanning speeds of the primary deflector and the second deflector. The controller controls the deflection direction and scanning speed of the second deflector while the scanning speed of the primary deflector is lower than a predetermined speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventor: Kazuya Goto
  • Patent number: 10166628
    Abstract: Even a region where powder is melted is scanned by an electron beam at the highest speed. A three-dimensional shaping apparatus includes an electron gun that generates an electron beam, at least one first deflector that deflects the electron beam one-dimensionally or two-dimensionally, at least one lens that is provided between the electron gun and the first deflector and focuses the electron beam, and a second deflector that is provided between the electron gun and the first deflector and deflects the electron beam one-dimensionally or two-dimensionally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventor: Kazuya Goto
  • Publication number: 20180373233
    Abstract: A machine learning device included in a failure predicting apparatus includes a state observing unit that observes, as state variables indicating a current environmental state, operating state data indicating an operating state of the management target device and device configuration data indicating a device configuration of the management target device, a label data acquiring unit that acquires, as label data, maintenance history data indicating a maintenance history of the management target device, and a learning unit that, by using the state variables and the label data, learns a failure timing of a printed circuit board included in the management target device, the operating state data, and the device configuration data such that the failure timing is associated with the operating state data and the device configuration data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Publication number: 20180339360
    Abstract: Excessive evaporation of powder is prevented. A three-dimensional shaping apparatus includes an electron gun that generates an electron beam, at least one deflector that deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally, at least one lens that is provided between the electron gun and the deflector, and that focuses the electron beam, and a controller that controls the deflection direction and scanning speed of the deflector, the deflector scanning and irradiating the predetermined regions. The three-dimensional shaping apparatus further includes a controller that controls the cross-sectional diameter of the electron beam. The process step of melting the powder is divided into two process steps, namely the first melting step and the second melting step in the sequential order of the process steps. In the first melting step, the powder is given the amount of unit-area heat necessary to raise the temperature of the powder from its preheating temperature to its melting point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Publication number: 20180313562
    Abstract: An air-source heat pump air conditioner includes a first heat pump including a first refrigeration cycle that is formed by a first air-conditioning heat exchanger, a first heat-source heat exchanger, a first compressor, and first refrigerant flowing therethrough; a second heat pump including a second refrigeration cycle that is formed by a second air-conditioning heat exchanger, a second heat-source heat exchanger, a second compressor, and second refrigerant flowing therethrough; and an air conditioner control device configured to control the first heat pump and the second heat pump to operate at least one of the first refrigeration cycle and the second refrigeration cycle for a space to be air conditioned, the air-conditioning air containing outside air, return air, and other air that exchange heat with the first circulating refrigerant and the second circulating refrigerant in the first air-conditioning heat exchanger and the second air-conditioning heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Keiichi Kimura, Takayuki Ishida, Kazuya Goto
  • Publication number: 20180252431
    Abstract: An air conditioner includes: a first heat exchanger configured to perform a first process of cooling air-conditioning air by heat-exchange water; a second heat exchanger configured to perform a second process of cooling the air-conditioning air by the heat-exchange water; a first water passage configured to cause the heat-exchange water to flow through the first heat exchanger and then flow through the second heat exchanger; a second water passage branching off from the first water passage and configured to cause the heat-exchange water that has been used in the first process to flow in a manner to bypass the second heat exchanger; a first water regulating valve configured to adjust performance of the first heat exchanger in the first process; a second water regulating valve configured to adjust performance of the second heat exchanger in the second process; and an air conditioner control device configured to adjust the air-conditioning air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Keiichi Kimura, Mitsuo Morita, Takayuki Ishida, Kazuya Goto, Hidekazu Sato
  • Publication number: 20180166251
    Abstract: This invention can maintain the temperature of the shaping plane in a three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus. A three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaping apparatus includes a material spreader that spreads the material or materials of a three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaped object onto the shaping plane on which the three-dimensional layer-by-layer shaped object is to be shaped; an electron gun that generates an electron beam; at least one deflector that deflects the electron beam so that it scans the shaping plane one- or two-dimensionally; at least one lens that is positioned between the electron gun and the deflector, and focuses the electron beam; a focus controller that controls the focus of the electron beam based on which region is to be scanned by the electron beam; and a controller that controls the deflecting direction of the deflector and the scanning rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventors: Zhixiong YUAN, Kazuya GOTO, Toshiyuki MORIMURA, Takahiro SHIMBO
  • Publication number: 20180065179
    Abstract: Excessive evaporation of powder is prevented. A three-dimensional shaping apparatus includes an electron gun that generates an electron beam; a primary main deflector that deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally; at least one lens that is provided between the electron gun and the primary main deflector and focuses the electron beam; a sub-deflector that is provided between the electron gun and the primary main deflector, deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally, and has a deflection area smaller than the deflection area of the primary main deflector and the scanning speed higher than a scanning speed of the primary main deflector; and a controller that controls deflection directions and the scanning speeds of the primary main deflector and the sub-deflector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Publication number: 20180015565
    Abstract: Overheating of and unintended melting of powder is suppressed, and thus the shaping accuracy is improved. A three-dimensional shaping apparatus includes an electron gun that generates an electron beam, at least one primary deflector that deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally, at least one lens that is provided between the electron gun and the primary deflector and focuses the electron beam, a secondary deflector that is provided between the electron gun and the primary deflector, and deflects the electron beam one- or two-dimensionally, and a controller that controls the deflection directions and scanning speeds of the primary deflector and the second deflector. The controller controls the deflection direction and scanning speed of the second deflector while the scanning speed of the primary deflector is lower than a predetermined speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FOR FUTURE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Publication number: 20170302687
    Abstract: A cell control device able to prevent unauthorized communication in which a third party makes an unauthorized access to the apparatus. The cell control device includes a communication section that communicates with a production management device or plural machines, a communication controller that executes communication by the communication section, and a communication determination section that monitors an actual communication traffic and compares the actual communication traffic with a planned communication traffic of a communication planned to be executed by the communication controller to determine whether the actual communication traffic is more than the planned communication traffic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Publication number: 20170302171
    Abstract: A digitally controlled power supply apparatus includes: a switching device converting an input voltage to output a converted voltage based on gate signals that it has received; a smoothing circuit smoothing the converted voltage to output a power supply voltage; an AD converter AD converting the power supply voltage from the smoothing circuit to output a power supply voltage digital data; a PID controller performing PID control operation to an error between a setpoint and the power supply voltage digital data; a switching drive circuit generating gate signals, based on an operation outcome of the PID controller; a control parameter adjuster dynamically performing automatic adjustment of control parameters of the PID controller, based on a history of fluctuations indicated in samplings of the power supply voltage digital data; and a control parameter output unit outputting the control parameters of the PID controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventor: Kazuya GOTO
  • Patent number: 9636628
    Abstract: Disclosed is an aqueous solution for absorbing and recovering carbon dioxide from a carbon dioxide-containing gas, the aqueous solution containing an amino alcohol compound represented by Formula 1 and an amine compound represented by Formula 2, wherein R represents an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms; and n represents 1 or 2, wherein X represents —NR1R2; Y represents —NR3R4; R1, R2, R3 and R4 may be the same or different, and each represents an alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms; and m represents an integer of 3 to 7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignees: Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki Higashii, Firoz A. Chowdhury, Kazuya Goto, Masami Onoda, Yoichi Matsuzaki