Kenichi Mori 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 laminated core manufacturing method according to the present invention is a manufacturing method for a laminated core including: a laminated body that is configured by laminating core strips that are made of a magnetic material, the laminated body including: a core back portion; and a tooth portion; and electrically insulating members that are disposed on two side portions of the tooth portion, wherein the laminated core manufacturing method includes a bonding step in which the insulating members are pressed onto each of the side surfaces of the tooth portion of the laminated body so as to integrate the laminated body and also so as to fix the insulating members to the laminated body, by means of at least one of an adhesive and a pressure-sensitive adhesive that is disposed between each of the side surfaces of the tooth portion and the insulating members.
Abstract: A monitoring system for determining whether an object is touched by a living body includes a receiver and a piezoelectric sensor attached to a substrate such that when the substrate is attached to the object. The piezoelectric sensor generates an output signal as a function of whether the living body is in contact with at least one of the substrate and the object. A processor processes the output signal to determine whether the living body is in contact with at least one of the substrate and the object and outputs a contact information signal containing information indicative of whether the living body is in contact with at least one of the substrate and object based on the determination. A transmitter transmits the contact information signal to the receiver.
Abstract: The present invention provides a viscous adhesive capable of retaining the shape of an electrode and allowing for production of an electrode for a lithium-ion battery having a structure in which the energy density of the electrode does not decrease. The present invention relates to a viscous adhesive for a lithium-ion electrode which allows active materials to adhere to each other in a lithium-ion electrode, the viscous adhesive having a glass transition temperature of 60° C. or lower, a solubility parameter of 8 to 13 (cal/cm3)1/2, and a storage shear modulus and a loss shear modulus of 2.0×103 to 5.0×107 Pa as measured in a frequency range of 10?1 to 101 Hz at 20° C.
Abstract: A control method for a motor system, the motor system having a battery; a boost converter configured to increase DC voltage supplied by the battery; an inverter connected to the boost converter and configured to execute a conversion between DC power and AC power; and a motor generator connected to the inverter. The control method comprising: a limiting power determination step of determining a limiting power in response to an operating point of the motor generator such that an oscillation of a terminal voltage of the boost converter at a side of the inverter is suppressed; and a controlling step of controlling the operating point of the motor generator such that a passing power of the boost converter does not exceed the limiting power.
Abstract: An electronic device is provided that includes a flexible body, a stress sensor, and a detector. The stress sensor has a piezoelectric film that is deformed by a stress resulting from bending of the body. The stress sensor detects stresses that develop respectively at an end part and a central part of the body. When the end part and the central part are bent at the same radius of curvature, the stress sensor outputs output values such that a first output value based on a stress having developed at the end part is different from a second output value based on a stress having developed at the central part. Moreover, the detector detects at least one of the first output value and the second output value having exceeded a given threshold.
Abstract: A tube is used in fiber-reinforced plastic power transmission shaft. The tube comprises: a cylindrical body section; a second connection section that has a smaller diameter than the body section and is connected to a stub shaft; and an inclined section that has an outer diameter that decreases toward the second connection section from the main body part. The inclined section has formed thereon, a weak section that is damaged when a load input in the axial direction exceeds a prescribed value. With this configuration, the cost of the tube can be reduced, and when a prescribed load is input to the tube in the axial direction, the tube is reliably damaged.
Abstract: Provided is a tubular body used for a power transmission shaft made of fiber-reinforced plastic. The tubular body is provided with a cylindrical main body portion, and a second connection portion continuous with an end portion of the main body portion and to which a stab shaft is joined. The main body portion is formed with a weak portion which fails when a load input in the direction of an axial line exceeds a predetermined value. A linear rupture portion is formed on an outer peripheral surface of the weak portion. In the present configuration, cost reduction and weight reduction of the tubular body are made possible, and the tubular body fails infallibly when a predetermined load is input to the tubular body in the direction of the axial line.
March 8, 2021
June 24, 2021
Takahiro NAKAYAMA, Kazuki OHTA, Kenichi MORI
Abstract: A tube for a power transmission shaft is made of fiber-reinforced plastic, rotated to transmit power, and includes a main body in a shape of cylinder about an axis, wherein the main body has an outer diameter thereof gradually decreasing from a central portion thereof toward both ends thereof, and has a thickness thereof gradually decreasing from said both ends toward the central portion.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing a tube body made of fiber-reinforced plastic and used in a power transmission shaft is provided and the method includes: a generating step of disposing an uncured fiber-reinforced resin on a cavity surface of a mold and generating a resin body in a cylindrical shape; and a curing step of supplying a fluid inside the resin body and curing the resin of the resin body.
Abstract: A wiring substrate includes a plurality of wiring layers, a component mounting part on which an electronic component can be mounted, and a component non-mounting part on which an electronic component cannot be mounted. A portion located in the component non-mounting part of one wiring layer of the plurality of the wiring layers includes a plurality of first through-holes having an elongated shape as seen from above and aligned with predetermined intervals with longitudinal directions of the first through-holes being faced toward a direction perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the wiring substrate.
Abstract: To obtain a muscle modifier capable of causing a qualitative change in muscle fibers of an administered individual by oral administration to a human or animal individual. A muscle modifier containing at least one of either bacterial body of complex bacteria NITE BP-1051 and complex bacteria ATCC PTA-1773, a separated, extracted, replicated or processed product derived from the bacterial body or the fermentation product as an active ingredient, or at least one of Bacillus hisashii NITE BP-863, or an extracted, replicated or processed product derived from the bacterial body as an active ingredient.
Abstract: A controller constitutes a control device for continuously variable transmission for executing a feedback control of a transmission so that an actual speed ratio reaches a target speed ratio. The controller includes a first phase lead compensator and a second phase lead compensator configured to perform phase lead compensation of a feedback primary command pressure, and a peak value frequency determination unit configured to change a peak value frequency according to a speed ratio.
February 23, 2017
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April 27, 2021
Ken Okahara, Kazutaka Adachi, Yutaka Kaneko, Kenichi Mori
Abstract: A press sensor that includes a board, an adhesive material, and a sensor unit on a first main surface of the board with the adhesive material interposed therebetween. When an elastic modulus of the board is E1, an elastic modulus of the adhesive material is EA, and an elastic modulus of the sensor unit is ES, EA<ES and EA<E1.
Abstract: A titanium composite material 1 is provided that includes: an inner layer 5 consisting of a commercially pure titanium or a titanium alloy; an outer layer 3 formed on at least one surface of the inner layer 5 and having a chemical composition that is different from a chemical composition of the inner layer 5; and an intermediate layer formed between the inner layer 5 and the outer layer 3 and having a chemical composition that is different from the chemical composition of the inner layer 5. The thickness of the outer layer 3 is 2 ?m or more, and occupies no more than 40% of the overall thickness per side. The thickness of the intermediate layer is 0.5 ?m or more. Despite being inexpensive, this titanium composite material has desired characteristics.
Abstract: A boost converter control method in one aspect of the present invention is the control method of the boost converter that boosts a voltage input from a power supply and supplies a boosted voltage to a load-side. The control method of the boost converter is securing an output electric power required according to an operation point of a motor connected to the load-side, calculating a lower limit voltage value at which the output voltage of the boost converter does not oscillate, setting a target output voltage of the boost converter to a value equal to or higher than the lower limit voltage, and controlling the boost converter so as to output a voltage according to the target output voltage.
Abstract: The present invention provides a novel sulfated polysaccharide having anticoagulant activity. Specifically, the present invention provides a polysaccharide that includes a repetitive structure of a disaccharide unit composed of a hexuronic acid (HexA) residue and a ?-D-glucosamine (GlcN) residue and having 13% or higher of a 3-O-sulfation rate in GlcN residues.
Abstract: A titanium foil or a titanium sheet is produced by electrodeposition from molten salt using constant current pulse, the method comprising: forming an electrodeposited titanium film on a surface of a cathode electrode made of glassy carbon, graphite, Mo, and Ni, and separating thereafter the electrodeposited titanium film from the cathode electrode by performing one or both of applying an external force to the electrodeposited titanium film and removing the cathode electrode. This enables the electrodeposited titanium film electrodeposited on the cathode electrode to be peeled from the cathode electrode simply and at low cost.
Abstract: A resin-made fuel tank mounting structure for construction machine is provided that provides a tank capacity without significantly affecting the layouts of other components and easily achieves assembling quality required for the resin-made fuel tank. A resin-made fuel tank mounting structure for mounting resin-made fuel tank on a construction machine including stepwise maintenance steps having plurality of treads and connecting a body floor on body frame and maintenance floor arranged above the body floor, wherein stepwise portion constituting a part of a plurality of treads of maintenance steps is formed on resin-made fuel tank, and horizontal surface of first bracket for fixing resin-made fuel tank onto the body floor is used as the lowest tread on the body floor of the plurality of treads.
Abstract: A control method of a continuously variable transmission mounted on a vehicle includes performing advance compensation in a speed ratio control system of the continuously variable transmission, and making an advance amount according to a vibration frequency of torsional vibration of an input shaft of the continuously variable transmission which is the advance amount of the advance compensation variable in accordance with an operation state of the vehicle. A feedback gain of speed ratio control of the continuously variable transmission performed in the speed ratio control system is variable in accordance with an operation state of the vehicle. When the advance amount is made variable, the advance amount is made variable in accordance with the feedback gain.
Abstract: A method for producing a hot-rolled titanium plate includes,  melting at least one part of the side surface of the titanium slab by radiating a beam or plasma toward the side surface, not toward the surface to be rolled, and thereafter causing re-solidification to form, in the side surface, a layer having grain diameter of 1.5 mm or less and a depth of 3.0 mm or more from the side surface;  performing a finishing process on the surface to be rolled of the titanium slab in which the layer is formed, to thereby bring a slab flatness index X to 3.0 or less; and  subjecting the titanium slab after the finishing process to hot rolling under a condition in which a length of an arc of contact of a roll L in a first pass of rough rolling is 230 mm or more.