Kosuke Tanaka 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: According to one embodiment, a healthcare support system includes a memory and a hardware processor connected to the memory. The hardware processor predicts a risk value of a disease based on medical checkup data for a medical examinee. The hardware processor sets a reduction target for the risk value of the disease, and sets a plurality of second factors constituting search targets among a plurality of first factors relating to the disease and a search range for each of the second factors. The hardware processor searches, by using a predetermined search method, in the search range for each of the second factors, for a target value candidate of each of the second factors so that the risk value of the disease is brought close to the reduction target.
Abstract: A liquid-repellent layer forming resin composition comprises a polyolefin resin (A), a silylated polyolefin (B), and a compatibilizer (C) having a site compatible with the polyolefin resin (A) and a site compatible with the silylated polyolefin (B), wherein a polyolefin site of the silylated polyolefin (B) is incompatible with the polyolefin resin (A).
June 7, 2019
April 22, 2021
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
Aki NAGAI, Ryo TANAKA, Kentaro KIMURA, Kosuke KINOSHITA
Abstract: Provided is a separator for aluminum electrolytic capacitors, in which the separator has both good short circuit resistance and good impedance characteristics. A separator for aluminum electrolytic capacitors is formed, in which the separator is interposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode of an aluminum electrolytic capacitor, and the separator includes at least one layer that is formed from plant fibers and has a dielectric breakdown strength of greater than or equal to 20 kV/mm.
January 16, 2018
Date of Patent:
March 30, 2021
NIPPON KODOSHI CORPORATION
Kosuke Tanaka, Kazuyuki Sakamoto, Atsushi Igawa, Ai Morikawa
Abstract: An air conditioner includes a refrigeration cycle in which a first compressor and a second compressor are connected in parallel, and the first compressor, the second compressor, a first outdoor heat exchanger, a second outdoor heat exchanger, a first indoor heat exchanger, a second indoor heat exchanger, and expansion valves are connected. When the air conditioning apparatus is operated in a first operation mode in which the second outdoor heat exchanger and the first indoor heat exchanger are operated as condensers and the second indoor heat exchanger is operated as an evaporator, refrigerant discharged from the first compressor flows through the first indoor heat exchanger, the expansion valves, and the second indoor heat exchanger in order while bypassing the first outdoor heat exchanger and the second outdoor heat exchanger.
Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a heat exchanger, and a flow switching circuit configured to switch the heat exchanger to act as any one of an evaporator and a condenser, the flow switching circuit is configured to allow refrigerant to flow into the heat exchanger in the same direction both in a case where the heat exchanger acts as an evaporator and in a case where the heat exchanger acts as a condenser, the heat exchanger includes a path switching circuit including a plurality of paths, and the path switching circuit is configured to switch an order of the plurality of paths through which refrigerant flows between an order of the plurality of paths in the case where the heat exchanger acts as an evaporator and another order of the plurality of paths in the case where the heat exchanger acts as a condenser.
Abstract: A second flow path switching apparatus includes a first distribution apparatus configured to distribute refrigerant to a plurality of refrigerant paths in a first heat exchange portion, a second distribution apparatus configured to distribute refrigerant to the plurality of refrigerant paths in the first heat exchange portion and a second heat exchange portion, and a switch portion configured to switch connection of a refrigerant inlet of a first heat exchange apparatus to the first distribution apparatus or to the second distribution apparatus and switch whether refrigerant which flows out of a refrigerant outlet of the first heat exchange portion is allowed to pass through the second heat exchange portion or to merge with refrigerant which flows out of a refrigerant outlet of the second heat exchange portion in accordance with whether an order of circulation of the refrigerant is a first order (cooling) or a second order (heating).
Abstract: Provided is a state analysis device and a state analyzer system that include a specific state determination unit configured to determine specific state information representing a state of refrigerant at a specific position in a refrigeration circuit and a normal region determination unit configured to determine a normal region in a state space within which the specific state information is present when an air-conditioning apparatus operates under a normal state. The state analysis device and the state analyzer system allow a display unit to display the specific state information and the normal region.
Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a refrigerant circuit in which a compressor, a first heat exchanger, an expansion mechanism, and a second heat exchanger are connected by pipes. The first heat exchanger includes a first refrigerant passage and a second refrigerant passage that share a plurality of fins with each other and provided in parallel in the refrigerant circuit. The apparatus further includes a high-and-low-pressure switching mechanism which is located on an inlet side of the second refrigerant passage of the first heat exchanger in flowing of refrigerant in an operation in which the first heat exchanger functions as a condenser, and which performs switching between flow directions of the refrigerant. The apparatus further includes a refrigerant blocking mechanism located on an outlet side of the second refrigerant passage of the first heat exchanger in the flowing of the refrigerant in the operation, and which blocks the flowing of the refrigerant.
Abstract: A refrigerant circuit of a refrigeration cycle apparatus has a compressor, a cooling-heating switching mechanism, a condenser, a refrigerant expansion mechanism, and an evaporator. During operation of the compressor, the refrigerant expansion mechanism opens the refrigerant circuit, a first three-way valve connects an outlet of the compressor to the condenser, and a second three-way valve connects an inlet of the compressor to the evaporator. During stop of the compressor, the refrigerant expansion mechanism closes the refrigerant circuit, the first three-way valve connects the outlet of the compressor to the evaporator, and the second three-way valve connects the inlet of the compressor to the evaporator.
Abstract: Provided is a refrigeration cycle apparatus configured to perform a heating operation and a simultaneous heating and hot-water supply operation. The refrigeration cycle apparatus is configured to execute an operation mode circulating refrigerant through, in order, a discharge outlet of a compressor, a first heat exchanger, an expansion device, a second heat exchanger provided to a water tank, and a suction inlet of the compressor, and causing the refrigerant flowing through the second heat exchanger to evaporate by heat generated by a heat source provided to the water tank.
Abstract: In an operation mode in which an indoor heat exchanger is used as a condenser, a refrigeration cycle apparatus changes to an operation state in which a water heat exchanger provided to a hot water storage tank is used as an evaporator and refrigerant flowing through the water heat exchanger is evaporated by heat generated by a heat source such as an electric heater, under a low outdoor air temperature condition.
Abstract: The present invention provides a traveling device including: a framework member of a vehicle body; at least one rail member being supported by the framework member and extending substantially horizontally; a battery supporting member that is mounted to be insertable into the vehicle body and extractable from the vehicle body by the rail member for supporting a battery; and at least one damper member being disposed between the rail member and the battery supporting member, wherein the damper member is attached above or below the rail member.
Abstract: Provided is an air-conditioning apparatus configured so that a decrease in a refrigeration capacity can be suppressed without increasing the amount of refrigerant with which a refrigerant circuit is filled and that refrigerant can be suitably stored during a pump down operation. The air-conditioning apparatus includes a first on-off valve provided at a pipe between an expansion valve and a use side heat exchanger, a bypass branching from a pipe between the expansion valve and the first on-off valve and connected to a pipe at a suction-side of a compressor, and a refrigerant storage unit configured to store the refrigerant having passed through the bypass. In a pump down operation in which the compressor operates with the first on-off valve being in a closed state, the refrigerant having flowed out from the heat source side heat exchanger flows into the bypass, and then, is stored in the refrigerant storage unit.
Abstract: A moving vehicle includes a skid-steer electric motor vehicle chassis that is capable of traveling and an optical sensor provided on the electric motor vehicle chassis. The electric motor vehicle chassis includes a chassis body, a plurality of wheels that are provided as pairs of right and left wheels at the front and rear of the chassis body, and a driving unit that individually rotation-drives the pairs of right and left wheels. The optical sensor is disposed, in planar view, at a position nearby an axle line of a pair of right and left wheels on one side of the front and rear. A pair of right and left wheels on the other side of the front and rear is configured of wheels with rollers each having a wheel body and a plurality of rollers provided on an outer circumferential portion of the wheel body.
Abstract: Steel improved in all of the hardenability, toughness, surface-originated micropitting life, and bending fatigue strength and a part manufactured using such steel are provided having predetermined constituents having an Fn1 defined by the following formula (1) of 0.20 to 0.65 and having an Fn2 defined by the following formula (2) of 0.50 to 1.00: Fn1=4.2×[Cr]/(7.0×[Si]+16.0×[Mn])??(1) [Element]: mass % of element Fn2=A1/A2??(2) A1: total area (?m2) of sulfide-based inclusions containing 1.0 mol % or more of Ca with respect to the total number of moles in the sulfides and having a circle equivalent diameter of 1.0 ?m or more in observation regions of a total area of 4.0 mm2 A2: total area (?m2) of sulfide-based inclusions having a circle equivalent diameter of 1.0 ?m or more in observation regions of a total area of 4.
Abstract: An air conditioning system includes a bypass passage and a cooling-heating switching mechanism. The bypass passage is configured to be at least a part of a flow passage connecting a third port to a refrigerant inlet of a compressor. A linear expansion valve opens and closes the bypass passage. The cooling-heating switching mechanism includes check valves and four-way valves. The four-way valve causes a refrigerant outlet of the check valve to communicate with one of the refrigerant inlet and a refrigerant outlet of the compressor. The four-way valve causes a refrigerant inlet of the check valve to communicate with one of the refrigerant inlet and the refrigerant outlet of the compressor and causes a port to communicate with the other of the refrigerant inlet and the refrigerant outlet.
Abstract: In a refrigeration cycle apparatus, a controller is configured to, when a defrost mode is started, control a first pressure reducing device is controlled to adjust a flow rate of refrigerant to bring a degree of superheat of the refrigerant at a suction side of a compressor close to a target value, control a flow path switching device to form a first flow path through which the refrigerant released from the compressor flows to a first heat exchanger; perform a refrigerant release operation of opening one of a second pressure reducing device and a valve and closing the other of the second pressure reducing device and the valve, and perform a refrigerant collection operation of opening the second pressure reducing device and the valve, with the flow path switching device retained to form the first flow path, after the refrigerant release operation.