Masaya Inoue 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 control method of the power generation system of the disclosure is a control method of a power generation system configured with a power generation apparatus and at least one other power generation apparatus coupled to the power generation apparatus herein, the power generation system configured to interconnect with a grid and supply power to a load, wherein a process performed by the power generation apparatus includes a step of obtaining a current value between the power generation system and the grid, a step of determining, based on the current value, respective target power to be generated by the power generation apparatuses, and the other power generation apparatuses, and a step of notifying the other power generation apparatuses of the respective target power.
Abstract: An evaluation system includes: processing execution means for executing computation in accordance with a safety program; setting means for receiving an input signal of an evaluation target and an expected output value; first determination means for determining whether or not a first output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the expected output value based on reception of a change in the value of the input signal from a first input value to a second input value from an input device; second determination means for determining whether or not a second output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the first output value based on reception of returning of the value of the input signal from the second input value to the first input value from the input device; and output means for outputting determination results.
Abstract: A cuff includes a band that is wound around a measuring position where blood pressure is measured and an air bag that is provided on a measuring position side of the band and whose length in a length direction is shorter than an outer circumference of the measuring position. A first spacer and a second spacer are respectively provided at the ends in the length direction of the air bag. The band is wound around the measuring position so as to cover the first spacer and the second spacer and detachably fixed by a fixing portion to a surface on an opposite side to the measuring position side.
Abstract: While lamination of steel sheets to be included in a stator core having a plurality of tooth portions is performed through swaging at yoke portions and through swaging at tooth portions, the stator core is formed in such a way as to include the tooth portion having a portion that is pressed into another steel sheet through swaging and the tooth portion having no portion that is pressed into another steel sheet through swaging.
Abstract: A plurality of bus rings, which are arranged at bus ring maintaining portions, include coil connecting portions, which are protruded in an outer direction in a shaft direction of a stator core with respect to the bus ring maintaining portions, and terminals of coils of a stator are bent in an outer direction in a diameter direction of the stator core in a state where end surfaces of wall portions of bobbins are used as base points, and are connected to the coil connecting portions of the bus rings, and the end surfaces of the wall portions are protruded in an outer direction in a shaft direction of the stator core with respect to end surfaces of the bus rings, and are positioned in an inner direction in a shaft direction of the stator core with respect to end surfaces of the coil connecting portions of the bus rings.
Abstract: Provided is a stator for rotating electric machine that enables reduction in imbalance of compression stress on a stator core between a thin portion due to formation of a cooling passage of a frame and a thick portion where there is no cooling passage. This stator for rotating electric machine includes: a stator core 2 formed in a cylindrical shape; and a frame 4 having an inner circumferential side to which the stator core 2 is fitted and fixed with a predetermined interference, and an outer circumferential side on which a passage 6 for cooling fluid for cooling the stator core 2 is formed, wherein the interference at a thin portion A due to formation of the cooling passage 6, of the frame 4 is greater than the interference at a thick portion B where there is no cooling passage 6.
Abstract: A stator winding is formed by mounting winding bodies individually into pairs of slots of a stator core separated by a predetermined number of slots, the winding bodies each being formed by winding a jointless, continuous conductor wire coated with insulation for m turns into a helical shape such that end portions of rectilinear portions are linked by coil ends, where m is a natural number that is greater than or equal to two, and the coil ends include a top portion that displaces by a predetermined amount in a radial direction at an approximately central portion between the linked rectilinear portions, the radial displacement at the top portions is approximately a×d, where a is a natural number that is greater than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to (m?1), and d is a radial thickness of the rectilinear portions.
Abstract: Operability in inserting an insertion part of an endoscope into a body cavity using an insertion assisting tool is improved. In an insertion assisting tool 60, a sidewall portion of a tube main body 64 through which an insertion part 12 of an endoscope 10 is passed is provided with a sidewall opening part 68 having a size in which the insertion part 12 can pass through. A distal end side of the sidewall opening part 68 is provided with a guiding valve 82, and the insertion part 12 is guided by the guiding valve 82 to be easily fed from the sidewall opening part 68. The guiding valve 82 is swingably supported, and when the insertion part 12 is fed from a distal end opening part 67 of the tube main body 64, allowing the parallel state of being substantially parallel to an axial direction of the insertion part 12 and passing the insertion part 12 to a distal end opening part 67 side are enabled.
Abstract: A line head type liquid discharge apparatus includes a treatment liquid applying device, a first discharging device, a heating device, and a second discharging device. The treatment liquid applying device applies a treatment liquid to a non-permeable base material. The first discharging device discharges a first ink containing an organic solvent onto the non-permeable base material to which the treatment liquid has been applied. The heating device heats, with an infrared ray, the non-permeable base material onto which the first ink has been discharged. The second discharging device discharges a second ink containing an organic solvent onto the non-permeable base material heated by the heating device. A content ratio of the organic solvent contained in the first ink is higher than a content ratio of the organic solvent contained in the second ink.
Abstract: A dryer includes a conveyor to convey a film including a first surface onto which a liquid is applied, a noncontact heater to heat the first surface of the film conveyed by the conveyor without contacting the first surface, a contact heater to contact and heat a second surface of the film opposite the first surface, and circuitry to set a first heating temperature of the contact heater less than 85° C. and set a second heating temperature of the noncontact heater to be 30° C. to 90° C. higher than the first heating temperature.
Abstract: Provided is a fixing structure for fixing a wire connection plate including a busbar (9) having an annular shape, and a wire connection plate holder (10) for holding the busbar (9). The fixing structure includes a frame (5) having a cylindrical shape, for accommodating the wire connection plate therein, and a sheet metal member (12) for fixing the wire connection plate. One end of the sheet metal member (12) is fixed on a flange (4) of the frame (5), and another end of the sheet metal member (12) presses an end surface of the wire connection plate in an axial direction of the frame (5), to thereby fix the wire connection plate. The wire connection plate is fixed by elasticity of the sheet metal member (12), and hence the wire connection plate can be held even under application of impact load.
Abstract: A contour line on the outer circumferential side of each magnet hole in the first layer is formed to be an arc passing through a total of three intersections, i.e., an intersection of a d axis and a reference magnetic flux line which is a magnetic flux line as a reference positioned inward by a predetermined number of magnetic flux lines from the outer circumferential edge of a rotor core, and intersections of: the reference magnetic flux line; and sides at the circumferential ends of the magnet hole which are positioned inward by a bridge dimension from the outer circumferential edge of the rotor core. Thus, a rotary electric machine that enables maximum utilization of reluctance torque and magnet torque and suppression of torque ripple can be obtained with simple processing and low cost.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing a photoelectric conversion element includes providing a base structure including a semiconductor substrate having a principal surface, a first electrode located on or above the principal surface, second electrodes which are located on or above the principal surface and which are one- or two-dimensionally arranged, and a photoelectric conversion film covering at least the second electrodes; forming a mask layer on the photoelectric conversion film, the mask layer being conductive and including a covering section covering a portion of the photoelectric conversion film that overlaps the second electrodes in plan view; and partially removing the photoelectric conversion film by immersing the base structure and the mask layer in an etchant.
Abstract: A stator of a rotating electrical machine includes: a plurality of annularly arranged stator cores; a stator winding attached to slots of the stator cores; and a shell (22) that retains the stator cores. In the stator of the rotating electrical machine, the ends of coil terminal wires (19), (20) on the innermost circumferential side and the outermost circumferential side of each slot are oriented in the axial direction of the stator; and side surfaces of the ends of the terminal wires (19), (20) are brought into contact with each other and are welded above the coil end (21) of the stator winding.
Abstract: A rotating electric machine includes a rotor, a stator, and a case, wherein each of the sub stator cores has a first insulated bobbin, a stator iron core, a second insulated bobbin, and a coil, and the coil is disposed in teeth parts of the first insulated bobbin, the stator iron core, and the second insulated bobbin, all of which are stacked in layers, and the first insulated bobbin has three ring holding parts which are formed in a core back part and extend to a circumferential direction, and the bus rings are separately inserted into the ring holding parts formed in the first insulated bobbin, and the first insulated bobbin, the stator iron core, and the second insulated bobbin each has a convex part formed at one side face of the core back part and a concave part formed at the other side face of the core back part.
Abstract: An iron core member has: first divided yoke portions; second divided yoke portions alternately arranged with the first divided yoke portions; a first tooth portion extending from one circumferential end of each first divided yoke portion, a second tooth portion extending from the other circumferential end; a third tooth portion extending from one circumferential end of the second divided yoke portion on the second tooth portion side, and a fourth tooth portion extending from the other circumferential end. A tooth end portion of the first tooth portion and a tooth end portion of the adjacent fourth tooth portion are integrally joined at a first tooth end joint portion, and a tooth end portion of the second tooth portion and a tooth end portion of the adjacent third tooth portion are integrally joined at a second tooth end joint portion, thereby providing one continuous sheet of the core member.
Abstract: A resin molded substrate has at least a pair of terminal through holes for allowing lead terminals of a cylindrical capacitor to be inserted through, and at least one protrusion for supporting a side of a bottom portion of the capacitor so as to space from a front surface of the substrate the side of the bottom portion of the capacitor having the lead terminals inserted through the terminal through holes. The pair of lead terminals at the bottom portion are inserted through the terminal through holes of the resin molded substrate, whereby the capacitor is mounted in an upright state with a solder, so that the protrusion spaces the side of the bottom portion from the front surface of the resin molded substrate.
Abstract: A stator includes multiple bus bars formed in an annular shape and laminated in a radial direction and an insulation member covering both radial side surfaces and both axial end faces of each bus bar, and the insulation member contains a sheet-like insulation member covering both radial side surfaces and the axial end face of each bus bar.
Abstract: This method includes: a coil assembly step of combining a plurality of coil units to form a coil basket; a core insertion step of inserting inner cores of in the radial direction to the coil basket; and a fixation member insertion step of inserting a fixation member to the outer circumference of the inner core. In the core insertion step, the radial-direction position of the coil basket is retained at a core insertion time position shifted outward in the radial direction relative to a normal position after armature completion, and the inner cores are inserted in the radial direction to the coil basket. After the core insertion step, the radial-direction positions of the coil basket and the inner cores are moved inward in the radial direction to the normal position after armature completion.
Abstract: An electric rotating machine that can raise the utilization efficiency of cooling oil is obtained. In an rotation axle, there are provided an oil flow path having a predetermined length from an end of the rotation axle and a flow path hole that communicates with the oil flow path and has an opening toward the inside of the electric rotating machine; a supporting member includes a cylinder section and a disk section that partitions the cylinder section in the axis direction, and a discharging hole is provided at an end of the cylinder section; between the flow path hole and the discharging hole, there is provided a partition plate that encloses a space formed by the supporting member and the rotation axle and guides cooling oil traveling from the flow path hole to the inside of the electric rotating machine to the discharging hole.