Patents by Inventor Mitsuru Anma

Mitsuru Anma 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: 5675189
    Abstract: A vehicle multiplex transmission apparatus which can operate all the auxiliary units of a vehicle even when a power supply line of the vehicle is locally short-circuited. This vehicle multiplex transmission apparatus includes a plurality of control nodes arranged in respective portions of a vehicle, for controlling vehicle auxiliary units, and a multiplex transmission line for connecting among the plurality of control nodes. The control nodes are connected to a power supply node arranged at a predetermined position of a vehicle body through two independent systems of first and second power supply lines. The first power supply line supplies power to vehicle travel auxiliary units. The second power supply line supplies power to general system auxiliary units, but it can supply power to the travel auxiliary units as needed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 7, 1997
    Assignees: Yazaki Corporation, Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuru Anma, Nozomi Kawasaki, Seiji Hirano, Osamu Michihira, Hideki Nakazono, Masaaki Shimizu, Kouji Umegaki
  • Patent number: 5623169
    Abstract: An electrical wiring harness structure constituting a multiplex transmission network in a vehicle, in which a vehicle body is divided into a plurality of blocks, electrical components are mounted in units of blocks to constitute modules, and thereafter, the modules are combined to complete a vehicle body. The structure includes control nodes, arranged in units of modules, for controlling communications of the electrical components mounted on the corresponding modules, wiring harnesses, arranged between the adjacent modules, for forming a transmission path for performing communications among the control nodes, and connectors for connecting the wiring harnesses and the control nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 22, 1997
    Assignees: Yazaki Corporation, Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Sugimoto, Mitsuru Anma, Hideaki Masui, Osamu Michihira, Seiji Hirano, Masaaki Shimizu