Patents by Inventor Ryosuke Yamazaki

Ryosuke Yamazaki 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: 12003678
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a reader, a transparent member, an opposing member, first and second conveyance rotators, and circuitry. The reader reads a sheet. The transparent member is disposed between the reader and the sheet. The opposing member is disposed facing the reader via the transparent member. The first conveyance rotator is disposed upstream from the reader in a conveyance direction of the sheet. The second conveyance rotator is disposed downstream from the reader in the conveyance direction. The circuitry cause the first conveyance rotator and the second conveyance rotator to convey a cleaning sheet at respective conveying speeds different from each other and bring the cleaning sheet into contact with at least one of the transparent member or the opposing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kimiharu Yamazaki, Hideyo Makino, Susumu Mikajiri, Tohru Matsumoto, Satoshi Nakayama, Kohta Aoyagi, Ryosuke Ebinuma, Tatsuya Ishii
  • Patent number: 11987089
    Abstract: An electrically powered suspension system includes: an actuator that is provided between a vehicle body and a wheel of a vehicle and generates a load for damping vibration of the vehicle body; an information acquisition part that acquires information on a sprung state amount and a road surface state; a target load calculation part that calculates a first target load related to skyhook control based on the sprung state amount and calculates a second target load related to preview control based on the road surface state; and a load control part. The target load calculation part calculates a third target load related to pitch generation control based on a target pitch angle and calculates a combined target load into which the first target load, second target load, and third target load have been combined. The load control part performs load control of the actuator using the combined target load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Konada, Takashi Yanagi, Ryosuke Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11970035
    Abstract: The suspension device for vehicles includes: an electric damper which operates by electricity; a fluid pressure damper which operates by hydraulic pressure; a road-surface state detector which detects a road-surface state ahead of a tire of a vehicle; and a controller which causes at least one to operate among the electric damper and the fluid pressure damper, based on a detection result of the road-surface state detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Konada, Takashi Yanagi, Ryosuke Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20240132659
    Abstract: A curable composition containing: a blocked isocyanate prepolymer containing a polyol compound, a polyisocyanate compound, a branching agent, and a blocking agent; an epoxy resin; and a curing agent and/or a curing accelerator, wherein the polyol compound is polytetramethylene glycol, the branching agent is a compound having at least three reactive functional groups capable of reacting with an isocyanate group, an amount by mole of the isocyanate group in the polyisocyanate compound is 2 mol or less relative to 1 mol of a total amount by mole of a hydroxy group in the polyol compound and the reactive functional groups capable of reacting with the isocyanate group in the branching agent, and an amount of the reactive functional groups in the branching agent is more than 50 mol % of the total amount of the hydroxy group in the polyol compound and the reactive functional groups in the branching agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Ryosuke Ozawa, Tetsuya Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20240109387
    Abstract: A preview road surface detector capable of discontinuing predictive control is provided, which suppresses the energy consumption required to determine whether predictive control should be discontinued. The preview road surface detector includes: a distance sensor provided on a vehicle body member, the distance sensor detecting a value related to a distance between the vehicle body member and a measurement point on a road surface ahead of a vehicle, the measurement point corresponding to at least part of a road surface contact portion of a wheel; and a distance calculator that calculates a road surface distance as the distance from the vehicle body member to the measurement point, based on a detection value detected by the distance sensor, in which the distance sensor is deactivated under a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Kazuya KONADA, Takashi YANAGI, Ryosuke YAMAZAKI, Takehito MASUBUCHI
  • Publication number: 20240109386
    Abstract: The vehicular state estimation apparatus includes: a physical quantity detector configured to detect a physical quantity indicating behavior by the vehicle; a vehicle behavior estimator configured to estimate current behavior by the vehicle; a distance sensor that is configured to detect a value pertaining to a distance between the vehicle body member and a measurement point on a road surface in front of the vehicle and corresponding to at least a central section of a road surface contact section on a wheel; a distance calculator configured to calculate a road surface distance; a spring constant calculator configured to calculate at least one of spring constants, in a vehicle stopped state; and a suspension controller configured to control operation of the active suspension apparatus based on the spring constants, the road surface distance, and vehicle behavior information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Kazuya KONADA, Ryosuke YAMAZAKI, Takashi YANAGI
  • Publication number: 20240103126
    Abstract: A preview road surface detector is provided, which is capable of suppressing the crosstalk of received detection waves. A preview road surface detector, including: a distance sensor including a plurality of transmitters and at least one receiver installed on a vehicle body member and arranged in a direction intersecting a travel direction of a vehicle, the distance sensor detecting a value related to a distance between the vehicle body member and a measurement point on a road surface ahead of a vehicle, the measurement point corresponding to at least part of a road surface contact portion of a wheel; and a distance calculator that calculates a road surface distance as the distance from the vehicle body member to the measurement point, based on a detection value detected by the distance sensor, in which the transmitters transmit detection waves with a time difference between the adjacent transmitters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Ryosuke YAMAZAKI, Kazuya KONADA, Takashi YANAGI
  • Patent number: 11932070
    Abstract: An electrically powered suspension system includes: an actuator that is provided between a vehicle body and a wheel of a vehicle and generates a load for damping vibration of the vehicle body; an information acquisition part that acquires information on a sprung state amount and a road surface state; a target load calculation part that calculates a first target load related to skyhook control based on the sprung state amount and calculates a second target load related to preview control based on the road surface state; and a load control part. The target load calculation part calculates a third target load related to roll generation control based on a target roll angle and calculates a combined target load into which the first target load, second target load, and third target load have been combined. The load control part performs load control of the actuator using the combined target load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Konada, Takashi Yanagi, Ryosuke Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11936826
    Abstract: An image inspector includes a recording device and circuitry. The reading device is configured to read an image on a recording medium. The circuitry is configured to determine whether the recording medium has a wrinkle and an edge folding based on a plurality of positions on the image on the recording medium read by the reading device satisfying a predetermined relation. The circuitry is configured to determine whether the recording medium has the wrinkle based on the predetermined relation, and then determine whether the recording medium has the edge folding based on the predetermined relation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Tohru Matsumoto, Kohta Aoyagi, Ryosuke Ebinuma, Ryoh Ishitsuka, Kimiharu Yamazaki, Tatsuya Ishii
  • Patent number: 11926186
    Abstract: A suspension device includes: a hydraulic damper including a rod provided with a valve for generating a hydraulic pressure when the rod is displaced between a first liquid chamber and a second liquid chamber; and an electric damper configured to electrically displace the rod by an actuator. The electric damper includes: an outer cylinder; an inner cylinder; a piston provided on the rod and configured to stroke in the inner cylinder; and a communication passage disposed inside the inner cylinder at a central portion where the piston strokes. The communication passage establishes communication between the first liquid chamber at one axial end side of the piston and the second liquid chamber at another axial end side of the piston.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yamazaki, Takashi Yanagi, Kazuya Konada
  • Patent number: 11926185
    Abstract: An electrically powered suspension system performs an accurate vibration damping of a vehicle with low power consumption even if a linear motor of an electromagnetic actuator strokes to reach an irregular region and includes an electromagnetic actuator generating a driving force for the vibration damping. A linear motor of the actuator includes a cylindrical rod member provided with a plurality of on-rod armature coils along its axis and a housing surrounding the rod member, mounted movable back and forth along the axis with respect to the rod member, and provided with a plurality of permanent magnets along the axis. The on-rod armature coils located on ends of the rod member are provided with short-circuit parts b suppressing the rod member and the housing from moving back and forth with respect to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yamazaki, Takashi Yanagi, Kazuya Konada
  • Publication number: 20240052106
    Abstract: Provided is a hot-melt curable silicone composition with excellent hot dispensing properties and storage stability, which can be cured by triggering an external energy stimulus, and which provides excellent adhesive and mechanical properties to the cured product, and applications thereof. A curable silicone composition, including in a specific mass % range, comprises: (A) a non-hot-melt solid organopolysiloxane resin mixture; (B) a linear organopolysiloxane that is liquid at 25° C. having the same curing reactive functional group; (C) an organohydrogen polysiloxane; and (D) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst that is inert at room temperature but is activated by an external energy stimulus. The whole composition has hot-melt properties, and the melt viscosity (flow tester measurement) at 100° C. is 50 Pa·s or less. A cured product thereof, and use in semiconductor applications and the like, is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Ryosuke YAMAZAKI, Shinichi YAMAMOTO, Kouichi OZAKI, Toru IMAIZUMI
  • Publication number: 20240052220
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a laminate body using a hot-melt curable silicone composition that is compatible with liquid dispensing by a dispenser, has excellent controllability of reaction due to suppressed curing reactivity at the dispensing temperature, wherein the curable silicone composition can be cured at high speed after dispensing. A method of manufacturing a laminate body, including a step of: dispensing a curable silicone composition having hot-melt properties as a whole, a melt viscosity at 100° C. (measured by a flow tester) of 50 Pa·s or less, and curable by irradiation with a high energy beam in a form filled in a dispensing cartridge onto a portion or all of a surface of at least one substrate; and optionally irradiating the composition with a high energy beam to cure the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Shinichi YAMAMOTO, Ryosuke YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20240043623
    Abstract: Provided is a curable silicone composition that can be handled as a liquid at room temperature, where a cured product thereof has excellent adhesive and mechanical properties and exhibits relatively high hardness. The curable silicone composition comprises: (A1) an organopolysiloxane resin having a curing reactive functional group that contains a carbon-carbon double bond, (A2) an organopolysiloxane resin not having the curing reactive functional group, and (B) a linear organopolysiloxane in a liquid state at 25° C. having the curing reactive functional group, in specific mass % ranges, as well as (C) a curing agent. The viscosity of the entire composition is 50 Pa·s or less, and the amount of the curing reactive functional groups in 100 g of the composition is 1.5 mol % or more. Also provided is a cured product of the composition, and a use thereof in a semiconductor application and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2021
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Ryosuke YAMAZAKI, Shinichi YAMAMOTO, Masayuki HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11884121
    Abstract: An ECU includes: a road surface height measurer which measures road surface heights at three or more points along a vehicle-width direction in front of a tire mounted on a wheel; a position detector which detects a position at which a difference of the road surface height from an adjacent road surface height is equal to or larger than a predetermined threshold among the road surface heights at three or more points measured by the road surface height measurer; and a road surface condition determiner which excludes a value of the road surface height at the position at which the difference detected by the position detector is equal to or larger than the predetermined threshold, and determines a condition of the road surface based on the road surface heights at positions at each of which the difference from an adjacent road surface height is smaller than the predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Konada, Takashi Yanagi, Ryosuke Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11872861
    Abstract: An ECU includes: a road surface height measurer which measures road surface heights at three or more points along a vehicle-width direction in front of a tire mounted on a wheel; a position detector which detects a position at which a difference of the road surface height from an adjacent road surface height is equal to or larger than a predetermined threshold among the road surface heights at three or more points measured by the road surface height measurer; and a corrector which corrects the road surface height at a position at which the difference detected by the position detector is equal to or larger than the predetermined threshold to a predetermined height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Konada, Takashi Yanagi, Ryosuke Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11872860
    Abstract: A damper control apparatus for controlling a front damper at a front wheel and a rear damper at a rear wheel. The damper control apparatus includes: a preview sensor configured to detect a road surface state in front of a vehicle; a steering angle sensor configured to detect a steering angle of the vehicle; and a controller configured to control the front and rear dampers based on a detected value of the preview sensor. In response to the steering angle sensor detecting a steering angle that exceeds a predetermined steering angle threshold, the controller is configured to reduce control of the rear damper that is based on the detected value of the preview sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Konada, Takashi Yanagi, Ryosuke Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11820435
    Abstract: A mounting structure of a vehicle sensor includes: an exterior member provided at a front side of a vehicle body; a frame member configured to support the exterior member or a drive source for driving a vehicle; and a road surface condition detector configured to detect a road surface condition at a front side of the vehicle. The road surface condition detector is fixed to a frame member located frontward of a front wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yamazaki, Takashi Yanagi, Kazuya Konada
  • Publication number: 20230314988
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes heating and pressurizing rotary members, and a speed control unit. In a first mixed job to be executed in a first mode and where a first recording material is to be initially conveyed and a second recording material is to be conveyed subsequent to the first recording material, the speed control unit sets a conveyance speed of the first recording material to a second speed based on acquired grammage information and sets a conveyance speed of the second recording material to a first speed based on the acquired grammage information. In a second mix job to be executed in the second mode and where the second recording material is to be conveyed subsequent to the initially conveyed first recording material, the speed control unit sets the conveyance speed of the first and second recording materials to the first speed based on the acquired grammage information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Inventors: SATOSHI SEKI, RYOSUKE YAMAZAKI, OSAMU SOMEYA
  • Publication number: 20230286346
    Abstract: A vehicle suspension system includes: a road surface sensor provided in a vehicle body portion ahead of a front wheel to detect an unevenness of a road surface; an electromagnetic damper that applies a damping force and a propulsive force along a stroke direction to a vehicle body and the front wheel with the aid of a motor element; and an ECU. The road surface sensor includes: a first road surface sensor; and a second road surface sensor that overlaps the first road surface sensor in a vehicle width direction and is provided at a position behind the first road surface sensor. The ECU includes: a road surface height calculation unit that calculates a road surface height based on detection values from the road surface sensors and a movement amount of the vehicle; and a damper control unit that controls the motor element based on the calculated road surface height.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Ryosuke YAMAZAKI, Kazuya KONADA, Takashi YANAGI