Patents by Inventor Takashi Higuchi

Takashi Higuchi 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).

  • Publication number: 20210139166
    Abstract: To detect damages of aircrafts using a small number of sensors. Provided with a category generation unit that categories usage environment information set that is determined based on aircraft types associated with the aircrafts and flight conditions associated with the aircrafts and that indicates usage environments of the airframes of the aircrafts into a plurality of categories in such a way that similar usage environment information set is categorized into the same category; an extraction unit that extracts a category in which an aircraft to be diagnosed is categorized; and a determination unit that determines the arrangement positions of measurement devices relative to the aircraft to be diagnosed, based on previous data that changes for each of the usage environments and that has been obtained when one of the aircrafts has been operated under a usage environment corresponding to the categorized category.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Nozomi SAITO, Takashi YARI, Nobuhiro HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210130012
    Abstract: The present invention comprises: a fatigue estimation unit that estimates the fatigue life of a prescribed area of a fuselage, on the basis of the level of damage in the prescribed area during operation; a determination unit that determines whether the estimated fatigue life will be reached after a prescribed period of time has elapsed; a repair determination unit that determines that repair of the fuselage is unnecessary if a determination is made that the estimated fatigue life will be reached after the prescribed period of time has elapsed, and that determines that the fuselage is to be repaired if a determination is made that the estimated fatigue life will be reached within the prescribed period of time; and a selection unit that, if a determination is made that the fuselage is to be repaired, selects a repair method corresponding to the detected degree of damage in the prescribed area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Nozomi SAITO, Takashi YARI, Nobuhiro HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200076266
    Abstract: A fixing structure for a cover in which the cover is fixed to a support member and a geared motor are provided. A geared motor, wherein a gear cover includes a first cover member and a second cover member, the first cover member is supported on a third plate part and a first plate part of a frame, and the second cover member is supported on the first plate part. At a boundary between the first and second cover members, an end part of the first cover member and an end part of the second cover member are separated by a gap in a first direction, and on the boundary, there is provided an overlapping part in which one of the end part of the first cover member and the end part of the second cover member overlaps the other in a direction orthogonal to the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takashi HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190368583
    Abstract: A linear drive device includes an output shaft having a first spiral groove, a movable body engaged with the first spiral groove so as to move in an axial direction, a first fixed shaft extending along an axial line, and a second fixed shaft extending around the axial line. The movable body includes a moved member engaging with the first spiral groove, and a slider moving in the axial line direction integrally with a moved member. The slider is provided with guide holes in which the first fixed shaft penetrates, a penetration part in which the second fixed shaft penetrates with play in the direction in which the first and second fixed shafts are connected, and a first and second receiving part for receiving a moved member when the moved member was rotated to one side along the axial line and when the moved member rotated to the other side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takashi HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190316671
    Abstract: The motor (1) is provided with a frame (3) (support member) that includes a third plate (33) (first support unit) supporting a gear cover (7) on one side (X1) in a first direction (X), and a first plate (31) (second support unit) supporting the gear cover on one side (Z1) in a second direction (Z). The gear cover includes a flexible plate (735) (biasing force generation unit) configured to generate a biasing force for biasing the gear cover in an inclined direction inclined toward both the other side (X2) in the first direction and the one side in the second direction, upon pressing the gear cover against the third plate. The first plate includes surface (318) (first abutment unit) abutting against the gear cover, and a hole (311) provided with an inner peripheral surface (second abutment unit) abutting against the convex portion (741) of the gear cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumi FURUBAYASHI, Takashi HIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10435439
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a peptide having a stabilized secondary structure. The present invention provides a peptide having a secondary structure stabilized by a crosslinked structure and containing at least one combination of a special amino acid of the formula (I): (wherein, (A) represents a single bond or a linking group having, in the main chain thereof, from 1 to 10 atoms; (B) represents a group containing at least one ? bond; (C) represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group which may be substituted with a substituent; and X represents a group substitutable by a substitution reaction with a sulfanyl group) and an amino acid having, in the side chain thereof, a sulfanyl group; and having the crosslinked structure formed through a thioether bond between the side chain of the special amino acid residue and the sulfanyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Hiroaki Suga, Takashi Higuchi
  • Patent number: 10282343
    Abstract: The disclosed invention improves the transfer efficiency of a bus transfer device. A semiconductor device includes a bus transfer device including a read data transfer path which can transfer read data having an n-bit width at a maximum. If first read data and second read data corresponding respectively to a first transaction and a second transaction have a total bit width of n bits or less, the bus transfer device can simultaneously transfer data obtained by unifying the first read data and the second read data, first transaction identification information, and second transaction identification information through the read data transfer path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takashi Higuchi
  • Patent number: 10036136
    Abstract: A floor support frame (8) is provided with a left side pilot valve (21). The left side pilot valve (21) is provided with a left side operating pedal (23) that is foot-operated. The left side operating pedal (23) is configured of a first foot board (26) that is mounted on the left pilot valve (21) to be rotatable in an upper-lower direction, a shaft (27) that is mounted in a rear portion of the first foot board (26), and a second foot board (28) that is mounted through the shaft (27) on the first foot board (26) to be rotatable in a horizontal direction. The second foot board (28) is rotatable between a storage position of overlapping the first foot board (26) and a use position of being rotated in the rear side of the first foot board (26). An operation regulating mechanism (29) is provided in the front side of the first foot board (26) to be engaged to the second foot board (28) when the second foot board (28) is rotated to the storage position to regulate a foot operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Higuchi, Kouhei Maeda, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Junya Kawamoto
  • Publication number: 20180058033
    Abstract: A floor support frame (8) is provided with a left side pilot valve (21). The left side pilot valve (21) is provided with a left side operating pedal (23) that is foot-operated. The left side operating pedal (23) is configured of a first foot board (26) that is mounted on the left pilot valve (21) to be rotatable in an upper-lower direction, a shaft (27) that is mounted in a rear portion of the first foot board (26), and a second foot board (28) that is mounted through the shaft (27) on the first foot board (26) to be rotatable in a horizontal direction. The second foot board (28) is rotatable between a storage position of overlapping the first foot board (26) and a use position of being rotated in the rear side of the first foot board (26). An operation regulating mechanism (29) is provided in the front side of the first foot board (26) to be engaged to the second foot board (28) when the second foot board (28) is rotated to the storage position to regulate a foot operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi HIGUCHI, Kouhei MAEDA, Tomoyuki TANAKA, Junya KAWAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180039242
    Abstract: An HIL simulation system includes: an arithmetic device executing an input process of receiving input data transferred from software to a memory and an output process of transferring output data to the memory; an operation state designating unit designating an operation state indicating the number of times of the output process to the number of times of the input process of the arithmetic device based on an input time unit as an interval in which the software transfers input data to the memory and an output time unit as an interval in which the software receives output data transferred from the arithmetic device to the memory; and a plurality-of-times execution control unit controlling the number of times of the input process and the output process of the arithmetic device and controlling stop of the arithmetic device based on the operation state designated by the operation state designating unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Takashi HIGUCHI, Hitoshi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20170247416
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a peptide having a stabilized secondary structure. The present invention provides a peptide having a secondary structure stabilized by a crosslinked structure and containing at least one combination of a special amino acid of the formula (I): (wherein, (A) represents a single bond or a linking group having, in the main chain thereof, from 1 to 10 atoms; (B) represents a group containing at least one it bond; (C) represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group which may be substituted with a substituent; and X represents a group substitutable by a substitution reaction with a sulfanyl group) and an amino acid having, in the side chain thereof, a sulfanyl group; and having the crosslinked structure formed through a thioether bond between the side chain of the special amino acid residue and the sulfanyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventors: Hiroaki Suga, Takashi Higuchi
  • Patent number: 9657289
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a peptide having a stabilized secondary structure. The present invention provides a peptide having a secondary structure stabilized by a crosslinked structure and containing at least one combination of a special amino acid of the formula (I): (wherein, (A) represents a single bond or a linking group having, in the main chain thereof, from 1 to 10 atoms; (B) represents a group containing at least one ? bond; (C) represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group which may be substituted with a substituent; and X represents a group substitutable by a substitution reaction with a sulfanyl group) and an amino acid having, in the side chain thereof, a sulfanyl group; and having the crosslinked structure formed through a thioether bond between the side chain of the special amino acid residue and the sulfanyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Hiroaki Suga, Takashi Higuchi
  • Patent number: 9651411
    Abstract: An electromagnetic flowmeter using a square wave excitation method includes a differential amplifier which outputs a detection signal; an analog-digital converter which converts the detection signal into a digital detection signal; a timing control circuit which generates a sampling signal for sampling the digital detection signal; an calculation unit which executes a flow rate calculation process and a abnormality judging process at a same time. The flow rate calculation process acquires a flow velocity output signal by sampling the digital detection signal in a flat portion in a positive/negative excitation section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yuichiro Yamaguchi, Takashi Higuchi, Takaki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20160292123
    Abstract: The disclosed invention improves the transfer efficiency of a bus transfer device. A semiconductor device includes a bus transfer device including a read data transfer path which can transfer read data having an n-bit width at a maximum. If first read data and second read data corresponding respectively to a first transaction and a second transaction have a total bit width of n bits or less, the bus transfer device can simultaneously transfer data obtained by unifying the first read data and the second read data, first transaction identification information, and second transaction identification information through the read data transfer path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventor: Takashi HIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 8945293
    Abstract: A silicon oxide removal apparatus for removing silicon oxide contained in an inert gas discharged from a silicon single crystal manufacturing apparatus, including at least: a contact means for bringing the inert gas discharged from the silicon single crystal manufacturing apparatus into contact with a strongly alkaline solution; and a neutralizing means for neutralizing an alkaline material contained in the inert gas brought into contact with the strongly alkaline solution. As a result, there is provided a silicon oxide removal apparatus and a facility for recycling an inert gas for use in a silicon single crystal manufacturing apparatus that can more effectively remove the silicon oxide contained in the inert gas discharged from the silicon single crystal manufacturing apparatus at low cost and enable recycle of the inert gas in which the silicon oxide has been effectively removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Handotai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Higuchi, Tadahiko Horiuchi
  • Patent number: 8870363
    Abstract: A cutting device includes a guide rail opposing a platen, a printer head that prints an image and Trim marks on a sheet member, a cutter blade that performs a cutting process on the sheet member, a medium feeding mechanism that feeds the sheet member from front and back, a Trim mark detection portion that detects positions of the reference marks, and a controller that sets a cutting process position to correspond to a printing position of the image, prints the image and Trim marks while feeding the sheet member forward, detects the positions of the Trim marks with the Trim mark detection portion, and performs the cutting process with the cutter blade in the cutting process position set by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadanori Ipponyari, Shinya Nishizawa, Kosuke Murai, Takashi Higuchi
  • Publication number: 20130316910
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a peptide having a stabilized secondary structure. The present invention provides a peptide having a secondary structure stabilized by a crosslinked structure and containing at least one combination of a special amino acid of the formula (I): (wherein, (A) represents a single bond or a linking group having, in the main chain thereof, from 1 to 10 atoms; (B) represents a group containing at least one ? bond; (C) represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group which may be substituted with a substituent; and X represents a group substitutable by a substitution reaction with a sulfanyl group) and an amino acid having, in the side chain thereof, a sulfanyl group; and having the crosslinked structure formed through a thioether bond between the side chain of the special amino acid residue and the sulfanyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Hiroaki Suga, Takashi Higuchi
  • Publication number: 20130289897
    Abstract: An electromagnetic flowmeter using a square wave excitation method includes a differential amplifier which outputs a detection signal; an analog-digital converter which converts the detection signal into a digital detection signal; a timing control circuit which generates a sampling signal for sampling the digital detection signal; an calculation unit which executes a flow rate calculation process and a abnormality judging process at a same time. The flow rate calculation process acquires a flow velocity output signal by sampling the digital detection signal in a flat portion in a positive/negative excitation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yuichiro YAMAGUCHI, Takashi HIGUCHI, Takaki NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 8386228
    Abstract: Provided is a microcomputer simulator capable of quickly dealing with change of a target microcomputer to thereby enable a speedy development of software. The microcomputer simulator is a microcomputer simulator for simulating a microcomputer including therein a CPU and a peripheral circuit of the CPU, and includes a mother board including a CPU for executing application software to be processed by the CPU provided in the microcomputer, and an IO board for executing, at an FPGA thereof, processing of the peripheral circuit provided in the microcomputer and IO processing executed by the CPU provided in the microcomputer. The FPGA includes a common memory portion so that the microcomputer simulator updates data stored in the common memory portion through a communication bus provided between the mother board 10 and the IO board, and causes data to be exchanged between the CPU provided in the mother board and the FPGA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Fujitsu Ten Limited
    Inventors: Atsushi Yamanaka, Masahiro Maekawa, Kohichi Kanoh, Takashi Higuchi
  • Publication number: 20120148326
    Abstract: A cutting device includes a guide rail opposing a platen, a printer head that prints an image and Trim marks on a sheet member, a cutter blade that performs a cutting process on the sheet member, a medium feeding mechanism that feeds the sheet member from front and back, a Trim mark detection portion that detects positions of the reference marks, and a controller that sets a cutting process position to correspond to a printing position of the image, prints the image and Trim marks while feeding the sheet member forward, detects the positions of the Trim marks with the Trim mark detection portion, and performs the cutting process with the cutter blade in the cutting process position set by the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: MIMAKI ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tadanori Ipponyari, Shinya Nishizawa, Kousuke Murai, Takashi Higuchi