Patents by Inventor Tatsuya RYUZAKI

Tatsuya RYUZAKI 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: 11428280
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission (21), a clutch device (26) configured to connect and disconnect motive power transmission between the engine (13) and the transmission (21), a clutch actuator (50) configured to drive the clutch device (26) and change a clutch capacity, a clutch operating element (4b) configured to enable the clutch device (26) to be manually operated, and a control unit (60) configured to calculate a target value (Pt) of a control parameter (Ps) of the clutch capacity in accordance with an amount of operation on the clutch operating element (4b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kohei Matsuura, Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Go Morita
  • Patent number: 11378144
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission (21), a clutch device (26) configured to connect and disconnect motive power transmission between the engine (13) and the transmission (21), a clutch actuator (50) configured to drive the clutch device (26) and change a clutch capacity, and a control unit (60) configured to calculate a target value (Pt) of a control parameter (Ps) for the clutch capacity. When the target value (Pt) of the control parameter (Ps) immediately after system startup is defined as a first control target value (P1) and the target value (Pt) of the control parameter (Ps) during a clutch stroke at the time of the system startup is defined as a second control target value (P2), the control unit (60) is configured to set the first control target value (P1) to a value greater than the second control target value (P2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kohei Matsuura, Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki
  • Publication number: 20220178409
    Abstract: This clutch control apparatus includes: a clutch device that connects and disconnects a power transmission between an engine and a drive wheel; a clutch actuator that drives the clutch device and changes a clutch capacity; a driven mechanism that is arranged between the clutch actuator and the clutch device, is operated by a drive of the clutch actuator, and operates the clutch device; a control part that calculates a control target value of the clutch capacity; and a temperature sensor that measures a temperature of the driven mechanism, wherein the control part corrects the control target value based on the temperature measured by the temperature sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Junya Ono, Akira Tokito, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Kohei Matsuura
  • Publication number: 20220170521
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission (21), a clutch device (26) configured to connect and disconnect motive power transmission between the engine (13) and the transmission (21), a clutch actuator (50) configured to drive the clutch device (26) and change a clutch capacity, a control parameter sensor(58) configured to detect a control parameter of the clutch capacity and a control unit (60) configured to calculate a control target value (TP) of the control parameter. The control unit (60) causes the clutch device (26) to perform a stroke in a connection direction until an actual measurement value of the control parameter reaches the control target value (TP).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Kazuyuki Fukaya
  • Publication number: 20220170520
    Abstract: This transmission device includes a mode changeover switch (59) on which a mode changeover operation between a manual mode (M2) and an automated mode (M1) is externally performed, other operation unit (80) on which a predetermined shift operation is externally performed separately from the mode changeover switch (59), and a control unit (60) configured to control a mode changeover between the manual mode (M2) and the automated mode (M1). The control unit (60) executes the mode changeover between the manual mode (M2) and the automated mode (M1) on the basis of the mode changeover operation on the mode changeover switch (59). When the shift operation on the other operation unit (80) has been performed, the control unit (60) executes the mode changeover between the manual mode (M2) and the automated mode (M1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Junichiro Kano, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Junya Ono, Yoshiaki Nedachi, Go Morita
  • Publication number: 20220136574
    Abstract: A clutch-by-wire system measures a position of a clutch lever (51) when predetermined learning permission conditions are satisfied and performs updating processing as a release position of the clutch lever (51) of updating a position which is previously stored. The clutch-by-wire system (51) repeatedly performs the updating processing after power is supplied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Yuta Kanbe, Go Morita, Junya Ono
  • Patent number: 11302106
    Abstract: An information provision system that allows appropriate information provision suited for a user who is a driver. The information provision system includes: an emotion information database that records emotion information detected by an emotion detection part that detects emotion of a user and outside information being associated with the emotion information; and a browsing information generation part that generates browsing information when a predetermined emotion kind is detected by the emotion detection means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukari Inai, Shohei Suzuki, Shimpei Shikanai, Yasuko Nakajima, Takayuki Haramoto, Tatsuya Ryuzaki
  • Patent number: 11167762
    Abstract: This vehicle transmission system includes a transmission (21) in which a gear is shifted by an operation of a driver of a vehicle (1), a clutch device (26) that is disposed in a motion transfer path between the transmission (21) and an engine (13) of the vehicle (1), and is disconnected and connected by an action of a clutch actuator (50), and a clutch control unit (61) that is configured to control disconnection and connection of the clutch device (26) by the clutch actuator (50). In a case where the vehicle (1) is started with a gear position of the transmission (21) located at or above a gear that is set in advance, and a vehicle speed (V) is less than or no higher than a set value (v2) that is set in advance, the clutch control unit (61) transitions to clutch capacity-limiting control in which a clutch capacity is reduced below that during normal clutch control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Junya Ono
  • Patent number: 11162546
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission gear (21), a clutch device (26), a clutch actuator (50), a control unit (60), a control parameter sensor (58), a clutch operator (4b), and a clutch operation amount sensor (4c), wherein the control unit (60) is configured to enable intervention of a manual clutch operation according to the clutch operator (4b) during automatic control of the clutch device (26) according to the clutch actuator (50), and the control unit (60) is configured to set a control target value of a clutch capacity to a connection preparation target value (Py) acquired by causing an operation target value (Pv) corresponding to an amount of operation of the clutch operator (4b) to approach a disconnection determination value (Pz) in a case in which a control parameter detected by the control parameter sensor (58) reaches the disconnection determination value (Pz) set in advance at a time of performing a clutch disconnection operation through intervention of the manual clu
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Go Morita, Kohei Matsuura
  • Publication number: 20210324924
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission (21), a clutch device (26) configured to connect and disconnect motive power transmission between the engine (13) and the transmission (21), a clutch actuator (50) configured to drive the clutch device (26) and change a clutch capacity, a hydraulic circuit (63) provided between the clutch device (26) and the clutch actuator (50), an air bleeding device (64) configured to perform air bleeding of the hydraulic circuit (63), a control unit (60) configured to calculate a control target value of the clutch capacity, a control mode changeover switch (59) configured to enable a control mode of the control unit (60) to be switched to an air bleeding mode, and an air bleeding switch (65) configured to enable a hydraulic pressure of the hydraulic circuit (63) to increase in the air bleeding mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Ryohei Tsuzuki, Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Hiroaki Uchisasai
  • Patent number: 11131351
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission gear (21), a clutch device (26), a clutch actuator (50), a control unit (60), a clutch operator (4b), and a clutch operation amount sensor (4c), wherein the control unit (60) is configured to enable intervention of a manual clutch operation according to the clutch operator (4b) during automatic control of the clutch device (26) according to the clutch actuator (50), and the control unit (60) is configured to set a control target value of a clutch capacity to a connection lower limit target value (Px) acquired by changing an operation target value (Pv) corresponding to an amount of operation of the clutch operator (4b) to a clutch disconnection side in a case in which the amount of operation of the clutch operator (4b) based on an output value of the clutch operation amount sensor (4c) reaches a predetermined value (?2) set in advance at a time of performing a clutch disconnection operation through the intervention of the manual clutch operatio
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Go Morita, Kohei Matsuura
  • Publication number: 20210277966
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission (21), a clutch device (26) configured to connect and disconnect motive power transmission between the engine (13) and the transmission (21), a clutch actuator (50) configured to drive the clutch device (26) and change a clutch capacity, and a control unit (60) configured to calculate a target value (Pt) of a control parameter (Ps) for the clutch capacity. When the target value (Pt) of the control parameter (Ps) immediately after system startup is defined as a first control target value (P1) and the target value (Pt) of the control parameter (Ps) during a clutch stroke at the time of the system startup is defined as a second control target value (P2), the control unit (60) is configured to set the first control target value (P1) to a value greater than the second control target value (P2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Kohei Matsuura, Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki
  • Patent number: 11107471
    Abstract: A dialog processing server is configured by including a relay unit which communicates with each of a first information processing terminal and a second information processing terminal, each serving as a portable or vehicle-mounted terminal and including an input/output interface unit with an artificial intelligence provided outside, and a determination unit which determines whether or not a predetermined dialog condition is established, in which between the artificial intelligence with which the first terminal communicates and the artificial intelligence with which the second terminal communicates, dialog contents respectively generated by the artificial intelligences can be transmitted and received when the dialog condition is established.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chikashi Takiguchi, Manabu Ichikawa, Takao Yamamoto, Satoshi Honma, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Susumu Saito, Atsushi Ito
  • Patent number: 11073185
    Abstract: A gear-position learning device for an automatic clutch transmission includes a transmission configured to be shifted by an operation of a driver of a vehicle, a clutch device disposed in a transmission path between the transmission and an engine and configured to be connected and disconnected by actuation of a clutch actuator, a controller configured to control connection and disconnection of the clutch device performed by the clutch actuator, a shift drum configured to rotate according to a shift operation that the driver performs on a shift operator and switch the shift stage of the transmission, and a rotational position defining mechanism configured to define a rotational position of the shift drum, wherein the controller has a learning mode for learning a rotation angle of the shift drum and is configured to control connection and disconnection of the clutch device during the learning mode such that the shift drum is at a rotational position determined by the rotational position defining mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Junya Ono
  • Patent number: 11067139
    Abstract: This vehicle transmission system includes a transmission (21), a clutch device (26), a clutch control unit (61), and a shift operation detecting means (48), and, when a hydraulic pressure is supplied from a clutch actuator (50) to a slave cylinder (28), the clutch device (26) moves to a connection side, in an in-gear stop state in which the transmission (21) is in an in-gear state, and a vehicle (1) is in a stop state, the clutch actuator (50) supplies a standby hydraulic pressure (WP) to the slave cylinder (28), and the clutch control unit (61) sets the standby hydraulic pressure (WP) to a first setting value (P1) during non-detection in which a shift operation is not detected by the shift operation detecting means (48) and sets the standby hydraulic pressure (WP) to a second setting value (P2) lower than the first setting value (P1) when the shift operation is detected by the shift operation detecting means (48).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Junya Ono
  • Publication number: 20210215209
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission (21), a clutch device (26) configured to connect and disconnect motive power transmission between the engine (13) and the transmission (21), a clutch actuator (50) configured to drive the clutch device (26) and change a clutch capacity, a clutch operating element (4b) configured to enable the clutch device (26) to be manually operated, and a control unit (60) configured to calculate a target value (Pt) of a control parameter (Ps) of the clutch capacity in accordance with an amount of operation on the clutch operating element (4b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Kohei Matsuura, Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Go Morita
  • Publication number: 20210148417
    Abstract: This vehicle transmission system includes a transmission (21), a clutch device (26), a clutch control unit (61), and a shift operation detecting means (48), and, when a hydraulic pressure is supplied from a clutch actuator (50) to a slave cylinder (28), the clutch device (26) moves to a connection side, in an in-gear stop state in which the transmission (21) is in an in-gear state, and a vehicle (1) is in a stop state, the clutch actuator (50) supplies a standby hydraulic pressure (WP) to the slave cylinder (28), and the clutch control unit (61) sets the standby hydraulic pressure (WP) to a first setting value (P1) during non-detection in which a shift operation is not detected by the shift operation detecting means (48) and sets the standby hydraulic pressure (WP) to a second setting value (P2) lower than the first setting value (P1) when the shift operation is detected by the shift operation detecting means (48).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Junya Ono
  • Publication number: 20210088088
    Abstract: This clutch control device includes an engine (13), a transmission gear (21), a clutch device (26), a clutch actuator (50), a control unit (60), a clutch operator (4b), and a clutch operation amount sensor (4c), wherein the control unit (60) is configured to enable intervention of a manual clutch operation according to the clutch operator (4b) during automatic control of the clutch device (26) according to the clutch actuator (50), and the control unit (60) is configured to set a control target value of a clutch capacity to a connection lower limit target value (Px) acquired by changing an operation target value (Pv) corresponding to an amount of operation of the clutch operator (4b) to a clutch disconnection side in a case in which the amount of operation of the clutch operator (4b) based on an output value of the clutch operation amount sensor (4c) reaches a predetermined value (?2) set in advance at a time of performing a clutch disconnection operation through the intervention of the manual clutch operatio
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Junya Ono, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Go Morita, Kohei Matsuura
  • Patent number: 10937334
    Abstract: Enabling information provision of appropriate driving coaching and so forth in line with a user as a driver. A terminal device includes a driving information acquiring unit and a biological information acquiring unit functioning as an information acquiring unit that acquires information relating to the emotion, the driving skill, and the physical condition of a rider (user). Furthermore, an arithmetic unit of a server functions as an estimating unit that estimates the emotion, the driving skill, and the physical condition according to acquired information and functions as an information processing unit that carries out information provision to a rider according to the combination of the emotion, the driving skill, and the physical condition that are estimated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Atsushi Kusuda, Takayuki Haramoto, Shimpei Shikanai, Chikashi Takiguchi, Motoshi Kyoden
  • Patent number: 10913465
    Abstract: A speed changing device includes a control unit (60) that: has a manual mode in which a clutch is engaged and disengaged by operating a clutch lever (4b) and an automatic mode in which the clutch is engaged and disengaged without the clutch lever (4b) being operated and is able to change a setting to the manual mode and the automatic mode; and is configured to signal mode misrecognition when it is determined that mode misrecognition has occurred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Junya Ono, Seiji Hamaoka