Patents by Inventor Yong Uk Shin

Yong Uk Shin 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: 11009128
    Abstract: A gear shifting apparatus for a multi-speed transmission includes: a shifting unit controlling gear shifting by an actuator, and a parking unit controlling parking by the actuator. In particular, the actuator includes a control motor driving a driven gear through a drive gear externally gear-meshed with the driven gear, and the shifting and parking units are operated by a force received from a cam block fixed to the driven gear. The shifting unit includes a fork slider slidably mounted on a fork rail, a shift fork integrally formed with the fork slider, and a cam contact pin integrally formed with the fork slider and contacting the cam block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sun Sung Kwon, Soonki Eo, Ma Ru Kang, Minho Chae, Yong Uk Shin, Chon Ok Kim
  • Patent number: 11002339
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a vehicle may include a first input shaft directly connected to a motor/generator, a second and third input shafts coaxial and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a torque mediating shaft coaxial with the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft and output shaft disposed in parallel with the first input shaft, a first shifting section receiving torque from the third input shaft and outputting a modified torque to the torque mediating shaft, a second shifting section including first planetary gear set, shifting torque of the first input shaft to output the shifted torque to the torque mediating shaft, and selectively stopping the torque mediating shaft, and a third shifting section including second planetary gear set, forming an output torque in combination of torques from the first and second shifting sections and the second input shaft, and outputting the output torque to the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Cheol Ho Jang, Woochurl Son, Sun Sung Kwon, Seong Wook Hwang, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Minho Chae, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Soonki Eo, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Yong Sug Choi, Young Chan Gweon
  • Publication number: 20210134809
    Abstract: Semiconductor devices and methods of forming the same are provided. The methods may include forming first and second line patterns. The first line pattern has a first side facing the second line pattern, and the second line pattern has a second side facing the first line pattern. The methods may also include forming a first spacer structure on the first side of the first line pattern and a second spacer structure on the second side of the second line pattern. The first and the second spacer structures may define an opening. The methods may further include forming a first conductor in a lower part of the opening, forming an expanded opening by etching upper portions of the first and second spacer structures, and forming a second conductor in the expanded opening. The expanded opening may have a width greater than a width of the lower part of the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Yoon Ho Son, Jae Uk Shin, Yong Sun Ko, Im Soo Park, Sung Yoon Chung
  • Patent number: 10989255
    Abstract: A synchronizer apparatus for a transmission includes: first and second shifting gears rotatable on an output shaft; a hub spline-coupled with the output shaft and having a slope portion having slanted surfaces; a sleeve spline-coupled with the hub; a key coupled with a recess of a slope portion; first and second clutch gears disposed between the hub and shifting gears; first and second outer rings and first and second inner rings disposed between the hub and clutch gears; first and second synchronizer cones disposed between the first inner and outer rings and the second inner and outer rings; a poppet ball unit disposed at the sleeve and contacting the key through a poppet ball; first and second push blocks disposed at the slanted surfaces; and first and second push springs inserted in spring holes formed at the push blocks to force push blocks to the slanted surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chon Ok Kim, Yong Uk Shin, Woochurl Son, Soonki Eo, Woo Jin Chang, Sun Sung Kwon, Minho Chae
  • Patent number: 10989277
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft external and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a third input shaft selectively connectable to the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft and an output shaft mounted in parallel with the input shafts, a planetary gear set having first to third elements and mounted on the intermediate shaft where two of the three elements are selectively connectable to the intermediate shaft, a plurality of gear sets allowing torque flows between the various shafts and the planetary gear set, first and second synchronizers mounted on the at least one output shaft to selectively receive torques from the second and third input shafts through a plurality of paths and to transmit the received torque to the at least one output shaft, and four clutches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok Kim, Seong Wook Hwang, Soonki Eo, Minho Chae, Sun Sung Kwon, Yong Uk Shin
  • Patent number: 10982245
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an O-succinyl homoserine transferase mutant, a polynucleotide encoding the same, a microorganism including the mutant, and a method of producing O-succinyl homoserine using the microorganism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: CJ CHEILJEDANG CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyungrim Kim, Jihyun Shim, Hyun Ah Kim, Yong Uk Shin, Peter Lee
  • Patent number: 10968995
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a third input selectively connectable to the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft and first and second output shafts, an idle shaft mounted, a planetary gear set, the second rotation element and one of the first and third rotation elements selectively connectable to the intermediate shaft, the first and third rotation elements connected to the third and second input shafts, a plurality of gear sets, a first synchronizer selectively receiving a torque from the second input shaft and transmitting the received first torque to the first output shaft, a second synchronizer selectively receiving a torque from the third input shaft and transmitting the received second torque to the second output shaft, and four clutches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok Kim, Seong Wook Hwang, Minho Chae, Sun Sung Kwon, Yong Uk Shin
  • Patent number: 10955036
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a vehicle may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft coaxial with the first input shaft a third input shaft coaxial with the second input shaft, an intermediate shaft and at least one output shaft, a planetary gear set mounted on an axis of the intermediate shaft, a plurality of gear sets, each of which allows at least one torque flow between the intermediate shaft, the first, second, and third input shafts, the output shaft and the planetary gear set, a first synchronizer mounted on the output shaft, selectively receiving a torque from the second input shaft, a second synchronizer mounted on the output shaft, selectively receiving a torque from the third input shaft through two paths, and transmitting the received torque to the output shaft, and four clutches each of which facilitating selective connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok Kim, Seong Wook Hwang, Soonki Eo, Minho Chae, Sun Sung Kwon, Yong Uk Shin
  • Patent number: 10935132
    Abstract: A gear shifting apparatus for a multi-speed transmission includes a shifting unit controlling gear shifting by a torque of an actuator and a parking unit controlling a parking state by the torque of the actuator. The actuator includes a control motor transmitting a driving torque to driven gears of the shifting and parking units through a drive gear externally gear-meshed with the driven gears. The shifting unit includes a cam block connected to a first driven gear engaged with the drive gear and having a cam surface on an exterior circumference for shift-stages for controlling gear shifting. In addition, the parking unit includes a parking gear and a parking sprag having an engagement end for controlling engagement and disengagement of a parking state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sun Sung Kwon, Soonki Eo, Ma Ru Kang, Minho Chae, Yong Uk Shin, Chon Ok Kim
  • Patent number: 10935083
    Abstract: A clutching device of an automatic transmission may include: a clutch drum connected with a first rotation element, a clutch connected with the clutch drum and also connected with a second rotation element for selective torque delivery, and a piston unit to operate the clutch. In particular, the piston unit includes: a first piston moving toward the clutch by a hydraulic pressure; a spring retainer arranged on the first rotation element; a support drum arranged in the first piston; a second piston arranged in the support drum and moving in an axial direction of the first rotation element; a first return spring applying restoring force to the first piston; a second return spring applying restoring force to the second piston; a latch spring applying pressure to the clutch when the first piston moves toward the clutch; and a latch device selectively limiting bidirectional movement of the first piston.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minho Chae, Juhyeon Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji
  • Patent number: 10913341
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a hybrid electric vehicle includes: a planetary gear set including first, second and third rotary elements; a first shaft fixedly connected to an output shaft of an engine; a second shaft fixedly connected to the first rotary element and a first motor/generator; a third shaft receiving rotational power from the first shaft; a fourth shaft selectively connected with the first shaft, and the fourth shaft selectively receiving rotational power from the first shaft or from the third rotary element; a fifth shaft fixedly connected to a second motor/generator; and a sixth shaft transmitting rotational power transmitted from the fifth shaft to a final reduction gear of the differential gear. In particular, the six shafts are connected to external gears mutually by four gear sets so that rotational power is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wonmin Cho, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Woochurl Son, Ki Been Lim, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Seong Wook Hwang, Ki Tae Kim
  • Publication number: 20210017510
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a microorganism for producing an L-amino acid with enhanced activity of ?-glucosidase and a method for producing an L-amino acid using the same. According to the present disclosure, the microorganism of the genus Corynebacterium producing an L-amino acid has enhanced activity of ?-glucosidase, thereby improving L-amino acid production yield. Therefore, the microorganism may be very usefully used for L-amino acid production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Kyungrim KIM, Hyo Jeong BYUN, Kwang Woo LEE, Hyung Joon KIM, Yong Uk SHIN
  • Patent number: 10883583
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft mounted external to the first input shaft, a third input shaft mounted and external to the second input shaft, an intermediate shaft and first and second output shafts, an idle shaft mounted in parallel with the second output shaft, a planetary gear mounted on an axis of the intermediate shaft, a plurality of gear sets the first, and second output shafts, the idle shaft, and the planetary gear set, a first synchronizer mounted on the first output shaft, a second synchronizer mounted on the second output shaft, selectively receiving a torque from the third input shaft through two paths, and transmitting the received torque to the second output shaft, and four clutches each of which facilitating selective connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok Kim, Seong Wook Hwang, Minho Chae, Sun Sung Kwon, Yong Uk Shin
  • Publication number: 20200407731
    Abstract: Provided are a novel promoter and a method of producing L-amino acid using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Jee Yeon BAE, Chang II SEO, Inhwa YOO, Hye Ryun YOO, So Young KIM, Yong Uk SHIN
  • Patent number: 10865865
    Abstract: A powertrain may include drive gears provided in an input shaft; an output shaft configured such that a differential is connected thereto; a first driven gear and a second driven gear rotatably provided in the output shaft to be engaged with the drive gears to form respective gear stages; a first clutch and a second clutch; two driveshafts provided to output power in opposed directions from the differential; and a third clutch configured to change a connection relationship among a selected driveshaft of the two driveshafts, the second driven gear, and the output shaft by sliding along an axial direction of the input shaft while being connected to the output shaft via the second clutch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Min Ho Chae, Yong Uk Shin, Soon Ki Eo, Sun Sung Kwon, Chon Ok Kim
  • Publication number: 20200378486
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a first input shaft, a second input shaft external and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a third input shaft external to the second input shaft and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft, first and second output shafts, first and second idle shafts, a planetary gear set mounted on the intermediate shaft and having first to elements and where two elements are selectively connectable to the intermediate shaft, a plurality of gear sets allowing torque flows between the various shafts and the planetary gear set, first and second synchronizers respectively mounted on the first and second output shafts, selectively receiving a torque from the second and third input shafts through two paths, and transmitting the received torque to the first and second output shaft, and four clutches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok KIM, Seong Wook HWANG, Minho CHAE, Sun Sung KWON, Yong Uk SHIN
  • Publication number: 20200378477
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a motor/generator having a rotor selectively connectable to an engine output shaft, a first input shaft mounted coaxial with the engine output shaft and selectively connectable to the rotor, a second input shaft external to the first input shaft and fixedly connected to the rotor, an intermediate shaft parallel with the input shafts, first and second output shafts receiving torques from the first and second input shafts, and outputting a shifted torque based on the received torques, a planetary gear set mounted on the first output shaft, having a sun gear fixedly connected to the first output shaft, selectively receiving torques from the first and second input shafts and the intermediate shaft, and outputting a shifted torque based on the received torques to the first output shaft, and a plurality of gear sets allowing torque flows between the various shafts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Juhyeon PARK, Yong Uk SHIN, Seongwook JI, Ki Tae KIM, Woochurl SON, Wonmin CHO, IIHAN YOO, Woo Jin CHANG, Seong Wook HWANG, Chon Ok KIM
  • Publication number: 20200378474
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a third input selectively connectable to the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft and first and second output shafts, an idle shaft mounted, a planetary gear set, the second rotation element and one of the first and third rotation elements selectively connectable to the intermediate shaft, the first and third rotation elements connected to the third and second input shafts, a plurality of gear sets, a first synchronizer selectively receiving a torque from the second input shaft and transmitting the received first torque to the first output shaft, a second synchronizer selectively receiving a torque from the third input shaft and transmitting the received second torque to the second output shaft, and four clutches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok KIM, Seong Wook HWANG, Minho CHAE, Sun Sung KWON, Yong Uk SHIN
  • Publication number: 20200378472
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft external and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a third input shaft external to the second input shaft and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft and an output shaft mounted in parallel with the input shafts, a planetary gear set having first to third elements and mounted on the intermediate shaft where two of the three elements are selectively connectable to the intermediate shaft, a plurality of gear sets allowing torque flows between the various shafts and the planetary gear set, first and second synchronizers mounted on the at least one output shaft to selectively receive torques from the second and third input shafts through a plurality of paths and to transmit the received torque to the at least one output shaft, and four clutches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok KIM, Seong Wook HWANG, Soonki EO, Minho CHAE, Sun Sung KWON, Yong Uk SHIN
  • Publication number: 20200378478
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a vehicle may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft coaxial with the first input shaft a third input shaft coaxial with the second input shaft, an intermediate shaft and at least one output shaft, a planetary gear set mounted on an axis of the intermediate shaft, a plurality of gear sets, each of which allows at least one torque flow between the intermediate shaft, the first, second, and third input shafts, the output shaft and the planetary gear set, a first synchronizer mounted on the output shaft, selectively receiving a torque from the second input shaft, a second synchronizer mounted on the output shaft, selectively receiving a torque from the third input shaft through two paths, and transmitting the received torque to the output shaft, and four clutches each of which facilitating selective connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Chon Ok KIM, Seong Wook Hwang, Soonki Eo, Minho Chae, Sun Sung Kwon, Yong Uk Shin