Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Kobayashi

Yoshihiro Kobayashi 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: 11988579
    Abstract: A dynamic response at a designated position is derived based on a deflection amount normalized by a vibration component of the dynamic response, an amplitude ratio, which is a ratio of a first deflection amount that is the normalized deflection amount indicating a distribution of a vibration amplitude of the observation point to a second deflection amount that is the normalized deflection amount indicating a distribution of a vibration amplitude of a designated position, the vibration component of the designated position derived based on the vibration component and the amplitude ratio, and the static response of the designated position derived based on the time-series data and the estimated value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11982595
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: performing low-pass filter processing and high-pass filter processing on target data; estimating correction data; generating vibration component data, and the estimating the correction data includes: specifying a first interval, a second interval, and a third interval; generating first interval correction data, generating second interval correction data in the second interval by setting data in an interval before a first intersection point of first line data and second line data as the first line data, setting data in an interval from the first intersection point to a second intersection point of second line data and third line data as the second line data, and setting data in an interval after the second intersection point as the third line data; and generating third interval correction data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240117298
    Abstract: One or more embodiments of the present invention provide a microbial strain with improved productivity of ?-glutamylcysteine, bis-?-glutamylcystine, ?-glutamylcystine, reduced glutathione, and/or oxidized glutathione. Such microbial strain has disruption of [1] a gene encoding ?-glutamyltransferase and [2] a gene encoding phosphoglycerate mutase and enhanced expression of [3] a gene encoding glutamate-cysteine ligase and/or a gene encoding glutathione synthetase or [4] a gene encoding bifunctional glutathione synthetase. This invention also discloses a method for producing the substances mentioned above via culture of the microbial strain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo KOBAYASHI, Naoaki TAOKA, Yoshihiro TOYA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Ryutaro KAWAI
  • Patent number: 11921012
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: a high-pass filter processing step of performing high-pass filter processing on target data including a drift noise to generate drift noise reduction data in which the drift noise is reduced, a correction data estimation step of estimating, based on the drift noise reduction data, correction data corresponding to a difference between the drift noise reduction data and data obtained by removing the drift noise from the target data, and a measurement data generation step of generating measurement data by adding the drift noise reduction data and the correction data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11892377
    Abstract: A time point is acquired by steps including a data acquisition step of acquiring time-series data indicating a time change of a displacement of a structure based on a physical quantity generated at a predetermined observation point in the structure as a response caused by a movement of a formation moving object formed with one or more moving objects on the structure; a removing step of removing a vibration component included in the time-series data; and a time point acquisition step of acquiring an entry time point at which the formation moving object enters the structure and an exit time point at which the formation moving object exits from the structure, based on the time-series data after the vibration component is removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11881102
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: a step of acquiring first observation point information; a step of acquiring second observation point information; a step of calculating a path deflection waveform at a third observation point; a step of calculating a path deflection waveform at a central position between the first observation point and the second observation point; a step of calculating a measurement waveform as a physical quantity at the third observation point; a step of calculating an amplitude coefficient at which a difference is minimized between the measurement waveform and a waveform obtained by multiplying the path deflection waveform at the third observation point by the amplitude coefficient; and a step of calculating, based on the path deflection waveform at the central position and the amplitude coefficient, an estimation waveform as a physical quantity at the central position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20230341289
    Abstract: A measurement method includes generating first displacement data based on data of observation points of a structural object, generating observation information, calculating deflection amounts of the structural object by vehicles of a moving object, calculating approach times and exit times of the vehicles with respect to the structural object, calculating time intervals divided by a plurality of times obtained by sorting the approach times and the exit times by time, calculating an amplitude amount of the first displacement data in each of the time intervals, calculating an amplitude amount of the deflection amount in each of the time intervals, and calculating weighting coefficients assuming that a sum of products of the amplitude amounts of the deflection amounts in the time intervals and the weighting coefficients to the vehicles is equal to the amplitude amount of the first displacement data in the time intervals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230341255
    Abstract: A measurement method includes generating first displacement data based on data of observation points of a structural object, generating observation information, calculating a time interval in which each of vehicles of a moving object moves alone on the structural object, calculating a first deflection amount of the structural object, calculating a displacement response when each of the vehicles moves alone on the structural object based on the first displacement data and the time interval, calculating a deflection response when each of the vehicles moves alone on the structural object based on the first deflection amount and the time interval, calculating weighting coefficients to the respective vehicles based on the displacement response and the deflection response, and calculating a second deflection amount obtained by correcting the first deflection amount based on the weighting coefficients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11761811
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: a step of acquiring, based on observation information obtained by an observation device, first observation point information including a time point when each of a plurality of parts of a moving object passes a first observation point of a structure and a physical quantity which is a response to an action of each of the plurality of parts on the first observation point; a step of acquiring, based on the observation information, second observation point information including a time point when each of the plurality of parts passes a second observation point and a physical quantity which is a response to an action of each of the plurality of parts on the second observation point; a step of calculating, based on the first observation point information, the second observation point information, a predetermined coefficient, and an approximate expression of deflection of the structure, a deflection waveform of the structure generated by each of the plurality of parts; and a step of calc
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11761812
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: a step of acquiring first observation point information including a time point when each part of a moving object passes a first observation point and a physical quantity which is a response to an action; a step of acquiring second observation point information including a time point when the each part passes a second observation point and a physical quantity which is a response to an action; a step of calculating a deflection waveform of a structure generated by the each part; a step of adding the deflection waveforms to calculate a moving object deflection waveform, and calculating a path deflection waveform based on the moving object deflection waveform; a step of calculating a displacement waveform by twice integrating an acceleration of a third observation point; and a step of calculating, based on the path deflection waveform, a value of each coefficient of a polynomial approximating an integration error, and correcting the displacement waveform based on the value of each c
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20230258481
    Abstract: A sensor device includes a mounting member having fixation surfaces inside, and at least one electronic component directly or indirectly fixed to the fixation surfaces of the mounting member, and the mounting member constitutes a part of a casing for housing the electronic component. Further, the fixation surfaces are perpendicular to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Inventors: Masayasu SAKUMA, Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI, Shojiro KITAMURA, Taketo CHINO
  • Patent number: 11713993
    Abstract: A measurement method include a step to obtain observation point information, including physical quantities in association of a plurality of times, via observation devices at observation points of a structure on which a moving object moves, a step to calculate a correction coefficient that corrects the physical quantities based on a plurality of time periods and a reference time periods, a step to calculate a plurality of deflection waveforms of the structure generated by a plurality of parts of the moving object, a step to calculate a second deflection waveform of the structure generated by the moving object by adding the plurality of deflection waveforms, and a step to calculate a displacement of the structure based on the second deflection waveform. The structure is a superstructure of a road bridge or a railway bridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11714021
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: a step of acquiring first observation point information including a time point when each part of an m-th moving object passes a first observation point and a physical quantity which is a response to an action; a step of acquiring second observation point information including a time point when the each part passes a second observation point and a physical quantity which is a response to an action; a step of calculating a deflection waveform of a structure generated by the each part; a step of adding the deflection waveforms to calculate an m-th moving object deflection waveform; a step of calculating a displacement waveform at the third observation point; and a step of calculating first to M-th amplitude coefficients by assuming that a waveform obtained by multiplying an m-th amplitude coefficient by the m-th moving object deflection waveform is an m-th amplitude adjusted deflection waveform, and that a sum of first to M-th amplitude adjusted deflection waveforms is approximated
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11709079
    Abstract: A sensor device includes a mounting member having fixation surfaces inside, and at least one electronic component directly or indirectly fixed to the fixation surfaces of the mounting member, and the mounting member constitutes a part of a casing for housing the electronic component. Further, the fixation surfaces are perpendicular to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Inventors: Masayasu Sakuma, Yoshihiro Kobayashi, Shojiro Kitamura, Taketo Chino
  • Publication number: 20230175918
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: an acceleration data acquisition step of acquiring acceleration data output from an accelerometer that observes an observation point of a structure when a first moving body moves on the structure; a speed vibration component calculation step of calculating a first speed vibration component by performing integration processing and filter processing on an acceleration based on the acceleration data; and a displacement amplitude estimation step of estimating, based on the first speed vibration component and a conversion function calculated in advance based on displacement data output from a displacement meter that observes the observation point when a second moving body moves on the structure, a displacement amplitude of the structure when the first moving body moves on the structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230175919
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: an acceleration data acquisition step of acquiring acceleration data output from an accelerometer that observes an observation point of a structure when a moving body moves on the structure; a speed vibration component calculation step of calculating a first speed vibration component by performing integration processing and filter processing on an acceleration based on the acceleration data; and a displacement amplitude estimation step of estimating a displacement amplitude of the structure when the moving body moves on the structure based on an amplitude of the first speed vibration component and a conversion function calculated based on an approximate expression of deflection of the structure and environmental information including a dimension of the moving body, a dimension of the structure, and a position of the observation point, which are created in advance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11566108
    Abstract: A polyimide film includes a polyimide in which a specific amount of molecular framework containing one or two silicon atoms in its main chain, wherein a total light transmittance measured in accordance with JIS K7361-1 is 85% or more; wherein a yellowness index calculated in accordance with JIS K7373-2006 is 30 or less; wherein a glass transition temperature is in a temperature range of from 150° C. to 400° C.; and wherein a tensile elastic modulus at 25° C. obtained by measuring a 15 mm×40 mm test piece at a tensile rate of 10 mm/min and a chuck distance of 20 mm in accordance with JIS K7127, is 1.8 GPa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Sakayori, Koudai Okada, Ayako Furuse, Keisuke Wakita, Yoshihiro Kobayashi, Aya Takao, Takanori Maeda, Nahomi Kanazawa, Takayuki Ota
  • Publication number: 20230019808
    Abstract: A measurement method includes: generating first measurement data based on observation data of an observation point of a structure; generating second measurement data by performing filter processing on the first measurement data; calculating a first deflection amount of the structure; calculating a second deflection amount by performing filter processing on the first deflection amount; approximating the second measurement data with a linear function of the second deflection amount to calculate a first-order coefficient and a zero-order coefficient; calculating a third deflection amount based on the first-order coefficient, the zero-order coefficient, and the second deflection amount; calculating an offset based on the zero-order coefficient, the second deflection amount, and the third deflection amount; and calculating a static response by adding the offset and a product of the first-order coefficient and the first deflection amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230003609
    Abstract: A dynamic response at a designated position is derived based on a deflection amount normalized by a vibration component of the dynamic response, an amplitude ratio, which is a ratio of a first deflection amount that is the normalized deflection amount indicating a distribution of a vibration amplitude of the observation point to a second deflection amount that is the normalized deflection amount indicating a distribution of a vibration amplitude of a designated position, the vibration component of the designated position derived based on the vibration component and the amplitude ratio, and the static response of the designated position derived based on the time-series data and the estimated value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230003608
    Abstract: A first index value, which is an index value of a deflection amount of a structure generated at an observation point, and a second index value, which is an index value of a deflection amount at a designated position in the structure, are acquired based on the number of moving objects formed in a formation moving object, an entry time point, an exit time point, and environment information. An estimated value of the deflection amount of the structure at the designated position is derived based on time-series data measured at the observation point, the first index value, and the second index value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI