Patents by Inventor Yoshinobu Tsuchiya

Yoshinobu Tsuchiya 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: 9427934
    Abstract: Each sheet material is formed by arraying carbon fiber lines, each having a predetermined width, in parallel with one another. Meanwhile, an array direction of the carbon fiber lines of each sheet material is set to form an angle in a range from ±30° to ±60° to a weaving advancing direction of a stitching yarn. Moreover, a stretch ratio of the stitched base material in its lengthwise direction in a case where a load per inch width of the stitched base material is applied in the weaving advancing direction of the stitching yarn is equal to or below 4% when the load is 5 N, and is equal to or above 10% when the load is 25 N.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignees: IHI Corporation, IHI AEROSPACE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Hidetoshi Kasakawa, Masahiko Murata, Yu Shigenari, Hiroyuki Satoh
  • Publication number: 20150125651
    Abstract: Each sheet material is formed by arraying carbon fiber lines, each having a predetermined width, in parallel with one another. Meanwhile, an array direction of the carbon fiber lines of each sheet material is set to form an angle in a range from ±30° to ±60° to a weaving advancing direction of a stitching yarn. Moreover, a stretch ratio of the stitched base material in its lengthwise direction in a case where a load per inch width of the stitched base material is applied in the weaving advancing direction of the stitching yarn is equal to or below 4% when the load is 5 N, and is equal to or above 10% when the load is 25 N.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicants: IHI AEROSPACE CO., LTD., IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinobu TSUCHIYA, Hidetoshi KASAKAWA, Masahiko MURATA, Yu SHIGENARI, Hiroyuki SATOH
  • Patent number: 8541223
    Abstract: Various types of lactic acid bacteria were cultured in the presence of a purine, the amount of the purine consumed and the amount of purine degradation products produced were measured, and several lactic acid bacteria showing remarkable purine-decomposing ability were selected. Lactic acid bacteria that were assessed to have high purine-decomposing ability according to the above-mentioned selection were orally administered to rats reared on purine-containing feed, the general status and serum uric acid level of the rats were measured, and the effect of lactic acid bacteria administration on serum uric acid levels was examined. As a result, lactic acid bacteria that significantly suppress the increase of serum uric acid levels, Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2959 and Lactobacillus oris OLL2779, were found.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Meiji Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tsuboi, Noriko Kaneko, Akina Satou, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 8460918
    Abstract: Various types of lactic acid bacteria were cultured in the presence of a purine, the amount of the purine consumed and the amount of purine degradation products produced were measured, and several lactic acid bacteria showing remarkable purine-decomposing ability were selected. Lactic acid bacteria that were assessed to have high purine-decomposing ability according to the above-mentioned selection were orally administered to rats reared on purine-containing feed, the general status and serum uric acid level of the rats were measured, and the effect of lactic acid bacteria administration on serum uric acid levels was examined. As a result, lactic acid bacteria that significantly suppress the increase of serum uric acid levels, Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2959 and Lactobacillus oris OLL2779, were found.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Meiji Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tsuboi, Noriko Kaneko, Akina Satou, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20120308539
    Abstract: Various types of lactic acid bacteria were cultured in the presence of a purine, the amount of the purine consumed and the amount of purine degradation products produced were measured, and several lactic acid bacteria showing remarkable purine-decomposing ability were selected. Lactic acid bacteria that were assessed to have high purine-decomposing ability according to the above-mentioned selection were orally administered to rats reared on purine-containing feed, the general status and serum uric acid level of the rats were measured, and the effect of lactic acid bacteria administration on serum uric acid levels was examined. As a result, lactic acid bacteria that significantly suppress the increase of serum uric acid levels, Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2959 and Lactobacillus oris OLL2779, were found.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: MEIJI DAIRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tsuboi, Noriko Kaneko, Akina Satou, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20110014168
    Abstract: Various types of lactic acid bacteria were cultured in the presence of a purine, the amount of the purine consumed and the amount of purine degradation products produced were measured, and several lactic acid bacteria showing remarkable purine-decomposing ability were selected. Lactic acid bacteria that were assessed to have high purine-decomposing ability according to the above-mentioned selection were orally administered to rats reared on purine-containing feed, the general status and serum uric acid level of the rats were measured, and the effect of lactic acid bacteria administration on serum uric acid levels was examined. As a result, lactic acid bacteria that significantly suppress the increase of serum uric acid levels, Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2959 and Lactobacillus oris OLL2779, were found.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2007
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: Meiji Dairies Corporation
    Inventors: Hirosi Tsuboi, Noriko Kaneko, Akina Satou, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 5256956
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus for an automotive vehicle having a storage battery and a large-capacity capacitor charged by the storage battery. When the engine is started, an engine starter is driven by the electric charge stored in the large-capacity capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 1991
    Date of Patent: October 26, 1993
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi, Hiroyoshi Moroboshi
  • Patent number: 5196264
    Abstract: Fine powder particles of an electrically conductive or semiconductive material, which have a diameter of 10 .mu.m or less, are pressurized, and at the same time, a pulse voltage is applied between the fine powder particles to produce an electric discharge therebetween. The fine powder particles are fused together at areas where they contact each other, thereby producing a porous sintered body. The porous sintered body is made of only an electrically conductive or semiconductive material without using any particle binders whatsoever.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 23, 1993
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi, Hiroyoshi Moroboshi, Akio Yoshida, Tadakuni Nishitani, Yoriaki Niida
  • Patent number: 5187350
    Abstract: An ice melting system for a motor vehicle supplies a heater incorporated in a windshield with electric energy which is generated by a generator that is drivable by an engine on the motor vehicle. A voltage which is obtained by dividing an output voltage from the generator is applied as a control input voltage to a voltage regulator which controls the output voltage of the generator. When the voltage regulator is supplied with a control input voltage which is lower than when a battery on the motor vehicle is charged, the voltage regulator increases a current supplied to a field coil of the generator, thus enabling the generator to increase the output voltage thereof. Therefore, the heater is supplied with a larger amount of electric energy to melt ice on the windshield efficiently.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 1992
    Date of Patent: February 16, 1993
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventor: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 5157267
    Abstract: An engine starter system for driving an engine starter with electric power from a battery mounted on a motor vehicle has a boost controller for boosting electric power from the battery and a large-capacitance capacitor which is charged by the electric power which is boosted by the boost controller. The engine starter is driven by the electric energy which is stored in the capacitor at a voltage higher than the voltage of the battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 20, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Akihiro Shirata, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi
  • Patent number: 5155373
    Abstract: An engine starter system for driving an engine starter with electric power from a battery mounted on a motor vehicle has a pair of large-capacitance capacitors which are selectively connected to the battery and the starter. One of the capacitors is connected to the battery and charged thereby when the detected voltage across the one capacitor is lower than a predetermined voltage, and the other capacitor which is charged sufficiently enough is connected to the starter. Electric energy whose voltage is higher than the predetermined voltage is therefore continuously supplied to the starter to start the engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi, Akihiro Shirata
  • Patent number: 5155374
    Abstract: An engine starter system includes a switching-over circuit arrangement for selectively connecting a large-capacity capacitor parallel or in series to a battery. Normally, the capacitor is connected parallel to the battery and charged thereby. When starting an engine with a starter, the charged capacitor is connected in series to the battery, and the voltage of the capacitor and the voltage of the battery are added and applied to the starter to energize a starter motor for starting the engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Akihiro Shirata, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi
  • Patent number: 5146095
    Abstract: An engine starter system starts a motor in response to operation of a starter keyswitch. Immediately before the engine is started, a capacitor is manually connected to a power supply such as a storage battery. When the capacitor is charged up to a preset voltage, the electric energy stored in the capacitor is discharged to energize the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 8, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Akihiro Shirata, Hiroyoshi Moroboshi
  • Patent number: 5144537
    Abstract: An electric double which utilizes the principles of an electric double layer in the interface between polarized electrodes and an electrolyte, each of the polarized electrodes being composed of minute active carbon particles of coal tar which have a specific surface area ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 m.sup.2 /gram. Many such minute active carbon particles are packed in a unit volume for an increased electrostatic capacitance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 1, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi, Yoriaki Niida
  • Patent number: 5142451
    Abstract: An electric double layer capacitor has two polarized electrodes each comprising a plurality of thin plate-like electrode elements each composed of a porous sintered body, and two current collectors bonded to surfaces of the electrode elements of the polarized electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Ken Kurabayashi, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 5136472
    Abstract: A pressure ranging from 50 Kgf/cm.sup.2 to 800 Kgf/cm.sup.2 is applied to a pwoder of fine particles of activated carbon, and while the pressure is being applied to the fine particles, pulse voltages are applied between the fine particles for producing electric discharges between the fine particles, and the fine particles are kept at a temperature ranging from 700.degree. C. to 1000.degree. C., thereby sintering the fine particles of activated carbon into an electrode of a porous sintered body. Two such electrodes are impregnated with an electrolyte to produce polarized electrodes, and a separator is sandwiched between the polarized electrodes, thus completing an electric double layer capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 4, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi
  • Patent number: 5136473
    Abstract: At least two powders of minute active carbon particles having different diameters are mixed, and the mixture is placed in a mold. While a pressure is being applied to the mixture in the mold, pulse voltages are applied between the minute active carbon particles for producing electric discharges therebetween, and the minute active carbon particles are kept at a predetermined temperature, thereby sintering the minute active carbon particles into a porous sintered body, which is used as an electrode. Two such electrodes are impregnated with an electrolyte, producing polarized electrodes. An electric double layer capacitor comprises the polarized electrodes which are sandwiched between current collectors, and separated by a separator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 4, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi, Hiroyoshi Moroboshi
  • Patent number: 5121301
    Abstract: An electric double layer capacitor has two polarized electrodes each comprising a plurality of thin plate-like electrode elements each composed of a porous sintered body, and two current collectors bonded to surfaces of the electrode elements of the polarized electrodes. The electrode elements are spaced by gaps which are filled up with paste electrodes each composed of a mixed paste of activated carbon powder and an electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 1990
    Date of Patent: June 9, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Ken Kurabayashi, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 5119010
    Abstract: A power supply device for use on a motor vehicle includes a charging power supply such as an alternator or a battery, a plurality of capacitors, chargeable by the charging power supply, for supplying stored electric energy to an electric load such as an engine starter, and a successive charging control circuit arrangement for successively charging the capacitors, one by one, with the charging power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: June 2, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Akihiro Shirata, Toshifumi Koshizawa, Yuichi Koyama, Yoshinobu Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 5115378
    Abstract: An electric double layer capacitor has an electric double layer composed of an interface between activated carbon and electrolyte. The electric double layer capacitor includes a pair of polarized electrodes each comprising an electrode body in the form of a porous sintered body of joined active carbon particles. When the electrode body is sintered, an electrically conductive layer is formed on a surface of the electrode body. With this construction, the contact resistance between the electrode body and a current collector through the electrically conductive layer is reduced, so that the electric double layer has a reduced internal resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 1991
    Date of Patent: May 19, 1992
    Assignee: Isuzu Motors Limited
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsuchiya, Ken Kurabayashi, Seiichiro Kito, Yoriaki Niida