Patents by Inventor Yuki Uchida

Yuki Uchida 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: 20240194990
    Abstract: A power storage device includes a case having a metal lid with an insertion hole, a terminal member inserted through the insertion hole, and a resin member insulating between the case and the terminal member. The terminal member is made of a flat plate-shaped metal member bent to form an inner terminal part and an outer terminal part including a connection flat surface. The outer terminal part includes an outer main portion extending from an area joined to the inner terminal part to one side in a thickness direction of the inner terminal part, forming over half of the connection flat surface, and an outer protruding portion protruding on the other side in the thickness direction, forming the rest of the connection flat surface. The terminal member has a T-shaped cross-section at a portion including the joined area of the inner and outer terminal parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Takashi TAKIMOTO, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240186626
    Abstract: A battery includes: an outer casing accommodating a power generating element; and a terminal member connected thereto and having a terminal surface exposed outside the outer casing. The battery further includes a conductive closing member formed with a through hole for the terminal member, and an insulating sealing resin member closing a gap between the closing member and the terminal member over the entire perimeter of the through hole. The outer surface of the sealing resin member outside the closing member is defined by an outward-facing portion connected to the terminal member and a sloped portion continuous with and more steeply sloped than the outward-facing portion to have a height from an outer surface of the closing member, smaller toward a farther side from the terminal member. Those outward-facing portion and sloped portion are provided outside an outer edge of the terminal surface over the entire perimeter thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2023
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicants: PRIMEARTH EV ENERGY CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yozo UCHIDA, Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20240178495
    Abstract: A power storage device includes a case having a metal lid with an insertion hole, a terminal member inserted through the insertion hole, and a resin member insulating between the case and the terminal member. The lid has a surface facing outside, including a ring-shaped hole-surrounding region around the insertion hole, to which the resin member is airtightly firmly fixed, and an outer region contacting the resin member. A two-region consisting of two, the hole-surrounding region and the outer region, has a two-region length at a two-region length ratio of 3.0 or more, which is the ratio of the maximum two-region length to the minimum two-region length, and a seal length of 1.4 or less, which is the ratio of the maximum seal length to the minimum seal length of the hole-surrounding region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Takashi TAKIMOTO, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Patent number: 11994563
    Abstract: A battery type determination device according to an embodiment includes: an output controller configured to instruct a current application circuit to apply a specific current to a target battery; a voltage response measurer configured to measure a voltage response of the target battery with respect to the current applied using the output controller; a calculator configured to obtain an inductance value of the target battery on the basis of a current value applied using the output controller and a voltage value measured by the voltage response measurer; and a determiner configured to determine a type of the target battery on the basis of a specified value of an inductance according to the type of the target battery and an inductance value of the target battery obtained using the calculator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Tominaga, Tsubasa Uchida
  • Publication number: 20240170777
    Abstract: A power storage device includes a case member, a terminal member inserted in an insertion hole of the case member, and a resin member joined to the case member and the terminal member. The resin member includes, on a resin outer surface exposed on an outer side of the case member, at least any one of a recess and a projection portion increasing a creepage distance from a terminal outer surface, which is exposed on the outer side of the case member, of the terminal member to a case outer surface exposed on the outer side of the case member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Takashi TAKIMOTO, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240169959
    Abstract: A nut for a musical instrument includes: a clamp jaw having an opening through which a stand is passable, the clamp jaw being configured to, in a state of the stand being disposed in the opening, change a size of the opening by changing a position of the clamp jaw between an open position and a closed position; an elastic member configured to, in a state of the clamp jaw being in the closed position, clamp the clamp jaw to the stand by exerting a force directly on the clamp jaw; an operating element having a pressing portion and a front end portion; and a housing accommodating the clamp jaw, the elastic member, and the operating element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Hiromu SATO, Yuki UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20240170816
    Abstract: A method for producing a power storage device includes a process of insert-molding. This process is to relatively move a first mold and a second mold to press a terminal top surface of a terminal member by a top-face close-contact portion of the first mold to a second-mold side and to press a to-be-contacted portion of the terminal member by a contact portion of the second mold to a first-mold side so that a deformed portion of the terminal member is elastically deformed. A resin member is thus insert-molded while the terminal top surface is pressed and tightly contacted with the top-face contact portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Yasuaki NAGANO, Shigeru MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240170776
    Abstract: A method for producing a power storage device includes an insert-molding step in which a resin member is formed by insert molding with a terminal member inserted in an insertion hole of a case member. This insert-molding step is performed using a molding mold that includes a top-surface contact portion which is to face and tightly contact with a terminal top surface of the terminal member, an inner annular flat portion and an outer annular flat portion to form a frame top surface of the resin member, and an annular protruding portion to form an annular groove of the resin member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Takashi TAKIMOTO, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240170814
    Abstract: A method for producing a power storage device includes an insert-molding step of making a resin member by insert-molding with respect to a terminal member inserted in an insertion hole of a lid. In this insert-molding step, the insertion hole of the lid is placed in front of a gate, and a molten resin is injected through the gate to flow in an opposite gate-side space in a cavity through the insertion hole, allowing the molten resin to spread over the entire cavity, to form the resin member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi EHARA, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240152089
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a casing, a door, a switching portion, an operating portion, and an operation regulating portion. The operating portion is moved to a first operating position in which the switching portion is set to the first state and, a second operating position in which the switching portion is set to the second state. The operation regulating portion is switched between a regulating state in which the operating portion is regulated not to move from the second operating position to the first operating position, and an allowable state in which the operating portion is allowable to move from the second operating position to the first operating position. When the operating portion is operated to be moved from the first operating position to the second operating position, the operation regulating portion is changed to the regulating state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: YUKI UCHIDA, TAKAHIRO ITO
  • Publication number: 20240126675
    Abstract: A classification device (10) acquires an operation log related to operation information, identifies each operation performed by a user using the operation log, and creates a vector of each operation on the basis of a co-occurrence relationship between the identified operations. Then, the classification device (10) calculates a similarity between a predetermined number of operations adjacent to each other in chronological order using the created vector of each operation, determines a division point of the operations using the calculated similarity, and divides a time-series operation into operation sets on the basis of the division point. Then, the classification device (10) classifies the operation sets into classes on the basis of the number of types of operations common to the operation sets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki Urabe, Kimio TSUCHIKAWA, Fumihiro YOKOSE, Ryo UCHIDA, Sayaka Yagi
  • Publication number: 20240113366
    Abstract: A method for producing a power storage device includes forming a lid, forming a lid assembly, closing, and welding. In forming a lid, there is included forming, by forging, a protruding portion between a peripheral portion and an insertion-hole surrounding portion of the lid to block scattered light of a laser beam from being irradiated to a resin member, with a distance D from an end surface of the peripheral portion to a side surface of the protruding portion falling within 0.5t (D?0.5t) relative to a thickness t of the lid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki SATO, Yozo UCHIDA, Tsuyoshi EHARA, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240113367
    Abstract: A method for producing a power storage device includes placing a lid assembly that includes a lid and a terminal member integrated therewith via a resin member to close an opening portion of a case body with the lid, and laser-welding the opening portion of the case body and the peripheral portion of the lid over an entire circumference. In placing the lid assembly, a peripheral high-level region, in which a peripheral outer surface of the peripheral portion of the lid is located on the outer side relative to an opening end surface of the opening portion of the case body is provided in proximate long-side opening portions, close of the opening portion and proximate long-side peripheral portions of the peripheral portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki SATO, Yozo UCHIDA, Tsuyoshi EHARA, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240113368
    Abstract: A method for producing a power storage device includes closing an opening portion of a case body with a lid of a lid assembly, and laser-welding the opening portion of the case body and a peripheral portion of the lid over their entire circumference. A resin member has an outer surface including a scattered light-reached surface to which scattered light of a laser beam directly reaches, at least a part of the scattered light-reached surface including a smoothed region having a surface roughness of 0.6 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki SATO, Yozo UCHIDA, Tsuyoshi EHARA, Syoichi TSUCHIYA, Masataka ASAI, Tsuyoshi ASANO, Masahiro UCHIMURA, Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yasuaki NAGANO
  • Publication number: 20240085195
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus configured to determine a tour schedule around a facility, the information processing apparatus includes a controller configured to determine a tour time at a tour spot in the tour schedule, based on biological information on a user who is observing a process performed by equipment at the tour spot in the facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki KASHIWAKURA, Ai MIYATA, Kotaro HIROSE, Sho MINAGAWA, Yuki UCHIDA, Tsuyoshi OKADA
  • Patent number: 11929050
    Abstract: A strainer device for a drum includes a fixing portion attachable to a shell of the drum, an operation portion, a movable portion moved with respect to the fixing portion to change a snare wire between an ON state and an OFF state, a pressing member, a cam portion including a cam surface, and a follower configured to be relatively displaced with respect to the cam portion between a first position and a second position in the cam portion while the pressing member is pressing against the cam surface. A direction of a force acting on the follower with respect to the cam portion is directed to: a side of the first position within the cam portion in a state where the follower is disposed in the first position, and a side of the second position in a state where the follower is disposed in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: YAMAHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Uchida, Norihiko Ishimatsu
  • Patent number: 11929402
    Abstract: A field-effect transistor includes a Ga2O3-based semiconductor layer, a source region and a drain region that are formed inside the Ga2O3-based semiconductor layer, a gate electrode that is formed, via a gate insulating film, on a channel region as the Ga2O3-based semiconductor layer between the source region and the drain region, a source electrode connected to the source region, and a drain electrode connected to the drain region. An interface charge including a negative charge is formed between the gate electrode and the channel region, and a gate threshold voltage is not less than 4.5V.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Novel Crystal Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Tadashi Kase, Kazuo Aoki, Shigenobu Yamakoshi, Yuki Uchida
  • Publication number: 20240079743
    Abstract: A battery terminal has a two-piece configuration of different types of conductive materials. A first piece placed outside and a second piece placed inside with including a current collecting portion are fixed in two portions of a first fixing portion and a second fixing portion. The first fixing portion is positioned between the current collecting portion and the second fixing portion in a longitudinal direction in a shape of the terminal. Leaning of the current collecting portion with respect to a center in a short-side direction and leaning of the first fixing portion with respect to a center are opposite to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicants: PRIMEARTH EV ENERGY CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, PRIME PLANET ENERGY & SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Shigeru MATSUMOTO, Yozo UCHIDA, Yuki SATO, Tsuyoshi EHARA
  • Publication number: 20240071237
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a controller configured to predict a scattering range of a chemical to be sprayed onto a field by a first unmanned aircraft and control, in a case in which it is determined that the chemical will scatter near the field based on the scattering range, a three-dimensional position or a travel route of a second unmanned aircraft so that downwash of the second unmanned aircraft prevents scattering of the chemical near the field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Ryotaro FUJIWARA, Hirotada NAKANISHI, Fuhito KODAMA, Yuki UCHIDA, Satoshi KOMAMINE, Yoshinori OKADA, Satoshi HIRANO
  • Publication number: 20240067339
    Abstract: A control apparatus includes a controller configured to acquire weather information including a wind speed on a scheduled spraying date and time at which an unmanned aircraft is to spray an agricultural chemical on a field, determine a flight altitude of the unmanned aircraft according to the wind speed, and generate a plan for spraying of the agricultural chemical by the unmanned aircraft, the plan for spraying including the determined flight altitude.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Ryotaro FUJIWARA, Hirotada NAKANISHI, Fuhito KODAMA, Yuki UCHIDA, Satoshi KOMAMINE, Yoshinori OKADA, Satoshi HIRANO