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Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha patents (2016 archive)


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Blow-by gas oil separator

A blow-by gas oil separator that can prevent oil discharged into an oil receiving chamber from flowing backward into a cyclone includes: multiple cyclones to which blow-by gas of an internal combustion engine is supplied, each cyclone including, in a lower portion, an oil discharge opening that separates out and discharges oil mist contained in the blow-by gas, and including, in an upper portion, a blow-by gas outlet that allows the blow-by gas to flow out after oil separation; an oil receiving portion opposing the oil discharge openings of the cyclones; a blow-by gas circulation portion in communication with the blow-by gas outlets of the cyclones, and is connected to an air intake passage of the internal combustion engine via a circulation valve; and partition walls in an oil receiving chamber formed by the cyclones and the oil receiving portion to separate adjacent oil discharge openings from each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Occupant discrimination system of vehicle seat

An occupant discrimination system of a vehicle seat includes: a load detecting portion disposed on a lower side of a seat and detecting a load acting on the seat; an occupant discrimination portion discriminating a state of an occupant among a no occupant, adult seated state, and child seat fixed states based on a load detected from the load detecting portion and a load continuation duration; and a door opening and closing detecting portion detecting an opening and closing state of a door, wherein the occupant discrimination portion changes the state transition condition from the no occupant or child seat fixed state to the adult seated state such that it is difficult to transition in a state in which the door is detected to be in an open state in comparison to a state in which the door is detected to be in a closed state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle door handle device

A vehicle door handle device includes: a detection member including an antenna and a dc driving detection member capable of detecting approach or touch of a person, electrically connected to a driving controller through first and second connection wires and are connected in parallel, wherein the antenna is driven by an ac voltage supplied from the driving controller, the detection member is driven by a dc voltage supplied from the driving controller by respectively connecting the first connection wire and the second connection wire to a positive dc power supply and a ground, the detection member includes a power terminal and a ground terminal, a detection output terminal, an antenna driving detection terminal, and an antenna driving detection unit, and the vehicle door handle device further comprises a dc cut capacitor, and a passive element.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Seat-occupancy state detection device

A seat-occupancy state detection device includes: a seat occupancy sensor that forms a pressure sensitive portion on a seat occupancy surface of a seat; a load sensor that detects a load applied to the seat occupancy surface; a seat-occupancy state determination unit that determines a seat occupancy state of an occupant on the seat, based on an on/off state of the seat occupancy sensor and the load which is detected by the load sensor; and an abnormality determination unit that determines an occurrence of a first abnormality in which the on state of the seat occupancy sensor is maintained, in a case where the seat occupancy sensor is in the on state, and the load, which is detected by the load sensor, is equal to or lower than a first threshold value indicating an unloaded state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle door drive apparatus

Provided are a vehicle door drive apparatus and a vehicle door drive method capable of decreasing, in a vehicle in which a vehicle door (such as a side door, a back door, and a trunk lid) can manually be opened, an operation force required when the vehicle door is manually opened. According to an embodiment of the present invention, when a command of automatically opening a side door in a fully closed state by a predetermined amount that does not bring the side door into a fully open state is input, a pop-up opening degree θ is determined depending on whether the command is input on a switch on an outer side of a vehicle, or is input on a switch on an inner side thereof. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle door handle driving device and vehicle communication apparatus

A vehicle door handle driving device connected to an antenna and a dc driving detection member capable of detecting approach or touch of a person, which are connected in parallel, through first and second connection wires, wherein the first connection wire is constantly connected to a first positive dc power supply, and the second connection wire is connected to a ground for a period during which the antenna is not driven, the vehicle door handle driving device includes: a booster capacitor whose one terminal is connected to the first dc power supply; and an inverter connected to the other terminal of the booster capacitor, connected to a second positive dc power supply and the ground, generating an ac voltage having a resonance frequency of the antenna, and outputting the generated ac voltage to the first and second connection wires.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Seat-occupancy state detection device

A seat-occupancy state detection device includes: a seat occupancy sensor forming a pressure sensitive portion on a seat occupancy surface of a seat; a load sensor detecting a load applied to the seat occupancy surface; and a seat-occupancy state determination unit determining a seat occupancy state based on an on/off state of the seat occupancy sensor and the load, wherein the seat-occupancy state determination unit includes a seat non-occupancy state determination section determining a seat non-occupancy state in a case where the seat occupancy sensor enters an off state and the load is equal to or lower than a first threshold value, and a threshold-value setting section setting a threshold value of the load, which is used in determination of the seat non-occupancy state, to a higher value, as duration increases after the seat occupancy sensor enters the off state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Rotation detection sensor and resin molding die for the sensor

Provided is a rotation detection sensor and a resin molding die for the sensor, with which manufacturing cost can be readily reduced. The sensor includes an assembly type sensor body having a sensor element and a cable electrically connected to the sensor element. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric pump

An electric pump includes: a motor rotor having a cylindrical yoke; a pump portion having outer and inner rotors; a shaft transmitting a rotational force from the motor rotor to the pump portion; a motor housing in which a coil portion is fixed to an inner peripheral surface and the motor rotor is housed on the inside of the coil portion; and a pump main body housing the pump portion, wherein the pump main body has a bearing portion supporting a portion of the shaft between the motor rotor and the inner rotor, and the inner rotor has a first recessed portion of a diameter greater than that of the shaft on a side facing the bearing portion and a part of the bearing portion is inserted into the first recessed portion to be disposed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Image display control device and image display system

An image display control device of an embodiment includes: a mirror image creation unit that creates a mirror image of an area behind and on the side of a vehicle body based on an image captured with an image pickup unit provided on the vehicle body; an image superimposition unit that superimposes a line drawing from which at least a lower part of the vehicle body is recognizable, and the mirror image created by the mirror image creation unit; and a display control unit that controls a display device to display an image created by superimposing the mirror image and the line drawing by the image superimposition unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Operation apparatus

An operation apparatus includes: a plurality of electrodes that configure different channels, respectively, and that output a detection signal having a level depending on a location of an operation body which is in contact or is not in contact therewith; and an operation detecting unit that detects an operation on a target object based on the detection signal from the plurality of electrodes, wherein the operation detecting unit includes an angled-point detecting section that detects an angled point of a unicursal character or symbol that is drawn by the operation body, based on that the detection signal is in a maintaining state of maintaining a constant level, and a discrimination section that discriminates a unicursal character or symbol that is drawn by the operation body, based on the detection result of the angled point by the angled-point detecting section.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Electrostatic sensor

An electrostatic sensor includes: a decoration portion formed of a metal-based material, which is provided in an attachment target member; and a plurality of electrodes that are arranged in a back portion of the decoration portion and that individually detect a detection target which comes into contact with or approaches the decoration portion, wherein the decoration portion is configured of a plurality of decoration pieces divided according to arrangement of the plurality of electrodes.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Flow passage partition structure and fluid control valve

A flow passage partition structure including a flow passage member including a flow passage space portion, a partition member partitioning the flow passage space portion into a first flow passage and a second flow passage, the partition member including a first plate and a second plate being in contact with the first plate in a state where the second plate is press-fitted in an inner circumferential surface of the flow passage space portion, the first plate including an outer circumferential surface that is out of contact with the inner circumferential surface of the flow passage space portion, and the first plate, the second plate, and the inner circumferential surface of the flow passage space portion forming a space portion that corresponds to a foreign material storage portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Parking-lot-leaving support apparatus and vehicle

A parking-lot-leaving support apparatus, to execute parking-lot-leaving support to support a vehicle leaving a parking lot, based on a positional relationship between the vehicle and an obstacle in a back-and-forth direction of the vehicle, includes a determination unit configured to determine whether an obstacle exists in a side direction of the vehicle, based on a detection result of a detection unit that detects an obstacle in the side direction of the vehicle; and an inhibition unit configured to, when the determination unit has determined that the obstacle exists in the side direction of the vehicle, inhibit the parking-lot-leaving support in a direction that coincides with the side direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/24/16 / #20160339820

Seat cushion adjusting apparatus

A seat cushion adjusting apparatus includes: a nut support mechanism that supports a nut member on a frame of a seat cushion; and a variable mechanism that changes a length of the seat cushion based on an axial movement of a screw shaft screwed to the nut member, wherein the nut support mechanism allows the nut member and the screw shaft to be integrally tilted while restricting rotation of the nut member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160333891

Water pump

Realized is a water pump having improved readiness of maintenance. The water pump includes a first unit having a rotatably driven drive shaft and a second unit having a partition wall and configured to circulate cooling medium in association with rotation of the drive shaft. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160333755

Oil separator

An oil separator is configured in which oil collecting performance is maintained at a high level even when negative pressure acts on a blow-by gas circulation portion. An oil discharge port for discharging oil collected from oil mist downward is formed in a bottom portion of the blow-by gas circulation portion, in which blow-by gas flows. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/10/16 / #20160326921

Oil supply structure of internal combustion engine

A oil supply structure of an internal combustion engine, includes: an oil flowing path which is formed to extend along a camshaft vertically above at least one of intake and exhaust camshafts (3a, 3b) of the internal combustion engine, and in which oil flows; an oil supply portion provided on one end side of the oil flowing path, and supplying oil to the oil flowing path; and oil ejection holes aligned along the oil flowing path, provided to be opened vertically downward, and through which the oil of the oil flowing path is ejected toward the camshaft, wherein, in the oil flowing path, a partitioning portion, which extends along the oil ejection holes toward the other end side opposite to the oil supply portion from one end side, and partitions the inside of the oil flowing path, is provided.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/10/16 / #20160326920

Structure for attaching oil jet valve

A structure for attaching an oil jet valve includes a bracket secured to an internal combustion engine with a seal member, an attachment concavity extending through the interior of the bracket, an insertion hole extending through the interior of the internal combustion engine, an oil jet valve, a first stepped part formed in the oil jet valve, a second stepped part formed in the attachment concavity, and an interlocking member. The width of a wide part of the first stepped part is less than the width of a narrow part of the second stepped part. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160315340

Exhaust drain valve for fuel cell

An exhaust drain valve includes a valve casing, a primary flow passage introducing an anode-off gas and a produced water from an inlet of the primary flow passage to an inside, a secondary flow passage discharging the anode-off gas and the produced water from an outlet of the secondary flow passage to an outside, a valve seat being formed at a primary flow passage outlet, and a valve body moving forward and backward. The primary flow passage includes an orifice being communicated with the primary flow passage outlet, an introduction flow passage having a diameter larger than a diameter of the orifice, the introduction flow passage being communicable with the inlet, and a step portion being formed orthogonal to an axial direction of the introduction flow passage, the step portion connecting the orifice and the introduction flow passage by having a step between the orifice and the introduction flow passage.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160313196

Load detection apparatus

A load detection apparatus includes a strain element including a first fixation hole into which a fixation member is insertable to be positioned, a second fixation hole into which a connection member is insertable to be positioned, a strain gage, and a fixation support member inserted to be positioned within the first fixation hole, the first fixation hole serving as an elongated bore, the fixation support member including a base portion specified to be greater than the first fixation hole, an intermediate shaft portion protruding from the base portion and fitted to the first fixation hole, and an insertion hole into which the fixation member is inserted to be positioned, the insertion hole being provided in a state where a center position of the insertion hole is displaced relative to a center position of the intermediate shaft portion in a longitudinal direction thereof.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160312526

Vehicular resin glass

Vehicular resin glass includes: a heat ray reflection coating; a resin glass substrate that covers the heat ray reflection coating; a frame portion that covers a circumferential edge portion of the heat ray reflection coating; and a shield portion that is provided between the resin glass substrate and the heat ray reflection coating and extends from the circumferential edge portion of the heat ray reflection coating over an inner circumferential end of the frame portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160312498

Vehicle door lock device

A vehicle door lock device includes: a latch mechanism configured to be capable of holding a vehicle door in a closed state with respect to a vehicle body; and a lock mechanism that sets the latch mechanism to an unlock state in which engagement between the latch mechanism and a striker provided in the vehicle body can be released, or a lock state in which engagement between the latch mechanism and the striker cannot be released, wherein the lock mechanism includes a drive gear driven by an electric motor, a wheel gear including a body portion, a gear portion, locking portions, and an engaging protrusion, an active lever including an engaging recess, stoppers, and a shock absorbing member including interposed portions.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160311463

Vehicle rear wheel steering apparatus

A vehicle rear wheel steering apparatus includes: a housing supported by the rear wheels via first and second connection members; an electric motor supported by the housing; a speed reduction mechanism connected to an output shaft of the electric motor, and reducing the speed of an output of the electric motor; and a linear motion mechanism including a nut member connected to the speed reduction mechanism, and a rod screwed to the nut member and connected to at least one of the first and second connection members, and converting rotational motion of the nut member into linear motion of the rod, wherein the speed reduction mechanism includes a planetary gear mechanism, and the speed of an output of the electric motor is reduced and the reduced output is transmitted to the linear motion mechanism.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160311313

Grille shutter apparatus

A grille shutter apparatus includes: a plurality of movable fins that are arranged in parallel and are respectively rotatably supported; a first link mechanism that is independently provided between two adjacent movable fins and forms a series driving force transmission path of both movable fins; a driving section that is provided at one end of the series driving force transmission path and drives the plurality of movable fins to be rotated; a control unit configured to control the driving section and detecting an operation state of the driving section; and a second link mechanism that is connected to the one end and the other end of the series driving force transmission path and is moved in conjunction with the one end and the other end by being synchronized therewith.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160305489

Sliding member

A torque limiter unit includes a first metal member and a second metal member (pressure plate, cover plate) pressed against the first metal member with a predetermined pressure, and is configured such that the first metal member and the second metal member are slid relative to each other against a frictional force generated between the first metal member and the second metal member. Further, the first metal member includes, as a sliding surface, a first coating layer including a 3d transition metal-containing compound, and the second metal member includes, as a sliding surface, a second coating layer including a 3d transition metal-containing compound.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160305177

Pinching detection device

A pinching detection device detecting that foreign substances are caught between an opening and closing member for opening and closing an opening portion and a frame member surrounding the opening portion, includes: a sensor that is formed in an elongated shape and is capable of detecting that an external force acts on an outer peripheral surface thereof in a direction perpendicular to a longitudinal direction; and a holding member that has a sensor holding portion for holding the sensor and a gripping portion for gripping a plate-shaped portion formed in the opening and closing member or the frame member, wherein the sensor holding portion is formed of a synthetic resin material and the gripping portion is formed of a synthetic rubber material.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160305165

Structure for connecting a metal lever and a metal link via a metal pin

A linking structure enables a metal lever and a metal link to be linked via a metal pin. The metal lever has a circular linking hole. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160304009

Seat device

Airbags each belonging to one of first and second control blocks are arranged below the thighs of an occupant seated on a seat seating surface (s). Specifically, the first and second control blocks are arranged such that the airbags belonging thereto are adjacent to one another in the seat width direction. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160303955

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel adapted to open and close an opening formed in a vehicle roof; a guide rail provided in each edge portion of the opening in a lateral direction, and extending in a longitudinal direction; a support bracket including a front end portion supported by the guide rail, and supporting each edge portion of the movable panel; and a shoe member provided such that the shoe member can be moved along the guide rail, and engaged with the support bracket, wherein the movable panel is opened and closed along with movement of the shoe member, and the shoe member includes a limiting protrusion portion protruding in the lateral direction at a position higher than an upper surface of the guide rail, and is in contact with or is close to the upper surface.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160301272

Stator for rotary electric machine

According to the present invention, a stator for a rotary electric machine includes a stator core, coils of three phases formed of flat-type wire coils wound on the stator core by concentrated winding, neutral point bus bars which are connected to coil terminating ends respectively extending from innermost circumferences of the coils of three phases, and a neutral point formed by joining the neutral point bus bars to each other. The neutral point is formed by joining terminating ends of the three-phase neutral point bus bars to each other in a state in which the terminating ends are arranged adjacent to each other in the circumferential direction.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160298766

Internal combustion engine and cover member attachment structure for internal combustion engine

This internal combustion engine includes an oil seal attached to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine main body, and a cover member including an oil seal securing portion for securing the oil seal attached to the crankshaft, the cover member including a first main body attachment portion which is arranged in a vicinity of the oil seal securing portion and which is for attaching the cover member to the internal combustion engine main body by a first fastening member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160298504

Valve open/close timing control device

The valve open/close timing control device includes a housing that rotates synchronously with a crankshaft, an inner rotor that is disposed inside of the housing and rotates integrally with a camshaft, a fluid pressure chamber formed between the housing and the inner rotor, an intermediate lock mechanism capable of switching between a locked state and an unlocked state, an unlocking channel that allows passage of working oil to be supplied to or discharged from the intermediate lock mechanism, a lock discharge channel that allows passage of working oil discharged from the intermediate lock mechanism, and an electromagnetic valve that controls the supply/discharge of the working oil to/from the fluid pressure chamber and the intermediate lock mechanism. With this valve open/close timing control device, the lock discharge channel allows passage of the working oil in the case where the electricity supply amount to the electromagnetic valve is 0 or the maximum.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160297352

Illuminated door handle

A door handle includes a casing inside which an accommodation space is provided, and a lamp unit disposed in the accommodation space. The lamp unit includes a light emission element, a circuit board on which the light emission element is mounted, and a combination member including a housing and a light guiding lens. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160293530

Semiconductor device

Provided is a semiconductor device which is compact and highly reliable. The semiconductor device includes a multi-gauge strip leadframe having a thick portion and thin portions thinner than the thick portion, a chip mounting portion on which a semiconductor chip is mounted, a relaying portion connected via a lead wire to a connecting portion provided in the semiconductor chip, and connecting terminals connected to the relaying portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160290180

Valve opening/closing timing control device

The valve opening/closing timing control device includes: the driving rotating body; the driven rotating body; an advancing chamber and a retarding chamber formed by partitioning a fluid pressure chamber between the driving and driven rotating bodies; and a phase control unit supplying pressurized fluid to the advancing or retarding chamber via an advancing channel or a retarding channel penetrating through the driven rotating body. In the driven rotating body, an outer circumferential member and an inner circumferential member are formed integrally/coaxially with each other. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160290021

Door latch device for vehicle

A door latch device for vehicle includes a pawl which is engageable with a latch which rotates in a door closing direction by engaging with a striker, and a pawl return spring elastically biases the pawl towards a position at which the pawl is engaged with the latch. The pawl return spring comprises a coiled spring portion and an extending arm. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160290019

Door handle device for vehicle

A door handle device for a vehicle includes a door opening prevention mechanism that is provided with an inertia lever being rotatably supported at a base frame, an inertia body being mounted to the inertia lever, and an elastic member elastically biasing the inertia lever toward an initial position where the movement of a link mechanism is not restricted by the inertia lever. The inertia lever includes a center of gravity of the inertia lever being set at a same position as a position of a center of gravity of the outside handle in an extending direction of the outside handle, the center of gravity of the inertia lever being set at a same position as a position of the center of gravity of the outside handle in vehicle upper-lower directions, or being set at a lower position relative to the center of gravity of the outside handle.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160290017

Lid lock device

A lid lock device attached to a vehicle includes: a housing; and a lock member which includes a main shaft portion, an intermediate portion extending from the main shaft portion, and a tip end portion extending from the intermediate portion and thinner than the main shaft portion, which is provided in the housing to be movable in an axial direction, and in which at least the tip end portion and the intermediate portion are disposed outside the housing, wherein the intermediate portion is configured to be narrow from the main shaft portion side toward the tip end portion side and the intermediate portion is provided with at least one inclination surface inclining downward in a direction toward the outside of the vehicle in a width direction of the vehicle and inclining to a central axis in a direction toward the tip end portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160288717

Image display control apparatus, image display system and display unit

An image display control apparatus according to an embodiment includes, as an example, an image generation portion generating an output image which resembles a map of a room mirror using at least a vehicle outside image based on at least one of a detection result of an eye point position acquisition portion detecting a position of an eye point of a driver and a detection result of an angle acquisition portion detecting an angle of a display device, and a display control portion controlling the display device so that the display device displays the output image generated by the image generation portion. Accordingly, in the present embodiment, as an example, the output image similar to the map of the room mirror may be displayed at the display device.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160288634

Weather strip of sunroof device

A weather strip of a sunroof device includes: an attachment portion which extends over the entire circumference along a circumferential edge portion of an opening formed in a roof of a vehicle, is made of a solid material, and is mounted on the roof in a state of being engaged with the roof; a sealing portion made of a sponge material, which protrudes toward the opening from the attachment portion, liquid-tightly comes into contact with an opening end edge of the opening, protrudes from the attachment portion toward a roof panel that closes the opening, and liquid-tightly comes into contact with a panel end edge of the roof panel; and a die molding portion which is disposed in a corner portion and is made of the sponge material.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160285336

Rotary electric machine

A rotary electric machine includes a stator including a stator winding and a rotor movable relative to the stator in a first direction and arranged to face the stator in a second direction, the rotor including plural pairs of rotor poles at a rotor core, each pair of the plural pairs of rotor poles including different polarities from each other, the stator including a fractional slot configuration where the number of slots per pole per phase is a non-integer, the stator winding being wound by a fractional slot winding, one of a stator core and the rotor core including a base portion and either a single position portion or plural position portions which is connected to the base portion in a third direction and which is displaced relative to the base portion in the first direction, the third direction being orthogonal to the first direction and the second direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160284632

Electronic component package

Provided is a rational arrangement of an electronic component package that tightly keeps a connecting state of a lead member to a conductive pad of a substrate. The electronic component package includes a substrate having a conductive pad and mounting an electronic component, a lead member electrically conducted to the conductive pad, and a molded portion in which the above members are embedded. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160281549

Valve opening/closing timing control device

The valve opening/closing timing control device includes: a driving rotating body; a driven rotating body; a fixed shaft portion; a fluid pressure chamber; a partitioning portion; and a phase control unit for controlling a rotation phase by supplying/discharging pressurized fluid to/from an advancing chamber or a retarding chamber via an inside of the fixed shaft portion. The driven rotating body has: an inner circumferential member with a cylindrical portion, and a coupling plate portion of the camshaft, the cylindrical portion and the coupling plate portion being integrated with each other; and an outer circumferential member provided with the partitioning portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160281409

Control device and control method for vehicle opening-closing member (as amended)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a control device for a vehicle opening-closing member, comprising: a drive motor configured to perform closing drive of an opening-closing member provided in a vehicle by rotating in a first direction and perform opening drive of the opening-closing member by rotating in second direction opposite to the first direction; a controller configured to control a start operation of rotation of the drive motor and a direction of the rotation of the drive motor by outputting a control signal for switching connection of a switching portion; and a detector configured to output a signal indicating the direction of the rotation of the drive motor to the controller, the controller determines presence or absence of sticking of the switching portion on the closing drive side, based on the signal from the detector, and when determining that the sticking is present, the controller performs at least one of cut-off of supply of power to the drive motor and output of a control signal for activating a warning device configured to give warning to a user.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160281399

Opening adjusting block, opening adjusting device and door checking mechanism for vehicle door

An opening adjusting device adjusting an opening of a door for a vehicle, the opening adjustment device being used at a door checking mechanism including a movement restriction portion configured to be fixed at the door for the vehicle, the door checking mechanism being provided with a check link including a first end portion being rotatably mounted on a vehicle body, the check link extending at an inside of the door for the vehicle, the check link being movable in a longitudinal direction of the check link relative to the movement restriction portion relatively, the door checking mechanism including a stopper portion being provided at a second end portion of the check link includes an opening adjusting block including a first portion and a second portion having a predetermined distance from the first portion in a moving direction of the check link, and the movement restriction portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160280154

Exterior component for a vehicle

An exterior component for a vehicle includes: a first member having a design surface disposed on a vehicle surface; and a second member forming a housing space sealed between the first and second members in a liquid tight manner by being joined to the first member on a rear side of the design surface, wherein a joint portion between the first member and the second member is configured of an annular recessed portion provided on one side of the first and second members, an annular protrusion portion provided on the other side of the first and second members, and elastic adhesive with which an inside of the annular recessed portion is filled thereby fixing the annular protrusion portion inserted into the inside of the annular recessed portion over the entire peripheries of the annular protrusion and annular recessed portions.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160280050

Sunshade device

A sunshade device includes guide rails slidably supporting a shade panel so as to open and close an opening formed on a vehicle roof; and a shade stopper attached to each guide rail, regulating an opening action by allowing the shade panel to abut on the shade stopper, wherein the guide rail includes a rail-side flange or flanges arranged side by side in a height direction which extend toward an inner side in a width direction, the shade stopper includes retaining pieces extending toward an outer side in the width direction and sandwiching the rail-side flange in the height direction, and rail-side and retaining-piece side engaging projections projecting in the height direction to face each other and regulating a movement of the retaining piece in the inner side in the width direction are respectively formed in the rail-side flange and the retaining piece in one side.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160280034

Vehicle height adjustment apparatus

A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and changing a vehicle height according to supply and discharge of a working fluid; a supply source of the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the supply source; a control unit configured to execute vehicle height adjustment such that the vehicle height of the vehicle height adjustment units reaches a target vehicle height; and a storage unit configured to store state information indicating a changed state of an actual vehicle height with respect to a current target vehicle height, wherein the control unit modifies a subsequent target vehicle height when subsequent control is executed, based on the state information stored in the storage unit, and executes vehicle height adjustment.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160273421

Oil pump driving control apparatus

The oil pump driving control apparatus includes an internal combustion engine driving source transmitting a driving force of an internal combustion engine to an oil pump that includes an inner rotor and an outer rotor, a motor separately provided from the internal combustion engine driving source and driving and rotating the oil pump, and a driving source switching portion switching a driving source of the oil pump to at least one of the motor and the internal combustion engine driving source based on an oil temperature and a rotation number of the internal combustion engine.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160273255

Pop-up mechanism of door for vehicle

A pop-up mechanism of a door for a vehicle includes a first member configured to be supported at a vehicle body and to transmit a force to a door for a vehicle, a second member configured to store an external force applied to the second member and to transmit the force that is stored to the first member, and a trigger member releasing the force stored by the second member, the first member opening the door for the vehicle based on the force stored by the second member in a case where the trigger member releases the force stored by the second member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160272035

Vehicle height adjustment apparatus

A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes:f vehicle height adjustment units that are respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and change a vehicle height according to supply and discharge of a working fluid; a supply source of the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the supply source; and a control unit configured to control the vehicle height adjustment units so as to change the vehicle height to either one of a first vehicle height or a second vehicle height different from the first vehicle height, wherein the control unit adjusts a working fluid supply and discharge state of each of the vehicle height adjustment units to a vehicle height change start state prior to changing the vehicle height from the second vehicle height to the first vehicle height.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/15/16 / #20160268799

Control device and control method for vehicle open-close member, and vehicle open-close member including the control device

A control device for a vehicle open-close member includes an input circuit configured to receive an inputted voltage signal indicating a drive voltage, a power supply voltage and the drive voltage being respectively applied to one terminal and another terminal of an open-close motor of a vehicle open-close member; a short-circuit state judgement unit configured to judge a short circuit as occurring if the drive voltage is out of a predetermined range; and an output circuit configured to output a control signal for decreasing a voltage to be applied to the open-close motor, if the short circuit is judged as occurring.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/08/16 / #20160257249

Control device and control method for vehicle open-close member, and vehicle open-close member including the control device

An embodiment of the present invention provides a control device for a vehicle open-close member: including a current signal input unit configured to receive an inputted current signal indicating a current value of a current flowing through an electromagnetic clutch of the vehicle open-close member, the electromagnetic clutch being operated with the current supplied from a power supply; a clutch state judgement unit configured to judge that the electromagnetic clutch is in a deteriorated state, if the current signal indicates that the current value is less than a predetermined threshold; and a warning signal output unit configured to output a warning signal to a warning device configured to give a warning to a user, if the clutch state judgement unit judges that the electromagnetic clutch is in the deteriorated state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/01/16 / #20160254717

Stator for rotary electric machine

A stator for a rotary electric machine includes a stator core, coils of three phases formed of flat-type wire coils wound around the stator core by concentrated winding, and neutral point bus bars of three phases which are connected to coil terminating ends respectively extending from innermost circumferences of the coils of three phases and are joined together to form a neutral point. Of the neutral point bus bars of three phases, a u-phase neutral point bus bar is shifted radially outward with respect to the innermost circumference of the coil and is thereafter extended outward in the axial direction of the stator, and the neutral point is located radially outward with respect to the innermost circumference of the coil.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/01/16 / #20160251888

Door opening and closing apparatus for vehicle

A door opening and closing apparatus for a vehicle includes a rear lock, an output lever connected to the rear lock, a mechanical second clutch and an interlocking mechanism. The output lever rotates in one direction for operating the rear lock to bring the slide door from the half closed state to the fully closed state, and rotates in the other direction to bring the slide door from the fully closed state to the half closed state. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/25/16 / #20160245388

Internal gear and manufacturing method thereof with die

An internal gear includes plural teeth each including an addendum area, a dedendum area, and an intermediate area including a protrusion and a recessed portion. The intermediate area includes a first border position provided at a position between the protrusion and the recessed portion, a second border position provided at a position between the intermediate area and the dedendum area, a third border position provided at a position between the intermediate area and the addendum area, a first average radius provided from the first border position to the second border position, and a second average radius provided from the first border position to the third border position. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/25/16 / #20160245010

Door opening and closing apparatus for vehicle

A door opening and closing apparatus for a vehicle includes a transmission gear configured to be driven to rotate by a motor, a pulley arranged coaxially with the transmission gear and configured to open and close a vehicle door by moving a rope member with a rotation of the pulley, an output member arranged coaxially with the transmission gear and configured to bring a door lock to a holding state or a release state with a rotation of the output member, a first clutch housed in the pulley in a state being coaxial with the transmission gear, the first clutch selectively permitting and prohibiting a rotation transmission between the transmission gear and the pulley, and a second clutch housed in the transmission gear in a state being coaxial with the transmission gear, the second clutch selectively permitting and prohibiting a rotation transmission between the transmission gear and the output member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160238121

Rack belt

A rack belt includes: a toothed belt body that is made of resin or rubber and is adapted to move in an extending direction; a first core wire made of metal which is embedded in the belt body in a state of extending in the extending direction of the belt body; and a second core wire made of metal which is embedded in the belt body in a state of being wound around the first core wire.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160237962

Blowby gas treatment device, intake manifold and internal combustion engine

A blowby gas treatment device is configured to discharge blowby gas inside an internal combustion engine to an intake passage inside an intake manifold. The blowby gas treatment device includes a blowby gas passage, a flow control valve, a communication hole, and a lid. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160237862

Valve opening/closing timing control device

The valve opening/closing timing control device includes: an advancing chamber and a retarding chamber that are formed by partitioning a fluid pressure chamber that is formed between a driving rotating body and a driven rotating body that is located on an inner circumference side of the driving rotating body so as to be relatively rotatable, with a partitioning portion that is provided on an outer circumference side of the driven rotating body; an advancing channel that is in communication with the advancing chamber; and a retarding channel that is in communication with the retarding chamber. The driven rotating body has a first member and a second member, and the advancing channel and the retarding channel are formed to penetrate through a boundary between the first member and the second member after the first member and the second member have been installed.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160237549

Manufacturing method of metallic film and outside door handle for vehicle

A manufacturing method of a metallic film being formed on a surface of a non-electric conductive base material, the manufacturing method includes a first deposition process depositing a first chrome film being made of chrome on the surface of the base material at a first deposition speed by sputtering, a second deposition process depositing a second chrome film being made of chrome on a surface of the first chrome film at a second deposition speed that is higher than the first deposition speed by sputtering, and a crack forming process forming a crack within the first chrome film and within the second chrome film by an application of a stress to the first chrome film and to the second chrome film.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160236674

Control device of hybrid vehicle including multi-stage automatic transmission

A control device includes a gear shift information acquisition portion acquiring gear stage information selected in a current running state by a multi-stage automatic transmission, a required information acquisition portion acquiring required information that shows a required drive force required by the vehicle, an actual drive three acquisition portion acquiring an actual drive force that is provided by a combination of an actual engine drive force actually generated by a drive of an internal combustion engine in the current running state and an actual motor drive force actually generated by a drive of a motor in the current running state, and a control portion selecting and shifting the gear stage of the multi-stage automatic transmission in response to the required drive force. The control portion performs a delay process delaying a kick down of the currently-selected gear stage in a direction where the transmission gear ratio increases until a predetermined condition is satisfied in a case where the actual drive force is less than the required drive force by the multi-stage automatic transmission.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160236630

Power supply structure for sliding door

A power supply structure for a sliding door includes other end-side holding portion which holds the other end of the electric wire. The other end-side holding portion includes first and second turning arms which are rotatably supported directly or indirectly by the sliding door and hold the electric wire at a tip end thereof, and biasing unit which biases the first turning arm in a direction to absorb an extra length of the electric wire. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/11/16 / #20160229315

Seat lifter apparatus for vehicle

A rotation control apparatus includes an engagement lever configured to restrict a rotation of a pinion gear by engaging with a ratchet wheel and a drive lever driving and rotating the pinion gear in a direction where a seat moves upward by integrally rotating with an operation member in a state where the drive lever engages with the ratchet wheel based on a rotation operation of an operation handle in a first direction. The engagement lever disengages from the ratchet wheel by the rotation of the pinion gear in a case where the seat moves upward. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/11/16 / #20160229313

Vehicle seat

The present invention provides a vehicle seat capable of being shifted to a walk-in state without side support parts or a tilt part hindering the seat back from folding forward. A seat according to an embodiment includes a seat cushion, a seat back, and a leg rest part. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/11/16 / #20160229275

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel adapted to open and close an opening formed in a roof of a vehicle; a guide rail provided in each edge portion of the opening in a lateral direction, and including upper and lower flanges extending in the lateral direction and a connecting wall through which the respective outside ends of the upper and lower flanges in the lateral direction are connected to each other in the vertical direction; and a shielding body attached to each edge portion of the movable panel in the lateral direction, and including an extending piece that extends to the outside in the lateral direction while being interposed between the upper and lower flanges, wherein the shielding body includes first and second projections which are provided in the extending piece and can be respectively brought into contact with the upper and lower flanges.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160225478

Superconducting material and method of manufacturing same

A superconducting material includes a mixture which includes iron particles and potassium as main components.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160222703

Opening/closing member opening/closing apparatus

An opening/closing member opening/closing apparatus includes: an operation handle that is configured to have a sensor section and to be supported in a turning manner by a base member disposed in an opening/closing member of a vehicle; and a cpu that performs first control in response to detection by the sensor section in a case where the operation handle is positioned at a first position and that performs second control different from the first control in response to detection by the sensor section in a case where the operation handle is positioned at a second position different from the first position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160222702

Opening/closing member opening/closing apparatus

An opening/closing member opening/closing apparatus includes: an operation handle including a first section thick in a normal direction to a surface on the front side and in which a turning shaft is disposed, and a grip section formed of a second section thinner than the first section on the front side, configured to be supported in a turning manner by a base member disposed in an opening/closing member, and able to shift between an accommodated position and a projecting position; a first sensor section detecting an operation through which the opening/closing member enters into an unlocked state and disposed in the grip section; and a second sensor section detecting an operation through which the opening/closing member enters into a locked state and disposed in the operation handle so as not to be overlapped with the grip section in a side view.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160221477

Vehicular seat slide device

A vehicular seat slide device includes a lower rail, an upper rail supporting a seat above, a lock lever supported by the upper rail and configured to restrict the relative movement of the upper rail by engaging with the lower rail, a spring attached to the upper rail and biasing in such a manner that the lock lever engages with the lower rail. The spring includes a locking portion inserted in a locking hole provided at an upper edge of the upper rail and opening to a side surface of the upper rail, the locking portion is insertable into the locking hole by elastically deforming the spring body towards an inner side relative to the locking hole, the locking portion is restricted from being detached from the locking hole by being locked at a peripheral edge of the locking hole due to recovery of the elastic deformation.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160221476

Seat slide device

In a case where an engagement member is assembled on an upper rail, a second rotary shaft portion is inserted to a shaft receiving bore of a first side wall portion from an inner side of an upper rail. After the insertion, the engagement member is rotated so that the second rotary shaft portion is inserted to the shaft receiving bore of the second side wall portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/28/16 / #20160216170

Occupant sensing device

An occupant sensing device includes: an adjustment value holding portion which holds an adjustment value of a seat load detected by a load sensor; an occupant sensing portion which senses a sitting state of an occupant in a seat provided with the load sensor based on the seat load after adjustment by the adjustment value held by the adjustment value holding portion; an identification information holding portion which holds identification information which is essential for a normal load sensor as held identification information; an identification information obtaining portion which obtains the identification information which is essential for the load sensor provided in the seat as target identification information; and a collation judgment portion which collates the held identification information held by the identification information holding portion and the target identification information obtained by the identification information obtaining portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/28/16 / #20160215775

Oil pump

This oil pump is equipped with a rotatable inner rotor that includes a vane-housing unit housing multiple vanes so as to be capable of sliding in the radial direction, a rotatable annular outer rotor that includes multiple vane-connecting parts connecting the tip ends of the multiple vanes on the outside in the radial direction, first volume-changing parts, which are provided between the inner rotor and the outer rotor, and a first volume of which is changed in response to eccentricity of the inner rotor with respect to the outer rotor, thereby providing a pumping function, and second volume-changing parts, which are provided in the outer rotor, and a second volume of which is changed by a change in the distance between adjacent vane-connecting parts in the circumferential direction in response to eccentricity of the inner rotor with respect to the outer rotor, thereby providing a pumping function.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/28/16 / #20160215356

Method of quenching sheared portion, steel product including sheared portion that is quenched and method of manufacturing steel product including sheared portion that is quenched

A method of quenching a sheared portion includes a heating process heating a steel product to a temperature equal to or greater than an austenitizing temperature, a shearing process shearing the steel product which is heated in the heating process to form a sheared portion at the steel product while the steel product is maintained at the temperature equal to or greater than the austenitizing temperature, and a cooling process cooling the steel product at which the sheared portion is formed in the shearing process to a temperature equal to or smaller than a martensitic transformation start point.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160208540

Control device

A control device includes: an input unit to which a first signal is input from a detection unit detecting an operation for an opening-closing body; and a control unit generates a second signal for operating the opening-closing body, based on the first signal, wherein the control unit can be switched between a first power consumption mode and a second power consumption mode in which less power is consumed, and the control unit can be switched between a first state where the second power consumption mode is switched to the first power consumption mode, based on a first condition, and a second state where the second power consumption mode is switched to the first power consumption mode, based on a second condition on which the second power consumption mode is less likely to be switched to the first power consumption mode.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160201782

Stator wheel of torque converter and torque converter

A stator wheel, located between a pump and a turbine of a torque converter, includes: a first annular portion configured to be rotatable about a center of rotation; a second annular portion away from the first annular portion in a radial direction of the first annular portion; and blades provided at intervals in a circumferential direction of the first annular portion, extending between the first and second annular portions in the radial direction of the first annular portion, extending toward one side in the circumferential direction as it goes in an axial direction of a rotational shaft, being formed integrally with the first and second annular portions, and including a first surface provided on one side in the circumferential direction and a second surface located on an opposite side from the first surface in the circumferential direction configured to receive pressure from the operating fluid flowing from the turbine.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160201620

Intake system for internal combustion engine

An intake system for an internal combustion engine includes plural intake pipes being configured to be connected to cylinders of a main body of the internal combustion engine, respectively, an external gas distribution portion distributing a single type of an external gas to each of the plural intake pipes, a main body of the intake system including the plural intake pipes and the external gas distribution portion, and an external gas introduction passage being integrally formed with the main body of the intake system, the external gas introduction passage being configured to connect the main body of the internal combustion engine to the external gas distribution portion of the main body of the intake system, the external gas introduction passage serving as a single passage being configured to introduce the external gas from the main body of the internal combustion engine to the external gas distribution portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160200181

Vehicular door frame, and vehicular door frame intermediary member

A vehicular door frame includes an outer member constituting a glass-run housing portion and an inner member to be coupled to the outer member. The outer member includes a folded portion with substantially u-shaped cross-section and a return portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/07/16 / #20160195037

Sensor support structure

A sensor support structure includes a connection portion positioned in the cylinder head cover of an internal combustion engine from an outer surface of the cylinder head cover to a position where the connection portion comes in contact with a cylinder head of the internal combustion engine, an arm portion extending from an outer end side of the connection portion toward an outer side of the connection portion in a radial direction, a sensor support portion provided at an extending end of the arm portion, the sensor support portion being formed to protrude in a direction away from a side where the cylinder head is positioned, the sensor support portion supporting a sensor that detects a rotation of a camshaft of the internal combustion engine; and a restriction portion restricting a movement of the arm portion relative to the cylinder head cover in a circumferential direction about the connection portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160171321

Determination apparatus and determination method

A determination apparatus includes: a memory memorizing a three-dimensional face model in which a three-dimensional face shape and eye positions of a test subject, and change information mapping each state of change in eye shape to each shape parameter are registered; a matching unit matching a picked-up image of a driver picked up by an image pickup device with the three-dimensional face shape to specify the eye position; a shape parameter determination unit changing the shape parameter to specify a shape parameter corresponding to the eye state in the picked-up image; an eye-opening degree calculating unit calculating an eye-opening degree indicating a state of opening of the eye in the picked-up image; and a determination unit determining a state of a face and an eye of the driver on the basis of the eye-opening degree and the specified shape parameter.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160169590

Chemical heat storage device

A chemical heat storage device includes a reaction vessel accommodating a heat storage material, a heat exchange flow path provided so that a heat-exchange fluid flows along an outer surface of the reaction vessel, and the chemical heat storage device being configured in such a manner that the reaction vessel is rotated and the heat storage material is agitated, by a flow force of the heat-exchange fluid.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160169348

Automatic transmission for vehicle

An automatic transmission includes a second planetary gear mechanism having a sun gear, a carrier, and a ring gear being defined as first, second and third elements, respectively, when a single pinion type planetary gear mechanism is applied; the carrier, the ring gear, and the sun gear being defined as the first, second, and third elements, respectively, when a double pinion type is applied; a first brake, a switching clutch being switchable to a first position where the third element is selectively fixed to a housing; a first clutch, a second clutch, a third clutch, and a fourth clutch. The first brake fixes a sun gear of a first planetary gear mechanism to the housing, the switching clutch fixes the third element to the housing, and the fourth clutch connects the second element to a carrier of the third planetary gear mechanism when establishing a reverse speed stage.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160169151

Piston for internal combustion engine and manufacturing method thereof

A piston for an internal combustion engine includes a piston main body for the internal combustion engine, and a crosshatched groove being formed on a surface of the piston main body. The crosshatched groove includes a crosshatch angle that corresponds to a crossing angle of lines that configure a crosshatch, the crosshatch angle that is set at a range from equal to or greater than 15 degrees to equal to or less than 35 degrees.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160169061

Valve opening and closing timing control device

A valve opening and closing timing control device includes a vane selectively moving a relative rotational phase of a driven-side rotary member relative to a driving-side rotary member between a retarded direction and an advance direction, an intermediate lock mechanism being switchable between a lock state and an unlock state, and a phase control portion performing a control of a supply of a fluid to a retard chamber and a discharge of the fluid from an advance chamber, or a control of a discharge of the fluid from the retard chamber and a supply of the fluid to the advance chamber, in order for a lock member to reach an intermediate locked phase by reducing a travelling speed of the relative rotational phase from a reference phase to the intermediate locked phase to be slower than the travelling speed of the relative rotational phase to the reference phase.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160168898

Device for opening and closing vehicle door

A door opening and closing apparatus for a vehicle includes a drive member adapted to open and close a vehicle door opening and closing a door opening formed at a vehicle body. The drive member includes a flat motor including a rotating shaft, an output shaft including an axis line that is parallel with an axis line of the rotating shaft, a first gear and a second gear which are respectively connected to the rotating shaft and the output shaft to be integrally rotatable, the first gear and the second gear meshing with each other to decelerate rotation of the rotating shaft and then transmit the rotation to the output shaft, and an output member fixedly attached to the output shaft to rotate integrally with the output shaft and being adapted to be connected to the vehicle door.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/02/16 / #20160153225

Door opening/closing device and vehicle door module

A door opening/closing device includes: a resin-made base attached to an inner panel of a door; and a transfer mechanism provided on an interior side of the base, and transferring power to a locking device via a power transfer cable, wherein the base includes first and second parts in which the transfer mechanism and the cable are disposed respectively, and a fixing portion fixing an outer casing end portion of the cable, and wherein the first and second parts are configured to locate at different levels so that the second part is positioned closer to an inner side than the first part in a width direction, a step portion is provided between the first and second parts, and the fixing portion is provided in the step portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/02/16 / #20160152264

Vehicle circumference monitoring apparatus

A vehicle circumference monitoring apparatus includes: an acquisition section that acquires a steering angle of front wheels of a vehicle; a trajectory calculation section that calculates a rear wheel width trajectory indicating a moving predicted path of a rear wheel of an inside of turning during turning of the vehicle by steering of the front wheels; and a display control section that superimpose-displays the rear wheel width trajectory in captured side image data output from an imaging section that captures side images of the vehicle when the steering angle of the vehicle is equal to or greater than a predetermined value.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/02/16 / #20160152123

Roof apparatus

A roof apparatus includes: a front member and a rear member which are supported by a guide rail in such a way as to be able to move in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle and as to be engaged with a driving shoe driven to move in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle along the guide rail; a first support bracket, a front end portion of which is supported by the guide rail and is connected to the front member, and which supports a movable panel; and a second support bracket, a front end portion of which is supported by the guide rail, a portion of which is connected to the rear member with the portion being positioned closer to a rear of the vehicle than the front end portion, and which movably supports the first support bracket.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160148738

Solenoid

A solenoid includes: a coil wound around a bobbin; a case section accommodating the coil; a tubular yoke arranged on an inner circumferential portion of the coil; and a plunger arranged on an inner circumferential portion of the yoke, and moving from a start position along an axial direction of the yoke by magnetic attraction force generated in the yoke, wherein a diameter increasing portion whose diameter is increased from the start position toward a lower part in the axial direction is formed on an outer circumferential surface of the yoke, and the diameter increasing portion overlaps at least a part of a moving region of a lower-part side end portion of the plunger, and wherein an inner circumferential surface of the yoke guides the movement of the plunger and the yoke includes a contact member that regulates the movement of the plunger on the inner circumferential surface.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160146858

Current sensor

A current sensor includes: a u-shaped core as a magnetic body; a conductor inserted into a slit of the core; and a detection element arranged in the slit of the core and detecting a magnetic field, wherein the core includes recessed portions on both side surfaces facing the detection element and the recessed portions have wall portions intersecting with at least an insertion direction of the conductor.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160146635

Position detecting device

A position detecting device includes: a magnet that has a first magnetic pole and a second magnetic pole; a magnetic sensor that detects a change in magnetic flux generated by a detection target which enters between the magnet and the magnetic sensor on the first magnetic pole side of the magnet; and a magnetic shield that has a magnetic gap between the magnet and the magnetic shield, and that includes a magnetic material which is disposed on the second magnetic pole side of the magnet.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160146633

Rotation angle detecting device

A rotation angle detecting device includes: a magnet member placed in a shaft member to face a magneto-electric conversion element and detecting a rotation angle of the shaft member in response to a relative rotation of the magnet member with respect to the magneto-electric conversion element, wherein the magnet member has a magnet where a groove formed in a rectangular parallelepiped body having maximum surfaces orthogonal to an axis of the shaft member is formed to be open to one maximum surface side of the rectangular parallelepiped body and extend in parallel to a short-side lateral surface of the rectangular parallelepiped body, and is magnetized along the groove with respect to the magnet.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160146631

Rotation angle detecting device

A rotation angle detecting device, provided with a magnet member placed in a shaft member to face a magneto-electric conversion element and detecting a rotation angle of the shaft member in response to a relative rotation of the magnet member with respect to the magneto-electric conversion element, includes: a housing accommodating the magneto-electric conversion element; a supporting member connected to the housing and rotatably supporting the shaft member; and a connector member electrically connected to the magneto-electric conversion element, wherein the housing includes a main body portion where an element chamber accommodating at least the magneto-electric conversion element is formed and a joint integrally formed with the main body portion and connected to the connector member, and the connector member is fitted into and connected to the joint in a liquid-tight manner.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160146205

Fluid-pump inner rotor

Provided is a fluid-pump inner rotor that can be easily fitted to an outer rotor. This fluid-pump inner rotor includes a rotor member having a through hole along a rotational axis and a shaft member fitted in the through hole. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160145928

Closer device and vehicle door locking device

A closer device includes: a threaded shaft rotating by drive force of a motor; a shaft-like member threadedly engaging with the threaded shaft to transmit decelerated rotation of the threaded shaft and permit displacement in an axial direction between a first axial position and a second axial position; and a restriction member displaced between a first position at which the shaft-like member is displaced from the side of the first axial position to the side of the second axial position by restricting rotation of the shaft-like member that accompanies the rotation of the threaded shaft and a second position at which the displacement of the shaft-like member from the side of the first axial position to the side of the second axial position is restricted by permitting the rotation of the shaft-like member that accompanies the rotation of the threaded shaft.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160145913

Vehicle door lock device

A vehicle door lock device includes: a latching mechanism maintaining a vehicle door in a closing-stop state; an active lever having a support swiveling around a first support shaft, a link section disposed on the outer side from the support in a radial direction with the first support shaft as the center and having an outer circumferential section linked to and driven by an electric motor, a connection section connecting the support and the link section, and a first engagement section formed in one of an outer circumferential section of the support and an inner circumferential section of the link section; a release lever swiveling around a second support shaft disposed in the recessed portion to be parallel to the first support shaft, interconnected with the latching mechanism, and having a second engagement section engageable with the first engagement section so as to integrally swivel with the active lever.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160144802

Protector with sensor

A protector with a sensor comprises: a hollow part; and an installation base member formed on the hollow part. In the hollow part, a plurality of conductive parts have core wires embedded therein respectively and a space is positioned between the plurality of conductive parts. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160139579

Operation detecting device of opening and closing body for vehicle

An operation detecting device of an opening and closing body for a vehicle, includes: a detecting section that detects an operation by a user with respect to an opening and closing body of a vehicle; an input section that receives an opening and closing body motion signal which indicates whether or not the opening and closing body is in motion or idle; a determination section that determines whether or not the operation is performed using different detection conditions for a case in which the opening and closing body is in motion and a case in which the opening and closing body is idle; and an output section that outputs a control signal which causes the opening and closing body to move or stop based on the determination result of the determination section.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160139285

Operation detecting apparatus for vehicle

An operation detecting apparatus for a vehicle includes: a detecting unit including a first electrode and a second electrode for detecting variations in capacitance value; a capacitance measuring unit configured to measure a first capacitance value detected by the first electrode and a second capacitance value detected by the second electrode; a determining unit configured to compare a value on the basis of an amount of variations in the first capacitance value with a value on the basis of an amount of variations in the second capacitance value and determine presence or absence of operation from a user on the basis of the result of comparison; and an output unit configured to output a control signal on the basis of a result of determination of the determining unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160138941

Operation detection device for vehicle

An operation detection device for a vehicle includes: a capacity measurement section that measures a change amount of capacitance of an operation section; a determination section that determines that there is an approaching operation of a user to the operation section if a state where an absolute value of a time change rate of the change amount of the capacitance is equal to or less than a second threshold value is continued for a first time after the change amount of the capacitance is equal to or greater than a first threshold value; and an output section that outputs a control signal to an object to be controlled based on a determination result of the determination section.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160138304

Vehicle door handle

A door handle for a vehicle includes a handle inner member made of a resin, which is arranged on a vehicle inner side, a handle outer member, which is assembled to a vehicle outer side of the handle inner member to form an accommodating portion between the handle outer member and the handle inner member, and a connector provided to the handle inner member. The connector includes a resin connector main body independent of the handle inner member and coupled integrally with the handle inner member. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160138302

Vehicle door outer handle structure

A door opening prevention mechanism includes a lever member rotatable relative to a base member and swingable in a vehicle inside-and-outside direction, and an urging member to bias the lever member toward a set position. The lever member is held in the set position when an outer handle is located in a door closing position when a given inertial force does not act in a vehicle outside direction during a vehicle collision, and swings in the vehicle outside direction from the set position to be moved to a locked position against an urging force of the urging member when the inertial force acts. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160126812

Actuator device and device for controlling opening/closing body of vehicle

An actuator apparatus includes a motor, an electromagnetic clutch, and an accommodation member accommodating the electromagnetic clutch, the electromagnetic clutch including an armature supported by a drive member rotated by motor drive and being adapted to rotate integrally with the drive member, a rotor being rotatable relative to the armature and being adapted to rotate integral with an output member, an electromagnet being capable of connecting the armature and the rotor to each other in accordance with an electromagnetic attractive force generated by electrification in such a manner that torque of the motor is transmittable, the actuator apparatus including a conductive member integrally provided at the accommodation member and being connected to a conductive portion of the electromagnetic clutch in such a manner that the conductive member forms a ground circuit that can connect the conductive portion with ground.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160123061

Opening/closing body control device for vehicle

An opening/closing body control device for a vehicle includes: a drive section for driving an opening/closing body; a controller for controlling the drive section; a handle unit that is operable by an manipulation input in an opening direction and is operable by an manipulation input in a closing direction; a manipulation input detector for detecting the manipulation input for the handle unit and the direction of the manipulation input; and an operation position detector for detecting the operation position of the opening/closing body. When the opening/closing body is in a fully open position, the controller executes closing operation control in order to bring the opening/closing body into closing operation in both a case where the manipulation input in the closing direction is detected and a case where the manipulation input in the opening direction is detected.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160116004

Fluid control device

A fluid control device includes: a valve body accommodating chamber having an inner space divided into a first chamber and a second chamber by a first valve body; a receiving port, which opens to the first chamber and through which a fluid from an accumulator is received in the first chamber, and a discharge port, which opens to the first chamber and through which the fluid is discharged from the first chamber; a guide path guiding the fluid from the accumulator to the second chamber such that the first valve body moves to a valve-closed position to close the discharge port; a second valve body switchable between a state of maintaining pressure of the fluid guided to the second chamber and a state of releasing the pressure; and a bias member biasing the first valve body to the valve-closed position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160114829

Rear wheel steering device of vehicle

A rear wheel steering device of a vehicle for steering a rear wheel of the vehicle includes a reduction mechanism being connected to an output shaft of an electric motor, the reduction mechanism reducing a rotation of an output of the electric motor, and a linear motion mechanism converting a rotary motion of a nut member into a linear motion of a rod. The reduction mechanism includes a drive pulley being connected to the output shaft of the electric motor, a driven pulley being connected to the nut member and being rotatably supported at the housing about an axis of the rod, and a belt being stretchingly provided at the drive pulley and at the driven pulley. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160114795

Parking assist system and parking assist method

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit detects a boundary of a parking space, detects a first obstacle within a detection area set at a back-side position within the parking space on the basis of the detected boundary, determines a target position of a moving path of a vehicle on the basis of the detected boundary, and determines the target position such that the vehicle located at the target position overlaps with the first obstacle.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160114727

Surroundings monitoring apparatus

A surroundings monitoring apparatus includes an acquisition portion acquiring captured image data from an imaging portion that captures an image of an area including a road surface in a moving direction of a vehicle and in a vicinity of the vehicle, and an output control portion outputting the captured image data acquired by the acquisition portion to a display device by switching a screen displayed at the display device to the captured image data based on one of a change of a pitch angle of the vehicle and a change of a gradient of the road surface on which the vehicle is driven.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160114702

Pinching detection apparatus of vehicle seat

A pinching detection apparatus of a vehicle seat includes: a reverse load determining unit that determines whether or not a vehicle seat is in a reverse load state in which the vehicle seat is lifted upward based on a seat load detected by a load sensor provided on a lower side of the vehicle seat; and a pinching determining unit that determines that a foreign material is pinched on the lower side of the vehicle seat when determining that the vehicle seat is continuously in the reverse load state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160114665

Sunroof drain device

A sunroof drain device includes a drain portion that includes a bottom wall, a first side wall that rises up in the height direction of the vehicle from an edge end of the bottom wall that is positioned on a side near the opening, and a second side wall that rises up higher than the first side wall in the height direction of the vehicle from an edge end of the bottom wall that is positioned on a side away from the opening. The sunroof drain device also includes a sawtooth-shaped portion that is provided protruding upward in the height direction of the vehicle on the bottom wall so as to extend along the boundary portion, with a surface that is on the side away from the opening being more gradually inclined than a surface that is on the side near the opening.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/07/16 / #20160099634

Brushless motor

A brushless motor includes a first motor unit and a second motor unit having a common rotary shaft and coupled to each other in an axial direction in which the rotary shaft extends, and two resolvers configured to respectively detect a rotation angle of the first motor unit and a rotation angle of the second motor unit. The two resolvers are arranged in the first motor unit.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160093954

Bobbin for bar antenna and bar antenna including bobbin

A bobbin for a bar antenna includes a core holding portion being configured to be mounted with a stick-shaped core, and a restriction portion being connected to the core holding portion, the restriction portion being configured to restrict a turned-back portion of a conductive wire from moving to a side where a lamination portion is positioned, the conductive wire forming the lamination portion by being wound to the core in a first direction in a longitudinal direction of the core, the turned-back portion serving as a portion being turned back in a second direction that is different from the first direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160091084

Fluid pressure control circuit for transmission

A fluid pressure control circuit for a transmission, includes plural electromagnetic valves each switching one of engagement elements between an engaged state and a disengaged state, plural passages configured to connect the engagement elements to a fluid pressure source, a first electromagnetic valve corresponding to one of the electromagnetic valves and switching one of the engagement elements between the engaged and disengaged states, a second electromagnetic valve corresponding to another of the electromagnetic valves and switching another of the engagement elements between the engaged and disengaged states, and a shut-off valve, when the first electromagnetic valve and the second electromagnetic valve are open, closing the passages among the first electromagnetic valve, the engagement elements switched by the first electromagnetic valve and the fluid pressure source with the use of the fluid pressure to establish a closed state, and maintaining the closed state with the use of the fluid pressure.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160090894

Coolant control valve

A coolant control valve includes a valve body, a valve seat, a biasing member biasing the valve body to a side where the valve seat is positioned, a solenoid making the valve body and the valve seat contact with each other, a control portion controlling an energization condition of the solenoid, and a blockage inhibition mechanism. The valve body and the valve seat are provided at a flow passage of a fluid, the valve body and the valve seat including magnetic bodies for controlling a flow of the fluid by coming in contact with each other and by being away from each other. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160090044

Periphery monitoring apparatus and periphery monitoring system

A periphery monitoring apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire first image data that is captured by a first imaging unit provided on a left side of a vehicle body, and second image data that is captured by a second imaging unit provided on a right side of the vehicle body; and an output unit configured to combine third image data which is generated by rotating, and magnifying or minifying the first image data in such a way that a plurality of left reference points included in the first image data are respectively displayed at pre-set positions, and fourth image data which is generated by rotating, and magnifying or minifying the second image data in such a way that a plurality of right reference points included in the second image data are respectively displayed at pre-set positions, and to output the combined image data.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160084259

Water pump

A water pump includes an impeller, a whirl chamber, a pump body including the impeller and the whirl chamber, a cover case portion and a gasket portion being positioned between the pump body and the cover case portion. The cover case portion is formed with an inlet flow passage in which a fluid is introduced to the whirl chamber and an outlet flow passage in which the fluid is discharged from the whirl chamber. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160083005

Rear wheel steering apparatus for vehicle

A rear wheel steering apparatus for a vehicle includes: a housing connected via first and second connecting members to a suspension mechanism supporting rear wheels of a vehicle; an electric motor accommodated in the housing; a planetary gear mechanism having a sun gear connected to an output shaft of the electric motor, a ring gear non-rotatably supported inside the housing, a planetary gear meshing with the ring gear and the sun gear, and a carrier connected to the planetary gear, and reducing the output of the electric motor; and a linear motion mechanism having a nut member connected to the planetary gear mechanism and forming the carrier, and a rod screwed to the nut member and connected to the second connecting member, and converting the rotational motion of the nut member into the linear motion of the rod.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160079890

Inverter apparatus

An inverter apparatus includes: an inverter including three high-voltage side switching elements and three low-voltage side switching elements respectively provided in three phases one by one, and driving a three-phase brushless motor; an opening and closing control unit performing controlling so as to cause an electrical angle of the motor to pass through an angle corresponding to a first combination, to rotate twice by 120° each time to one side in a rotary direction, and to rotate once by 120° to the other side in the rotary direction thereafter, by sequentially closing four combinations each of which is formed with one among the high-voltage side switching elements and one among the low-voltage side switching elements; and a detection unit detecting a conduction state of a circuit including the closed high-voltage side and low-voltage side switching elements, wherein all the high-voltage side and low-voltage side switching elements are closed at least once in the four combinations.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160079061

Substrate and manufacturing method thereof, and semiconductor device

A substrate includes a base substrate including a processed portion processed by irradiation with an ultrashort-pulse laser light and an unprocessed portion which is not irradiated with the ultrashort-pulse laser light, the processed portion and the unprocessed portion are on a surface of the base substrate, and a semiconductor crystal layer crystal-grown at least on the unprocessed portion of the base substrate.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160078766

Parking assist system

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to set at least one candidate position that is a candidate for a target position of a moving path of a vehicle on the basis of at least one of a detected obstacle or a detected parking boundary, rank each of the at least one candidate position on the basis of the candidate position and a position and orientation of the host vehicle, and determine one of the ranked at least one candidate position as the target position.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160078764

Parking assist system

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect an obstacle, detect a boundary of a parking space, determine a target position to which a vehicle moves, and, when the vehicle is allowed to be located in a third area in which a first area and a second area overlap with each other, be allowed to determine the target position in the third area. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160078763

Parking assist system

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit configured to: set at least one candidate position that is a candidate for a target position of a moving path of a vehicle on the basis of at least one of a detection result of an obstacle and a detection result of a parking boundary; set an orientation of the vehicle at each of the at least one candidate position, as a candidate position vehicle orientation, on the basis of at least one of the detection result of the obstacle and the detection result of the parking boundary; rank each of the at least one candidate position on the basis of an orientation of the vehicle and the candidate position vehicle orientation; and determine one of the ranked at least one candidate position as the target position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160077525

Control system and control method for vehicle

A control system for a vehicle includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to acquire first information indicating a situation of the vehicle at the time when the vehicle is traveling, and set a path for guiding the vehicle to a target position on the basis of the first information such that a variation in an inertial force in a lateral direction perpendicular to a traveling direction of the vehicle is smaller than or equal to a first threshold.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160076409

Valve opening and closing timing control device

A valve opening and closing timing control device includes: a driving-side rotating body coaxial with a rotational axis and rotated in synchronization with an internal combustion engine crankshaft; a driven-side rotating body coaxial with the rotational axis and integrally rotated with a valve opening and closing cam shaft; a connecting member screwed into the cam shaft for connecting the driven-side rotating body to the cam shaft and having a pump port to which a fluid is supplied, an advance angle port communicating with an advance angle chamber, and a retarded angle port communicating with an retarded angle chamber; a spool accommodated within a space of the connecting member to reciprocally move between advance angle, neutral, and retarded angle positions along the rotational axis; and an actuator causing a pressing force to act along rotational axis and operates the spool to be in the neutral, advance angle, or retarded angle positions.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160076408

Valve opening and closing timing control device

A valve opening and closing timing control device includes: a driving-side rotating body including a sprocket around which a rotating body interlocked with a driving shaft of an internal combustion engine is wound and rotates in synchronization with the driving shaft; a driven-side rotating body supported by an inside of the driving-side rotating body to be rotatable coaxially with the same rotational axis and integrally rotating with a valve opening and closing cam shaft; a bolt inserted into the driven-side rotating body to fix the driven-side rotating body to the cam shaft; a fluid pressure chamber formed by being partitioned between the driving-side and driven-side rotating bodies; and a control valve switching supplying and discharging of a hydraulic fluid with respect to the fluid pressure chamber such that a relative rotational phase of the driven-side rotating body with respect to the driving-side rotating body is changed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075377

Parking assist system, parking assist method and parking assist control program

A parking assist system for a vehicle including a display device that is arranged behind a steering wheel from a driver and that displays parking assist information and a driving unit that rotationally drives the steering wheel includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect that the vehicle has moved through a switching position and reached a predetermined state during parking assist, and, when it is detected that the vehicle has reached the predetermined state, control the driving unit to rotationally drive a rotation angle position of the steering wheel to a rotation angle position at which it is estimated that at least the parking assist information is visually recognizable by the driver.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075376

Parking assist system, parking assist method and parking assist control program

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect that a vehicle has moved through a switching position and reached a predetermined state during parking assist for the vehicle, and, when it is detected that the vehicle has reached the predetermined state, provide a notice that the vehicle has reached the predetermined state by imparting a predetermined vibration to a steering wheel of the vehicle.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075375

Parking assist system

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect an available parking area in an area around a vehicle, calculate a parking guidance path for guiding the vehicle from a current position of the vehicle to a parking target position included in the available parking area, execute guidance control for guiding the vehicle to the parking target position by executing at least steering control along the parking guidance path, and, when an end condition for ending guidance is satisfied in the middle of execution of the guidance control, end the guidance control and carry out at least one of steering to keep a steering angle at an end of the steering control for a predetermined period or steering to gradually reduce the steering angle from the steering angle at the end of the steering control toward a neutral position.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075374

Park exit assist system

A park exit assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect a situation around a host vehicle parked or stopped in a parking/stopping area on a roadside. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075373

Control system for vehicle

A control system for a vehicle includes a steering control unit and an electronic control unit. The steering control unit is configured to control a steering angle of a wheel of the vehicle. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075331

Park exit assist system and park exit assist method

A park exit assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to, at a time of assisting in moving a vehicle parallel parked in a parking area out of the parking area, set an imaginary line at a boundary at a predetermined position on a side in a direction, which is opposite to a direction in which the vehicle is moved out of the parking area, on the basis of a position of the vehicle at a start of assisting in moving the vehicle out of the parking area, set an area beyond the imaginary line for a no-entry area, and execute control for assisting in moving the vehicle out of the parking area such that the vehicle does not enter the no-entry area.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075329

Parking assist system and path determination method

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to: at the time of assisting in parking a vehicle to a parking area, determine a path from an initial position of the vehicle to a target position; generate a first circumference that passes through the initial position and that touches a traveling direction of the vehicle, as the path; determine a center position on the basis of a position of a rear corner of a parked vehicle ahead, a turning radius of the vehicle at a minimum turn and the target position; and generate a second circumference that has a center at the center position and that passes through the target position and touches both the traveling direction of the vehicle at the target position and the first circumference, as the path continuous with the first circumference.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075328

Parking assist system

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect an obstacle. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160075327

Parking assist system and parking assist method

A parking assist system includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to detect an obstacle. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/10/16 / #20160070788

Siren signal source detection, recognition and localization

A system comprises a microphone unit to be mounted in a first vehicle, which receives an audio signal from outside the first vehicle, processes the audio signal and outputs a microphone signal, a storage unit which stores a database containing, for each siren signal pattern of a plurality of siren signal patterns sounded by second vehicles, components of sparse models respectively corresponding to the plurality of siren signal patterns, and an identifying unit which matches the microphone signal with the components of the sparse models, and detects, based on a result of the matching, at least one of the second vehicles sounding a siren signal pattern of the plurality of siren signal patterns. According to an embodiment, the system further comprises a localizing unit which localizes the at least one second vehicle based on differences between timings of at least three microphone signals output from the microphone unit.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160061167

Air intake apparatus

The air intake system includes a first piece, an intermediate piece constituting a surge tank and joined to the first piece, and a second piece including an air intake passage upstream portion in communication with the surge tank, the second piece being joined to the intermediate piece. The first piece and the intermediate piece constitute an air intake passage downstream portion in communication with the air intake passage upstream portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160061064

Valve timing control apparatus

A valve timing control apparatus includes: a drive-side rotational member synchronously rotating with a drive shaft of an internal combustion engine; a driven-side rotational member disposed inside the drive-side rotational member and integrally rotating with a valve opening/closing camshaft; a hydrostatic pressure chamber formed by partitioning a space between the drive-side rotational and driven-side rotational members; an advance angle chamber and a retardation angle chamber formed by dividing the hydrostatic pressure chamber; an intermediate lock mechanism able to selectively switch between locked and unlocked states; an advance angle flow path allowing the hydraulic fluid to be circulated; a retardation angle flow path allowing the hydraulic fluid to be circulated; a control valve having a spool; and a phase control unit controlling the control valve.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160059911

Spoiler device for vehicle

A spoiler device for a vehicle includes a spoiler, a support mechanism supporting the spoiler, the support mechanism adjusting the spoiler to be positioned at a deployed position where the spoiler protrudes from an outer surface of the vehicle, the support mechanism adjusting the spoiler to be positioned at a retracted position where the spoiler is retracted within a housing recessed portion, the housing recessed portion being formed at the outer surface of the vehicle, a fixing member fixing the spoiler to the support mechanism, and a first tubular member and a second tubular member into which the fixing member is inserted, the first tubular member being provided with a first threaded portion at a first circumferential surface, the second tubular member being provided with a second threaded portion at a second circumferential surface, the first threaded portion and the second threaded portion being threadedly engaged with each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160059842

Vehicle control apparatus

A vehicle control apparatus of embodiments includes a regeneration control portion, a judgment portion, a driving control portion and a discharge control portion. The regeneration control portion performs a regeneration control by the motor generator. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160059808

Vehicle body reinforcement apparatus

A vehicle body reinforcement apparatus extending along at least one of a front-rear direction and a width direction of a vehicle body, the vehicle body reinforcement apparatus includes at least two brackets via which the vehicle body reinforcement apparatus is fixed to the vehicle body, a housing connected to one of the two brackets, a rod including a first end portion that is movably housed within the housing and a second end portion connected the other of the two brackets, a spring member disposed between the first end portion of the rod and the housing and applying a biasing force to the rod against a force for increasing and decreasing a distance between the two brackets in an axial direction of the rod, and a friction mechanism mounted to the housing and pressing the rod in a direction orthogonal to the axial direction of the rod.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160059700

Vehicle control apparatus

A vehicle control apparatus includes a first acquisition portion acquiring a captured image data outputted from an imaging portion that is provided at a vehicle and that images a surrounding of the vehicle, a second acquisition portion acquiring an inclination angle of the vehicle on a basis of a state information of the vehicle, the state information outputted from a vehicle state detection portion that is provided at the vehicle, and an output portion being configured to output an output image data to a display device, the output image data including the captured image data and an inclination angle display information indicating the inclination angle of the vehicle, the output portion changing a display method within the output image data in accordance with the inclination angle of the vehicle and outputting the output image data.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/25/16 / #20160052378

Vehicular deflector device

A vehicular deflector device includes an upper frame and a lower frame, a mesh member, two holding projections, and a pivot stopper. The upper and lower frames extend in a vehicle widthwise direction. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/25/16 / #20160052090

Manufacturing method of substrate, cutting method of processing object and laser processing apparatus

A manufacturing method of a substrate, the method includes a crack forming process of forming a crack along an interface between a first portion of a processing object and a second portion of the processing object, the crack-forming process forming the crack in a manner that an ultrashort-pulse laser light is irradiated so that a focus point thereof is positioned at the interface or in a vicinity thereof, and a separating process of separating the processing object at the crack, wherein an impurity concentration of the first portion and an impurity concentration of the second portion are different from each other or material of the first portion and material of the second portion are different from each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/11/16 / #20160042543

Image display control apparatus and image display system

An image display control apparatus according to an embodiment includes, for example, includes a region identification portion distinguishing between a first region corresponding to a window in a vehicle inside image and a second region in the vehicle inside image excluding the first region, an image generation portion generating an image at least for a display range displayed at a display device, the image including a composite image where the vehicle inside image at the second region and a vehicle outside image conforming to the second region are superimposed on each other with a specified ratio and a vehicle outside image at the first region, a display range decision portion configured to change the display range, and a display control portion controlling the display device so that the image generated by the image generation portion is displayed at the display range which is decided by the display range decision portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/11/16 / #20160040723

Damper device

In an embodiment, a supporting member includes projections (preventing portion) that make contact with one of two wall portions (wall members) so as to prevent the supporting member and an elastic member from being inclined (falling, rotationally moving) in the axial direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/11/16 / #20160039478

Spoiler unit and manufacturing method thereof

A spoiler unit includes a movable spoiler for a vehicle, a frame fixing the movable spoiler to the vehicle, and a cover being mounted on the frame.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160033002

Damper apparatus

A damper apparatus according to an embodiment includes a pair of first plates, a second plate, an elastic member, a first friction material and a second friction material. The elastic member is configured to elastically deform in a circumferential direction of a rotation axis by a relative rotation between the pair of first plates and the second plate around the rotation axis. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160032630

Door closer device for vehicle

A door closer device for a vehicle includes a latch, a drive force transmission mechanism and a cancellation mechanism cancelling a closing operation of the drive force transmission mechanism. The drive force transmission mechanism includes a drive force transmission portion rotatable between a transmission position where the latch is configured to receive a drive force of an actuator and a non-transmission position where the latch is configured not to receive the drive force of the actuator. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160032628

Door handle device for vehicle

A door handle device for a vehicle includes a frame member, an outside handle and a seal member. The frame member includes a frame-side stopper. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160032627

Door handle apparatus for vehicle

A door handle apparatus for a vehicle includes a frame member, a handle body including a handle shaft portion, a bearing member including first and second holding portions arranged away from each other in a rotation axis direction of the handle shaft portion held at the bearing member and defining a holding void for holding the handle shaft portion, the bearing member being supported at the frame member in a state where the bearing member is rotatable between an assembly completion position and an assembly ready position, and a holding release inhibition mechanism inhibiting a release of a state where the handle shaft portion is held at the holding void by restricting an operation of at least one of the first and second holding portions in a case where the handle body receives a load in a predetermined direction while the bearing member is at the assembly completion position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160031304

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel that can open or close an opening formed in a roof of a vehicle; a deflector disposed along a front edge portion of the opening, and having arm portions extending rearward from both end portions of the deflector in a lateral direction, rear end portions of the arm portions being connected to the roof such that the deflector is turnable, and a biasing force is applied to the arm portions in a turning direction in which front ends pivotally move upward; guide rails disposed in both end portions of the opening in the lateral direction, and extending in a longitudinal direction; driving shoes provided to be able to move along the guide rails in the longitudinal direction; and support brackets, front end portions of which are supported by the guide rails.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160031303

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel that can open or close an opening formed in a roof of a vehicle; guide rails having a pair of rail-side holding portions provided side by side in a lateral direction, and respectively provided in both edge portions of the opening in the lateral direction; support brackets, front end portions of which are supported by the guide rails, having vertical walls, and each of which has bracket-side held portions; sliding members are provided so as to be able to move along the guide rails, and each of which has a connection wall; sliding member-side held portions, and sliding member-side holding portions; and an electric driving source driving the movement of the sliding members.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160031300

Sunroof drain device

A sunroof drain device includes: a guide rail in which a drain portion is formed running in a longitudinal direction, and extends in the longitudinal direction; and a drain member which is disposed while being in contact with a rear end of the guide rail, in which upper and lower walls are formed with the guide rail interposed therebetween in a vertical direction, and through which the drain portion is connected to a drain hose. An engaging concave portion is formed in one of the guide rail and the drain member, and is concave in the vertical direction. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160028285

Rotating electrical machine

A rotating electrical machine includes: a core including an annular yoke portion disposed while being centered around a rotation axis; toothed portions protruding from the yoke portion in a radial direction; and a tooth flange portion circumferentially sticking out from a protruding end of each of the toothed portions while being centered around the rotation axis; and an insulator covering a region from the toothed portion to the tooth flange portion, wherein the insulator includes a tooth cover portion, and a flange cover portion, and a reinforced portion is formed at the boundary between the tooth cover portion and the flange cover portion, and includes a first restricting surface, and a second restricting surface.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160025095

Electric pump

An electric pump includes: a case; a shaft member fixed to the case; a cylindrical bearing inserted on the outside of the shaft member; a rotor configured as a member separate from the bearing, and configured to rotate integrally with the bearing; and an impeller fixed to one end of the rotor, wherein a discharge path is formed between the bearing and the rotor along an axial direction, and allows fluid to return to the impeller therethrough, the fluid flowing from the outer circumference of the impeller into the case, and circulating in the case.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160024980

Valve timing control device

A valve timing control device includes: a driving side rotating body rotating in synchronization with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine(e); a driven side rotating body rotating integrally with a camshaft of the internal combustion engine and capable of rotating relative to the driving side rotating body; a fluid pressure chamber formed by the driving side rotating body and the driven side rotating body; a partition portion arranged in the fluid pressure chamber and partitioned into a retard chamber and an advance chamber an intermediate lock mechanism including a concave portion a lock member; and a phase control unit controlling the supply of a fluid to the retard chamber and the discharge of the fluid from the advance chamber or the supply of the fluid to the advance chamber and the discharge of the fluid from the retard chamber.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160023655

Vehicle-behavior control apparatus and vehicle-behavior control system

A vehicle-behavior control apparatus according to an embodiment includes a collision determining unit that determines whether a vehicle collides with an obstacle when the vehicle is decelerated while going straight based on at least a detection result of the obstacle in front of the vehicle and a detection result of a running state of the vehicle in a condition in which wheels are being braked, and a vehicle-behavior control unit that performs at least one of the control of steering rear wheels and the control of giving a difference in braking conditions between the left and right wheels such that the vehicle is decelerated while detouring around the obstacle without steering front wheels when it is determined to collide with the obstacle by the collision determining unit, as one example.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160023577

Seat reclining device for vehicles

A vehicle seat reclining device includes a lock mechanism. The lock mechanism includes first and second members, which are rotational relative each other, first pawls, and a cam, which moves the first pawls in the radial direction and unlocks or locks the same. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160017821

Control device for internal combustion engine

The present invention is equipped with: a valve opening/closing timing control mechanism that sets the opening/closing timing of an exhaust valve; and a lock mechanism that holds the rotation phase of the valve opening/closing timing control mechanism in a first lock phase, in which the open state of the exhaust valve is maintained when the intake valve opens.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160017772

Valve opening/closing timing control device, and production method for drive side rotational body of valve opening/closing timing control device

A valve opening/closing timing control device includes a housing main body that includes an opening which opens to at least one side in a direction along a rotational axis and a cover plate closing the opening by making contact with an end surface of the opening, the drive side rotational body rotating synchronously with a crankshaft, and a driven side rotational body housed within the drive-side rotational body and defining an advance chamber and a retardation chamber relative to an inner peripheral surface of the housing main body, the driven-side rotational body rotating integrally with a camshaft and coaxially with the rotational axis. In addition, the housing main body includes a hard layer formed at least at the inner peripheral surface of the housing main body in a surface thereof excluding the end surface of the opening.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160017770

Valve opening/closing timing control device

In a valve opening/closing timing control device, a fluid pressure chamber formed by a drive-side rotating and a driven-side rotating body is divided into an advance chamber and a delay chamber. The valve opening/closing timing control device includes an intermediate lock mechanism; an electromagnetic valve; a phase detection sensor; and a control unit that issues a command to the electromagnetic valve to switch a working fluid supply destination to a working fluid supply destination at which the driven-side rotating body shifts to an intermediate lock phase, when a relative rotation phase at the startup of an engine is positioned toward a most delayed phase or a most advanced phase with respect to the intermediate lock phase in case of the electromagnetic valve that sets the working fluid supply destination to the delay chamber or the advance chamber when supply of electric power to the electromagnetic valve is stopped.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160017767

Valve opening/closing timing control device

A valve opening/closing timing control device includes: an intermediate lock mechanism switchable between a locked state constraining a relative rotation phase to an intermediate locked phase, and an unlocked state releasing the constraint; a phase control unit controlling fluid supply to a retard chamber and fluid discharge from an advance chamber, or controlling fluid discharge from the retard chamber and fluid supply to the advance chamber, such that the lock member attains the intermediate locked phase; and a determination unit determining whether the lock member will attain the determination phase, when control has been performed to move the lock member toward a determination phase that has been set at a different position than the intermediate locked phase, after execution of control to either supply fluid to the retard chamber and discharge fluid from the advance chamber, or discharge fluid from the retard chamber and supply fluid to the advance chamber.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160009323

Spoiler device for vehicle

A spoiler device for a vehicle includes a rear spoiler including an airflow controlling surface that is configured to continue to a roof surface and configured to be provided at a roof end, and an air duct including an air inlet opening to the airflow controlling surface and being formed penetrating through the rear spoiler, the air duct including an air outlet positioned in vicinity to an edge portion of the rear spoiler in a vehicle width direction, the air duct configured to guide an airflow at a vehicle top surface to a border portion between a vehicle rear side and a vehicle lateral side.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160009225

Periphery surveillance apparatus and program

A periphery surveillance apparatus includes: a storage section storing captured image data from a capturing section capturing an image of a region including a road surface and a region upward therefrom, in a traveling direction of a vehicle; a display section selectively displaying at least one of past and present images, the past image based on captured image data corresponding to a current underfloor area among captured image data stored in the storage section, and the present image based on new captured image data captured and output by the capturing section; and a control section performing switching to the past image when a permission condition for permitting display of the past image is established during displaying the present image and performing switching to the present image when a recovery condition for performing recovery to the present image is established during displaying the past image.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160009198

Vehicle seat locking device

A vehicle seat locking device includes: a base member having a base groove into which a striker fixed to one of fixed and movable members is inserted, and fixed to the other of the and movable members; a latch having a latch groove engageable with and disengageable from the striker, rotatably attached to the base member, and rotatable between a locked position and an unlocked position; and a cam pawl attached to the base member, rotatable between an allowable position and a preventive position and rotating from the preventive position to the allowable position when a locking release operation is performed, wherein the cam pawl has a restricting surface restricting the rotation of the latch, and a cam surface rotating in a direction toward the preventive position, coming into contact with the contact surface, rotating the latch, and restricting the rotation of the latch.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160009165

Roll shade apparatus for vehicle

A roll shade apparatus for a vehicle is provided with a light shielding sheet, a winding member for the light shielding sheet, and a pair of sliding portions guiding the light shielding sheet. The roll shade apparatus for the vehicle is further provided with a first contact portion arranged between the sliding portions and the winding member, and a second contact portion arranged between the sliding portions and the first contact portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160001704

Surroundings-monitoring device and computer program product

A surroundings-monitoring device according to embodiments includes, as an example, a memory unit that stores therein captured image data output from an imaging unit imaging an area including a road surface in a forward direction of a vehicle and an area extending upward from the road surface and an output unit that outputs, to a display device, captured image data having been previously imaged by the imaging unit and including a road surface corresponding to a position of the current vehicle in the imaged road surface, from among the captured image data stored in the memory unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160001641

Guide-pulley device and vehicle sliding door system

A guide-pulley device is equipped with: a guide pulley having a plurality of grooves configured so as to independently accommodate two cables for moving in a manner such that when one moves in a winding direction, the other moves in a feeding direction; and a storage body for storing the guide pulley. The storage body has first and second storage members which attach to one another. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha








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