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Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha patents (2017 archive)


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Display control device

A display control device includes: a reception unit that receives an input for designating a first point on a first image, which is displayed on a display screen provided in a vehicle compartment and shows a peripheral environment of a vehicle at a first timing; a display processing unit that displays a first display object at the first point; a specifying unit that specifies a second point at which a first target, which is located at the first point, is located on a second image, which shows the peripheral environment of the vehicle at a second timing after the first timing; and an update unit that displays, along with the second image, the first display object at the second point on the second image.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Current sensor

A current sensor includes: six or more bus bars; a core made of a magnetic material and having a base portion and seven or more arm portions which extend in a vertical direction from the base portion and are spaced apart from each other, and in which each of the bus bars is inserted into a gap formed between adjacent arm portions; and a main body configured to integrally hold the bus bars and the core in a state in which the bus bars and the core are insert-molded using polyphenylene sulfide (pps) or polyphthalamide (ppa).. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

External control type fluid coupling

An external control type fluid coupling includes: a drive disk fixed to a rotary shaft; a housing rotatably supported by the rotary shaft and defining an internal space; a partition plate provided in the housing and partitioning the internal space into operation and storage chambers; a supply hole formed in the partition plate and supplying a fluid from the storage chamber to the operation chamber; a valve body provided in the housing and made of a magnetic material; and an electromagnet generating an attraction force between the electromagnet and the valve body so that the valve body is displaced to a closed state, in which the center of gravity of the valve body, rotatably connected to the housing, is set such that the valve body is rotated to a side on which the supply hole is opened by a centrifugal force acting with the rotation of the housing.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Air intake device

An air intake device includes: an air intake valve provided so as to change intake air by rotation of a rotation shaft; an actuator which is a driving source for rotating and driving the rotation shaft of the air intake valve; a first link member rotatable by a predetermined operation angle about the rotation shaft; a second link member rotatably connected to the first link member; a connection member which connects the first link member and the second link member so as to be rotatable to each other; and a biasing member whose one side end is engaged to the first link member and whose other side end is engaged to the second link member or the connection member to bias the first link member and the second link member or the connection member so that rattling between the first link member and the second link member is suppressed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Driving support apparatus, driving support method, and computer program product

A driving support apparatus according the embodiment includes: a determination unit that determines driving support control having a driving support resource amount that is capable of assuring required resources with respect to a resource amount that is capable of being assured by a level of a vehicle driver's concentration on driving, the required resources being assumed to be required for safe driving; and a driving support unit that changes the driving support control to be performed to driving support control that is determined by the determination unit to be capable of assuring the required resources.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Seating detection method and seating detection device

A seating detection method includes: detecting whether a seat belt sensor in a vehicle seat is in an on state or an off state; detecting whether a pressure sensitive sensor in a seat skin constituting a seating surface is in an on state or an off state; and determining a foreign object insertion state in which a foreign object is inserted between the seating surface and a child seat based on whether the seat belt sensor is in the on state or the off state and whether the pressure sensitive sensor is in the on state or the off state. When the pressure sensitive sensor is changed from the on state to the off state in a state in which the seat belt sensor is maintained in the on state after the seat belt sensor is changed to the on state, it is determined as the foreign object insertion state.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Air pressure control device of vehicle seat and air pressure control method of vehicle seat

An air pressure control device of a vehicle seat includes: a bulging shape forming unit configured to form a bulging shape on a seat surface by expanding air bags configured to be provided inside a seat; a bulging shape moving unit configured to move a position of the bulging shape formed on the seat surface by each corresponding air bag by sequentially expanding and contracting a plurality of air bags aligned in a direction along the seat surface in an arrangement direction of the air bags; and a pumping capacity adjusting unit configured to increase a pumping capacity of an air pump that pumps air into each air bag as a protrusion amount of the corresponding bulging shape increases when a formation position of the bulging shape is moved.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle seat device and intake and exhaust valve device

A vehicle seat device includes: a plurality of air bags configured to be provided inside a seat; a flow path having a shared section to communicate with each of the air bags; a plurality of intake valves each of which is arranged at a flow path position at an upstream of each of the air bags when air is pumped into each of the air bags; a plurality of exhaust valves arranged at flow path positions communicating with the shared section; and a control device configured to control operations of the intake valves and the exhaust valves, in which the control device adjusts a discharge speed of internal air by selectively opening the exhaust valves when the internal air of each of the air bags is discharged.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle seat sliding device

A vehicle seat sliding device includes: a lower rail fixed to a vehicle floor; an upper rail slidably engaging with the lower rail and supports a vehicle seat upward; a nut member fixed to a first rail which configures one side of the lower rail and the upper rail; a screw rod screwed into the nut member; a drive unit rotating the screw rod; and a support supporting the screw rod on a second rail which configures the other side of the lower rail and the upper rail. The support includes a holding member that is provided with an insertion hole into which the screw rod is inserted and that is fixed to the second rail, and a holding nut that is provided with a through-hole into which the screw rod is inserted and that is screwed to a screwing portion provided on the screw rod or the holding member.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Speed reducer

A speed reducer includes: a case; an input shaft rotationally driven by an electric motor and having an eccentric shaft portion; an externally toothed gear wheel rotatably supported on the eccentric shaft portion; an output shaft rotatably supported on the case coaxially with the input shaft and having an internally toothed gear wheel; a guide plate formed with a guide recess recessed parallel to the input shaft, and disposed between the input shaft and the externally toothed gear wheel; a guide protrusion provided in the case to protrude parallel to the input shaft to guide sliding of the recess; and a guide portion provided between the externally toothed gear wheel and the guide plate to guide movement of the externally toothed gear wheel relative to the guide plate, thereby guiding the externally toothed gear wheel so as to be revolvable but non-rotatable in cooperation with the recess and the protrusion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Voice processing device

A voice processing device includes plural microphones 22 disposed in a vehicle, a voice source direction determination portion 16 determining a direction of a voice source by handling a sound reception signal as a spherical wave in a case where the voice source serving as a source of a voice included in the sound reception signal obtained by each of the plural microphones is disposed at a near field, the voice source direction determination portion determining the direction of the voice source by handling the sound reception signal as a plane wave in a case where the voice source is disposed at the far field, and a beamforming processing portion 12 performing beamforming so as to suppress a sound arriving from a direction range other than a direction range including the direction of the voice source.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing device for vehicle

An image processing device for a vehicle includes: an acquisition unit acquiring a captured image of a periphery of a vehicle, which is captured by an imaging unit provided in the vehicle; a bird's eye view image generating unit generating a bird's eye view image in which the captured image is projected to a 3d virtual projection plane provided at a side opposite to the vehicle with reference to a ground and separated from the ground with distance from the vehicle; a guide line generating unit generating a guide line indicating a predicted course of the vehicle; a conversion unit converting the guide line into a virtual guide line indicating the predicted course on the virtual projection plane; and a superimposing unit superimposing the virtual guide line on the bird's eye view image.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle-height adjusting device

A vehicle-height adjusting device includes: a vehicle-height adjusting unit that adjusts a vehicle height through extension and contraction thereof, which is disposed between each wheel and a vehicle body of a vehicle; a control unit that controls actuation of the vehicle-height adjusting unit; an obstacle detecting unit that detects an obstacle that is present within a predetermined range from the vehicle; a steering-angle detecting unit that detects an steering angle of the vehicle; and an identification unit that identifies a portion of the vehicle that overlaps the obstacle, based on a detection result by the obstacle detecting unit and a detection result by the steering-angle detecting unit, in which the control unit controls at least one of the vehicle-height adjusting unit, based on an identification result of the identification unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle camera device

A vehicle camera device includes: a lid that opens and closes an opening of a camera accommodation chamber; a camera that is capable of being accommodated in the camera accommodation chamber and exposed from the opening when the opening is opened by a rotation of the lid; and a driving device that operates the camera and the lid, in which the camera has an image capturing posture when the camera captures an image of a portion below a reference axis, an accommodation posture when the camera is accommodated in the camera accommodation chamber, and the other postures different from the image capturing posture and the accommodation posture.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170342759

Sliding door module

A sliding door module includes a resin base coupled to an inner panel of a sliding door, a window glass lifting/lowering device that lifts and lowers a window glass, and a door movement device that moves the sliding door. The window glass lifting/lowering device and the door movement device are coupled to the base.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170342757

Control device and control method of opening and closing member for vehicle

According to an embodiment of the present invention, a control device of an opening and closing member for a vehicle including a control portion outputting a control signal that switches a connection of a switch portion to control a drive motor closing and opening the opening and closing member mounted on the vehicle and a detection portion outputting a signal indicating the rotary direction of the drive motor to the control portion, wherein the control portion determines whether or not the switch portion is stuck on a basis of the signal from the detection portion, and in a case where the control portion determines that the switch portion is stuck, the control portion outputs the control signal for switching the connection of the switch portion so as to stop the drive motor and to maintain the drive motor in a stop state is provided.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170335973

Fluid control valve

A fluid control valve includes: a valve housing including a flow path formed therein and having inflow and outflow ports for a fluid; a valve seat formed in the flow path; a driving device mounted in the valve housing; a valve shaft configured to be moved by being driven by the driving device; a valve body mounted on the valve shaft so as to open or close the flow path by being separated from or brought into contact with the valve seat; and a diaphragm formed in a form of an annular thin film and including outer and inner circumferential portions, and configured to move together with the valve shaft in a state where one side thereof faces a fluid chamber including the flow path and the valve seat so as to allow the fluid to flow therethrough, and the other side thereof faces an atmosphere chamber.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170335929

Door movement device

A door moving apparatus includes a motor unit, a first gear, a second gear, an endless belt, a drum, and a rotator. The first gear is mounted on a rotary shaft of the motor unit. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170335750

Refrigerant control valve apparatus

A refrigerant control valve apparatus includes a valve body accommodated inside a valve housing, the valve housing being formed with an inlet port and a discharge port. A seal mechanism includes a seal body and a biasing mechanism. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170335749

Refrigerant control valve apparatus

A refrigerant control valve apparatus includes a valve body provided with a main control valve controlling the refrigerant sent to a discharge port and a temperature sensing control valve controlling supply and discharge of the refrigerant to a temperature sensing chamber. A fail-safe mechanism is provided which supplies the refrigerant to the discharge port in a case where the temperature of the refrigerant exceeds a set value. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/16/17 / #20170328099

Pop-up apparatus

The pop-up apparatus for a vehicle door, includes a door check to be fixed to a vehicle door, a check link having one end supported to be supported on a body so as to be turnable, the check link being configured to perform relative movement with respect to the door check between the one end and another end of the check link while being applied with a pushing force by the door check, a push arm, which is arranged on a side closer to the another end of the check link, and is configured to turn about a rotation axis to apply a force so as to cause the relative movement of the check link in a direction in which the vehicle door is opened, a posture arm configured to turn about the rotation axis, and urging means configured to apply an urging force, which enables integral turning of the push arm and the posture arm, to the push arm and the posture arm when the posture arm turns.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/16/17 / #20170327010

Seat reclining apparatus for vehicle

By a contact of an engagement portion of a second memory member to a circumferential wall portion of a first memory member, the engagement portion is restricted from moving in a radial direction in accordance with a lock operation of lock members. By an engagement of the circumferential wall portion of the first memory member with the engagement portion of the second memory member that is in contact with the circumferential wall portion, the first memory member integrally rotates with a first rotary member on a same axis of the first and second rotary members. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170309013

Inspection device, storage medium, and program

An inspection device includes: an irradiation unit irradiating an inspection target with light by causing a predetermined position within a display screen to emit light; a captured image acquisition unit acquiring a captured image obtained by imaging the inspection target; a calculation unit calculating coordinates in the display screen corresponding to coordinates in the captured image on the basis of light emission position coordinate information and light reception position coordinate information indicating coordinates of a light emission position and a light reception position; and an inspection pattern creation unit creating an inspection pattern which is displayed on the display screen so that first patterns and second patterns are alternately arranged in the captured image and which is used to inspect presence a defect on a surface of the inspection target, on the basis of a calculation result of the calculation unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170307415

Occupant detection apparatus

An occupant detection apparatus includes: a sensor electrode; a conductor portion facing the sensor electrode; a moving object that moves by input of a seat load loaded on a seat and changes an electrostatic capacitance between the sensor electrode and the conductor portion; and a signal output unit that outputs a sensor signal based on the electrostatic capacitance.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170306895

Air intake apparatus

This air intake apparatus includes an air intake apparatus body including an intake air passage and an external gas passage portion provided as a structure separate from the air intake apparatus body inside the air intake apparatus body, the external gas passage portion through which external gas can be introduced into the intake air passage.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170306678

Popup device

The pop-up apparatus includes a door check, a check link, the check link being configured to perform relative movement with respect to the door check between the one end and another end of the check link while being applied with a pushing force by the door check, a popup arm arranged on a side closer to the another end of the check link, the popup arm being configured to turn about a turning axis, the popup arm being configured to apply a force with a side of one end of the popup arm so as to perform the relative movement of the check link in a direction in which the vehicle door is opened, a cam portion having an outer peripheral surface and being configured to turn about a cam axis, and a crank lever configured to move along the outer peripheral surface of the cam portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170306666

Inside handle support member for vehicle door

An inside handle support member for a vehicle door includes: a base member that is a frame having an opened vehicle interior side end portion, in which the base member is detachably mounted to a trim constituting a vehicle interior side surface of the vehicle door through an aperture formed in the trim, and rotatably supports an inside handle configured to operate a lock device provided in the vehicle door; and a bezel that is a frame detachably mounted to a peripheral edge of the vehicle interior side end portion of the base member, in which the bezel includes: an engagement hole; and an engagement hole forming portion that defines a vehicle exterior side edge of the engagement hole, and the base member includes: an engagement claw protruding on an outer peripheral surface of the base member; and a guide protrusion having a guide surface. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170305345

Image display control apparatus and image display system

An image display control apparatus includes an image generating portion generating a display image to be displayed on a display apparatus, the display image including a mirror image of a vehicle outside image based on at least a part of a captured image in which at least a rear side of a vehicle is captured, a reference image setting portion being capable of setting a reference image corresponding to a position that is away towards the rear side of the vehicle, the reference image being set as an image to be included in the display image while the vehicle is moving forward, and a display control portion controlling the display apparatus so that the display image is displayed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/12/17 / #20170292296

Door latch apparatus for door for vehicle

A door latch apparatus that is mounted on a vehicle door and that achieves at low cost a structure that is for ensuring operational reliability of an open lever. The door latch apparatus includes a cap formed by resin material and including a cylindrical shape, the cap being arranged in an inserted manner at an attachment shaft extended in a form of a shaft in a predetermined direction, an elastic spring member that elastically biases a pawl from a non restriction position towards a restriction position, and a coming-off prevention mechanism that, by making part of the elastic spring member to engage with the cap, prevents the cap from coming off from the attachment shaft.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170284878

Load detection apparatus

A load detection apparatus is provided, which can protect a control circuit portion reliably while a load sensor and the control circuit portion are arranged compactly. The load detection apparatus includes a base plate, a load sensor provided at a first surface of the base plate, a control circuit portion provided at a position on a second surface of the base plate, the position not overlapping the load sensor in a plan view of the base plate, a protection cover covering the control circuit portion, the protection cover includes a base portion covering at least part of a position on the second surface, the position facing the load sensor with the base plate therebetween, a raised portion being continuous to the base portion, and a cover portion being continuous to the raised portion and covering the control circuit portion.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170284348

Air intake apparatus

This air intake apparatus is mounted on an in-line multi-cylinder engine, and includes a surge tank that includes a throttle body mounting portion at a central portion thereof, one air intake pipe, which is single, and the other air intake pipe, which is single, connected to one end and the other end of the surge tank in a left-right direction, respectively, a first air intake pipe group that is connected to the one air intake pipe and includes a plurality of branched air intake pipes, and a second air intake pipe group that is connected to the other air intake pipe and includes the same number of branched air intake pipes as the plurality of branched air intake pipes.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170284242

Relief valve

A relief valve includes a housing including an internal flow passage through which a working fluid flows, and a relief port discharging the working fluid from the internal flow passage, and a valve body including a first pressure-receiving portion a second pressure-receiving portion receiving pressure with a pressure-receiving area that is larger than a pressure-receiving area of the first pressure-receiving portion, and a first recessed portion formed at the second pressure-receiving portion at an opposite side relative to a pressure-receiving surface of the second pressure-receiving portion and including a closed-end cylindrical shape. The relief valve includes a biasing force adjustment mechanism including a spring of which one end is held at the first recessed portion, a support portion retaining the other end of the spring and including a closed-end cylindrical shape, and a motor adjusting a rotational angle and causing the support portion to reciprocate.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170282813

Image display control device and image display system

An image display control device according to an embodiment includes an image generator configured to generate a display image to be displayed on a display device, the display image containing a vehicle exterior image based on at least a part of a captured image by an imager an imaging area of which is from a direction in which a rear end of a vehicle body can be captured to a direction upward from a horizontal direction and a rearward of a vehicle; an area changer configured to change an area of the captured image to be contained in the display image for forward travel and backward travel of the vehicle; and a display controller configured to control the display device to display the display image.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170279336

Motor drive device

A motor drive device includes a stator, a rotor, a first output shaft being provided in the rotor shaft and integrally rotating with a first drive gear, a second output shaft being provided in the first output shaft and integrally rotating with a second drive gear, a first one-way clutch being provided between an inner periphery of the rotor shaft and an outer periphery of the first output shaft, the first one-way clutch transmitting only a driving force that operates in a first direction, a second one-way clutch being provided between the inner periphery of the rotor shaft and an outer periphery of the second output shaft, the second one-way clutch transmitting only a driving force that operates in a second direction that is opposite to the first direction, and a decelerator.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170276245

Automatic transmission

The automatic transmission which includes a third brake element formed by a support member including a first cylindrical portion having a first sliding surface at an outer peripheral surface thereof, a second cylindrical portion having a second sliding surface at an inner peripheral surface thereof and a third cylindrical portion having a third sliding surface at an inner peripheral surface thereof, an inner side piston, inner edge portion of which is in contact with the first sliding surface and an outer edge portion of which is in contact with the second sliding surface and an outer side piston which includes a first piston cylindrical portion, outer edge of which is in contact with the second sliding surface over an entire periphery thereof and a second piston cylindrical portion, outer edge portion of which is in contact with the third sliding surface over an entire periphery thereof.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170276211

Damper device

A damper device includes: a pressing plate; a rotation plate disposed to oppose the pressing plate; an elastic member elastically linking the pressing and rotation plates, and in which bending is generated when relative twist of the pressing and rotation plates is generated; and seats provided on both end surfaces of the elastic member the seat has a projected surface, the pressing plate has a recessed surface corresponding to the projected surface, the seats and the pressing plate come into surface-contact with each other in a case where the relative twist is not generated, one seat and the pressing plate come into surface-contact with each other, and a void is formed between the other seat and the pressing plate, in a case where the relative twist is generated, and the void increases as an angle of the relative twist increases.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170276033

Intake device of internal combustion engine

An intake device of an internal combustion engine, includes: a plurality of intake ports which have outer walls and partition walls and are adjacent to each other via the partition walls; a valve body which is provided in each of the intake ports, and switches a flow path of the intake port by rotation around a rotation shaft; a holding member which is installed on each of the outer walls and the partition walls; and a rolling bearing which is mounted on at least one of the holding members, and supports the valve body to be freely rotatable, wherein the holding member includes a wall surface between the rolling bearing and the valve body in a direction in which the rotation shaft extends.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170275939

Door opening and closing device for vehicle

A door opening and closing device for a vehicle includes: a supporting member interposed between a vehicle body and a door, and supporting the door to be openable and closable. The supporting member includes first and second housings whose one end sides are linked to the vehicle body or the door via a linking unit, a spindle, a spindle nut, a coil spring biasing the first and second housings in a direction in which the first and second housings are separated from each other, a motor disposed in the first housing and rotating and driving the spindle, a case accommodating the motor therein, and a spline engaging unit engaging the first housing with the case or a metal member joined to the case not to be relatively movable in the rotational direction using a spline.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170275933

Vehicle door opening degree adjustment device

An opening degree adjustment device for a vehicle door includes a door check including a pressing member and being fixed to a vehicle door mounted to a vehicle body; a check link including a sliding surface to be pressed by the pressing member, one end being supported on the vehicle body so as to be pivotable, and another end having a stopper member mounted thereon, the check link being movable relative to the door check within a predetermined movable range of the check link between the one end of the check link and the another end of the check link under a state in which the sliding surface is pressed by the pressing member, and an opening degree adjustment block including a first checking region configured to restrict movement of the stopper member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274723

Vehicle-height control system

A vehicle-height control system includes: a fluid supply and discharge device including a compressor configured to suck fluid, and a tank configured to supply the fluid; an actuator-side passage connected to the fluid supply and discharge device; a vehicle-height control actuator provided for a wheel and connected to the actuator-side passage via a vehicle-height control valve; and a vehicle height controller configured to control a vehicle height for the wheel by controlling the fluid supply and discharge device and the vehicle-height control valve to control supply and discharge of the fluid in the vehicle-height control actuator. The vehicle height controller includes a start controller configured to open the vehicle-height control valve after establishing communication between the actuator-side passage and at least one of the tank and the compressor in a state in which the vehicle-height control valve is closed at a start of control of the vehicle height.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274720

Vehicle-height control system and pressure source device

A vehicle-height control system includes: a fluid supply and discharge device including a compressor device and a tank storing fluid pressurized by the compressor device; a vehicle-height control actuator corresponding to a wheel and connected to the fluid supply and discharge device; a vehicle height controller that controls a vehicle height for the wheel by controlling the fluid supply and discharge device to control supply and discharge of fluid to and from the vehicle-height control actuator; a tank pressure controller that controls a tank pressure; and a fluid supply controller that supplies the fluid to a low pressure portion by controlling the fluid supply and discharge device at start and/or termination of at least one of control executed by the vehicle height controller and control executed by the tank pressure controller. The low pressure portion is at least a portion of the fluid supply and discharge device.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170268388

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotational body, a driven-side rotational body, a cylindrical member provided at an inner portion of the driven-side rotational body, a bolt including a cylinder shaft portion, an advanced angle flow passage and a retarded angle flow passage, an introduction passage bringing the working fluid supplied from an outside to flow, a first connection passage bringing the working fluid at the introduction passage to flow to an inner side of the cylinder shaft portion, a second communication passage and a third communication passage arranged at the cylinder shaft portion, and a control valve element provided at the inner side of the cylinder shaft portion, the second communication passage and the advanced angle flow passage being in communication with a void provided between the bolt head and the cylindrical member and between the cylinder shaft portion and the driven-side rotational body.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170268279

Window control device

A window control device includes a window regulator and a light control device. The window regulator controls movement of a light control glass that is installed in a vehicle door and a light transmittance of which can be adjusted. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170268264

Vehicle door lock device

A vehicle door lock device includes: a door switch arranged in an actuator housing to which a locking mechanism is assembled; a switch lever; and a lever pivoting amount adjusting mechanism configured to adjust a pivoting amount of the switch lever so that a ratio of the pivoting amount of the switch lever to a pivoting amount of a latch is set smaller in a second pivot state in which the latch is pivoted within a range of from a switching position to an unlatched position than in a first pivot state in which the latch is pivoted within a range of from a fully-latched position to the switching position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170268262

Door latch apparatus for door for vehicle

A door latch apparatus for a door for a vehicle includes a first base member made of metal and including a striker receiving groove, a latch configured to be rotatable about a latch rotary shaft in an engagement direction in which the latch engages with the striker and a disengagement direction where the latch disengages from the striker, a second base member made of metal and arranged to face the first base member with the latch therebetween, the second base member fixed to the first base member, and a load receiving structure receiving an input load when the striker having entered into the striker receiving groove is biased towards the second base member, the load receiving structure receiving the input load with both a first load receiving portion extended from one base member towards the other base member, and a second load receiving portion provided at the other base member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170268109

Mechanical component for internal combustion engine, manufacturing method of mechanical component for internal combustion engine, and mechanical component

A mechanical component for an internal combustion engine includes a mechanical component body made of one of aluminum and aluminum alloy and used for the internal combustion engine, a nickel plating layer formed to cover a surface of a predetermined portion of the mechanical component body, and a reforming layer formed between the surface of the predetermined portion of the mechanical component body and the nickel plating layer.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170267289

Vehicle body reinforcement device

A vehicle body reinforcement device includes a housing including a first retaining portion and a second retaining portion each disposed at an inner portion of the housing, the inner portions that are spaced apart from each other by a predetermined distance in the axial direction, a first shaft member, a second shaft member, a first biasing member, a second biasing member, and a pressing member supported on the first shaft member so as to be movable in a direction orthogonal to an axis of the first shaft member within the housing and to be contactable with an inner surface of the housing, the pressing member pressing the inner surface of the housing.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170260787

Slide door apparatus for vehicle

A slide door apparatus for a vehicle includes: a guide rail extending in a front and rear direction along a peripheral edge of a door opening part formed on a lateral side of a vehicle body; and a guide roller unit supporting the slide door on the lateral side, in which the guide rail includes first and second guide roller engagement units extending in the front and rear direction in parallel with each other in a width direction, and the first guide roller engagement unit includes a first curved portion, and the second guide roller engagement unit is disposed inside in the width direction compared to the first guide roller engagement unit such that a distance of the second guide roller engagement unit from the first guide roller engagement unit in the width direction is decreased at an end portion side in the closing direction of the slide door.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170259641

Vehicle-height control system

A vehicle-height control system is configured to control a vehicle height for a wheel. The vehicle-height control system includes: a vehicle-height control actuator provided so as to correspond to the wheel; a pressure-medium supply and discharge device configured to supply and discharge a pressure medium to and from the vehicle-height control actuator; and a vehicle height controller configured to control the vehicle height for the wheel by controlling the pressure-medium supply and discharge device based on an inside temperature and an outside-air temperature to control at least one of supply and discharge of the pressure medium to and from the vehicle-height control actuator. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170259640

Vehicle-height adjustment system

A vehicle-height adjustment system includes: a vehicle-height adjustment actuator provided so as to correspond to a wheel; and a pressure-medium supply and discharge device configured to supply and discharge a pressure medium to and from the vehicle-height adjustment actuator. The pressure-medium supply and discharge device includes a tank configured to store the pressure medium. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170259639

Vehicle-height control system

A vehicle-height control system includes: a vehicle-height control actuator; a pressure-medium supply and discharge device configured to supply and discharge a pressure medium; and a vehicle height controller configured to control a vehicle height by controlling the pressure-medium supply and discharge device. The pressure-medium supply and discharge device includes a compressor and a tank configured to contain a pressure medium supplied from the compressor. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/07/17 / #20170257001

Stator

A stator having good electric characteristics is reasonably configured. The stator includes a stator core including an annular core portion centered around a rotational axis of a rotor and a plurality of teeth portions protruding radially from the core portion, a core wire wound around the teeth portions, a resin plate to be superposed on the stator core along the rotational axis, the resin plate defining a hole therethrough along the rotational axis, into which hole an end portion of the coil wire is inserted, and a resin portion in which the stator core, the coil wire and the plate are embedded. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/07/17 / #20170254411

Automatic transmission for vehicle

An automatic transmission for a vehicle includes: an automatic transmission mechanism including friction engaging elements which change a power transmission path between an input shaft and an output shaft, an engaging oil pressure control unit which controls an engaging oil pressure that engages a first friction engaging element, and a releasing oil pressure control unit which controls a releasing oil pressure that releases a second friction engaging element, so as to achieve upshifting to a predetermined gear shift stage; and a control device including an engaging oil pressure computing unit which calculates and outputs the engaging oil pressure, a releasing oil pressure computing unit which calculates and outputs the releasing oil pressure, a pulled state determination unit which determines whether or not the vehicle is in a pulled state, and a travel load increase calculation unit which calculates an increase in travel load of the vehicle.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/07/17 / #20170254409

Case for endless transmission member

A case for an endless transmission member includes a first case member attached to a vehicle-mounted internal combustion engine and a second case member attached to the first case member. The first and second case members define an accommodation chamber that accommodates an endless transmission member looped over rotating bodies of the engine. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/07/17 / #20170253236

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: a parking space candidate detection unit estimating positions of obstacles based on data of distance to the obstacles at both sides of a host vehicle, and detecting a parking space candidate at the sides of the vehicle; an image selection unit selecting two or more captured images in which an inner side surface of an obstacle adjacent to the parking space candidate is captured; a stereo image processing unit performing stereo image processing on the two or more captured images and calculating a three-dimensional point group of the obstacle; a position determination unit determining a position of the obstacle on the parking space candidate side based on the calculated three-dimensional point group; and a parking space correction unit correcting a position of the parking space candidate based on the determined position of the obstacle on the parking space candidate side.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170250465

Antenna module

An antenna module which is disposed on an inside of an outside handle of a vehicle door, includes: a magnetic core; a coil into which the magnetic core is inserted; a circuit substrate to which the coil is connected; a base which holds the magnetic core and the circuit substrate; a plurality of conductors of which at least a portion is embedded in the base and which are connected to the circuit substrate; and a sealing portion which seals the coil, in which the base includes a connector portion, a core accommodating portion which accommodates the magnetic core and which is inserted into the coil, and a substrate accommodating portion which accommodates the circuit substrate.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170250464

Antenna module

An antenna module includes: a magnetic core; a first electric wire constituting a coil into which the magnetic core is inserted; a capacitor having first and second terminals and connected in series to the coil; a second electric wire connected to the capacitor; and a base including a capacitor accommodating portion and a core accommodating portion, wherein the capacitor accommodating portion has first and second accommodating portions, the first terminal and a connecting portion of the first electric wire are connected to each other in the first accommodating portion, the second terminal and a connecting portion of the second electric wire are connected to each other in the second accommodating portion, and a portion of an opposite side to the connecting portion in the first electric wire and the second electric wire constitute a harness.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170246986

Door handle

A door handle includes a case including a placement space therein, and a light guide disposed in the placement space and configured to guide light emitted from a light source, the light guide including a light exiting surface from which the light is irradiated toward the outside of the case. An irradiation passage hole through which the light irradiated from the light exiting surface passes is formed in the case. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170241416

Variable displacement oil pump

A variable displacement oil pump includes an adjustable member that is configured to shift according to changes in pressure inside a control oil chamber. The adjustable member has a long hole. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170241377

Intake apparatus of internal combustion engine

In an intake apparatus of an internal combustion engine, an egr gas inlet port of each of plural egr gas distribution pipes is provided at a position at which a volume of an intake port from a surge tank to the egr gas inlet port is equal to or greater than a volume of an egr gas introduced to an intake pipe from each of the egr gas distribution pipes during one cycle of the internal combustion engine and at a position towards the surge tank relative to a center of the intake port in a flow direction thereof.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170241187

Vehicle operation detecting device

A vehicle operation detecting device includes: a plurality of sensors that are arranged side by side in a vehicle and individually output a plurality of detection signals changing as a detection target touches or approaches the sensors; a peak position detector that detects a plurality of peak positions of the plurality of detection signals; an operation direction detector that detects a moving direction of the detection target in an arrangement direction of the plurality of sensors, based on an order of the plurality of peak positions; and a driving controller that controls a driving of an opening/closing member according to the detected moving direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170241186

Vehicular operation detecting apparatus

A vehicular operation detecting apparatus includes: sensors provided side by side in a vehicle, and individually outputting detection signals that change when a detection target comes into contact with or approaches the sensors; a computing unit computing a ratio value which is a value of a ratio of a first detection signal to a second detection signal, which are detection signals of a first sensor and a second sensor that are one and another one of the sensors, respectively; an operational direction detection unit detecting a direction of movement of the detection target from the first sensor toward the second sensor if the computed ratio value decreases, and detecting the direction of movement from the second sensor toward the first sensor if the computed ratio value increases; and a drive control unit controlling the driving of an opening and closing body in accordance with the detected direction of movement.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170234174

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotating body, a driven-side rotating body fixed to a camshaft by a bolt, a fluid pressure chamber, an intermediate lock mechanism, a lock flow passage bringing the working fluid to the intermediate lock mechanism, and an electromagnetic valve including a spool which is arranged at an inner portion of the bolt, the lock flow passage including a first flow passage which is arranged between the spool and a supply flow passage in a radial direction and which is connected to the supply flow passage, the lock flow passage including a second flow passage which is provided at the inner portion of the bolt in a penetrating manner in the radial direction and which brings the working fluid to flow between the spool and the intermediate lock mechanism.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170234050

Control device for opening and closing bodies of vehicles

A control device for opening and closing bodies of vehicles comprises a driving device that drives an opening and closing body of a vehicle and a controlling unit that controls operation of the driving device. The controlling unit is configured so as to cause the opening and closing body to move while controlling the speed of the opening and closing body movement by executing speed feedback control and to set a plurality of control regions over the range of movement of the opening and closing body and change control properties for the speed feedback control in each of the control regions.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170232868

Occupant detection method and occupant detection apparatus

An occupant detection method includes detecting a load acting on a seat for a vehicle with use of a load sensor provided at the seat, monitoring a seating sensor output outputted from a seating sensor forming a detection region at the seat, and determining that a child occupant is seated at a child restraint seat installed at the seat when a detection value of the load sensor is equal to or larger than a minimum value determining that an adult occupant is seated at the seat and equal to or smaller than a maximum value determining that the child occupant is seated at the child restraint seat, in a case where the seating sensor output indicates a state in which a seating load of an occupant is not applied to the detection region, the seating load corresponding to a load of the occupant while the occupant is seated.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170231861

Massage apparatus

A massage apparatus including: a base; a pair of air bags including a first air bag and a second air bag, the first air bag and the second air bag being vertically overlapped while being displaced from each other, the first air bag being disposed on an upper side of the second air bag, and the first air bag and the second air bag being joined to each other at an overlapped site; and an air injection and discharge section arranged to be connected to the first air bag, inject air into the first air bag, and discharge the air from the first air bag, wherein a coupling section including a through hole arranged to communicate the pair of air bags with each other is provided at a site where the pair of air bags is joined to each other, and a fixing section arranged to rotatably fix the first air bag to the base is provided in a portion of the first air bag, the portion being not overlapped with the second air bag.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/03/17 / #20170219083

Fluid pump unit

A fluid pump unit includes: an electric pump unit configured to circulate a fluid in a gear mechanism; a cooling unit configured to cool the circulating fluid; and a flow path distribution member disposed on the gear mechanism and including therein a first flow path connected to the electric pump unit and a second flow path connected to the cooling unit, the electric pump unit and the cooling unit being installed on the flow path distribution member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/03/17 / #20170218759

Oil pump

This oil pump includes a first volume-changing part provided between an inner rotor and an outer rotor and a second volume-changing part provided in the outer rotor. A plurality of outer rotor pieces, which is annularly connected to each other, of the outer rotor is circumferentially arranged in a state where a first engaging part and a second engaging part of the outer rotor pieces being adjacent to each other engage with each other such that a distance therebetween in a circumferential direction is variable.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/03/17 / #20170217291

Vehicle roof structure

A vehicle roof structure including roof glass that includes an opaque coating section formed so as to shield a structural object disposed at a vehicle lower side from view from the vehicle cabin outer side, a shielding body, and an extension. The shielding body is provided at the vehicle lower side of the roof glass at a coating width direction inner end of the opaque coating section, includes an upper end on a vehicle upper side attached to the roof glass, and shields a location of the structural object facing the opaque coating section. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/27/17 / #20170211519

Intake apparatus for internal combustion engine and outside gas distribution structure for internal combustion engine

An intake apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes an intake apparatus body including a plurality of intake pipes which are connected to respective cylinders of the internal combustion engine, the internal combustion engine including the cylinders of which the number is multiples of three, and an outside gas distribution portion distributing outside gas to each of the plurality of intake pipes, the outside gas distribution portion including a single first outside gas distribution pipe connected to an outside gas supply source, a plurality of second outside gas distribution pipes branched from the first outside gas distribution portion, an outside gas collective passage gathering outside gas from the plurality of second outside gas distribution pipes, and three third outside gas distribution pipes branched from the outside gas collective passage and connected to the plurality of intake pipes respectively.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/27/17 / #20170211460

Refrigerant control valve device

A refrigerant control valve device includes: a spherical rotor having an opening and rotating about a rotation axis; a housing including at least one circumferential port, and an axial port, the housing allowing a refrigerant to flow therein and the rotor being accommodated in the housing; at least one hole formed in the rotor and allowing the internal space of the rotor and the circumferential port to communicate with each other when the rotor rotates; a ring-shaped seal member installed coaxially with the circumferential port; a biasing member applying a biasing force to the seal member; a packing body provided between the housing and an outer diameter portion of the seal member; and a fixing member holding the packing body with the housing in a direction in which the circumferential port extends.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/27/17 / #20170210225

Drive switching apparatus

A drive switching apparatus includes an output member connected to a drive switching member and displacing the drive switching member to three shift positions by being rotated, a deceleration mechanism decelerating rotation of an input portion connected to an electric motor and outputting the rotation to an output portion, a rotation absorption mechanism including an elastic member interposed between an input element connected to the output portion and an output element connected to the output member, the rotation absorption mechanism absorbing rotation of the input element in a case where rotation of the output element is restricted during the rotation of the input element, aid a switch operation portion provided at the output element, the switch operation portion turning a switch on and off according to a rotational position of the output member in order to detect the shift positions of the drive switching member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/27/17 / #20170210213

Roof apparatus

A roof apparatus includes: a roof panel in which an opening and a pedestal portion extending over an entire peripheral portion of the opening are formed; and a sunroof unit. The sunroof unit includes guide rails mounted on both edge portions of the pedestal portion in a width direction of a vehicle, functional components supported by the guide rails so as to be capable of moving in a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle, a movable panel supported by the functional components and opens and closes the opening in response to movements of the both functional components, and a fixed panel connecting front ends of the guide rails together in the width direction of the vehicle, mounted so as to be adjacent to the movable panel which is in a closed state, and covering a drive member which drives and moves the both functional components.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/20/17 / #20170204366

Culture substrate

Provided is a culture substrate having a periodic fine structure in the order of micrometers and a periodic fine structure in the order of nanometers on the same surface where stem cells are to be cultured on the surface.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/13/17 / #20170198611

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes: a driving side rotor synchronously rotating with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine; a driven side rotor disposed coaxially with the driving side rotor and synchronously rotating with a camshaft; a fluid pressure chamber formed on at least one of the driving side and driven side rotors, and partitioned into advance angle and retard angle chambers; a bolt member disposed coaxially with a rotary axis of the driven side rotor, connecting the driven side rotor and the camshaft, and provided with a cylindrical portion; a partition body provided with a press-fit portion, and partitioning the cylindrical portion into first and second flow passages; a valve body opening and closing the first flow passage; and a valve housing body accommodating the valve body.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170191302

Lifting and lowering apparatus

A lifting and lowering apparatus includes a support plate, a carrier for lifting and lowering a window glass and a drive mechanism for moving the carrier. The drive mechanism includes a cable, a drum, a pulley and a bracket for mounting the pulley to the support plate. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170183987

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a drive-side rotational member rotating synchronously with a crankshaft, a driven-side rotational member arranged at an inner side of the drive-side rotational member to be coaxial with and relatively rotatable to the drive-side rotational member, an adapter arranged between the driven-side rotational member and a camshaft in a state being coaxial with the driven-side rotational member, a fixing member arranged coaxially with the camshaft and integrally fixing the driven-side rotational member and the camshaft in a state where the adapter is disposed between the driven-side rotational member and the camshaft, and a phase change mechanism including a portion which is press-fitted to the fixing member in a coaxial manner, the driven-side rotational member being fixed to the adapter in a state where a clearance is provided between the driven-side rotational member and the adapter in a radial direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170183984

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a driven-side rotational member connected to a camshaft by a mounting member, a spool movably provided at an inner portion of a tubular wall portion of the mounting member, a first flow passage connecting a first port of the tubular wall portion and the advanced angle chamber to each other and a second flow passage connecting a second port of the tubular wall portion and the retarded angle chamber to each other, the first flow passage and the second flow passage being provided at the driven-side rotational member. A thermal expansion coefficient of a material forming the driven-side rotational member is greater than a thermal expansion coefficient of a material forming the mounting member.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170183983

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a drive-side rotational member, a driven-side rotational member, an intermediate member arranged between the driven-side rotational member and a camshaft, a mounting member connecting the driven-side rotational member and the intermediate member to the camshaft in a state being mounted at the camshaft, and a control valve mechanism arranged with a same axis as a rotation axis of the drive-side rotational member. The intermediate member includes a first side wall making contact with the driven-side rotational member and a second side wall making contact with the camshaft. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170182913

Method for controlling vehicle seat and device for controlling vehicle seat

A method for controlling a vehicle seat includes: detecting a partial opening operation that a slide door which is provided in a side surface of a vehicle operates from a fully closed position to a position in the middle of reaching a fully opened position of the slide door; and controlling an operation of the seat which is provided in a vehicle interior in order to form a luggage disposition portion on a position on which luggage is loadable through door opening of a side surface of the vehicle which is formed by the partial opening operation, in a case where the slide door performs the partial opening operation.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170175601

Oil separator

An oil separator includes: a collecting member that collects an oil mist included in blow-by gas of an internal combustion engine; and an oil separator portion inside which the collecting member is disposed, in which the collecting member includes a plurality of wire net members stacked along a flow direction of the blow-by gas.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170175593

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes: a driving side rotor synchronously rotating with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine; a driven side rotor disposed coaxially with a rotary axis of the driving side rotor and synchronously rotating with a camshaft; a connecting bolt disposed coaxially with the rotary axis, and connecting the driven side rotor to the camshaft; and a position determination unit performing positioning between the driven side rotor and the camshaft, or in a case where an intermediate member is provided between the driven side rotor and the camshaft, between the driven side rotor and the intermediate member, or between the camshaft and the intermediate member, wherein the position determination unit includes an engaging pin, first and second hole portions, and a deformation absorbing unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170174031

Air spring

An air spring includes: a first housing having a first annular supporting unit opening upward; a second housing disposed at a predetermined distance above the first housing and having a second annular supporting unit opening downward; and a diaphragm configured of an elastic tubular member forming an air chamber by upper and lower opening end portions of the elastic tubular member being air-tightly bonded to the first and second annular supporting units respectively, wherein at least one of the first and second housings has a main body unit made of a synthetic resin, at least one of the first and second annular supporting units is a metallic annular member integrated with the main body unit made of the synthetic resin, and one of the opening end portions of the diaphragm is air-tightly bonded to an outer peripheral surface of the annular member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/15/17 / #20170167314

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a torsion coil spring provided at an accommodation chamber which is defined by a front member provided at a drive-side rotational member and a tubular void provided at a driven-side rotational member, the torsion coil spring engaging with the front member and the driven-side rotational member to bias the driven-side rotational member in an advanced or a retarded angle direction relative to the driven-side rotational member and an oil reservoir portion defined by an outer surface of the torsion coil spring facing the driven-side rotational member and at least one recess portion provided at the driven-side rotational member, the recess portion being provided in a radially outer direction from a position at a radially outer side than an inner diameter of the torsion coil spring and at a radially inner side than an outer diameter of the torsion coil spring.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/15/17 / #20170167179

Method of controlling slide door and vehicle slide door apparatus

A method of controlling a slide door includes: detecting that a slide door of a vehicle is in an open state; detecting that an occupant sits at a seat in the vicinity of a door opening portion of the vehicle provided with the slide door; and moving the slide door such that a door handle provided in the slide door on a passenger compartment side of the vehicle is disposed at an operational standby position which is set to be located forward of a rear end position of a sitting surface of the seat in the vicinity of the door opening portion, if the slide door is in an open state, and the occupant sits at the seat in the vicinity of the door opening portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170163204

Energization control system and sensor unit

An energization control system includes a sensor unit including a magnetic detection portion detecting a magnetic flux density of a magnetic flux generated at a surrounding of a conductor in response to a current flowing in the conductor of an electrical apparatus, a temperature detection portion detecting a temperature level within a package in which the magnetic detection portion is disposed, a correction portion correcting a temperature characteristic of a detection result of the magnetic detection portion based on the detected temperature level, and an output portion outputting temperature information indicating the detected temperature level. The energization control system further includes a control unit including a control portion controlling a current flowing in a heating element of the electrical apparatus based on the temperature information.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170159511

Valve opening/closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening/closing timing control apparatus includes: a driving side rotational body synchronously rotating with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine; a driven side rotational body arranged in the driving side rotational body to share a rotational axis therewith and integrally rotating with a camshaft; advanced angle and retarded angle chambers defined between the driving side and driven side rotational bodies; a lock mechanism maintaining a relative rotational phase between the driving side and driven side rotational bodies by separately biasing first and second lock members to be engaged with first and second recesses; and a fluid controller releasing the locked state by supplying a hydraulic fluid to the first and second recesses, and controlling the relative rotational phase by supplying and discharging the hydraulic fluid to the advanced angle and retarded angle chambers.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170158093

Seat reclining device for vehicle

A vehicle seat reclining device is disclosed. An operation mechanism allows a second memory member to engage with and disengage from a first memory member, and locks and unlocks a lock member in conjunction with the engagement and disengagement. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170158092

Seat reclining device for vehicle

A seat reclining device for a vehicle includes a first rotating member, a second rotating member, a locking member, a first memory member, a second memory member, and an operation mechanism. The operation mechanism includes a guide hole. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170158091

Seat reclining device for vehicle

When a first memory member rotates relative to a second rotating member to a predetermined relative rotation position at which a second memory member sliding on a sliding surface is capable of entering an engagement slot, the slide-trailing end of the second memory member, which leaves the sliding surface last, is a corner having no round shape. Further, the boundary between the sliding surface and the engagement slot is also a corner having no round shape.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170158038

Deflector device for vehicle

A deflector apparatus for a vehicle includes a lower frame fixed to a roof of a vehicle and a fitting recess. A facing is held by the lower frame and an upper frame, the facing protrudes above a surface of the roof in association with an upward movement of the upper frame, the facing is folded and retracted towards a rear side in association with a downward movement of the upper frame. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170152819

Intake apparatus and intake flow control valve of internal combustion engine

An intake apparatus of an internal combustion engine includes: an intake passage configured to communicate with a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine having two intake valves per cylinder and supply intake air to the combustion chamber; and an intake flow control valve installed in the intake passage and configured to control a flow of intake air by an opening formed between a valve body and an inner surface of the intake passage when the valve is closed as the valve body is rotated, in which, when the intake flow control valve is closed, an opening length of the opening, which is formed on an end side in an arrangement direction of the two intake valves in a direction orthogonal to the arrangement direction and an intake air flow direction, is longer than an opening length of the opening, which is formed at a central portion of the intake flow control valve in the arrangement direction in the direction orthogonal to the arrangement direction and the intake air flow direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170152687

Vehicle door locking system

A vehicle door locking system includes: a sensor device that is mounted in a door handle or a vehicle door of a vehicle, detects presence or absence of an object approaching or being in contact with the sensor device, and outputs a signal for locking or unlocking the vehicle door; and a sensor controller that controls the sensor device, wherein the sensor controller changes a control state of the sensor device or changes a processing state of the signal output from the sensor device on the basis of new information which includes at least one of information output from the sensor device and information output from a device other than the sensor device.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170152685

Vehicle handle device

A vehicle handle device: a resin handle support member having one surface in a vehicle width direction which faces one surface of a metal panel of a vehicle door; a handle rotatably supported by the handle support member and causing a locking device to perform a transition from a latched state to an unlatched state; a metal bolt penetrating through a through-hole and a bolt inserting hole, and having a head portion facing the other surface of the handle support member; a metal nut facing the other surface of the panel and screwed with the bolt; and a metal spacer positioned between the head portion and the other surface of the panel, and whose both end portions come into contact with the head portion and the one surface of the panel.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170152683

Vehicle handle device

A vehicle handle device includes: a handle support member; a handle rotatably supported by the handle support member and causing a locking device to perform a transition from a latched state to an unlatched state; a rotary member rotatable around a rotary shaft with respect to the handle support member; and a torsion coil spring having a main body portion extending to have a spiral shape and disposed on the periphery of the rotary shaft, and first and second engagement pieces extending from both ends of the main body portion, respectively, and generating a bias force causing the rotary member to rotate around the rotary shaft when the first and second engagement pieces engage with the rotary member and the handle support member, respectively, in a state where the main body portion is elastically deformed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170151893

Seat reclining device for vehicle

A seat reclining device includes a first memory member that frictionally engages with the outer surface of a first rotating member, and a second memory member that is capable of engaging with and disengaging from the first memory member. The first memory member has a frictional engagement portion that has an annular shape with a discontinuous section and is fitted to a circumferential wall portion of the first rotating member.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170138275

Control device for internal combustion engine and method of controlling internal combustion engine

A control device for an internal combustion engine includes an ecu. The internal combustion engine includes an oil pump, a crankshaft, a camshaft, and a variable valve timing mechanism. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170138228

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a phase adjustment mechanism of a gear type specifying a relative rotation phase between a driving-side rotation member and a driven-side rotation member by an electric actuator, the phase adjustment mechanism causing a revolution of a position of an eccentric axis about a rotation axis by the electric actuator so that an input gear connected to the driven-side rotation member via an oldham coupling rotates relative to an output gear fixed to the driven-side rotation member, a groove portion in a linear form and a protruding portion in a rectangular form in the oldham coupling slidably engaging with each other between the driving-side rotation member and an oldham ring, a groove portion in a linear form and a protruding portion in a rectangular form in the oldham coupling slidably engaging with each other between the oldham ring and the input gear.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170138225

Valve opening/closing timing control apparatus

Configured is a valve opening/closing timing control apparatus that supports a torsion spring to an external position in a stable manner. In the valve opening/closing timing control apparatus, a spring holder is supported to a driven side rotary body and the spring holder forms a first engaging portion to which a first arm of the torsion spring is engaged. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170138110

Lifting device and vehicle door with said lifting device

A lifting device lifting and lowering a window glass of a door, the lifting device including a drive mechanism for lifting and lowering the window glass, a support plate supporting the drive mechanism, and a carrier attached to the support plate in a slidable manner, and lifted and lowered by the drive mechanism, wherein the support plate includes a through hole, and a stopper which is provided at an inner panel of the door and stops of the carrier is inserted through the through hole.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170137928

Metallic film and manufacturing method of metallic film

A metallic film includes an indium layer formed on a base material surface, where a mean area of an indium particle configuring the indium layer is equal to or smaller than 20000 nm2. A manufacturing method of the metallic film includes an indium film formation process forming an indium layer on the base material surface by vapor-depositing indium on the base material surface, where in the indium film formation process, the indium is vapor-deposited on the base material surface in a state where a temperature of the base material surface is heated to a predetermined temperature.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170130640

Fluid control apparatus

A fluid control apparatus configured to be able to reduce electric power consumption required for opening/closing operations of a fluid control valve includes a valve body and a valve seat one of which is formed of a magnetic material and the other of which includes a magnet, the valve body and the valve seat being incorporated in a fluid flow passage and movable to come into contact with or away from each other to control communication of fluid, an urging member configured to urge the valve body toward the valve seat, an electric pump for flowing the fluid in the flow passage, and a control section for effecting control to increase an output of the electric pump to a preset state when the valve body under a closed state as being in contact with the valve seat is to be opened.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170130621

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes: a driving side rotor synchronously rotating with a crankshaft of an engine; a driven side rotor disposed at a coaxial core with a rotary shaft core of the driving side rotor and integrally rotating with a camshaft for a valve opening and closing; a connecting bolt disposed at the coaxial core with the rotary shaft core to connect the driven side rotor to the camshaft, and on which an advance angle port and a retard angle port are formed on an outer peripheral surface; and a spool disposed in a spool chamber of the inside of the connecting bolt, and controlling the feeding and discharging of working fluid to the advance angle port or the retard angle port from a pump port formed on the connecting bolt.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170130620

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes: a driving side rotor synchronously rotating with a crankshaft of an engine; a driven side rotor disposed coaxially with the driving side rotor and synchronously rotating with a camshaft in the internal combustion engine; a fluid pressure chamber formed on at least one of the driving side and driven side rotors, and partitioned into advance angle and retard angle chambers; a bolt disposed coaxially with a rotary axis of the driven side rotor, connecting the driven side rotor and the camshaft, and including a cylindrical portion coaxial with the rotary axis; and a partition body including a press-fit portion press-fitted into the cylindrical portion, and partitioning the cylindrical portion into first and second flow passages for use for feeding and discharging working fluid to and from the fluid pressure chamber, wherein the press-fit portion is provided with a cutting portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170130509

Operation input detection device and control device for vehicular opening-closing body

An operation input detection device includes: a side-surface proximity sensor that is provided at a lower side surface portion of a vehicle; and an operation input detection portion that detects an operation input based on a sensor output of the side-surface proximity sensor, wherein the operation input detection portion determines that the operation input is performed in a case where when a change in the sensor output indicating proximity of a detection object is detected, after a first peak is detected in an acceleration of the sensor output, a second peak is detected in the same direction as that of the first peak at a first predetermined interval that is set in advance.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170130507

Tension applying apparatus, drum apparatus and opening and closing body drive apparatus for vehicle

A tension applying apparatus includes a tension applying member applying a tensile force to a drive cable by being pressed against the drive cable, a biasing member generating a biasing force for pressing the tension applying member against the drive cable, a holding member including a guide portion which restricts a moving direction of the tension applying member and a housing member housing the tension applying member and the holding member. The holding member is configured to change the moving direction of the tension applying member which is guided by the guide portion in a state where the holding member including a rotation shaft is housed within the housing member. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170130492

Vehicle door lock device

A vehicle door lock device includes: an actuating lever linked to an electric motor, rotatable in a rotation regulating range, rotating in one direction toward a closing position on one end side of the rotation regulating range, thereby holding, in a complete-closing state, a door having been in a half-closed state, and rotating in the other direction toward a release position on the other end side, thereby releasing the holding of the door in the complete-closing state; a first neutrality detecting switch generating a first neutrality detection signal having logic switched at a first neutral position; and a second neutrality detecting switch generating a second neutrality detection signal having logics switched at a second neutral position and a release start position which are a boundary position of the neutral region on the closing position side, and a boundary position of the neutral region on the release position side, respectively.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170129365

Occupant detection method and occupant detection apparatus

An occupant detection method includes detecting a load applied to a seat for a vehicle, determining whether or not an occupant is seated at the seat, calculating a load deviation value indicating deviation of the load, determining whether or not the deviation exists at the seat on the basis of the load deviation value, and estimating that a seating posture of the occupant is inclined in a direction in which the load is deviated in a case where it is determined that the deviation exists and that a stable state is established, the stable state corresponding to a state in which a difference between a first change amount in a first cycle and a second change amount in a second cycle is within a predetermined range.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170129325

Radiator support member

A radiator support member includes; a pair of vertical beam portions respectively extending in a vehicle height direction along both side edge portions of a radiator body portion of a vehicle; and a horizontal beam portion extending in a vehicle width direction along an upper edge portion of the radiator body portion, in which the pair of vertical beam portions and the horizontal beam portion are integrally formed of a synthetic resin material, wherein a tubular member extending in the vehicle width direction is attached to the horizontal beam portion, and both end portions of the tubular member in the vehicle width direction are fixed to a body portion of the vehicle.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170129324

Vehicle radiator apparatus

A vehicle radiator apparatus includes: a radiator main body; a grill shutter unit configured to adjust the amount of air introduced from an opening in front of the radiator main body and flowing toward the radiator main body; and an air guiding plate provided to extend in a longitudinal direction below the radiator main body and the grill shutter unit to guide the air introduced from the opening to the radiator main body, in which the grill shutter unit includes: a shutter member configured to open or close the opening of a vehicle; and a shutter support member configured to support the shutter member, and including left and right side frame portions and an upper frame portion, and lower ends of the side frame portions are assembled and attached to an upper surface portion of the air guiding plate.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170126161

Information processing device, information storage device, and control device of rotary electric machine

A current command value calculating unit (174) calculates current command values for a rotor winding (30) and current command values for a stator winding (20) with respect to a torque command value between a first rotor (28) and a second rotor (18) and a torque command value between a stator (16) and the second rotor (18) based on an evaluation function representing a total copper loss of the rotor winding (30) and the stator winding (20) and using first and second magnetic interference models. The first magnetic interference model represents a relationship of a linkage magnetic flux Φin of the rotor winding (30) with respect to a current iin in the rotor winding (30) and a current iout in the stator winding (20). ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170122927

Electrostatic capacitance detection device

An electrostatic capacitance detection device includes: an electrostatic capacitance sensor; and a control device that controls the electrostatic capacitance sensor, wherein the control device has a plurality of detection modes for detecting a capacitance change amount corresponding to a change amount of electrostatic capacitance of the electrostatic capacitance sensor, detects the capacitance change amount in each of the plurality of detection modes, and determines presence or absence of contact or approach of an object to the electrostatic capacitance sensor based on the capacitance change amount.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170122139

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a valve opening and closing timing control apparatus provided at a camshaft for an intake valve of an internal combustion engine and a valve opening and closing timing control apparatus provided at a camshaft for an exhaust valve and includes a control unit changing a phase of one of the valve opening and closing timing control apparatus for the intake valve and the valve opening and closing timing control apparatus for the exhaust valve serving as an electric type which malfunctions to a most advanced angle phase and changing a phase of the other of the valve opening and closing timing control apparatus which is inhibited from malfunctioning to an advanced angle side in a case where one of the valve opening and closing timing control apparatus serving as the electric type malfunctions.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170122138

Valve opening and closing timing control apparatus

A valve opening and closing timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotation member, a driven-side rotation member, a tubular member provided at an inner portion of the driven-side rotation member, a bolt in a tubular form provided at an inner side of the tubular member, an introduction passage provided at least at one of the bolt and the tubular member between the bolt and the tubular member and bringing a working fluid to flow in the rotation axis direction, an introduction communication passage provided at the bolt to bring the working fluid at the introduction passage to flow to an inner side of the bolt, an advanced angle communication passage and a retarded angle communication passage provided at different positions from each other in a longitudinal direction of the rotation axis, and a control valve body provided at the inner side of the bolt.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170122021

Restricting device

A restricting device includes: a movable member that is capable of changing a posture with respect to a support member; and a buffer member that is fixed to the movable member, comes into contact with the support member in accordance with a posture change of the movable member, and restricts the posture of the movable member, wherein in the movable member, a mounting recess portion, an outlet port, a slip-off preventing piece, and a fitting piece are formed, and the buffer member has a fixing portion, an elastic portion, and a connecting portion, and in the elastic portion, a fitting recess portion is fitted is formed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170120944

Steering device of vehicle

A steering device of a vehicle includes a main housing, a movable column member, a steering shaft being provided in the movable column member, a link mechanism being swingably supported about a first pivot shaft relative to a fixed bracket, the link mechanism being swingably supported about a second pivot shaft relative to the main housing, an electric tilt mechanism adjusting the steering shaft at a predetermined tilt angle by operating the link mechanism, and at least first and second bearing members that are provided between the main housing and the movable column member, one of the first and second bearing members being disposed rearwardly of a vehicle body relative to the other of the first and second bearing members, the one including a part that is arranged within a surface including the second pivot shaft and being orthogonal to an axis of the steering shaft.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170120735

Moving device

A moving device includes: a moving body; guide rails extending in a moving direction of the moving body on both sides in one direction orthogonal to the moving direction and each of which has first and second guides mutually symmetrical in the one direction, and a third guide interposed between the first and second guides; connecting portions provided at both-side end portions of the moving body in the one direction and mutually symmetrical in the one direction; first and second shoes respectively mounted on the connecting portions, sliding the first and third guides and the second and third guides, and having the same shape; first and second drive belts respectively connected to the first and second shoes in the first and second guides to be integrally moved and moving and driving the first and second shoes.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170120716

Damping force adjusting mechanism

A damping force adjusting mechanism includes: a case housing an operating fluid; a sealing member separating an inside of the case into first and second fluid chambers; a housing holding the sealing member and housing the sealing member in the case; a damping valve housed inside the housing and controlling the first and second fluid chambers; first and second pilot chambers formed inside the housing; first and second communication passages communicating the first and second fluid chambers with the first and second pilot chambers; first and second fixed orifices interposed in the first and second communication passages; a control chamber formed inside the housing and communicating with the first and second pilot chambers; a control valve housed inside the control chamber, separating the control chamber into first and second control chambers, and selecting a flow of the fluid; and an actuator controlling the control valve and a fluid pressure.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/27/17 / #20170113573

Occupant detection method and occupant detection apparatus

An occupant detection method includes detecting a load applied to a seat for a vehicle, detecting that an occupant is seated at the seat, holding a local maximum of the load which is detected when the occupant becomes seated, setting a standard value of the load in a state in which the occupant is seated at the seat, and estimating a body height of the occupant on the basis of a comparison between the local maximum of the load and the standard value of the load, wherein when the body height of the occupant is estimated, the larger a difference between the local maximum of the load and the standard value of the load is, the higher body height of the occupant is estimated.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/20/17 / #20170108386

Current source circuit and detection circuit

A current source circuit flowing an output current to at least one detection element including a first terminal to which a first voltage is supplied and a second terminal being connected to the current source circuit includes a reference resistance, a current mirror circuit including at least one first transistor and at least one second transistor, and a control circuit controlling a voltage of a common wire that is connected to a terminal provided at the first transistor and a terminal provided at the second transistor such that a voltage of a terminal provided at the reference resistance comes to be equal to a reference voltage.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/20/17 / #20170108101

Torque converter and manufacturing method thereof

A torque converter which is a hydraulic torque converter that transmits power via a fluid, includes: a shell which is connected to a power transmission source, and is rotated by the power of the power transmission source; an impeller blade which is fixed to an inner surface of the shell, and generates a flow in the fluid by rotating together with the shell; and a turbine runner which is connected to a power transmission destination, and is rotated by the flow of the fluid, in which the impeller blade has an inlet angle which is equal to or less than 0 degrees, and in which at least a part of an inlet portion to which the fluid enters is bent toward a rotational direction side of the impeller blade.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/20/17 / #20170107955

Intake system of internal combustion engine with supercharger

An intake system of an internal combustion engine with a supercharger includes: a negative pressure control valve which is disposed in the upstream side than an intake side supercharger in an intake passage; a first external gas introduction passage which introduces a single external gas made of blow-by gas, at a part of the intake passage which is on the upstream side of the intake side supercharger and on the downstream side of the negative pressure control valve; and a fresh air introduction passage which introduces fresh air to an internal combustion engine main body from the upstream side of the negative pressure control valve.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170100995

Vehicle deflector device

A deflector apparatus for a vehicle includes a deflector, a support member and a torsion spring. The deflector includes arm portions provided as a pair, and each of the arm portions includes a shaft portion and a cam protruding portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170093239

Rotary electric machine

A rotary electric machine includes a rotor core fixed at a rotation axis, a stator core arranged facing the rotor core and including a plurality of teeth, a plurality of windings wound at the plurality of teeth of the stator core, a plurality of winding connection terminals connected to respective ends of the plurality of windings, a plurality of bus bars connected to the plurality of winding connection terminals, each of the plurality of bus bars being formed in either an arc form or an annular form, and a bus bar holder holding the plurality of bus bars in a laminated state and including a holder engagement portion engaging with a bus bar engagement portion which is provided at least at one of the plurality of bus bars.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170093237

Three-phase rotating electrical machine

A three-phase rotating electrical machine includes a stator including a stator core provided with a plurality of teeth and a plurality of slots, and winding, the three-phase rotating electrical machine including a rotor including a rotor core and a north magnetic pole and a south magnetic pole, the three-phase rotating electrical machine including a fractional slot configuration, the rotor core including a north magnetic pole acting portion, a south magnetic pole acting portion, a magnetic pole boundary dividing the north magnetic pole acting portion and the south magnetic pole acting portion in the circumferential direction, and a magnetic resistance portion, the magnetic resistance portion restricting the magnetic flux from passing through.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170093213

Contactless electric power supply device

A contactless power supply device includes a power supply core, a power receiving core, the power supply core and the power receiving core being disposed to face with each other closely, a first conductor being wound annularly to form the power supply coil, a second conductor being wound annularly to form the power receiving coil, the power supply core including a surface being formed with a first annular groove portion for containing the power supply coil, the power receiving core including a surface being formed with a second annular groove portion for containing the power receiving coil, the power supply core being divided at at least a portion in a circumferential direction, and the power receiving core being divided at at least a portion in the circumferential direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170092234

Display control device

A display control device includes: an increase and decrease instruction acquisition unit that acquires an increase instruction or a decrease instruction to increase or decrease a blind area in which a surroundings image is not displayed in a synthesized image including a vehicle image which is an image of a vehicle and the surroundings image which is an image of the surroundings of the vehicle; a blind area generation unit that increases or decreases the blind area based on the increase instruction or the decrease instruction; and a synthesized image generation unit that generates a synthesized image including the blind area, the vehicle image, and the surroundings image.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170089251

Cooling control device

A cooling control device includes: a cooling liquid pump whose rotational speed is set in accordance with a rotational speed of an engine; a cooling flow path and a heat exchanger which cool cooling liquid discharged from the engine; a flow rate control valve which is provided in the cooling flow path, changes an opening degree by driving a motor, and adjusts a flow rate of the cooling liquid; and a control portion which feedback-controls the opening degree of the flow rate control valve based on a difference between a temperature of the cooling liquid and a target temperature of the cooling liquid, and corrects a gain of the feedback control in accordance with the rotational speed of the engine.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170089113

Vehicle door opening/closing apparatus

A vehicle door opening/closing apparatus includes: a support member that has a telescopic shaft shape, is interposed between a body and a door of a vehicle, and thereby is capable of holding the door at an open position, wherein the support member includes a cylindrical housing that accommodates a drive source, and a joint member that is fixed with a part thereof inserted into an end portion of the corresponding housing and is attached on the body or the door of the vehicle, and wherein the joint member has a contact portion which comes into contact with the housing when the joint member is fixed to the housing, and on which convex portions and concave portions recessed to an inner side in a radial direction with respect to the convex portions are alternately provided in a circumferential direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170089102

Outside handle device for vehicle

An outside handle device for a vehicle includes an outside handle being rotatably supported at a vehicle door between an initial position and an operation position, the operation position in which a lock device being provided at the vehicle door is switched from a latched state to an unlatched state, a first actuator generating a drive force that rotates the outside handle to a grip position that corresponds to a position between the initial position and the operation position, a first switch being disposed at a portion of the outside handle, the portion disposed inwardly of the vehicle, the first switch operating the first actuator when being pressed, and a switch operation lever rotating when the outside handle rotates inwardly of the vehicle from the initial position and pressing the first switch.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170088121

Hybrid vehicle driving device

A hybrid vehicle driving device includes: a first motor generator; a second motor generator; an input shaft; an output shaft; a rotating member rotatably linked to the output shaft; a connection member to which the first motor generator is connected; a connection mechanism which connects and disconnects the connection member and the rotating member; a one-way clutch connecting the input shaft and the connection member; a synchronization control portion synchronizing the rotational speed of the first motor generator with the rotational speed of the rotating member; a first engine control portion maintaining the rotational speed of an engine; a connection portion connecting the connection member and the rotating member to each other; and a second engine control portion controlling the engine such that the rotational speed of the input shaft is synchronized with the rotational speed of the connection member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170088021

Seat reclining device

A seat reclining device includes: a reclining unit that includes a fixing member fixed to a seat cushion side and a rotating member fixed to the seat cushion side and supported by the fixing member to rotate freely, and that switches freely between a locked state and an unlocked state; a transmission lever supported by the fixing member to rotate freely on the same center as the fixing member; a release operation lever supported on the seat cushion side to rotate freely between lock operation and unlocking operation positions; a link which includes a protruding portion, in which each end portion of the link is supported by one of the transmission and release operation levers to rotate freely, and which switches the reclining unit from the locked state to the unlocked state; and a holding plate that includes an unlock holding portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170088018

Vehicle seat lifter device

A vehicle seat lifter device includes: a pinion gear which meshes with an input gear of a link mechanism which causes a seat to undergo lifting and lowering operations; and a rotational control device which controls rotation of the pinion gear. The rotational control device includes a rotating shaft which rotates in synchronization with the pinion gear, a rotation restriction mechanism including a first meshing member which rotates with the rotating shaft and a second meshing member which restricts rotation of the rotating shaft by meshing with the first meshing member, an input member which is linked to an operation handle to rotate around the rotating shaft, a release mechanism which releases the meshing of the first and second meshing members through rotation of the input member from a neutral position, and a braking mechanism which applies a braking force to the rotating shaft.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170087994

Control device of electric vehicle

A control device of an electric vehicle includes: an information acquiring portion acquiring information in a switching control of traveling modes of the electric vehicle and information on a gradient of an uphill road; a balanced driving force calculating portion determining that the electric vehicle is stopped on the uphill road in a motor traveling mode and calculating a balanced driving force against a sliding-down force causing the electric vehicle to be slid down; a temperature change estimating portion estimating changes of temperatures of the motor and the inverter; a time calculating portion calculating a drivable time until the temperature of the motor reaches a motor-side upper limit allowable temperature and an energizable time until the temperature of the inverter reaches an inverter-side upper limit allowable temperature; and a mode switching portion switching the motor traveling mode to another traveling mode.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170087967

Sunroof panel for vehicle

A sunroof panel for a vehicle includes a panel, a reinforcement member including a pair of side frames, a front frame, and a rear frame, and a joint portion joining first distal ends of the side frames to distal ends of the front frame, respectively, the joint portion joining second distal ends of the side frames to distal ends of the rear frame, respectively. At least one of the pair of the side frames, the front frame and the rear frame is made from a material that includes a specific gravity less than a specific gravity of the others of the pair of the side frames, the front frame and the rear frame.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170085208

Vehicular opening/closing body control device

A vehicular opening/closing body control device includes: a driving device that drives an opening/closing body of a vehicle using a motor as a driving source; a motor drive circuit that is formed in such a way that a plurality of switching elements are connected to each other in a bridge form; a bypass circuit that forms a regenerative brake circuit via a freewheel diode of the switching element; and a voltage clamping device that is provided in the bypass circuit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170085016

Press-fit terminal

A press-fit terminal includes: a base material; and a plated surface layer which is obtained by plating a surface of the base material with an sn—ni alloy.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170082104

Electric pump

An electric pump includes a motor portion having a rotary drive force by a power supply, a pump portion being operated by the motor portion, and a control portion controlling an electric power being supplied to the motor portion. The motor portion, the pump portion, and the control portion are integrally formed. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170081899

Opening and closing body control device for vehicle

An opening and closing body control device for a vehicle includes a drive control portion operating a drive control of an opening and closing body by controlling an operation of a drive device, a window portion open state determination portion determining whether a window portion being provided at the opening and closing body is open, and a moved position determination portion determining whether a moved position of the opening and closing body is within a preset specific opening movement range. The drive control portion performs a movement speed reduction control reducing a movement speed of the opening and closing body so as not to exceed a predetermined speed in a case where the moved position of the opening and closing body is within the specific opening movement range.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170081897

Opening and closing body control device for vehicle

An opening and closing body control device for a vehicle includes a drive control portion operating a drive control of an opening and closing body by controlling an operation of a drive device, an information communication portion acquiring control information being used for the drive control by a network communication, and a communication state determination portion determining whether the network communication is established. The drive control portion operates a retention control of the opening and closing body in order to retain the opening and closing body at a moved position in a case where the network communication is not established.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170081894

Vehicular opening/closing body control device

A vehicular opening/closing body control device includes: a driving control unit that performs a driving control of an opening/closing body; a position detection unit that detects a movement position of the opening/closing body by counting pulse signals synchronized with a movement of the opening/closing body; a storage unit that stores a maximum movement position of the opening/closing body using a starting end of a movement range of the opening/closing body as a reference; a determination unit that determines whether or not the maximum movement position is updated, in a case where the driving control of the opening/closing body towards a terminating end side of the movement range is performed; and a stop detection unit that determines that the opening/closing body is stopped in a case where a state where the maximum movement position is not updated continues for a predetermined time or longer.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170080788

Deflector device

A deflector device includes: a deflector (20) that includes a deflector body (21) extending in a width direction of a vehicle and arm portions (22)respectively connected to both end portions of the deflector body, and protrudes upward from a roof (10) as the deflector is turned in one direction, and is stored below the roof as the deflector is turned in the other direction; a biasing member (40) biasing the deflector in a turning direction where the deflector protrudes upward; and a stopper member (30) which is connected to the deflector such that the stopper member can be turned around the axial line extending in the width direction of a vehicle, and which maintains the position of the deflector, and whose fallen position is maintained by a housing (14) provided in a front edge portion of opening (11) in a state where the deflector is stored below the roof.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/16/17 / #20170072818

Seat reclining device

A seat reclining device includes a first bracket, a second bracket that is rotatable relative to the first bracket, a cam that is rotatable relative to the first bracket, and pawls moved in a radial direction of the first bracket and engaged with the second bracket by rotation of the cam. The first bracket includes a guide, which guides the pawls in the radial direction, and a restriction portion, which is provided in correspondence with at least one of the pawls and which restricts movement of the corresponding pawl in a circumferential direction. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/09/17 / #20170067398

Air intake device and air intake control valve

An air intake device includes: a valve body which includes a rotating shaft; a bearing member which rotatably supports the rotating shaft of the valve body; and an air intake port which includes a concave portion on which the bearing member is disposed, wherein the bearing member includes a positioning portion for positioning the bearing member with respect to the concave portion of the air intake port, facing surfaces which extend from the positioning portion along the concave portion of the air intake port and face each other in an inward radial direction of the rotating shaft with respect to the concave portion, with a gap therebetween, and protruding portions which protrude toward the concave portion of the air intake port from the facing surfaces and seal the gap.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/09/17 / #20170066348

Seat reclining device

A seat reclining device includes a first bracket, a second bracket, a cam, and pawls moved in a radial direction and engaged with the second bracket. The pawls include outer teeth engageable with the second bracket. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/02/17 / #20170059359

Rotation sensor

A rotation sensor includes: a first detection element disposed to oppose an outer circumferential surface of a rotating body or one end surface in the shaft direction of the rotating body different from that on a shaft line of the rotating body, and detecting magnetic flux density; a storage portion storing the detection result of the first detection element; a second detection element disposed to be separated from the first detection element only by a predetermined distance, and detecting the magnetic flux density; a determination threshold value setting portion setting a determination threshold value based on a difference between maximum and minimum values in the detection result; and a signal output portion outputting a signal indicating the rotation of the rotating body when the detection result of the second detection element reaches the determination threshold value.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/02/17 / #20170057381

Walk-in apparatus for vehicle seat

A walk-in apparatus for a vehicle seat includes: a seat rail slidably supporting a vehicle front seat; a slide lock mechanism non-slidably holding a seat cushion of the seat on the seat rail; an operation lever turnably supported by a seatback of the seat; and a link mechanism allowing the seat to be capable of sliding forward by releasing the operation of the slide lock mechanism via a connection unit based on a turning operation of the operation lever. The link mechanism includes a turning link turning based on a pulling force to the connection unit; a lock release link turning based on the turning of the turning link, and thus, releasing the operation of the slide lock mechanism; and a torque absorbing mechanism provided between the turning and lock release links, and limiting a pulling force to the turning link to a predetermined value or less.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/02/17 / #20170057349

Vehicle drive apparatus

A vehicle drive apparatus includes: a drive source; drive axles driving the rotation of vehicle wheels with power from the drive source, via drive shafts connected to first end portions of the drive axles; a transmission unit connected to second end portions of the drive axles, and transmitting the power to the drive axles; a casing accommodating at least the transmission unit, and provided with opening portions through which the drive axles pass such that the first end portions are positioned outside the casing; bearings rotatably supporting one of the drive axles inside the casing; and a cylindrical member formed into a cylindrical shape with both open ends, and in which the one drive axle is disposed between the bearings in such a way as to coaxially pass through the cylindrical member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/23/17 / #20170050537

Occupant sensing method and occupant sensing device

An occupant sensing method includes steps of: sensing installation of a child seat on a seat of a vehicle; storing a detection value of a load sensor which is provided to be attached to the seat and detects an input load as a first load value, when the installation of the child seat is sensed; storing a detection value of the load sensor as a second load value when a predetermined time period has elapsed from a time point at which the installation of the child seat is sensed; and estimating a load change amount at the time of getting on/off which is a change amount of a load that is generated as the occupant gets on/off the child seat, based on a difference value between the first load value and the second load value.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/23/17 / #20170050500

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 width direction of the vehicle such that the guide rail is positioned below the movable panel in a height direction of the vehicle; an attachment member fixed to the movable panel, including a flange extending toward an interior side in the width direction in each edge portion in the width direction, in which an attachment recessed portion is formed in the flange; and a shielding body including interposing pieces which are provided to extend in a forward and rearward direction of the vehicle, slidably engaged with the guide rail, and extending in the width direction of the vehicle while being spaced away from each other in the height direction of the vehicle.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170037938

Automatic transmission device for vehicle

An automatic transmission device for a vehicle includes a first planetary gear mechanism, a second planetary gear mechanism, a third planetary gear mechanism, a fourth planetary gear mechanism, an input shaft, an output shaft, six engaging elements including a first engaging element, a first clutch, a second clutch, a third clutch, a first brake and a second brake, a first connection member, a second connection member, a third connection member, a fourth connection member, a fifth connection member, and a sixth connection member. Nine forward speeds and one reverse speed are provided by an engagement of three engaging elements of the six engaging elements.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170037771

Cooling liquid circulation device for internal combustion engine

A device seating a valve body with the aid of an urging force of a spring by stopping the operation of a pump, changes over an energization state of a coil of at least one of the liquid shutoff valves which is changed over to the closed-valve state where the coil is energized, and then resumes the operation of the pump. Upon detecting the start of operation of the pump, a valve control unit causes a pump control unit to perform opening-closing force-feed control, where an amount of the cooling liquid force-fed by the pump is set to an amount within such a range that the valve body of the liquid shutoff valves whose coil is energized is not displaced in a valve-opening direction while the valve body of the liquid shutoff valves whose coil is not energized is displaced in the valve-opening direction.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170036569

Seat slide device

A seat slide device includes: a first rail which extends in a longitudinal direction; a second rail which extends in the longitudinal direction and is joined to the first rail to be capable of relative movement in the longitudinal direction; lock holes which form the first rail, are open in a portion facing the second rail, are provided to extend such that one end in a short direction of the first rail forms an opening portion, another end forms a base portion including a base wall, and which are disposed at an equal interval in the longitudinal direction; and a lock lever which is joined to the second rail in a state of being capable of reciprocal movement in the short direction and is provided integrally with engaging protrusions capable of entering and exiting any of the lock holes in accordance with the reciprocal movement.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170036568

Vehicle seat slide device

A vehicle seat slide device includes: a first rail provided to extend in a front-rear direction of a vehicle and including first side wall portions, and first flanges overhanging from tips of the first side wall portions to inside and further folded to a base end side of the first side wall portions; a second rail joined to the first rail to be capable of moving in the front-rear direction and including second side wall portions, a connecting wall portion connecting base ends of the second side wall portions, and second flanges overhanging to an outside and further folded so as to be surrounded by the first side wall portions and the first flanges; and a locking member joined to the second rail to rotate around an axial line extending in the width direction and capable of restricting relative movement of the first and second rails.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170036567

Vehicle seat slide device

A vehicle seat slide device includes: a lower rail including a base portion fixed to a vehicle body and wall portions connected to ends of the base portion in a width direction; an upper rail supporting a seat and supported by the lower rail to be capable of sliding in an extending direction; and a foreign object blocking member disposed inside the lower rail and attached to the base portion, wherein first and second through holes are provided in positions at which the foreign object blocking member is attached in the base portion, the foreign object blocking member includes an attaching portion and a protruding portion protruding downward from an outside end portion, and the foreign object blocking member is elastically deformed such that the outside end portion is displaced downward.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170036566

Vehicle seat slide device

A vehicle seat slide device includes: a lower rail including side wall portions provided to extend in a front-rear direction of a vehicle, a connecting wall portion connecting bottom ends of the side wall portions in a width direction, inward-extending wall portions overhanging from top ends of the side wall portions to inside in the width direction, and downward-extending wall portions overhanging downward from tips of the inward-extending wall portions; an upper rail including a main body portion and flanges; a locking member capable of restricting movement of the upper rail in the front-rear direction relative to the lower rail; and a reinforcement member bonded to a rear end of the lower rail and including a side wall reinforcement portion and an inward-extending wall reinforcement portion, and in which a cutout is formed in a rear end of the inward-extending wall reinforcement portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170032681

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: a route determination unit determining a route from an initial position of a vehicle to a target position at a time of assisting the vehicle to be parked in a parking area, wherein the route determination unit includes a first generation unit generating a first circumference being tangent to a line passing through the target position and extending along the forward direction, a second generation unit generating a second circumference being tangent to a line passing through the initial position and extending along a forward direction and to the first circumference, and a recalculation determination unit generating a third circumference having a center at the position on an obstacle in the front direction nearest to the route, and determining whether the recalculation of the route is necessary based on the first and third circumferences.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170032680

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: an acquisition unit that acquires a first distance between a vehicle and a first obstacle measured by a distance measuring unit and a second distance between the vehicle and a second obstacle measured by the distance measuring unit; a calculation unit that calculates an inter-objects distance between the first and second obstacles; and a generation unit that generates a guidance route for the vehicle such that each of the first and second distances become equal to or longer than a second reference distance which is shorter than a first reference distance that is a reference for safe travelling of the vehicle, when the vehicle is caused to move between the first and second obstacles and within the inter-objects distance and in a case where a condition is satisfied.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170032679

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: a route determination unit that determines a route from an initial position of a vehicle to a target parking position when assisting the vehicle to be parked in a parking area, and includes, a first generation unit generating a first circumference tangent to a line passing though the initial position and extending along a forward direction of the vehicle, and a second generation unit generating a second circumference having a tangent line passing through a rear position of the vehicle at a rear direction of the target parking position in the forward direction and extending along the forward direction, and having a radius of minimum turning of the vehicle, a part of the first circumference functions as a part of the route, and a part of a third circumference functions as the route subsequent to the first circumference.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170032603

Antenna driving apparatus

An antenna driving apparatus includes: a direct current power source supplying direct current power to a human detecting ic detecting contact to a human detecting area by a user, the power source outputting a power source voltage to a first connecting line connected to a power source terminal of the ic and outputting a reference potential to a second connecting line connected to a gnd terminal of the ic; an antenna driving circuit driving an antenna transmitting a signal to a portable device, the antenna driving circuit outputting a first antenna drive signal to the first connecting line and outputting an antenna drive signal; and a control unit performing switching control of the power source voltage and the antenna drive signal to be output to the first and second connecting lines and switching control of the antenna driving circuit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170032596

Vehicle opening-and-closing member locking-and-unlocking apparatus

A vehicle opening-and-closing member locking-and-unlocking apparatus includes: an antenna including a series resonance circuit having a resonance capacitor and an antenna coil connected in series and an impedance regulating resistance connected in parallel to the antenna coil, the resonance capacitor side being connected in parallel to a first connecting line, the antenna coil side being connected to a second connecting line, and the antenna transmitting authentication information for locking and unlocking a vehicle opening-and-closing member to a portable device by resonance with an antenna drive signal output from an ecu via the first and second connecting lines; a human detection ic detecting contact to a human detecting area on the vehicle opening-and-closing member by the user; and a rectifier circuit configured to ac/dc convert the antenna drive signal and supply the converted signal to the human detection ic.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170030433

Automatic transmission device for vehicle

An automatic transmission device for a vehicle includes a first planetary gear mechanism, a second planetary gear mechanism, a third planetary gear mechanism, a fourth planetary gear mechanism, an input shaft, an output shaft, six engaging elements including a first engaging element, a second engaging element, a first clutch, a second clutch, a third clutch and a brake, a first connection member, a second connection member, a third connection member, a fourth connection member, a fifth connection member, a sixth connection member, a seventh connection member, an eighth connection member, and a ninth connection member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170029028

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: an obstacle detection unit detecting an obstacle; a target determination unit determining a target area; a route determination unit determining a route from a position of a vehicle to the target area when assisting a driver in parking the vehicle in the target area; and a movement control unit assisting the driver by detecting the position and an inclination angle of the vehicle and controlling the vehicle, terminating the assist when the position is within a first range, the inclination angle is within a second range, and the position is within a third range, and terminating the assist when, while the vehicle travels, the position is within the first range, the inclination angle is within the second range, the position is outside of the third range, and the approach of an obstacle is detected.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170029027

Parking assistance device, parking assistance method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A parking assistance device includes: a setting unit that sets a movement route of a vehicle with an electric power steering when parking assistance is activated in the vehicle; a generation unit that generates control data equivalent to a changed steering angle curve which has taken into consideration a response delay between the output steering angle of the electric power steering and an actual tire angle in advance, based on the set movement route; and a control unit that controls the electric power steering based on the control data.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028985

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: an obstacle detection unit that detects an obstacle; a separated distance determination unit that determines a separated distance between the obstacles when a plurality of the obstacles are detected; a target position determination unit that determines a target position in a guidance route; a route calculation unit that calculates the guidance route; and a control unit that guides a vehicle in accordance with the guidance route, wherein, when a second obstacle is detected in a second direction orthogonal to a first direction in which one or plurality of first obstacles extends or are lined up while being separated from each other and at a position separated from the first direction, the separated distance determination unit determines the separated distance between the first and second obstacles.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028914

Parking assistance device

A parking assistance device includes: an obstacle detection unit detecting an obstacle; a target position determination unit determining a target position between a first virtual obstacle, based on a first obstacle, and a second virtual obstacle based on a second obstacle being lined up with the first obstacle in a first direction; and a route determination unit determining a first route from the position of a vehicle to the target position, and that, when while the vehicle travels along the determined first route, the obstacle detection unit has detected a third obstacle positioned between the first and second obstacles and closer to the first obstacle than the second obstacle, enlarges the first virtual obstacle, and determines a second route that avoids the enlarged first virtual obstacle and is set from the position of the vehicle to the target position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028892

Vehicle seat frame including collar member and method of producing the collar member

A vehicle seat frame includes a pair of side frames constituting side portions of a seat cushion frame, and a pipe member rotatably fitted at respective end portions in sliding holes of the side frames, thereby coupling the side frames to each other. At least one of the end portions of the pipe member is coupled to the corresponding side frame via a collar member having a cylindrical shape. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028890

Vehicle seat frame

A vehicle seat frame includes a pair of side frames, a pair of cylindrical collar members, a pair of link members, and a pipe member coaxially secured at end portions to the collar members. At least one of the collar members is substantially equal in outer diameter to the pipe member. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028827

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel adapted to open and close an opening formed in a roof; a guide rail provided in each edge portion of the opening in a width direction, extending in a forward and rearward direction, and including a front end portion in which an attachment hole is formed to open in a vertical direction; a guide block capable of limiting the movement of the movable panel in the forward and rearward direction, and including a body portion mounted in a circumferential edge portion of the attachment hole, a rear limited portion protruding downward from a rear end portion of the body portion, and a front limited portion protruding downward from a front end portion of the body portion; and a holding member tightened to the guide rail, and including a front limiting portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/26/17 / #20170022746

Vehicle opening-closing body control apparatus

A vehicle opening-closing body control apparatus includes: a driving device driving an opening-closing body; a lock device retaining the opening-closing body in fully open and fully closed positions by including a latch mechanism, which performs an engagement action depending on a movement position of the opening-closing body; and a control device controlling the actions of the driving and lock devices, wherein the control device includes a position determination unit determining whether the movement position is in an engagement action position of the latch mechanism in a case in which driving control of the opening-closing body is stopped, and it becomes possible for the driving control to be restarted thereafter, and an engagement release control unit causing the latch mechanism to perform a release action by controlling the action of the lock device in a case in which it is determined that the movement position is in the engagement action position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/26/17 / #20170022742

Door pop-up system

A door pop-up system includes a check link, which is rotatably coupled to a body of a vehicle, and a pressure member, which is rotatably arranged inside a door. The check link has a tip portion to enter the inside of the door. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170018944

Charging circuit

A charging circuit that charges a capacitor using the power that is output from a power supply, includes: first and second pnp-type transistors; first and second resistors; and a current path maintaining unit, wherein the power supply is connected to the emitter terminal of the first pnp-type transistor, the first resistor is connected between the emitter terminal and the base terminal of the first pnp-type transistor, the capacitor is connected to the collector terminal of the second pnp-type transistor, the second resistor is connected between the collector and base terminals of the second pnp-type transistor, the base terminal and the collector terminal of the first pnp-type transistor are respectively connected to the emitter terminal and the base terminal of the second pnp-type transistor, and the current path maintaining unit is provided between the collector terminal of the first pnp-type transistor and the emitter terminal of the second pnp-type transistor.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170016442

Mounting structure for electric oil pump

A mounting structure for electric oil pump is provided to allow the electric oil pump to be mounted without through a communication pipe. The electric oil pump includes a pump unit having an inscribed gear pump, and a motor unit disposed adjacent to the pump unit and having a sensorless brushless dc motor for rotating the inscribed gear pump. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170016381

Cooling system of internal combustion engine

A cooling system of an internal combustion engine includes a first flow passage supplying a cooling medium of the internal combustion engine to a radiator, a second flow passage branching from the first flow passage by a flow control valve to supply the cooling medium to a first heat exchanging portion, a third flow passage provided separately from the first flow passage to supply the cooling medium to a second heat exchanging portion via an on-off valve and a control portion controlling the on-off valve and the flow control valve based on a temperature of the cooling medium.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170016364

Internal combustion engine and hydraulic controller for internal combustion engine

This internal combustion engine includes a piston, an oil jet that operates at a predetermined operating pressure to supply oil to the piston, and a hydraulic controller provided upstream of an oil passage including the oil jet. The hydraulic controller includes a constantly opened first passage through which the oil having a pressure lower than the predetermined operating pressure is supplied to the oil jet, a second passage provided alongside of the first passage and being openable and closable, through which the oil having a pressure higher than the predetermined operating pressure is supplied to the oil jet in combination with the first passage in a state where the same is opened, and an opening-closing control portion that controls the second passage to be in an open state when actuating the oil jet, and controls the second passage to be in a closed state when stopping actuating the oil jet.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170016359

System for controlling valve opening/closing timing

A system for controlling valve opening/closing timing that allows an unlocking operation to be reliably performed is configured. When extracting a lock member from a recess, a second control valve is set to an unlock position, a first control valve is set to a predetermined position, and a relative rotation phase is displaced. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170015253

Roof rail device

A roof rail device includes: a main body member extending along a roof panel of a vehicle; a support member formed in a solid shape and supporting the main body member; a fixing member fixing the main body member and the support member to the roof panel; and a first seal member provided between the support member and the roof panel, wherein the support member includes a through hole, the fixing member is provided with a flange portion, a top side screw portion is formed in a top surface of the flange portion, a bottom side screw portion is formed in a bottom surface of the flange portion, and the top side screw portion is fastened to the main body member, the bottom side screw portion is inserted into the through hole, and the bottom side screw portion is fastened to the roof panel.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170015184

Weatherstrip for sunroof apparatus

A weatherstrip for a sunroof apparatus includes: an attachment portion attached to a support portion provided in a roof in such a way as to be aligned with a gap between an opening formed in the roof and a roof panel blocking the opening, and in which a drain is disposed closer to an opposite center side of the opening than the support portion; a first seal portion connected to the attachment portion, and in liquid-tight contact with a panel end edge of the panel; a second upper seal portion connected to an upper end of the attachment portion in a cantilever manner, and in liquid-tight contact with an opening end edge of the opening; and a second lower seal portion positioned lower than the second upper seal portion, connected to the attachment portion in a cantilever manner, and extending further from the support portion toward the opposite center.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170012566

Drive apparatus

A drive apparatus includes: an electric motor; a drive target; a transmission mechanism through which the electric motor and the drive target are connected to each other; a rotation sensor that detects the rotational position of the electric motor; a starting position setting unit that sets the rotational position which is detected in a motor lock state in which the rotation of the electric motor is limited, as a starting position corresponding to a mechanical lock state of the drive target; a voltage sensor that detects the voltage of an electric power source which supplies electric power to the electric motor; and a starting position correcting unit that corrects the set starting position by the amount of correction which increases by the extent of an increase in the detected voltage.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170009641

Air intake device and valve

An air intake device includes: an air intake port; and a valve that includes an elastically deformable seal portion disposed in a side end portion, and switches between flow paths of the air intake port by being turned around a turning shaft, wherein the side end portion of the valve is provided with a curved side end portion that extends from one end portion side to the other end portion side along an extension direction of the turning shaft while being curved.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170009614

Valve opening/closing timing control device

Provided is a valve opening/closing timing control device that can speedily achieve a stable operation at the time of starting an engine. The device includes a drive-side rotating body that is rotated in synchronism with a crankshaft and has a plurality of projecting portions, a driven-side rotating body that has a partition portion which forms an advance angle chamber and a retard angle chamber and that is rotated together with a camshaft for valve opening/closing, an intermediate lock mechanism switchable between a locked state and an unlocked state, a pump for supplying fluid to the advance angle chamber, the retard angle chamber or the intermediate lock mechanism, and a communication passage configured to establish communication between the advance angle chamber and the retard angle chamber disposed adjacent in a circumferential direction when the intermediate lock mechanism is under the locked state.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170008427

Lock device

A lock device is provided with: a latch unit having a slit which allows a striker to enter and exit and configured to engage with and to be disengaged from the striker; and a support member for supporting a spring member outside the latch unit in such a manner that the spring member extends in the width direction of the slit. The spring member is elastically deformed when in contact with the striker having entered the slit, and as a result, the spring member applies pressing force to the striker, the pressing force acting in the direction in which the striker exits the slit.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170008425

Vehicular seat slide device

A vehicular seat slide device is provided with a lower rail, an upper rail, a lock member, a memory piece, a memory link, a slide member, and a stopper member. The memory piece is engaged with the upper rail and the lower rail. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/05/17 / #20170002749

Valve opening and closing timing control device

A valve opening and closing timing control device includes: a driving-side rotating body synchronously rotated with a crankshaft of an engine and having a lid member fixed in a direction of the rotational axis; a driven-side rotating body integrally rotated with a camshaft for opening and closing a valve on the same rotational axis; a lock mechanism having a lock member moving in the direction and a lock recessed portion formed inside the lid member and into which the lock member is able to be fitted; and a torsion spring disposed outside the lid member and exerting a biasing force to the driving-side and driven-side rotating bodies, wherein a restricting projection portion for restricting a movement of the torsion spring in the direction is formed in the lid member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/05/17 / #20170002598

Opening/closing device for opening/closing body

An opening and closing apparatus of an opening and closing member includes a support member including a first support wall portion and a second support wall portion, a support pin including axially opposed end portions, a pulley arranged between the first and second support wall portions, a transmission belt engaged at the pulley, and an electric drive source moving the transmission belt. The first support wall portion includes a penetration bore into which one of the axially opposed end portions of the support pin is inserted to be positioned and a slit continuously provided to the insertion bore. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/05/17 / #20170002597

Door opening and closing device

A door opening and closing apparatus opens and closes a slide door by cooperating with a guide roller unit fixed to the slide door of a vehicle. The guide roller unit includes a guide member and a belt-side bracket connected to the guide member. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha








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