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Small antenna and calculation apparatus

A small antenna includes: a first element having a pair of conductors with a power feeding point; and a second element as a conductor arranged to sandwich a dielectric body. A part of the first and second elements has an inductance shape. ... Denso Corporation

Microstrip antenna

There is provided a microstrip antenna. A plurality of dielectric layers are stacked. ... Denso Corporation

In-vehicle antenna and in-vehicle communication device

This in-vehicle antenna to be used for wireless communication of a vehicle includes a horizontally polarized antenna, and a vertically polarized antenna that is separated from the horizontally polarized antenna by a predetermined distance. The in-vehicle antenna obtains, from among a plurality of signals received using the horizontally polarized antenna and the vertically polarized antenna, a plurality of signals transmitted at one time using a polarization technology.. ... Denso Corporation

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device has a semiconductor substrate including a first conductivity-type drift layer, a second conductivity-type base layer disposed in a surface layer portion of the drift layer, and a second conductivity-type collector layer and a first conductivity-type cathode layer disposed opposite to the base layer with respect to the drift layer. In the semiconductor substrate, an igbt region and a diode region are alternately and repetitively arranged. ... Denso Corporation

Intra-lane travel control apparatus and intra-lane travel control method

A traffic lane acquisition section obtains traffic lane information that includes the road shape of a host-vehicle lane, from road map information, based on the detected position of a host vehicle, expressed by position information obtained by a host vehicle position acquisition section. Based on detected positions of traffic lane identification-use objects, contained in object information obtained by an object acquisition section, a lane boundary line identification section identifies lane boundary lines. ... Denso Corporation

Driver abnormality detection device and driver abnormality detection method

Provided is at least two of a direction determination unit which determines that the state is abnormal when a gaze direction of a driver of a vehicle is not within a first predetermined range based on a captured image of a head of the driver, a height determination unit which determines that the state is abnormal when a height of an eye of the driver is not within a second predetermined range based on the captured image, and a position determination unit which determines that the state is abnormal when a position of the head in a lateral direction is not within a third predetermined range based on the captured image; and an abnormal state determination unit which determines whether the state of the driver is abnormal based on the determination results of the determination units.. . ... Denso Corporation

Operation apparatus

An operation apparatus includes: an operation plate having an operation surface performed by a pressing operation with an operation body; a vibrator including a movable yoke and a fixed yoke for generating a magnetic circuit for guiding a magnetic flux, and an exciting coil for generating the magnetic flux, and the vibrator vibrating the operation plate through a magnetic force generated by an electrical conduction on the exciting coil; a detector detecting a pressing amount by the pressing operation; a press determinator determining based on the pressing amount detected by the detector whether the pressing operation is performed; and a vibration controller for an electrical conduction on the exciting coil when the press determinator determines that the pressing operation is performed. The detector detects the pressing amount by detecting a change in an electrostatic capacitance generated between the movable yoke and the fixed yoke.. ... Denso Corporation

Particulate matter detection system

A particulate matter detection system has a particulate matter detection sensor, a current detection part and a control circuit part. The particulate matter detection sensor has an accumulation part, a pair of electrodes and a heater part. ... Denso Corporation

Particulate matter sensor and particulate matter sensing system

A particulate matter sensor and a particulate matter sensing system using such a sensor are provided which are capable of being produced at decreased cost and accurately measuring the temperature of a heater. The particulate matter sensor includes a deposition portion on which particulate matter contained in exhaust gas is accumulated, a pair of electrodes which are disposed on the deposition portion and separate from each other, a heater which heats the deposition portion, and a pair of heater leads which form a path through which electrical current is delivered to the heater. ... Denso Corporation

Pressure sensor

A pressure sensor includes a sensor chip and a resin portion. The sensor chip extends in a lengthwise direction and includes a membrane whose length in a thickness direction perpendicular to the lengthwise direction is smaller than another part, and a piezoelectric element provided in the membrane. ... Denso Corporation

Heat exchanger assembly

Two side channels are for mounting the first heat exchanger. Each side channel defines a back and two side walls protruding from the back. ... Denso Corporation

Heat exchanger

A core plate of header tanks in a heat exchanger includes a tube joint portion on which a plurality of tube insertion holes is formed, a receiving portion surrounding the tube joint portion and housing a tip part adjacent to the core plate in the tank body portion, and a inclined portion connecting between the receiving portion and the tube joint portion and inclined with respect to a longitudinal direction of the tube. The inclined portion is provided on the core plate such that a first virtual line extending linearly along the inclined portion from the receiving portion toward the tube joint portion and a second virtual line extending linearly along the tube joint portion in a direction of a long diameter in a cross section of the tube are intersected outside of the tube in the width direction of the tube.. ... Denso Corporation

Integrated valve

A first valve member switches between a first communication state, in which a first inlet passage communicates with a first outlet passage and a second inlet passage is closed, and a second communication state, in which the second inlet passage communicates with the first outlet passage and the first inlet passage is closed. A second valve member switches between an opening state and a throttle state in which a smaller volume of a fluid flows from the third inlet passage to the second outlet passage as compared to the opening state. ... Denso Corporation

Rotor

A rotor used for a motor that rotates an impellor of a fuel pump includes a cylindrical bonded magnet that forms a plurality of magnetic poles, an inner core that is a cylindrical component provided inward of the bonded magnet and that has both axial end surfaces exposed to outside, and a rotating shaft that includes a connecting end, which has a pair of flat surfaces parallel to each other and is fitted to the impeller, and that is provided to pass through the inner core inward thereof. A cross section of the connecting end has a centroid coinciding with a rotational axis.. ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195480

Fuel injection valve

A fuel injection valve includes a valve housing having an injection hole and a valve seat surface tapering toward a downstream side, a valve component that is accommodated in the valve housing and is coaxially separated from or seated on the valve seat surface, and an elastic component biasing the valve component toward the valve seat surface. The valve component includes an inner convex surface curved in a partial spherical shape with a predetermined curvature radius, and an outer convex surface that is provided continuously to the outer peripheral side of the inner convex surface and curved in a partial spherical shape having a smaller curvature radius than the inner convex surface. ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195476

Injector

An enclosure member includes a throughhole that penetrates a cover portion. The cover portion includes a blocking portion that receives an abutment by a wall portion to close an opening of an outflow passage with respect to spaces outside of the enclosure member. ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194980

Heat transfer system

A heat transfer system has an energy converter, a heat transfer medium, a transfer part, and a heat exchanger. The energy converter converts an energy of an energy source into an energy in a different state and generates a heat while converting the energy. ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194363

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes: a first detection unit that detects a traveling state of a host vehicle; a merging detection unit that detects that the host vehicle approaches within a predetermined area of a merging point when the host vehicle travels on the merging road toward the merging point at which a main road joins with the merging road; a second detection unit that detects a speed of a lane flow by another vehicle that travels on the main road toward the merging point; a position detection unit that obtains a position of a pre-merging point as a virtual point on the main road reaching the merging point when the host vehicle reaches the merging point; and a display control unit that controls a display device to display the position of the host vehicle and the pre-merging point.. . ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194350

Vehicle safety system

A blind spot safety system for a subject vehicle. The safety system includes a blind spot monitoring module that detects when a secondary vehicle is operating in a blind spot of the subject vehicle. ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194346

Vehicle backup assistance system

A backup assistance system for a vehicle. The system includes a backup control module configured to restrict at least one of vehicle backup speed, acceleration, and jerk when a field of view of one or more backup sensors is restricted.. ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194283

Abnormality detection device

An abnormality detection device includes a load connected to a load connection terminal; a first switching element, having one end connected to the load connection terminal, that switches between connection and disconnection of a power supply to the load; a control unit that switches between an on state and an off state of the first switching element; a detection unit that outputs a signal based on comparison between a voltage of the load connection terminal and a predetermined reference voltage; an acquisition unit that acquires the signal from the detection unit; a determination unit that determines that the load is in an abnormal state when the acquisition unit acquires an abnormality detection signal, which is a signal of a predetermined level, continuously for more than a predetermined first determination time period after the control unit switches the first switching element from the on state to the off state.. . ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194272

Headlight control apparatus

A headlight control apparatus that controls an illumination state of a headlight that illuminates an area ahead of a vehicle includes an illuminance sensor that detects luminance around the vehicle, an illumination control section that switches on or off the headlight in accordance with the luminance detected by the illuminance sensor, a forward detection sensor that detects an object that is present within a predetermined distance ahead of the vehicle, and a dimming control section that dims the headlight when the forward detection sensor detects an object after start of the vehicle.. . ... Denso Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194197

Refrigeration system, and in-vehicle refrigeration system

A refrigeration system includes a primary evaporator that cooperates with a compressor, which compresses first refrigerant containing lubricant oil, to form a refrigeration cycle that circulates the first refrigerant. At the primary evaporator, the first refrigerant absorbs heat from second refrigerant and is thereby evaporated. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191488

Receiver

A receiver includes: an a/d converter that performs an analog digital conversion of an input signal; an equalizer that equalizes an output from the a/d converter, eliminates inter code interference and obtains a data output; a timing recovery part that generates a recovery clock from the data output of the equalizer; a detector that detects the timing when an input signal varies from a no-signal state and has reached a predetermined threshold; and an initial phase setting part that sets as the initial phase of the recovery clock by the timing recovery part, a timing when the predetermined time has elapsed after the timing detected by the detector.. . ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191221

Electric actuator

A plurality of reinforcing ribs, which extend from a cover-side bearing in an outer radial direction, is formed at a portion of a cover, at which a reaction force generated in response to operation of an electric actuator is applied. The reinforcing ribs can improve strength of the portion of the cover, at which the reaction force is applied. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191185

Battery switching system

A battery switching system for a vehicle controls a first battery device and a second battery device, which provide power to a vehicular load. The system includes multiple switch circuits and a battery control module. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190242

Display device for vehicle

A display device for a vehicle includes: a first display unit that displays a real image of first information in a first display portion; and a second display unit that displays a virtual image of second information in a second display portion by projecting an optical image to the second display portion, the second display portion being disposed above the first display portion and transmitting an external image. The display device includes: a light emission unit located adjacent to a side of the first display portion to form a light emission area; and a control unit that changes the light emission area in a guiding direction from the first display portion toward the second display portion during a linking period for linking a particular virtual image display of the second information with a real image display of the first information.. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190123

Lane deviation suppressing system

A lane-deviation-suppressing-system (1) sets a target point in front of a lane when a vehicle travels, and calculates, as a target trajectory, an trajectory causing the vehicle to travel to the set target trajectory, using a polynomial of fifth-order with respect to time. Then, the system judges that a recalculation of the target trajectory is necessary if the vehicle traveling along the target trajectory returns to the target point after separating from the target point in an orthogonal direction to an extending direction of the lane. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188875

Operation apparatus

An operation apparatus includes: an operation plate on which an operation surface performed by a pressing operation with an operation body; an assembly member assembled with the operation plate; a first elastic member opposite to the operation surface with respect to the operation plate, and between the operation plate and the assembly member to be elastically deformable by a pressing force applied by the operation body; a sensor detecting an elastic deformation changing amount of the first elastic member generated by the pressing operation; a pressing determinator determining whether the pressing operation is performed based on a detection value of the sensor; and a second elastic member between the operation plate and the assembly member to be elastically deformable with the first elastic member by the pressing force. The first and second elastic members are arranged to enable the pressing force applied serially.. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187791

Electric actuator and manufacturing method for same

A housing includes an opening portion, which opens in one direction. At the time of assembling, the opening portion of the housing is placed to face an upper side. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187681

Drive device for electric compressor

A drive device of a compressor, including an inverter circuit formed of a plurality of switching elements, a drive unit that switches the switching elements, a determination unit that, when the compression mechanism restarts, determines whether a pressure difference of the compression mechanism is equal to or above a predetermined value, a restart unit that sets a number of times that the switching elements are switched per unit time during an initial predetermined period when the compression mechanism begins to restart and controls the drive unit, where the restart unit sets the number of times that the switching elements are switched per unit time to be lower when the determination unit determines that the pressure difference is equal to or above the threshold as compared to when the determination unit determines that the pressure difference is less than the threshold.. . ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187637

High-pressure pump

In a high-pressure pump, a center of load in a virtual plane including an end face of a coil spring facing a pressurizing chamber in an axial direction is defined as an upper load center, and a center of load in a virtual plane including an end face of the coil spring facing a cam in the axial direction is defined as a lower load center. The coil spring is configured such that, when viewed in the axial direction, during motion of a plunger toward the pressurizing chamber by rotation of the cam, the upper load center moves in one direction along a circumference of the coil spring while the lower load center moves in an opposite direction along the circumference of the coil spring, and the lower load center substantially coincides with the upper load center and subsequently further moves in the opposite direction.. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187635

Air flow measuring device

A sensor assembly includes a sensor portion and a sensor circuit, which are integrated with each other and configured to measure an air flow quantity. A thermistor is configured to measure an air temperature. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187632

Inspection apparatus and inspection method

An inspection apparatus includes a pressure sensor, a reference orifice, a pump, and a switching valve. The reference orifice is disposed in a first communication passage communicating a pressure passage receiving the pressure sensor, with a tank passage communicating with a fuel tank. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187623

Apparatus for determining whether there is malfunction in filter device

A filter malfunction determination apparatus includes a calculator that calculates, upon determination that a rapid output increase has occurred, an amount of change of a parameter value output from a sensor before and after the rapid output increase. The calculator calculates, based on the calculated amount of change, a correction value for correcting at least one of the parameter value output from the sensor and a malfunction determination threshold. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186405

Lane departure avoidance system

A lane departure avoidance system disables start of steering control or terminate running steering control upon determination that a value of a at least one selected variation, which is selected from a first variation, a second variation, a third variation, and a fourth variation, is equal to or more than a corresponding threshold. The first variation is a variation of a lateral position of an own vehicle relative to lane marking lines recognized by a recognition unit, and the second variation is a variation of a yaw angle of the own vehicle relative to the recognized lane marking lines. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186336

Transparent window plate provided with defogging heat wires

A transparent window plate is provided with a plurality of defogging heat wires arranged to have a side parallel with a first direction. The transparent window plate includes: a plurality of repetitive patterns that are arranged between one of the plurality of defogging heat wires and an adjacent one of the plurality of defogging heat wires so as to be not in contact with the plurality of defogging heat wires, and each of the plurality of repetitive patterns having at least one side parallel with the plurality of defogging heat wires. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186213

Hvac unit

The present teachings include a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) unit including an evaporator, a heater core, and an airflow control door. The heater core is arranged downstream of the evaporator with respect to a direction of airflow through the hvac unit. ... Denso Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185103

Medical treatment assisting apparatus

A medical treatment assisting apparatus includes a multi-joint robot, a position specification unit, an abnormality determination unit, and a control unit. The multi-joint robot has a multi-joint arm in which a plurality of arms are connected through a joint. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184353

Wireless communication device

. . . . A wireless communication device having a wireless receiver and a wireless transmitter includes a metric calculation section, a table update section, and a transfer control section. The metrics calculation section calculates successively a metrics value indicating a communication success rate with a different wireless communication device based on electric wave received from the different wireless communication device. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184271

Wireless communication device for vehicles and wireless communication system

A wireless communication device for vehicles, which is used in a vehicle and is able to designate a plurality of service channels, includes a first wireless receiver, a second wireless receiver, and a reception control unit. The first wireless receiver designates, as a reception channel, a service channel identified from the service channels based on a kind of a service, and receives service execution information to execute the service. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184268

System and method for microlocation sensor communication

A system and a method to wirelessly synchronize, monitor, or communicate, or a combination thereof, amongst sensors (e.g., sensors, hubs, sensor controllers, etc.) in a bluetooth low energy-based microlocation system. The system or method, or both, may use the ble hardware (e.g., transmitters, receivers, antennas, etc.) to interleave a communications protocol within the connection interval gaps of the ble protocol used to communicate with devices.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183249

Battery control system

A battery control system includes a secondary battery producing gas inside thereof when being used; and a control unit that controls charging/discharging of the secondary battery. The control unit includes a capacity measuring unit that measures capacity of the secondary battery being deteriorated with the use of the same; and a stop commanding unit that stops charging/discharging of the secondary battery, when the capacity measured by the capacity measuring unit is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183160

Electronic device

An electronic device includes a press-fit terminal, an electronic component and a substrate. The substrate includes a first through hole, a second through hole and an inlay. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183080

Fuel cell cooling system

A fuel cell cooling system includes a flow-volume ratio regulating valve adjusting a flow-volume ratio of a heat-dissipation flow volume of a coolant flowing into a fuel cell through a radiator and a bypass flow volume of the coolant flowing into the fuel cell by bypassing the radiator, a temperature sensor sensing a temperature of the coolant flowing out of the fuel cell, an inflow temperature control unit controlling an operation of the flow-volume ratio regulating valve and adjusting the temperature of the refrigerant flowing into the fuel cell such that a sensed temperature sensed by the temperature sensor approaches a target temperature, and an abnormality determining unit determining whether a circulation flow volume of the refrigerant is in an abnormal state, based on the sensed temperature sensed in an adjusting time period where the flow-volume ratio is adjusted without controlling the bypass flow volume to be zero.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183078

Fuel cell cooling system

A fuel cell cooling system includes an air temperature estimating unit, an air temperature sensor and an abnormality determining unit. The air temperature sensor senses an air detection temperature of the air that flows out of the air cooler and is supplied to the fuel cell. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182889

Sic-mosfet and method of manufacturing the same

An n-type drift region, a p-type first body region and a p-type contact region are formed on an sic substrate by epitaxial growth. An opening is formed within the contact region by etching such that the first body region is exposed through the opening, and a p-type second body region is formed on the first body region exposed through the opening by epitaxial growth. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182583

Load driver

A load driver includes a microcomputer controlling an on-off switching of a first relay and a second relay. The load driver also includes a fourth switching element performing an on-off drive of the first relay based on a drive signal from the microcomputer, and a fifth switching element performing an on-off drive of the second relay based on a permission signal from the microcomputer. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182358

Image generation device

An image generation device includes: a rasterizing portion generating, according string data, an element-blank image including a first element image indicating a first-type string element of a string and a blank image indicating a blank; an embedding portion identifying and embedding a second element image indicating a second-type string element of the string in the blank image; a first data storage portion in which a first data group used to generate the first element image is stored; and a second data storage portion in which a second data group including an image to be embedded as the second element image is stored. The rasterizing portion generates the first element image based on the first data group, and generates the blank image at a position where the second element image is to be embedded by identifying an embedding position of the second element image.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182247

Apparatus and method for supporting collision avoidance of vehicle

A vehicle collision avoidance support apparatus includes a state determination unit configured to determine whether or not there is a state where a moving object proceeding in a direction intersecting with a traveling direction of a vehicle may exist; a first sensor configured to detect an object in front of the vehicle; and an avoidance operation control unit configured to cause the vehicle to perform a predetermined avoidance operation for avoiding a collision according to a detection result of the first sensor within a determination region in front of the vehicle. The avoidance operation control unit uses a region that is wider in a direction perpendicular and horizontal to the travelling direction as the determination region when it is determined that there is a state where the moving object may exist in comparison with when it is determined that there is no state where the moving object may exist.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182246

Apparatus and method for supporting collision avoidance of vehicle

A vehicle collision avoidance supporting apparatus may include a situation determination unit configured to determine whether it is a situation that there exists no moving object proceeding in a direction crossing a traveling direction of the vehicle; a first sensor and configured to detect an object ahead of the vehicle; and an avoidance operation controller configured to cause the vehicle to perform a predetermined avoidance operation for avoiding a collision in accordance with a detection result of the first sensor in a determination region ahead of the vehicle. The avoidance operation controller uses a region which is narrower in a direction perpendicular to the travelling direction and parallel to a horizontal direction as the determination region when it is the situation that there exists no moving object than when it is not the situation that there exists no moving object.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182243

Object detection method and apparatus

In an object detection apparatus, a first association unit associates, based on radar information and camera information, radar objects with at least one camera object that are estimated to be the same as each other. If camera objects are detected so that the camera information includes at least the detection point and the type of each of the camera objects, a determination unit determines whether the camera objects express a common object in accordance with the camera information. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181865

Information estimation apparatus and information estimation method

A technique for stable and fast computation of a variance representing a confidence interval for an estimation result in an estimation apparatus using a neural network including an integrated layer that combines a dropout layer for dropping out part of input data and an fc layer for computing a weight is provided. When input data having a multivariate distribution is supplied to the integrated layer, a data analysis unit 30 determines, based on a numerical distribution of terms formed by respective products of each vector element of the input data and the weight, a data type of each vector element of output data from the integrated layer. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181851

Information code generation apparatus and information code generation program product

An information code generation apparatus includes: a setting unit that specifies a destination position based on position specifying information included in coding information for generating an information code, wherein the setting unit acquires, from a database, environment information indicating information on a peripheral environment of the specified destination position, and sets a display range of a map image to be displayed by adjusting at least one of a center position or a display scale based on the destination position and the acquired environment information; and an information code generation unit that acquires, from the database, the map image having the display range set by the setting unit, and generates the information code by integrating the map image with the information code.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181821

Recognition device

The image processing device counts the number of lane marking feature points. The image processing device determines whether the count number of the lane marking feature points is equal to or greater than a first threshold. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181819

Demarcation line recognition device

The demarcation line recognition device determines the line type and line color of the extracted candidate line, and the presence or absence of an influence of backlight, and determines whether the extracted candidate line constitutes a part of a multiple line. The demarcation line recognition device selects a candidate line corresponding to a demarcation line from extracted candidate lines, using the line type and line color determined, and the determination result of the multiple line determination, and according to the rules of the driving region. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180878

Head-up display device

A head-up display device is mounted in a vehicle and virtually displays an image to be viewable by an occupant by projecting the image on a light-transmissive projection member. The head-up display device includes a projector that projects the image as light polarized in a direction of a polarization axis, a polarizer that is disposed on an optical path of the light of the image and has a property of transmitting light polarized along a transmission axis, and a phase shifter that is disposed between the polarizer and the projection member on the optical path and has a property of changing a polarization direction of transmitted light by producing a phase difference. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180570

Gas sensor

A gas sensor is provided which includes a sensor device, a plurality of contact springs, an insulator, a plurality of connecting terminals, and a lead cover. The insulator has an end surface which faces the connecting terminals and also includes as many protrusions as the contact springs. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180569

Ammonia sensor element

Disclosed is an ammonia sensor element having a measured gas chamber, a reference gas chamber and a solid electrolyte body arranged therebetween. The solid electrolyte body has a first main surface facing the measured gas chamber and a second main surface facing the reference gas chamber. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180447

Disconnection detector

A disconnection detector includes: a plurality of energizing circuits that supply a constant current from a direct current power supply to a plurality of loads through resistor elements, respectively, the resistor elements each having a predetermined resistance value; a plurality of voltage detectors that are respectively arranged at the plurality of energizing circuits, and that are respectively configured to detect a voltage of a corresponding one of the resistor elements at a load side; and a control circuit that determines, for each of the plurality of energizing circuits, a disconnected state of an energizing path to a corresponding one of the plurality of loads, based on voltages respectively detected by the plurality of voltage detectors.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180409

Estimating device and estimating program

An estimating device includes: a movement amount computing section that, on the basis of a position of a predetermined region within an image picked-up at a first time, and a position of a region that corresponds to the predetermined region and is within an image picked-up in a same direction at a second time that is after the first time, computing a movement amount of the predetermined region in a vertical direction; a movement amount integrating section that computes an integrated value of the movement amounts, each time the movement amount is computed; a correcting section that corrects the integrated value of a current point in time on the basis of time series data of the integrated values of the movement amounts within a past predetermined time period; and an estimating section that estimates a pitch angle of the vehicle on the basis of a corrected integrated value.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180336

Refrigerant tank

The present disclosure provides a refrigerant tank for storing a refrigerant circulating in a cooling circuit. The refrigerant tank includes a housing body and a desiccant bag. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180115

Electromagnetic clutch

An electromagnetic clutch includes: a driving-side rotatable body that is rotated about an axis of a rotatable shaft of a drive-subject device; and a driven-side rotatable body that is placed on one side of the driving-side rotatable body in an axial direction. The electromagnetic clutch includes a flat spring that is formed to be rotatable integrally with the rotatable shaft of the drive-subject device and is joined to the driven-side rotatable body. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180014

Ignition apparatus

An ignition apparatus inputs energy during a predetermined energy input period after the interruption of a primary electric current by an ignition switch and a discharge of an ignition plug caused by a secondary electric current. Moreover, the ignition apparatus includes a blow-off detection unit that detects, during the energy input period igw after the start of the discharge by the ignition plug, occurrence of blow-off of the discharge. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179995

Internal combusition engine control apparatus

An internal combustion engine control apparatus includes a fuel injection apparatus injecting fuel into a combustion chamber a plurality of times during a single cycle, and controls an internal combustion engine that performs compression combustion. The internal combustion engine control apparatus includes an injection command unit and an injection specification determining unit. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179976

Air-fuel ratio sensor control unit

An air-fuel ratio sensor control unit connected with an air-fuel ratio sensor including a common terminal, a first terminal and a second terminal includes a common connection terminal connected with the common terminal, a first connection terminal connected with the first terminal, a second connection terminal connected with the second terminal, a voltage control circuit controlling a voltage of the first connection terminal, a resistor connected with the common connection terminal, a voltage sensing circuit sensing a two-end voltage of the resistor, a current applying circuit applying a constant current to the second connection terminal, and a determining unit sensing a change quantity of the two-end voltage by using the voltage sensing circuit and determining whether a disconnection failure of the first connection terminal occurs based on a sensing result of the change quantity.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178790

Collision determination device and collision determination system

A collision determination device for determining the probability of a collision between an own vehicle and a target in the predetermined determination area surrounding the own vehicle includes an orientation detection unit for detecting the orientation of the target relative to the own vehicle, an image sensor for capturing images surrounding the own vehicle, an angle calculation unit for calculating an angle θ0 formed by the movement direction of the own vehicle and the movement direction of the target, and a collision determination unit which uses image data acquired from the image sensor to calculate the state of a lane compartment line, and determines the probability of a collision between the own vehicle and the target based on the angle θ0 and the calculation result of the lane compartment line.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178786

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

Based on a detection information from a plurality of sensors detecting a surrounding object in different fashions, a vehicle control apparatus configured to perform vehicle control for avoiding or mitigating a collision with the object determines an occurrence of a detection capability impaired state in which a detection capability for detecting the object is impaired at any of sensors, based on the detection information about the sensor or the other sensors. The vehicle control apparatus shortens an actuation time until implementing the vehicle control, in comparison with a time when the sensor detects the object without causing the detection capability impaired state, if the object is detected by the sensor in which the detection capability impaired state has been eliminated within a predetermined time after determining that the detection capability impaired state has been eliminated.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178758

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes a vehicle-mounted device and a mobile device portable by a user. The vehicle-mounted device permits a predetermined operation on a vehicle based on a response signal transmitted from the mobile device in response to a request signal from the vehicle-mounted device. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178756

Engine starting device

An engine starting device includes: a portable unit including a transmitting unit capable of transmitting an id code; a control unit including a receiving unit receiving the id code, and a determination unit determining whether the received id code is a pre-registered legitimate id; a main body part including an operation knob rotationally operated between an off position and an on position; and a regulation unit configured to regulate a rotational operation of the operation knob, and to release a rotation-regulated state of the operation knob on condition that the received id code is determined as a legitimate id. The regulation unit is attached to a left side part of the main body part and the control unit is attached to a right side part of the main body part, as seen from a driver seat-side of the vehicle.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178755

Engine starting device

An engine starting device includes: a portable unit including a transmitting unit capable of transmitting an id code inherent to a vehicle; a control unit having a substrate on which a receiving unit receiving the id code, and a determination unit configured to determine whether the received id code is a pre-registered legitimate id are formed; a main body part including an operation knob rotationally operated between an off position and an on position, and fixed between a bar-shaped handle and a speed meter of the vehicle; and a regulation unit configured to regulate a rotational operation of the operation knob, and to release a rotation-regulated state of the operation knob on condition that the received id code is determined as a legitimate id. The main body part, the control unit and the regulation unit are integrally formed to configure an integral unit.. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178651

Vehicle display apparatus

A vehicle display apparatus includes an image display panel, a backlight, and a translucent plate. The image display panel displays an image in a display area. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178384

Apparatus for determining whether manipulator is operable

In an apparatus for determining whether a manipulator is operable, a rotational angle calculator performs, based on a length of each of first and second links at a specified temperature of a manipulator, a calculation operation to calculate a target rotational angle of at least one of the first and second links based on a joint. The target rotational angle of at least one of the first and second links based on operation of the joint is required for a predetermined point of the manipulator to be moved toward a setting movement position. ... Denso Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178162

Urea water agitation control device

A urea water agitation control device has an agitation control portion and a temperature sensor which detects a temperature of a urea water. The agitation control portion operates an agitation portion in a specified period which includes a part of a period in which the urea water temperature detected by the temperature sensor is kept at a eutectic point and the urea water radiates a latent heat of solidification.. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176504

Video processing device

A video processing device generates a display video signal to be supplied to a liquid crystal display unit that is driven by a frame inversion scheme. The video processing device includes a controller and a video signal processor. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175766

Motor driving device

A motor driving device for a motor having a stator and a rotor rotationally driven by an input of an ac voltage includes: an inverter circuit having multiple units corresponding to multiple phases respectively, each unit having a pair of a switching element and a reflux diode connected in anti-parallel to the switching element; and a control device controlling the inverter circuit to convert a dc voltage into the ac voltage and to output the ac voltage to the stator coil. The control device includes: a field weakening control unit adjusting the ac voltage to control a magnetic field of the stator coil to weaken a field magnetic flux of the rotor; and a regenerative current control unit switching an anti-regenerative side switching element to flow a regenerative current when the ac voltage stops while the field weakening control unit performs the field weakening control.. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180175149

Insulated gate switching device and method for manufacturing the same

A method for manufacturing an insulated gate switching device is provided. The method includes: forming a first trench in a surface of a first sic semiconductor layer; implanting p-type impurities into a bottom surface of the first trench; depositing a second sic semiconductor layer on an inner surface of the first trench to form a second trench; and forming a gate insulating layer, a gate electrode, a first region and a body region so that the gate insulating layer covers an inner surface of the second trench, the gate electrode is located in the second trench, the first region is of n-type and in contact with the gate insulating layer, the body region is of p-type, separated from the implanted region, and in contact with the gate insulating layer under the first region.. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174467

Driving support apparatus and driving support method

A driving support apparatus includes a rear vehicle detection section that detects an adjacent rearward vehicle that is a vehicle traveling behind the own vehicle in an adjacent lane adjacent to the own vehicle lane. The driving support apparatus includes a control unit that acquires rear vehicle information relating to a rear vehicle traveling behind the own vehicle, on the same vehicle lane as the own vehicle. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172752

Semiconductor element test apparatus and semiconductor element test method

A semiconductor element test apparatus includes a first switch having a switching element, a coil, a second switch, a semiconductor element, a first rectifying element, and a second rectifying element. The first switch, the coil, and the second switch are connected in series to a power source. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172626

Gas sensor element and gas sensor unit

A gas sensor element of the present disclosure includes a measurement gas chamber, a solid electrolyte body, and a sensor electrode. The sensor electrode has a noble metal region which contains at least rh and pt, an electrolyte region which is formed by a solid electrolyte, and a mixed region in which the noble metal and the solid electrolyte are mixed. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172625

Gas sensor element and gas sensor unit

A gas sensor element of the present disclosure includes a measurement gas chamber, a pump cell, a sensor cell including a sensor electrode, and a pump-cell controller. When the gas sensor element is activated before detecting a concentration of a gas, in order to remove oxygen occluded in the sensor electrode, the pump-cell controller applies a removing voltage to the pump cell so that a reducing gas is generated. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172623

Gas sensor element and gas sensor unit

A gas sensor device is equipped with a diffusion controlling portion, a pump cell, and a sensor cell. The diffusion controlling portion is formed to face a major surface of a solid electrolyte body and works to control a rate of diffusion of a measurement gas entering a measurement gas chamber. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172530

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same

A semiconductor device includes: a first substrate with one side on which a sensing unit for a physical quantity is arranged and multiple diffusion wiring layers electrically connected to the sensing unit are arranged by impurity diffusion; and a second substrate having one side which is bonded to the one side of the first substrate. An air tight chamber is provided between the first substrate and the second substrate. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172453

Gnss and gps inaccuracy detection method for urban environments

A system for detecting inaccuracies in a global network satellite system receiver or a global positioning system receiver within a vehicle includes a global network satellite system receiver or a global positioning system receiver, an average position and standard deviation determination unit, an inaccuracy determination unit, and a vehicle controller. The global network satellite system receiver or global positioning system receiver receives a signal indicating a current position of a vehicle. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172133

Rotary actuator

A rotary actuator includes a front housing, a middle housing, and a rear housing. The middle housing has an annular part, a front side extension part extending from the annular part toward the front housing, a rear side extension part extending from the annular part toward the rear housing, a plurality of front side convex parts projected from an outer circumference wall of the front side extension part outward in the radial direction to be in contact with an inner wall of the front housing, and a plurality of rear side convex parts projected from an inner circumference wall of the rear side extension part inward in the radial direction to be in contact with an outer edge part of the stator.. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172120

Electric actuator

Positioning of a cover relative to a housing is made at two locations. I.e., fitting between a first intermediate shaft and a first recess and fitting between a second intermediate shaft and a second recess. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180172044

Sub-retaining structure and retaining structure

A sub-retaining structure includes a retainer and a compression limiter. The retainer having an attachment hole is provided in a sub-component. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171951

High-pressure pump

A high-pressure pump has a metering valve and a valve stopper. The stopper has a regulation portion which an end surface of the valve is brought into contact with. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171943

Valve device and method for manufacturing the same

Shaft is rotationally driven, and a valve body rotates together with the shafts and has a cylindrical surface on an outer peripheral surface. A housing has a valve chamber in which the valve body is rotatably accommodated, and the valve chamber has an opening opened or closed by the valve body. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171927

Control device of internal combustion engine

A controller of a control device of an internal combustion engine includes: a storage configured to store fuel pressure detected during injection of one port injection valve of port injection valves in association with another port injection valve, of the port injection valves, scheduled to inject fuel after one or two cycles of the fuel pressure pulsation elapsing from injection of the one port injection valve; and a calculator configured to calculate an energization period of the another port injection valve based on the stored fuel pressure.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171915

Starting control device for engine

A starting control device for an engine includes an ecu configured to: i) execute an autonomous starting control in which the ecu injects fuel into the cylinder from a fuel injection valve after a crank shaft rotates reversely before the crank shaft stops its rotation and then ignites an air-fuel mixture using an ignition plug to start the engine without using a starter motor; ii) determine whether a pressure in the cylinder increasing due to the reverse rotation is equal to or greater than a predetermined pressure at a time point of firing of the air-fuel mixture by the ignition; and iii) prohibit starting of the engine under the autonomous starting control when the ecu determines that the pressure in the cylinder is not equal to or greater than the predetermined pressure.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171854

Substrate and filter with stress/strain detection and method of use

A catalytic converter includes a cylindrical catalyst substrate and a detection device monitoring the integrity of the catalyst substrate. The detection device monitoring the integrity of the catalyst substrate is a band formed on an outer circumference of the catalyst substrate.. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170430

Deviation avoidance apparatus

A deviation avoidance apparatus of an embodiment includes a boundary detection section that detects boundaries of a travelling path on which an own vehicle travels; a deviation prediction section that predicts that the own vehicle will deviate from the travelling path based on a travelling condition of the own vehicle that travels in the travelling path defined by the boundaries detected by the boundary detection section; a deviation avoidance section that commands, when the deviation prediction section predicts that the own vehicle will deviate from the travelling path, a steering control unit to have a steering actuator drive a steering mechanism that changes a traveling direction of the own vehicle such that the own vehicle avoids deviating from the travelling path; and a notification section that notifies vehicle passengers, via a notification unit, when the steering actuator applies driving force to the steering mechanism such that the own vehicle avoids deviating from the travelling path, that deviation avoidance of the own vehicle is ongoing.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170429

Deviation avoidance apparatus

A deviation avoidance apparatus includes: a boundary detection section that detects boundaries defining both edges in a width direction of a traveling path on which an own vehicle travels; a deviation prediction section that predicts that the own vehicle will deviate from the traveling path based on a travelling condition of the own vehicle that travels on the traveling path defined by the boundaries detected by the boundary detection section; an object detection section that detects an object that exists on one of the boundaries, the one of the boundaries being on a side where the own vehicle deviates from the traveling path, or outside of the one of the boundaries; a deviation avoidance section that commands, when the deviation prediction section predicts that the own vehicle will deviate from the traveling path, a travel control unit to have the own vehicle avoid deviating from the traveling path, the travel control unit controlling the travelling condition; and a command value adjustment section that adjusts, when the object detection section detects the object, a command value to be output from the deviation avoidance section to the travel control unit such that a maximum movement position in a case where the own vehicle moves to the side where the own vehicle deviates from the traveling path is on an inside of the traveling path with respect to the one of the boundaries on the side where the own vehicle deviates from the traveling path.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170378

Lane departure avoidance apparatus

A lane departure avoidance apparatus characterized by including a control performing unit performing control to acquire a position of a subject vehicle in a lane in which the subject vehicle is traveling and to prevent departure from the lane, from when a control start condition is satisfied until a control end condition is satisfied, a curvature acquiring unit acquiring a curvature of the lane, and a condition setting unit setting the control start condition or the control end condition based on the curvature acquired by the curvature acquiring unit.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170377

Lane keep assist device

According to a lane keep assist electronic control unit (lkaecu), a lane recognition section recognizes a driving lane in which the own vehicle is traveling. A target trajectory generation section, a first adder, a feedforward steering angle calculation section, a feedback steering angle calculation section, a second adder, a feedforward torque calculation section, a feedback torque calculation section, and a third adder calculate demanded torque τtgt for controlling steering of the own vehicle so that deviation of the own vehicle from the driving lane is suppressed. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170367

Automatic driving system for automatically driven vehicle

An automatic driving system for an automatically driven vehicle. In the system, a travel direction acquirer is configured to acquire travel direction information that is information indicative of whether or not each of lanes in a parking lot is unidirectional. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170343

Controller

A controller controls a valve device for opening and closing of a passage to control a flow of evaporative fuel evaporating and flowing from a fuel tank. The valve device includes a valve body housed in the passage to open and close the passage, a biasing member biasing the valve body to close the passage, and a driver driving the valve body to open the fuel passage. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170298

Collision detection sensor

A collision detection sensor includes a sensor module which includes a first surface and a second surface facing each other. The first surface includes an acceleration detection element detecting a vehicle acceleration in one direction parallel thereto, and the second surface is formed with a first land and a second land. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170297

Collision detection sensor

A collision detection sensor configured as a two pin-type sensor and a four pin-type sensor. The two pin-type sensor having a first connection terminal, a second connection terminal and a switching terminal set to the first bus-return terminal. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170259

Vehicle periphery monitoring apparatus

A vehicle periphery monitoring apparatus includes a camera, an electronic control unit and a display unit configured to display the display image. The ecu is configured to generate a display image of an external environment based on image information from the camera such that the display image includes a first display image from a first predetermined viewpoint from which one of right and left side surfaces of a host vehicle and a rear portion or a front portion of the host vehicle are obliquely seen from above. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170185

Tilt and turn dial

A control dial for inputting commands to a human-machine interface (hmi). The control dial includes a base dial mounted to a base configured to support the base dial at a neutral position, a first tilted position tilted in a first direction from the neutral position, and a second tilted position tilted in a second direction from the neutral position. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180169860

Method and apparatus for correcting motions of robot

In an industrial robot, correction is made for change in position and attitude of an arm distal end due to mechanical deflection of the robot. In the robot, a moment applied to the first axis in its non-rotation direction opposite to its rotation direction is calculated from a load torque applied to the second axis in its rotation direction, a moment due to a second-axis-side self-weight, and a ratio of a distance between the rotation centers of the first and second axes, to a distance between the rotation centers of the second axis and a tool. ... Denso Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180169626

Honeycomb structure and method for manufacturing the same

The present invention relates to a honeycomb structure having promoter particles and a binder phase interposed between the promoter particles, and a method for manufacturing the same. The promoter particles contain at least first promoter particles made of a ceria-zirconia solid solution. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180168031

Electronic device

The present disclosure provides an electronic device including a printed board, an electronic component, a solder portion, and a sealing resin body. The electronic component is mounted on the printed board. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167784

Mobile device location system

A system for identifying location of a mobile electronic device relative to an object. The system includes an electronic control unit configured to calculate location of the mobile electronic device, the electronic control unit including a first transceiver connected to a first antenna that receives signals from the mobile electronic device used by the electronic control unit to identify location of the mobile electronic device. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167019

Motor control apparatus

A self-holding termination determination section has an overheat protection map that defines a relationship between a current value and a maximum temperature of a protected portion to which a current value is applied, and sets a limit temperature corresponding to a required current value at next start time based on the map. The self-holding termination determination section calculates, as an evaluation temperature, temperature obtained by adding a performance assurance upper limit temperature, which assures output performance of a motor at the next start time, to the sum of temperature rises. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167004

Motor control apparatus and electric power steering system

In an apparatus, an execution determiner determines, for each of sequential first and second motor control cycles, whether to execute a voltage correction task for a voltage command, and obtains, for each of the first and second motor control cycles, a voltage correction as a function of a fundamental voltage correction and the determination result. A voltage corrector corrects, for each of the first and second motor control cycles, the voltage command based on the voltage correction. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166756

Battery pack

The battery pack includes a base having a heat dissipation wall, a switching device for controlling current having a plurality of electrode terminals, being disposed so as to be capable of transferring released heat to the heat dissipation wall, and a bus bar having a connection terminal that is connected to the switching device or a unit cell so as to enable energization. The connection terminal is disposed so as to be positioned in an area corresponding to a width of the switching device in a direction in which the electrode terminals are arranged in line and in an area extending to a periphery of the switching device in a direction orthogonal to the direction in which the electrode terminals are arranged in line.. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166668

Battery pack

A battery pack has a plurality of unit cells, a casing for accommodating the plurality of unit cells, and a base which is a part of the casing and has a heat dissipation wall and a first side wall disposed so as to be capable of transferring heat to the heat dissipation wall. The battery pack includes a stay disposed on the first side wall in the base and fixed to a vehicle-side member, and a switching device disposed so that released heat can be transferred to the heat dissipation wall or the first side wall. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166047

Electronic control device

Positioning and displaying information at a driver-desired position for driver's convenience and for preventing the misperception of directional-based images by the driver to maintain driving safety is provided by an electronic control device including a display controller for controlling a display unit to display information including a vehicle environment image captured by an on-board camera; and a restriction provider for providing restrictions on a driver-customizable display position of the information on the display unit.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164585

Head-up display device

A head-up display device virtually displays an image to be viewable by an occupant by projecting the image on a projection member located above an instrument panel of a vehicle in a vehicle upward direction. Assuming that a direction along an up-down direction of the vehicle when the image is virtually displayed is defined as a vertical direction of the image, the head-up display device includes a projector that projects an image as light polarized in a polarization direction intersecting the vertical direction of the image and a reflecting mirror that reflects and redirects the light of the image from the projector toward the projection member, on an optical path between the projector and the projection member, and has a difference between s polarization reflectance and p polarization reflectance for the light from the projector.. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164424

Object detection apparatus and object detection method

An object detection apparatus acquires a first position based on a detection result of an object ahead of an own vehicle detected by an electromagnetic wave sensor and a second position based on a detection result of the object detected by an image sensor. When determined that the objects are a same object, the object detection apparatus corrects either of the first position and the second position such that the first position and the second position are positions of the object detected at a same time, based on a time difference between a first amount of time required for the electromagnetic wave sensor to detect the object and a second amount of time required for the image sensor to detect the object. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164052

Flat extruded aluminum multi-port tube whose inner surface is highly corrosion-resistant and an aluminum heat exchanger using the tube

In this flat extruded aluminum multi-port tube, the corrosion-resistance, at inner surfaces of a plurality of flow passages independently and parallelly extending in the tube axial direction, is effectively enhanced. In a flat extruded aluminum multi-port tube 10 formed by an extrusion by employing an aluminum tube material and an aluminum sacrificial anode material having an electrochemically lower potential than the aluminum tube material, the aluminum sacrificial anode material is exposed to form a sacrificial anode portion 18 at least in a part of an inner circumferential portion in each of the plurality of flow passages 12.. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163688

Ignition coil for internal combustion engine

An ignition coil has a primary coil and a secondary coil, a coil terminal, a connector terminal and a connector part. The connector part has a coil-side lead wire and a connector-side lead wire. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163682

High-pressure pump

In a high-pressure pump, a relief valve main body has a rod shape. A relief valve seat portion is integrated with an end of a relief valve main body so as to be capable of contacting a relief valve seat. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163681

Fuel injection valve

A first spring axially urges a needle valve toward an injection hole. A second spring axially urges a movable core toward a stationary core with an urging force that is smaller than an urging force of the first spring. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163678

Fuel supply device

A fuel supply device supplying a fuel stored in a fuel tank to an engine includes a low-pressure pump configured to feed the fuel, a high-pressure pump configured to compress the fuel discharged from the low-pressure pump and to feed to the engine, a first low-pressure passage member configured to define a first fuel passage from the low-pressure pump to the high-pressure pump, and a second low-pressure passage member configured to define a second fuel passage branched from the first fuel passage at a low-pressure junction portion and joining the first fuel passage at a low-pressure confluence portion, wherein the first fuel passage and the second fuel passage are different in at least one of (i) temperatures of the fuels that flow through the fuel passages and (ii) passage lengths of the fuel passages from the low-pressure junction portion to the low-pressure confluence portion.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162395

Driving support apparatus

A driving support control unit of a driving support apparatus executes driving support control for supporting at least part of driving by a driver. A support determining unit determines whether or not predetermined conditions for terminating the driving support control are satisfied. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162394

Driving assistance device and driving assistance method

In a driving assistance device, a distance information is acquired based on an image acquired by an imaging device mounted on a vehicle. The distance information includes a relative distance of a preceding vehicle in a travelling direction of the own vehicle, relative velocity thereof, and acceleration information thereof including relative acceleration. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162392

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

When a likelihood of a collision between an object and an own vehicle is determined to be present, an vehicle control apparatus calculates an object width indicating a size of the object in a lateral direction and an overlap ratio indicating a proportion of an amount of overlap in the lateral direction between the calculated object width and a determination area that is virtually set ahead of the own vehicle. Based on the calculated overlap ratio, an operation timing for a collision avoidance control is set. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162389

Vehicle control device and vehicle control method

An ecu drives a brake device of a vehicle to reduce a collision risk with an object or collision damage of the vehicle. The ecu acquires position information of the object based on a combination of data transmitted from a radar device and an in-vehicle camera. ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162325

Wiper apparatus

A wiper apparatus which removes foreign matters from a windshield by rotating by a pivot of a vehicle may include an arm piece connected to one end of an arm retainer to connect a wiper blade, and a coupling portion having a step portion formed to extend along a longitudinal direction so that an upper surface of the arm piece and an upper surface of the arm retainer form a same surface when coupled to correspond to a coupling hole formed in the arm retainer.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162225

Meter cluster

An electronic meter cluster system for a vehicle. The system includes a display screen and a meter control module configured to control the display screen. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180159526

Switching element driving device

A switching element driving device includes: a drive circuit that is connected between an element driving power supply and a circuit ground and outputs a driving signal to a driving switching element; a capacitor that is connected between the circuit ground and a reference ground to which a potential reference side conduction terminal of the driving switching element is connected; and a regulator that charges and discharges so that the capacitor has a predetermined terminal voltage. The regulator discharges the capacitor when the terminal voltage exceeds an upper limit value, and charges the capacitor when the terminal voltage falls below a lower limit value.. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180159304

Pipe material and production method therefor

A pipe material used as a discharge electrode of a spark plug for an internal combustion engine comprises an outer layer made of a ni-based alloy, an inner layer made of a pt-based alloy provided inside the outer layer, and an intermediate layer provided between the outer layer and the inner layer.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180158503

Control unit having radio interference avoiding function

A control unit includes a non-volatile memory and a cpu. The non-volatile memory stores activation interval information indicating an activation interval of mixed processing of transmission processing and non-transmission processing. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180158323

Road condition monitoring system

In an anomaly detection apparatus mounted in a vehicle, a model storage stores a driving model which is set corresponding to a travel location of the vehicle traveling on a roadway and represents a normal driving state as the vehicle is traveling at the travel location. A data acquirer acquires driving performance data representing the driving state of the vehicle. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157272

Vehicle mounted apparatus

A vehicle mounted apparatus includes a first acquisition portion, a second acquisition portion, a comparison portion, and a control portion. The first acquisition portion acquires first vehicle information of different vehicles. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156913

Object detection apparatus and object detection method

An object detection apparatus identifies a first area including a first detection point expressing a position of a first object detected by a radar and a second area including a second detection point expressing a position of a second object detected by a camera. A determining means determines that the first object and the second object are the same object, if an overlapping area is present in a single first area and a single second area. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156909

Direction error detection method and apparatus using estimated directions, and in-vehicle radar apparatus

A method of detecting direction errors of an object, applied to an in-vehicle radar apparatus, whereby in a first step, relative speeds of an object reflecting a continuous wave are obtained by executing frequency analysis of signals acquired by transmitting and receiving the continuous wave. In a second step estimated directions, which are values of estimated directions in which the object is present, are calculated for each of respective frequency bins in which the presence of the object has been confirmed by the frequency analysis executed in the first step. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156670

Sensor device

A sensor device includes a sensor element detecting a temperature of an attachment member to which the sensor device is attached. The sensor device includes a flexible substrate that includes a base having a first surface and a second surface and made of an electrically insulating material, and a land disposed adjacent to the first surface and electrically connected to the sensor element. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156547

Heat exchanger

A heat exchange spacer is for assembly with a heat exchange core. The heat exchange spacer has a unitary body including a first elongate portion and a second elongate portion. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156509

Refrigerating cycle apparatus

A refrigerating cycle apparatus includes: a compressor that compresses and discharges refrigerant; a radiator that makes the refrigerant discharged out of the compressor to radiate heat; a pressure reducing device that decompresses the refrigerant flowing out of the radiator; an evaporator that evaporates the refrigerant decompressed by the pressure reducing device; and a decompression control part that controls operation of the pressure reducing device. The decompression control part controls the operation of the pressure reducing device in a manner that a physical quantity which has correlation with a pressure of the refrigerant in the evaporator approaches a predetermined defrosting standard value when a time-priority defrosting mode is set.. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156182

Ignition control system

In an ignition control system, a primary current control unit performs discharge generation control one or more times during a single combustion cycle. The discharge generation control allows a spark plug to generate a discharge spark. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156152

Control device for high-pressure pump

A control device for a high-pressure pump includes: a determination unit, an acquisition unit, and an electric power setting unit. The determination unit determines whether a movable portion of an electromagnetic valve has been moved to a closed position to close the electromagnetic valve when the electromagnetic valve is energized. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180156148

Injection control unit

An injection control unit includes a constant-current control unit executing a constant current control to control a current of a coil to be in a predetermined current range lower than a peak current by allowing or interrupting a first voltage applied to the coil after the peak current starting to open an injector is applied to the coil driving the injector, and a high-voltage applying control unit applying a second voltage higher than the first voltage to the coil in a case where a condition that the current of the coil becomes lower than the predetermined current range is met when the constant-current control unit executes the constant current control.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154975

Throttle grip apparatus

A throttle grip apparatus includes a throttle grip, an interlocking member which includes engaged parts to be engaged with engaging parts formed on the throttle grip and is rotatable in conjunction with rotation of the throttle grip, a first biasing unit which biases the interlocking member when the throttle grip rotates in a normal direction, a second biasing unit which biases the interlocking member when the throttle grip rotates in a reverse direction. The engaging parts and the engaged parts are formed respectively on the throttle grip and the interlocking member at regular intervals along a rotation direction of the throttle grip, and the second biasing unit is installed at each of positions between the engaged pans of the interlocking member.. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154937

Lane keep assist device

According to a lane keep assist electronic control unit (lkaecu), a lane recognition section recognizes a driving lane in which the own vehicle is traveling. A target trajectory generation section generates a target trajectory in which the own vehicle travels so that deviation of the own vehicle from the driving lane is suppressed. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154896

Travel control apparatus and travel control method

A travel control apparatus is provided. The travel control apparatus includes: a travel control unit that controls the travel of the vehicle in the control state of one of the manual travel control state and the automatic travel control state in accordance with a selection by the driver; a concentration disturbing matter detection unit that detects an occurrence of a predetermined concentration disturbing matter set as a matter which disturbs a concentration of the driver with respect to the driving operation; and a control state switching unit that switches the control state from the manual travel control state to the automatic travel control state when the occurrence of the concentration disturbing matter is detected while the control state is the manual travel control state.. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154893

Drive assist apparatus

A drive assist apparatus includes a position acquisition unit that acquires a position of an own vehicle, a position of a tollgate present ahead of the position of the own vehicle, and a position of a target lane in a road present ahead of the tollgate, a scheduled traveling route creation unit that creates a scheduled traveling route from the position of the own vehicle to the position of the target lane through the position of the tollgate, and a travel control unit that controls the own vehicle so as to travel along the scheduled traveling route.. . ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154889

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

A vehicle control apparatus calculates a position at which a distance between a pedestrian and the own vehicle becomes zero in a travelling direction of the own vehicle as a predicted collision position. The vehicle control apparatus determines whether the pedestrian is crossing a course of the own vehicle. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154866

Vehicle passive entry/passive start system

A combined vehicle passive entry/passive start (peps) and mobile electronic device wireless charging system. The system includes a vehicle transmitter configured to transmit a signal in accordance with a wireless charging protocol. ... Denso Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154562

Resin molded article and method for producing same

A resin molded article includes a thermosetting resin member and a thermoplastic resin member sealing a sealed surface of the thermosetting resin member. An exposed surface of the thermosetting resin member is exposed to an outside of the thermoplastic resin member. ... Denso Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180152674

Image switching device for vehicle

An image switching device for a vehicle includes: a reference distance determination device that determines a reference distance; and a determination device that prohibits an image display device from displaying an image captured by an on-board camera, based on a feature that a detection distance from an object to a vehicle is longer than the reference distance, and allows the image display device to display the image captured by the on-board camera, based on a feature that the detection distance is shorter than the reference distance. The reference distance determination device shortens the reference distance in a case where an absolute value of acceleration of the vehicle is a second value which is greater than a first value, compared to a case where the absolute value of acceleration of the vehicle is the first value.. ... Denso Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180151708

Switching circuit

A switching circuit may be provided with: a parallel circuit including a first igbt and a second igbt connected in parallel; a controller configured to receive a signal indicating a turn-on timing and a turn-off timing. The controller is configured to: turn on both of the first and second igbts at the turn-on timing, execute a first control in which one of the first and second igbts is turned off before the turn-off timing and the other of the first and second igbts is turned off at the turn-off timing in a case where current flowing through the parallel circuit is equal to or lower than a threshold value, and execute a second control in which both of the first and second igbts are turned off at the turn-off timing in a case where the current flowing through the parallel circuit is higher than the threshold value.. ... Denso Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180151558

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes a diode provided with: a drift layer being a first conductivity type; a cathode region being provided in a back face side of the drift layer and being the first conductivity type; a second conductivity type region provided in a surface layer part of the drift layer; multiple trenches dividing the second conductivity type region into pieces by being provided deeper than the second conductivity type region, and configuring an anode region; a gate insulation film provided in a surface of the trench; a gate electrode provided in a surface of the gate insulation film; an upper electrode electrically connected with the anode region; and a lower electrode electrically connected with the cathode region. A width between the trenches is narrowest in the drift layer is defined as a mesa width. ... Denso Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180151557

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate provided with an igbt cell having a collector region and a diode cell having a cathode region, a first defect layer and a second defect layer in a drift region. A region present in the drift region and surrounded by an interface between the igbt cell and the diode cell orthogonal to a first principal plane, and a plane passing through a boundary between the collector region and the cathode region on a boundary line along an interface between the collector region and the drift region and crossing the first principal plane at an angle of 45 degrees is referred to as a boundary region. ... Denso Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180151074

Collision avoidance support device provided with braking release means and collision avoidance support method

The likelihood of a collision of a vehicle colliding with an object in front of an own vehicle is determined, and an emergency braking control for avoiding a collision with the object is started in accordance with the determination results. A determination is made as to whether travel environment conditions have been established, from the location at which the vehicle is currently travelling, the situation behind the vehicle, and, the travel state of the vehicle, and the braking control is released when the likelihood of a collision dropped to a predetermined safety level during the period from the start of the emergency braking control until the own vehicle stops, and when the travel environment conditions have been established.. ... Denso Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180151073

Vehicle control device and vehicle control method

A vehicle control device obtains, a relative distance of an object to an own vehicle in the travel direction of the own vehicle and a lateral position that is a relative location of the object to the own vehicle in a lateral direction orthogonal to the travel direction. The vehicle control device sets a limit value indicating the lateral width of a determination region for determining whether or not the object is present in the traveling path of the own vehicle. ... Denso Corporation








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