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Turntable welding system with light curtain protection
A robotic welding system is provided that includes multiple welding cells equidistantly spaced in a circular arrangement, multiple perimeter light curtains to...
Drive force transmitting apparatus for vehicle
A drive force transmitting apparatus for a vehicle including a drive source, a drive force transmitting path adapted to be connected to a drive shaft to transmit...
Compact swing arm structure for a shaft-driven vehicle, and vehicle
A swing arm structure, in a shaft-driven vehicle, is configured and arranged compactly to minimize the size and weight thereof. A drive shaft of the vehicle is...
Power-storage-type engine starting system
A power-storage-type engine starting system includes a coil spring for storing power to be used in starting the engine. An end of a crankshaft is configured to...
Aerodynamic hood lift and deflection measurement device
An aerodynamic hood lift deflection measurement device includes an airfoil body mounted to a front vehicle fender such that a portion of the airfoil body held...
Automatic opening/closing apparatus for vehicle
The force from a drive rod driven by an electric motor is transmitted via a link arm pivotally linked to the drive rod and a back door. When the back door is...
Fairing and tank assembly of a motorcycle
Apparatus for simulating the operation of a vehicle
To eliminate a wrong recognition of speech and reduce processing load to be applied to a computer in a simulation apparatus. The simulation apparatus includes a...
Process control system with ability to exchange data with production line
A system and method for integrating a production line process control system (PCS) with production line machine controllers to record data about processes...
Method of correcting die model data
A die is produced based on die model data. The produced die is corrected. The corrected die is three-dimensionally measured by a measuring tool to produce...
Combined type transformer and buck-boost circuit using the same
Combined type transformer includes: a transformer core; first and second coils provided with respect to the transformer core; first and second inductor cores...
Membrane electrode assembly for use in solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell
A membrane electrode assembly that includes a cathode electrode catalyst layer and an anode electrode catalyst layer respectively disposed on one side and the...
Control device for starting fuel cell vehicle
A control device for starting a fuel cell is provided which is capable of preventing an excessive reduction of the terminal voltage of the fuel cell. A primary...
Bicycle simulation system
A bicycle simulation system that can be easily transported includes a frame, a steering handle operated by a rider, a left-right pair of pedals to be operated by...
Electrical connector with crimp contact
An electrical connector is offered which has a crimp contact connected with a connector cable, the crimp contact being held in position to a connector housing...
Stowable cover with storage feature for vehicle cargo area and method
A cargo storage and support system and method is provided for use in a vehicle which includes a substantially planar storage body made of a collapsible material...
Roll bar assembly
A roll bar assembly is provided that includes a base member configured for mounting on a frame of a vehicle. The roll bar assembly also includes an upper member...
A motorcycle includes a front part having a steering mechanism with which a front wheel is steered based on the manipulation of the steering of a steering...
Vehicular number plate
A vehicle number plate that allows a steering damper to be disposed without impairing the functions of the number plate, and is less susceptible to an effect of...
Worm gear mechanism having worm, torque-transmitting worm wheel and
auxiliary worm wheel and electric power...
A worm gear mechanism includes a worm, a torque-transmitting worm wheel meshing with the worm, and an auxiliary worm wheel disposed concentrically with the...
Magnetostrictive torque sensor and electric power steering apparatus
including the same
This magnetostrictive torque sensor includes: a shaft made of a magnetized material; a magnetostrictive portion provided on the shaft at a position distanced for...
A grip body including a mounting portion, an inner piece supported by the mounting portion and at least a resin communication passage therebetween. The inner...
Rear combination lamp for automobiles
Device and method for automatic reset of encoder
An encoder reset device and method that allows for an encoder to be automatically reset without operator intervention. A reset device of the present invention...
Motor control method and motor control apparatus
A motor control method that includes the steps of: rotationally driving a motor that is provided with a rotor having permanent magnet pieces, and a stator; and...
Multiple input/output power converter and fuel cell vehicle with same
A multiple input/output power converter includes: at least two input/output circuits to be connected to electric units; a plurality of power converting circuits...
Fuel cell stack with positioning mechanism
A fuel cell stack has fuel cell units. Each of the fuel cell units includes first and second membrane electrode assemblies and first to third separators...
Valve spring retainer made of titanium
To provide a valve spring retainer made of titanium, capable of reduction in raw material cost and processing cost, a valve spring retainer is formed out of a...
Locking structures each include a locking claw portion formed on a desired object, and a locking clamp mechanism formed on at least one of left and right wall...
Control arm support brackets and vehicles using same
A vehicular frame assembly is provided and includes a pair of control arm support brackets. Each of the control arm support brackets define a pair of recesses....
Steering damper mounting structure for vehicle
A steering damper mounting structure of a vehicle includes a head pipe, a front fork, a fork bridge, and a steering damper. The front fork, which suspends a...
Vehicle clip method and apparatus
A two piece clip device is provided which can retain various components to a vehicle while reducing and/or eliminating the transfer of vibrations from the...
Vehicle brake system
A lock piston operates to automatically lock a parking brake piston which achieves a parking brake applied state in response to hydraulic pressure in a parking...
Brake device for motorcycle
A brake device for a motorcycle which includes a brake caliper for parking and which favorably ensures the followability of the swing arm in response to the...
Steering lock device for motorcycle
A steering lock device has a steering catch mechanism including a handlebar attached to a steering stem, and a locking arm attached to this handlebar and being...
Internal combustion engine having variable valve operating device
To effectively arrange actuators for control by individually controlling an intake valve and an exhaust valve in an internal combustion engine which includes a...
Impact absorbing striking tool
A straight line impact absorbing striking tool for impacting an object. The striking tool may have a multi-piece construction, and may be partially filled with a...
Connector for use with vehicle functionality testing device
Grill for automobile
Motorcycle navigation device
A navigation device for a motorcycle operable in a comfortable position during driving by solving a problem that it is hard to operate the navigation device...
Control for an internal-combustion engine
A control for an engine having a variable valve actuation mechanism is provided. A map indicating a correlation among a rotational speed, a gauge pressure of an...
Legged mobile robot and control program for the robot
A legged mobile robot and a control program for the robot cancel a spin force, which is generated by motions of a lower body (242), a leg (2) or the like, by a...
Motor drive system and method for predicting position during power
A powered apparatus includes a driven component that is movable along a path and a drive motor that moves the driven component along the path. A motor speed...
Fuel cell stack with dummy cell
A fuel cell stack includes a stack body formed by stacking a plurality of power generation cells in a stacking direction. At one end of the stack body, first and...
Fuel cell with electroosmotic pump
Water flooding at the cathode of a fuel cell is a common problem in fuel cells. By integrating an electroosmotic (EO) pump to remove product water from the...
Walking assistance device
In order to provide a walking assistance device that can avoid hampering the motion of the muscles of the user and will not move out of place inadvertently when...
Cutting tool removal and installation assist device
A method of replacing a cutting tool in a tool magazine in a machine center includes providing a mounting frame having a pair of guide rails and a tool changing...
Riding simulation system
A riding simulation system for providing an operator with a pseudo-experience of a running motorcycle. A steering handle mechanism of the system which enables...
Sun visor holder
A sun visor holder is provided which includes a holder main body 10 and a grommet 11 which is brought into engagement with the holder main body 10 so as to fix...
Trunk liner method and apparatus
A trunk compartment may include a trunk lining having a trunk top coat member and a trunk spacer member. The trunk coat top member may have an inner surface that...