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Control lever system
A control lever system permits setting of an appropriate traveling mode with a single control lever by changing over between two-wheel drive and four-wheel...
Shift drum apparatus and transmission including same
A shift drum apparatus is reduced in weight relative to conventional shift drums. The shift drum includes a shift fork, a shift drum main body, and a lid member....
Power window system and method for controlling power-operated window
If a supply voltage for a motor drops below a predetermined level during movement of a windowpane, a controller of a power window system outputs a stop signal...
Meter for automobile
Motorcycle or motorcycle replica
Target object detection apparatus and robot provided with the same
A target object detection apparatus for identifying a target object by using at least a camera and a wireless tag provided on the target object which exists...
Belt inspecting apparatus
A belt inspecting apparatus applies illuminating light beams (R, G, B) through light guides to a flat inner portion, a flat outer portion, flat side portions,...
Grommet and assembling method therefor
A grommet (1) has a central shaft (2)through which a wire harness (5) is inserted. A circular connection portion (31) is provided continuously to the periphery...
Fuel cell stack with dummy cell
A fuel cell stack 10 includes a stacked structure 14 composed of a plurality of electricity-generating cells stacked successively, and dummy cells arranged at...
Temperature controlling apparatus for battery, vehicle apparatus using the
same, and controlling method therefor
In an ECU, a coolant fan performs cooling operation such that a control DUTY value is limited by a control DUTY value according to tolerable noise level of the...
Fuel cell system and charge amount adjustment method for energy storage
When it is detected that the ignition switch is turned off a short period of time after the ignition switch turned on at the temperature below the freezing...
Method for selective enrichment of carbon nanotubes
A method for treating carbon nanotubes with microwave energy to selective remove metallic-type carbon nanotubes is provided. A sample containing carbon nanotubes...
Catalytic converter apparatus for purifying exhaust gas
The present invention relates to a catalytic converter apparatus for purifying exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine for vehicles. The catalytic...
Method for heat-treating steel material
Disclosed is an efficient heat treatment method which can be performed in a short time. Specifically disclosed is a method for heat-treating a steel material...
Temperature sensor mounting structure and battery module structure
A temperature sensor mounting structure for a battery module that is formed by connecting single cells together in series including: a temperature-measuring...
Wall structure of vehicle frame between cab and load-carrying bed
A vehicle frame having a cab portion and a load-carrying bed includes sidewall structures opposed and spaced from one another forming sides of the cab portion...
Robot hand apparatus
A robot hand apparatus (1) includes four of finger mechanisms (20) each elongates from a base (10), a motor (30) actuating each finger mechanism (20), four of...
Door lock system
A door lock system for vehicle doors includes a lock mechanism including a switching lever. The switching lever can be moved freely between a neutral position...
Vehicle seatbelt apparatus
A vehicle seatbelt apparatus includes a inhibiting section for inhibiting a belt-reel driving motor from being driven when it determines, on the basis of an...
Airbag cover body and airbag apparatus
An airbag is expanded upward on the side of a passenger from a door part. A cover body which covers the airbag is formed by overlaying an outer part made of a...
A telescopic actuator is adapted to be used on a right side or a left side of a body. The telescopic actuator includes a housing having a cylindrical shape and...
A telescopic actuator includes a housing, an output rod which is slidable in an axial direction with respect to the housing, at least two slide bearings via...
Electrical component attachment structure for two-wheeled vehicle
A electrical component attachment structure for a two-wheeled motor vehicle includes a main frame supporting components of a vehicle body such as an engine, a...
Device and method of controlling exhaust gas sensor temperature, and
recording medium for exhaust gas sensor...
A control input (DUT) for controlling a heater (13) which heats an active element (10) of an exhaust gas sensor (8) includes at least one of another component...
Injector mounting structure of V-type internal combustion engine
An injector mounting structure for a V-type internal combustion engine includes an intake manifold arranged in a V-bank. A fuel supply pipe extends linearly in...
Vertical internal combustion engine provided with belt-drive transmission
A vertical internal combustion engine E has a crankshaft 18 enclosed in a crank chamber 20, a belt-drive transmission mechanism 50 held in a belt chamber 63 and...
An automatic transmission that includes oil passages with a simple structure provided for twin clutches can allow the number of production steps to be reduced....
Press working method and press working apparatus
In a press working apparatus 10, while a servo motor 24 is acting, an upper die 38 is made to come close to a lower die 52 and press working of the first time is...
Elevating device for window glass
The present invention employed an elevating device for a window glass provided in a door of a vehicle, including: a guiding device which is provided in the door;...
Front face of a steering wheel
Automated crack detection system and method for vehicle closure
An automated crack detection system and method for determining a crack initiation potential of a vehicle closure includes a vehicle closure operatively mounted...
Gait generator for mobile robot
A gait generating system for a mobile robot determines a gait parameter that defines a gait of a mobile robot 1 to be generated by updating a value of a priority...
Robot control apparatus
The robot control apparatus has an input-output section, a control section including a priority data generation section, a schedule data generation section, an...
Stamping in-line crack detection system and method
A system and method for automatically detecting cracks in components produced by a stamping process. A substantially uniform backlighting of the component can be...
Traveling safety device for vehicle
A traveling safety device for a vehicle of the present invention includes a storage device, a present vehicle position detecting device, a vehicle state...
IC tag equipped vehicle and management system thereof
A speedometer, a fuel gauge, an odometer, left and right turn indicators, and an ignition indicator are arranged in a meter panel of a meter unit. An IC tag into...
Engine power reduction during automatic transmission shifting
An engine's power may be gradually reduced during a torque phase of a clutch-to-clutch up-shift within an automatic transmission and then reduced fully during a...
Constant velocity joint
Each boot of a tripot type constant velocity joint comprises a polyester-based thermoplastic elastomer (TPC). A grease encapsulated in the boot comprises a base...
Engine driven working machine
In an engine drive washing machine, a discharge switch 10 is provided in a jet gun 5. When the switch 10 is turned off, an engine 1 is stopped. When the switch...
Workpiece transfer system and workpiece transfer method
A workpiece transfer system includes a bracket rotatably supported on a support part, a rotary drive mechanism provided on the support part in order to rotate...
Vehicle seating arrangement
A vehicle seating arrangement adapted for use in connection with a vehicle having an increased cargo and/or passenger carrying capacity is provided. The vehicle...
Vehicle interior door pull handle attachment method and apparatus
The invention is directed to an apparatus and method that includes a bracket that attaches the bottom end of a vehicle interior door handle to a door panel in a...
Hydraulic pressure supplying device for transmission
In a hydraulic pressure supplying device for a transmission including a first oil pump adapted to be driven by a main shaft of the transmission, at least one...
Magnetostrictive torque sensor and electric power steering apparatus
A magnetostrictive torque sensor having a first magnetostrictive film and a second magnetostrictive film, which are both provided on a shaft and have different...
Bail-free machine control devices and methods
The present subject matter discloses devices and methods for controlling the operation of a lawnmower or other walk-behind power machines without the use of a...
Door sash for vehicle and method of manufacturing the same
A vehicular door sash includes a sash frame formed by subjecting a predetermined metal sheet to a roll molding process to have a predetermined cross section. The...
Outside monitoring device for mobile robot
An outside monitoring device of a mobile robot for measuring a direction of a target object using a tag, which is provided on a target object and replies a...
Vehicle disabling system and process
The present invention generally relates to processes and/or devices that are capable of stopping a vehicle in response to a remote signal. Some embodiments are...
Activated carbon, method for production thereof, polarizing electrode and
electrical double layer capacitor
In activated carbon obtained by subjecting a carbonaceous material to an activation treatment, the overall content of alkali metals is set at 100 ppm or less, or...