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Wireless network system and communications method
A wireless network system for enabling good communications, while minimizing the electricity consumption of a portable terminal, is described. Included are: a...
A polymer actuator comprising a conductive powder compact comprising a conductive polymer and a dopant, an ion donor, a work electrode, and a counter electrode,...
Polymer compound for use in electrode material, electrode using the same
and nonaqueous solution battery using...
The present invention provides a polymer compound for an electrode material permitting operation at low temperatures and attainment of large capacities, an...
A fuel cell includes an electrolyte electrode assembly and a pair of separators sandwiching the electrolyte electrode assembly. Each of the separators is a...
Fuel cell system and activation system thereof
A fuel cell system is equipped with a fuel cell for generating power by an electrochemical reaction of a fuel gas and an oxidizer gas, a fuel gas supply...
Apparatus and method for protecting fuel cell
A memory unit stores maps of predetermined determination threshold values for detection values detected by a hydrogen sensor according to an operating state of a...
Propeller shaft and rotational power transmission mechanism equipped with
A propeller shaft PS1 comprises a front pipe member 10 and first and second yoke members 20 and 30, which are attached to both the ends of the front pipe member...
A die comprises metal-rich sections which form an inner wall and an outer wall of the die, respectively. Gradient sections are disposed adjacent to the...
Tether routing apparatus and method of using same
A child seat mounting arrangement includes a frame member of a vehicle having an inner surface and an outer surface. A base plate has an engaging surface and an...
Door lock device
When an inside lock button is operated for locking, an inner wire of a wire cable is drawn into an outer tube of the wire cable so that a lock lever shifts from...
A vehicle knee bolster assembly including a cross member extending laterally across a vehicle and a knee bolster including a frame having a closed cross...
Joined structure of different metals and friction welding method thereof
A joined structure of different metals is usable even in a severely corrosive environments such locations susceptible to salt damage. In a joined structure of...
Friction stir welding apparatus
A body member and flange members are butted together at first and second abutment portions, and are retained by first and second backing jigs. In this...
Legged mobile robot
In a legged mobile robot, each hip joint that connects a body with a thigh link comprises a first rotary shaft that provides a degree of freedom to rotate about...
An intake manifold is disclosed. The intake manifold includes a first chamber in fluid communication with a PCV line and disposed generally upstream of a second...
Rear combination lamp for an automobile
Vehicle control panel
Control system for internal combustion engine
A control system for an internal combustion engine, which is capable of properly performing air-fuel ratio control and ignition timing control according to an...
Operation checking method for adaptive front lighting system
An operation checking method for an adaptive front lighting system (AFS), which is applicable to on-line automobile inspections involves an operation checking...
A control system which is capable of avoiding an overloaded state of an actuator without using sensors or the like. An ECU 2 of the control system 1 calculates a...
Enhancing efficiency in assembling a waterproof switch, and enhance flexibility of seal design. The waterproof switch 7 includes a plunger 11 accommodated in a...
Vehicle window opening/closing switch apparatus
A vehicle window opening/closing switch apparatus for opening/closing a plurality of windows provided on a vehicle is disclosed. The apparatus has a first switch...
Electric system for fuel cell, fuel cell vehicle, and method of supplying
An electric system has a fuel cell for generating electric power by being supplied with a reactive gas, an electric storage device having a voltage lower than a...
Air cleaner device for motorcycle
An air cleaner device for a motorcycle including a cylindrical filter element disposed in a box of an air cleaner, wherein air purified by the element is sent to...
Control system for internal combustion engine
A control system for an internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders and a switching mechanism for switching between an all-cylinder operation in...
Propeller shaft apparatus
A paper tube of a propeller tube 12 is made by winding a single faced corrugated fiberboard 16 in which a wavy corrugating medium 16b is fixed to one side of a...
Exterior mirror assembly
An exterior mirror assembly includes a mirror member, a housing and a light member. The mirror member is supported in the housing. The light member is attached...
Guide tube-fixing structure for sunroof device
In a guide tube-fixing structure for sunroof device 1 that includes cables C1, C2 for opening and closing a roof panel 4 by push-pull operation; guide rails 5, 5...
Vehicles having fastener extending into apertures of respective body
panels and methods
Vehicles, such as all terrain vehicles, can be provided with a frame and a fender assembly. The fender assembly can have layered fender panels attached together...
A space is secured inside left and right pivot plates and a space is secured in front of a rear wheel to increase flexibility in design. In a motorcycle...
Drain pipe in canister system
In order to discharge air cleaned free from evaporated fuel vapor in a canister installed under the front seat floor, have none of the air coming inside a...
Abnormality-determining device and method for fuel supply system, and
engine control unit
A device for determining abnormality of a fuel supply system, which is capable of determining abnormality of the fuel supply system including a fuel pressure...
Failure detection apparatus for variable valve timing and lift control
system of internal combustion engine
A failure detection apparatus for preventing erroneous detection due to a degradation of a sensor and thereby accurately performing failure detection of a...
Low floor type motorcycle
A motorcycle with a low floor is configured such that secondary vibration of an engine can be largely reduced and an increase in engine width can be suppressed....
Layout structure of hydraulic control valve for valve train in internal
To provide a layout structure of a hydraulic control valve for a valve train in an internal combustion engine which can reduce the influence of heat from the...
Compressor having low-pressure and high-pressure compressor operating at
optimum ratio between pressure ratios...
A compressor having a front fan, which rotates to compress intake air, a single-stage low-pressure compressor which is disposed behind the front fan to compress...
Front bumper for an automobile
Ignition timing controlling device and method
A method of controlling ignition timing of an engine. In the control method, final ignition timing for performing ignition is calculated by adding a variation...
Vehicle surroundings monitoring apparatus
A vehicle surroundings monitoring apparatus, includes: an infrared imaging device that captures an image; a binarized object extraction device that extracts a...
Electric double layer capacitor and electrolytic solution therefor
The present invention provides an electric double layer capacitor which has electrodes made of an alkali-activated carbon, prepared from a graphitic material,...
An operating device for controlling a display screen, which includes a rotatable operating member of cylindrical shape, and a slidable operating member having a...
Method of determining voltage condition of fuel cell vehicle
A method of determining voltage conditions of a fuel cell vehicle which includes a motor as a driving force source of the vehicle, a motor control device for...
Operation device for vehicle ignition switch
In an operation device for a vehicle ignition switch includes a rotational member for changing the switching mode, an operation knob connected with the...
Platinum, tungsten, and nickel or zirconium containing electrocatalysts
The present teachings are directed toward electrocatalyst compositions of alloys of platinum, tungsten and one of either of nickel or zirconium for use in fuel...