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Cast-iron insert and method of manufacturing same
A cylinder liner has an outer circumferential surface around which another metal is to be cast. The cylinder liner also has a plurality of protrusions disposed...
Sealing material coating method for fuel cell-use separator
A method for coating a sealant (39) on a separator (40) for a fuel cell. The separator has a sealing groove (118) formed therein, and widths of the sealing...
Outboard motor steering angle and tilt/trim angle regulating system
An outboard motor steering angle and tilt/trim angle regulating system includes a pair of hydraulic cylinders each connected, at one end, to the boat through the...
Apparatus and method for feeding plates
The present invention is directed to a plate feeder and a method of supplying plates. The plate feeder supplies plates on an as-needed basis and includes a...
Skeleton member structure
A skeleton member structure having a tubular structural member (11, 211) filled with granular materials for absorbing impact energy. The granular materials...
Body structure for vehicle having sliding door
A body structure for a vehicle having a sliding door. The structure has a slide rail, provided in a side face of the vehicle, for guiding the sliding door; and a...
Door handle device for vehicles
A door handle device for vehicles includes a handle body positioned on an outer surface of a vehicle door and lifted to be pulled back when the vehicle door is...
Briquette of ferrous metal working scrap, method of making the same,
mashing crusher of grinding chips and...
A briquette meeting required strength that is formed in an energy-saving manner from ferrous metal working scrap, such as grinding chips, and a method of making...
Structure of receiving and delivering oil
A structure is provided for receiving and delivering oil from a first oil path in a wall of a casing to a second oil path within a rotating shaft supported by...
Intake system including a resonance chamber
In an intake system for an engine incorporated with a resonance chamber (32), a variable communication unit (50) for controlling the communication between an...
Airbag inflator performance test system
An airbag inflator performance test system includes: a cylindrical tank; a disk-shaped piston vertically movably disposed with a gap between the piston and an...
Slide assembly fixture for rear hub assembly
A fixture is provided for supporting a vehicle hub assembly during manufacturing operations that include rotating the assembly. The fixture includes a base with...
Front combination lamp for an automobile
Planar antenna element for vehicle windowpane
Method of and system for forecasting future orders in parts inventory
In part inventory management, in order to accurately forecast future number of orders of parts for which order has, for example, fallen to one unit per month or...
Method, apparatus and program for detecting an object
The advantage of the present invention is to appropriately detect the object. The object detection apparatus in the present invention has a plurality of cameras...
Electric double layer capacitor
An electric double layer capacitor in which gas generation due to decomposition of a solvent of an electrolyte solution in the capacitor is reduced and...
Tire pressure monitoring system
A system and method for monitoring tire pressure in a tire of a vehicle is described, in which a tire pressure reading in the tire and an ambient pressure...
Battery load power detecting system
A battery load power detecting system includes a generator current sensor which detects a current supplied from a generator to at least one of a battery and a...
Fuel cell employing local power generation when starting at low
A fuel cell which can self-heat in a short time, in which no reaction gas is necessary for combustion, thereby improving the starting performance at low...
Hydrogen purge control apparatus
A hydrogen purge control apparatus includes a fuel cell stack from which hydrogen is purged as necessary, a purged hydrogen dilution device which is disposed...
Clutch mechanism with dual clutch devices and a planetary gearset
A clutch mechanism includes a housing adapted to be rotated by an automotive engine, a shaft having first and second sections and a first end adapted to be an...
Water jet propeller
A water jet propeller for preventing an impeller from being exposed when the water jet propeller is disassembled. The water jet propeller includes a stator...
Vehicle body frame structure
A vehicle body frame structure includes a side sill and a rear frame continuously joined, with a curved portion formed in the vicinity of a boundary between the...
Multi-finger hand device
There is provided a multi-finger hand device which can perform smooth bending and stretching operations of finger mechanisms in holding work of an object or the...
Bumper face fastening structure
A fastening structure is provided which mounts a spoiler between a front bumper face and an under cover. The front bumper face has a lower end portion disposed...
Structure for attaching striker, having attachment bracket including base
and protruding portion
A structure for attaching a striker, having an attachment bracket including a base fastened to a panel, and a protruding portion joined to the base. The...
Vehicular air-conditioning apparatus
A vehicular air-conditioning apparatus includes a hot-water heater and an electric heater provided downstream of the hot-water heater. The apparatus also...
Connector equipped with a valve
A connector housing of a valve-equipped connector is integrally formed from a tube connection section at a first axial side; a pipe insertion section at a second...
Internal combustion engine for vehicle
A valve system of an internal combustion engine mounted on a vehicle comprises a valve characteristic varying mechanism for controlling valve operation...
Controller for transmission
A controller for a transmission capable of preventing an occurrence of a gear squeak caused by a malfunction of a synchronization mechanism. The voltage...
Sliding door locking system
A sliding door locking system includes: a plurality of latch mechanisms including a front latch mechanism mounted on a front part of the sliding door; an outside...
Edge bending apparatus
A first hemming mold unit (20) and a second hemming mold unit (30), are installed in a single pressing machine. The first hemming mold unit (20) performs partial...
Trim clip installation tool and method
A tool and process for installing a trim clip to a mounting surface. The tool includes a handle attached to a grasping portion. The grasping portion is provided...
Bandwidth and memory conserving methods for a vehicle navigation system
The present invention is directed specifically to methods for reducing the bandwidth requirements for broadcasting traffic information to a vehicle navigation...
Remote control device of bipedal mobile robot
When an operator attempts to move a robot from a current position to a desired position, she/he operates a manipulator lever (26) corresponding to a desired...
Image processing device
An image processing device for emphasizing a specified luminance area of an image taken by an image sensor. The contrast between a bright portion and a dark...
Image recognizing apparatus and method
An image recognizing apparatus and method is provided for recognizing behavior of a mobile unit accurately with an image of external environment acquired during...
Image analysis device
An image analysis device installed on a vehicle for detecting objects that are likely to affect the vehicle. An image processing unit included in the image...
Method for adjusting interior illumination
A method for altering interior illumination in a motor vehicle includes provisions for adjusting the interior lighting conditions to improve visibility of the...
Moving object detection device
A moving object detection device has a magnetic sensor element, a permanent magnet for applying a magnetic field to the magnetic sensor element; a board on which...
A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly and first and second metal separators sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly. A first cell voltage...
Walking condition determining device and method
A device and a method that permit easy and accurate determination of a walking condition regardless of differences in foot landing points on soles or lengths of...
Outboard motor steering control system
In an outboard motor steering control system having an actuator steering the outboard motor, three rotation angle sensors each detecting a rotation angle of a...
To provide a winker apparatus in which assembly thereof is improved by eliminating the necessity to check biting of the winker cord. A front winker includes a...
Vehicle front body structure
Front upper members and front side members located laterally inward of the front upper members are joined with connecting members of pipe form. A first end...
Lock release operator layout structure in vehicle
In a vehicle including a plurality of containing portions, namely, a front containing portion provided in an inner cover covering from the rear side a head pipe...
Fuel routing structure for a V-type engine
A fuel routing structure for use in a vehicle having a V-type engine is provided. The structure has fewer parts, is compact, and facilitates ease of assembly and...
A throttle valve for adjusting an amount of intake air to an internal combustion engine includes throttle shafts disposed in an intake air passage...