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Method of reducing icing-related engine misfires
A method of reducing icing-related engine misfires during operation of a vehicle is provided. The vehicle can include an engine and an engine control unit...
Vehicle body drifting restraining device
A vehicle body drifting restraining device which restrains a drifting of a vehicle body, wherein: when a brake control device operation prohibition switch,...
Performance inspection method for autonomous mobile apparatus, and
performance inspection sheet therefor
An autonomous mobile apparatus (R) at a reference position (1) is confronted to a subject (T) with a predefined distance. The autonomous mobile apparatus (R) is...
Real-time self collision and obstacle avoidance
A system, method, and computer program product for avoiding collision of a body segment with unconnected structures in an articulated system are described. A...
Systems and methods of vehicle image processing
An image processing system and the like capable of recognizing a lane mark in a road image with high accuracy are provided even if a light illumination state on...
Power conversion device
In a power conversion device including: a converter which steps up or down a voltage of a direct current power supply; and an inverter which converts the direct...
An electric motor 1 includes a first structure 4 including a magnetic pole row formed by a predetermined plurality of magnetic poles 4a arranged in a...
In a cogeneration system having a generator adapted to be connectable to an AC power feed line between a commercial power network and an electrical load, an...
Production method of oxidation catalyst device for exhaust gas
According to a first embodiment of a production method of an oxidation catalyst device for exhaust gas purification of the present invention, a plurality of...
Fuel cell and fuel cell stack
A fuel cell includes a plurality of electrolyte electrode assemblies and a pair of separators sandwiching the electrolyte electrode assemblies. A fuel gas...
Method for producing tapered metallic nanowire tips on atomic force
A method of making nanowire probes is provided. The method includes providing a template having a nanoporous structure, providing a probe tip that is disposed...
Air cleaner housing and intake system for an engine, and vehicle
In a vehicle having an air cleaner for cleaning incoming intake air supplied to an engine, a stepped surface is formed on at least one of a plurality of walls...
Multi-spindle head exchangeable machine tool
A multi-spindle head exchangeable machine tool is provided with a plurality of multi spindle heads movably mounted on an annular rail. When a workpiece is...
Fluid spring and molding apparatus
A fluid spring is provided with a sleeve, a first chamber configured to accommodate a fluid and formed in the sleeve, a hollow piston rod, a second chamber...
Rear lamp assembly for a saddle-type vehicle, and vehicle incorporating
A saddle-type vehicle is provided with a rear cowl for covering a rear portion of a body frame, while having an opening capable of being closed with a rider's...
Brake system for a motorcycle, and motorcycle incorporating same
A brake system for a motorcycle includes a pressure-regulating unit interposed between a fluid pressure-generating unit and a wheel brake. The operation of a...
Dual action rear hatch
A vehicle includes a vehicle body having a hatch frame slidably mounted thereto. A hatch closure is pivotally mounted to the hatch frame. The hatch frame is...
Floor carpet for vehicle
A floor carpet (40) for covering a vehicle floor as well as a tool storage area is disclosed. The floor carpet has an overlapping flap (57) for overlapping a...
Resin tube-equipped quick connector
There is provided a resin tube-equipped quick connector capable of connecting a fuel-transporting resin tube to a mating pipe without hindrance even if the...
Water separation membrane
Provided is a water separation membrane capable of effectively separating water from a water solution of ethanol, saccharide or the like. The water separation...
Battery temperature regulating system and method for an electric vehicle,
battery housing box for an electric...
A battery housing structure, in an electric vehicle, is operable to regulate a temperature of a battery disposed between front and rear wheels of the vehicle....
A power plant 1 for driving driven parts DW and DW includes a prime mover 3, and first and second generator-motors 20, 30. The first generator-motor 20 is...
Power unit for small-sized vehicle
A power unit for a small-sized vehicle that includes a valve operating system equipped with a hydraulic valve operation mode change mechanism capable of...
Shift transmission control device of vehicle, vehicle and method for
controlling shift transmission in vehicle
A shift transmission control device of a vehicle includes a transmission, a clutch, a shift transmission controller, and a shift inhibition state detector. The...
Twin clutch type speed change control system
In a twin clutch type speed change control system in which changeover of gear position is carried out by switching between a pair of clutches, to suppress the...
Walk-behind lawnmower height adjusting mechanism
A walk-behind lawnmower having a height adjusting mechanism for adjusting the height of a housing above the ground. The height adjusting mechanism includes: a...
Apparatus for preventing unintentional wiper blade removal
A vehicle wiper assembly may include an arm and a wiper blade attached to the arm. The wiper assembly may be placed into a parked condition by supporting the...
Front combination lamp for an automobile
System and method for variable text-to-speech with minimized distraction
to operator of an automotive vehicle
A text-to-speech (TTS) system implemented in an automotive vehicle is dynamically tuned to increase intelligibility over a wide variety of vehicle operating...
Vehicular control object determination system and vehicular travel locus
In a vehicular control object determination system, locus correlation degree calculator calculates a degree of correlation between a future travel locus of a...
Vehicular seatbelt apparatus
A seatbelt apparatus for a vehicle includes a control device for controlling an amount of electric current fed to a motor for winding a seatbelt. The control...
Vehicle operation assisting system
When a collision avoidance operation determiner determines a collision avoidance operation by a driver, a target assist electrical current calculator calculates...
Control system for adjustable damping force damper
A control system for an adjustable damping force damper of a suspension apparatus of a vehicle, includes a lateral acceleration detecting unit detecting a...
Leveraging temporal, contextual and ordering constraints for recognizing
complex activities in video
A system (and a method) are disclosed for recognizing and representing activities in a video sequence. The system includes an activity dynamic Bayesian network...
Electric vehicle with ground fault detecting system
An electric vehicle incorporates a ground fault detecting system for preventing a ground fault detector from detecting a ground fault in error. First and second...
Membrane-electrode assembly for solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell
A membrane-electrode assembly for solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell that exhibits superior dimensional stability to high temperature of hot water generated on...
Precursor selection method for chemical vapor deposition techniques
A method of precursor selection for thin film deposition is provided, that includes a group of precursors, using a rule-set for selecting one or more candidate...
Catalyst for the growth of carbon single-walled nanotubes
Methods and processes for synthesizing single-wall carbon nanotubes are provided. A carbon precursor gas is contacted with metal catalysts deposited on a...
Load transmission body for vehicle
A load transmission body for a vehicle, which transmits an impact load to a floor of the vehicle body, includes: a pair of side walls fixed to the floor of the...
Mounting foot cover for a motor vehicle seat
A mounting system for a seat of a motor vehicle is disclosed. The mounting system includes a sliding rail, a mounting foot member and a covering member. The...
Steering damper attachment structure
Disclosed is an attachment structure of a steering damper for a vehicle. The steering damper is provided between a top bridge and a head pipe. The top bridge...
Hydraulic clutch device actuated by electric motor and clutch lever
A clutch actuator device of a saddle-ride-type vehicle includes: a first master cylinder which is generating an oil pressure; a first release cylinder which is...
Clutch control system for vehicle
A clutch control system for a vehicle includes an actuator which is configured to control a hydraulic pressure. A timer is configured to measure a time period...
Friction drive vehicle
In a frictional drive vehicle, a load acting on the vehicle such as the weight of a rider is converted into a force that urges two frictionally engaging parts...
Variable pitch radiator fan control system
A control system for a variable pitch radiator fan is disclosed. The control system is capable of varying the blade pitch of the radiator fan from a normal...
Exhaust gas recirculating device for internal combustion engines
In an exhaust gas recirculating device for an internal combustion engine, an EGR gas introduction port (32) for feeding EGR gas to an intake passage (20)...
Valve system for overhead-camshaft-type internal combustion engine, and
engine incorporating same
A valve system of an overhead-camshaft-type internal combustion engine includes a cam holder fastened to a cylinder head having a combustion chamber formed...
Link type variable stroke engine
In a link type variable stroke engine in which: a crankshaft and a rotary shaft having an eccentric shaft are each rotatably supported on a case main body...
Link type variable stroke engine
In a link type variable stroke engine in which a piston, a crankshaft and an eccentric shaft are linked by a linking mechanism, counterweights are provided on...
Rotor attachment apparatus and rotor attachment method
A rotor attachment apparatus for attaching a rotor of a motor coaxially to a crankshaft by inserting the rotor into a rotor housing that is attached to an...