Nissan Patent Applications

MOTOR CONTROL APPARATUS AND MOTOR CONTROL METHOD

Granted: July 20, 2017
Application Number: 20170203670
A motor control apparatus including a motor 1, a transmission 5 disposed adjacent to the motor 1 or in the vicinity of the motor 1, an oil temperature sensor 5 that detects temperature of lubricating oil of the transmission 5, a cooling mechanism that cools a motor with a refrigerant, a refrigerant sensor that detects temperature of the refrigerant, and a controller that controls torque of the motor 1. Further, the controller selects either the lubricating oil temperature detected by the…

LOCK-UP-CLUTCH CONTROL DEVICE

Granted: July 20, 2017
Application Number: 20170204968
A control device for a lock-up-clutch installed in a torque converter arranged between an engine and an automatic transmission mechanism includes an engagement control means that carries out a calculation to increase an engaging capacity of the lock-up-clutch with the passage of time during an engagement control time in which the torque converter is shifted from a converter condition to a lock-up condition in which the prime mover drives an auxiliary device and in which when, during the…

CONTROL DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION

Granted: July 20, 2017
Application Number: 20170204970
A control device for a continuously variable transmission includes: a line pressure generating-section configured to generate a line pressure; a pilot valve configured to supply a pilot pressure regulated so as not to exceed a first predetermined pressure when the line pressure exceeds the first predetermined pressure; a control section configured to generate the clamping forces by controlling the pilot pressure; a line pressure increase section configured to increase the line pressure…

METHOD FOR ESTIMATING THE TORQUE OF A HEAT ENGINE

Granted: July 20, 2017
Application Number: 20170205298
A method estimates a torque of a heat engine in a vehicle hybrid transmission including at least a heat engine and an electric machine together or separately supplying a heat engine torque and heat engine torque intended for wheels of the vehicle. The method uses a measurement of a speed of the heat engine, a value of the heat engine torque reference, and a value of the electric machine torque. The method also sums an estimate of a total torque supplied by the transmission to the wheels…

COMPOSITION FOR FORMING A RESIST UPPER-LAYER FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING THE COMPOSITION

Granted: July 20, 2017
Application Number: 20170205711
This composition for forming an extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) or electron-beam upper-layer resist film including (a) a polymer (P) and (b) a solvent, the solvent containing 1 to 13 mass % of a C4-12 ketone compound with respect to the entire solvent, is used in the lithography process of a procedure for manufacturing a semiconductor device. Without needing to be intermixed with a resist, and particularly on the occasion of EUV exposure, the composition for forming an EUV or electron-beam…

FUEL CELL SYSTEM

Granted: July 20, 2017
Application Number: 20170207469
A fuel cell system includes a compressor configured to supply cathode gas to a fuel cell, and a driving device including at least a drive motor and a driving body using a power source other than the drive motor and configured to drive the compressor, and an energy source of the fuel cell system is used as the power source of the driving body.

CONTROL DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170197623
A control device for a continuously variable transmission includes: a lock-up clutch of a torque converter which is arranged to connect and disconnect a power transmission between a power source and the driving wheel; a control section configured to output a hydraulic pressure command value, and to control a transmission gear ratio of the continuously variable transmission and an engagement state of the lock-up clutch in accordance with a traveling state of a vehicle; a learning control…

METHOD FOR SELECTING THE TARGET STATE OF A DRIVE TRAIN

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170197633
A method selects a target state of a vehicle driveline connecting at least a combustion engine and/or an electric machine to the wheels of the vehicle by a transmission, from a set of states present on the transmission, which are defined by various combinations of couplers and reduction gears thereof in order to transfer torque from the combustion engine and/or from the electric machine to the wheels over one or more gear ratios. The method includes filtering to determine, from a list of…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING MULTIBRANCHED ALIPHATIC ESTER

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170197902
A method for producing a multibranched aliphatic ester including reacting a multibranched aliphatic alcohol with a multibranched aliphatic carboxylic acid in the absence of a solvent without a catalyst to obtain a multibranched aliphatic ester, and distilling the multibranched aliphatic ester to obtain a purified multibranched aliphatic ester, wherein at least one of the alcohol and the carboxylic acid is a C10-30 compound, and the obtained ester has a Hazen color number (APHA) of 1 to…

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170199434
A liquid crystal display device, containing: a pair of substrates provided with an electrode and a liquid crystal layer formed by disposing a liquid crystal composition between the pair of substrates and by irradiating and curing the liquid crystal composition with ultraviolet rays using an ultraviolet irradiation apparatus, wherein at least one of the substrates is further provided with a liquid crystal alignment film to vertically align a liquid crystal, the liquid crystal composition…

LAYERED BODY OF TEMPORARY ADHESIVE

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170200628
A temporary adhesive is good peelability, heat resistance and cleaning removability after polishing of the rear surface of the wafer. A layered body for processing a rear surface of a wafer opposite to a circuit surface of the wafer, the layered body being a temporary adhesive loaded between a support and circuit surface of the wafer and including an adhesive layer (A) that includes a polyorganosiloxane to be cured by a hydrosilylation reaction and is releasably bonded, and a separation…

FLUORINE-ATOM-CONTAINING POLYMER AND USE THEREOF

Granted: July 13, 2017
Application Number: 20170200897
Provided are a fluorine-atom-containing polymer that is a condensation polymer of a fluorine-atom-containing triphenylamine derivative giving a repeating unit represented by formula (1) and a fluorine derivative giving a repeating unit represented by formula (2) and the use of this fluorine-atom-containing polymer. (In the formulas, A represents a fluoroalkanediyl group, at least one of R1 and R2 represents any of an alkoxyl group, an alkenyloxy group, an alkynyloxy group, an aryloxy…

FUNGICIDAL OR BACTERICIDAL COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISEASES

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170188580
To provide a novel pesticidal composition, particularly a composition for a fungicide. A fungicidal or bactericidal composition comprising one or more compounds selected from oxime-substituted amide compounds represented by the formula (I), or their N-oxides or salts, and one or more compounds selected from known fungicidal or bactericidal compounds: wherein G1 represents a structure of G1-1, G1-27, etc., G2 represents a structure of G2-2, etc., W represents an oxygen atom, etc., X1…

UNSPRUNG POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS FOR IN-WHEEL MOTOR VEHICLE

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170190229
An unsprung power supply apparatus is provided for an in-wheel motor vehicle. The unsprung power supply apparatus includes a steering knuckle, an in-wheel motor and a third link. The steering knuckle is configured to turn and steer a tire of the in-wheel motor vehicle. A virtual kingpin axis is an axis passing through a knuckle side coupling point at which the third link couples with the steering knuckle. In the unsprung power supply apparatus, a power supply cable connects the in-wheel…

PARASITE- AND HYGIENIC PEST-CONTROLLING AGENT

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170190695
There is provided a novel agent for controlling harmful arthropods or nematodes that are parasites and hygienic pests for animals. An ecto- or endo-parasiticide for mammals or the like comprising as active ingredient, one or more selected from substituted benzamide compounds of formula (1) or salts thereof: wherein A1 is C—X3 or nitrogen atom, etc., A2 and A3 are C—H, etc., A4 is C—H or nitrogen atom, etc., G is G-2a, etc., W is oxygen atom or sulfur atom, X1 is halogen atom,…

SILANE-TREATED FORSTERITE FINE PARTICLES AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR, AND ORGANIC SOLVENT DISPERSION OF SILANE-TREATED FORSTERITE FINE PARTICLES AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170190916
The invention provides silane-treated forsterite microparticles having a specific surface area of 5 to 100 m2/g, wherein 1 to 5 silyl groups are bound to 1 nm2 of the surface area thereof.

VARIABLE COMPRESSION RATIO INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: July 6, 2017
Application Number: 20170191409
A variable compression ratio internal combustion engine includes a control shaft rotatably supported by an engine body, a variable compression ratio mechanism, an actuator for driving the control shaft, and a speed reducing mechanism for reducing a rotational power of the actuator and for transmitting the speed-reduced power to the control shaft, and structured to have a rotation shaft rotatably supported in a housing fixed to the engine body and a lever that connects the rotation shaft…

EXHAUST GAS PURIFICATION CATALYST AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

Granted: June 29, 2017
Application Number: 20170182481
An exhaust gas purification catalyst contains an oxide 1 and an oxide 2. The catalyst has pores P1-260 with a pore size of from 1 nm to 260 nm, that can be measured by the nitrogen absorption method, and the total sum ?PV1-260 of the pore volume PV1-260 of the pores is equal to or greater than 0.79 cm3/g. The oxide 1 is an oxide with an oxygen release capability. The oxide 2 is represented by LaxM1-xM?O3-? (2), where M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ba, Sr…

COOLING CIRCUIT FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

Granted: June 29, 2017
Application Number: 20170184008
A cooling circuit for internal combustion engines includes an internal combustion engine, a pressure-feeding unit for feeding coolant, which cools the internal combustion engine under pressure, a valve unit having a plurality of heat exchangers connected in parallel thereto, an exhaust heat recovery system for recovering heat from exhaust air of the internal combustion engine by the coolant, a first circulation circuit including the pressure-feeding unit, the valve unit and the exhaust…

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT, LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT FILM, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT TREATMENT AGENT

Granted: June 29, 2017
Application Number: 20170184923
To provide a liquid crystal display device, in which the vertical alignment property of the liquid crystal is high, favorable transparency when no voltage is applied and favorable scattering property when a voltage is applied are achieved, and the adhesion between the liquid crystal layer and the vertical liquid crystal alignment film is high. A liquid crystal display device, which comprises a liquid crystal layer formed by disposing a liquid crystal composition containing a…