Nissan Patent Grants

Non-contact power supply device

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9656559
Provided is a non-contact power supply device which detects foreign objects interposed between a power transmission coil and a power receiving coil. This non-contact power supply device is provided with a second coil which contactlessly transmits power to or receives power from a first coil at least by means of magnetic coupling, multiple sensors for detecting position shifts between the first coil and the second coil, a position detection means which, on the basis of the output values…

Hybrid vehicle control device

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9656664
A hybrid vehicle control device for a drive system is provided with an engine, a motor and an automatic transmission. The hybrid vehicle control device is configured such that when there is a mode switch request during an EV mode where only the motor is used as a drive source, a shift is made to an HEV mode where the engine and the motor are used as drive sources. The hybrid vehicle control device is further configured such that if a mode switch request and a downshift request for the…

Impact energy absorbing vehicle charging port support arrangement

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9656694
A vehicle charging port arrangement is provided with a vehicle body, a charging port support member and an electric charging port. The vehicle body includes a vehicle front end portion. The charging port support member is supported on the vehicle front end portion. The charging port support member includes an energy absorbing structure that is configured and arranged to deform towards a support structure of the vehicle front end portion and into an energy absorbing area that is disposed…

Thermosetting resin composition containing polymer having specific terminal structure

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9657128
Novel thermosetting resin composition is provided. A thermosetting resin composition containing a polymer having a repeating structural unit of the following Formula (1-a): (wherein each of R1 and R2 is independently a hydrogen atom, a C1-4 alkyl group, phenyl group, or a C3-6 cyclic alkyl group, X is a single bond or a divalent organic group, and Y is a divalent organic group), and a terminal structure of the following Formula (1-b): (wherein Q is a C1-5 alkylene group,…

Manufacturing device for field-pole magnet and manufacturing method for same

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659707
A one-piece field-pole magnet is manufactured by filling a gap formed between magnetic pieces placed on a plane with an adhesive or resin. During the process, a pushing member applies a pushing force onto each of the magnet pieces in a thickness direction thereof. The pushing member comprises pushing parts each of which pushes each of the magnet pieces, thereby equalizing the pushing forces applied to the respective magnet pieces.

Front bumper for automobile

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: D786749

Vehicular display apparatus, vehicular display method, and vehicular display program

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9649980
Captured images obtained beforehand by imaging ranges corresponding to peripheries of a vehicle, or processed images generated to correspond to the captured images are stored to be associated with stored road information of a preset area. A superimposed area having a clarity lower than a preset clarity threshold is set in a captured image of a periphery of the vehicle. A superimposition image is extracted among the stored images, the superimposition image being an image of a range…

Carrying apparatus and carrying method for battery electrode member

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9650223
A carrying apparatus carries a battery electrode member (an electrode material film web or an electrode film). The carrying apparatus includes a carrier for holding while curving, and then carrying the electrode member. The carrier is configured to hold the electrode member at a position that doesn't cause a contact with components for another process at a downstream along a carrying direction. Since the electrode member is curved, its stiffness along the carrying direction is…

Primer for electroless plating comprising hyperbranched polymer and metal fine particles

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9650534
There is provided a novel, environmentally friendly primer for use in the pretreatment steps in electroless plating, which can be easily used in fewer steps with a lower cost. A primer for forming a metallic plating film on a substrate by electroless plating, the primer including: a hyperbranched polymer having an ammonium group at a molecular terminal and a weight-average molecular weight of 500 to 5,000,000; and a metal fine particle.

Chrome-plated part and manufacturing method of the same

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9650722
An nickel plating layer (5a) intended for corrosion current distribution is formed over a body (2), and a 0.05 to 2.5 micrometers thick surface chrome plating layer (6) made of trivalent chromium is formed on the surface thereof using basic chromium sulfate as a source of metal. Further on the same, a not less than 7 nm thick chromium compound film (7) is formed by cathode acidic electrolytic chromatin. The corrosion distribution nickel plating layer (5a) has a function of forming a…

Variable compression ratio internal combustion engine

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9650952
A variable compression ratio internal combustion engine is equipped with a variable compression ratio mechanism that changes an engine compression ratio depending on the rotational position of a first control shaft arranged in an oil pan, and an actuator that changes and holds the rotational position of the first control shaft, and a linking mechanism configured to link the actuator and the first control shaft. The linking mechanism has a lever linked to the first control shaft, and a…

Power conversion device and power conversion method

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9654036
There is provided a power conversion device including a plurality of Direct Current (DC) power sources (VB) that converts an output voltage of each of the DC power sources into an Alternating Current (AC) voltage, and outputs the converted AC voltage in series connection, and the device includes: a DC/DC converter (21) connected to each of the DC power sources (VB) to convert the output voltage of the DC power sources; a control device (31) that controls an output voltage of the each…

Front bumper for automobile

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: D786147

Front bumper for automobile

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: D786151

Vehicle interior structure

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9643477
A vehicle interior structure has a driver's seat disposed inside a cabin, a rear passenger's seat disposed on a vehicle rear side of the driver's seat inside the cabin, and a partition panel arranged along a vehicle width direction between the driver's seat and the rear passenger's seat. The partition panel has a bulging section bulging toward a vehicle front side.

Vehicle control device, and vehicle control method

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9643599
A vehicle control device includes a sensor and a controller. The sensor detects wheel speed. The controller estimates sprung mass state based on detected information in a prescribed frequency range. The controller controls a variable-damping force shock absorber to bring the estimated sprung mass state to a target sprung mass state. The controller estimates wheel rim braking/drive torque acting on a wheel. The controller determines the estimation accuracy of the sprung mass state has…

Driving assistance device

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9643601
A driving assistance device improves the accuracy of driving assistance for parking. A traveling controller detects a line positioned on a road surface from a captured image captured by a camera. A parking frame is extracted from the detected line and acceleration suppression control of a vehicle is executed based on the extracted parking frame. At this time, the acceleration suppression control is cancelled if a crossing is detected based on the captured image.

Production method for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9647297
According to the present invention, there is provided a seal step (ST105) storing an electrode laminate in which a separator is disposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode and an electrolyte within an exterior body constituted by a laminate film and sealing the exterior body; a pressure application step (ST106) of applying a pressure to the exterior body in which the electrode laminate is stored by means of a flat plate press working or so forth; charge step (ST102) of…

Motor control unit having integrated inverter unit

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9647514
A motor control unit is obtained by integrating an inverter unit and a motor unit having a motor, the inverter unit having a control board erected on a support board.

Variable magnetization machine controller

Granted: May 9, 2017
Patent Number: 9647583
A variable magnetization machine controller has a current command module, a magnetization module and a reducing current module. The current command module computes a vector current command in a dq axis based on a torque command. The magnetization module applies a magnetization control pulse to a d-axis current of the vector current command. Thus, the reducing current module applies a reducing current to a q-axis current of the vector current command based on the torque command and one of…