Nissan Patent Grants

Radiator grill for automobile

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: D789844

Radiator grill for automobile

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: D789845

Polyester resin composition containing amino-triazine derivative

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9683090
A polyester resin composition containing 100 parts by mass of a polyester resin and 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of a 2-amino-1,3,5-triazine derivative of Formula [1]: a polyester resin molded body obtained by the composition, and a crystal nucleating agent including the triazine derivative. A polyester resin composition containing a crystal nucleating agent that makes it possible to produce, with high productivity, a polyester resin molded product that promotes polyester resin…

Estimated route presentation apparatus and estimated route presentation method

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9683861
An estimated route presentation apparatus including a control device is provided. The control device executes an image acquisition function to acquire a captured image captured by a camera provided on the vehicle, an estimated route calculation function to: detect an end part of a diagram displayed on a road surface from an image of the road surface included in the captured image; obtain a center of gyration of the vehicle traveling, on the basis of changes in the direction and distance…

Self-location calculating device and self-location calculating method

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684837
A self-location calculating device projects a patterned light onto a road surface around a vehicle, as well as thereby captures and obtains an image of the road surface around the vehicle. Furthermore, the self-location calculating device detects a running condition of the vehicle. When it is determined that the vehicle is a running stable state, the self-location calculating device calculates a current position and a current attitude angle of the vehicle by adding an amount of change in…

Bus bar attachment device and bus bar attachment method

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9685648
A bus bar attachment device includes a bus bar placing part for placing a bus bar onto a pallet, and a pressing part for causing first and second adjacent surfaces in the bus bar placed by the bus bar supply part to press against first and second adjacent wall surfaces in a bus bar positioning part of the pallet. The bus bar is placed by the bus bar supply part in a position where the first and second surfaces face the first and second wall surfaces in the bus bar positioning part, and…

Power generation characteristic estimation device for fuel cell

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9685669
A power generation characteristic estimation device for fuel cell includes a reference characteristic setting unit for setting a reference power generation characteristic of a fuel cell, a current detection unit for detecting an actual current of the fuel cell, a voltage detection unit for detecting an actual voltage of the fuel cell, and a characteristic estimation unit for estimating an actual power generation characteristic of the fuel cell based on a voltage difference between a…

Rear bumper for an automobile

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: D789259

Hybrid vehicle control device

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9676292
A hybrid vehicle control device is provided for controlling a drive system in a hybrid vehicle. The hybrid vehicle control device is provided with a hybrid control module that controls an operation start timing of a DC/DC converter at vehicle startup. When an ignition switch is pressed, after connecting a high power relay that is interposed between the motor/generator and the high power battery, the hybrid control module starts operation of the DC/DC converter upon determining that the…

Method for production of 3-hydroxypropan-1-one compound, method for production of 2-propen-1-one compound and method for production of isoxazoline compound

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9676692
There is provided a novel intermediate for producing pesticides. A method for producing the compound of Formula (3) comprises reacting an aromatic ketone compound of Formula (4) and a substituted acetophenone compound of Formula (5) as starting raw materials in an organic solvent or water in the presence or absence of an additive in the presence of a base in a suspended state. A method may comprise dehydrating the compound of Formula (3). A method for producing compound (2) in one step…

Oil passage structure for internal combustion engine

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9677435
Cover (25) is mounted on wall surface (12) on the front side of cylinder block (10). Sub gallery (26) through which engine oil flows is formed between cover (25) and wall surface (12). Chain tensioner (17) is mounted on cover (25), and the engine oil in sub gallery (26) is supplied to chain tensioner (17) through oil supply port (31) formed through cover (25).

Control device of internal combustion engine

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9677499
There is provided a control device of an engine that includes a turbo-supercharger and a variable valve mechanism, the control device including: a valve timing change means; an ignition timing change means; a fuel injection amount change means; an acceleration request detection means; a supercharging pressure detection means; and an acceleration control means that corrects, when the acceleration request is detected, retarding of ignition timing in a low supercharging region where the…

Low friction lubrication assembly

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9677611
A low friction assembly is desired. The present invention relates to a new low-friction lubrication assembly comprising a first member relatively slidable against a second member, the first member having chemical affinity with an OH-group on its sliding surface; and one or more oxygen containing compounds, provided on the sliding surface of the first member and being able to produce a tribofilm attached to the sliding surface of the first member through hydrogen bond interactions.…

Resist underlayer film-forming composition containing copolymer that has triazine ring and sulfur atom in main chain

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9678427
A resist underlayer film-forming composition containing a copolymer having a structural unit of Formula (1) and a structural unit of Formula (2), a cross-linkable compound, a cross-linking catalyst, and a solvent. wherein A is a divalent organic group containing a triazine ring, X1 is an ā€”Sā€” group or an ā€”Oā€” group, Q is a linear, branched, or cyclic hydrocarbon group having a carbon atom number of 1 to 15, the hydrocarbon group may have at least one sulfur atom or oxygen atom…

Traffic light detecting device and traffic light detecting method

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9679207
A traffic light detecting device includes an image capturing unit configured to capture an image of surroundings of a vehicle and a traffic light detecting unit configured to detect a traffic light from the image. The traffic light detecting unit extracts a synchronized pixel with a luminance which varies in synchronization with an alternating current cycle of electric power supplied to the traffic light, and sets a predetermined range including the synchronized pixel as a pixel group.…

Traffic light detecting device and traffic light detecting method

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9679208
A traffic light detecting device includes an image capturing unit configured to repeatedly capture images in a travelling direction of a vehicle to obtain a series of multiple images and a traffic light detecting unit configured to detect traffic lights from the images. The traffic light detecting unit detects phase information of an electric power system used in an area around the vehicle including the traffic lights from a cycle of a luminance variation in the series of multiple images…

Electrical device

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9680150
To provide a means by which an electrical device such as a lithium ion secondary battery that has a positive electrode using a solid solution positive electrode active material can be provided with satisfactory performance in terms of rate characteristics while sufficiently making use of the high capacity characteristics that characterize solid solution positive electrode active materials. An electrical device that has a power generating element containing a positive electrode in which a…

System for adjusting temperature of cooling-liquid for fuel cell, and thermostat valve

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9680167
A system for adjusting temperature of cooling-liquid comprises: a radiator; a cooling-liquid circulation flow-channel; a radiator bypass flow-channel; a thermostat valve; and a valve bypass flow-channel through which the cooling-liquid of the radiator bypass flow-channel is allowed to flow in a predetermined amount even if the thermostat valve is completely closed.

Fuel cell stack

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9680168
A fuel cell stack includes cell units stacked on one another and each including a membrane electrode assembly and two separators defining gas passages on both sides of the membrane electrode assembly, a cooling fluid passage for flowing a cooling fluid provided between the separators of each adjacent two of the cell units, and a displacement absorber provided in the cooling fluid passage. The displacement absorber includes elastic protrusions provided in an array and configured to…

Motor vehicle and steer control method for steerable wheel

Granted: June 6, 2017
Patent Number: 9669869
A vehicle suspension apparatus is constructed to improve stability and controllability. Suspension apparatus includes; a tire wheel to be equipped with a tire; a wheel hub mechanism to support the tire wheel; a first link member connecting the wheel hub mechanism and a vehicle body on a lower side of an axle in an vehicle up and down direction; a second link member connecting the wheel hub mechanism and the vehicle body on the lower side of the axle in the vehicle up and down direction…