Honda Patent Applications

IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170297496
An image control unit of an image display device provides, on display screens of a display unit, a captured-image-only region in which only a captured image is displayed when the display unit displays the captured image, and multiple-image regions in which the captured image or a different image that is different from the captured image is selectively displayed when the display unit displays the captured image. In an embodiment, the image control unit fixes a position of the…

VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEM, VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD, AND VEHICLE CONTROL PROGRAM

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170297587
A vehicle control system including a driving controller, a detection section, a state prediction section, and a switching section. The driving controller controls to switch to either automated driving in which driving support is performed for at least one out of speed control or steering control of a vehicle by implementing any of plural driving modes having different levels of automated control, or manual driving performed based on operations of a driver of the vehicle on both the speed…

VEHICLE BODY STRUCTURE OF AUTOMOBILE

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170297632
Since a recess 11f configured to house an in-vehicle component 37 is formed on an outer surface of a first wall portion 11c of a FRP vehicle body panel 24, a metallic reinforcing member 32 is fitted to the recess 11f and is fixed by adhesive, the reinforcing member 32 can compensate for a decrease in strength of the first wall portion 11c caused by the recess 11f. Since an outer peripheral portion of the reinforcing member 32 is mechanically fastened to the vehicle body panel 24 with…

VEHICLE BODY STRUCTURE

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170297633
A metallic joint 18 having a substantially T-shaped cross section configured to join an inner surface in a vehicle width direction of a FRP side wall member 13 extending in a front-rear direction and an outer end in the vehicle width direction of a FRP standing wall member 14 extending in the vehicle width direction includes left-right joining surfaces 18b and 18c joined to an inner surface in the vehicle width direction of the side wall member 13, and a front-rear joining surface 18a…

TURBOMACHINE

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170298737
A turbomachine includes a turbine impeller having a rotational axis, a first end portion, and a second end portion. The turbine impeller includes main blades and splitters. Each of the main blades has a blade first edge provided at the first end portion and a blade second edge provided at the second end portion and extends from the blade first edge to the blade second edge. Each of the splitters has a splitter first edge and a splitter second edge and extends from the splitter first edge…

TURBINE IMPELLER

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170298819
A turbine impeller supplies a high-pressure fluid through a scroll flow route and/or a exhaust supply port of a fixed nozzle and includes: blade components converting the fluid into a rotational force; and a rotor, configured with the blade components and can rotate around a specified rotational axis, wherein a direction, relative to a gas relative inflow velocity of the rotor, specified by using the fluid supply port as a starting point and subtracting a rotational velocity component of…

COMPRESSOR

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170298942
A compressor includes an impeller having a rotational axis. An annular diffuser is provided around the rotational axis to surround the impeller in order to decelerate the fluid discharged from the impeller in a centrifugal direction with respect to the rotational axis. The annular diffuser includes first vanes and second vanes. The first vanes are arranged in a first blade row extending in a circumferential direction around the rotational axis such that two adjacent vanes among the first…

COMPRESSOR

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170298951
A compressor includes an impeller including blades extending along a shroud. Each of the blades includes a leading edge, a trailing edge, and a tip edge connecting the leading edge and the trailing edge and opposing the shroud. The tip edge has a central curve extending along a center of a thickness of the tip edge from the leading edge to the trailing edge. The central curve has a tangential line touching a contact in the central curve. The tangential line has a tip edge inclination…

DIFFERENTIAL DEVICE

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170299035
A differential device includes a ring gear having a center axis of the ring gear. A pinion shaft is provided in the ring gear such that a shaft axis of the pinion shaft is substantially perpendicular to the center axis and substantially coaxial with a diameter of the ring gear. The pinion shaft is rotatable together with the ring gear around the center axis. A first attaching member is connected to the ring gear and has a first fitting hole into which a first end portion of the pinion…

DISPLAY CONTROLLER AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD

Granted: October 19, 2017
Application Number: 20170302855
A display controller is provided that controls a camera capturing an image of an area diagonally behind a vehicle and including an imaging element that receives light from an image-capturing target through an optical system, the display controller including a processor that calculates a shift amount of a reference position of the imaging element with respect to an optical axis of the optical system, performs a control to move the reference position of the imaging element in a direction…

WATER JACKET STRUCTURE OF CYLINDER HEAD

Granted: October 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170292471
A lower water jacket of a cylinder head includes a lower/upper exhaust collecting portion cooling portion configured between a lower exhaust collecting portion and an upper exhaust collecting portion by bypassing a lower exhaust collecting portion cooling portion. Besides, cooling water flowing through the lower/upper exhaust collecting portion cooling portion is merely cooling water of the lower water jacket, and cooling water of an upper water jacket does not flow through the…

ELECTRONIC PARKING LOCK APPARATUS

Granted: October 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170292605
In an electronic parking lock apparatus, a relative rotation angle of an electric motor of an actuator is detected by a relative rotation angle sensor, an absolute rotation angle of the electric motor is calculated according to the relative rotation angle and reference rotation position information obtained by a rotation end limiting portion that limits a rotation end of a rotating component. An absolute rotation angle of the rotating component is detected by using an absolute rotation…

CONDUCTOR UNIT FOR ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINE AND ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINE

Granted: October 12, 2017
Application Number: 20170294815
The present invention provides a conductor unit, which hardly generates an insulation-related fault, for a rotating electrical machine, and a rotating electrical machine. A supply line unit (30) of the rotating electrical machine comprises a conductor (35) and a resin part (32) that encapsulates at least a part of the conductor (35), where the resin portion has an air removing portion (51) leading to the conductor (35) in a powder coating coverage area (52), in which powder coating is…

DRIVING DEVICE

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170282752
A rear wheel driving device includes first and second electric motors, a wet multi-plate type hydraulic brake provided on motive power transmission paths between the first and second electric motors and rear wheels Wr and causing the drive source side and the wheel side to become disconnected state or connected state by being released or fastened, and a control device that controls switching between the disconnected state and the connected state of the hydraulic brake and controls a…

RESERVOIR TANK MOUNTING STRUCTURE OF SADDLE RIDING VEHICLE

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170282885
A reservoir tank mounting section includes a reservoir tank configured to store a hydraulic fluid of a brake apparatus, and an auxiliary machine case. The auxiliary machine case has a tank supporting section configured to hold the reservoir tank. The tank supporting section is constituted by a recessed section in which an outer surface of the auxiliary machine case is recessed inward. The tank supporting section is formed substantially along an outer surface shape of the reservoir tank…

MOTIVE POWER SYSTEM, TRANSPORTATION APPARATUS, AND POWER TRANSMISSION METHOD

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170282896
A motive power system includes a first energy storage, a second energy storage, an actuator, an internal combustion engine, a power transmission circuit, and circuitry. The circuitry is configured to control the power transmission circuit in a charge-depleting mode such that the first energy storage supplies to the actuator a first electric energy that is stored in the first energy storage with a first charge rate range and the second energy storage supplies to the actuator a second…

POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM, TRANSPORTATION APPARATUS, AND POWER TRANSMISSION METHOD

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170282899
A power supply system includes a first energy storage, a second energy storage, a power transmission circuit, and circuitry. An electrical load is connected to the first energy storage and to the second energy storage via the power transmission circuit. The circuitry is configured to control the power transmission circuit such that the first energy storage charges the second energy storage and supplies electric power to the electrical load according to a demand of the electrical load…

SWING ARM OF SADDLE RIDING VEHICLE

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170282999
A swing arm includes a tubular arm main body and an axle support member configured to support an axle of a rear wheel, wherein a fixing surface for fastening and fixing the axle support member in the arm main body together with the axle is provided at an inner side-surface of the arm main body in a vehicle width direction, and an opening for inserting the axle support member is provided at an outer side-surface of the arm main body in the vehicle width direction.

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE FOR SADDLE-RIDE TYPE VEHICLE

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170284288
An internal combustion engine for a motorcycle includes a rear cylinder head, the rear cylinder head being provided with a camshaft, an exhaust rocker arm rocked by the camshaft, an engine valve closed/opened by being push-pressed by the exhaust rocker arm, and a rocker arm shaft swingably supporting the exhaust rocker arm. In the internal combustion engine for the motorcycle, the rear cylinder head is provided separately from a holder member, the holder member being provided adjacently…

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH SUPERCHARGER FOR SADDLE-RIDE TYPE VEHICLE

Granted: October 5, 2017
Application Number: 20170284319
An internal combustion engine 31 for a motorcycle includes a supercharger 63 arranged above a crankcase 81 positioned below a front cylinder head 92 of a front bank 31A and a rear cylinder head 97 of a rear bank 31B. In the internal combustion engine 31 for the motorcycle, the crankcase 81 is covered with a case cover 116 from the outside in a vehicle width direction, and the supercharger 63 is supported by a supercharger supporting portion 116a provided above the case cover 116.