Nissan Patent Applications

Parking Control Method and Parking Control Device

Granted: September 24, 2020
Application Number: 20200298835
A parking control method causes a control device of a vehicle to execute a first control instruction for moving the vehicle along a first route to a target parking space, on the basis of an operation command acquired from an operator located outside the vehicle. This method includes, when execution of the first control instruction is suspended or canceled, calculating a second route for the vehicle to leave with a predetermined distance or more from an object detected around the vehicle…

Driving Control Method and Driving Control Apparatus

Granted: September 24, 2020
Application Number: 20200298877
A driving control method is provided in which a processor configured to control driving of a vehicle acquires detection information around a vehicle on the basis of a detection condition that can be set for each point; extracts events which the vehicle encounters, on the basis of the detection information; creates a driving plan in which a driving action is defined for each of the events on the basis of the detection information acquired in the events; executes a driving control…

CONTROL METHOD AND CONTROL DEVICE FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE

Granted: September 24, 2020
Application Number: 20200298890
A control method for an autonomous vehicle is used in an autonomous vehicle including an engine, and a controller that controls an operation of the engine. In the control method, required driving force is set in accordance with an intervehicular distance between an own vehicle and a preceding vehicle when there is the preceding vehicle in front of the own vehicle. Also, when there is the preceding vehicle, a behavior of the preceding vehicle is predicted from a situation in front of the…

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD AND CONTROL DEVICE

Granted: September 24, 2020
Application Number: 20200300358
The control mode is switched between a first control mode configured to control the speed change pump based on an actual speed ratio being an actual speed ratio of the variator, and a second control mode configured to control the speed change pump based on an actual working pressure being an actual working pressure of the variator. In the first control mode, the actual speed ratio is calculated based on a detected value of a vehicle speed; and the speed change pump is controlled to cause…

STEPPED SUBSTRATE-COATING COMPOSITION CONTAINING POLYETHER RESIN HAVING PHOTOCROSSLINKABLE GROUP

Granted: September 24, 2020
Application Number: 20200301278
A stepped substrate-coating composition having high properties of filling a pattern and capable of forming on a substrate a coating film that can be formed by photocuring, has flattening properties, and has high heat resistance after irradiation with light. A photocurable composition for coating a stepped substrate, the photocurable composition containing a polymer containing a unit structure of Formula (1): wherein A1, A2, and A3 are each independently an aromatic C6-100 ring…

ELECTROCONDUCTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTROCONDUCTIVE PATTERN

Granted: September 24, 2020
Application Number: 20200303086
A method for manufacturing an electroconductive pattern 40, provided with: a lamination step for laminating an acid generation film 10 containing an acid proliferation agent and a photoacid generator on a polymer film 20 containing an electroconductive polymer formed on a substrate 21; a masking step for masking the top of the acid generation film 10; a light irradiation step for irradiating the laminate from the acid-generation-film 10 side; a doping step for doping the…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING PEPTIDE COMPOUND

Granted: September 17, 2020
Application Number: 20200291061
A method for producing a peptide by conducting steps (1) condensing an N-protected amino acid or an N-protected peptide to an N-terminus of a C-protected amino acid or a C-protected peptide represented by formula (II): wherein Y represents an amino acid or a peptide with an unprotected N-terminus; R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent an optionally substituted aliphatic hydrocarbon group, an optionally substituted aromatic hydrocarbon group, or —OR4 (wherein R4 represents an…

CELL CULTURE CONTAINER HAVING MINUTE VOLUME

Granted: September 17, 2020
Application Number: 20200291339
The invention relates to a cell culture container that inhibits adhesion of cells, a method for manufacturing the same and a method for producing cell aggregates using the same. The cell culture container has a coating film containing a copolymer having a recurring unit which contains a group represented by formula (a) and a recurring unit which contains a group represented by formula (b): wherein Ua1, Ua2, Ub1, Ub2 and Ub3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a linear or…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING ELECTRODE FOR NON-AQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE SECONDARY BATTERY

Granted: September 17, 2020
Application Number: 20200295346
To provide a means capable of suppressing the generation of cracks in an electrode active material layer in the production of an electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. Provided is a method for producing an electrode for use in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, including a current collector and an electrode active material layer including an electrode active material, arranged on a surface of the current collector, and a dispersion is by mixing the electrode…

SILICA-CONTAINING INSULATING COMPOSITION

Granted: September 10, 2020
Application Number: 20200286644
An insulating composition containing silica particles, a resin, and a curing agent, wherein: when an aqueous solution of the silica particles having an SiO2 concentration of 3.8% by mass is heated at 121° C. for 20 hours, the amount of Na ions eluted from the silica particles is 40 ppm/SiO2 or less, especially, wherein the amount of Na ions eluted from the silica particles after the heating may be 5-38 ppm/SiO2, and, the silica particles may contain a polyvalent metal oxide so the ratio…

METHOD FOR INDUCING DIFFERENTIATION INTO AND PRODUCING BEIGE AND WHITE ADIPOCYTES

Granted: September 3, 2020
Application Number: 20200277575
The present invention provides a method for producing a unilocular adipocyte including inducing differentiation into unilocular adipocytes of mesenchymal cells having differentiation potency into adipocytes by culturing the mesenchymal cells in suspension in a liquid medium composition capable of culturing cells or tissues in suspension, wherein the liquid medium composition contains a polymer compound having an anionic functional group that binds via a divalent metal cation to form a…

Travel Assistance Method and Travel Assistance Device

Granted: September 3, 2020
Application Number: 20200278685
A travel assistance method and a travel assistance device identify a driver by learning driving characteristics for a driver and using the driving characteristics during manual driving by a driver and executes travel control corresponding to the identified driver, in a vehicle capable of switching manual driving by a driver and autonomous-driving.

MACHINE VISION SYSTEM

Granted: September 3, 2020
Application Number: 20200279129
A machine vision system comprising receiving means configured to receive image data indicative of an object to be classified where there is provided processing means with an initial neural network, the processing means configured to determine a differential equation describing the initial neural network algorithm based on the neural network parameters, and to determine a solution to the differential equation in the form of a series expansion; and to convert the series expansion to a…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING CARBON FIBER REINFORCED RESIN MOLDED ARTICLE, AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING CARBON FIBER REINFORCED RESIN MOLDED ARTICLE

Granted: August 27, 2020
Application Number: 20200269475
A method for producing carbon fiber reinforced resin molded article of the present invention includes press-molding a mixture-made body including carbon fiber and thermoplastic resin to produce the article that is composed of MR The method further includes perforating pores into the mixture-made body, before press-molding mentioned above. As, in perforating, at least the pores are formed so as to penetrate through a hardened part of a surface of the mixture-made body, the article made of…

RESTART STANDBY CONTROL METHOD AND RESTART STANDBY CONTROL DEVICE FOR INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: August 27, 2020
Application Number: 20200271053
An internal-combustion engine includes a belt-driven starter generator and makes an idling stop while a vehicle is at a stop. In the process of the engine revolution speed decreasing with cutting of fuel to stop the vehicle, to suppress the reduction in restart responsiveness caused by slack in a belt, preliminary powering of the starter generator is performed. The belt tension during deceleration microscopically changes periodically between a relatively high-tension period and a…

SHARED VEHICLE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND SHARED VEHICLE MANAGEMENT DEVICE

Granted: August 27, 2020
Application Number: 20200272955
A vehicle management method includes calculating, based on a desired condition of each user sharing a ride on a vehicle, a first route for the vehicle to travel and a first required time for the vehicle to arrive at a destination on the first route, when a delay time with respect to the first required time exceeds a predetermined time while the vehicle is traveling along the first route, setting an alternative boarding location for a boarding location or an alternative deboarding…

SEPARATOR FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY

Granted: August 27, 2020
Application Number: 20200274125
The present invention provides a separator for lithium ion battery capable of achieving both excellent handling properties and suppression of thermal deformation without changing the thickness of the separator. The present invention is a separator for a lithium ion battery, the separator being disposed between a flat-plate-like positive electrode collector and a flat-plate-like negative electrode collector. The separator for a lithium ion battery is characterized by comprising: a…

ELECTRODE FOR NON-AQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE SECONDARY BATTERY

Granted: August 27, 2020
Application Number: 20200274164
To provide an electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery which retains the shape while retaining a discharge capacity at a high rate. An electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a current collector and an electrode active material layer arranged on a surface of the current collector, and is used for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a liquid volume coefficient of 1.4 to 2.0, in which the electrode active material layer includes an…

POWER TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR

Granted: August 20, 2020
Application Number: 20200263782
A power transmission device includes: a gear; a case receiving the gear; and a baffle plate positioned between the gear and the case; the baffle plate including a guide portion arranged to guide an oil scooped up by the gear, into between the baffle plate and the case, and the guide portion being disposed above an oil level within the case, the guide portion being adjacent to an axial side surface of the gear, the guide portion being positioned in the baffle plate on an upstream side in…

FUEL CELL SYSTEM AND FUEL CELL SYSTEM CONTROL METHOD

Granted: August 20, 2020
Application Number: 20200266460
A fuel cell system is provided and the fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell; a fuel processing unit configured to process a raw fuel to produce a fuel gas for the fuel cell; an oxidant gas heating unit configured to heat an oxidant gas for the fuel cell; a combustor configured to combust the raw fuel to produce a combustion gas for use in heating the fuel processing unit and the oxidant gas heating unit; a supply control unit configured to, during a warm-up of the fuel cell, control…