Nissan Patent Grants

Hydraulic brake pipe assembly and brake pipe fitting tool

Granted: September 19, 2017
Patent Number: 9764451
A brake pipe fitting tool includes a first hydraulic pipe wrench, a second hydraulic pipe wrench, a connecting portion and a handle portion. The first hydraulic pipe wrench has a first jaw defining a first hydraulic pipe insertion opening. The second hydraulic pipe wrench has a second jaw defining a second hydraulic pipe insertion opening. The connecting portion connects the first hydraulic pipe wrench to the second hydraulic pipe wrench such that the first hydraulic pipe wrench and the…

Method for producing silane compound having sulfonyl bond

Granted: September 19, 2017
Patent Number: 9765097
A method of producing a silane compound having a Formula (1) sulfonyl bond includes reacting a Formula (I) chlorosulfonyl compound with sodium sulfite in water as a solvent in the presence of a base, to produce a Formula (II) sulfinic acid sodium salt: and adding an aromatic hydrocarbon solvent to carry out azeotropic dehydration, and adding an aprotic polar solvent and a Formula (III) chloroalkylsilane compound. (wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 are each independently a substituent…

Target detection apparatus and target detection method

Granted: September 19, 2017
Patent Number: 9767372
A target detection apparatus acquires an image by imaging the surroundings of a vehicle, detects a self-position of the vehicle based on an amount of movement of the vehicle from an initial position thereof, and estimates a relative position of a target, located around the vehicle, with respect to the vehicle based on the self-position and information on a position of the target on a map. The target detection apparatus sets a detection area for the target within the image based on the…

Device for injecting liquid electrolyte into battery

Granted: September 19, 2017
Patent Number: 9768438
A device for injecting a liquid electrolyte into a battery addresses a problem that the injection amount of the liquid electrolyte becomes excessive because the liquid electrolyte volatizes at injection if remaining in a chamber. The device has a liquid injecting pump for injecting the liquid electrolyte into the battery positioned inside the chamber which has been sealed in a depressurized state and a vacuum pump for depressurizing the inside of the chamber. A vacuum attainment time…

Battery manufacturing method and manufacturing device

Granted: September 19, 2017
Patent Number: 9768468
A battery manufacturing method has a first depressurization step of depressurizing the inside of a liquid injecting chamber, an injection step of injecting, in the inside of the liquid injecting chamber, a liquid electrolyte into the battery through an opening portion formed at the top end of an outer case body of the battery, a second depressurization step of depressurizing the inside of a sealing chamber and a sealing step of sealing the opening portion in the inside of the sealing…

Clutch control device for four-wheel drive vehicle

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9758038
A clutch control device is provided for a four-wheel drive vehicle for transmitting drive force to the rear wheels. The clutch control device includes a dog clutch and a friction clutch, and a controller that controls the engagement and disengagement of the dog clutch and the friction clutch. In this clutch control device, the four-wheel drive hybrid vehicle includes a disconnected, two-wheel drive mode and a connected, four-wheel drive mode. When a driver's foot is lifted off an…

Hybrid vehicle control device

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9758158
A hybrid vehicle control device is provided with at least one controller that controls the outputs of the engine and of the motor according to the driving state, the engagement and disengagement of the clutch, and the transmission ratio of the continuously variable transmission. The at least one controller is programmed to start the engine and forcibly downshift the continuously variable transmission to a transmission ratio with which it is possible to start on an uphill road upon…

Vehicle engine automatic control device

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9759139
A vehicle engine automatic control device has a brake operation amount detecting unit that detects an amount of brake operation by a driver, an engine stopping/re-starting unit that, during coast drive, stops an engine based on the amount of brake operation that is detected, and, after the engine stops, re-starts the engine when the amount of brake operation that is detected falls below a first threshold, and a first threshold setting unit that sets the first threshold smaller as vehicle…

Internal combustion engine

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9759165
An upper-limit threshold value and a lower-limit threshold value of a fore-and-aft differential pressure of an EGR control valve is calculated based on an intake-air quantity detected by an airflow meter. An actual fore-and-aft differential pressure of the EGR control valve is calculated from detected values of an upstream-side pressure sensor and a downstream-side pressure sensor. Then, these threshold values are compared with the actual fore-and-aft differential pressure, and when the…

Sliding member and method for producing same

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9759323
A sliding member includes: a base; a chromium-based hard chromium plated layer formed on the surface of the base; a hard carbon layer that is mainly composed of carbon element and is formed on the hard chromium plated layer. The hydrogen concentration of the hard chromium plated layer is equal to or less than 150 mass ppm. A method for producing the sliding member involves heating the surface of the base on which the chromium-based hard chromium plated layer has been formed at a…

Silicon-containing resist underlayer film forming composition having urea group

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9760006
There is provided a resist underlayer film forming composition for lithography for forming a resist underlayer film capable of being used as a hardmask. A resist underlayer film forming composition for lithography comprising: a hydrolyzable organosilane having a urea group; a hydrolysis product thereof; or a hydrolysis-condensation product thereof. The hydrolyzable organosilane is for example a compound of Formula (1): where at least one of three groups T1, T2, and T3 is a group of…

Acceleration sound generation device for vehicle

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9761213
An acceleration sound generation device for a vehicle using at least one of an acceleration operation of the vehicle, an acceleration force generated by the acceleration operation, and an acceleration state obtained by the acceleration force as a control parameter. The acceleration sound generation device includes a sound generation unit and an acceleration sound delay unit. The sound generation unit generates an acceleration sound in a vehicle passenger compartment in response to an…

Film-forming material

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9761741
There is provided a novel material used for solar cells that can contribute to the improvement in maximum output of solar cells. A film-forming material for forming a light-collecting film on a transparent electrode of a solar cell, including an aromatic group-containing organic polymer compound (A), wherein the film-forming material exhibits an index of refraction of 1.5 to 2.0 at a wavelength of 633 nm and a transmittance of 95% or more with respect to light having a wavelength of 400…

Vehicle installed battery pack with pressure release structure

Granted: September 12, 2017
Patent Number: 9761851
A vehicle installed battery pack is provided with a pressure release structure. The vehicle installed battery pack includes a battery pack case, a battery pack module. The battery pack case includes a battery pack lower frame and a battery pack upper cover. The battery pack module is disposed in the battery pack lower frame. The battery pack upper cover is securely joined to the battery pack lower frame via a seal member that extends continuously about an entire perimeter of respective…

Vehicle control system, vehicle information providing device, and vehicle information providing method

Granted: September 5, 2017
Patent Number: 9751423
A vehicle control system has a battery installed in a vehicle and capable of being charged with electricity supplied from an external power source outside the vehicle, an auxiliary device that operates by consuming the electricity supplied from the external power source or the battery, a communication unit that transmits information about the vehicle outward from the vehicle, and a control unit that directs the communication unit to transmit information about predetermined notice to a…

Vehicle drive device and vehicle drive method

Granted: September 5, 2017
Patent Number: 9751526
A torque assist using a motor generator mechanically coupled to an output shaft of an engine via a belt is prohibited during a lock-up transition from a state where a lock-up clutch is released to a state where the lock-up clutch is engaged, and the torque assist using the motor generator is permitted when a condition for the execution of the torque assist is satisfied except during the lock-up transition.

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: September 5, 2017
Patent Number: 9751821
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…

Polymer-containing developer

Granted: September 5, 2017
Patent Number: 9753369
Disclosed is a developer, one that does not cause pattern collapse during the formation process, for the formation of a fine pattern and a method for pattern formation using the developer. A developer used in a lithography process includes a polymer for forming a dry-etching mask and an organic solvent. The polymer is preferably a curable resin different from a curable resin forming a resist film. The developer is preferably used after exposure of the resist film. The organic solvent in…

Three-dimenisional object detection device

Granted: September 5, 2017
Patent Number: 9754172
A three-dimensional object detection device includes an image capturing unit, a detection area setting unit, an image conversion unit, a three-dimensional object detection unit, a reference image area setting unit, a contour information extraction unit, a reference sharpness calculation unit and a subject sharpness calculation unit. The image conversion unit converts a viewpoint of an image obtained by the image capturing unit to create a bird's-eye view image. The reference image area…

Cutting method and cutting device of manufacturing magnet piece forming magnet body for field pole to be arranged in rotating electric machine

Granted: September 5, 2017
Patent Number: 9754719
A cutting method and a cutting device of cutting a magnet body including a coating film feed, in a state where the magnet body in which cutout grooves serving as brittle sections are provided on a lower surface along cutting planned positions is supported by dies serving as two support points from the lower side, the magnet body to a position where the brittle section is arranged between both the support points, and press the magnet body from the upper side of a position offset rearward…