US Patent No. 10,660,230

ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICE INCLUDING A THERMAL MASS ELEMENT


Patent No. 10,660,230
Issue Date May 19, 2020
Title Electronic Control Device Including A Thermal Mass Element
Inventorship Nobuyuki Kuroiwa, Takasaki (JP)
Hiroyuki Saito, Hitachinaka (JP)
Kazuhiko Nakano, Isesaki (JP)
Assignee Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Hitachinaka-shi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,660,230

1. An electronic control device comprising: a relay including a relay case and an electromagnet and a contact part, wherein the relay case is structured to contain the electromagnet and the contact part, and wherein the contact part is structured to be opened and closed by action of the electromagnet; a connector terminal electrically connected to the relay; a circuit board structured to mount the relay and the connector terminal thereon; an exterior shell structured to contain the circuit board such that the connector terminal is exposed outside the exterior shell; and a thermal mass element disposed in a wiring route between the relay and the connector terminal.