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Self-defending smart field device and architecture

An automation system comprises a local threat information server operating within automation plant and a plurality of field devices operating at a control layer of the automation plant. The local threat information server is configured to: receive threat information from one or more external sources, receive plant information from one or more internal sources, set a threat level according to one or more of the threat information and the plant information, and distribute an indication of the threat level to one or more control layer devices. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Changing between segments of a network

The invention relates to a mobile network subscriber (10) for use in a cabled network (1), particularly in a collector wire network of an electric telpher, wherein the cabled network (1) has at least one first segment (s1) and at least one second segment (s2) and wherein the mobile network subscriber (10) has a first slave modem (sm1), a second slave modem (sm2), a first contact arrangement (k1) and a second contact arrangement (k2) in each case. In order to allow a change between two segments of a network in a simple and efficient manner, it is proposed that the slave modems (sm1, sm2) be provided for communication with at least one first master modem (mm1) and/or at least one second master modem (m2) via the contact arrangements (k1, k2) and the segments (s1, s2), wherein the mobile network subscriber (10) is provided for movement along the segments (s1, s2), the contact arrangements (k1, k2) of the mobile network subscriber (10) being arranged such that the change from the first segment (s1) to the second segment (s2) involves at least one of the contact arrangements (k1, k2) being connected to the first segment (s1) and at least one further contact arrangement (k1, k2) being connected to the second segment (s2).. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

P-doping cross-linking of organic hole transporters

A method for producing hole-transporting electrical layers includes reacting a functionalized organic matrix compound with at least one cross-linking reagent on a substrate, which thereby forms higher-molecular-weight compounds. The functionalized organic matrix compound may include particular constituents arranged in a particular chemical formula.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Electrical switching contact

The disclosure relates to an electrical switching contact, including a contact carrier and a contact plating, which has a contact material, and to a method for producing the electrical switching contact. The disclosure is characterized in that a layer that may be sintered is arranged between the contact material and the contact carrier in order to connect the contact material to the contact carrier.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Capacitor system

A capacitor system includes a first capacitor and a second capacitor, having essentially the same capacitance, and a current limiter. A first terminal of the first capacitor and a first terminal of the second capacitor are connectable to a first busbar. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Burner for a gas turbine

A burner for a gas turbine, wherein the burner has a combustion chamber, a preheating device adapted to preheat air before it enters the combustion chamber and a swirler adapted to guide a swirler air flow that has the preheated air to the combustion chamber, wherein the swirler has a base plate with a surface that confines the swirler air flow, wherein the surface has a hole adapted to inject a liquid fuel into the swirler air flow and the base plate has a channel for transporting the liquid fuel to the hole, wherein at least a part of the channel is oriented essentially parallel to the surface so that the liquid fuel streams essentially parallel to the surface and is preheated by the swirler air flow.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Burner for a gas turbine

A burner for a gas turbine engine has a combustion chamber and a swirler adapted to guide a swirler air flow to the combustion chamber, wherein the swirler has a first wall confining the swirler air flow as well as a second wall confining the swirler air flow on the same side as and downstream with respect to the swirler air flow from the first wall and being displaced with respect to the first wall in a direction away from the swirler air flow so that a step being able to cause a flow separation of the swirler air flow is formed by the first wall and the second wall, wherein the second wall has a through hole in its surface adapted to inject a liquid fuel into the swirler air flow.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Exhaust-steam casing for a steam turbine and assembly system

An exhaust-steam casing for a turbine, the exhaust-steam casing being designed to discharge the exhaust steam of the turbine in a radial direction with respect to a longitudinal axis of a rotor shaft of the turbine and having an upper exhaust-steam casing part and at least one side exhaust-steam casing part. The upper exhaust-steam casing part and/or the side exhaust-steam casing part have a lower exhaust-steam casing part connection surface for connecting the exhaust-steam casing to a lower exhaust-steam casing part. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Coolable wall element with impingement plate

A coolable wall element for a gas turbine, having a base body with a first surface subjectable to a hot gas, second surface arranged opposite of the first surface, and first seat for housing edges of an impingement plate. The wall element has an impingement plate partly inserted into the first seat located at a distance and adjacent to the second surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Gas turbine guide vane segment and method of manufacturing

A gas turbine guide vane segment has a first guide vane part with an aerofoil and a first platform section and a second guide vane part with a second platform section. The first guide vane part and the second guide vane part are separately manufactured parts joined together such that the second platform section defines a leading edge of the gas turbine guide vane segment and such that the first platform section and the second platform section form an aligned common platform surface of the gas turbine guide vane segment. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Rotor blade arrangement having elastic support elements for a thermal turbomachine

A rotor blade arrangement for a turbomachine having a blade carrier, on whose outer circumferential surface there is formed a circumferential t-shaped slot, having a blade ring which has a plurality of blades and spacers, that are inserted in alternation into the t-shaped slot, and having support elements that are braced between the blades and spacers on one hand and a base of the t-shaped slot on the other hand such that the blades and spacers are pressed radially outward, a separate support element being assigned to each spacer and being releasably held thereon, in particular secured in a clamping manner. A method includes assembling a rotor blade arrangement.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Electrolytic system and reduction method for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization, alkali carbonate preparation and alkali hydrogen carbonate preparation

The present disclosure relates to electrolysis. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a reduction process and/or an electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization wherein carbon dioxide is introduced into an electrolysis cell and reduced at a cathode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Method for establishment of a communication link

An architecture and a signaling process are created for transmitting call images from a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device to establish communication link from the first telecommunication device to the second telecommunication device is established via a telecommunication network. The inventive method is suitable particularly for establishing a connection for call image transmission between sip supporting telephones and non-sip supporting telephones.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Method and radio communication system for an industrial automation system, radio subscriber station and serialization unit

A radio communication system in which first and second communication devices are linked redundantly to an industrial communication network, wherein the first communication device is connected to a serialization unit connected to a network infrastructure device, first and second radio base stations are connected to the network infrastructure device, the second communication device is indirectly or directly connected to a first and a second radio subscriber station, the first radio subscriber station is connected to the first radio base station whilst the second radio subscriber station is connected to the second radio base station, where the serialization unit replaces destination addresses in data frames conveyed by the first communication device with addresses of the first or second radio subscriber stations, where the radio subscriber stations replace destination addresses corresponding to their address in data frames conveyed via the radio base stations with original destination addresses replaced in the serialization unit.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180191195

Method for operating a network having multiple node devices, and network

A method for operating a network, such as an automation network, for example, has multiple node devices provided that are networked to one another. There is a global time available, and the node devices record their operating parameters. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180191163

Power generation facility and method for the operation thereof

A power generation facility includes at least one generator which has a converter on the generator side and a converter on the network side and which is connected by the converters to an alternating voltage network on the power plant side. A rectifier connects the alternating voltage network on the power plant side to a dc transmission line. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180190567

Phase module for a power converter

The invention relates to a phase module (1) for a power converter (2) comprising at least one switching element (10) and a heatsink (13). In order to improve the cooling properties of a phase module (1), it is proposed that the switching element (10) is connected to the heatsink (13), wherein the connection between switching element (10) and heatsink (13) is a non-detachable connection. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180189966

System and method for guidance of laparoscopic surgical procedures through anatomical model augmentation

Systems and methods for model augmentation include receiving intra-operative imaging data of an anatomical object of interest at a deformed state. The intra-operative imaging data is stitched into an intra-operative model of the anatomical object of interest at the deformed state. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180189626

Transponder and method for tuning the radio transponder

The invention relates to the tuning of a radio transponder having an antenna, a transceiver unit and a resonant circuit connected to the antenna. The resonant circuit comprises a plurality of capacitors arranged in parallel, each capacitor being arranged in series with a fuse. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180187883

Method and equipment for combustion of ammonia

In a method and system for the combustion of ammonia, wherein a first combustion chamber receives ammonia and hydrogen in controlled proportions, and an oxygen-containing gas such as air. Combustion of the ammonia and hydrogen produces nitrogen oxides among other combustion products. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180187799

Connecting clip having a metal wire mat as a damping element

A connecting clip for connecting two pipelines, having a first clip arm, which is designed to extend at least partially around a circumference of a first pipeline, and a second clip arm, which is designed to extend at least partially around a circumference of a second pipeline. The first and the second clip arm are connected to one another in a damping manner, and at least one metal mat is provided as damping element.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180187723

Device for lubricating an antifriction bearings of an electric motor

A device for lubricating an antifriction bearing of an electric moto includes a lubrication chamber located around a shaft of the electric motor and adjacent to the antifriction bearing when the shaft rotates. The lubrication chamber has a radial outer wall which is provided with at least one opening. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180187563

Gas turbine transition duct with late lean injection having reduced combustion residence time

An improved combustion system having a reduced combustion residence time in a combustion turbine engine is provided. The combustor system may include a flow-accelerating structure (16, 51) having an inlet (26) and an outlet (28). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180187551

Turbine blade

A cast turbine blade having a platform and hollow blade airfoil arranged thereon, wherein the blade airfoil has a pressure-side blade wall and a suction-side blade wall that extend, along a centrally arranged curved profile centerline, from a common leading edge to a common trailing edge, and having a transition, with an outer contour profile, between the blade airfoil and the platform. The blade walls each have a locally determined blade wall thickness, wherein the turbine blade has, internally, a contour profile that partially matches the outer contour profile of the transition such that the region of the transition has an essentially constant blade wall thickness. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180186071

Method and device for applying at least one material, extruder, 3d print head, 3d printer, machine tool and control device

A control device, method and device for applying at least one material to a substrate or a workpiece, an extruder, a 3d print head, a 3d printer and a machine tool, wherein the device includes a main body with an outlet for the materials, where the materials are fed through at least two access channels to the outlet and mixed and/or blended at this location, where a rotational movement of the main body with respect to the substrate or the workpiece causes the materials to blend in a manner analogous to a double helix or a plait such that mixing/blending of the materials is advantageously improved, and where if applied to a 3d printing process, then either the workpiece rotates about an axis of rotation that extends through the outlet of the main body, or the main body and consequently the outlet itself rotates.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/05/18 / #20180185838

A biochemical analytical technique

A biochemical analytical device and a biochemical analytical method for determining an analyte in a test sample are provided. In the technique, the biochemical analytical device includes a sample port to receive the test sample, a sensor to probe the test sample and to generate sensor data, and a processor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180183301

Electrical machine and method for cooling the electrical machine

A method and electrical machine includes a housing and a tube within a channel, wherein a first coolant can flow around the tube and a second coolant can flow through the tube, whereby in order to cool the electrical machine, the first coolant is conducted in a coolant circuit within the electrical machine, the second coolant is conducted through the electrical machine, and the first coolant medium is conducted through a rotor of the electrical machine such that a compact and efficient cooling of the electrical machine becomes possible.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180183295

Encased electric rotating machine

The invention relates to an electric rotating machine (10) comprising a rotor (7), a stator (1) surrounding the rotor (7), and an air gap (6) between the rotor (7) and the stator (1). In order to obtain high efficiency and a compact design, the stator (1) has stator windings (13) that are encased, and the stator (1) immediately adjoins the air gap (6).. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180182979

Sequential functionalization of phosphorescent emitter layers

A method is provided for producing phosphorescent emitter layers composed of at least one organic fluorescent emitter f and at least one metal complex k including organic complex ligands l and at least one heavy main group metal m selected from the group consisting of in, tl, sn, pb, sn and bi. The organic fluorescent emitter f and the metal complex k may be individually deposited as layers on a substrate and subsequently reacted with each other, wherein the coordination sphere of the heavy main group metal m is changed by receiving the organic fluorescent emitter f.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180180279

Pumpless metal atomization and combustion using vacuum generation and suitable material flow control

A method is provided for combustion of an electropositive metal using a combustion gas. The electropositive metal, in the form of a fluid or powder having particles with a particle size of less than 100 μm, is drawn out of a container by atomizing a carrier gas in a first nozzle, which tapers in relation to the cross-section in the flow direction of the carrier gas. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180180104

Coupling device and fibre-reinforced articulation device

A coupling device is provided for connecting a motor to a transmission of a vehicle, particularly of a railway vehicle, with at least one first flange, at least one second flange, at least one first thread-reinforced joint mechanism, at least one second thread-reinforced joint mechanism, and at least one connection assembly that is arranged between the first and the second thread-reinforced joint mechanism. The at least one first thread-reinforced joint mechanism and the at least one second thread-reinforced joint mechanism define a connection area between them in the direction of the center axis of the coupling device, with it being possible to connect the first thread-reinforced joint mechanism starting from this connection area to the at least one connection assembly and the first flange, and to connect the second thread-reinforced joint mechanism to the at least one connection assembly and the at least one second flange.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179957

Fuel manifold with integrally formed retainer for a pilot nozzle in a combustor of a gas turbine engine

A fuel manifold (10) configured to form a base support structure (12) to support a plurality of fuel nozzles (14) including a pilot fuel nozzle is provided. A restraining element (30) is arranged in the base support structure (12) to support the pilot fuel nozzle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179905

Component having impingement cooled pockets formed by raised ribs and a cover sheet diffusion bonded to the raised ribs

A gas turbine engine component (10), having: a base layer (60) including an array (110) of pockets (52) separated by raised ribs (36), and a film cooling hole (70) through the base layer in each pocket; and a cover sheet (62) diffusion bonded to the raised ribs and including an impingement hole (72) for each pocket of the array of pockets. The raised ribs include a thickness (104) that is less than half of a smallest dimension (96) of the pocket. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179901

Turbine blade with contoured tip shroud

A turbine blade (10) includes a generally elongated airfoil (32) extending span-wise along a radial direction, and a circumferentially extending shroud (70) coupled to a radially outer tip (24) of the airfoil (32). The shroud (70) includes an upstream edge (72) and a downstream edge (74) spaced apart axially. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179900

Shrouded turbine blade

A turbine component (10) including a shrouded airfoil (32) with a flow conditioner (70, 70a, 70b) configured to direct leakage flow and coolant to be aligned with main hot gas flow is provided. The flow conditioner (70, 70a, 70b) is positioned on a shroud base (20) radially adjacent to the tip of the airfoil and includes a ramped radially outer surface (72) positioned further radially inward than a radially outer surface (25) of the shroud base (20). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179897

Turbine stator vane and/or turbine rotor vane with a cooling flow adjustment feature and corresponding method of adapting a vane

A turbine stator vane or turbine rotor vane has a body, a channel being adapted for leading a cooling fluid through the body, and a flow adaption feature protruding from the body to the channel in such a manner as to reduce a cross-sectional area of the channel.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179649

Reduction method and electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization

The present disclosure relates to electrolysis. For example, an electrolysis system for carbon dioxide utilization may include: an electrolysis cell having an anode and a cathode, where carbon dioxide reduces at the cathode to at least one hydrocarbon compound or to carbon monoxide; first and second electrolyte reservoirs; a first product gas line from the first electrolyte reservoir; a second product gas line from the second electrolyte reservoir; a first connecting line supplying electrolyte from the first electrolyte reservoir to the anode; a second connecting line taking electrolyte from the anode to the second electrolyte reservoir; a third connecting line supplying electrolyte from the second electrolyte reservoir to the cathode; a fourth connecting line taking electrolyte from the cathode off to the first electrolyte reservoir; and a pressure-equalizing connection directly connecting the first and second electrolyte reservoirs.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180179645

Dvc-coating with fully and partially stabilized zirconia

A dense vertical cracked microstructure in a ceramic layer system made of an underline partially stabilized zirconia layer and an above laying fully stabilized zirconia layer show good erosion resistance and long life time is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/28/18 / #20180178621

Peltier effect air dehumidifier for installation in a container

A dehumidifier unit for dehumidifying air in a container includes a peltier element which is configured as a single-stage peltier element and thermally connected to a cold side and to a warm side of the dehumidifier unit. The cold side is configured condense moisture of the air during operation of the dehumidifier unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180175705

Cooling of an active part of an electric machine

An active part of an electric machine includes at least two teeth, each having a magnetically permeable material and protruding from a lateral surface of the active part in a radial direction. Each tooth has an open recess in a plane spanned by a substantially radial direction and a direction substantially along an axis of rotation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180175621

Control unit

A control unit includes a power supply device with a battery store including at least one battery unit; a first energy conversion device that converts nonelectrical energy into electrical energy; and a connecting unit configured such that a summed energy for the electrical energy of the energy conversion device and battery store is deliverable. The control unit receives an instantaneous output power or a future output power requirement of the first energy conversion device and further receives a predicted power of the first energy conversion device for at least one future time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180174719

Overvoltage arrester system

An overvoltage arrester system for protecting an electrical installation from an overvoltage or impermissible amount of energy, includes a first metal oxide arrester in a first current path and a second metal oxide arrester in a second current path connected in parallel with the first current path. In order to ensure that the overvoltage arrester system is suitable for arresting especially high amounts of energy, in particular from pulsed energy inputs, while at the same time being especially fail-safe, in a current range, a characteristic voltage/current curve of the first metal oxide arrester has a lower voltage than a characteristic voltage/current curve of the second metal oxide arrester at the same current, and the first current path has a switch. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180174311

Method and system for simultaneous scene parsing and model fusion for endoscopic and laparoscopic navigation

A method and system for scene parsing and model fusion in laparoscopic and endoscopic 2d/2.5d image data is disclosed. A current frame of an intra-operative image stream including a 2d image channel and a 2.5d depth channel is received. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180173824

A method and apparatus for performing a model-based failure analysis of a complex industrial system

For performing a model-based failure analysis of a complex industrial system including hardware and/or software components each represented by a context independent component model interface terminals and a set of component behavior modes including a normal mode and failure modes of the respective component stated as constraints on deviations, is provided. This method includes generating a system model, sm, of an investigated industrial system by loading component models of the components of said investigated industrial system from a component library and connecting the interface terminals of the loaded component models according to a structure of the investigated industrial system and executing a constraint-based predictive algorithm on a reasoning engine to generate qualitative fmea results for different operation scenarios, os, of the investigated industrial system.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180173183

Process control system and plant planning tool

A process control system includes an engineering system for planning automation components into the project for a technical plant, a simulation framework for modeling the process behavior of field devices, a simulation unit for virtualizing the communication behavior of the real field devices and also includes a plant planning tool for planning the process engineering components of the plant into the project by which the commissioning of field-related components and a secure commissioning of a process engineering plant are made possible.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180172743

Method for analysing a signal and apparatus for carrying out the method

A method and apparatus for analysing a signal, in which a spectrum of the signal is provided, which spectrum is the result of a multiplication of the signal by a predefined window function and a subsequent fourier transform, the highest spectral line and the adjacent second-highest spectral line are determined in the spectrum in the region of at least one local maximum, the amplitude of the highest spectral line and of the second-highest spectral line is determined, at least one value dependent on the amplitude of the highest spectral line and on the amplitude of the second-highest spectral line is determined, a frequency correction value is determined for the frequency of the highest spectral line from the determined value using a frequency correction characteristic curve which was created for the predefined window function, and the frequency of the highest spectral line is corrected by the frequency correction value.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180172740

Arrangement having two redundant modules

An arrangement having two redundant modules that monitor one another and that each contain a current or voltage source, which is connected to a first line terminal via a first controllable switch and a first current sensor, wherein each module also has a second line terminal and a ground terminal, between which lies a second current sensor in series with a second controllable switch, where each module, when in the functioning state, closes the controllable switches contained therein, and contains a monitoring device connected to the two current sensors of the modules, the monitoring device generating a monitoring signal identifying the corresponding other module as functioning if at least one of the two current sensors detects a current flow.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180172277

Burner for a gas turbine and method for operating the burner

A burner for a gas turbine, having a combustion chamber, a first injector adapted to inject a first fuel into the combustion chamber and a second injector adapted to inject a second fuel being less reactive than the first fuel into the combustion chamber, wherein the burner is adapted to premix the fuels with an air flow before the fuel enter the reaction zone of the combustion chamber such that a first fuel flow of the first fuel has a first premixing stream line and a second fuel flow of the second fuel has a second premixing stream line, wherein each of the premixing stream lines begins with the beginning of the premixing with the air flow and ends at the location where the fuel enters the reaction zone and the length of the second premixing stream line is longer than the length of the first premixing stream line.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180171824

Method for cooling a turbo machine

Provided is a method for rapidly cooling a steam turbine, wherein ambient air is introduced into the steam turbine through a valve via an evacuation unit, resulting in cooling of the steam turbine, the rate of cooling being adjusted by an automation system including a controller.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180171489

Electrochemical cell

An electrochemical cell (10) comprising four volumes (1, 2, 3, 4). A porous anode (5) is provided between a first volume (1) and a second volume (2). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180171487

Electrochemical cell and process

An electrochemical cell arranged to generate ammonia from nitrogen and steam (water), comprising a first volume which contains a nitride conductor and is exposed to respective surfaces of an anode and a gas cathode provided with nitrogen gas, the electrochemical cell also being provided with a steam inlet to allow steam into the first volume. An electrically insulating porous material is positioned to impede steam from the steam inlet from reaching the anode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180171066

Storage-stable impregnating resins and electrical insulating tapes

An anhydride-free impregnating resin for an electrical insulation body, the impregnating resin has an epoxy resin, a curing agent and nanoscale and/or microscale inorganic particles. An impregnable electrical insulating tape for an electrical insulation body has a curing agent applied to the electrical insulating tape. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180170412

Control arrangement for a vehicle

A control arrangement for a vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle, includes an operational control system which has at least one central control unit, a set of decentralized sub-system controllers and a control network to which the control unit and the sub-system controllers are connected. In order to ensure that the control satisfies high safety requirements, the control arrangement has an operational control module which is different from the control unit, is connected to the control network and has a data connection unit which is different from the control network and by which the operational control module is connected by data technology to the sub-system controllers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180170406

Air-conditioning device, in particular for a vehicle

An air conditioning device with a first heat exchanger on a low-pressure side and a second heat exchanger on a high-pressure side of the air conditioning device. A cooling medium in a cooling circuit of the air conditioning device is under a higher pressure on the high-pressure side than on the low-pressure side. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/21/18 / #20180169663

Arrangement and method for detaching an adhering charge from an inner wall of a grinding tube

An arrangement and method for detaching an adhering charge from an inner wall of a grinding tube, wherein the grinding tube is rotated backwards in a drive-free manner from a pre-determinable, assumed rotary position by the weight force of the adhering charge, where at least one movement state variable of the grinding tube is detected and the grinding tube is braked while being rotated back in dependence on the at least one detected movement state variable in order to detach the adhering charge from the inner wall of the grinding tube, and where the arrangement includes a detecting device, a drive unit, a braking device and a control device.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180168062

Converter with separate capacitor housing

A subsea converter includes an outer housing, configured to be in contact with the subsea water when the converter is installed subsea, and an inner housing provided inside the outer housing. The inner housing is fluid tight sealed against the outer housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180167650

System and method for transmitting video data from a server to a client

The invention relates to a system for transmitting video data from a server to a client. The system has a first coding unit, which is designed to transmit video data of a first quality from the server to the client in the form of a livestream, and a second coding unit, which is designed to store the video data in a second quality in a storage unit (13) and to transmit the coded video data in the second quality from the storage unit (13) to the client (2) in response to a request signal from the client (2), wherein the second quality is greater than the first quality. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180167211

Determination of a device-specific private key for an asymmetrical cryptographic method on a device

Provided is a method and a security module for determining or providing a device-specific private key for an asymmetrical cryptographic process. A device-specific private primary seed is reproducibly formed from a device-specific secret piece of data, and the device-specific private key is determined from the device-specific private primary seed.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180166994

Voltage-regulated power converter module

A voltage-regulated power converter module includes an electrical charge storage device and a semiconductor switch connected thereto and having a collector, a gate and an emitter, in which the collector-emitter path of the semiconductor switch is switched into a current path between first and second alternating-current terminals of the power converter module. The alternating-current terminals can be interconnected through a bypass switch. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180166968

Fast-switching circuit assembly for a converter

The disclosure relates to electrical converters. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a circuit assembly for an electrical converter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180166844

Arrangement for guiding and/or holding electrically conductive sliding contact elements

A contact-making rotary transmission includes a brush forming an electrically conductive sliding contact element and a contact path of electrically conductive material for contact with the brush. The brush is guided and/or held by an arrangement which includes a plurality of carrier segments arranged axially behind one another. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180166188

Device for dc current transmission and cooling method

The present disclosure relates to dc transmission. Some embodiments may include a device for dc transmission comprising: a superconducting transmission line including a superconducting conductor element; and a cooling device for cooling an inner region of the transmission line with a fluid coolant to a temperature below a critical temperature of the superconducting conductor element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180164844

Peripheral module and circuit arrangement for a digital input of the peripheral module

A circuit arrangement for a digital input of an electronic peripheral module includes an inlet connection forming a digital input, a ground connection, a semiconductor switching device arranged between the inlet connection and the ground connection to limit input current and a reference voltage source connected to a control input of the semiconductor switching device to control the device, wherein a regulator which, depending on an input voltage at the inlet connection, regulates the reference voltage source such that the semiconductor switching device, for a first voltage value, adjusts the input current for the input voltage to a first input current and, for a second voltage value, adjusts the input current for the input voltage to a second input current, wherein the first voltage value is greater than the second voltage value and the first input current is smaller than the second input current on account of the regulator.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180163703

Tower positioning system

An arrangement to position a part of the tower of a wind turbine to be used during the installation of the tower, and a method to position the part of the tower is provided. An arrangement to position at least a part of a wind turbine tower in respect to a counterpart during installation is disclosed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180163572

Method for cooling a steam turbine

An automation system that determines the theoretical maximum rate of cooling of a steam turbine and operates a steam generator in such a way that the thermal energy of the steam does not exceed nor drop below the predefined rate of cooling.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180163550

Transition ducts of a gas turbine combustor

A combustor has a trailing edge duct (110) that has a trailing edge (120) that is adapted to be connected to an adjacent trailing edge (120) of a trailing edge duct (110). The connections between the adjacent trailing edges may be formed along the lengthwise direction of the trailing edges and/or using interfacing components.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180162682

Method for coiling a coiled product, control installation, computer software product, and coiling machine

A coiled product, a control installation, computer software product, a coiling machine and method for coiling a coiled product, wherein the coiling tension is settable to an envisaged coiling tension, particularly to a constant coiling tension via either a setting unit and/or a change in the respective rotational speed of either a coil body and/or a supply roll, a characterizing aspect being the equalization of the free length of the coiled product, where the free length is the spacing of the first bearing point of the coiled product on the coil body from the second bearing point of the coiled product on a deflection roller such that the free length change is equalized by the setting unit and/or by a variation of the respective rotational speed so that coiling tension of a product coiled onto the coil body can be set in a simple, rapid, and precise manner.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180162644

Conveyor chute comprising a width adjusting mechanism

A conveyor chute is suitable for use as a store for goods, such as packages and pieces of luggage. The conveyor chute has at least one sliding section with an inclined sliding surface with a direction of fall along the sliding surface as well as a sliding width. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180162427

Method and device for ascertaining a movement authority for a track-bound vehicle

A method and device for ascertaining movement authority for track-bound vehicles allow interference with a driving operation resulting in special operational situations or disturbances to be kept as low as possible. The position of the vehicle is determined and used to check whether the vehicle is located completely in an axle-counting section of an axle-counting system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/14/18 / #20180161872

Method for producing a turbine blade by means of electron beam melting

A method for producing a turbine blade with a blade root portion, a blade aerofoil portion, adjoining the blade root portion, and a blade tip portion, adjoining the blade aerofoil portion, wherein the blade root portion, the blade aerofoil portion and the blade tip portion are connected to one another in a material-bonding manner, and wherein at least one cavity, serving as a cooling channel, extends through the blade root portion and the blade aerofoil portion, wherein at least the blade aerofoil portion is produced layer by layer by using an ebm process, and, after removing caked-on powder material from the at least one cavity, the blade tip portion is produced by using some other production technology.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180159886

System and method for analyzing forensic data in a cloud system

Disclosed is a system for the analysis of forensic data, wherein the forensic data is present in a cloud system. The system has an analysis unit for analysing the forensic data, wherein the analysis unit is arranged in the cloud system, and has an operating unit for operating the analysis unit, wherein the operating unit is located outside the cloud system remote from the analysis unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180159429

Auxiliary supply for a switched-mode power supply

An auxiliary supply for a switched mode power supply, which includes at least a transformer with a primary side and a secondary side, wherein the auxiliary supply provides a power supply to units arranged on the secondary side of the switched mode power supply independently of an operating state of the switched mode power supply, where the auxiliary supply in this case, on the primary side, which corresponds to the primary side of the switched mode power supply, has a frequency generator for generating an ac voltage with a predetermined frequency, where on the secondary side, which corresponds to the secondary side of the switched mode power supply, the auxiliary supply has a rectifier unit for a secondary side supply current and/or a secondary side supply voltage, and where a galvanic separation unit, which is particularly formed by two capacitors, is provided between the primary side and the secondary side.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180159315

Dc grid

A dc grid for an offshore structure has at least four switchboards, each switchboard having at least three connections to other switchboards and each connection including a switch. The grid further includes a plurality of energy sources on the offshore structure, at least one energy source being associated with one of the switchboards; and a plurality of energy consumers, at least one of the energy consumers being associated with one of the switchboards. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180159063

Organic heterocyclic alkali metal salts as n-dopants in organic electronics

N-dopants for increasing the electronic conductivity of organic electrical layers. The n-dopants may be processed, especially sublimed, in a simple and/or inexpensive manner which may additionally lead to distinctly elevated electronic conductivity of organic electron transport layers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180158757

Method for electrically contacting a component by galvanic connection of an open-pored contact piece, and corresponding component module

The invention relates to a method for electrically contacting a component (10) (for example a power component and/or a (semiconductor) component having at least one transistor, preferably an igbt (insulated-gate bipolar transistor)) having at least one contact (40, 50), at least one open-pored contact piece (60, 70) is galvanically (electrochemically or free of external current) connected to at least one contact (40, 50). In this way, a component module is achieved. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180157975

Method, system and computer program for forecasting signaling in a light signal system

A system for forecasting a future signal pattern of a light signal system includes the following: a first communications interface for receiving traffic data for a light signal system, on the basis of which the light signal system can establish a future signal pattern, in order to display the signal pattern established; a second communications interface for receiving the signal pattern data of the light signal system corresponding to the signal pattern established by means of the light signal system; and a computing unit with artificial intelligence for forecasting a future signal pattern on the basis of the traffic data. The artificial intelligence is trainable on the basis of the traffic data and the signal pattern data of the light signal system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180157735

Method and system for clustering engineering data in a multidisciplinary engineering system

The preferred embodiments described below include methods, systems and computer readable media for clustering engineering data in a multidisciplinary engineering system. Engineering data in a multidisciplinary engineering system is grouped into clusters (601) of data that can be used to represent an engineering purpose in the multidisciplinary engineering system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180157643

Device and method for natural language processing

A device for relation extraction in a natural language sentence having n words is suggested, the device comprising: a recurrent neural network for joint entity and relation extractions of entities and relations between the entities in the sentence, and an entity-relation table for storing entity labels for the entities and relation labels for the relations, wherein both the entity labels and the relation labels are defined as instances of binary relationships between certain words wi and wj in the sentence, with i∈[1, . . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156858

Operating component

An operating component has a sensor device for recording measurement values and a communication device for transmitting a status report. A data storage device stores the recorded measurement values and a status estimation device determines an operating status with the aid of the recorded measurement values.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156458

Intelligent control method with variable thresholds based on vibration readings

A method for controlling an engine vibration of a gas turbine engine where engine vibration of the gas turbine engine is measured. The measured engine vibration is compared with a threshold value of a nominal engine vibration. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156351

Subsea valve position indicator

A valve position indicator is for reading the position of a valve shutter of a valve associated to the valve position indicator. In an embodiment, the valve position indicator includes a body; at least two linear sensors; and a coupling device for coupling the valve position indicator to the valve in such a way that the at least two linear sensors are adjacent to a travelling path of a magnet attached to the valve shutter.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156127

Operation of a gas turbine comprising an interpolated operating curve deviation

An operating method for a gas turbine by partial-load operation, includes setting of a power setpoint value for a predefined temperature value; determining the two operating curves as a function of temperature according to the power of the gas turbine, wherein the power setpoint value is located between said operating curves; determining the difference in power of said two operating curves at the substantially constant predetermined temperature value; determining a power deviation from the predetermined power setpoint value of one of the two operating curves at the substantially constant predetermined temperature value; calculating an interpolated operating curve deviation on the basis of the difference in power and the power deviation, wherein the temperature is a turbine outlet temperature or a computationally determined turbine inlet temperature.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156123

Cooling device for use in a power plant

A cooling device for use in a power plant, having at least two controllable fans, which are designed to produce an air flow having a specified flow direction during operation, at least two closing flaps, which close respective flow cross-sections, and a heat exchanger, which thermally interacts with the at least two air flows for heat exchange as a secondary medium, wherein the closing flaps are not operated by a mechanical adjusting device but rather are each to be opened merely by one of the two air flows as a result of the dynamic pressure when a minimum flow rate is reached. Furthermore at least two holding devices are provided, which hold the closing flaps in an open position when the closing flaps are opened.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156076

Method for decelerating a cooling down of a flow conducting unit, and flow conducting unit

A method for making a flow conducting unit cool down more slowly where the flow conducting unit has a holding unit and is penetrated by a heat transfer medium, the temperature of the heat transfer medium is reduced such that a wall of the flow conducting unit cools down, and the holding unit dissipates thermal energy such that the wall cools down more slowly.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156046

Rotor blade for a gas turbine

A rotor blade for a gas turbine, the rotor blade having an aerofoil with a pressure side and an intake side which transition into a platform to which an attachment region is connected, the region having a fir tree spring which has a plurality of lateral toothed extensions arranged on the pressure side and the intake side, which extensions extend in an azimuthal direction. In addition, the azimuthal extent of one lateral toothed extension is reduced in an axial region of the lateral toothed extension, in which region the pressure load during operation exceeds a predefined threshold.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180156038

Arrangement for a turbine

An arrangement for a turbine has a metallic support structure having at least one radial support strut and a multiplicity of plate-shaped, fiber-reinforced ceramic segments which are arranged one on top of the other on the support structure and together define the circumferential contour, the segments being provided with through-openings through which the at least one support strut extends, wherein the at least one support strut has outwardly-extending projections that extend perpendicular to the radial direction and engage in corresponding recesses formed in the segments.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/07/18 / #20180154429

Method for casting a turbine blade

Provided is a method for casting a turbine blade including a blade root, a blade extending in the radial direction from the blade root, and a hollow chamber that passes through the turbine blade in the radial direction from the blade root up to the free end of the blade, wherein the method is carried out using a casting molding defining an outer surface of the turbine blade and using a core accommodated in the casting mold and aligned with positioning means, wherein at least one second core is accommodated in the molding part and aligned with positioning means, wherein the first core and the second core are spaced at a distance from one another and behind one another in the radial direction in the casting mold in such a way that a gap is formed between said cores.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180152447

Network device and method for accessing a data network from a network component

A network device, two interfaces for connecting to an access-protected access point of a data network and to a network component which is to be allowed access to the data network via the access point. The network device is designed to be authenticated at the access point using authentication data when the access point is connected and the network component is connected and to allow the connected network component to access the data network via the access point in the event of a successful authentication at least for network components which satisfy one or more specified criteria.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180152094

Power converter having parallel-connected semiconductor switches

The present disclosure relates to electric converters. The teachings thereof may be embodied in an electric converter to transfer an electric power of more than 3 kilowatts comprising a half-bridge with at least two parallel circuits. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180150929

Method and system for registration of 2d/2.5d laparoscopic and endoscopic image data to 3d volumetric image data

A method and system for registration of 2d/2.5d laparoscopic or endoscopic image data to 3d volumetric image data is disclosed. A plurality of 2d/2.5d intra-operative images of a target organ are received, together with corresponding relative orientation measurements for the intraoperative images. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180150621

Provision of at least one password

Methods and devices for providing at least one password for a change in state of a device from a first operational state into a second operational state by inputting the password is provided. A number of characters of the password are set in accordance with the duration of the first operating state of the device.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180150068

Model processing method and apparatus, and machine-readable medium

Provided are a model processing method and apparatus, and a machine-readable medium, for evaluating a semantic model to be evaluated of a target production system. In an embodiment, the method includes: acquiring feature information for describing a feature of a reference semantic model of at least one other production system; evaluating, on the basis of the feature information acquired, precision of the semantic model to be evaluated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180150056

Method for calculating an optimised trajectory

A method for calculating an optimized trajectory via a simulation program and an optimization routine, wherein the trajectory is provided via the simulation program and adapted to boundary conditions, where the method includes a loop in which, as individual steps, a first trajectory is provided, a further trajectory, and the adaptation of the further trajectory is modified based on the boundary conditions, such that the optimized trajectory is a trajectory which has been provided based on an extremal or predetermined parameter, where the optimized trajectory is provided after the calculation by a control device for moving a holder for a component, and where at least one component and the production machine are displayed in a 3d display.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180149534

Method for determining an axial tensile force applied to a component

A method for determining an axial tensile force applied to a component, includes fastening the component in place and applying axial tensile force to the component from a free end of the component by a loading device, having a loading body with a central axial main threaded bore and a plurality of secondary threaded bores distributed evenly along the circumference and having loading screws, which are screwed into the secondary threaded bores. The loading body is screwed onto the free end of the component and the loading screws are loaded against a stationary abutment in the direction of the fastening. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180149139

Wind turbine

Provided is a wind turbine including a rotor with a hub and several rotor blades arranged at the hub with the rotor blades being rotatable around an axis relative to the hub by a pitch bearing arrangement, whereby each rotor blade extends into the hub with a blade section, with the pitch bearing arrangement including a first and a second rolling bearing being spaced apart from each other in the direction of the axis and arranged between the blade sections and the hub.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180148655

Method and device for separating asphaltenes from an asphaltene-containing fuel

A method for separating asphaltenes from an asphaltene-containing fuel, wherein fuel is supplied to a separation unit in which a sub-stream with low-boiling fuel components of the fuel is separated. After separation of the sub-stream the fuel is supplied to a deasphalting unit in which asphaltenes contained in the fuel are separated by a solvent. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180148073

Cabin with rotatable cabin door for a vehicle

A cabin for a vehicle includes a cabin wall having an opening and a door for opening and closing the opening. The door is moved about a rotational point and includes a movable door leaf which has a concentric segment. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180147949

Means and methods for making an associative connection

A method is provided in which a pair of transmitters having omnidirectional and directional transmission characteristics is provided when an associative connection is established between an electric vehicle and a charging station. Once the associative connection has been established in such a way that a directional radio link is formed, the associative connection is tested using an omnidirectional transmitter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/31/18 / #20180147940

Power transmission system and method for operating a power transmission system

A power transmission system facilitates the location of an insulation fault in the power transmission system by providing a power transmission network, an insulation fault locating unit and a connecting line system which is electrically connected to the insulation fault locating unit and to the power transmission network. The connecting line system includes a switch constructed to interrupt and re-establish an electrical connection between the power transmission network and the insulation fault locating unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180145952

Protective apparatus and network cabling apparatus for the protected transmission of data

Provided is a network cabling apparatus and protective apparatus for the protected transmission of data, comprising two protective devices which are assigned to one another and can each be connected to one end of a data transmission device, each protective device having: a first interface for connection to the data transmission apparatus; a second interface for connection to a device; and a crypto unit which has a cryptographic function that can be configured in an equivalent manner on each of the assigned protective devices and which cryptographically protects the data to be transmitted.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180145554

Resistance covering for a corona shield of an electric machine

The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a resistance coating for a corona shielding system in an electrical machine, for example a medium- or high-voltage machine, such as a generator in a power plant for generation of electrical energy, but also other electrical equipment having a relatively high rated voltage, such as transformers, bushings, cables etc. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180145510

Electrical arrangement comprising sub-modules

An arrangement includes at least one series circuit having at least two series-connected submodules and an inductor. At least one of the submodules in one or a plurality of the series circuits has a step-up/step-down converter and a storage module. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180144890

Quickly closing switch element

A switch, in particular a grounding switch, is for quickly establishing a ground connection and for extinguishing an arc fault for a switching system. The grounding switch includes at least one fixed contact having a first cable feed, a moving contact, a contact guide having a second cable feed, and a mechanical energy store. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180144503

Method and apparatus for the start-up operation of a multi-axis system

In a method for the start-up operation of a multi-axis system, with the multi-axis system including, as components, segments connected via respective joints and are movable in one or more axes, and a tool, connected to one of the segments and is movable to a specified position, optical markers are arranged in the environment. Position coordinates of the optical markers in a first, global coordinate system are ascertained and stored in the controller. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180144459

Method and apparatus for the start-up operation of a multi-axis system

A method for the start-up operation of a multi-axis system, the multi-axis system having segments which are movable by a controller in one or more axes, and a tool which is connected to one of the segments and is movable and drivable to a specified position by the controller. The method includes assigning a workspace and a safe space to the multi-axis system, arranging optical markers in an environment, making it possible for an augmented reality system to determine the position of a camera system which records the multi-axis system within the environment, defining a bounding body for each of the components such that the bounding body encloses the component, calculating a position of the bounding body during the movement of the multi-axis system, visualizing the bounding bodies together with an image recorded by the camera system, and checking whether the bounding body intersects with the safe space.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180144072

Method for determining a reliability parameter of a new technical system

A method for determining a reliability parameter of a new technical system based on assigned failure parameters of m known technical systems is provided, wherein the new technical system comprises n1 devices of a first type, n2 devices of a second type, . . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180142963

Heat exchange system with a cooling device and method for exchanging heat by using the heat exchange system

A heat exchange system with at least one horizontal heat exchange chamber with heat exchange chamber boundaries which surround at least one heat exchange chamber interior of the heat exchange chamber is provided. The heat exchange chamber boundaries include at least one first opening for guiding in an inflow of at least one heat transfer fluid into the heat exchange chamber interior and at least one second opening for guiding out an outflow of the heat transfer fluid out of the heat exchange chamber interior. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180142959

Method for operating a heat exchange system with a bypass duct and heat exchange system with a bypass duct

A method for operating a heat exchange system is provided. The heat exchange system includes at least one heat exchange chamber with heat exchange chamber boundaries which surround at least one heat exchange chamber interior of the heat exchange chamber, wherein the heat exchange chamber boundaries comprise at least one first opening for guiding in an inflow of at least one heat transfer fluid into the heat exchange chamber interior and at least one second opening for guiding out an outflow of the heat transfer fluid out of the heat exchange chamber interior, at least one heat storage material is arranged in the heat exchange chamber interior such that a heat exchange flow of the heat transfer fluid through the heat exchange chamber interior causes a heat exchange between the heat storage material and the heat transfer fluid.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180142671

Rotor blade with serrations

A rotor blade for a wind turbine is provided, wherein the rotor blade includes serrations along at least a portion of the trailing edge section of the rotor blade. The serrations include a first tooth and at least a second tooth, and the first tooth is spaced apart from the second tooth. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180142570

Purging liquid fuel nozzles and supply tubing with the assistance of a flow divider

A fuel delivery system for a gas turbine engine that employs a technique for purging fuel delivery tubes in an effective manner. The fuel delivery system includes at least one multifunction valve that has a flow through position and a bi-directional purge position. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180141575

Method and device for displaying a course of a process of at least one railway safety unit, and railway safety system having such a device

A method displays a course of a process of at least one railway safety unit. While using at least one device control, process data supplied by the at least one railway safety unit, are converted by dual-channel processing into first and second image data of the course of the process to be displayed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/24/18 / #20180141430

Drive wheel

A drive wheel for a motor vehicle may include at least one sleeve-type wheel rim and an external-rotor motor that includes a rotor. The sleeve-type wheel rim may be connected directly and in a torque-coupled manner to the rotor using a releasable connection.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180137259

Device and method for adapting the use of an apparatus

A device for adapting the use of an apparatus is provided. The device has a processing unit for checking if a license for the apparatus exists and for producing a certificate request and a transmitting/receiving unit for transmitting the certificate request to a certification server and for receiving a certificate from the certification server in response to the certificate request. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180136921

Patch management for industrial control systems

For patch management of an industrial control system, predicted temporal evolution of risk due to vulnerability is provided to industrial control system operators to help schedule patching. A markov chain representing the temporal evolution uses asset (e.g., industrial control system component) specific information to determine risk over time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180136910

Method and system for generating plc code with a connectivity model

The preferred embodiments described below include methods, systems and computer readable media for generating programmable logic controller (plc) code based on a connectivity model in a multidisciplinary engineering system. The connectivity model provides interfaces 613 and 617 and connections 619 between various aspects of the multidisciplinary engineering system to provide engineering data, code scripts, executables, calls and other information that is used to generate plc code. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180136623

Method for optimizing motion profiles, computer program product, control device and installation or robot

A method for optimizing at least one motion profile, a computer program product for performing the method and a related control device for this purpose, wherein commencing from a master motion profile, at least one slave motion profile describes a motion of an actuator, the respective slave motion profile being connected via a cam disk function and/or a kinematic transformation, where the motion profiles are divided into areas, based constraints of slave motion profiles, the maximum speed of the master motion profile is computed for each area, a difference between the highest and the lowest maximum speed is selected, the area having the highest maximum speed is subsequently reduced, and the area having the lowest maximum speed is enlarged, until the difference between the two maximum speeds is less than a tolerance.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180135859

Combustor arrangement

A combustor for a gas turbine engine having a central axis about which is arranged in flow sequence a radial swirler, a pre-chamber partly defined by a wall and a combustion chamber. The radial swirler has a base plate having an annular array of vanes and fuel injectors arranged to direct an air/fuel mixture radially inwardly and tangentially to create a vortex that flows through the pre-chamber and into the combustion chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180135432

Turbine airfoil with internal cooling channels

A turbine airfoil (10) with an internal cooling system (12) having one or more bladders (14) forming near-wall cooling channels (16) is disclosed. The bladder (14) may be conformed to a shape of an inner surface (44) forming a cavity (18) within the internal cooling system (12). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/17/18 / #20180135153

Molybdenum-silicon-boron alloy and method for producing same, and component

The use of a specific molybdenum-silicon-boron alloy and a particular production process in which powder is used makes it possible to achieve components which have a particular fiber-matrix structure and can be used for high-temperature applications and can also be produced inexpensively.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180131520

Method and arrangement for securely interchanging configuration data for an apparatus

A method for securely interchanging configuration data between a first apparatus and a second apparatus, including the steps of producing a digital signature for the configuration data for the first apparatus using a piece of security information from the first apparatus, storing the configuration data, the digital signature and a security token in an external memory apparatus, and loading of the configuration data, the digital signature and the security token from the external memory apparatus into the second apparatus is provided. Furthermore, an arrangement for securely interchanging configuration data including an apparatus, and a first memory apparatus detachably connected to the apparatus is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180131149

Slip ring unit for a rotor of an electrically excited rotary dynamo-electric machine

A slip ring unit for an electrically excited rotor of a rotary dynamo-electric machine includes an electrical terminal which protrudes axially from an end face of the slip ring unit and having a contact point and a circumferential slip contact surface electrically connected to the electrical terminal. Disposed adjacent to the slip contact surface is an insulation element, with end plates axially retaining the circumferential slip contact surface and the insulation element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180128365

Planetary transmission

A planetary transmission includes a planetary stage and a fofw system having an interrogation unit, a locally fixed antenna electrically connected to the interrogation unit and arranged within a housing of the planetary stage, and a plurality of fofw sensors fastened to planet gear pins of the planetary stage such that at least two of the fofw sensors are fastened to each of the planet gear pins. A plurality of co-rotating antennae are fastened to the planet gear carrier at a number corresponding to a number of the planet gear pins. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180128243

Damping mechanical oscillations of a wind turbine

Provided is a method of damping mechanical oscillations of plural wind turbines of a wind park commonly supplying electric energy to a grid, the method including: determining, for each of the plural wind turbines, a damping control signal for counteracting an oscillation of the respective wind turbine; supplying at least a subset of or a subset of modified versions of the damping control signals to respective wind turbines such that a sum of the supplied damping control signals is lower than a threshold.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180128242

Control for a wind turbine

A method of controlling a wind turbine having a nacelle, a rotor, a rotating hub, a first rotor blade and at least a second rotor blade, both rotor blades being mounted to the hub. The method includes measuring the strain in the first rotor blade by a strain measurement device attached to the first rotor blade; and choosing the operational parameters of the wind turbine based on the measured strain such that fatigue damage of the second rotor blade is reduced. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180127885

Electrolysis system for the electrochemical utilization of carbon dioxide

The present disclosure relates to electrolysis. Teachings thereof may be embodied in a reduction method and/or an electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/10/18 / #20180126308

Grease filter

A grease filter for filtering grease and the use of the grease filter for a bearing in a wind turbine is provided. A grease filter is disclosed for filtering grease used for lubrication. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180124430

Method for producing video coding and programme-product

According to the invention, there are provided sets of contexts specifically adapted to encode special coefficients of a prediction error matrix, on the basis of previously encoded values of level k. Furthermore, the number of values of levels other than 0 is explicitly encoded and numbers of appropriate contexts are selected on the basis of the number of spectral coefficients other than 0.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180124206

Communications network and method for transmitting data in a communications network

A method transmits data in a communications network containing a plurality of nodes. The transmission of suitable configuration data between a node and its neighboring node ensures that the time slots used for the data transmission are used only by one node, thus preventing collision. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180124121

One-way coupling device, request apparatus and method for feedback-free transmission of data

A one-way coupling device for the feedback-free transmission of data from the first network with high security requirements into a second network with low security requirements, containing a request unit, an eavesdropping unit and a receiving unit, wherein the request unit is formed so as to provide a first communication link within the first network to at least one device and, moreover, to request first data from the at least one device and then to transmit the first data via a second communication link on a separate line loop of the request unit, and the eavesdropping unit, which is formed so as to eavesdrop on data on the separate line loop and to transmit data to a receiving unit which is arranged in the second network. Also, a corresponding request unit, a corresponding method and a corresponding computer program product is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180123789

Apparatus and method for generating a key in a programmable hardware module

A method for generating a key in a programmable hardware module is provided, wherein the programmable hardware module has a bitstream containing configuration settings of the programmable hardware module. The device has a readout unit for reading at least one part of the bit stream, a generating unit for generating a key based on a cryptographic function and the at least one part of the bit stream, and a memory unit for storing the generated key. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180123612

Data reduction method and apparatus

A data reduction for reducing highly correlated data (e.g., highly correlated data streams) is provided. Correlated data of a plurality of data streams are identified, and a spectral dimensional decomposition is performed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180123432

Rotor of an asynchronous machine

A rotor of an asynchronous machine with a cage rotor includes a laminated core formed from a plurality of partial laminated cores. The laminated core has substantially axially extending conductors arranged in slots in the laminated core. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180123409

Cooling of an electric machine

An electrical machine includes housing surrounding a stator laminated core and a stator winding. Stator core support rings are arranged between the housing and the stator laminated core and radially surround the stator laminated core, with a cavity being formed between the housing, the stator laminated core and the stator core support rings. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180122782

Power module

The present disclosure relates to power modules. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a power unit and/or a drive unit for driving the power unit, along with methods for producing a power module. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180121815

Method and apparatus for operating an automation system

A method and an apparatus for operating an automation system is provided. The method for operating an automation system includes the method steps of: providing a learning-based prediction model for the automation system trained by process data including context of an automation process, receiving information about current context of the automation process, verifying context change by comparing the current context to the context of said process data, in the case of any context change verifying a concept drift by comparing pre-drift process data and post-drift process data, in the case of any concept drift re-training said model with post-drift process data, in the case of no context change testing for random concept drift not detected by verifying context change, in the case of any random concept drift extend the current context by using data comprising previous context changes, otherwise no further method steps are required.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180120097

Method for determining depth

The present disclosure relates to measuring depth of a feature or an object. Teachings thereof may be embodied in a method for optically determining the depth of an object. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180119297

Continuous supply of power to an electrolysis plant

A method for continuously supplying power to an electrolysis plant with a replacement power supply following failure of the power supply and an electrolysis plant with an electrolysis stack. The method includes supplying the electrolysis plant with power from an energy potential present in an electrolysis stack of the electrolysis plant, the energy potential being convertable into power, and reducing the energy potential present in the electrolysis stack of the electrolysis plant in a controlled manner. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180119026

Apparatus and process for separating asphaltenes from an oil-containing fuel

An apparatus for separation of asphaltenes from an oil-containing fuel, has a mixing element for intensive mixing of the oil-containing fuel with a solvent to form a solution supersaturated with asphaltenes, a vessel for reducing the oversaturation by depositing the asphaltenes out of the supersaturated solution, a growth zone formed within the vessel for growth of asphaltene particles present via the asphaltenes separated out of the supersaturated solution, and a classifying unit connected in terms of flow to the vessel for separation of the asphaltene particles grown in the growth zone in terms of their particle size, wherein the vessel is formed and set up such that a stream containing asphaltene particles circulates between the mixing element and the growth zone of the vessel. A corresponding process has a stream containing asphaltene particles that circulates between the mixing element and the growth zone of the vessel.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118241

Method for operating a train safety assembly, train safety assembly and rail vehicle comprising a train safety assembly

A train safety assembly has an onboard apparatus of a first train safety system and a specific transmission device for transmission with a trackside part of a second train safety system. The onboard apparatus is started using a version of a first software and the specific transmission device is started using a version of a second software. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180118225

System and method for interlocking a mechanical gap filler, a guided vehicle door and a platform screen door

A safety control system and a method configured for interlocking a mechanical gap filler (hereafter mgf) with both a platform screen door (psd) and a guided vehicle door (gvd) of a guided vehicle at standstill. The system is disposed along a platform in order to secure the exchange between the platform and a guided vehicle at standstill along the platform.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180117869

Method for optimizing movement profiles, method for providing movement profiles, control device, system and computer program product

A control device, a system and methods for optimizing and providing movement profiles, wherein the movement profiles serve for determining the movement of tools of a press and the movement of a receiving element for a workpiece of a transfer system, where transfer movement profiles are synchronized with one another via press movement profiles, the synchronization of the transfer movement profiles particularly occurs by chronologically shifting synchronization points via boundary conditions such that an offset of the press movement profiles can be determined via the synchronization, so that the workpiece can be processed as quickly as possible through the system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/03/18 / #20180117530

Device and method for separating carbon dioxide from a gas flow

A device for separating carbon dioxide from a gas flow, in particular from a flue gas flow, having an absorption unit for separating carbon dioxide from the gas flow using a scrubbing medium, a desorption unit which is fluidically connected to the absorption unit for releasing the absorbed carbon dioxide from the scrubbing medium, and a compressor unit which is connected fluidically downstream of the desorption unit for compressing the released carbon dioxide, the compressor unit being connected fluidically upstream of a cleaning device for the carbon dioxide. A method separates carbon dioxide from a gas flow, in particular from a flue gas flow.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180109517

A method for authenticating a user when logging in at an online service

Provided is a method for authenticating a user when logging in at an online service, where the online service is provided by a server arrangement and the method is based on a communication between the online service and a primary device and between the online service and a secondary device. The method comprising the following steps: a user identification specified by the user at the secondary device and not including any credential is received by the online service; an authentication request is transmitted by the online service to the primary device where the primary device is associated with the user identification; an authentication response comprising at least one credential is transmitted by the primary device to the online service, where the at least one credential originates from a storage in the primary device and is only transmitted through the authentication response upon a successful local authentication of the user at the primary device.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180109427

Method for monitoring a network component and arrangement comprising a network component and a monitoring device

A method for monitoring a network component. The network component performs a calculation checking the correct functionality of the network component using data which is specific to a state of the network component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180108255

Method and parking system for supported parking of placement vehicles

A method supports parking of placement vehicles in a parking system of a parking lot having at least one parking system apparatus. A parking region of the parking lot is scanned by a parking region sensor of the parking system and, based on the sensor information, a free and/or an occupied parking space and/or a free and/or an occupied parking area is identified by the parking system apparatus. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180108138

Method and system for semantic segmentation in laparoscopic and endoscopic 2d/2.5d image data

A method and system for semantic segmentation laparoscopic and endoscopic 2d/2.5d image data is disclosed. Statistical image features that integrate a 2d image channel and a 2.5d depth channel of a 2d/2.5 laparoscopic or endoscopic image are extracted for each pixel in the image. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180107195

Method and system for cross discipline data validation checking in a multidisciplinary engineering system

The preferred embodiments described below include methods, systems and computer readable media for cross discipline data validation checking in a multidisciplinary system. One or more multidisciplinary validation rules are used to perform cross discipline data validation checking to determine whether multidisciplinary data is consistent across engineering disciplines. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180106648

Subsea flow meter assembly

A subsea flow meter assembly includes a pipe section extending in an axial direction and providing a flow path for a medium. At least four measuring ports are provided at different locations in the pipe section. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180106426

Lubricant container

A container for collecting a lubricant including a housing having a longitudinal axial extension between a first end connectable to a source of lubricant and a longitudinally opposite second end, a cap attached to the second end, a piston slidably movable inside the housing between the first end and the second end of the housing. The cap is attached to the second end of the housing by a snap connection for blocking the axial translation between cap and the housing, the cap and the housing having respectively a first flat surface and a second flat surface contacting each other for preventing rotation of the cap around a longitudinal axis of the housing.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180106165

Thermal energy storage plant

Provided is a thermal energy storage plant including a charging circuit where a first working fluid is circulated, the charging circuit includes a first fluid transporting machine for generating a flow of the first working fluid in charging circuit, a heating device electrically powered for transferring heat to the first working fluid, a heat accumulator for storing the thermal energy of the first working fluid, the heat accumulator including a hot end for receiving the first working fluid at a first temperature and a cold end for letting the first working fluid exit the heat accumulator at a second temperature lower than the first temperature, the heat accumulator includes a plurality of heat storage units connected in series between the hot end and the cold end, which may be separated by valves.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft








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