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12/31/15 / #20150381103

Method and device for controlling an energy-generating system which can be operated with a renewable energy source

A method and a device for controlling an energy-generating system are operated with a renewable energy source. In the method, a prediction about an energy yield of the energy-generating system is made for a predefined prediction time period, and a predefined area, using a learning system with an input vector and an output vector. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150381066

Power supplies having multi-tap voltage attenuators and methods of power supply assembly

A printed circuit board of a power supply has a multi-tap voltage attenuator mounted thereon that may provide a selectable plurality of attenuated voltages based on a received voltage. A power supply may include two or more of the same printed circuit boards to attenuate different input and output power supply voltages to one or more desired lower voltages. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150381059

Activation circuit of a resonance converter

An activation circuit for activating a power bridge circuit of a resonance converter, including an inductive activation transformer that transfers a pulsed control signal generated via a cmos driver to the power bridge circuit, wherein a clamping circuit is arranged at the output of each cmos driver, where the clamping circuit clamps a primary winding of the activation transformer to a ground potential during the dead time between two pulses of the pulsed control signal such that overvoltages, which otherwise arise when switching the activation transformer inductance, are thus clamped during a dead time and a circuit breaker switches off securely.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150381013

Through flow ventilation system for a power generation turbine package

A power generation system has a housing with a first housing section (i) and a second housing section (ii), an alternator arranged within the first housing section (i) and a gas turbine arranged within the second housing section (ii). The alternator is drivable by the gas turbine, wherein the first housing section (i) includes an air inlet through which an airstream is injectable into the first housing section (i) such that the airstream passes the alternator and cools the alternator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150381004

Insulation arrangement for a high-voltage machine

A widening bar, which has main insulation with first and second layers is used as an insulation arrangement for a high-voltage machine. The first layer has platelet-shaped mica particles and the second layer has platelet-shaped aluminum oxide particles. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150380991

Electric machine having a segmented stator and two-layer winding

Electric machine has a rotor movable relative to a stator divided into stator segments, each having first and second transition regions and a central region between the transition regions. The stator segment has a yoke extending over the central region and the first transition region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150380933

Energy distribution system and method for operating same

In an energy distribution system, energy is fed through substations into subnetworks and the distribution is monitored by a central device superordinate to the substations. At least one substation is operated in an optimization mode for optimizing the operation of the entire energy distribution grid. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150380168

Thin-layer capacitors with large scale integration

A two-ply, dielectric layer for a thin-layer capacitor, has a bottom, first ply formed of a self-assembled monolayer containing phosphorus oxo compounds and has a top, second ply serving as a planarization layer, the second ply containing guanidinium compounds.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150379744

Visualization method for a human skeleton from a medical scan

A visualization method is provided that allows for the unfolding of a human skeleton from a medical image scan and providing increased efficiency for interacting with the image scan and whole body bone reading from such scans. That is, a full head-to-toe unfolded skeleton view (e.g., a 2d unfolded view) is realized for improved visualization and diagnostic capabilities.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150378357

Method and device for managing execution of a manufacturing order

A method and a system manage the execution of a production order via a mes system. Pieces of equipment and their connections as nodes and arcs of a digraph are associated for reproducing a layout of a plant where the production has to be made. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150378339

Resilient control design for distributed cyber-physical systems

A distributed cyber-physical system includes physical elements (15-1, 15-2, . . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150377610

Separation measurement method and separation measurement device

A method for measuring a separation (a) between blade tips of rotor blades (40) on a rotor and a casing (41) annularly surrounding the rotor blade tips, when the rotor is rotating: measuring separation using at least one separation measurement device (1) which measures in contactless fashion. A separation measurement device for carrying this method includes a tubular housing (2), a separation sensor which measures in contactless fashion and which is accommodated in the housing (2) such that the sensor moves axially between an operating position, wherein a tip of the sensor projects outward from the separation measurement device (1), and a withdrawn position, wherein the tip of the separation sensor (7) is arranged within the separation measurement device (1); and an arresting device (8) which arrests the separation sensor (7) at least in its operating position.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150377490

Supplementary laser firing for combustion stability

A combustion system for a gas turbine includes a combustion chamber having an end section and a pre-combustion section extending from the end section, a swirler device, an optional pilot burner device and a light emitting arrangement. Main fuel is injectable by the swirler device into an inner volume of the pre-combustion section. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150375137

Method and device for treatment of an amino acid salt solution that is contaminated with carbon

A device and a method are for treatment of an amino acid salt solution that is contaminated with carbon dioxide and is an absorbent for carbon dioxide from a flue gas of a combustion, and includes a reaction process, a following filtration process and a following dissolution process. In the reaction process, carbon dioxide is introduced into the amino acid salt solution, and the amino acid salt solution is cooled. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/31/15 / #20150374243

Method and system for prediction of post-stenting hemodynamic metrics for treatment planning of arterial stenosis

A method and system for prediction of post-stenting hemodynamic metrics for treatment planning of arterial stenosis is disclosed. A pre-stenting patient-specific anatomical model of the coronary arteries is extracted from medical image data of a patient blood flow is simulated in the pre-stenting patient-specific anatomical model of the coronary arteries with a modified pressure-drop model that simulates an effect of stenting on a target stenosis region used to compute a pressure drop over the target stenosis region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372611

Modular high-frequency converter, and method for operating same

A converter includes multiple submodules that are serially connected on the input side to a dc power supply circuit via an inductor. Each submodule has an input-side half bridge and an at least single-phase output-side full bridge and an intermediate circuit capacitor connecting the half bridge and the full bridge forming an intermediate dc voltage circuit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372568

Electrical machine with direct stator cooling

An electromechanical transducer includes at least one rotor which is arranged on a shaft and is arranged in an encapsulated stator. The stator has a laminated core and a winding which are surrounded by an insulating cooling fluid. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372566

Generator armature

A generator armature including a plurality of laminate sheets stacked to form an annular arrangement of armature teeth, whereby each pair of adjacent armature teeth is separated by an axial winding slot extending a direction essentially parallel to an axis of rotation of the generator; and a plurality of radial cooling channels, whereby a radial cooling channel is realized to transport a cooling medium and extends from an axial winding slot to an interior cavity of the generator, and wherein a radial cooling channel includes a series of aligned notches in the laminate sheets of a laminate stack is provided. A laminate sheet for an armature of a generator, a cooling arrangement, a generator, a wind turbine, and a method of cooling stator windings arranged on an armature of a generator is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372565

Generator cooling arrangement

A cooling arrangement configured to cool stator windings of the stator of a generator, the cooling arrangement including an inflow guiding means for guiding a cooling airflow into axial winding channels, wherein an axial winding channel extends along a gap between adjacent stator windings in a direction essentially parallel to an axis of rotation of the generator, and subsequently into an interior cavity of the stator, and an outflow guiding means for removing the cooling airflow from the interior cavity of the stator is provided. A generator including an outer rotor and an inner stator, the stator including an arrangement of stator teeth about an annular supporting structure and a plurality of windings arranged pair-wise between adjacent stator teeth, and wherein the stator is configured for connection to a cooling arrangement is also provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372546

Mechanically stabilized rotor for a reluctance motor

A rotor for a reluctance motor includes a laminated core having a number of rotor sheet metal blanks. Each rotor sheet metal blank includes flux barriers cast with a non-ferromagnetic casting compound and at least one soft-magnetic rotor sheet which delimits the flux barriers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372483

Device for connecting to a power network and method for protecting such a device

A device for connecting to a power network includes a circuit board, a first input-side connection point, to which a first phase of the power network can be connected, a second input-side connection point, to which a second phase of the power network can be connected, and a first and second electrical conductor. The first conductor is connected to the first input-side connection point and the second conductor is connected to the second input-side connection point inside the device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150372476

Power supply for isolated bus communication

A protective module is described for a power supply of a bus communication unit. The protective module includes an input terminal for connecting to a power supply unit comprised by the bus communication unit; an input/output terminal for connecting to a second power supply unit external to the bus communication unit; an output terminal for providing power supply to the bus communication unit; and a relay unit adapted to (i) isolate the input terminal from the output terminal when a voltage at the input terminal is above a first upper threshold value or below a first lower threshold value, and to (ii) isolate the input/output from the output terminal when a voltage at the input/output terminal is above a second upper threshold value. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150371797

Switching arrangement

A switching arrangement has a first contact set and a second contact set which can be moved with respect to the first contact set, and an insulating nozzle arrangement. The insulating nozzle arrangement is supported on the first contact set which includes a first arcing contact piece. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150371796

Switching device arrangement

A switching device arrangement has a first contact set and a second contact set. The first contact set includes a first electric arc contact element and a first nominal current contact element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150371437

System and method for visualization of cardiac changes under various pacing conditions

A system and method for visualization of cardiac changes under various pacing conditions for intervention planning and guidance is disclosed. A patient-specific anatomical heart model is generated based on medical image data of a patient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369897

Magnetic resonance system and operating method therefor

In a magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus and an operating method therefor, the scanner of the mr apparatus has at least one connector for connecting a radio-frequency coil, as well as a control computer with a display screen. Connection of a radio-frequency coil to the connector causes at least one item of coil identification information, and selection of at least one measurement protocol from among a number of measurement protocols for recording magnetic resonance signals with the connected coil to be made by the control computer as a function of the at least one item of coil identification information.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369894

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for establishing a measurement protocol of a magnetic resonance data acquisition

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for establishing at least one measurement protocol of a magnetic resonance measurement of an examination object, the measurement parameters necessary for the magnetic resonance measurement of the examination object are set, at least one absorption variable according to the measurement parameters set is established, and at least one measurement protocol is established that includes further measurement parameters according to the established at least one absorption variable. A characteristic variable can be established that indicates the ability to carry out the at least one measurement protocol according to the at least one established absorption variable.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369889

Frequency monitoring of gradient pulses in magnetic resonance imaging

Different properties of a frequency monitor of a magnetic resonance imaging system are adaptively adjusted, for example as a function of a user input or a temperature. The frequency monitor monitors a system variable indicative of a mechanical flux of force in a gradient system of the magnetic resonance imaging system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369473

Steam temperature control device for a gas and steam turbine plant

A steam-temperature control device for a gas- and steam turbine plant, including a feed water line, a feed-water control valve located in the feed water line and a water injection line which branches off from the feed water line upstream of the feed-water control valve in the flow direction of said water and which opens into an injection cooler is provided. The steam-temperature control device is characterized in that a pre-heating device for the injection water is connected in the water injection line. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369329

Device for mechanically adjusting vibration behavior of a machine element

The invention relates to a device (10) for mechanically adjusting a vibration behaviour of a machine element, wherein the device can be coupled to the machine element or is designed as a part of the machine element, the device comprises an adjustment section (11) for the adjustment and a cavity (12) arranged in the adjustment section, and a specified insertion apparatus (20) can be variably inserted into the cavity in such a way that the stiffness of the adjustment section can be changed. Thus the vibration behaviour of the machine element can also be varied.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369137

Method for operating a gas turbine below the nominal power thereof

A method for operating a gas turbine below the nominal power includes: determining a lower power threshold value of the gas turbine which causes the gas turbine to leave a co-emission-compliant partial load range of the gas turbine; providing a specified threshold value for output gas turbine power, wherein the specified threshold value is less than the nominal power of the gas turbine; and operating the gas turbine at an output gas turbine power above the specified threshold value at a constant exhaust gas temperature, wherein the inlet guide blades of a compressor of the gas turbine are closed further in order to reduce the output gas turbine power. A sufficiently large valve is selected for the specified threshold value so that increases of the primary zone temperature, combustion temperature, and exhaust temperature extend over a co-emission-compliant partial load range of the gas turbine that is as large as possible.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150369063

Blade wheel and method for producing a blade therefor

A turbine blade wheel includes a wheel disk with a disk element (2) including an inlet side (3), an opposite outlet-side (4), substantially axial slots (5) distributed over the disk circumference, and vanes (6) in the slots. Each vane includes a vane root (7), an outlet-side vane root end surface (9) and an inlet-side vane root end surface (8). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150367873

Method and device for warning persons in the vicinity of an hf field-emitting device

A method warns persons who are in the vicinity of an high-frequency (hf) field-emitting device, such as an european train control system (etcs) antenna of a rail vehicle. In order to be able to reliably warn persons of the presence of radiation that is detrimental to health, the hf field is extracted by an antenna arrangement, the extracted signal actuating, by a power-measuring device, a signaling device for the optical and/or acoustic signaling of an on/off state of the device, in particular the etcs antenna.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150367870

Brake unit for a vehicle and vehicle having such a brake unit

A brake unit for a vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle, has a brake cylinder, a brake piston and a device for adjusting a clearance. The latter has two first stops that strike against each other when the brake unit is opened. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150367826

Brake unit for a vehicle and vehicle with a brake unit of this type

A brake unit for a vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle, includes an electrohydraulic setpoint value-force-conversion device having a container for providing hydraulic fluid, a brake cylinder connected to the container via a hydraulic line system and having brake pistons, and control devices suitably constructed so as, under the action of electric output signals of a setpoint-value-regulating device, to adjust an actual value, which acts upon the brake cylinder, of a hydraulic pressure in the brake cylinder. In a structurally advantageous manner, one of the control devices is a pump unit with which hydraulic fluid can be pumped out of the container into the brake cylinder and another of the control devices is suitably constructed to allow hydraulic fluid to flow out of the brake cylinder into the container. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150367822

Brake unit for a vehicle and vehicle having such a brake unit

A brake unit for a vehicle which can be mounted on running gear of the vehicle has devices for making available a regulated braking force and a passive emergency braking force. In order to permit safe braking by the emergency braking force, even in the case of a fault during the provision of the regulated braking force, there is provision that the devices are of suitable configuration to make available the passive emergency braking force in a load-corrected fashion and include a pressure signal transmitter and a load corrector for correcting the load of the passive emergency braking force. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150367445

Deposition welding with prior remelting

A substrate (4) is remelted prior to deposition welding, thereby substantially reducing stresses in the region of the interface between the deposition welded portion (13) and the substrate (4).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150367353

Drive control method and drive system operating according to said method

A method for drive control of a vertical mill having a grinding plate rotatable about the vertical axis by a drive train composed of an electric motor and a gearbox is disclosed. At least the electric motor and the grinding plate represent inertia elements in a system that can oscillate and are connected by the gearbox operating as a torsion spring element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150366517

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus defining a sequence protocol for the magnetic resonance apparatus

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for defining a sequence protocol for the magnetic resonance apparatus, at least one parameter of the sequence protocol is determined, which is able to be changed automatically, and a provisional sequence protocol is then determined. Mr data of an examination object are acquired, from which an overview image of the examination object is created. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/24/15 / #20150366484

Method for determining a spatially resolved distribution of a marker substance

A method for determining a spatially resolved distribution of a marker substance, a marker substance and a use of a marker substance in a quantitative magnetic resonance method is provided. To specify an effective possibility of determining a spatially resolved distribution of a marker substance in an object under examination, the method for determining a spatially resolved distribution of a marker substance, located in an object under examination, includes: acquiring magnetic resonance signals of an examination region of the object under examination by means of a quantitative magnetic resonance method, quantifying a measurement-n-tuple of material parameters with the aid of the acquired magnetic resonance signals, comparing the measurement-n-tuple with a known marker substance-n-tuple of the marker substance, calculating a spatially resolved distribution of the marker substance in the examination region with the aid of the result of the comparison, and providing the spatially resolved distribution of the marker substance.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150365682

Autogressive pixel prediction in the neighborhood of image borders

The invention refers to a method for coding digital image data (i), the data comprising one or more arrays of pixels (p0, p112) with corresponding pixel values (i0, . . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150365036

Motor apparatus having separate winding systems and master module

A motor apparatus includes a motor having a first active part and a second active part, the first active part having a plurality of separately controllable windings, a control unit comprising a processing unit and for each of one or more of the windings a motor module, wherein the motor module has a power converter. The motor apparatus further has and a sensor device constructed to supply a position signal indicative of a position of the first active part relative to the second active part, wherein one of the motor modules is a master module, which receives the position signal directly from the sensor device as the only one of the motor modules, and transmits an item of position information corresponding to the position signal to the processing unit, and wherein another one of the motor modules is a slave module, which receives directly from the processing unit a single item of information regarding the position of the first active part relative to the second active part and controls the one or more windings as a function of the single item of information.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150365021

Converter and method for operating same

A converter having at least one converter module, which includes a primary circuit connected to a power supply, a secondary circuit connected to a load, and a dc link circuit having an intermediate circuit capacitance, is operated according to the disclosed method by controlling the primary circuit such that the intermediate circuit voltage dropping across the intermediate circuit capacitance is adjusted to a predetermined desired voltage value which depends on the direction of the power flow in the secondary circuit.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150364986

Modular multi-stage inverter comprising surge arrester

Electric power is transferred between an ac voltage grid and a dc voltage grid in the high-voltage range. Phase modules have at least one common dc voltage connection and separate ac voltage connections. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150364280

Switching method and switching device

A switching device has a first contact side with a first nominal current contact piece and a first electric arc contact piece, and a second contact side with a second electric arc contact piece and a second nominal current contact piece. In order to generate a relative movement between the first and second contact sides, the first electric arc contact piece and the first nominal current contact piece as well as the second electric arc contact piece and the second nominal current contact piece are driven. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150364272

Switch, in particular power switch, for low voltages

A switch is disclosed, in particular a power switch, for low voltages. The switch includes mechanically separable contact elements, in abutment when the switch is closed and via which a current to be monitored flows through the switch, an electronic trigger unit, which triggers a respective contact mechanics unit if a current condition is satisfied. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150363963

Visualization with anatomical intelligence

Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating visualization. In accordance with one aspect, the framework localizes at least one anatomical structure of interest in image data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150363472

Computer system and method for analyzing data

A computer system for analyzing data has a local computer network for storing raw data, that includes a local data mining unit for generating local analysis data by a statistical analysis based on the raw data. The computer system also has a central computer network for receiving the local analysis data from the local computer network, that includes a central data mining unit for generating central analysis data by a statistical analysis based on the local analysis data.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150363002

Device and method for the gesture-controlled setting of setting variables on an x-ray source

A device for the gesture-controlled setting of at least one setting variable on an x-ray source includes at least one recognition unit for anatomically recognizing a body part suitable for gesture control, at least one gesture detection unit for detecting at least one gesture of a body part recognized by the recognition unit, and at least one light source for displaying the at least one setting variable as feedback for a person making the gesture. The at least one setting variable was preset and/or set by using the at least one detected gesture. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362603

Detector module for an x-ray detector

A detector module for an x-ray detector is disclosed, which includes, in a stacked structure, a sensor layer with a sensor surface to which a high voltage can be applied for the detection of x-rays. A coherent protective film is arranged on at least two side surfaces of the stacked structure. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362593

Method and system for the hand-guided ultrasound check of a test object

A method for the ultrasound check of a test object involves moving a test probe along a test probe surface and sending ultrasound impulses into the test object by the test probe. Respective echo signals corresponding with the emitted ultrasound impulses are received by the test probe. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362577

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for reconstruction of a three-dimensional image data set from data acquired when a noise object distorted the magnetic field in the apparatus

In a method for reconstruction of a three-dimensional image data set from magnetic resonance slice data of a target region acquired in target slices while a noise object distorting the magnetic field is present in the target region, for each target slice to be acquired, in addition to a central partition slice corresponding to the respective target slice, location, multiple partition slices adjacent to the central partition slice are acquired in a supplementary encoding direction perpendicular to the slice plane in multiple phase-encoding steps. A correction area and a standard reconstruction area of the target region are determined on the basis of a distortion criterion, obtained by evaluating the slice data that describes the distortion along the supplementary encoding direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362573

Magnetic resonance apparatus and operating method therefor

In a magnetic resonance apparatus and an operating method therefore, a data acquisition sequence for operating the apparatus is repeatedly reviewed in a number of ascertainment passes executed in a processor, each ascertainment pass involving a calculation step, and in each calculation step a determination is made as to other respective values of data elements used in a previous calculation step have changed. If no change has occurred, a re-calculation in the current calculation step is not implemented, thereby reducing the time and computing capacity that are needed to generate a final data acquisition sequence.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362572

Magnetic resonance apparatus

A magnetic resonance apparatus has a computer designed to emit, on each of at least one control channel, a control signal generated from a sequence of values to control, via each channel, at least one component of the magnetic resonance apparatus. A buffer device is provided for each channel, which includes at least one read control device and a control buffer memory for that control channel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362567

Adjustment of the table position in mr imaging

A method computer and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for controlling a table position of an examination table of the mr apparatus during an mr measurement. An sar load is determined for an examination object with a calculated pulse sequence, at least for a first table position. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362566

Medical imaging apparatus with optimized operation

In a method for operating a medical imaging apparatus in which an examination object is situated, information is detected indicating that at least one image of the examination object is to be created by the medical device. Next, a selection of an examination sequence is made from multiple stored, predefined examination sequences, and subsequently a detection occurs as to the step in the selected examination sequence at which the medical device is currently operating. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362407

Method for detecting vibration in a rail vehicle

A method for detecting a vibration of a driven axle system of a rail vehicle includes a sensor system detecting a parameter indicating the vibration of an element of the axle system and an evaluating unit evaluating a signal of the sensor system. In order to reliably detect the vibration of the driven axle system of the rail vehicle, the sensor system includes a motion sensor which detects a motion of the element as the parameter.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362405

Auto testing system for a gas turbine

A gas turbine system has a gas turbine engine, control unit, a data acquisition system including a thermodynamic model unit and a test sequence unit, sensor device coupled to the engine for measuring performance parameter of the engine, and comparative unit. The thermodynamic model unit generates computed performance parameter based on mechanical and thermodynamic models of the engine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150362189

Burner system with resonator

The present invention relates to a burner system (1) comprising a pilot burner arrangement (2), a main burner arrangement (3) surrounding the pilot burner arrangement (2), a combustion chamber arranged downstream with respect to the pilot burner arrangement (2) and the main burner arrangement (3), and at least one resonator (17), wherein the main burner arrangement (3) defines a ring-shaped air supply (13) outwardly delimited by a burner cone (14) and provided with radially extending swirl vanes (15), wherein a resonator cavity (18) of the at least one resonator (17) is formed at the outside of the burner cone (14), wherein the resonator cavity (18) is provided with a plurality of resonator openings (20) defining a fluidic connection between the resonator cavity (18) and the combustion chamber.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361963

Transportation of a direct drive generator

A method of handling a direct drive generator of a wind turbine is provided. The direct drive generator comprises a stator and a rotor concentrically arranged about an axis of the direct drive generator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361954

Method and apparatus for determining a weakened grid condition and controlling a power plant in a manner appropriate to the grid condition

Method and apparatus are provided for determining a grid condition, such as a weakened grid condition, and controlling a power plant, such as a wind or solar power plant, in a manner which is appropriate to the grid condition. The method includes measuring (14) output parameters of a generator, such as a wind turbine or pv generator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361883

Gas turbine plant with improved flexibility

A gas turbine plant includes a gas turbine having a compressor, a combustion chamber and an expander; and a water-steam circuit which is thermally connected to the gas turbine such that during the operation of the gas turbine, waste gas drawn off therefrom transfers heat to the water-steam circuit in order to generate steam. The water-steam circuit is further thermally connected to a heat accumulator which in turn is thermally connected to a container for storing water. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361814

Gas turbine rotor blade and gas turbine rotor

A gas turbine rotor and blade include a root portion, a platform and airfoil portion arranged along a span direction of the rotor blade, the platform located between the root and airfoil portion. The platform has an upstream and downstream side, side faces which extend from upstream to downstream side, an axial groove in each side face extends perpendicular to the span direction with a minor component of extension in span direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361803

Turbomachine rotor blade, turbomachine rotor disc, turbomachine rotor, and gas turbine engine with different root and slot contact face angles

A turbomachine rotor blade has a firtree shaped root, to be secured in a rotor disc rotatable around a rotor axis. In a plane perpendicular to the rotor axis, the root has a first, second, and third root lobe with a first, second, and third root contact face. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361545

Superalloy component and slurry composition

A slurry composition for aluminising a superalloy component is provided, wherein the slurry includes an organic binder and a solid content including at least aluminium, silicon, and at least one of hafnium or yttrium.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361542

Controlled thermal coating

The combined measurement of the particle velocity, temperature, intensity, and burner voltage and control thereof in a tolerance range makes it possible to keep the layer structure, the layer thickness and the layer weight constant in spite of wear-induced variations in the coating process.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361541

Controlled thermal coating

The combined measurement of particle speed, particle temperature, particle intensity, burner current and the control thereof within a tolerance range allow the coating structure, coating thickness and the coating weight to be maintained despite wear-associated fluctuations in the coating process.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361245

Impregnating resin for an electrical insulation body, electrical insulation body, and method for producing the electrical insulation body

An impregnating resin for an electrical insulation body includes a base resin, a filler having nanoscale particles, and a radically polymerizing reactive diluent. The impregnating resin includes a crosslinker for crosslinking the base resin and the reactive diluents. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150361103

Reaction accelerator for a copolymerisation, electrical-insulation tape, electrical-insulation body, and consolidation body

A compound having the structural formula r1co2− r2co2− zn2+ used as a reaction accelerator for the copolymerisation of a mixture of a carboxylic acid anhydride and an oxirane, wherein r1 and r2 are a straight-chained or branched alkyl group independently of each other.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150360704

Rail vehicle for transporting passengers

A rail vehicle for transporting passengers includes a plurality of passenger seats which form a seating configuration and are fastened in the rail vehicle. A guiding device is provided for at least one passenger seat for moving the passenger seat in the vertical direction to directly below a ceiling of the rail vehicle and a locking device is provided for locking the passenger seat below the ceiling.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150360702

Rail vehicle

A rail vehicle includes at least one boarding area for passengers to board from and/or disembark onto a platform, at least one restroom area and at least one seating area. The floor in the seating area and the floor in the boarding area are raised or at least can be raised to a floor level higher than the floor level in the restroom area. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150360329

Crack repair method for turbine components using spark plasma sintering

A crack repair method for a turbine component using spark plasma sintering: applying filler material on a cracked portion of the turbine component. Applying joining pressure on the cracked portion of the turbine component by punches pressing on the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150360256

Remelting during deposition welding

Remelting during deposition welding of layers (7, 7′, 7″) enables a desired micro structure (10′) having enlarged grains to be controlled, which leads to improved properties at high temperatures.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150359601

Method and system for improved hemodynamic computation in coronary arteries

Systems and methods for non-invasive assessment of an arterial stenosis, comprising include segmenting a plurality of mesh candidates for an anatomical model of an artery including a stenosis region of a patient from medical imaging data. A hemodynamic index for the stenosis region is computed in each of the plurality of mesh candidates. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150359453

Method and imaging apparatus for positioning a patient slice from which image data are to be acquired

In a method for slice positioning of an examination subject in a magnetic resonance system an item of localization information describing the arrangement of the examination subject is automatically determined at least one item of alignment information is automatically determined. At least one slice positioning entry is acquired by an operator, which includes a selection of one of the items of alignment information or an item of manual positioning information. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/17/15 / #20150359418

Endoscope, particularly for minimally invasive surgery

Three-dimensional detection of an interior space of a body is performed by an endoscope in which a projection device projects a color pattern onto a region of the interior space and a detecting device detects an image of the color pattern projected onto the region. The projection and detection devices are positioned at least in part in a distal end region of an elongate endoscope extent. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150359126

Fastening device and fastening method

A fastening device and fastening method for fastening a distribution box control panel to a distribution box, the fastening device comprising a push block, a biasing member, a shell, and a locking member sleeved in the shell, wherein the method utilizes the biasing force of the biasing member to fasten the device, and utilizes the elasticity of the locking member having a bending structure to realize assembly and disassembly, where a user can conveniently assemble the device with hand alone, i.e., during assembly, the fastening device is pushed in along a notch in the distribution box control panel and then pressed tightly, and during disassembly, the fastening device can be pushed out after the locking member is pressed such that in comparison to a screw fastening method, the fastening device of the present invention provides a constant fastening force, thus realizing more stable and reliable fastening.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150358278

Allocation of network addresses for network subscribers

A method for allocating network addresses for network subscribers in a segmented network having a plurality of subnetworks that are each connected via a subnetwork router to a busbar system that connects them. In one aspect, the subnetwork routers determine a shared address range locally by exchanging router messages that are distributed via the busbar system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150358028

Input circuit for processing an analog input signal in the form of an analog measurement signal with a modulated additional signal and method for operating such an input circuit

An input circuit for processing an analog input signal in the form of an analog measurement signal with a modulated additional signal and for converting the input signal into a serial bit stream having a frequency distribution of high levels which is proportional to the input signal, and a method for operating such an input circuit, the input circuit including means for comparing an instantaneous voltage value of the input signal with a variable comparison value and means for adapting the comparison value to an instantaneous value of the generated bit stream is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150357890

Method and apparatus for forming corona shielding

A method and device for forming corona shielding on a winding bar for high-voltage machines has end corona shielding in a first section and outer corona shielding in a second section that adjoins the first section. The method includes providing a first composition, including a carrier material and a first filler therein and a first electrical resistance; providing a second composition, including the same carrier material and a second filler therein and a second electrical resistance, wherein the first and second fillers contain an identical dopable semiconductor material, doping of which determines electrical resistance of the first and second fillers, and wherein the second resistance differs from the first resistance; applying the first composition in the first section to form the end corona shielding; and applying the second composition in the second section to form the outer corona shielding.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150357876

Bearing insulation

A bearing system for a wind turbine with a generator with an outer rotor, the bearing system including: an inner bearing ring, an outer bearing ring, a first electrical insulation element, a second electrical insulation element, a plurality of roller elements, a first metal element and a second metal element is provided. Therein, the roller elements are arranged at an inner volume between the inner bearing ring and outer bearing ring. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150357691

Heat dissipating device for an electrochemical storage device

A system having an electrochemical storage device is provided including an anode chamber filled with anode material and cathode chamber filled with cathode material. The anode chamber is separated from the cathode chamber by ion-conducting solid body electrolytes. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150357131

Switch and button thereof

A button includes a housing, an operating portion, a mount, a first pushing rod, a bridge, an elastic member, and a second pushing rod. The mount is mounted in the housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150356220

Automated input simulation for simulated programmable logic controller

Input simulation is provided (36) as part of simulating (38) a programmable logic controller. The simulator program itself includes a graphic user interface for the user to configure a sequence of changes in input values. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150356216

Method and simulation system for creating a simulation environment of a medical imaging device

In a method and a computer-readable storage medium for creating a simulation environment for a simulation system of a medical imaging device by a server unit, as well as a server unit and a simulation system for implementing such a method, after reading in an event protocol of the medical imaging device, a determination of a software configuration of the medical imaging device takes place with the use of the event protocol and a determination of a memory image that corresponds to the software configuration of the medical imaging device. The determined memory image can be transferred to the simulation system and the read-in event protocol transferred to the simulation system.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355808

Computer network and method for displacement of an object within a computer network

In a computer network and a method for displacement of an object within a computer network, the computer network has a first computer system with a first graphical user interface and a second computer system with a second graphical user interface. A selection view of the second graphical user interface can be presented on the first graphical user interface, and a target location can be selected in the selection view. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355647

Apparatus and method for controlling and regulating a multi-element system

An apparatus for controlling and regulating a movement of a system includes a load calculating device calculating continuously during the movement of the system a respective force vector for each of the individual elements as a function of predetermined reference coordinates and a torque calculating device calculating continuously during the movement at least one compensating variable, wherein the compensating variable compensates the force vectors as a function of the reference coordinates and the force vectors. The apparatus for controlling and regulating has a control unit controlling continuously during the movement a force-producing variable for the at least one drive as a function of the reference and the at least one compensating variable.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355622

Optimized control of a metal-cutting machine tool

Milling errors are to be prevented by repairing in particular nc parts programs by evaluating spatial information for smoothing a cutting or milling path section instead of evaluating only information along an individual cutting or milling path section. Relationships between adjacent cutting or milling path sections are thus taken into consideration in a smoothing process.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355306

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for generating a parameter map to compensate local inhomogeneities in the basic magnetic field

In a method and a controller for generating a parameter map for a target volume in an examination object, that represents a field deviation from the resonance frequency of a first spectral component of tissue of object in a magnetic resonance tomography scanner, a spatial region of the object, which includes at least the target volume, is excited. At least three echo signals are formed, wherein a first echo time difference between two the echo signals is chosen such that the phase evolutions of the signals of a second spectral component of the tissue differ, during the first echo time difference, from the first spectral component substantially by 2π, and an echo time of at least a further one of the echo signals is chosen such that it lies between the echo times of the two echo signals having the first echo time difference. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355302

Simultaneous mr imaging method and apparatus for simultaneous multi-nuclear mr imaging

A simultaneous mr imaging method is described in which different types of atom are simultaneously excited and read out. First a multi-resonant rf excitation pulse is transmitted including a plurality of sub-signals assigned to different types of atom and having different frequency ranges. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355301

Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus

In an mri method and apparatus a 3d dual echo magnetic resonance scan is performed to acquire two sets of k-space data corresponding to the two echoes, respectively. A 2d caipirinha undersampling method as applied to the two sets of k-space data to extract two sets of sampling data, respectively. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355299

Method and apparatus for operating a measuring device

The invention concerns a method for operating a measuring (data acquisition) device, particularly a magnetic resonance device of the type, wherein, in each of at least one determination pass, at least one result data record is determined in dependence on a default data record, wherein the result data record has at least one control parameter for controlling the measuring device for the acquisition of measurement data and/or at least one evaluation result determined from the measurement data, and wherein the determination pass includes multiple steps, in each of which an output data record is determined in dependence on an input data record and at least one processing rule, and wherein at least one of the steps is a dependent step in which the input data record of which is determined in dependence on the output data record of at least one further one further step among the multiple steps.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355273

Residual-current-operated protective arrangement, charging apparatus and method for checking a residual-current-operated protective device

A residual-current-operated protective arrangement includes a residual-current-operated protective device that has a core and an evaluation coil. A control device is provided that has a detection unit for detecting an electric current flowing through the evaluation coil. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355237

Measuring system for continuously monitoring a high-voltage bushing

A measuring system for continuously monitoring a high-voltage bushing provides for multi-stage, secure protection. The system includes a measuring circuit, a connection plug, a connection cable, and a three-stage protective circuit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150355072

Method for enriching and isolating cells having concentrations over several logarithmic steps

For flow cytometric measurement, a channel includes a magnetic sensor and is disposed downstream of a chamber. The chamber and the channel form a closed system, wherein an axis of the channel extends along a flow direction of the channel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354542

Root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade, a blade root, a wind turbine rotor blade and a wind turbine

A root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade, including a cylindrical bushing body and a flat contact body is provided. The contact body is provided on a face of the bushing body. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354541

Root bushing for a wind turbine rotor blade, a wind turbine rotor blade, a wind turbine and a method for manufacturing a wind turbine rotor blade for a wind turbine

A root bushing for a wind turbine rotor blade is provided herein. The root bushing includes a cylindrical shape with longitudinal grooves. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354540

Root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade, a blade root, a wind turbine rotor blade, a wind turbine and a method for manufacturing a root bushing

A root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade, a blade root, a wind turbine rotor blade, a wind turbine and a method for manufacturing a root bushing are provided herein. A root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade, having a bushing body and a corrosion protective layer, wherein the corrosion protective layer is provided on a face of the bushing body and wherein the corrosion protective layer is applied to the face in a cold-deforming process is provided herein. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354531

Root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade, a blade root, a wind turbine rotor blade and a wind turbine

A root bushing for a blade root of a wind turbine rotor blade is provided, wherein the root bushing has a bushing body and a connecting body for connecting the wind turbine rotor blade to a hub of a wind turbine and wherein the connecting body is releasably connected to the bushing body. A blade root, a wind turbine rotor blade, and a wind turbine are also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354458

Method for starting a combustion system

A method for starting a combustion system having a first ignition device and an at least second ignition device, a processing unit and a sensor system. To obtain a reliable ignition the method includes as a starting sequence at least the following: monitoring during a working condition of the combustion system, an operational state of the first and the at least second ignition device by the sensor system; identifying a predefined state of the first and/or the at least second ignition device by the processing unit; and as a further step: in case of an identification of the predefined state changing in at least one parameter of at least one of the ignition devices by the processing unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354391

Turbine arrangement with improved sealing effect at a seal

A turbine arrangement and a gas turbine engine including a rim seal is configured with two cavities. The main fluid path, the two cavities, and a disc space are furthermore separated from another, but still in fluid communication with another, via three annular seal passages. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354370

Blade for a turbomachine

A blade for a turbomachine includes an airfoil portion and a root portion, the airfoil portion has an outer wall having a pressure side, suction side, leading edge and trailing edge, the outer wall extending between the leading edge and a trailing edge of the airfoil portion, a first cavity between the pressure side of the outer wall and a first inner wall, a second cavity between the suction side of the outer wall and a second inner wall. The first and second inner wall form a receiving cavity therebetween. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354233

Safety device for an operator during the servicing of a hub of a wind turbine

A safety device, for ensuring the safety of an operator, is arranged in a rotor, in particular of a wind turbine. The device has a platform with a number of standing surfaces, at least one of the standing surfaces being substantially horizontal when the safety device is used as intended, and also having a securing system for securing the platform to a hub of the rotor and/or to an inner face of a rotor housing of the rotor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150354050

Deposition welding with external thick frame contours

The susceptibility of cracking in the region of the edges (16) is prevented in a modified application process in the region of the edge, which surrounds a surface (13) which is to be welded, due to the use of a wider track of material or a different material for the external contour welding (2).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150353109

Power supply device for a rail vehicle

The invention relates to a 1st power supply arrangement for a rail vehicle. The rail vehicle includes at least one driven car with an intermediate circuit, a brake system and an energy supply system for supplying the brake system with operating energy. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150353103

Mounting a rail vehicle component on a body roof of a rail vehicle body

A rail vehicle body has a body roof and a rail vehicle component is mounted on the body roof. A form-fitting portion of a mounting element is positively retained in a receptacle positioned on the body roof creating a form fit at the mounting point or each of the mounting points. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150352959

Non-rail-bound vehicle

A non-rail-bound, electrically driven vehicle contains a vehicle body having a vehicle width and a current collector for feeding traction energy from an overhead line. The current collector has two support brackets, an apex member connected to overhead-contact-line-side ends of the support brackets and lying transversely to a longitudinal axis, and two rockers mounted so as to rotate about an apex member axis. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150352676

Device for clamping a turbine blade

A device for clamping a turbine blade (9) during a welding repair of the blade tip (11). The blade has a peripheral surface that has a suction side (5) and pressure side (7) and has a blade tip. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150351709

Method and control system for controlling a medical device

A medical device is controlled as a function of a position of a control element projected onto a projection surface, wherein a geometric property of the projected control element is adjusted to the surface structure. The adjustment is accomplished by means of a transformation of projection data, the projection data corresponding to the control element that is to be projected. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150351706

Compression unit for x-ray and ultrasound diagnositics

In a compression unit of a mammography apparatus, a breast is compressed between a first compression plane and a second compression plane. At least one of the first and second compression planes is formed by a fabric. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150351658

Medical device for imaging and method for operation thereof

A medical device has an image generation module to generate an image of a subject, an adjustment module to adjust at least one parameter that is used by the image generation module to generate the image, and an evaluation module to evaluate whether the image generated by the image generation module based on the adjustment of the adjustment module, deviates by a predefined amount from a predefined set value. An access module accesses a memory in which units are stored, with which a specific running sequence for the generation of an image can be run by the image generation module. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/10/15 / #20150351593

Hand dryer

A hand dryer includes a housing, which has a drying space accessible from outside, a fan, and a plurality of outlet nozzles. The outlet nozzles are connected to the fan and they are oriented in such a way that a drying process can be performed in the drying space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150350109

Medical imaging system and method for the operation thereof with shared computing resources

The invention relates to a method for providing computing resources for at least one medical imaging system and/or image processing system and to a medical imaging system and/or image processing system, a computer program and a machine-readable storage medium. The imaging system and/or image processing system exchanges (4) data via a local network (1), wherein the computing resources are provided locally on at least one computer (2) which is assigned to the imaging system and/or image processing system and/or are provided centrally for all imaging systems and/or imaging processing systems connected via the local network (1) on at least one computer (2) which is disposed in at least one cloud (3), so that the computing resources can be shared (5), if necessary temporarily, between the imaging systems and/or image processing system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150350072

Apparatus and method for transmitting data

An apparatus (10) for transmitting data (d(1)) is proposed. The apparatus (10) comprises a physical structure (11) for providing a physical fingerprint (f), a generation unit (12) for generating an identifier (id) for the apparatus on the basis of the provided physical fingerprint (f) and a transmission unit (13) for transmitting data (d(1)) with a piece of sender-specific information produced on the basis of the generated identifier (id) to a receiver. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349697

Method and device for controlling a rotational speed of a drive

In a method and a corresponding device for controlling a rotational speed of a drive driving a shaft, the rotational speed is controlled by a control device which is supplied with a control deviation calculated based on a desired value and an actual value for the rotational speed. The actual value for the rotational speed of the shaft is measured on the shaft with a first sensor and at least one additional sensor and the actual value is calculated from a weighted average of the individual measured values for the rotational speed obtained from the first and the at least one additional sensor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349671

Switching device for controlling energy supply of a downstream electric motor

A switching apparatus includes an energy store and two measuring devices connected to the control apparatus, the energy store being connected in series between the supply connection and the power supply via the first measuring device, the control apparatus can ascertain if the supply voltage attached to the primary side of the power supply falls short of a first voltage threshold value and, via the second measuring device, if the supply voltage of the power supply attached to the secondary side of the power supply falls short of a second voltage threshold value, the control apparatus evaluates the time between falling short of the first voltage threshold value and falling short of the second voltage threshold value.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349655

Device and method for connecting an electric power generator to an hvdc transmission system

A device for connecting an electric power generator to an hvdc transmission system is provided, the device having (a) a first unit for converting an ac output voltage from the electric power generator to a dc input voltage for the hvdc transmission system, the first unit having a transformer and a full-bridge rectifier, and (b) a second unit for generating control voltages and/or control currents in the transformer and/or in the electric power generator, the second unit having a pwm full-bridge converter adapted to receive the ac output voltage from the electric power generator or an ac voltage based on said ac output voltage. Furthermore, a system and a method are provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349616

Cage rotor of an asynchronous machine

A cage rotor of a rotary asynchronous machine includes an axially laminated core having substantially axially extending grooves, at least one electrical conductor disposed in the grooves and composed of at least of two partial conductors constructed from materials having different electrical conductivities and different mechanical strengths, wherein the partial conductor made of the higher-strength material is disposed radially farther outwardly at least in sections of the groove, as viewed along the axial extent of the respective, and a short-circuit ring arranged on a respective end face side of the laminated core and electrically-conductively interconnecting the electrical conductors that are disposed in the respective grooves and protrude axially from the laminated core.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349592

Stator arrangement for an electrical machine

A stator arrangement for an electrical machine includes a casing element as one component and at least two stator segments, which are arranged in the casing element as further components. One of the components has a feather key groove and another one of the components has a feather key, which corresponds with the feather key groove, for bracing the one component against the other component.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349518

Switching device for controlling energy supply of a downstream electric motor

A switching device includes an energy store and a measuring device connected to a control apparatus. The energy store is connected in series between the supply connection and the power supply. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349383

Electrochemical storage device having improved electrical conduction properties

An electrochemical storage device has an anode chamber filled with anode material during operation, and a cathode chamber filled with cathode material. The anode chamber is separated from the cathode chamber by solid body electrolyte guiding ions, and the anode chamber is limited on one side by the solid body electrolyte, on another side by a wall at least partially surrounding the solid body electrolyte. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150349300

Shape-adapted electrochemical storage device for uniform temperature distribution

An electrochemical storage device is provided including an anode chamber filled with anode material, and a cathode chamber filled with cathode material. The anode chamber is separated from the cathode chamber by ion-conducting solid body electrolyte, and is limited on one side at least partially by the solid body electrolyte, and to the other side at least partially by a wall surrounding at least partially the solid body electrolytes. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150348260

System and method for mapping patient data from one physiological state to another physiological state

Systems and methods for determining a quantity of interest of a patient comprise receiving patient data of the patient at a first physiological state. A value of a quantity of interest of the patient at the first physiological state is determined based on the patient data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150347709

Method and system for interactive computation of cardiac electromechanics

A method and system for simulating cardiac function of a patient is disclosed. A patient-specific anatomical model of at least a portion of the patient's heart is generated from medical image data of the patient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150347687

Method and apparatus for activating at least one patient entry

In a method medical apparatus and computer system for activating at least one patient entry stored in a patient database, at least one patient entry is selected from the patient database at a first computer, a code of the at least one selected patient entry is transmitted from the first computer to a second computer, the at least one patient entry is activated at the second computer based on the code of the at least one selected patient entry that is received.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346713

Method for processing an automation project using a plurality of processing stations

A method for processing an automation project having at least one object using a plurality of processing stations includes storing the automation project on an industrial automation component. The method also includes storing a copy of the automation project on each of the plurality of processing stations, respectively. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346309

System calibration in an mr system

In a method for making calibration measurements in a magnetic resonance (mr) system, in order to acquire an mr image of an examination subject, wherein the mr unit has a computer for operating the mr scanner, and a system control computer designed to control multiple system components of the mr scanner, a preparation step is executed by the computer to prepare a first calibration step, in which a first parameter of a system component is matched to the examination subject via the system control computer, and to prepare a second calibration step, in which a second parameter of a system component is matched to the examination subject via the system control computer. The first calibration step is executed by the system control computer as is the second calibration step. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346308

Magnetic resonance tomography apparatus and method

The present invention relates to a magnetic resonance tomography apparatus for generating tomography data of an examination object in a magnetic field by means of an electromagnetic pulse sequence, having a memory for storing reference tomography data of a reference examination object; an acquisition facility for generating tomography data of the reference examination object by means of the pulse sequence; and an adjustment facility for reducing a deviation between the tomography data and the reference tomography data by adjusting a physical parameter in the pulse sequence.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346307

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for acquiring magnetic resonance data with a prospective motion correction

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for performing an mr examination with prospective motion correction, multiple mr signals are acquired. For each mr signal, signal, an examination volume is established and a navigator volume is established for recording navigator signals. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346296

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus with a cooling system to cool a superconducting basic magnetic field coil

A magnetic resonance apparatus has a magnet unit that includes at least one superconducting basic magnetic field coil, a magnet housing unit surrounding the at least one superconducting basic magnetic field coil, a cooling system that has at least one cooling loop and a heat absorption unit to cool the at least one superconducting basic magnetic coil, and an additional unit. The cooling system has a switching unit with at least one first cooling mode, and the switching unit couples the at least one cooling loop of the cooling system with the additional unit for a heat exchange in the first cooling mode.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346286

Fault detection in energy supply networks

A method for detecting a fault in an energy supply network. State values are determined for a plurality of measuring points. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346261

Fault arc detection method and detection device

A fault arc detection method includes: sampling an instantaneous current value of a circuit; using the instantaneous current value to predict a current peak value and, when the predicted current peak value is greater than a predetermined threshold, determining that a first energy fault arc is to appear; and comparing a time domain or frequency domain feature of the instantaneous current value with a reference time domain feature or a reference frequency domain feature of the current of a fault arc of the circuit. When the similarity between the time domain or frequency domain feature and the reference time or reference frequency domain feature of the current of the fault arc reaches a predetermined range, a second energy fault arc is determined to appear. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150346157

Method and device for improving the saft analysis when measuring irregularities

The invention relates to a method and to a corresponding device in which irregularities regarding each detected measurement position within a measurement surface are detected using a local measurement density. Each echo signal received in response to each detected measurement position is then weighted in order to generate an image using a data processing device such that the irregularities are adjusted.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150345795

Fuel nozzle assembly with removable components

A fuel nozzle assembly (10) is presented for a gas turbine engine (12). The fuel nozzle assembly (10) includes a rocket unit (14) and a swirler (16) with an aft end (18) in threaded engagement with a forward end (20) of the rocket unit (14). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150345793

Fuel nozzle assembly with removable components

A fuel nozzle assembly (10) for a gas turbine engine (12) is provided. The fuel nozzle assembly (10) includes a rocket unit (14) and a flow-guiding element, such as may include swirler elements, non-swirler elements, or a combination of swirler elements and non-swirler elements, with an aft end (18) in threaded engagement with a forward end (20) of the rocket unit (14). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150345475

Absorber for a wind turbine

A wind turbine including a rotatable part, at least one absorber element secured to the rotatable part within an interior of the wind turbine, the at least one absorber element at least partly comprising lubricant absorbing material, wherein the absorber element is configured to absorb emerging lubricant inside the wind turbine is provided. Further, a rotor hub for a wind turbine, an absorber element for a wind turbine and a method for maintaining a clean environment in a wind turbine is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150345469

Wind turbine controller and method for controlling a power production of a wind turbine

A wind turbine controller for controlling power production of a wind turbine is provided. The wind turbine is arranged within a wind farm coupled to a public power network via a point of common coupling. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150345464

Rotor hub for a wind turbine

A rotor hub for a wind turbine, comprising a first device for lifting and/or transporting being arranged in a first interior of the rotor hub is provided. Further a wind turbine comprising the rotor hub is suggested. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150344117

Drive cascade system for a watercraft

A watercraft and controller are disclosed. An embodiment includes a controller for the water craft being configured to operate at least one drive propeller of the drive system of the watercraft below a first propeller rotational speed according to a first operating state by operating at least one drive motor, connected to the at least one drive propeller, via a first alternating voltage; and operate the at least one drive propeller above the first propeller rotational speed according to a second operating state by operating the at least one drive motor via a second alternating voltage. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343733

Method for calculating an optimized trajectory

A method for calculating an optimized trajectory with a simulation program and an optimization routine includes making available a trajectory and adjusting it to boundary conditions, implementing a loop having the steps of a provision of one first trajectory, a modification of a (further) trajectory and adjustment of the (further) trajectory on the basis of boundary conditions, using as the optimized trajectory a trajectory which has been made available on the basis of an extremal or predetermined parameter, and, after being calculated, making available the optimized trajectory to a control device in order to move a holder for a component part.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343718

Manufacture of a root section

A supporting rod holding arrangement for manufacturing a root section of a rotor blade of a wind turbine is provided. The supporting rod holding arrangement includes an assembly of a plurality of supporting rods, each having an interface section for connecting to a hub interface of the wind turbine in an essentially circular shape such that there are gaps between the supporting rods, a plurality of first fibres in the gaps which plurality of first fibres are physically and/or chemically compatible with an injection material, and a holding device which holds the supporting rods in the essentially circular shape.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343669

Device for absorbing heat

A device for absorbing heat generated by curing of a curable matrix material, particularly heat generated by curing of a curable matrix material embedding a textile structure including a number of reinforcing fibres is provided. The device includes at least one envelope element defining at least one inner volume, and at least one thermally conductive heat absorbing element disposed within the at least one inner volume of the at least one envelope element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343668

Method and device for manufacturing a composite product

A method for manufacturing a composite product is provided. The method includes folding a first layer of material in order to create a first folded layer having a first and a second superposed portion extending from a respective first and second free end to a first bend, folding a second layer of material in order to create a second folded layer having a third and a fourth superposed portion extending from a respective third and fourth free end to a second bend, laying the first folded layer over a first element with the first portion in contact with the first element, laying the second folded layer over the first folded layer laying a second element over the second folded layer, pulling two free ends of the first folded layer and of the second folded layer in order to let them contact each other.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343563

Welding method having welding power depending upon thickness

The invention relates to an a priori calculation of the laser power on the basis of heat conduction, wherein the power is specified depending upon thickness along the welding trace, such that a constant thickness of a welding trace is achieved.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343329

Apparatus and method for degassing

An apparatus for degassing of gaseous components from at least one curable material, particularly a curable material for building a composite part, for example, a rotor blade for a wind turbine, is provided in an embodiment herein. The apparatus includes at least one degassing chamber having at least one inlet for introducing a curable material for building a composite part, the curable material containing gaseous components into the degassing chamber and at least one outlet for removing a degassed curable material from the degassing chamber and at least one mechanical splitting means adapted to mechanically split up gaseous components contained within the curable material so as to release the gaseous components from the curable material.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150343237

Method and position determination system for determining a position of a target region of a patient to be irradiated in an irradiation device

In a method for determining a position of a target region of a patient to be irradiated in an irradiation device, a patient is positioned on a patient positioning device having markers that are visible in magnetic resonance images. A magnetic resonance image data record is acquired showing a target area of the patient containing the target region, together with the markers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

12/03/15 / #20150342496

Method and apparatus for generating medical image data records

In a method and medical imaging apparatus, for generating medical image data records, raw data of the examination object are acquired by operation of a medical imaging scanner, a reconstruction algorithm issued for reconstructing a medical image data record on the basis of raw data and of a value of a physiological parameter. At least two medical image data records are created by applying the reconstruction algorithm at least twice to the acquired raw data using a different virtual value of the physiological parameter each time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150341343

Rfid tag and method for operating an rfid tag

The invention relates to an rfid tag, which comprises a receiving means, a first and a second verification means, and a transmitting means. The receiving means is designed to receive a challenge message sent by an rfid reading device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150341145

Data packet for bidirectional transmission of data packets during data transmission between a first and a second communication appliance, and method for transmitting such a data packet

A data packet for bidirectional transmission of data packets in the case of data transmission between a first and a second communication device and a method for transmitting such a data packet is provided. A data packet that is transmitted from a first to a second communication device to contain a piece of acknowledgement information for all data packets that have already been received from the first communication device previously during this data transmission.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150340870

Method for regulating a power supply system

A method provides closed-loop control for an entire power supply system which has three supply levels each considered to be a separate regulatory unit and controlled independently of the other supply levels. An interface between two respective regulatory units is defined by control of the active power and reactive power transmitted between the two regulatory units. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150340866

Power supply system

A power supply system has a plurality of power generating devices and a plurality of power consuming devices. The power generating devices and the power consuming devices are interconnected by a power transmission network. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150340865

Power control

A novel power allocation method, as early as in the procurement of electricity, takes account of network congestion and simultaneously enables logical and physical separation of network control and power allocation. An allocation component and a network monitoring component separately from one another detect tasks relating to the allocation of power and via predetermined interfaces exchange information or intermediate states relating to the allocation before the allocation is actually implemented for power control. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150340748

Electrical energy store

A storage cell has an air electrode, connected to an air supply device, and a storage device. Channels for receiving a storage medium rest on the storage electrode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150340180

Apparatus including a circuit breaker adapted to selectively provide arc flash protection in connection with a wind turbine

Apparatus to provide arc flash protection regarding a wind turbine. In one embodiment, a wind turbine (10) includes a wind turbine generator (12) to generate an alternating current power. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150340139

Superconductive coil device and production method therefor

A superconductive coil device has a cylindrical carrier body at least two coil windings of a superconductive strip conductor that has a doubly connected topology and a continuous superconductive layer inside the doubly connected topology, and two conductor branches in two oppositely directed helical windings around the cylindrical carrier body. In a production method for such a superconductive coil device, the superconductive strip conductor with the doubly connected topology is produced by slitting a carrier strip along the length of the superconductive strip conductor, before or after applying the superconductive layer, and the slitted superconductive strip conductor is then wound on the cylinder carrier body in oppositely directed helical windings.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150339450

Medical technology facility with option for entering patient data and information

In a method for operating a medical technology facility with a medical technology device for examining and/or treating a patient, wherein the medical device has a control console for making settings to the medical device throughput of examined and/or treated patients is improved by providing an input interface designed to be operated remotely from the control console. Through this input interface patient data are acquired for the patient and through a central coordination device of the system, the acquired patient data are received from the input interface and transmitted to the control console. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150338491

Magnetic resonance imaging with randomly distributed recording of raw data

In a method and apparatus for recording magnetic resonance (mr) signals from an examination object, raw data space is filled with mr signals in raw data lines. Movement information of the examination object is detected during recording of the mr signals and the movement information is grouped into different movement phases of the examination object. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150338490

4d velocity profile image recording with a magnetic resonance system

In a method and device for generating 4d flow images by operation of a magnetic resonance system, a volume flow data record is recorded, wherein the flow is encoded in a single direction. This is subsequently repeated with all the flow encoding directions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150338488

Method and apparatus for generating a magnetic resonance image using combined excitation by a whole body coil and a local coil

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for producing an mr image of an examination object with an mr imaging sequence, at least one rf pulse is radiated by a whole body coil of the mr scanner of the mr apparatus during the imaging sequence, at least one rf pulse is radiated by a local transmit coil of the mr scanner during the imaging sequence, mr signals that are generated by the combined radiated rf pulses are read out, and an mr image is reconstructed from the read-out mr signals.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150338484

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for recording usage data for local coils and magnetic resonance device

In a method and apparatus for recording usage data describing the use of local coils in a magnetic resonance scanner, when a trigger event occurs at least one item of coil information relating to the current configuration of the local coils, and an associated time stamp, are automatically stored as usage data.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150337805

Method for operating a wind turbine

A method for operating a direct drive wind turbine including determining a temperature difference between at least two components of a bearing, comparing the temperature information with an upper threshold temperature difference between the at least two components of the bearing, limiting rotational speed of a rotor and/or an at least one rotatably supported wind turbine component coupled to the rotor to a value unlike zero yet, below a wind turbine specific nominal rotational speed of the rotor and/or below the wind turbine specific nominal rotational speed of the at least one rotatably supported wind turbine component coupled to the rotor and/or limiting electric power output of the generator to a value unlike zero yet, below a wind turbine specific nominal electric power output of the generator, if the temperature difference between the at least two components of the bearing increases above the upper threshold temperature difference, is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150337799

Blade tip clamp arrangement

A blade tip clamp arrangement configured to support a wind turbine rotor blade, including at least a tip clamp assembly configured to hold the rotor blade along an airfoil portion of the rotor blade, and a pivot connection interface configured to pivotably connect the tip clamp assembly to a wheeled transport means, is provided. A rotor blade transport and storage arrangement configured for the storage and transport of a wind turbine rotor blade, and a method of handling a wind turbine rotor blade during transport and storage is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150337797

Rotor blade for a wind turbine

A rotor blade for a wind turbine has an elongate blade base body with a plurality of connecting elements. Each connecting element comprises at least one axially extending connecting portion adapted to be connected with corresponding connecting portions of a rotor hub of the wind turbine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150336592

Rear-ventilated awning for roof units of rail vehicles

A rail vehicle includes a roof and a first shading plate disposed at a distance from the roof. The first shading plate has first openings for the passage of air.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150336217

Boron-free solder with manganese and germanium, powder and repair method

A nickel-based alloy that includes at least nickel, manganese, and either germanium or both germanium and gallium, the alloy being free of boron or silicon, a solder based on the alloy, a powder based on the alloy, and a method of repairing a component with the alloy.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150336107

Drive control method and drive system operating according to said method

A method for drive control of a vertical roller mill having a grinding table rotatable about a vertical axis includes driving the grinding table with a drive train comprising an electric motor and a gearbox with a rotation speed; monitoring a profile of a measured value derived from vibration-relevant measured values to detect a predefined pattern in the profile; and when the predefined pattern is detected, automatically increasing or reducing the rotation speed of the grinding table by a predefined adjustment value. A corresponding drive system operating according to the method is also disclosed.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/26/15 / #20150336051

Exhaust-gas purification device and method for the reduction of nitrogen oxides from an exhaust gas of a fossil-fired power plant

A catalytic exhaust gas purification device and method for the reduction of nitrogen oxides from an exhaust gas of a fossil-fired power plant, having a heating gas duct along a flow direction and having a reactor chamber which is arranged in the heating gas duct is provided. In the reactor chamber there are arranged a first reduction reactor for the reduction of nitrogen oxides nox to form water h2o and nitrogen n2, an oxidation reactor, which is connected downstream of the first reduction reactor in the flow direction, for the oxidation of nitrogen monoxide no to form nitrogen dioxide n02, and a second reduction reactor, which is connected downstream of the oxidation reactor in the flow direction, for the reduction of nitrogen oxides nox to form water h2o and nitrogen n2. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150334494

Wireless charging system for hearing instruments

A facility is provided for the wireless resonant charging of rechargeable hearing instruments. The hearing instrument is freely positionable in a charging device for charging purposes. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150334183

Method of protecting redundant servers coupled to a manufacturing executing system

A method protects at least two redundant servers. The redundant servers act as main and shadow interfaces between respectively at least two redundant process servers coupled to a manufacturing execution system and at least two redundant control servers coupled to an automation part. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150334096

Method and arrangement for secure communication between network units in a communication network

The invention relates to a first network unit (see) which comprises a secure hardware component (hk) for saving and running software. A second network unit (p) comprises a secure software component (sk) for saving and running software. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150333496

Device for switching a direct current in a pole of a dc voltage network

A device for switching a direct current in a pole of a direct current network includes two connecting terminals to be connected in series with the pole, an operating current path extending between the connecting terminals, at least one mechanical switch in the operating current path, a disconnection branch including a power switching unit for shutting down high short-circuit currents having power semiconductor switches that can be switched on and off, and a commutation device for commutating a current from the operating current path to the disconnection branch. In order to provide such a device which is economical, generates fewer losses and at the same time is able to switch high short-circuit currents quickly, the commutation device is provided with at least one inductive component.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150331077

Method and apparatus to determine complex sensitivity factors of rf reception coils for magnetic resonance spectroscopy

In a method for determining a complex sensitivity factor of an rf reception coil, which is part of an arrangement of a number of rf reception coils of a magnetic resonance scanner, which are operates to simultaneously acquire magnetic resonance spectroscopy data, fid signals from a volume of interest are acquired simultaneously with each of the rf reception coils, and one of the rf reception coils is designated as a reference coil and its fid signal is designated as a reference signal. A complex sensitivity factor for each other rf reception coil is determined by minimizing the differences between a number of data points of its fid signal, weighted with the complex sensitivity factor, and the corresponding data points of the fid signal of the reference coil.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150331076

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy with short echo time

In a method and apparatus for generating magnetic resonance spectroscopy data from a voi, in particular in the liver, image data are acquired from an examination area, which contains an organ affected by breathing, and the image data are evaluated until the position of the organ lies within a specific region. One or more of the eight acquisition cycles of an isis sequence are executed in order to acquire magnetic resonance spectroscopy data from the voi, with repetitions until all eight acquisition cycles of the isis sequence have been executed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150331073

Magnetic resonance tomography apparatus and method for assisting a person when positioning a medical instrument for a percutaneous intervention

A medical instrument for carrying out a percutaneous intervention in a patient is provided with a marker that is visible in an mr image. A real-time magnetic resonance image of the patient is created, so that the actual position of the marker can be identified in the real-time image. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150330407

Turbomachine having a temperature-controlled cover

A turbomachine, comprising a lower housing part, an assembly inserted into the lower housing part from above, comprising two opposite housing covers and a rotor having a shaft, the rotor being fed through both housing covers, and an upper housing part that encloses the assembly from above and is fastened to the lower housing part, is provided. A shaft seal is arranged between the cover and the shaft. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150330395

Seal of a compressor rotor

A compressor rotor comprising a pinion shaft which has multiple interconnected segments that are arranged axially one behind the other and including a multipart seal which seals the pinion shaft is provided. The pinion shaft has a rotor segment which supports a rotor, a connection segment, and a toothed segment arranged axially between the rotor segment and the connection segment, the toothed segment having a toothing at each of the two ends of the toothed segment. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150330359

Wind turbine nacelle, transport system for a wind turbine nacelle and method for transporting a wind turbine nacelle

A transport system for a wind turbine nacelle is provided. The transport system comprises a first trailer and a second trailer, as well as a first leg arrangement attached to a front end or a rear end of the nacelle and a second leg arrangement attached to a bottom portion of the nacelle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150330242

Turbine arrangement with improved sealing effect at a seal

A turbine arrangement and a gas turbine engine comprising a rim seal is configured with two cavities. The main fluid path, the two cavities, and a disc space are furthermore separated from another, but still in fluid communication with another, via three annular seal passages. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150330232

Turbomachine component having a functional coating

A turbomachine component having a main body and a multilayer coating, which is applied directly to the main body is provided. The multilayer coating is at least 5 μm and at most 35 μm thick and has a plurality of layers applied directly one on top of the other, wherein the layer applied directly to the main body is an adhesion promoting layer, which comprises chromium nitride, and at least one of the remaining layers comprises a hard material.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150329993

Sandwich core material

A sandwich core material for a sandwich laminate is disclosed. The sandwich core material includes a number of flexible core material elements having a longitudinal structure. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150329128

Method for generating action recommendations for the driver of a rail vehicle or control signals for the rail vehicle by means of a driver assistance system, and driver assistance system

A method for generating action recommendations for the driver of a rail vehicle or control signals for the rail vehicle by way of a driver assistance system. Taking at least one journey specification into account, driving data is calculated and on the basis of the driving data: an action recommendation is generated and displayed in an action recommendation display device or a control signal that acts on a vehicle control device is generated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150329126

Rail vehicle with pressure surge-safe graywater line

A rail vehicle includes a graywater line which is in communication with the surroundings of the rail vehicle directly or by way of a collecting container. The graywater line is equipped with a pressure protection valve, which protects a graywater line section upstream of the pressure protection valve from pressure surges occurring in the surroundings of the rail vehicle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150328574

Steam strainer

A steam strainer and a method for producing a steam strainer is provided. The steam strainer has a skeleton-like tube body, in which, to construct a shell surface, at least two shell-type individual elements are provided for mounting, wherein the skeleton-like tube body has two end surfaces which are kept at a defined spacing by at least one longitudinal strut connecting the two end surfaces, and wherein the at least two shell-type individual elements have a plurality of screen openings, and wherein the at least two shell-type individual elements and the longitudinal strut are independently exchangeable. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/19/15 / #20150327824

Method, apparatus and x-ray recording system for visualization of an x-ray region

A visualization of an x-ray region during the production of an x-ray recording of an object is produced. In order to reduce radiation exposure for a physician and/or the patient during x-ray recordings, a proposal is made to record a video image of a region, which is captured by a beam from the x-ray source, of the object, to display the video image and to represent at least a portion of the beam in the displayed video image.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150326135

Electric machine and use thereof

An electric machine is selectively operated as a transformer for ac voltage operation or as a throttle system for dc voltage operation. A transformer core has two limbs. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325997

Downhole cable termination systems

Downhole cable termination apparatus for terminating a cable which is to extend into a downhole environment from a tubing hanger to electrical equipment, the apparatus comprising: an electrical contact for electrical engagement with a conductor of the cable to form a termination, which, in use, is to be electrically insulated by an insulating portion; and a housing defining a chamber for receiving the insulating portion and in which the internal pressure is isolated from pressure in the downhole environment.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325993

Disk-shaped insulator

A disk-shaped insulator contains a conductive block and an insulating body, wherein the conductive block is located in a central region of the disk-shaped insulator. The radial dimensions of the insulating body are adapted to those of a flange used for connecting. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325895

Electrical energy store

An electrical energy store is provided, including a storage cell, which in turn has an air electrode, which is connected to air channels in an air supply device, and a storage electrode, wherein the storage electrode adjoins a storage structure, wherein electrical contacts rest on the storage electrode, further wherein contact pins which protrude out of a surface of the storage structure are integrated in the storage structure, and the contact pins are in electrical contact with the storage electrode.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325842

Storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell

A storage structure of an electrical metal-air energy storage cell is provided including an active storage material and an inert material, wherein particles of the inert material have an aspect ratio of less than 0.7, and wherein subregions of the inert particles are incorporated in a grain volume of grains of the active storage material.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325358

Expansion radiator for a hermetically closed electrical transformer

An expansion radiator for a hermetically closed electrical transformer or a throttle. A heat exchange fluid is delivered to the radiator via an inflow, passed through an expansion shaft cavity formed by an expansion shaft and an associated cover part, and then drained off via an outflow. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325349

High performance permanent magnet based on mnbi and method to manufacture such a magnet

The invention refers to a method for manufacturing a at least 90% relative density of mnbi comprising permanent magnet (7), with a step of synthesizing (st1a) an anisotropic low temperature phase (ltp) mnbi powder consisting of crystallite particles (1), whereby an aligned and pre-compacted powder is annealed below 628k such that a liquid bi film (5) is formed around each of the mnbi particles (1).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150325061

Vehicle having an electronically controlled vehicle device that can be operated by a driver

A vehicle has a cab for a driver. An electronically controlled vehicle device, in particular a current collector, can be operated by the driver. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150324999

Method and system for segmentation of the liver in magnetic resonance images using multi-channel features

A method and system for fully automatic liver segmentation in a multi-channel magnetic resonance (mr) image is disclosed. An initial liver boundary in the multi-channel mr image, such as an mr dixon scan. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150324962

Method and system for non-invasive computation of hemodynamic indices for coronary artery stenosis

A method and system for non-invasive hemodynamic assessment of coronary artery stenosis based on medical image data is disclosed. Patient-specific anatomical measurements of the coronary arteries are extracted from medical image data of a patient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150324537

Method for controlling medical examinations via a patient communication system, and a patient communication system, a patient device and a clinic server unit

A method for controlling medical examinations by means of a patient communication system and includes connecting a patient device to a clinic server unit, and exchanging examination information between the patient device and the clinic server unit. The exchange of examination information can include a retrieval of examination information from the clinic server unit by means of the patient device, a retrieval of a calendar entry, and a retrieval of patient information.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150323506

Method and device for determining an orientation of a defect present within a mechanical component

A technique is provided for determining an orientation of a defect present within a mechanical component using at least one ultrasonic head that applies ultrasonic signals to the mechanical component starting from various measurement points. Echo ultrasonic signals reflected by a point to be analyzed present within the component back to the measurement points are received by the same or a different ultrasonic head. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150323176

Draining a power plant

A power plant, particularly a coupled gas and steam power plant, including a plurality of first drainage lines that are fluidically connected on the upstream side to a water-steam circuit and are fluidically connected on the downstream side to an overpressure vessel, is provided. Additionally, at least one steam-conducting supply line, via which steam can be fed back to the water-steam circuit, is fluidically connected to the overpressure vessel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150322961

A rotor for a radial compressor and a method for construction thereof

A rotor for a radial compressor is provided. An axial shaft of the radial compressor includes longitudinal axial shaft segments. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150322959

Turbo machine and method for the operation thereof

A turbo machine, particularly a turbo compressor, including at least one rotor, which extends along an axis, at least one gas seal, which uses a seal gas to seal a gap between the rotor and a stator of the turbo machine, and a processing module, which processes process fluid taken from the high-pressure position at a tapping into seal gas, which seal gas is fed to the gas seal is provided. To reduce the investment costs for processing the seal gas for the gas seal, a control valve is provided in a first pipe of the turbo machine, the turbo machine has a control unit and a sensor in a second pipe for the seal gas between the processing module and the gas seal, and the control unit is designed such that the control valve controls the pressure or the mass flow or the volume flow measured by the sensor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150322917

Customizing a wind turbine for site-specific conditions

After establishing a design environmental condition (26, s1) for a wind turbine blade, and engineering a coefficient of lift and a corresponding optimum blade tip speed ratio (tsr 21) that maximizes annual energy production of the wind turbine when operating under the design environmental condition, determining a site-specific condition (28, s2, s3) that changes a wind loading condition on the blade compared to the design environmental condition, and providing an add-on device (49, 50, 60) for the blade that maximizes annual energy production of the wind turbine under the site-specific condition by changing the coefficient of lift and optimum tsr of the blade. Site specific conditions may include reduced rpm (28) for noise curtailment and/or specific mean wind speeds (s2, s3). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150322916

Soiling shield for wind turbine blade

A soiling shield (80) affixed to a blade airfoil (22) of a wind turbine generator (20). The soiling shield (80) includes a portion extending along and spaced apart from a pressure side surface (88) of the blade airfoil (22). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150322818

Vane segment for a gas turbine coated with a mcraly coating and tbc patches

A vane device for a gas turbine is provided. The vane device includes a first airfoil having a first suction side and a first pressure side, a second airfoil having a second suction side and a second pressure side, an inner shroud and an outer shroud. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150322804

Airfoil arrangement with ptal bond coating and thermal barrier coating, and corresponding manufacturing method

An airfoil with a coated surface section which having a platinum aluminide and a tbc coating is provided herein. Furthermore, an airfoil arrangement for a gas turbine including an airfoil, an inner shroud, and an outer shroud, wherein the airfoil is arranged between the inner shroud and the outer shroud, wherein the airfoil comprises a coated surface section which is coated with a platinum-aluminide coating and a thermal barrier coating and which represents at least a part of the total surface of the airfoil, wherein the thermal barrier coating of the coated surface section is spaced from the inner shroud and/or the outer shroud with a distance (x) and wherein the distance (x) is between 5% and 25% of a total length of the airfoil between the inner shroud and the outer shroud is provided herein.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150321682

Locating of vehicles

A method for locating a rail vehicle along a rail route, along which a waveguide is laid. Temporally successive electromagnetic pulses are fed into the waveguide and, for each emitted pulse, at least one back-scattering pattern generated by vehicle-induced back-scattering of the electromagnetic pulse is received and evaluated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150321676

Carriage body for a rail vehicle

A carriage or vehicle body for a rail vehicle includes a side wall in which uniform window cutouts for the insertion of windowpanes are provided along the carriage body. A toilet compartment adjoins one longitudinal portion of the side wall. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150321563

Non-rail-bound vehicle

A non-rail-bound vehicle, in particular a truck, includes a current collector for supplying electric energy from a two-pole overhead conductor. A rocker can be vertically lifted or lowered by a rocking movement of a support extension arm about horizontal tilting axes of lower hinge assemblies and can be laterally displaced by a tilting movement of a support extension arm about vertical pivot axes of the lower hinge assemblies. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150321385

Method of preparing a mould for vacuum resin transfer moulding

A method of preparing a mould having a moulding cavity surface with vacuum flow topology for vacuum resin transfer moulding is provided. This method includes: pressing a number of peel ply layers into an uncured resin layer for building up the moulding cavity surface, curing the resin of the resin layer, and detaching the peel ply layers to generate the vacuum flow topology in the moulding cavity surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150320507

Path creation using medical imaging for planning device insertion

Efficient path planning of a medical device for insertion into a patient using medical imaging is provided. An image rendered from different transfer functions is used. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/12/15 / #20150320367

Device and method for contactless control of a patient table

The invention relates to a device for contact-free control of a patient table includes a camera system for detecting at least one gesture of a user of the device, a processing unit for converting the at least one detected gesture into at least one command for controlling the patient table, and an execution unit for executing the at least one command for controlling the patient table. The device can furthermore include a monitoring system for monitoring the control of the patient table and an authentication system for authenticating the user.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150319831

X-ray apparatus

An x-ray apparatus is configured with a c-arm frame. At one end of the c-arm frame an x-ray source is arranged and at the other end of which a detector for recording radiation emitted by the x-ray source is arranged. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318802

Drive device for a vehicle

A drive device for a vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle, includes a set of drive units each having at least one electric traction motor and a power generation unit which is provided for generating power for the traction motor, and a set of motor contactor units each being assigned to a traction motor. In order to provide a type of drive device which has a high availability in the event of a failure, has few structural elements and can be produced economically, at least one motor contactor unit includes at least one switching device which is connected between the power generation unit for the associated traction motor and a feed point.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318749

Electrically rotating machine

An electrically rotating machine, includes a rotor and a stator, the rotor and/or the stator including a laminated core, with an air gap being formed between the rotor and the stator, said rotor having axially and radially extending cooling paths in flow communication with each other and in flow communication with radially extending cooling paths of the stator via the air gap, wherein the radially extending cooling paths of the stator are respectively axially aligned with the radially extending cooling paths of the rotor; at least one fan for conducting an air flow through the axially and radially extending cooling paths of the rotor, the air gap and the cooling paths of the stator, wherein the air gap has at least one constriction defined by sheets of the laminated core of the rotor having an outer radius greater than remaining ones of the sheets of the laminated core of the rotor and/or by sheets of the laminated core of the stator having a smaller inner radius than remaining ones of the sheets of the laminated core of the stator.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318741

Dynamo-electrical machine with segmented stator structure and/or rotor structure

A dynamo-electrical machine includes a stator and a rotor rotatable relative to the stator about an axis of rotation, the stator and/or the rotor having a plurality of segments arranged one after another in a rotational direction of the rotor, the segments each having opposing ends facing in opposite rotational directions, and being provided with flanges on the opposing ends, with respective flanges of neighboring ones of the segments in confronting relationship, each of the flanges having at least one hole oriented in the rotational direction, the at least one hole of at least one of the respective confronting flanges having an internal thread and threadably receiving a sleeve having an external thread, the respective confronting flanges being spaced apart by the sleeve, wherein a screw is received through the at least one hole of the one of the respective confronting flanges and through the sleeve and engages in the at least one hole of the other one of the respective confronting flanges, thereby exerting a force on the one of the respective confronting flanges, and connects the respective confronting flanges to each other via the sleeve.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318696

Method and system for operating an electrical energy supply network

An electrical energy supply network has plurality of electrical energy users and/or energy generators that are connected to a common control device. In order to operate as efficiently as possible, with newly added energy generators and energy users to be linked into the existing control system, at least two energy profile groups are provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318690

Submodule for limiting a surge current

A submodule for a modular multistage converter contains a first and a second connection terminal, an energy store, and a power semiconductor circuit which is connected to the energy store such that the voltage dropping at the energy store can be generated at the connection terminals in a first switch state and a zero voltage can be generated at the connection terminals in a second switch state. The aim is to provide such a submodule which allows an inexpensive submodule housing to be used while maintaining the same energy storage capacity or which allows an increased energy storage capacity while using the same housing without thereby undermining the protection provided by the submodule housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318681

Junction box and contactor device

An electrical junction box includes a casing, a first installation space, a second installation space, and a connection part arranged in the casing the connection part includes a main body, a first connection end, and a second connection end. The main body is used for connecting to a cable; the first connection end, connected to the main body, is located in the first installation space, and is used for connecting to a contactor; and the second connection end, arranged on the first connection end, is located in the second installation space, and may be used for connecting to a resistance wire. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318129

Switching device

A switching device includes a contact system having a movable contact to be moved along a movement direction, a stationary contact and an improved arc quenching device with a configuration for generating a magnetic field formed in a plane perpendicular to the movement direction and an electrode configuration having a first electrode conductively connected to the movable contact and a second electrode conductively connected to the stationary contact. The first electrode and the second electrode are disposed in such a way that an electric field can be generated between the first electrode and the second electrode perpendicularly to the direction of movement and perpendicularly to the magnetic field.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150318099

Superconduting coil device comprising coil winding and contacts

A superconducting coil device includes at least one coil winding, including at least one first and one second superconducting strip conductor, the first and second strip conductors each having a superconducting layer and a contact side provided with a contact layer; at least one first contact electrically connecting the contact side of the first strip conductor to an external circuit via a first contact piece; at least one second contact electrically connecting the contact side of the second strip conductor to the external circuit via a second contact piece; and a third contact electrically connecting the first and second strip conductors via the contact layer of the first and the second strip conductor within the coil winding, wherein the contact side of the first strip conductor has a different orientation relative to a center of the coil winding than the contact side of second strip conductor.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150317442

Method and system for advanced aneurysm analysis

An automated method for aneurysm analysis including: extracting shape descriptors from test vessel data; generating an aneurysm probability map for the test vessel data using the shape descriptors; detecting the presence of the aneurysm on the test vessel data; localizing the aneurysm in the probability map; and separating the aneurysm from the probability map.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150316900

Arrangement with an actuator

An arrangement with an actuator has a transmitting device for transmitting control telegrams with a control command for the actuator. At least two receiving devices receive the control telegrams and generate a control signal for the actuator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150316418

Infrared sensor having a microstructure with a plurality of thermocouples and a carrier element

The embodiments relate to an infrared sensor having a microstructure with a plurality of thermocouples and a carrier element, wherein each thermocouple of the plurality of thermocouples includes a first sensor element having a first seebeck coefficient and a second sensor element having a second seebeck coefficient, wherein the first and the second sensor element extend from a front side of the carrier element through the carrier element to a rear side of the carrier element and wherein the first and the second sensor element are electrically connected to one another in a region of the upper side of the carrier element, wherein the carrier element forms a substrate for an integrated circuit, which is configured on the rear side of the carrier element and includes at least one component which is electrically connected to the first the second sensor element.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150316267

Recessed fuel injector positioning

A combustion chamber for a gas turbine is provided. The combustion chamber has a pilot burner device, a fuel injector and an ignitor unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150316266

Burner with adjustable radial fuel profile

A burner (1) with a longitudinal burner axis (2) and a mixing channel (3, 4), formed in an annular manner around the longitudinal burner axis (2), for the mixing of fuel and air. Each mixing channel is bounded radially on the inside by a channel hub (5, 6) and radially on the outside by a channel outer wall (7, 8). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150316265

Air directed fuel injection

A combustion chamber for a gas turbine is provided. The combustion chamber has a pilot burner device, a fuel injector, an ignitor unit and an air blast injector. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150316260

Method and apparatus for separation of carbon dioxide from an off-gas from a fossil-fueled power station

A carbon dioxide separation process for a fossil-fueled power station process, including an absorption process and a desorption process, the carbon dioxide separation process includes when a special operating state which deviates from the normal operating state, opening a first bypass so that regenerated solvent from the desorption process is at least partially fed back again into the desorption process; and opening a second bypass so that a laden solvent from the absorption process is at least partially fed back again into the absorption process.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150315979

Gas turbine fuel supply method and arrangement

A gas turbine fuel supply method and arrangement is provided. The method of controlling a supply of a fuel to a combustor of a gas turbine having a compressor upstream of the combustor, the method including: supplying the fuel to the combustor; obtaining an inlet air pressure (pt7) at a compressor inlet; obtaining an inlet air temperature (tinlet) at the compressor inlet; obtaining an outlet air pressure (pt8) at a compressor outlet; estimating a heat input (hiengmodel, hiexpected) of the fuel supplied to the combustor based on the inlet air pressure (pt7), the inlet air temperature (tinlet) and the outlet air pressure (pt8); comparing the estimated heat input (hiengmodel, hiexpected) with a demanded heat input (ffdem) to derive an error signal; and controlling a fuel valve regulating the supply of the fuel to the combustor based on the error signal.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150315978

Method and arrangement for controlling fuel supply for a gas turbine

A method of controlling a supply of a fuel to a combustor of a gas turbine having a compressor upstream of the combustor is provided. The method includes: supplying the fuel to the combustor; obtaining a property value of at least one physical property (ptb, pt7, tinlet, thbov) of air used for burning the fuel in the combustor; estimating a heat input (hiengmodel) of the fuel supplied to the combustor based on the property value; measuring a caloric value (lcvmea) of the fuel upstream of the combustor; adjusting the estimated heat input (hiengmodel) based on the measured caloric value (lcvmea); and controlling a fuel valve regulating the supply of the fuel to the combustor based on the adjusted estimated heat input (hiexpected) and a demanded heat input (ffdem).. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150315934

Device for overcoming play

A device for overcoming play between a first component and a second component is provided. A first wedge is arranged so as to be movable relative to a second wedge in such a manner that, via a spring force, a tensioning device exerts a frictionally engaging force against the second component.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150315641

New diagnostic mirna markers for parkinson disease

The invention relates to methods for diagnosing parkinson's disease pad) with mirna markers. Towards the identification of biomarkers for diagnosis of pd, a comprehensive analysis of mirna expression patterns was obtained. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150313562

Method for retrieving application commands, computing unit and medical imaging system

A method is disclosed for retrieving application commands relating to a medical image displayed on a touch-capable user interface of a computing unit of a medical imaging system. In at least one embodiment, the method includes at least detecting simultaneous touching of the user interface on at least two touch points and displaying the application-situation-related possible application commands on the user interface at the touch points. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

11/05/15 / #20150313556

Method for operating a computer tomography system, and computer tomography system

In a computer tomography system having an x-ray detector with a detector surface at which sensor pixels, for detection of x-ray radiation, are distributed non-uniformly, and a method for operating such a system, either a pitch factor is selected, and a value range for an extent of a reconstruction field for image data is determined dependent on the distribution of the sensor pixels and dependent on the selected pitch factor, or a value for the extent of the reconstruction field is selected, and a value range for the pitch factor is determined dependent on the distribution of the sensor pixels and dependent on the selected value for the extent of the reconstruction field.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150312280

Media gateway and media gateway control unit

A network interface unit (im-mgw) in which signaling data is separated from useful data by the values of received data. The signaling data is tunneled to a control unit (mgcf). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150312213

Method of providing a naming service inside an industrial communication system, and a router

Router advertisements containing name information from superordinate subnetworks are received by routers associated with subordinate subnetworks. The router advertisements are supplemented with a topological and/or hierarchical name component associated with the respective router and are distributed inside the respective subordinate subnetwork. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150312168

Efficient method for accessing image data stored in a cloud

A device transmits a request to access image data stored in a cloud and then receives an access path to the image data. If the image data are in a first data format, the device reads the image data via the access path, converts them into the second data format, and stores the converted image data in the cloud. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150311813

Transformer apparatus

An apparatus for connecting a converter to an ac voltage grid has a grid connection for connection to the ac voltage grid and a converter connection for connection to the converter. The grid connection and the converter connection can be connected to one another via two transformers that are connected in parallel with one another and which, in addition to a primary winding and a secondary winding, are equipped with a tertiary winding. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150311774

Method for balancing a component

The invention relates to a method for balancing a component (1), in particular a rotor of an electric machine, using pins (11, 11′) which are introduced into prefabricated openings (5, 7, 9) in the component (1). The component (1) is balanced in that pins (11, 11′) of different lengths, cross-sectional areas, and cross-sectional shapes are fixed in corresponding openings (7, 9) in the component (1). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150311719

Generator for producing electric power

A generator for producing electric power, the generator including a generator unit including a stator) and a rotatably supported rotor, wherein the stator includes a first set of windings and a second set of windings, and the rotor is adapted to induce electrical voltage in the first set of windings and in the second set of windings when the rotor is rotated relative to the stator, the generator further includes a first converter coupled to the first set of windings, the first converter being adapted to convert alternating voltage in the first set of windings into an output dc voltage, a dc output coupled to the first converter to receive the output dc voltage, and a second converter coupled to the second set of windings and to the dc output, the second converter being adapted to generate control voltages and/or control currents in the second set of windings, is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150311539

Bipolar plate and electrochemical cell comprising such a bipolar plate

A bipolar plate for an electrochemical cell contains two plate elements between which a flow field has a flow inlet and a flow outlet. The flow field has coolant flowing through it. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150311004

Switch, in particular load interrupter switch

A switch includes connection elements, connectable via a switching contact whose movable contact area is formed on a movable contact element which bears against the stationary contact area in the closed position. In order to achieve a design with improved positional accuracy, an embodiment of the invention proposes that the two connection elements and the movable contact element each have a planar flat side and all flat sides lie in a common plane. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150310738

Method for communication within an, in particular wireless, motor vehicle communication system interacting in an ad-hoc manner, device for the traffic infrastructure and road user device

The invention relates to a method for communication on the basis of an, in particular wireless, motor vehicle communication system interacting in an ad-hoc manner, wherein the communication takes place between road users themselves and/or between road users and traffic infrastructure, in which, in the vicinity of a node for traffic routes, particularly junctions or intersections between traffic routes such as road or rail junctions, a radio transmission/radio reception device associated with a first road user continuously sends a message to at least one second radio transmission/radio reception device, which is situated in the radio coverage area of the first radio transmission/radio reception device and is associated with a device for the traffic infrastructure, the message is sent such that, on the basis of the received message, for each manoeuvre that is possible at the node, at least one value correlating to a probability of execution of the manoeuvre at the node is ascertained, and the road users are controlled on the basis of the correlating value. The invention also relates to a device for the traffic infrastructure and to a road user device having means for carrying out the method.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150310192

Method for protecting a computer program product, computer program product and computer-readable storage medium

A method for protecting a computer program product, the computer program product being configured for operation in an operating environment (e.g., a virtual operating environment), includes: detecting at least one operating parameter of the operating environment in which the computer program product is executed, the at least one operating parameter having been defined outside of the operating environment; comparing the detected at least one operating parameter to a comparison value stored for each operating parameter; and outputting a warning signal if a plurality of comparison results exceeds a predetermined threshold value, wherein the comparison results indicate an execution of the computer program product in a different operating environment.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150309486

Engineering tool and method for parameterizing a model-based predictive controller

An engineering tool and a method for parameterizing a model-based predictive controller for controlling a process-engineering process. A quality determining module for determining the quality of the model, which contains the model-based predictive controller for the behavior of the process-engineering process that is to be controlled, uses measurement data to ascertain errors in various model parameters as model errors. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150309150

Image reconstruction method and device for a magnetic resonance imaging system

In an image reconstruction method and device for a magnetic resonance imaging system, a magnetic resonance scan is performed at least one scan position according to at least one scan protocol, to acquire at least a set of one scan protocol simultaneously acquired data. At least one magnetic resonance image is reconstructed based on the set of scan protocol simultaneously acquired data and a shared receiving coil calibration matrix. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150309139

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for slice-selective magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for slice-selective magnetic resonance imaging, read partitions in a cyclical sequence of slices are read out. At least two slices have a different number of read partitions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150309138

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for establishing a resonant frequency

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for automated establishing of the resonant frequency or resonant frequencies, especially of protons for magnetic resonance experiments, at least one signal, especially an fid is acquired and fourier transformed to a spectrum. The number of resonance peaks of the spectrum is determined and the resonant frequency or resonant frequencies are established dependent on the number of peaks.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150309124

Method and apparatus for revealing errors in the case of a light signal

A method for revealing a light signal error, in particular for railway safety systems, and a device for carrying out the method includes an electronic signal generator, which can be disconnected in a reversible manner in the event of an error, and a control part which is designed for incandescent lamps for controlling and monitoring the signal generator. In order to be able to evaluate the operation of said type of control part with an incandescent lamp interface also when the signal is flashing, it is provided that when the signal generator is activated in the flashing mode, in which no signal voltage is supplied during the flashing intervals, a timer which is connected to a voltage source measures the duration of the pauses between the flashes, and in the event of an error, maintains the disconnection for at least one flashing cycle and signals to the control part.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150308408

Apparatus for dampening of acoustic noise generated by air-cooling of at least one wind turbine component provided with the nacelle of a wind turbine

An apparatus for dampening of acoustic noise generated by air-cooling of at least one wind turbine component provided with the nacelle of a wind turbine is provided. Apparatus for dampening of acoustic noise generated by air-cooling of at least one wind turbine component provided with the nacelle of a wind turbine, comprising at least one acoustic dampening means, with the acoustic dampening means including at least one acoustic dampening channel structure having at least one acoustic dampening channel connected with at least one inlet opening of the acoustic dampening channel structure and at least one outlet opening of the acoustic dampening channel structure.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150308403

Flow deflection device of a wind turbine

A rotor blade of a wind turbine is provided, wherein the rotor blade has a flow deflection device for influencing an airflow flowing from the leading edge section of the rotor blade to the trailing edge section of the rotor blade. The flow deflection device passively changes its configuration depending on the bending of the rotor blade. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150308134

Support arrangement of a wind turbine tower

A support arrangement of a wind turbine tower and a method to support the tower is provided. A support arrangement for a wind turbine tower is disclosed, whereby the support arrangement includes a first connection means to connect to a first part of the tower. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150308097

Flange of a wind turbine

An improved flange in a wind turbine is provided. The flange has a flange plate that is connected to a part of the wind turbine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150307113

Car body part

A car body part, in particular a car body part of a rail vehicle, includes an extruded part with at least one fastening portion which is suitable for fastening an item of equipment, and extends in the extrusion direction of the extruded part. The extruded part is locally weakened by mechanical reworking and the fastening portion is flexible as a result of local weakening and forms a flexible fastening portion. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/29/15 / #20150305691

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for image monitoring of a medical interventional procedure

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for image monitoring of an invasive interventional procedure on a patient with the magnetic resonance apparatus, during the interventional procedure at least two current magnetic resonance monitoring images of the interventional procedure area are repeatedly acquired with different image recording parameters, and at least portions thereof are displayed on a monitor arranged on or as part of the magnetic resonance apparatus. A touchscreen is used as the monitor, on which a segment of an overall display that includes all current monitoring images is displayed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303781

Cage rotor and bar comprising a notch

A cage rotor for an electrical machine includes a rotor laminated core having a groove, and a short-circuiting ring having a first material and cast onto an axial end of the rotor laminated core. Arranged in the groove is a bar which has a bar end. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303766

Actuating drive having an electrical plug-in connection

An actuating drive contains a housing which has a first housing part and a second housing part. The two housing parts each have an edge, each edge having an end face, and the two end faces face each other when the two housing parts are joined. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303715

Charging device for an energy store and method for operating a charging device

A battery with simultaneous active compensation of the interference signals occurring during the charging is provided. In order to charge the battery, at least two converters are used, which can control connected loads during the working operation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303697

Method for controlling the operation of electric energy generators and control device for performing the method

A method controls the operation of electric energy generators. A correction signal is sent to the control device and indicates a deviation of a current energy requirement of a supply network from a planned energy requirement. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303681

Device and method for increasing fault clearing time

A device for increasing fault clearing time is provided having a component part designed to identify a short circuit event and load resistors connectable in the event of a fault such that the turbine power transmitted to the shaft is electrically absorbed by the generator and converted into heat until the grid comes back online.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303676

Switchgear for controlling the energy supply of an electric motor connected thereto

An embodiment of the invention relates to a switchgear which includes a control unit, a supply connection and a first current path. The first current path includes a first electromechanical switch and, connected in series to the first switch, a parallel connection of a second electromechanical switch to a semiconductor switch. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150303670

Busbar system especially for long vertical paths

A busbar system for the transport of energy especially for long vertical paths is disclosed, wherein the busbar system includes multiple sections, the sections each include multiple busbars and a holding piece, and the busbars of the sections are held by the respective holding pieces and electrically connected to one another via a connection.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150302575

Sun location prediction in image space with astronomical almanac-based calibration using ground based camera

A method for predicting location of the sun in an image space. The method includes providing a set of calibration images and offline intrinsic calibration of a camera and optical element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150301226

Short term cloud coverage prediction using ground-based all sky imaging

A method for predicting short-term cloud coverage includes a computer calculating an estimated cloud velocity field at a current time value based on sky images. The computer determines a segmented cloud model based on the sky images, a future sun location corresponding to a future time value, and sun pixel locations at the future time value based on the future sun location. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150301137

Implementation of a magnetic resonance examination at several bed positions in the scanner

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for implementing an mr examination of an examination subject with a predetermined mr measurement protocol at several different bed positions of the bed of the mr apparatus, a respective anatomical structure of the examination subject is determined for each of the several bed positions and a respective specific absorption rate is determined for each of the several bed positions as a function of the respective anatomical structure of the examination subject at the corresponding bed position and the predetermined mr measurement protocol. The specific absorption rates for the several bed positions are determined before electromagnetic fields are generated according to the respective predetermined mr measurement protocol. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300851

Magnetically inductive flow meter

A magnetically inductive flow meter including a first electrode arrangement for galvanically contact detection of an induced voltage dependent on the flow velocity of the medium as a first measurement signal, and a second electrode arrangement for capacitive detection of an induced voltage as a second measurement signal, wherein by determining and evaluating characteristic parameters of the first and second measurement signals, diagnostic messages on the status of the medium and/or the flow meter are obtained, such as the content of gas bubbles in the fluid, electrode corrosion, electrical conductivity of the medium, damage to the electrically insulating interior lining of the measuring tube, deposits on electrodes, magnetic interference fields, electrode short-circuits and/or the fill level of the measuring tube.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300751

Passive way to improve heat distribution in packed bed storage

A system for storing heat is provided having a first housing section with a first storage volume, wherein the first housing has a first opening for connecting the first storage volume to an environment. A first type of first heat storing elements is arranged within the first housing section. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300634

Burner tip and burner

A burner tip (1) having a burner outlet opening (3) and at least one burner tip part (11) which surrounds the burner outlet opening (3) and has a burner tip wall (11a) with an end wall (47, 67, 147) forming a closed end of the burner tip part (11). The burner tip part (11) has in its interior a hollow space extending to the end wall (47), wherein the burner tip wall (11a) has an inner side facing towards the hollow space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300633

Burner tip and burner

A burner tip having a burner outlet opening includes a burner tip part (21) which surrounds the burner outlet opening and has a burner tip wall (21a) with an end wall (67) forming a closed end of the burner tip part (21). The burner tip part (21) has in its interior a hollow space extending to the end wall (47), wherein the burner tip wall (21a) has an inner side facing towards the hollow space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300322

Reinforced pitch bearing of a wind turbine

A reinforced pitch bearing of a wind turbine having a first reinforcement plate and a second reinforcement plate is provided. The pitch bearing includes an outer bearing ring and an inner bearing ring, whereby both bearing rings are arranged coaxially to each other, thus comprising a common axis of symmetry. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300319

Method for operating a wind turbine

Method for operating a wind turbine, comprising at least one generator and at least two components being rotatably supported relative to each other by means of at least one sliding bearing, whereby at least one operational state information of the wind turbine indicating the operational state of the wind turbine is determined, wherein the generator is operated as an electric motor for driving the wind turbine if the at least one operational state information indicates start-up or shut-down of the wind turbine.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300305

Motor starter

A motor starter includes a control unit and a first current path, via which energy can be supplied to a downstream electrical motor. The first current path includes a semiconductor switch and an electromechanical switch element, the semiconductor switch and the switch element being connected in series. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150300200

Coating system, method of coating a substrate, and gas turbine component

A coating system for a superalloy substrate is provided. The coating system has an inner coating layer, an intermediate coating layer and an outer coating layer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150298713

Circuit arrangement for revealing light signal errors

A circuit arrangement for revealing light signal errors, in particular for railway safety systems, includes an electronic signal generator, which can be disconnected in a reversible manner in the event of an error, and a control part, configured for incandescent lamps, for controlling and monitoring the signal generator. The device for revealing errors includes an error differentiator between the line-related interference voltage and error of the signal generator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150298631

Electric transportation means, associated method and associated rechargeable battery

An electric transportation means, in particular an electric vehicle including: an accumulator unit including a first connection and including a second connection wherein between the first connection and the second connection a first voltage of at least 200 volts is applied when the accumulator unit is fully charged, and includes a third connection, wherein a second voltage is tapped on the third connection, said voltage being less than 20% or less than 10% or less than 5% of the first voltage, and an on-board power supply that is connected to the third connection and that can be connected via a first switch unit of the transportation means is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150298258

Powder nozzle for a laser powder welding device

A powder supply device (1) for a laser powder welding device and a laser powder welding device having such a powder supply device (1). The powder supply device (1) has a nozzle head (3) which tapers along a longitudinal axis (2) of the powder supply device (1) in the direction to a first end (4). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150298177

Ultrasonic apparatus, and associated holding device, for cleaning component surfaces

An ultrasonic apparatus for cleaning component surfaces (40) by means of a transporting liquid in which ultrasonic waves can be transported, the apparatus including an inlet (6) mounted on a body for filling the transporting liquid into the body, an ultrasonic oscillator (3) in the body for producing ultrasonic waves, a feed in the body for guiding the transporting liquid from the inlet (6) directly to the ultrasonic oscillator (3), so that the ultrasonic waves can be introduced into the transporting liquid and the liquid can be transported, an outlet (7) connected to the feed for discharging the transporting liquid which transports the ultrasonic waves from the body, so that a directed cleaning jet is produced. In addition, a holding device for such an ultrasonic apparatus is provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/22/15 / #20150297164

Automatic identification of a potential pleural effusion

A method for automatically identifying a potential pleural effusion in medical image data of a thorax of a patient from a scan by means of a medical scanner is provided. It includes at least the steps of accepting rib cage detection data of the rib cage of the patient from the image data, which rib cage detection data include rib cage extent data of a rib cage extent of the interior of the rib cage, accepting lung detection data of the lung of the patient from the image data, which lung detection data comprise lung extent data of a lung extent of the external boundary of the lung, accepting mediastinum detection data of all organs of the mediastinum in the thorax (th) of the patient from the image data, which mediastinum detection data comprise mediastinum extent data of a mediastinum extent of the external boundary of the mediastinum, and subtracting the lung extent and the mediastinum extent from the rib cage extent while forming pleural effusion identification data.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150281680

System and method for triangulation-based depth and surface visualization

An intraoperative, marker-less visualization system and method for visualizing three-dimensional surface structures and depth structures of a patient during an intervention. A c-arm carries a c-arm projection module and a camera, and visualization spectacles include an hmd (head-mounted device) projection module and a camera. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150281335

Receiver network component for operation in a communication network, communication network and method for operating a communication network

A receiver network component operates in a communication network of an automation system. The component receives data messages sent redundantly by transmitter network components of the communication network and rejects duplicates of an already received data message. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150280910

Industrial control system with internal generation for secure network communications

Security for network communications is internally generated by an industrial control system (ics). The ics is assembled in a known-good environment prior to connecting to another network. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150280903

Method for synchronizing an isochronous system with a higher-ranking clock pulse system

A method for synchronizing a basic clock pulse system having a plurality of synchronized components with a higher-ranking clock pulse system includes, in a first step of the synchronization, determining a phase difference between an actual phase of the basic clock pulse system and a nominal phase of the higher-ranking clock pulse system and transmitting the phase difference to the components of the basic clock pulse system and, in a second step of the synchronization, using the determined phase difference as a pilot control for each component, i.e. For the pilot control of a clock pulse generator of each component.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150280536

Electric machine with permanently excited inner stator

An electric machine includes an outer stator having a plurality of windings, an inner stator having a plurality of permanent magnets and arranged within the outer stator in concentric relationship to the outer stator, and a rotor arranged between the outer stator and the inner stator in concentric relationship to the outer and inner stators and movable relative to the outer and inner stators. The rotor includes a mounting element which is made from a non-magnetic material and has a plurality of recesses, with a magnetically soft segment being arranged in each of the recesses. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150280520

Electric machine and method for cooling an electric machine

An electric machine includes an inner fan in an inner cooling circuit and an outer fan for producing an outer coolant flow that is separate from the inner cooling circuit. The inner and outer fans are connected to a common shaft of the electric machine and have opposite delivery directions along an axial direction of the electric machine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150279571

Inductor for heating ultraheavy oil and oil sand deposits

The invention relates to a plug element (10), in particular for producing capacitors (c), which comprises three sections (1, 2, 3) in the direction of its longitudinal extent, wherein a first section (1) has a tapered shape at one end of the plug element (10), said tapered shape complementing a shape of a third section (3) at that end of the plug element (10) which is averted from the first section (1), and wherein a second section (2) is arranged between the first and the third section (1, 3), said second section connecting the first and the third section (1, 3) to one another. The invention also relates to a plug system (100) comprising plug elements (10) by means of which (cylindrical) capacitors (c) can be created, wherein electrically conductive layers (l1, d, l2, u) of the capacitor (c) which is formed from the plug system (100) simultaneously form a conduction structure of an inductor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150279558

Device and method for potting coils

A device for potting coils, in particular superconducting coils, and an operating method for said device are provided. The device comprises an outer potting container , a potting chamber for accommodating at least one coil to be potted, and a device for filling with potting mass. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150279533

Superconducting coil device having a coil winding

A plurality of windings in a coil winding of a superconducting coil device includes at least one superconducting strip conductor that has a strip-shaped substrate strip and a superconducting layer arranged on the substrate strip. The coil device is subdivided into a plurality of segments in which adjacent windings are cast or adhered together within each segment, adjacent windings being, at most, weakly connected or adhered together in at least one sub-region, in the intermediate region between two adjacent segments.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150279064

Imaging tomosynthesis system, in particular mammography system

An imaging tomosynthesis system, in particular a mammography system, includes a computer system which generates x-ray projections of an examination object from a plurality of projection angles. The system further reconstructs a stack of tomosynthetic slice images, generates at least one overview image of density values of an examination object from the tomosynthetic image data, selects characteristic density values in the stack at at least one plane position, and determines the geometric level of the at least one selected characteristic density value. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150278697

Method of finding a problem in properties of a set of rules used for automated monitoring of a technical system and device for performing the method

Disclosed is a method of reviewing a set of rules used for automated monitoring of a technical system for the presence of a problem. The method includes the steps of: selecting a problem in view of which the set of rules is to be reviewed; translating the rules to be reviewed to a knowledge base of formal logical statements; translating the problem to a formal logical problem statement; applying a computer algorithm for checking whether the knowledge base of logical statements together with the logical problem statement is satisfiable; labeling the problems as not being present if the knowledge base of logical statements together with the logical problem statement is satisfiable.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150278527

Self-test of a physical unclonable function

The invention relates to a circuit unit (1) comprising a physical unclonable function (6), hereinafter referred to as puf (6), a verification unit (5) and an information storage device (7) for storing at least one challenge-response-pair (cr1); wherein the challenge-response-pair (cr1) comprises a challenge information (c1) and a response information (r1) associated therewith, and wherein the verification unit (5) is embodied and/or adapted, in order to bring about an input of the challenge information (c1) into the puf (6) and to use a puf response (pr1) created thereafter by the puf (6) and the response information for a comparison, and in dependence of the result of the comparison release or restrict a use of the puf (6).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150277887

Tamperproof installation of building control software in approved runtime environments

A method installs building control software. The method includes the transmission of an identity of a runtime environment from the runtime environment to a software delivery entity. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150276951

X-ray detector for a computed tomography system

An x-ray detector is disclosed, for a computed tomography system. In an embodiment, the x-ray detector includes a base plate and a number of detector modules, each including at least one detector field with a detector surface facing counter to an r-direction on a front face and each including a module support, fastened to the base plate. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150276931

Method of inspecting a generator air-gap

A method of inspecting an air-gap of an electrical machine, which method including the steps of directing at least one laser beam (l) into the air-gap; detecting the laser beam (l) after reflection; determining the distance (dok, df) travelled by the laser beam (l); and analysing the travelled distance (dok, df) to detect an irregularity (fpole, foval, fobject) in the air-gap is provided. The invention further describes an air-gap inspection apparatus for detecting an irregularity in the air-gap of an electrical machine, which apparatus including a laser module realised to direct at least one laser beam (l) into the air-gap and to detect the laser beam (l) after reflection; a computation unit realised to determine the distance (dok, df) travelled by the laser beam (l); and an analysis unit realised to analyse the travelled distance (dok, df) to detect an irregularity in the air-gap.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150276904

Frequency monitoring of gradient pulses during magnetic resonance imaging

Machine control parameters of a magnetic resonance apparatus are selected that influence the timing sequence of gradient pulses of the system's gradient system when a magnetic resonance measurement sequence is executed. The machine control parameters are compared with reference control parameters that indicate an increased mechanical force flow in the gradient system when the mr measurement sequence is being executed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150276901

Method for ascertaining a gradient correction value, and magnetic resonance system operable with the corrected gradient volume

In a method for ascertaining a gradient correction value for magnetic resonance (mr) examinations with an mr apparatus, a measurement slice is selected, with the center of the measurement slice being located outside of the isocenter of the mr scanner of the mr apparatus. A radio-frequency pulse is applied simultaneously with a slice gradient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150276224

Method for replacing a swirler

A method for replacing a swirler (2) of a premixing or main burner of a burner arrangement (1), wherein the swirler (2) is connected to a distributor flange plate (5) of the burner arrangement (1) via a fuel gas feed pipe (3) and a fuel oil feed line (4) accommodated therein. The fuel gas feed line and the fuel oil feed line are severed to enable removal of the separated end portion of the fuel gas feed line. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150276209

Multi-variable state closed-loop control for a steam generator of a thermal power plant

A device for closed-loop control of a plurality of state variables of a steam generator of a thermal power plant is provided. In order to achieve stable and exact closed-loop control of the plurality of state variables, a multi-variable control/controller controls the plurality of state variables and uses a linear quadratic controller for this multi-variable control/controller.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150275857

Rotor blade for a wind turbine

A rotor blade for a wind turbine, having a longitudinal rotor blade base body extending in a longitudinal axis, with the rotor blade base body defining a leading edge and a trailing edge of the rotor blade is provided, wherein the rotor blade base body has a number of panel elements, wherein at least one panel element includes at least one stiffening structure member embedded within the at least one panel element.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150275704

Method for the flexible operation of a power plant

A method for flexibly operating a nuclear power plant with a waste heat steam generator that operates according to the forced-flow principle and that has heating surfaces of different stages of the waste heat steam generator, the heating surfaces being arranged in the flue gas channel, is provided. In order to increase the output, a mass flow of the feedwater flowing through the heating surfaces is increased while almost simultaneously activating a supplementary firing arranged in the flue gas channel of the waste heat steam generator.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150275688

State observer for a steam generator of a thermal power plant

A state observer for a steam generator of a thermal power plant is provided. Accordingly, provision is made for the state observer to be a multi-variable state observer which has a kalman filter designed for linear-quadratic state feedback. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150275636

Shielded multi-pair arrangement as supply line to an inductive heating loop in heavy oil deposits

The invention relates to an arrangement of a plurality of electrical conductor pairs (3) for symmetrical supplying of a consumer, in particular of a capacitively compensated conductor loop for inductively heating deposits of substances comprising hydrocarbons, such as oil sand, bitumen, heavy oil, natural gas, shale gas, and a shield pipe (4) enclosing the substances, wherein supply (1) and return (2) lines of the conductor pairs (3) are alternatingly concentrically and/or uniformly distributed within the shield pipe (4) enclosing the plurality of conductor pairs (3). The eddy currents occurring in the shield pipe (4) and the consequential losses are thus minimized.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150275096

Device and method for extracting carbon-containing substances from oil sand

The invention relates to a device for extracting carbon-containing substances, in particular bitumen, from oil sands. The device comprises two separate steam circuits. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150274185

Control of rail vehicles

A decentralized control of rail vehicles that run in alternating directions on a single-track route, e.g., between two train stations by way of an exclusive right (token). A storage device is arranged at each end of the route, for instance an rfid unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150273530

Method and device for the automated handling of stacks of flat mail items

An automated flat mail items handling device includes a rotating apparatus, which rotates the stack during operation from a starting orientation, in which the mail items lie flat, one on top of the other, to a processing orientation, in which the mail items are arranged substantially standing next to each other. The device also includes a holder, which retains the stack while the stack is being rotated, and a transport support, which supports the stack in the processing orientation and by way of which the stack can be moved in a conveying direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150272532

Dose-reduced ct scan using dynamic collimation

A computer tomograph, a method, and a computer program product are disclosed. A computer tomograph is disclosed for scanning an image of at least one examination region of a patient, including a scanning unit which can be rotated about a longitudinal axis. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150272525

Ct system

A ct system is disclosed for generating tomographic recordings of an examination object. In an embodiment, the ct system includes at least a gantry with a rotatable support for receiving components of the ct system, and a cooling system for cooling the components secured to the gantry with at least one air duct. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150272517

Scalable and flexible ct detector hardware topology

An imaging device is described. The imaging device includes a central communications unit, at least one individual detector control unit, a plurality of individual detectors and a serial interface between the at least one individual detector control unit and the central communications unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150272505

Positioning unit for positioning a patient, imaging device and method for the optical generation of a positioning aid

A positioning unit includes a projector and a control unit and enables a particularly quick and precise positioning of a patient. In an embodiment, the control unit affects a control of the projector as a function of a protocol for a recording of an image of the patient such that the positioning unit is designed for the planar projection of a figure as a positioning aid on the patient couch. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

10/01/15 / #20150272479

Method for determining the time point of a heart movement and corresponding apparatus

A method for determining a time point of a heart movement is described, wherein an ekg signal showing the heart movement is received. A first time point is determined, after which a mechanical signal characterizing the heart movement will probably be received, as a function of the received ekg signal. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150271904

X-ray device with a control unit and method for controlling energy consumption

. . An x-ray device is suitable for recording x-ray images and has a number of electrically-operated system components as well as a central unit for central control of the energy consumption of the system components. The central control unit is designed to release the system components of at least one first group as a function of an operating state of at least one system component for a switch into a sleep mode of reduced energy. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150271903

Automatic stipulation of a spectral distribution of x-ray radiation of a number of x-ray sources

An example embodiment relates to a method for automatically stipulating a spectral distribution of the x-ray radiation of a number of x-ray sources of a computed tomography system. This involves firstly stipulating start control parameters of an x-ray source, which determine the dose and spectral distribution of x-ray radiation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150270874

Docking station for a wireless energy and data connection

The embodiments relate to a docking station for a mobile electronic device. The energy supply and the data exchange between the docking station and the mobile electronic device is carried out in a wireless manner. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150270839

Identification circuit

An identification circuit is provided for generating a unique identification pattern for an object to be identified. The circuit includes at least one bistable closed circuit ring that includes a plurality of switching stages, each switching stage having at least two parallel internal signal delay paths, which are connected directly to one another on the input side and are selectable on the output side by at least one challenge bit of a challenge word applied to the circuit ring. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150270792

High voltage electrostatic generator

A high-voltage electrostatic generator comprising an assembly of concentric electrically conductive half-shells (10) separated by an equatorial gap (14), essentially with cylindrical symmetry about an axis (a-a). Adjacent to the equatorial gap (14), edge regions (16) of at least a selected subset of the half-shells (20) are shaped.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150269378

Use of a physical unclonable function for checking authentication

In order to check authentication using a physical unclonable function, an authenticator includes a physical unclonable function (puf) and an authentication checking function. A challenge response pair provides challenge information and a response for the authenticator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150268662

User interface and method for eliminating faults in an industrial installation

Technical installation data are visually preprocessed in a targeted manner in a control room or on a tablet with a touchscreen in mobile use by presenting a priority matrix. For this purpose, the interference messages are sorted, for example, horizontally with descending priority from left to right and vertically according to the installation part and are output. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150268322

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for the acquisition of mr data of a slice within a subject

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for acquisition of mr data from a slice in a subject, a first slice selection gradient is activated in a first direction perpendicular to the slice, and an rf excitation pulse then selectively excites nuclear spins in the slice. A second slice selection gradient is activated along the first direction, and a refocusing pulse is radiated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150268317

Method and magnetic resonance system for fat saturation

In a method and a magnetic resonance (mr) system for fat saturation when acquiring mr data in a predetermined volume segment of an examination object (o), a flip angle is determined as a function of a predetermined requirement for a fat signal that is acquired by the magnetic resonance system in the volume segment, and an rf preparation pulse is emitted that has the determined flip angle. This is followed by emission of a spair pulse, followed by acquisition of the mr data.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150268220

Assembly for nucleic acid sequencing by means of tunnel current analysis

An assembly for nucleic acid sequencing by tunnel current analysis has at least two electrically conductive particles having a diameter from 1 nm to 100 nm and at least two electrically insulating particles having a diameter from 1 nm to 100 nm. The particles are in particular spherically shaped. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150267678

Trailing edge modifications for wind turbine airfoil

A wind turbine blade airfoil trailing edge (te) with a first waveform profile (44b, 44c, 44e) as seen from behind, formed by ruffles or alternating ridges (21) and valleys (22) formed on the airfoil (20) and ending at the trailing edge. The trailing edge may further include a second waveform profile (48b, 48c, 48e) as seen from above, resulting from serrations formed by an oblique termination plane (32b) of the trailing edge or by other geometry. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150266285

Method and an apparatus for controlling grain size of a component

A method and an apparatus for controlling a grain size of a component generated using an additive manufacturing process. Construct a first fused layer of the component by fusing a plurality of layers of a fusible material, wherein the first fused layer has a thickness t1. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150266143

Method for manufacturing a turbine assembly

A method for manufacturing a turbine assembly, which includes at least two aerofoils arranged adjacent towards each other and embodied as a twin vane segment, is provided. The method includes: processing the turbine assembly with a first protection technique providing a first protection for the at least two adjacent aerofoils, wherein at least one region of one aerofoil remains unprocessed; pre-processing of the at least one region that will remain unprocessed or post-processing of the at least one region that remained unprocessed with a second protection technique to provide a second protection for the at least one region of the one aerofoil, wherein the first and the second protection techniques differ from one another.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150266092

Hybride part and method of manufacture

A part (p) includes a first (fp), and a second portion (sp), which meet at an interface (if). A channel (ch) extends from the first portion (fp) through the interface (if) into the second portion (sp). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/24/15 / #20150265219

Method for adapting a medical system to patient motion during medical examination, and system therefor

A method for adapting a medical system to an object movement during medical examination of the object and a medical system configured for carrying out the method. The medical system has a device for detecting and quantifying a motion of the object before or during an acquisition of diagnostic data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150264080

Testing integrity of property data of a device using a testing device

The invention relates to a method and a test system for testing integrity of property data of a device using a testing device within a network, the devices and their respective property data within the network, such as all the measurement or control device distributed inside an industrial automation system, being taken into account in order to simplify testing of a large number of devices. The various property data are tested for an identity and are labelled, and calculations, which are carried out by the testing device for testing purposes, are initiated on the basis of the labelling. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150263637

Converter system and method for converting alternating current

A converter system for converting alternating current of variable frequency into alternating current of constant frequency is provided, having: a first converter electrically connected to a first set of turns of a generator; and at least a second converter electrically connected to a second set of turns of the generator, wherein the first converter in a first operating mode determines a first estimated rotor position of the generator, and performs driving operations of first power transistors, contained in the first converter, for converting the alternating current based on the first estimated rotor position, wherein the second converter in a first operating mode receives the first estimated rotor position of the generator from the first converter, and performs driving operations of second power transistors, contained in the second converter, for converting the alternating current based on the first estimated rotor position.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150263590

Rotor of an electrical machine and electrical machine

A rotor (2) of an electrical machine (60) has a laminated rotor core (4). A fan (18), which is arranged at the end face in the laminated rotor core (4) is provided for cooling purposes. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150263569

Power supply arrangement of a wind farm

A power supply arrangement adapted to provide auxiliary power to a wind farm that feeds into a hvdc transmission link is provided. The power supply arrangement has an auxiliary power supply to deliver auxiliary power (paux) to the wind farm; a backfeed control for initiating provision of a backfeed voltage on the hvdc link during a wind farm downtime; a backfeed switch to close a dc current path between the hvdc link and the auxiliary power supply; and a power converter for converting the backfeed voltage into auxiliary power (paux). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150262772

Rotor shaft module for a rotor shaft of a molded-case circuit breaker, rotor shaft for a molded-case circuit breaker, molded-case circuit breaker comprising a rotator shaft, and method for producing a rotor shaft module for a rotor shaft of a molded-case circuit breaker

A rotor shaft module for a rotor shaft of a molded-case circuit breaker, includes a module body including an electrically insulating first material, the module body including a receptacle for a contact element of the molded-case circuit breaker. The rotor shaft module includes at least one coupling apparatus for connection to an opposing coupling apparatus of a further rotor shaft module. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150262765

Switch apparatus of an electrical circuit breaker comprising a force transfer element and a holding element

A switch apparatus includes at least two contact levers, arranged rotatably about a common rotation axis and arranged, at least sectionally, parallel to one another and spaced apart. The contact levers each have two contact lever arms including contact sections for respectively making contact with one fixed mating contact section of a power line element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150262750

Energy intake apparatus for a motor vehicle that can be operated electrically and method for operating an energy intake apparatus for a motor vehicle that can be operated electrically

An energy intake apparatus for a motor vehicle can be operated electrically, with an induction coil, which is configured to charge an energy storage unit of the motor vehicle. The energy intake apparatus contains a shield apparatus, by which the induction coil can be shielded from the motor vehicle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150262083

Proximal gradient method for huberized support vector machine

The support vector machine (svm) has been used in a wide variety of classification problems. The original svm uses the hinge loss function, which is nondifferentiable and makes the problem difficult to solve in particular for regularized svms, such as with l1-norm. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150261825

Determination of the suitability of a resource

According to the invention, a resource, which could optionally be used for a maintenance task of a technical system, is taken into consideration and the possible use thereof is checked even if not all conditions that would be required as per a model description of the resource are met. Thus, a compromise for a resource that comes closest to the sought resource, i.e. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150261799

Systems, apparatus, and methods for tracking changes in data structures using nested signatures

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, apparatus, and methods for tracking changes in data structures. Embodiments include a system data structure including a master signature list object and a plurality of component data structures sufficient to define a system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150261717

Cascaded fieldbus system

For simplified projection of a cascaded fieldbus system which includes a first fieldbus with a plurality of first bus devices, a second fieldbus subordinate to the first fieldbus with a plurality of second bus devices and a third fieldbus subordinate to the second fieldbus with a plurality of third bus devices, an example embodiment of the invention provides that the second fieldbus is connected to the first fieldbus via a fieldbus access node device, and therefore bus devices of the second fieldbus are presented as virtual modules of the first fieldbus, and that a connection device, via which the third fieldbus is connected to the second fieldbus, is presented as a virtual fieldbus access node module of the first fieldbus, and therefore the remaining bus devices of the third fieldbus are presented as virtual modules of the first fieldbus.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150261201

Processing machine which takes into account position errors during collision checking

A numerical controller of a processing machine determines corresponding setpoint axis values based on setpoint position values for position-regulated axes operating on machine elements. Before controlling the position-regulated axes, volumes to be occupied by protection bodies associated with the machine elements, a workpiece and a tool are defined and it is checked whether the protection bodies remain disjoint while controlling the position-regulated axes. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260856

X-ray radiation detector and ct system

A direct-converting x-ray radiation detector is disclosed for detecting x-ray radiation, at least including a semiconductor used to detect x-ray radiation and at least one electrode attached to the semiconductor. In an embodiment, the semiconductor and the at least one electrode are electrically conductively connected and the at least one electrode is designed to be transparent and electrically conductive. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260820

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for creating at least two image data sets

In a method a magnetic resonance apparatus for generating at least two essentially parallel two-dimensional image data sets of an examination object by operation of a magnetic resonance scanner having a multi-coil array, a multiband radiofrequency pulse is radiated for exciting at least two slices, that are phase encoded by applying a phase encoding gradient. Scan signals produced by the excited slices are detected using each coil of the multi-coil array. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260817

Noise optimization for a magnetic resonance system

In a magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus and method to evaluate the consistency of a signal model used to generate a quantitative parameter map, the residual of the quantitative parameter map is calculated and a residual map is generated. The residual map is displayed together with the quantitative parameter map, with the residual map serving as an indicator of the quality of fit of the signal model.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260556

Ultrasonic transit-time flowmeter and method for detecting a failure in an ultrasonic transit-time flowmeter

An ultrasonic transit-time flowmeter and a method for detecting a failure in an ultrasonic transit-time flowmeter are provided. The flowmeter includes a first ultrasonic transducer and a second ultrasonic transducer, wherein the transducers each are configured to transmit and receive signals, wherein the signals are transmitted between the transducers and measurements of transit-times of the signals and a transit-time difference based upon the transit-times are used to calculate a fluid flow velocity. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260197

Weld-free pot volute casing

A method for producing a pot for a pot volute casing for a turbo-motor, particularly for a compressor, and a pot volute casing for a turbo-motor is provided. According to the method for producing a pot for a pot volute casing, the pot is produced from a blank using a chip-removing machining method. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260167

Arrangement and method to align two components

An arrangement and a method to align a first component and a second component is provided. The first component includes guiding means and the second component includes guiding means, while these guiding means are prepared and arranged to interact with each other. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260166

Cable support arrangement

A cable support arrangement configured to support a plurality of power cable bundles in an upper region of a wind turbine tower, which cable support arrangement including a plurality of cable bundle guides, wherein a cable bundle guide) includes a plurality of through-openings, wherein each through-opening is realized to encompass a power cable bundle including a plurality of power cables; and an offset fixation means configured to maintain an offset distance between consecutive cable bundle guides) is provided. Also provided is a wind turbine; and a method of installing a cable support arrangement in an upper region of a wind turbine tower.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150260044

Rotor for an axial flow turbomachine and double nut for connecting two tie-rod elements

A rotor for an axial flow turbomachine is provided, having a number of a plurality of disc-shaped or drum-shaped rotor components and at least one pin-shaped tie-rod extending through the rotor components, wherein a counter-bearing is screwed onto each of the projecting ends of the tie-rod for axially bracing the rotor components arranged therebetween. The tie-rod has at least two axially adjacent tie-rod elements which are each connected to one another in a detachable manner by connector. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150259770

Metallic bondcoat with a high gamma/gamma' transition temperature and a component

A metallic coating or alloy is provided. The metallic coating or alloly includes iron, chromium, aluminum, tantalum, and nickel and contains no rhenium. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150258768

Method for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine

A method for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine is provided. An embodiment of the method includes: a) covering a mold surface with a peel-off layer, b) providing a layup of fiber material on top of the peel-off layer, c) curing a resin impregnating the fiber material to form the component, and d) peeling the peel-off layer off the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150258634

Method for the new production of through holes in a layer system

Introducing a through hole into a substrate (4) before coating, and performing the removal thereafter, shortens the machining times for producing a through hole (18) with a diffuser (13) and also subjects the intermediate layers to less stress.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150258592

Width-altering system for strip-shaped rolled material

A method for altering the width of a strip-shaped rolled material (5), before, during or after hot rolling the rolled material in a hot rolling mill. The problem is to specify a method for altering width so that the length of a rolled out transition piece lying outside width tolerances can be reduced. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/17/15 / #20150258349

Method and system for planning a brachytherapy treatment

In a method and system for planning a brachytherapy treatment, magnetic resonance image data of a patient are acquired by operating a magnetic resonance scanner according to a magnetic resonance sequence that designates an examination volume. An area of the patient is positioned in the examination volume such that the magnetic resonance image data contain at least a part of at least one applicator for the brachytherapy, which is located in the patient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150256412

Operation of a data processing network having a plurality of geographically spaced-apart data centers

A method and a device are disclosed for operating a data processing network which includes a plurality of geographically spaced-apart data centers and a large number of client computers, data being transmittable between each of the client computers and at least to one of the data centers, wherein one or more virtual servers is operateable in each of the data centers. According to at least one embodiment, access data is collected including information on geographical location of the client, geographical location of the virtual servers and the degree of utilization of the virtual servers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150256356

Communication network and method for operating a communication network

A communications network with a plurality of network devices is provided. The communications network has a plurality n of virtual networks, which are implemented in the communications network in such a manner that each of the network devices is coupled to the communications network via at least two virtual networks. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150256081

Modular multilevel dc/dc converter for hvdc applications

A dc converter is suitable for continuous operation for connecting high-voltage dc networks having different voltages. The dc converter has a first partial converter and a second partial converter, which are connected in series with each other, forming a converter series circuit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150256039

Outer structure of a generator

An outer structure of a generator is provided. A generator includes a rotor and a stator, whereby the generator is a radial flux electrical machine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150255974

Downhole cable termination systems

A downhole cable termination apparatus is provided for terminating a cable that is to extend downhole from a tubing hanger to electrical equipment. The apparatus includes: a first seal for sealing the apparatus uphole of the first seal from the downhole environment; a second seal for sealing the apparatus uphole of the second seal from the downhole environment; and a sleeve arranged to extend around the cable and to be attached to the cable, the sleeve being for providing a radially outwardly facing engagement portion for the first seal and a radially inwardly facing engagement portion for the second seal, the sleeve having two parts, a first part being arranged to be attached to the cable and providing the radially outwardly facing engagement portion, and a second part providing the radially inwardly facing engagement portion and provided separately from the first part, and the sleeve being arranged such that when the apparatus is assembled on the cable the second part is joined to the first part.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150255973

Damping arrangement for an oscillatably mounted electrical energy transmission device

A damping configuration for an oscillatably mounted, electrical energy transmission device includes a supporting frame which is connected to stationary abutments through a plurality of damping elements. A group of first and second damping elements which have damping rates dimensioned so as to differ from one another and which act in parallel, connect the supporting frame to the abutments. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150255848

Device for coupling rf power into a waveguide

A device for coupling rf power into a waveguide includes a push-pull output stage that includes an input and an output, a filter arrangement that is connected to the output of the push-pull output stage, and an induction loop that is connected to the filter arrangement is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150255719

Salts of phosphorus oxide as n-dopants for organic electronics

An organic electronic component contains a substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode and at least one electron transport layer between the first and second electrode. The electron transport layer is a salt-like derivative of a phosphorus oxo compound as n-dopant.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150255230

Indicator lamp

An indicator lamp is disclosed, in particular for an electromechanical command device. The indicator lamp includes a housing and a light source, which is arranged in the housing and emits light when supplied with energy. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150253979

Method for enabling an interaction between an assistance device and a medical apparatus and/or an operator and/or a patient, assistance device, assistance system, unit, and system

In a method for enabling an interaction between an assistance device and a medical apparatus and/or an operator and/or a patient, input information are acquired by an input interface of the assistance device, the input information including information of the medical apparatus and/or of the operator and/or of the patient. The acquired input information is transferred from the input interface to a computer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150253767

Re-sequencing of client orders under controlled just-in-sequence deliveries for avoiding production downtime and/or production rework due to missing and/or defect parts

A method and a system for re-sequencing client production orders where client-individualized jis components have not been delivered in due time according to the planned production schedule due to disturbances or have been delivered, but are defective. Three major steps are performed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150253437

Method for activating an x-ray detector and associated control unit

In a method and control unit for activating an x-ray detector, having an x-ray sensitive sensor layer and an arrangement of pixel electrodes connected at the back to the sensor layer, an individually adjusted depletion voltage is applied to each of the pixel electrodes. The value of the depletion voltages applied to different pixel electrodes is chosen to be different such that the effective pixel sizes respectively associated with the pixel electrodes are aligned with each other.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150253409

Method for automatic calibration of motion detection techniques in medical imaging systems

A motion detection system detects object motion in a medical imaging system. The computer-implemented calibration method includes an automatic calibration process for determining a motion threshold for the object motion detection system, while the object is positioned for imaging by the medical imaging system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150253405

Method and apparatus for optimizing a magnetic resonance sequence

In a method for optimizing a magnetic resonance sequence of a magnetic resonance apparatus, a magnetic resonance sequence is provided to a computer, the sequence having a number of fixed point time intervals that are to be left unmodified, and a number of modifiable time intervals which may be optimized. The magnetic resonance sequence is automatically analyzed in the computer in order to identify the fixed point time intervals and the modifiable time intervals in the magnetic resonance sequence. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150253168

Apparatus and method for combined flow and thermographic measurement

By combined flow of gas in the hollow component with outlet holes in a body of the component and thermographic measurement of heated air exiting the component through the outlet holes, the component can be examined. The component is examined in an apparatus in respect of its cooling air consumption and selected desired cross sections of cooling-air openings. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150252780

Wind turbine blade spar web having enhanced buckling strength

A wind turbine blade (10), including a pressure side (12); a suction side (14), and a shear web (82) secured to the pressure side and to the suction side the shear web includes. A pressure side arrangement (84) secured to the pressure side and which narrows toward the suction side; and a suction side arrangement (86) secured to the suction side and which narrows toward the pressure side.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150252726

Expanded gas power plant for energy storage

A method for operation of a gas power plant, and to a gas power plant of this type, comprising a gas turbine, which is connected to a generator that can also be operated as a motor and which is thermally coupled to a water vapour circuit by way of a first heat exchanger are provided. The method includes: operating the generator as a motor in such a way that a heated gas flow is discharged from the gas turbine; thermally treating of water in the water vapour circuit via the first heat exchanger by the heated gas flow; storing of the water thermally treated in this way in a vapour accumulator; operating a steam turbine with water vapour taken from the vapour accumulator; diverting of the water vapour after interaction with the steam turbine into a vapour chamber for condensation; and collecting of the condensed water in a condensate reservoir.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150252582

Slipformed concrete tower

An assembly and method of constructing a concrete tower is provided. The method includes steps of erecting a central pillar, mounting a platform on the central pillar, setting a slipform defining a portion of the concrete tower, pouring liquid concrete from the platform into the slipform, and leaving the liquid concrete to solidify in the slipform. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150252274

Entrained flow gasifier having an integrated intermediate temperature plasma

A process for gasifying solid or liquid gasification materials, in particular biomass, at pressures in the range from atmospheric pressure to 10 mpa and at gasification temperatures in the range from 800° c. To 1500° c. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251677

Diagnostic method for rail vehicles

A method and a system for diagnosing one or more rail vehicles, each of which has at least one measuring device for measuring measurement values of at least one measurement variable. The method includes the following steps: measuring measurement values by way of at least one measuring device of at least one rail vehicle; transmitting the measurement values from the rail vehicle to a control center situated along the track; evaluating the measurement values in the control center by means of a predefined algorithm, and providing a result of the evaluation as an output.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251675

Method for locating a rail vehicle

A method for locating a rail vehicle with a rail vehicle position determination device on a route includes reading positions of reference marks, passed by the rail vehicle, along the route of the rail vehicle and evaluating additional distance information. In order to locate a rail vehicle with little expenditure and with comparatively high accuracy, in the case of a route with at least one track section bounded by axle counting sensor units and having an axle counting evaluator, information on the number of axles from the axle counting evaluator is transferred to the rail vehicle position determination device for determining the position of a rail vehicle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251674

Method for operating a mobile device in a railway system, railway system and mobile device

A method operates a mobile device in a railway system with at least one optical waveguide which is laid next to at least one railway track and into which light pulses are fed. The optical waveguide is used as a distributed acoustic sensor and detects scattered-back light. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251673

Operator control system for operator control of functional units for a rail vehicle

An operating system for operating functional units in a rail vehicle. At least one base station is provided in each car of the rail vehicle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251380

Fiber-reinforced composite, a component and a method

A fiber reinforced composite, a component for a wind turbine and a method for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine are provided. The fiber reinforced composite includes a plurality of first fibers, the first fibers being arranged in a unidirectional or biax-configuration, a plurality of second fibers, the second fibers being arranged perpendicularly with respect to a lengthwise direction of the first fibers, and a resin impregnating the first and second fibers, wherein a e-modulus of the resin equals an e-modulus of the second fibers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251370

Method for manufacturing a rotor blade for a wind turbine

A method for manufacturing a rotor blade for a wind turbine is provided. The method includes: a) arranging a first layup of fiber material inside a mold, the first layup corresponding to an airfoil of the rotor blade, b) arranging a second layup of fiber material on a core member before and/or after arranging the core member in the mold, the second layup including the core member corresponding to a web of the rotor blade, the core member comprising a recess configured to ensure a smooth transfer of loads into and out of the web, and c) curing a resin impregnating the fiber material of the first and second layup to form the rotor blade. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251362

Method and a mold for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine

A method and a mold for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine are provided. The method includes the steps of a) laying a fiber material onto a mold, b) attaching the fiber material to the mold and/or to a core of the component using staples, c) infiltrating the fiber material with a resin, and d) curing the resin to form the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251355

Method and device for powder bed-based additive production of a component

A method uses a powder bed-based additive production of components such as laser melting. The interior wall of a hollow cylinder is used as a construction platform. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251342

Method for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine

A method for manufacturing a component for a wind turbine is provided. In a first step, a fiber material is laid onto a mold surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/10/15 / #20150251144

Method for recovering process wastewater from a steam power plant

A method for operating a steam power plant having a water-steam circuit, according to which method the process wastewater produced is collected from the water-steam circuit, in a separated manner according to the degree of contamination thereof, in a number of partial wastewater quantities is provided. At least a first partial wastewater quantity having a first degree of contamination and at least a second partial wastewater quantity having a second degree of contamination are formed in the process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150250025

Power module and interface module for a heating controller and/or regulator and a modular system for heating control and/or regulation

A housing has first and second communication interfaces, first and second voltage supply interfaces for voltage supply of the power module, power outputs, each connected to a heating element, and a power input electrically attached to a voltage supply for the heating elements. Enclosed by the housing is a power distribution device electrically connected on the input side to the power input and electrically connected on the output side via branches to the power outputs to supply these with electrical current. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150250024

Heating control and/or regulation device

Power outputs in a heating control and/or regulation device are each electrically connectable to a heating element, especially a radiant heater. A power input is electrically connectable to a power supply for the heating elements and is connected a power distribution device that has an output connected to the power outputs via respective branches. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150250023

Method for operating a plant having at least one open- and/or closed-loop heating control device, open - and/or closed - loop heating control device, and plant

For operating a plant having at least one open- and/or closed-loop heating control device for heating elements, values for an energy consumption and/or an instantaneous power draw of the heating elements are determined, without using measured values for electric currents, on the basis of characteristic parameters of the heating elements and on the basis of values of open- and/or closed-loop control variables for the open- and/or closed-loop control of a heat output of the heating elements. This enables the network load to be determined, reported and optimized by the open- and/or closed-loop heating control devices even without complex and therefore expensive measuring devices in the open- and/or closed-loop heating control device.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150249552

Modular industrial automation appliance and method for transmitting messages via a backplane bus system of the modular industrial automation appliance

A modular industrial automation appliance having a backplane bus system, a plurality of functional modules connected to the backplane bus system that each include a communication network adapter, a functional unit for implementing a communication protocol stack and a bridge element linked to the communication network adapter, wherein a router module connected to the backplane bus system is provided that includes a communication network adapter, a functional unit for implementing a router communication protocol stack, where the functional unit is linked to the communication network adapter, and for each functional module a respective link element, and where in such a link element links the functional unit for implementing the router communication protocol stack to the bridge element of the respective functional module via the backplane bus system such that only the communication protocol stack of the router module includes routing functions.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150249338

Method and controller for continuously operating a plurality of electric energy generating machines during a high voltage condition

A method and a controller for continuously operating a plurality of electric energy generating machines during a high voltage condition at a point of common coupling of the plurality of electric energy generating machines are provided herein. The method includes a) sensing a voltage level at the point of common coupling exceeding a permitted voltage level; b) curtailing an active power output of the plurality of electric energy generating machines such that a reactive capability of the plurality of electric energy generating machines is increased; c) establishing a set point of an electric quantity being present at the point of common coupling such that a reactive electric component providable by the electric energy generating machines is increased; and d) controlling an electric energy generating machine based on the set point of the electric quantity such that the high voltage condition at common coupling is at least partially remedied.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150249331

Line arrester

A line arrester has a discharge column which can be fastened to an overhead line so as to hang. The discharge column can perform an oscillating movement. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150249279

Electrical energy store

An energy store is provided, having at least one stack, each stack having at least one storage cell, which in turn has an air electrode and a storage electrode. The storage electrode is adjacent to channels, which contain a storage medium and water vapor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150248986

Thermal trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker having a resistor element, thermal magnetic circuit breaker and switching device for interrupting a current flow and method for protecting an electrical circuit from damage

A thermal magnetic circuit breaker is disclosed for protecting an electrical circuit from damage by overload, along with a thermal trip device and a switching device of the thermal magnetic circuit breaker and a method for protecting an electrical circuit from damage. In at least one embodiment, an electric conductive bimetal element is arranged with its first end next to a current conductive element for conducting electrical current and with its second end next to a tripping element adapted to trigger an interruption of a current flow. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150248985

Knob element and slide element of an adjusting apparatus and adjusting apparatus and method for adjusting a position of a thermal tripping shaft

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a knob element and a slide element of an adjusting apparatus, to an adjusting apparatus, and to a method for adjusting a position of a thermal tripping shaft as well as to a thermal magnetic trip unit and an electrical switch for interrupting a current flow of an electric current in an electrical circuit in the event of the occurrence of a tripping event, having the adjusting apparatus, which has a rotatably mounted knob element and a tangentially movably mounted slide element. In at least one embodiment, the knob element and the slide element are operatively connected in such a way that the rotary movement of the knob element becomes a tangential movement of the slide element.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150248984

Actuating apparatus for a vacuum interrupter and disconnecting arrangement

An actuating device for a vacuum switching tube has a connecting element which can be connected to an electric contact of the vacuum switching tube, an electromagnetic actuating device for displacing the connecting element between a first and a second position, and a retaining yoke, relative to which the connecting element can be displaced and has a first magnetic element. The first magnetic element generates a first and a second magnetic circuit in the retaining yoke. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150248122

Providing a customized programmable logic controller to a customer

The disclosed embodiments relate to providing a customized programmable logic controller (“plc”). A first order is received. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247907

Hybrid examination system having an mr scanner, an x ray source and an x ray detector

An examination system including a magnetic resonance scanner having a solenoid for generating a magnetic field, the solenoid surrounding an examination chamber is provided. In addition, a first x-ray source and a first x-ray detector are provided in the examination chamber.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247781

Method for diagnosing railroad components of a railroad network for rail transport

A method and a system for diagnosing the operating state of one or more railroad components of a railroad network for rail transport. The railroad components each have at least a first measuring device for measuring first measurement values of at least one measurement variable for describing the operating state of the railroad component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247778

Method for monitoring damage to a shaft

At least one strain gauge is arranged on an outer surface of a shaft to monitor damage to the shaft. Deformation of the shaft is detected using measurement signal(s) from the at least one strain gauge and sound emissions of the shaft by evaluating the measurement signal(s) in the ultrasonic range.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247640

Retaining element for retaining a heat shield tile and method for cooling the supporting structure of a heat shield

A retaining element (22, 54) for retaining a heat shield tile on a supporting structure: a fastening section (23) fastened to the supporting structure. A retaining section (24) having a retaining head (25), which engages an engagement device on the heat shield tile. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247530

Active part of an electrical machine, radial magnetic bearing and method for producing a radial magnetic bearing

An active part of an electrical machine includes teeth, each having a tooth base, a tooth height, open or closed grooves between the teeth, and windings introduced into the grooves. Each windings encloses at least one of the teeth. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247529

Bearing arrangement and method for determining the load zone of a bearing

A bearing, supporting a movable component in relation to a stationary component, and a detection device are included in a bearing arrangement. The bearing arrangement also includes at least two temperature sensors for respective detection of temperature. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247487

Wind turbine blade

A wind turbine blade with a noise reducing device in the form of a serrated trailing edge, whereby said serrated trailing edge comprises stiffening ribs is provided. In one embodiment, the diameter of the stiffening ribs gradually decreases towards the outer end of the trailing edge. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247418

Gas turbine having a heat flow sensor

A gas turbine is provided having a heat flow sensor which is arranged on a surface of a component of the gas turbine and which is designed as a thermal element, wherein the heat flow sensor is a transverse thermoelectric element.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150247406

Method for assembling and disassembling a rotor having a number of rotor components of an axial flow turbomachine and such a rotor

A method for assembling and disassembling a rotor having a number of rotor components of an axial flow turbomachine and such a rotor is provided. The rotor has a number of a plurality of disc-shaped or drum-shaped rotor components and at least one pin-shaped tie-rod extending through the rotor components, wherein a counter-bearing is screwed onto each of the projecting ends of said tie-rod for axially bracing the rotor components arranged therebetween. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150246615

Rail vehicle with a battery drive

A rail vehicle and a method for operating the rail vehicle which can be battery-operated contains an intermediate circuit voltage and a battery. The rail vehicle contains a first device for providing an intermediate circuit voltage and a second device for lowering and/or increasing the intermediate circuit voltage between a first and a second voltage level. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/03/15 / #20150246409

Torch for tungsten inert gas welding

A torch for tungsten inert gas welding is provided, in particular a narrow gap head for tungsten inert gas narrow-gap welding. In a housing made of metal, an electrode unit is retained by an electrode retainer and a cooling device for cooling the electrode unit is present. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150244168

Machine with a drive train

A machine includes a drive train having a drive unit, an output unit, and a gear unit interconnecting the drive unit and the output unit and configured to be in a non-grounded state with respect to the machine environment during a normal operation of the machine. An insulation is provided to electrically insulate a connection between the gear unit and the drive unit and/or a connection between the gear unit and the output unit.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150244162

Surge arrester

A surge arrester, in particular for arresting surges, includes a housing and a disconnecting device. The housing is divided into at least two housing parts, and the disconnecting device connects the housing parts to one another.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150243889

Salts of cyclopentadiene as n-dopants for organic electronics

An organic electron transport layer has at least one dopant for increasing the n-conductivity of the organic layer. The dopant is selected from the group of salts of cyclopentadiene compounds according to formula 1, wherein the substituents r1 to r2 are independently selected from the group containing —h, -d, halogen, —cn, —no2, —oh, amine, ether, thioether, alkyl, cycloalkyl, acrylic, vinyl, allyl, aromatics, fused aromatics and heteroaromatics.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150243801

Electrode provided with ubm structure and method for producing same

A problem addressed by an embodiment of the present invention lies in providing a ubm structure which includes thin layers and can prevent diffusion of solder into an electrode. The ubm structure according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a first ubm layer on an electrode, a second ubm layer on the first ubm layer, and a passivated metal layer between the first ubm layer and the second ubm layer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150243466

Magnetic trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker having a stabilizer element

A magnetic trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker, a thermal magnetic circuit breaker that includes such a magnetic trip device, and a method for adjusting a magnetic field area of a magnetic trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the magnetic trip device includes at least an armature locator moveable arranged on a pin in order to adjust a magnetic field area, and an armature element fixed on a lower surface of the armature locator in order to interact with a yoke. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150243465

Magnetic trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker having an adjustment element

A magnetic trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker and a thermal magnetic circuit breaker including such a magnetic trip device, and also a method for adjusting a magnetic field area of a magnetic trip device of a thermal magnetic circuit breaker, are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the magnetic trip device includes at least an armature locator moveable arranged at a pin in order to adjust a magnetic field area, and an armature element fixed on a lower surface of the armature locator in order to interact with a yoke, arranged near a current conductive element for conducting electric energy. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150243462

Magnetic tripping device and overcurrent tripping device of an electrical switch and electrical switch and method for calibrating the magnetic tripping of a magnetic tripping device

An overcurrent tripping device of an electrical switch for interrupting a current flow in an electrical circuit in the event of the occurrence of an overload or a short circuit is disclosed. In an embodiment, the overcurrent tripping device includes a thermal tripping device and a magnetic tripping device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150242589

Method and system for image-based estimation of multi-physics parameters and their uncertainty for patient-specific simulation of organ function

A method and system for estimating tissue parameters of a computational model of organ function and their uncertainty due to model assumptions, data noise and optimization limitations is disclosed. As applied to a cardiac use-case, a patient-specific anatomical heart model is generated from medical image data of a patient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150242548

Simulation of programmable logic controller inputs and outputs

The disclosed embodiments relate to simulation of one or more plcs 302 which are to be physically implemented on conjunction with other devices 304 306, such as sensors or other devices 304 which provide information or signals to the plc and/or actuators or other devices 306 which are controlled or otherwise receive information or signals from the plc 302, e.g. To monitor and/or control various industrial machines or processes. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241948

Energy-saving mode for a rail system signaling system

In order to save energy, it is proposed that parts of a signaling system be switched off, for example, by an operating system. The computers to be switched off store data which are relevant to railway safety, preferably on a central storage medium, for example, an nas hard drive. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241873

Monitoring a first system of a technical plant for producing a product

Monitoring a first system of a technical plant for producing a product is performed by feeding first input data into a first logic unit; evaluating the first input data by the first logic unit; outputting first output data by the first logic unit, the output data characterizing a first status of the first system monitored. To improve known concepts for status monitoring, the first input data includes—first sensor data provided by the first sensors located in the plant, first data calculated by a first process model, the first process model mapping a first process in the plant, or first automation data of a first function of a first automation system in the plant; first design data characterizing physical variables of the first system and/or the plant, first parameterization data variable and predefinable relating to the first system and or the plant, and operating data characterizing production of the product.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241536

Method and apparatus control and adjustment of pulse optimization of a magnetic resonance system

In an apparatus and method for pulse optimization adjustment a checking is made as to whether the optimization time resulting from a calculation time for pulse optimization of a pulse sequence section for a modifiable time interval at a predefined gradient grid density, and an associated implementation time, exceeds a real time resulting from the time interval and a buffer time. The gradient grid density for pulse optimization is reduced by a factor f if the optimization time exceeds the real time.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241535

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for determining a pulse sequence

In a method for determining a pulse sequence composed of multiple consecutive pulse sequence segments and multiple pre-pulses, the number of consecutive pulse sequence segments between two pre-pulses is determined on the basis of a randomizing algorithm. A pulse sequence determining device determines a pulse sequence for a magnetic resonance installation, device having an input interface for entering control protocol parameter values, a pulse sequence determining unit for determining the pulse sequence on the basis of the control protocol that has been entered, and a pre-pulse arrangement unit, which establishes the position of the pre-pulses between the pulse sequence segments in a randomly distributed manner.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241532

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy with phase rotation

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for acquiring an mr signal from an examination subject according to a pulse sequence, a first radio-frequency pulse is applied with a first phase and a gradient field is simultaneously applied in a first direction. Second and third radio-frequency pulses, with second and third phases, respectively, are applied simultaneously with a gradient field in a second direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241531

Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus

In an mri method and apparatus a bloch-siegert method is used to establish a scaling factor of an excitation magnetic field that excites nuclei in a subject. A method involving two flip angles is executed to obtain a spatial distribution of longitudinal relaxation times of the excited nuclei so as to reconstruct a longitudinal relaxation time spatial distribution image, wherein the scaling factor is used to correct the two flip angles. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241526

Determining a measuring point-in-time in a cardiac cycle for conducting magnetic resonance diffusion measurements

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) system for determining at least one measuring point-in-time in a cardiac cycle for conducting diffusion measurements of the myocardium of an examination object, a sequence of mr images of the heart is acquired and a time curve of a parameter of the cardiac geometry is determined in the sequence of mr images. At least one mean of the parameter of the cardiac geometry is determined from the time curve of the parameter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241344

Method and device for measuring the gas content in a liquid, and use of such a device

The gas content of a liquid is quickly and reliably controlled by delivering at least one sub-quantity of the liquid into a measurement cell in which a negative pressure is set. A wave-shaped measurement signal is applied to the sub-quantity, and the wave-shaped measurement signal is measured by at least one detector after coming into contact with the sub-quantity of the liquid. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241304

Method for the computer-assisted monitoring of the operation of a technical system, particularly of an electrical energy-generating installation

A method for computer-assisted monitoring of an electrical energy-generating installation, in which output variables (y(t)) of the installation are prognosticated using a data-driven model (nn) based on corresponding input variables (x(t)). A confidence measurement (c(t)) is determined for respective input variables (x(t)), using one or more density estimators (de), this measurement being higher, the greater the similarity of the input variables (x(t)) to known input variables from training data with which the data-driven model (nn) and the density estimator (de) are taught. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241299

Determining a leg load of a jack-up vessel

A method for determining a leg load acting on a support leg that can be lowered by a rack-and-pinion drive of a jack-up vessel has a supporting structure for at least one gear unit of the rack-and-pinion drive. At least one strain gauge is arranged on the supporting structure to detect the strain in the supporting structure caused by the leg load. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241252

Measuring device housing

A measuring device housing for a sensor component, which detects a physical parameter without contact is provided, having: a coupling apparatus for supplying at least one flushing medium and at least one signal transmission line in the housing interior, a guide pipe arranged on the coupling apparatus having a longitudinal axis and a probe head fastened on the end section of the guide pipe. The guide pipe is designed to conduct or accommodate the at least one cooling medium and the at least one signal transmission line up to the probe head. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150241061

Heat shield with a supporting structure and method for cooling the supporting structure

A heat shield of a gas turbine: a supporting structure (16), to which heat shield tiles are fastened releasably by tile holders (2, 2a, 2b); the heat shield permits cooling of the supporting structure. Each tile has a cold side facing the supporting structure (16) and an opposite hot side that can be acted upon with a hot medium; each tile holder (2, 2a, 2b) has a holding section (3) for fastening to a heat shield tile and a fastening section (4) for fastening to the supporting structure (16). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150240951

Arrangement with a gas seal

An arrangement having a gas seal, a stator and a rotor extending along an axis for sealing a sealing gap between the rotor and the stator, including a rotating rotor sealing ring and a static stator sealing ring, comprising a rotating fixing element, which axially fixes the rotor sealing ring at the rotor is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150240653

Turbine abradable layer with zig zag groove pattern

Turbine and compressor casing abradable component embodiments for turbine engines, with zig-zag pattern abradable surface ridges and grooves. Some embodiments include distinct forward upstream and aft downstream composite multi orientation groove and vertically projecting ridges planform patterns, to reduce, redirect and/or block blade tip airflow leakage downstream into the grooves rather than from turbine blade airfoil high to low pressure sides. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150240651

Turbine abradable layer with progressive wear zone multi level ridge arrays

Turbine and compressor casing abradable component embodiments for turbine engines, with composite grooves and vertically projecting alternating rows of first and second height ridges in planform patterns, to reduce, redirect and/or block blade tip airflow leakage downstream into the grooves rather than from turbine blade airfoil high to low pressure sides. The first ridges have a first ridge height greater than that of the second ridges. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150240364

Method for coating by thermal spraying with an inclined particle jet

A substrate is coated by cold-gas spraying in which a particle jet is oriented at an inclination to the surface of a substrate thus forming a spraying angle. To increase the possible spraying angle compared to the known art, the surface is applied with a directional patterning, for example trenches and ridges. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150239481

Operation of a rail vehicle by means of an etcs device

A method for operating a rail vehicle includes, at least to some extent, using a secondary etcs device which travels along with the rail vehicle but is not used for its operation, if a fault occurs in a primary etcs device. A secondary evc takes over the role of a primary evc and, in many applications, at least some train control functions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150239349

Non-rail-bound vehicle with improved current collector

A non-rail-bound vehicle, in particular a truck or a bus, has a current collector for supplying electric energy from a two-pole overhead conductor with contact wires forming feed and return conductors. The wires are contacted by contact strips of the current collector. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150239076

Large transmission gearwheel and process for producing a large transmission gearwheel

The invention relates to a process for producing a large transmission gearwheel (1; 31; 36) consisting of a plurality of individual components, said process comprising the successive steps of: providing the individual components, which include at least one hub (2; 32; 37), a disc wheel (3, 4; 18, 19; 22; 24; 27; 33, 34; 38, 39) and a toothed ring (5; 20; 21; 23; 26; 35; 40) produced from case-hardened steel; at least partially mechanically soft machining the individual components; joining the individual components using a beam welding process; case hardening the individual components which have been joined to one another, and hard machining at least the toothed ring (5; 20; 21; 23; 26; 35; 40). The invention furthermore relates to a large transmission gearwheel produced by such a process.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150238160

Patient-dependent optimization of the amount of contrast medium

A method and an apparatus are disclosed for patient-dependent optimization and reduction of the contrast medium amount. An embodiment includes provisioning patient-specific data, containing information about a patient cross-section relevant for the imaging measurement; establishing ct values and/or cnr values of a contrast medium to be expected for at least one region of interest of the patient for different candidate settings of x-ray source arrangement and/or of an image reconstruction device; determining a relevant candidate contrast medium amount for the different candidate settings, which would lead to a ct value or cnr value of the contrast medium which corresponds to the ct value or cnr value of the contrast medium at the reference setting of the x-ray source arrangement and/or image reconstruction device; and displaying an optimum relative candidate contrast medium amount and of the associated candidate setting.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150238154

Method for selecting a radiation form filter and x-ray imaging system

A method is disclosed for selecting a radiation form, to change spatial distribution of the intensity and/or the spectrum of x-ray radiation of an x-ray source of an imaging system including a plurality of radiation form filters. The method includes acquiring a plurality of radiation absorption profiles of an examination object, of which image data is to be generated with the aid of the imaging system, in parallel with the patient axis from various directions; calculating an effective radiation absorption profile by averaging the recorded radiation absorption profiles; and selecting the radiation form filter on the basis of the effective radiation absorption profile of the examination object from a plurality of radiation form filters. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150238148

Method and system for anatomical object detection using marginal space deep neural networks

A method and system for anatomical object detection using marginal space deep neural networks is disclosed. The pose parameter space for an anatomical object is divided into a series of marginal search spaces with increasing dimensionality. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150238129

Method for producing a sensor instrument, and sensor instrument

In a method for producing a sensor instrument (2) having an ammonia-sensitive sensor (8), said sensor being designed to examine the mucous membrane of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum of a patient for infection with bacteria, at least one electrically conductive wire (10) is embedded in a non-conductive matrix (12) and then an end of the wire (10) is exposed by way of grinding.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/27/15 / #20150238128

Sensor instrument

The invention relates to a sensor instrument (2) for examining the mucous membrane of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum of a patient to see whether it is infected with bacteria. Said instrument comprises an evaluation unit (4) and a catheter probe (6) with an ammonia-sensitive sensor (8) and a catheter.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150237222

Imaging modality and method for operating an imaging modality

In an imaging modality and a method for operating an imaging modality with at least one control unit, a mobile control device is used for the at least partial control of the imaging modality.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150237124

Network-based collaboration for secure data interchange for image data records having confidential components

A network-based system (and method) is disclosed for the collaboration of transmission nodes and receiver nodes for secure data interchange for radiological image data records including confidential components. The processing node provides a set of virtual clients, wherein a virtual client is associated with a respective receiver node and is intended to provide the intended pseudonymized image data record. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150235396

Display unit and installation for distributing electrical energy with a corresponding display unit

A display unit and an installation are disclosed for distributing electrical energy. In an embodiment, a display unit includes a plurality of switches. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150235360

Sparse appearance learning-based segmentation

The coronary sinus or other vessel is segmented by finding a centerline and then using the centerline to locate the boundary of the vessel. For finding the centerline, a refinement process uses multi-scale sparse appearance learning. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150234557

System for managing and processing data from a medical facility

A system for managing and processing data in a medical facility is specified. The system includes at least one browser application for running on a user device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150234027

Magnetic resonance method and apparatus

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) tomography system for generating image data of a subject to be examined, situated in an mr scanner, during a magnetic resonance measurement the subject is repeatedly moved back and forth relative to a magnet/gradient system of the mr scanning between a starting position and an end position. During this movement, portions of a total raw image data set, which is required for the reconstruction of image data for slices of an image stack in the subject, are in each case acquired in different sweeps from the starting position to the end position and/or from the end position to the starting position.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150234025

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for determination of radio-frequency pulses

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for determination of radio-frequency pulses, a time-parallel transmission of a radio-frequency pulse influences the transverse magnetization of an object under examination in a specified spatial region. The spatial region is depicted as a vector and approximated by decomposition into a finite number of weighted basis functions of the decomposition. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150234024

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for acquisition of mr data of a two-dimensional volume segment

In a method for the acquisition of magnetic resonance (mr) data relating to a pre-determined two-dimensional volume segment of an examination object with an mr apparatus, a randomized determination of points to be sampled in the raw data space is made, such that the raw data space is undersampled when only the determined points to be sampled are then sampled. Mr data relating to the specified points to be sampled are acquired by operation of the mr apparatus. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150234023

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for acquiring magnetic resonance data of an examination object

In a method and apparatus for recording magnetic resonance data of an object to be examined, two-dimensional k-space is scanned along lines extending in a readout direction within an acquisition trajectory. Undersampling is carried out along at least some of the lines and, during an acquisition section proceeding through the entirety of k-space in the readout direction, multiple jumps occur as a result of gradient pulses in the phase coding direction perpendicular to the readout direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233881

Apparatus for determining properties of a dust mixture flowing through a cross-sectional area of a coal dust line

An apparatus for determining properties of a dust mixture flowing through a cross-sectional area of a coal dust line is provided. It has at least one sensor, which has at least one transmitting device for coupling electromagnetic and/or acoustic radiation into the dust mixture and at least one receiving device for generating a measuring signal on the basis of radiation reflected in the dust mixture or radiation transmitted by the dust mixture. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233421

Magnetic radial bearing with a rotor laminated in a star-shaped manner

The losses in a magnetic radial bearing are intended to be reduced. For this purpose, a magnetic radial bearing is provided with a stator and a rotor which is mounted rotatably in the stator, wherein the rotor has a shaft (7), the shaft (7) is surrounded by an annular laminate stack arrangement (5), and the laminate stack arrangement has individual laminates (6). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233415

Radial gas foil bearing

A radial gas foil bearing extending along a rotation axis including a carrier element provided with an opening extending along the axis, further including at least one foil extending circumferentially along a radial inner side of the opening of the carrier element, wherein the foil is attached to the carrier element is provided. In order to enable an easy manufacturing as well as safe operation it is proposed to provide at least one radial through hole in the carrier ring, wherein at least one fixation section of the foil is formed to be inserted into the through hole, wherein the fixation section and the through hole are made such that fixation section becomes by insertion into the through hole accessible from radial outside of the carrier element to be fixed to the carrier element.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233379

Integrally geared compressor with adjustable intermediate gearwheel

An integrally geared compressor including a casing, which can be separated at a separating joint into a first partial casing and a second partial casing, wherein the casing encloses a casing interior, a first shaft, which supports a first gearwheel and is mounted along a first axis in at least one first bearing, and a second shaft, which supports a second gearwheel and is mounted along a second axis in at least one third bearing is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233357

Bedplate of a wind turbine

The invention relates to a bedplate of a wind turbine comprising or made of a fiber-reinforced composite material.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233350

Method for setting a pitch reference point for a wind turbine blade on a rotor

A wind turbine blade (22) is cantilevered from a shaft (50) of a rotor (20). A pitch reference azimuth (74) of the blade may be located by generating a function (66, 67, 68, 69) of gravitational bending strain or moment magnitude of the blade versus pitch angle of the blade for a vector component (85, 86) of gravitational force (gf) relative to a predetermined transverse line (cl, 83) of the blade, such as a chord line, over a range of pitch angles of the blade. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150233345

Wind turbine blade

A wind turbine blade having a noise reducing device attached at its trailing edge including serrations, whereby the serrations and the trailing edge include an angle between 75° and 90° is provided. The wind turbine blade may be provided wherein the angle is between 80° and 90°. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150232999

Environmentally-friendly integrated installation for producing chemical and petrochemical products

An environmentally-friendly integrated installation includes a combined air separation and carbon dioxide capture installation and an electrolysis unit. In certain embodiments, the integrated installation additionally includes a unit for producing renewable energy. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150232191

Cooling system for components in (airborne) vehicle structures

The invention relates to a device for cooling a component (2) in a vehicle by means of a cooling air flow (4), wherein the device has at least one air inlet (11) and at least one air outlet (12), which are arranged such that the cooling air flow (4) is adjusted from the air inlet (11) to the air outlet (12) as a result of a difference in pressure produced during movement of the vehicle as a result of varying high flow velocities of the ambient air. The invention also relates to a method for cooling a component (2) in a vehicle by means of an above-named device.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150232109

Input of etcs data into a rail vehicle

A method for inputting etcs data into a rail vehicle inputs the etcs data by using an apparatus which is separate from the rail vehicle. The apparatus can, for example, be constructed to be mobile and the etcs data can be input flexibly at different locations and be transmitted to the rail vehicle, for example, by sms. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150231690

Method for producing a turbine rotor

A method of producing a turbine rotor, in particular a steam turbine rotor, is provided. A forged and machined existing steam turbine rotor having partially larger dimensions as dimensions of an intended rotor is provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/20/15 / #20150231679

Method for influencing the geometry of a rolled item in a controlled manner

A method influences the geometry of a rolled item in a controlled manner. In the method, the rolled item is transformed from an initial condition into an intermediate or final condition by rolling with the aid of a rolling stand having at least one processing assembly. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150229660

Method for monitoring security in an automation network, and automation network

An automation network includes a plurality of data processing devices that are connected to one another for data communication. At least one data processing device in a first state, from the plurality of data processing devices, is preconfigured such that it generates corresponding messages upon identifying one or more security-relevant events. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150229351

Method for radio transmission by ultra wideband transmission

Message symbols are sent radio transmission using an ultra wideband transmitter emitting a pulse-phase-modulated transmission signal that has isolated pulses, each of which has a time offset in relation to a time pattern, which time offset is dependent on a message symbol that the pulse represents. The transmission signal has a line spectrum having a multiplicity of modulated frequency lines. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150229184

Rotor of an electric machine, and electric machine

A rotor of an electric machine includes a rotor lamination stack connected to a rotor shaft for conjoint rotation therewith. The rotor lamination stack extends from a first axial face of the rotor lamination stack to a second axial face when viewed in the direction of an axis of rotation of the rotor lamination stack. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150228442

Device for producing x-ray radiation

A device for producing x-ray radiation including an anode with a target layer, a cathode for emitting an electron beam a deflection unit for deflecting the electron beam onto the target layer by means of an electric field and a focusing unit for focusing the electron beam is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150228441

Device comprising an anode for generating x-ray radiation

An anode for generating x-radiation having a holder and a target layer held by the holder, the target layer comprising a middle section and an edge section, is provided. The anode is provided for being exposed to an electron beam directed at the middle section of the target layer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150228433

Thermal trip device, switching device, thermal magnetic circuit breaker and method for protecting an electrical circuit from damage

A thermal trip device of a thermal magnet circuit breaker is disclosed for protecting an electrical circuit from damage by overload. A switching device including such a thermal trip device is also disclosed, for interrupting a current flow. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150228070

Method and system for automatic pelvis unfolding from 3d computed tomography images

A method and system for automatic pelvis unfolding from 3d computed tomography (ct) images is disclosed. A 3d medical image, such as a 3d ct image, is received. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150227769

Method and rfid writer-reader for selecting an rfid data carrier

A method and rfid writer-reader for selecting a rfid data carrier from a plurality of rfid data carriers detected by an rfid writer-reader, wherein the rfid data carrier of the rfid data carriers detected in productive operation is selected based on the respective degree of correspondence between sequences of actual values determined in productive operation that are compared with at least one sequence of setpoint values so as to reliably select a desired rfid data carrier even in difficult reception situations.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226824

Method and magnetic resonance system for generating mr images

In a method and a magnetic resonance (mr) system for generating mr images, mr data of a predetermined volume segment within an examination subject are acquired using the same measurement configuration of the mr system. A number of mr images are reconstructed from the mr data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226823

Method and device for controlling a magnetic resonance imaging system

In a magnetic resonance apparatus and a method for the operation thereof, a pulse sequence is employed that is composed of a number of pulse sequence segments, each including an excitation procedure and a readout procedure. For each of a number of slices of an examination subject that are to be simultaneously excited, the pulse sequence segment is repeated, as a pulse sequence segment pair, with a prephasing gradient pulse being generated between the respective excitations in the respective segments of the pair. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226822

Method and apparatus for automated determination of the resonance frequencies of protons for magnetic resonance examinations

In a method and magnetic resonance system for the automated determination of the resonance frequency or resonance frequencies of protons for magnetic resonance examinations, at least one signal is acquired and fourier transform to a spectrum. An automated analysis of the spectrum, that has three resonance peaks, is made with at least two cross-correlation coefficients of at least one model spectrum being determined with the measured spectrum. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226819

Method and magnetic resonance scanner for acquiring a magnetic resonance data set

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) scanner for acquiring an mr data set of multiple slices of a volume of interest of an examination object (patient), on receipt of a trigger signal relating to the patient's respiration and indicating the start of an acquisition time window, a fat saturation technique is begun and, in one of a number of acquisition blocks having a number of echo trains each relating to a single slice and a single portion of k-space, wherein all the echo trains of each individual acquisition block relate to different slices, magnetic resonance data for the different slices are acquired. A magnetic resonance image of each slice is determined for that slice by combining magnetic resonance data acquired in different acquisition blocks and relating to a portion of k-space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226589

X-ray based multiphase flow meter with energy resolving matrix detector

A method of x-ray based measurement of a multiphase flow components passing through a measurement tube comprises the steps of: directing a polychromatic photon beam generated by at least one x-ray source onto the measurement tube through which a multiphase flow is passed; locating a matrix detector behind the measurement tube along the beam, said matrix detector being a two-dimensional detecting structure comprising (mn) sensing elements and providing photon energy resolution, and exposing the measurement tube with multiphase flow by the x-ray pulses of a given duration and duty cycle; registering a polychromatic photon beam attenuated by said multiphase flow with an energy resolving matrix detector, whereas said matrix detector provides registration of a received photon beam according to different energy levels of the received photons and distribution of the received photons on energy levels according to spectral resolution of said matrix detector. A number of the energy levels registered by the matrix detector is defined as the ratio of maximum energy of the received photons to the spectral resolution of the array detector. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226500

Cogeneration power plant and method for operating a cogeneration power plant

A cogeneration power plant and a method for operating a cogeneration power plant are provided, with a working medium being additionally cooled by a suitable heat pump between an outlet of a thermal heating device and an inlet of a power generator of the cogeneration process. The thermal power obtained in this manner is again available for heating purposes within the heat cycle.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226484

Flicker reduction in electric arc furnaces by means of flicker prediction from the state determination in the initial phase of the smelting process

Flicker values to be expected may be determined and achieve a high probability from suitable state and operating variables which are acquired during the first minutes in the initial smelting phase. In this way, flicker can effectively be reduced and kept below predefined limiting values. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226336

Shaft seal arrangement

A shaft seal arrangement with a shaft extending along an axis and with a stator, wherein a rotating sealing ring is arranged on the shaft and a static sealing ring is arranged on the stator, wherein the rotating sealing ring has a rotating sealing surface and the stationary sealing ring has a stationary sealing surface, wherein these sealing surfaces are arranged in such a way that they are located opposite one another in a sealing manner in a substantially radial sealing plane, wherein the shaft seal arrangement is designed as a contactless gas seal, wherein at least one of the sealing surfaces has a nonrotationally symmetrical surface contouring the rotating sealing ring is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226183

Method and arrangement for controlling a wind turbine

A method of controlling a wind turbine having a rotor to which at least one rotor blade is connected, is provided herein. The method includes operating the rotor according to a first rotational speed reference; and operating the rotor according to a second rotational speed reference above the first rotational speed reference, if a fluctuation of an actual rotational speed of the rotor decreases below a fluctuation threshold and/or if a blade pitch angle of the rotor blade increases above a blade pitch angle threshold. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226180

Blade root section made of prestressed concrete

A root end device for a blade of a wind turbine is provided having a root end element including along a longitudinal extension a first axial end and a second axial end arranged opposed to the first axial end. The first axial end is coupleable to a hub of the wind turbine and the second axial end is coupleable to a blade section for transferring a compression force between the hub and blade section via the root end element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226090

Gas and steam turbine system having feed-water partial-flow degasser

A method for operating a gas and steam turbine system, in which, in an associated waste-heat steam generator, the heat contained in the expanded working medium of an associated gas turbine is utilized for the generation of steam for an associated steam turbine with at least one low-pressure part and one high-pressure part, the low-pressure part being assigned in the waste-heat steam generator a low-pressure stage with a low-pressure drum, gases dissolved in the water or steam being degassed essentially of steam for the low-pressure part from the low-pressure drum, and, to regulate degassing, steam production in the low-pressure drum being varied in that heat is displaced inside the waste-heat steam generator, the heat in the waste-heat steam generator being displaced in that less heat is extracted from the working medium in a medium-pressure stage or high-pressure stage of the gas and steam turbine system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226073

Turbine vane arrangement

A guide vane arrangement of a gas turbine and a method of manufacturing a guide vane arrangement of a gas turbine are provided herein. The guide vane arrangement includes a first guide vane device including a first radially inner platform and a first number of first airfoils, and a second guide vane device including a second radially inner platform and a second number of second airfoils. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150226072

Welded dual chamber impingement tube

A tube for being installed into a guide vane of a turbine is provided herein. The tube includes a tube wall for forming a fluid channel and a dividing wall which is arranged inside the fluid channel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150225834

Boronizing composition and method for surface treatment of steels

Disclosed are new boronizing compositions consisting of boron fluoride and boron oxide, borax, or an iron boride. The compositions reduce the heating temperature and time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150225003

Control of a rail vehicle

An infill balise is provided for making available a state of a route component (for example of a signal) which lies ahead in the direction of travel of a rail line. Depending on a state of the route component, the infill balise brings about a change of the european train control system (etcs) mode of a rail vehicle if the rail vehicle is in a manual travel mode or is not in a monitored travel mode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150224882

Charging device for inductive charging

A charging device for inductively charging a drive battery of an electrically-drivable vehicle includes a primary coil, which can be moved in a first direction towards a secondary coil of the vehicle by a pressurized medium. The primary coil is disposed on a holding device which is at least partially elastic. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150224880

Drive method with shifting of the switching frequency and drive device

A method for driving a vehicle comprising at least two motors is provided. If a plurality of motors are fed from an intermediate circuit via inverters, the current in the intermediate circuit has a plurality of harmonics (−5th, −3th, −1st, +1st, +3rd, +5th). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150224576

Production of a refractory metal component

The embodiments relate to a method for the production of a refractory metal component by casting. The method includes providing a slip that contains a powder including at least one refractory metal or a compound thereof, in addition to at least one binding agent. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150223773

Method and apparatus for image fusion based planning of c-arm angulation for structural heart disease

A method and system for determining an angulation of a c-arm image acquisition system for a cardiac intervention is disclosed. A 3d ultrasound image including a cardiac region is received. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/13/15 / #20150223737

In vivo determination of a blood value

A device is provided for in vivo determination of at least one blood value within an object to be examined. The device includes a catheter-shaped carrier that may be inserted into the object to be examined. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150222568

Interference-immune transmission of data messages in a communications network

A communications network includes a plurality of network components that are interconnected for exchanging data messages (data telegrams). The network has a first and a second partial network and each network component is connected to the two partial networks. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150222161

Device comprising an electric machine with a lightweight design

A machine comprising a base body and an electric machine is provided. The electric machine includes a stator pack and a rotor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150222153

Rotor of an electric machine, and electric machine

A rotor of an electric machine includes a rotor lamination stack connected to a rotor shaft for conjoint rotation therewith. The rotor lamination stack extends from a first axial face of the rotor lamination stack to a second axial face when viewed in the direction of an axis of rotation of the rotor lamination stack. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150221997

Temperature control system for a high-temperature battery or a high-temperature electrolyzer

A control system for controlling the temperature in a high-temperature battery to which hot air is supplied via an air duct system or in a high-temperature electrolyzer to which hot air is supplied via an air duct system is provided. The control system includes at least two temperature probes designed to detect the temperature at two different points in the air duct system, at least one first air-conditioning unit for physically conditioning the air, mounted in the air duct system upstream of the high-temperature battery or high-temperature electrolyzer, and a recirculation duct which recirculates hot air discharged from the high-temperature battery or high-temperature electrolyzer to a point in the air duct system upstream of the high-temperature battery or high-temperature electrolyzer and feeds the hot air back into the air duct system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150221406

X-ray radiation detector, ct system and related method

A direct-converting x-ray radiation detector is disclosed for detecting x-ray radiation, in particular for use in a ct system. In an embodiment, the detector includes a semiconductor material used for detecting the x-ray radiation; at least one collimator; and at least one radiation source, to irradiate the semiconductor material with additional radiation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150221124

Iterative reconstruction of image data in ct

A method and calculation unit are disclosed for reconstructing an image from measured projection data. In an embodiment, the method includes reconstructing an initial image from the projection data via back-projection; dividing the initial image into contiguous blocks of voxels; defining groups of voxels, wherein each group is defined by selecting one voxel from each block, each voxel having the same position relative to the other voxels within its block; updating the voxel values for all voxels within one group by minimizing a function consisting of a weighted sum of a first term representing the geometry of the data acquisition process, and a second regularization term; and repeating the updating of the voxel values for all voxels within one group until all groups have been updated at least once.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150221067

Isotropic reconstruction of image data

An example of the invention relates to a method for the multidimensional reconstruction of image data in a reconstruction area based on projection measurement data which has been acquired using an imaging system, preferably a computed tomography system, wherein the reconstruction is carried out in three different spatial directions with predefined resolution widths; a resolution width in at least one spatial direction being automatically adapted to a resolution width in another spatial direction, such that the adapted resolution widths are substantially identical.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150219774

Method and device for determining the x-ray radiation attenuation caused by the object to be examined

An embodiment of the invention relates to the use of the spectral composition of x-ray radiation in addition to the intensity thereof in order to determine the attenuation caused by an object. Another aspect of an embodiment of the invention is a device, particularly a radiation monitor for an x-ray or ct system, which is suitable for performing the aforementioned procedure according to an embodiment of the invention.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150219737

Magnetic resonance radiofrequency antenna unit and a magnetic resonance device having the local magnetic resonance radiofrequency antenna unit, as well as a method for calculating attenuation values of a local magnetic resonance radiofrequency antenna unit for a magnetic resonance examination combined with a pet examination

A magnetic resonance radiofrequency antenna unit is disclosed, including at least one antenna element and an antenna housing enclosing the antenna element. In at least one embodiment, the magnetic resonance radiofrequency antenna unit includes at least one marking element, wherein the at least one marking element is embodied to transmit magnetic resonance signals during a magnetic resonance measurement.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150219578

Thermal conductivity detector

A thermal conductivity detector includes at least four detector components that are arranged in receptacles of a thermal conduction block in a circle around a center axis of the thermal conduction block. The thermal conduction block comprises a central portion along the axis, the cross-axial dimensions of the central portion being less than the diameter of the circle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150219504

Sensor and method for determining a temperature

A sensor for determining a temperature is provided, having a first insulating layer made of a first dielectric, which layer is arranged between a first and a second conductive layer made of a conductive material, and having a second insulating layer made of a second dielectric, which layer is arranged between the second and a third conductive layer made of a conductive material, wherein the first and the second dielectric have a different temperature dependency of the respective permittivity thereof. A method for determining a temperature by such a sensor is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150219159

Bearing having a raceway with high chromium content

A bearing for a wind turbine is provided. The bearing includes an inner ring and an outer ring concentrically arranged about an axis of rotation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150218969

Method for charging and discharging a heat accumulator and system for storing and releasing thermal energy suitable for said method

A method for charging and discharging a heat accumulator in a charge cycle and in a discharge cycle is provided. The discharging takes place by means of a steam turbine which has a high-pressure part and a low-pressure part. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150218868

Hatch actuating arrangement for actuating a hatch of a hatch device

A hatch actuating arrangement for actuating a hatch of a hatch device, with the hatch device being adapted to be disposed or being disposed within a tower structure, particularly a tower structure of a wind turbine is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150218471

Cooling and scrubbing of a crude gas from entrained flow gasification

An apparatus for a three-stage cooling and scrubbing system for the treatment of hot crude gases and liquid slag downstream of an entrained flow gasification. Crude gas and slag are firstly cooled and prescrubbed in a first stage by injection of water from ring and/or wall nozzles into a free quench space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150217786

Exit system, in particular emergency exit system, for a rail vehicle

An exit system, in particular an emergency exit system, for a rail vehicle has a fixture device and a ladder-like exit and/or descent aid that is removably fastened to the fixture device for exiting and descending from an exit opening leading from the interior of the rail vehicle to the vehicle exterior. Accordingly, the fixture device and the exit and/or descent aid fastened to the fixture device are formed from an interior furnishing object of the rail vehicle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150217405

Laser sintering technique for manufacturing items on a movable sintering platform

A laser sintering device and a laser sintering method are provided. The laser sintering device includes a laser source and a sintering platform. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150217316

Measurement and protective apparatus for coating processes

Due to the mechanical decoupling of protection device and weighing device, it is possible for the first time to measure the blade weight during the coating process.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150217135

Method and device for determining an irradiation plan for a particle irradiation unit

An irradiation plan for a particle irradiation unit is determined in a first run based on a specified target volume in a test object and a specified dose distribution to apply the particle beam in the target volume. The target volume includes a plurality of isoenergy layers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/06/15 / #20150216485

Direct converversion x-ray detector, ct system, and associated procedure

A direct conversion x-ray detector for the detection of x-rays includes at least a semiconductor used for detecting x-rays, which has areas that are shaded against x-rays and unshaded areas, a pixelated electrode attached to the semiconductor and an all-over electrode attached to the semiconductor opposite the pixelated electrode, and at least one light source to illuminate the all-over electrode with additional light radiation for the purpose of generating additional charge carriers. In an embodiment, the at least one light source is designed such that the shaded areas are irradiated with a different intensity of the additional light radiation than are the unshaded areas. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150215392

Method for starting up at least one functional device, and rail vehicle system

A method starts up a functional device in a first rail vehicle of a vehicle system containing a plurality of rail vehicles. The functional device is operable on the basis of a functional data set. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150215321

Authorising a user by means of a portable communications terminal

A method and system for authorizing a user at a field device by a portable communications device. A first information is acquired by the portable communications device for identifying the field device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150215301

Authentication of a first device by a switching center

A method, a first device, and a switching center are described. A first device is authenticated by a switching center inside a network taking into account the use of additional (e.g., virtual) network interfaces. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150215238

Network switch and method of operating a communication network

A network switch includes: a plurality of communication ports, each communication port of the plurality of communication ports having a first electrical output terminal and a second electrical output terminal configured for providing an electrical output signal between the first electrical output terminal and the second electrical output terminal. The network switch is configured to electrically switch off the electrical output signal of at least one communication port of the plurality of communication ports.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150215232

Method for updating message filter rules of a network access control unit of an industrial communication network address management unit, and converter unit

Method and system of updating message filter rules of a network access control unit of an industrial communication network. At least one address-based message filter rule is assigned to the first communication device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150214810

Cooling jacket

A cooling jacket for cooling using a fluid includes an inner part, an outer jacket that extends in an axial direction and surrounds the inner part in a cross-sectional plane perpendicular to the axial direction, and a duct for holding the fluid. A first boundary of the duct an outer surface of the inner part, while a second boundary of the duct (includes an inner surface of the outer jacket. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150214790

Device comprising an electric machine with a lightweight design

The invention relates to a device comprising a base body (i). A stator pack (4) of an electric machine (2) is connected to the base body (i) by means of a connecting structure (5). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150214716

Electrical protective arrangement for an electrical installation, and associated method

An electrical protective arrangement for an electrical installation has a fault current protection apparatus with a detection device for sensing a fault current and an evaluation device for comparing the sensed fault current with a threshold value. A tripping signal is output by the evaluation device if the sensed fault current exceeds the threshold value. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150214715

Residual current protection device and electrical protection configuration for external actuation of an electromagnetic release

A compact residual current protection device is connected to a circuit breaker or a load break switch for external tripping and includes a detection device for detecting a residual current and a tripping device which is actuable by the detection device for tripping the circuit breaker as a result of actuation by the tripping device. A connection device is connected to the tripping device for connecting a switching device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150214657

Connection system

A connection system includes a first connection module and a second connection module, which each have a first connection devices, the first connection module including a second connection device and the second connection module including a third connection device. There is a direct electrical connection between the first connection device of the connection module and the accommodated device and a direct mechanical connection between the connection module and the accommodated device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150213994

X-ray tube unit

An x-ray tube unit includes an x-ray tube unit housing, in which a vacuum housing is disposed, which includes a high-voltage component. The vacuum housing includes an insulating medium circulating in the x-ray tube unit housing flowing around it. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150213954

Capacitor and a method for producing a capacitor

The embodiments to a method for producing a capacitor, (e.g., a cylindrical capacitor). The method includes: a) providing a main body; b) producing a layer system on the main body, the layer system including at least two electrically conductive layers each layer galvanically separated from the other layer by at least one dielectric layer, the at least one dielectric layer being produced from at least one green film; and c) sintering the layer system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150213925

Surge arrester comprising traction elements maintained by loops

A surge arrester has several tensioning elements which brace the discharge column in the axial direction. One or more loop arrangements radially surround the tensioning elements. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150213646

Method and system for constructing personalized avatars using a parameterized deformable mesh

A method and apparatus for generating a 3d personalized mesh of a person from a depth camera image for medical imaging scan planning is disclosed. A depth camera image of a subject is converted to a 3d point cloud. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150212504

Method for providing functions within an industrial automation system, and industrial automation system

Method of providing functions within an industrial automation system and an industrial automation system thereof. Functions of the automation system are made available by web applications that are combined by the client during control program execution to form interlinked web applications. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150212276

Display element for an electronic module and electronic module

A display element for an electronic module configured as an optical waveguide arrangement is provided. The display element includes a first optical waveguide part with a first light-receiving surface and a first light-emitting surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150212215

Detection of x-rays, and x-ray detector system

A method is disclosed for detecting x-rays using an x-ray detector which includes a direct-conversion semiconductor detector element. Additional radiation is supplied to the semiconductor detector element using a radiation source, and the supply of the additional radiation is controlled and/or regulated on the basis of a specified target value. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150212181

Correction method and apparatus for magnetic resonance diffusion weighted imaging image

In a correction method and apparatus for a magnetic resonance diffusion weighted imaging image, a diffusion weighted imaging image is corrected based on a launch site correction factor and/or a receiving field correction factor. The launch site correction factor is used for correcting inhomogeneity of a launch site, and the receiving field correction factor is used for correcting inhomogeneity of a receiving field. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150212178

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging, an inverse recovery pulse is emitted and execution of an image acquisition sequence wherein, magnetic resonance image data are received is begun after a delayed recovery time of the inverse recovery pulse. A magnetic resonance image is reconstructed from the acquired magnetic resonance image data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150212171

Method and apparatus for acquiring a magnetic resonance image data set and magnetic resonance device

In a method and apparatus for acquiring a magnetic resonance image data set of a scan area of an examination subject, the image data are acquired with a magnetic resonance apparatus having a transmitter coil that emits a radio-frequency signal having at least two transmission channels so that different polarizations of the radio-frequency signal are produced, and a magnetic resonance sequence is used to acquire raw data for the magnetic resonance image data set, wherein raw data are acquired during at least two scanning operations with the magnetic resonance sequence, with different polarizations of the radio-frequency signals being used for at least two of the at least two scanning operations, following which the magnetic resonance image data set is determined by averaging the raw data.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150211932

Method for checking the serviceability of point heaters of a rail network

A method for checking the serviceability of a heater of a set of switch points of a rail network includes determining the position of the switch points, detecting the thermal radiation emitted by the switch points, and transmitting the value of the measured thermal radiation and/or a value derived therefrom to a maintenance control center.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150211496

Damper of a wind turbine

A damper of a wind turbine, wherein the damper is suited for damping a movement of the wind turbine is provided. The damper includes a container and a liquid, wherein the liquid is located inside the container. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150211495

Coated component of a wind turbine

A component with a coating, wherein the component is a part of a wind turbine, the component is in contact with a lubricant and the lubricant comprises atomic hydrogen, is provided. The coating at least partly covers a surface of the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150211490

Cooling arrangement

A cooling arrangement realised for use with a direct-drive wind turbine with an outside rotor carrying a plurality of magnets, which cooling arrangement comprises a number of exterior cooling elements arranged about an exterior of the outside rotor, wherein a cooling element is realised to guide a cooling airflow over the outside rotor and to transfer heat from the magnets to the cooling airflow is provided. The embodiments of the invention further describes a direct-drive wind turbine comprising an outside rotor carrying a plurality of magnets, and a cooling arrangement according to any of claims 1 to 14 for transferring heat from the magnets to an exterior cooling airflow.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150211487

Dual purpose slat-spoiler for wind turbine blade

An aerodynamic slat (30) mounted over a forward suction side (40) of a wind turbine blade (22) and a mechanism (51a-f) that closes or reduces a gap (31) between slat and blade. The slat may pivot to reduce the gap, or the gap may be reduced by a device such as an extendable gate (58), or butterfly plate (59), or damper plate (60). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150211385

Fluid dynamics machine comprising a rotor and a housing

A steam turbine having a rotor and a housing is provided herein, wherein the bearing for supporting the rotor is arranged in front of the last vane stage.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150210303

Local operation of a component of a railway track system

A component of a railway track system is locally operated. The railway track system is operated while local operation of a component of the railway track system is enabled. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150210296

Rail vehicle comprising an inner tank

A rail vehicle has a internal tank installed. A connection opening is provided on a base of the tank into which a tank closure can be inserted from the outside of the tank. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150209784

Arrangement for quantifying cells of a cell suspension

The embodiments relate to an arrangement for quantifying cells of a cell suspension and enriching marked cells. The arrangement includes a fluid channel for routing the cell suspension with a first cross-section and a magnetic sensor on the fluid channel for counting magnetically marked cells in the cell suspension. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/30/15 / #20150208930

Method and medical imaging facility for determining perfusion

In a method and apparatus for determining perfusion within a tissue region of the human or animal body, the tissue region being supplied by at least two input vessels, a time series of perfusion measurements is acquired, a first concentration/time curve at a first input vessel is determined, a second concentration/time curve at a second input vessel is determined, and a third concentration/time curve in the tissue region is determined. A weighting factor of the supply to the tissue region by the first input vessel and/or the second input vessel is determined by maximizing a residue function that is a function of the weighting factor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150208180

Dual antenna system and method for charging one or more hearing aids

. . To make the charging of hearing aids more convenient, a charging device for wirelessly charging a hearing aid is provided. The charging device has a cylindrical container, an integrated antenna for generating an alternating magnetic field in the container in the event of electrical excitation, and a charging circuit which can be used to electrically excite the antenna. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150207538

Automatic configuration of a device for communication

A method for configuring a device to receive an electrical input signal includes: generating the electrical input signal in compliance with a predetermined communication technology; performing a measurement of the electrical input signal; selecting, based on a result of the measurement, the predetermined communication technology for receiving the electrical input signal at the device from a plurality of available communication technologies supported by the device; and actuating the device to receive the electrical input signal according to the predetermined communication technology.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150207385

Inspection device for a machine

An electric machine such as for example, an electric generator, is provided having a lock system which enables a monitoring device to be housed in the machine such that the generator is not required to be purged. The machine, which can be filled with a gas, with a housing, wherein a first chamber is arranged on the housing, wherein a first flap valve is arranged between the housing and the first chamber, creating a fluidic connection between said housing and first chamber, and a second chamber which is arranged on the first chamber, wherein a second flap valve is arranged between the first and the second chambers, creating a fluidic connection between said first chamber and second chamber, wherein a monitoring device for inspection purposes is provided in the housing.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150207382

Power station arrangement with high-temperature storage unit

A power station arrangement is provided having an energy generation unit for generating useful thermal energy on the basis of physical and/or chemical processes, a high-temperature storage unit to be at least partially supplied with heat for regular operation, particularly a metal oxide/air storage unit, and a piping system for thermally coupling the energy generation unit to the high temperature storage unit.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150207378

Cooling jacket comprising a sealing means

A cooling jacket includes a jacket having an axial end provided with an opening, and a sealing structure which is arranged in the opening. A member selected from the group consisting of the jacket and the sealing structure has a radial deformation to connect the jacket to the sealing structure. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150207310

Direct current voltage switch for switching a direct current in a branch of a direct current voltage network node

A device switches a direct current in a branch of a direct current voltage network node. The device contains a constant current path extending between two connection terminals, in which a mechanical switch is disposed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150207265

Underwater connecting apparatus and assemblies

An underwater connecting apparatus is provided. The underwater connecting apparatus includes a flexible diaphragm defining a wall of a chamber for receiving therein an electrical conductor and for containing an electrically insulating material around the conductor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150206688

Thermal trip device, switching device, thermal magnetic circuit breaker and method for protecting an electric circuit

A thermal trip device, of a thermal magnet circuit breaker is disclosed for protecting an electrical circuit from damage by overload, a switching device and a thermal magnetic circuit breaker including at least the thermal trip device are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the thermal trip device includes at least a bimetal element arranged with a first end at a current conductive element to conduct electrical current and arranged with a second end at a tripping slide adapted to interrupting a current flow. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150206667

Method for closing a switch and switch for performing the method

An embodiment relates to a method for closing a switch and a switch for performing the method, the switch having a stationary switch contact including a stationary contact face, a movable switch contact including a movable contact face parallel to the stationary contact face and lying under pressure against the stationary contact face in the closed state, and an elastic transversal offset of the contact faces which ensures that pressure is applied when the contact surfaces lie against each other. To guarantee closing during a short-circuit, a displaceable counter-pressure element is provided which presses against the movable contact face in the open position and at least reduces the transversal offset. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150206630

Surge arrester for high voltages

An overvoltage arrester for high voltages having a high-voltage terminal that is connected to an arrester block forming a nonlinear resistor, and a temperature sensor for detecting the temperature of the arrester block. In order to enable a simple and reliable detection of the temperature of the arrester block continually during the operation thereof, the temperature sensor detects a change of the longitudinal extent of the arrester block.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150205893

Method and simulation arrangement for simulating an automated industrial plant

A method for simulation of an automated industrial plant simulated in a plant model divided into a plurality of submodels, where the submodels are modeled with a behavior description comprising a calculation algorithm or a mathematical equation, each submodel is connected into the plant model with at least one submodel, where the plant model or the submodels are translated in preparation for the simulation by a translation run into a form which is executable by a computer system, an execution sequence of the submodels is defined, the submodels are expanded by run time models having a calculation time assigned to a respective submodel, where an overall calculation time of the plant model is derived and graphically presented in the granularity of the calculation times of the submodels based on the execution sequence and the expanded submodels to provide a detection and localization of real-time-critical execution paths in the plant model.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204959

Optimization of a magnetic resonance sequence of a magnetic resonance apparatus

In a method to optimize a magnetic resonance sequence of a magnetic resonance apparatus, a method to operate a magnetic resonance apparatus, and a sequence optimization unit, and a magnetic resonance apparatus and an encoded storage medium that implement such a method, a magnetic resonance sequence is adopted as a starting sequence that includes multiple gradient pulses, the multiple gradient pulses occurring respectively on multiple gradient axes, and the multiple gradient axes each including a number of fixed point time intervals that are to be left unchanged and a number of modifiable time intervals that may be optimized. The gradient pulses on the multiple gradient axes are separately analyzed to identify the fixed point time intervals of the multiple gradient axes and the modifiable time intervals of the multiple gradient axes in the starting magnetic resonance sequence. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204955

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for correction of a b0 map for chemical shifts

In a method for correction of a b0 field map measured with a magnetic resonance device, that describes deviations from a nominal field strength in the homogeneity area of the magnetic resonance device by deviations from a nominal frequency for protons bonded to water, the deviations being represented as larmor frequency values for different picture elements shifted by chemical shifts, the b0 field map is recorded with spins of the fat and water protons not in phase. The b0 field map is segmented by evaluating the differences of the larmor frequency values of adjacent picture elements of the b0 field map in at least two contiguous clusters. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204918

Magnetizing inrush current detection method, magnetizing inrush current restraint method and device

A method for detecting a magnetizing inrush current of a transformer includes the steps of obtaining a difference current for each ac phase of a transformer and calculating, for each ac phase, at least two factors for waveform symmetry recognition, on the basis of the difference currents obtained within one period. For each type of factor, one obtains the maximum value of the three factors corresponding to the three ac phases, to serve as a maximum phase factor of that factor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204779

Method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a measuring gas

A method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a measuring gas. An absorption line of the gas component is varied as a function of the wavelength of the light of a wavelength-tunable light source within a periodically sequential scanning interval. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204760

Method for monitoring the operation of a gas turbine

A method for monitoring the operation of a gas turbine is provided, in which component vibrations are detected during the operation of the gas turbine by an acceleration sensor arranged on the component, a plurality of signal sections being determined by a plurality of frequency bands fb from the signal forwarded and processed by the acceleration sensor. To avoid an unnecessary shutdown of the gas turbine to perform an inspection which subsequently proves unnecessary, thereby increasing the availability of the gas turbine, a total vibration period is determined by adding together the vibration periods of signal sections during which the amplitudes of the signal sections concerned are greater than a frequency band-specific threshold.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204486

Operating gas system for an underwater vehicle, method for operating such an operating gas system and an underwater vehicle having such an operating gas system

An operating gas system for an underwater vehicle, particularly for a submarine or an unmanned underwater vehicle, includes a fuel cell system and an operating gas vessel connected in terms of flow to the fuel cell system. In order to achieve simple and efficient storage of boil-off gasses, a gas-receiving device is also provided and is connected to the operating gas vessel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204308

Brake system for a wind turbine generator

A component for a brake system for a wind turbine generator is provided. The generator including a stator assembly, a rotor assembly and a rotation axis, wherein the rotor assembly includes an outer portion which is located radially outward of the stator assembly is provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204213

Rotor pivoting system

A rotor pivoting system (1) for setting a rotor (2) upright, for the purpose of maintenance and/or repair work: a turning pedestal (9) having a pivoting device (10), and at least one bearing pedestal (11) for supporting the rotor when not upright; a heavy-duty stand (3) with a multiplicity of vertically extendable supporting feet (4, 5) which receive the turning pedestal and the bearing pedestal and is transportable and introduces forces occurring when a rotor arranged on the turning pedestal (9) and the bearing pedestal (11) is being set upright, via the supporting feet (4, 5), into a base on which said stand is positioned. Also, a method for carrying out maintenance and/or repair work on a rotor (2) of a machine using a rotor pivoting system (1) according to the invention.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204209

De-lamination indicator

An indicator device for detecting a delamination of a composite material, including detecting a delamination of a composite material of a wind turbine or a wind turbine rotor blade is provided. The indicator device includes: a first part, a second part and an electric circuit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204207

Turbomachine component marking

A system for indicating wear of a turbomachine is provided herein. An embodiment of the system includes a turbomachine component, an indicating layer which is formed on the surface of the turbomachine component, and a top layer which covers the indicating layer, such that the indicating layer becomes optically detectable if the top layer is worn out by wear due to exposure of a working fluid or is fretted by fretting due to a contact of the turbomachine component with a further turbomachine component.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150204197

Airfoil leading edge chamber cooling with angled impingement

An airfoil cooling arrangement (12), including: a leading edge chamber (54) configured to cool an interior surface (68) of an airfoil; and an impingement orifice (60) configured to direct an impingement jet (64) toward an impingement location (66) disposed on the interior surface and offset from a camber line (28) of the airfoil the airfoil cooling arrangement is effective to guide post impingement cooling fluid along the interior surface, through a leading portion (76) of the leading edge chamber, and then back toward a trailing edge (22) of the airfoil in a helical motion (114). A stagnation region (104) is formed adjacent the interior surface and on a trailing edge side of the impingement location, and a relatively high static pressure associated therewith is effective to contribute to the helical motion (114) of the post impingement cooling fluid within the leading edge chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150203131

Single-shell floor profile for a rail vehicle

A single-shell floor profile for a rail vehicle includes a floor plate and at least one reinforcing element, in which the reinforcing element runs parallel to the longitudinal axis of the vehicle and forms a hollow chamber profile with the floor plate.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150203130

Hollow-chamber profile floor for a rail vehicle

A hollow-chamber profile floor for a rail vehicle includes an upper floor and a lower floor which are connected to one another by struts and/or posts extending between the upper floor and lower floor. The spacing between the upper floor and the lower floor corresponds to a first value in a first region and the spacing between the upper floor and lower floor corresponds to a second value in a second region, and the first spacing value is less than the second spacing value.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150202570

Method for reducing the concentration of nitrogen dioxide

The present invention concerns a method for reducing the concentration of nitrogen oxide in an exhaust gas from an incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons or hydrocarbon mixtures using a catalyst for reducing nitrogen dioxide by oxidising non-combusted hydrocarbons or hydrocarbon mixtures, a device for reducing the concentration of nitrogen dioxide in an exhaust gas from an incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons or hydrocarbon mixtures using a catalyst for reducing nitrogen dioxide by oxidising non-combusted hydrocarbons or hydrocarbon mixtures, and a system comprising said device.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150201881

Method and device for assisting in the assessment of rheumatism treatments

A method is disclosed for determining analysis information supporting a user assessing the effect of a biological agent on the treatment of a rheumatic disease. The method includes, subsequent to starting the administration of the biological agent: recording a first morphological magnetic resonance imaging record of at least one target joint using a first magnetic resonance sequence; recording a second magnetic resonance imaging record showing the blood flow through the target joint by perfusion imaging using a second magnetic resonance sequence; determining at least a first measuring parameter related to the morphology of the joint by analysis of the first magnetic resonance imaging record and at least a second measuring parameter describing the blood flow in the target joint by analysis of the second magnetic resonance imaging record; and automatic determination of the analysis information from the first and the second measuring parameter.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/23/15 / #20150201863

Method and apparatus for determination of a suitable table position for an mr examination step

In a method and apparatus to determine a suitable table position for an examination step in a magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus, the patient table is moved to a first table position and a first measurement volume is selected. Adjustment measurements to adjust components of the mr apparatus to the first measurement volume are implemented and the measurement results are stored. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150201165

Surveillance of a railway track

. . A method for surveillance of a railroad track includes equipping rail vehicles which run on the railroad track with a recording unit which takes images of the railroad track or the surroundings thereof. The images are saved and automatically processed or analyzed for specific incidents by using image detection procedures. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150200581

Monitoring system for an electric machine

A monitoring system for monitoring an electric machine is provided. A mini-camera for observing the electric machine is arranged inside the electric machine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150200574

Reduction of the electrical resistance for an electric machine having windings arranged in grooves

An electric machine has grooves and windings, divided into strands, of electrical conductors. At least one strand has a number s of coils connected in series and arranged in the grooves. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150200572

Rotor assembly, electromechanical transducer and wind turbine

A rotor assembly for an electromechanical transducer is provided. The rotor assembly comprises a mechanical support structure and a magnet arrangement having a first magnetic component part and a second magnetic component part. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150200543

Reconnecting a wind power plant to a utility grid

It is described a method for coupling plural wind turbines to a utility grid after the wind turbines have been disconnected from the utility grid, the method comprising: closing a main breaker arranged between the utility grid and a main transformer resulting in reactive current flowing from the utility grid to the main transformer; closing a first feeder switch arranged between the main transformer and a first group of wind turbines of the plural wind turbines; selecting a first reference voltage; operating first converters of the first group of wind turbines in a voltage control mode according to the first reference voltage; and closing a second feeder switch.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150200538

Protection device with communication bus fault diagnosis function, system and method

A method is disclosed for diagnosing faults on a communication bus used to transmit zone selective interlocking signals in a power distribution network. The method includes configuring interfaces of all protection devices connected to the same communication bus to be input ports within a first diagnosis time period; detecting, at each protection device connected to the communication bus, an input signal received by the input port thereof; and if abnormality is detected in the input signal, the protection device issuing a first alert associated with the corresponding interface.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150199601

Product with applied, visible product information and method for applying visible product information to a product

A product has applied visible product information. In order to be able to undertake updates of the product information of such a product in a relatively simple manner, the product is equipped with an electronic monitor or screen for displaying the product information. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150199225

Zone selective interlocking device

A zone selective interlocking device includes a first port, a second port, an input bus, an output bus and a query signal receiving branch. The first and second port each are switchable between two states, connected to the input bus and connected to the output bus, and the zone selective interlocking device is operable in a first mode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150198724

X-ray device and x-ray detector for an x-ray device

An x-ray device according to an embodiment of the invention includes an x-ray detector including a number of detector elements, the detector elements being subdivided into at least two subgroups, each of spatially linked detector elements. The x-ray device or the x-ray detector includes a voltage supply unit for providing a fundamental voltage. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150198688

Resolution enhancement of diffusion imaging biomarkers in magnetic resonance imaging

Resolution is enhanced for diffusion mr imaging. The tensors modeling the underlying water diffusion in brain tissues are used to interpolate other diffusion tensors, providing higher resolution diffusion biomarker images. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150198687

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging, in order to enable improved saturation of magnetic resonance signals during an acquisition sequence, the acquisition sequence includes a readout block set with multiple readout blocks, a readout saturation pulse set with multiple readout saturation pulses, and an intermediate saturation pulse set with one or more intermediate saturation pulses, wherein the readout saturation pulse set is disjoint from the intermediate saturation pulse set, at least one readout block of the readout block set includes a readout saturation pulse of the readout saturation pulse set, and at least one intermediate saturation pulse of the intermediate saturation pulse set takes place between two successive readout blocks of the readout block set.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150198686

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging, in order to improve saturation of magnetic resonance signals during an acquisition sequence, the acquisition sequence includes at least one acquisition cycle, that includes: a preparation pulse set with a number of preparation pulses, a saturation pulse set that is disjoint from the preparation pulse set, with a number of saturation pulses, and a readout block set with a number of readout blocks. The acquisition cycle is temporally divided into a preparation phase and a readout phase, wherein the readout phase is temporally delimited from the preparation phase, and the readout phase follows the preparation phase in the acquisition cycle, and wherein the preparation phase includes at least one preparation pulse of the preparation pulse set, at least one saturation pulse of the saturation pulse set and no readout block of the readout block set, and the readout phase includes at least one saturation pulse of the saturation pulse set and at least one readout block of the readout block set.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150198587

Detecting cells in a cell suspension

The embodiments relate to an arrangement for quantifying cells. The arrangement includes a magnetic field-sensitive sensor having a first and second pair of sensor elements. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150198048

Method for producing a stator blade and stator blade

A method for producing a turbine vane with a vane airfoil and a vane root is provided to achieve a higher efficiency for a turbine. The method includes: a) production of a vane airfoil and a vane root as separate parts; b) introduction of a cooling air opening into the vane airfoil; and c) joining the vane airfoil and vane root together after step b).. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150197198

Vehicle with telescopable entry ladder

A vehicle which can be accessed in a comfortable manner includes an entry door and an entry ladder which is disposed on the vehicle below the entry door and which can be elongated, extended or lengthened at the side of the ladder facing away from the entry door. This is achieved by a drive which converts the entry ladder from a retracted position into an extended position.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150196367

Medical device

An embodiment of the invention relates to a medical device with a tubular interior space for accommodating the subject to be examined, a cladding of the tubular interior space facing towards the subject to be examined and a device for lighting the tubular interior space, which includes at least one lamp. The lamp is mounted on the side of the cladding of the tubular interior space facing towards the subject to be examined and forms the tunnel contour of the tubular interior space.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/16/15 / #20150196266

Method for carrying out a positron emission tomography

A method is disclosed for carrying out a positron emission tomography of an examination object in a hybrid system. In n consecutive time intervals, the following is carried out. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150195966

Allocation of printed circuit boards on fitting lines

A fitting system is provided that includes a plurality of fitting lines for fitting printed circuit boards with electronic components. A method for allocating printed circuit boards to the fitting lines includes: (1) determining requirements for fitting each of a plurality of printed circuit boards with allocated components; and (2) allocating the printed circuit boards to fitting lines under predetermined conditions by integral linear programming. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150195965

Allocation of printed circuit boards to fitting lines

A fitting system includes a plurality of fitting lines for fitting printed circuit boards with electronic components. A method for allocating printed circuit boards to the fitting lines includes determining requirements for fitting each of a plurality of printed circuit boards with components with which the plurality of printed circuit boards are to be fitted, determining an amount of printed circuit boards of which the component variances exceed a predetermined value, each component variance representing the number of different components with which a printed circuit board is to be fitted, and allocating the printed circuit boards to the fitting lines under the predetermined conditions via integral linear programming, such that the printed circuit boards of the amount are distributed as uniformly as possible over the fitting lines.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150194885

Method for producing an output voltage and assembly for performing the method

In a method for generating with a modular multilevel power converter (m2c) having a plurality of sub-modules a frequency-variable output voltage, the sub-modules are switched on and off to generate from an input voltage discrete voltage steps approximating an approximately sinusoidal alternating output voltage having a first angular frequency located between a zero frequency and a second angular frequency, and the input voltage is controlled or regulated as a function of the first angular frequency so as to be located between a lower angular frequency, which is equal to or greater than the zero frequency, and a third angular frequency, such that the input voltage increases with increasing first angular frequency, thereby reducing capacitor complexity in the power converter.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150193574

Device and computed tomography scanner for determining and visualizing the perfusion of the myocardial muscle

A device is disclosed for determining and visualizing the perfusion of the myocardial muscle with the aid of static ccta images. In at least one embodiment, the device includes a segmentation unit for segmenting the coronary blood vessels and the left myocardial muscle from a ccta image of the heart; a first simulation unit for simulating the blood flow through the coronary blood vessels; and a second simulation unit by which the local perfusion of the myocardial muscle is determined on the basis of the ascertained blood flow into different regions of the myocardial muscle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150192637

Use of a (digital) puf for implementing physical degradation/tamper recognition for a digital ic

An integrated circuit configured for malfunction detection includes an integrity sensor and a test unit. The integrity sensor is based on a physical, unclonable function. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150192112

Arrangement for concentrated solar power energy conversion

An arrangement for concentrated solar power energy conversion is provided having a receiving tower founded on a ground level, at least one receiver attached to the receiving tower in a receiving height above the ground level, further having at least one ground station positioned on ground level, wherein the receiver has at least one solar collector to receive concentrated sunlight, wherein the solar collector has a heat exchanger exchanging heat with a process fluid to be heated up. The receiver also has at least one top compressor to compress the process fluid before it enters the heat exchanger, wherein the receiver has at least one top compressor driving unit driving the top compressor, wherein the ground station has at least one ground turbine driving a driven unit, wherein the ground station receives the process fluid from the receiver to be expanded in the ground turbine.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150191181

Window profile for a rail vehicle

A rail vehicle window profile has window corners, a vertical stop frame, a first horizontal stop frame extending from a window corner, and a second horizontal stop frame extending from another one of the window corners. The vertical stop frame contains a profiled section which has a receiving region for an air-conditioning duct.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/09/15 / #20150191180

Traction head part

A traction head part includes a cabin which has a floor region, a roof and two side walls which extend between the floor region and the roof. The side walls each have an a-pillar on the head end thereof which is held on the floor region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150189003

Write access to a variable in a server

A method for optimizing repeated write access by a client to at least one variable in a server via opc ua, wherein a call method for repeated write access is provided on the server, the call method includes notification of an access time interval and at least one variable for the repeated write access, the client calls the call method on the server, the server is notified of an access time interval and the at least one variable for the repeated write access in the process, where the server creates a data structure for the repeated write access and maintains said data structure during the access time interval, values of the at least one variable which are to be written are transmitted to the server by the client during the access time interval, and the server allocates each value transmitted by the client to the associated variable.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150188444

Variable speed drive for subsea applications

A variable speed drive (1) for subsea installations (20), subsea vessels or subsea vehicles, as well as to a corresponding subsea installation (20), subsea vessel or subsea vehicle, has an alternating current/alternating current converter (2) having a current-controlled capacitor-less direct current link (7).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150188396

Armature assembly apparatus

An armature assembly apparatus for assembling an armature of an electrical machine is provided. The armature assembly apparatus has an armature holding apparatus to hold a partially assembled armature such that a rotation axis of the armature is horizontal. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150188373

Winding for an electrical machine

A winding for an electric machine is provided. The electric machine includes conductor bars which are arranged one above the other and each of which has a cooling slot. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150188370

Method of attaching a magnet to a rotor or a stator of an electrical machine

A wind turbine is provided. The wind turbine includes a generator including a rotor and a stator and a magnet mounting arrangement. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150188310

Fuse element

A fuse element and a method for manufacturing the same are provided whereby the fuse element contains an active response part which is formed by an elongated fuse metal strip having at least four metal sub-strips. At least two of the metal sub-strips are parallel and the sub-strips are defined by two elongated recesses within one or two elongated fuse metal strips. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150187539

Spark gap

A spark gap comprising a cathode and an anode is provided. The spark gap is divided into two partial spark gaps by means of a central piece, namely a high-pressure spark gap and an effective spark gap. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150187073

Method, reconstruction device, and magnetic resonance apparatus for reconstructing magnetic resonance raw data

In a method and a reconstruction device for reconstructing an image from mr raw data acquired with multiple coils and entered at sample points on a grid in k-space, the sample points are arranged on data entry trajectories, respectively, along one-dimensional edges in an equidistant grid dimension characteristic for the respective edge. If raw data were acquired at all sample points, k-space would be sufficiently scanned, but the raw data are entered only on a portion of the sample points so that sufficient scanning exists only in an internal region of k-space, with undersampling existing in an external region of k-space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150186606

Method and device for indicating differentiation between tissues

The present invention provides a method for indicating differentiation between tissues. For each tissue amongst multiple tissues, a magnetization vector corresponding to each tissue is generated on the basis of a random scan sequence; on the basis of the magnetization vector corresponding to each of the multiple tissues, a differentiation-indicating value between each pair of the multiple tissues is calculated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150185749

Method for operating a supply network and supply network

A method for operating a supply network with network units that provide or consume a resource. Cost functions of the network units are mapped onto local potentials of an undirected graph model. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150185305

Method and control device to operate a magnetic resonance system

In a method and a control device for operating a magnetic resonance system by a pulse sequence that includes an excitation phase, in which material in an examination volume is excited by emission of an rf excitation pulse during selection gradient pulse in a first gradient direction. In an acquisition phase, a number of rf refocusing pulses are emitted and a number of readout gradient pulses are activated in a second gradient direction for spatially coded acquisition of raw data of the examination volume along the second gradient direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150185304

Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus

In an mri method and apparatus a scan sequence is performed to obtain a positive-phase image and an opposed-phase image. Magnetic field errors in the positive-phase image and the opposed-phase image are corrected. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150184545

Securing device for securing a turbomachine rotor set up transversely to a horizontal plane against tipping over and orientation method therefor

A securing device for securing a rotor of a turbomachine against tilting is provided, the rotor being arranged perpendicular in relation to a horizontal plane. The securing device includes a support surface enabling the rotor to be laterally supported in relation to the securing device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150184223

Method for improved quantification of mirnas

The invention relates to a method and kit for enriching mirna nucleic acids molecules of interest in a sampe by selective removal of nucleic acid species, in particular mirna species, which are not of interest. The invention is based on the surprizing and previously unknown information that only a few individual mirna species make up the majority of all mirna species in a sample. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150183620

Load guiding arrangement

A load guiding arrangement realized for mounting to a crane, which load guiding arrangement comprises a number of load guides, wherein a load guide comprises a guide wire extending from a lower level of the crane to an upper level of the crane; a bridging connector realized to bridge a gap between the guide wire and a control wire, which bridging connector is free to travel along the guide wire and the control wire according to a vertical displacement of a load; and a control wire extending from a lower level of the crane, through the bridging connector to a lifting connector for connecting to the load (4), and through the bridging connector again to an upper level of the crane is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/02/15 / #20150182183

Imaging medical device

An imaging medical device includes a detector including an active material which is serviceable in a state of thermodynamic equilibrium, a primary power supply designed to supply the imaging medical device with power in an operating state, and an ancillary power supply designed to maintain a thermodynamic equilibrium in the active material of the detector in a non-operating state of the imaging medical device to keep the detector in a state of readiness. A method for operating such an imaging medical device is disclosed, wherein in the operating state, the imaging medical device is supplied with power via the primary power supply, and wherein in the non-operating state, a thermodynamic equilibrium is maintained in the active material of the detector, with power supplied by the ancillary power supply. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150180951

Integration of user interfaces for different physically distributed medical applications

A system, method and computer program product are disclosed for integrating a user interface of external or foreign applications, running on second physical machines, into a user interface of a first application running on a first physical machine. In an embodiment, the generated integrated user interface is displayed on a monitor of the first physical machine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150180218

Selectivity module with serial status signal

A selectivity module for dividing a load current in an installation system includes a housing, a plurality of branches in the housing, a plurality of switching devices, and a control unit. Each of the plurality of switching devices is configured for switching a branch current on and off in a corresponding one of the plurality of branches. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150178467

Method to determine a patient-specific injection profile for administering a therapeutic substance

In a method to determine a patient-specific injection profile for injection of a therapeutic active substance into a vascular system of a patient, which can be implemented by an image analysis device a model of the current flow of a bodily fluid located in the vascular system is determined using a provided 3d image data set of a sub-region of the vascular system, by segmentation of the 3d image data. Inflows and outflows are determined, as well as an inflow curve of the fluid in the sub-region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150178440

Method and device for creating system layout of photovoltaic open-space power plant having solar trackers

A method for creating a system layout of a photovoltaic open-space power plant includes: providing configuration data for the photovoltaic open-space power plant and components thereof, predefined configuration rules for the photovoltaic open-space power plant, and configuration parameters that define the configuration rules; and optimizing allocation of location of the components of the power plant in a system layout matrix, wherein the system layout matrix images a site for the photovoltaic open-space power plant using the configuration data and the defined configuration rules to create the system layout of the photovoltaic open-space power plant.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150178357

Method and system for displaying mes records in a grid on an mes client screen

Mes records are displayed in a grid in a mes client screen. The mes records to be displayed are a set of records resulting from a query to a database by the mes client, and the record set is displayed via a number of grid pages. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150178353

Processing an input query

An embodiment relates to a method for processing an input query comprising: building an event processing framework based on the input query by converting operators of the input query into building blocks of the event processing framework.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150177388

X-ray detector

An x-ray detector is disclosed. According to an embodiment of the invention, the x-ray detector includes at least two adjacently arranged detector elements, to each of which a high voltage is applied in order to detect incident x-rays. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150177354

Magnetic resonance method and apparatus for obtaining a scout scan of a patient containing a metallic implant

In a magnetic resonance method and apparatus, the magnetic resonance apparatus is operated according to a semac (slice encoding for metal artifact correction) sequence, and, before executing the semac sequence, a scout sequence is implemented, which is a semac sequence but without phase encoding in the direction perpendicular to the slice selection direction. The number of semac coding steps can then be determined before executing the semac sequence, so that an unnecessarily high number of semac coding steps is avoided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150176983

Color coding for 3d measurement, more particularly for transparent scattering surfaces

A device and a method for determining three-dimensional surface coordinates of an object by means of optical color triangulation are proposed, wherein all lines of a color fringe pattern in each case have a width (br) set in such a way that, in a recorded image of the line, all contrast maxima (cmax), of all spectral components of a line are equal to a minimum contrast value (cmin) is provided. Proceeding from an invariable smallest width of a pattern line with a spectral component of highest contrast, further can be correspondingly widened. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150176570

Detecting a pitch angle adjustment fault

A method for detecting a rotor blade pitch angle adjustment fault of a rotor blade of a wind turbine is provided, the method includes measuring a rotor blade pitch angle speed; predicting, based on an actual rotor speed, a rotor blade pitch angle speed; indicating a fault, if a first criterion is satisfied, wherein the first criterion is satisfied, if deviation between the measured rotor blade pitch angle speed and the predicted rotor blade pitch angle speed exceeds a speed threshold.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150176417

Blade ring for a turbomachine

A blade ring for an axial turbomachine is provided, having a blade carrier with a number of retaining grooves and corresponding blades, the blade roots of which are inserted into the retaining grooves, wherein the blades, on the underside facing toward a groove base of the retaining groove, have a recess, the base of which is at least partially obliquely inclined relative to the groove base and in which recess is arranged one wedge-shaped clamping element for pressing the blade root against the support flanks. A spring element is provided in each recess, the spring force of which acts on the respective wedge-shaped clamping element along the retaining groove. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150174834

Mold for manufacturing a component

A mold for manufacturing a component is provided. A mold has a mold surface representing a negative image of the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150174728

Method for machining materials by milling and subsequent brushing

A method for machining a material, in particular steel, is provided. The material is milled at such a high cutting speed that residual tensile stresses close the surface that exceed a specified value can occur and the residual tensile stresses can be lowered below the specified value by subsequent brushing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150174628

Method for operating a steckel mill

A steckel mill has a reversing unit for rolling a rolled product and winding furnaces arranged on the entrance side and exit side of the reversing unit. When rolling the rolled product in a region of a head of the rolled product, a target thickness of the rolled product is ignored, while measuring a current thickness and/or a hardness of the rolled product and comparing this with a setpoint value. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/25/15 / #20150173642

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging, an improved saturation of magnetic resonance signals during an acquisition sequence is achieved by the acquisition sequence including at least one acquisition cycle, this acquisition cycle including a saturation pulse set composed of one or more saturation pulses, a first trigger window and a second trigger window. The first trigger window and the second trigger window are temporally delimited from one another. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150171718

Manufacturing a generator rotor

A method for manufacturing an outer rotor for an electrical generator, the method including releasably attaching plural magnets at a circular auxiliary structure so that radially inner surfaces of the magnets are aligned to comply with an intended inner diameter of the rotor, and applying a bonding material at least in contact with radially outer surfaces of the magnets and circumferentially between magnets, in order to fix the aligned magnets in place is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150171668

Stator insulation for cold magnets

A generator for a wind turbine, in particular a direct drive wind turbine is provided. The generator includes a rotor assembly that is rotatable around a rotary axis and a stationary stator assembly, wherein the rotor assembly and the stator assembly are arranged with respect to each other such that a gap exists between the rotor assembly and the stator assembly, so that the rotor assembly is rotatable with respect to the stator assembly. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150171617

Apparatus for switching in a dc voltage grid

An apparatus for switching in a dc voltage mains has a switching device for interrupting the flow of current in at least one line of the dc voltage grid. The switching device is connected into the line of the dc voltage grid by way of a first and a second connection. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150171422

Storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell

A storage structure of an electrical metal-air energy storage cell is provided having an active storage material. The storage structure has a core region and at least one shell region, wherein the material in the core region has a higher porosity than the material of the shell region.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150171303

Thermoelectric generator pipe and method for producing the generator pipe

A thermoelectric generator pipe for producing electrical energy, surrounds a heat source or a heat sink. The generator pipe is formed by a helix structure having an inner and outer conductor strips that are electrically conductive. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150170871

Deflection plate and deflection device for deflecting charged particles

A deflection plate for deflecting charged particles, the plate comprising a recess is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150170870

Rotary anode arrangement and x-ray tube

The embodiments relate to a rotary anode arrangement with a rotary anode, a rotor for driving the rotary anode and a stator, which exerts a torque on the rotor. The stator includes at least one coil for generating a first magnetic field and at least one permanent magnet for generating a second magnetic field. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150170869

X-ray source and the use thereof and method for producing x-rays

An x-ray source in which monochromatic x-rays can be produced is provided. A method for producing x-rays and to the use of the x-ray source for x-raying bodies is also provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150170852

Pushbutton compact component

A pushbutton compact component is disclosed, including an actuating button having a basic body, on which at least one guide projection is arranged, and a sleeve, in which a locking slide is arranged by way of a spring element. In an embodiment, the guide projection engages the locking slide such that the locking slide is positioned in the sleeve under spring pressure.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150170814

Ferrite configuration for guiding a magnetic flux, method of producing the ferrite configuration, coil configuration, electrically drivable vehicle and charging station

A ferrite configuration for guiding a magnetic flux has at least two prismatically configured ferrite segments which form a cross-sectional area, perpendicular to a direction of the magnetic flux to be guided, for the magnetic flux to be guided and which are arranged adjacent to one another in such a manner that two surfaces of the adjacently arranged ferrite segments face one another perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic flux to be guided and form an air gap such that an air gap length is formed within the ferrite configuration in the direction of the magnetic flux. The ferrite segments are arranged in such a manner that the air gap lengths at any location of the cross-sectional area is of equal length across the cross-sectional area of the ferrite configuration.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150170362

Method and user interface to process an image data set

In a method a user interface, and a medical imaging apparatus for processing an image data set, in particular a medical image data set, in order to enable a reproducible protocoling of the processing of an image data set, the following steps are implemented. An image data set is provided to a computer at a first point in time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150169052

Medical technology controller

A method is disclosed for controlling a medical technology imaging device and/or an information display device, which, by way of a user input, displays data generated with the medical technology imaging device to a user. In an embodiment, the user input is performed at least on the basis of an eye-tracking and/or eye-motion detection in combination with a further non-contact user input recognition logic. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150169001

Medical facility

A medical facility includes an imaging medical device and at least one portable control/display unit. The imaging medical device includes a number of docking stations, each with a closed surface and designed to establish a wireless data link to the control/display unit, and designed to simultaneously hold the unit on the imaging medical device in a defined position.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150168940

Method for operating a motion control system and motion control system operating according to the method as well as computer program for implementing the method

A motion control system operating a machine as well as a method operating a machine scale a motion path section-by-section by using a c2-consistent scaling function.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150168569

Method for detection of x-ray radiation, x-ray radiation detector and ct system

A method is disclosed for detecting incident x-ray radiation by way of a direct-converting x-ray radiation detector. A semi-conductor material used for detection purposes is irradiated with additional radiation with an energy level of at least 1.6 ev in order to produce additional charge carriers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150168535

Method and arrangement for the relative position detection of stations by means of radio location

A system and method for determining the relative position of stations through radio location is proposed. In one aspect, a station is configured as an apparatus having at least one antenna. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150168526

Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus

In an mri method and apparatus a 3d magnetic resonance scan sequence is performed to acquire multiple k-space data. A 2d caipirinha undersampling method is used on the k-space data to extract multiple sampling data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150168524

Method and magnetic resonance system for slice-selective magnetic resonance imaging

In a semac-like magnetic resonance imaging, mr data of multiple readout partitions of a target slice are used in order to reduce image artifacts due to magnetic field inhomogeneities. Slice-selectively excited nuclear spins are refocused via radiation of multiple refocusing pulses. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167978

Combustion chamber cooling

A gas turbine combustion chamber (8) surrounded by an inner wall (2) having cooling air bores (17) and an outer wall (9) that is spaced from the inner wall (2). The outer wall (9) likewise has cooling air bores (16) and is formed of a plurality of wall elements (11) that are arranged in the circumferential direction of the gas turbine combustion chamber (8) essentially next to each other. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167736

Journal oil bearing

A journal bearing for supporting a rotor shaft extending along a rotor axis having a support element, and at least two pads for supporting the rotor shaft, wherein the pads are supported by the support element is provided herein. The pads may include a bearing surface, wherein the support element and pads include a support for each pad. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167643

Tuned liquid damper of a wind turbine

A liquid damper in a wind turbine is provided. A damper system of a direct driven wind turbine is disclosed, whereby the wind turbine comprises a nacelle, a rotor hub and an electric generator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167551

Gas turbine process with updraft power plant

A power plant having at least one gas turbine and at least one tower that is equipped with a power generation unit and is used for generating electricity from an aerodynamic updraft in the tower is provided herein. The gas turbine is fluidically coupled to the tower in such a way that at least some of the exhaust gas from the gas turbine can flow through the tower during operation, the gas turbine being fluidically coupled to the tower at least in part by a duct that has a duct section via which fresh air can be fed to the exhaust gas so as to mix therewith before and/or while the mixture is conducted into the tower.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167500

Metallurgical plant

Two or more metallurgical sub-plants, a separate network for the distribution of electrical energy, at least one power generating plant with at least one gas turbine for the provision of electrical energy in the separate network, and a control device are included in a metallurgical plant. The sub-plants draw at least 80%, in particular at least 90%, of the electrical power required for their operation from the at least one power generating plant via the separate network. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167485

Sealing arrangement of a steam turbine in which a sealing liquid and a vapor steam extraction system are used

A sealing arrangement for a duct, through a stationary housing, of a shaft which rotates about an axis is provided, wherein a sealing liquid is used for sealing instead of sealing steam. The sealing arrangement includes a seal, having a vapor steam extraction system, and a feed line, which is arranged between the inner space and the vapor steam extraction system and is designed for supplying a sealing liquid, wherein a labyrinth seal, a brush seal with metallic bristles, a brush seal with bristles made of natural fibers and/or a brush seal made of synthetic fibers is provided for sealing off with respect to the inner space and the vapor steam extraction system.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167476

Air-cooled turbine rotor blade for a gas turbine

A turbine rotor blade for a gas turbine, including a blade root and an adjoining aerodynamically curved airfoil which has a suction-side lateral wall and a pressure-side lateral wall is provided herein. These lateral walls extend in the chord direction from a common leading edge to a trailing edge and in a span direction having a total span from a blade root end to a blade tip end, a coolant duct for guiding a coolant being provided in the airfoil. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150167468

Low-pressure turbine

A double-flow low-pressure partial turbine is provided herein, wherein the exhaust steam of the first flow and the exhaust steam of the second flow are deflected in a common direction within the outer housing and thus axial outlet flow occurs.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150166748

Mould for moulding a wind turbine blade

A mould for moulding a wind turbine blade includes a mould inside surface suitable for receiving a film. The film includes a film outside surface for lining the mould and a film inside surface for receiving a wind turbine blade component layer prior to a curing of the wind turbine blade component layer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150166087

Method and apparatus for locating rail vehicles

A method for operating a locating device having a waveguide laid along a stretch of track to locate a rail vehicle on the stretch of track includes injecting electromagnetic pulses into the waveguide in succession or series and receiving and evaluating backscattering patterns produced by backscattering of the electromagnetic pulse for each emitted pulse. A vibration device located in the region of the stretch of track at a known position is activated at a predefined activation time and a vibration causing backscattering of the electromagnetic pulse is thereby produced at the known position, the duration between the activation time and the receipt of the backscattering pattern indicating the vibration is measured, and the measured duration is used to check the functionality or operation of the locating device or to calibrate the locating device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150166083

Rail vehicle with an air-tight supply duct containing bonded components

A rail vehicle includes a raised roof region, a shell or body shell structure, and at least one air-tight supply duct in the raised roof region. The supply duct includes at least one component which is inserted by bonding into the shell or body shell structure.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150166081

Air duct system for a rail vehicle of passenger traffic

An air duct system for a passenger rail vehicle has a first component venting duct with at least one opening to a second component venting duct and at least one air outlet for ventilating an inner space of the rail vehicle. Furthermore, a membrane that can be held in a formable and/or movable manner is arranged on the air duct system in such a manner that the membrane reduces and or closes the opening and opens the air outlet in a first state and reduces or closes the air outlet and opens the opening in a second state.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150166080

Sanitary module for rail vehicles

A sanitary module for a rail vehicle has a trough-shaped floor region and side panels. The side panels have on their inside a recess in the floor region, in the cross-section of which ramp-like sealing profile sections are provided, the vertically running side areas of which are in contact with associated recess areas of the side panels. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150166077

Transportation means with water supply device

A transportation device, such as a rail vehicle, has a water supply device with a freshwater tank, at least one used water device connected to the freshwater tank and a collecting container connected to the used water device. The collecting container collects and stores used water which comes from the used water device the water supply device includes a control device which, by way of at least one control signal, can predefine one of at least two different operating modes, specifically a normal operating mode and an economy operating mode in which, compared to the normal operating mode, at least one operational resource which is necessary to operate the water supply device is consumed to a lesser extent than in the normal operating mode.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150165911

Non-track-bound vehicle

A non-track-bound vehicle operates on a route electrified by an overhead contact system. The vehicle has a current collector for energy transfer between the vehicle and an overhead cable. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150165502

Component, in particular for an outside cladding of a path-bound vehicle

A component, in particular for an outside cladding of a path-bound vehicle, is formed from solid material by extrusion molding. The component has an outside profiling on an outer surface of the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150165375

Scrubbing solution for absorption of carbon dioxide and method for accelerating the absorption by germanium dioxide

A scrubbing solution is provided having an absorbent for carbon dioxide based on amines, or ethanolamines, or amino acid salts, or potash, or a combination thereof, and an additive activating the absorption rate, wherein the activating additive is a germanium dioxide. A corresponding method for accelerating the absorption of carbon dioxide is also provided, wherein a carbon dioxide-containing gas is contacted with such a scrubbing solution, wherein the carbon dioxide is physically dissolved in the scrubbing solution and is chemically absorbed with the participation of the absorbent, and wherein the germanium dioxide acts catalytically for at least one reaction step of the chemical absorption of the carbon dioxide.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150165368

Utilization of heat for the separation of co2

A device for separating co2 from an exhaust gas flow of a combustion device is provided. The device has a store for storing a heat transfer fluid together with a co2 separating device which has an absorber and a desorber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150164454

Method and computing unit for measuring and displaying the bone density of a patient

A method and a computing unit are disclosed for measuring and displaying the bone density of a patient. In at least one embodiment, separate projection data are used from a ct scan with at least two different x-ray energy regions; volume displays for bone material and at least one further material composition are generated; two dexa projection recordings with different x-ray energy spectra are simulated from these volume displays; the two simulated dexa projection recordings are used to determine the specific bone mass density according to the dexa method; and at least one projection recording and at least one average specific bone mass density are output.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150164444

Displaying an acquisition field of view

A method is disclosed for displaying a selected acquisition field of view of a medical tomography apparatus in the region of a patient table of the tomography apparatus with the aid of an illumination device including at least one light source. In this regard, the illumination device includes at least one setting device for revealing and/or masking boundary areas of a field of illumination of the illumination device which are revealed or masked as a function of the selected acquisition field of view. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/18/15 / #20150164440

Setting a recording area

A method is disclosed for setting a recording area of medical technology imaging via a medical technology tomography device. In an embodiment, the method includes capturing, via a number of optical and/or quasi-optical capture devices, an area of the patient table. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150162936

Method for coding a data stream

The invention relates to a method for coding a data stream (ds), wherein the data stream (ds) comprises a multiplicity of characters which are symbols (s) from an alphabet, wherein the characters of the data stream (ds) are combined to form a plurality of blocks (b), and the blocks (b) are entropy-coded on the basis of a code table (ct) valid for the respective block (b). The method according to the invention is characterized by the fact that the blocks (b), by means of iteration (it), are associated with a plurality of clusters (cl) on the basis of a clearance (d) which is defined such that the clearance (d) between a block (b) and a cluster (cl) is smaller the less pronounced the change in the entropy (et) of the cluster (cl) when adding the block (b) to the cluster (cl). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150162816

Current conversion device for a single- or multi-axis arrangement and operating method

For operating multi-axis drive assemblies more reliably even in a field weakening range, a current conversion device is proposed which includes a voltage-source dc link, a plurality of inverters having each a dc input side connected to the voltage-source dc link and ac output-side terminals for connection to an electric motor, and a control device configured to short-circuit each of the inverters. A measurement device measures an electrical variable at each of the inverters. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150162728

Method for producing sub-assemblies

A method for producing sub-assemblies such as wiring harnesses/cable ducts includes multiple work steps that are carried out in a common work area. The production process is simplified and sources of error are avoided as far as possible, in that the work steps are displayed optically in the work area.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150162534

Metal complexes as p-type dopants for organic electronic matrix materials

A bi- or polynuclear metal complex of a metal of groups vb/vib/viib (iupac groups 5-7), has a ligand of the structure (a), wherein r1 and r2, independently of each other, can be oxygen, sulfur, selenium, nh, or nr4, wherein r4 is selected from alkyls and aryls and can be bonded to r3; and r3 is selected from alkyls, long-chain alkyls, alkoxys, long-chain alkoxys, cycloalkyls, haloalkyls, aryls, arylenes, haloaryls, heteroaryls, heteroarylenes, heterocycloalkylenes, heterocycloalkyls, haloheteroaryls, alkenyls, haloalkenyls, alkynyls, haloalkynyls, ketoaryls, haloketoaryls, ketoheteroaryls, ketoalkyls, haloketoalkyls, ketoalkenyls, haloketoalkenyls, where one or more non-adjacent ch2 groups can be replaced, independently, with (1) —o—, —s—, —nh—, —nr°—, —sir°r°°—, —co—, —coo—, —oco—, —oco—o—, —so2-, —s—co—, —co—s—, —cy1=cy2, or —c≡o— in such a way that o and/or s atoms are not bonded directly to each other, or (2) aryls or heteroaryls containing 1 to 30 c atoms, as a p-type doping agent for matrix materials of electronic components.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150162149

Switching arrangement

A switching configuration includes a first switching contact set having a rated current contact piece and an arcing contact piece. The arcing contact piece and the rated current contact piece of the first switching contact set are movable relative to one another through a transmission mechanism. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150162143

Connector for connecting a first shaped element to a second shaped element

A connector is disclosed for connecting a first shaped element to a second shaped element. The first shaped element and the second shaped element each include a dovetail guide. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150161786

Query-specific generation and retrieval of medical volume images

Methods and a system are disclosed for providing a mechanism for searching and extracting three-dimensional regions of interest in image archives. In at least one embodiment, a textual search query serves as input and is processed in order to provide a newly generated query-specific volume image, including computed sub-volumes covering the anatomical structure the query refers to. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150160648

Allocation of printed circuit boards on fitting lines

A method for allocating printed circuit boards to the fitting lines of a fitting system configured for fitting printed circuit boards with electronic components includes: determining requirements for fitting each of a plurality of printed circuit boards with respective components; and allocating the printed circuit boards to fitting lines under predetermined conditions by integral linear programming. The allocation is carried out such that differences between the component variances of the fitting lines are minimized. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150160628

Web-based interaction with building automation

Web-based interaction with building automation is provided. The interaction, regardless of the access point, is browser based. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150160317

Method and device for optimization of a pulse sequence for a magnetic resonance system

In a method and a pulse sequence optimization device to determine a pulse sequence for a magnetic resonance system, a determination of a time interval in a pulse sequence that is to be optimized with regard to a gradient curve initially takes place, the pulse sequence including a number of radio-frequency pulses and a number of gradient pulses that are to be chronologically coordinated, under determination of the following boundary conditions for the gradient curve: length of the time interval, target integral of the gradient curve over the time interval, start value of the gradient curve at the beginning of the time interval, end value of the gradient curve at the end of the time interval. A gradient curve is then defined according to a function that is linear per segment by addition of a first linear function that connects the start value and the end value and a second function that is linear per segment that assumes a function value of “zero” at the beginning and end of the time interval, and that is defined so that the sum of the integral of the first linear function and of the integral of the second function corresponds to the target integral.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150160310

Radio-frequency coil system for an interventional magnetic resonance examination

A coil system for an interventional magnetic resonance examination has at least one penetration template, and at least one radio-frequency coil that has at least one opening therein, with the shape of the at least one opening is matched to the shape of the at least one penetration template so that the at least one penetration template can be integrated into the at least one opening.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150160113

Smoke detection unit containing redundant detectors and method for fixing the smoke detection unit

A smoke detection unit has two identical smoke detectors juxtaposed horizontally, each made up of at least one smoke sensor positioned beneath and coupled to a measuring chamber fitted with walls. The detectors are encapsulated in a rigid cavity having an upper base and a lower cover positioned opposite the smoke sensors. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150159697

Oil retaining ring

The invention relates to a method for producing an oil retaining ring (1), and to an oil retaining ring (1). The method comprises the following steps: primary forming of a blank, which has a groove (43) intended as an oil runout, with an oil retaining edge formed in the groove (43); machining the blank on at least one circumferential surface (2) and/or at least one plane surface (3, 12) to form a finished part (1) with predetermined diameters (di, dm) or plane surfaces (3, 12); and leaving the groove (43) intended as an oil runout in the state obtained by primary forming on the finished part (1).. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150159627

Controlling wind power plant with negative power capability to respond to grid frequency instability

A method of controlling a wind power plant, the wind power plant having a plurality of wind turbines and being connected to a power grid is provided. The method includes (a) detecting a grid frequency instability, (b) selecting a subset of wind turbines, (c) modifying a power reference for each wind turbine in the selected subset of wind turbines to respond to the grid frequency instability, and (d) applying the modified power references to the corresponding wind turbines in the selected subset of wind turbines. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150159605

Pneumatic emergency shut-off valve

A drive device for generating a drive movement includes a consumer, a fuel tank, which is connected to the consumer through a fuel line, and a pneumatically operable emergency shut-off valve in the fuel line. The emergency shut-off valve shuts off the fuel line in a closed position and allows fuel to pass through in an open position. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150159489

Cooling configuration for a gas turbine engine airfoil

A gas turbine engine airfoil includes an outer wall including a suction side, a pressure side, a leading edge, and a trailing edge, the outer wall defining an interior chamber of the airfoil. The airfoil further includes cooling structure provided in the interior chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150159285

Method for recovering an electropositive metal from a metal carbonate

A method recovers an electropositive metal from a metal carbonate. In the method, hydrogen and halogen are combusted to form hydrogen halide. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150158178

Robot arrangement and method for controlling a robot

A method for controlling a robot, which is designed to be operated in a working mode, in which a part of the robot is moved at a speed at which there is a risk of injury to a person. The working mode is deactivated if a safety device detects that the person has entered an action region of the displaceable part. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/11/15 / #20150158125

Method for producing a welded joint and creating an image of the welded joint by means of cooled x-ray tubes

A method for producing a welded joint is provided, including: providing an x-ray tube arranged within an x-ray housing for generating x-ray radiation and a detector arranged within a detector housing for receiving the x-ray radiation; flowing a cooling medium through the housing; heating components to be welded to the pre-heating temperature required for producing the welded joint; welding the welded joint; creating an exposure of the welded joint via the x-ray tubes and the detector at a temperature of the components which is essentially the pre-heating temperature or higher, wherein the cooling medium flows through the housing such that the x-ray tubes and the detector operate at the respective operating temperatures thereof.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150156252

Providing clients access to a server service using an opc unified architecture (opc-ua)

A method for providing clients with access to a service of a server in a network using an opc-ua, the server service making available varying values of at least one variable to the clients, wherein a client registers for the server service by sending a subscription request for the server service to the server which sets up a subscription structure including a unique subscription id as well as a tcp/ip multicast group associated with the subscription structure and including a unique multicast address, and there server communicates the multicast address and the subscription id to every client submitting a subscription request to register for the server service, the server additionally sends each change in value of each variable of the server service to the multicast address over a network via a multicast message so that all clients registered for the server service receive the same multicast message.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150155790

Method and device for frequency generation for a resonance converter

A method and an activation circuit for frequency generation for a resonance converter that is driven by a half bridge or a full bridge. An activation circuit with a controller excites a resonance circuit belonging to the resonance converter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150155714

Power management in an energy distribution system

An arrangement for power management in an energy distribution system, a method for power management in an energy distribution system and an arrangement for implementing the method for power management in the energy distribution system, wherein a feed/return unit and a control unit are provided, where the control unit is configured to sense a present actual system state and to take the sensed actual system state as a basis for prompting energy output or energy intake (energy out/intake, energy feed/return) by the feed/return unit in order to allow continuous correction and dynamic support of an energy distribution system or in an energy distribution system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150155709

Avoiding an overload for transmission links within a power supply system

A method and a regulating unit for avoiding overloads for link sections within a power supply system use requirements for loads to determine which link sections can be enabled for loads.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150155010

Method for retrieving information, processing unit and medical imaging system

A method is disclosed for retrieving information about a medical image presented at a user interface of a processing unit of the medical imaging system. In at least one embodiment, the method includes: display of a reference to at least one video stored on the processing unit and integrated into the user interface; activation of the reference and selection of the video by a user and playing of the video. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150154764

Medical imaging apparatus, system and method for displaying medical images

In a medical imaging apparatus, system and a method for displaying medical images, an image display unit and an image reconstruction unit are virtual machines running on a single physical computer. The image reconstruction unit receives medical imaging data and reconstructing a medical image based on the medical imaging data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150153723

Method, system and computer readable medium for managing design updates in a manufacturing execution system

In a method and a system for managing product definition updates for controlling a manufacturing process via a mes system, design information entities each defining manufacturing specifications for a specific product and including sets of data concerning different manufacturing steps are downloaded to the mes system. At the first download, first and second mes information entities are created and stored. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150153722

Asynchronous generation of a production request for the production of a product according to a customer request

A method produces a product that is executed by a manufacturing execution system. A product production rule is provided and contains a plurality of product segments defining all the resources required. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150153462

Scintillator plate

A scintillator plate includes a substrate, a buffer layer, a scintillator layer arranged on the buffer layer, and a protective layer. The buffer layer and/or the protective layer is colored. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150153147

Determining a position by measuring angles

A device and a method determine the position of an object which can be moved in a linear manner. The device includes a contact unit which is coupled to the object such that the contact unit provides an angle signal (α) that is dependent on the position of the object. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150152786

Drain pipe arrangement and gas turbine engine comprising a drain pipe arrangement

A pipe arrangement for a turbomachine is provided having a fluid pipe for guiding fluids and a coupling element for coupling the fluid pipe to a temperature affected component. The coupling element is configured to provide a first connection between the coupling element and the component by a first end of the coupling element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150152743

Method for minimizing the gap between a rotor and a housing

A method for minimizing the gap between a rotor, particularly a rotor vane, and a housing, particularly a housing of a turbine, wherein the gap between rotor and housing is adjustable is provided. The method includes displacing rotor and housing with respect to one another, to provide a simple way of minimizing the gap between rotor and housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150151844

Hybrid aircraft

The invention relates to a hybrid aircraft (f). According to the invention, a suitable position for mounting an energy generation unit (14) in the aircraft is identified, said energy generation unit comprising an internal combustion engine (34) and an electric generator (30) that is coupled thereto via a shaft. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150151342

Side guide for a rolling train

A side guide for a rolling train has a band element and a transverse force device attached to the band element. The band element is designed for the at least partial lateral delimitation of a transporting path of the rolling train along a longitudinal axis of the band element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150151321

Method for producing a bevel, component having a bevel and apparatus

Shading apparatus cause spray coating of a substrate (4) to define a bevel (10) in the coating (22) in the region of an edge (13) of the substrate, such that there is a low-stress transition at the intersection between the surface (25) on which the shading apparatus is supported and is not to be coated and the surface (7) which is to be coated; the shading apparatus protrudes above and shades the edge region of the surface to be coated.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

06/04/15 / #20150151260

Method for adapting the geometry of a disperion nozzle

A specified geometry of a dispersion nozzle is adapted for a required size distribution of a phase dispersed in a dispersing phase by calculating a shear stress rate s and a relative velocity v0 between phases; determining at least one local maximum stable radius for the dispersed phase using values obtained from rb=(2σ/csρlsv0)1/2, where σ indicates surface tension of the dispersed phase, cs indicates the coefficient of friction of the dispersed phase in the dispersing phase, and ρl indicates density of the dispersing phase; determining the distribution of the local maximum stable radius over a cross-sectional area of the dispersion nozzle; and, if a specified maximum stable radius is exceeded in at least one region of the cross-sectional area, changing the geometry of the dispersion nozzle such that a higher shear stress rate s and/or a higher relative velocity v0 of the phases is achieved at least in some regions.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150149821

Electrical installation having an uninterruptible power supply

An electrically operated installation and method has a plurality of electrical loads, in which the event of a failure of a basic supply voltage the electrical loads are supplied by a backup voltage, wherein a power supply unit exchanges data with several loads via a field bus, the loads each have a software module for communication via the field bus, a software module of a load is configured as a master and the software modules of the other loads are configured as slaves, the power supply unit as a communication partner of the master controls a regulated shutdown procedure of the loads, in the event of a failure of the basic supply voltage the power supply unit reports this to the master via the field bus, and the master and the software modules of the loads perform the shutdown procedure in configurable synchronization stages.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150148993

Method for providing predefined drive characteristics in an aircraft, and associated drive device

The invention relates to a method for providing predefined desired drive characteristics (38, 50) in an aircraft, characterized by the following steps: —driving a thrust generation element of the aircraft by means of an electric motor that has actual drive characteristics (34) which include at least some of the desired drive characteristics (38, 50) but are also partly different therefrom; and—having a control device adjust operating points of the electric motor exclusively according to the desired drive characteristics (38, 50).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150147253

Washing solution for the absorption of carbon dioxide with reduced formation of nitrosamines

A washing solution for the absorption of carbon dioxide is provided. A method for separating carbon dioxide out of a flue gas of an incineration plant is also provided, wherein at least one alkali metal oxide is added as an oxidation agent for nitrites to a washing solution having an amine-containing absorption agent, the flue gas is brought into contact with the washing solution prepared in this manner and the contained carbon dioxide is absorbed, and wherein the washing solution is then heat-treated and the carbon dioxide is desorbed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150146999

Method and apparatus to correct distortions in magnetic resonance diffusion images

In a method and apparatus to correct distortions in magnetic resonance diffusion images, a distortion model is provided to a computer, at least one reference image is acquired, multiple diffusion images are acquired and after the acquisition of one diffusion image of the multiple diffusion images the following steps are executed in the computer. The diffusion image is brought into registration with the at least one reference image, the distortion model is adapted using the result of the registration, and distortions of the diffusion image are corrected using the distortion model.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150146956

Method and system to process magnetic resonance diffusion image data

In a method, a user interface, a magnetic resonance apparatus, and a storage medium encoded with programming instructions, in order to enable processing and/or display of magnetic resonance diffusion image data, diffusion image data are provided to a computer, a signal threshold are provided to a computer, and a b-value map is calculated by the computer on the basis of the diffusion image data and the predetermined signal threshold.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150146948

Computer system and method for image processing

A computer system for image processing has a first working environment with a first program for image processing, as well as a second working environment, logically separated from the first working environment, with a second program for image processing. The first working environment is implemented on a first server. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150145636

Circuit breaker heater-bimetal assembly, heater-bimetal apparatus, and assembly methods thereof

A heater-bimetal apparatus is disclosed. The heater-bimetal apparatus has a heating element having a first portion and a second portion, a bimetal element coupled to the heating element at a third portion between the first and second portions, and a support member coupled to the heating element at the third portion, the support member including registration surfaces adapted to be received in pockets formed in spaced portions of circuit breaker housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150145349

Switchgear assembly

A load or a generator is connected to an energy line, e.g. A ring feeder of an energy distribution network by using a switching system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150145332

Method and apparatus for regulating a voltage in a distribution system

A method for the closed-loop control of a voltage in a distribution network that supplies nodes with voltage via mains power lines. A node, which recognizes that the local voltage of the distribution network present at the node lies above or below a permissible supply voltage range, switches from slave mode to master mode and in the master mode regulates the local voltage that is present, by drawing or supplying reactive power in order to reach the permissible supply voltage range. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150144024

Rail vehicle comprising a trough-shaped inner floor

A rail vehicle for passenger transport. The rail vehicle has at least one carriage with a trough-shaped inner floor section.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/28/15 / #20150143673

Vehicle body

A vehicle body, in particular a rail vehicle body, includes at least one body shell profile and at least one interior fitting connected to the body shell profile. The interior fitting is held on the body shell profile by at least one fastening element which is slipped or pushed onto the body shell profile using a clip section and clamped there.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150142873

Communication between two clients via a server

A method for communication between two clients via a server in a network using opc unified architecture (opc-ua), wherein a virtual server object that provides a server functionality to a first of two clients is implemented in the server by making available to the first client a virtual address space in an address space of the server, and a process for generating and modifying virtual server nodes in said virtual address space. The server allows the second client to access virtual server nodes in the virtual address space and informs the first client each time that the second client accesses a virtual server node in the virtual address space.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150142392

Method for designing a local coil to be used in a combined pet magnetic resonance device for magnetic resonance imaging and local coil

A method is disclosed for designing a local coil to be used in a combined pet magnetic resonance device for magnetic resonance imaging in relation to the arrangement of radiation-attenuating electronic elements in an irradiation area for pet photons. In an embodiment of the method, taking into consideration at least one boundary condition specifying the degree of freedom of the positioning of the electronic elements, optimization of the positions of the electronic elements is undertaken in an optimization method in respect of a uniform distribution of attenuation centers which is as substantial as possible.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150142384

Discriminative hidden kalman filters for classification of streaming sensor data in condition monitoring

A method for monitoring a condition of a system or process includes acquiring sensor data from a plurality of sensors disposed within the system (s41 and s44). The acquired sensor data is streamed in real-time to a computer system (s42 and s44). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150142183

Control device for a hydraulic cylinder unit with an individual valve controller

A control device controls a hydraulic cylinder unit having a piston. The device receives a setpoint variable and an actual variable and determines, based on a difference between the setpoint variable and the actual variable, a preliminary manipulated variable for valves of the hydraulic cylinder unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150142175

Machine component of a drivetrain and a method for configuring and/or putting into operation and/or operating such a drivetrain

The invention relates to a machine component of a drive train and to a method for configuring and/or putting into operation and/or operating such a drive train (2) of a machine (1), which drive train comprises machine components that can be controlled by means of a control unit (9) as well as non-controllable machine components (5-8), wherein the method comprises the steps of: equipping at least a portion of the non-controllable machine components (5-8) with component-specific data storage devices (12-15), on which in each case design-related technical data of the non-controllable machine components (5-8) are stored, which data are relevant for the control of one or several controllable machine components (3-4); transmitting the data stored on the data storage devices (12-15) to the control unit (9); and controlling one or more controllable machine components (3, 4) by using the control unit (9) and on the basis of the data transmitted.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150141790

Sensor instrument

A sensor instrument for generation of electrocardiograms, in particular for cardiac computed tomography, has two electrodes, an electronic module and a support, wherein multiple suction elements for affixing the support to the body of a subject (are positioned on the support.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150140885

Insulating tape material, method for production and usage thereof

An insulating tape material, a method for production and usage thereof, for producing electrical insulation paper such as mica paper, which is contained in thermally conductive insulating tapes that are used for high-voltage insulation, for example. The insulating tape material has fiber reinforcement by means of a fabric, wherein the meshes of the fabric are filled by a particle composite which is preferably thermally conductive.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150140454

Storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell

A storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell is provided having an active storage material, wherein the active storage material has a particle size distribution which has a d5 value of at least 0.1 μm and a d50 value of between 0.8 μm and 1.1 μm, wherein the d95 value of the particle size distribution is lower than 10 μm.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150140199

Method and device for the automated application of a spray coating

A monitoring device (14) and a method for monitoring spray coating of a component by a spraying device (1) including a spray nozzle (3) movable along a specific path in relation to a component surface to be coated. The device has: an input interface (15) for inputting geometry data representative of the geometry of the component surface; a path data recording device (17) for time-resolved recording of path data of the spray nozzle (3) in relation to the component surface; a process data recording device (19) for time-resolved recording of process data of the coating process using the spray nozzle (3); a simulation unit (21) connected to the input interface (15) for receiving the data, for simulating application of the spray coating to the component surface on the basis of the data recorded; and a deviation calculation unit (23), connected to the simulation unit (21), for receiving simulation data and calculating a deviation of the simulated coating from the desired coating.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150139876

Amine-containing scrubbing solution with ozone and/or hydrogen peroxide for absorbing carbon dioxide

A method for depositing carbon dioxide from a flue gas (rg) of a combustion system is provided. A scrubbing solution (a) with an amine-containing absorption agent is mixed together with ozone and/or hydrogen peroxide as an oxidizing agent for nitrite. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150139780

Rotor for a steam turbine

A turbomachine is provided, wherein the rotor comprises a planetary gear on which low-pressure end stage blades are arranged, wherein the planetary gear is designed in such a way that the frequency of the rotating blades is lower than the frequency of the rotor.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150139396

Angiographic examination method to implement a rotational angiography

In an angiographic examination method to implement rotational angiographies, two x-ray projections of the examination subject are acquired from different acquisition angles, the x-ray projections are segmented to generate the outer contours of the examination subject in both x-ray projections, the outer contours of the examination subject are discretized in both x-ray projections, the coordinates of the focal points of the examination subject are calculated from these discrete points in both x-ray projections, the deviations of the coordinates of the focal points of the examination subject are determined, the deviations of the coordinates are evaluated, and the results of the evaluation are emitted as an output.\. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150139341

Method and arrangement for transmitting data via an electric conductor of a current network

A method transmits data via an electric conductor of a current network. At least one first node and at least one second node are coupled to the electric conductor by a respective impedance-transparent coupling device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150139274

Heatable gas analysis device

A heatable gas analysis device which is monitored in a simply way, wherein a gas analysis device contains a monitoring unit which, after the device is switched on and until a predefined operating temperature is reached, generates a two-dimensional temperature profile from temperature progressions measured at different measuring points within the device, in which temperature profile one dimension indicates time and another dimension indicates the different measuring points, where the monitoring unit compares the temperature profile to a reference temperature profile generated and stored under reference conditions and, in the event of any deviation exceeding a predefined amount, generates an error message.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150137518

Method of operating a wind park

A method of operating a wind park having a plurality of wind turbines is provided. The method includes determining a grid condition indicator indicative of the condition of a grid into which the wind park feeds; determining a first maximum power value of the wind park on the basis of the grid condition indicator; determining an operating margin on the basis of the grid condition indicator, for a grid condition indicator indicative of a weak grid; determining a second maximum power value on the basis of the operating margin; and curtailing the active power output of the wind park according to a maximum power value. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150136586

Method for producing a polycrystalline ceramic film

The invention relates to a method for producing a polycrystalline ceramic film on a surface (12) of a substrate (10), in which a particle stream is directed onto the surface (12) and the ceramic film is formed by deposition of the particles onto the surface (12), wherein the particle stream is directed by means of a diaphragm onto the surface (12) along a preferred direction until a first specified layer thickness is reached, the preferred direction and a surface normal of the surface (12) enclosing a specified angle of incidence. According to the invention, the diaphragm is removed from the particle stream after the specified layer thickness has been reached, and additional particles are directed onto the surface (12) until a specified second layer thickness has been reached.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150136351

System for storing and outputting thermal energy having a heat accumulator and a cold accumulator and metho for the operation thereof

A system for storing and outputting thermal energy and a method for operating the system are provided. The system has a heat accumulator and a cold accumulator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150135985

Rail vehicle with roll stabilizer

A rail vehicle includes at least one running gear and at least one anti-roll stabilizer which is connected to two different vehicle parts of the rail vehicle. The anti-roll stabilizer includes a torsion shaft disposed on a vehicle part transversally to the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, levers anti-rotationally disposed on the torsion shaft at both sides of the longitudinal axis of the vehicle and a respective draw/push rod for each lever. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150135721

Method for supporting a mains frequency

A method for supporting a mains frequency in an energy generation plant is provided. The energy generation plant may be operated using unthrottled high-pressure valves, and the throttling action of the medium-pressure valves may be canceled when the mains frequency drops.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/21/15 / #20150135505

Formation of equipment families on fitting lines

The invention concerns a fitting line which is arranged to fit printed circuit boards with electronic components. A method for determining equipment families for the fitting line comprises the following steps: initial forming of a number of equipment families, each having allocated printed circuit boards; selecting of one of the equipment families; and distributing of the printed circuit boards of the selected equipment family to the other equipment families by means of integral linear programming.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150126850

Magnetic resonance imaging with asymmetric radial sampling and compressed-sensing reconstruction

A method for acquiring cine images using a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system includes selecting an asymmetric radial sampling scheme providing an asymmetric view of k-space corresponding to a desired image resolution. Radial k-space data is acquired using the asymmetric radial sampling scheme, wherein slice-orientation of the radial k-space data is continuously modified while acquiring the radial k-space data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150126797

Method and device for bunching a beam of charged particles

A method for packetizing a beam-charged particle, in which the particles pass through an electric field in a device is provided. The device includes an annular shaped central electrode which, in the direction of the beam, is arranged between a first outer electrode and a second outer electrode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150126375

Assembly and method for analyzing nucleic acid sequences

An assembly and a method are disclosed for analyzing nucleic acid sequences by way of so-called sequencing-by-synthesis. According to an embodiment of the invention, a chemical substance group that is released when a nucleotide bonds to a nucleic acid sequence to be sequenced is detected. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150126166

Method and arrangement for determining the occupancy of a rail vehicle

A method determines the occupancy of a rail vehicle. In order to be able to carry out such a method particularly easily with sufficient accuracy, switched-on states of mobile phones which are present on the rail vehicle are determined by a detecting device, and the occupancy of the rail vehicle is determined by an evaluation unit from the detected switched-on states. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150125301

Platform seal strip, turbine blade assembly and method for assembling it

A platform seal strip, in particular for use in a gas turbine blade assembly, is provided. The platform seal strip includes an upper side, a lower side, a first portion and a second portion. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150124928

Method and ct system for topogram scanning

A method for improved utilization of a radiation dose applied to an examination object during topogram scanning of a ct system, and a ct system with a system axis using a cylindrical curved multi-row detector, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes topogram scanning of the examination object with at least one emitter-detector combination disposed on a rotatable gantry from a predetermined rotation angle of the gantry, wherein during the topogram scanning a relative movement occurs between examination object and emitter-detector combination in the system axis direction; calculation of at least one flat image in at least two planes running in parallel to the system axis in each case by a tomosynthesis reconstruction; and storage and/or further processing of at least one of the flat images of the examination object to represent a topogram.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150124620

Communication network and method for transmitting data packets in the communication network

A communications network, computer program product and method for transmitting data packets in the communications network comprising synchronized nodes via a predetermined path in the communications network, wherein the synchronized nodes of the predetermined path include a source node, a target node and at least one intermediate node, the synchronized nodes synchronously feed data packets into the predetermined path and each have first and second buffers for respectively buffering high-priority data packets and low-priority data packets, wherein each intermediate node having an empty first buffer at a given point in time, and to which the source node feeds a high-priority data packet into the predetermined path toward the target node, generates a second high-priority data packet and feeds the generated second high-priority data packet into the predetermined path toward the target node so as to ensure high-priority data packets on the predetermined path are not delayed by low-priority data packets.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150123658

Signal component identification using medical imaging

Disclosed herein is a framework for identifying signal components in image data. In accordance with one aspect, the framework receives multiple measured signal values corresponding to respective quantified signal components in image data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150123625

Synchronous generator control, generator system and vessel energy system

An arrangement for controlling a synchronous generator having a stator comprising at least one stator winding and having a rotor with an electromagnet driven by a field current is provided. The rotor is rotatable relative to the stator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150123047

Main group metal complexes as p-dopants for organic electronic matrix materials

A metal complex of a metal from groups 13 to 16 uses a ligand of the structure (i), where r1 and r2 can independently be oxygen, sulfur, selenium, nh or nr4, where r4 an alkyl or aryl and can be connected to r3. R3 is an alkyl, long-chain alkyl, alkoxy, long-chain alkoxy, cycloalkyl, halogenalkyl, aryl, arylene, halogenaryl, heteroaryl, heteroarylene, heterocycloalkylene, heterocycloalkyl, halogenheteroaryl, alkenyl, halogenalkenyl, alkynyl, halogenalkynyl, ketoaryl, halogenketoaryl, ketoheteroaryl, ketoalkyl, halogenketoalkyl, ketoalkenyl, halogenketoalkenyl, where in suitable radicals, one or more non-adjacent ch2— groups can be substituted independently of one another by —o—, —s—, —nh—, —nro—, —siroroo—, —co—, —coo—, —oco—, —oco—o—, —so2—, —s—co—, —co—s—, —cy1=cy2 or —c═c—, specifically in such a way that o and/or s atoms are not connected directly to one another, are likewise optionally substituted with aryl- or heteroaryl preferably containing 1 to 30 c atoms, as a dopant for matrix materials in organic electronic components.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150123007

Deflection plate and deflection device for deflecting charged particles

A deflection plate having a non-planar shape, for deflecting charged particles is provided. An associated method is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150122375

Thermomechanical rolling of an aluminum plate

In a rolling process for reverse thermomechanically rolling an aluminum plate involving a plurality of rolling passes, identifying data are determined for thermally guiding the rolling process. Then a value of a state variable, from which a temperature of the aluminum plate can be deduced, is continuously measured and a pass schedule is determined for the rolling process on the basis of the value of the measured state variable and of the identifying data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

05/07/15 / #20150121871

Forced cooling in steam turbine plants

A turbine plant (3), in particular a steam turbine plant, and a method (100) for cooling the turbine plant (3). The turbine plant (3) has a turbine (29) through which a process gas (15) flows in a flow direction (27) during operation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150120013

Method for reproducing the sequence of a program in an automation device

A method for reproducing the sequence of a program provided for process control in an automation device, wherein a program that corresponds to the program in the automation device with regard to process control is provided for processing using a backup device, where suitable measures can be used to image the complete history of the automation device and to reproduce the sequence of the program so that with regard to the processing of the program, it becomes possible to subsequently and repeatedly approach any desired time in the past and to reproduce all associated data.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150120005

Method for determining and optimising the energy consumption of a production system

A method for determining the energy consumption of a production system includes a) determining a load profile of the production system via of a load calculating device, b) estimating an energy requirement of the production system based on the determined load profile and an electromechanical model of the production system via an energy calculating device, c) determining an energy model of the production system based on the estimated energy requirement, and d) determining the energy consumption of the production system via the load calculating device depending on the energy model and a load transported via the production system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150119696

Magnetic resonance apparatus and method for operation thereof

In a method to operate a magnetic resonance device to acquire magnetic resonance data of an acquisition region of a patient that is moving due to respiration, a breath hold command is automatically given to the patient by an output unit of the magnetic resonance apparatus before acquisition of the magnetic resonance data, and the acquisition of the magnetic resonance data is begun automatically given a trigger signal determined from measurement data of the patient, the trigger signal indicating that breath is being held.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150118941

Method and apparatus for shortening the rotor blades of a turbomachine

A method for shortening one or more rotor blade(s) (2) of a turbomachine (3) by removal of material at the blade tip, and apparatus (1;19) for carrying out the method: a belt grinding apparatus (1;19) shortens the rotor blades (2) and a contour of the blade tip is generated by a relative movement of the blade tip along the static belt.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150118916

Electrical contact having a pin which is arranged such that it can move

An arrangement is disclosed, including an electrical contact and a pin, arranged such that it can move. The electrical contact includes a plurality of electrically conductive contact laminations which form a sleeve-like receptacle for a contact bolt. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150117738

Ct system with computer unit and method for reconstructing and diagnosing visual ct renderings

An embodiment of a ct system includes a computer unit and at least one memory device for storing program code and projection data records, established during a ct scan and usable for reconstructing ct renderings. The computer unit is connected in a networked system with at least one external diagnosis computer including a memory with program code for diagnosing reconstructed visual ct renderings. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150117595

Method and x-ray system for generating a phase contrast image

A method and an x-ray system are disclosed for generating a phase contrast image of an examination object. In an embodiment, the distribution of an electron density in the examination object is determined by defining energy-dependent attenuation values for x-radiation with at least two different x-ray energy spectra, phase-shift values are obtained from the previously determined electron density distribution, and a phase contrast image is generated from the calculated phase-shift values.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150116361

Method for displaying medical image data

An embodiment relates to a method for displaying medical image data, a user interface, a medical imaging device and/or a computer program product. In order to enable the meaningful display of medical image data, the method for displaying medical image data includes capture of medical image data; determining of at least one image quality parameter for at least one image of the medical image data, wherein the at least one image quality parameter comprises an image quality of the at least one image based on an item of spatial information and/or an item of temporal information; and display of the at least one image together with a representation of the at least one image quality parameter.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150115970

Method for determining an overall loss of capacitance of a secondary cell

A method for determining an overall loss of capacitance of a secondary cell, for example of an accumulator, which is brought about by ageing processes is provided. The overall loss of capacitance is determined additively from partial losses of capacitance which are determined by means of various parameters from various functions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150115961

Method and magnetic resonance system to acquire spectroscopy data in a predetermined volume segment of an examination subject

In a method and a magnetic resonance system for acquisition of spectroscopy data in a predetermined volume segment of an examination subject, spectroscopy data in the volume segment are acquired in multiple measurement steps, and spatially resolved mr data of the examination subject also are acquired in multiple measurement steps. Each of the measurement steps to acquire the spectroscopy data or to acquire the mr data respectively includes an excitation step and a readout step associated with that excitation step. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150115960

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to acquire magnetic resonance data with a diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance sequence

In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus to acquire magnetic resonance data with a diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance sequence wherein the magnetic resonance apparatus as a gradient coil arrangement with three gradient coils designed to generate a gradient in gradient directions orthogonal to one another, the readout gradient is flipped relative to at least one of the gradient directions such that at least two gradient coils contribute to a possible slew rate of a readout gradient pulse, and such that a phase coding gradient that is constant over the readout time period is selected.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150115959

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to determine a magnetic resonance image from magnetic resonance data

In a method and apparatus to determine a magnetic resonance image from magnetic resonance data entered into k-space that are acquired with the magnetic resonance apparatus, in the acquisition of the data a deviation from ideal homogeneity, described by an interference field, is present in the imaging region that is covered by the magnetic resonance data. To reduce image artifacts generated by this interference field, the transformation of the magnetic resonance data from k-space into the image domain, at least along a readout direction of a readout gradient used in the acquisition, takes place by multiplication of the data with the inverse of a transformation matrix that is calculated depending on the interference field.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150115916

Control method for a power supply system

A control method for a power supply system having at least two power parts with power outputs connected in parallel, wherein each power part is actuated via a separate control and where at least one first power limit is specified for each control, where the control actuates the allocated power part up to the first power limit in a normal mode, a first drawdown value of the output voltage is specified for each control upon reaching the first power limit, and the respective control regulates the output voltage of the related power part to the first drawdown value upon reaching the first power limit so that the parallel connection of a plurality of power parts without a super-ordinate control is achieved.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150115763

Winding layers composed of different materials

Fewer insulation layers can be used by virtue of using hydrophobic electrically conductive materials around a main insulation around a conductive bar. There are several more layers of conductive and/or non-conductive material.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150114804

Container for transporting items of luggage in a sorting system and sorting system

A container for transporting luggage items in an airport sorting system using a conveyor system for conveying the luggage items, includes a bottom region for coupling to a conveying unit of the conveyor system and a transporting region supported by the bottom region and receiving a luggage item to be transported. The bottom and transporting regions are each produced from x-ray transparent or radiolucent material. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150114684

Support insulator arrangement

A support insulator assembly has an electrically insulating body, a first support region and a second support region. The two support regions are spaced apart relative to one another by way of the insulator body. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150114590

Heat accumulator for power plant capacities

A heat store for storing at least 100 mwh of thermal energy of a relatively warmer gas in a charging state and for giving off thermal energy to a relatively colder gas in a discharging state is provided. In the charging state, the heat store has at least one inflow surface, provided with inflow openings, for introducing the gas, and at least one outflow surface, provided with outflow openings, for discharging the gas after giving off heat to a granular heat storage medium, wherein the inflow surface is formed at least in certain portions into a channel which is surrounded, in particular completely, by the outflow surface, and wherein an intermediate space in which the granular heat storage medium is arranged is defined between the inflow surface and the outflow surface.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150114487

Shut-off valve with heating element, in particular for a rail vehicle

A shut-off valve includes a housing, a shut-off element which is held in the housing and at least one cutout into which a heating element can be inserted or is inserted.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150113989

Method for operating a power plant installation

The invention relates to a method for operating a power plant, wherein in partial load operation the increase of temperature results at the outlet of the high-pressure turbine section as a consequence of a throttling by means of the intermediate pressure valve.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/30/15 / #20150113976

Actuator device and method for setting a position of a linearly movable element

An actuator device for producing a linear movement, has a hydraulic actuator which includes a first piston element for actuating the actuator and a second piston element for producing the linear movement. The piston elements are assigned respective fluidically coupled working chambers, the volumes of which can be changed by movement of the respective piston element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150113267

Method and system for providing a plurality of tamperproof digital certificates for a plurality of public keys of a device

A method and system for providing a plurality of tamperproof digital certificates for a plurality of public keys of a device by a certification authority wherein a respective signing request for requesting a digital certificate is initially created for each of a plurality of public keys, where the signing request for the ith public key is signed using the jth private key in accordance with a signing rule, the jth private key being dissimilar to the ith private key belonging to the ith public key, and wherein all signing requests are transmitted to the same certification authority in each case, and each signing request is verified in the certification authority, in which case a check is performed to determine whether the ith signing request has been signed using the jth private key in accordance with the signing rule.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150113138

Method and devices for running technology specific push-button configuration sessions

Overlapping push button configuration (pbc) sessions are prevented without any deadlocks of technology specific pbc methods by controlling the run of technology specific pbc sessions within a heterogeneous network of network node devices interconnected via at least one i interface and/or over multiple hops and authenticated for the network, by enabling a two-level pbc within the heterogeneous network based on a network node device of the network node devices being authenticated for the network as registrar, which is especially selectable or determined. Level-1 of the two-level pbc performed at the abstraction layer of the heterogeneous network accomplishes the detection of the wish for pbc, prevention of overlapping pbc sessions independent of underlying communication technology, coordination of technology-specific pbc runs, whereas in level-2 of the two-level pbc performed within a technology-specific communication technology a technology-specific pbc is used, which is triggered by the level-1.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150112590

Method for communicating within an ad hoc-type motor vehicle communication system

A method for communicating based on an ad hoc-type motor vehicle communication system, in which transportation users communicate with one another and/or transportation users and the transportation infrastructure communicate, includes determining the valid directions of travel independently based on messages transmitted by transportation users and determining travel in the wrong direction based on these messages. Corresponding further messages may be transmitted in response to the hazardous situation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150112182

Method and system for machine learning based assessment of fractional flow reserve

A method and system for determining fractional flow reserve (ffr) for a coronary artery stenosis of a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, medical image data of the patient including the stenosis is received, a set of features for the stenosis is extracted from the medical image data of the patient, and an ffr value for the stenosis is determined based on the extracted set of features using a trained machine-learning based mapping. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150111160

High-temperature battery integrated into a steam power station

A steam power station is provided having a steam boiler which can be fired by a combustion device in a combustion chamber and has an air preheater which is suitable for removing thermal energy from the flue gas of the combustion chamber in order to transfer the thermal energy to a first air flow, the first air flow being fed back to the combustion chamber at least partly as combustion air. The steam power station also has a high-temperature battery which can likewise be supplied with air from the first air flow.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150111133

Method for producing a storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell

A method for producing a storage structure of an electrical metal-air energy storage cell is provided, having an active storage material and an inert material, the method including the following steps: producing a porous green body, which includes the active storage material, infiltration of the porous green body with an infiltration medium, which contains the inert material, and heat treatment of the infiltrated green body to produce an inert enveloping structure, which at least partially envelops grains of the active storage material.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150110962

Process for applying a protective layer to a turbine component

A turbine component is provided, on which a protective layer is arranged, for example to avoid droplet impact erosion, wherein, in a first method step, a nanofilm is applied and a brazing metal is applied to the nanofilm, and the nanofilm chosen is one which, after initial ignition, leads to an exothermic reaction, whereby fusion of the brazing metal with the base material takes place to form a protective layer.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150110635

Adjustable blade root spring for turbine blade fixation in turbomachinery

An adjustable blade root spring device for turbine blade fixation in turbomachinery. The device is designed to be placed in a space in a rotor disk cavity adjacent to a tip of a blade root fir tree, where the device applies a radial outward force on the turbine blade to fix the blade position in the rotor disk. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150110620

Seal arrangement

A seal arrangement (15; 26; 43; 50) for sealing an annular gap (14) between a high-pressure steam space (12) and an adjacent low-pressure steam space (13). The gap is defined between two turbine casings (10, 11) each split into two casing halves, the seal arrangement (15; 26; 43; 50) has a seal element (24; 47; 58) which is formed in a segmented and annular manner and extends between the two turbine casings (10, 11) and engages in an annular receiving groove (9, 23; 30, 34; 49; 54) by means of at least one of its radial end regions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150110601

Coolant bridging line for a gas turbine, which coolant bridging line can be inserted into a hollow, cooled turbine blade

A coolant bridging line for a gas turbine having inner and outer sides which are separated by a wall, wherein the coolant bridging line extends from a first component of the gas turbine to a second component of the gas turbine is provided herein. The coolant bridging line for a gas turbine provides a further increase in the service life of the components of the gas turbine possible with a degree of efficiency which is nevertheless as high as possible. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150110379

Method and system for reducing motion blurring in digital radiography

A method of reducing motion blurring in digital radiography includes capturing at least one temporally coded blurred image of an object generated by using a coded pattern, and generating a de-blurred image from the at least one temporally coded blurred image by using the coded pattern and an estimate of a motion vector of the object. The at least one temporally coded blurred image is captured by using a total amount of generated light corresponding to at least a portion of radiation transmitted by the object. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150110253

Rotor with a backplane bus having electrical connection elements to make electrical contact with electrical components in a medical apparatus, as well as rotating unit and medical apparatus with such a rotor

A rotor of a computed tomography apparatus has a rotatable mechanical support frame for mechanical retention of electrical components and electrical connection elements for electrical connection with electrical components of the computed tomography apparatus, with the electrical connection elements arranged in at least one backplane bus. A rotating unit and a computed tomography apparatus embody such a rotor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150109732

Device and arrangement for generating a flow of air

A device for generating a flow of air, particularly for cooling electronic components, with an annular piezo element and an emitter element, wherein the annular piezo element can be vibrated radially by applying an alternating voltage, the emitter element is coupled radially to the annular piezo element, and wherein the radial vibration of the annular piezo element is configured so as to set the emitter element into axial vibration to generate the air flow which thereby permits a device of small dimensions for generating the an air flow to be created that is simultaneously characterized by low energy consumption and a long service life.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108984

Method and apparatus for determination of a magnetic resonance system control sequence

In a method and a control sequence determination device for determining a magnetic resonance system control sequence includes at least one radio-frequency pulse train to be emitted by a magnetic resonance system, a target magnetization is acquired and a k-space trajectory is determined. A radio-frequency pulse train for the k-space trajectory is then determined in an rf pulse optimization method using a target function, wherein the target function includes a combination of different trajectory curve functions, of which at least one trajectory curve function is based on a trajectory error model. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108981

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for optimization of a magnetic resonance sequence

In a method to optimize a magnetic resonance sequence of a magnetic resonance apparatus and a magnetic resonance apparatus operated according to such a method, optimization of the timing of the magnetic resonance sequence is implemented by adopting a magnetic resonance sequence as a starting sequence includes a first time interval set of one or more first time intervals and a second time interval set of one or more second time intervals, wherein the first time intervals of the first time interval set are to be left unmodified with regard to an optimization of the duration. The magnetic resonance sequence is automatically analyzed to identify the first time intervals of the first time interval set and the second time intervals of the second time interval set in the magnetic resonance sequence. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108978

Sampling strategies for sparse magnetic resonance image reconstruction

A computer-implemented method of selecting a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) sampling strategy includes selecting a base variable-density sampling pattern and determining a scan time associated with the base variable-density sampling pattern. A modified variable-density sampling pattern is created by modifying one or more parameters of the base variable-density sampling pattern to maximize a sampled k-space area without increasing the scan time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108952

Compensation of reactive power at a subsea ac transmission cable having an off-shore input end and an on-shore output end

A transmission system and a method for transmitting electrical power which has been produced by at least one off-shore wind turbine to a utility grid being located on-shore is provided. The transmission system has (a) an off-shore transformer, which is connectable to the at least one wind turbine and which is configured for changing a first ac voltage level provided by the at least one wind turbine to a second ac voltage level, (b) a subsea ac transmission cable having an off-shore input end and an on-shore output end, wherein the input end is connected to the off-shore transformer, and (c) a compensation unit for compensating at least partially a reactive power being produced within the subsea ac transmission cable, wherein the compensation unit is electrically coupled to the subsea ac transmission cable at a node being located in between the off-shore input end and the on-shore output end.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108947

Method and system for communication between a vehicle and a charging station for unlocking mechanical charging cable coupling

A method for communicating between an electric vehicle and a charging station for electrically charging at least one energy storage device of the electric vehicle. The electric vehicle is connected to the charging station during the charging process by a lockable mechanical coupling between a terminal of charging cable connected to the vehicle and a terminal of the charging station. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108764

Single piece electric assembly for connecting an off-shore wind turbine with an electric subsea cable, wind turbine, wind turbine cluster and method for mounting such an electric assembly to a wind turbine tower

An electric assembly for electrically connecting at least one wind turbine being located off-shore with an electric subsea cable being connected to an on-shore power grid is provided. The electric assembly has (a) a transformer for transforming a first voltage level being provided by the at least one wind turbine to a second voltage level of the subsea cable, and (b) an external equipment being electrically and mechanically connected to the transformer for controlling an operation of at least the transformer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150108698

Method for operating a vacuum melting system, and vacuum melting system operated according to said method

A method operates a vacuum melting system for metallurgically treating molten steel. A vacuum melting system is operated according to the method. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/23/15 / #20150107251

Power regulation and/or frequency regulation in a solar thermal steam power plant

A method for setpoint value adjustment of a setpoint value, particularly for automatic power and/or frequency or primary and/or secondary frequency regulation, in a solar thermal steam power plant having a primary heat source that is not freely adjustable and an additional heat source and also to a solar thermal steam power plant is provided. A present power range for this solar thermal steam power plant is ascertained for at least one prescribed time during operation of the solar thermal steam power plant. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150104964

Underwater electrical connection

An underwater electrical connection assembly is provided, where the assembly includes (1) a contact pin including an axially extending conductive core and an axially extending annular insolation portion around the conductive core, (2) a front end portion of the conductive core having an electrical contact surface, (3) a rear end portion of the conductive core having an electrical contact surface, and (4) an intermediate portion of the conductive core extending axially at an intermediate location between the front and rear end portions. In the assembly, the rear end portion of the conductive core of the pin includes a diameter larger than the diameter of the intermediate portion thereof, and the annular insulation portion includes an inner insulating layer around the intermediate portion of the conductive core and an insulating sleeve around the inner insulating layer.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150104092

Determining a value of a recording parameter by use of an anatomic landmark

A method and an imaging system are disclosed. The method, for determining at least one value of at least one recording parameter for a recording of an x-ray image of a patient positioned on an examination table, uses contactless scanning of at least part of the surface of the patient via at least one electromagnetic sensor, to calculate the three-dimensional contour of the scanned surface without additional exposure to radiation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150104090

Modification of a hollow organ representation

A method and a system are disclosed for interactively creating and/or modifying a hollow organ representation on the basis of medical-technical image data of a hollow organ. An embodiment of the method includes providing the medical-technical image data together with a hollow organ course line representing the course of the hollow organ; providing a plurality of contour representations of a contour of the hollow organ representation along the hollow organ course line; receiving a command input for the input and/or modification of a selected contour representation and/or of the hollow organ course line; locally modifying (h) the contour of the hollow organ representation on the basis of the command input, taking into consideration a number of contour representations adjacent to the selected contour representation on at least one side along the hollow organ course line, using an automatic interpolating sweep algorithm.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150103969

Reconstruction of image data by means of contour data

A method is based on first projection data, recorded during a relative rotational movement between an x-ray source of a ct device and at least one examination object lying partly outside the field of view of the ct device. Contour data of the surface of the examination object is useable to enhance the reconstruction of the incomplete first projection data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150102810

Method and apparatus to create at least one magnetic resonance image data set

In a method and apparatus to create at least one magnetic resonance image data set in particular angiographic image data sets, first magnetic resonance image data are acquired using a first projection acquisition sequence, second magnetic resonance image data are acquired after administration of contrast agent, using a second projection acquisition sequence, and at least one magnetic resonance image data set is created using the first magnetic resonance image data and the second magnetic resonance image data.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150102766

Output stage of a charging device

An output stage of a charging device includes a first secondary winding of a transformer, a first rectifier which is connected to the first secondary winding, a step-down controller which is connected to the output of the first rectifier, and a first output capacitor. In order to be able to reduce the switching losses in the switch of the step-down controller and to reduce the magnitudes of the inductance, the transformer includes a second secondary winding to which a second rectifier) together with a second output capacitor are connected, wherein the first and second output capacitors are connected in series.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150102679

Inertial response function for grids with high turbine penetration

A method for compensating at least partially a frequency deviation in a grid is provided in which a grid frequency is determined and the grid frequency is applied to a grid frequency criterion. If the grid frequency meets the grid frequency criterion, a determination is made as to a set of wind turbines from a wind turbine power plant fleet based on the grid frequency criterion, and a command for a transient frequency response is transmitted to the set of wind turbines.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150101845

Insulation systems with improved resistance to partial discharge, production method for this

An insulating system having improved partial discharge resistance includes an insulating tape around a conductor. The tape is a mica tape joined to a carrier. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/16/15 / #20150101335

Hole arrangement of liners of a combustion chamber of a gas turbine engine with low combustion dynamics and emissions

A gas turbine combustion chamber with an inner housing and an outer housing the inner housing having an inner wall element with a first hole arrangement and a second hole arrangement is provided. The inner wall element envelopes a burner volume. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150097836

Web based fast query visualization of time-varying multi-variate vessel flow field by using uniform partition strategy

A method for visualizing flow data from computation fluid dynamics (cfd) applications in 2-dimensions (2d) includes receiving a 3-dimensional (3d) image volume from a cfd simulation of fluids flowing through vessels in a patient that is a snapshot of a fluid flow in the vessels at a certain time, subdividing the 3d image volume into 3d data blocks, minimizing a sum over a matrix of energy interactions defined for each pair of data blocks in the 3d image volume, where the minimization preserves a local shape of the vessels, where minimizing the sum over the matrix of energy interactions is performed on a graphics processing unit (gpu), and using the minimized energy interaction matrix to display on a monitor a 2d sketch of the 3d image volume, where the 2d sketch is displayed in real-time with respect to the time scale of the cfd simulation.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150097566

Method and device for controlling a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

Starting with a magnetic resonance imaging system control sequence that has a radio-frequency (rf) pulse train to control the rf transmission system and a gradient pulse train, chronologically matching the rf pulse train, to control the gradient system, the gradient pulse train including a predetermined selection gradient pulse chronologically matched to a refocusing pulse of the rf pulse train, the execution capability of the control sequence is initially established using an execution capability criterion, in particular under consideration of a refocusing flip angle of the refocusing pulse. Modification of the refocusing pulse and/or of the selection gradient pulse takes place depending on the establishment of the execution capability of the control sequence.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150097563

Controlling a magnetic resonance imaging system to generate magnetic resonance image data of an examination subject

In a method to control a magnetic resonance imaging system to generate magnetic resonance image data of an examination subject, raw magnetic resonance data are acquired that include measurement values at multiple readout points in k-space. The readout points are arranged along a readout axis in k-space as readout pairs with a predetermined pair spacing relative to one another. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150097562

Method and apparatus to acquire magnetic resonance image data

In a method and apparatus to acquire magnetic resonance image data; an examination subject is positioned in a magnetic resonance apparatus to acquire magnetic resonance image data of the examination subject with a magnetic resonance sequence, and sequence parameters of the magnetic resonance sequence are established. First control commands of the magnetic resonance sequence are generated using the established sequence parameters. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150097457

Machine having a back-up bearing having a hybrid arrangement

A machine having a stator and a rotor having a rotor shaft supported in bearings, such that the rotor is rotatable about a rotation axis. The bearings are designed as active magnetic bearings in which the rotor is supported without contact. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150097373

System for automatic power estimation adjustment

An automatic adjustment system for a variable-speed wind turbine is provided, having a power vector generator for generating a power vector (pvec) of wind turbine output power; a mapping unit for establishing relationships (βvec, ωvec) between wind turbine output power and rotational speed and pitch angle on the basis of the power vector (pvec) and an operational trajectory of the wind turbine; a wind speed estimator for estimating a wind speed (vest); an available power calculator for calculating the available power (pest) of the wind turbine on the basis of the estimated wind speed (vest) and the established relationships (βvec, ωvec). A method of performing automatic analysis of a wind turbine configuration, a computer program product for carrying out the steps of such a method, and a wind turbine having such an automatic adjustment system are also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/09/15 / #20150096712

Modelling of a cast rolling device

A computer determines a thickness and/or a temperature of a metal strip. The computer determines the temperatures occurring along a respective rotation part of the respective surface elements of the rotary elements and a rotary element shape which forms in the region of a draw-off point on the respective surface element, by a respective rotary element model and using an exchanged enthalpy quantity, the respective contact time with a metal and a respective cycle time exchanged per time unit of a respective rotary element of a casting device with the environment thereof. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150095690

Redundant automation system

A redundant automation system having a plurality of automation devices which are connected to one another comprises a plurality of master devices and a slave device. Each of the plurality of automation devices processes a control program in order to control a technical process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150095256

Method and device for transporting objects of different types to destinations

A method and a device for transporting objects of different types to different destinations, in particular postal items to delivery addresses. Each object to be transported belongs to one of at least two different object types. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150094848

Position control of machine axes with collision avoidance and adaption of a machine model to a real machine

A control device of a machine with a plurality of position-controlled axes controls the position-controlled axes in accordance with a part program while processing a system program. Through the control of the position-controlled axes, an end effector is moved along a track defined by the part program via at least one intermediate element relative to a base body of the machine under position control. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150094846

Control device with integrated optimizer

A control device for a machine, with at least one axis, is configured to accept first parameters and to render a first general technological problem as a first specific technological problem. The control device is configured to determine once in advance, for a sequence of values of a position or a temporal derivation of the position of the axis of the machine, a number of variables assigned to the respective value, to solve the first specific technological problem in an optimum way. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150093499

Insulating material for rotating machines

An insulating material and its method of use of insulating material for rotating machines such as motors and generators. The insulating material includes a resin embedded with a filler that is not based only on a monomodal nanoparticle size particle distribution. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150093272

Electrically driven aircraft

An electrically driven aircraft includes at least one drive arrangement which has an aircraft propeller comprising a propeller shaft, a propeller bearing configured to radially and axially support the propeller shaft, a propeller hub which is driven by the propeller shaft, and a plurality of propeller blades attached to the propeller hub. A dynamoelectric rotary machine has a stator and a rotor which interacts with the stator and is coupled directly to the propeller shaft. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150093242

Adjusting a rotor blade pitch angle

A method of adjusting a pitch angle of a rotor blade of a rotor of a wind turbine is provided. The method comprises varying the pitch angle of the rotor blade during wind operation of the wind turbine from a starting angle to reach a limit angle (α1, α2) at which the rotor blade and/or an operational value (p) of the wind turbine reaches a predefined threshold limit (p1/2; α1, α2), deriving a safe angle (α3, α4) dependent on the limit angle (α1, α2), operating the rotor blade at the safe angle (α3, α4) or an angle from the safe angle (α3, α4) away from the limit angle (α1, α2). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150092927

Method and magnetic resonance system for acquiring magnetic resonance data

A medical imaging apparatus has a gantry having a stationary gantry housing and a rotor that is rotatable relative to the stationary gantry housing. At least one component to be cooled is arranged at the rotor, and a cooling device produces a cooling of the component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150092915

Method for examining an object using an x-ray recording system for phase contrast imaging with displacement measurement

A method, for examining an object using an x-ray recording system, includes aligning the object in the x-ray beam and the x-ray recording system with one another such that regions in the x-ray beam are uncovered for measurement of a free field. During an x-ray image recording, the components are moved relative to one another with a lateral displacement. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150092914

Method for examining an object using an x-ray recording system for phase contrast imaging with stochastic phase scanning

A method, for examining an object using an x-ray recording system, includes during an x-ray image recording, moving components relative to one another with the lateral displacement by displacement distances. The method includes generating the x-ray image recording during the displacement from n partial images, so that the total exposure time of the x-ray image recording is made up from a sum of partial exposure times. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150092909

X-ray-generating medical apparatus and acquisition window therefor with a releasable attachment to the medical apparatus

An acquisition window for a medical apparatus (in particular for a computer tomography apparatus) has an element made of a suitable material and at least one attachment element for attachment to the medical apparatus.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150092309

Protection device with directional zone selective interlock functionality

A protection device, externally connectable to an existing circuit breaker with zone selective interlock functionality, enables a circuit breaker to implement directional zone selective interlock. The protection device includes a first input port and a first output port connectable to a circuit breaker, and second and third ports for connecting to a protection device of another circuit breaker and for transmitting interlock signals via an input bus and an output bus inside the edp. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091933

Display device adapted for energy conservation

A display device comprises a display unit and a processing unit. The display unit includes a matrix of light-emitting elements, wherein each of the light-emitting elements illuminates at least one display pixel on the display unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091828

Display panel suitable for use in human-machine interface devices

A display panel suitable for use with a human-machine interface device comprises a plurality of display units. The plurality of display units includes at least a first display unit and at least a second display unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091731

Rail vehicle comprising an induction smoke alarm

A rail vehicle includes an aspirating or induction smoke alarm or detector which is connected by a line to at least one aspiration or induction end piece having a defined opening cross-section for collecting air samples. At least one line piece made of flexible material extends outward from the aspiration or induction end piece in the direction of the aspirating or induction smoke alarm or detector.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091682

Reinforcement-free tank for an electromagnetic apparatus

A reinforcement-free tank for an electromagnetic apparatus, as may be immersed in a fluid is provided. The tank may include a pair of mutually-opposite side walls. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091572

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to acquire raw data for image construction with multiple virtual coils

In a method to acquire magnetic resonance (mr) signals as gradient echoes, a first rf pulse is radiated and multiple bipolar magnetic field gradients are switched to generate multiple first gradient echoes at different echo times after radiation of the first rf pulse, and the multiple first gradient echoes are acquired in multiple raw data sets, in each of which a first line is filled with mr signals, and chronologically adjacent gradient echoes that occur after radiation of the first rf pulse are acquired with magnetic field gradients with opposite polarity. A second rf pulse is radiated and multiple bipolar magnetic fields are switched to generate multiple second gradient echoes after radiation of the second rf pulse. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091570

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for image reconstruction with multiple virtual coils

An mr image is produced from data acquired by radiating an rf pulse and switching multiple bipolar magnetic field gradients to generate multiple gradient echoes that are acquired in a raw data set with multiple raw data lines by a reception coil, the multiple gradient echoes being acquired with bipolar magnetic field gradients of different polarity. Due to the bipolar magnetic field gradients of different polarity, in the raw data set first raw data lines are filled with mr signals in one direction in raw data space, and second raw data lines are filled with mr signals in the opposite direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091568

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to correct magnetic resonance measurement data

The method according to the invention for the correction of measurement data acquired along cartesian lines in k-space, which measurement data have been acquired by means of a pulse sequence in which gradients are switched simultaneously during the radiation of at least one non-selective excitation pulse, includes the steps of measurement data acquired with the pulse sequence are entered into k-space, i.e. Entered into a memory organized as k-space, a pulse excitation profile is determined, and the acquired measurement data are corrected using the pulse excitation profile, the correction including an de-convolution operation in at least one of the three k-space directions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091567

Optimization of the noise development of a 3d gradient echo sequence in a magnetic resonance system

In a method according to optimize the noise development of a 3d gradient echo sequence in a magnetic resonance system, an optimization of at least one parameter of the gradient echo sequence, from the group including: the excitation pulse (the duration of the excitation pulse); the order of k-space lines to be scanned in k-space; and the readout direction of the k-space lines to be scanned in k-space, is implemented such that the gradients to be switched have optimally minimal slew rates, amplitudes and/or polarity changes.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091566

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to determine a sensitivity profile of a local coil

In a method for the determination of sensitivity profiles of local coils in the acquisition of magnetic resonance data, a first measurement data set of an examination area is acquired with a first acquisition coil, a second measurement data set of the examination area is acquired with a local coil, and a sensitivity profile of the local coil that is used is determined on the basis of the first measurement data set and the measurement data set. The first measurement data set and the second measurement data set are acquired using a pulse sequence with ultrashort echo times. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091565

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus for determination of excitation profiles from excitation pulses

In a method for determining excitation profiles from excitation pulses in a magnetic resonance, a homogeneous phantom is placed within the measurement volume of the magnetic resonance apparatus, at least one measurement data set of the phantom is acquired by operating the apparatus with a test pulse sequence composed of one excitation pulse, of which the excitation profile is to be determined, and a test gradient that is already activated on at full strength while the excitation pulse (a) is irradiated. The intensity profile of at least one acquired measurement data set in the direction in which the test gradient was switched on is determined in a processor, and the excitation profile of the excitation pulse is determined from the calculated intensity profile. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091563

Mri 3d cine imaging based on intersecting source and anchor slice data

A method of magnetic resonance (mr) imaging of a volume undergoing repetitive motion includes obtaining source slice data indicative of a plurality of source slices during the repetitive motion, and obtaining anchor slice data indicative of an anchor slice during the repetitive motion. The anchor slice intersects the plurality of source slices. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091561

Method and device for magnetic resonance imaging

A mode matrix processor of a magnetic resonance imaging system includes an input unit, an output unit, an operation unit, and a control unit, wherein the input unit is used for receiving a number of digital magnetic resonance signals; the operation unit is used for performing a linear combination operation on the plurality of digital magnetic resonance echo signals, to obtain at least one digital mode signal; the output unit is used for sending the at least one digital mode signal; and the control unit controls, according to the number of the digital magnetic resonance signals, the operation unit to perform the linear combination operation. The mode matrix processor of a magnetic resonance imaging system according to a specific embodiment of the present invention has desirable portability between different systems. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091545

Method and device for assigning individual phase conductors in a polyphase energy distribution network

A method for assigning individual phase conductors at a first point to those at at least one further point in a polyphase energy distribution network, in particular in a three-phase network. In the case of mains operation, wherein a common reference time is determined for these points, and the time difference and/or phase difference of the phase voltage or the line-to-line voltage between the reference time of a zero crossing of the phase voltage are determined for these points. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091521

Charging station for an electrically powered vehicle and charging method

A charging station transfers energy to an electrically powered vehicle which is wirelessly power-coupled to the charging station. The station has terminal for an electrical energy source, an inverter and an electronic coil connected to the inverter for providing energy for the wireless energy-transferring coupling by way of an alternating magnetic field. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091520

Electrically powered vehicle and method of charging an electrical energy storage device of an electrically powered vehicle

An electrically powered vehicle has a drive apparatus which includes an electric machine and an electrical energy storage device connected to the electric machine. A charging device is connected to the electrical energy storage device for the wireless transfer of energy by way of an alternating magnetic field. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091519

Charging configuration for the inductive wireless emission of energy

A charging configuration for the inductive wireless energy transfer to a receiver coil of an electrically operated vehicle. A first circularly wound electrically conductive coil extends in a plane and has a first central opening in the center of the first coil. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091518

Charging configuration for the inductive wireless emission of energy

A charging configuration for the inductive wireless transfer of energy to a receiver coil of an electrically operated vehicle. The charging configuration includes a first circularly wound electrically conductive coil extending in a plane and having a first central opening in the center of the first coil. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091517

Charging station, method, and electrically powered vehicle for the wireless energy-transfer coupling of an electrically powered vehicle

A charging station for wireless energy-transfer coupling of an electrically powered vehicle has a terminal for an electrical energy source and an electronic coil that generates an alternating magnetic field. The electronic coil has a cylindrical winding and a ferromagnetic body. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091516

Charging station for an electrically powered vehicle, and charging method

A charging station for an electrically powered vehicle has a connection for an electrical energy source, an inverter and an electronic coil connected to the inverter for wireless energy-transferring coupling of the electrically powered vehicle. The inverter is configured to apply an alternating electric voltage to the electronic coil in resonant operation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091515

Circuit for wireless energy-transfer by way of an alternating magnetic field, and electrically powered vehicle

The invention relates to a circuit arrangement for a wireless energy-transferring coupling by means of an alternating magnetic field, having a coil circuit with at least one electronic coil for providing the wireless energy-transferring coupling with an external coil circuit and a converter which can be connected to an electrical energy source and/or an electrical energy sink for supplying the coil circuit with electrical energy from the electrical energy source or for conducting away electrical energy from the coil circuit to the electrical energy sink, wherein the coil circuit is connected to the converter. With the invention, it is proposed that a winding of the electronic coil is dimensioned, with regard to the geometry and winding count thereof, such that a broadest possible range can be achieved for a compensation.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150091223

Method for operating a vacuum melting system and vacuum melting system operated according to the method

Metallurgical treatment of a steel melt is provided in a vacuum melting system in which acoustic signals generated in a pan receiving the steel melt are recorded with at least one structure-borne sound pick-up acoustically coupled directly or indirectly to the pan. The acoustic signals are used to determine a variable characterizing the operating state of the vacuum melting system.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150090153

Holding arrangement for an entry area of a rail vehicle and method for assembling the holding arrangement

A mounting arrangement for an entry area of a rail vehicle includes a rod-shaped holding element that has a passage opening; a doorpost paneling element for covering a doorpost, wherein the doorpost paneling element has a passage opening; a spacer element that is arranged between the holding element and the doorpost paneling element and has a passage opening; a connecting element for connecting the doorpost paneling element to the doorpost, wherein the connecting element is arranged on a side of the doorpost paneling element facing away from the spacer element and has a passage opening; and a connecting screw, which is screwed through the passage opening of the holding element, the passage opening of the spacer element and the passage opening of the doorpost paneling element in the passage opening of the connecting element.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150090151

Paneling for the inside of a side wall of a rail vehicle

A paneling element for lining the inside of a side wall of a rail vehicle has a plate-shaped base body and an angled strip element which extends substantially parallel to an end side of the base body and which is embodied in one piece with the base body. The base body and the strip element form a receptacle in which a connecting element can be accommodated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150089993

Method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a measurement gas

A method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a measurement gas using a gas analyzer comprises varying the wavelength of the light of a wavelength-tunable light source within periodically consecutive scan intervals for wavelength-dependent scanning of a gas component absorption line of interest. The method also comprises modulating the wavelength of the light of the wavelength-tunable light source with a frequency, guiding the modulated light through the measurement gas onto a detector and demodulating a measurement signal generated by the detector in the event of a harmonic of the frequency. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/02/15 / #20150089952

Inclined fuel injection of fuel into a swirler slot

A combustor for a gas turbine is provided. The combustor includes a pre-combustion chamber having a centre axis and a swirler which is mounted to the pre-combustion chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150087997

Method and device for determining a breathing movement of an object under examination

A method and device for determining a breathing movement of an object under examination is provided for the method includes determining a breathing movement of an object under examination and includes receiving a mathematical breathing model, the mathematical breathing model including a displacement of a thoracic cage of the object under examination over time, using a projection means to project a structured image pattern onto a sagittal plane and onto a thoracic region of the object under examination, using a camera to record a sequence of at least two images of the thoracic region of the object under examination, and adapting the mathematical breathing model at least in dependence on the recorded sequence of images of the thoracic region of the object under examination. The invention also describes a corresponding device for determining a breathing movement of an object under examination.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150087972

Dynamic overlay of anatomy from angiography to fluoroscopy

An overlay of anatomy is created for a fluoroscopy image. Anatomy detected in angiographic images is used to locate anatomy in the fluoroscopy image. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150087964

Method for optimizing a medical imaging acquisition

In a method for the optimization of an imaging acquisition of an object by a medical imaging apparatus, a first time period is determined, within which a calibration process of the medical imaging apparatus is executed, a second time period is determined, within which a breathing process for at least one breathing command of a recording protocol is executed, wherein the breathing process is executed at least in part at the same time as the calibration process, and a point in time for an initiation of the imaging acquisition is determined, such that at this point in time, the calibration process and the breathing process have been completed.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150087958

Method for determining a position-dependent attenuation map of surface coils of a magnetic resonance/pet scanner

A method is disclosed for determining a position-dependent attenuation map of at least one surface coil of a combined magnetic resonance/pet apparatus. In an embodiment, the method includes acquiring magnetic resonance image data by way of the at least one surface coil during a magnetic resonance/pet examination of a patient; reconstructing the position of the at least one surface coil on the basis of the acquired magnetic resonance image data; and determining the position-dependent attenuation map of the at least one surface coil on the basis of the reconstructed position of the at least one surface coil. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150087957

Early therapy response assessment of lesions

For therapy response assessment, texture features are input for machine learning a classifier and for using a machine learnt classifier. Rather than or in addition to using formula-based texture features, data driven texture features are derived from training images. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150086796

Ceramic thermally insulating layer system having an external aluminum-rich layer and method

A layer system is provided that has at least: a substrate, a ceramic layer and an outermost layer, which has an aluminum-rich form, in particular directly on the ceramic layer, and optionally a metallic bonding layer between the substrate and the ceramic layer, and in which the outermost layer has aluminum particles, in particular aluminum particles with a particle size of 100 nm to 50 μm. As a result of applying particles of aluminum to an outermost layer, the ceramic layer is better protected against what is known as cmas (calcium, magnesium, aluminum and silicon) attacks.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150086361

Axial rotor portion and turbine rotor blade for a gas turbine

A turbine rotor blade is provided with a blade root, platform adjoining it, and turbine blade on that side of the platform which faces away from the blade root, with at least one opening for feeding coolant into the turbine rotor blade interior on an underside of the blade root, which opening merges into a coolant duct. An axial rotor section for a rotor is provided, having an outer circumferential surface adjoining two end-side first side surfaces with rotor blade holding grooves distributed over the circumference and extending along an axial direction, wherein a turbine rotor blade is arranged in every holding groove, wherein a multiplicity of sealing elements are at the side of a side surface of the rotor section, and lie opposite the end sides of blade roots to form a gap. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150086264

Geared motor series

A geared motor series includes several motors with different dimensions, which respectively have a motor shaft with a receiving bore on the free end thereof. The nominal outer diameters of the motor shafts of the individual motor dimensions are different from each other. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150086131

Single-image super resolution and denoising using multiple wavelet domain sparsity

A computer-implemented method of enhancing images includes receiving one or more observed images, identifying wavelet bases, and determining a downsampling operator. A noise variance value is estimated and used to select a tuning parameter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150086099

Visualization of dual energy computed tomography airways data

A method for depicting an airway tree of a patient includes: (a) generating an iodine map of the airway tree from dual energy computed tomography (dect) imaging data acquired from the patient; (b) defining a region of interest of the airway tree from the dect imaging data; (c) rendering at least a portion of the airway tree based on information derived from the iodine map and the defined region of interest; and (d) displaying a graphical image of at least a portion of the airway tree on a user interface. Systems for depicting an airway tree of a patient are described.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150085986

Control device, medical apparatus and method to control movements of the medical apparatus

In a method to control movements of a medical apparatus via a control device with a touch-sensitive display, an apparatus component of the medical apparatus is selected and; and move the selected apparatus component is moved according to commands made at the touch-sensitive display. A safety loop must be closed in order to activate the movement of the apparatus component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150085981

Method of image registration in a multi-source/single detector radiographic imaging system, and image acquisition apparatus

A method, an imaging apparatus and a computer readable medium are enabled for automatically registering medical images. The imaging apparatus may be an amended c-arm. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150085971

Method and system for the automatic selection of a scanning protocol

A method is disclosed for automatically selecting a scanning protocol for a tomographic recording of an x-ray image of a patient in that at least one patient-specific value is retrieved in the internal memory of a first computer. The patient-specific value can in particular be a measure of the anticipated x-ray absorption by the patient. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150085288

Method and gas analyzer for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a sample gas

Gas analyzer and method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a sample gas, wherein the wavelength of the light of a wavelength-tunable light source is varied within periodically successive sampling intervals and, in the process, additionally modulated with a frequency to perform wavelength dependent sampling of an absorption line of a gas component to be measured in the sample gas.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150084629

Method and magnetic resonance system for acquiring magnetic resonance data

In a method for acquiring magnetic resonance data with a magnetic resonance system using a magnetic resonance sequence, the sequence has a first partial sequence in which magnetic resonance data are acquired for multiple slices that have to be acquired simultaneously, from which image data for the individual slices are calculated by a reconstruction algorithm. The sequence also has a second partial sequence for determining additional data, which are used to evaluate and/or assess the magnetic resonance data, and which have a spatial resolution that is lower than the magnetic resonance data, in which radio-frequency pulses and readout processes take place in a slice-specific manner through a time offset within a single measuring process, in which a single continuous excitation period with the radio-frequency pulses and a single continuous readout period with the readout processes follow one another, so that separate additional data are directly determined for each slice.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150084626

Method for determining a position-dependent attenuation map of high-frequency coils of a magnetic resonance pet device

A method is disclosed for determining a position-dependent attenuation map of at least one high frequency coil of a combined magnetic resonance pet device. A magnetic resonance pet device and a computer program product are also disclosed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150084625

Phantom for magnetic resonance imaging system

A phantom for an mri system is provided. The phantom includes a third layer, the third layer including a first structure and a second structure, the first structure including two adjacent wedge-shaped objects in opposite directions which do not generate magnetic resonance signals, the second structure includes a first module group pair, the first module group pair including a first module group and a second module group, the first module group and the second module group each including multiple modules which are identical to each other, aligned with each other and separated from each other by the same distance, and the first module group and the second module group are perpendicular to each other. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150084454

Pole unit and stator assembly for a wind turbine generator, and methods of manufacturing the same

A pole unit for a stator assembly of a wind turbine generator, the pole unit including (a) a laminated body structure having a base portion, an intermediate portion, and a top portion, and (b) a coil wound around the intermediate portion, wherein (c) the intermediate portion extends from at least a part of an upper surface of the base portion, and wherein (d) the top portion extends from the end of the intermediate portion that is opposite to the base portion and has an increasing cross-section in the direction away from the intermediate portion is provided. A stator assembly including a plurality of pole units, a method of manufacturing a pole unit, and a method of assembling a stator assembly are also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150084343

Electric generator arrangement and method for reducing a rotor eccentricity

An electric generator arrangement with a stator being equipped with at least two opposed phase windings, each winding comprising at least two sub-windings in series is provided. The arrangement also comprises a controlled varistor across the connections of the sub-windings of said opposed phase windings. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150083964

Method and device for extracting highly volatile degradation products from the absorbent loop of a co2 separation process

Apparatus and process for removal of volatile degradation products from the absorbent circuit of a co2 separation process are provided. The co2 separation process may use the absorbent circuit in an absorption process and a desorption process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150083412

Device and method for obtaining carbonic substances from oil sands

A device for obtaining carbonic substances, particularly bitumen, from oil sands is provided. The device has at least one steam generator, an injection pipeline and a production pipeline. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150083141

Hearing protection means for use with a magnetic resonance tomography device and magnetic resonance tomography device with hearing protection means

A hearing protection means for use with a magnetic resonance tomography device, comprising two noise-protection earpieces for external coverage of two outer ears of an examination object and at least one elastic holder means for affixing the noise-protection earpieces around the outer ears of the examination object, wherein the two noise-protection earpieces comprise a non-magnetic material and have a sound-deadening function is provided. The at least one elastic holder means has a strap-like shape, is able to be disposed on the head of the examination object circumferentially, in this case running along the area of the lower jaw and the outer ear region, and is able to be adapted in its circumferential length such that a predetermined tension is able to be set over the entire circumferential length. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150083111

Method and apparatus for operating a solar thermal power plant

A solar thermal power plant, wherein, in an intermediate superheater in the water-steam circuit, steam is heated to a settable setpoint temperature value at the outlet by a heat carrier medium which has been heated solar-thermally, wherein, for the heating of the steam to a set setpoint temperature value, a mass flow of the heat carrier medium entering the intermediate superheater is controlled as a function of a determined enthalpy difference of the heat carrier medium between the entry and exit thereof into and out of the intermediate superheater and as a function of a determined enthalpy difference of the steam between the exit and entry thereof out of and into the intermediate superheater is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150082887

Sensor element with an acoustic emission sensor

A sensor element includes an acoustic emission sensor for detecting acoustic emission. The sensor element has a second sensor for a second measured variable which is different from acoustic emission. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150082813

Assembly for thermal insulation of a magnet in a magnetic resonance apparatus

An assembly for thermal insulation of an mr magnet system during such a transport has a container for accommodating an mr magnet, the container being equipped with thermal insulation, and the container has an opening for accommodating a cooling unit. The assembly further has a protective cap, such that the opening is sealed in a reversible manner by the protective cap, and the protective cap is likewise equipped with thermal insulation.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150082796

Burner

A burner of a gas turbine extending along an axis is provided having in axial order: a swirler section, mixing section, outlet section, and main combustion zone. The swirler section has swirler vanes to swirl a stream of fuel and oxygen containing gas entering therein in a circumferential direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150082743

Transport of a tower of a wind turbine

The disclosed concerns a method of transporting a tower of a wind turbine in an upright position to an assembly site of the wind turbine, whereby the tower is equipped with a strake set comprising a number of strakes positioned to lead from a top of the tower in the upright position down towards a bottom of the tower, at least one of the strakes being realized as a detachable strake. The invention also concerns a strake set and transport assembly.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/26/15 / #20150082712

Rail vehicle with air-conditioning duct in the roof region and method for constructing a roof region of a rail vehicle

A rail vehicle has a roof region. In a longitudinal direction of the roof region, an air-conditioning duct is laid and which is bounded with respect to a passenger compartment by an inner ceiling. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150081913

Dynamic load management of resources in a cloud

The embodiments relate to a method for the dynamic load management of computational capacities in a cloud, the method including determining a currently-available computational capacity of the cloud, a currently-required computational load of the cloud, and an expected computational load of the cloud. The method further includes calculating a load threshold value for a connectible computational capacity for the cloud as a function of the available computational capacity, the currently-required computational load, and the expected computational load. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150081652

Method and a system for merging data into a database table with constraints consistency analysis and customized merge parameters

A method and a system import data into a table. The method includes providing the table with data identities and a primary key assigned to each of the data identities. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150081642

Method and system for archiving data from a source database to a target database

A method and a system for archiving data from a source database to a target database perform the following step: a) specifying the data being subject to the archiving operation in the source database; b) extracting the data genealogy of the specified data, thereby revealing the physical relations among tables of the specified data and/or arbitrary rules defined by an administrator in order to create a data tree of the specified data; c) executing an export/import operation of the specified data from the source database to the target database, thereby starting in a direction from the root of the data tree to the leaves of the data tree; and d) after the successful execution of the export/import operation, executing a delete operation in the source database for the specified data, thereby starting in a direction of the leaves of the data tree to the root of the data tree.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150081145

Rail vehicle braking device

A rail vehicle braking device has at least one first electrodynamic brake with a drive unit that includes at least one drive motor and a power supply unit for supplying the drive motor in a traction mode of the drive unit. A brake control unit controls, in a first brake mode, the respective power supply unit for providing a braking effect. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150081085

Programming method for a path to be traveled by an end effector

A programming device receives a number of local coordinate systems from a user. Each local coordinate system is referenced directly or via at least one other local coordinate system to a global machine coordinate system of a motion-controlled machine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150080701

Method and device to evaluate a medical examination

In a method and device to evaluate an examination of an examination subject with a medical imaging apparatus, an examination data set of the examination subject is imported into the evaluation device. A reference data set is associated with the imported examination data set, wherein the reference data set includes at least one reference region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150080483

Power station-based methanation system

A power station-based methanation system which has a fossil fuel-fired power station together with an electrolysis unit and a methanation reactor is provided. The power station and the electrolysis unit are configured for supplying the methanation reactor with starting materials for a methanation reaction and the electrolysis unit can be operated both in a charging state and in a discharging state, in which charging state the electrolysis unit supplies electric power and a chemical energy store is at the same time charged and in which discharging state the chemical energy store is discharged.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150079417

Anti-corrosion and anti-erosion protective layer containing aluminium

The corrosion and also the erosion properties of a layer system can be improved by using deposition-hardened particles.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078977

Amine scrubbing solution for absorption of carbon dioxide, with oxidation inhibitors

A method is provided for separating carbon dioxide from a flue gas of an incineration system, wherein bicin and/or edta is mixed as an oxidation inhibitor into a scrubbing solution with an amine-containing absorption agent, the flue gas is brought into contact with the scrubbing solution prepared in such a manner for absorption of the carbon dioxide contained therein, and the scrubbing solution is then thermally treated, the carbon dioxide being desorbed thereby. A corresponding scrubbing solution comprising an amine-containing absorption agent and comprising bicin and/or edta as an oxidation inhibitor is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078914

Access system for a hub of a wind turbine

An access system for a hub of a wind turbine, wherein the hub comprises a first flange for mounting a first rotor blade, a second flange for mounting a second rotor blade and a third flange for mounting a third rotor blade is provided. The hub comprises a first opening, a second opening and at least a third opening, each of the openings being suitable for accessing an interior of the hub from outside of the hub. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078913

Arrangement to reduce noise emission

An arrangement to reduce noise emission generated by a wind turbine rotor blade is provided. The arrangement includes the rotor blade and a noise reduction device attached thereto. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078910

Arrangement to reduce noise of a wind turbine rotor blade

An arrangement to reduce noise of a wind turbine rotor blade is provided, including a wind turbine rotor blade and a noise reduction device. The noise reduction device includes a serrated extension for at least reducing noise generated from the wind turbine rotor blade, the noise reduction device attached to the trailing edge section. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078901

Threaded shank, connection assembly and gas turbine engine for improved fatigue life of threads

A threaded shank for engaging with a threaded further component is provided herein, the further component having a cylindrical first thread with a uniform first thread pitch and a uniform first thread angle, the threaded shank including a second thread with a uniform second thread pitch and a uniform second thread angle and including a third thread with a uniform third thread pitch and a uniform third thread angle along an axial expanse of the third thread. The first thread angle and the second thread angle and the third thread angle being substantially identical, the first thread pitch and the second thread pitch and the third thread pitch being substantially identical, wherein the second thread and the third thread are spaced apart axially by a thread-free region, a second thread helix and a third thread helix have an axial offset to one another.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078896

Wind turbine rotor blade with serrated extension

A wind turbine rotor blade is provided, having a root end, a tip end, a leading edge section, a trailing edge section and a serrated extension, wherein the serrated extension is attached to the trailing edge section and has at least a first tooth. Furthermore, the wind turbine rotor blade has at least one patterning element for guiding a wind flow which is flowing from the leading edge section to the trailing edge section such that noise which is generated at the trailing edge section is reduced. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078646

Method and device for displaying an object with the aid of x-rays

A method and a device for displaying an object with the aid of x-rays include recording a multiplicity of x-ray projections from which a volume data set characterizing the density of the object is reconstructed. Subsequently, density values along a ray are determined on the basis of the volume data set. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078645

System and method for data driven editing of rib unfolding

A method and apparatus for data driven editing of rib centerlines is disclosed. A user input location indicating an inaccuracy in a rib centerline extracted from a medical image volume is received. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078643

Method and device for automatic or semi-automatic segmentation of a 3d image data set

In a method and apparatus for automatic or semi-automatic segmentation of a 3d image data set, acquired by a medical imaging apparatus, of an examination region that includes an organ, the 3d image data set is provided to a computer/processor, which is also provided with information with designating the type of organ imaged in the examination region. The 3d image data set is automatically segmented in the computer/processor using a model-based segmentation algorithm, wherein the designated type of organ is used as a basis of the model. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078639

Method for evaluating an medical examination

A method is disclosed for evaluating an examination of an examination object using a medical imaging device by way of an evaluation unit. The method includes reading in an examination data set of the examination object; assigning a reference data set to the read-in examination data set, the reference data set comprising at least one reference region; selecting at least one reference region; assigning at least one examination region of the examination data set to the at least one reference region; and marking the at least one examination region in at least one image of the examination data set. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078534

Scattered radiation grid of a ct detector

A scattered radiation grid of a ct detector is disclosed and includes a plurality of detector elements arranged in multiple cells in the phi direction and in the z direction of a ct system, having a plurality of free passage channels arranged to correspond to the detector elements, and walls fully enclosing the free passage channels at the longitudinal sides thereof. According to an embodiment of the invention, the walls of the scattered radiation grid are produced using a 3d screen-printing method.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078512

Detection of x-ray radiation

An x-ray detector is disclosed, including a detection unit to generate a detection signal for incident x-ray radiation; a signal analysis module to determine a set of count rates for incident x-ray radiation based upon the detection signal and signal analysis parameters for x-ray radiation; and a switchover control unit for switching between first signal analysis parameters and second signal analysis parameters. When an amount of x-ray radiation is incident on the detection module, a first set of count rates is generated for a first time interval based upon first signal analysis parameters and a second set of count rates is generated for a second time interval based upon second signal analysis parameters, different from the first signal analysis parameters. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150078019

Light strip for a passenger compartment of a rail vehicle

A light strip, lighting fixture or lamp band for installation in an interior passenger compartment of a rail vehicle includes a plurality of elongate light covers that can be connected to each other in the longitudinal direction thereof to form the light strip. A double-walled intermediate cover is provided between at least two successive light covers in the longitudinal direction of the light strip. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077906

Busbars having different cross sections for a busbar system with a common protection or neutral conductor

An embodiment of the invention relates to busbars having different cross sections for a busbar system with a common protection and/or neutral conductor for the transport of electrical energy. The busbar system includes at least one first segment and a second segment, the segments having each at least one first busbar with a first cross-sectional area, at least a second busbar with a second cross-sectional area, a holding element and at least one connection. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077754

Process interface of a process gas analyzer operating by the transmitted light method

A process interface of a process gas analyzer operating by a transmitted light method includes a purging tube, which extends between an optoelectronic element and an interior of a plant part carrying a process gas, wherein the purging tube is closed off, at its end opposite from the optoelectronic element by a window, in the vicinity of which a purging gas feed enters the purging tube, where an annular part is arranged in the interior of the purging tube opposite the entrance of the purging gas feed and is coaxial in relation to the purging tube, and the part has a convex outer side, the vertex line of which divides the entrance of the purging gas feed into a smaller region, open toward the window, and a larger region, open toward the interior of the plant part.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077518

Apparatus for mobile pattern projection

Integration of an apparatus for recording a three-dimensional image of a measurement object in mobile computer apparatuses provides additional functions. The integration can be very cost-effective and simple. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077201

Circuit breaker shock absorber apparatus, assemblies, and methods of operation

Embodiments disclose a circuit breaker shock absorber apparatus configured to absorb impact due to blow-off of one or more circuit breaker contact arms. The circuit breaker shock absorber apparatus has a base directly or indirectly coupled to a circuit breaker housing and an absorber body comprising a damping material having a tangent delta at 10% strain and 10 hz and at room temperature of greater than about 0.45, and a durometer of less than about 60 per astm d2240 type a. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077200

Methods and apparatus for calibrating a thermomagnetic trip unit of a circuit breaker

Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for calibrating a thermomagnetic trip unit in a circuit breaker base assembly. The invention provides a calibration nut, an extended armature guide pin having a threaded portion, a spring disposed on the calibration nut and coiled around the extended armature guide pin, and an armature disposed on the spring and adapted to be held by an electromagnet. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077115

Method and computer to determine a b0 field map with a magnetic resonance apparatus

In a method to determine a b0 field map describing the local deviation of a nominal larmor frequency of a magnetic resonance apparatus, wherein magnetic resonance data are acquired in measurements implemented at two different echo times whose difference forms a dephasing time after an excitation at at least two different dephasing times, and a phase change to be used to determine the b0 field map is determined from a difference of phases measured at different echo times, the phase changes of different dephasing times are evaluated to at least partially reduce an ambiguity due to a nyquist phase wrapping, by using dephasing times that result as a quotient or, given the use of only two dephasing times, as a product, of a base time and a respective prime number from a group including at least two different prime numbers that are greater than one, and wherein the group is selected depending on a desired dynamic range of the b0 field map and/or a maximum tolerated measurement error for the measurements.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077109

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to optimize a magnetic resonance data acquisition sequence

In a method to optimize a magnetic resonance sequence of a magnetic resonance apparatus, the magnetic resonance sequence includes first imaging parameters that, during acquisition of magnetic resonance images by the magnetic resonance sequence, the first imaging parameters produce acoustic noise with a first acoustic noise volume level and magnetic resonance images with image noise at a first signal-to-image noise ratio. An automatic optimization of the imaging parameters is implemented such that during acquisition of magnetic resonance images by the magnetic resonance sequence, the optimized imaging parameters produce acoustic noise with a second acoustic noise volume level and magnetic resonance images with image noise at a second signal-to-image noise ratio. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150077024

Drive system with combined actuation of brake and encoder

A drive system includes a line assembly configured to connect a power converter to an electric motor which has a brake and an encoder. The line assembly has at least two power lines and only two brake lines exclusively to provide a data transfer between the power converter and the electric motor and to transfer energy to the encoder. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150076824

Method of controlling a wind turbine

A method of controlling a wind turbine in response to an overvoltage event in an electricity grid to which the wind turbine is connected is provided, which method includes the steps of controlling at least one auxiliary device to increase its consumption of reactive power, wherein an auxiliary device is a device used during normal operation of the wind turbine; and/or controlling at least one reactive power generating device to decrease its generation of reactive power, wherein a reactive power generating device is a device that generates reactive power during normal operation of the wind turbine. An overvoltage response arrangement adapted for controlling a wind turbine in response to an overvoltage event in an electricity grid to which the wind turbine is connected is also provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150076352

Infrared spectrometer measurement of droplets collected from an oil mist in a breather pipe of a gas turbine

A method for analysing a droplet fraction of an oil mist sample of a gas turbine is provided. A collecting device collects the oil mist sample, wherein the collecting device is arranged within a breather pipe which is coupled to the gas turbine such that oil mist is flowing through the breather pipe. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150076115

Isolating/grounding switch with three phases in one enclosure

An isolating/grounding switch with three phases in one enclosure has a simple conductor shape and a higher space utilization rate. The switch includes a housing, three first conductors and three second conductors, three first static contacts each connected to one of the first conductors, three second static contacts each connected to one of the second conductors, three moving contacts connected by an insulator, and three grounding contacts electrically connected to the housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150075713

Method for applying fibre material on a vertical surface

A method for applying fibre material on a vertical surface is provided. The method has the following steps: spraying an adhesive on the vertical surface; applying the fibre material on the sprayed surface; spraying additional adhesive on the fibre material for another layer of fibre material; applying another layer of fibre material on the sprayed fibre material; and injecting the layers of fibre material with a resin.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150075376

Separation device for carbon dioxide, method for the operation thereof, and separating unit

A device and method for separating off carbon dioxide is provided, including an absorption unit, desorption unit assigned thereto and a separation unit for separating off salts from a scrubbing solution. The absorption and desorption units are connected to each other via a first conduit for a regenerated scrubbing solution and a second conduit for a loaded scrubbing solution. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150075210

Method for charging and discharging a heat accumulator and plant for storing and releasing thermal energy, suitable for this method

A method for charging and discharging a heat accumulator is provided. A system by which the method can be performed is also provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150075166

Sound damper for evaporation channels in steam power plants with air condensers

A steam turbine unit, in particular for a steam power plant, comprising a steam turbine and a condenser connected to the steam turbine via an evaporation channel is provided. According to the following, a sound damper, particularly a low-frequency sound damper, is acoustically coupled to the evaporation channel.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/19/15 / #20150075072

Divided central tube of a combined quenching and scrubbing system for an entrained flow gasification reactor

Devices for a three-stage scrubbing system for treatment of hot crude gases and liquid slag by an entrained flow gasification. Crude gas and slag are conducted downward into a water bath in a central tube. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150073593

Operating machine with redundant axes and resolution of the redundancy in real time

A program for a numerical control device is disclosed that determines path points to be approached by an end effector. A control signal group is ascertained for each path point that contains its set point value for each position-controlled axis. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150073591

Charging device for charging a vehicle accumulator

A vehicle accumulator connected to a charging device is charged by controlling a configurable charge program executed by a control unit of the charge device. The configurable charge program is obtained from a charge program memory, so that the vehicle accumulator can be charged in an optimal manner with an individual charging characteristic.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150073570

Method and system for controller transition

It is described a method for transition of control from a first controller (101) to a second controller (103), the method comprising: communicatively coupling (143, 145) the first controller and the second controller, such that at least one static digital input signal (110) received by one controller (101) is mutually provided to the respective other controller (103) and such that at least one static digital output signal (118) generated by one controller (101) is mutually provided to the respective other controller (103); disconnecting at least one output line (124) from the first controller (101); connecting the at least one output line (126) to the second controller (103); supplying at least one output signal (147) to the at least one output line (126), wherein the at least one output signal (147) is obtained by performing a logical or, in particular using an or-gate, to at least one first output signal (118) generated by the first controller (101) and at least one second output signal (136) generated by the second controller (103), the method further comprising before disconnecting at least one output line (124) from the first controller (101): supplying a logical high signal to the output line by an external voltage source, if the first output signal (118) is a logical high signal or if the output line is at a logical high state during normal operation.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150073298

Method and device to examine a tissue sample

In a method and an apparatus to exam a tissue sample, a female breast is compressed in an x-ray imaging apparatus and a biopsy procedure is conducted to extract a tissue sample from the compressed breast, with the extraction taking place using images generated by the x-ray imaging system. While the breast is still compressed, the extracted tissue sample is transported to a region outside of the extraction location that is irradiated by x-rays from the x-ray source of the imaging apparatus, and is irradiated at that region by the x-ray source in order to generate 3d data from a radiation detector that are used to reconstruct a data set of slice images from common projections of the extraction region and the tissue sample. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150071783

Turbine blade

A turbine blade is provided having a blade and a modular platform which follow one another along a longitudinal axis of the turbine blade. In order to provide a modular turbine blade that has an especially plain and simple design and that ensures an especially reliable, long-lasting, durable connection of the individual components among each other, the blade has an extension and the platform has an outer platform part and an at least two-part inner platform part which is radial in relation to the longitudinal axis and which lie laterally against the extension of the blade, and the outer platform part is designed as an endless platform frame that surrounds the outer edge of the inner platform part.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150071772

Method for producing and restoring ceramic heat insulation coatings in gas turbines and associated gas turbine

Through the use of different ceramic heat insulation coatings (7, 13) on turbine blades, it is possible to produce or restore different configurations of gas turbines, which are then optimized for a respective baseload operation application or peak load operation application. Differences in the sprayed-on heat insulation coatings (7, 13) can be generated by means of a different material composition of the powder, for example zirconium oxide, by means of a different number of layers (10), by means of different coating thicknesses and/or by means of different porosities.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150071761

Sealing arrangement for a nozzle guide vane and gas turbine

A nozzle guide vane support arrangement including a platform portion of a nozzle guide vane at a trailing edge is provided, the platform portion having a platform wall including a first platform wall portion and a second platform wall portion. A working fluid interaction surface and a cooling surface at least partly limit an inner cavity of the platform portion in which a cooling fluid is leadable. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150071519

Method and imaging apparatus to automatically display and/or measure bone variations in medical image data

In a method and apparatus to automatically display and/or measure bone variations in medical image data, an image data set of an examination region is acquired and the bone regions in the image data set are automatically segmented in a first segmentation followed by a second segmentation in which bone variation regions in the image data set are automatically segmented on the basis of the results of the first segmentation. The results of the first and/or second segmentations are stored and/or displayed.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150071518

Method, device and system for obtaining a medical image data set

In a method, device and system for obtaining a medical image data set, a raw data stream is produced by a data acquisition device, the raw data stream including at least digital data of a medical raw data image set. The raw data stream is provided to a data compression device, wherein it is compressed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150071400

Method and x-ray system for dual-energy spectra ct scanning and image reconstruction

A method for dual-energy spectra ct scanning and image reconstruction of two tomographic image datasets from a higher-energy and a lower-energy x-ray energy spectrum is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, readings are taken with the different x-ray energy spectra during the scanning; the different x-ray energy spectra are also created at least by different acceleration voltages of the x-ray source; and the spatial distribution of the scanning x-rays per x-ray energy spectrum is undertaken randomly or pseudo-randomly (in the absence of a regular pattern). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150070869

Wind turbine transformer arrangement

An improved transformer arrangement of a wind turbine is provided. A wind turbine transformer arrangement comprises a transformer that is arranged in the wind turbine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150070015

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging

In a method and apparatus for magnetic resonance imaging, in order to create a t1 map, an pulse sequence is used that includes at least one exposure cycle, wherein the exposure cycle includes an inversion pulse, a saturation pulse quantity of one or more saturation pulses and a readout step quantity of one or more readout steps. Within the exposure cycle, at least one saturation pulse of the saturation pulse quantity follows the inversion pulse and at least one readout step of the readout step quantity follows the at least one saturation pulse.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150070011

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to generate a spatially selective excitation

In a method to generate a spatially selective excitation in an imaging region of a magnetic resonance apparatus that precedes an acquisition of magnetic resonance data, in the course of the excitation an excitation trajectory in k-space is traversed, the excitation trajectory having a symmetry relative to the k-space center in at least one direction of k-space in the sense that a first traversed extreme value in this direction corresponds to the negative of the other extreme value traversed in this direction, so the excitation trajectory is shortened in the at least one directions on one side of the zero point between the extreme values, and the shortened excitation trajectory is used for excitation.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150069980

Converter in delta configuration

A converter for three-phase voltage has three electrically delta-connected series circuits. Each of the series circuits has at least two switching modules connected in series. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150069861

Electric machine with rotor interior ventilation

An electric machine includes a stator, a rotor interacting magnetically with the stator, a housing surrounding the stator and rotor, and a hollow shaft provided for arrangement of the rotor and mounted on the housing. A radial fan is mounted rotationally fixed on the hollow shaft on the ventilation side. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150069845

Electric device and method for controlling an electric energy generator

An electric device for controlling an energy generator connected to an energy supply grid includes a control device that controls the generator with respect to the energy generator operating state. The electric device, which is connected between the energy supply grid and the generator, enables comparably simple control of the generator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150069252

X-ray detector and method

An x-ray detector is disclosed for detection of x-ray radiation, including a planar cathode, an anode divided into a plurality of pixel elements and a direct converter disposed between cathode and anode for conversion of radiation into electrical charge. In an embodiment, at least two guard rings or guard ring structures are disposed around pixel elements or groups of pixel elements, to which guard rings or guard ring structures potentials are applied. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150068784

Air inlet and air outlet openings for a vertical busbar system, especially for wind power plants

A busbar system is disclosed for the transport of electrical energy, the busbar system being in a vertical setup position. The busbar system includes at least one busbar and a cover surrounding the at least one busbar, the busbar system being divided into elements, each element having an inlet opening in a lower region of the housing and an outlet opening in an upper region of the housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150068216

System for inductive heating of turbine rotor disks

A turbine rotor with at least one rotor disk is provided. The turbine rotor includes a heating arrangement for heating at least a part of the rotor disk. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150068150

Flange assembly for a tower segment

A flange assembly for a tower segment is provided. The flange assembly includes a number of flange portions each with a first interface to the tower segment and a second interface to connect to another flange portion. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/12/15 / #20150068058

Method for utilizing spent grain in a brewery and corresponding device

A method for utilizing spent grain in a brewery in which the spent grains are mechanically dewatered and then thermally utilized. The press water arising from the mechanical dewatering is thermally concentrated using low-temperature waste heat generated during the brewing process.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150066829

Method and system for query answering over probabilistic supply chain information

. . A method predicts a derivable event in a logistic network. The method includes generating a bayesian network describing a structure of at least a part of a logistic network. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150066532

Mobile information and control device, and method for use thereof

A mobile information and control device provides information about a patient and examinations to be conducted on this patient, as well as the ability to control medical apparatuses, for use by medical personnel. The mobile device at least has a data storage device to store and provide information, a coupling device to place the information and control device in communication with additional medical apparatuses, a display for need-specific display of information, and an attachment device to attach the information and control device to a wrist of the personnel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150066437

Graphic product generator

A method, a checking system, a computer program product and a control computer are disclosed for checking a configuration for a multi-component computed tomography device. After a change of a configuration setting, a targeted check of device components can be carried out through created rules and index data.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150066171

Observation and/or operation of a sport and/or rehabilitation device

A method for observation and/or operation of a sport and/or rehabilitation device uses open-loop and/or closed-loop control of the device. A smartphone, navigation device, digital picture frames or a tablet pc is used as the human machine interface (hmi). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150065612

Electrical insulation body for a high-voltage rotary machine and method for producing the electrical insulation body

An electrical insulation body for a high-voltage rotary machine is provided. The electrical insulation body has a synthetic resin which is produced by reacting an epoxy with a hardener, and to which a filler component comprising particles is added, wherein the mass fraction of chlorine in the epoxy is less than 100 ppm.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150065291

Component for a planetary gear train

The invention relates to a component (1) for a planetary gear train. The component, which is cast as one piece, comprises a planetary carrier (2) and a hollow-cast hollow shaft (3) arranged in a coaxial manner on said planetary carrier (2). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150064018

Turbine blade and associated method for producing a turbine blade

A turbine blade is provided, having a fastening section, a platform, and a blade, which follow one another along a longitudinal axis of the turbine blade, wherein the platform, in radial relation to the longitudinal axis, has an inner platform part and an outer platform part, wherein the outer platform part is designed as a closed platform frame that encloses the outer edge of the inner platform part. An associated method for producing a turbine blade is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150063985

Guide blade ring for an axial turbomachine and method for designing the guide blade ring

A method for designing a stage for an axial turbomachine having a guide blade ring and a rotor blade ring arranged downstream of the guide blade ring is provided. The method includes: profiling a guide blade ring having guide blades arranged regularly over the circumference of the guide blade ring in accordance with basic aerodynamic and mechanical conditions; moving at least one profile section of at least one of the guide blades in the circumferential direction in such a way that the pitch angle for the at least one guide blade and a guide blade arranged adjacent thereto varies over the blade height in such a way that during operation of the axial turbomachine the departing flow formed downstream of the guide blade ring is irregularly formed over the circumference of the axial turbomachine, such that the vibration excitation of the rotor blades of the rotor blade ring is low.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150063649

Method and system for blood flow velocity reconstruction from medical images

A method and system for blood flow velocity reconstruction from medical image data is disclosed. Flow system geometry of a flow conduit is generated from medical image data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150063534

Image-based motion compensation of image data

A method, a computer program, a computer program product and a computed tomography system are disclosed. The image data is a spatially three-dimensional reconstruction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150062813

Cooling device

A cooling device for cooling an electronic component, such as a power semiconductor, includes a cooling body which can be thermally coupled to the component, at least one sonotrode element for generating ultrasonic waves having a predetermined wavelength directed towards the cooling body, and a resonance tube that is associated with the sonotrode element and that is arranged between the sonotrode element and the cooling body, wherein a distance between the sonotrode element and the cooling body corresponds to an integral multiple of a quarter of a wavelength, such that a standing wave is formed between the at least one sonotrode element and the cooling body.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150062766

Method for detecting a defective amplifier in an analog signal conditioning device of a switch

A method is disclosed for detecting a defective amplifier. The device includes an electronic tripping unit which respectively carries out a check in order to determine whether the energy through the switch satisfies a condition and trips the switch if the condition has been satisfied; and an analog/digital converter respectively outputting the two differently amplified analog signals as digital values. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061803

Transformer chamber for a wind turbine

A transformer chamber for a wind turbine is described. The transformer chamber includes a liquid-tight tank for receiving a liquid-filled, in particular oil-filled, transformer, a wind turbine structure component includes a component bedframe adapted for receiving such a transformer chamber and a wind turbine includes such a transformer chamber and such a wind turbine structure component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061672

Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance data acquisition using a multipoint dixon technique

In a method and magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus to acquire mr data from a subject, a predetermined spectral model of a multipoint dixon technique is used that includes at least two spectral components with respective associated relaxation rates, a first phase due to field inhomogeneities; and a second phase due to eddy current effects. Mr data are acquired using a bipolar multi-echo mr measurement sequence for multiple image points wherein, for each image point, the multi-echo mr measurement sequence alternately uses positive and negative readout gradient fields for the readout of mr signals of the mr data at at least three echo times. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061671

Phase-contrast mr imaging with speed encoding

Mr signals are acquired with a method for phase contrast magnetic resonance (mr) imaging with speed encoding, in order to acquire raw data for multiple mr images. The multiple mr images are reconstructed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061667

Method and apparatus for acquiring magnetic resonance data and generating images therefrom using a two-point dixon technique

Magnetic resonance (mr) data are acquired with a two-point dixon technique in which a first spectral component and a second spectral component, for example, a water component and a fat component, are determined. A computation grid of lower resolution in comparison to the mr data is determined, wherein each grid point of the computation grid encompasses a predetermined number of adjacent image points of the mr data. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061451

Electric motor

An electric motor comprising a rotor which has a plurality of permanent magnets arranged along a circumferential direction, a stator arrangement with a winding arrangement which surrounds, at least in parts, the permanent magnets. Said stator arrangement comprises a first stator having a plurality of windings and the stator arrangement comprises a second stator, the windings of the first and second stators being embodied, respectively as frame-shaped coils, said coils of the first stator being arranged in the radial direction on the outside of the permanent magnets, the coils of the second stator being arranged in the radial direction inside the permanent magnets, and the coils are arranged along the winding axis thereof in the radial direction and the permanent magnets are arranged along the magnetization direction thereof in the radial direction.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061439

Magnetic reluctance coupling having two rotors

A simplified magnetic reluctance coupling for coupling a first shaft to a second shaft, has a hollow cylindrical stator which has at least one magnet that is/are distributed around the circumference of the stator. The reluctance coupling also has a first rotor, which is supported in such a way that it can rotate within the stator, is connected to a first shaft in a rotationally fixed manner, and has a plurality of ferromagnetic first portions distributed around the circumference thereof and spatially separated from one another, as well as a second rotor, which is supported in such a way that it can rotate within the first rotor, is connected to the second shaft in a rotationally fixed manner, and has a plurality of ferromagnetic second portions distributed around the circumference thereof.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150061295

Wind turbine, a generator, a rotor housing, and a method for making the rotor housing

Described is a wind turbine, a generator and a rotor housing for a generator with an external rotor, the rotor housing comprising a support structure, wherein the support structure is cylindrical shaped, a cone and a ring. The ring and the cone are attached together at an inner side of the cone in a horizontal plane, forming a front part of the rotor housing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150060804

Organic electronic components having organic superdonors having at least two coupled carbene groups and use thereof as an n-type dopants

An organic electron transport layer n-dopant. The n-dopant is used to construct organic electronic components, transistors, organic light-emitting diodes, light-emitting electrochemical cells, organic solar cells, photodiodes, and electronic components containing said n-dopant.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150060677

X-ray detector

An x-ray detector is disclosed, in particular for a computed tomography system. In an embodiment, the x-ray detector includes a regular arrangement of measuring pixels for covering a measuring surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150060249

Rotor for an electric switch

A rotor is disclosed for an electric switch. In an embodiment, the rotor includes a rotor housing and a rotatably mounted contact link, which has two movable contacts. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150059612

Stone impact protection arrangement and rail vehicle with a stone impact protection arrangement

A stone impact protection configuration for protecting at least one vehicle component, in particular a wheelset shaft, disposed in the region of the underbody of a rail vehicle, includes a plurality of resilient shielding elements in the form of flexurally resilient strips being supported and held at both end regions thereof by at least one retention device. A corresponding rail vehicle with a stone impact protection configuration for operating on track systems with a ballast bed superstructure, is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150059478

Method and measuring arrangement for monitoring operational states of a slide bearing

The operational state of a slide bearing is monitored by determining measurement values that characterize noise emissions in the slide bearing using a sensor element which is mechanically coupled to the slide bearing. A characteristic value is calculated from determined measurement values and the operational state of the slide bearing is classified according to the characteristic value.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150059342

System for storing and outputting thermal energy and method for operating said system

A system for storing and outputting thermal energy and a method for operating the system are provided. The system operates according to the brayton cycle, wherein a heat accumulator is charged by a compressor and a cold accumulator is charged by turbines. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/05/15 / #20150059246

Combined quenching and scrubbing system with guide tube for an entrained flow gasifying reactor

A three-stage quenching and scrubbing system for treatment of hot crude gases and liquid slag after an entrained flow gasification. In the first primary stage, cooling and scrubbing water is injected such that slag can no longer adhere to the wall of the central tube and the conversion reaction of the carbon monoxide with water vapor to give hydrogen can proceed to close to the equilibrium. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150057953

Method and device for detecting defects within a test object

A device and a method for detecting at least one defect in a test object (2). At least one test head (1) radiates an ultrasonic signal at different measuring points (mp) into the test object (2) with each point at an insonation or radiation angle (α) in order to ascertain multiple measurement data sets (mds). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150056522

Electrical energy store

An electrical energy store having at least one stack with in each case at least one storage cell. Each storage cell has an air electrode, which is connected to an air supply apparatus, and a storage electrode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150056104

Fluidized bed reactor

At least one heat pipe for removing heat is led into a reactor housing of a fluidized bed reactor, so that the temperature in the reactor housing can be controlled.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150055744

X-ray device

An embodiment of the invention relates to an x-ray device, more particularly for phase-contrast imaging in the medical sector. In at least one embodiment, the x-ray device includes an x-ray radiation source, a coherence grid, a phase grid and an x-ray detector from a number of pixels arranged in a matrix, the pixels including a lens grid.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150054505

Reference oversampling in sense-type magnetic resonance reconstruction

Magnetic resonance imaging uses regularized sense reconstruction for a reduced field of view, but minimizes folding artifacts. A reference scan is oversampled relative to the reduced field of view. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150054208

Self-retention compression spring with housing

A compression spring is disclosed, which is configured to be used for various applications, and in particular for operate accessory linkages. Furthermore, a compression spring retention system is disclosed including a compression spring and a housing in which the compression spring is fixable. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150053541

Devices and methods for activating circuit breaker accessories

A device is provided for use with a circuit breaker that includes an actuator adapted to move in a first direction in response to an over-current and/or a short circuit condition, and a circuit breaker accessory that includes an actuation mechanism. The device includes a linkage having a first end adapted to be coupled to the actuator and a second end adapted to be disposed adjacent the actuation mechanism. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150053526

Method and tool for producing a coupling with a flat bottom and central protrusion

A curvic coupling for rotational coupling is provided herein. The curvic coupling includes: plural teeth arranged in a circle and protruding from a circle plane extending in a radial direction and a circumferential direction, wherein a side surface of a tooth of the plural teeth is opposite to a side surface of another tooth of the plural teeth, and wherein the tooth is adjacent to the other tooth and is separated from the other tooth by a separating surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150053452

Angular adjustable rear stud for molded case circuit breaker

An adjustable rear stud connector is suitable for connecting a circuit breaker to a bus bar. Rear stud connectors are rotationally adjustable to contact a corresponding bus bar, while minimizing the stress applied to the rear stud connector when connected. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/26/15 / #20150053272

Pressure stabilization method

The pressure of a water supply of a cooling section of a metal processing line is stabilized by supplying the cooling section with water from a water reservoir by a pipeline which is filled with water and providing a pressure container partly filled with air and partly with water. A direct connection is provided for a direct exchange of water between the pressure container and the pipeline. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150052357

Method and network node device for controlling the run of technology specific push-button configuration sessions within a heterogeneous or homogenous wireless network and heterogeneous or homogenous wireless network

A method and network node device control the run of technology specific push-button configuration sessions within a heterogeneous or homogeneous wireless network as well as a heterogeneous or homogeneous wireless network detecting a session overlap within the network. The session is related to a configuration session (bootstrapping session, setup session) that establishes a security configuration for encrypted communication over a wireless link it is proposed an enhanced mechanism for controlling the run of technology specific push button configuration sessions within a heterogeneous or homogeneous wireless network and a plurality of network node devices interconnected to each other via at least one interface and/or over multiple hops and authenticated or unauthenticated for the network by using a piece of information, e.g. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150051484

Histological differentiation grade prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma in computed tomography images

A method of determining the histological grade of hepatocellular carcinoma (hcc) including: acquiring a computed tomography (ct) image of a person including an hcc tumor; delineating the hcc tumor; and assigning a histological grade to the hcc tumor, wherein assigning the histological grade to the hcc tumor includes: applying a plurality of filters to the hcc tumor, wherein each of the filters produces a corresponding response image and, for each of the filters, a convolution operation is performed on the filter and the ct image to produce the response image corresponding to that filter; computing an average response of the hcc tumor in each of the response images and recording each of the average responses as an independent subspace analysis (isa) feature; and determining the histological grade of the hcc tumor based on the isa features by using a classifier.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150051476

Method for an evaluation of first image data of a first imaging examination and second image data of a second imaging examination and also a medical imaging system which is designed for carrying out the method

A method is disclosed for an evaluation of first image data of a first imaging examination and second image data of a second imaging examination on a patient. In an embodiment, the method includes a provision of first image data of the first imaging examination captured by way of a first imaging apparatus; a provision of second image data of the second imaging examination captured by way of a second imaging apparatus; a determination of first dynamic data on the basis of the first image data as a function of a time; a determination of second dynamic data on the basis of the second image data as a function of a time; and a determination of correlated data of a correlation of the first dynamic data with the second dynamic data.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150050873

Ventilation of an electrical device

An electrical device contains a metal device housing and at least one electrical component which is located in the metal device housing. Accordingly, there is an opening in the metal device housing, in which opening a ventilation element is inserted, which enables ventilation of the device housing interior through at least one ventilation channel of the ventilation element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150050152

Segmented wind turbine hub

A segment of a wind turbine hub and a hub comprising a segment is provided. A wind turbine hub segment is disclosed, whereby the segment comprises a part of the outer surface of the hub. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150050132

Screw cooling for a fluid flow machine

A fluid flow machine is provided having a housing composed of a housing upper part and a housing lower part, wherein the housing upper part is connected to the housing lower part via a pin screw and has a cooling duct which is connected, on the one hand, to the flow duct with a vapour at a relative high pressure and, on the other hand, to a cooling duct outlet which is connected to the exhaust steam space.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150049927

Control method and apparatus to prepare medical image data

Medical image data of at least one medical imaging apparatus are prepared in a computerized procedure wherein the medical image data are received by a reception unit, a first subset of the medical image data is selected by at least one first filter unit, the first subset of the medical image data is processed by at least one second filter unit, with the processing leading to a second subset, the second subset of the medical image data are sorted and/or grouped by the processing unit, a presentation type for the second subset of the medical image data is determined by means of the processing unit, and the second subset of the medical image data is presented as an output according to a defined presentation type by an output unit.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150049780

Method for operating an arc furnace and smelting system having an arc furnace operated according to the method

At least one measurement value of a measurement variable characterizing the operating state of each of a plurality of system components that influence the operating conditions of an arc furnace is detected and compared to a respective currently permissible threshold value for the measurement variable. A maximum power that can be supplied to the arc furnace within a time window while satisfying all currently permissible threshold values is determined based on the result of the comparison.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150049639

Communication device and method for redundant message transmission in an industrial communication network

For redundant message transmission in an industrial communication network having an arbitrarily meshed network topology, mutually independent paths are ascertained for a communication link that is redundant at least in sections between two network nodes within the industrial communication network, where the mutually independent paths comprise separate network nodes of a single communication network, and messages with duplicate identifiers are interchanged between transmission and reception units of communication devices of the industrial communication network in accordance with forwarding rules that correspond to the ascertained paths.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150049532

Method for operating a multi-phase modular multi-level power converter

A method for operating a multi-phase modular power inverter having dc input terminals and ac phase voltage output terminals connected to a load, phase modules connected between the dc input terminals, with each phase module composed of valve arms connected in series at a connection point forming an ac phase voltage output terminal which is connected to a load, each valve arm having a plurality of power inverter cells with turn-off semiconductor switches and a choke connected in series, includes controlling, with a control device, the turn-off semiconductor switches of each power inverter cell as a function of a plurality of setpoint values, wherein the setpoint values are generated such that a time-averaged energy value stored in a capacitor of a corresponding power inverter cells is predetermined by an operating point of the load and-or an operating mode of the modular multi-level power inverter.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150049408

Device for protecting a user

A device for protecting a user includes a first current path including a first and second conduit, and a monitoring device for detecting an imminent overload of the electric user. In an embodiment, the monitoring device includes a first temperature measurement unit, a support, an evaluation unit and a first transducer to produce an electrically conductive connection between the first and second conduits of the first current path. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150049102

Method and apparatus for the progressive loading of medical multidimensional images into a medical application

A method includes a) loading a first number n of image sets with an image size ky, the ky images of which are distributed in a regular manner over a volume, which is to be loaded in its entirety as a result; b) loading a number nx of image sets starting with a factor x=1, with the images loaded in total being distributed in a regular manner over the volume; c) determining a camera distance and voxel size based on the number of images loaded, a camera distance and voxel size being suitable as parameters for a volume rendering; and d) repeating the two preceding steps b) and c) while increasing the number of image sets with a factor x=x+1, until all the images of the volume have been loaded in their entirety and/or until the step sequence ends.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150048919

Method of manufacture of porcelain insulator structures and method and assembly for affixing metal flanges to porcelain insulators

A manufacturing process for a structure having a porcelain body and a flange includes: inserting an end portion of the body into a flange opening, providing a gap between the body end portion and a metal surface of the flange, filling the gap with adhesive to create a bond between the surfaces, installing an electrically active subassembly in the porcelain body and placing the structure in a heated environment to simultaneously dry the subassembly and fully cure the adhesive to provide the bond.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150048893

Resonator arrangement and method for exciting a resonator

A method for exciting a resonator having a resonance frequency, the resonator is excited in a first period with a first frequency that differs from the resonance frequency by a first frequency difference is provided. During a second period, the resonator is excited with a second frequency that differs from the resonance frequency by a second frequency difference. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150048725

Magnetic mounting with force compensation

The aim of the invention is to better compensate for specifiable forces on a magnetic mounting. This is achieved by a magnetic mounting device with a first magnet device (10), which is designed in an annular manner and which has a central axis, for retaining a shaft on the central axis in a rotatable manner by means of magnetic forces. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150048697

Rotor of a dynamoelectric rotary machine

A reluctance rotor of a dynamoelectric rotary machine has an even number of poles constructed of a material having structural magnetic anisotropy. The magnetic anisotropy of the material is characterized by a first magnetic resistance, a magnetic permeability of μr>20 and a saturation polarization of >1t in a first spatial direction, and by a second magnetic resistance which is greater than the first magnetic resistance with a magnetic permeability of μr<1.6 in spatial directions perpendicular to the first spatial direction.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150048249

Infrared sensor, thermal imaging camera and method for producing a microstructure from thermoelectric sensor rods

An infrared sensor with a microstructure has a multiplicity of sensor rods protruding from a sensor base and arranged axially parallel to one another. Each of the sensor rods is designed as a thermocouple, in that a first rod end, arranged on the sensor base, is electrically connected to an opposite free second rod end by both a first and a second electrically conductive rod element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150047361

Nozzle with multi-tube fuel passageway for gas turbine engines

A pilot fuel nozzle for a combustor includes an igniter forming a central body extending along a longitudinal center of the nozzle. A nozzle tip includes a plurality of circumferentially spaced fuel passages and a plurality of circumferentially spaced air passages extending to an outer side of the nozzle tip. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150047354

Steam turbine system and method for starting up a steam turbine

A steam turbine system including a steam turbine is provided, the steam turbine having an incoming and an outgoing steam side, and a turbine housing with a feed-through for a turbine shaft with a seal, whereby a fluid flow through the feed-through can be minimized, and a steam conducting system to the seal is present. The steam turbine includes a first sub-section a second sub-section, and a connecting line to a region of low pressure between two sub-sections. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150047353

Method for controlling a cooling process of turbine components

A method for controlling a cooling process of turbine components of a steam turbine shaft, wherein an air flow mixed with a water mist is used to cool the turbine components during a mist cooling phase (p4) is provided. The mist cooling phase (p4) is preceded by an air cooling phase (p3), during which an air flow is used to cool the turbine components. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150047270

Wind turbine with yaw bearing lifting device

A wind turbine with a tower, a nacelle and a yaw bearing, wherein the yaw bearing is arranged and prepared for rotating the nacelle relative to the tower around a yaw axis is provided. The yaw bearing has a first yaw bearing component which is fixed to the tower, a second yaw bearing component which is fixed to the nacelle, and at least one sliding component which is located between the first yaw bearing component and the second yaw bearing component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/19/15 / #20150047192

Method to install a rotor blade

A method to install rotor blades at a wind turbine is provided. A method to install a rotor of a wind turbine at a nacelle of a wind turbine comprises the step of connecting at least a first rotor blade to a first segment of a hub for transportation and/or installation purposes.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150045457

Device for the treatment of crude synthesis gas

A device for treating steam-saturated crude gases from the entrained flow gasification of fuels before entry into heat exchanges sited upstream of a crude gas converting operation. To avoid solid deposits in an entrance region of the heat exchangers, a crude gas is converted from a saturated into the superheated state by supply of hot gas. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150044061

Avoidance of continuous operation in frequency converter-stimulated torsion resonances of a compressor train

A method for controlling a rotational speed of a compressor train that can be driven at an adjustable rotational speed using a drive unit, a corresponding arrangement and a compressor train with a frequency converter-guided drive unit that can drive the compressor train at an adjustable rotational speed, and a frequency converter guiding the drive unit is provided. A load value describing a dynamic torsion load in the compressor train is measured at a current rotational speed of the compressor train driven by the drive unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150044021

Turbine system with three turbines coupled to a central gearbox and method for operating a work machine

A turbine system and a method for operating a work machine are provided herein. The turbine system including: a first, a second, and a third turbine, a central gearbox mechanically coupled on the input side to the three turbines and having a mechanical connection on the output side for connecting a work machine, a first fluid line for conveying a working fluid from the first turbine to the second turbine, a second fluid line for conveying the working fluid from the second turbine to the third turbine, a first connecting unit designed such that a first partial mass flow of the working fluid can be removed from the first fluid line or supplied to the first fluid line, and a second connecting unit designed such that a second partial mass flow of the working fluid can be removed from the second fluid line or supplied to the second fluid line.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150044020

Method for avoiding pump surges in a compressor

A method for avoiding pump surges in a compressor is provided, wherein a plurality of parameters of the compressor are monitored during operation and a desired value range for the plurality of parameters is predetermined, wherein a reaction that counteracts the pump surge is triggered if a number of parameters from the desired value range are exceeded or fallen below. The method also reliably prevents pumping of the compressor during a comparatively high running performance. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150043996

Oil retaining ring

An oil retaining ring for retaining oil in a bearing includes a holding ring in the form of a internal seeger circlip ring, and a baffle which is placed on an inner periphery of the holding ring. The baffle includes an outer retaining wall and an inner retaining wall which is connected to the outer retaining wall along a groove which establishes a predetermined rupture joint.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150043774

Automatic planning for medical imaging

Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating automatic planning for medical imaging. In accordance with one aspect, the framework receives first image data of a subject. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150043708

Method for recording projections during a spiral scan, method for imaging and multi-slice computed tomography device

In an embodiment, a method includes at least moving a patient table through a measurement region of the computed tomography device, the movement of the patient having at least one phase of variable speed during the projection recording, time-solved determination or recording of the patient table position, time-resolved recording of projections of at least one part of an examination object moving with the table, the number of the slices contributing to the recording being varied during the at least one phase of variable speed of the patient table as a function of the table speed in such a way that the quotient formed from the current table speed divided by the number of the slices contributing to the recording is constant so that the pitch factor is kept constant during the projection recording, and time-resolved determination or recording of the number or slices contributing to the projection recording.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150043706

Rotating unit of a medical imaging device with a hydrostatic slide bearing and an integrated coolant conduit

A rotating unit of a medical imaging device has a hydrostatic slide bearing and an integrated coolant conduit. The rotating unit includes at least one stator, at least one rotor that is borne such that it can rotate relative to the stator, and at least one portion of a circulation system for the circulation of a bearing medium, so the rotor is borne hydrostatically floating by the bearing medium. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150043068

Medical imaging device with lenticular image

A medical imaging device having at least one lenticular image, a lenticular image for use in a medical imaging device and the use or positioning of a lenticular image in a medical imaging device is provided. In order to increase patient comfort during an examination, the medical imaging device comprises a hollow cylindrical opening in which a patient can be positioned for the recording of medical image data from the patient, wherein at least one lenticular image is arranged on an inner wall of the hollow cylindrical opening.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150042991

Laser spectrometer and method for measuring concentration of a gas component in a measurement gas

A laser spectrometer and method for measuring gas component concentration in a measurement gas, wherein light intensity from a wavelength-tunable laser diode is detected after irradiation of the measurement gas and a reference gas, and the concentration of the gas component is determined based on reduction of the light intensity by the absorption of light at the position of a selected absorption line of the gas component, and the position of the absorption line of the gas component is referenced based on a selected absorption line of the reference gas, and wherein there is a mixed operation consisting of actual measurements of fast concentration changes of the gas component to be measured and a short reference/standardization phase for wavelength referencing, line locking and standardization, where the duration of the actual measurement is measured such that measuring conditions remain constant and do not deviate from those during the reference/standardization phase.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150042336

Mr imaging with signal suppression of a spin series

In a magnetic resonance measurement sequence, an inversion pulse is applied that acts on a longitudinal magnetization of a first spin species and a second spin species, for example on a water portion and a fat portion. An excitation pulse is applied after a predetermined time period. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150042333

Magnetic resonance apparatus, and method and control device therefor

In a method to control a magnetic resonance apparatus, a control device, a magnetic resonance apparatus, and an electronically readable data storage medium, a reduction and/or limitation and/or monitoring of the noise volume of the magnetic resonance apparatus is enabled by a noise volume-reduced operating mode of the magnetic resonance apparatus being activated depending on at least one predeterminable event.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150042198

Two-layer high-voltage insulation system and electrical machine

By using an electrically conductive ptfe fabric, high-voltage insulation systems are simplified and can be made thinner, also improving the thermal conductivity. The insulation material is in two layers, each with a hydrophobic and a hydrophobic region, and the hydrophobic regions of the layers are opposed.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150042195

Corona shield material for an electric machine

A corona shield material (22) for producing a corona shield protective layer (16, 17) for an electric machine (1). The corona shield material (22) contains an initially flowable matrix material (22) which can be cured in a curing reaction to form a solid. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150042188

Electric machine having a phase separator

The invention relates to an air-cooled dynamoelectric machine (1), in particular for low voltage<1000 v, comprising a stator (2), grooves (10) extending axially and facing a stator bore (9), in which grooves a multi-phase winding system is arranged, which forms a winding head (7) at each end face of the stator (2), wherein a phase separator (8) is provided between the different phases of the winding system in the winding head (7), wherein the phase separator (8) comprises two layers, with spacing elements (11) lying therebetween.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150041717

Treatment of crude synthesis gas

A process for treating steam-saturated crude gases from an entrained flow gasification of fuels before entry into heat exchangers sited upstream of a crude gas converting operation. To avoid solid deposits in an entrance region of the heat exchangers, the crude gas is converted from a saturated into a superheated state by supply of a hot gas to the crude gas. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150041653

Sample collecting device for droplet and gas sampling in narrow ducts of a gas turbine or any other device with an oil breather

An analysing arrangement for analysing a composition of a fluid, such as oil mist of an engine, e.g. A gas turbine is provided. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150041436

Electrical contact apparatus, circuit breakers, and electrical contact assemblies including cam lever, and methods of operation

A contact apparatus of a circuit breaker is disclosed. The contact apparatus has an outer carrier, an inner carrier, one or more contact fingers pivotally mounted to the inner carrier, a cam lever pivotally mounted to the outer carrier, and a cam and cam profile formed on respective ones of the cam lever and inner carrier. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/12/15 / #20150041178

Material for insulation system, insulation system, external corona shield and an electric machine

High-voltage insulation systems are simplified and can have a thinner design by the use of an electrically conductive ptfe fabric, wherein the thermal conductivity is also improved.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150039553

Control method and control system

A control method is disclosed for determining a quality indicator of medical technology recording results data from a tomography scan of an examination structure, which scan is supported by a contrast agent, by way of a tomography system. According to an embodiment of the invention, at least one control parameter value is automatically derived from the recording results data in respect of a contrast agent image region during and/or directly after the tomography scan, which value represents a quality of the recording results data in the contrast agent image region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150039336

Method, planning unit and system to plan a medical examination

A method to plan at least one examination of an examination subject with at least one medical imaging apparatus by means of a planning unit, includes the following steps. The planning unit is connected with the at least one medical imaging apparatus. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150039248

Method for determining a parameter relevant for causing damage to a structure

A method for determining a parameter relevant for the damage to a structure, such as machines, machine components and individual assemblies that are subject to vibration stresses is disclosed. A method for active or passive vibration damping that makes use of this method, and a structure having a device configured to perform the above methods is also disclosed.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150039166

Vehicle with an anti-lock brake system and a method for braking a vehicle

In order to achieve a vehicle wheel (10) slip relative to a roadway (12) while braking the vehicle, said slip being as advantageous as possible, the rotational speed (w) of the wheel (10) can be actively reduced by an abs by means of a braking intervention and passively allowed to accelerate again via the roadway (12) when the brake is released. The slip of the wheel (10) oscillates by an optimal slip value during the abs regulating process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150038830

Magnetic resonance device

A magnetic resonance device with at least one main field magnet and at least one gradient coil is provided. The magnetic resonance device provides more free space for the patient and treatment providers; the magnetic resonance device has at least one main field magnet, which is provided to generate a magnet volume. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150038829

Methods, systems and appartuses for using flexible triggered segmentation to optimize magnetic resonance imaging

A method for using flexible triggered segmentation to optimize magnetic resonance imaging includes partitioning a k-space table into a plurality of k-space segments, each respective k-space segment comprising one or more phase-encoding steps from a plurality of slice-encoding lines. A cardiac cycle is monitored using an electrical signal tracking system and used to trigger acquisition of the plurality of k-space segments over a plurality of acquisition windows.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150036904

Method, control system, and computer program for compression of digital breast tomosynthesis data

A method for compressing digital breast tomosynthesis data, a system and a control unit for image reconstruction of three-dimensional digital breast tomosynthesis volumes (dbt). The volume to be reconstructed is analyzed in order to identify clusters of regions in the volume with a low and high degree of diagnostically relevant information. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150036903

Lesion-type specific reconstruction and display of digital breast tomosynthesis volumes

A method, a control unit and a system for image reconstruction and visualization of a tomosynthesis volume. Different region of interests are detected in the volume and specific types of lesions are determined. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150036796

Mammography apparatus

In a mammography apparatus, a deflection of an x-ray source aligned on a radiation detector is predetermined depending on the size of a breast compressed in the compression unit and/or the density of the breast tissue. Given an increasing deflection on an arc-shaped trajectory of the x-ray source, the compression of the breast is reduced at least once so that the path of the x-rays through the breast stays within a predetermined path length, starting from a first compression in a first x-ray acquisition.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150036791

Rotating unit with a device for wireless data transmission between two parts movable relative to one another, and method for wireless data transmission between two parts movable relative to one another

In a method and a device for wireless data transmission between two parts of a medical imaging device that are moving relative to one another, at least: a first communication device has at least one transmission unit to transmit at least one radio-frequency signal, a second communication device has at least one reception unit to receive at last one radio-frequency signal, and the first and second communication devices are arranged at the different parts of the rotating unit. A directional coupler has at least two radio-frequency conductors; with one of the radio-frequency conductors being connected at one end thereof with the first communication device, and the other end thereof is terminated with a real resistor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150035684

Field device for process instrumentation

A field device for process instrumentation comprises a measuring and comparison device and a readable storage element. The measuring and comparison device is configured for monitoring an operating characteristic variable for compliance with a predefined range the readable storage element maintains a state. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150035630

Methods and apparatus for an improved magnetic armature selective tripping device of a circuit breaker

Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for a selectivity device for a circuit breaker. The invention includes a modular assembly adapted to be coupled to a load conductor assembly. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150035629

Short circuit indicating devices and methods for circuit breakers

A device is provided for use with a circuit breaker that includes a magnetic trip bar adapted to move from a non-tripped position to a tripped position in response to a short-circuit condition, and move from the tripped position to the non-tripped position to reset the circuit breaker. The device includes a slider that has a first position and a second position, and a latch coupled to the magnetic trip bar and the slider. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150035628

Circuit breaker trip blocking apparatus, systems, and methods of operation

Embodiments disclose a trip blocking apparatus of a circuit breaker exhibiting no trip at off functionality. The trip blocking apparatus effectively blocks tripping of a trip bar when the circuit breaker is in the off configuration. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150035627

Circuit breaker heaters and translational magnetic systems

A thermal-magnetic trip unit is provided for a circuit breaker. The thermal-magnetic trip unit includes a heater and a translational magnetic system coupled to the heater. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/05/15 / #20150035531

Method and device for determination of a magnetic resonance control sequence

A magnetic resonance control sequence with a pulse arrangement that acts selectively in at least two spatial directions in order to excite a limited rotationally symmetrical excitation profile within an examination subject has an rf excitation pulse formed as a sequence of multiple partial rf pulses, and gradient pulses in the two spatial directions that are coordinated with the partial rf pulses so that the rf energy introduction of different partial rf pulses in transmission k-space occurs on circular k-space transmission trajectories that are concentric to one another. The amplitude of the rf envelope of the partial rf pulses is constant during the duration of a traversal of each circular k-space trajectory. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft