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Recent patent applications related to Siemens Aktiengesellschaft. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, we're just tracking patents.

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Camera system for gas-insulated switchgear systems

A camera system for gas-insulated switchgear systems, includes a front plate of the gas-insulated switchgear system having two front-plate connections, a central unit, and at least one camera in a camera housing or in respective camera housings. The line between the front-plate connections and the at least one camera is branched in the shape of a y and the data communication and the current and voltage supply of the central unit occur via a common connection.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Synchronous machine module, vehicle drive and vehicle

The synchronous machine module includes a synchronous machine and a rotational speed controller for controlling a rotational speed of the synchronous machine, which rotational speed controller has a detector for detecting a variable which is formed by the effective power or is dependent thereon. The rotational speed controller is designed to set the rotational speed of the synchronous machine and/or the time profile thereof as a function of the detected variable and/or its time profile. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Automation facility and method for operating the automation facility

A method for operating an automation facility, wherein and to an the automation facility includes a simulation server, which has a simulation framework for simulation of the process behavior of sensors and/or actuators in accordance with a simulation model, where a large number of simulation models is stored in the simulation server, which can be loaded into the simulation framework, includes a simulation interface for simulating the communication behavior of the sensors and/or actuators and for connecting the modelled process behavior to a controller, and includes an operator system for process control and process operation such that it becomes possible to verify, in a simplified manner within the context of what is known as a “factory acceptance test” (fat) during the test or during the verification of functionality, whether testing was performed with the simulation models provided for this purpose.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Monitoring an integrity of a test dataset

A method as well as a crypto-arrangement and a computer program product for monitoring an integrity of a test dataset, wherein a random sample of a test dataset is checked for integrity is provided. The method for monitoring an integrity of a test dataset includes the following steps: random sample-type selection of the test dataset from a dataset to be transferred via a communications connection; cryptographically protected provision of the selected test dataset to a test unit, wherein a communication via the communications connection is carried out uninfluenced by the selection and preparation; testing of the cryptographically protected test dataset for integrity by the test unit, based on cryptographic calculations and plausibility information.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Method, device and system for determining the fault position of a fault on a line of an electrical power supply network

A method determines a fault position of a fault on an electrical line. First time stamped current and voltage values are measured at a first line end. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Detecting blockage of a duct

The present disclosure deals with the detection of a blockage in the air-supply duct or flue of a burner assembly. In some embodiments, a method or system may detect blockages in the form of coverings and with burner assemblies to burn fossil fuels. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Compressor arrangement and gas turbine engine

A compressor arrangement has a main compressor section and boundary walls of a main fluid path through the main compressor section. The main compressor section is segmented into an upstream and downstream sub section, each with at least one row of blades and vanes arranged within the main fluid path. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Method for making steel or titanium products containing a precipitation-hardening nickel-base alloy, and part

Combining a precipitation-hardening nickel-base alloy with a steel or titanium substrate makes it very easy to repair parts, the nickel-base alloy having good erosion-resistant properties. A method for producing is disclosed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Cold gas dynamic spraying using a mask

The present disclosure relates to coating a carrier component by means of cold gas dynamic spraying. For example, a method for coating a carrier component may include: laying a mask with an opening on the component; depositing a material through the opening to completely fill up the mask opening; removing any material located above the upper side to form a flat surface even with the upper side of the mask; laying a second mask on the first mask; depositing the material again; removing any deposited material located above the upper side of the second mask to form a flat surface even with the upper side of the second mask; repeating layers of additional masks and material deposition until the deposited material reaches a required thickness on the carrier component; and after completion of the coating to the required thickness, removing the masks.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Lifting apparatus

A lifting apparatus for an industrial processing station, i.e., a lifting table for conveying a body shell during series production of motor vehicles, wherein the lifting apparatus conveys a workpiece on a top frame moved in a purely vertical direction, where the lifting apparatus has, as first vertical guide, at least one isosceles slider-crank mechanism actuated by a motorized drive element, where the isosceles slider-crank mechanism, which consists of a fixed-bearing swing arm with a swing-arm bearing thereof, a control arm with a control-arm guide, a control-arm central joint and a fixed-bearing joint connected to the top frame, is configured to move via actuation of the tie rod acting on the fixed-bearing swing arm, and where particular use of an isosceles slider-crank mechanism, which is also known literature as a “scott-russell mechanism”, provides a simple and effective vertical guide system that allows low overall heights with a minimum production outlay.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Safety method for a railway network

A protection method for a railway network, which is divided into section segments by section elements and can be traveled upon by vehicles. In order to optimize the vehicle sequence in the railway network, different train sequence point types are specified and different braking curves of the same braking curve type are provided by the vehicles. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Mounting arrangement for an interior furnishing element on the body of a vehicle

A variable securing configuration for an interior equipment element on the body of a vehicle, particularly a passenger seat on the side wall of a rail vehicle, includes at least one body-side engagement device and a securing rail connected to the interior equipment element. In order to be able to produce such a securing configuration easily and cost-effectively, the body has recesses disposed at equal distances between one another in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle and at least one retention element of the engagement device engages with the recesses. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Method for manufacturing a housing of a turbomachine

A method for manufacturing a housing of a turbomachine, in particular a housing of a radial turbo compressor. The method includes the following steps: a) providing a hollow body that is closed in a circumferential direction and extends along an axis; b) coating the inner side of the hollow body with a corrosion-resistant layer that is more resistant to corrosion than the material of the hollow body; c) dividing the hollow body into two half-shells along the axis in a separation joint plane; d) assembling the housing by joining both half-shells and fastening both half-shells in the region of the separation joints, which were created by separation, by means of detachable fastening elements.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Edm drilling of ceramics and device

Ceramics or ceramic layer systems can be machined due to the use of high speeds of an edm electrode. Disclosed is a method and an edm device for carrying out the method for drilling ceramics or ceramic-coated components, which uses an edm electrode and wherein the edm electrode is rotated at a speed of at least 1000 rpm, in particular of at least 10,000 rpm, for drilling through the ceramic or through the ceramic-coated component.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180270979

Electrical circuit arrangement having a capacitor with a housing function

An electrical circuit arrangement has at least one capacitor (1) and at least one other circuit part (4) electrically cooperating with the first capacitor (1). The first capacitor (1) is part of a first capacitor arrangement (2) which annularly surrounds the cavity (3). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180269739

Electrical machine comprising radial cooling slots and wind turbine

An electrical machine includes a first active part and a second active part. Both the first active part and the second active part have a plurality of laminated sub-cores, with each laminated sub-core having a plurality of individual laminations. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180269371

Cooling arrangement for an electronic component

The present disclosure relates to a cooling arrangement for an electronic component. Some embodiments of the teachings thereof may include a heat sink with a contact surface as an interface for the electronic component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180268975

Electric coil system for inductive-resistive current limitation

The present disclosure relates to electric coil systems having a choking coil for inductive-resistive current limitation. The teachings herein may be embodied in an inductive-resistive current limitation system and to a method of production with such an electric coil system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180268963

Field control device and high-voltage system having a field control device

A field control device for a high-voltage system includes a shielding element for field control, which can be connected to an electrical conductor of the high-voltage system in an electrically conductive manner and, when connected to the conductor, at least partly delimits a weak-electric-field spatial region. A cooling body, which can be connected to the electrical conductor in a thermally conductive manner and which is disposed within the weak-field spatial region, has an outer surface area which is greater than an outer surface area of the shielding element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180267975

Method, computer program and system for transmitting data in order to produce an interactive image

A method for transmitting data to produce an interactive image, a computer program for implementing the method and a client-server system operating based on the method, wherein the server, when handling a large volume of data, produces an image based on the data and transmits the image to the client for display by the client, where in the event of a user action relative to the image, user action-specific coordinates are transmitted from the client to the server that determines in the data a data point associated with the user action-specific coordinates and the pertaining detailed information and transmits the detailed information to the client for display on the client such that large volumes of data can be displayed on the client via a small data transfer between the server and the client.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180267568

Rotary actuator

A rotary actuator includes a cylindrical main body, an actuating handle placed on the cylindrical main body and having a display area, a crown, and an inserted base which is arranged in the cylindrical main body and has contours which engage in contours of the crown. The rotary actuator further includes a guide element for guiding the inserted base and the crown.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180267504

Control system and method for operating a control system with real control and virtual control

When carrying out an industrial process or during the operation of an industrial system or machine, relevant data is to be detected without additionally loading the control of the industrial process or the system or machine in question. For this purpose, the invention provides a control system (1, 4, 5; 1′, 4′, 5′; 1″, 4″, 5″) with a real control (1; 1′; 1″) for controlling an industrial process, a system or a machine; a virtual control (4; 4′; 4″) for simulating the control of the industrial process, the system, or the machine; synchronization means for synchronizing the real control (1; 1′; 1″) and the virtual control (4; 4′; 4″); and a higher-level processor unit (5; 5′; 5″) for detecting and/or generating operating data and/or state data with respect to the process, the system, or the machine, wherein the operating data and/or state data is based on data originating from the virtual control (4; 4′; 4″). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180267496

Development of control applications in augmented reality environment

A system and method is disclosed for development of a control application for a controller of an automation system. The controller receives sensor signals associated with perception of a first real component during an execution of the control application program. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180267077

Fiber-optic accelerometer

The present disclosure relates to accelerometers. Various embodiments of the teachings thereof may be used in a generator. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266673

Waste-heat steam generator

A waste-heat steam generator has an exhaust gas channel in which at least one evaporator heating surface and at least one preheater heating surface are arranged. The evaporator heating surface and the preheater heating surface are connected together such that the preheater heating surface is arranged upstream of the evaporator heating surface on the feed-water side. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266488

Monitoring the filling level of lubricant in a bearing

A method of monitoring the amount of lubricant inside a bearing of a wind turbine is provided. The bearing includes a lubricant for reducing wear and fatigue of the bearing, a seal for minimizing the amount of lubricant which is leaking out of the bearing, a ventilation device with at least one pressure compensation hole for enabling a pressure compensation between the sealed bearing and the ambient, and a lubricant drain hole for enabling lubricant to exit the bearing in a controlled manner. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266468

Component, provided with a thread

A component, provided with a thread has increased play in the axial direction in comparison with a standard thread, which allows nuts to be screwed on, even in the case of highly preloaded bolts, and also enables a highly loadable threaded connection. For this purpose, the play is monotonically increasing in the axial direction.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266259

Blade fastening mechanism having a securing device for turbine blades

A securing device for a turbine blade wherein the securing device prevents the turbine blade from moving radially and axially and includes a retaining piece that includes a projection which extends into a recess in the root of the turbine blade and which prevents the blade from moving axially.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180266254

Turbine airfoil with trailing edge cooling featuring axial partition walls

A trailing edge cooling feature for a turbine airfoil (10) includes a plurality of pins (22a-l) positioned in an airfoil interior (11) toward the trailing edge 20), each extending from the pressure side (14) to the suction side (16) and further being elongated in a radial direction (r). The pins (22a-l) are arranged in multiple radial rows (a-l) spaced along the chordal axis (30), with the pins (22a-l) in each row (a-l) being interspaced to define coolant passages (24a-l) therebetween. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/20/18 / #20180265105

Light signal

A light signal, in particular for rail-bound traffic routes, includes a light source, an optical system and a control device for adjusting an emission characteristic. In order to improve the way optical parameters, in particular regarding brightness, phantom light and path geometry can be adjusted, the control device is configured to adjust the transmission properties of at least one smart glass element disposed in the luminous or light flux.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180254679

Stator for an electric machine, electric machine and production method

A stator for an electric machine includes a stator carrier having a plurality of grooves with a respective groove base, and a motor winding having at least one first strand. A predetermined number of first grooves of the plurality of grooves is associated with the first strand. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180253295

Increasing the reliability of software

Provided are methods and to-devices for increasing the reliability of a software by applying a patch to the software, wherein the application of the patch is performed if a specifiable reliability status is indicated by reliability information associated with the patch, wherein an indicator for successful increasing of the reliability of the software by application of the patch is represented by the reliability information. The methods and devices can be used for the maintenance of industrial installations.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180252605

Pressure sensor assembly and measurement converter for process instrumentation comprising the pressure sensor assembly

A pressure sensor assembly that includes a tube, wherein a membrane to which the pressure to be measured is applied is arranged in the cross-section of the tube, where the membrane has a high flexural rigidity in its central region and is mounted in an elastic manner in the axial direction in the edge region in the tube, two limbs are used to elastically mount the membrane, the mutually facing sides of the two limbs being provided with elongation sensors for detecting an axial movement of the membrane, the movement depending on the pressure to be measured, and where the sensors advantageously do not contact the process medium and a pressure-tight feedthrough for electric signals is not required such that the pressure sensor assembly has a particularly simple structural design and can be used advantageously in measurement converters for process instrumentation.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180252137

Method for heating an operating agent, as well as reservoir heating system and an operating agent heating system

A method for heating an operating agent for a rail vehicle, particularly for heating a reducing agent for the after-treatment of exhaust gas. A coolant liquid is pumped through a cooling circuit of the internal combustion engine by a pump when the operating agent heating system is in an operating mode and, also in the operating mode, the coolant liquid can be pumped through a main heating circuit by the pump in order to heat the operating agent in a reservoir. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

09/06/18 / #20180251038

Method for controlling charging operations

The present disclosure relates to charging energy stores, for example for charging electrical vehicle batteries. Various embodiments may include methods for controlling charging operations. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180241417

Apparatus and method for creating an asymmetric checksum

A device for the computer-aided creation of an asymmetric checksum by a first communication partner, in which a processor calculates a mapped checksum by means of bijective mapping from a first checksum, wherein the first checksum from the set of all possible checksums is assigned by means of a first function to respectively one message from a set of all possible messages, the first checksum is prepared in particular by mapping the set of all possible checksums onto a first set by a second function. Information is distributed which defines an inverse function relative to the bijective mapping to at least one second communication partner, wherein the first checksum is calculated from the mapped checksum by means of the inverse function. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180241376

Filter switching method for a machine control system

The invention relates to a method (100) for switching between desired value filters (26, 28) of a drive means (52) for a machine axis (10, 12) during operation. An input signal (20) is applied to the first and to the second desired value filter (26, 28) for producing a first and a second output signal (23, 33). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180241317

Printed circuit board power cell with isolation and medium voltage multi-cell power supply

A printed circuit board (pcb) power cell (100) for arranging in a multi-cell power supply (500) includes a housing assembly (102) with a multiple section housing (104, 106), and a pcb assembly (120) positioned within the housing assembly (102), wherein the housing assembly (102) and the pcb assembly (120) are configured to provide an integrated voltage isolation of the power cell (100) which supports an output voltage of the multi-cell power supply (500). Furthermore, a multi-cell power supply (500) including a pcb power cell (100) with isolation is described.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180241271

Active part formed as a rotor or stator, a method for producing the active part, and an electrical machine

An active part of an electrical machine, such as a rotor or a stator, an electrical machine having the active part, which has a main body and a winding that is surrounded by an encapsulation compound, where the encapsulation compound has at least three regions, where the winding extends through the main body in a slot in a first region, where the winding surrounded by the encapsulation compound projects out of the main body at least in a third region, and which has at least a second region arranged between the first region and the third region in the active part, where the encapsulation compound has a different composition in the second region than in the first region or the third region.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180240975

Bi-nuclear main group metal phosphorescent emitter

A bi-nuclear phosphorescent emitter according to the following formula is disclosed. The emitter may include metal atoms m1 and m2, fluorescent emitter ligands lf, lf′, terminal ligands lt, lt′, and bridging ligands lv, lv′, wherein m1 and m2 are in, tl, sn, pb, sb, and bi; lf and lf′ are comprise substituted or non-substituted c6-c70 aromatics or heteroaromatics; lv and lv′ are fluorinated or non-fluorinated, bi-dentate c2-c30 heteroalkyl or heteroaromatics; lt and lt′ are fluorinated or non-fluorinated, mono-, bi-, or tri-dentate c2-c30 o—, s—, n, heteroalkyl or heteroaromatics; and n and m are 1 or 2 independently of one another.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180240635

Systems, apparatus, and methods for accessory tripping and resetting of electric circuit breakers

Systems, apparatus, and methods for accessory tripping and resetting of circuit breakers are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention include a breaker handle; a breaker trip bar; an accessory trip device; an accessory pocket configured to receive the accessory trip device; and an adapter module disposed within the accessory pocket between the accessory trip device and the breaker handle, and coupled to the breaker handle, the breaker trip bar, and the accessory trip device, the adapter module including linkages configured to boost a force output by the accessory trip device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180240626

Switchgear with a gas-tight insulating space

The present disclosure relates to switchgear. Various embodiments may include medium- or high-voltage switchgear with a gas-tight insulating space. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180240341

Traffic monitoring system for monitoring a traffic area

A traffic monitoring system for a traffic area with parking surfaces for vehicles or a freely arrangeable row of vehicles includes overhead radar sensors oriented towards the area for capturing a chronological sequence of digital radar images thereof. An analyzing unit detects vehicles parked on the area and ascertains locations and dimensions thereof from the captured sequence and determines an occupancy state of the surfaces from a data comparison of the ascertained locations and dimensions of parked vehicles with configured geodata of surfaces. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180240082

Method and system for the fair and transparent economic share in profits for authors of user-generated data in social commerce platforms

Provided is a method and a system for providing authors of user-generated data with a transparent and fair share in the economic profit produced from these data within the scope of a social commerce platform of a user community, in which a respective relative game result share is calculated for a respective author of user-generated data, for example annotated travel movement profiles, on the basis of gamification categories relevant to a performance indicator, for example the number of calls and user ratings, in which the total economic profit of the social commerce platform produced from the user-generated data is determined on the basis of at least one performance indicator of the social commerce platform, and in which a respective share in the economic profit is determined for the respective author of user-generated data by multiplying the total economic profit by the respective relative game result share.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180239337

Control method for the movement of a tool and control device

In a control method for the movement of a tool with a machine tool, the machine tool involves a numerically controlled machine tool, in order to produce an arbitrary required surface of a workpiece by machining. A numeric path program is created which describes the machining of the workpiece with the tool at machining points and which controls the control device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180239323

Method for operating an engineering system for an industrial process automation system, and control program

An engineering system for an industrial process automation system, wherein objects predefined by a user selection are loaded for processing from a database into at least one processing memory area, where upon initiation of a user release of objects to be released that have been loaded into a selected processing memory area, a check is performed to establish whether a processing memory area directly of higher priority is present, direct predecessors in the processing memory area of higher priority are determined for releasable objects that have been loaded into the selected processing memory area and added to the releasable objects upon a positive result, objects hierarchically subordinate to objects among the releasable objects to be released are determined and tagged for release, and where objects tagged for release, via a change of their assignment, are shifted from the selected user memory area into the user memory area of higher priority.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180239028

Method and assembly for determining position

A position is determined using gnss (global navigation satellite systems) with an antenna assembly having a number of antennas that are oriented with different direction vectors. Antenna-received signals are supplied to an evaluation assembly, which includes gnss receivers and an evaluation device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238722

Through-flow measurement arrangement and measuring transducer for process instrumentation having the through-flow measurement arrangement

A through-flow measurement arrangement and measuring transducer for process instrumentation that includes the through-flow measurement arrangement, wherein the through-flow measurement arrangement operating in accordance with the differential-pressure method includes a tube and an elastically deformable measuring diaphragm arranged in the cross section of the tube and a strain sensor that detects the deformation and converts it into an electric signal, where the measuring diaphragm and the tube are formed in one piece from uniform material, and where both side of the measuring diaphragm each pass into the tube via a fillet groove and the at least one strain sensor is arranged on the circumferential side of the tube opposite the fillet groove.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238679

Predetermining the thickness of a coating

A method for predetermining a thickness of a coating which is to be arranged on a substrate is provided. A spray spot is arranged on a surface of the substrate or a test substrate. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238634

Heat exchange system with main heat exchange chamber and subsidiary heat exchange chamber and method for exchanging heat by using the heat exchange system

A heat exchange system with at least two heat exchange chambers is provided. Each of the heat exchange chambers includes heat exchange chamber boundaries which surround at least one heat exchange chamber interior of the heat exchange chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238633

Heat exchange system with a heat exchange chamber in with a thermal insulation layer, method for manufacturing the heat exchange system and method for exchanging heat by using the heat exchange system

A heat exchange system with at least one heat exchange chamber is provided. The heat exchange chamber includes heat exchange chamber boundaries which surround at least one heat exchange chamber interior of the heat exchange chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238178

Hybrid ceramic matrix composite components for gas turbines

A hybrid component (45) is provided including a plurality of laminates (10) stacked on one another to define a stacked laminate structure (58). The laminates (10) include a ceramic matrix composite material (22) and at least one opening (24) defined therein. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180238176

Internally cooled turbine airfoil with flow displacement feature

A turbine airfoil (10) includes a flow displacement element (26) occupying a space between a pair of adjacent partition walls (24) in an interior portion (11) of a generally hollow airfoil body (12). The flow displacement element (26) includes an elongated main body (28) extending lengthwise in a radial direction and a pair of connector ribs (32, 34) respectively connecting the main body (28) to pressure and suction sides (16, 18) of the airfoil (10). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180237708

Blockage-free water overflow from the water jacket of a quencher into the quenching chamber

A quenching chamber of an entrained-flow gasifier that gasifies fuels at temperatures of up to 1,800° c. And pressures of up to 10 mpa, wherein an annular chamber through which cooling water flows is formed between the pressure-bearing tank and the inner jacket. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/23/18 / #20180236495

Device and method for delivery point sorting

A delivery point sorting device with two feeders for receiving and forwarding mail in streams, where a diverging apparatus divert module is configured to process the mail from the two feeders and a merge module converges the streams of mail from the two feeders and distributes the mail to respective endpoints. Sorting endpoints are used for loading the mail received from this converging apparatus. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180235101

Heat sink for an electronic component

The present disclosure relates to electronics. The teachings thereof may be embodied in cooling members for electronic components and/or methods for producing cooling members with an assembly side for an electronic component. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180234309

Testing method, device and system

An embodiment of the present invention relates to the technical field of networks, in particular to a testing method, device and system for testing the performance of a deep packet inspection (dpi) device. In this method, a performance analyzing device respectively acquires packet transmission characteristics of packets when being directly forwarded and packet transmission characteristics of the packets having been processed by the dpi device; and a test result on the performance of the dpi device with larger reference significance is acquired by comparing the two packet transmission characteristics.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180233977

Rotor of an electric machine

A bell-shaped rotor of an electric machine includes a cylindrical segment and a conical segment, wherein the cylindrical segment has magnetically active regions and nonmagnetic regions, where the rotor is produced at least partially via an additive production method, where the electric machine includes, in particular, an outer stator, an inner stator, which is arranged concentric to the outer stator within the outer stator, and the rotor, which is arranged concentric to the outer stator and the inner stator between the outer stator and the inner stator.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180233915

Method and installation for stabilizing a frequency in an ac voltage grid

A method for stabilizing a frequency in an ac voltage grid includes exchanging active power between the ac voltage grid and an energy storage device of a compensation installation in which the energy storage device is connected to the ac voltage grid. An electrical power is transmitted in an interconnector that connects the ac voltage grid to a further ac voltage grid. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180233912

Converter configuration

A converter configuration has a converter. The ac voltage side of which can be connected to an ac voltage grid and the dc voltage side of which can be connected to a storage configuration. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180233896

Supply device for an electrical module having a fuse element

A supply device supplies electrical power to an electrical assembly at a high-voltage potential. The supply device has a series circuit composed of at least one series resistor and a supply unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180232557

Short term cloud forecast, improved cloud recognition and prediction and uncertainty index estimation

A short-term cloud forecasting system includes a cloud segmentation processor that receives image data from images captured by an all sky camera. The cloud segmentation processor calculates a probability for each pixel in an image that the pixel is representative of a cloud. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180231596

Method of estimating a system value

A method estimates a system value which indicates a state of an electrical distribution system. The method includes the steps of measuring one or more electrical quantities at a plurality of system nodes and providing measurement values, and generating the system value based on the measurement values as well as on weighting coefficients that define or reflect the timely change rate of the measurement values and/or the transmission rate of the measurement values.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180231509

Multi-way valve

A multi-way valve has an upper part, a lower part and a central part connected to the upper part via an interposing first membrane and the lower part via an interposing second membrane, wherein the upper and lower parts contain recesses on the upper and lower part faces facing the membranes, where a control fluid is introducible into the recesses, the central part contains a pair of openings in regions opposite the recesses on the central part faces lying adjacent to the membranes, where while introducing the control fluid into a recess, the membrane closes respective opposite openings in the central part, and where the membrane otherwise recedes into the recess, thereby releasing the opposite openings, where valve connections are mounted on the upper or lower part such that the central part can have a very thin design while preventing dead regions in the channel systems.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180231330

Heat exchange system with at least two heat exchange chambers and method for exchanging heat by using the heat exchange system

A heat exchange system with at least two heat exchange chambers is provided. Each of the heat exchange chambers includes heat exchange chamber boundaries which surround at least one heat exchange chamber interior of the heat exchange chamber. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180230956

Method and apparatus with arrangement of fuel ejection orifices configured for mitigating combustion dynamics in a combustion turbine engine

Apparatus and method for a combustion turbine engine are provided. A pre-mixing passage (24) has an upstream inlet arranged to receive a flow of air to be mixed with fuel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180230910

Fuel manifold with integrally formed fuel feed bosses for fuel nozzles in a combustor of a gas turbine engine

A fuel manifold (10) configured to form a base support structure (12) to support a plurality of fuel nozzles (14) in a combustor of a gas turbine engine is provided. The fuel manifold includes stage fuel galleries (16, 18), and fuel feed bosses (20, 22) may be configured to connect to respective tubes arranged to deliver gas fuel to the stage fuel galleries (16. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180230859

Heat exchange system with a joint active fluid motion device for the charging mode and for the discharging mode and method for exchanging heat by using the heat exchange system

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

08/16/18 / #20180230810

Interlocking modular airfoil for a gas turbine

An interlocking modular airfoil for a turbine. The airfoil includes at least one support column extending from a lower plate and at least one first filament having at least one first side aperture that receives the support column in a first transverse direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180230612

Method for monitoring a process for powder-bed based additive manufacturing of a component and such a system

A gas diffusion electrode and electrolysis cells containing gas diffusion electrodes are provided. The gas diffusion electrodes include a copper-containing carrier, and first and second layers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180229304

Improved additive manufacturing

First subareas of a layer of powder applied on a substrate are heated locally with a process beam so as to heated, but not yet interconnect the grains of the powder in the first subareas. A temperature profile of the applied layer is evaluated proximate to the first subarea as a function of the distance from the respective first subarea and/or the time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180229298

Casting method and manifold cast with conduits effective for removing a core from the cast without forming extraneous holes in the body of the manifold

Casting method and cast manifold are provided. The method allows configuring conduits, such as conduits (46, 48) in a fuel feed boss (20) and/or a base rocket (13), which are part of the manifold for removing a ceramic core (44) from the cast without forming extraneous holes in the body of the manifold. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/16/18 / #20180229292

Slip techniques for lost casting cores

The present disclosure relates slip techniques for lost casting cores. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods for producing a slip for use in casting, e.g., for production of complex metal blades in gas turbines. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180227720

Method and system for providing information data

Method and system for providing information data using a notification system for an application of a terminal is provided. The steps include: reception of a notification registration by the notification system from the terminal during registration of the terminal with the notification system; transmission of a notification which contains information data as notification content; derivation of the notification token by a web service, addressed by the notification address, of a gateway component from a call parameter obtained, the derived notification token being transmitted to a delivery system together with the information data or an access address for accessing the information data; identification of the terminal by the delivery system on the basis of the notification token obtained, and forwarding of the information data or the access address for accessing the information data to the application of the identified tenninal by the delivery system.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180226886

Low-inductance half-bridge arrangement

The switching performance of a half-bridge arrangement particularly for a converter shall be improved. For this purpose, a half-bridge arrangement has a circuit board having at least four trace layers and two switching elements and a capacitor device arranged on opposite sides of the circuit board and interconnected so as to produce, during a commutation event of the half-bridge arrangement, at least two dipoles having opposite spatial directions.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180226849

Laminated core arrangement and electric machine with such a laminated core arrangement

A laminated core arrangement for an electric machine includes a laminated core having at least two part cores which are arranged in an axial direction. Each of the part cores has a plurality of polygonal individual sheets, with at least one of the individual sheets being round and disposed between the part cores. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180226208

Direct-current switching device

A direct-current switching device for interrupting an electric direct current flowing along a medium or high-voltage current path, includes an electric circuit assembly having a mechanical switching device to be switched in the medium or high-voltage current path. The electric circuit assembly further has an lc circuit with an inductive component in order to force a current zero crossing in the mechanical switching device connected in the medium or high-voltage current path, a capacitive component for forming a resonant circuit being closed by the switching device, and a switchable semiconductor component for generating an excitation frequency exciting the resonant circuit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180224828

Orientation method for workpieces

The invention relates to a method (100) for orientation of a workpiece (20) to be processed, comprising the steps of: a) providing a processing path (27) fixed on the workpiece for processing the workpiece (20); b) selecting a rigid transformation (30) of the positioning of the workpiece (20); c) simulating the processing path (27) taking account of the rigid transformation (30) of the positioning of the workpiece (20); d) determining at least one process variable (40) of the machining of the workpiece (20); wherein the steps b) to d) are repeated by modifying the at least one rigid transformation (30) of the positioning of the workpiece (20) until the at least one process variable (40) reaches a target value (43).. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180224821

Rich contextualization of automation data

A method of operating an intelligent programmable logic controller (plc) as part of a production process within an automation system includes the intelligent plc receiving automation system data and a semantic context model comprising a plurality of ontologies providing formal specifications of conceptual entities associated with the automation system. The intelligent plc creates one or more semantic annotations for the automation system data using the semantic context model. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180224410

Method and chromatograph to acquire and display real-time chromatogram using time-stamped messages

A chromatograph and a method of acquiring and displaying a real-time chromatogram using time-stamped asynchronous messaging are provided. The method includes generating a chromatogram of a sample, acquiring segments of data points of the chromatogram in real-time, annotating in real-time the segments of data points of the chromatogram with timing stamps of cycle events of an analysis cycle using time-stamped event messages, receiving the time-stamped event messages asynchronously and displaying each cycle event of the cycle events of the analysis cycle and each segment of the segments of data points of the chromatogram in a display module as being received.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180224123

Acoustic damping system for a combustor of a gas turbine engine

An acoustically dampened gas turbine engine (10) having a gas turbine engine combustor (12) with an acoustic damping resonator system (10) is disclosed. The acoustic damping resonator system (10) may be formed from one or more resonators (16) formed from a resonator housing (18) positioned within the gas turbine engine combustor (12) at an outer housing (20) forming a combustor basket (22) and extending circumferentially within the combustor (12). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180223671

Turbine airfoil with internal impingement cooling feature

A turbine airfoil (10) includes an impingement structure (26a, 26b) comprising a hollow elongated main body (28) positioned in an interior portion (11) of an airfoil body (12). The main body (28) extends lengthwise along a radial direction and defines coolant cavity (64) therewithin that receives a cooling fluid (60). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180222325

Device and a method for operating a rail vehicle without an overhead line

A rail installation has an overhead line in the region of a stop and at least one rail vehicle with a current collector for making contact with the overhead line. The overhead line has a central part having a limited, predefined length and an adjoining end portion. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/09/18 / #20180221841

Process and system for chemical synthesis

The present disclosure relates to chemical synthesis. Various embodiments of the teachings thereof may include the synthesis of methanol, generated from hydrogen and a carbonaceous gas. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180220131

Method and device for filtering coded image partitions

In a sequence of digitized images having a plurality of pixels, a signal is coded for each of the images that is dependent on the image content of the images. The uncoded signal is reconstructed and reconstructed images are derived therefrom in the course of the coding process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180219388

System and method for condition monitoring and controlling a charging level of at least one capacitor

A system and a method are disclosed for controlling a charging level of at least one capacitor. In an embodiment, the system includes a sound wave sensor configured to detect sound signals from the capacitors; a sound evaluation unit configured to evaluate the sound signals detected by the sound wave sensor; and a control unit configured to control the charging level of the at least one capacitor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180219382

Method and system for power grid voltage regulation by distributed energy resources

A system and method for regulating a voltage at a point of common coupling (35) (pcc) of a distributed energy resource farm (1) connected to an electrical power grid (37). The distributed energy resource farm includes a plurality of connected distributed energy resources (2, 3) each supplying a terminal voltage. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180219379

Power plant installation

A power plant installation includes a feed connection for feeding energy into an external energy supply grid and at least one energy-generating unit. The power plant installation includes at least one energy storage unit and at least one isolated component grid which is connected to the feed connection via a converter of the power plant installation and is electrically isolated from the feed connection and the external energy supply grid by the converter, the at least one energy-generating unit and/or the at least one energy storage unit are connected to the isolated component network, and the powerplant installation has a control device which, by actuating the converter, the energy-generating unit and/or the energy storage unit, adjusts the feed behaviour of the power plant installation which is effective towards the outside at the feed connection.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180219366

Phase conductor arrangement

A phase conductor arrangement for an electricity transmission device has an electroconductive main member. The electroconductive main member extends along a main axis. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180218861

Switching device comprising a vacuum tube

Disclosed is a switching device comprising a vacuum tube and an adjustable drive for opening, and closing the contacts of the switching device. The switching device also comprises a sensor for detecting physical properties of the operating site of the switching device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180218296

Method for planning and producing an assembled product, production module, and production control

A product model data set with data for production steps to be carried out for the product and sub-products thereof is generated and assigned to a product copy to be produced. Data on a production step is read from the product model data set, and a production module which is available for carrying out the production step is ascertained. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180218161

Operator system for a process control system

An operator system for a process control system, wherein the operator system includes an operator server and at least one operator client connected to the operator server, where operators authenticate with respective login data via the at least one operator client or via a plurality of operator clients of the operator system on an authentication server and the authentication server generates, for each of the authenticated operators one operator-specific data record, in which an access or functional right to at least one operator server application is stored such that during the operating and monitoring of a process to be controlled, access or functional rights can be temporarily transferred from one of the operators to the other operator in a secure manner with respect to the security aspects, without which end changes would need to be made in an access and functional rights list via an engineering system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180217186

Circuit board with implanted optical current sensor

A circuit board with a conductor path having a recess, an implant with left, right, lower and upper edges arranged in the recess, where the implant has first and second optical layers, a second optical layer and a conductor arranged between them, the first and the second optical layer each have at least one light-conducting structure with first and second ends, where a light-conductor is arranged in a right edge of the implant, in which respective second ends of the light-conducting structures are located, such that light fed in at the first end of the optical fiber of the first optical layer is deflected to the second end of the light-conducting structure of the second optical layer such that a beam path of the light encompasses the conductor, and the circuit also includes an optical transmitter and an optical receiver with and evaluator that form a fiber optic current sensor.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180216828

A premixed dual fuel burner with a tapering injection component for main liquid fuel

A premixed dual fuel burner includes a burner head, a burner interior elongated along a main axis and having an upstream side enclosed by a swirler and a downstream side enclosed by a premixing section, and an injection component. The burner head and sides are serially arranged. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180216820

Intelligent control of combustion with time series and bypass filters and corresponding system

A method for predicting a combustion error type of a combustion flame. A raw signal of an error parameter of the combustion flame within a predefined time span is measured, the error parameter is adapted for determining the combustion error type. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180216623

Method for the prediction of surge in a gas compressor

A computer implemented method for the prediction of the surge point of a compressor includes: generating a plurality of meshes: a compressor inlet mesh, at least a compressor rotor stage mesh, and a compressor outlet mesh, representing a plurality of exit guide vanes and an exit nozzle and extending up to a final nozzle exit area; assembling the plurality of meshes to obtain the cfd domain; specifying boundary conditions of the computational domain; specifying atmospheric pressure conditions at the final nozzle exit area; computing compressor inlet mass flow rate and compressor pressure ratio; checking if the numerical stability limit is not reached, as a result of the numerical stability limit not being reached: decreasing dimensions of the final nozzle exit area; generating again the compressor outlet mesh; repeating the steps of specifying atmospheric pressure at the final nozzle exit area, the step of computing, and the step of checking.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180216600

Noise reducing fence for a wind turbine blade

A noise reducing wind turbine blade is disclosed. The wind turbine blade includes a blade body having a leading edge, a trailing edge, a suction side, and a pressure side. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180215960

Solid insulation material

The present disclosure relates to insulation. Teachings thereof may be embodied in a solid insulation material, especially in tape form, the use thereof in a vacuum impregnation process and to an insulation system produced therewith, and also an electrical machine comprising the insulation system, especially for the medium- and high-voltage sector, namely for medium- and high-voltage machines, especially rotating electrical machines in the medium- and high-voltage sector, and to semifinished products for electrical switchgear. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

08/02/18 / #20180214954

Turbomachine component and method of manufacturing of such component with an incorporated fluid channel

A turbomachine component having a solid body with an elongated clearance, a channel located within the clearance of that body, where the channel is free of struts between the channel and a section of the body which is surrounding the channel to provide a continuous thermal insulation gap between the channel and the section of the body. The channel and the body are built in an additive manufacturing generation process synchronously layer by layer, from a metallic powder, wherein successive layers are selectively fused to build the body and the channel. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180212542

Electric motor control system, driver, inverter and control method, and computer software and storage medium

An electric motor control system includes an electric motor motion signal detection part, configured to provide an electric motor motion signal of the electric motor every other first interval time based on a received first encoder signal sent by the first encoder; a shaft motion signal detection part configured to provide a shaft motion signal of the shaft every other second interval time based on a received second encoder signal sent by the second encoder; and a main control apparatus configured to receive and calculate, according to the electric motor motion signal and the shaft motion signal, an electric motor motion parameter of the electric motor at a moment every other second interval time.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180212416

Device for recognizing an arcing fault, and electrical switchgear

Disclosed is a device for recognizing an arcing fault in incident light, comprising a sensor for detecting absorption lines of the incident light, and an evaluation unit which generates an evaluation signal then characteristic absorption lines are detected.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180211063

Transmission method, apparatus and system

A thing information transmission method, apparatus and system in the internet of things are for reducing risk of sensitive information leakage when thing information is acquired in the current internet of things. In a thing information transmission method of an embodiment, a second device sends thing identification information to a first device, and the first device sends a thing information request message to a third device, the thing information request message including verification information and the thing identification information, the verification information not including device identification information about the second device and also not including identity identification information about a user. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180211057

Transmission method, apparatus and system

A thing information transmission method, apparatus and system in the internet of things are for reducing risk of sensitive information leakage when thing information is acquired in the current internet of things. In a thing information transmission method of an embodiment, a second device sends thing identification information to a first device, and the first device sends a thing information request message to a third device, the thing information request message including verification information and the thing identification information, the verification information not including device identification information about the second device and also not including identity identification information about a user. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180211025

Apparatus and method for using a customer device certificate on a device

An apparatus for using a certificate on a device is proposed, including a processing unit for generating a certificate request and a transmitter-receiver unit for transmitting the generated certificate request to a first external computing unit, which is configured to generate a certificate for the device and to allow a second external computing unit to re-sign the certificate with an additional manufacturer's signature, and for receiving the re-signed certificate from the external computing unit. The processing unit is further configured to check the manufacturer's signature based on information stored in the device and to use the certificate depending on a result of the check. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180210928

Visualization objects in a multi-discipline system

A system and a method for visualizing related data in a multidisciplinary engineering system 60 are provided. A visualization of a multi-discipline system 60 based on a meta model is controlled by input from a user. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180210716

Method for generating software architectures for managing data

A method generates data elaboration software architectures suitable for mes or mom systems. The method includes providing at least one source program block capable of generating a suitably formatted signal capable of being processed and at least one elaboration program block capable of elaborating the signals generated by the source program blocks.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180210430

Automation system field device, controller and method for operating the automation system for carrying out said method

An automation system, a controller, a field device and method for operating the automation system, wherein a first field device is provided for an operation on site with an operating unit, where depending on an operator input, the first field device transmits a request for a provision of data to the controller, which returns to the field device corresponding data relating to functionalities in the automation system lying outside the first field device, and where information corresponding to the data is output on the operating unit of the first field device such that an on-site display in the automation system of existing measurement values that were previously not available on the first field device, or a configuration of automation functions which do not run on the first field device is advantageously permitted.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180210411

Control device for a production module, production module having a control device, and method for operating the control device

Provided is a control device for a production module having a data memory for storing operational settings of production modules and restrictions, which must be complied with by at least some of the operational settings. A settings management module is used to determine the external operational setting of an adjacent production module on which a local operational setting of the production module is dependent on the basis of a common restriction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180210408

Method for configuring a switched-mode power supply

A method for configuring a switched-mode power supply with multiple output channels, where the switched-mode power supply includes at least one operating element for each output channel, where the operating element is used to manually adjust an operating parameter for the corresponding output channel, the switched-mode power supply also includes an interface for performing a remote configuration, where each manually adjusted operating parameter is output to a remote configuring unit via the interface, and each manually adjusted operating parameter is transferred into a switched-mode power supply configuration that is set via the configuring unit such that, in a manual mode, adjusted operating parameters are transferred into the remote configuration and are used in a remote mode upon restarting the switched-mode power supply.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209839

Method and detection system for detecting self-excited vibrations

In a method for detecting self-excited vibrations of a separating machine tool or of a tool of the separating machine tool or of a workpiece machined by the separating machine tool, detecting while the workpiece is machined by the separating machine tool, a measurement signal representing a physical variable; forming from the measurement signal a reference signal and a filtered filter signal; generating, with an envelope curve demodulator, from the reference signal an envelope curve reference signal and from the filtered filter signal an envelope curve filter signal; comparing the envelope curve reference signal with the envelope curve filter signal and generating at least one first comparison value defined as a ratio of a magnitude of the envelope curve reference signal and a magnitude of the envelope curve filter signal, and detecting the self-excited vibrations based on the first comparison value.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209353

Power plant with emergency fuel system

A method for operating a power plant having a gas turbine and an emergency fuel system where in a normal operating state, gas is supplied from a supply line to the combustion process of the gas turbine, and in addition gas is supplied from the supply line to a gas liquefaction plant where it is liquefied, forming a liquid gas which is stored in a liquid gas store. In special operating state, liquefied gas is drawn from the liquid gas store and is evaporated in an evaporator, and is fed in the gaseous state into the combustion process of the gas turbine.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209306

System and method for supplying an energy grid with energy from an intermittent renewable energy source

A system and method for supplying an energy grid with energy from an intermittent renewable energy source having a production unit for producing hydrogen and nitrogen, a mixing unit configured to receive and mix the hydrogen and the nitrogen produced by the production unit, an ammonia source for receiving and processing the hydrogen-nitrogen-mixture, an ammonia power generator for generating energy for the energy grid, a heat distribution system with one or more heat exchangers, and an ammonia cracker, which is fluidly connected to the ammonia storage vessel and to the ammonia power generator, and which is configured and arranged to receive ammonia from the ammonia storage vessel, to effect a partial cracking of the received ammonia to form an ammonia-hydrogen-mixture and to direct the ammonia-hydrogen-mixture to the ammonia power generator for combustion.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180209289

Machine and method for operating the machine

A machine having a shaft with a stage having a first shaft section having a first diameter, a second shaft section having a second diameter that is shorter than the first, forming a radially extending rotatable shaft end surface; a housing; and a bearing supporting the shaft on the housing by its second shaft section, and lubricated by a lubrication fluid. A sealing chamber has a sealing fluid that prevents the lubrication from leaving the bearing, and is axially limited by the shaft end surface and bearing end side, and radially inwardly limited by the second shaft section released from the bearing. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180208191

Method and assistance system for controlling a technical system

In order to control a technical system, a user control variable is read in and a plurality of control variable variants of the user control variable are generated. A respective trajectory of the technical system is extrapolated for the user control variable and for the control variable variants, for which a respective reliability is evaluated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/26/18 / #20180207799

Trajectory determination method for non-productive movements

A method of controlling a non-productive movement of a tool from a starting position to an end position in a travel envelope of a machine tool includes the steps of a) providing a collision-free first trajectory for the non-productive movement of the tool, b) determining a second trajectory that is improved over the first trajectory with regard to a selectable target parameter using an algorithm, and c) checking the second trajectory for collisions and, if the second trajectory is free of collisions, providing an instruction corresponding to the second trajectory. The first trajectory in step a) includes plural rectilinear segments and the second trajectory in step b) includes a polynomial segment and, if the second trajectory is not free of collisions in step c), steps b) to c) are repeated so that the algorithm is provided with a modified model of the travel envelope in a repeat of step b).. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180205559

Method and apparatus for authenticating a service user for a service that is to be provided

A method and an apparatus for authenticating a service user for a service that is to be provided. The method has the following steps: a) provision of an anonymous and self-signed certificate, produced by a service use means of the service user, for set-up of a connection, protected by the use of a security protocol, for data transmission between the service use device which is for example, a mobile device or a pc, via his anonymous, self-signed certificate and a service provision device, for example, a server, at the application level using the group signature, and b) verification of the provided anonymous and self-signed certificate by means of a group signature, assigned to a group, for detecting the authorization of the service user to use the service, in order to establish whether the service user providing the certificate through his service use device is a member of the group.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180205273

Reluctance rotor having an additional inherent magnetization

The invention relates to a rotor (10) for a reluctance machine (e), wherein the rotor (10) has a laminate stack (14) with layers (16), each of the layers having a plurality of flux-conducting portions (24) which are formed in each case by a magnetically conductive rotor lamination (18) and extend between two adjacent d-axes and transversely to a respective q-axis (30), wherein the flux-conducting portions (24) are separated from each other by in each case a flux barrier (22) which is filled with a casting compound. The aim of the invention is to additionally provide a permanent magnetic excitation in the rotor (10) without degrading the reluctance of the rotor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180205223

Current limiter device having a coil and a switch

The present disclosure relates to current limiter devices. Various embodiments thereof may be useful for limiting a short-circuit current in a superordinate electrical supply system, wherein the current limiter device has a current-limiting coil device and a switch electrically connected in series with the coil device and/or methods for limiting a short-circuit current in an electrical supply system with such a current limiter device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180204671

Transformer having superconducting windings

The present disclosure relates to transformers. Teachings thereof may be embodied in a transformation unit having a primary winding and a secondary winding. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180204650

Solid insulation material

The invention relates to a solid, in particular strip-shaped insulation material, to the use thereof in a vacuum impregnation method and a thus produced insulation system and to an electric machine using the insulation system, in particular for the medium and high voltage range, that is for medium and high voltage machines, in particular rotating electric machines in the medium and high voltage range and to semi-finished products for electric switching systems. According to the invention, the curing catalyst is a covalently-bridged di-imidazol derivative and/or a covalently-bridged di-pyrazol derivative.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180204649

Solid insulation material

The present disclosure relates to insulation. Various embodiments thereof may include a solid insulation material and/or a formulation for production of an insulation system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180204046

Visual representation learning for brain tumor classification

Independent subspace analysis (isa) is used to learn (42) filter kernels for cle images in brain tumor classification. Convolution (46) and stacking are used for unsupervised learning (44, 48) with isa to derive the filter kernels. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180203973

System and simulator for the disengageable simulation of installations or machines within programmable logic controllers

Provided is a system and a simulator for the disengageable simulation of installations or machines within programmable logic controllers, in which control program and simulation program are strictly separate within the same processing environment, wherein the direction of access for the input/output memory area during normal operation and the consistent reversal thereof in the simulation part are ensured, and which involves the simulation program being executed between the program cycles, with a virtual clock being stopped during the simulation. As a result, the test on an unaltered user program in the plc avoids errors in the startup or test phase through code changes, and a timing response as in the genuine installation, particularly in the event of tests on timers and under race conditions, achieves a higher level of program quality through better test results.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180203709

Method and device for generating a device-specific identifier, and devices comprising a personalized programmable circuit component

Provided is a method for generating a device-specific identifier in a device which contains at least one programmable circuit component and the circuit of which consists of individual components that are configured by loading a bitstream, having the following method steps: displaying the reference identifier as a bit sequence and assigning each bit of the reference identifier to a respective different component of the circuit component; generating a reference bitstream for a reference circuit of the circuit component, the bitstream containing at least the specified component of the reference identifier, and entering the device specific identifier as a binary sequence by overwriting the bits of the corresponding components of the reference identifier directly in the reference bitstream.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180203478

Solar drive system and method for tracking the maximum power point of a photovoltaic array

A solar drive system, having: at least one photovoltaic array generating a dc current; at least one inverter electrically connected to the photovoltaic array for inverting the dc current into an ac current; at least one electric motor electrically connected to the inverter for supplying the electric motor with the ac current; and at least one device for determining a present rotational frequency of the electric motor; wherein the inverter is configured to track a maximum power point of the photovoltaic array by performing a perturb and observe maximum power point tracking method and to determine a step direction of the perturb and observe maximum power point tracking method using the determined present rotational frequency of the electric motor.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180203056

Method and device for determining a fault location of a ground fault relating to a line of a three-phase electrical energy supply network having a neutral point without low-resistance grounding

A method for determining the fault location of a ground fault relating to a line of a three-phase electrical energy supply network with an ungrounded neutral point, in which current and voltage values are measured at one line end of the line. Following the occurrence of a ground fault on the line, the location of the fault is defined using the measured current and voltage values. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180202317

Method of coating a substrate

A method of coating a superalloy substrate, includes (a) aluminising the surface of the substrate to form an inner coating layer; (b) applying a slurry with a solid content including cr, al, ni and co onto the inner coating layer, where the cr-content of the solid content is between 15% and 30% by weight thereof, and diffusion heat treating the slurry applied to the inner coating layer at a temperature above 800° c. For 1 to 8 hours to form an intermediate coating layer; and (c) applying a cr-free slurry with a solid content including al and ni onto the intermediate coating layer, where the al-content of the solid content is between 15% and 30% by weight of the solid content, and diffusion heat treating the slurry applied onto the intermediate surface layer at a temperature above 800° c. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180202305

Ring segment with different radii

A ring segment for a gas turbine has a base body having a first surface subjectable to hot gas, second surface arranged opposite of the first surface and fastening elements extending from the second surface. The ring segment extends in the axial direction and in an azimuthal direction of the gas turbine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180202296

Blade for a turbo engine

The present disclosure relates to turbomachines. Teachings thereof may be embodied in a blade for a turbomachine, having an interior space which is surrounded by a wall structure which forms the surface of the blade. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180201384

System for redundant supply of kinetic energy to drive system of aircraft

The invention relates to the redundant supply of kinetic energy to a drive system of an aircraft in order to ensure in each case largely safe operation of the aircraft during normal operation of the system and also in various emergency scenarios. The system has two electrical machines (110, 130), each of which is connected to in each case one of the two propellers. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180201383

Propeller drives and vehicles

The disclosure relates to a propeller drive that is, in particular, an aircraft drive and includes a propeller machine and an electric drive connected without a converter to the propeller machine. The aircraft includes such a propeller drive.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180201287

Trackside railway apparatus and method for detecting use of at least one trackside component of a railway installation

A trackside railway apparatus includes at least one sensor device which is configured to detect at least one use of at least one trackside component of a railway installation. A storage device stores at least one item of use information dating or tracing back to the detection of the use. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180201280

System for identifying a seat location

A system includes a set of passenger seat devices in a transport unit and a control unit. In order to permit an identification of seat locations to be changeable, a communication unit exchanges data between the set of passenger seat devices and the control unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180200957

Monitoring a process for powder-bed based additive manufacturing

The present disclosure relates powder-bed-based additive manufacturing of a component in a powder bed. For example, a method for monitoring a process for powder-bed-based additive manufacturing of a component in a powder bed may include: using an image sensor to image a surface of the powder bed; illuminating the surface of the powder bed diagonally from above from at least one direction by a light source; and evaluating an image depicted on the image sensor to monitor the surface of the powder bed.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/19/18 / #20180200887

Trajectory determination method for non-productive movements

The invention relates to a method (100) for determining an optimised trajectory for a non-productive movement of a tool (10) of a machine tool, from a starting position (12) to an end position (14). The non-productive movement is carried out in a spatially restricted travelling area (20) which is represented by geometric conditions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

07/12/18 / #20180198803

Self-defending smart field device and architecture

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

07/12/18 / #20180198486

Changing between segments of a network

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

07/12/18 / #20180198069

P-doping cross-linking of organic hole transporters

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

07/12/18 / #20180197695

Electrical switching contact

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

07/12/18 / #20180197684

Capacitor system

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

07/12/18 / #20180195724

Burner for a gas turbine

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

07/12/18 / #20180195723

Burner for a gas turbine

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

07/12/18 / #20180195414

Exhaust-steam casing for a steam turbine and assembly system

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

07/12/18 / #20180195409

Coolable wall element with impingement plate

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

07/12/18 / #20180195400

Gas turbine guide vane segment and method of manufacturing

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

07/12/18 / #20180195399

Rotor blade arrangement having elastic support elements for a thermal turbomachine

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

07/12/18 / #20180195184

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180192165

Method for establishment of a communication link

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

07/05/18 / #20180191876

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180191195

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180191163

Power generation facility and method for the operation thereof

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

07/05/18 / #20180190567

Phase module for a power converter

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

07/05/18 / #20180189966

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180189626

Transponder and method for tuning the radio transponder

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

07/05/18 / #20180187883

Method and equipment for combustion of ammonia

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

07/05/18 / #20180187799

Connecting clip having a metal wire mat as a damping element

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

07/05/18 / #20180187723

Device for lubricating an antifriction bearings of an electric motor

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

07/05/18 / #20180187563

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180187551

Turbine blade

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

07/05/18 / #20180186071

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

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

07/05/18 / #20180185838

A biochemical analytical technique

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

06/28/18 / #20180183301

Electrical machine and method for cooling the electrical machine

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

06/28/18 / #20180183295

Encased electric rotating machine

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

06/28/18 / #20180182979

Sequential functionalization of phosphorescent emitter layers

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

06/28/18 / #20180180279

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180180104

Coupling device and fibre-reinforced articulation device

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

06/28/18 / #20180179957

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180179905

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180179901

Turbine blade with contoured tip shroud

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

06/28/18 / #20180179900

Shrouded turbine blade

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

06/28/18 / #20180179897

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

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

06/28/18 / #20180179649

Reduction method and electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization

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

06/28/18 / #20180179645

Dvc-coating with fully and partially stabilized zirconia

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

06/28/18 / #20180178621

Peltier effect air dehumidifier for installation in a container

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

06/21/18 / #20180175705

Cooling of an active part of an electric machine

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

06/21/18 / #20180175621

Control unit

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

06/21/18 / #20180174719

Overvoltage arrester system

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

06/21/18 / #20180174311

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

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

06/21/18 / #20180173824

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

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

06/21/18 / #20180173183

Process control system and plant planning tool

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

06/21/18 / #20180172743

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

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

06/21/18 / #20180172740

Arrangement having two redundant modules

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

06/21/18 / #20180172277

Burner for a gas turbine and method for operating the burner

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

06/21/18 / #20180171824

Method for cooling a turbo machine

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

06/21/18 / #20180171489

Electrochemical cell

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

06/21/18 / #20180171487

Electrochemical cell and process

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

06/21/18 / #20180171066

Storage-stable impregnating resins and electrical insulating tapes

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

06/21/18 / #20180170412

Control arrangement for a vehicle

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

06/21/18 / #20180170406

Air-conditioning device, in particular for a vehicle

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

06/21/18 / #20180169663

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180168062

Converter with separate capacitor housing

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

06/14/18 / #20180167650

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180167211

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180166994

Voltage-regulated power converter module

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

06/14/18 / #20180166968

Fast-switching circuit assembly for a converter

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

06/14/18 / #20180166844

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180166188

Device for dc current transmission and cooling method

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

06/14/18 / #20180164844

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180163703

Tower positioning system

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

06/14/18 / #20180163572

Method for cooling a steam turbine

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

06/14/18 / #20180163550

Transition ducts of a gas turbine combustor

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

06/14/18 / #20180162682

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180162644

Conveyor chute comprising a width adjusting mechanism

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

06/14/18 / #20180162427

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

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

06/14/18 / #20180161872

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

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

06/07/18 / #20180159886

System and method for analyzing forensic data in a cloud system

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

06/07/18 / #20180159429

Auxiliary supply for a switched-mode power supply

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

06/07/18 / #20180159315

Dc grid

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

06/07/18 / #20180159063

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

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

06/07/18 / #20180158757

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

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

06/07/18 / #20180157975

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

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

06/07/18 / #20180157735

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

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

06/07/18 / #20180157643

Device and method for natural language processing

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

06/07/18 / #20180156858

Operating component

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

06/07/18 / #20180156458

Intelligent control method with variable thresholds based on vibration readings

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

06/07/18 / #20180156351

Subsea valve position indicator

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

06/07/18 / #20180156127

Operation of a gas turbine comprising an interpolated operating curve deviation

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

06/07/18 / #20180156123

Cooling device for use in a power plant

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

06/07/18 / #20180156076

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

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

06/07/18 / #20180156046

Rotor blade for a gas turbine

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

06/07/18 / #20180156038

Arrangement for a turbine

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

06/07/18 / #20180154429

Method for casting a turbine blade

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

05/31/18 / #20180152447

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

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

05/31/18 / #20180152094

Power converter having parallel-connected semiconductor switches

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

05/31/18 / #20180150929

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

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

05/31/18 / #20180150621

Provision of at least one password

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

05/31/18 / #20180150068

Model processing method and apparatus, and machine-readable medium

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

05/31/18 / #20180150056

Method for calculating an optimised trajectory

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

05/31/18 / #20180149534

Method for determining an axial tensile force applied to a component

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

05/31/18 / #20180149139

Wind turbine

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

05/31/18 / #20180148655

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

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

05/31/18 / #20180148073

Cabin with rotatable cabin door for a vehicle

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

05/31/18 / #20180147949

Means and methods for making an associative connection

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

05/31/18 / #20180147940

Power transmission system and method for operating a power transmission system

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

05/24/18 / #20180145952

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180145554

Resistance covering for a corona shield of an electric machine

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

05/24/18 / #20180145510

Electrical arrangement comprising sub-modules

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

05/24/18 / #20180144890

Quickly closing switch element

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

05/24/18 / #20180144503

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180144459

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180144072

Method for determining a reliability parameter of a new technical system

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

05/24/18 / #20180142963

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180142959

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180142671

Rotor blade with serrations

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

05/24/18 / #20180142570

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180141575

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

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

05/24/18 / #20180141430

Drive wheel

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

05/17/18 / #20180137259

Device and method for adapting the use of an apparatus

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

05/17/18 / #20180136921

Patch management for industrial control systems

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

05/17/18 / #20180136910

Method and system for generating plc code with a connectivity model

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

05/17/18 / #20180136623

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

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

05/17/18 / #20180135859

Combustor arrangement

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

05/17/18 / #20180135432

Turbine airfoil with internal cooling channels

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

05/17/18 / #20180135153

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

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

05/10/18 / #20180131520

Method and arrangement for securely interchanging configuration data for an apparatus

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

05/10/18 / #20180131149

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

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

05/10/18 / #20180128365

Planetary transmission

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

05/10/18 / #20180128243

Damping mechanical oscillations of a wind turbine

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

05/10/18 / #20180128242

Control for a wind turbine

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

05/10/18 / #20180127885

Electrolysis system for the electrochemical utilization of carbon dioxide

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

05/10/18 / #20180126308

Grease filter

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

05/03/18 / #20180124430

Method for producing video coding and programme-product

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

05/03/18 / #20180124206

Communications network and method for transmitting data in a communications network

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

05/03/18 / #20180124121

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

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

05/03/18 / #20180123789

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

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

05/03/18 / #20180123612

Data reduction method and apparatus

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

05/03/18 / #20180123432

Rotor of an asynchronous machine

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

05/03/18 / #20180123409

Cooling of an electric machine

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

05/03/18 / #20180122782

Power module

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

05/03/18 / #20180121815

Method and apparatus for operating an automation system

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

05/03/18 / #20180120097

Method for determining depth

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

05/03/18 / #20180119297

Continuous supply of power to an electrolysis plant

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

05/03/18 / #20180119026

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

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

05/03/18 / #20180118241

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

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

05/03/18 / #20180118225

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

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

05/03/18 / #20180117869

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

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

05/03/18 / #20180117530

Device and method for separating carbon dioxide from a gas flow

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

04/19/18 / #20180109517

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

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

04/19/18 / #20180109427

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

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

04/19/18 / #20180108255

Method and parking system for supported parking of placement vehicles

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

04/19/18 / #20180108138

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

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

04/19/18 / #20180107195

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

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

04/19/18 / #20180106648

Subsea flow meter assembly

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

04/19/18 / #20180106426

Lubricant container

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

04/19/18 / #20180106165

Thermal energy storage plant

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

04/19/18 / #20180105192

Method and device for automatically influencing track-bound vehicles

In a normal operating mode, track-bound vehicles report their respective position to a track-side device and the track-side device determines a respective movement authority taking into account the reported positions for the track-bound vehicles and transmits the movement authorities to the respective track-bound vehicle. If a track-bound vehicles is faulty and cannot ensure its integrity, and it is consequently not able to report a valid or reliable position, a switch-over into a fault mode takes place without interrupting the travel operation of the track-bound vehicles. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180105190

Method and device for vehicles, which detect the collision of a further vehicle

A method for operating vehicles, in particular track-bound vehicles, permits two vehicles to approach one another even to comparatively short distances and at the same time can be implemented with comparatively low expenditure. For this purpose, a collision by a first vehicle towards the rear of a second vehicle is detected by the second vehicle, a warning message is emitted by the second vehicle triggered by the detection of the collision or running into from the rear, and a braking process is triggered by the first vehicle on the basis of the warning message emitted by the second vehicle. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180104741

Powder-bed-based additive manufacturing process

The present disclosure relates to powder-bed-based additive manufacturing processes. Embodiments thereof may include methods for producing a component from a superalloy. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/19/18 / #20180104641

Method and device for the desulphurisation of a gas flow

A method and device for the desulphurisation of a hydrogen sulphide-containing gas flow, in particular for combustion in a gas turbine, wherein the gas flow is brought into contact with a washing agent containing a catalytically active component for the absorption of the hydrogen sulphide and forming elementary sulphur, wherein the catalytically active component is reduced in the formation of the elementary sulphur, wherein the washing medium containing the reduced catalytically active component is supplied to a regeneration stage, in which the reduced catalytically active component is converted back via oxidation with an oxygen-containing gas supplied to the regeneration stage, and wherein the oxygen-containing gas is supplied to the regeneration stage from a compressor of a gas turbine. Air from the compressor of a gas turbine is used for purifying a washing medium used for the desulphurisation of a gas flow.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180102697

Method for producing a winding around a projecting pole for a synchronous motor

In a method for producing a rotor for a synchronous machine suitable for a rotational speed of more than 1000 r.p.m, a plurality of electrically conductive rectangular sub-conductors are loosely joined in parallel to one another lengthwise to form a conductor. The conductor is wound so as to form a winding and thereby form an exciter coil. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180102693

Slip-ring arrangement with spiral fan

A slip-ring arrangement for an electrical rotary machine has a rotor and a sliding-contact device which is arranged on the rotor and has a slip ring, and a sliding-contact element with which the slip ring can make electrical contact. Furthermore, a radial fan impeller with an intake device is arranged on the rotor, wherein the intake device is designed in such a way that, during operation of the radial fan impeller, a cooling fluid can be drawn into the radial fan impeller through the intake device along the sliding-contact device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180101766

Efficient calculations of negative curvature in a hessian free deep learning framework

A method for training a deep learning network includes defining a loss function corresponding to the network. Training samples are received and current parameter values are set to initial parameter values. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180101164

Templates in a multidisciplinary engineering system

The preferred embodiments described include methods, systems, and computer readable media for linking data in a multidisciplinary engineering system. One or more multidisciplinary templates are created for a multidisciplinary engineering system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180100399

Method for profiling a turbine rotor blade

A method for profiling a turbine rotor blade for an axial flow machine, having the following steps: providing a geometric model of a blade profile, having a camber line of a profile section of the turbine rotor blade; determining boundary conditions for a flow flowing around the turbine rotor blade; changing the camber line such that the flow which is adjusted by the boundary conditions produces the maximum of the difference of the isentropic mach number between the pressure side and the suction side of the turbine rotor blade in a blade section which extends from the blade trailing edge in the direction towards the blade leading edge and the length of which is 65% of the length s of the blade chord.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180100241

Metallic coating with macro-pores

The present disclosure relates to coatings. For example, some embodiments may include methods for producing a coating comprising: depositing a metallic matrix on a substrate by electrochemical deposition using a deposition bath including carbon comprising particles and oxide particles dispersed therein; wherein the carbon comprising particles are embedded into the metallic matrix and pores are distributed in the coating; wherein at least 80% of the pores have a pore diameter in a range from 3 to 30 μm; wherein oxide particles are incorporated into and fixed in the pores during deposition and the oxide particles remain partially uncoated by the material of the metallic matrix.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/12/18 / #20180099314

System and method for sorting postal items

A sorting technique is implemented to sequence individual flat items to a carrier route walk sequence by a postal system that utilizes automatic pocket sweeping to parse a sequence stream of mail items between multiple carriers.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180098452

Adaptive mounting rail and mounting assemblies for electronic devices

An adaptive mounting rail includes a base element with a first side and a second side, a plurality of rails disposed on the first side of the base element for mounting an electronic device, and a first adaptive mounting element disposed on the second side of the base element allowing to removably mount the mounting rail to a support mounting rail. Further, mounting assemblies including the adaptive mounting rail are described.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180097919

Redundantly operable communication system for an industrial automation system and method for operating the system

A redundantly operable communication system for an industrial automation system, wherein a first communication device is redundantly connected to a third communication network connection of first and second network infrastructure devices, the second communication device is redundantly connected to a third communication network connection of a third and fourth network infrastructure device, where the first and third network infrastructure device and the second and fourth network infrastructure devices are interconnected via their first and second communication network connections such that, while the first and second communication device identify data frames to be redundantly transmitted via a first indicator, the first and third network infrastructure devices and the second and fourth network infrastructure devices identify data frames to be redundantly transmitted via a second or third indicator that differs from the first indicator, and reject data frames received on the third communication connection and identified via the second or third indicator.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180096191

Method and system for automated brain tumor diagnosis using image classification

A method and system for classifying tissue endomicroscopy images are disclosed. Local feature descriptors are extracted from an endomicroscopy image. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180095157

Determining the position of a vehicle

A sensor device for a vehicle that traveling on a predetermined route, particularly a rail vehicle, includes a plurality of sensors configured to detect movement of the sensor device and/or physical variables of an environment of the sensor device, and to issue corresponding measurement values. The sensors include magnetic sensors for detecting orientation and/or pressure sensors and/or real time clocks. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180095112

Current-measuring device and method for determining an electric current

The present disclosure relates to electrical conductors. The teachings herein may be embodied a current-measuring devices and/or methods for determining an electric current in an electrical conductor. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180095006

Method for non-destructive material testing

Provided is a method for the non-destructive material testing of a component that defines a receptacle groove for the blade root of a blade of an axial turbomachine, the component in particular being a shaft of a turbine or of a compressor, or of a rotor disk that is provided on the shaft, and of a blade root of a blade, wherein the testing head of a testing apparatus for non-destructive material testing in the assembled state is disposed in an intermediate space formed in the region of the receptacle groove between the component that defines the receptacle groove and the blade root, and in particular is displaced in the intermediate space, and the component that defines the receptacle groove and/or the blade root by way of the testing head that is disposed in the intermediate space are/is examined in a non-destructive manner for material faults.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094809

Regulating turbulent flows

The present disclosure deals with the regulation of fluid flows in the presence of turbulence. The teachings thereof may be embodied in regulating a fluid in a combustion device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094808

Measuring turbulent flows

The present disclosure deals with the measurement of flows of a fluid in a combustion device. In particular embodiments, the teachings may be employed in the measurement of flows of fluids such as air in the presence of turbulence. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094807

Measuring turbulent flows

The present disclosure deals with the measurement of flows of a fluid in a combustion device. For example, a combustion device may include a burner; a combustion chamber; a side duct; and a feed duct with a connector for the side duct including a mass flow sensor and a flow resistance element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094620

Damage detection of a rotor blade of a wind turbine

A method is proposed for detecting damage to at least one rotor blade of a wind turbine, including the following steps, monitoring during rotation of the at least one rotor blade at least one internal air condition inside a blade root of the at least one rotor blade, wherein the internal air condition is affected by a centrifugal effect pumping the air inside the at least one rotor blade from a root end towards a tip end and out of at least one hole of the at least one rotor blade, detecting damage to the at least one rotor blade based on the at least one monitored internal air condition. Further, a wind turbine and a device as well as a computer program product and a computer readable medium are suggested for performing the method.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094533

Device for detecting the rotational angle of adjustable guide vanes

A device for detecting the rotational angle of the position of a plurality of adjustable guide vanes of a gas turbine, has at least three rotational angle sensors at different locations of the gas turbine, wherein the rotational angle sensors are designed to measure the rotational angle of guide vanes at the respective locations, and has an analyzing unit which is designed to calculate at least three rotational angle changes between each set of two different rotational angle sensors and to provide the at least three rotational angle changes.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094529

Attachment system for a turbine airfoil usable in a gas turbine engine

An attachment system (10) for a turbine airfoil (12) including one or more roots (14) to attach the turbine airfoil (12) to a rotor, whereby the roots (14) have one or more curved teeth (18) that substantially limit, if not completely eliminate, circumferential rocking motion of the turbine airfoil (12) relative to a disc (20) supporting the turbine airfoil (12) during turning gear operation. The curved configuration of the teeth (18) extending laterally from the root (14) prevent rotation of the turbine airfoil (12) relative to the disc (20) supporting the turbine airfoil (12), thereby preventing premature failure of the turbine airfoil (12) or disc (20) due to wear from turbine airfoil (12) rocking during turning gear operation. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180094177

Tape adhesive for an insulating tape in an insulation system and an insulation system

Tape adhesives suitable for impregnating processes for insulation systems are described. Embodiments of the tape adhesives include solid insulation material such as mica, anhydride-free impregnating resins and accelerators for the anhydride-free impregnating resins. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093683

Method and device for determining a signal aspect for a rail vehicle

A method for determining a signal aspect representing the vacant or occupied state of a track section for a rail vehicle, in particular a maintenance or construction vehicle, on a cbtc track. In this case, the rail vehicle does not have an on-board cbtc device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

04/05/18 / #20180093681

Rail vehicle, in particular a locomotive

A rail vehicle, in particular a locomotive, includes a chassis, a central buffer coupling, a coupling shaft which is hinged to the chassis and carries a coupling head, and a coupling support which has a spring-mounted transverse beam for supporting the coupling shaft. The coupling support has two retaining sheets which are secured to the chassis, and the transverse beam has two guide grooves which run in the spring direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180091078

Method for reducing the noise of an electric motor

In a method for reducing noise of a motor fed by a converter, a magnetic flux in the motor is changed for reducing a fundamental oscillation and a harmonic oscillation of the magnetic flux, and a degree of control and/or a pulse frequency of the converter is changed so as to change a harmonic oscillation of the magnetic flux.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180090267

Current transformer and direct current source based on current transformer

A current transformer and a direct current source based on a current transformer are disclosed. In an embodiment, the current transformer includes two output ends; a first winding and a second winding connected in series between the two output ends; a main core; a bypass core, arranged to be magnetically coupled with the main core. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180090246

Tensioning device for a surge arrester, production method and surge arrester

A tensioning device is provided for a surge arrester having an end fitting and tensioner. The tensioning device has an axial clearance for receiving a tensioner and a region being conically tapered in axial direction to be introduced into a clearance of the end fitting being shaped for a substantially exact fit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180089050

Method and apparatus for displaying monitoring information

Embodiments provide a method and apparatus for displaying monitoring information. The monitoring information is used for analysing a fault which has occurred in a production process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180088616

System and method for aggregation of controllable distributed energy assets

A system and method is provided that facilitates aggregation of a plurality of controllable distributed energy resources (ders). A processor may be configured to determine der forecasts including non-influenced power profile forecasts for a plurality of ders that include different types of load assets that consume power, for when the ders are not influenced via dispatches from the system, based at least in part on different physics characteristics associated with the different types of the ders. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180088562

Machining system and method, control device and computer program product for controlling a machining system with a machine tool

A machine tool including a first and a second tool magazine, wherein a tool for machining a workpiece can be received from the first tool magazine and a tool from the second tool magazine can be transferred into the first tool magazine, and wherein one of the tools includes a multiple tool that can be fitted with a plurality of tools prior to the machining. A method for controlling a machine tool includes the steps of detecting workpieces to be machined, determining the tools required for machining the detected workpieces and determining the tools, with which the multiple tool is to be fitted.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180088545

System and method for smart grid dynamic regulation pools

A system and method is provided for smart grid dynamic regulation pools. The system may include at least one processor configured to initiate a plurality of pool regulation tasks that are respectively executed by different processing resources. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/29/18 / #20180088167

Method and device for monitoring an energy transmission device

A method monitors an energy transmission device, in particular an energy transmission line or an energy distribution network, via which electric current is transmitted at a predefined network frequency. An electrical measurement signal having at least one non-network frequency, i.e. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180084666

Converter

The present disclosure relates to converters. Embodiments of the teachings herein may be employed for converting an input voltage present between two input terminals into an alternating voltage with a prespecified amplitude and frequency for the activation of a single or multiphase load. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180083705

Subsea fiber optical termination module

In an embodiment, a subsea fiber optical termination module for deployment in a subsea environment, includes at least one fiber optical termination unit for terminating a fiber optical cable, the fiber optical cable including a plurality of optical fibers. Further, the subsea fiber optical termination module includes one or more optical connectors and at least one connecting tube, each connecting tube containing one or more of the plurality of optical fibers and connecting one or more of the plurality of optical fibers from the high-pressure section to the at least one optical connector. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180083562

Drive apparatus with moment of inertia estimation

A method for operating a controller apparatus for controlling a drive apparatus having a load moment and a moment of inertia, includes determining an estimated load value of the load moment by a load moment estimator during a constant-running phase, when a drive speed of the drive apparatus is kept to a constant setpoint value by the controller apparatus, using a model to describe an association between the moment of inertia and the load moment and generating an estimated inertia value of the moment of inertia as a pilot control of the moment of inertia based on the model during the constant-running phase. Further disclosed are a controller apparatus and a drive apparatus designed to carry out the method.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180083500

Rotor of a synchronous reluctance machine

A rotor designed as a reluctance rotor includes a laminated core which defines an axis and has end faces. The laminated core includes sheets which are at least partly axially layered, with the sheets having flux-conducting portions and flux-blocking portions to form a specified number of poles. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180082816

Method and apparatus for controlling a circuit breaker in an electrical energy supply network

A method and an apparatus for controlling a circuit breaker in an electrical energy supply network. A switching signal is generated by a protective or control device of the energy supply network and the switching signal is transmitted to a control unit of the circuit breaker. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180082781

Circuit arrangement for reducing a magnetic unidirectional flux component in the core of a transformer

A circuit arrangement for reducing a magnetic unidirectional flux component in a core of a transformer includes a measuring device that provides a sensor signal corresponding to the magnetic unidirectional flux component, a compensation coil magnetically coupled to the core of the transformer, and a semiconductor switching device which is electrically arranged in a current path in series with the compensation coil to feed a current into the compensation coil, such that current is directed opposite the unidirectional flux component, where the semiconductor switching device is controlled via a control signal provided by a controller, and includes an inductive voltage divider having a first impedance component arranged in a current circuit in series with the compensation coil and the semiconductor switching device and a second impedance component arranged in parallel with the semiconductor switching device, where the first impedance component is connected in parallel with a parallel resonant circuit.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180082153

Systems and methods for deconvolutional network based classification of cellular images and videos

A method for performing cellular classification includes using a convolution sparse coding process to generate a plurality of feature maps based on a set of input images and a plurality of biologically-specific filters. A feature pooling operation is applied on each of the plurality of feature maps to yield a plurality of image representations. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180082104

Classification of cellular images and videos

A method for performing cellular classification includes extracting a plurality of local feature descriptors from a set of input images and applying a coding process to covert each of the plurality of local feature descriptors into a multi-dimensional code. A feature pooling operation is applied on each of the plurality of local feature descriptors to yield a plurality of image representations and each image representation is classified as one of a plurality of cell types.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180082011

Method for monitoring bioprocesses

A method of monitoring bioprocesses, wherein a course of a bioprocess is predicted using a process model and values for process parameters are estimated during the bioprocess, where at least one process parameter is selected (step a), for which current measured values are determined during the bioprocess, the respective current measured value of the selected process parameter is compared with the corresponding estimated value for this process parameter estimated by the process model (step b), a variance is then compared with a predetermined threshold value (step c), in a step d), at least one model parameter is then changed when the threshold value is exceeded by the variance, where steps b) to d) are executed until the variance fails to meet the threshold value, and in the case that the threshold value is not met after a predetermined number of repetitions, the method is discontinued and a warning is output.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180081825

Method for protecting security-relevant data in a cache memory

A method for protecting security-relevant data in a cache memory, wherein a copy of this security-relevant data from a general memory is stored in the cache memory, having the method steps of stipulating obfuscation parameters, determining a first cache set address from a memory address of the general memory at which the security-relevant data are stored, generating a first modified cache set address for a first cache set with a generation function using the obfuscation parameters and the first cache set address, and storing the copy of the security-relevant data using the first modified cache set address in a first cache line of the first cache set.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180081019

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

03/22/18 / #20180080853

Additive life consumption model for predicting remaining time-to-failure of machines

A system for predicting time-to-failure of a machine includes one or more processors and a non-transitory, computer-readable storage medium in operable communication with the processors. The computer-readable storage medium contains one or more programming instructions that, when executed, cause the processors to receive or retrieve multivariate time series data observed a plurality of times, and infer a plurality of state variables from the multivariate time series data, each state variable describing an operating condition of the machine at a particular time. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180080721

Thermal energy storage plant

A thermal energy storage plant is provided including a charging circuit and a discharging circuit, the charging circuit including: a first fluid transporting machine for generating a flow of a working fluid in the charging circuit, a heating device for transferring heat to the working fluid, a main heat accumulator for storing the thermal energy of the working fluid, the discharging circuit including the main heat accumulator, a heat exchanger included in a thermal cycle for transforming the thermal energy stored into mechanical power, the thermal energy storage plant further comprising a secondary heat accumulator including a first end connected to the charging circuit, downstream the heating device, a second end connected to the discharging circuit, upstream the heat exchanger.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180080646

Method for processing a liquid medium and processing plant

A method for processing a liquid medium, wherein the medium to be processed is conducted through a liquid circuit and the medium to be processed is heated up in the liquid circuit with the aid of a heat exchanger. A liquid-vapor separation process is carried out in a separating device, and a liquid obtained in the liquid-vapor separation process is conducted into the heat exchanger as a heating medium.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/22/18 / #20180079033

Plant for an additive production method

The present disclosure relates to plants for an additive production method. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a plant with a process chamber including a device for accommodating a powder bed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180077109

Method for providing an expanded name service for an industrial automation system

A method for providing an expanded name service for an industrial automation system, wherein name-address assignments between device names and communication network addresses are registered in a name service system to provide an expanded name service for an industrial automation system, where device names registered in the name service system have a hierarchical structure represented by a tree structure, where assignments between device names and plant identification codes are additionally registered in the name service system, where the plant identification codes are registered within the same tree structure as the device names, and where end nodes that are respectively assigned to the plant identification codes in the tree structure comprise either a reference to end nodes which are respectively assigned to the device names or intermediate nodes for plant identification codes comprise a reference to intermediate nodes that are respectively assigned to plant units.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076735

Converter arrangement and method for short-circuit protection thereof

A converter arrangement has a first phase module with a first phase module branch between a first ac voltage connection and a first dc voltage pole and a second phase module branch between the first ac voltage connection and a second dc voltage pole. A second phase module has third and fourth phase module branchs. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076730

Converter station with diode rectifier

A converter station for the transmission of electrical power has a diode rectifier with a dc terminal and an ac terminal. At least one transformer is connected to the ac terminal. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076727

Converter arrangement and method for short-circuit protection thereof

A converter arrangement has phase module branches each with two-pole submodules having an energy storage device and a power semiconductor switch. The first phase module branch extends between a first alternating voltage connection and a first direct voltage pole, the second phase module branch extends between the first alternating voltage connection and a second direct voltage pole, the third phase module branch extends between a second alternating voltage connection and the first direct voltage pole, the fourth phase module branch extends between the second alternating voltage connection and the second direct voltage pole. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076706

Accumulator system for electrical energy

The present disclosure relates to accumulating electrical energy and the teachings thereof may be embodied in accumulator systems and methods. For example, an accumulator system may comprise: an energy accumulator for generating a dc voltage; a converter for converting the dc voltage into an ac voltage, connected to the energy accumulator via an intermediate circuit; and a diode in the intermediate circuit connected in parallel with the energy accumulator and the converter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076645

Method and apparatus for charging or discharging an energy store

Provided is a method for charging or discharging an electrochemical energy store, the ageing behavior of which energy store is modelled by describing its depth of discharge at which a depth of discharge value is associated with each time period between two adjacent local maxima and minima in a time-dependent state of charge profile, which depth of discharge value corresponds to the charging or discharging stroke between the state of charge values of the two adjacent local maxima and minima.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076611

Energy supply

An energy supply for an electrical circuit breaker includes a current converter with a primary conductor and a secondary winding. The energy supply further has a triac with two main connections and one control connection, the triac being connected electrically in parallel with the secondary winding via the main connections. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076608

Suspension arrangement for elecrtical operating components

A hanging arrangement for items of electrical operating equipment includes an upper fastener for suspending the hanging arrangement, a plurality of items of operating equipment being arranged so as to hang in a parallel manner from the upper fastener, and a lower fastener which is arranged so as to hang from the items of operating equipment. The items of operating equipment are connected to the fasteners in each case by flexible contact device.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180076573

Method for determining an operational state of a subsea connector unit

A method for determining an operational state of a subsea connector unit, wherein the method includes: providing at least one operational value and/or a plurality of operational values of at least one operational parameter describing a specific operational condition at at least one selected location of the subsea connector unit and comparing the at least one provided operational value and/or the plurality of provided operational values and/or at least one derivative derived from the at least one provided operational value and/or at least one derivative derived from the plurality of provided operational values with at least one predefined reference and thus determining an operational state of the subsea connector unit on the basis of the comparison. An assembly monitors an operational state of a subsea connector unit and a subsea connector unit has the assembly.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180074484

Method and apparatus for generating a fault tree for a failure mode of a complex system

A method and apparatus for generating a fault tree for a failure mode of a complex system including a plurality of components, the method includes the steps of providing component fault tree, cft, elements of the components; linking the components according to their failure dependencies within the complex system; and generating the fault tree by incorporating for each dependency link from a first component to a second component the output failure modes of the component fault tree element of the second component into the component fault tree element of the first component to trigger the output failure modes of the first component.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180073738

Annular combustor for a gas turbine engine

A segmented annular combustor for a gas turbine engine, axially extending between a first axial burner end and a second axial outlet end and radially extending between an annular inner liner and an annular outer liner, wherein the annular combustor is at least an assembly of: a first part including the annular inner liner and a first connection element for connecting the first part to the gas turbine engine, a second part including the annular outer liner and a second connection element for connecting the second part to the gas turbine engine independently from the first part, the second part being attachable to the first part in a removable way, at least one of the first connection element and of the second connection element being adjacent to the outlet end of the combustor.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180073550

Shaft element, method for producing a shaft element composed of two different materials, and corresponding turbomachine

A shaft element of a turbomachine, in particular of a combined steam turbine, having at least two shaft subsegments integrally joined to each other by means of a weld, wherein different chemical and mechanical properties are inherent to the shaft subsegments, wherein the weld has a ratio of welding layer height to weld width of 1:14 to 1:2. A method produces a shaft element composed of two different materials having at least two shaft subsegments integrally joined to each other by means of a weld.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180073512

Assembly having two compressors, method for retrofitting

An assembly having a first compressor train and a second compressor train for compressing a process fluid, wherein the first compressor train has a first drive and a first compressor, wherein the second compressor train has a second drive and a second compressor, wherein the first compressor train is not mechanically coupled to rotating parts of the second compressor train for transmission of torque, wherein the two compressors of the different compressor trains are directly connected to each other fluidically by a connecting fluid line such that the first compressor is arranged upstream of the second compressor. The first compressor compresses at a pressure ratio between 1.1 and 1.6 before the process fluid is fed to the second compressor.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180073399

Turbine blade assembly arrangement and corresponding assembly tool

A blade and an assembly tool for assembling a blade set to a rotor disc. The blade has a root portion, an aerofoil and a shroud, the root portion has two lateral sides each defining at least one bearing surface and at least one end surface, the blade has a centre-of-resistance line which passes through the root portion and is generally parallel to a plane of at least one bearing surface, the centre-of-resistance line intersects the at least one end surface at an intersection point, the at least one end surface has an assembly feature having a contact surface arranged about the intersection point.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180073381

Method for designing a fluid flow engine and fluid flow engine

A fluid flow engine, in particular compressor or turbine of a gas turbine engine, having a stationary engine casing and a rotor assembly rotatable supported in the engine casing, the rotor assembly having at least one circumferentially extending rotor blade row with a plurality of radially extending unshrouded rotor blades, an inner surface of the engine casing with at least one circumferentially extending slot arranged radially outside of the rotor blade row, wherein a gap is provided between tips of the rotor blades and a base of the slot, whereby the depth of the slot is less than the gap height of the gap.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/15/18 / #20180072160

Drive protection device for protecting a drive

A drive protection device for protecting a traction drive in a vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle, includes at least one switching unit having an activation position and a deactivation position that protects the drive. A control unit is provided to trigger a transfer into the deactivation position, in at least one first operating situation, when an operating variable of the drive is in a critical region. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180068819

Breaker mechanism for an electrical circuit breaker and electrical circuit breaker with such a breaker mechanism

A breaker mechanism for an electrical circuit breaker is disclosed, the breaker mechanism including a spring, a latching mechanism and an actuating element, with which a breaker shaft of the electrical circuit breaker is actuated for breaking (off position) or making (on position) the electric current. In an embodiment, the actuating element is actuated in the direction of the on position when making the electric current, and the spring is thereby tensioned. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180068767

Insulator arrangement for an overhead line

An insulator arrangement for an overhead line includes a suspension insulator for securing an overhead line to a tower and a line arrester arrangement which is disposed electrically parallel to the suspension insulator. The line arrester arrangement has a surge arrester, which is electrically connected to ground or earth potential, and a spark gap, which is connected to the surge arrester in series and which includes a first spark electrode connected to the overhead line and a second spark electrode connected to the surge arrester. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180068757

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 external corona shielding system that may include an electrically conductive ptfe fabric. Thermal conductivity may also be improved.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180068134

Method to isolate real-time or safety-critical software and operating system from non-critical software and operating system

A method is provided to isolate a secure operation region with a safety-critical software and real-time operating system from a non-secure operation region with non-critical software and general operating system including a non-secure mode, wherein the real-time operating system is inactivated and the general operating system is activated by a secure configuration register and wherein secure interrupts are mapped to fast processor interrupts calling a secure monitor program and non-secure interrupts are mapped to regular processor interrupts by a interface configuration register, and further including a secure mode, wherein the real-time operating system is activated and the general operating system is inactivated by the secure configuration register and wherein secure interrupts are mapped to regular processor interrupts calling the real-time operating system, fast processor interrupts are not used and non-secure interrupts are disabled by the interface configuration register.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180066527

Turbine component thermal barrier coating with vertically aligned, engineered surface and multifurcated groove features

Turbine engine (80) components, such as blades (92), vanes (104, 106), ring segment 110 abradable surfaces 120, or transitions (85), have vertically aligned engineered surface features (esfs) (632, 634) and furcated engineered groove features (egfs) (642, 652). A planform pattern of egfs (642, 652) is cut into the outer surface of the component's thermal barrier coating (tbc). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/08/18 / #20180066367

Method for producing a corrosion protection layer for thermal insulation layers made of hollow aluminum oxide balls and glass layer as outer layer and component

The joining of hollow aluminum oxide particles and an outer glass layer which is produced, in particular, by means of a heat treatment gives particular corrosion protection for ceramic thermal barrier coatings. Disclosed is a special type of corrosion protection for ceramic thermal insulation layers which is produced by joining hollow aluminum oxide particles and an outer glass layer, which is produced in particular by thermal treatment.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180063191

System and method for using a virtual honeypot in an industrial automation system and cloud connector

A system includes a first network including a network device, a second network including a cloud-computing infrastructure, a module including a first interface and a second interface. The first interface is in communication with the first network and the second interface is in communication with the second network. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180062536

Converter module for a multi-level energy converter

The present disclosure relates to converter modules. The teachings thereof may be embodied in converter modules for a multi-level energy converter. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180062474

Expandable slot closure for an electric machine

A slot-closing device for closing a slot in a stator or a rotor of an electric machine includes a closure element for closing the slot. A closure element for closing the slot contains a ferromagnetic material, and has a predetermined bending section along a longitudinal extension direction of the closure element, such that two leg portions disposed at an obtuse angle of less than 180° to one another are connected by the bending section. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180061598

Switching apparatus and method for switching a current

A switching apparatus is disclosed for switching a current, formed using a phase conductor and a switch arranged in the phase conductor, for the purpose of switching a transmission of current via the phase conductor. In addition, the switching apparatus includes a circuit for deriving a test current from the phase conductor via a ground conductor; a sensing apparatus for detecting the test current and an evaluation apparatus for evaluating the detected test current. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180061597

Switching unit for an electrical switch, and electrical switch

A switching unit for an electrical switch is disclosed. In an embodiment, the switching unit includes at least one fixed contact and one moveable contact with a current feed, which in order to close or open the current path are respectively brought into mechanical contact with each other or mechanically or magnetically separated from each other. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180060769

Computer-implemented product development method

A computer implemented product development method characterized in an algorithmic formulation of an optimization problem within a multidimensional solution space and a following software-technical optimization which is in the sense of a control loop permanently adjusting the running development process in direction of a calculated optimum is provided. Therefore a three-dimensional solution space with a purpose dimension, an architecture dimension and a strategy dimension have to be established, market needs strategic imperatives, architecture and for each dimension quality criteria have to be stored and after that the three dimensions have to be balanced according to its fulfillment of the quality criteria after each phase of the development. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180060616

Method for configuring a communication module of at least one radio-frequency identification (rfid) reader and communication module

A method for configuring a communication module of at least one rfid reader that is connected via the communication module to a communication network, wherein the at least one rfid reader is connected to the communication module via a serial interface, wherein configuration information comprising at least communication network address information and device type information is stored in a configuration storage unit of the communication module, where the configuration information stored in the configuration storage unit of the communication module is conveyed via the serial interface to the at least one rfid reader and stored there in a predetermined configuration storage area, and where the configuration information stored in the predetermined configuration storage area of the rfid reader is loaded during a device start of a replacement communication module used instead of the communication module after a successful validity check for configuration of the replacement communication device.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180059654

Method to extend mes functionalities in a message routing system

A process extends manufacturing execution system (mes) functionalities in a domain having mes lineage contextualized entities (mlces) and commands. The process includes selecting a command implementing the functionality to be extended; contextualizing the command with a mlce to obtain an entity contextualized command (ecc); extending the mlce and the ecc, to obtain an extended mlce (emlce) and an extended ecc (eecc); registering in the routing system a first and second handler of the command in association with the lineage of the mlce and the emlce; and communicating between domains by delivering message(s) including a name of the command and the mlce or the emlce, the routing system selecting the first or the second handler, for executing the functionality or the extended functionality, based on a mapping between the lineage registered for the first or the second handlers in the routing system, and a lineage derived from the message.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180059626

Method and arrangement for automatic tuning of a controller

A method is described for acquiring data for relay-based controller tuning of a controller controlling a system. The method includes determining, based on controller output constraint, a relay amplitude representing an amplitude of a relay signal to be added to steady state controller output to obtain a sum signal to be fed to the system as system input during the acquiring data for relay-based controller tuning; and starting acquiring controller output data and system output data when detecting a steady state of system output while controller output is fed to the system as system input.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180059013

Laser-based ir spectroscopy for measuring sulfur trioxide in the exhaust gas of gas power plants

A method for determining a sulfur trioxide content in a gas. A sample of the gas is taken, and a gas pressure of the sample is reduced. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058697

Method for operating a combustion system

A method for operating a combustion system of a combustion section of a gas turbine engine having at least one main burner arrangement and at least one pilot burner arrangement, wherein the at least one main burner arrangement and the at least one pilot burner arrangement are operated with an air-fuel mixture. The method includes: operating the at least one main burner arrangement with o2-lean air, enriching an air of the air-fuel mixture of the at least one pilot burner arrangement and/or a fuel of the air-fuel mixture of the at least one pilot burner arrangement and/or the air-fuel mixture of the at least one pilot burner arrangement with oxygen and preferably with pure oxygen.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058542

Clamping device for a cable

A clamping device of a clamping unit for at least one cable has a clamping member with at least one receptacle for the at least one cable, wherein a cross section of the at least one receptacle is adjustable, and has at least one adjustment element that is embodied in such a way so that it takes effect on the clamping member so that the cross section of the at least one receptacle is adjusted. The at least one adjustment element is embodied as a preloadable element. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058428

Wind sensor support assembly for a wind turbine

A wind sensor support assembly for a wind turbine is provided. The assembly includes a holding member for holding a wind sensor, and a support structure for supporting the holding member, the support structure being adapted to be fastened to an upper part of a wind turbine, wherein the support structure is adapted to allow adjustment of the position of the holding member relative to the upper part of the wind turbine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058424

Controlling rotational speed by changing blade profile

Provided is a method of controlling a rotational speed of a rotor of a wind turbine having a rotor with blades connected thereon, at least one blade including a blade profile changing equipment, the method including: changing the blade profile dependent on a rotational speed deviation of an actual rotational speed of the rotor or the generator rotor from a reference rotational speed.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058225

Turbine blade trailing edge with low flow framing channel

The present disclosure provides a core structure comprising a trailing edge section including a plurality of rib-forming apertures (126) defined by a plurality of radially-extending channel elements (130) and axially-extending passage elements (128) and a radially outer low flow framing channel element (134) located adjacent to a radially outer edge (124). The core structure may be used for casting a gas turbine engine airfoil (11). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058219

Rotor disk having serrations and rotor

A rotor disk of a rotor, in particular of a gas turbine, which has serrations, at least on one side, for torque transmission, having a plurality of teeth distributed over the circumference, the tooth flanks of which are aligned opposite with respect to a respective central plane, wherein the tooth flanks have a course that deviates from a radial direction in a cross section perpendicular to the rotor axis.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180058006

Method for operating a machine for producing and/or processing a material web

A method for operating a machine for producing and/or processing a material web, wherein a first drive unit is supplied by a converter with a current, a vibration propagating over the material web is captured via the first drive unit, the vibration is measured and transformed into a measurement signal that is examined for presence of a signature that differs from the basic waveform of the current, a web tear is thus identified if the signature propagating over the material web is missing during the evaluation of the electrical measurement signal, whereby no further sensors, in particular optical sensors, are required to capture the measurement signal, and the measurement also occurs independently of a torque, a speed or speed development of drive motors over time and, moreover, the detection of the web tear does not require a comparison measurement at the machine without a continuous material web.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180057271

Conveying system with segments and method for transporting individual items

A conveying system transports items, such as postal items, along a main conveying direction. A conveying route includes segments that are arranged one behind the other along the main conveying direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180057022

Vehicle with emergency operation of the air conditioning systems

A vehicle includes at least two cars being interconnected by an open passageway connection and each having an air conditioning system. A detection device detects failure of a climate control function of one of the air conditioning systems. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180056802

Method for charging an electrically operated vehicle with the aid of a charging cable, charging cable and residual current arrangement for detecting a direct current

Embodiments generally relates to charging an electrically operated vehicle with the aid of a charging cable which is formed with a residual current arrangement for detecting a direct current. According to an embodiment of the invention, a charging process to be performed once again is identified by the charging cable, and a calibration of the residual current arrangement is performed before the charging process. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

03/01/18 / #20180056395

Method for manufacturing a component by thermal spraying

The present disclosure relates to manufacturing methods. The teachings thereof may be used to manufacture a component in which the component is applied by thermal spraying with a coating jet carrying building material. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180054349

Node state detection method and device for non-network positioning system

Embodiments provide a node state detection method and device for detecting a running state of a target node in a non-network positioning system. The method includes: acquiring signal data, the signal data including data of at least one wireless signal received by a data acquisition terminal during one movement within the system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180054051

Protection method for protecting a generator or power station unit and protective device for carrying out such a method

A method protects an electrical generator or power station unit connected to a power distribution network or to a power transmission line. A short circuit near the generator in the power distribution network or on the power transmission line is detected, and a short-circuit detection signal is generated, when a set of predetermined trigger conditions is satisfied. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180053605

Contact slide unit for a switching unit

The disclosure relates to a contact slide unit for a switching unit, including a contact slide inside which a movable contact piece is guided, wherein the contact piece is biased from one side by a contact load spring. The disclosure also relates to a method for assembling the contact slide unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180053581

Insulation system for an electrical machine

The present disclosure relates to insulation systems. The teachings thereof may be embodied in an insulation system for an electrical machine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180052485

Device, method and system for detecting and resolving time information of different administrative domains

A device is provided for detecting time information of different administrative domains. The device includes a plurality of detection units, wherein each detection unit is assigned to one of the administrative domains and is configured to receive time information from a timer of the assigned administrative domains for synchronising with the assigned administrative domains, a storage device having a plurality of storage areas, and a plurality of control units, wherein each control unit is assigned exclusively to one of the detection units and the control units are configured to detect, synchronised with one another, a respective most recent item of the received time information of the respective assigned detection unit and to store the synchronously detected time information of the plurality of detection units together as synchronised data in one of the storage regions.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180051798

Planetary carrier

A planetary carrier includes an input-side hub, an input-side outer leg, an output-side leg including an output-side axle seat for receiving an output-side end of a planetary axle, a web connecting the input-side outer leg with the output-side leg and an input-side inner leg arranged in parallel to the input-side outer leg. The input-side inner leg includes an input-side axle seat for receiving an input-side end of the planetary axle.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180051797

Planetary axle

A planetary axle for a planetary gearbox can be constructed analogously to a transverse link axle and/or a thrust/flexural link axle and/or a longitudinal link axle for use in the automotive industry. The planetary axle includes a clamping area for clamping of the planetary axle in a side of a planetary carrier, a bearing seat area for receiving a planetary bearing, and a link area disposed between the clamping area and the bearing seat area.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180051776

Gearbox

A gearbox includes a planetary stage having at least two planetary gear trains which are connected in parallel and flexibly coupled to one another. Each planetary gear train has individual components which are each defined by a torsional stiffness, with a power flow through the planetary gear trains being controlled by coordinating the torsional stiffness of the individual components of the planetary gear trains.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180051596

Combined cycle power plant having supercritical steam turbine

A combine cycle power plant is presented. The combine cycle power plant includes a gas turbine, a heat recovery steam generator, a main steam turbine and a supercritical steam turbine. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180051592

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

02/22/18 / #20180050889

Automated crane controller taking into account load- and position-dependent measurement errors

A control method for a handling system includes when a trolley is loaded at a target location by a target loading, matching by a crane controller the target location of the trolley on a crossmember with a target location of a load handling point on the substrate, such that a target load is lowered onto the target location of the load handling point, when the target load is lowered at the target location of the trolley, positioning the trolley at the target location by the crane controller, subsequently lowering the target load onto the load handling point by the crane controller and positioning the load handling point at the target location before the target load is lowered onto the load handling point, when the load handling point is movable on the substrate and the load handling point is controlled by the crane controller.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/22/18 / #20180050503

Pressure sensitive flow distribution medium for vartm

A method for manufacturing a fibre reinforced composite by means of a vacuum assisted resin transfer moulding, comprising the steps of placing a fibre material in a mould, placing a flow distribution medium onto the fibre material, and covering the fibre material (1) and the flow distribution medium with a vacuum foil for forming a closed mould cavity between the mould and the vacuum foil is described. It is characterised in using a flow distribution medium with a thickness depending on a pressure gradient over the vacuum foil.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180049315

Manufacture of electronic circuits

The present disclosure relates manufacturing for electronic circuit in a production installation. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a method for manufacturing an electronic circuit in a production installation comprising: detachably connecting a circuit carrier to a measuring module before performance of a process step; performing a measurement with the measuring module during the performance of the process step; and removing the measuring module from the circuit carrier after termination of the process step.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180047524

Snap-action drive and switching device having a snap-action drive

A snap-action drive for a switching device has an energy store, a swinging movable part and a securing device for the movable part. The securing device secures a position of the swinging movable part by a force effect, wherein a reversal of direction of the movable part takes place counter to the force effect.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180047500

Arrangement for reducing radiation of noise from liquid-cooled transformers or chokes

An arrangement for reducing the radiation of noise from liquid-cooled transformers or chokes includes a tank having stiffeners arranged outside on the side walls of the tank, where a region situated between each stiffener is covered by a sandwich panel that is fastened to each stiffener, where each sandwich panel has a metallic wall that hermetically closes off a cavity that is filled with a composition composed of a polymer material and a filler material, where the composition has a specific weight of >2 grams per cubic centimeter.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180046638

Method and apparatus for storing data

A method includes receiving resource description framework (rdf) data to be stored; obtaining triplet information including at least a resource name of the resource, attribute of the resource, and attribute value of the resource represented by the rdf data; obtaining from the rdf data a first namespace usable in a resource name of the resource; searching for a resource identification corresponding to a resource name and first namespace of the resource; obtaining from the rdf data a second namespace usable by the attribute of the resource; searching for the attribute identification corresponding to the attribute of the resource and the second namespace; and storing the triplet information, the resource name of a specific resource being represented by a resource identification and the attribute of the specific resource being represented by an attribute identification. Using an embodiment, it is possible to reduce the storage of redundant data, thereby saving storage space.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180046531

Safety-relevant computer system

A safety-relevant computer system, in particular a railway safety system, contains at least two hardware channels. A memory check results of the channels are fed to at least one comparator, which triggers an error response if the memory check results are not equal. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180045607

Bearing test rig

A test rig to test a radial bearing including a first raceway, a second raceway and a plurality of rolling elements which are arranged between the first raceway and the second raceway. The test rig includes a section of the first raceway, a section of the second raceway and one or several of the plurality of rolling elements, wherein the section of the first raceway is arranged opposite to the section of the second raceway, the rolling elements are arranged between the section of the first raceway and the section of the second raceway, and the rolling elements are in contact with the sections of the first raceway and second raceway, and a means for applying load on the section of the first raceway and means for moving the section of the first raceway and the section of the second raceway relative to the one or several rolling elements.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180045414

Swirler, burner and combustor for a gas turbine engine

A swirler for use in a combustor of a gas turbine engine, having a plurality of generally radially inwardly extending passages arranged circumferentially staggered in a circle, each passage having a radially outer inlet end, a radially inner outlet end, first and second generally radially inwardly extending lateral surfaces, and a base surface and top surface, in use of the swirler fuel and air travelling along the passages from their inlet ends to their outlet ends so as to create adjacent to the outlet ends a swirling fuel/air mixture. At least one surface of at least one passage has at least one gas fuel injection hole, wherein the surface, having the gas fuel injection hole, has at least one counterbore radially surrounding the gas fuel injection hole, wherein the gas fuel injection hole is arranged at a base of the counterbore.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180045072

Vane segment for a gas turbine

A vane device for a gas turbine having an inner shroud and an outer shroud, an aerofoil arranged between the inner shroud and the outer shroud, the aerofoil and/or inner shroud and/or an outer shroud having a first layer of mcraly coating over a substrate, a coated surface section which is coated with a thermal barrier coating over the first layer of mcraly coating, a second layer of mcraly coating provided between the first layer of mcraly and the thermal barrier coating of the coated surface section.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180045059

Internal cooling system with insert forming nearwall cooling channels in an aft cooling cavity of a gas turbine airfoil including heat dissipating ribs

An airfoil (10) for a gas turbine engine in which the airfoil (10) includes an internal cooling system (14) with one or more internal cavities (16) having an insert (18) contained within an aft cooling cavity (76) to form nearwall cooling channels having enhanced flow patterns is disclosed. The flow of cooling fluids in the nearwall cooling channels (20) may be controlled via a plurality of cooling fluid flow controllers (22) extending from the outer wall (12) forming the generally hollow elongated airfoil (26). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180044798

Dual alloy blade

A blade for a rotor of a gas turbine has a cast substrate including: a root for connecting the blade to a rotor of a gas turbine, a platform having a lower surface from which the root extends and an upper surface opposite to the lower surface, an aerofoil extending from the upper surface of the platform, the lower surface and the root having an anti-corrosion layer of an high cr blade alloy over the substrate. A method for manufacturing a blade where the lower surface and the root have the anti-corrosion layer.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180044141

Automated receptor system

Provided is an automated receptor system of a sling-receiving element for gripping a connection device of a sling of a blade gripping device for gripping a rotor blade, in particular a rotor blade of a wind turbine, which automated receptor system includes a receptor for connecting the connection device to the sling-receiving element and a drive system for pivoting the receptor for coupling the connection device to the sling-receiving element and for decoupling the connection device from the sling-receiving element. Further a sling-receiving element and a blade gripping device are described. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180043570

Method for producing a component from max phases

For the first time, components can be produced from max-phases due to the use of an additive production method. A method for producing a component from max phases, in particular from ti3sic2 and/or cr2alc, in which an additive manufacturing process is disclosed. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180043477

Ni-mn-cr-al-ti-alloy, powder, method and component

Provided is a soldering system based on nickel, manganese, chromium, aluminum and titanium, a fracture free alternative to the soldering of nickel or cobalt-based alloys is created. Disclosed is an alloy which comprises, as alloy elements, at least the following (in % by weight): manganese, in particular from 10%-16%, very particularly preferably from 12% to 15%, chromium, in particular from 3% to 10%, very particularly preferably from 5% to 8%, aluminum, in particular from 1% to 6%, very particularly preferably from 2% to 4%, titanium, in particular from 1% to 6%, very particularly preferably from 2% to 4%, nickel, in particular nickel as balance, very particularly preferably nickel-based.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/15/18 / #20180043420

Cast part with a metallic functional region

A cast part includes a metallic functional region. The functional region extends in a first direction from a first side to a second side of the cast part. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180041582

Distributed data management systems for embedded controllers

A system for managing data in an industrial production environment includes a distributed database system stored on a plurality of embedded controller devices. Each respective embedded controller device comprises: a distributed database instance and a database management application. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180041432

Data transmission in a communications network

In a method for data transmission in a communications network, data frames containing metadata and payloads are transmitted via point-to-point connections between a respective transmitter and a receiver according to a communications protocol. For each point-to-point connection, a transmission list of the data frames to be transmitted from the transmitter to the receiver is kept. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180041342

Device and method for sending and verifying a signature

A sending device for sending a signature to at least one receiving device is provided. The sending device includes a sending unit being configured to send data to the at least one receiving device, the data including a plurality of frames, a receiving unit being configured to receive a request from the at least one receiving device to send a signature to the receiving device, the request including an indication indicating the frames of the plurality of frames being received by the at least one receiving device, and a computing unit being configured to compute a signature using the indicated frames, wherein the sending unit is configured to send the computed signature to the at least one receiving device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180041083

Stator for an electrical machine

A stator constructed for an electrical machine and operable at an electrical power of at least 1 mw includes a hollow-cylinder-shaped stator yoke defining an axis and having a radially inner side formed with an open groove which extends in an axial direction. Disposed in surrounding relation to the stator yoke is a toroidal coil which includes a groove segment arranged in the open groove, a back segment arranged on a radially outer face of the stator yoke, and axial end faces, with each axial end face having a radial segment to connect the groove segment to the back segment.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180039602

Computer device and method for detecting correlations within data

The computer device (10) comprises a receiving unit (1) for receiving numerical data (11) and logical data (12) from the technical system (100), a selection unit (2) for selecting a subset (13) of the numerical data (11), a processing unit (3) for processing the subset of the numerical data (11) and the logical data (12) by converting the subset of the numerical data (11) and the logical data (12) into text-based data and by detecting predefined events in the text-based data, a comparison unit (4) for comparing the detected events with predefined queries, wherein the predefined queries describe correlations between detected events, to provide a comparison result, and a signaling unit (5) for outputting a signal (13) based on the provided comparison result. By converting numerical data and logical data into text-based data, correlations within the data can be easily detected based on predefined queries, which are also in text-based form. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180039257

Device for use in production and method for establishing a production interaction

The invention relates to a device for use in production, which offers at least one production service or is connectable to a device offering a production service comprising a physical interface across which data in relation to at least one physical property are exchanged with at least one other device; further comprising a cyber physical interface across which data in relation to production service properties are exchanged with at least one other device; and comprising a communication interface across which at least one communication link having defined communication properties can be established. The invention further relates to a corresponding method.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180039254

Method and computer-readable model for additively manufacturing ducting arrangement with injector assemblies forming a shielding flow of air

Method and computer-readable model for additively manufacturing a ducting arrangement (20) in a combustion stage are provided. The ducting arrangement may include a combustor wall (40) in a combustion stage fluidly coupled to receive a cross-flow of combustion products (21). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180038471

Measuring system and measuring method for detecting variables on planetary carriers of a planetary gear train

A measuring system for detecting variables on planet carriers of a planetary gear train having a plurality of planetary gear stages includes a first sensor which is arranged on one of the planet carriers of one of the planetary gear stages for detecting the variables of a planet gear rotationally connected to the at least one of the planet carriers. An electronics configured for arrangement on the planetary gear train is operably connected to the first sensor for supply of the first sensor with electrical energy.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180038351

Wind turbine with improved cooling

A wind turbine including a nacelle supported by a tower, a generator, a rotatable front assembly arranged on a side of the generator facing away from the nacelle, and a cooling system for cooling the generator by feeding cooling air from the rotatable front assembly to the generator is provided. Furthermore, a method of cooling a generator of a wind turbine is described.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180038234

Turbomachine component with flow guides for film cooling holes in film cooling arrangement

A turbomachine component having film cooling arrangement includes a cooling passage, an external wall having an outer surface to be positioned in a hot gas path and an inner surface forming a part of the cooling passage, film cooling holes formed through the external wall, and a flow guide arrangement having a flow guide corresponding to one of the film cooling holes. Each film cooling hole has an inlet at the inner surface and an outlet at the outer surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/08/18 / #20180037242

Method and positioning device for determining the position of a track-guided vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle

A method for determining the position of a track-guided vehicle, in particular a rail vehicle, includes readjusting a distance measuring device on the vehicle for obtaining position-determining distance measurement values based on position marker information available at position markers on the track, wherein the position marker information is captured by a position marker information recorder connected to the distance measuring device. In order to be able to carry out an exact determination of the position of a track-guided vehicle in a comparatively simple way, the position marker information of the same position marker is detected again by a further position marker information recorder being offset relative to the first position marker information recorder in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle and a generation of further position-determining distance measurement values is initiated. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180034645

Arrangement and method for operating the arrangement containing a substation and at least one terminal device connected to it

A method operates an arrangement having a substation and a terminal device connected to the substation. The terminal device is equipped with a terminal device certificate and a private key. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180034413

Messgerät

A measuring device in which a non-electrical variable is converted into an electrical measurement signal via an electrical alternating current having a frequency, wherein the measurement signal contains a signal portion dependent on the non-electrical variable and is double the frequency, and a fault signal portion dependent on the alternating current and is at the frequency, where the measurement signal is pre-processed and digitized to generate a digital signal that is detected and processed to generate a measured value proportional to the non-electrical variable and to generate a fault signal value, wherein the fault signal value is utilized to normalize the measured value that is normalized in a normalizing stage, by forming the quotient using the square of the fault signal value, and is output as a normalized measured value.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180034249

Method and device for laying gas-insulated tubular conductors

A device for laying gas-insulated tubular conductors includes a movable transport device for moving and advancing the device.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180033545

Transformer and method for retrofitting a transformer

A transformer having a magnetic core which includes at least one leg with a winding arrangement and a yoke, wherein a compensation winding arrangement is provided to compensate for a unidirectional flux fraction that flows in the at least one leg, and the compensation winding arrangement is arranged on the yoke.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180031587

Diagnostic device and method for monitoring operation of a technical system

A diagnostic device and diagnostic method for monitoring operation of a technical system with an automation system, wherein values of process variables, which were previously automatically determined as relevant to a diagnosis by analyzing a program for a sequential function chart, are determined when each step of the cycle to be checked is executed and evaluated based on at least one predetermined self-organizing map acquired based on fault-free cycles during a system operation with repeatedly run step sequences such that automatic preselection of the process variables is which are relevant to the diagnosis is performed such that misdiagnoses can advantageously and largely be avoided and the reliability of the diagnostic statement can be increased.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180031379

Methods and systems for promoting environmentally friendly transportation mechanisms

Traffic management methods for promoting environmentally friendly transportation include the following acts: transmitting, by a routing unit to a requesting road user, computed traffic route proposals that include different transport mechanisms; selecting a traffic route from the transmitted traffic route proposals, by the requesting road user, and transmitting the selected traffic route to the routing unit, which provides the road user with traffic route data for the selected traffic route; transmitting position data, from the road user, along the traffic route taken by the road user in order to validate the transportation mechanism used by the road user in the process; and rating a behavior of the road user based on the transportation used by the road user.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180030964

Bearing arrangement

A bearing arrangement of an electrical machine is provided that includes a drive shaft extending through a housing, the bearing arrangement including a front-end bearing arranged about a front end of the drive shaft, and a back-end bearing arranged about an opposite end of the drive shaft, wherein a bearing includes a plurality of bearing pads arranged in an annular space between the drive shaft and the housing, and wherein at least one bearing includes an uneven distribution of bearing pads about the drive shaft. Furthermore, a wind turbine including such a bearing arrangement is also provided.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180030959

Bolt connection for a tower of a wind turbine

A bolt connection of a tower for a wind turbine is provided, the bolt connection including a tower base module with a tower flange, wherein the tower flange forms the bottom end of the tower, a base flange for connecting the tower base module with a foundation, wherein the base flange includes a traverse bore, and a bolt which extends through the traverse bore of the base flange, wherein the bolt includes a bolt head which is arranged at the bottom side of the base flange facing the foundation. The bolt connection further includes a clamping element which at least partially covers the bolt head. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180030847

Method and apparatus for monitoring the operation of a power generating installation

A method for monitoring operation of a power generating installation that has at least one generator that is driven by a rotating machine, in which values of an operating parameter of the generator and/or rotating machine are captured and stored, it is ascertained whether the value of the operating parameter at prescribed checking times lies outside an admissible range, wherein a possible fault is inferred if the value of the operating parameter lies outside the admissible range at two directly successive checking times, an additional check is performed to determine whether the value of the operating parameter is approaching the admissible range in a prescribed checking interval that lies between two directly successive checking times and particularly extends as far as the later of the two checking times, and it is inferred that there is a fault if the value of the operating parameter is not approaching the admissible range.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180030836

Solid hollow component with sheet metal for producing a cavity

A method in which a hollow component is produced by the method steps consisting in casting and joining a sheet metal, wherein the hollow component can include thin walls and has a high recession in geometry is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180029944

Ceramic matrix composite turbine component with engineered surface features retaining a thermal barrier coat

An oxide and non-oxide based ceramic matrix composite (“cmc”) component for a combustion turbine engine has a solidified ceramic core with a three-dimensional preform of ceramic fibers, embedded therein. Engineered surface features (“esfs”) are cut into an outer surface of the core and fibers of the preform. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180029803

Production module, production system, and method for operating a production module

The invention relates to a production module (pm) for processing or handling a product (p) in a production system (ps), which production module (pm) has a product detection module (pe) for reading in product parameters (pp) associated to the product (p), and an interaction module (ia) for assigning an adjacent production module (pm1, pm2) to a transfer port (pti, pt2). Furthermore a local assignment table (zt) is provided, in which non-adjacent conveying objectives (pm3) in the production system are in each case assigned to one of the transfer ports (pti, pt2). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180029614

Railroad car

A railroad car includes a control system. In order to obtain a space-saving configuration of the control system of the railroad car, the control system includes a plurality of functional modules, each having a housing with at least one externally accessible electrical interface and being disposed decentrally with respect to each other.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180028996

Chemical synthesis and synthesis reactors

The present disclosure relates to chemical synthesis. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods for chemical synthesis and/or reactors for synthesis. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

02/01/18 / #20180028100

System and non-invasive method for examining at least parts of blood fractions, and use of the system

The invention relates to a system and a non-invasive method for examining at least parts of the blood fractions, designed for examination of the blood fractions on the basis of at least one magnetic resonance spectroscopy of a human body part, in particular of the human finger. The invention also relates to the use of said system.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180026876

Method for transferring application specific packets

A method for transferring application-specific packets in a network of an industrial automation system, wherein virtual networks can be set up in the network where the application-specific packets are classified into at least one of isochronic classes, real-time classes and basic classes, at least one virtual network (vlan) with one network identifier per class is provided, and where the application-specific packets is transmitted over the virtual network selected according to its class, together with the corresponding network identifier such that the functions of application-specific protocols are enabled to be efficiently made available on new generations of standard hardware while retaining customary functionality.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180025878

Electronic switching device

An electronic switching device includes a housing with at least one housing door, a lockable rotary handle rotatable at least between an on position and an off position, a handle locking device for locking the rotary handle at least in the off position when engaged, and a poff device for preventing the rotary handle to be rotated and/or fixed in off position when activated. The electronic switching device further includes a locking coulisse, movably arranged at the electronic switching device and arrangeable in at least a first position, a second position and a third positions with respect to the housing of the electronic switching device. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180025877

Device and method for monitoring an interruption unit in an electrical power supply network, and a distribution station with a monitored interruption unit

A device for monitoring an interruption unit in an electrical energy supply network. In order to reduce the cost incurred by a network operator in detecting and localizing tripped interruption units, the device has a sensor interface for connecting a sensor unit that records a measured value specific to the interruption unit. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180024511

Model generating method and apparatus

An embodiment of the present invention relates to a model generating method and apparatus, for realizing automatic creation of a system model. A model generating method of an embodiment includes: collecting configuration information of a system; extracting semantic description information from the configuration information; generating a model of the system according to the semantic description information, the model of the system including a relationship between model nodes and the model nodes corresponding to a device in the system or data produced by a device in the system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180024017

Method for determining a torsional moment

A method for determining a torsional moment of a wheel set shaft of a rail vehicle during the operation of the rail vehicle is used for a wheel set shaft having two wheels secured to ends of the shaft for rolling on two rails. A model is used to calculate a torsional moment which acts on the wheel set shaft, and the model is based on a torsional vibration of the wheel set shaft at a specified slip action point. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023409

Turbine shroud with abradable layer having ridges with holes

Turbine and compressor casing abradable component embodiments for turbine engines vary localized porosity or abradability through use of holes or dimple depressions of desired polygonal profiles that are formed into the surface of otherwise monolithic abradable surfaces or rib structures. Abradable porosity within a rib is varied locally by changing any one or more of hole/depression depth, diameter, array pitch density, and/or volume. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023404

Ring segment system for gas turbine engines

A ring segment system (100) for a gas turbine engine (10) is disclosed. The ring segment system (100) may be formed from ring segments (50) that circumferentially surround a rotor assembly (40). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023402

Closing assembly for closing a blade ring, associated blade supports, turbomachine, and method for inserting a closing assembly

A closing assembly for closing a blade ring inserted into a circumferential t-groove of a blade support of a turbomachine, having two insertion elements, each has a c-shaped basic form having a resting leg, retention leg, and connection leg connecting the resting leg and the retention leg and is designed to reach around a ridge of the t-groove. The resting leg reaches over the ridge and the retention leg reaches under the ridge, and an intermediate element, is positioned between the insertion elements to prevent the insertion elements from moving to the center of the t-groove. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023401

Wheel disk assembly having simplified sealing-plate mounting

A wheel disk assembly, having a wheel disk, a plurality of blade devices, which are fastened along the outer circumference of the wheel disk, and a plurality of sealing plates, which are retained in two annular grooves radially spaced apart from each other. A first annular groove is in the wheel disk and a second annular groove is formed by the blade devices in a segmented manner. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023399

Forming cooling passages in thermal barrier coated, combustion turbine superalloy components

Delamination of thermal barrier coatings (“tbc's”) (276) from superalloy substrates (262) of components (260) for turbine engines (80), such as engine blades (92), vanes (104, 106), or castings in transitions (85), is inhibited during subsequent cooling passage (270) formation. Partially completed cooling passages (264), which have skewed passage paths that end at a terminus (268), which is laterally offset from the passage entrance (266), are formed in the superalloy component (260) prior to application of the tbc layer(s) (276). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023394

Rotor with a locking plate for securing an antirotation lock against unscrewing

A rotor, in particular a gas turbine rotor, having multiple rotor discs, each of which has an axial through-opening, and the rotor discs are axially clamped by at least one tie rod extending through the through-openings and are combined so as to form at least one rotor disc unit. At least one support ring which surrounds the tie rod and is in engagement with a paired rotor disc rests against the outer diameter of the tie rod, and the tie rod is supported against the rotor disc by the support ring. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023202

Electrolysis system for carbon dioxide

The present disclosure relates to electrolysis systems and methods. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods and systems for the utilization of carbon dioxide and production of carbon monoxide. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180023198

Reduction method and electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization

The present disclosure relates to electrochemical utilization of carbon dioxide. The teachings may be embodied in methods and electrolysis systems in which carbon dioxide is introduced into an electrolysis cell and reduced at a cathode. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180022897

Insulating tapes for a coil and wrapping tape insulation systems for electric machines

An insulating tape having a tape adhesive comprising at least one tape accelerator. The tape accelerator may be comprised of an imidazole, an imidazole derivative, a pyrazole, a pyrazole derivative, and combinations thereof. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180022583

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, and through the bridging connector again to an upper level of the crane is provided.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/25/18 / #20180022365

Wall arrangement for a vehicle

A wall configuration for a vehicle includes a sandwich panel having a core layer provided on either side with a respective metallic cover layer. Edge portions of the cover layers on at least one side of the sandwich panel project from an end face of the core layer. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180019675

Regulating voltage supplied to a load using switching units

Methods and electronic devices are disclosed for supplying a load with an input voltage including determining a level of a supply voltage. The method includes enabling a voltage step-down unit while disabling a voltage step-up unit when the supply voltage exceeds a first threshold voltage. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180019643

Blade for a fan

A blade for a fan that can be arranged on a rotor shaft of a rotor of a rotating electric machine, in particular a generator, wherein the blade is at least partially formed from a fiber composite material that has a polymer matrix with mineral fibers embedded therein. A method for producing a blade for a fan arrangeable on a rotor shaft of a rotor of a rotating electrical machine, in particular a generator, wherein the blade is produced using an injection molding method, and wherein a fiber composite material of a polymer matrix with mineral fibers embedded therein is used as injection molding material.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180019586

Method for controlling a drive

A method for controlling a drive having at least one converter, at least one motor and an assigned drive control, wherein a failsafe cpu is operated separately from the drive control and only processes safety-relevant information, where a number of safety functions are implemented by the failsafe cpu such that the safety-relevant functions of the drive are implemented in a simple and reliable manner.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180019396

Amino phosphazene bases as n-dopants in organic electronics

The present invention relates to n-dopants for doping organic electron transport materials, wherein the n-dopants have at least one aminophosphazene group of formula 1 having 4 nitrogen atoms bonded to a phosphorus atom.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180019088

Apparatus for generating x-ray radiation in an external magnetic field

An apparatus is provided for generating x-ray radiation in an outer magnetic field, which may be generated by a magnetic field device. The apparatus includes a cathode configured to generate an electron beam and an anode configured to retard the electrons of the electron beam and generate an x-ray beam. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180018209

Method and apparatus for a computer-based generation of component fault trees

A computer-based method for generating a component fault tree for a technical system is provided, including loading a data model of a failure mode and effect analysis for the technical system, generating for each component of the technical system a component element for the component fault tree, wherein component output ports of the component elements are connected to input ports of the component elements, generating for each component of the data model a component fault tree element for the respective component element, wherein each component fault tree element is associated with the respective component element, generating for each failure effect of a failure mode of a component of the data model an output failure mode for the respective component fault tree elements, and generating for each failure mode of the component of the data model a basic event for the respective component fault tree elements.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180017624

Method for detecting short-circuits in a coil

Method for detecting short-circuits in a coil in an electric machine, includes: a) arranging a coil in an air gap between the rotor and stator; c) recording signal curves generated by the coil; d) determining zero crossings of the curve and storing the times thereof; e) determining zero crossings of the curve corrected by an offset c, identifying a pair of immediately consecutive zero crossings, the time separation of which is longer than the minimum duration; f) in no pair is identified, repeating step e) until identified, wherein the offset c is varied from the zero point to a global extreme value of the curve; g) identifying at least one of the two stored times, which lies between and closest in time to the pair and; h) extracting two half-waves from the curve using times identified in step g), wherein each half-wave corresponds to half a revolution of the rotor.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180017612

Method for determining a deterioration of power semiconductor modules as well as a device and circuit arrangement

The present disclosure relates to power semiconductor modules. The teachings thereof may be embodied in modules with a power semiconductor component and methods, as well as a circuit arrangement. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180017416

Subsea housing assembly

A subsea housing assembly, in particular for a subsea sensor, is provided. A subsea housing includes a first housing portion and a second housing portion. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180017125

Oscillation absorber for a structure

Provided is an oscillation absorber for a structure, particularly a wind power plant, with a pendulum that is attachable to a component of the structure and a damper for dampening the motion of the pendulum, in which the pendulum passes through a containment ring that limits the deflection of the pendulum, wherein the containment ring is attachable to at least one wall of the structure.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180017043

Tower damper

An arrangement comprising a tower of a wind turbine and a damping device, wherein the tower is situated on a surface. Notably, the damping device is arranged between the tower and the surface. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180017041

Rotor blade pitch arrangement

A blade pitch arrangement of a wind turbine is provided having a number of blade shafts extending radially outward from a hub and a rotor blade mounted around each blade shaft, which blade pitch arrangement includes a toothed ring arranged at the root end of each rotor blade; and a pitch drive unit for each rotor blade, having a driver body and a pinion realized to engage with the toothed ring of a rotor blade; wherein a pitch drive unit is arranged relative to its corresponding rotor blade such that the pinion is positioned closest to the hub, and the driver body extends in a direction radially outward from the hub. A wind turbine is also described.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180016947

Preheating of untreated water in power plants

A method for preheating untreated water in a power plant having a water/steam circuit, the power plant has a steam producer, a steam turbine, and steam lines, of which at least some connect the steam producer to the steam turbine, wherein untreated water for producing deionized water is heated by means of wastewater from the water/steam circuit and the wastewater is added to the untreated water in order to heat the untreated water. A power plant is adapted for preheating untreated water by the method.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180016915

Turbomachine component having a platform cavity with a stress reduction feature

A turbomachine component having an aerofoil, such as a blade or a vane for a gas turbine engine, includes a suction side wall and a pressure side wall bordering an aerofoil cavity, and meeting at a leading edge and a trailing edge. The turbomachine component also includes a circumferentially extending first platform wherefrom the aerofoil extends radially. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180015615

Method and apparatus for controlling a robot movement of a robot on the basis of a second trajectory

A method for controlling a robot movement of a robot on the basis of a second trajectory is provided, wherein the second trajectory is calculated on the basis of a viscosity volume model.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/18/18 / #20180015536

Forming cooling passages in combustion turbine superalloy castings

Cooling passages (99, 105) are formed in components for combustion turbine engines, such as blades (92), vanes (104, 106), ring segments (110) or castings in transitions (85), during investment casting, through use of ceramic shell inserts (130) within the casting mold (152). Ceramic posts (134) formed in the ceramic shell insert (130) have profiles conforming to corresponding profiles of partially completed cooling passages (156). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180013854

Network system, cloud connector and method for identification of network devices

A network system includes a first network user having a plurality of network devices, wherein the network devices have identification parameters for identification, a second network user having a cloud computing infrastructure, and a cloud connector having a first interface and a second interface. The cloud connector is connected via the first interface to the first network user and connected via the second interface to the second network user. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180013619

Modular industrial automation device and method for configuring a modular industrial automation device

Modular industrial automation device and method for configuring a modular industrial automation device, wherein in order to configure the modular industrial automation device which includes a central unit and at least one communication module which each comprise a router module and a routing configuration unit, the routing configuration units transmit routing information stored in their routing table to routing configuration units of other router modules, and the routing configuration units update their respective routing table based on routing information which is received from routing configuration units of other router modules and relates to routes to ipv4 subnetworks assigned to other router modules, a default gateway and a connection between the associated router module and a backplane bus system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180013182

Electrical energy storage device with efficient heat dissipation

An electrical energy storage device includes prismatic energy storage cells arranged adjacent to one another such that interfaces of adjacent storage cells run at a distance from one another such that the interfaces of the adjacent storage cells form an intermediate space. A respective first layer is arranged between the interfaces of adjacent storage cells, the first layer abutting one of the two interfaces of the adjacent storage cells under pressure. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180012470

Systems and methods for monitoring use of personal protective equipment

A personal protective equipment (ppe) monitoring system is disclosed that includes a set of wireless transmitting devices and a mobile application executable on a mobile device. The mobile device receives a wireless signal from a transmitting device associated with a workstation and determines the type of workstation based on an identifier included in the wireless signal. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180011995

Method of writing data to a memory device and reading data from the memory device

A method of writing data to a memory device and reading data from the memory device includes issuing a challenge to a puf device during a power-up process in order to derive a puf response, error correcting the puf response, providing delinearized addresses via a delinearization algorithm to the memory device using the error corrected puf response, masking data, which is written to the memory device, via a masking module using the error corrected puf response, de-masking data, which is read from the memory device, via the masking module (19) using the error corrected puf response; and performing a check-sum verification of read data such that address delinearization and data masking are used together to obfuscate the memory content.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180011783

Method and device for automatic testing

A method for automatic testing of a piece of software for a mobile device including the following steps: deriving from a description a formalized description, the description includes possible sequences of events of the software and a range for at least one input parameter of the software, the description being used for an implementation of the software; generating from the formalized description a test description; adapting the test description for the mobile device for which the software is to be tested; translating the test specification in a language assigned to the mobile device such that a test described by the test specification can be performed on the mobile device. The method for automatic testing further relates to a corresponding device.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180011470

Failsafe automation system

An input system and failsafe automation system, wherein the failsafe automation system includes a motion controller connected to multiple failsafe processors that are each respectively associated with a safety level, and wherein the motion controller includes at least one associated drive, where the respective drive is respectively associated with areas and each respective area has an associated safety level that indicates the level of (fail)safety level with which the respective area needs to be established such that the failsafe automation system allows individual areas in spaces such as production halls to be easily equipped with the necessary (fail)safety level.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180011469

Automation system and method for operation of the automation system

An automation system includes a first control facility with a first fieldbus connection, a second control facility with a second fieldbus connection, a fieldbus, a peripheral board with at least one i/o peripheral module, wherein the peripheral board has an interface module with a third fieldbus connection, where the interface module has at least one i/o module which stores interconnection information featuring an assignment of input/outputs of the i/o peripheral module(s) to the control facilities, where the interface module additionally has a virtual i/o module, in which an output region is assigned to the first control facility, and furthermore an input region is assigned to the second controller, and where the virtual i/o module is configured such that the output data is copied from the output region of the first control facility into the input region as input data for the second control facility.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180011465

Provisioning of control layer applications for use in industrial control environments

A control layer automation device comprises a processor, one or more control layer applications, a database, a wireless interface, a device memory. Each control layer application is configured to perform a discrete set of automation functions. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010929

Rotation angle measuring apparatus and measuring method

A rotation angle measuring apparatus and method are provided for measuring a rotation angle of a moving disk relative to a stationary disk, the moving disk being configured to rotate about an axis and the stationary disk being arranged opposite the moving disk. A magnet is arranged on the moving disk. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010907

Sequential diffractive pattern projection

The present disclosure relates to structured illumination. The teachings thereof may be embodied in devices for reconstruction of a three-dimensional surface of an object by means of a structured illumination for projection of measurement patterns onto the object. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010798

Combustion chamber for a gas turbine engine

A combustion chamber for a gas turbine engine includes: an inner wall delimiting an inner volume of the combustion chamber, through which combustion gas flow from a burner to a gas turbine of the gas turbine engine, a plurality of dampening cavities for the dampening of thermo-acoustic vibrations in the combustion gas, each dampening cavity communicating with the inner volume through at least a dampening hole on the inner wall, at least a cooling passage for a cooling medium flowing outside the inner volume in thermal contact with the inner wall, each dampening cavity having at least a purging hole communicating with the cooling passage for purging a portion of the cooling medium through the dampening cavities to the inner volume.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010584

Wind turbine

A wind turbine is provided, including a hub, a blade shaft which is connected to the hub, a rotor blade which is connected to the blade shaft, a fixed bearing arrangement which is arranged at a blade end) of the blade shaft, and a floating bearing arrangement which is arranged at a hub end of the blade shaft, wherein the bearing arrangements enable a rotational movement of the rotor blade relative to the blade shaft. One advantage of the wind turbine including the bearing arrangements is that a better distribution of the loads is achieved. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010579

Wind turbine rotor blade with vortex generators

A rotor blade of a wind turbine including at least one vortex generator is provided. The vortex generator is attached to the surface of the rotor blade and is located at least partially within the boundary layer of the airflow flowing across the rotor blade. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010578

Wind turbine

A wind turbine, including a hub, a blade, a blade bearing which is connected to the hub and which enables a rotational movement of the blade relative to the hub, and an adjustment device for adjusting a pitch angle of the blade, wherein the adjustment device includes at least one actuator and wherein an effective direction of an adjustment force of the at least one actuator when adjusting the pitch angle of the blade is tilted in an angle relative to a bearing plane of the blade bearing. One advantage of the wind turbine is that the adjustment force for adjusting the pitch angle is transmitted directly into the blade bearing or the bearing plane. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010469

Turbine component thermal barrier coating with crack isolating, cascading, multifurcated engineered groove features

Turbine engine (80) components, such as blades (92), vanes (104, 106), ring segment 110 abradable surfaces 120, or transitions (85), have furcated engineered groove features (egfs) (403, 404, 418, 509, 511, 512) that cut into the outer surface of the component's thermal barrier coating (tbc). In some embodiments, the egf planform pattern defines adjoining outer hexagons (560, 640, 670, 690, 710). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180010440

Subsea sensor hub

A subsea sensor hub is for a coupling sensor element to an electrical unit. In an embodiment, he subsea sensor hub includes a first end for receiving a sensor element, a second end for receiving the electrical unit, and at least one through hole extending from the first end to the second end. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/11/18 / #20180009453

Light signal

A light signal, in particular for rail-bound traffic routes, includes a control device which controls a light source, and an optical system for visualizing a signal term. In order to more precisely adjust brightness boundaries, light distribution and phantom light intensity, a transmission-controllable smart-glass element is provided in an aperture segment of the light flow.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180007794

Method and system for populating printed circuit boards

Provided is a method for populating printed circuit boards, which includes the steps of registering jobs in each case relating to the population of a number of printed circuit boards of a printed circuit board type with components of predetermined component types, assigning printed circuit board types of the registered jobs to a predetermined number of fixed set-up families, optimizing the assignment in such a way that a characteristic number relating to all the pick-and-place lines of the pick-and-place system is optimized as far as possible, and populating the printed circuit boards on one of the pick-and-place lines by using one of the fixed set-ups.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180006530

Method for cooling a generator

A method for cooling a generator using cooling air flowing through the generator, wherein a density of the cooling air when the generator is idling and running passively at a mains frequency of a mains network to which the generator is connected is reduced relative to a density of the cooling air when the generator is operating under load.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180006529

Electrical rotating machine with one-sided cooling and method for one-sided cooling

An electrical rotating machine includes a laminated stator core having a first axial duct to convey a cooling air stream generated by a turbomachine through the laminated stator core to a rear stator winding overhang, and a second axial duct to return the cooling air stream from the rear stator winding overhang back through the laminated stator core. An air guide is attached to the laminated stator core on a side of the rear stator winding overhang to redirect the cooling air stream via the rear stator winding overhang. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180006240

Proazaphosphatranes as n-dopants in organic electronics

An organic n-dopant for doping organic electron transport materials. The n-dopant comprising at least one proazaphosphatrane compound having a triple n-substituted phosphorus atom of the formula. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180005722

Corona shielding material with an adjustable resistance

The present disclosure relates to a corona shielding material. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a material with an adjustable resistance and/or a corona shielding system which comprises an overhang corona shielding system (ocs). ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180005148

Mapping rule updating method, device and system

Provided are a mapping rule updating method, device and system, for timely updating a mapping rule so as to avoid generating a wrong evaluation result. A mapping rule updating method, includes receiving first data generated in a production process; determining a first execution condition of the production process according to the first data based on a mapping rule; generating an evaluation result, the evaluation result being used for indicating whether the first execution condition is in line with a production plan of the production process; acquiring feedback information, the feedback information including indication information for indicating whether the evaluation result is correct; and updating the mapping rule according to the feedback information. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180004974

Secure transmission of sensitive measurement data in an automation network

A method and a network system for communicating confidential measured data between a plurality of decentralized, measured data-generating producers and a consumer in an automation network is provided. The following is carried out on the part of the producers: measuring or providing measured data from a plurality of sensors and classifying the measured data into security levels; checking a reliability of consumer-generated processing instructions depending on the respective classified security level; and in the case of a positive check, processing the measured data on the basis of the processing instructions, proven to be reliable, to generate an analysis result data set; and transmitting the analysis result data set to the consumer.. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180004949

Method for updating process objects in an engineering system

A method for updating process objects of an automation project stored in an engineering system, wherein an automation device is designed and/or configured via the engineering system to control a technical process and wherein, furthermore, the technical process to be controlled can be operated and monitored via an operator system in which changes to process objects made during the run-time are not lost but secured and are automatically “updated” or “traced” in the engineering system.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180004716

Method for converting a binary data stream

A method is provided for converting a binary data stream, (e.g., an exi data stream). In an initialization phase of the method, a plurality of grammars, previously produced from at least one description language scheme, are read from a memory area and combined to form a combined grammar and wherein the combined grammar is supplied to a runtime environment for the purpose of converting the binary data stream. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180004381

Method for configuring a mom data warehouse and providing a ui to the mom data warehouse configuration and computer readable medium

A method for configuring a manufacturing operation management (mom) data warehouse and providing a user interface (ui) to the mom data warehouse configuration. The mom data warehouse forms a database for the data handled within a manufacturing execution system. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180004191

Production system having additional functionality, and operating method

A production system includes a production machine and a control device for generating a control command for the production machine based on production data. The control device includes an analysis apparatus to decide based on a prespecified quality criterion, whether an activated functionality, which is integrated in the control device, or an alternative functionality, which is provided in a database outside the control device or in unactivated form in the control device, is used to translate the production data into the specific control command, so that the control command which is output by the control device is replaced by a control command more suitable to satisfy the prespecified quality criterion. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003681

Gas chromatograph and multiport valve unit for a gas chromatograph

A gas chromatograph that includes a metering chamber, two separating devices and a multiport valve unit having switching functions for metering, straight separation, cutting and backflush, where the multiport valve unit is formed as a multiport diaphragm valve.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003624

Absorption spectrometer

An absorption spectrometer which measures a gas component concentration in a measured gas and which operates via wavelength modulation spectroscopy, wherein the light wavelength of a wavelength-tunable light source is periodically varied over a gas component absorption line of interest and simultaneously sinusoidally modulated with a high frequency and a low amplitude signal, and wherein the measurement signal of a detector is demodulated in a phase-sensitive manner at the frequency and/or a harmonic of the frequency and further analyzed, where modulation starts in each period or each n-th period with the frequency in a time interval before the beginning of the time function and is performed with a higher amplitude than during the time function to demodulate the measurement signal in a phase-synchronous manner, where a device provided for the phase-sensitive demodulation is synchronized during the time interval such that a cable for transmitting synchronization signals is no longer necessary.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003555

Arc light sensor and arc light detection method

In an embodiment, an arc light sensor includes: a first polarizer, a second polarizer, a magneto-optical material, a first light filter and a processing unit. The first polarizer is used for polarizing incident first target light, to form first polarized light in a first polarization direction. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003384

Combustor inlet mixing system with swirler vanes having slots

A combustor inlet mixing system (10) formed from a plurality of circumferentially spaced swirler vanes (38) extending radially outward from a nozzle hub. Each of the swirler vanes (38) may have a length (62) that extends downstream along at least a portion of the combustor inlet mixing system (10), and may further have a thickness (66) that extends along a circumference of the nozzle hub. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003221

Bearing shoe for supporting a rotor journal in a turbine engine

A rotor journal support system (10) configured to allow for a bearing shoe (16) to properly align to the rotor (14) while keeping the bearing shoe (16) constrained during handling, installation, and operation limit is disclosed. The rotor journal support system (10) may be configured to enable limited movement of a bearing shoe (16) such that when the rotor journal (14) is installed, the bearing shoe (16) is properly aligned with the rotor journal (14), thereby requiring less torque to turn the rotor journal (14) from a stop than when the bearing shoe (16) is misaligned. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003160

Wind turbine with wind sensor

A wind turbine including a rotor, a nacelle, a generator, and a wind sensor is provided, wherein the wind sensor is arranged above a part of the generator that extends between the rotor and the nacelle. Furthermore, a wind farm including a plurality of interconnected wind turbines is described. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003157

Method of handling a wind turbine rotor blade pitch bearing unit

A method of handling the pitch bearing unit of a rotor blade mounted to the hub of a wind turbine, the method including the steps of providing an extension assembly at the interface between the rotor blade and the hub, moving the rotor blade outward from the hub by means of the extension assembly to open a gap large enough to accommodate the pitch bearing unit while maintaining a connection between the rotor blade and the hub, and removing the pitch bearing unit through the gap.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180003074

Test rig for a back-to-back test of a turbine

Test rig for a back-to-back test of a turbine, including an axle supported in at least one bearing fixed to a carrier, a gear coupled to the axle and a motor coupled to the gear, whereby a gear bearing arrangement comprising two radially extending arms to be coupled to the gear and extending in opposite directions, which arms are pivotally connected to a pair of torque arms extending in a basically parallel direction, with the ends of the torque arms being pivotally coupled to a frame including lateral extensions extending in opposite directions with connection segments, to which segments respective second torque arms arranged in a basically vertical direction in respect to the pair of torque arms are pivotally connected, which second torque arms are pivotally connected to a respective connection element arranged at the carrier.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180002148

Safety brake for a lifting device

A method and a safety brake for a lifting device, wherein a solenoid or another electromechanical actuator is used to actuate a pawl, where the position of the pawl is monitored via at least two switches or sensors, where the lowering motion of the load or the lifting device is monitored and the safety brake is triggered in the event of a fault via a safety-oriented controller and at least one sensor, where the solenoid or the pawl is arranged such that, via spring force and/or gravity, the pawl is brought into engagement when the actuator, for example, the solenoid, is deenergized such that it is possible to exactly define and monitor the limit speed and, by using the two sensors, it is also possible to monitor the function and the motion of the pawl and to detect undesired operating states.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180001929

Motor vehicle, system and method for operating such a motor vehicle and such a system

A motor vehicle has a control device, a first sensor and a global positioning device. The control device has a control unit and a data memory. ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

01/04/18 / #20180001424

Additive production method using thicker powder layers, and component

The manufacturing rate of selective production methods is increased by using thicker powder layers.. . ... Siemens Aktiengesellschaft








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