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Method and apparatus for desalination
A method and apparatus for purifying water are provided. A feed water such as seawater can be fed to a filter such as a microporous or nanofiltration membrane...
Methods of minimising the effect of integrity loss in hollow fibre
A method and apparatus for reducing the effect of integrity loss in a hollow fiber membrane module, said module including a plurality of hollow fiber membranes...
Dishwasher with a modular structure
A dishwasher with a rinsing container having the advantages of an inert, steel rinsing container, which is easy to produce and which can be adapted to differing...
Dosing device for the addition of an additive to a treatment chamber and
dishwasher machine with a dosing device
A dosing device for the addition of an additive to a treatment chamber (8) is described, wherein the additive can be added to the treatment chamber (8) by means...
Method for removing lint from a heat exchanger of a domestic appliance and
corresponding domestic appliance
A method is provided for the removal from a heat exchange of lint that is generated during a drying process in a domestic appliance for laundry care. A rinsing...
Method and device for coarse separation of solid particles from
The invention relates to a method and a device for the coarse separation of solid particles from solid-laden gases. The invention further relates to a method...
Device for repeated semi-invasive abrasion of lesions on the walls of
A device is for repeated semi-invasive abrasion of lesions on the walls of hollow organs, in particular blood vessels or the gastrointestinal tract of a...
Lever bypass plug-in meter socket for electric watt-hour meters
The present invention relates generally to a lever bypass plug-in meter socket. More particularly, the invention encompasses a lever bypass plug-in meter socket...
Training method and system
A system and method for certifying a trainee to use a device is disclosed. The system and method include a testing computer configured to create an answer log...
Method and marking out apparatus for marking out a guide line for a
penetration instrument, control device and...
A method is disclosed for marking out a guide line of a penetration instrument entering an object along a penetration channel. In at least one embodiment, the...
Capacitive proximity and/or touch switch
A capacitive proximity and/or touch switch has an electrically conductive body bridging a spacing distance between an at least partially translucent,...
Housing for a household appliance
A housing for a household appliance which comprises front and lateral edges on the upper side thereof. At least one securing link can be displaced on at least...
An ice maker comprises a tray (1), which has at least one compartment (4) for molding a piece of ice, a frame (15), in which the tray is mounted to be pivotable...
Swirler with concentric fuel and air tubes for a gas turbine engine
A swirler passage is provided for mixing fuel and compressor air with at least two side walls; at least first and second conduits arranged inside at least one...
Method for drying sensitive articles
A method for drying sensitive articles, essentially textiles made of wool, which are to be dried in the washing drum of a clothes dryer using a computer...
A laundry drum for a laundry treatment machine mounted within a housing for rotation about a non-vertical axis, the laundry drum including a drum casing having...
Method for operation of an automation system
A method for operation of an automation system is specified, with programming elements for integration into a control program provided for the control and/or...
Error detection in a networked embedded system
A method for detecting errors in a networked embedded system having a multiplicity of components. Error and/or diagnostic data which are relevant to a component...
Method for distribution of data upon request and corresponding data
In one aspect, a data network is provided. The data network includes a first user and a second user, a central device, data and a spontaneous communication...
Method and an apparatus for clustering process models
The invention relates to an apparatus for clustering process models each consisting of model elements comprising a text phrase which describes in a natural...
Lock-in amplifier and method for filtering a measurement signal using such
A lock-in amplifier with an additional phase-sensitive detector is provided. A measurement signal is mixed in a multiplicative fashion with a reference signal,...
Method for segmenting structures in image data records and image
processing unit for carrying out the method
In the method according to at least one embodiment of the invention, a first segmentation of a structure in an image data record is firstly carried out, and a...
Method for providing variously processed image data and X-ray image system
Modern image processing systems for the postprocessing of X-ray images require a large number of input parameters and take a great deal of time. So that...
Method for recording measured data of a patient while taking account of
movement operations, and an associated...
A method is disclosed for recording measured data of a patient while taking account of movement operations by way of a medical device that is designed both for...
Method and image evaluation system for preparation of medical 2D or 3 D
In a method and system to prepare medical 2D or 3D data, in particular 2D or 3D image data acquired by means of computed tomography, a data set composed of...
Assembly procedure for CIC with floating components
A method and appertaining assembly are provided for CIC hearing aid manufacture for the placement of floating components. A hearing aid shell fixture is formed...
Method and apparatus for setting a hearing device
A method and apparatus for setting a characteristic of a source hearing device on target hearing device are provided. A transformation database is created. A...
System and method for transmitting real-time-critical and
non-real-time-critical data in a distributed...
A system and a method provide a real-time-critical communication and a non-real-time-critical communication in a switched data network consisting of users and...
Method and apparatus for testing AFCI device for series arc detection
Testing an AFCI device includes providing an AFCI device to be tested and a load, wherein the AFCI device and the load form an electrical circuit, applying AC...
Automatic self-adjusting voltage controller
An apparatus (14/18) for controlling a voltage on a transmission line (10). The apparatus (14/18) comprises a first voltage sourced converter controller (18)...
Method and apparatus for sorting flat objects in a number of sorting
In a method and device for sorting a quantity of flat objects, especially of mail items, each object passes at least twice through a sorting system with a...
Method of assaying von Willebrand factor activity using agglutinatable,
fixed platelet fragments
The present invention relates to a method for preparing agglutinatable platelet fragments, in which native platelets are treated with ultrasound and a fixative....
Separating device for separating out particles
A separating apparatus for separating out particles, especially liquid droplets from a gas flow which comprises the particles, comprising a flow channel which...
Method of imaging for heart valve implant procedure
A method as a workflow for imaging for a heart valve implant procedure includes positioning the patient and an articulated imaging apparatus relative to one...
Contrast agent imaging with agent specific ultrasound detection
Highly specific measurements of flow in vessels, such as the coronary artery, can be obtained by processing cubic fundamental information. By showing flow in...
Method for starting a burner
The invention relates to a method for starting a burner for combusting synthesis gases, wherein said burner comprises first and second fuel passages, the first...
Turbine engine cover plate assembly stand
A holding structure associated with a lifting device for supporting a removed turbine engine cover plate assembly. The holding structure includes an upper...
Two-axle drive system
In a two-axle drive system (10) for holding and moving large sunlight-absorbing, concentrating or reflecting surfaces about an azimuth axis (14) and an...
Capacitive level sensor with a plurality of segments comprising each a
capacitor and a circuit
A capacitive level sensor comprises a probe which is longitudinally segmented into a plurality of segments. Each segment comprises an electrode forming an...
Method and device for the transfer of heat from a heat source to a
thermodynamic cycle with a working medium of...
The invention relates to a thermodynamic circuit with a working medium comprising at least two substances with non-isothermal evaporation and condensation...
Air cooled turbine component having an internal filtration system
A centrifugal particle separator is provided for removing particles such as microscopic dirt or dust particles from the compressed cooling air prior to reaching...
Large stroke actuator
Computer system, computer program product and method for assessing a
profile of a computer system
A method for maintaining a computer system on the basis of an access profile and a change profile is disclosed. The computer system includes at least one...
Method for safely transmitting short ACK/NACK bitmaps in ARQ process
inside edge compliant systems
A fast ARQ mechanism operated inside 3GPP GERAN mobile radio systems uses short bitmaps, spanning only few octets, in the header of a RLC/MAC block conveying...
Operating method for an automation unit
A potential communication partner receives an inquiry which prompts it to notify the inquiring party of its interface in machine-readable form. When the...
System and method for non-overwriting extensible mapping
A method for data mapping, and corresponding computer readable medium and data processing system. The method includes loading an input object in a data...
Measurement system and method for monitoring the measurement system
In a method for monitoring a measurement system having a transmitter which determines the position of a moveable element and has a transmitter clock, and an...
System and method for additive spatial/intensity decomposition of medical
A method for decomposing digital medical images includes providing a digital medical image, segmenting the image into one or more biological structures,...
Method and apparatus for the artifact-reduced detection of a 3D object in
In order to regularize a reconstruction method associated with computed tomography (CT), in at least one example embodiment, information relating to the...