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The repeated testing of a device or system at regular intervals to be assured of its reliability.



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DESIGN LOAD

The most stressful combination of weight or other forces a building, structure, or mechanical system or device is designed to sustain.

RESTRICTED GAUGING

A system employing a device, which penetrates the tank and which, when in use, permits a small quantity of cargo vapor or liquid to be expelled to the atmosphere. When not in use, the device is kept completely closed.

FREQUENCY-RESPONSE CURVE

A graph showing the magnitude or the phase of the freqency response of a device or system as a function 235 frequency-response curve frequency-response trajectory of frequency. Also known as frequency characteristic. frequency spectrum

AUTOMATIC COUPLING

  1. A device automated guided vehicle system 2. A computer-controlled system that uses pallets and other interface equipment to transport workpieces to numerically controlled machine tools and other equipment in a flexible manufacturing system, moving in a predetermined pattern to ensure automatic, accurate, and rapid work-machine contact.

PURGE INTERLOCK

A device so arranged that an air flow to the furnace above a minimum must exist for a definite time interval before the interlocking system will permit an automatic ignition torch to be placed in operation.

THERMOSTATIC EXPANSION VALVE

Device in refrigerating system which reduces the pressure from the high side to the low side and is operated by pressure.

AUTOMATIC LEVEL CONTROL

  1. A circuit that keeps the output of a radio transmitter or other device essentially constant, even in the presence of large changes in the input amplitude. Abbreviated ALC. 2. In an automotive vehicle, a system in which two air-chamber shock absorbers in the rear are fed compressed air by an electric compressor; pressure in the air chambers is determined automatically by sensors to maintain the vehicle at a predetermined height regardless of load.

THERMOSTATIC CONTROL

Device which operates system or part of system based on temperature change.

SAFETY CONTROL

Device to stop unit, equipment or system if unsafe pressure and/or temperatures and/or dangerous conditions are reached.

EXPANSION VALVE

Device in refrigerating system which reduces the pressure from the high side to the low side and is operated by pressure.

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