active component


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active component

[′ak·tiv kəm′pō·nənt]
(electricity)
In the phasor representation of quantities in an alternating-current circuit, the component of current, voltage, or apparent power which contributes power, namely, the active current, active voltage, or active power. Also known as power component.
(electronics)

active component

A device that adds intelligence in some manner to the signal or data that passes through it. For example, in networking, an active hub regenerates fading input pulses into new, strong output pulses. In contrast, a passive hub is just a junction box that does not affect the passing data.
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Hedgepeth explained that this training outcome is a compatible workforce between the reserve and active components.
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supervision services within the solution supplied by active components and passive infrastructure, configuration and reporting of all active components delivered over 60 months from completion (handover) project, installation, configuration, create the required documentation and certified training delivered by active elements.
The reserve forces rely heavily on the active components to provide the initial training and qualification of their members.

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