artificial load

artificial load

[¦ärd·ə¦fish·əl ′lōd]
(electricity)
Dissipative but essentially nonradiating device having the impedance characteristics of an antenna, transmission line, or other practical utilization circuit.
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He said that during the public hearings of NEPRA Pasban has already proved artificial load shedding, over-billing, and overcharging from Karachi electricity consumers; however, not only the KE, but Nepra and ministry of water and power are not refraining from anti-consumer steps.
Load tests can play a crucial role in averting any risks arising out of the equipment's failure in emergencies by providing an artificial load that brings the engine to an acceptable operating temperature.
He said after the Musharrafs dictatorship, current civilian dictator regime has brought the country on the brink of destruction as corruption, inflation, unemployment, lawlessness, artificial load shedding of gas and electricity, and other crises are abutting their peaks.
The IEC61215Ed2 and IEC61730, respectively EN61215Ed2 & EN61730, comprises the examination of all parameters which are responsible for the ageing of PV modules and describes the various qualification tests on the basis of the artificial load of the materials.
This creates an artificial load or pre-load on the arm or plunger as if it were clamping a part.
Hot-gas bypass introduces an artificial load on the chiller by allowing some of the refrigerant to bypass the condenser and go directly to the evaporator.
Normally, the battery will be held at a 90 percent SOC (state-of-charge), so it can be brought on line as an artificial load.
TeamQuest Model -- uses analytic modeling capabilities to quickly and accurately predict the impact of changes without requiring hardware configuration or artificial load application.
TeamQuest Model uses analytic modeling capabilities to quickly and accurately predict the impact of changes without the need to configure any hardware or apply artificial loads.