central control


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central control

[′sen·trəl kən′trōl]
(aerospace engineering)
The place, facility, or activity at which the whole action incident to a test launch and flight is coordinated and controlled, from the make-ready at the launch site and on the range, to the end of the rocket flight down-range.
(ordnance)
Fire control of weapons by a central location, not by the individual gunner; especially used in antiaircraft batteries.
(systems engineering)
Control exercised over an extensive and complicated system from a single center.
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For Central Control, AccuNurse voice-assisted care enables the following processes: real-time access to information and other staff; the elimination of paper-based printouts for managing care needs and documentation; the ability for caregivers to make decisions more accurately and quickly; and, the ability for the care team to multi-task while documenting care, thereby improving productivity and directing more time back to residents.
Whereas healthy central control is a corporate bureaucratic model, the local organizational model operates more like a "community.
Monitors at central control allow staff to monitor and record movement both inside and outside the facility.
Manufactured entirely of stainless steel these units use intelligent card reading for both entry and exit, with an intercom connection to the central control point for visitors.
The Central Control will monitor every case from the beginning till end through all the processing stages.
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If there is the slightest deviation from the norm, the sensors will set off an alarm on the central control panel.
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In one plant using central control and monitoring of materials handling, if a dryer presents a dewpoint alarm, the control system can be pre-configured to log the fault code, which will in turn generate an e-mail message to the service department of the dryer manufacturer requesting an evaluation of the machine and recommendations for repair.

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