control element


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control element

[kən′trōl ‚el·ə·mənt]
(control systems)
The portion of a feedback control system that acts on the process or machine being controlled.
(cell and molecular biology)
A site within a gene or operon that acts to control gene expression.
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CMCCs assist in the allocation of available lift assets, coordinate with adjacent ROK Army CMCCs to regulate movements, and report to movement control elements at the ESC and U.
Through the numerical control element will specify the material tensile strength values as shown in the table properties.
A modification of the former independence, integrity, and objectivity quality control element, the ethical requirements relevant to a firm's engagements can come from a variety of sources, including the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, state boards of accountancy, and applicable regulatory agencies.
The Air Force tactical control element team schedules flights, tracks incoming air assets, and observes all moving equipment on the airstrip to ensure that it is operated correctly.
For example, each field army in Korea is augmented by a special operations command and control element organized around a Special Forces operational detachment in its headquarters.
Use of industry 'best practice' benchmarks, as well as case studies from management publications, will aid in developing relevant control elements.
The task force concluded the existing quality-control standard did not adequately address current accounting and auditing services, the narrowly defined control elements did not recognize the diversity in practice and impeded practice-monitoring efforts, and practitioners were often confused as to the applicability and implementation of certain control elements.
The guidelines are the result of indepth research, as well as meetings with industry representatives, to formulate an understanding of how the market segment operates, and an identification of those factors within the industry that identify whether the requisite control element is present.
Four of those shredders feature the innovative Easy Switch control element and OSS safety features, making them safe and easy to use.
When placed in the inferior vena cava, the catheter's Temperature Control Element (TCE) exchanges heat directly with the blood flowing in the vessels of the body, resulting in cooling or rewarming of the downstream organs and body.
The implementation process for our quality control system using the firm's quality control document, which began in 1989, involved a series of nine in-house seminars that I taught, each covering one quality control element.
All aspects of each virtual network are centrally monitored and managed using the Tropos Control element management system.