dead band

dead band

[′ded ‚band]
(electricity)
The portion of a potentiometer element that is shortened by a tap; when the wiper traverses this area, there is no change in output.
(engineering)
The range of values of the measured variable to which an instrument will not effectively respond. Also known as dead zone; neutral zone.
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All the systems are incorporated with generation rate constraint, governor dead band non linearity and boiler dynamics (Nanda, Kothari and Satsangi (1983); Tripathy, Hope and Malik (1982); Anand and Ebenezer Jeyakumar (2009 a)).
When they start looking at what went on in the Lockjaw Club they find the dead band members have a lot of white supremacist tattoos, helping Sara identify her as Rene Nylen.
June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Deadbeat, who are both stage IV oral cancer survivors, recently teamed up to play three benefit concerts in the North East to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
User selectable adjustments are provided for speed, dead band, zero and span, command signal type, standard or reverse action and loss of signal position.
Experimentation leads to its musical improvisation, which would become synonymous with the Grateful Dead band and the shows.
The valve siphon tube provides a dead band to prevent rapid cycling of the pressure and opening and closing of the shutoff valve.
According to documents filed by her attorney, Dione grew up in Gard iner and became a follower of the Grateful Dead band after she began attending the University of Oregon in 1989.
In the determination of chiller operation from the cooling demand, there are two constraint parameters: the dead band margin (Johnson, 1985), as shown in Figure 3, and the minimum flow rate of the bypass pipe that provides for a sudden increase in demand (Shimoda et al.
Servovalves are generally distinguished from other types of electrically controlled valves by characteristics like low power electrical input signals, linear output/input, negligible dead band and high output dynamic response bandwidth [2].
Kimock previously teamed with Weir in the post-Grateful Dead band The Other Ones.
Each may be individually configured for high and low setpoints and a variety of latching sequences, including the common limits switch sequence, dead band, and power-up state.
This created a dead band that prevented the piston from returning to exactly the same location.