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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In many applications where there is a dead band between heating and cooling setpoints, this equalization occurs naturally.
In DC test, Hitch Regulation, Dead Band and Maximum Draft Load are evaluated.
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Without meeting the minimum dead band requirement, ZVS will be lost leading to the energy stored in the junction and parasitic capacitance being dissipated in the switch, shown as (15).
The recent flood of books and articles about the Dead, including the Rolling Stone report, "The Dead After Jerry," accompanying the 2015 farewell concert tour of the surviving Dead band members (Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, and Bob Weir), is likely to stimulate a new generation of listeners and a revival of interest in the band's works.
In this example, the controller will turn on the unit when temperature is above the setpoint plus a dead band; the controller will shut off the unit when temperature is below the setpoint minus a dead band.
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.
Setup parameters are: set point and dead band width [delta].
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.
There, indeed, is a Grateful Dead connection to Kimock: he played with former Dead band members, Donna and Keith Godchaux's Heart of Gold Band.