dead time


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dead time

[′ded ‚tīm]
(control systems)
The time interval between a change in the input signal to a process control system and the response to the signal.
(engineering)
The time interval, after a response to one signal or event, during which a system is unable to respond to another. Also known as insensitive time.
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9 where it can be seen that the lines intersect at a dead time around 11 ns deeming that to be a fair compromise.
Because the material flows passing through different stands are equal, the exit thickness of stand F(i - 1) is equal to the entry thickness of stand Fi with the dead time [[tau].
Using Equations (3) and (6), the required dead times for each leg transistions were computed and introduced in the switching scheme of the converter.
A new PI-PD Smith predictor for control of processes with long dead time.
In this paper, the admissible sets of PID controller values were found using the Hurwitz criterion for the Pure Integrating Process with dead time.
Originally designed for charged particle detection and later modified for fast neutron detection, the MicroMegas detector concept has proven capable of processing a high charged particle rate with relatively fast recovery times to minimize dead time.
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In a nutshell: A few raunchy laughs and too much dead time in this obvious comedy about a washed-up kid actor.
For example, the sample interval should always be shorter than the dead time in the loop; if the sample interval is close to the dead time, then shortening the sample interval will improve loop performance, ExperTune says.
Scarlet stems of dogwoods, flame-coloured willow twigs and greeny-yellow and saffron snakebark maples really lift the spirits at a dead time of year.
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