decouple


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decouple

[dē′kəp·əl]
(engineering)
To minimize or eliminate airborne shock waves of a nuclear or other explosion by placing the explosives deep under the ground.
To minimize the seismic effect of an underground explosion by setting it off in the center of an underground cavity.
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Therefore, the key point to decouple the condenser fouling fault from other faults is to eliminate the influence of the refrigerant charge fault on APPR.
Another strong example comes from California, where they have managed to decouple GDP from the typically rising electricity demand.
The size of the cavity needed to fully decouple a nuclear explosion depends on the size of the bomb, the depth of the cavern, and the material into which the cavity has been mined.
The most important challenge in quantum metrology is to decouple the quantum sensor from the environment while maintaining the coupling to the probe.
The SRB method uses normal state models to predict the normal operation states according to the overall driving conditions, generates residuals to decouple the interactions between driving conditions and faults, and also uses statistical analysis to further decouple the actions from disturbances but leaves the couplings among the different faults untouched.
It is this, rather than a greater depth of global financial markets, that is the basis of the hope that this time the emerging markets will be able to decouple themselves from the prospective tightening of U.
For example, in FIGURE 6, a 47 nF capacitor is used to decouple low frequencies while a 150 pF capacitor decouples high frequencies.