design factor

design factor

[di′zīn ‚fak·tər]
(engineering)
A safety factor based on the ratio of ultimate load to maximum permissible load that can be safely placed on a structure.
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This companion illustrates and describes exhibits relating to such matters as Seoul-on-Air: augmented environments for urban activism, Smell = Information: what could happen when invisible information--from smell molecules--is the starting point for acting and reacting, An Atlas of Machine Landscapes: a tour through the post-human architectures of machine vision, and The Ideology of Sharing Culture: open-source architecture as a design factor and research tool.
An important design factor was replicating the feel of the industry, as well as flexibility that allows for cohesiveness between programs, Anderson said.
Primarily designed for high availability ease of maintenance is an integrated design factor for the Protect Plus S500 which includes removal able internal modules contributing to low MTTR (mean time to Repair).
This saves PCB space, which is especially for battery powered tools very often a limiting design factor.
According the latest talk, the new handset may retail round $849 introducing a new design factor especially with the screen and other killer specs.
In the United States, the American Gas Association (AGA) has submitted a petition to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) looking to increase the design factor from 0.
If the design factor of the tablet continues to erode laptop sales but the glass keyboards still fail to impress those who like to feel what they're typing, then what about a futuristic-looking hybrid like the Aspire R7 from Acer?
With all the empty shops and homes, Pinkspiration has set up Design Factor, which like DIY SOS or 60-Minute Makeover, is a roadshow working all over Wales.
One of their projects, Design Factor, aims to encourage young people to think about starting up their own businesses while transforming neglected communities.
Particular attention is paid to watchmaking finishes and the Baume & Mercier design factor is a key element of appeal.
As well as being huge fun, they must also be safe, and this has been a key design factor with special surfacing throughout.
Each design factor is bolded for identification purposes.

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