intermittency


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intermittency

[‚in·tər′mit·ən·sē]
(physics)
The alternation in time of a dynamical system between nearly periodic and chaotic behavior.
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Results of our experiments clearly demonstrated that after negative results on PCR or culture of one single urine sample, animals cannot be reliably considered as non-infected, since infected animals may not be detected due to the intermittency.
An optimist might declare that the very fact that Germany's electricity grid has not collapsed must mean that the intermittency problem is well on the way to being solved.
The dc-dc converter should also be able to operate in bidirectional mode to be able to charge or absorb additional power from the grid during intermittency smoothing.
Gibson fittingly presents each of his five readings as distinct responses to the central insight of the theory of intermittency.
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One way to reduce that impact is to build out the transmission network to increase its geographic diversity, to capture a wider range of weather and so smooth intermittency.
that are working to increase renewable energy generation by managing intermittency and employing a range of industry-leading pilots and technologies.
Our data show that the dynamics of penguin huddling is governed by intermittency and approach to kinetic arrest in striking analogy with inert non-equilibrium systems, including soft glasses and colloids," they said.
Is the intermittency because of sensory factors (associated with changes in friction during moving contact with raised dots)?
Intermittency and storage are two complementary issues also holding up renewables, Rentschler adds.
This is nonsense given that the base load electricity demand on the grid system is never less than 25 gigawatts (25,000 megawatts) even in the middle of the night in the summer, and tidal machines cannot possibly meet this demand let alone - on account of their intermittency - the "spinning reserve" provided by the base load generators about which he sneers.
Xtreme s Dynamic Power Resource combines the large-scale storage capabilities of the company s proprietary PowerCell technology with micro-second controls and high-efficiency power electronics, creating a comprehensive solution to the intermittency and variability challenges facing utilities and independent power producers looking to implement clean energy to the electrical grid.