intermittent operation

intermittent operation

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(engineering)
Condition in which a device operates normally for a time, then becomes defective for a time, with the process repeating itself at regular or irregular intervals.
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These devices have special characteristics: Minimum real time operating system or no operating system, Battery powered, Wireless low bandwidth connections, And intermittent operation with sleep periods.
Designed for continuous as well as intermittent operation, solar and wind-powered pumping systems are especially suitable where cost is all-important.
Intended for either continuous or intermittent operation, the Model 9000 Peristaltic Pump can accommodate a choice of 0.
Water may leak into the signal-detection and activation module chassis causing corrosion, which may result in electrical shorts or possible intermittent operation of trailer lights.
With a maximum continuous temperature rating of -80[degrees]C to 200[degrees]C (-112[degrees]F to 392[degrees]F) and intermittent operation to 250[degrees]C (482[degrees]F), these sensors can be used in applications previously out of reach of epoxy-coated thermistor sensors.
After four years of intermittent operation, a pipeline transferring condensate to an export tank experienced a leak at one of its elbows.
9,11) used dynamic computer simulation to study summer performance under several different operational parameters (time of system operation, intermittent operation of circulation pump and supply water temperature control).
All models can be provided with solid-state or AC voltage regulating controls to vary the vibrator's impact or connect timers for a intermittent operation.
This prevented the blade from being inserted fully into the receptacle, causing intermittent operation and intermittent brake failure.
2 allows for the use of infiltration credits and intermittent operation in residential buildings to accommodate innovative ventilation systems and variable outdoor conditions.
In fact, using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Ethernet products in these harsh environments poses a risk of physical layer damage, which can result in incremental performance degradation, intermittent operation, and even catastrophic network failure.
The obtained results will be applied in previsional reliability analyze of SHPP being in exploitation, in phase of design and after adapting it for small scale power plants with intermittent operation with other power agents (wind, sun).

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