permanent fault

permanent fault

[′pər·mə·nənt ′fȯlt]
(computer science)
A hardware malfunction that always occurs when a particular set of conditions exists, and that can be made to occur deliberately, in contrast to a sporadic fault.
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Beside these studies, there are some studies on impact of both permanent fault displacement and strong ground motions or each one individually.
Auto Sectionaliser Link~s are non fault break single phase devices that are designed to recognise a pre-determined sequence of fault currents, to identify a permanent fault and then during a period when the upstream protective device is open, to disengage and drop-out to the isolated position.
Differentiating the permanent fault from the transient type and prevent reclosing when the fault is permanent.
Generally, faults made in power networks, in terms of their lasting time, are classified into three categories [21]: Transient fault, Semi-permanent fault, Permanent fault.
In case of permanent fault it is necessary detect the faulted line fast and reliably and to clear the ground fault to prevent other faults as shown in Fig.
During the permanent fault, autorecloser will apply the current fault to equipments and may have adverse affects on system stability.
OutageAdvisor solution provides utilities with a reliable means to locate and isolate problems on electricity delivery lines and communicate a permanent fault event within the system.
For this a specifically designed transient and permanent fault identification unit is used to capture high frequency current noise generated by the fault arc.
A permanent fault is one that continues to exist until the faulty component is repaired.
A permanent fault exists indefinitely until it is corrected by repair to the hardware.
This study focused on the effects of permanent fault displacement on response of tunnel lining.