utilization factor


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utilization factor

[‚yüd·əl·ə′zā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(electricity)
In electric power distribution, the maximum demand of a system or part of a system divided by its rated capacity.

utilization factor

1. The maximum demand of a system (or part of a system) divided by its rated capacity.
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The variations of voltage, power, hydrogen ([H.sub.2]) and oxygen ([O.sub.2]) flow rate, fuel utilization factor (Uf), partial pressures of [H.sub.2]-[O.sub.2]-water ([H.sub.2]O) and stack temperature for a power system with the SOFC connected to an infinite bus system are given in Figure 8a-f, respectively.
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Table - 2 Crude oil processed by refineries of Pertamina, 1999/2000 Processing Unit Install Crude Run Utilization Factor Capacity (MBCD) (%) (MBSD) Pangkalan Brandan 5.00 3.60 72.00 Dumai 170.00 168.46 99.09 Musi 133.70 115.57 86.44 Cilacap 348.00 318.72 91.59 Balikpapan 260.00 258.15 99.29 Balongan 125.00 100.00 80.00 Kasim 10.00 6.16 61.60 Cepu 3.80 2.76 72.63 Total 1,055.50 973.42 92.22 MBSD = Metric Barrel Stream per Day MBCD = Metric Barrel Crude per Day Source : Pertamina
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