droop governor

droop governor

[′drüp ‚gə·vər·nər]
(mechanical engineering)
A governor whose equilibrium speed decreases as the load on the machinery controlled by the governor increases.
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The droop governor is found to be an appropriate one [7].
According to Stanadyne, the fuel injection pump is ideal for generator applications based on its speed drop mechanism, which allows for engine operation at 1500 and 1800 rpm to be set with a 3 to 5% mechanical speed droop governor regulation.