equipment failure


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equipment failure

[ə′kwip·mənt ‚fāl·yər]
(computer science)
A fault in equipment that results in its improper behavior or prevents the execution of a job as scheduled.
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During the first 6 months of the program, the foundry averted more than 40 hr of potential downtime because it was alerted to equipment failures by vibration analysis before breakdown.
Other factors were equipment failure (n = 2, 22%), illegal or unauthorized dumping (n = 1, 11%), and other (n = 1, 11%).
5%), equipment failure (such as a broken gas regulator, blood pressure device, thermometer, or electrical equipment; n = 53, 22.
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CoolSim is designed to help dramatically reduce the risk of thermal-related equipment failures by enabling data center facility owners, engineers and designers to accurately simulate air flow and temperatures for various equipment racks throughout the entire data center.
The Future Lynx HUMS will continuously monitor the fleet wide health and performance of safety-critical components, providing advance warning of potential equipment failures and collecting valuable data for routine maintenance of each aircraft.
The system continuously checks the performance of safety-critical components, providing advance warning of potential equipment failures and collecting valuable data for routine maintenance of the helicopters.
TV Cabo will also use MPLS FRR (fast re-route) to automatically re-route traffic around failure points within the network, ensuring service quality even in the event of accidents or equipment failures.
Predictive maintenance based on operating parameters yields highly reliable operations while minimizing maintenance costs from excessive scheduled preventive maintenance or emergency reaction to equipment failures.
NEC Corporation developed a Failure Sign Monitoring System for Large-scale Plants that analyzes failure signs from large-scale facilities, such as factories and electric power plants, in order to prevent equipment failures prior to an incident.
Their experience was one of excitement and fear, battling equipment failures, interpersonal conflicts, the hazards of the ocean, and a near-tragedy rounding Cape Horn.
By doing this, EAM can increase the efficiency of their assets, while decreasing the potential of lost revenue (and increased expense) caused by unplanned equipment failures.

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