fill factor


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fill factor

[′fil ‚fak·tər]
(mechanical engineering)
The approximate load that the dipper of a shovel is carrying, expressed as a percentage of the rated capacity.
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Generally, four parameters are selected as the main processing factors, which are fill factor, rotor speed, mixing time, and processing temperature.
The short circuit photocurrent density ([J.sub.sc]), the open-circuit photovoltage ([V.sub.oc]), and the fill factor for the FTO/glass substrate using Pt counter electrodes are greater than those for the other samples.
The lower internal resistance of the cell with the DEDTC treated electrode has clearly contributed to the improvement in fill factor.
The fill factor, f, has values between 1 and 0 in the partially filled control volumes of the melt fronts in the cavity.
The cocktail dye that is blended from extracts of sweet potato leaf and grape in a volumetric proportion of 1 : 1 has the greatest fill factor of 60%.
In the case of the highest flow rate of 1,016 ml/h., no material exits the mixing chamber in the investigated fill factor range.
(26) developed a full 3D numerical analysis program for transient filling of a microchip encapsulation process based on a finite element method with the help of a scal ar fill factor and with a no-slip boundary condition.
The fill factor (FF) and overall light-to-electrical energy conversion efficiency ([eta]) of DSSC were calculated according to the following well-known equations: