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firing rate

[′fīr·iŋ ‚rāt]
(mechanical engineering)
The rate at which fuel feed to a burner occurs, in terms of volume, heat units, or weight per unit time.
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Of the 22 GE neurons, 20 were excited by [alpha]-MSH (Figure 2), increasing their firing rate from 1.59[+ or -]0.19 Hz to 3.93[+ or -]0.32 Hz (P < 0.01) (Figure 5(b)).
From (4), we know that the bigger the landmark's saliency value (that is to say, the better the landmark's robustness), the bigger its contribution to calculating VPC's firing rate.
At a certain firing rate, excess air should be optimized to a level with O2 in flue gas at the lowest possible level without CO produced or with CO level in an acceptable range.
Double Burner Test Data Firing Rate Air flow (Kpph) [O.sub.2] CO (Therm/hr) (kg/s) (%) (ppm) (MW) B#1 B#2 B#1 B#2 15 60 (1.8) 60 (1.8) 12.5(1.6) 12.1(1.55) 12.4 2 70 (2.1) 70 (2.1) 12.3(1.58) 11.9(1.53) 11 0 105 105 12 (1.54) 11.7(1.50) 6 (3.45) (3.45) 0 140 (4.2) 140 (4.2) 15 (1.9) 15 (1.93) 4.4 0 175 175 18.1(2.3) 18.1(2.33) 3.3 (5.25) (5.25) 0 210 (6.3) 210 (6.3) 22 (2.83) 22 (2.83) 3.7 1 245 (7.35) 245 (7.35) 26.7(3.4) 26.7(3.4) 3.6 Firing Rate C[O.sub.2](%) NO/NOx Tstack([degrees]F) Efficiency (Therm/hr) (MW) (ppm) ([degrees]C) (%) B#1 60 (1.8) 4.0 41/43 - 77.7 70 (2.1) 4.9 48/50 309(154) 80.2 105 7.9 57/61 350(177) 82.3 (3.45) 140 (4.2) 9.0 53/56 385(196) 82.2 175 9.6 61/65 422(217) 81.8 (5.25) 210 (6.3) 9 43/46 415(213) 81.6 245 (7.35) 9.2 44/47 478(248) 79.9 Table 2.
The team's next goal was to explain the increased firing rate. "Since the signals from the patched eye to the binocular zone are reduced, we wanted to know what drives the increase," Dr.
The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of AF and its FATs against diazepam and fluoxetine on the neuronal firing rate of lateral septal neurons in response to medial amygdala stimulation.
The relationship between average firing rate and recruitment threshold was examined using linear regression analyses.
Another possibility is that ATR decreases the firing rate of striatal and/or SN neurons, decreasing DA release.
The spontaneous firing rate in adults from Purkinje neurons decreased approximately 20 percent, which researchers said indicates potential motor impairment.
Nearly 80 percent of individual neurons discharged different numbers of electrical pulses during the two tasks, an encouraging sign that the change of attention altered their firing rates. Moreover, two-thirds of all neuron pairs displayed synchronized activity during one or both tasks.
Before surgery, a specific set of cells in each cat's visual cortex displayed comparable firing rates and moderately synchronous activity during this test.
They measured the firing rates of motion-sensitive neurons in the insects' brains while pictures of black, white, and gray stripes moved by the bugs.