floating action

floating action

[′flōd·iŋ ‚ak·shən]
(engineering)
Controller action in which there is a predetermined relation between the deviation and the speed of a final control element; a neutral zone, in which no motion of the final control element occurs, is often used.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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