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isolated system

[′ī·sə‚lād·əd ′sis·təm]
(engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Either processes are controlled via multiple individual solutions, which means that process changes to an isolated system can trigger a whole cascade of follow-up measures and interface problems.
Branded as the tech city of the future, it is vital that NEOM has connectivity with the rest of the country as it cannot operate as an isolated system on its own."
In the isolated system, an MR damper has been installed between the ground and the base isolation system.
Marketers absolutely need a tool to manage this function, but it doesn't need to be an isolated system. Indeed, for some professional services firms, the CRM functions are included in a platform that is used across the client service lifecycle, capturing website visit metrics, tracking the experience and expertise of attorneys, generating content for portals and collaborative communications tools, and exposing attrition risk and client feedback results to partners.
If there is an isolated system, small, with data that isn't really shared, and making the needed changes would be messy, time-consuming, and awkward for the organization, then forcing developers into dancing the GROUP BY jitterbug may be a necessary evil.
The researchers demonstrated transmission of encryption keys and passwords from a distance of zero to eight meters, with bit rate of up to 900 bits per hour from a highly secured, isolated system.
"It is worth mentioning that the billing rate of households per kilowatt hour is the same average price per kWh among the 28 member countries of the European Union, despite the fact that EAC's operates a small isolated system, fully dependent on imported fuels," the utility said.
He questions determinism, equilibrium, the isolated system, and reversibility while arguing that nature must transcend human representations of it if it is to remain real and resistant to mechanistic understanding by humans.
The corresponding relative displacements of the isolated system and superstructure, measured on both sides of the base frame (see location of sensors W4 and W6 in Figure 5(a)), proved a practical symmetry of the motion (Figure 7).
In other words, matter may change form, but it can neither be created nor destroyed in an isolated system. For example, if an incompressible fluid flows in laminar fashion at a constant flow through a tube, the law of continuity applies.
The second law states that the entropy of an isolated system never decreases.
Equations (13), (19), (28), and (29) make up the complete formulation of the isolated system. The computational procedure is shown in Figure 1.