noise factor


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noise factor

[′nȯiz ‚fak·tər]
(electronics)
The ratio of the total noise power per unit bandwidth at the output of a system to the portion of the noise power that is due to the input termination, at the standard noise temperature of 290 K. Also known as noise figure.
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Where S/N ratio is used for measuring sensitivity to noise factors, n is number of experiments orthogonal array and yi the ith value measured.
Three important noise factors - clearance, misalignment and temperature, each with two levels, were selected for the Robustness study.
2] once the variance of the multiplicative noise factor, V[[[delta].
It should be noted that the N values in the calculation of S/N ratio is the 'Average Noise Factor (N)' calculated in table 4.
The noise factor is also a thing of the past with an advanced sound-dampening noise minimizer.
It's especially important to consider the noise factor when you're re-flooring an upstairs room.
Fortunately, the noise factor has gotten much louder around this message.
It will be a very hard match and the fans are relentless in their backing, so we have to be ready for that noise factor," said Gross, who looks back fondly on his spell with Llanelli.
The Scarlets also enjoyed a comfortable win in their opener on the road to Leeds Tykes and Gross said: "It will be a very hard match and the fans are relentless in their backing, so we have to be ready for that noise factor.
In trying to bring the A46 into his flawed arguments he should realise that when this bypass was opened in 1974 the noise factor was very small.
GenRe was concerned about the explosion if the case blew up and the noise factor affecting the hearing of the crowd," Lindsey said.