overdesign


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overdesign

As applied to structural design, a design based on requirements higher than service demands, usually as a means of compensating for unknown and/or anticipated deficiencies.
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We are developing up to seven midscale liquefaction Trains adjacent to the CCL Project ('Corpus Christi Stage 3'), each with an expected nominal production capacity, which is prior to adjusting for planned maintenance, production reliability, potential overdesign, and debottlenecking opportunities, of approximately 1.4 mtpa of LNG.
The solution vectors are combined, and overdesigned vectors are eliminated, making it possible to achieve the optimum solution vector over all safety goals.
This overdesign requirement would increase vehicle size/weight for some variants.
It is hoped that further experimental work will help to narrow the gap in our current understanding in order to build safe pipelines without expensive overdesign.
Using a conservative approach for engineering design does not guarantee safety, can lead to overdesign of components and structures, and removes meaning from the term factor of safety by introducing intentionally arbitrary inputs.
These deviations usually cause an overdesign of the building structures, which ACCIONA Infrastructure is striving to avoid.
As the MPE filters are specifically designed to suit the pulse performance requirements of MIL-STD-188-125, there is no unnecessary overdesign for insertion loss performance.
Minimum conduit sizes: This suggestion always sparks cries of "overdesign." The argument is "why install conduit as a minimum when 1/2" is just as good in most cases?" Agreed.
If we easily recall incidents of damage to expensive components during disassembly, we tend to overdesign in order to prevent that damage.
Most developers are not trained to direct Architects and Engineers and as a result will generally accept whatever is presented and generally that translates into overdesign and higher construction costs.
Talus addresses this with a comprehensive multi-mode multi-corner (MMMC) post-route optimization engine that optimizes across all active corners and still ensures that all timing, leakage and limit requirements are met without using punitive margins and overdesign. This technology was enhanced in the latest Talus release based on the collaborative work with NetLogic Microsystems to meet their very aggressive requirements on the number of sign-off scenarios.
Three key factors: 1) overdesign, 2) lack of technical expertise at the overseeing transit agency, and 3) external factors like political interference and rising material costs.