overshoot


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overshoot

a momentary excessive response of an electrical or mechanical system

overshoot

[′ō·vər‚shüt]
(electromagnetism)
The reception of microwave signals where they were not intended, due to an unusual atmospheric condition that sets up variations in the index of refraction.
(engineering)
An initial transient response to a unidirectional change in input which exceeds the steady-state response.
The maximum amount by which this transient response exceeds the steady-state response.

overshoot

The projection of an upper story beyond the wall of the story below, commonly on the front of the house but sometimes on the sides as well; frequently called a jetty. Also see framed overhang and hewn overhang.

overshoot

i. To fly beyond, over, or past a specific place, spot, boundary, object, or the like. The aircraft overshot its sector.
ii. To fly beyond or to bring an airplane down beyond an airfield, runway, or designated mark or spot while attempting to land at that airfield or place.
iii. In armament work (i.e., strafing and rocketry), to shoot a projectile beyond the target.
iv. In air combat, to fly over another airplane when following through in an attack and land up ahead of the aircraft being followed.
v. In bombing, to fly beyond the target; hence, to drop a bomb on the far side of the target.
vi. To be “on the overshoot” means that portion of the flight that occurs after a missed approach, as in “go around.”
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Earth Overshoot Day comes just 80 days before world leaders meet in Copenhagen to tackle climate change issues.
The challenge is to find a way to reduce overshoot in boom times as well as lean years.
By using two different sets of parameters calculated around two different stationary states, it was possible to significantly reduce system response overshoot.
The overshoot values, on the other hand, do not exhibit a common monotonic change approaching the target value of 0.
Notice the slower rise and fall times that cause the reduced eye amplitude, the higher overshoot and undershoot, and the resulting additional jitter that causes reduced eye width.
Although the proclamation put out by the White House last Friday states that the level of overshoot was 5,204,000 kg, in an obvious error, it then purports to cut the EU quota by 5,402,000 kg.
Specifically, without regulation or controls, the market is able to run wild, overshoot, and wreak havoc.
So by the early 1970s, when scientists first began to discover their damaging effects upon the ozone layer, overshoot already had occurred in the form of gaping holes hovering silently over Antarctica.
Some models feature auto-tuning PID temperature control with feed-forward circuitry to provide fast response without overshoot.
The financial sector does not price risk properly, causing the economy to overshoot in both directions.
In addition, the parameters of overshoot and undershoot have been added to the list of parameters provided by the 65200S.