percentage differential relay

percentage differential relay

[pər′sen·tij ‚dif·ə′ren·chəl ′rē‚lā]
(electronics)
Differential relay which functions when the difference between two quantities of the same nature exceeds a fixed percentage of the smaller quantity. Also known as biased relay; ratio-balance relay; ratio-differential relay.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.