performance test


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performance test

A test to determine whether or not a given assembly, material, device, piece of equipment, or system meets its performance requirements.
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However, the mere existence of a performance test in the HMA is not a guarantee of protection for the Owner, and so the negotiation of a fair, effective and representative performance test in the HMA should be a key issue for an Owner at the outset of negotiation of the HMA.
Q Section 63.10898(a)(1) of the rule allows a facility to submit the results of a prior performance test for particulate matter or total metal HAP, if a written notification is provided no later than 60 days after the compliance date.
By announcing that Liverpool prison is to be performance tested, we are not trying to shame the prison into improving,or seeking to demoralise staff.
3, with an integrated performance test put off due to revelations of the scandal.
Although Dryel's packaging is far more fanciful, it didn't work any better than the Custom Cleaner Home Dry Cleaning Kit in a BE performance test. Dryel was used to clean a food stain from a blue rayon-and polyester-blend suit top.
After the date on which the initial performance test has been or is required to be completed, no HMIWI is allowed to discharge from a stack into the atmosphere any gases that exhibit greater than ten percent opacity, measured at six-minute block averages.(301)
A performance test presents a demanding task to a student, then asks the student to respond to the task in writing, orally, or by constructing some type of product - for example, composing a persuasive essay on a given topic.
In order to draw the information that corresponds to that from the multiple choice questions from subjects' inputs of numbers, the questions in the performance test were specially designed.
Psychometric tests (particularly the Oral Symbol Digit Test), performance tasks (i.e., Driver Performance Test [Weaver, 1989], and operation of a "Small Scale Vehicle" in an adapted parking lot) were found to be valid predictors of driving.
In addition, to be currently deductible, the specific cost must meet two other tests: the allevents test and the economic performance test. In general, under the first test, an amount can be deducted only when all the events determining the liability's existence have occurred and the liability amount can be determined with reasonable accuracy.
To improve the efficiency of power plants, and thereby reduce the amount of pollutants they emit, plant operators apply the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Performance Test Codes (PTC), published by its Council on Codes and Standards.
TEI acknowledges that the IRS does not share its view of continuing validity of lien-date or assessment-date accruals under the economic performance test. What particularly concerns us is the possibility that the IRS might seek to impose such a rule retroactively to July 18, 1984.

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