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device

1. a machine or tool used for a specific task; contrivance
2. any ornamental pattern or picture, as in embroidery
3. computer hardware that is designed for a specific function
4. a particular pattern of words, figures of speech, etc., used in literature to produce an effect on the reader

device

[di′vīs]
(computer science)
A general-purpose term used, often indiscriminately, to refer to a computer component or the computer itself.
(electronics)
An electronic element that cannot be divided without destroying its stated function; commonly applied to active elements such as transistors and transducers.
(engineering)
A mechanism, tool, or other piece of equipment designed for specific uses.

device

In an electric system, a component that is intended to carry, but not consume, electric energy, e.g., a switch.

device

device

(1) Hardware. The term refers to any electronic or electromechanical machine or component from a transistor to a disk drive to a smartphone. A device always refers to hardware, never to software. However, a "device driver" refers to software written to activate (to drive) a specific hardware device (see driver).

A User or Client Device
In general conversation, "the user's device" refers to the hardware operated by a person and may refer to a smartphone, tablet, iPod, laptop or desktop computer, but not to devices in a network (see network device).

(2) In semiconductor design, a device is an active component, such as a transistor or diode, in contrast to a passive component, such as a resistor or capacitor.
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Pressure relief devices need to have sufficient mass flow carrying capability (capacity) to limit the pressure rise in a protected component to prevent its catastrophic failure.
The installed pressure relief device for a given pressure vessel needs to have at least the capacity as determined from Equation 1.
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Elfab says each Buckling Pin is uniquely designed and manufactured under the highest quality standards to meet customer's individual applications and unlike other forms of pressure relief devices, the critical component (the pin) is located externally and isolated from the process.
EssMed, based in Molnlycke, Sweden, is a market leader in sales of equipment to private and public sector ophthalmology departments, but also sells surgery microscopes and pressure relief devices. The company has annual sales of SEK60m in Sweden and Finland.
(Oseco) (+1 918 258 5626) a leading manufacturer of pressure relief devices, is maximizing customer service in Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa with the appointment of Serge Becker as Sales Manager.
Pressure relief devices; ASME and API code simplified.
recently announced it has entered into an agreement with the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop new standards for hydrogen gas dispensing systems and pressure relief devices for use on hydrogen fuel containers.
The valves are often used as vacuum breakers or pressure relief devices. Sizes from 1/8 NPT to 20-inch flanged connections with pressure ratings from full vacuums to 10,000 psi.
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