program control


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program control

[′prō·grəm kən‚trōl]
(control systems)
A control system whose set point is automatically varied during definite time intervals in order to make the process variable vary in some prescribed manner.
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Air Force Financial Management's responsibility to program control chiefs is to define clearly the role for financial managers within a program office and to reinvigorate this critical functional area.
Program control with the advance organizer (PC/AO)--Although the lesson content in this treatment was the same as the learner-controlled treatments, this treatment condition was totally controlled by the program (as specified by the designer).

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