service factor

service factor

[′sər·vəs ‚fak·tər]
(engineering)
For a chemical or a petroleum processing plant or its equipment, the measure of the continuity of an operation, computed by dividing the time on-stream (actual running time) by the total elapsed time.
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"Although the historic carriage factor and the viewing pattern factor weigh against granting a market modification in this instance, we find that the combination of the local service factor, the other local stations factor and, particularly, the access to in-state stations factor outweigh those two factors in this case," the FCC ruled.
Because specific improvement of the human service factor is likely to increase the market competitiveness of service providers, professional and systematic management of human service is necessary.
Several power plants were operating at less than 50% service factor on diesel, which was a very expensive fuel as compared to LNG, which is comparatively cheaper.
Saif Power, Halmore, Sapphire and Orient power plants were operating at less than 50pc service factor on diesel which is an expensive fuel compared to LNG.
Associate friendliness was the highest-rated service factor, at 4.3, followed by associate helpfulness/knowledge and checkout speed/efficiency, each with a 4.2 rating.
Satisfaction ratings based on a five-point system The strongest core experience factors are: Quality/freshness of food and groceries (4.45) Cleanliness of the store (4.40) Associate friendliness, highest-rated service factor (4.34) Associate helpfulness/knowledge (4.24) Checkout speed/efficiency (4.23) Associate availability (4.19) Value for money was the lowestrated core experience factor at 4.18.
In this paper, customer satisfaction maximization is the goal, considering the conditions of business costs are limited and then establishing service factor optimization model:
(NEMA) Class F motor insulation and 1.15 service factor allow for higher service loading.
Stock motors are rated Class B rise, at 1.0 service factor and Class F rise at 1.15 service factor, with full Class F or better-insulating materials.
Once QTA will complete classifying the hotels, it will be the service factor that will make more of a difference.
NIS, also known as Nass Mechanical Contracting Co, recently shipped to RIL 36-inch-diameter, 70 mm wall thickness pipe spools of carbon steel and alloy steel with pressure of 273 bar and temperature of 425 deg C service factor under a $10 million contract.
In order to address those constraints, we introduced a structured program that provides feedback from our internal operations departments to our freight forwarders about their performance, and links a quantifiable "service factor" to the transportation provider who is assigned an order.

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