stability factor

stability factor

[stə′bil·əd·ē ‚fak·tər]
(electronics)
A measure of a transistor amplifier's bias stability, equal to the rate of change of collector current with respect to reverse saturation current.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The stability factor is proposed to evaluate the dynamic topology of the satellite constellation in the case of the relative motion of satellites.
Cross-loading of items (e.g., of external control items on the Stability factor) was negligible.
In a radio interview, Zasypkin said that Syria's territorial integrity constitutes a stability factor to the entire region, pointing out that coordination between Russia and USA is important with regards to the situation in Syria.
The higher the stability factor, the more stable the system.
"The Prime Minister is not casted a no-confidence vote as a protection to his vital role that is considered a political stability factor as the explanatory memorandum of the constitution explained that the aim of such matter is ministerial stability and fulfilling achievements," he added.
"We can say without hesitation that Azerbaijan takes the first place in the post-Soviet area thanks to internal national civil unity and the strong public and political stability factor, which is based on the broader public support for the government's policy," Hasanov said.
Gold balances other investment portfolios and that is why we do not give a significant weight to it, but having an allocation balances any major swings and gives things a stability factor.
On the other hand, the technical fundaments of the national grid had come under stress over the past few years because of various reasons, including a declining ratio of hydropower generation that used to be a key stability factor. Instead, accessibility factor of the other renewables like wind, solar and bagasse - also had an impact on the system while the total base load portfolio witnessed a paradigm shift due to heavy induction of electronic equipments that changed harmonics of the entire system.
He also said that despite its small size, Cyprus has become a credible stability factor and a regional pillar of cooperation.
"When the former editor of The Economist Bill Emmott defines him as a stability factor against populist parties he gives voice to a prevailing sentiment in part of the European establishment.
Sensitivity Analysis of Seismic Stability Factor. The main factors affecting the seismic stability of the slope include the design parameters of the slope and the tunnel, physical and mechanical parameters of the rock mass of the slope, and horizontal and vertical seismic loads.

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