transient phenomena

transient phenomena

[′tranch·ənt fə‚näm·ə·nä]
(electricity)
Rapidly changing actions occurring in a circuit during the interval between closing of a switch and settling to a steady-state condition, or any other temporary actions occurring after some change in a circuit.
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The oscilloscope will be used to measure the transient phenomena of the ps class of high-speed laser diodes and semiconductor components.
Time-domain Transfer Path Analysis for Transient Phenomena Applied to Tip-in/Tip-out (Shock & Jerk)," SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-1545, 2012, doi:10.
People can automate their maps to record traffic problems, hazardous conditions, or other transient phenomena.
The goal of this research was to provide methodologies for avoiding these transient phenomena.
This is useful for examining transient phenomena and in the design of periodically controlled equipment.
With its 28-metre size mirror and height of a 20 storey building when pointing up, the new telescope will be able to slew twice as fast as the smaller telescopes to immediately respond to fast and transient phenomena such as gamma ray bursts anywhere in the sky.
Cataloged as PTF 10fqs, and visible as a yellow-orange star in the top-left corner of this image, it was first spotted by the Palomar Transient Facility, which scans the skies for sudden changes in brightness (or transient phenomena, to use astronomers' jargon).
Pan-STARRS, short for Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, scans the entire night sky for all kinds of transient phenomena, including supernovae.
Therefore, it may be expected that dynamical transient phenomena may be identified not only in rotating parts but also in vertical oscillations.
A telescope such as SALT frequently operates in a 'target-of-opportunity' mode, whereby observations are triggered by transient phenomena.
This work is of great importance in refining the accuracy of the historical record and helping us to understand the true nature of reported transient phenomena.
As it has a narrow field of view and other limitations, Spaceguard became involved in the DRAX project to install and operate a 24" Schmidt camera which will conduct a wide-field sky survey to detect NEOs and other transient phenomena.

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