utilization factor


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utilization factor

[‚yüd·əl·ə′zā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(electricity)
In electric power distribution, the maximum demand of a system or part of a system divided by its rated capacity.

utilization factor

1. The maximum demand of a system (or part of a system) divided by its rated capacity.
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i] of utilization factor K , received during experiment, are presented.
3, the output power of Pakri wind farm was periodically limited by the Energy system dispatcher, and the corresponding power utilization factor was comparatevely low--15.
Flexible lean machines with high utilization factor and less work in process (WIP) helps to implement LM.
A common utilization factor was employed for all four machines in the system.
Utilization factors are based on typical warehouse averages (the utilization factor of 85% for double deep racks includes the effects of honeycombing).
The utilization factor - defined as a comparison of the minimum hoop stress (according to DIN 73 378, the German nylon automotive tubing specification) at 23 [degrees] C to the hoop stress at higher temperatures - supplies information on how much hoop stress can be utilized at higher temperatures.
1 GWh, with a capacity utilization factor (CUF) of 24.
A 95% utilization factor was applied to determine that a muller capability of 30.
The following parameters that are derived from the above relationship are presented below: -u = C/T is the processor utilization factor for a running task and must always be equal to or less then 1 -ch = C/D is the processor load factor and must always be equal to or less then 1: