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*  Metastability in electronics - Wikipedia
Synchronous circuit design techniques make digital circuits that are resistant to the failure modes that can be caused by ... typically these circuits simply shift the occurrence of metastability from one place to another. Chips using multiple clock ... it persists as a failure mode in equipment. Serious computer and digital hardware bugs caused by metastability have a ... protection against metastable events causing systems failures need only be provided when transferring data between different ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metastability_in_electronics
*  2007 Technical Papers
What modes of failure are most common? What types of inspection equipment are most suitable? This paper reviews the different ... The first generation simply sought to capture and provide historical operating data to aid diagnostics and improve equipment ... types of inspection technologies available to assess the condition of ammonia refrigeration equipment and highlights the merits ... Energy awareness at the executive level typically translates into issuing unfunded mandates to cut energy use by five or ten ...
  http://www.iiar.org/IIAR/WCM/IIAR_Publications/IIAR_Technical_Papers/2007_Technical_Papers.aspx
*  Skype for Asterisk Admin Manual | Port (Computer Networking) | Telephony
failure of connected equipment or programs. even if Digium has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Digium. To the ... VoIP Voice over IP Technology used for transmitting voice traffic over a data network using the Internet Protocol. V.600 and ... T. TDM time division multiplexer A device that supports simultaneous transmission of multiple data streams into a single ... Page 63 . typically by a far end network element. and TDM separates signals by interleaving bits one after the other. or ...
  https://www.scribd.com/doc/44297580/Skype-for-Asterisk-Admin-Manual
*  Medium Attachment Unit - Wikipedia
Two modes of operation: Normal mode: The MAU functions as a direct connection between the baseband medium and the DTE. Data ... It removes equipment from the network whenever it continuously transmits for periods significantly longer than required for a ... On original 10BASE5 (Thick) Ethernet, the MAU was typically clamped to the Ethernet cable. With later standards it was ... The signal quality error test detects silent failures in the circuitry. Link integrity functions detects breaks in the wire ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medium_Attachment_Unit
*  National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0) (nsf18518) | NSF - National Science Foundation
... safe failure and recovery modes, and self-diagnosis and self-repair.. For the purposes of this program, customizability means ... 5. Data Management Plan. All proposals must include a supplementary document of no more than two pages in length labeled "Data ... Multi-Use and Multi-User (MU2) Robotic Technologies:. DOE/EM is pursuing dual-purpose robotic technologies that can be used to ... Multiple review panels of experts in the field and additional ad hoc reviewers as needed will be assembled. The number and ...
  https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18518/nsf18518.htm?org=NSF
*  TimesTen - Wikipedia
TimesTen is an in-memory database management technology that provides very fast data access time. It assumes all data will ... The data for each active TimesTen database is stored in a shared memory segment, allowing multiple TimesTen databases to be ... times and very high throughput at the cost of the potential for some small amount of data loss in the event of a system failure ... TimesTen runs on most major Unix/Linux platforms and on various Windows platforms, in both 32-bit and 64-bit modes. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TimesTen
*  Search Results - - 93 Results - Digital Library
The test specimens were carefully monitored to address multiple failure modes: buckling of the top chord, buckling of the truss ... Utilizing LED technology in lighted switches has challenges that can adversely affect lighting quality. Incomplete data exists ... The cost of equipment is also high in almost all the techniques used so far. This thesis deals with the synthesis of cubic ... Reliability of the entire system is typically not assessed, so in a worst-case scenario the system reliability may be less than ...
  https://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/partners/UNT/browse/?start=72&fq=str_degree_department%3ADepartment+of+Engineering+Technology&fq=untl_collection%3AUNTETD
*  Uninterruptible power supply - Wikipedia
A UPS is typically used to protect hardware such as computers, data centers, telecommunication equipment or other electrical ... Battery strings wired in series-parallel can develop unusual failure modes due to interactions between the multiple parallel ... The basic technology of the online UPS is the same as in a standby or line-interactive UPS. However it typically costs much ... "The Data Center Journal.. [dead link]. *^ BTECH Inc, BTECH's Focus - Predicting Battery Failure and Installation Manual, page ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uninterruptible_Power_Supply
*  Medical ultrasound - Wikipedia
Older technology transducers focused their beam with physical lenses. Newer technology transducers use phased array techniques ... The received data is processed and used to construct the image. The image is then a 2D representation of the slice into the ... Several modes of ultrasound are used in medical imaging. These are: A-mode: A-mode (amplitude mode) is the simplest type of ... It is currently illegal and a punishable crime in India to determine or disclose the sex of a fetus using ultrasound equipment ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_ultrasound
*  Federal Register :: Factors To Consider When Reviewing an Applicant's Proposed Human Factors Methods of...
The data collected in these analysis and assessments are typically used to support final verification in the flight deck, using ... The applicant may not be able to show certain failures or combinations of failures for a variety of technical or safety reasons ... based technology, but the FAA plans to update it to cover other display technologies [for example, liquid crystal displays (LCD ... The effects of multiple cycles per crew per day or long duration flights may need to be factored into MOCs. ...
  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2001/05/16/01-12275/factors-to-consider-when-reviewing-an-applicants-proposed-human-factors-methods-of-compliance-for
*  Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology. This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling ... Changing out either the BAS or the MEP equipment is typically not an effective solution. The best outcomes are when the BAS and ... This approach often negates many of the designer's energy-saving sequences, or worse yet, leads to early equipment failure. The ... Manuelita David: In the past few years in California, school campuses have been divided to consist of multiple schools-"small ...
  https://www.csemag.com/single-article/learning-curve.html
*  Ejection Seats
The use of multiple recovery modes permits the functions and timing of the recovery subsystem to be selected for each mode ... improved life support equipment, and electronic controls technologies offers the opportunity to provide US aircrews an ... Typically, the seat consists of a padded bucket, back, and headrest. The seat is mounted on rails which guide the seat on its ... After the system had been in use for some time, failure of the F-4 forward canopy to jettison at high speeds indicated a need ...
  https://fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ac/equip/eject.htm
*  Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Connections Market by Technology Wired, Wireless - 2023 | MarketsandMarkets
165 Pages Report] Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Connections Marke trends & forecasts report categorized global market by Technology ... 2.1 Research Data 2.1.1 Secondary and Primary Research. 2.1.1.1 Key Industry Insights. 2.1.2 Secondary Data. 2.1.2.1 Key Data ... M2M technology has proved very useful in all modes of transport, namely, aviation, railways, roadways, and maritime transport. ... Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) *Original design manufacturers (ODM) and OEM technology solution providers * ...
  https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/machine-to-machine-market-732.html
*  Digital prototyping - Wikipedia
Companies can also perform simulations in early stages of the product development cycle, so they avoid failure modes during ... These data management tools connect all workgroups to critical Digital Prototyping data. Companies increasingly use Digital ... Instead of needing to build multiple physical prototypes and then testing them to see if they'll work, companies can conduct ... They can check for interferences to detect potential issues such as space constraints and equipment collisions. Customers are ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_prototyping
*  JoVE | Peer Reviewed Scientific Video Journal - Methods and Protocols
Despite multiple revisions of an IV insulin paper protocol, analysis of data from usage of the paper protocol at WMC shows that ... With advances in technology, the use of mechanical circulatory support devices for end stage heart failure has rapidly ... Nerve excitability equipment is readily commercially available, and a portable system has been devised so that patients can be ... Furthermore, the hardware and software is also available to measure adherence to other modes of training, such as the treadmill ...
  https://www.jove.com/visualize/abstract/25115557/acute-respiratory-failure-critically-ill-patients-with-interstitial
*  Cloud computing - Wikipedia
... rather than multiple deployment modes (public, private, legacy). The issues of transferring large amounts of data to the cloud ... Since this technology's systems rely on the internet, an individual cannot be able to access their applications, server or data ... Mainframe computer-Powerful computers used mainly by large organizations for critical applications, typically bulk data ... Physical control of the computer equipment (private cloud) is more secure than having the equipment off site and under someone ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing
*  US7177776B2 - System and method for developing and processing building system control solutions - Google Patents
A test tool enables the testing of multiple variable air volume (VAV) boxes from a single location in a building environmental ... This enables multiple VAV boxes to be tested at approximately the same time without the failure of one VAV box terminating ... These local controllers provide operational data to an overall system controller. The overall system controller is typically a ... data acquisition, and other multi-equipment applications. The modular building controller provides on-board control of I/O ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US7177776?oq=6246862
*  RAMP Simulation Software for Modelling Reliability, Availability and Maintainability - Wikipedia
... standby equipment unavailable in the event of failure of duty equipment. Thus a problem may not be apparent until a failure of ... a motor failure may have a very high criticality for a group that contains failure modes for one pump, but a very low ... Typically, it represents a combination of the time taken for the repair team to reach the site of failure, time to isolate the ... Time units are expressed in the following input data: Element failure probability distributions. Element repair probability ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAMP_Simulation_Software_for_Modelling_Reliability,_Availability_and_Maintainability
*  Synchronous optical networking - Wikipedia
In four-fiber ring, either single node failures, or multiple line failures can be supported, since a failure or maintenance ... This interleaving permits a very low latency for the encapsulated data. Data passing through equipment can be delayed by at ... According to ITU-T G.7712, there are three modes used for management:IP-only stack, using PPP as data-link OSI-only stack, ... Typically, a network element uses the highest quality stratum available to it, which can be determined by monitoring the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synchronous_optical_networking
*  Die casting - Wikipedia
The main failure mode for die casting dies is wear or erosion. Other failure modes are heat checking and thermal fatigue. Heat ... The casting equipment and the metal dies represent large capital costs and this tends to limit the process to high-volume ... The dies are then opened and the shot (shots are different from castings because there can be multiple cavities in a die, ... Advantages of die casting: Excellent dimensional accuracy (dependent on casting material, but typically 0.1 mm for the first ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Die_casting
*  Space tether - Wikipedia
This is the use of a (typically) non-conductive tether to connect multiple spacecraft. A proposed 2011 experiment to study the ... The vibration modes that may be a problem include skipping rope, transverse, longitudinal, and pendulum. Tethers are nearly ... Mechanical tether-handling equipment is often surprisingly heavy, with complex controls to damp vibrations. The one ton climber ... An electrodynamic tether was profiled in the documentary film Orphans of Apollo as technology that was to be used to keep the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_tether
*  Systems engineering - Wikipedia
Reliability engineering is always a critical component of safety engineering, as in failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) ... Typically, a collection of separate models is needed to provide all of these outcome variables. The heart of any mathematical ... ISBN 0-07-048188-1. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "The SE VEE". SEOR, George Mason University. Archived from ... Common graphical representations include: Functional flow block diagram (FFBD) Model-based design Data Flow Diagram (DFD) N2 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_engineering
*  Development of Inspection Robots for Bridge Cables
... technology, and medicine. The journal is divided into 81 subject areas. ... and the Noranda Technology Centre jointly developed Magnograph II, computer controlled wire rope testing equipment [34] (see ... The data communication subsystem transfers sensor data from a remote field-monitoring site to a data repository site and ... These devices are typically applied in mine hoist ropes, on offshore platforms, cableways, cranes, lifts, and bridge cables [41 ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2013/967508/
*  HTS Systems: impact of reliability on downtime and drug discovery.
What contributes to system failure? The introduction of a new assay readout/technology was rated as having the greatest ... Instruments are typically designed for laboratory use, not 24/7 operation, and failures should be expected. Within Sprintâ„¢6 ... Data points excluded It is therefore not surprising to learn that respondents excluded a mean of 9% of all data points ... and providing poor support to manage common failure modes. RTS Life Science (www.rts-group.com) has developed the new Sprintâ„¢6 ...
  http://www.ddw-online.com/screening/p142792-hts-systems%3A-impact-of-reliability-on-downtime-and-drug-discovery--winter-10.html