control system


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control system

n.
A mechanical, optical, or electronic system that is used to maintain a desired output.
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Noun1.control system - a system for controlling the operation of another system
closed loop, closed-loop system - a control system with a feedback loop that is active
servo, servomechanism, servosystem - control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Should one be prepared to make a more sizable investment, a mixing control system is currently available with "adaptive" features.
It takes advantage of the fact that the control system knows the entire process and can do a better job than individual discrete controllers or traditional multizone controllers that aren't coordinated.
An aircraft can be designed with an electronic flight control system that gives the pilot a positive, stable, handling-qualities feel while the aircraft is unstable (Baer & Landy, 1987).
The first retrofit with the control system at Mercury Castings was made in 1993 when a shot controller, integrated with a new HPM shotend, was installed on a 2500-ton diecasting system.
To ensure ESC sets the pace with technology, we have adopted strategic goals that include achieving acquisition cycles of eighteen months or less from program start to first item delivery; developing systems that are fully interoperable using the Defense Information Infrastructure common operating environment; and reducing the cost of command and control system acquisition.
A good key control system should eliminate this problem entirely.
Neither the old nor the new standards require documentation of the quality control system; however, the new standards require (as did an interpretation of the old standard) documentation of the monitoring of compliance with the quality control system.
The Global Automotive Engine Electronic Control System Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global automotive engine electronic control system industry.
When a control system approaches obsolescence, maintenance and support costs rise at a rapid rate.
Featuring new control system for electric injection machines, based on new Simotion motion controller, which has integrated logic and temperature/pressure-control functions.
Although the latter three senior committees were represented, the quality control system described in SQCS no.
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