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cycle

noun age, alternation, circle, circuit, consecution, course, eon, epoch, era, flow, period, recurrence, recurring period, regular return, regglarity of recurrence, repetitiveness, revolution, rotation, round, sequence, succession
See also: annum, frequency, life, sequence, succession
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Robust paper handling, advanced image processing and a high daily duty cycle all add up to the perfect departmental scanning solution for document management, content management, and forms processing applications.
If the entered speed and feedback speed are different then error is calculated and the duty cycle is varied as per the error.
S3 -- Intermittent periodic duty type without starting: A sequence of similar duty cycles at constant load separated by no-load--zero spindle speed--conditions.
The two duty cycle groups had lane deviation measurements that differed by 1/10[sup.
Using Proportional Control Algorithm an error signal is computed to adjust the PWM controller duty cycle.
Providing an output of 280 amps/31 volts at 35% duty cycle or 250 amps/30 volts at 60% duty cycle, the CST 280 weighs less and costs approximately the same price as competitive units.
Magnets are insulated coils that when run at too high of a duty cycle can become hot, deteriorating the insulation and causing a short.
Both Quantum's SDLT 320 drives and LTO Ultrium 2 drives--like HP's StorageWorks Ultrium 460--are rated at 250,000 hours MTBF at a 100% duty cycle.
It is powered by a 266 MHz processor and features standard 32 MB of memory, print speed of 40 pages per minute, nine-second first-page-out time, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution and a duty cycle of 200,000 pages per month.
Featuring an unlimited duty cycle rating, these sensors can be pressure-washed and have no moving parts.
Semtech's proprietary digital low-pass filter samples the PWM dimming signal to extract the duty cycle information and maps this into the current setting DACs.