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Definition of the noun actuation

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noun - plural: actuations

  1. the act of propelling

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Google previewReports of patent, design, and trade mark cases (1908)

Ram actuation is an important element in the Claims, and it had advantages. This is borne out by Claims 2 and 3. The Patentees have deliberately chosen this instead of rotating shafts. [The LORD CHIEF JUSTICE—Suppose in the first Claim“ ...

Google previewFundamentals of Robot Technology (2012)

An Introduction to Industrial Robots, Teleoperators and Robot Vehicles by D.J. Todd

Electric actuation Electric actuation is the dominant method for industrial robots. Most electric robots use servomotors; these can be divided into DC servomotors, which power the majority of existing robots, and a second class sometimes called ...

Google previewbuddhism is not

by david pinto

Actuation is a means by which every collective can fund an individual who is demonstrating the qualities that might help improve the world and thereby release ...

Google previewAdvanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development (2009)

Diesel Engines by H Zhao

pneumatic actuation is a mature technology and very ...

Google previewAdaptive Structures and Technology, Ninth International Conference (1999)

by Nesbitt Hagood IV

However, a serious draw back of hydraulic actuation is the need for supply lines bringing high-pressure hydraulic fluid from a central pumping station, and returning the spent fluid back to the reservoir ( Figure 1).

Google previewPassion before Prudence (2014)

Commitment is the Mother of Meaning by Richard M. Gray

Actuation is a motivationalthrust, a directional trend. The goal towardwhichit strives is what Robert White calls “effectance.” Its means of attaining that goal is some form ofcompetence. Participation is also an innate,active, originalstriving.

Google previewEmbedded Systems: An Integrated Approach

by LyLa B. Das

them, before passing them on for digital actuation is a great boon, especially as it is all done in the same chip.

Google previewMems (2008)

by Mahalik N P

The controlled movement is called actuation, which is achieved through piezoelectric, hydraulic, electrostatic, magnetostrictive and thermal method. Passive systems are those which when interfaced with the active system constitute a full ...

Google previewMECHATRONICS (2006)


Actuation is the result of a direct physical action on process directly. In any physical process, there is motion or some sort of action .

Google previewCyclic and Collective (2009)

by Shawn Coyle

The cyclic channel actuation is a simple system, but only usable above VY and it cannot be used simultaneously with an airspeed hold. A simplified description of operation would be if the current altitude is less than the demanded or datum ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (2012)

by Avram Bar-Cohen

Of these, diaphragm pumps are most common and employ many different actuation mechanisms. They also incorporate some type of valving for flow rectification. 6.2.1. Diaphragm displacement pumps As shown schematically in Fig. 6.2(a) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Pneumatic actuation is generally the first choice in the dairy industry with either a diaphragm or a piston actuator. Spent air can be discharged directly to atmosphere and there are no sparking risks. Because air pressures are generally low (in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (2008)

by Dongqing Li

However, PDMS has several problems for electrokinetic actuation. One is that CE in a PDMS channel supports lower EOF than glass or quartz because there is little negative charge on the surface. A more serious problem is that PDMS is gas ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Varieties of English (2013)

by Raymond Hickey

actuation. In theoriesof language change, thetrigger which ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

Quick adjustment and accidental actuation are acceptable with functional application. Handwheels are not suitable for control tasks requiring tactile and visible feedback. The main operational characteristics of handwheels refer to the control ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia for Locksmiths (2004)

by Mick Friend

This was the cause of many noise complaints, systems now have to either shut down after an actuation and await a reset or disarm the affected alarm point. Alarm upgrade Application - Alarms- Vehicle- Buildings The addition or enhancement ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)

by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec

Scene constraint Actuation Image acquisition Image processing Visible and Thermal Images for Fruit Detection, Figure 1 Generic model of machine vision system. The model has four elements: scene constraint (where target object is located), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Optical Engineering: Pho-Z, pages 2049-3050 (2003)

by Ronald G. Driggers

PHOTONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS TECHNOLOGIES We review some of the key technologies developed for telecom optical componentry, including passive, actuation, and active technologies. We start with the description of passive ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Composite Materials (2006)

by Andreas Mortensen

General Considerations A major consideration is the compatibility between the sensing/actuation and the host materials. The stiffness ratio between these different materials is a significant parameter.

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