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Definition of the noun Overdesign

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  1. Designing too specifically or to too great an extent.

Definition of the verb Overdesign

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verb - inflections: overdesigned | overdesigning | overdesigns

  1. [ambitransitive] To design too specifically or to too great an extent, as by including unnecessary features.

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Google previewConcrete Construction Engineering Handbook (2008)

by Edward G. Nawy

Overdesign is an increase in the average strength requirement to account for the fact that not all cylinders will test at exactly the design strength level. Some will be higher and some will probably be lower. The overdesign factor is a method of ...

Google previewSubsurface Flow and Transport (2005)

A Stochastic Approach by Gedeon Dagan, Shlomo P. Neuman

Overdesign is a tool used to overcome uncertainty, and is a form of potentially costly insurance. In aquifer management, uncertainty breeds risk, and risk mitigation breeds overdesign. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS W The author would like to thank ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

Volume 61 - Vacuum System Design to Velocity: Terminal in Setting: Estimation by John J. McKetta Jr

It is necessary to apply overdesign or safety factors in order to ensure reliability. Pump capacity gradually decreases as a result of wear. Minor surges in air leakage resulting from cracked sight glasses, improperly seated access ports, etc ., can ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Optimization (2001)

One common approach is to use overdesign where, once the economic steady state design is determined, surge tanks are added or equipment sizes are increased in order to handle any dynamic problems which may arise. This overdesign is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (2012)

by Avram Bar-Cohen

A disadvantage to choosing an overly large confidence interval is that costly overdesign of a product could take place. Therefore it will be necessary to describe the probability for the confidence interval as well. In other words, the goal will be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition, Volumes One and Two (2006)

by James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler

Overdesign by a very conceivable factor of two can be very expensive in unneeded equipment. Underdesign can mean years of delay or operation under variance or with penalty payments. Some progress has been made in applying classical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje, Consulting Editor

Second, the overdesign of functionally simple tools is apparent. Functiondriven design ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (1988)

by Malcolm Slesser

Such conditions produce extreme forces on mechanical structures so that considerable and costly overdesign is required. A great variety of devices have been 292 wax constructed or proposed to absorb this mechanical energy.

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

Overdesign is wasteful and costly; underdesign can be hazardous and result in discomfort. Architects and builders are often guilty of placing structures suitable for one climate in a very different one; eg, California-style homes in Edmonton.

Google previewDictionary, building and civil engineering (1995)

by Uli Gelbrich, Georg Reinwaldt

Überstromschutz m overdecorated überladen, übermäßig verziert overdesign/to überdimensionieren overdesigned überdimensioniert, ...

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