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fault

In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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Although the fundamental concepts of the various Intelligent Fault Diagnosis Systems are generally similar, but several variations of these approaches are used for diagnosing the faults in the various complex industrial systems.
Intermediate fault path could consist of a tree, the surface contact between the conductor and the ground or anything else that the conductor could rest on (Carpenter et al.
From that epicenter, the rupture spread along the fault to the southeast and the northwest, says Mary Lou Zoback, a geophysicist with the U.
This summer, scientists began using the borehole to pull up samples of rock from within the fault (see diagram, left).
If we had a ground fault on a transmission line, the older protection was not sensitive to detect the fault," said Elliott.
7-magnitude Northridge Earthquake, which caused heavy damage as far away as Santa Monica, illustrated that damage doesn't occur only near a fault, Hough said.
For instance, New York provides for several liability only for noneconomic loss such as pain and suffering it the defendant is less than 50% at fault.
Fault 3: When transporting the web in the splicing machine, the steel cord web may be stretched, resulting in bigger gaps between wires than desired.
Larry Sheffield, senior vice president of the Solutions Platform Group for NEC Solutions America believes that a Linux-based fault tolerant server solution is critical for organizations looking to maximize system uptime.
The "X" marks a fault that the TM identifies as "Not Fully Mission Capable (NMC)" The vehicle is in an inoperable condition until the fault is corrected.
On the other hand, short circuits are fault current paths normally between two adjacent coil turns.