primary variable

primary variable

A term used in clinical trials for the outcome variable specified in the study protocol that is of greatest importance to the trial’s primary objective, and usually the one used in the sample size calculation.
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Additionally, the use of primary variable chillers eliminated pumps, further simplifying the system and reducing maintenance.
The common assumptions made in this approach are 1) for weather-dependent loads, the outdoor air temperature is the only primary variable, and 2) for non-weather-dependent loads such as industrial processes, the load is assumed to be the same in the pre-and post-upgrade scenarios.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of existing two water cooled 300-ton chillers; conversion of existing primary-secondary chilled water loop to one integrated primary variable flow loop; replacement of existing chilled water pumps; replacement of two existing cooling towers soft starts withvariable frequency drives; replacement of existing condenser water pumps; replacement of air handler units AHU-B1, AHU-B2 and AHU-C1; upgrade and integrate existing Building Automation System.
Caterpillar recently launched a 24/7 equipment operator monitoring service to provide customers the power to see, mitigate and manage the primary variable impacting their operations--the human factor.
The primary variable of interest was mechanism of injury.
Considering the advancement in technology that allowed for more efficient exploration and development of natural gas, especially in deepwater frontiers, and the high cost of utilising such technologies, the pricing scheme governing the trade of natural gas has become the primary variable relevant to the investor's Internal Rate of Recovery (IRR).
Thus, domestic demand recovery/ sustenance will be the primary variable that will govern the automobile industry's revenue growth and profitability prospects over the short term.
This indicates that cognitive activity was the primary variable driving the association because physical activity was measured as a current function and cognitive activity was assessed as a lifelong engagement.
0 Asthma Module, the primary variable in the Ravens et al.
35% energy savings compared to a conventional building: a rooftop solar energy solution with a capacity of around 55 kWh of energy, use of LED streetlights, T5 and LED lighting, natural light harvesting, screw compressor based water chillers with COP (coefficient of performance) of 6, and primary variable pumping coupled with heat recovery wheel;
The only notable difference in the operation of the wired and wireless instruments has been the fact that while the wired transmitters provide updates once per second, the wireless transmitters can be configured to update the primary variable less frequently.
This paper examines possible moderators, using fidelity as the primary variable of interest, of the effects of an early mathematics curriculum used in a scale-up study across three states.