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forcing function

Any management device or tool used to limit user errors by prohibiting specific actions without prior use of necessary safety procedures. In nursing a device that stores and dispenses medications and that may prevent the withdrawal of those medications unless the patient's vital signs or allergy list is recorded by the nurse and found to meet specified criteria for safe use.
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The fundamental purpose, the fundamental good that Tesla provides is accelerating the advent of sustainable transport and energy production...The success of Tesla is, by far, the biggest forcing function for the other carmakers to get into into electric cars...It's very important for the future of the world.
Injects provided a forcing function for battalion and brigade staffs to be flexible and adapt to the current situation while concurrently working virtual missions.
GDPR is a good forcing function to spur them to dig into this problem before it gets worse.
Some people think this is just a set group of forces that are at a higher state of readiness, but it is actually an intellectual forcing function for us.
"In 2017, PitchBook global headcount grew by 20%, and nearly 50% in the New York office, which served as a forcing function to expand our office spaces globally.
The mass and stiffness matrices were developed by subjecting the cable to an arbitrary time-varying transverse forcing function. The modal vectors were orthogonal to both the mass and stiffness matrices for the rth mode, where r is any mode number.
and the forcing function is h(u) = [phi] (0) as given by (24).
(20) In the paper titled "Rapid Convergence for Telegraph Systems with Periodic Boundary Conditions," the generalized quasilinearization method was applied to a telegraph system with periodic boundary conditions where the forcing function satisfies some conditions.
While AI, indeed, can eliminate jobs, it becomes a forcing function to industry players and policy-makers to upgrade the skills of current and future employees.
This method finds the exact solutions of system (1) having boundary conditions (2) for the choice of selecting some part of or complete forcing function; otherwise, it produces numerical solutions in excellent agreement with exact solutions.
Caption: FIGURE 5: Simply supported plate at a couple of short edges with a gap and spring in series restrained motion: (a) front view; (b) forcing function; (c) gap and spring in series.
Asking right analytical questions serves as a forcing function for better system design and for ensuring that systems better meet business objectives," Prabhu advises.