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set-point

 [set´point]
the target value of the controlled variable that is maintained by an automatic control system, e.g., the point at which body temperature is controlled by the hypothalamic thermostat. Written also set point.
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In the AOM, each Agent determines the "total rate of operating cost" of the HVAC equipment it is responsible for over the entire range of possible set-point values.
With P or PD controller, at steady-state operating conditions the corrective term [DELTA]y at the input of feed-back control system that compensates deviation of process output from the set-point satisfies the condition
* Wait one week and then increase the set-point by 0.1 [degrees]C on all the chillers again.
Viral load set-point increased by a mean of 0.013 log10 copies/ml.
Previously it was thought that these factors could have short-term impacts on happiness, but that happiness would eventually resettle to its set-point.
The initial and expected final state which requires the output equal to set-point (R) without overshoot (slope equals to zero) are
A well-designed system incorporates easy-to-read displays and capabilities for remote or local set-point control.
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Real-time flow rate and totalization display, local or remote set-point via 2 alarm set-points, and a fully-functional remote PC interface for multi-unit communication via RS 232/485 are standard.
Had the British number two taken a set-point chance in the first set tie-break, it could well have gone to a third-set tie-break.