reserve capacity


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reserve capacity

Etymology: L, reservare, to save; Gk, aer
the volume of air that can be exhaled with maximum effort after completion of a normal expiration. Also called reserve air, supplemental air.

reserve capacity

(1) Expiratory reserve volume, see there.
(2) Inspiratory reserve volume, see there.
(3) Residual volume, see there.
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The energy picture has worsened since the summer when contingency measures were first set out meaning that the amount of reserve capacity it was putting in place was greater than had earlier been planned.
European Union policy for example focuses on the adequacy (amount) of member states' reserve capacity, rather than their responsiveness.
Bandanna has acquired 6Mtpa of reserve capacity rights from third party WICET founding members of the Feasibility Funding Facility Agreement (FFFA).
Equipped with 16-cylinder Cummins diesel engine, the 4200 SM is ideal for a wide range of applications as its rated horsepower of 1,624 offers tremendous reserve capacity.
Now that the economies of the world have begun to return to normal growth, there's concern that oil demand--which increased by more than 2 million barrels a day in 2010--may again outstrip the reserve capacity for production.
Vakili added that the new layer has an in-place reserve capacity of 34 billion barrels.
After the exploration of new oil fields through recent years, the capacity of Iran's oil reserves had increased to 94 billion barrels but after the increased recycling capacity projects in Soroush and Norouz oil fields, the reserve capacity increased 15 and 4 billion barrels respectively in each mentioned oil fields.
To avoid damaging condensation from chilled ceilings or beams, it is imperative that there be reserve capacity (2) in the DOAS to accommodate such latent load uncertainties.
The Commission adds that this will bring the country closer to the current EU reserve capacity average of 14% of annual demand.
However if 20% reserve capacity were deemed necessary, the following economic impact would occur:
The project will increase the refinery's reserve capacity to 92 million liters, Gharawi noted.
Another problem is the tendency of wind farms to deliver "spiky" power to a distribution grid, which requires that the grid maintain reserve capacity ready to spin up to fill in the intermittent outages of wind power.

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