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A room designed, constructed, and provided with control systems to prevent...

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The conversion of a chemical with a given molecular formula to another...

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A system in which the controlling external temperature is kept constant.

A plot of specific locations (in the three spatial coordinates: x, y, z)...

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A system condition in which the temperature remains constant. This implies...

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A management system that develops, maintains, monitors, and manages...

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A chemical name derived from a formal system of nomenclature employing a...

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A release of vapor or aerosol at sufficient pressure that the momentum of...

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A fire type resulting from the discharge of liquid, vapor, or gas into free...

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A procedure that systematically identifies: 1) job steps, 2) specific...

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the analysis phase of the instructional systems design (ISD) model consists...

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Non-departmental public body and statutory expert standing advisory...

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Equipment failure rate data derived from expert opinion or assessment.

A jump that takes place only when the instruction that specifies it is...

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In the execution of a computer program, a departure from the implied or...

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A quality system using lessons learned.

Chemical method for measuring particulate moisture content based on a...

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An approximation method that allows the analyst to estimate fault tree Top...

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Data associated with the conversion rate of a reaction such as the...

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Field experiments at the Nevada Test Site involved ground-level area source...

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A vessel used to separate liquids from vapors.

Knowledge is related to information, which is often associated with policies...

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Knowledge is related to information, which is often associated with policies...

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Performance that requires personnel to consciously select and execute...

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Where the demand is equally likely to occur at any time, the main concern is...

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The deflagration index of a dust cloud. It is a dust-specific measure of the...

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A flood resulting from an overflow of a lake or pond.

One or more Networks of contacts, coils, graphically represented functions,...

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Outcome-oriented metrics, such as incident rates, downtime, quality defects...

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A retrospective set of metrics based on incidents that meet an established...

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A model in which the individual trajectories of thousands of particles are...

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See Burning Velocity

The control of developments around hazardous installations based upon...

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A programming language using function block diagrams for representing the...

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A programming language based upon graphical representation.

A Textual programming language using Instructions for representing the...

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