parallel system

parallel system

a means of improving the RELIABILITY of a product or machine by incorporating two or more components in the product or machine to operate in parallel, so that if one of the components fails, the product or machine will still continue to operate. Parallel systems are incorporated within products such as aircraft, where the importance of safety considerations warrants the extra cost of additional components.
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By placing it firmly with the existing framework, it is intended that ADR processes be seen and recognised as part of the system as opposed to a parallel system.
A parallel system of justice prevails in the northwest of the country known as the Jirga system, which the locals consider to be in line with the Sharia law.
IV and the Bank for International Settlements is once again rewriting the rules that govern the banks capital to mitigate their exposures to different types of risks, and while oversight authorities focus on specific models to measure Counterparty Credit Risk Exposures, there is an age-old parallel system of transferring money and performing other monetary transactions that are completely out of the officially governed oversight radar, scope and view.
For the two-component parallel system which is shown in Figure 6, suppose that the performance function of the component failure mode is
The transit is the most important, if the parallel system does not work, we will be unable to transport electricity generated by Toktogul hydropower plant to northern parts of Kyrgyzstan even if we have water," Minister Sariyev said.
Yemeni law guarantees free education for Yemeni students, but I'm forced to enroll in a parallel system due to the low number of students admitted in the regular system," Al-Odini said.
He said, 'It can be a parallel system for which a separate regulatory set up can be created.
The BBC quoted Karzai as saying that the Provincial Reconstruction Teams were like a parallel system of government, and they would have to go.
HARYANA'S Khaps -- which have been protesting judicial and police intervention in their parallel system of justice -- have now turned to politicians for support.
Even outside the old Confederacy, vigilantism, supported by local press and protected by community silence, created a parallel system through which Americans sought a form of justice they did not trust their courts to provide.

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