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Criticality

A slightly incorrect term for extreme importance. For example, a supervisor may emphasize to an employee the criticality of performing well at an upcoming presentation to investors.
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Duane Mullen, Plutonium Finishing Plant engineer, turns the key to permanently shut off the facilityas criticality alarm system.
Additionally, time headway (THW) and time to collision (TTC) are used in most traffic simulation models and are easy to calculate from the above data, so that they are employed in identification of driver intentions and in criticality assessment as well.
On the whole, the first criticality programme of a power unit includes: delivery, the reactor assembly, attaining rated parameters, necessary criticality experiments, rendering the reactor critical, and running experiments to confirm design data of the fuel charge.
Although the selection of thresholds is arbitrary, if criticality conditions are met in close dates for more than one of the considered threshold values, then this is considered to be an indication of the validity of performed analysis.
The criticality analysis of infrastructure elements is helpful to design or improve the infrastructures in the long run or short term.
The delay in the nuclear reactor gaining criticality had further pushed back the schedule.
What happens to the customer reactions when criticality and expectations are considered at the same time?
These results are delivered in PDF form - including a criticality status report for circulation to asset 'owners' and other stakeholders.
Generally, the higher the criticality level, the higher the support cost.
Revenues lost per hour of outage reflect on the criticality of the IT function to a particular business.
If such study is to have credibility it is crucial that it is carried out on a basis of openness, honesty and criticality within an ethos of respect for diversity and a readiness to deal creatively with conflict.
The probability and criticality of potential risks to electronic protected health information.

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