safety margin


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Synonyms for safety margin

the margin required in order to insure safety

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Today's sets have a limited operating time, with no safety margin so in actual fact are not so efficient.
Safety Margin = Identify + Assess + Mitigate + Implement + Observe
The Wearsiders had arrived on the South Coast with the slenderest of safety margins, hovering only one point above the relegation zone.
According to probability-based approaches (design level III), the time-dependent safety margin of deteriorating particular members exposed to extreme action effects may be defined as their random performance process and presented as follows
They have just 14 matches to try to hoist themselves up to the safety margin of around 30 points and that appears mission impossible.
If a safety margin was negative, the vehicle reached the crossing point before the participants would have completed the crossing if they had started to cross just before they heard the vehicle.
Therefore, its safety margin is between 67 per cent and 150 per cent Co the widest margin of safety of any viable chemical halon replacement available on the market today.
City officials say the runway is too short for an adequate safety margin.
It is also believed that the safety margin of these banks may erode further in the coming weeks.
They now sit ninth in the table with a 13 - point safety margin over the three relegation places.
But after the pilot's cockpit light indicated the aircraft did not have sufficient fuel to land with enough of a safety margin, the plane jumped the queue at Heathrow.
Only under such a condition is it possible to reduce significantly the commonly used safety margin and adjust it to the new circumstances.
Traditionally, a safety margin of at least 10 J between the maximum output of the pulse generator and the energy needed for defibrillation has been used because early studies indicate that lower safety margins were associated with high rates of failed defibrillation and sudden cardiac death.
In June, the FAA released a policy notice calling for some operators to add a 15% safety margin in landing distance calculations based on runway conditions, but certain general aviation industry groups objected and requested that the notice be put on hold.