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  • Automatic Train Control — Japanese style ATC indicator. Automatic Train Control (ATC) is a train protection system for railways, ensuring the safe and smooth operation of trains on ATC enabled lines. Its main advantages include making possible the use of cab signalling… …   Wikipedia

  • speed control — Another name for cruise control. Also see automatic speed control …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Automatic Train Operation — (ATO) ist der automatisierte Fahrbetrieb, bei dem ganz oder teilweise die Zugsteuerung vom Fahrtrechner übernommen wird. Die verschiedenen Grade der Automatisierung reichen von der Bremssteuerung und Fahrsteuerung zur Geschwindigkeitskontrolle,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • control — [1] A device or mechanism for adjusting a component. See cruise control. [2] The ability of the driver to make a vehicle perform as required. [3] To regulate. [4] Automatic or manual device used to stop, start, and/or regulate flow of gas, liquid …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Automatic Block Signal — Basic Automatic Block Signals = Automatic Block Signal, or ABS, systems consist of a series of signals that govern blocks of track between the signals. The signals are automatically activated by the conditions of the block beyond the signal.… …   Wikipedia

  • Automatic Warning System — The Automatic Warning System (AWS) is a form of limited cab signalling and train protection system introduced in 1956 in the United Kingdom to help train drivers observe and obey signals. It was based on a 1930 system developed by Alfred Ernest… …   Wikipedia

  • control theory — Field of applied mathematics relevant to the control of certain physical processes and systems. It became a field in its own right in the late 1950s and early 60s. After World War II, problems arising in engineering and economics were recognized… …   Universalium

  • Control system — For other uses, see Control system (disambiguation). A control system is a device, or set of devices to manage, command, direct or regulate the behavior of other devices or system. There are two common classes of control systems, with many… …   Wikipedia

  • Control engineering — Control systems play a critical role in space flight Control engineering or Control systems engineering is the engineering discipline that applies control theory to design systems with predictable behaviors. The practice uses sensors to measure… …   Wikipedia

  • Automatic milking — is the milking of dairy animals without human labour.The milking processThe milking process is the collection of tasks specifically devoted to extracting milk from an animal (rather than the broader field of dairy animal husbandry). This process… …   Wikipedia

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