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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
9083Quality AssuranceA structured review of the project by an external resource, to determine the overall project performance (e.g. against schedule and budget) and confor.....
9084Quality ControlThe internal monitoring and control of project deliverables, to ensure that they meet the quality targets set for the project. .....
9085Quality ManagementThe process by which the quality of the deliverables and management processes is assured and controlled on a project. .....
9087Quality PlanningThe process of identifying and scheduling Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities to improve the level of quality within a project. .....
6374Quality ratiosA way of representing equipment evaluations by the operators, stating results in the form of efficiencies. An example is: Primary yield, or equipment .....
9086Quality ReviewA structured independent review of the project, to determine the overall project performance (e.g. against schedule and budget) and the project confor.....
8601Quantized systemA system is said to be quantized when the input or output value changes at discrete intervals of time and holds a constant value between these interva.....
127QuartilesThe three variate values that separate the total frequency of a distribution into four equal parts. The central value is called the `median` and the o.....
3032Quasi-smooth flow, or Skimming flowA type of flow in rough conduits when the roughness elements are so close together that the flow essentially skims the crests of the elements......
5706QuenchingRapid cooling......
8657Queueing theoryTheories used for analysis of queues. Customers (water resources demands) coming at random intervals make a queue (line) to wait for services with one.....
2619Quick condition (quicksand)Condition when the water is flowing upward with sufficient velocity thus significantly reducing the bearing capacity of the soil by way of a decrease .....
4777Quick couplersCouplers used in portable sprinkler systems for the quick assembly or separation of pipes of same diameter......
5520Quick setting cementA cement that sets more rapidly than ordinary or rapid-hardening Portland cement......
5501Quicklime (run-of-kiln)A well-burned lime without screening or selection, containing not less than 85 per cent of calcium and magnesium oxides and not more than 5 per cent o.....
5500Quicklime (selected)A well-burned lime, picked free from ashes, core, clinker, or other foreign material, containing not less than 90 per cent of calcium and magnesium ox.....
5499Quicklime, or Pure limeCommon or commercial form of calcium oxide (CaO), obtained by the calcination of a stone in thatthe predominating constituent is calcium carbonate (Ca.....
5346QuicksandA soil condition in which fine sand in a saturated, fluid condition is buoyed up by hydrostatic pressure from below......
1284QuondamAn outlet that is no longer functioning. ......
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