Diversity factor

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The ratio of the sum of the loads of two or more devices simultaneously operated in a given interval of time to the peak load due to their operation in the same interval of time.


Note: The diversity factor is the reciprocal of the coincidence factor.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM