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If your interest is more of an academic (i.e. non-operational) character you'll find plenty of information on that in https://www.smartcockpit.com/plane/AIRBUS/A320.html. A general description of the ECAM philosophy is found under "Indicating and Recording". Then specifics on each system page are found at the specific system section, i.e. the ...


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The A320's manual doesn't say—it doesn't have to as what is adjusted is the tension. Assuming you're asking out of curiosity and a general answer / other jet-liners would do: It's measured in sweeps/strokes (or cycles) per minute – a cycle is two sweeps/strokes. Generally it's 250 sweeps per minute, and the slow mode is 2/3 of that (that's how the typical ...


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Transitions based on temperature (or other measured physical quantities, for that matter) run into the problem that the reported value will vary slightly due to gusts of wind, imperfections in the probe, stray signals in the wire, etc. Thus, if the temperature is very near the transition temperature, the measured value will fluctuate above and below, causing ...


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