designed capacity

The maximum theoretical output of an operating system in units per time, taking no account of such operational limitations as staffing decisions, set-up times, unforeseeable failures, maintenance, etc. Compare effective capacity

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  • target fishing capacity — the maximum amount of fish over a period of time (year, season) that can be produced by a fishing fleet if fully utilized while satisfying fishery management objectives designed to ensure sustainable fisheries. YT Y (ET, S) in which YT is target… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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