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Students' Quarterly Journal

Issue 169 • Date September 1972

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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 1972
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  • Satellite communication today and tomorrow

    Publication Year: 1972, Page(s):63 - 68
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    The number of simultaneous telephone calls that can be made across the Atlantic by satellite has increased from 240 in 1965 to several thousand; this is one result of the rapid development of satellite communication since 1962, when the first transatlantic television transmissions were made via TELSTAR. The article describes the beginnings of satellite communication, the present state of the art a... View full abstract»

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  • Honorary Secretaries of Graduate & student Sections, 1971–72

    Publication Year: 1972
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  • Aircraft transformer-rectifier units

    Publication Year: 1972, Page(s):69 - 71
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    There is a need for a low-voltage d.c. supply in aircraft electrical systems; this is best provided from the a.c. system by means of transformer¿rectifier units since a separate d.c. generating system would impose a considerable weight penalty. The transformer-rectifier unit must be as small and as light as possible, yet it must operate within close performance limits. This article describesthe c... View full abstract»

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  • Letter: Mobile generators

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  • Graduate & student premium awards–1971

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  • 'Younger-member' activities—a working party

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  • Electronics teaching at universities

    Publication Year: 1972, Page(s):73 - 77
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    Some new ideas on a project-based system of electronics teaching at the university are attracting attention in Germany. The advantages and disadvantages of these ideas, and the possibility of their extension to British universities, are discussed in this article, which begins by considering the world's oldest universities, along with European universities of the medieval period, and the effects th... View full abstract»

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  • Introduction to Semiconductor Devices

    Publication Year: 1972
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  • Electricity Supply 1

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  • Analog Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

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  • Physical Electronics

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  • Electrical Engineering Principles

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  • Radio, Television and Audio Test Instruments

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  • Books received

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  • Around the Sections

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  • Current problems for electric cars

    Publication Year: 1972, Page(s):80 - 82
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    Electric cars: the answer to today's noisy, fume-filled city streets if some improvements can be made to motors, controlgear and, particularly, batteries. The limitations of existing electric vehicles are pinpointed in the article, possible solutions are examined, and a new type of d.c. motor is described View full abstract»

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  • Invertor drives for induction motors

    Publication Year: 1972, Page(s):83 - 86
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    Induction motors have many advantages for industrial use, but the only simple and efficient way of controlling their speed is by using static invertors to supply them with variable-frequency, variable-voltage a.c. The ways in which this is done, and the results obtained, are described in this article View full abstract»

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  • Artificial organs

    Publication Year: 1972, Page(s):87 - 92
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    There are many obvious applications of technology to the field of medicine, but it is the engineer who must be prepared to learn about the problems he is to tackle, to help the doctor define the problem sufficiently clearly and to produce the most effective solution, rather than one that just works View full abstract»

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  • Computerised service matches graduates and jobs

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Students' Quarterly Journal was published by the IET between 1930 and 1972.

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