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Engineering Science and Education Journal

Issue 6 • Date Dec 1997

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  • Swords into ploughshares: ex-German submarine engines in British generating stations

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):273 - 278
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    During the shortages immediately following World War I, a few electricity supply undertakings in the UK installed diesel engines and generators removed from German submarines surrendered under the Naval Armistice in 1918. This article attempts to review the varying degrees of success achieved by these plants. In particular the article discusses the use of such engines at Southend-on-Sea, Loughboro... View full abstract»

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  • Benefits of electricity generation

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):255 - 259
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    The essential role that electricity is seen to play in the development of society results in substantial market and associated nonmarket benefits. Examination of the relationship between total energy consumption and wealth creation and between electricity generation and wealth creation suggests that the benefits of electricity generation are at least of the same order of magnitude as economic deve... View full abstract»

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  • Computer-assisted Design Tools

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):268 - 270
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  • From four point probe to impedance imaging

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):245 - 254
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    The need to produce images or representations of inaccessible regions is essential in medicine and industrial processing. Impedance imaging is a developing technique with characteristics which make it a valuable addition to existing methods. The technique has grown from an extension of the principle of the four-point probe measurement of impedance into a range of diverse configurations. Examples o... View full abstract»

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  • The challenge of computer algebra to engineering mathematics

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):228 - 232
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    The role of computer algebra within engineering mathematics in higher education is discussed. A brief description of computer algebra systems and the current status of computer algebra within higher education is given. The author believes that imminent technology changes which will make computer algebra routinely available to students on hand-held `calculators' challenge those involved with teachi... View full abstract»

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  • Book Review

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):266 - 267
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  • Trends in engineering education in the USA

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):239 - 244
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    In the knowledge-based society of the 21st century, the critical and only sustainable competitive advantage will be to have the ability to learn faster than the competitors. To meet the challenges of the 21st century, universities must become learning organisations which are skilled at creating, acquiring and transferring knowledge, and at modifying their behaviour to reflect new knowledge and ins... View full abstract»

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  • Whose Journal Is This?

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 226
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  • Zero cost telecoms development: is it too good to be true?

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):261 - 266
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    For industries, such as telecommunications, with unprecedented growth in change and complexity, there is a need to provide continuous professional development to ensure that managers take a holistic view of the industry, and to provide them with a comprehensive understanding of the dynamic and interactive nature of the telecommunications business. But such solutions do not come free...or do they? ... View full abstract»

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  • Computer algebra for engineers: the Maple alternative

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):233 - 238
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    Computer algebra systems are now an important tool for most engineering and technical professionals, so the use of such tools must be incorporated into the education of these professionals. Although many advantages accrue from this change, there are also some associated problems. This paper discusses the advantages and problems and presents illustrations using the Maple system View full abstract»

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The Engineering Science and Education Journal was published by the IET between 1992 and 2002.

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