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Issue 4 • Date 15 Jul 1999

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  • First lady [Hertha Ayrton biography]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):155 - 158
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    This paper presents a biography of Hertha Ayrton, celebrated as the first woman member of the IEE. The author writes that this feat should not obscure her many other achievements View full abstract»

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  • Software sizing

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):165 - 167
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    Effective project management depends on the ability to estimate the total work content. This is especially difficult for software projects, where the conventional lines-of-code approach has proved notoriously unreliable. In this paper, the author outlines a more effective alternative, now used in every major software cost estimating tool View full abstract»

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  • Satellite communication systems [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 180
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  • Software for metrology

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):161 - 163
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    Modern measuring instruments are increasingly dependent on embedded code. In this paper, the author reports on an important initiative designed to ensure that metrology software is always up to the mark View full abstract»

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  • Managin virtual teams [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 180
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  • From chalk pit to treasure trove [Amberley industrial heritage museum]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):159 - 160
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    This paper looks at Amberley Museum's insight into Britain's industrial heritage. Amberley Museum was founded in 1979 to preserve, record and exhibit the rapidly disappearing industrial heritage of the South East. Formed on the site of the Amberley Chalk Pits, it is an open-air museum which is also home to a number of self-employed craftspeople View full abstract»

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  • Projects that fly

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):169 - 172
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    The project management requirements of the Joint Air Transport Evaluation Unit are unusually diverse. In this paper, the author describes a new task control system designed to ensure that diversity does not compromise order and efficiency View full abstract»

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  • The lessons of Tetra

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):182 - 183
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    Some short-range radio devices are suffering interference from the Tetra (Trans European Trunked Radio) radio system. The author reviews the origins of this problem and the lessons for radio designers View full abstract»

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  • What project managers need to know

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):173 - 175
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    Project management is clearly important. But on what specific knowledge and expertise does it depend? In this paper, the author reports how new research provides the first empirically based answers View full abstract»

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  • The holistic approach

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 176
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  • Distasters wanted [Letters]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 176
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  • Is it a bird? is it a plane? [pilot training simulator]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):178 - 179
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    The author reports how the RAF isn't just using simulators to train pilots. She describes how the unique “Harrier School” at RAF Wittering in Cambridgeshire has a valuable new addition to its training facilities in the form of AEST, the Aircraft Engineering Systems Trainer, manufactured by Brookhouse Paxford of Huntingdon, specialists in composite structures and training aids for the s... View full abstract»

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  • Aviation weather surveilance system Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 180
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