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Computing & Control Engineering Journal

Issue 4 • Aug. 1999

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  • Fly-by-wire flight control

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):141 - 152
    Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (3)
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    Fly-by-wire flight control has enabled a watershed improvement in aircraft performance and control to be achieved. This article covers first the basic concepts of FBW control and key elements such as electrical data transmission, failure survival actuation systems, aircraft motion sensors, and air data systems. Aircraft stability is then briefly described. The unique advantages of FBW control are ... View full abstract»

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  • Tilting trains and beyond - the future for active railway suspensions. 1. Improving passenger comfort

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):153 - 160
    Cited by:  Papers (6)
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    Active components are starting to become accepted within railway vehicle suspension systems which have been exclusively mechanical since railways began in the 1800s. At the moment these are principally being applied in tilting trains, but opportunities which arise from applying control systems engineering to railway suspensions extend much further, and this is the first of two articles which explo... View full abstract»

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  • An introduction to CANopen

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):161 - 168
    Cited by:  Papers (5)
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    CANopen is a truly open protocol that has not been developed by one company alone. Several working groups, consisting of many different device manufacturers and end-users, have co-operated to produce the CANopen standards, now under the supervision of the CAN in Automation organisation. CANopen has been produced as a result of EU funding. This article gives an overview of some of the fundamental c... View full abstract»

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  • Road prediction using video for integrated driver support

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):169 - 175
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    The use of a video camera for predicting vehicle trajectory is reviewed. The data available from the video camera, and the features which can be used for trajectory prediction and how these relate to the real world, are analysed. To accurately predict the road ahead, a model is used, consisting of a spatial and dynamic module. A recursive least square based estimator is designed based on the road ... View full abstract»

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  • 'Net profits [electronic commerce]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):177 - 180
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    Manufacturing industry once known for its archaic management and information systems, has experienced many twists and turns in its direction over the last ten years from MRPII to the ever-developing ERP systems, which today control many aspects of the business. Now the industry is gravitating from EDI systems to E-commerce for business-to-business and business-to-consumer trade. As manufacturers f... View full abstract»

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  • Florida in control

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):181 - 183
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  • System safety: hazop and software hazop [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 140
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Aims & Scope

Published from 2003-2007, Computing and Control Engineering was concerned with computing, communications, control and instrumentation.

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