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Computing & Control Engineering Journal

Issue 3 • Date May 1990

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  • Control: from mechanism to management

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):109 - 116
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    Control is often seen as an exclusively technical aspect of industrial process operation. However, this technology has an increasingly important impact on business performance. Industrial processes to which control is applied range from the traditional areas of the petrochemical industries to the power and water industries and the control of processes associated with maintaining environmental cond... View full abstract»

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  • Use of radio-frequency transponders in automated assembly systems

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):117 - 121
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    In recent years radio-frequency (RF) transponders and electronic data tags have been used as a form of distributed memory in a wide range of automated systems. The article examines the advantages and disadvantages of using RF transponders in this way and, based on two application examples, outlines the selection criteria which must be considered in choosing the correct transponder data tag.<> View full abstract»

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  • IBM systems application architecture: common user access from first principles

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):123 - 127
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    The article discusses the principles behind the design of the user interface defined by IBM in its common user access. Examples are given for each of the three principles, and variations described for different levels of user skill.<> View full abstract»

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  • Automotive local area networks

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):128 - 130
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    One of the electronics innovations in the automotive industry in recent years has been the development of data-but systems for the control of a wide range of electronics functions now common in the average car. The article describes how the systems have been developed, and how they will stand up to the harsh environment to be found under the average car bonnet.<> View full abstract»

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  • The TEC training initiative: today's needs and tomorrow's skills

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):135 - 137
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    The article reviews the introduction of the Training Enterprise Councils (TECs), which are scheduled to manage the Training Agencies' portfolios according to the needs and requirements of the community. While TECs will be required to follow national policies, the interpretation and specific provision will reflect local requirements.<> View full abstract»

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  • Designing a high-quality speech terminal interface

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):139 - 143
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    The article describes part of the design of a high-quality speech terminal and shows some of the routes followed to provide an interface between a G.722 speech coder and a 64 kbit/s network termination. The decision process involved in choosing between two different solutions illustrates some of the problems and compromises which can be encountered on the route to a product.<> View full abstract»

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

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