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Issue 6 • Date 18 June 1992

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  • Heat and dust-medical-equipment maintenance in the Punjab

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):219 - 222
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    The author discusses some of the problems of maintaining medical equipment in the Punjab based on his own experience at the Christian Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiona. The main problems are caused by the dust and the incompatibility of the equipment and the climate. The unavailability of spare parts is also highlighted. The author suggests ways in which the maintenance of medical equipment... View full abstract»

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  • The electronic purse (prepayment cards)

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):227 - 231
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (3)
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    A prepayment card is usually the size and shape of a credit card and has value encoded on it, which is partially used for each purchase until none is left. The card is then normally thrown away, although a growing minority of prepayment cards are designed to be recharged and used again. Prepayment cards usually need some electronic device at the point of sale to carry out the decrementing, and a r... View full abstract»

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  • Meter power (electricity metering)

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):237 - 240
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    The author discusses the problems caused by the privatisation of the UK electricity supply industry in the area of metering. The minimum requirements for changes in metering suggested by Offer (Office of Electricity Regulation) to improve demand side management, are discussed. The author then discusses communication techniques for improved metering. The author describes mains signalling and radio ... View full abstract»

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