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Issue 11 • 8 Dec. 1988

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  • Go fast, go FORTH

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):423 - 426
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    20 years ago, Charles Moore was the world's only FORTH programmer. Today, FORTH is available on virtually every commercial processor, and is enjoying something of a boom in popularity. In part this is attributable to the highly distinctive nature of FORTH-it is very different from other languages and, as such, has a certain curiosity value. Ultimately, however, a programming language is just a too... View full abstract»

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  • Functional electrical stimulation (bioengineering)

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):443 - 445
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    Functional electrical stimulation (FES) or functional neuromuscular stimulation (FNS) is the name that has been given to the controlled stimulation of muscles in order to return some function. After a spinal injury, muscle wastes very rapidly, particularly in the large muscles of the thigh. The author shows that routine stimulation of muscles with an exercise stimulator over many weeks or months, ... View full abstract»

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  • The copyright, designs and patents act 1988

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):439 - 441
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    The effect on electrical engineers of The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 is broadly summarised by the author, who points out several areas of concern. The author shows that while legal protection for computer software has been maintained, and possibly even strengthened, thanks to forceful representations from the industry, manufacturers of computer hardware and other electrical equipment ... View full abstract»

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  • Will maglev lift off?

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):427 - 430
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    Work on magnetic levitation (maglev) as a basis for ground transport systems has been going on since the 1960s, and although the future of maglev in land transport is still uncertain, the author gives an assessment of progress at a time when there is much interest both in high-speed trains and in people-moving systems. He deals first with the simpler low-speed systems, as these have now been prove... View full abstract»

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Published from 1988-2006, IEE Review was the IEE's flagship magazine featuring analysis, news, innovation announcements, job advertisements and careers advice. The coverage was wide and aimed at professionals in all areas of engineering and technology, including the key industry sectors of communications, control and automation, electronics, management, IT, manufacturing and power.

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