Issue 9 • 19 Sept. 1991
Cited by: Papers (2)
The UK's privatised electricity market is the first of its kind in the world; the rules devised to make it work are complex and contentious, with questionable implications for the industry's future. The author defines the nature of the UK electricity pool and the setting of the price at which electricity is traded-the pool price. The basic principle of payments to generators, and the contracts bet... View full abstract»
Distance learning, or open learning, is gaining popularity in the ever-growing market for continuing education at the same time as the spread of technology is allowing many new suppliers into the field. The IEE is launching its own selection of courses on the back of the 16th Edition Wiring Regulations. The author discusses the history of distance learning and how it has improved with advances in ... View full abstract»
Mechatronics can be defined as: 'the synergistic integration of mechanical engineering with electronics and intelligent computer control in the design and manufacture of products and processes.' Examples of applications include robots, automatic guided vehicles, computer-controlled machine tools and through-the-wall cash dispensers, as well as consumer products such as compact-disc players, video ... View full abstract»
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