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Volume 15 Issue 6 • June 1978

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    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 1
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    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):2 - 7
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  • Calendar

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 8
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  • News from Washington

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 9
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  • Energy report

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 10
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):11 - 15
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  • EEs' tools & toys

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):16 - 17
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  • Scanning the Institute

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 18
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  • Coming in Spectrum

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):18 - 22
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  • Spectral lines: So you're an engineer. But what do you do?

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 23
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    Isn't it fascinating how over the years certain titles have proven to be so prestigious that they are often appropriated without the approval of officialdom, and, at times, downright misappropriated? View full abstract»

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  • AM stereo: five competing options

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):24 - 31
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    A classic tradeoff among desirable objectives is taking shape as the FCC attempts to select the `best' AM stereo system. View full abstract»

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  • Instrumentation: New philosophies for portable digital instruments: Signature analysis and circuit emulation are exploited in new test equipment to reduce runaway service costs

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):32 - 37
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    Signature analysis and circuit emulation are exploited in new test equipment to reduce runaway service costs. View full abstract»

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  • Biomedical: For diabetics: An electronic pancreas: A bionic device implanted below the human diaphragm will deliver insulin into the peritoneum and be inductively programmable

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):38 - 42
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    A bionic device implanted below the human diaphragm will deliver insulin into the peritoneum and be inductively programmable. View full abstract»

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  • Power/energy: System security: The computer's role: Several security-related functions can be aided by the digital computer, and linked together by a software scheme

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):43 - 50
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    Security functions are now incorporated into computer programs to deal with operating conditions as well as with disturbances that could lead to equipment overloads, voltage degradation, frequency decay, system instability, service interruption, or the ultimate catastrophe of a system shutdown. This article discusses how these functions fit into the overall control structure of a power system, and... View full abstract»

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  • Solid state: Large-scale integration: Intercontinental aspects: Factors affecting the competitive positions of U.S., Japanese, and European firms include current business and economic climates

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):51 - 56
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    Factors affecting the competitive positions of US, Japanese, and European firms include current business and economic climates. View full abstract»

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  • New and recent IEEE publications

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):57 - 58B
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  • Book reviews

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):59 - 61
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  • Meetings

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):62 - 68
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  • New product applications: Solid-state programmable limit switch can replace cam-operated counterpart

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):69 - 74
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    This programmable electronic limit switch is designed for OEM and plant production equipment used in such industries as steel, packaging, bottle and can manufacturing, metal working, plastics, printing, pulp and paper, and materials handling. View full abstract»

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  • News from industry

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 75
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  • News from region 1

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):76 - 77
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  • Spectrum's hardware review

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):78 - 81
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  • Applications literature: All about analog multipliers

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):81 - 82
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    This 40-page applications guide covers analog multipliers, dividers, squarers, and square rooters. Over 30 applications are presented, along with a section on theory and a bibliography. Applications detailed include increased accuracy with multiplying DACs, audio power boosters, bridge linearization, automatic level control, flow meters, and acoustic thermometers. View full abstract»

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  • Index to advertisers

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 83
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