By Philip Gummett, Judith Reppy

ISBN-10: 904818312X

ISBN-13: 9789048183128

ISBN-10: 9401578036

ISBN-13: 9789401578035

This ebook arises from a gathering held at Wiston condo, Sussex, united kingdom, in September 1987. The assembly introduced jointly educational, governmental and business specialists from 8 nations to debate the more and more very important topic of the family members among civil and defence applied sciences. It used to be basically funded below the complex learn Workshops Programme of NATO's clinical Affairs department, and used to be the 1st technology coverage workshop funded through the Programme. extra monetary aid got here from the Leverhulme belief. the alternative of subject, of audio system and, ultimately, of papers to be released was once completely ours. The conclusions reached have been our personal and people of the individuals. They weren't in anyway guided by way of NATO; nor do they signify NATO coverage. We converse for all of the individuals in providing our due to the NATO medical Affairs department, particularly Secretary basic Durand and Dr. Craig Sinclair, for rnei r- generosity and encouragement. with no them this publication wouldn't exist. We thank the Leverhulme belief for permitting suggestions to be supplied to the Workshop administrators, within the type of lain Bate, who himself performed a big half within the luck of the assembly. the workers of Wiston condominium also needs to be thanked for delivering an admirable setting for the assembly. For secretarial aid ahead of the assembly we thank Gill Miller and Lesley rate. ultimately, we provide specified because of Mrs. Yvonne Aspinall for changing the entire papers, in no matter what nation they have been awarded, into camera-ready replica with such professionalism and solid humour.

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The Relations between Defence and Civil Technologies

This e-book arises from a gathering held at Wiston residence, Sussex, united kingdom, in September 1987. The assembly introduced jointly educational, governmental and commercial specialists from 8 nations to debate the more and more very important topic of the kin among civil and defence applied sciences. It used to be essentially funded less than the complex learn Workshops Programme of NATO's medical Affairs department, and used to be the 1st technology coverage workshop funded via the Programme.

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Most weapons and munitions belong to this category. Despite tbese qualifications, some broad distinctions can be drawn. We shall start at level 1 in Figure 1 (components), and progress up the product bierarcby. Generic components There are two broad classes of components - we sball term them generic and specific components. Al tbough the terms are widely used, tbere is no agreed definition of "generic components" or "generic technologies". In our terminology tbey relate to distinctive fields of technology, and their underlying scientific disciplines, which have pervasive applications.

In our terminology tbey relate to distinctive fields of technology, and their underlying scientific disciplines, which have pervasive applications. They play important roles in enabling technological developments in many different areas. The generiC components in electronic products include passi ve components such as resistors, connectors and printed c i r cut t boards, and active components such as diodes, transistors and integrated circuits (in practice the 25 incorporation of both active and passive devices on semiconductor Chips has made the da s c i nc t t on less useful).

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