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    Skills Development for Engineers

    Innovative model for advanced learning in the workplace  
    Kevin Hoag  2001

    This book questions the effectiveness of current employee learning in most organisations and presents an alternative framework model, which is less costly and more successful. Many practical examples of successful approaches are give in a highly readable format, with many diagrams.

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    Spacecraft Technology

    The early years  
    Mark Williamson  2006

    This book charts the fascinating story of the early Space Age, encompassing the launch of the first satellites and the landing of men on the Moon. While concentrating on the most significant technology developments, it places them in the context of historical events, specific missions and the individuals that made it all happen.

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    The Struggle for Unity

    Colour television, the formative years  
    Russell W. Burns  2008

    This book traces the evolution of colour television from 1928, when rudimentary colour television was demonstrated for the first time to c. 1966, when the NTSC system and its variants, the PAL and SECAM systems, became widely available for the entertainment, education and enlightenment of society.

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    History of Telegraphy

    Ken Beauchamp  2001

    This book records the growth of telegraphy over two centuries, depicting the discoveries and ingenuity of the experimenters and engineers involved, the equipment they designed and built, and the organisation, applications and effects on society.

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    History of International Broadcasting

    Volume 1  
    James Wood  1994

    This book outlines the origin and growth of information (propaganda) broadcasting by radio - which came to prominence in World War II and the Cold War - and chronicles the technological and engineering achievements that enable long-range broadcasting.

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    Continuing Professional Development

    A practical approach  
    John Lorriman  1997

    Continuing professional development (CPD) is a major issue for all the engineering institutions, as well as other professional bodies. This book is designed to enable readers to take a personal responsibility for developing their own skills, competence and career continually.

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    Designing Businesses

    How to develop and lead a high technology company  
    George Young  1997

    A practical book which aims to support engineers, and other technical professionals, who find themselves with the opportunity to run their own business as entrepreneurs.

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    An international history of the formative years  
    Russell W. Burns  2004

    This book traces the evolution of communications from 500 BC, when fire beacons were used for signalling, to the 1940s, when high definition television systems were developed for the entertainment, education and enlightenment of society.

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    The GEC Research Laboratories 1919-1984

    Robert Clayton, Joan Algar  1989

    Covering the activities of the GEC Research Laboratories from 1919 until their end in 1984, this book includes sections on the original organisation and philosophy behind the laboratories, a decade by decade summary of the work, and specialist chapters focussing on such areas as lamps and lighting, valves, communications and semiconductors.