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Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. (1992)
Journal Article
NEILL, L. and JOHNSON, I.M. 1992. Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. International review of children's literature and librarianship, 6(2), pages 95-117.

This paper reviews the various types of information services which are provided for unemployed teenagers, and the nature of teenagers awareness and expectations. The point of view of various information providers is studied, and three case studies gi... Read More

The role of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities as an employers' organisation with an international comparison. (1992)
Thesis
SMART, P.J. 1992. The role of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities as an employers' organisation with an international comparison. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The thesis examines the development and present role of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities as an employers' organisation and contrasts this role with the manner in which the corresponding function is discharged by the local authority associ... Read More

An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture. (1992)
Thesis
WATSON, A. 1992. An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research is concerned with the utilization of chance as a stimulus to encourage experiment and discovery in sculpture. The aims of this research project were: to examine the role of chance within the creative process and previous artists' use of... Read More

Enhanced microcomputer operation of X-ray diffractometers and subsequent applications. (1992)
Thesis
SUTHERLAND, N.S. 1992. Enhanced microcomputer operation of X-ray diffractometers and subsequent applications. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The work described within this thesis is mainly concerned with the solution and refinement of the molecular structures of a variety of novel compounds. A number of X-ray and neutron diffractometers have been utilised for the analysis of specific comp... Read More

Planning for the needs of people with dementia. (1992)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. and GORDON, D. 1992. Planning for the needs of people with dementia. Scottish medical journal [online], 37(2), pages 38-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/003693309203700203

Provision for people with dementia requires a complex mix of different kinds of services, primarily concerned with maintenance and support rather than treatment. In principle, planning for their needs begins with assessment of the problems, a review... Read More

The monitoring of induction motor starting transients with a view to early fault detection. (1992)
Thesis
ELDER, S. 1992. The monitoring of induction motor starting transients with a view to early fault detection. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of this work is to investigate the possibility of detecting faults in a 3 phase Induction motor by monitoring and analysing the transient line current waveform during the starting period. This is a particularly onerous time for the machine an... Read More

The synthesis and structural examination of 3alpha, 5-cyclo-5alpha-androstane steroids. (1992)
Thesis
GIBB, B.C. 1992. The synthesis and structural examination of 3alpha, 5-cyclo-5alpha-androstane steroids. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The work described in this thesis is based on the synthesis and structural examination of several cyclosteroids. The a-aromatic steroid 3a, 5-cyclo-5c-androstan-6beta-ol- 17-one was used as a lead compound in an attempt to produce, in particular, the... Read More

Equality versus solidarity. (1992)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 1992. Equality versus solidarity. Government and opposition [online], 27(1), pages 66-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1477-7053.1992.tb00767.x

Although equality and solidarity are often thought of as constituent parts of the same ideological framework, there are inconsistencies between them. Both concepts refer to a range of meanings: equality can refer to equal treatment, opportunity or re... Read More