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The management of aircraft passenger survival in fire. (1993)
Thesis
TRIMBLE, E.J. 1993. The management of aircraft passenger survival in fire. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study examines the main problems associated with passenger survival and evacuation in survivable aircraft fire situations under current regulatory safety requirements and assesses current and alternative strategies to combat cabin fire, and assi... Read More about The management of aircraft passenger survival in fire..

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 about Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training..

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 about The role of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities as an employers' organisation with an international comparison..

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 about An exploration of the principle of chance as a stimulus to the creative activity known as sculpture..

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 about Enhanced microcomputer operation of X-ray diffractometers and subsequent applications..

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 about Planning for the needs of people with dementia..

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 about The monitoring of induction motor starting transients with a view to early fault detection..

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 about The synthesis and structural examination of 3alpha, 5-cyclo-5alpha-androstane steroids..

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 about Equality versus solidarity..

Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. (1991)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1991. Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. IFLA journal [online], 17(3), pages 241-247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/034003529101700310

The original aim of this paper was to review the development of education and training for online searching in Britain during the last ten years. The literature is fairly comprehensive in its coverage of the evolution of online searching, and of new... Read More about Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience..

Polyamide profiles of porcine milk and of intestinal tissue of pigs during suckling. (1991)
Journal Article
KELLY, D., KING, T.P., BROWN, D.S. and MCFADYEN, M. 1991. Polyamide profiles of porcine milk and of intestinal tissue of pigs during suckling. Reproduction nutrition development [online], 31(1), pages 73-80. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/rnd:19910107

Previous studies have suggested that luminal polyamines can directly influence intestinal differentiation of neonatal rats. The present investigation has demonstrated the presence of high levels of polyamines in porcine milk and in the intestinal tis... Read More about Polyamide profiles of porcine milk and of intestinal tissue of pigs during suckling..

The principle of subsidiarity and the social policy of the European Community. (1991)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 1991. The principle of subsidiarity and the social policy of the European Community. Journal of European social policy [online], 1(1), pages 3-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/095892879100100102

The idea of 'subsidiarity' has been gaining influence within the European Community. 'Subsidiarity' is based on a view of society in which responsibilities are conditioned by the closeness of people's relationships. Intervention at higher levels of s... Read More about The principle of subsidiarity and the social policy of the European Community..

Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain: part two. (1990)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1990. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain: part two. Journal of education for library and information science, 30(3), pages 232-237.

The schools have also been providing courses tailored to the requirements of individual libraries, training cooperatives, and professional groups, usually for a fee. In 1970 Leeds Polytechnic initiated its on-site course program to assist Hull City L... Read More about Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain: part two..

Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. (1990)
Journal Article
HEYS, S.D., PARK, K.G.M., McNURLAN, M.A., MILNE, E., KEENAN, R.A., MILLER, J.D.B., BROOM, J., EREMIN, O. and GARLICK, P.J. 1990. Stimulation of colorectal tumour protein synthesis, in vivo, by nutritional support. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society [online], 49(2), page 165A. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1079/PNS19900038

Malignant disease is frequently accompanied by weight loss and malnutrition, which are associated with an increase in patient mortality and morbidity.

The development of analytical methods to elucidate the chemical forms of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in soil contaminated by sewage sludge and other effluents. (1990)
Thesis
PARK, J.S. 1990. The development of analytical methods to elucidate the chemical forms of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in soil contaminated by sewage sludge and other effluents. Council for National Academic Awards, PhD thesis.

The contents of this thesis describes the development of an analytical method to determine the chemical speciation of heavy metals in soils contaminted by sewage sludge and distillery wastes. Chapter one serves as an introduction discussing the vario... Read More about The development of analytical methods to elucidate the chemical forms of Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in soil contaminated by sewage sludge and other effluents..

Pattern of gastric emptying in the pig: relation to feeding. (1990)
Journal Article
GREGORY, P.C., MCFADYEN, M. and RAYNER, D.V. 1990. Pattern of gastric emptying in the pig: relation to feeding. British journal of nutrition [online], 64(1), pages 45-58. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1079/bjn19900008

The aims of the present study were to compare the gastric emptying of dry matter (DM) and liquids during the feeding period with that following meal consumption, to clarify the relationship between feeding and gastric emptying, and to investigate how... Read More about Pattern of gastric emptying in the pig: relation to feeding..

Interactions of platinum compounds with heterocyclic bases. (1990)
Thesis
TAYLOR, L.M. 1990. Interactions of platinum compounds with heterocyclic bases. Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, PhD thesis.

It is generally accepted that platinum antitumoar drugs bind, preferentially, to Guanine N7 in DNA. Thus the kinetics of formation and the energetics of dissociation of platinum-nitrogen bonding have been investigated, using simple model bases, namel... Read More about Interactions of platinum compounds with heterocyclic bases..

Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. (1990)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 1990. Charles Booth: the examination of poverty. Social policy and administration [online], 24(1), pages 21-38. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.1990.tb00322.x

Charles Booth's studies of poverty are widely misrepresented in the literature of social policy. His work is commonly bracketed with Rowntree's, but his methods were quite different. His definition of poverty was explicitly relative; he based the des... Read More about Charles Booth: the examination of poverty..

Social work and self-determination. (1990)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 1990. Social work and self-determination. British journal of social work [online], 20(3), pages 221-236. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093...rdjournals.bjsw.a055683

Self-determination is a curious concept, related to, but not quite the same as, freedom and autonomy. As an ethical principle, the principle of self-determination bears little relationship to the way social workers behave. It is used as if clients we... Read More about Social work and self-determination..


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