People with High-Functioning Autism, or Asperger's Syndrome (AS), are characterised by significantly impaired social understanding. Virtual environments may provide the ideal method for social skills training because many of the confusing inputs in 'real world' interactions can be removed. This paper outlines the rationale and methodology of the AS… (More)
Wood products manufacturers require an efficient recovery of product from lumber to remain profitable. A company's ability to obtain the best yield in lumber cut-up operations (i.e., the rough mill) varies according to the raw material, product, processing equipment, processing environment, and knowledge and skill of the rough mill's employees. This book… (More)
Description: Now in it's 3rd Edition, Industrial Catalysis offers all relevant information on catalytic processes in industry, including many recent examples. Perfectly suited for self–study, it is the ideal companion for scientists who want to get into the field or refresh existing knowledge. The updated edition covers the full range of industrial aspects,… (More)
Endoscopy of both the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract remains one of the commonest procedures performed on patients. The common risk factors associated with this procedure are well known. However, some of the rarer complications are not known or are not considered in the immediate postprocedure time period when a patient experiences acute abdominal… (More)
The uptake of oxygen by blood is expressed experimentally as percentage saturation of blood against oxygen partial pressure. We wished to model the oxy-genation uptake at the molecular level as a discrete event computer simulation. It was necessary to experiment with the simulation to determine the number of events and their associated parameters. A simple… (More)
1. The apparent acid and basic dissociation constants were determined potentiometrically by the methods of hydrolysis and of titration for the following ampholytes: Glycocoll, glycylglycocoll, alanylglycocoll, valylglycocoll, leucylglycocoll, methylleucylglycocoll, phenylalanylglycocoll and glycylglycylglycocoll. The constants were also determined in the… (More)
1. Individual variations in the potassium content of the fresh muscles of frogs are notable even when computed as percentages of the dry solids. The potassium content averaged higher in freshly collected summer frogs than in winter frogs after a period of captivity. 2. Muscles show a loss of from 8 to 15 per cent of their potassium during perfusion with… (More)
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