Asthma can result from exposure to reactive dyes used by the textile finishing industry. How to control such risks is the subject of an information sheet on Reactive Dyes: Safe Handling in Textile Finishing. Phone InfoLine on 0541 545500.
Companies which pay bonuses to keep staff may be wasting their money, says a guide by the Institute for Employment Studies. Keeping the Best (IES report No 337) found that job content, challenge and career development are usually more valued than money.
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Esofta Europe, the embedded software association, has set up a web forum for technical discussions between suppliers and users.
Would-be subscribers should mail <email@example.com> leaving the subject line blank and type in ‘Subscribe Embedded Systems’. Or phone Bob Squirrell on 01329 846166.
Hydro Analyst is a Windows-based software designed for the simulation and dynamic analysis of fluid power systems.
A downloadable demonstration program and details of the related textbook are available.
They can be found by accessing the author’s website on www.flotron.co.uk.
Bearings affect the dynamic behaviour of rotors in turbines, pumps, compressors and other machines.
Design engineering data item number 95023 from ESDU provides an overview of the issues.
It also acts as a manual to a computer simulation program used to analyse three key areas of rotor behaviour.