Robust Electronic Design Reference Book No Special Title

Author by : John R. Barnes
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : If you design electronics for a living, you need Robust Electronic Design Reference Book. Written by a working engineer, who has put over 115 electronic products into production at Sycor, IBM, and Lexmark, Robust Electronic Design Reference covers all the various aspects of designing and developing electronic devices and systems that: -Work. -Are safe and reliable. -Can be manufactured, tested, repaired, and serviced. -May be sold and used worldwide. -Can be adapted or enhanced to meet new and changing requirements.


Cleanroom Technology

Author by : William Whyte
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : A self-contained and practical book providing step-by-step guidance to the design and construction of cleanrooms, appropriate testing methodologies, and operation for the minimization of contamination… This second edition has been comprehensively revised and includes extensive updates to the two chapters that contain information on cleanroom standards and guidelines. The chapter on risk management has been extensively revised, especially the section on risk assessment. Other new subjects that have been added to the various chapters are those on clean-build, determination of air supply volumes for non-unidirectional airflow cleanrooms, RABS (Restricted Access Barrier Systems), contamination recovery test methods, entry of large items into a cleanroom, glove allergy problems, and how to develop a cleanroom cleaning programme. Used for in-house training and a textbook in colleges, this volume is for cleanroom personnel at all levels. It provides novices with an introduction to the state-of-the-art technology and professionals with an accessible reference to the current practices. It is particularly useful in the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences industries. William Whyte is an international authority in cleanrooms, with over 45 years experience in research, teaching and consulting in the electronic, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. He is a member of British and International standards committees writing the International Cleanroom standards, and has received numerous awards for his work in Cleanroom Technology. A comment on the first edition: "...extremely useful and helpful...very well-written, highly organized, easy to understand and follow..." (Environmental Geology, 2003)


Digital Vlsi Design With Verilog

Author by : John Williams
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : Verilog and its usage has come a long way since its original invention in the mid-80s by Phil Moorby. At the time the average design size was around ten thousand gates, and simulation to validate the design was its primary usage. But between then and now designs have increased dramatically in size, and automatic logic synthesis from RTL has become the standard design ?ow for most design. Indeed, the language has evolved and been re-standardized too. Overtheyears,manybookshavebeenwrittenaboutVerilog.Myown,coauthored with Phil Moorby, had the goal of de?ning the language and its usage, providing - amples along the way. It has been updated with ?ve new editions as the language and its usage evolved. However this new book takes a very different and unique view; that of the designer. John Michael Williams has a long history of working and teaching in the ?eld of IC and ASIC design. He brings an indepth presentation of Verilog and how to use it with logic synthesis tools; no other Verilog book has dealt with this topic as deeply as he has. If you need to learn Verilog and get up to speed quickly to use it for synthesis, this book is for you. It is sectioned around a set of lessons including presentation and explanation of new concepts and approaches to design, along with lab sessions.


User Interface Design Of Digital Textbooks

Author by : Elena Aurel Railean
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book is a synthesis of the complex interdependencies between user interface design of digital screen and learning process. It is analyzed the impact of digital revolution on learning, phases of digital textbooks use and development; specific features of educational system & learning environment; psycho-pedagogical characteristics of XXI students; user interface design topology; user interface design features of digital textbooks in accordance with human thinking paradigms; critical thinking of user interfaces and content (linear, systems, global and metasystems design approach). One special chapter describes innovative organizational forms of learning with digital textbooks. Metasystems learning design of digital textbooks will be of particular interest to the readers because this is an innovative approach of learning design, which proved the experimental data of the instructional dynamic and flexible strategy. It proved the practical application of didactical model of digital textbooks for chemistry and mathematics. The main benefits for reader refers on understanding the applicability of metasystems learning design for digital textbook use and development, in particular for STEM education. It takes more than analysis to help readers overcome the impact of user interface design of digital textbook on learning outcomes.


Design And Technology Revised Edition

Author by : Colin Caborn
Languange : en
Publisher by : Nelson Thornes
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Description : Provides fully integrated teaching support, highlighting links between design and technology. Fully covers essential topics of electrnics and microelectronics, mechanisms, structures and energy. Supports practical work with a strong emphasis on product modelling. Contains recent examination questions.


Gamification By Design

Author by : Gabe Zichermann
Languange : en
Publisher by : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
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Description : What do Foursquare, Zynga, Nike+, and Groupon have in common? These and many other brands use gamification to deliver a sticky, viral, and engaging experience to their customers. This book provides the design strategy and tactics you need to integrate game mechanics into any kind of consumer-facing website or mobile app. Learn how to use core game concepts, design patterns, and meaningful code samples to a create fun and captivating social environment. Whether you're an executive, developer, producer, or product specialist, Gamification by Design will show you how game mechanics can help you build customer loyalty. Discover the motivational framework game designers use to segment and engage consumers Understand core game mechanics such as points, badges, levels, challenges, and leaderboards Engage your consumers with reward structures, positive reinforcement, and feedback loops Combine game mechanics with social interaction for activities such as collecting, gifting, heroism, and status Dive into case studies on Nike and Yahoo!, and analyze interactions at Google, Facebook, and Zynga Get the architecture and code to gamify a basic consumer site, and learn how to use mainstream gamification APIs from Badgeville "Turning applications into games is a huge trend. This book does a great job of identifying the core lasting principals you need to inspire your users to visit again and again." —Adam Loving Freelance Social Game Developer and founder of Twibes Twitter Groups


Laboratory Design Construction And Renovation

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : Laboratory facilities are complex, technically sophisticated, and mechanically intensive structures that are expensive to build and to maintain. Hundreds of decisions must be made before and during new construction or renovation that will determine how successfully the facility will function when completed and how successfully it can be maintained once put into service. This book provides guidance on effective approaches for building laboratory facilities in the chemical and biochemical sciences. It contains both basic and laboratory-specific information addressed to the user community-the scientists and administrators who contract with design and construction experts. The book will also be important to the design and construction communities-the architects, laboratory designers, and engineers who will design the facility and the construction personnel who will build it-to help them communicate with the scientific community for whom they build laboratory facilities.


Mobile Learning

Author by : John Traxler
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Emphasising the issues of usability, accessibility, evaluation and effectiveness and illustrated by case studies drawn from contemporary projects from around the world, this book considers: the fundamentals of mobile technologies and devices the educational foundations of modern networked learning the issues that underpin mobile learning and make it accessible for all users the challenges of making mobile learning a substantial and sustainable component in colleges, universities and corporations implications and issues for the future. Mobile Learning provides useful, authoritative and comprehensive guidance for professionals in higher and further education and trainers in the business sector who want to find out about the opportunities offered by new technologies to deliver, support and enhance teaching, learning and training.


Geotechnical Laboratory Measurements For Engineers

Author by : John T. Germaine
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : A comprehensive guide to the most useful geotechnical laboratory measurements Cost effective, high quality testing of geo-materials is possible if you understand the important factors and work with nature wisely. Geotechnical Laboratory Measurements for Engineers guides geotechnical engineers and students in conducting efficient testing without sacrificing the quality of results. Useful as both a lab manual for students and as a reference for the practicing geotechnical engineer, the book covers thirty of the most common soil tests, referencing the ASTM standard procedures while helping readers understand what the test is analyzing and how to interpret the results. Features include: Explanations of both the underlying theory of the tests and the standard testing procedures The most commonly-taught laboratory testing methods, plus additional advanced tests Unique discussions of electronic transducers and computer controlled tests not commonly covered in similar texts A support website at www.wiley.com/college/germaine with blank data sheets you can use in recording the results of your tests as well as Microsoft Excel® spreadsheets containing raw data sets supporting the experiments


Infotech Student S Book

Author by : Santiago Remacha Esteras
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : Fully updated in line with the latest developments in Information Communications Technology (ICT), this course teaches students the language and skills they need to understand and work in the world of computers. The 30 topic-based units cover everything from computer essentials through to programming, web design, job hunting, and future technologies. A focus on terminology is combined with vocabulary and grammar practice to give students the tools to use English in areas such as describing features and functions, applying for jobs and discussing the world of ICT. With the support of clear explanations, no specialist knowledge of ICT is required, making this course ideal for anyone who needs to understand the English of computing for study or work.


Human System Integration In The System Development Process

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : In April 1991 BusinessWeek ran a cover story entitled, “I Can't Work This ?#[email protected] Thing,†about the difficulties many people have with consumer products, such as cell phones and VCRs. More than 15 years later, the situation is much the sameâ€"-but at a very different level of scale. The disconnect between people and technology has had society-wide consequences in the large-scale system accidents from major human error, such as those at Three Mile Island and in Chernobyl. To prevent both the individually annoying and nationally significant consequences, human capabilities and needs must be considered early and throughout system design and development. One challenge for such consideration has been providing the background and data needed for the seamless integration of humans into the design process from various perspectives: human factors engineering, manpower, personnel, training, safety and health, and, in the military, habitability and survivability. This collection of development activities has come to be called human-system integration (HSI). Human-System Integration in the System Development Process reviews in detail more than 20 categories of HSI methods to provide invaluable guidance and information for system designers and developers.


Agile Technical Practices Distilled

Author by : Pedro M. Santos
Languange : en
Publisher by : Packt Publishing Ltd
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Description : Delve deep into the various technical practices, principles, and values of Agile. Key Features Discover the essence of Agile software development and the key principles of software design Explore the fundamental practices of Agile working, including test-driven development (TDD), refactoring, pair programming, and continuous integration Learn and apply the four elements of simple design Book Description The number of popular technical practices has grown exponentially in the last few years. Learning the common fundamental software development practices can help you become a better programmer. This book uses the term Agile as a wide umbrella and covers Agile principles and practices, as well as most methodologies associated with it. You’ll begin by discovering how driver-navigator, chess clock, and other techniques used in the pair programming approach introduce discipline while writing code. You’ll then learn to safely change the design of your code using refactoring. While learning these techniques, you’ll also explore various best practices to write efficient tests. The concluding chapters of the book delve deep into the SOLID principles - the five design principles that you can use to make your software more understandable, flexible and maintainable. By the end of the book, you will have discovered new ideas for improving your software design skills, the relationship within your team, and the way your business works. What you will learn Learn the red, green, refactor cycle of classic TDD and practice the best habits such as the rule of 3, triangulation, object calisthenics, and more Refactor using parallel change and improve legacy code with characterization tests, approval tests, and Golden Master Use code smells as feedback to improve your design Learn the double cycle of ATDD and the outside-in mindset using mocks and stubs correctly in your tests Understand how Coupling, Cohesion, Connascence, SOLID principles, and code smells are all related Improve the understanding of your business domain using BDD and other principles for "doing the right thing, not only the thing right" Who this book is for This book is designed for software developers looking to improve their technical practices. Software coaches may also find it helpful as a teaching reference manual. This is not a beginner's book on how to program. You must be comfortable with at least one programming language and must be able to write unit tests using any unit testing framework.


A Textbook Of Machine Design

Author by : RS Khurmi | JK Gupta
Languange : en
Publisher by : S. Chand Publishing
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Description : The present multicolor edition has been throughly revised and brought up-to-date.Multicolor pictures have been added to enhance the content value and to give the students an idea of what he will be dealing in reality,and to bridge the gap between theory and practice.this book ahs already been include in the 'suggested reading'for the A.M.I.E.(India)examinations.


Watermaths

Author by : Simon Judd
Languange : en
Publisher by : IWA Publishing
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Description : Watermaths presents the mathematics underpinning the design and operation of the individual unit process technologies used for purifying water and wastewater. The book aims to provide the reader with sufficient information to enable them to tackle the most important calculations in this area, without requiring any prior knowledge of the subject and assuming only a very basic grounding in science or engineering. It focuses on the most essential areas of knowledge required, containing tuition in basic numeracy, chemistry, process engineering and fluid physics, as well as cost analysis. The simple and succinct delivery is designed to get the reader up to speed as rapidly as possible: sufficient background information is provided to explain the purpose of the calculations, and ultimately tackle the complete wastewater reclamation plant design problem included in the book. Example calculations are provided within each chapter, each followed by exercises intended to reinforce the learning (and for which solutions are appended). Exercises range in difficulty from simple single calculational-step problems to more complex ones, and the over-arching design problem provides some context to the mathematics. The book can be understood by those relatively new to the water sector, and is intended as a primer rather than a comprehensive handbook. It is nonetheless sufficiently comprehensive to permit design calculations for most water and wastewater treatment unit processes. Core disciplines covered include: • manipulation of equations, including logarithmic and exponential expressions • fluid physics for describing flow through pipes, channels and filters • chemical concentrations and chemical/biochemical reactions • chemical/biochemical reaction kinetics • mass balance for determining fate of materials through unit processes • mass transfer for determining transfer of materials across boundaries within processes • reactor theory for designing biochemical and chemical reaction vessels • cost analysis, including capital and operating expenditure with discounting. New to the third edition: • new chapter on cost analysis • further explanation of the classical unit operations types • illustrations expanded to include unit operation schematics and symbols • new examples and exercises • updated design problem. Watermaths … just add water.


Improving Engineering Design

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : Effective design and manufacturing, both of which are necessary to produce high-quality products, are closely related. However, effective design is a prerequisite for effective manufacturing. This new book explores the status of engineering design practice, education, and research in the United States and recommends ways to improve design to increase U.S. industry's competitiveness in world markets.


C For Artists

Author by : Rick Miller
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pulp Free Press
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Description : C++ For Artists The Art, Philosophy, and Science of Object-Oriented Programming takes a refreshing and sometimes controversial approach to the complex topic of object-oriented programming and the C++ language. Intended as both a classroom and reference t


Computer Aided Materials Selection During Structural Design

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : The selection of the proper materials for a structural component is a critical activity that is governed by many, often conflicting factors. Incorporating materials expert systems into CAD/CAM operations could assist designers by suggesting potential manufacturing processes for particular products to facilitate concurrent engineering, recommending various materials for a specific part based on a given set of characteristics, or proposing possible modifications of a design if suitable materials for a particular part do not exist. This book reviews the structural design process, determines the elements, and capabilities required for a materials selection expert system to assist design engineers, and recommends the areas of expert system and materials modeling research and development required to devise a materials-specific design system.


Technology Development And Platform Enhancements For Successful Global E Government Design

Author by : Bwalya, Kelvin Joseph
Languange : en
Publisher by : IGI Global
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Description : While electronic research has developed in many governments around the world, the majority of its research has focused on the supply and demand aspects of e-government instead of the focus on technology integration for successful e-government design. Technology Development and Platform Enhancements for Successful Global E-Government Design compiles the shared experiences of e-government designers and practitioners with a focus on technological design. By highlighting the different technological nuances that need to be incorporated into successful e-government designs, this book is a useful tool for professionals and researchers concerned with the organizational development in different types of e-government communities and environments.


Research And Advanced Technology For Digital Libraries

Author by : Rachel Heery
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : We are delighted to present the ECDL 2004 Conference proceedings from the 8th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital - braries at the University of Bath, Bath, UK. This followed an impressive and geographicallydispersedseriesof locationsfor previousevents: Pisa(1997),H- aklion(1998),Paris(1999),Lisbon (2000),Darmstadt(2001),Rome (2002),and Trondheim (2003). The conference re?ected the rapidly evolving landscape of digital libraries, both in technology developments and in the focus of approaches to implem- tation. An emphasis on the requirements of the individual user and of diverse and distributed user communities was apparent. In addition, the conference p- gramme began to address, possibly for the ?rst time, the associated themes of e-research/e-scienceand e-learning and their relationship to digital libraries. We observed increasing commonality in both the distributed information archit- tures and the technical standards that underpin global infrastructure devel- ments. Digital libraries are integral to this information landscape and to the creation of increasingly powerful tools and applications for resource discovery and knowledge extraction. Digital libraries support and facilitate the data and information ?ows within the scholarly knowledge cycle and provide essential - abling functionality for both learnersand researchers. The varied and innovative research activities presented at ECDL 2004 demonstrate the exciting potential of this very fast-moving ?eld. The 148 papers, 43 posters, 5 panels, 14 tutorials and 4 workshops subm- ted this year were once again of the highest quality.


Designing Foods

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : This lively book examines recent trends in animal product consumption and diet; reviews industry efforts, policies, and programs aimed at improving the nutritional attributes of animal products; and offers suggestions for further research. In addition, the volume reviews dietary and health recommendations from major health organizations and notes specific target levels for nutrients.


Protecting Buildings From Bomb Damage

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : This book provides a brief overview of worldwide terrorist activity and reviews technologies and methods for designing blast resistant buildings. These techniques, primarily developed by the military, have applicability and relevance to the design of civilian structures. The volume recommends that a program of applied research and technology transfer be undertaken to hasten the availability and utility of these techniques to the civilian building community.


Relating To Things

Author by : Heather Wiltse
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing
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Description : We relate to things and things relate to us. Emerging technologies do this in ways that are interesting and exciting, but often also inaccessible or invisible. In Relating to Things, leading design researchers and philosophers respond to issues raised by this situation - inquiring into what it means to live with and relate to things that can actively relate to us, and that relate to each other in ways that do not involve us at all. Case studies include Amazon's Alexa, the Internet of Things, Pokémon Go and Roomba the robot vacuum cleaner. Authors explore everything from the care work undertaken by objects, reciprocal human/machine learning, technological mediation as a form of control, and what it takes to reveal things that tend to be hidden and that often (by design) conceal the ways in which they use us. As a whole, the book is a collaborative philosophical inquiry into the nature and consequences of contemporary technological things. It is a design inquiry into the current nature of the artificial, and possibilities for how things might be otherwise.


Construction Detailing For Landscape And Garden Design

Author by : Paul Hensey
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designer’s intent is clear and to enable the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and construction that the practitioner must be aware of. Alongside the text are 2D and 3D images with suggestions of measurements, design considerations and materials. Key topics covered in this book are: Vehicular paving Pedestrian paving and patios Steps and ramps Margins, edges and kerbs Drainage channels To be used in conjunction with the book is an innovative online library of freely downloadable CAD (SketchUp format) details which link directly to those in the book. These details are available for the reader to edit, adapt and use in their own designs - and make the task of detailing for projects that little bit easier.


Design In The New Millennium

Author by : National Academy of Engineering
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : America is changing. Many of the most noticeable changes in day-to-day life are associated with the advancing capabilities of computer systems, the growing variety of tasks they can accomplish, and the accelerating rate of change. Advanced engineering environments (AEEs) combine advanced, networked computer systems with advanced modeling and simulation technologies. When more fully developed, AEEs will enable teams of researchers, technologists, designers, manufacturers, suppliers, customers, and other users scattered across a continent or the globe to develop new products and carry out new missions with unprecedented effectiveness. Business as usual, however, will not achieve this vision. Government, industry, and academic organizations need to make the organizational and process changes that will enable their staffs to use current and future AEE technologies and systems. Design in the New Millennium: Advanced Engineering Environments: Phase 2 is the second part of a two-part study of advanced engineering environments. The Phase 1 report, issued in 1999, identified steps the federal government, industry, and academia could take in the near term to enhance the development of AEE technologies and systems with broad application in the U.S. engineering enterprise. Design in the New Millennium focuses on the long-term potential of AEE technologies and systems over the next 15 years. This report calls on government, industry, and academia to make major changes to current organizational cultures and practices to achieve a long-term vision that goes far beyond what current capabilities allow.


Uses Of Risk Analysis To Achieve Balanced Safety In Building Design And Operations

Author by : National Research Council
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : This volume considers engineering risk analysis applications to the field of building safety. Building codes and design criteria used by architects and engineers--standards of good practice defined by industry consensus--have made great strides in bringing the dangers of facilities under control, but the range of hazards (e.g., fire, indoor air pollutants, electrical malfunctions) is broad. Risk analysis offers improved overall safety of new and existing facilities without imposing unacceptable costs. Broad application of risk analysis will help facility professionals, policymakers, and facility users and owners to understand the risks, to determine what levels of risk are socially and economically tolerable, and to manage risk more effectively.


Oxford Textbook Of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

Author by : Marco Ranucci
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : The new Oxford Textbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia provides a comprehensive overview of and a thorough grounding in this challenging subspecialty. Both cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia demand high levels of knowledge and skill, as minimally invasive surgical techniques demand a sounder understanding of the specialties and as more patients with co-morbidities present for surgery Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Anaesthesia series, this resource covers the anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, post-operative complications, critical care, and all clinical aspects of cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia. Practical aspects, such as team working, and designing and equipping cardiothoracic theatre and critical care, are also included. The expert and international author team use their experience to ensure this comprehensive online resource reflects current world-wide practice across the globe. This resource is published with a concurrent online version, which features access to the full content of the textbook, contains links from the references to primary research journal articles, allows full text searches, and provides access to figures and tables that can be downloaded to PowerPoint ®. Designed for consultants and trainees in cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia, this is the definitive source of expert knowledge for anaesthetists in this subspecialty.