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A life course approach to physical capability

Rachel Cooper, Rebecca Hardy, Avan Aihie Sayer, and Diana Kuh

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Maintaining physical capability, the capacity to undertake the physical tasks of daily living, is a key component of healthy biological ageing and highly valued by older people. Physical capability ... More


Timing with PMTs

A. G. Wright

in The Photomultiplier Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199565092
eISBN:
9780191747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199565092.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The timing capability of photomultipliers (PMTs) can be inferred from the basic laws of electron motion. The relationships between time dispersion and field strength, initial electron energy, angle ... More


The Ancient Approach

Glen Van Brummelen

in Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175997
eISBN:
9781400844807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175997.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the ancient approach to trigonometry, beginning with Hipparchus of Rhodes, the founder of trigonometry. It reconstructs when and where Hipparchus must have lived by taking into ... More


Computer Music Experiences, 1961–1964: (1964)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney reflects on his experiences with computer music during the period 1961–1964. He recalls arriving at the Bell Telephone Laboratories in September 1961 with a number of what he calls ... More


Stereographic Projection

Glen Van Brummelen

in Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175997
eISBN:
9781400844807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175997.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter deals with stereographic projection, which is superior to other projections of the sphere because of its angle-preserving and circle-preserving properties; the first property gave ... More


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