Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 311)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s June 2016 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across BELL—Was incorrectly credited for Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci’s invention ZEPTO—z; 10<super>–21 NOISE—Hiss FEMTO—1,000<super>–5 MICROCODE—Firmware AMORPHOUS—Silicon used in LCDs and solar cells PLASMA—”Anything formed” VELOCITY—m/s TACHOMETER—Measures a shaft’s … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 310)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s May 2016 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across ASSEMBLY—ASM TRANSDUCER—Sensor, passive, active, actuator LOGICGATE—XOR, NOR, AND, OR [two words] KILBY—Physics Noble Prize in 2000 ZUSE—German engineer; Turing-Complete Z3 SOLDERMASK—Layer atop copper foil PETABYTE—1 Exabyte is … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 309)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April 2016 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across STASIS—Inactive DIODE—Current flows through it in one direction HEAT—BTUs; joules BUS—LIN CLI—Text shell BINARY—Offs and Ons BUFFER—Location to hold data temporarily ASIC—The opposite of a general-purpose IC … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 308)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s March 2016 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across PEERTOPEER—P2P MICROMETER—Device for measuring a small object’s thickness TRACE—Conductive line VHF—Between 30 and 300 MHz TERA—10 to the 12 APERIODIC—Irregular ATARI—Company Bushnell founded in 1972 SHORT—Messaging … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 305)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s December 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across RADIAN—Rad SIEMENS—1/ohm VECTOR—Has magnitude and direction REPEATER—Acquires and retransmits signals INTERFERENCE—Distortion PINS—GND, VCC, SCK, SDA HORSEPOWER—746 W DOUGHNUT—Torus SCALAR—No direction, but has magnitude Down BERYLLIUMOXIDE—BeO MONOPHONIC—Mono … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 304)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s November 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across DRYCELL—A battery cell with a paste electrolyte (two words) RAIL—Part of a power supply that has the highest voltage or current-delivery capability DECADE—10 consecutive units TELSA—Flex … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 303)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s October 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across QUANTA—Discrete particlesThe ENCLOSURE—Box DIFFRACTION—Bending of energy waves BINARY—Offs and ons GANGED—Physically coupled to work in unison TETRODE—Vacuum tube with a plate, control grid, screen grid, and … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 302)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s September 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across DAMP—Decrease amplitude LUX—Light intensity PLANCK—Quantum theory ASIMOV—The Great Explainer CAPACITOR—Leyden jar GALVANOMETER—Measures small electrical currents by means of deflecting magnetic coils FERROUS—Metal containing iron IBM—Big … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 301)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s August 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across EXTENSIBLE—X NODE—Point of minimum amplitude AVOGADRO—6.0221415×1023 atoms/mole? DECODE—Covert a digital signal back to an analog signal ROGERS—Founded MIT in 186 STATOR—Non-rotating part of an electric motor … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 300)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s July 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across ABAMPERE—abA; Biot COULOMB—6.28 x 1018 electrons VOLTA—19th-century physicist credited with inventing the first battery NEGATIVE—Anion charge ZERO—False value MEGABAUD—1,000 kBd MANTISSA—Significand EULER—e (italicized); Leonhard MOTE—Sensor node … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 299)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s June 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across CURRENT—Eddy LUMEN—A lux is one per square meter KILBY—Nobel prize for physics in 2000 EXABIT—1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bits ARITY—Programming term for the number of arguments or operands a … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 298)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s May 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across ATTOSECOND—10-18 of a second SHIELDING—A barrier of conductive or magnetic matter HAPTIC—Relating to touch BEAMFORMING—Signal processing for sensor arrays SCRIPT—A sequence, instructions TRIMPOT—A small potentiometer used … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 297)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across RELAY—A switch actuated by another electrical signal OFFSET—A permanent deviation from the design center of any device or circuit DIP—A component for a PCB use that … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 296)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s March 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2. HUM—Field of 60 or 120 Hz magnetic or electrostatic energy 5. SWEEP—Scan of a range of frequencies 6. WIREWOUND—WW 13. POTENTIOMETER—Pot 14. NANO—Prefix that divides … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 295)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s February 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2. COMMON—A connection or conductor that a number of circuits share 5. TRIODE—Comprises a cathode, plate, and control grid 6. SKINEFFECT—The tendency for electrons at … Continue reading

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