Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 324)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar 324‘s crossword are now available. Across 1. FACTORIAL—n! 3. PLAINTEXT—Unencrypted 7. GAUSSMETER—Measures a magnetic field [two words] 12. PICOSECOND—One trillionth of a second 16. DECIMAL—Denary, base 10 17. RADIX—The base of a system of logarithms … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 323)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar 323‘s crossword are now available. Across DYNE—10–5 N GEOFENCE—Virtual barrier QUIESCENT—At rest BOND—Electrical union/connection HDL—Describes circuit structure; Verilog SOLIDSTATE—Electronics featuring semiconductors rather than mechanical circuits [2 words] TRIGGER—Pulse used to initiate a circuit action LONGRANGE—LoRa … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 322)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar 322‘s crossword are now available. Across SNIFFER—Software for monitoring network traffic ACTUATION—To put into mechanical action INVERTER—DC to AC NULL—VALUELESS CHARACTER REPEATER—Receives and amplifies a weak signal before retransmitting it JITTER—The deviation of some aspect … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 321)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar 321‘s crossword are now available. Across EMPTYSET—Null [2 words] STATOR—Nonrotating portion of a motor EXBI—Ei BPS—Data rate PLESIOCHRONOUS—Not quite synchronized RING—Devices connected in a circle; topology AMBIENT—Air temperature around a system DYNE—10-5 N ENUMERATION—ENUM RECTIFIER—Converts … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 320)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar 320‘s crossword are now available. Across BRIDGE—Connects two LANs or two sections of the same LAN ZETTABYTE—1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 bytes HELIX—Spring-shaped curve MAXIM—ARRL HAMMING—Code that detects single- and double-bit errors DEGAUSS—Decrease magnetism NULL—Character with bits set to … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 319)

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The answers to the Circuit Cellar 319 crossword puzzle are now available. Across DYNE—10–5 N PICOAMP—10–12 A HANDSHAKE—Exchange of signals to start or finish a function LATENCY—Delay GAUSSMETER—Measures gap energy BICONDITIONAL—<> CONE—1/3Bh ANGSTROM—1 = 10–10 m Down ENDOTHERMIC—Absorbs heat YAGI—An antenna … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 318)

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  The answers to the Circuit Cellar 318 crossword puzzle are now available. Across ANTIPARTICLE—Same mass, opposite charge AMORPHOUS—A solid without form and shape BIFURCATE—Split BAUD—Bd TOKEN—Permission to communicate LED—Holonyak, General Electric UHF—300 MHz–1 GHz CRC—Code for error detection VOLUME—Total … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 317)

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Across ELEVENTH—Undenary POSITION—What does a linear sensor read? CALCULATOR—Herzstark’s Curta PETA—1015 SHUNTREGULATOR—Stabilizes voltage fluctuations [two words] COPPER—Conductive trace material LUMEN—A lux is one of these per square meter MULTIPLIER—* ANNULUS—Little ring Down VARISTOR—Often used to suppress AC line spikes CHANGE—Delta … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 316)

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Across OR—Disjunction DUMMYLOAD—A simulated electrical load [two words] AND—Conjunction TUBE—Valve ARITY—The number of operands FACTORIAL—n! RESONANCE—A circuit’s natural vibrating frequency DYNAMIC—The opposite of static ISR—Interrupt handler TETRADE—Half byte PERIPHERALMODULE—PMOD ATTENUATOR—Used to reduce an electronic signal’s amplitude CRIMP—Join without solder Down … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 315)

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Across SPECTROMETER—Device for measuring wavelengths KILLSWITCH—Big Red Switch [two words] RECURSION—When a routine calls itself BOOLEAN—Two values: true and false PASCAL—Pa TERA—1012 FETCH—Load data before execution HECTO—102 TRIODE—Amp device with three electrodes DUB—Copy Down CYBERNETIC—What’s cyber short for? VISHING—Phishing via … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 314)

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Across CBAR—0.01 bar ATTO—0.000000000000000001 KRYPTON—Atomic number 36; Kr ZENER—Solid-state diode for regulating power supply voltage TRIANGLE—Area = (b × h)/2 DIRECT—Direct Unidirectional current TRAPEZOID—Area = (b1 + b2) × h/2 COLUMN—Vertical array TERA—10 to the 12th KALMANFILTERING—Linear quadratic estimation [2 … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 313)

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Across POPULATE—Install, place, solder WORM—Write once, read many NIBBLE—4 bits NORDSIECK—Differential analyzer, 1950 POSITIVE—P-type SUBBASS—Below 60 Hz COSMICCUBE—Famous parallel computer developed at Caltech in 1981 TRANSIENT—Brief current or voltage variation Down CHOKE—An inductor that bocks AC and passes DC ALNICO—Aluminum-nickel-cobalt … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 312)

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Across RECTIFIER—Diode that converts AC to DC EXA—1000sup6 BD—Baud PORT—Plug, socket EULER—Wrote Institutionum calculi integralis (circa 1770) PLESIOCHRONOUS—Close but not completely in sync PASCAL—Pa DIN—German Industrial Standards PHOTOEMISSION—The generation of electrons when lights hits a material Down VAPORWARE—Products advertised but … Continue reading






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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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