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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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 294)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s January 2015 electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across SHIELD—Conductive cover that isolates equipment from electromagnetic interference TRIMPOT—SMALL POTENTIOMETER FOR MAKING PREDETERMINED MODIFICATIONS IN A CIRCUIT NINE—A nonet is a grouping of what? LIMITER—A device … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 293)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s December electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across AMPACITY—Max electrical current HUMREDUCTION—Use a bridge rectifier driven from an 8- to 12-V transformer winding, a capacitive filter, and a three-terminal IC voltage regulator to achieve this [two … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 292)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s November electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across BITS—A nibble is 4 of these REPEATER—ELECTRONIC DEVICE THAT RECEIVES AND AMPLIFIES A WEAK SIGNAL BEFORE RETRANSMITTING IT MICRO—Metric Prefix for 0.000001 PATCH—To re-route a signal to a … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 291)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s October electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 4.     PARAMETRON—Phase-locked oscillator 8.     UNBALANCED—Single-ended 9.     STRAY—Unwanted capacitance 10.   LEYDENJAR—Early capacitor [two words] 12.   ELECTROLYTE—Conducting fluid 14.   CROSSTALK—Caused when one circuit’s signal creates an unwanted effect on … Continue reading






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