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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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 290)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s September electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across  2.     THREE—Trivalent valence 3.     PHYSICS—Kilby’s Noble Prize in 2000 5.     INVERTER—Converts DC to AC 8.     BATCH—BAT file 9.     MAXIM—Founded ARRL in 1914 10.   KEYBOARD—If you are AFK, … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 289)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s August electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 1.     FAST—Ethernet at 100 Mbps 3.     FAB—IC factory 6.     XOR—Logic gate 7.     VERILOG—HDL created in the early 1980s by Goel and Moorby 9.     MIL—0.001 inches = 25.4 … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 288)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s July electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2.     QUIESCE—Inactive but still available 4.     GLUELOGIC—Used for circuitry interfacing [two words] 7.     AMAYA—Open-source web tool developed by members of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) 8.     … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 287)

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The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 1. BEAMFORMING—Signal processing technique 7. HETERODYNERECEIVER—Converts a signal to an intermediate frequency [two words] 8. AMIGA—A high-resolution PC based on Motorola’s 6800 microprocessor family 9. NAGLING—Creates “Russian … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 286)

Lefebvre's desk with an old oscilloscope and a new project

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2. SAMBA—This networking protocol enables you to write to an embedded file system from a Windows PC 7. ELECTROMAGNETICFIELD—Used for data transfer [two words] 8. CAPACITOR—These types … Continue reading






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Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 285)

Lefebvre's desk with an old oscilloscope and a new project

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s April electronics engineering crossword puzzle are now available. Across 2.    STOKESSHIFT—Can reduce photon energy [two words] 8.    HYSTERESISLOOP—Its area measures the energy dispersed during a magnetization cycle [two words] 11.    NANDGATE—A shoe in when playing “true … Continue reading






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