Electrical Engineering Crossword (Issue 296)

The answers to Circuit Cellar’s March 2015 electrical engineering crossword puzzle are now available. 296-grid-(key)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 a unit by a billion
15. ISOTROPIC—Exhibiting the same physical properties in all directions
17. MICROMETER—One millionth of a meter
18. INCREMENT—To change in value by a discrete step
19. INTERFERENCE—RFI, EMI
20. MULTIMETER—Test instrument that can make several different measurements

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1. QUALITYCONTROL—QC (two words)
3. FLUX—A field of radiated energy
4. FERROMAGNETIC—Magnetizable substance based on iron
7. DIFFRACTION—Bending of energy waves as they move around or through an obstacle
8. JUNCTION—Any connection between two electrical conductors
9. CLIPPING—Slicing off of signal peaks
10. COMMON—Conductor shared by various circuits
11. SUBSONIC—Slower than the speed of sound
12. DECODE—Convert a digital signal back into an analog signal
16. CAPACITANCE—Measured in fractions of a farad