1/5/2004 Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle

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 Engineering & science crossword puzzle

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1 Graph axis feature

4 Wire harness lacing string

8 The "m" in the potential energy equation "mph"

12 Turn on the computer

13 Inductor core

14 Fiberglass cloth grain direction

15 Type of model airplane control system, abbr.

16 Small representative graphic

18 Chemical symbol for beryllium

19 Positive or negative symbol

21 ____-out, a term in semiconductor foundry industry

22 Crystal face

23 Audio Frequency

25 1E6 nanoseconds

26 Bill's company, abbr.

27 Exponent that returns the original number

28 Type of memory, abbr.

30 A "1" or a "0"

31 Type of flip-flop

32 One component of a complex number, abbr.

33 Disperse electromagnetic waves

35 Electromagnetic

36 Metal parts engineer, abbr., pl.

37 1e-6 mA

39 Infrared

40 RF passive device manufacturer in Bay Shore, NY

42 PCB mask exposing ray, abbr.

44 Ratio of circumference to diameter

45 Global System for Mobile Communications

46 Mass unit, abbr.

47 One who builds models

49 Type of flip flop

50 Test Equipment

51 BER - 8 bits at a time

52 Automatic Network Analyzer

53 Powers pneumatic devices

54 Anno Domini (Year of our Lord)

55 Internet Protocol

57 Time Delay

58 Min____ and Max____ in gate reduction, pl.

60 Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier

62 Technical drawing structure

63 Front edge of a wing, abbr.

64 Exhaust opening

65 Type of current flow, abbr.

67 Enhanced Graphics Adapter

68 Producer of antivirus and firewall software

70 Encased in a protective covering

71 Receiver power level detection circuitry, abbr.

72 Solid State PA

73 The "F" in FET

DOWN

1 System On Chip

2 Wheel retainer for axle, pl.

3 PC follower

4 Geometric solid of rotation that produces the circle, ellipse, parabola and hyperbola

5 Logic gate

6 Able to handle high VSWR loads

7 Thread cutting tool

9 Dilbert's female co-worker

10 Wireline(tm) maker in Hollis, NH

11 Circuits to generate frequencies

13 Exceeds

16 Network department, abbr.

17 Person responsible for program spending, abbr.

19 Font without serifs

20 A result of phase noise

22 Equation

24 An ellipse has two of these

26 Optical device for producing images by reflection

29 Oscilloscope readout aides

30 Sent a ray of light

32 Roentgen Equivalent Physical

34 Professor's student instructor, abbr.

38 Amplitude Shift Keying

41 Analog/Digital

43 Air circulation opening

48 RF connector manufacturer in Stratford, CT

50 A component of velocity

51 IC substrates

53 Length x width, pl.

55 integrated Digital Enhanced Network, by Motorola

56 Circuit for firing a magnetron

59 Units of work in cgs system

60 Electronic Variable Optical Attenuator

61 PC follower

63 Line Of Sight

66 Software drafting tool, abbr.

69 Place for measuring during troubleshooting or alignment, abbr.

70 European equivalent to the U.L.


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