11/19/2003 Engineering & Science Crossword Puzzle

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 Engineering & science crossword puzzle

ACROSS

1 Scientific word for a star's twinkling

9 Engineering Change Order

10 Genetic double helix

12 Switch position

14 Analog-to-digital, abbr.

15 Described device toasted by ESD

19 Electromagnetic, abbr.

20 Ratio of circumference to diameter

21 Sample group

23 Add solder to tip of iron

24 1/000 of an inch

26 Software drafting tool, abbr.

27 Glue

29 Semiconductor lamp

32 WWW browser

34 Positive voltage lead color

35 Type of circular graph

37 A capacitor quality parameter, abbr.

38 Information Services

39 Increase voltage linearly

40 Quickly changing portion of waveform

41 Test Equipment

42 Unit of heat, abbr.

43 Substrate for mounting components

45 Type of memory, abbr.

47 Crystal filter type, abbr.

49 Automated Test Equipment

50 Person responsible for program spending, abbr.

51 A BPF spec., abbr.

52 Type of current flow, abbr.

54 Word in a software looping routine

55 European equivalent to the U.L., abbr.

57 Isolator, oscillator vendor in Tampa, FL

58 Mathematical proposition

59 Sample-and-____

60 Greek letter

61 Semiconductor and calculator company, abbr.

62 Metal parts engineer

63 Network department, abbr.

65 A type of average, abbr.

66 BASIC looping keyword

68 Greek letter

70 Special diode that can be switched, abbr.

71 Official Space Shuttle designation, abbr.

72 Type of chart

73 Super glue, abbr.

75 ECM response

77 Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line

78 Logic gate

79 Optical Cross Connect

81 Heat sink vendor in Laconia, NH

84 Denominator that returns the original number

85 Diode envelope demodulator

89 Forward Error Correction

90 Like an ideal transmission line

93 Voltage-current phase mnemonic, abbr.

94 Adjust a pot

96 Digital-to-analog converter, pl.

97 Metal & plastic parts engineer, pl.

98 Type of flip-flop

99 "Microwaves & __" magazine

101 Power supply vendor in Easton, PA

103 Time Delay

104 Test Equipment

105 Keyboard key

107 Maker of quality spectrum analyzers in Wichita, Kansas

108 High quality coax cable vendor in Hinsdale, IL

DOWN

1 Hermetic interfaces

2 Imaging device, abbr.

3 Galilean moon

4 Low Noise Amplifier

5 Opposite of O.D.

6 Exponent that returns the original number

7 Narrowband Advanced Mobile Phone System

8 + or -

11 Time keeping WRT the stars

13 Current summing points

15 Thread cutting tool

16 Army-Navy spec

17 Electromagnetic, abbr.

18 Connector family

20 Fan vendor in Farmington, CT

22 An audio amplifier spec, abbr.

23 Boob tube

25 Front edge of a wing, abbr.

26 Software engineering tool, abbr.

28 Turn-on amperage for a motor

29 Local Oscillator

30 The "E" in EMF

31 Digital Attenuator

33 Iron-constantan and copper-constantan junctions, for example

35 Min-to-max voltage of a waveform

36 One component of a complex number, abbr.

42 Data safeguards

43 Last stage in a transmitter

44 Chemical symbol for beryllium

46 Mechanical device

48 Units of power

50 Heavenly body having a tail

51 Cooling device

53 Type of distribution, squared

54 Transverse Electromagnetic

56 Electrical Overstress

64 Devices for reporting shaft positions

66 Start Frequency, abbr.

67 Type of flip-flop

69 Subjects a circuit to extreme operation

74 Wheel attachment points

76 1/000 of an amp

77 Opposite of digital-to-analog, abbr.

78 Just entering the nonlinear region

80 Synthesizer vendor in Whippany, NJ

82 Audio Frequency

83 Integrated Circuit

84 Original Equipment Manufacturer

86 Plug-ins for computer buses

87 Unix, Linux or Windows

88 Government program to bring electricity to farms, abbr.

90 Computer communication scheme, abbr.

91 Unix, Linux or Windows

92 Receiver parameter, abbr., pl.

95 Temperature Coefficient

96 Government lawyer, abbr.

100 Field Effect Transistor

102 Precision Approach Radar

103 Thin Film Transistor

106 Local Oscillator

107 Integrated Circuit


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