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### How can one calculate Load Regulation for a temperature sensor?

I am wondering how to calculate the Load Regulation of a temperature sensor. For example ADI's TMP37? I know how to calculate % Load Regulation from Wiki, but not sure how to get to the mC/uA units? ...
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### Convert counts CCD output to irradiance units

I'm performing some tests with a spectrometer (a model similar to this one but more recent) equipped with a CCD. I can only output to counts, not W/(m^2*nm) (ie: irradiance units) which is what ...
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### PCB Layout: Reconciling metric and imperial measurement units

I am using Eagle CAD to lay out a BGA based PCB, for manufacture at Laen's prototyping service. One of the problems which I am having is that BGA parts are typically specified using metric units (for ...
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### Calculating Volts and acceleration from an accelerometer

I am using a Zephyr Bio-harness 3 device as an accelerometer project I'm working on. The device outputs in ADC units and I'm not sure how to convert these units into volts or gs. The specs of the ...
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### Why should any unit be used instead of the watt (W) as a power unit?

I am taking a course on AC circuits and so far I have seen that for the different types of power (read real, reactive and complex) different units are used. For the real power, which is power in fact ...
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### Why is current (and not charge) an SI base unit?

Recently I've been wondering why the Ampere is an SI base unit and not the Coulomb (which is derived). I read this answer http://electronics.stackexchange.com/a/23456/16834 , but I'm not sure I'm ...
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### Confusion between MW and MWh

A 1MW power plant producing power constantly for 24 hours will produce 24 MWh a day. Is that right? If it is, I don't understand when it says, in ...