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41 votes

Why does Intel's Haswell chip allow floating point multiplication to be twice as fast as addition?

29 votes
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Physics behind signal reflections and series termination

14 votes

Can somebody explain what IQ (quadrature) means in terms of SDR?

13 votes

Scaling FFT output by number of points in FFT

13 votes

Why does 1/4 wavelength have a ground plane and 1/2 wavelength needs none?

11 votes

Why only sine waves?

7 votes

Why can a MCU input floating pin easily change state?

7 votes

What is the minimum die area of a chip?

7 votes

Is it worth it or safe to design your own power supply?

6 votes

For mainstream computing what are the practical advantages of 64-bit register size CPUs given the needs of today and the near future?

6 votes

Understanding data transmission rates over copper wire

6 votes

Guitar to MIDI conversion

4 votes
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when and how is the machine language (binary stream) mapped to an existing instruction?

4 votes

Why a sinusodial signal expressed by a cosine function instead of a sin function?

4 votes

Why is it said that for efficient transmission of radiation, antenna size should be comparable to wavelength of the radiation?

4 votes

Why does modern bluetooth audio need lossy compression?

3 votes

Does the expression of amplitude modulated suppressed carrier even exist in reality?

3 votes

How Does Kirchoff's Law Make Sense

3 votes

Why in Digital Design only Capacitive load?

3 votes

Is a floating pin equivalent to a very weak pull down?

3 votes

What happens to the generator if we don't consume the generated electricity from generator? Only theoretical explanations, please

3 votes

ASIC Hardware cost

3 votes

Why do some PCB antennas have a return path to ground?

3 votes

How does an antenna radiate (how do currents flow through the wire)

3 votes

Sampling theorem clarifications

3 votes

Why is the Digital 0 not 0V in computer systems?

3 votes
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Using an FFT to identify noise

3 votes

Why the current flowing through an induction heater increases when something is heated up?

3 votes

Why are battery-powered appliances and tools specified in volts?

3 votes
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Anyone know of a good/cheep usb dongle to pick up ULF (.3 - 3kHz) radio?

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