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James Strieter
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Is it superfluous to place a snubber in parallel with a diode by default?

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How Can Non-Parasitic Capacitance Be Excessive When Smoothing Voltage?

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How Should I Model Eddy Currents in a Magnetic Core?

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Do MOSFETs Share Avalanche Energy?

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Can I Import a Netlist Into Kicad?

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How can I make a huge ceramic chip resistor?

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Can I make active devices share voltage equally using ad hoc shunt resistors?

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Can a vacuum triode switch large amounts of DC on and off quickly?

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For sufficiently low duty cycle, can you get away with driving SCR above rated current as long as A^2 * s are maintained?

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What is the proper name for a rotary relay?

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Does winding a solenoid around a copper pipe reduce the net magnetic flux at all?

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What Exactly Is Meant by a 2nd Order Phase Locked Loop?

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Do Gate Drivers That Look Like Comparators Have Comparator Inputs?

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How Far Should Mu Metal Be From An Inductor to Leave Its Internal Behavior Unchanged?

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How bad of an idea is it to use an AC transformer for a DC-DC converter?

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Can an SCR conduct backwards in large amounts while the gate is asserted?

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In practice, is the ganging of a large number of SCRs in parallel often more expensive than an equivalent hockey puck?

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What is the maximum pulse current from a watch battery?

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Can you force LTSpice to use monotonically increasing numbers?

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Can a DC motor safely exert torque opposite its direction of rotation?

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What decides \$V_{ce_{max}}\$ for a BJT?

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Why are the voltage ratings of switch contacts so much lower than breakdown voltage?

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How Do You Tell KiCad to Keep Certain Wires a Certain Distance From Other Wires of Dissimilar Voltage?

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Will Any SCR Trigger Optically If It Is Exposed To Light?

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Is It Possible To Choose a Higher Holding Current When Designing SCR?

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How Much Cross Sectional Area Should Transformer Core Have Given Current and frequency?