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Why do we need nonlinear electronics for computing?

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Why is the MCU clock out waveform sinusoidal and not square pulse

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Will putting a resistor between a PC's fanheader pins convince the BIOS the fan is on?

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Does each IC need its own bypass capacitor when there are multiple ICs in the same circuit?

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Do stateful 74LS series chips start in a defined state?

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Why are crystal oscillators used in clocks instead of RLC circuits?

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How are emitter and collector different if NPN transistors are shown as being symmetrical

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Is paralleling MOSFETs a good or a bad idea?

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Are antennas specified for a certain frequency?

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In a MOSFET, what does the P+ region mean in this picture?

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NPN transistor resistor from base to GND. Is this useful?

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Why is silicon necessary in making semiconductors?

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Preference of BJT to MOSFET

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Are all linear regulators adjustable?

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What does negative capacitance mean?

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For a lower voltage drop one could use Schottky diodes, but what are the disadvantages of Schottky's?

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Three-phase transformer vs. three single-phase transformers

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Do I need to add buffers when creating a 3-input NAND gate from 2-input NANDS because of propagation delays?

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Why does lower frequency require a lower voltage to drive a logic value?

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Why does this NPN transistor operate differently if it comes before the switched element?

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Why this pair of IGBT's died silently?

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Measure inductance of air core inductor

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Determining how much load capacitance a 40-series logic IC can safely drive

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Does voltage ripple matter to a relay driven by a transformer?

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How can we be sure that computers will never accidentally switch a 0 by a 1?

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BJT astable multivibrator frequency increasing with voltage

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For this Art of Electronics circuit, why aren't the transistors specified? And what transistors do I use?

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Are there two sorts of *geometry* of JFET?

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Why more, smaller transistors increase power efficiency?

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Mental model for non-real power

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