Prof. Fowler's Fun Stuff
Good ECE Band Names
Suppose you have a band made up of Electrical and Computer Engineers....
What would be a good name for the band???? Here are some:
Kurt Tosis and His Standard Deviations
kurtosis is a statistical measure, as is standard deviation
J. K. and The Flip Flops
I'm not a digital circuit type but I've been told that JK flip flops are really used anymore and that D flip flops are what is used
So... I suppose this could be changed to "Dee and The Flip Flops" but I like the sound of J. K. and the Flip Flops better... plus it is "Old School"!
Litte E and The J-Thetas (from Ryan Kulesza - EECE301 Student, Fall 2011)
Jay Omega and Exponentials (inspired by the above name)
Twisted Pair (for a Duo)
a type of cable made by twisting two wires together
The Least Squares
and therefore, presumably, the "most hip"
The Decaying Exponentials
The Damned Sinusoids
A play on the term “Damped Sinusoids”
Degenerate Trapezoid
Comes from the fact that convolving two rectangles gives a trapezoid, but when they are both the same width the trapezoid becomes a triangle… which can be thought of as a degenerate trapezoid. I know... that is a bit of a stretch!!
Alice and Bob and The Code Breakers
Alice and Bob are names widely used when describing encryption problems
Steady State
R.C. & The Time Constants
The PN Junctions
Depletion Region
The name of the region that forms at a p-n junction
The Resistors
Solve For X
The Spectral Replicas (for a band playing “cover versions”, of course)
after the frequency-domain effect of sampling
The Dead Batteries
Mutual Misinformation
a play on “Mutual Information” from information theory… from Prof. Jessica Fridrich
Hush Functions
a play on “Hash Function” used in cryptography and elsewhere … an actual consistent typo seen by Prof. Jessica Fridrich
Humming Distance
a play on “Hamming Distance”… used in error correction coding in communication systems another actual typo seen by Prof. Jessica Fridrich
Eddie Current and the Hysteresis
contributed by "CharlieT" on the Amps n More forum
Millieamp and The Sinewaves
contributed by "engineer_musician" on the Amps n More forum