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Unformatted text preview: al components as well as switching, modulation, amplification, detection and steering light by electrical, acoustical and photon‐based devices. Applications include readers for DVD disks, holograms, optical signal processing and fibre‐optic communication systems. Power Systems This field deals with converting energy to and from electrical, and transmitting energy over long distances, using generators, transformers, distribution lines, motors. Signal processing This field is concerned with extracting the information from information‐bearing electrical signals. An application is machine vision for robots in manufacturing. 7 EE1002 Introduction to Circuits and Systems SI units Quantity Unit Symbol Length Meter m Mass Kilogram Kg Time Second s Electric Current Ampere A Temperature Kelvin K Luminous intensity Candela cd Prefix Abbreviation Scale Factor (as power of 10) giga‐ G 9 meg‐ or mega‐ M 6 kilo‐ k 3 milli‐ m ‐3 micro‐ µ ‐6 nano‐ n ‐9 pico‐ p ‐12 femto‐ f ‐15 P...
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