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Post subject: Memory effects :)
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2005 3:42 pm

This question is for all of you:

To which extent those of you who deal with circuit design remember the entire theory related to what you do? :roll:

- Do you use (of course) CAD tools and remember the theory basics?
- Do you constantly keep refreshing your memory by reading text books and application notes?
- Do you only take off the rust from your brain when you enter into new project design and concentrate just in the part you have to design?
- Any other option?

I am asking that because I keep refreshing my memory over things I already know and I forget them because I don't practice them too often. :shock: I am asking myself, if my brain is OK or everybody else do the same? :idea:
After all RF design is an ocean-wide area...to which level do you remember things? Formulas, concepts etc? :idea:

Before you hold an interview what do you do, how do you get ready for that? :idea:



Post subject:
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 1:04 pm
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Joined: Wed Aug 20, 2003 11:47 am
Posts: 47
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
I used to know, but I forgot.


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Unread postPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2005 1:32 am
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Joined: Tue Mar 15, 2005 11:43 pm
Posts: 65
Location: Singapore
no worry too much, you are not alone..
sometime my brain is Not OK either.. :wink:

Jean :lol:

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