RE: Electric vs. electrical

Subject: RE: Electric vs. electrical
From: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:20:29 -0500

Instead of scale, I would identify electronics by the transmission of data. Even a teeny, tiny light switch is still electrical. But a computer that uses big, hulking vacuum tubes is electronic.

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From: Tony Chung
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2014 5:17 PM
To: Dave C
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Electric vs. electrical

The difference between electronics and electrical have already been discussed. Electronics implies micro precision scale, electrical implies larger systems. Electronics repair people handle everything from a unit's power supply onwards. Electrical people (electricians) usually handle everything that connects a power supply to the power grid.

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