(a) Interpretation: Moore’s law should be defined along with a brief description. Concept introduction: Moore’s law is very much associated with the evolution of technology and how it has made life easier. Moore’s law specifically indicates the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing.This is because of the technological advancement.

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Principles of Instrumental Analysis

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ISBN: 9781305577213

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Chapter 4, Problem 4.13QAP
Interpretation Introduction

(a)

Interpretation:

Moore’s law should be defined along with a brief description.

Concept introduction:

Moore’s law is very much associated with the evolution of technology and how it has made life easier. Moore’s law specifically indicates the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing.This is because of the technological advancement.

Interpretation Introduction

(b)

Interpretation:

A brief description ofGordon E. Moore and his position when he proposed Moore’s lawshould be stated along with the name of the company and the partner with whom Moore co-founded his company.

Concept introduction:

Gordon Moore is a businessman, engineer and belongs to California, USA. Gordon Moore proposed the famous Moore’s law. Moore’s law specifically points out the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing, and that’s because of the technological advancement.

Interpretation Introduction

(c)

Interpretation:

Different degrees and education obtained by Gordon Moore should be stated.

Concept introduction:

Gordon Moore is a businessman, engineer and belongs to California, USA. He proposed the famous Moore’s law. Moore’s law specifically points out the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing, and that’s because of the technological advancement.

Interpretation Introduction

(d)

Interpretation:

The name of the Nobel prize-winning physicist who gave Gordon his first job opportunity should be stated.

Concept introduction:

Gordon Moore is a businessman, engineer and belongs to California, USA. He proposed the famous Moore’s law. Moore’s law specifically points out the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing, and that’s because of the technological advancement.

Interpretation Introduction

(e)

Interpretation:

The first microprocessor developed at Moore’s company is to be described.

Concept introduction:

Gordon Moore is a businessman, engineer and belongs to California, USA. He proposed the famous Moore’s law. Moore’s law specifically points out the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing, and that’s because of the technological advancement.

Interpretation Introduction

(f)

Interpretation:

The year and the publication in which Moore made his prediction and the lesson that he learned from his law is to be stated. And the thing that triggered his interest in science and engineering and the biggest problem in science considered by him is to be described. Also, the status of Moore’s law is to be discussed.

Concept introduction:

Gordon Moore is a businessman, engineer and belongs to California, USA. He proposed the famous Moore’s law. Moore’s law specifically points out the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing, and that’s because of the technological advancement.

Interpretation Introduction

(g)

Interpretation:

The performance to price ratio (PPR) of computers is to be calculated. Whether Moore’s law holds for the PPR is to be calculated explaining the way the conclusion has been arrived at.

Concept introduction:

Gordon Moore is a businessman, engineer and belongs to California, USA. He proposed the famous Moore’s law. Moore’s law specifically points out the situation where the number of transistors on a single microchip is increasing day by day, but still, the cost is decreasing, and that’s because of the technological advancement.

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