Is electromechanical components the same thing as electronic components?
- Anonymous7 days ago
Not the same.
A switch, a transformer, a relay, a light bulb are examples of electrical components. Something with vacuum tubes (from decades ago) is electronic. Something with solid state junctions (generally germanium or silicon) like a diode, a transistor or an integrated circuit is electronic.
- 1 month ago
The first kind handles electricity and has moving mechanical parts. Second kind, no moving mechanical parts.
- PhilomelLv 71 month ago
No. solid state parts are electronic but electro-mechanical parts have a moving mechanism like a switch, motor, relay, wind turbine...etc.
- Robert JLv 71 month ago
No. For something to be classed as "electronic" it must include active semiconductor devices such as transistors or integrated circuits.
(Or technically valves/tubes which form an active part - though that's then no longer "solid state" electronics).
Passive components such as resistors, diodes and capacitors do not count.
Electromechanical includes such as motors, solenoids, generators etc. - things that use electrical power to control mechanical motion, or generate power from mechanical motion.
Some things are both - eg. a radio control model "servo" combines an electromechanical system with electronics to control the motor.
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- 異域秦後人Lv 71 month ago
SOME DO AND SOME DON'T !
- billrussell42Lv 71 month ago
no. electromechanical components are things like relays, solenoids, motors, etc. that have an electric and mechanical component
electronic components are purely electronic, no mechanical component.