Distortion FAQs:


Q: Is distortion the alteration of the original shape of something?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion a divergence from rectilinear projection caused by a change in magnification with increasing distance from the optical axis of an optical system?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion usually unwanted?

A: Yes, and so engineers strive to eliminate or minimize it.

Q: Is distortion the misrepresentation of the area or shape of a feature?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion expressed in percent of an ideal unit pulse length?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion also used as a musical effect?

A: Yes, and particularly with electric guitars.

Q: Is distortion sometimes included in noise?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion characterized as unwanted change to a signal?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion distortion occurring in a system?

A: Yes, and subsystem, or device when the output amplitude is not a linear function of the input amplitude under specified conditions.

Q: Is distortion the shifting of the significant instants of the signal pulses from their proper positions relative to the beginning of the start pulse?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion the Signal-to-noise-and-distortion ratio?

A: Yes.

Q: Is distortion a similar older problem?

A: Yes, and distorting the ratio between "mark" and "space" intervals.

Q: Is distortion any change made by an artist to the size?

A: Yes, and shape or visual character of a form to express an idea, convey a feeling or enhance visual impact.

Q: Is distortion corrected?

A: Yes.