Re: Secondary Construction

In a message dated 95-10-03 22:34:01 EDT, tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com writes:

>> > 
>> Point taken, but...
>> Can anyone explain why sparks would prefer to travel down the inside 
>> of the former (winding) rather than the outside ?
>thppppppth! Oh, sorry, had to dust off some neurons. I'd guess that the 
>magnetic flux density tends to be greater inside the secondary, and 
>without the added dielectric of the end caps, arc form more easily.
>Anyone else?
>Stan Harle
>Alamogordo, NM

With a couple of million volts, who knows.  Sometimes the discharges just
kind of go where they want.

Ed Sonderman