Re: Secondary Construction
Subject: Re: Secondary Construction
From: Stan Harle <lazer-at-netcom-dot-com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 1995 14:15:41 -0700 (PDT)
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> 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.