Re: Isotropic Capacitance
A quick observation by me on this...
> It is interesting to note that tesla spent a lot of time and work
> making an exhaustive study of elevated capcitances, it therefore
> was of great importance to him. You would think that the higher
> the sphere was above the earth, the lower the capacitance, but if
> you plot the values Tesla got, then you see this is not the case.
> There is a trend toward lower capacitances, but only at the maximum
I think that the huge surface area of the ground swamps small
variations in height. Possibly also, by raising the sphere, more of
the earth (globe) "comes into view" which I suspect would also
contribute to some invariance in the sphere capacitance.