Re: A primary question

Subject:   Re: A primary question
   Date:   Mon, 21 Apr 1997 20:28:50 -0700
   From:   Skip Greiner <sgreiner-at-wwnet-dot-com>
Organization: Greiner, Ltd.
         To:  tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Hi All
> I would like to pose a question for the list. Disregarding
> primary/secondary arc-over problems...what if one were to design and
> build three different primaries as follows:
> 1. a solenoidal wound coil of the approximate diameter of the secondary
> designed to a specific L. I think this coil could actually be a larger
> diameter without changing the premise.
> 2. a pancake wound coil of the same L with spacing to allow the
> secondary to fit in if necessary for k adjustment.
> 3. An inverted pancake coil of the same L designed using accepted
> techniques
> Now, the question.....Using the same secondary and adjusting the
> coupling to be equal for each of the three different primaries, will the
> TC function any differently in each configuration?
> I will appreciate any and all comments and discussion. I believe the
> design of the primary is the single most important part of a TC and I
> believe it has largely been ignored.
> Skip