Re: Square Wire
From: David Knaack[SMTP:dknaack-at-rdtech-dot-com]
Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 5:13 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Square Wire
>I don't have a wire chart for square wire so I don't know what
>the resistance per 1000 feet should be. However, I measured
>the DC resistance at 25.0 ohms which seems about right given
>the wire charts I do have.
For calculating the resistance per 1000 feet, could you just calculate the
area of the square wire in circular mils, and then match it with the
closest round wire?
Or for that matter, you could use three known round wire areas and
resistance and interpolate the value based on the area?