Re: Gap Losses
From: richard hull[SMTP:rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net]
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 1997 1:21 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Gap Losses
At 11:01 PM 8/26/97 -0500, you wrote:
>From: Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
>Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 1997 2:27 AM
>To: Tesla List
>Subject: Re: Gap Losses
>Richard Hull wrote:
>> As regards what is the optimum surge impedance..... I honestly believe it is
>> like everything else in this messy business...firmly planted in ever
>> shifting sand.
>> It is part of the art.
>> A question to your question what is really high? ...Low? It is as much
>> power related (relates to frequency too) as to some magic number. You
>> effectively said this earlier.
>In your travels, have you ever come across any mention of actual resistance
>msmts made on a TC rotary gap?
No, interestingly enough I have not. I have worked a little with static
gaps but haven't tried a study of a rotary gap's actual firing resistance.
But then, again, I haven't used a single lone two or four gap rotary in a
system in years.
Might have to look into that.
Richard Hull, TCBOR