Re: Query on toriod -> ground capacitance
Subject: Re: Query on toriod -> ground capacitance
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 21:03:11 +1000
From: Peter Electric <elekessy-at-macquarie.matra-dot-com.au>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Tesla List wrote:
> Subject: Query on toriod -> ground capacitance
> Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 01:36:23 +1000 (EST)
> From: Rodney Graham Davies <Rodney.Davies-at-anu.edu.au>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Hi all,
> A friend of mine wanted to know this -
> "Why does the capacitance to ground of a toroid increase when you bring
> up higher ? This is an odd occurrence and is probably not linear."
> My own theory is that raising the toroid is practically the same as
> increasing the spacing between to capacitor plates. Here, the plates are
> the ground plain and the toroid...I could be wrong...
> Anyone care to elaborate?
Increasing the spacing should decrease the capacitance, or have I missed
Cheers from a fellow CCW coiler down under,