Re: Input power msmt

From: 	Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: 	Sunday, June 22, 1997 11:41 AM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Input power msmt

John H. Couture wrote:


> How should the input wattage and the power factor be measured for the
> surges of input current?

Quantifing input power as Ec(pri) X BPS, as suggested by Malcolm and
others, is the most direct method IMHO as it exactly defines the actual 
power consumed by the coil.

Who cares about input current waveforms or power factor, except the 
power company?