Re: TC Output Impedance Matching (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 07:16:43 -0600
From: terryf-at-verinet-dot-com
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: TC Output Impedance Matching (fwd)

Hi Greg,
        I am not sure yet why the pi term comes up.  The factor is about
6.3.  The Rl = 2 x SQRT(Ls/Cs) equation seems to need to be multiplied by
3.15.  I did the leap-of-faith and used pi.

        Terry Fritz


At 09:33 PM 7/12/98 -0600, you wrote:
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>Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 10:05:05 -0700
>From: lod-at-pacbell-dot-net
>To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>Subject: Re: TC Output Impedance Matching (fwd)
>Terry Fritz
>[snip of equations]
>>         These equations where arrived at by useing load studies and computer
>> modeling.  They are not derived mathematically at this time.  I believe the
>> term is "Empirical" :-).  They may or may not prove to be useful or valid.
>Ah, that's what was confusing me... if these are empirical equations,
>shouldn't they contain just terms and rational constants?   
>Why do they have pi in them??  Pi hints at mathemetical derivation.
>BTW, the non-empirical, mathematically derived equation for a 
>critically damped secondary is  Rl = 2 x SQRT(Ls/Cs).