Re: TC Output Impedance Matching (fwd)
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Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 07:16:43 -0600
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: TC Output Impedance Matching (fwd)
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.
At 09:33 PM 7/12/98 -0600, you wrote:
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>Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 10:05:05 -0700
>To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>Subject: Re: TC Output Impedance Matching (fwd)
>[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).