RE: Request for math (ballasting) (fwd)
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Date: Thu, 16 Jul 1998 08:02:49 -0700
From: "Basura, Brian" <brian.basura-at-unistudios-dot-com>
To: 'Tesla List' <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: RE: Request for math (ballasting) (fwd)
I was thinking along the same lines (vary close to what you described)
and would also be interested in the equations.
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> Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 20:39:50 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Michael Baumann <baumann-at-proton.llumc.edu>
> To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Subject: Request for math (ballasting)
> I've got this insane idea to build my own reactor to limit current
> to my (soon to be ordered) pig.
> Call me nuts, but there is something about kludging a welder
> that doesn't seem elegant to me.
> Anyway, I am hoping that someone out there that has experience
> with the building of iron core inductors can send me the appropriate
> My idea is to take some PVC ( I have 2" and 3.5" ) and stuff it with
> iron rods (either round stock or welding rods, not sure which yet)
> wind xxx turns of 10AWG on that, with taps at various points to
> give me different power levels. Hopefully this is not too crazy, and
> someone out there can point me to the math needed to compute
> the approximate inductance of the iron core coil.
> Michael Baumann Optivus Technology Inc.|Loma Linda University Medical
> San Bernardino, California. (909)799-8308 |Internet: baumann-at-llumc.edu