Which DC Drive?

From:  Greg Leyh [SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent:  Monday, June 15, 1998 6:28 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: FW: Which DC Drive?

Steve Young wrote:

> Suppose I knocked out the MOT magnetic shunts, or had some other "hard" DC
> supply.  Again, what are guidelines for sizing a current-limiting charging
> reactor?

The reactor L should be sized so that, at the maximum break rate,  
it will just barely finish charging the cap bank between firings.

In other words,  BPS(max)/2 = 1/[2pi * SQRT(Lreact/Cpri)].