Re: Continued Problems (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 25 May 1998 08:41:20 +1200
From: Malcolm Watts <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Continued Problems (fwd)

Hi Bart,

> Date: Fri, 22 May 1998 00:15:11 -0500
> From: "Barton B. Anderson" <mopar-at-uswest-dot-net>
> To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Subject: Re: Continued Problems (fwd)

> > One can model an equivalent circuit of the primary connected directly
> > to the mains and a choke appearing in the secondary side modified as
> > above. It is this effective choke that forms a resonant circuit with
> > the Tesla primary cap.
> >
> > Malcolm
> I understand the above. However (here it comes),in a case of a tuned coil where the xfmr is
> given added L (choke), Ls is seen as (xfmr L + choke L) x turns ratio squared. Tank C being
> fixed (IMO) causes a change in the tanks resonant F in relation to any change in L before
> the xfmr. Then, resonator vs. tank F would not be "tuned". The primary tap would then need
> to be re-tapped so that Lp = original XL = original F?
> Bart

Doesn't affect the Tesla tank itself since the charging reactances 
(excluding the primary cap) are disconnected from the Tesla tank by 
the gap when it fires.