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Re: Tesla Coil toroid Size
Malcolm -
Can you show your calculations using my RMS numbers and your
instantaneous numbers to arrive at your conclusions?
John Couture
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>> For example if the input is 960 watts and the bks are 120 and the sparks
>> are 2 feet long then the TC is producing 8 watts per break (including
>> losses) and four watts per foot of spark.
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>By that logic, one can produce a 100 foot spark using 1W. In fact the
>TC is discharging 8 *Joules* per break. The low duty cycle turns that
>energy in the attendant period of time into kW if not MW pulses.
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>Malcolm
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