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Re: Sparklength inquiry
Hi Bart,
> Original Poster: "Barton B. Anderson" <mopar-at-uswest-dot-net>
>
> Greg, John -
> My appologies. I did screw up the equation when I first
> posted as I did with the Vs equations. Must of been a
> bad typing night. John, I usually represent your
> equation in my spreadsheets as sparklength =
> (Vs*1000/65)^1.43 = (KVs/65)^1.43. I apparently hit the
> / instead of *. Sorry.
>
> As you stated, this is purely emperical and probably the
> best out there I know of. You also stated it can be
> related to breaks and power, however, I'm getting some
> wild numbers way out there using both equations. I
> assume there's a step or two missing to calculate
> sparklength?
Running through that formula suggests to me that it is a passable
indicator of sshot lengths only. Invalid for repetitive operation.
Malcolm
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