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Re: Sparklength inquiry
At 04:55 PM 9/24/98 -0600, you wrote:
>Original Poster: Greg Leyh <lod-at-pacbell-dot-net>
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>> Original Poster: "John H. Couture" <couturejh-at-worldnet.att-dot-net>
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>> Greg -
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>> Not true. Note that the Vs is a function of BPS in the equation
>> Vs = sqrt(2 watts/(Cs BPS))
>> The spark lengths are for controlled sparks. Streamer sparks can be
>> 2 to 3 times longer depending on the guestimate of the coiler.
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>> John Couture
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>Again, the algebra is lacking here. In the above equation,
>Vs would only be a function of BPS if the quantity "watts"
>was a constant. But since watts is an inverse function of
>BPS, the above equation simply reduces down to Vs = SQRT(2Es/Cs).
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Greg -
In the equation Vs = SQRT(2Es/Cs) how would you relate Es to the
input watts of the TC power transformer for the 1, 80, and 350 BPS?
John Couture
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