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Re: Wire gauge calc?
<<<<Although wire guage is a very import topic for Tesla coils, how one
calculates it out to 50 zillion digits is not. Lets try not to beat the
wire guage thing to death - Terry >>>>
Antonio,
Were did this definition of the exact diameter come from? It must also
include a temperature at which it is true. It is interesting that many
charts have different values for a given gauge.
Dave
-----Original Message-----
From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Date: Thursday, January 07, 1999 3:42 AM
Subject: Re: Wire gauge calc?
>Original Poster: "Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz" <acmq-at-compuland-dot-com.br>
>
>Tesla List wrote:
>
>> I used to have a calculation to convert AWG<->Inches, but
>> I lost it, anyone know what it is?
>
>There was a long discussion about this some time ago...
>The exact formula is:
>diameter=exp(a*AWGgauge+b) mils
>where:
>a=-Ln(460/5)/39;
>b=(36*Ln(460)+3*Ln(5))/39;
>
>Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz
>
>