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Re: HOW MUCH POWER NEEDED FOR A TC?
Marco,
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "Marco Denicolai" <Marco.Denicolai-at-tellabs.fi>
>
> HELP!
> Waiting for help...
>
> P.S. Here the question is not "How much power do I need at 800 BPS with a
> 0.1 uF capacitor". The real question is "In general, how much power do I
> need to excite a TC of this size?".
I'm looking at 9kw every 1.25ms (see below)
> My tentative design featured a 10 kV transformer, rectified to a 14 kV DC,
> that using resonant charging ramps up to 30 kV to charge the primary
> capacitor. At 800 BPS the energy is E = 800 * 0.5 * 0.1E-6 * 30000 * 30000
> = 36 kW.
> Limiting power to 20 kW I could charge the capacitor (-at-800 BPS) to about 22
> kV, more than sufficient.
I think there is an error here. Your calculating E = bps * .5 * C * Vp-p^2.
E * sec = bps * .5 * C * Vp^2 = about 9kw. Is this what your instructor is
getting at?
Bart