Re: Sync motor question
The capacitor would still draw current on the opposite swing of the AC
waveform. This should prevent excessive core bias.
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Sent: Thursday, June 10, 1999 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: Sync motor question
> Original Poster: "R.E.Burnett" <R.E.Burnett-at-newcastle.ac.uk>
> On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Tesla List wrote:
> > Original Poster: "B**2" <bensonbd-at-erols-dot-com>
> > Hi John, All,
> > Can your synchronous rotary gap be easily modified to fire only on
> > one polarity of the AC voltage waveform? Suppose this were possible.
> I think this would give rise to a DC component in the transformer
> secondary. This might cause the HV transformer core to saturate.
> A lot of current would then be drawn from the mains.
> Just my initial feeling. Could well be wrong.
> - Richie,
> - In sunny Newcastle