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RE: E-Tesla 6.11 strange prediction

Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>

Hi Ray,

I used the old version of MathCad6.  I imported the stress matrix
"soutput.xls" and did a surface plot of the array.  Any surface plot
program that can import large arrays can do it.  See also:




At 09:16 PM 5/21/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>What program was used to generate MattD2.gif?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tesla list [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
>> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 4:12 PM
>> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>> Subject: RE: E-Tesla 6.11 strange prediction
>> Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
>> Hi John,
>> Yeah!  When I ran Matt's coil at 400 x 400 it only took 100+ billion
>> floating point calculations to figure out :-)))  Also see the field stress
>> plot (volts per inch) I did later:
>> http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/MattD2.gif
>> This clearly shows the electrically dead space between the toroids as well
>> as the high field stress areas where the streamers break out
>> from.  So far,
>> E-Tesla6 has always worked extremely well.  There is a small discontinuity
>> that has about 4% error that was mentioned the other day but I
>> think I know
>> what that is...
>> It is gratifying to know it works so well after all the days, and nights,
>> spent on it.  When it was a slow basic program, I set my alarm every two
>> and a half hours during the night so I could wake up and load a new set of
>> test data on all the computers in the house...  I still am stunned on how
>> fast the C programming helpers were able to get it to go now!!  A full
>> night's worth of testing can be done in minutes now...
>> I should point out that Paul's new computer tools exceed E-Tesla by orders
>> of magnitude!  We just have to wait a bit longer before all that high
>> powered math stuff gets down to the rest of us. 0:o))  Tesla coils used to
>> be such a big mystery not too long ago, but now they are quickly becoming
>> some of the most well understood machines around!  But still much to do...
>> Cheers,
>> 	Terry