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Re: Variable Capacitance and Inductance

Original poster: "Malcolm Watts by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <m.j.watts-at-massey.ac.nz>

Hi Rob,

On 22 May 2002, at 19:30, Tesla list wrote:

> Original poster: "rob by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"

> I think elevation above see level would effect capacitance, since we are
> not in a vacuum :) 

So true. But which way would you expect it to go?

> I wonder if higher barometric pressure leads to higher capacitance? 

Perhaps it does, but one would expect air pressure to drop as one 
goes up I would think ;) Tesla claimed an increase in capacitance 
with height.


> Rob.
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