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*To*: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com*Subject*: RE: [ Re: Variable Capacitance and Inductance]]*From*: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>*Date*: Fri, 24 May 2002 19:22:10 -0600*Resent-Date*: Fri, 24 May 2002 19:23:55 -0600*Resent-From*: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com*Resent-Message-ID*: <1jmH-B.A.Z6E.oeu78-at-poodle>*Resent-Sender*: tesla-request-at-pupman-dot-com

Original poster: "David Thomson by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <dave-at-volantis-dot-org> Hi Dave, He ALSO made the SPECIFIC assertion that capacitance of an isolated capacitance INCREASED as it was elevated. No One else, including some here, has observed this. See my response to Malcolm. >> Tesla asserted that he observed changes >> LARGER IN SIZE >> and >> OPPOSITE IN DIRECTION >> from everybody since (and some/all) before. > And Tesla was correct. Citation please, of independent verification. Math will work. In Tesla's experiments for ascertaining the influence of elevation on capacitance, he always tuned the coil to maximum potential. As can be seen on page 246 of CSN, as Tesla tuned for highest potential as told by the longest possible spark length, the spark length increased with the height of the ball. This is reflected as: volt^2 k eo A m = ------------- joule where m is the distance between the ball and the ground, volt is the peak potential of the charged bodies, k is the dielectric constant, e0 is the permittivity constant, A is the area of the ball in common with the ground, and joule is the total energy in the oscillating system. It is clearly seen above that as the voltage in increased, so is the distance. It would follow that if the distance is increase, the voltage is increased. Is that acceptable proof for you? I specifcally stick to facts, repeatable demopnstrable, testable facts. Maybe you have the facts in your mind, but you don't put them in your messages. Almost everything you write is a vague, general statement completely devoid of facts. Lately you've been writing a bunch of CF stuff, which is just as empty. If you expect others to provide you with substance in replies, you should provide it, too. Again: No doubt exists that external effects will cause measured (however measured) values to vary. However the direction, magnitude and causes are well known, and in disagreement with (some of) Tesla's reported observations, sometimes substantially different. Apparently it's not as well known to you. You still apply static capacitance principles to dynamic capacitance reality. It doesn't work that way. Tesla was right and it shows in the math and his results. This is not to say Tesla is infallible. He made a memory boo boo and forgot the exact magnitude of his results. Actually, if you had seen his handwriting, you could understand how he may have simply misread his own notes. But regardless of how Tesla came up with 50% per foot, he was wrong, and his own notes show it should have been 50% per 100 feet. But that doesn't change the results of his experiments. > Once again, Dave. You are being very general. > Do you expect me to take your word for this? The web, libraries, and courses of all sorts are available. You expect me to provide YOU with cites. But you expect me to take courses and go to libraries. I have just educated you in this message on something you obviously didn't know. Extend the courtesy and do the same. Dave

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