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Re: Wet Coils
Original poster: "Mark Fergerson by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <mfergerson1-at-cox-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: (I have no idea; attributions totally screwed up)
> Cool! So it appears that gross humidity does not appear to have any or
> only a tiny affect on inductance. I don't think this test has ever been
> mentioned before. I am sure the Q dropped like a rock but the inductance
> held up. "I" didn't think that would be the case. Shows what I know ;o))
Oh, dang. I have the feeling this kills my hope of
immersing a coil in LN2. Anybody know what parameter of LN2
I ought to be looking up to determine if it too will drop Q?
> >>Paul can predict by computer that a lot of the Q variation is due to copper
> >resistance changing with temperature
OTOH the relatively constant temperature of boiling LN2
will keep Q constant. But at what value?
Oh, nice page. "Energy loss budget" is something that's
been worrying me.
> ... Been writing web pages all day and burnt now...
> It is non-TC related but:
> Ouch! Unlike everyone else, the moderator can smack me for sneaking in
> non-TC stuff ;o))))
Funny, the page won't display. "Too many people
Mark L. Fergerson