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Re: Continuously variable primary

Original poster: "K. C. Herrick" <kchdlh@xxxxxxx>

Uh, oh... That is >very< counter-intuitive! But then, I learned that stuff >50 years ago. I'm going to check it out pronto with the 2 spirals I made up yesterday.


Tesla list wrote:
Original poster: "David Thomson" <mailto:dwt@xxxxxxxxxxxx><dwt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Hi Ken,

> Is it not so that 2 oppositely-wound spirals adjacent to each
> other will result in near-cancellation of the resultant flux?

Actually, it is two similarly wound spirals adjacent to each
other that near cancel the inductance.  Oppositely wound flat
spiral coils increase the inductance.