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RE: [TCML] Check the Discharge Time of my Bleed Res
Thanks. I had tried a similar online one and got 0.2 secs approx' the same.
Then I realised how a 'Time Constant' worked, and why the formula I had used
had a '5' in it! (I needed to multiply by 5 to get 99% discharge)
From: Joshua Johnson [mailto:jjohnson98@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 08 October 2008 17:18
To: Tesla Coil Mailing List
Subject: Re: [TCML] Check the Discharge Time of my Bleed Res
Looks like 1 second to me.
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 8:24 AM, P Tuck <follies@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am about to bench test my new MMC Cap of 0.02143 uF (CD's using 2
> of 14 each) using a makeshift inductance.
> Each individual cap' has a 10 Meg bleed res' across it and I work this out
> as a discharge time of 10 sec's, to discharge to 1% of the supply voltage.
> This in my case will be 100v when connected to a 10K supply.
> Am I right on my timing?
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