On 6/26/2019 4:24 PM, tesla-request@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Message: 13 Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:47:54 -0700 From: jimlux<jimlux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To:tesla@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: [TCML] Current Meter Message-ID:<4b877730-01b4-70f5-44ea-a706945627b5@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed On 6/26/19 11:21 AM, Daniel Kunkel wrote:>Nice! Did you find that the current was very erratic or was it stable? > >On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM Bert Hickman<bert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> >wrote: >>>Hi Dan, >> >>That may be why the ammeter burned out... :) >> >>I didn't have a scope and wideband CT when I had the 6" coil. In fact, I >>didn't even know that wideband CT's even existed until years later... :) >> >>I did measure peak secondary base current with a Pearson wideband CT and >>Tek scope on a 10" coil a few years later. Base current pretty much >>matched theoretically-predicted current. This was long before the >>excellent simulation models and tools we have today. Then, all we had >>was basic TC theory, Conservation of Energy, and Excel spreadsheets. >>Comparing primary bang size versus secondary peak current, and then >>back-figuring peak secondary energy, I found that about 85% of the >>primary bang energy made it to the secondary during by the peak of the >>first ring-up when P:S coupling (k) was about 0.2. So in that sense, >>agreement was pretty good. >> >>BertGreg Leyh had measurements of streamer current from inside the topload of Electrum. There might also be base current measurements.
By the way, I stopped using the Weebly web developer [modern and easy, but not very customizable] and went back to a more manual HTML service, so all the old Electrum waveforms are available again:
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