Re: Pri/Sec coiling
At 06:25 PM 2/2/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Subscriber: Rodney.Davies-at-anu.edu.au Sun Feb 2 17:39:43 1997
>Date: Sun, 2 Feb 1997 22:16:55 +1100 (EST)
>From: Rodney Graham Davies <Rodney.Davies-at-anu.edu.au>
>Subject: Pri/Sec coiling
>I'm going to ask perhaps a silly and obvious answered question, but when
>winding your primary and secondary, are the windings in the same direction?
>ie, wind both sec and pri in a clock-wise direction?
>I should be able to derive this from 1st principles of electromagnetic
>induction, but can't seem to picture it too well.
>The reason why I ask this is that in TC circuit diagrams, the coils (if I
>am correct) are back-to-back w.r.t the primary and secondary coils. I
>interperate this as being that the coils are wound in opposite directions
>to each other.???
>Then again, this whole idea mightn't really matter...
>Anyway, my puzzling thought for the day...
>Ideas, flames, corrections welcome...
It is totally irrelevant which direct you wind in, on any coil. They need
not match up.
Richard Hull, TCBOR