History Re: [TCML] Kids class Project
dh at synthstuff.com
Wed Dec 5 23:52:49 MST 2007
I was waiting for someone to bring up the scalability of DC electrical
We have quite a few DC long-haul lines in the USA and Canada.
What was implied in my "not being able to scale" comment was "given the
level of technology available to Tesla or Edison at the time".
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> > I seem to recall a homopolar motor. It can be built and
> then a paper
> >can be written on its operation. Instructions here:
> Last I looked, Homopolar motor preceded Tesla.
> >...scalability of DC...
> DC can be scaled, some little known exercises in the 20 in Europe.
> Modern Solid State technology (done earlier with ignitrons) allows
> HVDC links. One end of one such helps power my area, receiving
> +/- 500KVDC and chopping it back to AC.
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