Energy and Power
From: Jim Lux [SMTP:jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net]
Sent: Friday, April 17, 1998 10:07 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Energy and Power
> From: ESchulz531 [SMTP:ESchulz531-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 16, 1998 7:32 PM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Energy and Power
> Power is energy per time, so tesla coils do magnify power but not
> Example a tesla coil using a 20 j cap running at 100khz, assuming all the
> energy is transferred in the first secondary voltage rise will put out
> 's during a 0.01 ms period.
You mean, of course, 2000 kW, not kJ. Watts = energy/time 20/1e-5 = 2e6.
And, if that coil fires every 8.3 msec (120 Hz), the input power will be
20j/8.3E-3 or about 2400 Watts.