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Re: [TCML] PSPICE model for SGTC?

Found a link to Terry's 15/60 sync RSG coil model, that includes an R-C
model for secondary streamer:

Let's science this thing up!

On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 1:07 PM, Gary Lau <glau1024@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Terry Fritz created a very accurate PSpice model for a 15/60 NST.  I
> worked out a model to simulate a first-order static spark gap, at least as
> far as breakdown voltage and a static on-resistance.  I have a web page
> showing the whole TC picture here:  http://www.laushaus.com/
> tesla/gapsim.htm and there is a link to download my MIcroSim PSpice model
> of the complete coil.
> I had an old version of MicroSim PSpice and I've not been able to get it
> to work since upgrading (?) to Windows 10.  If your free package works
> under W10, please share a link to the installation package?
> Hmm, just noticed that my model does not include a secondary coil.
> Changing the primary coil to another transformer is straightforward enough
> - we know the inductances and coupling factor, but modeling the streamer
> load is a very big and complex deal.  I remember Terry had a simple static
> model of a streamer and it was thoroughly discussed in the archives under
> the subject "streamer modeling" or something like that, probably in the
> late 90's.
> Regards, Gary Lau
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 12:28 PM, Brian Hall <brianh4242@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> I am just starting to learn PSPICE.  In OrCad Capture CIS Lite (free
>> version) v 16.6  can a spark cap Tesla coil be modeled? I have done a
>> single AC source RLC circuit and played around with Q factors (adding or
>> reducing resistance), running it over a range of frequencies to get a
>> voltage graph of the results.  I am curious how to model the 120v step up
>> NST part, the air core transformer part factored around resonance (not on
>> mutual flux or turns ratio) and the air gap or "switch when the capacitors
>> are fully charged" part.  Have any of you done such things with PSPICE
>> before, or have project files that you are willing to share?
>> ----------------------------------
>> Brian Hall
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