Re: [loopantennas] Re: LoopCalc and the Real World
- Ken Javor wrote:
> From: "Rob Moore" <rmoore5@...>DC is "direct current". It doesn't like going around obstacles;)
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> Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 06:41:54 -0000
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> Subject: [loopantennas] Re: LoopCalc and the Real World
> Can you provide some mathematical basis for your assertion that DC
> current doesn't like to go around bends or make "sudden" changes in
> direction? I guess they must have missed that when I was getting my
> EE degree...
> --- In email@example.com, "Michael Hebert" <qrpbear@y...>
> > Jim,
> > .....
> > 2) Current (either AC or DC) does not like to take sudden changes in
> > direction (i.e. sharp bends).....
> Consider an automotive analogy. The sharper the turn, the more the
> electrons have to slow down to make it safely 'round the bend ;-)
- Yes, that sounds about right to me. I am going to grab the pictures
this afternoon and sketch the schematic this evening.
I realize this may be simple but loaded question, but is there a
consensus on whether or not I should replace the driven loop with small
diameter copper tubing. I have a quantity of it available.
>A diode would be across each switch, so that when the switch was open
>(actuated) current could only flow as to drive the motor off the