TESLA SYSTEM CALCULATOR
The most exciting part of designing
is, of course, to be able to modify the parameters of the project at
will, analyzing all possibilities and perhaps discovering a new unusual
design! But Tesla Coil design involves many calculations and
after some math tinkering, usually the user gives up and looks for a "coil
recipe". Others perhaps, choose to write a program in
order to free themselves of tedious calculations and to be able to
explore different designs.
But not all builders have the necessary knowledge of mathemathics,
physics, programming languages, and so on... That's
why I thought about building an on-line Tesla System Program site, hope
you'll enjoy using it !!
input values and obtain the electrical & physical dimension of the
whole system (primary & secondary).
Before you start your design, read the next INTRO,
so as to know how to use this applications.
First (Tesla Preliminar
Design Calculator) you'll have to input your primary
transformer parameters ie.: output voltage & current, from these
you'll be given some suggested values,
feel free to modify them for the next step:
THE TESLA SYSTEM CALCULATOR.
The System Calculator will give
all the system's parameters (and some suggested values), explore it!!!
Finally, comes The Primary Calculator,
a handy program to calculate the dimensions of the primary coil. It's
very useful to investigate which number of turns will give the required
primary inductance to sinthonize the primary.
- Using the preliminary design data obtained above now you must
introduce the definitive values ( @ = adopted value ) in the TESLA SYSTEM CALCULATOR.
- Coil dimensions may be introduced in inches
or centimeters, but remember to
select units first (default is cm).
Values should be introduced on the right boxes.
- There's a handy AWG# Table for the 2ry wire that
may be called by pressing the AWG# Table
button inside the calculator
Primary coil Quick calculator
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