Message from discussion 60 Hz RF
From: Joe Snodgrass <joe.s...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: 60 Hz RF
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 17:44:53 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 3, 6:35=A0pm, John Larkin
> On Tue, 03 May 2011 15:56:55 -0500, John Fields
> <jfie...@austininstruments.com> wrote:
> >On Tue, 3 May 2011 13:13:11 -0700 (PDT), Joe Snodgrass
> ><joe.s...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>On May 3, 9:41=A0am, George Herold <gher...@teachspin.com> wrote:
> >>> On May 3, 8:46=A0am, Joe Snodgrass <joe.s...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>> > What do you suppose would be a good way for a person to generate hi=
> >>> > intensity RF at 60 Hz? =A0TIA
> >>> How about a big coil plugged into the wall socket?
> >>Congratulations, you've just solved one of the most important problems
> >>in the history of power electronics.
> >Actually, he hasn't, since he only presented half of the solution.
> >What would be required, in addition to the coil, would be a capacitor
> >with a reactance equal and opposite to the reactance of the coil at
> >60Hz in order to make the system resonant and generate the EM field
> >via the radiation resistance of the circuit.
> A coil doesn't have to be resonated to radiate EM waves. Resonating it
> just reduces the load on the AC power supply.
> But "high intensity" is another matter. Hard to do with a
> reasonable-sized coil, at 60 Hz.
If all the circuit parameters are known, what equation is used to
calculate the RF power emitted? TIA.