[Amps] AL-80A troubleshooting
2 at vc.net
Mon Feb 3 16:28:18 EST 2003
>In a message dated 2/3/03 12:03:43 PM Central Standard Time, 2 at vc.net writes:
>> The burst of grid/cathode current that accompanies a vhf parasite
>> creates an EMF that can bend the hot (1820ºK) filament perpindicular to
>> the flow of grid current.
>Wouldn't this be describing some sort of a 'magnetic' event associated with
>the current spike caused by the parasitic event?
Yes, electric current is accompanied by an EMF.
> I always thought that EMF was a description of force resulting from a
>difference in potential; with watt-seconds or some similar descriptor used
>to describe the actual discharge event.
EMF is proportional to electon flow.
> I believe other terms are used to refer to a magnetic pulse event, such as
A pulse of current produces a pulse of EMF. A nuclear explosion produces
a large EMP.
cheerz, Dennis O.
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