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Q Measurement Questions

ACharnley

Member
I'm trying to calculate the parallel resistance and verify the series resistance for an inductor. The properties are below, provided by the manufacturer.

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(Please ignore the parallel resistance value to begin with, that was my calculation and could be wrong)

The LCR meter they used ran at 100Hz, and using the equation

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I derived a value of 17.7

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Which isn't that close to the RS value they've supplied.

My ultimate goal is to know the resistances here:

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The tricky part is Rgp.

Questions:

1. Why is my 17.7 figure so far out from the 10 they've supplied?
2. How come the 10-17.7 value is so far off from the actual resistance (3.7)?
3. How to calculate the parallel resistance from the data they've supplied?
 

ACharnley

Member
I'm unsure. The value I have from another document for a less efficient but otherwise similar generator is 55 ohm.

I can't see how Rgp can be derived. Rgs is from on the windings, Rgp is eddies in the core - how can it be calculated from inductance and winding/series resistance?
 

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