The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide by Mitch Tilbury

The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide

byMitch Tilbury

Paperback | October 12, 2007

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The only book available to cover the Tesla coil in so muchdetail

The Ultimate Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide is a one-stopreference covering the theory, design tools, and techniques necessaryto create the Tesla coil using modern materials.Thisunique resource utilizes Excel spreadsheets to perform calculationsand SPICE simulation models on the companion website toenhance understanding of coil performance and operatingtheory.

About The Author

Mitch grew up on a farm in a small town in Minnesota. A move to Colorado as a teenager found him graduating high school in 1975 and leaving for boot camp in the U.S. Marine Corps. A twenty year military career as an electronics technician and CH-46 helicopter crewchief in the U.S. Navy brought him to retirement in 1998. He graduated Su...

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Title:The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:413 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.83 inPublished:October 12, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071497374

ISBN - 13:9780071497374

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Coiling
Chapter 2: Designing a Spark Gap Tesla Coil
Chapter 3: Resonance
Chapter 4. Inductors and Air Core Transformers
Chapter 5. Capacitors
Chapter 6. Spark Gaps
Chapter 7. Control, Monitoring, and Interconnectors
Chapter 8. Using Computer Simulation to Verify Coil Design
Chapter 9. Coil Construction
Chapter 10. Engineering Aids
Appendix A: Bio of Nikola Tesla
Appendix B: Index of Worksheets
Appendix C: Metric Prefixes, Measurement Standards & Symbols