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Title: METHOD OF PEAK CURRENT MEASUREMENT

Abstract

The measurement and recording of peak electrical currents are described, and a method for utilizing the magnetic field of the current to erase a portion of an alternating constant frequency and amplitude signal from a magnetic mediums such as a magnetic tapes is presented. A portion of the flux from the current carrying conductor is concentrated into a magnetic path of defined area on the tape. After the current has been recorded, the tape is played back. The amplitude of the signal from the portion of the tape immediately adjacent the defined flux area and the amplitude of the signal from the portion of the tape within the area are compared with the amplitude of the signal from an unerased portion of the tape to determine the percentage of signal erasure, and thereby obtain the peak value of currents flowing in the conductor.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4257728
Patent Number(s):
2870407
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-013828
NSA Number:
NSA-13-013828
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS; CONFIGURATION; CURRENTS; EFFICIENCY; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; FINS; FREQUENCY; LIQUID FLOW; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETIC MATERIALS; MATHEMATICS; MEASURED VALUES; MIXING; OPERATION; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SIGNALS; SOLVENT EXTRACTION; TESTING; TURBINES; TURBULENCE; VELOCITY; VESSELS

Citation Formats

Baker, G.E. METHOD OF PEAK CURRENT MEASUREMENT. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Baker, G.E. METHOD OF PEAK CURRENT MEASUREMENT. United States.
Baker, G.E. Tue . "METHOD OF PEAK CURRENT MEASUREMENT". United States.
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abstractNote = {The measurement and recording of peak electrical currents are described, and a method for utilizing the magnetic field of the current to erase a portion of an alternating constant frequency and amplitude signal from a magnetic mediums such as a magnetic tapes is presented. A portion of the flux from the current carrying conductor is concentrated into a magnetic path of defined area on the tape. After the current has been recorded, the tape is played back. The amplitude of the signal from the portion of the tape immediately adjacent the defined flux area and the amplitude of the signal from the portion of the tape within the area are compared with the amplitude of the signal from an unerased portion of the tape to determine the percentage of signal erasure, and thereby obtain the peak value of currents flowing in the conductor.},
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year = {1959},
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