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Topic: lenth of wire
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Joe Hagan

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lenth of wire
Posted: Nov 26, 1996 4:16 PM
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Re: Help! Equation for Length of Coiled Wire?
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Tue, 26 Nov 1996 16:10:12 -0500
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Joe Hagan <Josephha@mis.net>
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alt.math.undergrad
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> =

> In article <3296136c.15599495@news.negia.net>,
> mgrimm@negia.net (Mathew Grimm) wrote:

> >I am wrapping a wire around a cylinder. If I know the diameter of a
> >cylinder, the pitch (angle) of wrapping, the number of turns, and the
> >length of the part of the cylinder that was wrapped, how can I
> >determine the length of the wire.

Well Matt, =

let's let:
n=3D# of turns
z=3Dpitch of the wrapping
l=3Dlength of the wire

then:
l=3D(pi*radius)/(cos(z))
-- =

=D6=D7=D8=D9=D4=C9=CA=CB=B9=CC=CD=CE=D0=D1=D2=D3=D2=B6
=D7=B0=B6=AF josephha@pop.mis.net
=CC=CD=CD=CE=D0=D1=D2=BB=B0=B6=C0=C1=C2=D7=D8=AD=D9//
=ED=EC=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF Joe Hagan
-- =

=D6=D7=D8=D9=D4=C9=CA=CB=B9=CC=CD=CE=D0=D1=D2=D3=D2=B6
=D7=B0=B6=AF josephha@pop.mis.net
=CC=CD=CD=CE=D0=D1=D2=BB=B0=B6=C0=C1=C2=D7=D8=AD=D9//
=ED=EC=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF=AE=AF Joe Hagan




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