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From the Cabinet of Physics: Induction Coils Provide the Spark of Inquiry — 1 Comment

  1. Isn’t this the same principle used to fire auto spark plugs in cars before electronic ignition? The car battery 12 volts DC across a quickly changing point gap produced a coil high voltage distributed to the spark plugs and timed to keep the engine running. A point gap adjustment tool was in every drivers glove box. Remember the final scene in ‘The Sound of Music’ where the good sisters removed the coils from the Nazi vehicles.

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