electro-Physics: 17.3409 volts

From: Gordon JC Pearce <gordon_at_gjcp.net>
Date: Mon Dec 13 17:59:18 2004

> So, how pronounced is this DC-filament effect? If I collect
> dead lightbulbs from my cars, should I see filaments with gaps
> burned towards the ground end more often than not?

I have noticed that if a car lightbulb blows, it tends to part at the
bit where one "straight" bit of the filament goes into the helical part.
  I think this may be more down to mechanical stress.

Received on Mon Dec 13 2004 - 17:59:18 GMT

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