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Old 19th June 2007, 09:50 PM   #1
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Talking Thought experiment: A thousand 12V car batteries in series

12000VDC, a thousand amps avaliable

What would you do?

I think I would make some kind of salt water cannon that vapourises water with megawatts of power to fire huge lumps of metal at things

Maybe make a 500kW SE or PP triode amp perhaps? (You know how some speakers need that extra bit of juice )

Or perhaps make some kind of plasma gun
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Old 19th June 2007, 09:59 PM   #2
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Unfortunately the series resistance of the batteries themselves and the wiring would lower the current rating considerably, maybe you could get some really gigantic caps?!?!?
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Old 19th June 2007, 10:15 PM   #3
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that much power might be enough to power a nuclear submarine......

No, make that UFO (unidentified flying objeeeee.....)
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Old 20th June 2007, 03:49 AM   #4
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