Components & Materials.

. **Contents **.

**Part
1**: Resistance, resistors, and conductors. Skin
effect. Cylindrical conductor formulae. AC resistance factor. Conductor
perimiter. Proximity effect.

**Part 2**:
The inductance of a wire.

**Part 3**:
Resistor models. Resistors and skin effect. Wirewound and helical
resistors. Resistor voltage ratings.

**Part 4**:
Capacitance, capacitors, and insulators. Measuring permittivity.
Capacitor impedance. Complex permittivity. Loss tangent.

**Part 5**:
Understanding dielectrics. Realistic capacitor model. Modeling
polarisation. Dielectric absorption. Ferroelectricity. Electrostriction
and piezoelectricity. Electric and magnetic counterparts. Dielectric
elastomers.

**Part 6**:
Dielectric data. Interpretation of dielectric data. Properties of
water. Microwave oven test? Dielectric power loss.

**References**.

**Practical
continuous functions for
the internal impedance of solid cylindrical conductors**.

DWK. Calculation methods for AC resistance and internal inductance of
wires.

**Online references and further reading**
**Copper wire tables**. BS
Circ. 31. 1914. (IACS).

**Self
and mutual inductances of linear conductors**. E B
Rosa, BBS 4(2). 1908.

**Formulas
for Computing Capacitance and Inductance**. C Snow.
NBS Circular 544, 1954. [

**BS Circ. 544**].

(1.1 MiB).

**Polymerization of styrene & some
concepts of the electrical properties of plastics**.
A J Warner, Elec. Comm. Vol. 21(3), 1943. p180 - 193.

**Links**
**International Annealed Copper Standard (IACS)** (Wikipedia).

**Copper
Development
Association** .

**Study of the Method of Geometric Mean
Distances Used in Inductance Calculations**.

H L Seneff, MSc. Thesis, U. Missouri. 1947.

(3.8
MiB).