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What energises the secondary of the Transformer?

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Jamie asks:

“I am told that no magnetism escapes from a transformer due to the closed loop. If that is the case, what is energizing the secondary winding?”


  1. I’m afraid you have touched on a topic that is not answerable with conventional electronics theory. In fact, it’s not discussed or researched. You must understand that knowledge has always been the source of power & if that question was allowed to be considered, the answer ( or research thereof) would lead to the origin of gravity, which is a manifestation of matter (atom) building from dark energy- which would lead to discoveries that would threaten the status quo. If one was to look into that, they might find that gravity is simply a side effect of the exponential matter building in all objects in the universe, like planets, etc.. You then might say “hey! that explains how such massive creatures could exist 70 million yrs. ago. There was only 1/4 the gravity. Think about those 50 ft. flimsy Pteradactyls. Think about how the largest land animal that can exist is an elephant, which would crush itself if you dropped it from 6”. You might figure out that is the reason the ocean floor is between 0-170 million yrs. old. How could that be unless this & all planets are growing? Sorry, but research is funded by those who already know & stop funding any research that begins to lead to real discoveries (or cures to disease) Those little itty bitty high speed powerhouses that are the media that transfer the “closed loop” magnetic energy to the secondaries can open up Pandora’s box of dead end bulldozers & soon we would have energy means that would reverse the power structure. So the answer is: “it just does, & stop asking such rediculas questions” (and stop thinking so much) You are lied to, in science, in medicine, in history, on TV – ALL you’re life.
    Oh yeah, and T-Rex was a preditor. Them arms are real killing machines. — dim

  2. “dim”, your comment is surprising. Electronic theory does allow for an answer. It lies in the simplicity of “path with least resistance”. As an analogy, think of the magnetic flux of the Earth’s magnetic field and the effect of induced current in the ionosphere from charged solar particles that cause the Northern or Southern lights. The answer to what causes the energising of the secondary lies in the boundaries that effectively limit the energies contained in the atomic structure of the primaries. Since conservation of energy dictates that an isotope of any element has an energy field of finite strength proportional to its make-up, then any extra energy induced in it E.G. an electric current will cause a surplus of energy to be present on the atomic structure’s boundaries. The Atomic structures boundaries will reflect this unwanted energy by excitation of its own electrical characteristics – I.E. the electrostatic interaction and energy conservation between proton and electron. If a conductor (secondary) is available to be affected by this available surplus of energy, and, has a closed circuit capable of doing work attached to it (by work I mean to make use of the energy) then a current will flow in the secondary.
    With regards to magnetic field detection outside of the transformer itself, this again is dependent on the relative permitivity of the surrounding medium and whether a circuit can exist or be made to exist to make use of it. Good example is the way lightning works between the transformer of electrically charged clouds or air and that of the closed circuit it has due to weather systems. If a potential exists that is high enough you get a sudden discharge of current. If the resistivity of the secondary circuit is low enough and forms a closed circuit (regardless of whether it has a common termination with the primary, then current will flow in the secondary from the inductive effect of electromagnetism and energy conservation in the primary.
    You might also like to get to grips with a hypothesis of mine I’m currently working on.
    Electromagnetic energy is attractive due to inductive properties of closed loop systems, whereas gravity is repulsive and balances the energy outputs of the subatomic particles that make up matter. Think about it – it’s not as daft as it sounds. For instance – how do you think a gyroscope really works. Gravity cannot be induced simply by spinning an object – therefore it must be inherent in the material that is spinning?
    All attenpts to get a unified theory of relativity will fail unti there is general acceptance that gravity is the keystone on which the whole universe exists – gravity is such a fundamental part of matter, that strong nuclear forces within the atomic nuclei is required to overcome it to hold things together.
    Sounds far fetched I know, but there are examples of this effect in everyday life – if you know what you are looking at.
    We always take the view that gravity attracts and opposite forces in electromagnetics do as well, as well as strong and weak nuclear forces. So what exactly stops relative mass from compressing itself into ever decreasing spaces?
    Why do we have a black hole towards the centre of our galaxy – why the centre? Maybe no light can escape because in reality no light can get in!

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