# How do you calculate coil length?

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## How do you calculate coil length?

To obtain the coil length we have to divide the result by the section of the coil determined by coil width and thickness. The coefficient 1000 is used to compensate the dimensions in [mm] with the length in [m]. For example, a coil with OD = 1600mm, ID = 508mm and T = 0,6mm results in a length of 3010 meters.

## How long is a coil of wire?

To calculate spring wire length per coil, you must subtract the wire diameter from the outer diameter in order to get mean diameter. Once you have calculated mean diameter, multiply it by pi (3.14); this will give you the length of wire per coil.

## How is helical path calculated?

Pitch of the helix: the distance traveled parallel to the magnetic field B in one revolution is called the pitch of the helical path and is obtained as p = v ∥ T = ( v cos θ ) ( 2 π m q B ) \begin{align*} p&=v_{\parallel}\,T\\&=(v\,\cos \theta)\,\left(\frac{2\pi\,m}{q\,B}\right)\end{align*} p=v∥T=(vcosθ)(qB2πm) Thus.

## How do you find the length of a spiral curve?

The minimum transition spiral length for any degree of curvature and design speed is obtained from the the relationship Ls= 1.6V3/R, in which Ls is the minimum spiral length in feet, V is the design speed in miles per hour, and R is the radius of curvature of the simple curve.

## What is the formula to calculate the mean circumference of the coil?

You can calculate the amount of wire of width W needed to make a coil of radius R and length L by using the formula 2? R x (L/W). This formula is equivalent to the circumference each loop of the wire makes times the number of such loops in the coil.

## Does the length of a coil wire matter?

There is no “set” length. If you have short wires, but lots of connections you circuit will have the potential to have more resistance than a long wire with no connectors. Longer wire has potential to get bent and broke, or damaged easily from heat or snagging.

## What is pitch of helical path?

The pitch of a helix is the height of one complete helix turn, measured parallel to the axis of the helix. A double helix consists of two (typically congruent) helices with the same axis, differing by a translation along the axis.