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Post questions and info about combustion (flammable vapor) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about fuels, ratios, ignition systems, safety, and anything else relevant.
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Unread postAuthor: wangpushups » Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:39 am

So has anyone here seen this article?
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Unread postAuthor: jimmy101 » Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:21 pm

Ragnarok wrote:
jimmy101 wrote:... only about 30 watts.

That should be joules, and it's probably more like 10 joules at best. 16 is the lower threshold for real danger. But 33kV is still a hard shock.

Yep, you are right.

Or, energy in a cap = (1/2)cv<sup>2</sup>. For a 120uF cap at 330V (typical photoflash) that is 6.5 J.
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