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Sunday, 14 October 2012

Impedance matching–What does a mountain bicycle has in common with a transformer

As a cyclist and a transformer user, can’t help to notice the similarity of the two. So below is the picture of a mountain-bicycle and transformer taken from my favourite source Wikipedia.

To compare them, look at the table of comparison below:
A Bicycle A Transformer
number of “teeth” of sprocket number of winding
front sprocket primary winding
rear sprocket secondary winding
gear chain transformer core
now, isn’t this amazing?

To understand sprocket, visit

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