If five vacuum tubes, each drawing 0.12 amps of current, are connected to the secondary, the total secondary current

will be 5 x 0.12 or 0.6 amps. The primary current will be

The energy delivered to and supplied by the primary is: Ip Ep = 0.027 x 110 = 2.97 W or approximately 3 W. As a

check, note that each tube takes 0.12 amps at 5 V; each tube is using: 5 x 0.12 = 0.6 W. Five of these tubes require: 5 x

0.6 = 3 W.

Since this transformer, which is rated at 10 V-amp (which is 10 W for a resistive load), is delivering only 3 W, it is

loaded at: 3 + 10 x 100 percent = 30 percent of its rated load.

the ratio is then

Substituting from equations in the second paragraph in this section.

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