a: Ignition coil ~
b: a large capacitor
What: "an ignition coil is like a large capacitor, applying voltage creates a an electrical field ( charging the capacitor ) turning the coil off causes the field to collapse, and if there is a ground path ( spark plug with small gap ) there will be a spark. the distributor just aims the energy field to the respective spark plug in sequence. it also switches the ignitor on and off"
Date: Oct 4 2013 5:21 PM
# 3838 Critique Analogy
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