From: Ray Anderson (Raymond.Anderson@eng.sun.com)
Date: Mon Nov 13 2000 - 11:10:25 PST
See the following URL for a short description of why the
AWG spec is the way it is with respect to your question #3.
> 3. What is the original derivation of the AWG (American Wire Gauge)
> There is obviously a logarithmic relationship between gauge and
> cross-sectional area:
> Wire Gauge ~ Log(1/Area)
> but why is that? How were the original gauge numbers defined?
> Thanks for any help
> Doug Brooks
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