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Re: SVO: weight times mass = dyno?



On Fri, 12 Dec 1997, CTaylor930 wrote:

> Howdy,
> 
> If I knew what my car wieghed and I had a cool accelerometer I could figure
> out torque then horse power right!?
> 
> yes!
> 
>       1. Whats the formula/procedure ???

Blech...this reminds me of calculus and Physics...

Force=mass*acceleration
If you know the acceleration and mass of your car, I guess you could find
the force exerted by the drivetrain, but off the top of my exhausted head
I cant think of how to get a hp figure that is not affected by gearing...


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