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From: ArkAngel <DUNN@******.BITNET>
Subject: Engine Formula
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 93 09:23:00 EST
Alright, I was sitting in History class, not paying attention, and came
up with this formula, it's not entirely accurate for todays cars, but for
Multifuel, it might be close enough... SO, here goes, In a standard multi-fuel
engine, I make the assumption that every NPU weighs One Kg, this might not be
the case, and could be changed with an option but because of this, engine
weight becomes irrelevant in the formula. Now here goes:

Engine power (in kgmph)=(Engine Size (in NPUs)^2

Cruising Speed= Vehicle Weight/Engine Power

Redline Speed=2*cruising speed

Didn't come up with an efficiency formula, in the mean time, maybe we can start
with these, and modify them as we see fit...

Anybody know how a Transmission works, that can figure out acceleration
curves? I know I can't...

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