|From:||"Jason Carter, Nightstalker" <CARTER@***.EDU>|
|Subject:||Stuff to ponder and respond to.|
|Date:||Tue, 6 Apr 93 05:26:53 CET|
Lets play some catch up.
Amonchare hates the four types of volume. Does anybody agree with him?
He likes my electric effiency formulas. Do the rest of you?
He also gave us two sets of figures for power on Multifuel and Improved Electric
engines. They are the
Rigger Black Book Equations
size(IC) = sq. root (Power) or Power = size^2
size(MF) = 1.1 * sq. root (Power) Power = size^2/1.2
size(IE) = 1.2 * sq. root (Power) Power = size^2/1.4
size(El) = 1.3 * sq. root (Power) Power = size^2/1.7
Electric same as IC
IC, MF are the same as above
size(IE) = sq. root (Power) or Power = size^2
size(El) = 1.2 * sq. root (Power) Power = size^2/1.4
Personally I perfer the RRB set. Of course you'll probably remember me
suggesting equations base off of it myself. Which do you perfer?
On the question as to whether there should be limits on the engine sizes for
Multifuel and Electric engines. My first reaction is that there is no need
since the power to size ratio of Electric engines is too low for oversized
vehicles. On the same track, no one would use the less efficient MF on a
Now I distinctly remember someone saying they had a formula for Turbocharging
in the works. Where is it? Several people have said they want the list to
continue. I have yet to see some of your responses to the lastest DSF. Speak
up people or there will be no reason to go on.
See Ya in Shadows,
Jason J Carter