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Ive got a question, which is more powerful and better to have in auto racing, torque or horsepower? Ive gotten mixed...
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references _ Paved Track Stock Car Technology by Steve Smith Tune to Win by Carroll Smith Software - Suspension...
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What is the relation between sfc vs rpm in diesel engine and why does it happen like that ? what is relation between...
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jack action
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I have the following question, intended for a car powered by a 4 cylinder, non turbo, gas engine. I would like to a...
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rcgldr
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this is thing I'm thinking about for few years. why standard passenger car diesel engines are so limited in engine...
Apr18-14 10:25 AM
SteamKing
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Hello, How can one calculate the dimensions of valve shims in Gas pressure shock absorber? Desription- The...
Apr11-14 10:15 AM
yct08280
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http://imageshack.com/a/img33/5853/ge7y.gif In the above diagram,the part 3 the planetary wheel(its not the gear at...
Mar30-14 07:33 PM
jack action
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Hi I have been plotting a Willans line, (engine power against fuel mass flow rate) and I noticed that the line is...
Apr18-14 02:02 PM
Baluncore
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I understand that the purpose of a damper system is to stop the spring from bouncing during rebound. But,technically...
Mar29-14 01:10 PM
marellasunny
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This is very clever, IMO: ...
Apr13-14 05:25 PM
berkeman
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http://imageshack.com/a/img824/2641/1cpe.png The black curve I drew there represents the load curve in 5th gear....
Mar23-14 07:27 AM
xxChrisxx
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Hi guys, I'm an incoming engineering student at Ohio State and am really fascinated with what goes on under the hood...
Apr14-14 07:28 PM
QuinnMcHugh
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The curve below is for a general electric motor drive(I'm guessing DC motor/possible 3phase induction). Would it be...
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commiesoft
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Cleaner than electric? Mazda talks up gasoline engine fuel economy ambitions for SkyActiv 2 ...
Apr1-14 04:35 AM
Ranger Mike
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Hi, Please tell me damper calculation.ie.how to calculate damping force??
Apr11-14 09:54 AM
yct08280
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My book says smaller the electrode gap,greater the chances of a misfire. The reason stated is that this is because of...
Mar21-14 11:12 AM
Highspeed
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many sports/super cars have turbos or twin turbos on them, in fact all expensive cars have a turbo in them, but the...
Mar26-14 09:57 AM
Sunfire
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is there any way to add power of two independent chain drives having different rpm , such that slipping doesn't occur...
Mar26-14 02:47 PM
Averagesupernova
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I've never done this before, and undertook it for the first time today, guided by books, google, and YouTube. My...
Apr9-14 05:08 PM
zoobyshoe
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By the conservation of energy, P_in=P_out So,no matter what gear ratio 'i' I choose, P_out=P_in, since the gear...
Mar24-14 03:33 AM
Highspeed
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I've been doing some studying on traction-slip control(ASC). I've also been trying to draw comparisons between ASC...
Mar17-14 10:29 AM
jack action
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Hello! I have some basic questions about tire surfaces..specifically the lugs and I wonder if anyone can help. ...
Apr1-14 11:36 AM
Ranger Mike
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Attached you will find a parellel hybrid design of a Porsche Cayenne hybrid. From what I understand,its the...
Feb15-14 05:31 AM
jnnx
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My question relates to torque vectoring during a turn(high speed). Wikipedia says torque vectoring is mainly done on...
Mar14-14 09:08 PM
jack action
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So for the last 3 years (off and on) I have been designing an engine. I have gotten much more serious lately as it...
Apr5-14 08:21 AM
xxChrisxx
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hello, I know it may sound weird but why not? WHy automobile companies dont go for FRP body instead of metal. It...
Feb4-14 04:02 AM
Highspeed
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Hi, I am currently seeking advice and looking into the idea of compound charging with two turbos. One blowing into...
Feb15-14 04:19 PM
HowlerMonkey
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Hey Guys needed some advice related to Turbocharging of natural gas engines. I'm working on turbocharging of gas...
Mar4-14 10:51 PM
Ryoko
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I would like to know the calculations regarding tracing of the path followed by a car during turning process. i have...
Mar28-14 06:03 AM
sgb27
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Lets say my engine is producing 100Nm of torque and after torque multiplication with the 1st gear and drivetrain,I...
Feb9-14 05:49 AM
Damo ET
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What is the advantage of having a daully truck vs a truck that just has one tire on each side of an axle? I mean, how...
Mar15-14 12:25 PM
Jupiter6
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Dear All, I was involved in a car accident. The facts of the case as follow: Location: At a side road joining...
Feb23-14 06:21 AM
LionCity
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One of my goals in life is to design a car completely from scratch. There is still some time before I am able to...
Apr1-14 10:48 AM
kazzy
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Greetings ....I'm about to embark on a new racing project.....I am a land speed racer ( top speed on a salt lake...
Apr4-14 12:38 PM
Swanky
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what will be the temperature and pressure at the exhaust of IC engine?
Feb3-14 06:07 AM
Damo ET
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Hi guys, There's a project on hybrid vehicles, and the task is to design and simulate a hybrid vehicle: we have...
Jan6-14 05:06 PM
etudiant
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Hi there, I'm currently researching for a Product Design project and was wondering if anyone had any insights into...
Feb6-14 03:50 AM
Highspeed
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Hi all, During steady state cornering which tire of the same axle experiences the higher side force? I believe the...
Jan30-14 07:35 AM
marellasunny
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When all the 4 wheels are braking,it seems logical to write the longitudinal acceleration like this-...
Jan17-14 06:11 AM
Damo ET
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How do you get car to have a small turning radius? It should seem that putting center of mass to be in the center...
Feb12-14 04:18 AM
Ranger Mike
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Please find attached a schematic showing the relationship between the 4 main components of a automotive driveline. ...
May23-13 01:03 AM
marellasunny
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I do not understand how equation(3) occurs.(taken from the book Internal Combustion Engines by John B.Heywood) $$ $$...
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