Solving for vehicle power to weight ratio.
This method uses power in horsepower and weight in pounds to determine the power to weight ratio. A car with a high power to weight ratio will accelerate faster than a automobile with a lower value.
power to weight ratio (horsepower:pounds)
= NOT CALCULATED
Engine horsepower estimate using quarter mile elapsed time
Includes plot and graph
|Speed - revolutions per minute (rpm)|
|Estimate of engine horsepower after a quarter mile run using the trap speed method.|
|Determine the increase in engine horsepower when an after market modification, race or performance part has been installed with trap speed.|
|Calculate engine horsepower after a quarter mile run using the ET method.|
|Compute estimated increase in engine horsepower when an after market, racing upgrade or performance part has been installed with ET.|
|Dyno correction factor. Factor corrects horsepower for normally aspirated internal combustion engine to a standard humidity, pressure and temperature after dynamometer measurement.|
|Calculate a vehicles power to weight ratio. Acceleration is related to the ratio.|
Web Apps, Rich Internet Application, Technical Tools, Specifications, How to Guides, Training, Applications, Examples, Tutorials, Reviews, Answers, Test Review Resources, Analysis, Homework Solutions, Help, Data and Information for Engineers, Technicians, Teachers, Tutors, Researchers, K-12 Education, College and High School Students, Science Fair Projects and Scientists