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THE READ FOR SPEED by Ned Erkman
CHAPTER 6


RPM Formula

The formula for calculating rpm can be used to select the best rear axle gear ratio and rear tire diameter for a desired rpm and mph.



Gear Ratio Formula

The formula for determining the required rear axle gear ratio for a specific tire diameter, engine rpm and mph can be calculated as follows:



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power
Performance Principles of Power & Acceleration
Performance Power of Cylinderheads
Intake Manifold Power Production
Camshaft Power Production
Mathmatical Formulas
Power Calculations from Flow Bench Testing of Intake Air Flow
Engine Air Flow Requirement Calculations
Horsepower to weight formulas
Horsepower requirements for mph
Horsepower requirements for et
Engine size calculations
Piston Speed - Crankshaft Stroke
Horsepower to weight formula
RPM Formula - Gear Ratio and Tire Diameter
Engine Development

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