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THE READ FOR SPEED by Ned Erkman
CHAPTER 6


Horsepower to Weight Formulas

The horsepower to weight ratio is the basic mathematical formula for estimating vehicle performance capabilities.

The fundamental understanding from this formula is that both engine power and vehicle weight will affect vehicle performance.



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Ned Erkman
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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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