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replace 0-97km/hr time with an excitement measusurement factor 1:1 of g, called Gee
Porsche 918 Spyder can do 0 to 97 km/hr in 2.1 seconds.
97km/hr = 26.944m/s
26.944 in 2.1 seconds gives an acceleration of 12.83 m/s/s
The factor of g is 12.83 / 9.8 which equals 1.31.
Using a 1:1 of ratio of g to Gee, the Spyder can give an excitement of 1.31 Gees*.
A top fuel straight
line dragster gets 5.3 Gees**. 5.6 Gee is the record for this vehicle***.
*using a little calculus, the actual gravitational g could be included in the motion.
**5.4 Gee with a stationary approximation of gravitational g included in motion.
*** wikipedia of course.
Batteries and electric motors are only going to get better but hopefully breaking Gees (Whoas) will always surpass the Gees.
Very fast, very deadly ... [8th of 7, Oct 27 2020]
It seemed like a good idea at the time ... [8th of 7, Oct 27 2020]
||/measusurement/ great new word. Meanwhile, can
we look forward to a Bee Gees track to launch the
||Could this idea also embrace the Gee Bee as well ?
||Looks like Russell Boardman experienced the
aforementioned breaking Gees when he stalled his Gee Bee
and encountered the ultimate breaking brake. The ground.
||It was a one-off race plane, fast, tricky and utterly unforgiving, little more than a huge engine with guidance fins on the back ... it didn't even need wings, if you look at the math (power vs. MTOW, 1,394.8 kg vs a 596.5 kW powerplant) it could accelerate vertically from rest on engine power alone, like the later Pogo.
||As if 2020 wasn't bad enough, I've had the Bee Gees
"Too Much Heaven" going through my head for the
past 4 days. I would be willing to listen to Nickelback
at this point to get it out.
||[kdf] True, when losing one's control to the disciplines of God.