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*To*: qg <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>*Subject*: Re: Torque curves and some confused pedantry*From*: Huw Powell <human@nh.ultranet.com>*Date*: Mon, 14 Apr 97 13:04:03 -0500*Sender*: owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net

-- [ From: Huw Powell * EMC.Ver #3.1a ] -- >> By the way, if you think of torque as the total area under the curve >if you think of *horsepower* as the total area under the *torque* curve? Well, which one is the integral or derivative of the other? What are the units? foot-pounds and foot-pounds/time? In which case the torque could be derivative of the power and the second comment would be correct. But is the torque actually the derivative of the hp? help, I've fallen and I can't get up! No, it's not d(hp)/dt, it's just hp/t. different plate o' cakes... especially considering I've substituted "t" for rpms. Huw Powell HUMAN Speakers Quote me out of context here ... Friedrich Nietzsche http://www.thebook.com/human-speakers

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