drive train losses

Ti Kan ti at
Thu Aug 26 21:43:27 EDT 2004

Huw Powell writes:
> 1. Dynamometer.  advantage: consistent measurement, factors out air 
> resistance and vehicle weight by measuring car standing still. 
> disadvantage: expensive to run, hard to find awd setups, and heat soak 
> factors will be different when sitting still (or do they run fans on the 
> car?).

Yes, at the dyno runs I've seen, they typically run a huge fan
front of the car.

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