View Single Post
Old 03-11-2008, 12:09 AM   #10 (permalink)
trebuchet03
MechE
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Bay Area
Posts: 1,151

The Miata - '01 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Thanks: 0
Thanked 20 Times in 17 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by boxchain View Post

I always thought it was v^2 not v^3, just from what I remember from my fluid mechanics class.
v^2 for force... Power is Force*Distance - which is where the extra v for v^3 comes from
__________________
Cars have not created a new problem. They merely made more urgent the necessity to solve existing ones.
  Reply With Quote