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Old 11-04-2009, 01:36 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
And theoretically you should be able to pin an airplane's engine's load pretty much indefinitely at exactly the right BSFC point for max pulse efficiency, no?
Pretty much. The large variation in automobile operation and lack of suitable gearing relative to displacement is the only reason a car has to pee and gee in order to optimize engine efficiency.
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