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Old 10-18-2017, 07:35 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Panther140 View Post
Have you guys ever heard of the pulse-and-glide method of hypermiling? Accelerating up hills and coasting down them should be thought of the same as the pulse and glide method.

However, it is even more efficient than the standard pulse and glide method on flat ground. That is because it leverages potential energy. It allows you to use the pulse and glide method without as much wind drag.
Exactly. Also, air resistance goes up exponentially, and this method of pulse and glide allows you to maintain a nearly fixed speed.
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