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Old 04-25-2020, 03:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
Algae for fuel, for instance. It was all the rage for a while there.
Oil is cheap and plentiful and most people are not really worried about carbon emissions. I thought it showed great promise. There may be a place for it someday but priorities will have to change.
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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