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Old 05-03-2020, 05:57 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
From first principles: The Holy Template, based on a half-circular cross section, is commonly applied to vehicles with a rectangular cross section. Mair is more useful.

I am not sure I understand you, but whenever anyone says anything in automotive engineering like 'it's from first principles' as a justification, I worry. To me, it's a bit like saying I am doing engine management tuning from first principles - stoichiometric, flame front speed and Ohms Law. It doesn't take you far in the real world of practical tuning!
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