Engine Horsepower

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Fluid Mechanics

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Estimate of engine horsepower after a quarter mile run using the trap speed method.

\(HP = W   \left(   \frac  {v} {234}  \right) ^3   \)

Where:

\(HP\) = engine horsepower

\(W\) = weight   

\(v\) = velocity