[DMCForum] Jim Strickland in Fantasy Land
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[DMCForum] Jim Strickland in Fantasy Land

DO you realize that your 153 Ft Lb engine would have to spin at more
than 8200 RPM to produce 240 HP?

Could we stick with some real world examples please...

Bill Robertson

>--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, ihaveanaccount@xxxx wrote:
> What is your point?  there's no such thing as horsepower without
torque just like there is no such thing as speed without distance.
This doesn't mean that it doesn't "exist". 
> You call horsepower a "force" in this message, which means you still
don't understand what the hell it is.  Force is Newtons, torque&work
Nm, horsepower Nm/s.
> Your comments imply that you disagree that a 240HP, 153ftlb engine
is more powerful than a 130HP, 153ftlb engine.  This really would make
you the village idiot.
> Jim
> -- "content22207" <brobertson@xxxx> wrote:
> Oh please...
> Horsepower is a chimera. Remove either torque or RPM from the
> equation, and it vanishes. It ceases to exist. "Horsepower" is nothing
> more than an _expression_ of a certain amount of torque produced at a
> certain number of engine revolutions.
> Did you not take high school algebra?
> How can I make it any plainer: Torque is measured independent of
> RPM's. Torque is certainly measured independent of "horsepower".
> Likewise RPM's are measured independent of torque or "horsepower". But
> I absolutely defy you to merely express "hosepower" without both, much
> less try to measure it as some sort of independent force. Can't be done.
> Urp.
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
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