|Energy Use in Cars 6: Gasoline Cars vs. Bicycles||
Keywords: air resistance, bicycle, energy use in cars, fuel economy, rolling resistance, vehicle transportation
When does a car have the same fuel efficiency as a bicycle?
A comparison of the energy cost of transportation between cars and bicycles.Read More...
|6 years 47 weeks ago|
|Commuting by car or cycle - which is better?||
Keywords: bicycle, Carbon footprint, consumption, cycling, energy, Food, spreadsheets
It's not actually that clear...
We set out to find how much of a change it would make environmentally if one cycled instead of drove to work and then further expanded our findings to include the variables of diet composition and material goods ownership.Read More...
|5 years 5 weeks ago|
Keywords: bicycle, chi-squared, power, spreadsheets
How can you measure the mechanical power required to pedal a bicycle by observing how it slows down when you stop pedalling?
The forces acting on a bicycle can be estimated by observing the rate at which it slows down when you stop pedalling. This technique can, in principle, be used for any transportation vehicle.Read More...
|5 years 13 weeks ago|