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Re: 400N P3D Rocket



----- Original Message ----- 
From: Gary "Joe" Mayfield <gary_mayfield@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 12:13 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 400N P3D Rocket


 ----- Original Message -----
 From: "Ricardo Denis" <r_denis@globalnet.hn>
 To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
 Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 8:59 AM
 Subject: [amsat-bb] 400N P3D Rocket
 
 
 > hi all,
>
> whlie looking at the P3D pictures, i noticed the one of dick daniels
> holding the 400 Newton rocket in his hands. it made we wonder just how
much
> power is 400N. to satisfy my curiosity i'd thought i'd ask so here goes:
> between me and my bicycle we weigh 115 Kg. if i were to strap on the P3D
> 400N rocket to my bicycle, how long would it take me to accelerate from a
> zero to 100 kilometers per hour (assume no friction and a level surface)?
> thanks in advance.

Also assuming no air resistance, 4 seconds

73, Ken N2WWD
n2wwd@amsat.org
http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd


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