# Re: 400N P3D Rocket

At the risk of embarrasing myself, here's my calculated:

400 N = 400 kg(m/sec*sec)

(400 kg*m/(sec*sec)) / (115 kg) = accel rate of (400/115) m/(sec*sec)

So, at that rate, how long does it take to reach 100 km/hour = (1000/36) m/sec?

I threw the numbers around until the dimensions come out right:

( (1000/36) m/sec) / ( (400/115)*(m/sec*sec) ) = 7.99 seconds.

Hold on tight.  That's 0-65 in under 8 secs.

David, ky0dr

>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
>
>73 de rick
>
>
>
>Donde esta Ricky? http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/find.cgi?hr2kos-14
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