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Is the effect of weight-to-horsepower ratio linear?

Acceleration is determined by power-to-weight ratio. Two vehicles with the same power-to-weight ratio will accelerate at the same rate. Note however that top speed in level motion does not depend on ...
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Is the effect of weight-to-horsepower ratio linear?

If we ignore friction and drag we can revert back to, One horsepower is equal to 745.7 watts. one watt is 1kg force moving 1-meter per second. a car with N times power is being pushed by N times force,...
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Is the effect of weight-to-horsepower ratio linear?

That is why the power to weight ratio is so important. As seen on Top Gear, one of the quickest cars around the track is/was the Ariel Atom, as it had a mass of less than 1000kg but relatively lots of ...
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Is there a way to simulate the drag effect created by acceleration while in a stationary object?

The rides in Disneyland do a great job of combing the visual cues of the ride with actually accelerating the vehicle or boat or rocket but in a carefully designed short span giving the impression of ...
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Is there a way to simulate the drag effect created by acceleration while in a stationary object?

"the drag from acceleration" This isn't called drag. It's just called force or perhaps inertia. No you can't, not completely stationary anyways. The body detects forces based on ...
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