Date: 20 Aug 97 02:38:35 From: "P. Wezeman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: The University of Iowa References: 1 2
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On 17 Aug 1997, P. Wezeman (myself) wrote: > ....power equals thrust times speed, which is a > handier formula. In the example, your speed is ten feet per five seconds, > which is two feet per second. Multiplying this by the force of fifty > pounds gives fifty pounds times two feet per second or fifty foot-pounds > per second, the same answer as before. Of course, that should be one hundred foot pounds per second. I used a spell checker, but obviously what I need is a math checker that can do word problems. Peter Wezeman, anti-social Darwinist "Carpe Cyprinidae"