Dragsters. How do Top Fuel Dragsters Work. Dragster Facts. View this video clip on aerodynamics and car design. View this video clip on tire design. Two cars over 1/8 th to ¼ of a mile The cars activate a timer They are judged on elapsed time ET Cars reaches a speed of about 325 mph.
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How do Top Fuel Dragsters Work
Dragster cars are a great deal lighter than barbells, but they still have weight; what scientifically we call Mass.
The Balancing Act:Advantages:Cars with less mass go much faster.Disadvantages:Cars with less mass are less stable and less durable.Engineering Principle No. 1: Mass
Everything has friction. On a DRAGSTER car, friction occurs primarily in two places: between the wheels and the ground, between the axles and the car body. The Balancing Act:Engineering Principle No. 3: Friction
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How do you think the design requirements of a Pike’s Peek race vehicle with those of a Dragster are different
Discuss this for 1 minute with a student sitting beside youComparing race car designs
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