Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 22:47:15

Author: hubisz

Subject: Re: cars and physics

Post:

The Isaac Newton School of Driving by Barry Parker has some simple stuff
that may interest you especially, Chapter 4.

John Hubisz

On 2/20/2011 5:03 PM, Anthony Lapinski wrote:
> I'll be teaching electricity in the coming weeks. Wanted to do some basic
> math problems involving the electrical system of an automobile with a 12-V
> battery. Does anyone know the power (or current) of car devices, or a web
> site that would have this information?
>
> radio
> low beams (50 W?)
> high beams (60 W?)
> heater
> air conditioner
> rear window defroster (72 W?)
> cigarette lighter
>

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