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Stuttgart-West: Physics of Racing Series

Autopedia.com is described as "the comprehensive internet source for automotive related information, where consumers can find information related to Autos, Boats, Trucks, Minivans, Motorcycles, RVs and Sport Utilities." Provided by the site and written by physicist Brian Beckman, the Physics of Racing Series offers an interesting look into the science behind racing and race cars. Visitors can read descriptions and view graphics on the subjects of weight transfer, keeping your tires stuck to the ground, there is no such thing as centrifugal force, speed and horsepower, the traction budget, simulating car dynamics with a computer program, grip angle, braking, and much more. Any physics or racing enthusiast will appreciate the interesting and out-of-the-ordinary information provided on the site.
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Alternate Title Autopedia: Physics of Racing Series
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Date of Scout Publication 2003-07-25
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2003/0725

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