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by vjindal
January 15th, 2018, 1:59 pm
Forum: 2018 Lab Events
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 857
Views: 116174

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

In addition to another Scioly-er's question on the forums, is there a fixed temperature for the ice water, because if there is, then tests can (with difficulty) allow you to predict exactly what the end temperature will be. If not, then some serious math will be involved, and I'd need to pull out a...
by vjindal
January 11th, 2018, 1:56 pm
Forum: 2018 Lab Events
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 857
Views: 116174

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Pizzacats wrote:What is the equation from kelvin to Celsius please!!??
K - 273.15 = C

Where K is degrees Kelvin and C is degrees Celsius.
by vjindal
January 5th, 2018, 5:56 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Chinook Chat!
Replies: 52
Views: 8621

Re: Chinook Chat!

1k carbon tow, applied with two coats of duco thinned 50/50 with acetone, also pre glue wood with one coat of the glue adds 0.005 grams per inch. Start with very light 1/16" square wood (less than 5.0 lb per cubic foot) and apply the carbon to two sides. Brian T Where do you buy 1k Carbon Fiber Tow?
by vjindal
January 5th, 2018, 5:28 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62226

Re: Helicopters C

Dave is taking preorders at this time by email only for delivery in about a month. His website will not be up until the end of Oct or early Nov. His helicopter is a Sikorsky in the fact that it has 2 rotors that are not coaxial. It is a wild design! Both rotors are pushers. The rotors should be eas...
by vjindal
December 16th, 2017, 11:11 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 62226

Re: Helicopters C

Dave is taking preorders at this time by email only for delivery in about a month. His website will not be up until the end of Oct or early Nov. His helicopter is a Sikorsky in the fact that it has 2 rotors that are not coaxial. It is a wild design! Both rotors are pushers. The rotors should be eas...
by vjindal
May 24th, 2017, 3:03 am
Forum: 2017 Lab Events
Topic: Wind Power B/C
Replies: 338
Views: 42051

Re: Wind Power B/C

Does anyone know what the best blades at nats looked like? Were they lift-based? Were they 3d printed? What material were they made of? Did they extend to the center of the CD or only near the outside? I'm also curious to know this. Also, anyone know the top voltage scores? We came in 8th with 335 ...
by vjindal
May 21st, 2017, 7:25 am
Forum: 2017 Lab Events
Topic: Wind Power B/C
Replies: 338
Views: 42051

Re: Wind Power B/C

Does anyone know what the best blades at nats looked like?
Were they lift-based?
Were they 3d printed?
What material were they made of?
Did they extend to the center of the CD or only near the outside?
by vjindal
April 9th, 2017, 6:19 pm
Forum: 2017 Lab Events
Topic: Wind Power B/C
Replies: 338
Views: 42051

Re: Wind Power B/C

Nice, what resistor are you on? Since I didn't want to double post I'll edit this in 33) The power generated by a turbine is 18,000 Watts. If the wind speed, which is initially 30 m/s decreases by 25%, what must the lift force be in order to generate the same amount of power? A) 600 N B) 2,400 N C)...
by vjindal
April 5th, 2017, 5:13 pm
Forum: 2017 Lab Events
Topic: Wind Power B/C
Replies: 338
Views: 42051

Re: Wind Power B/C

Check this out if you need ideas for wind turbines: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=603F7vPUbrg

On my setup I got 1850 millivolts.
by vjindal
May 29th, 2016, 4:19 pm
Forum: 2016 Nationals
Topic: National Test Discussion
Replies: 225
Views: 33402

Re: National Test Discussion

Hi Chalker, I am from Paul J. Gelinas JHS. I was wondering if you could tell me how many points first place Crime Busters division B had? Also would you be able to tell me how many seconds 6th place Elastic Launched Glider was? Finally, if you don't mind, would you be able to tell me how many points...

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