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Title: Science of Cycling: Aerodynamics
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/cycling/aerodynamics1.html
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This website, from the Exploratorium, reviews the aerodynamics of cycling. Wind resistance is often one of the biggest challenges that professional and amateur cyclists face. This site has a form that lets you "Calculate the Aerodynamic Drag and Propulsive Power of a Bicyclist". Use the form to calculate resistance using different inclines, velocity, weight or wind velocity. At the bottom of the page, you can find useful information and tips on reducing resistance. Check it out before your next bike ride!
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Recreation. Leisure -- Recreation. Leisure -- Sports -- Cycling. Bicycling
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Recreation. Leisure -- Recreation. Leisure -- Sports -- Cycling. Bicycling -- Racing
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics -- Applied fluid mechanics -- Aerodynamics of vehicles
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering -- Mechanics of flight: Aerodynamics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Drag. Head resistance
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Physical Education
Physical Education -- Individual sports
Key Concept: Physics -- Aerodynamics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
real media
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-12-26 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-07-16 10:26:12 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Topic in Depth
Full Record Views: 399
Resource URL Clicks: 54
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