Calculation of Cycling speed - Article by Junghsen Lieh 2006

This article was published in Human Power eJournal, december 2006

The advantage is that analytic solutions are presented for speed versus time as well as for steady state conditions and the accuracies are therfore not limited by time-step increment size.

Part 1 deals with maximum cycling speed based on maximum tire traction capability.

Part 2 deals with the Powerbalance which is resolved to obtain speed versus time, equations (18) thru (22), but also the steady state solution is analysed, equations (23) and (24).

In explanatary notes I will discuss details of this article and propose applications. See future posts.

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