As a bit of a follow up to this: http://wmnoise.wordpress.com/2012/02/06/127/, I've written a little script and GUI that does all of the work in estimating CdA and Crr for bikes. I plan to make another one that builds a power curve,… Continue Reading
So I fleshed out a little bit of the idea from the previous post. Basically all this is right now is something that takes GPS data (longitude, latitude and elevation) and estimates the edges of the road. Here's a nice… Continue Reading
On a subject related to the previous post (Vehicle Dynamics), here is how I am thinking of trying to impliment the terrain maps built from real road data. I am going to try to build some of these from GPS… Continue Reading
I am taking a class this semester on Vehicle Dynamics, which as it turns out, is mostly a class on simulating complicated things (cars) doing complicated things (driving). I kind of like that, and have for the whole semester so… Continue Reading
Here is a somewhat excessive explanation of a recent project. There are still some more refinements in process, but this talks about everything I have actually done so far.