[aprssig] Re: now, 1.5 Lptops Per Child : power options?
rtg at aapsc.com
Tue Jan 1 01:35:56 CST 2008
On Mon, 31 Dec 2007, Richard Amirault wrote:
> One thing you forgot .. when you are generating electricity with a crank
> generator .. you are doing *work*.
I read recently that the human body as an engine is rated at 1/20
horsepower, or about 35 watts. I'm sure we're capable of more in short
sprints, but averaged over a working day, it's 35 watts.
Rick Green, N8BJX
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
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