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[aprssig] Re: now, 1.5 Lptops Per Child : power options?

Rick Green rtg at aapsc.com
Tue Jan 1 07:35:56 UTC 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."
                                   -Benjamin Franklin





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