On Wed, 20 Dec 1995, Dirk de Boer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Wed, 20 Dec 1995 BLECKSTEIN@SHELL.MONMOUTH.COM wrote:
>> >The most important variable would be air resistance. You would use less
>> >gas per mile at the lower car speed, because the energy needed to overcome
>> >air resistance would be substantially less.
>> > Ray Gibbons Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
>> > Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
>> > email@example.com (802) 656-8910
>> >Just to keep this thing complicated, obviously those west of the
>> higher altitude (thin air) get better mileage.
>> Mike Leckstein(looking out the window at our end of fall blizzard.)
>At high altitudes your mileage may drop because of the decrease in wind
>resistance in the lower density air, but what is the effect of the lower
>concentration of oxygen (say in g/l or in g/cubic ft) on engine efficiency?
>I knew we would get into this!