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Lost In The Conversation? 3 Things You Should Know About Dynamometers

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lost In The Conversation? 3 Things You Should Know About Dynamometers

if your partner is into cars, but you’re not, you may feel like they’re speaking a different language when they talk about their cars. This is particularly true when you hear your partner talking about dynos. No, they aren’t talking about dinosaurs. Your partner is actually talking about a device that measures the speed, power and force behind an engine. Here are three facts that will help you understand how a dynamometer works. It Measures Speed You might not realize it, but you see a type of dynamometer every time you drive a car. In fact, you’re looking at it every time you check your speed. The speedometer in your car is a very basic type of dynamometer. The speedometer uses electromagnetism to rotate a magnet inside a small metal cup inside your car. As the car speeds up,...

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