Me-1 Bicycle Ergonometer
Published: Thursday 09 March 2006 - Updated: Thursday 24 March 2011
To illustrate in human terms the power required to light a globe.
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Pedal power turns an ordinary car generator which has two 24V 250W globes as a load. A voltmeter and ammeter allows an estimate of power to be made.
POWER = V × I
1 HORSEPOWER = 746 Watts