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## Basic EquationsEdit

Power lost to:

Rolling resistance
$P_{rr} = C_{rr} m g V$
Aerodynamic drag
$P_{aero} = \frac{1}{2} \rho V^3 C_D A$

If you gather data on the race route, you can determine how much power will be lost to stop signs and traffic signals:

Stops/Starts
$P_{stops} = \frac{1}{2} m V^3 \frac{stops}{distance} (1 - \eta_{regen})$