The Delport Flyer

1 Homework Tasks

Calculate It: Pulleys

Calculate the speed at which your racer will travel per hour using the following pulley wheel system. Make sure you show all your working out.

  • Driver pulley: 10mm
  • Driven Pulley: 40mm
  • Wheel Diameter: 20mm
  • Motor rpm: 4000rpm

Research It: Types of energy

Explain the energy conversions that happen in the following systems. Use the web to help you. Describe what it is converted from and what it is converted to. Explain the basic operation of the system.

  • A Generator
  • An Incandescent bulb
  • A steam engine
  • A Solar cell (photo-voltaic cell)
  • A Wind turbine