Re: [EVDL] Converting from watt-hours/mi. to mi/gal & back
<<<< Guys, what am I missing.
I know my old Civvy got 32 mpg.
I know CivicWithACord gets 300 wh/mi. maximum.
Now I need to know the equivalent watts or joules in a
gallon of gasoline, and I should be able to convert. >>>>
The energy in a gallon of gasoline varies due to climate and
state/country blend regulations, but it generally equals 35-38
kwh-worth of electricity. This assumes you use 100% of that energy,
but an ICE will only get 20-25% of the total "to the road", so the
math for 32mpg works out to just under 300wh/mi - close enough?
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