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Measure Parameters E-Book

The Measure Parameters E-book is also contained on the Virtual Race CD. Parameters are things like the car weight, its center of mass, the wheel/axle friction, etc. You need these measurements to use the VR race program for your car. You can make all necessary measurements in about an hour with the calipers and information provided in the Basic Package. The Measure Parameters E-book is in pdf format and requires that you have the Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

This E-book is printable and is a condensed version of the hard copy "Pinewood Derby Car Design and the Virtual Race Booklet" described in the preceding section. It has a table of contents and example pages similar to these:
Table of Contents, example p 19, example p 9.


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