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Offline Milko

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Engine: Gear and Power
« on: April 10, 2010, 09:39:55 AM »

Excuse me for English use google translator ...

I wanted to return the argument concerning the relationship between power and gear. I saw two threads and, I came to the conclusion that a locomotive with power gear 1000 and 1 is completely equivalent to a hypothetical engine power 1 and gear 1000, my conclusion is correct?
I have a question ... physically what the gear is, the losses inside the motor? or internal gear ratio?

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Re: Engine: Gear and Power
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2010, 10:04:55 AM »
Your conclusion is correct!

Gear is nothing physically, it is a Simutrans method to get a good approximation for speed and acceleration of the vehicle in gameplay, while maintaining the historical correct power.