Arduino Scale - Measures Weight and Center of Gravity

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Arduino Scale - Measures Weight and Center of Gravity

Post by gpraceman » Sun Aug 08, 2021 12:01 pm

This looks like an interesting project.

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Re: Arduino Scale - Measures Weight and Center of Gravity

Post by billv » Wed Aug 11, 2021 4:28 pm

A new feature has been added that provides a PC based real-time graphical display of your cars weight & CG. This allows you to add, remove or reposition weights on your car and instantly see the effect on the car's CG position. This design can be found at: http://billvsderbytimers.weebly.com/pin ... scale.html. Check it out.



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Re: Arduino Scale - Measures Weight and Center of Gravity

Post by Speedster » Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:17 am

I think this is interesting and would be something to have for someone teaching how to build a car for speed. I would then have a car that had a CG of 3/4" in front of the rear axle slot. Here's my thought. The car shown cannot move weight around to get a more aggressive CG. The builder would learn the shape of the car needs to be such that an aggressive design needs to be chosen at the very beginning.

Your thoughts welcomed



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