Why its impossible to drive 1000mph

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16 ditë më parë

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Cars get faster every day, and ever since we started driving them, we've always tried to go faster. But is there a limit to how fast a car can go? We did some math, made some calculations, and talked to some scientists to find out where the barriers are in making a car go faster. So what is the limiting factor? Is it the engine? The tires? You'll have to watch to the end to find out!
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Donut Media 15 ditë më parë
Just to clarify, we shot this episode before the "Tuatara Drama" came to light. That being said, it still inspired us to make this episode. Hope you enjoy it! - Jerry
nacoran Orë më parë
Holloman Air Force Base Rocket Sled laughs at your puny land speed record. Of course they don't have to worry about human passengers.
Cowboy Bob
Cowboy Bob 12 orë më parë
*re:* 13:21 sustained acceleration: "In order to exceed 300 mph in 4.5 seconds, dragsters must accelerate at an average of more than 4 g's." _Davis, Davis E. American Driver: Unimaginable Acceleration. Automobile Magazine_ Mercury and Gemini astronauts encountered sustained 3g increasing to 7g+ for between :40 seconds and 2 mins Apollo astronauts riding the Saturn V had 3g to 4g increases for 30 seconds.
Ricky Fontaine
Ricky Fontaine 13 orë më parë
@Zaliah that’s exactly what ive been saying its so many haters like shmee who dont wanna see america with the record.. the Europeans make dam good cars but we do also...
Scott Ditë më parë
Also, a GREAT explanation for why fuel economy is much worse at higher speeds.
Lord Samich
Lord Samich Ditë më parë
9:22 What the hell are you talking about? Do you mean 58,000 Horsepower seconds? In which case, what the hell are you talking about?
UTK UTK 25 minuta më parë
Am I the only one that got nervous for the glass when he put the big rock on
PAC QUE DHA GAIM 48 minuta më parë
7:04 That cooling looks like a PC graphics card
THE UNKNOWN ONE 48 minuta më parë
We did the math 😂😂😂😂
Douger Rohmer
Douger Rohmer 56 minuta më parë
Hakskeenpan. Go on, say it - Hakskeenpan. Wat se kak is dit die?
REBELimgs Orë më parë
A CRX can do it. It's literally God's chariot.
amishrobots Orë më parë
where can I buy a bottle of liquid horse juice? I just wanna know how it tastes like. Edit: okay, I've watched to the end now, and no longer want to know how it tastes.
Jeremy Lakenes
Jeremy Lakenes 2 orë më parë
I deal with 4g all the time...
Jeremy Lakenes
Jeremy Lakenes 3 orë më parë
I'm so glad I watched this. Now I might get my Land Rover Defender Diesel to about 74 mph top speed
Jeremy Lakenes
Jeremy Lakenes 3 orë më parë
double the speed, quadruple the drag
Ben Mccullough
Ben Mccullough 3 orë më parë
Use a fighter plane with wheels ...there you go
Dozer1642 3 orë më parë
In the future, this type of video production will be even more annoying than it is today.
DEAD CHANNEL • infinity years ago
DEAD CHANNEL • infinity years ago 3 orë më parë
So that's why I could only get my car to go 999 mph
gingrinch 4 orë më parë
Won't dragster tires also self-destruct after a mile or so?
Controversial Pokken
Controversial Pokken 4 orë më parë
I read the title as Why its impossible to drive 100mph.
Star Gazer
Star Gazer 5 orë më parë
Just have a jet fighter fly that fast and put it's wheels on the ground for a mile. Might need different wheels and to pre-spin them some. Then call that a car.
Friedrich Morgenstern
Friedrich Morgenstern 5 orë më parë
maybe get an electric car?
Star Gazer
Star Gazer 5 orë më parë
Do they have to prove that the wheels stayed on the ground? Sounds like a low flying jet. Once you switch from torque to thrust, I say that is no longer a car. Id give it to them if a turbine powered the wheels.
Ekoh TheTaur
Ekoh TheTaur 6 orë më parë
"The limiting factor is the Earth" Mo' Powah Baby sticker? Still works. Put a lot of manpower into making a perfectly geometrically flat strip of land. Remove as much dirt as it takes. Then there ya go. Granted this would probably take 2 centuries and half the population, and a ludicrous amount of gas, but it could work.
vitali 6 orë më parë
Why does the logo look so similar to Vox
Rooftop Voter
Rooftop Voter 7 orë më parë
My 77 Chevy wagon hits over 1,000 easy, in low!
psplfq1 7 orë më parë
Kyle Callick
Kyle Callick 8 orë më parë
Just redesign that chaparral 2j vacuumed car with more Pony's? "Bing, bang, boom" lol
Sabri vdm
Sabri vdm 8 orë më parë
Because it’s stupid it ain’t km/h
raythackston1960 9 orë më parë
First they are not cars...they are rockets with wheels. Second...to make it possible you need a huge long super flat surface...the faster you go, the flatter it HAS to be. And the longer it has to be.
Elias Amundsen
Elias Amundsen 9 orë më parë
Is it so hard to say km/h
MTB Life
MTB Life 9 orë më parë
The new mark rober
King Solo
King Solo 11 orë më parë
It’s only impossible because they do not have a driver
Star Gazer
Star Gazer 12 orë më parë
By the way, It is miles per hour, not miles an hour. MPH not MAH, you know?
Ricky Fontaine
Ricky Fontaine 13 orë më parë
Sonic boom would literally allahu akbar you im guessing?
Polo Biscuits
Polo Biscuits 14 orë më parë
You know what's even cooler than 1000 mph.....anti gravity technology that the Military Industrial Complex has....that can take off at Mach 10
79707 15 orë më parë
Definitely NOT impossible, they are still going to hit 1000mph. Ssc knows how to get it done.
North Point Axe
North Point Axe 16 orë më parë
Here's what you do, you need a crash helmet (optional) an old bath tub, 150 feet of tow rope, 7 rolls of duct tape and an F16 fighter jet. This method is called the dog walker. Tie the tow rope to the jet, duct tape the "test driver" into the tub, connect the tub to the other end of the tow rope. Fly at mach 3, low over the test area and then when the tub hits the ground start counting. Land speed record in the bag.
john balantes
john balantes 22 orë më parë
What if some one made the front tires like a hover craft
oscar salazar
oscar salazar 23 orë më parë
"Our only option is to increase power" James softly: mo powah babe...
Unofficial A’s podcast
Unofficial A’s podcast 23 orë më parë
This guy in Canada reached 4500 mph In Forza Horizon 3
Gabriel Nascimento
Gabriel Nascimento 23 orë më parë
Give BBSs and headlights to a fighter jet and you good
Dezee Fresh
Dezee Fresh Ditë më parë
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BaronNate Ditë më parë
if the earth curves at 1 inch over every 8 miles, and you can supposedly "see the curve" of the Earth there, yet the flatness only has a less than 1 mm change, how can you see that curve if the surface doesn't change over less than 1 mm? The track/distance is over a mile right? Meaning you already have a 1 inch drop divided by 8. So, seeing a curve there would be impossible.
Generously buttered ALCO
Generously buttered ALCO Ditë më parë
Put some racing stripes on it, that'll do the trick.
Proud American
Proud American Ditë më parë
When you reach 1000mph, traveling 16+ miles a minute (a little more than a 1/4 mile per second), that's gotta be a biiiiiiig drag strip.
ralph bryant
ralph bryant Ditë më parë
What I want to know where does the money come from to do anything like this? Is there money pits I don’t know about?
Newmaidumosa Ditë më parë
would have been clever if the donut balance was not symmetrical...
Blastedlife420 Ditë më parë
i havnt seen anyone use a quadratic equation in many years kudos brah
Jon Wells
Jon Wells Ditë më parë
good episode apart from the host acting like a 6 year old so i wont be coming back to this channel, pity
Mister Giggles
Mister Giggles Ditë më parë
SSC record is fake
D827 Kelly
D827 Kelly Ditë më parë
Between them two people have held the landspeed record since 1983! Richard noble and Andy green. Andy green will be the driver of bloodhound lsr. Doing these attempts is incredibly expensive and the bloodhound project went bust in 2018, being bought out by a wealthy Yorkshireman. The bloodhound lsr will have a single RR ej200 engine, along with a hybrid rocket and electric motor for auxillary systems when the 1000mph runs are attempted. If anyone is interested, the record holding cars are both on display at the Coventry transport museum in Coventry, West Midlands, England. There is a simulator to experience the record attempt there too.
Brad Warren
Brad Warren Ditë më parë
Bro why why
Tanishq S
Tanishq S Ditë më parë
This man kinda looks like John B from Outer Banks
ROB-IN-PHILLY Ditë më parë
How can someone so smart not know that the earth is NOT CURVED. Proof; SR-71 Page 8 “...nonrotating Earth...” www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/pdf/88507main_H-2179.pdf page 14: (2) A flat, nonrotating earth ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19710018599.pdf page 8: the missile position in space is computed relative to a flat nonrotating earth. ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20040008097.pdf page 108: aircraft flying over flat, nonrotating earth page:12 "aircraft flying in a stationary atmosphere over flat nonrotating earth" www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/pdf/88072main_H-1259.pdf NASA Technical Paper 2835 Page 1 Summary: Flat nonrotating earth page 126: "The nonlinear equations of motion used are six-degree-of-freedom equations sith stationary atmosphere and flat, nonrotating earth" ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19890007066.pdf Determination of Angles of Attack and Sideslip from Radar Data and a Roll Stabilized Platform NASA March 1972 page 2: "The method is limited, however, to application where a flat, nonrotating earth" ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19720012071.pdf An Aircraft Model for the AIAA Controls Design Challenge NASA 1991 page 11: "The nonlinear equations of motion used in this model are general six-degree-of-freedom equations representing the flight dynamics of a rigid aircraft flying in a stationary atmosphere over a flat nonrotating earth" www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/pdf/88248main_H-1777.pdf Investigation of Aircraft Landing in Variable Wind Fields NASA 1973 page14 pdf or 6 on actual report: a) The earth is flat and non-rotating. ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19790005472.pdf A Mathematical Model of the CH-53 Helicopter NASA page 17: “The helicopter equations of motion are given in body axes with respect to a flat, nonrotating Earth.” ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19810003557.pdf USAF trained Avionic Comm Tech...Largest aircraft in the world..
ROB-IN-PHILLY Ditë më parë
Sea level is a bitch! THAT is why...Physics is Also a bitch...Action vs Reaction...
bbthing68 Ditë më parë
The Apollo capsule averaged about 3472 mph on its trip to the moon. The X-15 nearly doubled that, but only in the high atmosphere.
TheSdzisuaf Ditë më parë
9:15 I'm sorry, what was in the glass because it kinda looks like dog piss :D
BlazerDuck07 Ditë më parë
Megatón Ditë më parë
Just use metric and everything is easier
Quill Maurer
Quill Maurer Ditë më parë
The question is at what point is it a car versus a wingless fighter jet? Another working on this record (though I haven't heard anything about them in a while) was planning literally that, cut the wings off an F-104, put it on wheels, and see if they could get it to do merely half what it could do in the sky.
Dylan Khadiken
Dylan Khadiken Ditë më parë
Nice (;
Chad Wilson
Chad Wilson Ditë më parë
All you need is a NOS sticker. That adds 100 MPH extra to a car, right?
baconwinnerftw Ditë më parë
Just ls swap it duh, 2000 mph easy
Michael Nienaber
Michael Nienaber Ditë më parë
Haven't finished the video yet but I'm guessing rolling friction.
Mechanically Creative
Mechanically Creative Ditë më parë
Flat eartherz incoming. I can't see da curve, gonna drive off da side, man.
Mechanically Creative
Mechanically Creative Ditë më parë
Yeah, suggest locking your door when uncle jerry's around. If you pay attention you'll see he's always aiming at trees with windows behind them.
Bulk Flaberson
Bulk Flaberson Ditë më parë
why do they need to use horse piss
Jonki Pastramki
Jonki Pastramki Ditë më parë
Cmon, all it needs is a fart can exhaust a “cold air” intake and a V-tech sticker on it and it’ll go 1022 mph. 🤦🏽‍♂️
weirdbutneat Ditë më parë
I like the main guy that looks like a Julien doppelgänger but I like this guy too.
Allen Zaldivar
Allen Zaldivar Ditë më parë
I learn more physics watching car guys than my profesor
Richard Ellis
Richard Ellis Ditë më parë
Thrust ssc has the record at the moment (land speed Car)
rbohun1 Ditë më parë
I just got some Fast and Furious floor mats. Like thatz gotta be 10 hp. Right?
mark oshields
mark oshields Ditë më parë
@ 7:02 You need more money so you can buy more cocaine, so you can work harder, and earn more money, so you can buy more cocaine, that lets you work harder, to earn more money, so you can buy more cocaine...... ur comment reminded me of that quote
hesstwentyone Ditë më parë
If it's a rocket or jet propulsion system on wheels, I'm not sure if 'car' is the label I'd use, which is to say comparing the Thrust SSC to the Tuatara doesn't seem to be very accurate.
Lagua Swarts
Lagua Swarts Ditë më parë
Nice video,im from SA ,Hakskeen Pan pronounced "Haak-Skiean-pan" wich is Afrikaans for your heel,because the dried up bed looks like dry heels and Pan is just like lake.Anyway its almost 20km long and we have lots of speed festivals there
Radient YT
Radient YT Ditë më parë
heyy i live in south africa :D is it a private thing or can people view the run
Robert Bennett
Robert Bennett Ditë më parë
I think Doc Brown beat that record of 1000mph in a DeLorean no less. His car traveled to the same place years in the past. The Earth moves in space so so did the car.
Andy Mack Sound and Vision
Andy Mack Sound and Vision Ditë më parë
Fuck that was a fucking long ad for someone who pays money every month not to have any ads...
DW X Ditë më parë
Does there need to be a driver in the vehicle to compete in this attempt to reach 1000mph? The question becomes more relevant when the g-forces limit what a human can endure.
Christopher Wilson
Christopher Wilson Ditë më parë
Why is he showing everyone his piss jugs ?
Rxb Lxx
Rxb Lxx Ditë më parë
so if u have charged particles or ions on the front from some kind of electromagnetic energy source it should push the air particles away like they dont even exist if im not mistaken sort of like how the b2 bomber is designed i believe if i remember that correctly i think that could prob fix that problem
Pablo Ditë më parë
why did you use piss for horsepower.
Seymore Hynee
Seymore Hynee Ditë më parë
If only a top fuel dragster with 10.000 + up hemi motor on nitro geared right would last a mile it would go past the sound barrier ...
Franny Ward
Franny Ward Ditë më parë
Just build a three mile long tube, and take all the air out of it. Then fire up one of these with it's own oxygen supply for the fuel and driver. Just a thought at 1 am.
Hayato Tenryuu
Hayato Tenryuu 2 ditë më parë
That last part is the thing I think would limit us most. The only car to break 1000mph is an unmanned one.
Alejandro Maserati
Alejandro Maserati 2 ditë më parë
They would have to 2JZ swap if they want to break that record.
im-a-gamer 2 ditë më parë
is the water pee 🤔
Santa Boy
Santa Boy 2 ditë më parë
Every time I hear hrsprs I will hear "more powa babe" in my head And then I get exactly that I LOVE IT!!
Brian Willess
Brian Willess 2 ditë më parë
A drag car welds it's clutch because it gets there soooo fast. 300mph 4sec. What if it did it slower?
Nabeel 2 ditë më parë
can i have some of that juice
Muscles Mouse
Muscles Mouse 2 ditë më parë
need to do it in vacuum
Roger Juma
Roger Juma 2 ditë më parë
So more power doesn't always mean more speed, meaning Jeremy Clackson is wrong
Kristy Thiessen
Kristy Thiessen 2 ditë më parë
The part where he drank the horse piss...😗👌
Wesley Ashley
Wesley Ashley 2 ditë më parë
A rocket sled has gone 6599 mph. That's 8.6 times the speed of sound. Of course nobody was on board. At some point wheels would explode from centrifugal force so that must be why they used a sled.
pistol breath
pistol breath 2 ditë më parë
Takes huge balls on the engine trans n human groin
pistol breath
pistol breath 2 ditë më parë
The same reason going 100 is dangerous
jay morris
jay morris 2 ditë më parë
The Brits seem to do this stuff well. Quite unbelievable really, they've had the fastest car, jet, airliner motorcycle boat etc etc sometime along their timeline, mind u they did invent the jet engine and they had the first jet airliner, so they had a head start but it must be in the blood, the U.S. has 11 states bigger than the whole of Great Britain so it's quite an achievement, they still have the land speed record, those Limey's. Some guy in his shed over there will do it, watch this space.
Unknow0059 2 ditë më parë
5:58 wow. i never thought about lift effectively decreasing the car's weight like that and that's partly why it's so easy to lose control. fascinating.
Andrew Rump
Andrew Rump 2 ditë më parë
The graph is totally wrong, it is logaritmic not exponential
Shadow Opp.'s RC
Shadow Opp.'s RC 2 ditë më parë
The problem is complex. It comes down to power, aero and other factors like what the tires are made of, what the surface is that the car is to be run on.
TheCymbalProject 2 ditë më parë
That hat...
Jason Williams
Jason Williams 2 ditë më parë
did he just take a sip of his own piss...could be worse as it could be anothers...
piggie mcwankfist
piggie mcwankfist 2 ditë më parë
Mow powah baby
Dynamic Solution
Dynamic Solution 2 ditë më parë
Unsprung mass/parasitic loss... My goal is to use them in a sentense today. Im about to show this dumb blond how smart i am!
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