De inertia urbanorum

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6981.741b (Published 18 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:741

First law of thermodynamics applies

  1. C J Squire
  1. Clinical audit adviser Royal College of Radiologists, London W1N 3DG

    EDITOR,—Ronald Williams states that it follows from Newton's second law that a car that accelerates three and a half times as fast as his car uses three and a half times as much energy.1 This is wrong: the relevant …

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