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Im trying to calculate the power of a pulse. I know the duration of the pulse t in seconds and I know the peak current Ipeak in Amps. If need be I can also calculate the resistance R of the conductor. I know of P=RI^2 but am not sure if this holds for pulses.

Help/Tips/Suggestions

Thanks.

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# Homework Help: Calculating power of a pulse

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