Electric Power

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What really does the word 'power" mean in the following context?

An electric power of 110kW is transmitted through the cables.

Input power of the transformer
 

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KingOfTwilight
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P = UI, this is the power the current heats the cable + the power the device in the other end is using.
 
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Pengwuino
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That means that 110,000 joules of electrical energy is being transmitted every second.
 
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phyphysics
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how about input power and output power?
 
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Pengwuino
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... sounds like theres an extra complication about this problem or else itd obviously be the same #'s
 

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