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Power calculation

  1. Jan 28, 2008 #1
    I have a force of 1017560 newtons which moves
    a distance of 1.505 metres in 0.5 seconds.

    I calculate the power required to be 3063 kW.

    Can anyone confirm this?
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  3. Jan 28, 2008 #2


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    Assuming that both the force and velocity is constant, yes you are correct.
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