Simple problem

  • #1
heliocentricprose
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Homework Statement


What is the power of a machine that does 1800 N-m of work per minute?


Homework Equations


KE = m*v^2/2

V = sqrt(2KE/m)


The Attempt at a Solution


I don't know what N-m are... so I'm not sure what to do..
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
denverdoc
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N-m is better known as Joules (energy, work) and not to be confused with Torque which has the same dimensions. Work/time is power.
 

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