Simple problem

  • #1

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
960
0
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.
 

Related Threads on Simple problem

  • Last Post
Replies
3
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
717
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
5K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
978
  • Last Post
Replies
9
Views
3K
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
755
  • Last Post
Replies
3
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
7
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
975
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
2K
Top