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Solar flux

  1. Feb 15, 2010 #1
    looking for a solar flux equation that is related to solar panels, mainly
    Flux = rate/area and rate = quantity/time then Flux =w/m^2 now w= (work or watts??)

    If it is work then work = watts???

    Im not sure, now!
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  3. Feb 15, 2010 #2


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    W is watts. Work is not a unit, it's a concept like force or energy. The units of work are the same as for energy, e.g. Joules.
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