What is the power dissipated by the iron? (1 Viewer)

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

An electric iron marked 1000W, 240V is wrongly connected to a 120V mains.What is the power dissipated by the iron? thanx
 

berkeman

Mentor
54,306
4,712
Assuming that the iron is just a resistive element, what is the relationship between power and voltage?
 

The Physics Forums Way

We Value Quality
• Topics based on mainstream science
• Proper English grammar and spelling
We Value Civility
• Positive and compassionate attitudes
• Patience while debating
We Value Productivity
• Disciplined to remain on-topic
• Recognition of own weaknesses
• Solo and co-op problem solving
Top