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APPLICATI

ON OF
POWER
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State the meaning of power


State the unit of power
Calculate power on the power
done

POWER

Rate of doing , that is the work done in one


second (or energy used per second)

Power (watt/W)= work done()


Time (second/s)

unit= watts(W) or joules per second (js-1)

Guide to calculate the power


1-write formula
2-substitute the value
3-divide the work with time

EXAMPLE 1

Time needed to push a box is 5 seconds.


Work done is 30J , power?

Power= work done


time
= 30j
5s
= 6W

EXAMPLE 2

Ahmad pushed car with force 450N over a


distance 2m in 10 seconds. power?
Power= work done
time
= force X distance
time
= 450 X 2m
10s
= 90 W

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