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What are watts?

Watt is a derived unit in SI for the power; the symbol is W.   The basic units: 1 W = 1 kg.m2/s3. The most used multiples are  kilowatt (1000 W) and megawatt   (1 mil (MORE)

Who was Watt?

James Watt (1736-1819) was a Scott who improved the steam engine. He is often confused with as the inventor of the steam engine. The unit "watt" is named after him. it is equa (MORE)

What is a watt?

The watt is a unit of power. It is a Newton meter per second, or can be given as a joule per second. We often encounter it in electrical calculations, and it is the unit of po (MORE)

Why was the watt named after James Watt?

James Watt was a pioneer in the development of steam technology. Steam engines were used to deliver mechanical power for many applications. Later in the 19th century when inve (MORE)

What did watt do?

James Watt was a Scottish inventor who is famous for his  improvements on the design of early steam engines. He became a  major contributor to the Industrial Revolution.

What is the Watt-hour to watt conversion?

It's unfortunate that both of these units include the same word "watt". That gives the impression that one can be converted into the other. These two units are used for me (MORE)