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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 arekilowatt (1000 W) and megawatt (1 million watts).
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What is watts?

A watt is the SI unit of power. It's equivalent to one joule per second.
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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 eq (MORE)
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What is a watt?

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

possibly yes, but he was a instrumental maker trying to or improved steam engine powered stuff.
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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 in (MORE)
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What did watt do?

James Watt was a Scottish inventor who is famous for hisimprovements on the design of early steam engines. He became amajor contributor to the Industrial Revolution.
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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 m (MORE)
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How many watts in a hecto watt?

I guess that means 100 watts but hecto- is a prefix that is neverused for electrical quantities. The common ones are milli (.001),kilo (1000) and Mega (1,000,000).