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Re: some of the reason why energy and power definitions areconfusing
Original poster: "john couture" <johncouture-at-bellsouth-dot-net>
I agree my post below does not do anything to further the quest for progress
with Tesla coils and I should not have sent it. However, I do believe that
coilers who are building and testing TC's of all types as you are doing are
helping to make progress with Tesla coils. Keep up the good work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: some of the reason why energy and power definitions
> Original poster: "Eastern Voltage Research Corporation"
> I think all this power / energy discussion is gone way off topic for now.
> Perhaps a polite kill-topic is required!
> > All -
> > I read many years ago that the house power was given a rating of 33000
> > lbs for only one reason. That reason was that the engineers designing
> > newly invented steam engine wanted a one horse power steam engine to be
> > capable of doing more work than any real horse. It was then not
> > critics to belittle the engine when compared to a horse. The watt is a
> > mechanical unit and found to be 746 watts equal to one horsepower.
> > John Couture