[time-nuts] Thanks: Watts vs VA

David Kirkby david.kirkby at onetel.net
Sun Aug 19 17:37:29 EDT 2012


On 19 August 2012 21:36, Tom Knox <actast at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I would have assumed the opposite since watts is based on RMS.
> Thanks;
> Thomas Knox

Power measured in Watts RMS is a useless unit. Sure you can
mathematically calculate the RMS value of power, but it does not have
any physical meaning, like the mean value does.




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