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Re: WSJ: Big tech firms seeking power
On Fri, 16 Jun 2006, Crist Clark wrote:
Error: you MULTIPLY 3.413 to go from watts to BTU, not divide. It's be more like 154,000,000 BTU, /12000 or 12,798 tons.Well, the bigger problem here is that a watt is a measure of power (engergy/time) and a BTU is a unit of energy. There is no dimensionless conversion factor between the two.
Alright, I am sorry I missed that. It should read:
Error: you MULTIPLY 3.413 to go from watts to BTU/hr, not divide. It's be more like 154,000,000 BTU/hr, /12000 or 12,798 tons.
Sorry! Sheesh. -- Alex Rubenstein, AR97, K2AHR, [email protected], latency, Al Reuben Net Access Corporation, 800-NET-ME-36, http://www.nac.net