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Old 11-14-2012, 11:29 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by def View Post
Not incorrect. Now your English is in question as well as your electrical knowledge.

Watts don't flow anywhere....current does.

And this is no contest...however, it is useful to use correct terminology and references when attempting to cite fact. That's how we learn, communicate and pass knowledge.

I understand the relationship between watts, volts and current. Also, our alternators are rated in both watts and amperes. However, in an automotive electrical system, the voltage is usually considered to be constant (and regulated electronically in the alternator) with load and current being the variable.

Remember also, current is the measure of coulombs, which are ampere seconds, or the measure of how many electrons flow in the circuit.

In the end it's either the the battery or the alternator doing the work depending on RPM.

Work = HP = Watts

I am not arguing anymore, and stop with the insults about my knowledge.
Old enough to know better....
Young enough to try it again
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