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Old 11-29-2012, 09:45 PM   #3187
(I^2)R/746
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Joined: Oct 2012
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
Oddometer: 53
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Originally Posted by Poolside View Post


p.s.: I can't figure out your moniker. 746 is the factor in the watts to horsepower conversion, but beyond that I'm drawing a blank.


Just being silly. W=E*I=(I^2)R=(E^2)/R so then if 1 HP= 746W then (I^2)R/746=HP so then my user name is really "horsepower". I know, I know my family says the same thing about my sense of humor....

Anyways most people call me Jim because that's, uh, my real name. Ciao.
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