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Calculate the power required to raise 2.5m3 of water from a well 12.5m deep, in 30 seconds. NB: 1m3 of water = 1,000kg.

 Mar 30, 2021

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2.5 cubic meters of water has a mass of    2500 kg

 

Force = mg =  2500 kg   *  9.81 m/s^2  = 24525 N

work = f * d   =   24525 N * 12.5 m = 306562.5 j

 

power = work / time     =   306562.5 j / 30 sec      watts

 Mar 30, 2021
edited by ElectricPavlov  Mar 30, 2021
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2.5 cubic meters of water has a mass of    2500 kg

 

Force = mg =  2500 kg   *  9.81 m/s^2  = 24525 N

work = f * d   =   24525 N * 12.5 m = 306562.5 j

 

power = work / time     =   306562.5 j / 30 sec      watts

ElectricPavlov Mar 30, 2021
edited by ElectricPavlov  Mar 30, 2021

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