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Introduction

Power and Units


A horsepower is 550 ft-lbs/s. A Watt is 1 N-m/s. Determine the number of Watts generated by
  1. the Wright brothers' 1903 airplane, which had a 12 hp engine, and
  2. a modern passenger jet with a power of 100,00 hp at cruising speed.