›› Measurement unit: petawatt

Full name: petawatt

Plural form: petawatts

Category type: power

Scale factor: 1.0E+15


›› SI unit: watt

The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 1.0E-15 petawatt.


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›› Definition: Petawatt

The SI prefix "peta" represents a factor of 1015, or in exponential notation, 1E15.

So 1 petawatt = 1015 watts.

The definition of a watt is as follows:

The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit for power. It is equivalent to one joule per second (1 J/s), or in electrical units, one volt ampere (1 VA).


›› Sample conversions: petawatt

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