How many erg/second in 1 petawatt? The answer is 1.0E+22. We assume you are converting between erg/second and petawatt. You can view more details on each measurement unit: erg/second or petawatt The SI derived unit for power is the watt. 1 watt is equal to 10000000 erg/second, or 1.0E-15 petawatt. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between ergs/second and petawatts. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
You can do the reverse unit conversion from petawatt to erg/second, or enter any two units below:
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 V·A).
ConvertUnits.com provides an online conversion calculator for all types of measurement units. You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data. Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. Examples include mm, inch, 70 kg, 150 lbs, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm, metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more!