## Measurement unit: dekawatt

**Full name:** dekawatt

**Plural form:** dekawatts

**Category type:** power

**Scale factor:** 10

## SI unit: watt

The SI derived unit for power is the watt.

1 watt is equal to 0.1 dekawatt.

Valid units must be of the **power** type.

You can use this form to select from known units:

## Definition: Dekawatt

The SI prefix "deka" represents a factor of
10^{1}, or in exponential notation, 1E1.

So 1 dekawatt = 10^{1} 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).

## Sample conversions: dekawatt