Watt

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A Watt is a unit of measurement of energy.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A watt is a unit of power equivalent to one Joule per second and is used to quantify the rate of energy transfer.

Term Usage Example[edit]

A galley food blender, mixing the ingredients for a delicious pot of Vilnafku over a period of around 1 hour, uses in the region of 400 watts of energy.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The watt was first defined as a unit of energy on Terra prior to the foundation of the Terran Confederation. Technologists found the watt useful as the concept of the Technology Level and standardized ideas about sophont society development began to take form.[1]

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.
  1. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak