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10-17-2008, 09:46 AM
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Re: how to convert amps into kwh usage

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 Originally Posted by Unregistered converting amps to kwh requires multiple equasions, for example i will show the process for converting the amps used by a 100 watt bulb in a 115/120 volt powered circuit. E=IxR states that volts are equivilent to amps X watts So inversly volts divided by watts = amps in this case 120 volts divided by 100 watts =1.2 amps that given and adding that kwh=1000 watts used for 1 hr so inversly a 1.2 amp load used continuosly for 1 hr = 100watt hours or 0.10kwh I hope that helps
i have a kiln. it uses 240 volts, 48 amps. how many kWh are used for every 1hr of use? thank you for your help...