Q:
# How Do You Convert Amps to Watts?

In general, watts are calculated by taking the current, in amps, and multiplying by the voltage. AC currents involve additional steps, which may include multiplying by a power factor (for single-phase currents) or multiplying by a power factor and a coefficient (for three-phase currents).

Continue Reading
Credit:
Moritz Haisch
EyeEm
Getty Images

Single-phase and three-phase currents are distinguished by how the power is distributed, with single-phase systems supplying all of the voltages in unison while three-phase systems supply the voltages in three sequential stages. In three-phase currents, if the voltage is taken from line to line, the coefficient is the square root of three. If the voltage is measured from the line to a neutral ground, then the coefficient is simply three. The power factor is the ratio of the measured power in the line to the theoretical power supplied to the circuit.

Learn more about Measurements-
Q:
## How Do You Convert Kilowatts to Amps?

A: Converting kilowatts to amps first requires knowledge of the current type, whether it is DC, AC single phase or AC three phase, as each calculation differs... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Do You Convert Watts to KWh?

A: To convert between watts to kilowatt-hours, first convert to kilowatts by dividing by 1,000, then multiply by the number of hours that the device is in use... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Do You Convert Watts to Lumens?

A: To convert watts to lumens, first find out the efficacy rating, which is in lumens per watt. The formula for this conversion is lumens = watts x (lumens pe... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Many Amps Are in 1 Horsepower?

A: There is no direct conversion for determining the amount of amps in 1 horsepower. In order to convert between the two, it is necessary to know the voltage ... Full Answer >Filed Under: