# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Power and Transportation Task 2009811734

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Calculate mechanical power.

Definition

Calculation should include
  • force
  • ratios
  • units of measurement
  • mechanical advantage.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is mechanical advantage?
  • What is horsepower?
  • What is torque?
  • What are the conversion equations?

Related Standards of Learning

Mathematics

A.4

The student will solve
  1. multistep linear and quadratic equations in one variables algebraically;
  2. quadratic equations in one variables algebraically;
  3. literal equations for a specified variable;
  4. systems of two linear equations in two variables algebraically and graphically; and
  5. practical problems involving equations and systems of equations.

AII.3

The student will solve
  1. absolute value linear equations and inequalities;
  2. quadratic equations over the set of complex numbers;
  3. equations containing rational algebraic expressions; and
  4. equations containing radical expressions.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields