You are here

Question: 

Estimate the average power output of the Sun, given that about $1350 \textrm{ W/m}^2$ reaches the upper atmosphere of the Earth.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$3.80 \times 10^{26} \textrm{ W}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 22, Problem 29

(1:90)

Chapter 22, Problem 29 is solved.

View sample solution