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## C8-32: POWER - CLIMBING LADDER

• ID Code: C8-32
• Purpose: A simple method for illustrating power and the unit of the horsepower.
• Description: Climb the ladder at a constant rate, say one foot per second. From your weight you can then calculate your power, in foot-pounds per second or in horsepower.
• Availability: Available
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