A2_3 This Desk is on Fire

Adam Hennessy, Shangeetha Manivannan, Georgina Page, Laura Suller


This paper looks at the wasted heat energy released from laptop chargers and calculates how
many would be required to burn a wooden desk. We calculated that in one hour it would require
a minimum of 6.9x10^4 chargers to heat a desk to the required temperature to burn it.

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