Question
Confirm the value given for the kinetic energy of an aircraft carrier in Table 7.1. You will need to look up the definition of a nautical mile (1 knot = 1 nautical mile/h).

$1.1 \times 10^{10} \textrm{ J}$

This agrees with the textbook data in table 6.1.

Wikipedia article about the Long Ton traditionally used for describing the mass of ships.

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