Orders of magnitude (energy flow density)

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This is a table of energy flow densities by magnitude.

List of orders of magnitude for energy flow density
Order of magnitude
W/kg
Energy
flow
density (Φ)
Substrate
10−5 5 × 10−5 W/kg Galaxies
10−3 2 × 10−3 W/kg Stars
10−2 7.5 × 10−2 W/kg Planets (early)
10−1 9 × 10−1 W/kg Ecosystems
100 2 × 100 W/kg Animals (human body)
101 1.5 × 101 W/kg Brains (human)
1 × 101 W/kg Modern engines
5 × 101 W/kg Culture (human)[1]
103 1 × 103 W/kg Average hurricane[2][3]
104 1 × 104 W/kg Electric heating element[4]
106 1 × 106 W/kg Intel 8080 (1970's)
107 1 × 107 W/kg Pentium II (1990's)

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