How can I measure watts as a function of time on an electric motor?

I want to measure watts as a function of time on a motor running a mixer. I'd like to be able to store the data on a computer so that I could produce graphs of watts as a function of time. The time of mixing will be no longer than 8 minutes.
David97531
Asked Aug 20, 2013
You would need a device that measures amperage and voltage and inputs those numbers digitally into a computer at a chosen sampling rate relative to time.

For example:
Time----A-----V--
10:01, 3.2, 120.23
10:02, 3.2, 120.1
10:03, 3.4, 120.25

Wattage = Amperage times voltage

Rob
Answered Aug 20, 2013

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