Sending data to Google Docs
The first step is to set up a Google Docs spreadsheet for the project. Create a new sheet, give it a name (I named mine
Power for this project, but you can name it as you wish), and set a title for the columns that we are going to use: Time, Interval, Power, and Energy (that will be calculated from the first two columns), as shown in the following screenshot:
We can also calculate the value of the energy using the other measurements. From theory, we know that over a given period of time, energy is power multiplied by time; that is, Energy = Power * Time.
However, in our case, power is calculated at regular intervals, and ...