Rate of heat produced by a device is given by the expression for power as, P=\( I_2R \)
Where, Resistance of the electric heater, R= 8 \(\Omega \)
Current drawn, I = 15 A
P= (15)2 x 8 = 1800 J/s
Therefore, heat is produced by the heater at the rate of 1800 J/s.