›› Measurement unit: HP

Full name: horsepower [electric]

Plural form: horsepower

Symbol: hp

Category type: power

Scale factor: 746

›› Similar units

horsepower [electric]
horsepower [international]
horsepower [metric]
horsepower [water]

›› SI unit: watt

The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 0.00134048257373 HP.

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›› Definition: Horsepower

The electrical horsepower is used by the electrical industry for electrical machines and is defined to be exactly 746 W (at 100% efficiency).

›› Sample conversions: HP

HP to pound square foot/cubic second
HP to joule/minute
HP to terawatt
HP to newton meter/minute
HP to ton of refrigeration
HP to gram-force centimeter/minute
HP to kilowatt
HP to picowatt
HP to horsepower [water]
HP to petawatt