**Full name:** horsepower [electric]

**Plural form:** horsepower

**Symbol:** hp

**Category type:** power

**Scale factor:** 746

horsepower [electric]

horsepower [international]

horsepower [metric]

horsepower [water]

The SI derived unit for power is the watt.

1 watt is equal to 0.00134048257373 HP.

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

HP to foot poundal/second

HP to million Btu/hour [I.T.]

HP to gigawatt

HP to joule/hour

HP to kilocalorie/second [I.T.]

HP to cheval vapeur

HP to kilogram-force meter/hour

HP to terawatt

HP to foot pound-force/hour