›› Measurement unit: HP

Full name: horsepower [water]

Plural form: horsepower

Symbol: hp

Category type: power

Scale factor: 746.043


›› 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 0.00134040531176 HP.


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›› Definition: Horsepower

unit of power equal to roughly 550 foot-pounds of work per second


›› Sample conversions: HP

HP to kilocalorie/minute [I.T.]
HP to Btu/minute [I.T.]
HP to erg/hour
HP to yoctowatt
HP to joule/hour
HP to poncelet
HP to kilopond meter/hour
HP to foot poundal/hour
HP to exawatt
HP to foot poundal/second