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How many watt in 1 horsepower [metric]? The answer is 735.49875.
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The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 0.0013596216173039 horsepower [metric].
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›› Quick conversion chart of watt to horsepower [metric]

1 watt to horsepower [metric] = 0.00136 horsepower [metric]

10 watt to horsepower [metric] = 0.0136 horsepower [metric]

50 watt to horsepower [metric] = 0.06798 horsepower [metric]

100 watt to horsepower [metric] = 0.13596 horsepower [metric]

200 watt to horsepower [metric] = 0.27192 horsepower [metric]

500 watt to horsepower [metric] = 0.67981 horsepower [metric]

1000 watt to horsepower [metric] = 1.35962 horsepower [metric]



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›› Definition: Watt

The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit for power. It is equivalent to one joule per second (1 J/s), or in electrical units, one volt ampere (1 V·A).


›› Definition: Horsepower

Metric horsepower began in Germany in the 19th century and became popular across Europe and Asia. The various units used to indicate this definition ("PS", "CV", "pk", and "ch") all translate to "horse power" in English. Metric horsepower, as a rule, is defined as 0.73549875 kW, or roughly 98.6% of mechanical horsepower.


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