›› Measurement unit: horsepower

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 0.0013404825737265 horsepower.


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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: horsepower

horsepower to kilopond meter/hour
horsepower to calorie/hour [I.T.]
horsepower to horsepower [international]
horsepower to foot pound-force/second
horsepower to Btu/hour [I.T.]
horsepower to gram-force centimeter/hour
horsepower to calorie/minute [I.T.]
horsepower to clusec
horsepower to yottawatt
horsepower to horsepower [metric]