Kilowatts to Mechanical Horsepower - Convert kw to imperial hp
- Kilowatts to Mechanical Horsepower
Kilowatts (kw) Conversion
A kilowatt is a common unit of electrical power in the metric system corresponding to exactly 1000 watts, about 1.341022 horsepower, or 737.562 foot-pounds per second.
Mechanical Horsepower (imperial hp) Conversion
A mechanical measurement unit of power which indicates the rate at which work is done and represents the power exerted by a horse when pulling. There are several different types of horsepower and the two most common versions, the first one being mechanical horsepower (or imperial horsepower), which measures to about 745.7 watts and the second one is the metric horsepower, which is approximately 735.5 watts. It is used to denote the maximum power of the engine of a car.
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