Watts to Mechanical Horsepower - Convert w to imperial hp
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Watts (w) Conversion
A watt is an SI derived unit of power, used in electricity and mechanics, and is defined as one joule of work per second (unit of time). Referring to electricity, it is the power produced by a current of one ampere flowing through an electric potential of one volt. The unit is named after the Scottish inventor James Watt.
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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