Horsepower (boiler) conversions

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boiler horsepower (unit of power), pl. boiler horsepower, abbr. hp

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About horsepower (boiler)

The boiler horsepower is a unit of power equal to 9,810.657 watts (1 boiler hp = 9,810.657 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI).

The boiler horsepower (hp) is also equal to 9.810657 kilowatts (kW), or 9.810657 × 10-3 megawatts (MW), or 9.810657 × 10-6 gigawatts (GW), or 33,475.3512 British thermal units (IT) per hour (BTU/h) or 8,441.292 kilocalories (thermochemical) per hour (kcal/h).

The horsepower definition varies as follows:

  • The mechanical horsepower (hp) or Imperial horsepower (hp) is equal to 745.699872 watts (W)
  • The electrical horsepower (hp) is equal to 746 watts (W)
  • The hydraulic horsepower (hp) is equal to 745.699872 watts (W)
  • The metric horsepower (hp) is equal to 735.49875 watts (W)
  • The boiler horsepower (hp) or steam horsepower (hp) is equal to 9,810.657 watts (W)

The boiler horsepower is used for rating steam boilers.

Symbol: hp

Plural: horsepower (boiler)

Also known as: steam horsepower

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