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What is horsepower (mechanical)?

The mechanical horsepower is a unit of power equal to 745.6998716 watts (1 hp = 745.6998716 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 0.7456998716 kilowatts (kW), or 7.456998716x10-4 megawatts (MW), or 7.456998716x10-7 gigawatts (GW), or 2,544.433579 British thermal units (IT) per hour (BTU/h), or 641.6155695 kilocalories (thermochemical) per hour (kcal/h) or 1.014 horsepower (metric) (hp).

The horsepower definition varies as follows:

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horsepower (mechanical)

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