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cheval-vapeur (horsepower)
Symbol:  cv, HP 
Category:  Power (Heat flow) 
SI Equivalent:  735.499 W
Dimension ML2T-3 
System:  UK, INT 
 
Notes
Power unit introduced by James Watt in 1784. It is defined as the power (a horse) needed to raise 528 ft3 of water by 1 meter in 1 minute.
1 HP = 75 kgf-m/s
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