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horsepower (cheval-vapeur)
 Symbol: cv, HP Category: Power (Heat flow) SI Equivalent: 735.499 W Dimension: ML2T-3 Notes Unit of power introduced by James Watt in 1782. It is equal to the power needed to raise 528 ft3 of pure water by 1 meter in 1 minute. The final conversion factor was adopted in 1850 as: 1 HP (cheval-vapeur) = 75 kgf-m/s
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 Power (Heat flow) Symbol Unit Name 2509.63 Btu (IT)/h British thermal unit (IT) per hour 0.697118 Btu (IT)/s British thermal unit (IT) per second 0.697585 Btu (therm.)/s British thermal unit (therm.) per second 6.32424×105 cal (IT)/h calorie (IT) per hour 175.673 cal (IT)/s calorie (IT) per second 4.5339×105 cal (therm.)/h calorie (therm.) per hour 175.788 cal (therm.)/s calorie (therm.) per second 7.35499×109 erg/s erg per second 1.95291×106 ft-lbf/h foot-pound force per hour 542.476 ft-lbf/s foot-pound force per second 0.98632 HP horsepower (550 ft-lbf/s) 1 HP horsepower (metric) 0.985866 HP horsepower (water) 75 kgf-m/s kilogram force-meter per second 0.735499 kW kilowatt 0.187498 CTR (UK) ton (refrigeration, UK) 0.209139 CTR (US) ton (refrigeration, US) 735.499 VA volt-ampere 735.499 W watt 735.359 W watt (int. mean) 735.377 W watt (int. US)
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