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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
Convert     cv, HP  
1 cv, HP =
Power (Heat flow)
  Symbol Unit Name
7.35499×109  aW  abwatt (emu of power) 
2509.63  Btu (IT)/h  British thermal unit (IT) per hour 
41.8271  Btu (IT)/min  British thermal unit (IT) per minute 
0.697118  Btu (IT)/s  British thermal unit (IT) per second 
2511.31  Btu (therm.)/h  British thermal unit (therm.) per hour 
41.8551  Btu (therm.)/min  British thermal unit (therm.) per minute 
0.697585  Btu (therm.)/s  British thermal unit (therm.) per second 
6.32424×105  cal (IT)/h  calorie (IT) per hour 
1.05404×104  cal (IT)/min  calorie (IT) per minute 
175.673  cal (IT)/s  calorie (IT) per second 
4.5339×105  cal (therm.)/h  calorie (therm.) per hour 
1.05473×104  cal (therm.)/min  calorie (therm.) per minute 
175.788  cal (therm.)/s  calorie (therm.) per second 
7.35499×109  dyn-cm/s  dyne-centimeter per second 
7.35499×109  erg/s  erg per second 
1.95291×106  ft-lbf/h  foot-pound force per hour 
3.25486×104  ft-lbf/min  foot-pound force per minute 
542.476  ft-lbf/s  foot-pound force per second 
1.74537×104  ft-pdl/s  foot-poundal per second 
0.98632  HP  horsepower (550 ft-lbf/s) 
7.49782×10-2  HP  horsepower (boiler) 
0.98632  BHP, hp  horsepower (British) 
cv, HP  horsepower (cheval-vapeur) 
HP  horsepower (metric) 
0.985866  HP  horsepower (water) 
75  kgf-m/s  kilogram force-meter per second 
0.735499  kW  kilowatt 
7.5    prony 
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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