How to convert horsepower to watts?


There are several different types of horsepower but usually, the conversion for mechanical horsepower or imperial horsepower (hp) is 1 hp = 745.7 watts and for metric horsepower, 1 hp = 735 watts.

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Updated on January 8, 2018

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Watts, Amps and Volts, Kilowatt Hours (kWh) and Electrical Appliances  - Basic Electricity Explained
By Eugene Brennan