# Horsepower (Mechanical) Conversions

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1 Horsepower (Mechanical) =

745.699872 Watts

(rounded to 6 decimal places)

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Horsepower (Mechanical)

Mechanical horsepower is commonly used to measure the maximum power of a car's engine in the United States or the UK. It is approximately equal to 746 watts.

Watts

A watt is the standard unit of power. It is the power needed to do one joule of work per second.

A typical incandescent light bulb uses 40-100 watts.