# Power 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.

## Power Conversion Tables

(some results are rounded)

1 BTU per Hour = | 1 Gigawatt = | 1 Horsepower (Mechanical) = | 1 Horsepower (Metric) = | 1 Kilowatt = | |
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BTUs per Hour | 1 | 3,412,141,156 | 2,544.4 | 2,509.6 | 3,412.1 |

Gigawatts | 2.9307 x 10^{-10} | 1 | 7.457 x 10^{-7} | 7.355 x 10^{-7} | 1 x 10^{-6} |

Horsepower (Mechanical) | 0.000393 | 1,341,022 | 1 | 0.9863 | 1.3410 |

Horsepower (Metric) | 0.0003985 | 1,359,622 | 1.0139 | 1 | 1.3596 |

Kilowatts | 0.0002931 | 1,000,000 | 0.7457 | 0.7355 | 1 |

Megawatts | 2.9307 x 10^{-7} | 1,000 | 0.0007457 | 0.0007355 | 0.001 |

Tons of Refrigeration | 8.3333 x 10^{-5} | 284,345 | 0.212 | 0.2091 | 0.2843 |

Watts | 0.2931 | 1,000,000,000 | 745.70 | 735.50 | 1,000 |

1 Megawatt = | 1 Ton of Refrigeration = | 1 Watt = | |
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BTUs per Hour | 3,412,141 | 12,000 | 3.4121 |

Gigawatts | 0.001 | 3.5169 x 10^{-6} | 1 x 10^{-9} |

Horsepower (Mechanical) | 1,341.0 | 4.7162 | 0.001341 |

Horsepower (Metric) | 1,359.6 | 4.7816 | 0.00136 |

Kilowatts | 1,000 | 3.5169 | 0.001 |

Megawatts | 1 | 0.003517 | 1 x 10^{-6} |

Tons of Refrigeration | 284.35 | 1 | 0.0002843 |

Watts | 1,000,000 | 3,516.9 | 1 |

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