Watt Conversions

1 Watt =
0.0013410221 Horsepower
(rounded to 8 digits)
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.
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.