Horsepower (hp)

Horsepower (hp),

Definition of Horsepower (hp):

  1. Imperial (UK) unit of power equal to 745.70 watts, 550 foot pounds per second, or 2545 British thermal unit (Btu). Defined by James Watt (1736-1819) the inventor of first practical steam engine.

Meaning of Horsepower (hp) & Horsepower (hp) Definition