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horse·pow·er

(hōrs'pow-ĕr),
A unit of power, 550 foot-pounds/sec, or 745.7 W.

horsepower

A unit of power equal to 745.7 watts or 550 foot pounds per second.
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The 2.5-liter engine is the smallest V6 offered in a minivan, and the 170 horsepower is rather underwhelming.
If the application calls for constant horsepower and variable torque operation below the specific frequency at which the voltage is clamped, the rated horsepower of the application must be increased.
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Hybrid models pack an electrified 2.5-liter four-cylinder with the equivalent of 215 horsepower; it gets 43 mpg in city driving.
2- Technical efficiency of large fishing boats, using Hock (Jalb) fishing method: For large boats using Hock fishing method, the highest value of TEcrs was 0.91, using engine power of 40 horsepower. Even that, boats can increase production by 9%, without resources used increase.
Volvo's five-cylinder has only 10 more horsepower and eight more pound-feet of torque, a pittance.
Tapping its R&D capacity to develop intake parts to maximize "breathing, which is the company's motto, most of Simota's 100 or so workers at the two plants in Taiwan are R&D technicians who concentrate on the development of products that improve airflow into engines to maximize horsepower, torque output, as well as taking into account under-hood space and original horsepower.
* A compact device with integrated current transformers that protect low-voltage, low-to-medium horsepower pumps.
In this case the energy is work, so horsepower is the rate of doing work.
My question is this: How did they rate the horsepower of steam engines compared to internal combustion engines?
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The new AC130 lawn tractor, complete with the old logo and color, is available in 23 horsepower with a 42-inch mower deck or 24 horsepower with a 46-inch deck.