kW to HP Conversion Calculator [kW to HP]

kW to HP conversion calculator can be used to convert the know kilowatts to Horsepower. Enter the value in kW and obtain equivalent power in Horsepowers.

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Basic Formula for kW to HP Conversion

1 kW = 1.34102 HP

What is kW

kW or kilowatt equals 1000 watts of electric power.

watt itself is SI unit of electric power which equals one joule per second

Mathematically

1 watt = 1 joule/1 second

What is HP

The term horsepower was adopted by James watt who compares the output of steam engines with the power of horses.

One mechanical horsepower lifts 550 pounds (250 kg) by 1 foot in 1 second

kW to HP Examples Chart

Given below are some examples on kW to HP Conversion

Example 1: Convert 5 kW to HP

Solution: 5 kW = (5 * 1.34102) HP = 6.7051

Example 2: Convert 10 kW to HP

Solution: 10 kW = (10 * 1.34102) HP = 13.4102

The Chart below displays some common values of kW to HP conversions:

 kW HP 1 1.341022 2 2.682044 3 4.023066 4 5.364087 5 6.705109 6 8.046131 7 9.387153 8 10.72817 9 12.0692 10 13.41022 11 14.75124 12 16.09226 13 17.43328 14 18.77431 15 20.11533 16 21.45635 17 22.79737 18 24.13839 19 25.47942 20 26.82044 21 28.16146 22 29.50248 23 30.8435 24 32.18452 25 33.52555 26 34.86657 27 36.20759 28 37.54861 29 38.88963 30 40.23066 31 41.57168 32 42.9127 33 44.25372 34 45.59474 35 46.93577 36 48.27679 37 49.61781 38 50.95883 39 52.29985 40 53.64087 41 54.9819 42 56.32292 43 57.66394 44 59.00496 45 60.34598 46 61.68701 47 63.02803 48 64.36905 49 65.71007 50 67.05109 60 80.46131 70 93.87153 80 107.2817 90 120.692 100 134.1022 200 268.2044 300 402.3066 400 536.4087 500 670.5109 600 804.6131 700 938.7153 800 1072.817 900 1206.92 1000 1341.022
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