Tuesday, April 23, 2013

What is Horsepower and Torque?

What is Horsepower and Torque? <- FULL ARTICLE HERE
"Torque measures a force being applied while horsepower is a measure of how much work the force can do."

"Horsepower conversion formulas

The neat thing about defining a reference point with numbers is how easy it is to convert that reference to some other unit of measure.
1 horsepower = 550 foot-pounds/second
1 horsepower = 33,000 foot-pounds/minute
1 horsepower = .7456999 * kilowatts
1 kilowatt = 1.34102 * horsepower..." READ MORE