Unit Converter (kw to hp)

A kilowatt (symbol: kw) is a unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). The base unit of the kilowatt is the watt, which was named after Scottish inventor James Watt.


How To Use Unit Converter (kw to hp)

The unit horsepower (symbol: hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done). Mechanical horsepower, also known as imperial horsepower, is defined as approximately 745.7 watts (550 ft·lbf/s), while metric horsepower is approximately 735.5 watts (75 kgf·m/s).