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Power and Radiant Flux

Characteristic

abwatt

Notes

Symbol

aW

Other Names

emu-of-power, abW

Metric (SI) Equivalent

100 nanowatts

This equivalent and the others below are exact.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

100 nanojoules / second

1×10-7 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Characteristic

clusec

Notes

Other Name

cl-per-sec

Metric (SI) Equivalent

1.3 microwatts

This equivalent and the others below are exact.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

1.3 microjoules / second

1.3×10-6 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Characteristic

horsepower

( Used in the United States )

Notes

Symbol

HP

Other Names

horsepower-UK, HP-UK

"UK" indicates that this unit is used in the United Kingdom.

Metric (SI) Equivalent

745.69987158 watts

This equivalent and the others below are calculated from exact values.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

745.69987158 joules / second

745.69987158 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

550 foot-pounds-force / second

Unit Group

horsepower Group

Characteristic

horsepower-boiler

Notes

Other Name

HP-boiler

Metric (SI) Equivalent

9.8095 kilowatts

This equivalent and the others below are exact.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

9.8095 kilojoules / second

9809.5 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Unit Group

horsepower Group

Characteristic

horsepower-electric

Notes

Other Name

HP-electric

Metric (SI) Equivalent

746 watts

This equivalent and the others below are exact.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

746 joules / second

746 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Unit Group

horsepower Group

Characteristic

horsepower-metric

Notes

Other Names

HP-metric, cheval-vapeur, cv

Metric (SI) Equivalent

735.49875 watts

This equivalent and the others below are calculated from exact values.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

735.49875 joules / second

735.49875 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

75 kilogram-force meters / second

Unit Group

horsepower Group

Characteristic

horsepower-water

Notes

Other Name

HP-water

Metric (SI) Equivalent

746.043 watts

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

746.043 joules / second

746.043 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Unit Group

horsepower Group

Characteristic

ton-refrigeration

Notes

Metric (SI) Equivalent

3.5168528421 kilowatts

This equivalent and the others below are calculated from exact values.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

3.5168528421 kilojoules / second

3516.8528421 meter2 kilograms / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

12000 British-thermal-units / hour

Characteristic

volt-ampere

Notes

Symbol

VA

Metric (SI) Equivalent

1 watt

This equivalent and the others below are exact.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

1 joule / second

1 meter2 kilogram / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3

Characteristic

watt

Notes

Symbol

W

Metric (SI) Equivalent

watt is a metric unit (in fact, it is a derived SI unit)

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

1 joule / second

1 meter2 kilogram / second3

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-3