net horsepower

net horsepower

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • SAE net horsepower — The brake power (power available at the flywheel or output shaft usually the crankshaft) of a fully equipped engine fitted with all the accessories necessary to perform its intended functions unaided. In 1973, automobile manufacturers began… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Horsepower — hp redirects here. For other uses, see HP (disambiguation). Horsepower (HP) is the name of several units of measurement of power. The most common definitions equal between 735.5 and 750 watts.[1] Horsepower was originally defined to compare the… …   Wikipedia

  • horsepower — (HP) A measurement of the engine s ability to perform work. One horsepower is defined as the ability to lift 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute. To find horsepower, the total rate of work in foot pounds accomplished is divided by 33,000. If a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Horsepower — Einheit Norm Alte Maße und Gewichte Einheitenname Pferdestärke Einheitenzeichen PS Beschriebene Größe(n) Leistung Größensymbol(e) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horsepower Productions — Infobox musical artist Name = Horsepower Productions Img capt = Img size = Background = group or band Origin = Instrument = Voice type = Genre = Uk garage; Dubstep, house, drum and bass Years active = 2000 2004 Label = Tempa, No U Turn, Turn U On …   Wikipedia

  • SAE gross horsepower — A production engine s actual power available at the flywheel or output shaft (usually crankshaft) as tested with an absorption dynamometer. It differs from SAE net horsepower in that many of the accessories (such as alternator, water pump, etc.)… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • SAE horsepower — A simple formula of long standing is used to determine horsepower. The formula is: (bore diameter) squared times (number of cylinders) divided by 2.5. This formula is used primarily for licensing purposes and is not very accurate for determining… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • effective horsepower — noun : the net horsepower required to move a vehicle or boat that is the part of the total propelling engine horsepower that remains after deducting losses due to engine friction and propeller and other inefficiencies * * * effective horsepower …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake horsepower — (bhp) A measurement of the actual usable power (not calculated power) measured at the output shaft (usually the crankshaft) rather than at the driveshaft or the wheels. Thus none of the auxiliaries (gearbox, generator, alternator, differential,… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • in|di|cat|ed horsepower — «IHN duh KAY tihd», the net horsepower of an engine, determined by average piston pressure, area, stroke, and number of cylinders …   Useful english dictionary

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