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HORSE-POWER-HOUR [1 record]

Record 1 2000-03-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Heating
  • Metrology and Units of Measure
DEF

The work performed or energy consumed by working at the rate of one horse-power for one hour, being equal to 1,980,000 foot-pounds.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chauffage
  • Unités de mesure et métrologie
OBS

EIST: La consommation spécifique de combustible, c'est-à-dire la consommation horaire par cheval-vapeur de puissance (1 ch. = 735 w) [...] (elle s'exprime en grammes par ch-h) [...] (vol. 8, p. 271). Nota: Il convient, pour plus de précision, de convertir les HP en ch.

Spanish

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