shaft horsepower
noun Date: 1908 horsepower transmitted by an engine shaft

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  • shaft horsepower — noun : horsepower transmitted by an engine shaft : brake horsepower …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaft horsepower — the horsepower delivered to the driving shaft of an engine, as measured by a torsion meter. Abbr.: shp, SHP [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • shaft horsepower — The horsepower delivered to a propeller shaft before being converted into thrust by the propeller …   Aviation dictionary

  • equivalent brake horsepower/equivalent shaft horsepower — The sum of horsepower available at the propeller shaft in a piston/turboprop engine, measured as brake horsepower and equivalent power derived from jet thrust by applying a numerical factor to measure thrust. ESHP = SHP (shaft horsepower) +… …   Aviation dictionary

  • equivalent shaft horsepower — A unit of measured power output of turboprop or some turboshaft engines. The equivalent shaft horsepower is the sum of shaft horsepower and horsepower derived from jet thrust. The approximate amount of thrust horsepower is found by dividing… …   Aviation dictionary

  • 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 — /hawrs pow euhr/, n. 1. a foot pound second unit of power, equivalent to 550 foot pounds per second, or 745.7 watts. 2. Informal. the capacity to achieve or produce; strength or talent: The university s history faculty is noted for its… …   Universalium

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

  • Horsepower — (Hp, HP)   A unit of rate of operation. Electrical Hp: a measure of time rate of mechanical energy output; usually applied to electric motors as the maximum output; 1 electrical Hp is equal to 0.746 kilowatts or 2,545 Btu per hour. Shaft Hp: a… …   Energy terms

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

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