This power unit converter is a handy tool that enables quick conversion between power units, which includes horsepower and watt. When you enter a value, the source and the target unit, the result will be displayed instantly.
List of power units
Our power converter supported the most popular power units as listed below:
- Horsepower (hp)
- Watt (W)
Power unit conversions
The power conversion formula below shows you how horsepower can be converted into watt:
- 1 Horsepower [hp] = 745.6998716 watt [W]
Horsepower (symbol: hp) is the common unit of power, or the rate at which work is done, usually in reference to the output of engines or motors.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of measurement of power. It is defined as a derived unit of 1 joule per second and is used to quantify the rate of energy transfer. The name ‘watt’ is named after James Watt, an 18th-century Scottish inventor.
How to use the power calculator?
To perform a power conversion, walk through the steps below:
- Enter the source value into the box at the top left.
- Select the unit of the source.
- Select the unit of the target.
- The power conversion is automatically performed and the result is displayed at the right-hand side.