Convert Kilocalories Per Hour to Mechanical Horsepower

Enter the power in kilocalories per hour below to get the value converted to mechanical horsepower.

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1 kcal/h = 0.001559 hp(I)

How to Convert Kilocalories Per Hour to Mechanical Horsepower

To convert a kilocalorie per hour measurement to a mechanical horsepower measurement, multiply the power by the conversion ratio. One kilocalorie per hour is equal to 0.001559 mechanical horsepower, so use this simple formula to convert:

mechanical horsepower = kilocalories per hour × 0.001559

The power in mechanical horsepower is equal to the kilocalories per hour multiplied by 0.001559.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilocalories per hour to mechanical horsepower using the formula above.
5 kcal/h = (5 × 0.001559) = 0.007793 hp(I)

Kilocalories per hour and mechanical horsepower are both units used to measure power. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilocalories Per Hour

One kilocalorie per hour is equal to one kilocalorie, or 1,000 times the energy needed to heat one gram of water 1 °C, for one hour.

Kilocalories per hour can be abbreviated as kcal/h, for example 1 kilocalorie per hour can be written as 1 kcal/h.

Mechanical Horsepower

Mechanical horsepower is often used to measure the output of engines and motors in North America. One mechanical horsepower is equal to 745.69987158227022 watts.

The mechanical horsepower is a US customary and imperial unit of power. Mechanical horsepower can be abbreviated as hp(I), for example 1 mechanical horsepower can be written as 1 hp(I).

Try our engine horsepower calculator to calculate the power of a motor.

Kilocalorie Per Hour Measurements and Equivalent Mechanical Horsepower Conversions

Common kilocalorie per hour values converted to the equivalent mechanical horsepower value
Kilocalories Per Hour Mechanical Horsepower
1 kcal/h 0.001559 hp(I)
2 kcal/h 0.003117 hp(I)
3 kcal/h 0.004676 hp(I)
4 kcal/h 0.006234 hp(I)
5 kcal/h 0.007793 hp(I)
6 kcal/h 0.009351 hp(I)
7 kcal/h 0.01091 hp(I)
8 kcal/h 0.012469 hp(I)
9 kcal/h 0.014027 hp(I)
10 kcal/h 0.015586 hp(I)
11 kcal/h 0.017144 hp(I)
12 kcal/h 0.018703 hp(I)
13 kcal/h 0.020261 hp(I)
14 kcal/h 0.02182 hp(I)
15 kcal/h 0.023378 hp(I)
16 kcal/h 0.024937 hp(I)
17 kcal/h 0.026496 hp(I)
18 kcal/h 0.028054 hp(I)
19 kcal/h 0.029613 hp(I)
20 kcal/h 0.031171 hp(I)
21 kcal/h 0.03273 hp(I)
22 kcal/h 0.034288 hp(I)
23 kcal/h 0.035847 hp(I)
24 kcal/h 0.037406 hp(I)
25 kcal/h 0.038964 hp(I)
26 kcal/h 0.040523 hp(I)
27 kcal/h 0.042081 hp(I)
28 kcal/h 0.04364 hp(I)
29 kcal/h 0.045198 hp(I)
30 kcal/h 0.046757 hp(I)
31 kcal/h 0.048316 hp(I)
32 kcal/h 0.049874 hp(I)
33 kcal/h 0.051433 hp(I)
34 kcal/h 0.052991 hp(I)
35 kcal/h 0.05455 hp(I)
36 kcal/h 0.056108 hp(I)
37 kcal/h 0.057667 hp(I)
38 kcal/h 0.059225 hp(I)
39 kcal/h 0.060784 hp(I)
40 kcal/h 0.062343 hp(I)

More Kilocalorie Per Hour Power Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Watts
1 kcal/h is equal to 1.162222 watts
Convert to Microwatts
1 kcal/h is equal to 1,162,222 microwatts
Convert to Milliwatts
1 kcal/h is equal to 1,162.22 milliwatts
Convert to Kilowatts
1 kcal/h is equal to 0.001162 kilowatts
Convert to Megawatts
1 kcal/h is equal to 1.1622E-6 megawatts
US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Electric Horsepower
1 kcal/h is equal to 0.001558 electric horsepower
Convert to Btu Per Hour
1 kcal/h is equal to 3.965667 btu per hour