Convert Kilocalories Per Hour to Mechanical Horsepower

Enter your kilocalorie per hour value in the form below to get the value calculated in mechanical horsepower.

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1 kcal/h = 0.001559 hp(I)

How to Convert Kilocalories Per Hour to Mechanical Horsepower

Convert kilocalories per hour to mechanical horsepower with this simple formula:

mechanical horsepower = kilocalories per hour × 0.001559

Converting a kilocalorie per hour power measurement to a mechanical horsepower measurement involves multiplying the power by the conversion ratio to find the result. One kilocalorie per hour is equal to 0.001559 mechanical horsepower, so to convert simply multiply by 0.001559.

For example:
5 kcal/h = (5 × 0.001559) = 0.007793 hp(I)

Kilocalories per hour and mechanical horsepower are both units used to measure power. Learn more about power and find more power measurement conversion calculators. Kilocalories per hour is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as kcal/h, for example 1 kcal/h. Mechanical horsepower is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as hp(I), for example 1 hp(I).

Mechanical horsepower is often used to measure the output of engines and motors in North America and is equal to 745.69987158227022 watts, or joules per second. Electric horsepower is used to measure the output of electric motors and other electrical machines, and is equal to exactly 746 watts.

Check out our HP to amps calculator to convert power to current.

Convert Mechanical Horsepower to Kilocalories Per Hour

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

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
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