Convert Mechanical Horsepower to Btu Per Hour

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

Results in Btu Per Hour: 1 hp(I) = 2,544.434187 Btu/h

How to Convert Mechanical Horsepower to Btu Per Hour

To convert a mechanical horsepower measurement to a btu per hour measurement, multiply the power by the conversion ratio. One mechanical horsepower is equal to 2,544.434187 btu per hour, so use this simple formula to convert:

btu per hour = mechanical horsepower × 2,544.434187

The power in btu per hour is equal to the mechanical horsepower multiplied by 2,544.434187.

For example, here's how to convert 5 mechanical horsepower to btu per hour using the formula above.
5 hp(I) = (5 × 2,544.434187) = 12,722.170934 Btu/h

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

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.

Btu Per Hour

One BTU per hour is equal to one british thermal unit, or the energy needed to heat one pound of water 1 °F, for one hour.

The btu per hour is a US customary unit of power. Btu per hour can be abbreviated as Btu/h, for example 1 btu per hour can be written as 1 Btu/h.

Mechanical Horsepower Measurements and Equivalent Btu Per Hour Conversions

Common mechanical horsepower values converted to the equivalent btu per hour value
Mechanical Horsepower Btu Per Hour
1 hp(I) 2,544 Btu/h
2 hp(I) 5,089 Btu/h
3 hp(I) 7,633 Btu/h
4 hp(I) 10,178 Btu/h
5 hp(I) 12,722 Btu/h
6 hp(I) 15,267 Btu/h
7 hp(I) 17,811 Btu/h
8 hp(I) 20,355 Btu/h
9 hp(I) 22,900 Btu/h
10 hp(I) 25,444 Btu/h
11 hp(I) 27,989 Btu/h
12 hp(I) 30,533 Btu/h
13 hp(I) 33,078 Btu/h
14 hp(I) 35,622 Btu/h
15 hp(I) 38,167 Btu/h
16 hp(I) 40,711 Btu/h
17 hp(I) 43,255 Btu/h
18 hp(I) 45,800 Btu/h
19 hp(I) 48,344 Btu/h
20 hp(I) 50,889 Btu/h
21 hp(I) 53,433 Btu/h
22 hp(I) 55,978 Btu/h
23 hp(I) 58,522 Btu/h
24 hp(I) 61,066 Btu/h
25 hp(I) 63,611 Btu/h
26 hp(I) 66,155 Btu/h
27 hp(I) 68,700 Btu/h
28 hp(I) 71,244 Btu/h
29 hp(I) 73,789 Btu/h
30 hp(I) 76,333 Btu/h
31 hp(I) 78,877 Btu/h
32 hp(I) 81,422 Btu/h
33 hp(I) 83,966 Btu/h
34 hp(I) 86,511 Btu/h
35 hp(I) 89,055 Btu/h
36 hp(I) 91,600 Btu/h
37 hp(I) 94,144 Btu/h
38 hp(I) 96,688 Btu/h
39 hp(I) 99,233 Btu/h
40 hp(I) 101,777 Btu/h

More Mechanical Horsepower Power Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Watts
1 hp(I) is equal to 745.699872 watts
Convert to Microwatts
1 hp(I) is equal to 745,699,871.6 microwatts
Convert to Milliwatts
1 hp(I) is equal to 745,699.9 milliwatts
Convert to Kilowatts
1 hp(I) is equal to 0.7457 kilowatts
Convert to Megawatts
1 hp(I) is equal to 0.000746 megawatts
US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Electric Horsepower
1 hp(I) is equal to 0.999598 electric horsepower
Other Units
Convert to Kilocalories Per Hour
1 hp(I) is equal to 641.615691 kilocalories per hour