Convert Mechanical Horsepower to Electric Horsepower

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1 hp(I) = 0.999598 hp(E)

How to Convert Mechanical Horsepower to Electric Horsepower

Convert mechanical horsepower to electric horsepower with this simple formula:

electric horsepower = mechanical horsepower × 0.999598

Converting a mechanical horsepower power measurement to an electric horsepower measurement involves multiplying the power by the conversion ratio to find the result. One mechanical horsepower is equal to 0.999598 electric horsepower, so to convert simply multiply by 0.999598.

For example, here's how to convert 5 mechanical horsepower to electric horsepower using the formula above.
5 hp(I) = (5 × 0.999598) = 4.997988 hp(E)

Mechanical horsepower and electric horsepower are both units used to measure power. Learn more about power and find more power measurement conversion calculators. Mechanical horsepower is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as hp(I), for example 1 hp(I). Electric horsepower is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as hp(E), for example 1 hp(E).

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 Electric Horsepower to Mechanical Horsepower

Mechanical Horsepower Measurements and Equivalent Electric Horsepower Conversions

Common mechanical horsepower values converted to the equivalent electric horsepower value
Mechanical Horsepower Electric Horsepower
1 hp(I) 0.999598 hp(E)
2 hp(I) 1.9992 hp(E)
3 hp(I) 2.9988 hp(E)
4 hp(I) 3.9984 hp(E)
5 hp(I) 4.998 hp(E)
6 hp(I) 5.9976 hp(E)
7 hp(I) 6.9972 hp(E)
8 hp(I) 7.9968 hp(E)
9 hp(I) 8.9964 hp(E)
10 hp(I) 9.996 hp(E)
11 hp(I) 11 hp(E)
12 hp(I) 12 hp(E)
13 hp(I) 12.99 hp(E)
14 hp(I) 13.99 hp(E)
15 hp(I) 14.99 hp(E)
16 hp(I) 15.99 hp(E)
17 hp(I) 16.99 hp(E)
18 hp(I) 17.99 hp(E)
19 hp(I) 18.99 hp(E)
20 hp(I) 19.99 hp(E)
21 hp(I) 20.99 hp(E)
22 hp(I) 21.99 hp(E)
23 hp(I) 22.99 hp(E)
24 hp(I) 23.99 hp(E)
25 hp(I) 24.99 hp(E)
26 hp(I) 25.99 hp(E)
27 hp(I) 26.99 hp(E)
28 hp(I) 27.99 hp(E)
29 hp(I) 28.99 hp(E)
30 hp(I) 29.99 hp(E)
31 hp(I) 30.99 hp(E)
32 hp(I) 31.99 hp(E)
33 hp(I) 32.99 hp(E)
34 hp(I) 33.99 hp(E)
35 hp(I) 34.99 hp(E)
36 hp(I) 35.99 hp(E)
37 hp(I) 36.99 hp(E)
38 hp(I) 37.98 hp(E)
39 hp(I) 38.98 hp(E)
40 hp(I) 39.98 hp(E)

More Mechanical Horsepower Power Conversions

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
Convert to Btu Per Hour
1 hp(I) is equal to 2,544.43 btu per hour
Convert to Kilocalories Per Hour
1 hp(I) is equal to 641.615691 kilocalories per hour