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Required hp for kw

  1. Aug 7, 2011 #1
    Could anyone please inform me the relation between needed hp in engine in order to generate a certain amount of kw ?
    Engine output/generator output
    Thks. in advance.
     
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  3. Aug 7, 2011 #2

    brewnog

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    1bhp = 0.7457kW.
     
  4. Aug 8, 2011 #3
    And conversely 1 Kw=1.34 brake horse power (bhp)

    so 25 Kw=about 33 horsepower.
     
  5. Aug 9, 2011 #4
    litup : thanks for yr. reply
     
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