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Subject: horsepower

Date: Mon May 4 19:57:16 1998
Posted by hafeez
Grade level: 10-12
School: Tupper
City: Vancouver State/Province: BC
Country: Canada
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 894329836.Eg

Hi, what is horsepower ? how is it messured(formula?) what does it 
depend on, and how does it effect the car.  For example a truck with 
100 hp wont accelerate as fast as a car with 100hp, so does hp already 
take into effect wieght?  How does hp compare to torque? 

Thank you

Re: horsepower

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