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Killacycle & the 200hp Ducky

Discussion in 'Moto Club' started by Sweet, Jul 12, 2007.


  1. Sweet

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  2. USMCsilver

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    Something electric cannot have horsepower...
     

  3. epsylum

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    horsepower = work. So why can't it?

    1hp = 33,000 ft·lbf per minute
     
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  5. shortcircuit

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    All electric motors if 1/8 horsepower or more shall have a Horsepower rating.
    Source: National Electrical Code (NEC2002) section 430.7 (A)(7)
    Check out your garbage grinder (disposal) or garage door opener, it has a horsepower rating.
     
  6. Keith E.

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    From the M-W Dictionary:Horsepower- a unit of power equal in the United States to 746 watts and nearly equivalent to the English gravitational unit of the same name that equals 550 foot-pounds of work per second

    Keith
     
  7. fnfalman

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    Electric motor can generate horsepower. Horsepower is simply a unit of measurement for power which is energy/time.
     
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    Well, crap. Thought I used to know something...

    Yeah, never thought about my disposal; oh well, wrong again, I am.
     
  10. epsylum

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    Don't worry about it.

    BTW the horsepower unit was invented by none other than James Watt. ;)
     
  11. Tennessee Slim

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    Funny, I thought it was invented by horses. :rofl: