Power Converter
Power Unit Converter Tool
The Power Unit Converter Tool allows users to convert between different units of power measurement, including watts, kilowatts, horsepower, and BTUs per hour. This tool is invaluable for engineers, electricians, and anyone involved in energy management. It ensures precise conversions, aiding in the accurate assessment and management of power consumption and output.
Units of Power Measurement
Power measures the rate at which work is done or energy is transferred. It is a fundamental concept in various fields including engineering, physics, and electronics. Different units are used to measure power depending on the system of measurement and the context. Here’s an overview of some common power units:

Watt (W): The SI unit of power. One watt is equal to one joule per second. It is widely used in electrical and mechanical contexts to measure the rate of energy transfer.

Kilowatt (kW): A metric unit equal to 1,000 watts. It is commonly used in electrical systems to express the power output of engines and the consumption of electrical appliances.

Megawatt (MW): A metric unit equal to 1,000,000 watts or 1,000 kilowatts. It is used to measure largescale power generation, such as in power plants and large industrial facilities.

Horsepower (hp): A unit of power originally used to compare the output of engines with that of horses. Common definitions include:
 Mechanical Horsepower (hp): Defined as 746 watts in the United States.
 Metric Horsepower (PS): Defined as approximately 735.5 watts and used in Europe.

BTU per Hour (BTU/h): A unit of power used primarily in heating and cooling systems. One BTU per hour is equal to approximately 0.293 watts. It measures the rate at which heat energy is transferred.

Calorie per Second (cal/s): A unit of power used in some scientific contexts. One calorie per second is equal to approximately 4.184 watts. It measures the rate of energy transfer in terms of calories.
Power Unit Conversion Table
Watt (W)  Kilowatt (kW)  Megawatt (MW)  Mechanical Horsepower (hp)  Metric Horsepower (PS)  BTU per Hour (BTU/h)  Calorie per Second (cal/s) 

1 W  0.001 kW  0.000001 MW  0.00134 hp  0.00136 PS  3.414 BTU/h  0.239 cal/s 
10 W  0.01 kW  0.00001 MW  0.0134 hp  0.0136 PS  34.14 BTU/h  2.39 cal/s 
100 W  0.1 kW  0.0001 MW  0.134 hp  0.136 PS  341.4 BTU/h  23.9 cal/s 
1,000 W  1 kW  0.001 MW  1.34 hp  1.36 PS  3,414 BTU/h  239 cal/s 
10,000 W  10 kW  0.01 MW  13.4 hp  13.6 PS  34,140 BTU/h  2,390 cal/s 
100,000 W  100 kW  0.1 MW  134 hp  136 PS  341,400 BTU/h  23,900 cal/s 
1,000,000 W  1,000 kW  1 MW  1,340 hp  1,360 PS  3,414,000 BTU/h  239,000 cal/s 
1 hp  746 W  0.000746 MW  1 hp  0.986 PS  2,545 BTU/h  0.858 cal/s 
1 PS  735.5 W  0.0007355 MW  0.986 hp  1 PS  2,520 BTU/h  0.858 cal/s 
1 BTU/h  0.293 W  0.000000293 MW  0.00039 hp  0.00039 PS  1 BTU/h  0.00082 cal/s 
1 cal/s  4.184 W  0.000004184 MW  0.0056 hp  0.0056 PS  14.1 BTU/h  1 cal/s 
This table provides a comprehensive view of conversions between different power units, making it easier to understand and compare power ratings across different contexts and systems.