brake horsepower


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brake horsepower

the rate at which an engine does work, expressed in horsepower. It is measured by the resistance of an applied brake

brake horsepower

[¦brāk ′hȯrs‚pau̇·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
The power developed by an engine as measured by the force applied to a friction brake or by an absorption dynamometer applied to the shaft or flywheel. Abbreviated bhp.

brake horsepower

brake horsepower
Typical variation of brake horse power with altitude for given RPM values.
The power delivered to the propeller shaft (main drive or main output) of an aircraft engine. It is the difference between the horsepower delivered by the engine and that consumed by friction. The actual horsepower received by the propeller of an aircraft. Brake horsepower decreases with altitude. See also brake mean effective pressure.
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According to the newspaper, the team of mechanical engineers claims that the Fledge, which pairs an 18 brake horsepower, 346 cubic-centimeter gasoline engine with a 3.
2 grams per brake horsepower hour (g/bhp-hr) of nitrogen oxide (NOx) and non-methane hydrocarbons (nmHC) and 0.
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4 grams per brake horsepower hour of oxides of nitrogen [(g/bhp-hr NOx)] plus non-methane hydrocarbon and 0.
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SAE horsepower: A Society of Automotive Engineers formula intended to determine the approximate brake horsepower of an engine.
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Brake horsepower shows a considerable increase at all speeds and the torque characteristic is well maintained.
Among those tractors is a 300 brake horsepower (bhp) John Deere 8520T that has been in operation for over nine years, accumulating more than 10,000 hours of service.
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