shaft horsepower


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shaft horsepower

[′shaft ′hȯrs‚pau̇·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
The output power of an engine, motor, or other prime mover; or the input power to a compressor or pump.

shaft horsepower

The horsepower delivered to a propeller shaft before being converted into thrust by the propeller.
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Power Plant: Two General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines; 1 shaft, 41,000 shaft horsepower total.
Propulsion: Electric drive (3,000 shaft horsepower (shp) plant coupled with electric motor controller, expandable to 6,000 shp with additional motor controlled modules).
It stabilized at 60 percent, with shaft horsepower negative 700.
Table 1 LM2000 Performance Specifications Power 18 megawatts/24,00 shaft horsepower Thermal efficiency 35.5% Length 69 feet (23.6 meters) Width 14 feet/9 inches (5.47 meters) Height 19 feet/2 inches (7 meters) Weight 180,000 pounds (81,818 kilograms)
The T700-GE-700 engine (1,622 shaft horsepower) on the UH-60A aircraft and the T700-GE-701C engine (1,890 shp) on the UH-60L will be upgraded to the T700-GE-701D (2,000 shp) to power the UH-60M, the latest version of the Black Hawk.
The motor was at limit shaft horsepower and temperature.
The engines produced 1,500 shaft horsepower. The Army took delivery of Boeing's three YUH-61As (serial nos.
Three 7,378-rated shaft horsepower (SLS 59 deg) T408 engines will provide the power for the King Stallion, enabling the aircraft to carry a 27,000-pound external load over a mission radius of 110 nautical miles in Navy high/hot weather conditions, which triples the external load carrying capacity of the service's current CH-53E Super Stallion powered by GE Aviation's T64 engine.
Power Plant: Four General Electric LM 2500 gas turbines, two shafts, 80,000 shaft horsepower
The GE3000 is a 3,000 shaft horsepower engine designed to address the Armys requirements for fuel efficiency and lower maintenance cost.
A 3,000 shaft horsepower engine, the GE3000 , is produced at GE Aviation's Lynn, Massachusetts plant.
Power Plant: 4 General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines; 2 shafts, 80,000 shaft horsepower total.