What Is Break Horse Power?

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Brake horse power can be defined as the maximum rate at which an engine can do work as measured by the resistance of an applied brake. It is the measure of the engine's horsepower before the loss in power.
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no one knows yet because its not built yet but ssc say about 180,000.
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Brake horsepower is the amount of pure power produced by an engine. It is actually calculated from the engine torque and refers to the ability of an engine to push against a resisting
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Bhp measures the true power of the engine. Horsepower=33,000 foot-pounds of work in 1 min based on Watt's assumption a horse could lift 33Klbs in 1 min.
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Brake horsepower was originally designed to calculate and compare the output of steam engines. It is a unit used for the calculation of an engine's capacity of doing work and the amount of work generated by a motor under ideal conditions.
Brake-horsepower refers to the horsepower measured at the wheels of an automobile. A certain percentage of horsepower created at the fly wheel will be lost through the drive train.
Brake horsepower refers to the amount of horsepower and engine has before there is any loss of power due to things that the engine runs. Some things that cause loss of power are the alternator and water pump.
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