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please clearly explain the terms brake horse power,torue,speed
By Karthikeyan 06 June 2010

The actual horsepower of an engine, measured by a brake attached to the drive shaft and recorded on a dynamometer is BRAKE HORSE POWER(BHP).

Moment of force is called TORQUE.

Rate at which something travels is called SPEED.

Answer by Clement Joseph 06 June 2010
Expert`s comment:

Horse power or Brake horse power expressed in BHP or KW or PS is the power available at end of the crankshaft. Torque is the twisting power available at end of crankshaft.Speed in RPM is the rotations per minute at which relevent power or torque is develpoed. Vehicle speed in KMPH is the speed with which the car moves per hour

Answer by Shiva Shankar 06 June 2010
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