Horse power


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Horse power

A machine that allows walking horses to power rotating machinery. One, two, three, or more equally spaced sweep arms several feet long to which horses were hitched radiated from a hub. Ahead of each sweep was an additional light arm (lead pole) to which the horses’ bridles were attached in order to constrain the horses to walk in a circular path. The horses pulled the sweep(s) around and caused the hub to rotate. The hub was connected by gears to a drive shaft (Tumbling rod) which ran close enough to the ground for the horses to step over it each time they came around. Once outside the horses’ path, the shaft could either be directly coupled or belted to the machine to be powered. Most horse powers were portable and mounted on either skids or wheels, but fixed installations were sometimes built inside barns.
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Under the combined efforts of the wind and its four hundred horse power, it was going at the rate of thirteen knots.
He, however, lamented that agriculture consumers were using 60 horse power motor in some areas while it was decided between the federal and the Balochistan government that these consumers would use 30 horse power motor.
The high engine horse power combined with high performance motors deliver 70,000 lb of push and pull back force, and 9,000 ft-lb of torque.
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He explained that 50 of them would be coal-powered engines of 4500 Horse Power, more powerful than the existing 3000 HP engines.
FASHIONED horse power is being used to clear overgrown woodland.
The boats, developed by Rob Innes and Dan Piazza, that can shoot up to 10 foot in the air and stay two foot below the water surface for 20 seconds at a time are powered by a 260 horse power supercharged engine, the Daily Star reported.
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She trained her horse Power King for point-to-pointing and tried to ride out daily.
Leslie, a suburbanite who came to farming later in life, presents horse power on the farm as a means of reconnecting to the land, cultivating environmental awareness, and building a model for sustainable agriculture going into the future.
This car, a two-door coupe, will have a horse power of up to 360bhp and it will go from 0-60mph in less than six seconds with a top speed of 200mph on its battery.