Q:
# How do I convert BTW/hour to pounds/hour?

The Engineering Toolbox explains that 34.5 boiler horse power is equal to 1 pound per hour of steam. One boiler horse power is equal to 33,475 British Thermal Units per hour. Therefore, to convert BTU per hour to boiler horse power, divide the BTU per hour by 33,475. To convert the boiler horse power to pounds per hour of steam, multiply by 34.5.

Continue ReadingThe BTU measures the amount of energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. The Engineering Toolbox explains that BTU per hour, boiler horsepower and pounds of steam per hour can all be used to express the capacity of a boiler.

BTU per hour can also be converted into various units to describe the energy content of different types of fuels, such as cubic feet of natural gas or gallons of kerosene. The conversion processes are complicated and vary by the type of fuel used. Since all of these varied units are expressing the same concept, the amount of energy, modern science has tried to abandon these varied units and replace them with one measure of energy: the joule. One BTU is equivalent to 1054 joules. Many industries resist the joule and continue to use their preferred units of energy measurement.

Learn more about Measurements-
Q:
## How do you convert 167 pounds to kilograms?

A: To convert from pounds to kilograms, you must first have the number of pounds in a kilogram, as a pound is smaller than a kilogram. Next, divide by that nu... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How does someone convert 180 pounds to kilograms?

A: A quick way of converting 180 pounds to kilograms is to divide the pound number by 2.2. Dividing 180 by 2.2 results in 81.82, so 180 lbs. is approximately ... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How do you convert 215 pounds to kilograms?

A: Converting 215 pounds to kilograms involves finding the conversion factor of 0.45 kg per pound and using this to create the appropriate equation: (215 poun... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What is 173 pounds converted to kilograms?

A: Since 1 pound is equal to 453.59237 grams, or 0.45359 kilograms, 173 pounds would be equal to 78.47 kilograms. Conversely, 1 kilogram is equal to 2.2046 po... Full Answer >Filed Under: