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# How much horsepower is needed to lift 220 lbs 30 inches in 10 seconds?

Updated: 10/18/2022

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11y ago

1 horsepower = 550 foot-pounds per second

30 inches = 2.5 feet

(2.5) x (220)/10 = 550 foot pounds per 10 seconds = 1/10th of a horsepower.

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