• How car manufacturers measure torque and horsepower

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Torque and horsepower are both ways of understanding force where torque measures the capacity of a force to twist an object and horsepower measures that capacity over time.
    Dynamometers are instruments that measure torque. Once torque is obtained, you simply have to apply it to a formula to obtain horsepower.
    For a deeper dive into torque and horsepower, and how car manufacturers measure the two, watch the video below.
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    Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: This car is spinning up to a whopping 8,200 revolutions per minute. At...
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