Measuring engine torque and power-

An engine's power is measured by running the engine against a load on a dynamometer. The braking effort needed to hold the engine at a steady speed on full throttle gives the torque. The power can then be calculated by multiplying the torque by the engine speed.

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Torque and BHP explained

Most people have some idea of what an engine's power is, but are hazy about exactly what the torq...