Engine Torque Calculator

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Engine Torque Calculator

Engine Torque Calculator

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How to Calculate Engine Torque

Torque, in simple terms, refers to the rotational force that leads to the movement or rotation of an object. In the context of an engine, torque represents the twisting force generated by the crankshaft, which is responsible for powering the vehicle and propelling it forward. This force is crucial in determining an engine's performance capabilities. Torque is typically measured in units of foot-pounds.

To calculate engine torque, you can utilize two key parameters: the angular velocity of the motor, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM), and the power output in horsepower. For determining the power output of your motor, you can try our engine horsepower calculator for accurate results.

The formula of torque is torque = horsepower of the engine x 5252, which is then divided by the RPMs.

By considering the angular velocity and power, you can apply the following formula to calculate the torque:

Formula of Torque = (Power × 5252) ÷ RPM (alert-success)

In this equation, the power is measured in horsepower, and the angular velocity is measured in revolutions per minute.

           Let's take a different scenario to calculate the torque of an engine. Consider an                    engine with 200 horsepower at 4,500 RPM.

           To calculate the torque, we'll use the formula:

           Torque = (Power × 5252) ÷ RPM

           Substituting the values:

           Torque = (200 × 5252) ÷ 4500
           Torque = 1,050,400 ÷ 4500
           Torque = 233.42 ft-lb

           Therefore, the torque of this engine would be approximately 233.42 foot-pounds.

Understanding and accurately calculating engine torque is essential for evaluating an engine's performance characteristics. By utilizing the appropriate measurements and employing the torque formula mentioned above, you can gain valuable insights into your engine's capabilities.

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