Rated Horsepower Law and Legal Definition

According to 30 CFR 7.82 [Title 30- Mineral Resources -Chapter i-Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor -Subchapter B- Testing, Evaluation, and Approval of Mining Products-Part 7-Testing by Applicant or Third Party-Subpart E- Diesel Engines Intended for Use in Underground Coal Mines], rated horse power means "the nominal brake power output of a diesel engine as specified by the engine manufacturer with a specified production tolerance. For laboratory test purposes, the fuel pump calibration for the rated horsepower must be set between the nominal and the maximum fuel tolerance specification."