Origin of joule
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Historical Examples of joule
We know this from Playfair, who mentioned it at Joule's death.The Conquest of Bread
Joule of Manchester was the first to verify Mayer's law quantitatively.The Mechanism of Life
This is known as the mechanical equivalent of heat, or Joule's equivalent.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Mr. Joule's first investigations were in the field of magnetism.
This is the law known as the conservation of energy which has been built up by Helmholtz, Thomson, Joule and others.Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One
Word Origin for joule
unit of electrical energy, 1882, coined in recognition of British physicist James P. Joule (1818-1889).