Usage examples for joule

  1. If this condenser is charged to 20, 000 volts, we have stored up in it half a joule of electric energy, and the volume of the dielectric is 270 cubic centimetres. – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  2. The accepted measurement of the conversion of heat into work is known as Joule's equivalent; Joule having determined that the amount of power exerted in raising 772 lbs. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. As determined by Joule heat energy has a certain definite relation to work, one British thermal unit being equivalent from his determinations to 772 foot pounds. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  4. The joule is the energy spent in I second by a flow of 1 ampere in 1 ohm. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  5. Joule of Manchester was the first to verify Mayer's law quantitatively. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  6. First, that heat is a mode of motion was proved by Sir Humphry Davy and Count Rumford before 1820. In 1842 Joule of Manchester, England, proved the quantitative relation between mechanical energy and heat. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  7. Hence, to store up in a glass condenser electric energy represented by one joule at a pressure of 20, 000 volts, we require 500 cubic centimetres of glass, and it will be found that if we double the pressure and double the thickness of the glass, we still require the same volume. – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  8. Its first absolute verification occurred about 1846, when Dr. Joule showed that the fall of 772 lbs. – Life Everlasting by John Fiske
  9. What a Parcel of Flowers and Graces might one pick up in his Writings, if it was more a propos, such as Slender Difficulty, Lean Temper, touchy Point, Cheek by Joule to con over, to be Uppish, Intents and Purposes, to glitter upon the Senses, Enrichments, renverse, Deconcert, bigger Entertainment of the Soul, don't, on't, can't, won't, 'tis, it's, at's, and the frequent Use of Proverbs. – An Essay on Criticism by John Oldmixon