Joule worked out the mechanical equivalent of heat by means of his now famous experiment of churning water.
"Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation" by George McCready Price
The acceptance of this view led to the highly important inquiry, What is the equivalent relation between mechanical force and heat?
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864" by Various
Thus the mechanical equivalent of heat is a fixed and definite quantity.
"Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge" by Alexander Philip
He goes fully through the calculation of the mechanical equivalent of heat.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Heat, Mechanical equivalent of, 23.
"God and the World" by Arthur W. Robinson
C. is called the mechanical equivalent of heat.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
This is known as the mechanical equivalent of heat, or Joule's equivalent.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The mechanical equivalent of the heat generated in the boiler is easily calculated when the conditions of working are known.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
Mechanical equivalent of heat and heat equivalent of fuels and efficiency of engines.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower