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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Joule(0.01239 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Joule.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a
current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one
ohm for one second [syn: J, watt second]
2: English physicist who established the mechanical theory of
heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics
(1818-1889) [syn: James Prescott Joule]
English → English (gcide)
joule \joule\ (j[=oo]l), n. [From the distinguished English
physicist, James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).] (Physics.)
A unit of work which is equal to 10^7 ergs (the unit of
work in the C. G. S. system of units), and is equivalent to
one watt-second, the energy expended in one second by an
electric current of one ampere in a resistance of one ohm;
also called the absolute joule. It is abbreviated J or j.
The international joule is slightly larger, being 1.000167
times the absolute joule. The absolute joule is approximately
equal to 0.737562 foot pounds, 0.239006 gram-calories (small
calories), and 3.72506 x 10^-7 horsepower-hours, and
0.000948451 B.t.u. --HCP61
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Joule's equivalent. See under Equivalent, n.