Very Good. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 343 p. This biography presents an overview of the scientific contributions of James Prescott Joule. Using Joule's original papers and some 600 letters between Joule and his contemporaries, it examines the sources of Joule's ideas and proof of the dynamical theory of heat and the conservation of energy.
1989. Manchester University Press. First. Hard Cover. Book Near Fine. DJ_Near Fine. 9.5x6.5. B/W frontis of subject and 9 further b/w illus. This biography deals with ". the sources of Joules ideas and his clarification and proof of the dynamic theory of heat and the conservation of energy. " and the author has based this book on original papers and around 600 (mostly unpublished) letters between Joule and his contemporaries. The international unit of energy is called a Joule.
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