James Joule's Steam Receiver

Made:
1860 in Unknown place
maker:
Unknown

Steam receiver used by James Joule, c1860 for an experiment to investigate laws regulating the transmission of heat through thin plates of metal. Pipe at one end open, other end plugged with cork.

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Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1969.5.80
type:
laboratory apparatus
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • scientific equipment
credit:
Gift of University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology
status:
Permanent collection

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