Paddlewheel Replica

Replica of calorimeter used by James Joule in his first determination of mechanical equivalent of heat in c. 1845.

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Replica of calorimeter used by James Joule in his first determination of mechanical equivalent of heat in c. 1845.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Replica of the paddlewheel used by James Joule for first determination of the mechanical equivalent of heat in the early 1840s.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1969.5.7
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and metal (unknown)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Gift of University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology