## James Prescott Joule and the Concept of EnergyDawson, 1979 - 172 pages |

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**mathematics**of the theory to more generalized cases of heat conduction and distribution . His first papers were published in the Cambridge**Mathematical**Journal from 1841 through 1844.7 Thomson's first scientific paper , published under ...Page 123

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**mathematical**deductions appearing in Clausius ' paper were based upon reasoning and assumption about gases and vapors . In the introduction to his mathe- matical treatment , Clausius wrote : We shall now turn to the**mathematical**...Page 154

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**Mathematical**and Physical Papers , Vols . I - VI ( Cambridge : 1882 , 1884 , 1890 , 1910 , 1911 , 1911 ) . Hereafter ...**Mathematical**Journal , Vol . II ( May 1841 ) . See also Math . Phy . Papers , p . 1 . ' Cambridge**Mathematical**...### Contents

Joules Search for a Theory of Heat | 19 |

Conjectures on J R Mayer and J P Joule | 61 |

The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat | 77 |

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accuracy apparatus atmospheres of electricity atoms battery bodies caloric theory Carnot function Carnot's theory chemical chemical affinity Clausius combustion compression concept of energy concept of heat conclusion conduction Conservation of Energy considered convertibility current electricity Dalton Davy determined developed dynamical theory elec electric current electrolysis electromagnets equivalent of heat exact falling force Faraday Faraday's friction galvanometer gases grand agents heat and mechanical heat evolved heat produced Helmholtz hypothesis Ibid interest James Prescott Joule Joule's experimental Joule's experiments Joule's paper magnetism Manchester mathematical Mayer's paper mechanical effect mechanical equivalent mechanical force mechanical power Michael Faraday nature paddle wheel particles phenomena Philosophical Magazine physical power of heat principle proportional quantity of heat radiant heat Rankine Rankine's Regnault's researches resistance Royal Society Rumford Science Scientific Papers specific heat steam engine substance temperature theoretical theory of heat tion translation tricity velocity vis viva viva voltaic weight William Thomson