Glass laboratory tube wound wi

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Glass laboratory tube wound with copper wire used by James Joule, c.1860 to determine the heating power of a metallic wire.

Cylinder was filled with water, the current passed through and the thermometer used to measure the temperature change.

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Scientific Instruments & Research
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copper (metal), glass
laboratory tube
Gift of University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology

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