James Prescott Joule

James Prescott Joule

The most convincing proof of the conversion of heat into living force [vis viva] has been derived from my experiments with the electro-magnetic engine, a machine composed of magnets and bars of iron set in motion by an electrical battery. I have proved by actual experiment that, in exact proportion to the force with which this machine works, heat is abstracted from the electrical battery. You see, therefore, that living force may be converted into heat, and that heat may be converted into living force, or its equivalenMore James Prescott Joule quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm... that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous.More James Prescott Joule quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm... that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous.More James Prescott Joule quotes [08/10/2011 03:08:51]
After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.More James Prescott Joule quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My object has been, first to discover correct principles and then to suggest their practical development.More James Prescott Joule quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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