What is Joule's Mechanical Equivalent of Heat?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Apr, 2015, 03:19: PM

Expert Answer:

Joule proved that mechanical work is converted into heat and the ratio of the work done to the heat is always a constant, represented by J. It is also known as Joule's Mechanical Equivalent of Heat.

J = 4.186 joules/calorie

Answered by  | 13th Apr, 2015, 05:19: PM