Jaeger-Steinwehr method

Jaeger-Steinwehr method

[′yā·gər ′shtīn·ver ‚meth·əd]
(thermodynamics)
A refinement of the Griffiths method for determining the mechanical equivalent of heat, in which a large mass of water, efficiently stirred, is used, the temperature rise of the water is small, and the temperature of the surroundings is carefully controlled.