Joule effect


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Related to Joule effect: Peltier effect, Joule's Law, Thomson effect, Seebeck effect

Joule effect

[′jül i‚fekt]
(physics)
The heating effect produced by the flow of current through a resistance.
A change in the length of a ferromagnetic substance which occurs parallel to an applied magnetic field. Also known as Joule magnetorestriction; longitudinal magnetorestriction.