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(General Physics) Also called: Joule heating
the production of heat as the result of a current flowing through a conductor. See Joule's law
2. (General Physics) an increase in length of certain ferromagnetic materials when longitudinally magnetized
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The increase in modulus with heating is known as the Joule effect
The heating device by Joule effect
is constituted by a current generator controlled by a temperature controller and two current feeds.
The resistor is the industry's first such device to offer Joule effect
ignition for very fast firing times down to 50 microseconds and a no fire/all fire ratio up to 70%.