Definition of Joule effect in English:

Joule effect

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noun

Physics
  • The heating that occurs when an electric current flows through a resistance.
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    • The insertion loss is the internal loss of the filter (due to the Joule effect) plus the mismatching loss in the two interfaces (input and output).

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