Scientific Instruments: Accumulator, Altimeter, Ammeter, Anemometer and Audiometer

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Scientific Instruments

  • Accumulator: Electrical energy is stored
  • Altimeter: Used in aircraft for measuring altitudes
  • Ammeter: Measuring the electrical current in amperes
  • Anemometer: Measuring the strength of winds
  • Audiometer: Measuring intensity of wind
  • Barometer: Measuring atmospheric pressure
  • Binocular: An optical instrument designed for magnified view of distant objects by both eyes simultaneously
  • Cardiogram: For recording the heart movements
  • Calorimeter: Measuring of quantities of heat
  • Chronometer: A clock that keeps very accurate time as the one that is used to determine longitude at sea.
  • Clinical Thermometer: A thermometer for measuring the temperature of human body.
  • Colorimeter: An instrument for comparing intensities of colour.
  • Commentator: An instrument to change or remove the direction of an electric current, in dynamo used to convert alternating current into direct current.
  • Computer: A technical device designed to find instantaneous solutions of huge complex calculations based on the information already fed.
  • Crescograph: For recording the growth of plants
  • Cyclotron: Studying the properties of atoms by smashing them
  • Drinker՚s Apparatus: To help breathing in infantile paralysis
  • Dynamo: A device for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy
  • Dynamometer: An instrument for measuring the electrical power.
  • E. C. G. : Device to diagnose heart disfunctioning
  • E. E. G. : To diagnose disorder in the human brain
  • Electroscope: An instrument for detecting the presence of electric charge.
  • Eudiometer: Measuring volume changes in chemical reaction between gases
  • Fathometer: Measuring depth of the ocean
  • Galvanometer: For detecting and measuring electric current
  • Geiger Muller Counter (GM Counter) : An instrument for detecting and counting atomic particles and radiations
  • Hydrometer: For determining the specific gravity of liquids Hygrometer: For measuring the amount of water vapours Iron
  • Lung: For artificial respiration
  • Lactometer: For determining the purity of milk
  • Manometer: To measure gas pressure
  • Micrometer: For accurately measuring small distance or angles
  • Microscope: An instrument for magnified view of very small objects.
  • Odometer: The distance covered by a wheeled vehicle is recorded
  • Oscillograph: For recording electrical or mechanical vibrations
  • Periscope: It is used in submarine to survey the ships etc. , on the sea while the submarine is under water
  • Phonograph: For reproducing sound
  • Photometer: An instrument for comparing the luminous intensity of the sources of light
  • Plant meter: A mechanical integrating instrument to measure area of a plane surface.
  • Pyrometer: For measuring high temperature from a distance
  • Pyknometer: An instrument used to measure the density and coefficient of expansion of a liquid
  • Quadrant: An instrument for measuring altitudes and angles in navigation and astronomy
  • Quartz Clock: A highly accurate clock used in astronomical observations and other precision work
  • Radar: Radio, angle, detection and range is used to detect the direction and range of an approaching aeroplane by means of radio micro waves
  • Radiometer: An instrument for measuring the emission of radiant energy
  • Radio Micrometer: An instrument for measuring heat radiations
  • Rain Guage: An instrument for measuring rainfall
  • Rectifier: An instrument used for the conversion of AC into DC.
  • Refractometer: An instrument used to measure the refractive index of a substance
  • Resistance Thermometer: Used for determining the electrical resistance of conductors
  • Salinometer: A type of hydrometer used to determine the concentration of salt solutions by measuring their densities
  • Seismometer (Seismograph) : An Apparatus for measuring and recording earthquake shock
  • Sextant: For guiding ships or surveying land.
  • Spectroscope: An instrument used for spectrum analysis
  • Speedometer: It registers the speed at which the vehicle is moving
  • Spherometer: For measuring curvature of surfaces
  • Sphygmomanometer: An instrument used to detect blood pressure in a human body. It is also called B. P. Apparatus
  • Sphygmophone: Instrument with the help of which, a pulse beat makes a sound
  • Spring Balance: Useful for measuring weight
  • Stethoscope: To hear and analyse movements of heart and lungs
  • Stop Watch: Recording small intervals of time in the races
  • Stroboscope: An instrument used for viewing the objects moving rapidly with a periodic motion and to see them as if they were at rest.
  • Tachometer: For measuring speed of aeroplanes and motor boats
  • Tangent Galvanometer: An instrument for measuring the strength of direct current.
  • Telemeter: For recording physical events happening at a distance
  • Teleprinter: A machine which records automatically messages received on telephone wires
  • Telescope: For viewing distant objects
  • Television (T. V.) : For transmitting the visible moving images by means of wireless waves.
  • Theodolite: Measuring distances on the surface of the earth
  • Thermometer: For recording temperature of a human body
  • Thermocouple: Measuring temperature
  • Thermostat: Automatically controlling the temperature to a particular degree
  • Transformer: To convert high voltage to low and vice versa
  • Transistor: A small device which may be used to amplify currents and perform other functions usually performed by a thermionic valve
  • Vernier: An adjustable scale for measuring small sub divisions of scale
  • Viscometer: For measuring viscosity
  • Voltmeter: To measure potential difference between two points
  • ZETA: Zero Energy Thermometer Assembly for developing thermonuclear Assembly.

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