What does a manometer measure?

Answer A manometer measures fluid pressure. Traditional laboratory manometers are usually filled with a liquid, such as water or mercury. Digital manometers are also available, and are more suitable for f... Read More »

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What is a manometer used to measure?

A manometer is used to measure the pressure of gases and liquids. There are several different types of manometers, but the most common type used is a U-shaped glass tube filled with mercury. The de... Read More »

What Is an Air Machine Manometer?

Manomters measure pressure (of gasses and liquids) and compare the measurements to the pressure exerted by columns of a known substance--usually air or mercury. Today most pressure is measured in T... Read More »

What Is an Inclined-Wall Manometer?

A manometer is a mechanical gauge that measures pressure or vacuum. An inclined manometer has a well filled with liquid and a tube connected to the well at an angle. The other end of the tube is cl... Read More »

What is the area ratio of a well-type manometer?

A well type manometer balances pressure between a liquid with a known density and that of one that is unknown. It has two legs, each filled with a different liquid. The legs do not necessarily have... Read More »