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Pressure measurement

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Many techniques have been developed for the measurement of pressure and vacuum. ... Gauge pressure is zero-referenced against ambient air pressure, so it is equal to ...... By using this site, you a...

What are you measuring when you measure air pressure

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You are measuring the weight of the atmosphere in a vertical column above your head from the Earth's surface to the atmosphere's outer reaches. Air may seem ...

How Do We Measure Air Pressure - Tree House Weather Kids ...

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An instrument that measures air pressure is called a barometer. One of the first ... The height of mercury in the glass tube could be measured in inches.

Measuring Atmospheric Pressure - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 11, 2010 ... It is higher at sea level, and lessens as you go higher up in the atmosphere. ... Let's look at how atmospheric pressure is measured. For a long ...

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May 3, 2013 ... How an old fashioned mercury barometer measures barometric pressure. ... All you wanted to know about Barometric Pressure and fishing ...

Measuring Weather | Temperature | Pressure | Humidity

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Whilst thermometers are really measuring their own temperature, they are usually needed to measure the temperature of the surrounding air. To ensure that the ...

Pressure Measurement - HyperPhysics

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The flow in this system is from left to right, driven by a high pressure air supply. ... of standard density like mercury or water allows you to express the pressure in ...

Air pressure - usa today

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Air pressure decreases with increasing altitude, meaning that an athlete gets fewer oxygen .... Q: What are you measuring when you measure air pressure?

How do aneroid and Torricellian barometers work? - Explain that Stuff

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Sep 24, 2015 ... You are here: Home page > Tools, instruments, and measurement > ... Instruments that measure air pressure are called barometers and people ...

Make and Use a Barometer to measure Air Pressure - ciese

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The common units of measurement that barometers use are millibars (mb) or inches ... (if you already have a barometer, you can skip to the Use a Barometer to ...

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What Does a Barometer Measure? | Wonderopolis

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Barometers measure atmospheric pressure using mercury, water or air. You'll usually hear forecasters give measurements in either inches of mercury or in ...

What instrument is used to measure atmospheric pressure? | How ...

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Sep 19, 2011 ... A: A barometer is a scientific instrument used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure. A simple barometer consists of a long glass ...

measurement - Is there a way to measure atmosperic pressure ...

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Jul 4, 2012 ... You need something to measure pressure with - your own senses won't be ... This happens because the mass of air in the bottle is fixed, so an ...