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List of Scientific Instruments with Pictures and their Use

Sphygmomanometer

Audiometer: measures intensity of sound

Audiometer

Audiometer is used to measure intensity of sound

 

Barometer: used to measure atmospheric pressure

Barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure

Barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure

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Binocular: used to view distant objects

Binocular is used to view distant objects

Binocular is used to view distant objects

Crescograph: measures growth in plants

Crescograph

A Crescograph measures growth in plants

Cyclotron: used to accelerate charged particles

Cyclotron

Cyclotron is used to accelerate charged particles

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Dynamo: converts mechanical energy to electrical energy

Dynamo

A Dynamo is used to convert mechanical energy to electrical energy

Dynamometer: measures electric power

Dynamometer

A Dynamometer measures electric power

Electrometer: measures electricity

Electrometer

An Electrometer measures electricity

Electroscope: detects presence of electric charge

Electroscope

It detects presence of electric charge

Endoscope: examines internal parts of body

Endoscope

It examines internal parts of body

Eudiometer: measures volume changes in chemical reaction b/w gases

Eudiometer

An Eudiometer used to measure changes in volume during chemical reactions

Fathometer: measures depth of ocean

Fathometer

Fathometer uses sound waves to determine the depth of water

Galvanometer: measures electric current of low magnitude

Galvanometer

Galvanometer is used for detecting and measuring small electric currents

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Hydrometer: measures gravity of liquids

Hydrometer

A Hydrometer measures relative density of liquids

Hygrometer: measures humidity in air

Hygrometer

Hygrometer is used for measuring the water vapor (Humidity) in the atmosphere

Hydrophone: measures sound under water

Hydrophone

Hydrophone is a microphone which detects sound waves under water

Lactometer: purity of milk

Lactometer

Lactometer is an instrument to find out the content of the water in the milk (Density of Milk)

Manometer: measures pressure of gases

Manometer

A Manometer is used to measure pressure of gases

Microscope: used to see magnified view of small objects

Microscope

A Microscope is an optical instrument which is used for viewing very small objects

Phonograph: used to produce sound

Phonograph

Aa Phonograph record sound and play it

Pyrometer: used to measure very high temperature

Pyrometer

Temperature of a surface is measured by Pyrometer

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Radar: used to detecting direction and position of objects by means of radio microwaves

Radar

Aa Radar is used to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects by using radio waves

Rain Gauge: used to measure rain fall

Rain Gauge

A Rain Gauge measures amount of rain fall

Radiometer: measures emission of radiant energy

Radiometer

Radiometer measures intensity of radiation

Refractometer: measures refractive index

Refractometer

Refractometer is an instrument which measures refractive index

Saccharimeter: used to measure amount of sugar in the solution

Saccharimeter

Saccharimeter is device which is used to measure concentration of sugar solutions

Seismograph: measure intensity of earthquake shocks

Seismograph

A Seismograph record seismic waves

Speedometer: measure speed of vehicle

Speedometer

Speedometer measures speed of moving object

Sphygmomanometer: used to measure blood pressure

Sphygmomanometer

It is used for measuring blood pressure

Stethoscope: used to hear heart and lungs sound

Stethoscope

Stethoscope is used to listen internal organ’s sound in body

Tachometer: measure speed of moving objects like air planes and motor boats

Tachometer

Tachometer measure working speed of an engine

Telescope: used to view distant object

Telescope

A Telescope used to view distant object

Thermometer: used to measure temperature of objects/body

Thermometer

Thermometer measures temperature of objects/body

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