Equipment and Uses

Sl. No
Equipments
Uses
1
Microscope
To
show very small things enlarged
2
Thermometer
To
measure temperature
3
Richter
Scale
Measuring
the intensity of earth quakes
4
Barometer
To
measure the atmospheric pressure
5
Telescope
To
see distant objects nearer and larger
6
Telephone
To
converse with a person at any great distance
7
Microphone
To
convert sound weaves into electric signals
8
Transistor
To
amplify electric signals and to control the electric circuit
9
Altimeter
To
measure altitudes and heights
10
Mariner’s
Compass
To
determine directions
11
Voltmeter
To
measure potential difference between two points
12
Periscope
To
keep watch of the surface of the ocean from a submarine
13
Radar
To
locate flying objects from a long distance
14
Stethoscope
To
hear the sound of heart and lungs
15
Crescograph
To
measure the growth of plants.
16
Ammeter
To
measure the strength of electric current
17
Anemometer
To
measure the velocity and direction
18
Binocular
To
get magnified view of distant objects
19
Dynamo
To
convert mechanical energy to electric energy
20
Lactometer
To
measure the quantity of water in milk
21
Chronograph
To
measure and record time very exactly
22
Galvanometer
To
detect electricity
23
Sphygmanometer
To
measure blood and pressure
24
Gravimeter
To
record oil deposits under water
25
Hydrometer
To
measure specific gravity of liquids
26
Hygrometer
To
measure the humidity in air
27
Odometer
The
determine the distance covered by wheeled vehicles
28
Monometer
To
determine the pressure of gases
29
Thermostat
To
measure temperature to a particular degree
30
Cardiograph
To
tracing the movement of the heart

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