Instruments are used to measure the weight, length height, capacity, power, speed of a object or thing. There are various kinds of instruments used in the field of science, nature, technology, geography, astronomical objects etc.
Various Instruments and its uses
Altimeter : Measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level.
Ammeter : Measure the electric current in a circuit.
Amplifier : Used to increases the power of a signal.
Anemometer : Measure wind speed.
Barometer : Measure atmospheric pressure.
Calorimeter : Measure heat.
Chronometer : Measure time of Greenwich.
Colorimeter : Measure sharpness of light.
Commutator : Used to reverse the current(electric) direction.
Crescograph : Measure growth of plants.
Dictaphone : Used to record and type speeches.
Dynamometer : Measure power of engine.
Electroscope : Used to detect the presence and magnitude of electric.
Galvanometer : Used to detect electric current.
Hydrometer : Measure the relative density of liquids.
Hydrophone : Used for Underwater sound recording or detecting.
Hygrometer : Measure the moisture in the air.
Hygroscope : Used to detect the change of moisture level in the air.
Hypsometer : Measure height or altitude.
Inclinometer : Measure angles of tilt.
Incubator : Used to grow cell cultures.
Lactometer : Measure the relative density of milk.
Micrometer : Measure of small distances or angles.
Manometer : Measure the pressure of gases.
Megaphone : Used to amplify voice or sound.
Microscope : Used to see objects that are too small for naked eyes.
Microphone : Used to converts sound into an electrical signal and maintains the signal strength
Periscope : Used to see objects from a concealed position.
Planimeter : Used to determine the area of an plain.
Pyrheliometer : Measure the solar irradiance.
Pyrometer : Measure thermal radiation.
Radar : Used to determine the range or direction of objects using radio signal.
Rain gauge : Measure precipitation of a certain time.
Rectifier : Convert electrical signal AC to DC.
Salinometer : Measure the salinity of a solution.
Seismograph : Measure the strength of earthquakes and used to draw the seismograph.
Sextant : Measure the angle between two objects.
Spherometer : Measure curvature of a circular objects.
Sphygmomanometer : Measure blood pressure.
Stethoscope : Used to listen sound of heart and lung.
Telephone : Used to transmit sound.
Thermostat : Used to maintained system’s temperature.
Voltameter : Measure quantity of electricity.
Winometer : Used to know the amount of alcohol present in wine.