Updated Jul 22, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Understand how different types of manometers function and will be able to read them.
Course Description

 This lesson describes a manometer and explains how the most common types of manometers are used to measure pressure. • Define manometer and describe how it differs from other pressure measuring devices • Describe the purpose of a manometer and list its common uses • Explain the terms parallax and meniscus in relation to using a manometer to obtain a pressure reading • Describe the construction and operation of common types of manometers, including the U-tube, well, and inclined tube manometer • Explain the factors which can affect the accuracy of a manometer