Assmann Psychrometer

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Description
Richard Assmann, a German meteorologist and professor at the University of Berlin, designed an "aspiration psychrometer" that used a clockwork fan to draw air past the bulbs. This example is marked "67."
Ref.: Assmann, "Aspirationspsychromometer," Zeitschrift fur Instrumentenkunde 12 (1892): 1-12.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall case: 6 1/4 in x 20 in x 9 3/4 in; 15.875 cm x 50.8 cm x 24.765 cm
ID Number
PH.317726
accession number
231230
catalog number
317726
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau
subject
U.S. Weather Bureau
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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