Assmann Psychrometer

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
Object Name
Assmann psychrometer
psychrometer
ID Number
PH*317726
accession number
231230
catalog number
317726
subject
Measuring & Mapping
U.S. Weather Bureau
Thermometers and Hygrometers
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau

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