Uniform Pressure Apparatus

Uniform Pressure Apparatus

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
A uniform pressure syringe of this sort shows that the pressure of liquids is equal in all directions against the sides of a containing vessel.
Ref: L. E. Knott Apparatus Co., Catalogue of Physical Instruments (Boston, 1912), p. 164.
Currently not on view
Object Name
uniform pressure apparatus
overall: 14 in x 4 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 13 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 34.29 cm x 11.43 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Clemson College Department of Physics through Dr. L.D. Huff
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object