Calibration of Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers

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Report discussing important elements of thermometer design. Factors affecting the use of common types of liquid-in-glass thermometers are included together with tables of tolerances and reasonably attainable accuracies. The calculation of corrections for the temperature of the emergent stem is given in detail for various types of thermometers and conditions of use.

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iv, 23 p.

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Swindells, James F. February 12, 1965.

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Report discussing important elements of thermometer design. Factors affecting the use of common types of liquid-in-glass thermometers are included together with tables of tolerances and reasonably attainable accuracies. The calculation of corrections for the temperature of the emergent stem is given in detail for various types of thermometers and conditions of use.

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Swindells, James F. Calibration of Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers, report, February 12, 1965; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70461/: accessed February 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.