|Liquid in Glass
Thermometric Property (TP): Volume of liquid.
Pros: Cheap and simple to use.
Cons: Fragile, dangerous with glass and mercury, small range.
TP: Resistance in a platinum wire.
Pros: Accurate with a wide range.
Cons: Slow to react.
|Constant volume gas thermometer
TP: Pressure of a gas.
Pros: Very accurate.
Cons: Slow to react, not portable
TP: Resistance of semiconductor.
Pros: Can be read by computer or datalogger.
Cons: Not very accurate
TP: Voltage across juction of two dissimilar metals.
Pros: Rapid responce, can detect small changes in temperature.
Cons: Small emf produced.
Types of thermometers
Ranges for the different thermometers