Mechanical Engineering - Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics - Discussion

23. 

A manometer can be used to measure vacuum pressures.

[A]. Agree
[B]. disagree

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Chandrashekar said: (Sep 16, 2014)  
A manometer is used for the high pressures.

Vikrant said: (Apr 18, 2015)  
Manometer is needed for measuring large gauge pressures. It is basically the modified form of the piezometric tube.

Pavan said: (May 5, 2015)  
Manometer can be use to measure both gauge and vacuum pressure.

Rvv said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
You are right @Pavan.

Sarah Bennett said: (Dec 4, 2016)  
But Manometer used to measure high pressure but vacuum pressure is lower than atmospheric pressure !

Then how the answer can be correct here!

Dayanand said: (Feb 21, 2017)  
Yes, right @Pavan.

Abhijeet said: (Jun 2, 2017)  
Barometer is used for measuring vaccume pressure.

Suraj said: (Aug 26, 2017)  
For vacuum pressure piezometre is used.

Prashant Bhade said: (Apr 5, 2020)  
Please explain if a manometer is used for high pressure than how it can be used for vacuum pressure?

Saikumar said: (Aug 11, 2020)  
Manometer is used to measure high pressure of liq, vaccum pressures, pressure in pipes and channels. And differential manometer is used to measure diff of prssures bw two points in a pipe.

Piezometer is simplest form of mano meter nd used for measuring moderate pressure of liq.

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