8.2 Calibrating a Liquid-in-glass Thermometer with the Celsius Scale

This section covers the following syllabus (Physics 5059) requirements.

  • describe the process of calibration of a liquid-in-glass thermometer, including the need for fixed points such as the ice point and steam point

Describe the process of calibration of a liquid-in-glass thermometer, including the need for fixed points such as the ice point and steam point.
Calculating temperature given length of liquid column in thermometer