SCALE/ Steel Ruler

CLOCK

Blood pressure gauge

THERMOMETER

Automobile speedometer

ODOMETER

Electric Meter Display

Electric Units Consumed (KwH)

TACHOMETER

WHY WE NEED INSTRUMENTS?
The human senses cannot provide exact quantitative information about the events occurring in our environment.

Scientific Instruments allow the human to observe and measure aspects of physical universe beyond the range and precision of the unaided human senses.

Instruments are the essential extensions of human sensing and perception without which scientific exploration of nature would be impossible.

WHERE ARE THESE TOOLS USED?

Basic to all engineering is design and basic to all design is the making of measurements.

“WHATEVER EXISTS, EXISTS IN SOME AMOUNTS.”

“If an engineer were to deprived of his measuring devices, he would be reduced to guessing and speculation.”

MEASUREMENT
Measurement is a means for describing the various physical and chemical parameters of materials in quantitative terms.

The result of measurement is expressed as Unknown Quantity
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Adopted Standard Ex. 10cm length implies that the object is 10 times as large as 1 cm (standard)

For consistence and quantitative comparison of physical parameters, certain standards of mass, length, time, temperature and electrical quantities have been established.

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