Mercury barometer and an aneroid barometer?

What is the difference between a mercury barometer and an aneroid barometer?

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ANSWER #1 of 3

A mercury barometer uses mercury to show the level of atmospheric pressure. The units are millimeters-of-mercury (mmHg). An aneroid barometer is a mechanical gauge which uses an arm that pivots in the center to point out the pressure usually in kilopascals (kPa)


ANSWER #2 of 3

Mercury barometer is a simple barometer, mercury is used for measuring the pressure .For example, Fortin's barometer, which is used in weather stations. Aneroid barometer is used, which does not contain any liquid and resembles a small pocket watch.Explorers and travellers use this barometer.



ANSWER #3 of 3

Mercury barometer is a simple barometer, mercury is used for measuring the pressure .For example, Fortin's barometer, which is used in weather stations. Aneroid barometer is used, which does not contain any liquid and resembles a small pocket watch.Explorers and travellers use this barometer.


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