Voltmeter

Title

Voltmeter

Subject

Electrical Measurements

Description

When this device is connected between two points in a circuit, it measures the relative voltage between the points by passing current through a coil of many turns of fine wire which, in turn, causes the needle to deflect.

 

Source

Property of the W&L Physics & Engineering Department

Files

http://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/2253/archive/files/b0f9d40a6f8a9cdda50d3e2502c15273.JPG

Citation

“Voltmeter,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed September 22, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/198.