DEFINITION
Assmann Psychrometer

A special form of the aspiration psychrometer, developed by Assmann.

Two mercury thermometers, mounted vertically side by side in a chromium- or nickel-plated polished metal frame, are connected by ducts to an aspirator. Each thermometer is located inside a pair of coaxial metal tubes, highly polished inside and out, that screen the bulbs from solar radiation.

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