Pascal’s Vases

Physics

Accession Number: 2012.ph.602

Instrument Name: Pascal’s vases

Description:

5 differently shaped glass tubes are mounted on a black painted wooden base.Tubes are adhered to a metal component which is screwed into the wooden base. Metal component should contain a glass reseovir connected to all 5 tubes.

Alternative Name: Constant level tubes

Primary Materials: Glass, wood

Markings: Old catalog number PHY 192

Dimensions (cm): Height=3, Width=46.5, Length=17.5

Function: Demonstrating equal liquid amounts.

Condition: Good – chipping, dirty, apoxy visible.

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Psychology

Donated to UTSIC: No