Distinguish between Mercury and Alcohol as a thermometric liquid.
Difference between mercury and alcohol as a thermometric substance
|1. It is non-volatile||It is volatile|
|2. It has uniform expansion||It has non-uniform expansion|
|3. It is opaque making it easier to read the thermometer||It is transparent thus making it difficult to read the thermometer|
|4. It has a low coefficient of expansion||It has a high coefficient of expansion|
|5. It has a high boiling point so it can be used to measure high temperatures||It has a low boiling point so it cannot be used to measure high temperatures|
Concept: Graphs Showing Variation of Volume and Density of Water with Temperature in the 0 to 10°C Range
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