Pascals vaser

International names:

Pascals vases, Pascal'schen hydrostatischen paradox

Danish Instrument Inventory text:

Pascal's vases. Brass table 140x140 on 4 turned brass pillars H160. In the middle of the table is a Dia85 hole with a cover underneath held up against a seat by a cord from a balance beam, balanced by weights. Over the hole can be placed 3 differently shaped glass vessls: 1 conical Dia325-90 H450, 1 narrow cylindrical Dia5 H390 and 1 wider Dia105 H440.. Demonstration of water pressure only depending on the height of water and not the amount.Not signed1800 app (g)

  • Category: Pressure
  • Hauch number: C13
  • Inventory number: 1340
  • Danish Instrument Inventory number: 340
  • Literature:
  • Nollet, J. A.: 2,0731
  • Sigaud de Lafond : 1,1901
  • The King George III Collection: D 29
  • Stevin(1585)


    's Gravesande(1747) pl. 46 fig. 2

    Adams(1794) V pl.I fig.10

    Gehler(1825-45) VII p.902 fig.127

    La Cour & Appel(1896) I p.241

Pascals vaser
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