Why is it that an aneroid barometer is able to measure altitude as well as atmospheric pressure?
Solution 12RQ Introduction Aneroid barometer is used to measure the atmospheric pressure that does not involve any liquids in it to measure the pressure. Step 1 Aneroid barometers can measure both altitude and atmospheric pressure. We know that the atmospheric pressure will change according to the change in altitude. If the elevation changes, the aneroid barometer can sense the change in elevation since the pressure is changing and it will show the corresponding change in atmospheric pressure since the altitude and atmospheric pressure are related. If altitude increase, the atmospheric pressure will decrease. Conclusion Aneroid barometers can measure both pressure and elevation.