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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/5
Object name: Flowmeter
Title: Flowmeter
Description: A flowmeter dome. From the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 and part of a sledging box (Y: 59/8/4/1) containing integrating motor pneumotachograph (IMP) equipment, used for determining energy expenditure by analysing expired air to calculate oxygen consumption.
Classified name:
SPRI theme health
UDC 612
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A clear plastic dome in a sealed plastic packet. The dome is for a flowmeter for an integrated motor pneumotachograph (IMP).

  • Height: 51mm, diameter: 103mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)