ASTM E344 - 13

    Terminology Relating to Thermometry and Hydrometry

    Active Standard ASTM E344 | Developed by Subcommittee: E20.91

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.03


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology is a compilation of definitions of terms used by ASTM Committee E20 on Temperature Measurement.

    1.2 Terms with definitions generally applicable to the fields of thermometry and hydrometry are listed in 3.1.

    1.3 Terms with definitions applicable only to the indicated standards in which they appear are listed in 3.2.

    1.4 Information about the International Temperature Scale of 1990 is given in Appendix X1.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Other Standards, Supplementary Vocabularies, and Sources

    GuidetotheExpression 1995

    IEC61298-1 Process Measurement and Control Devices General Methods and Procedures for Evaluating Performance- Part 1: General Considerations Available from International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), 3 rue de Varemb, Case postale 131, CH-1211, Geneva 20, Switzerland, http://www.iec.ch.

    InternationalVocabul 1993

    ASTM Standards

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers

    E77 Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers

    E100 Specification for ASTM Hydrometers

    E126 Test Method for Inspection, Calibration, and Verification of ASTM Hydrometers

    E207 Test Method for Thermal EMF Test of Single Thermoelement Materials by Comparison with a Reference Thermoelement of Similar EMF-Temperature Properties

    E220 Test Method for Calibration of Thermocouples By Comparison Techniques

    E230 Specification and Temperature-Electromotive Force (EMF) Tables for Standardized Thermocouples

    E452 Test Method for Calibration of Refractory Metal Thermocouples Using a Radiation Thermometer

    E574 Specification for Duplex, Base Metal Thermocouple Wire With Glass Fiber or Silica Fiber Insulation

    E585/E585M Specification for Compacted Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed, Base Metal Thermocouple Cable

    E601 Test Method for Measuring Electromotive Force (emf) Stability of Base-Metal Thermoelement Materials with Time in Air

    E608/E608M Specification for Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Base Metal Thermocouples

    E644 Test Methods for Testing Industrial Resistance Thermometers

    E667 Specification for Mercury-in-Glass, Maximum Self-Registering Clinical Thermometers

    E696 Specification for Tungsten-Rhenium Alloy Thermocouple Wire

    E710 Test Method for Comparing EMF Stabilities of Base-Metal Thermoelements in Air Using Dual, Simultaneous, Thermal-EMF Indicators

    E780 Test Method for Measuring the Insulation Resistance of Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Thermocouples and Thermocouple Cable at Room Temperature

    E825 Specification for Phase Change-Type Disposable Fever Thermometer for Intermittent Determination of Human Temperature

    E839 Test Methods for Sheathed Thermocouples and Sheathed Thermocouple Cable

    E879 Specification for Thermistor Sensors for General Purpose and Laboratory Temperature Measurements

    E1061 Specification for Direct-Reading Liquid Crystal Forehead Thermometers

    E1104 Specification for Clinical Thermometer Probe Covers and Sheaths

    E1112 Specification for Electronic Thermometer for Intermittent Determination of Patient Temperature

    E1129/E1129M Specification for Thermocouple Connectors

    E1137/E1137M Specification for Industrial Platinum Resistance Thermometers

    E1159 Specification for Thermocouple Materials, Platinum-Rhodium Alloys, and Platinum

    E1256 Test Methods for Radiation Thermometers (Single Waveband Type)

    E1299 Specification for Reusable Phase-Change-Type Fever Thermometer for Intermittent Determination of Human Temperature

    E1350 Guide for Testing Sheathed Thermocouples, Thermocouples Assemblies, and Connecting Wires Prior to, and After Installation or Service

    E1502 Guide for Use of Fixed-Point Cells for Reference Temperatures

    E1594 Guide for Expression of Temperature

    E1684 Specification for Miniature Thermocouple Connectors

    E1750 Guide for Use of Water Triple Point Cells

    E1751 Guide for Temperature Electromotive Force (EMF) Tables for Non-Letter Designated Thermocouple Combinations

    E1965 Specification for Infrared Thermometers for Intermittent Determination of Patient Temperature

    E2181/E2181M Specification for Compacted Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed, Noble Metal Thermocouples and Thermocouple Cable

    E2251 Specification for Liquid-in-Glass ASTM Thermometers with Low-Hazard Precision Liquids

    E2593 Guide for Accuracy Verification of Industrial Platinum Resistance Thermometers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.17 (Metrology and measurement. Physical phenomena (Vocabularies)); 17.200.20 (Temperature-measuring instruments)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/E0344

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