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ERIC Number: EJ068814
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Publication Date: 1972
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Surface Tension and Capillary Rise
Walton, Alan J.
Physics Education, 7, 8, 491-498, Nov 72
Discussion of the shortcomings of textbook explanations of surface tension, distinguishing between concepts of tension and capillary rise. The arguments require only a clear understanding of Newtonian mechanics, notably potential energy. (DF)
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Identifiers: Interfacial Tension