FLUID MECHANICS - SURFACE TENSION - CAPILLARY ACTION NC State University Faculty Access

Previous Next

Capillary Tubes
# 2A20.10


Description: Five capillary tubes of increasingly smaller diameter draw from the same reservoir. This demonstration is small. A video camera and monitor should also be requested for larger rooms.

Parts: capillary apparatus

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Source: Central Scientific

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 13-26 Fill a set of capillary tubes with water.
Hilton M-22g Two sets of capillary tubes.
Freier and Anderson Fi-8 Sets of capillary tubes with water and mercury are compared.
Sutton M-214 Sets of capillary tubes of various diameters show capillary rise with water and capillary depression with mercury.

Keyword Search:
complete words only, or parts of other words?

Home Manual Demo Suggestions

NCSU Physics Demonstrations
© 2010, North Carolina State University Department of Physics. The design of this site nor the
contents may be copied without the express written permission of the NC State University Department of Physics.


WebDemo
North Carolina State University
All Rights Reserved, 2011