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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.

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