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Surface Tension & Surface Energy – MCQ worksheets

In this post, we are presenting a few sets of MCQ worksheets with questions from the Surface Tension chapter of Physics. These sets include questions on Cohesive force and adhesive force, surface tension, and surface energy. And here is the link to the next part of this surface tension MCQ set. MCQ on excess pressure […]

The Angle of Contact (Surface Tension) – concepts

In this post, we will discuss the concepts of the Angle of Contact which is related to surface tension. Let’s define and understand it first. Define the Angle of Contact How much curved a meniscus will be, is expressed in terms of angle of contact. The angle of contact, θ; between a liquid and a […]

Surface tension – numerical problems with solution

In this post, we will solve a few selected numerical problems from the Surface Tension chapter (Physics class 11). Numerical problems from the Surface Tension chapter 1 ) A wire bent in the form of a ring of radius 5 cm rests on the surface of the water in a beaker. A force of 4.4 […]

Surface Tension with molecular theory – class 11 physics

The surface of a liquid at rest behaves like a stretched membrane. It tries to contract and have a minimum surface area. This property of the liquid surface is known as surface tension. Illustrations of Surface Tension | examples of surface tension Small liquid drops are always spherical in shape. It can be shown that […]

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