Civil Engineering - Hydraulics - Discussion


Capillary rise of water is

[A]. directly proportional to surface tension
[B]. inversely proportional to water density
[C]. inversely proportional to diameter of the tube
[D]. All of these.

Answer: Option D


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Robin said: (Mar 25, 2017)  
Capillary rise inversely proportional to the surface tension because surface tension because of cohesion only and capillary inversely proportional to cohesion.

Inte said: (Apr 13, 2018)  
H=2*surfacr tension *cos(θ) ÷ ρ * g * r.
Where r=radius of the tube.

Deepak said: (Sep 18, 2019)  
h = 4sigmacos(θ)/wd.

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