surface tension is independent of are of surface.why?

Asked by A R LAKSHMI | 5th Jan, 2014, 07:29: PM

Expert Answer:

Surface tension of a liquid is measured by the force acting per unit length on an imaginary line drawn on the free surface of liquid. This force is independent of the area of the liquid surface. Hence, surface tension is also independent of the area of the liquid surface.

Answered by  | 5th Jan, 2014, 10:31: PM

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