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Motion Pictures of Surface Tension Measurement

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Date made: 1936-04
Measurements: 300'

Title: Motion Pictures of Surface Tension Measurements, taken at MIT April 1936, descriptive slides between each segment, "drop weight method" Water drops Water with surface-active substance added - drops form rapidly Water with surface-active substance added - drop forms slowly Benzene drops - note formation of several secondary drops Nitrobenzene drops Glycerol Du NOUY ring method with water - note rebound of little drops Du NOUY ring method with glycerin - note oscillation prior to break (EH)


Related People

thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
thumbnail Hauser, Ernst A.