Properties of Liquids
The resistance to an increase in its
surface area (polar molecules, liquid metals).
Image: Armin Kübelbeck
Spontaneous rising of a liquid in a narrow tube.
Illustration of capillary action for large and small bore capillaries, and for positive and negative contact angles.
Liquids are fluids – they FLOW. Viscosity is the resistance to flow.
High viscosity is an indication of strong
Glycerine, also called glycerol, is a liquid with a high viscosity
Viscosity of Glycerol as a Function of Temperature