Measurement Techniques

, Volume 61, Issue 6, pp 613–620 | Cite as

Contactless Method of Measurement of Surface Tension

  • M. M. Mordasov
  • A. P. SavenkovEmail author
  • M. E. Safonova
  • V. A. Sychev

Results of studies of a contactless method of measuring surface tension are analyzed. The method is based on a determination of the degree of deformation of the surface of a test liquid subjected to the weak aerodynamic action of a gas jet. The method utilizes the property of a deformed surface to converge optical radiation. The result of a measurement by the method possesses low sensitivity to variations of the density and viscosity of the liquid.


liquid surface tension gas jet cavity optical radiation focusing laser 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Mordasov
    • 1
  • A. P. Savenkov
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. E. Safonova
    • 1
  • V. A. Sychev
    • 1
  1. 1.Tambov State Technical UniversityTambovRussia

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