2B40.53 - Oil and Water "U" Tube

Code Number:
2B40.53
Demo Title:
Oil and Water "U" Tube
Condition:
Good
Principle:
Moles and Periodic Chart Fundamentals
Area of Study:
Heat & Fluids
Equipment:
"U" Tube Manometer, Kroil, and Colored Water.
Procedure:

The demo is already set up and ready to go.  Kroil is red and the colored water is the blue.  On top of the blue column is a little bit of the oil to keep the water from evaporating.

References:
  • P.-M. Binder and M. A. Magowan, "The Buoyancy Approach to U-tube Problems", TPT, Vol. 54, #2, Feb. 2016, p. 106.
  • Thomas B. Greenslade Jr., "Nineteenth Century Textbook Illustrations—XLVII Hare’s Apparatus", TPT, Vol. 26, #1, Jan. 1988, p. 26.
  • Bruce Denardo, William Wright, Brad Barber, and Chris Folley, "A Rotating U-tube Experiment", AJP, Vol. 58, #7, July 1990, p. 631.
  • Philip Pennance, "A New Derivation of the Particle Density Formula in Quantum Mechanics", AJP, Vol. 58 #1, Jan. 1990, p. 88. 
  • Fernando B. Morinigo, "Fluid Oscillations in a U Tube", AJP, Vol. 40, #2, Feb. 1972, p. 350.
  • Freier and Anderson, "Fh-1", A Demonstration Handbook for Physics.
  • Tik L. Liem, "The Unlevel Communicating Tube", Invitations to Science Inquiry - Supplement to 1st and 2nd Ed. p. 48.
  • Joseph Frick, "# 82 - Communicating Vessels", Physical Technics: Or, Practical Instructions for Making Experiments in Physics and the Construction of Physical Apparatus with the Most Limited Means, p. 90.

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