Some rocks or bricks contain small air pockets in them and have a spongy structure. Assuming the

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Some rocks or bricks contain small air pockets in them and have a spongy structure. Assuming the air spaces form columns of an average diameter of 0.006 mm, determine how high water can rise in such a material. Take the surface tension of the air–water interface in that material to be 0.085 N/m.

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Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences

ISBN: 978-0078027680

5th edition

Authors: Yunus A. Cengel, Robert H. Turner, John M. Cimbala

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