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What happens if we put a hole in a capillary tube?

  1. Jun 29, 2015 #1
    case 1)The hole is drilled before the liquid rises
    case 2) the hole is drilled after the liquid rises
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  3. Jul 2, 2015 #2


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    What is the orientation of the capillary tube?
    Which direction do you drill the hole?
    Compared with the capillary, what is the diameter of the hole?

    Do you think a higher column of liquid might be supported if there are holes through the tube because it raises the pressure in the fluid column from a depression to atmospheric pressure?
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