Physics Dept. Demonstration Manual

DHS03 - Equilibrium Tubes

Objective:

To illustrate the liquids in connecting vessels of different shapes stand at the same level.

 
Apparatus:  
  • Four glass tubes on manifold
  • Colored water
  • Stand and clamp
  • Lined Index card (screen)



Method:

Colored water in the tubes illustrate visually the equal levels (equal Hydrostatic pressure).