Measurement unit: newton/metre

Full name: newton/metre

Plural form: newtons/meter

Symbol: N/m

Alternate spelling: newtons/metre

Category type: surface tension

Scale factor: 1

SI unit: newton/meter

The SI derived unit for surface tension is the newton/meter.
1 newton/meter is equal to 1 newton/metre.

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Definition: Newton/meter

Surface tension is measured in force per unit length. The SI unit is Newton per metre but the CGS unit of dyne per cm is also used. One dyn/cm corresponds to 0.001 N/m.

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