SI derived quantity: surface tension

This category of measurement units is defined by the "surface tension" type, which is an SI derived quantity.

SI unit: newton/meter

The SI derived unit for surface tension is the newton/meter.

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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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