drop-weight method

drop-weight method

[′dräp ‚wāt ‚meth·əd]
(fluid mechanics)
A method of measuring surface tension by measuring the weight of a slowly increasing drop of the liquid hanging from the end of a tube, just before it is detached from the tube.
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skeletal) and drop-weight method (instrumented/ordinary falling weight) followed by charpy-type impact test [10-15].