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What will stop the objects from moving? Will surface tension or viscosity stop the objects from moving?

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Hi Joe,

Sorry but I can make no sense whatsoever of the diagram/drawing. I cant even work out which way round it should be!
Objects floating in water (half the density) will be swept along by the moving water/liquid irrespective of the surface tension or viscosity.

I hope this helps.
Best wishes.

Kevin  

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Thermodynamics, chemistry, chemical reactions, kinetics, chemical reaction safety, dust explosion technology, static electricity. General science.

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Over 40 years experience as a practicing thermochemist in industry. Head of the fire and explosion laboratory of a major European chemical company (Ciba-Geigy). Now retired.

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Institute of Chemical Engineers. Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Chartered Chemist, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (C.Chem MRSC). Msc Sheffield.

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