Foreword. Preface. 1. Theory of surface tension. 2. Axisymmetric menisci and Laplace formula. 3. Methods for measuring surface tension of liquids based on studying profiles of menisci with fixed shape. 4. Methods based on measuring extreme values of parameters of menisci. 5. Methods using menisci at stability limit. 6. Special dynamic methods. 7. Methods using rotation field. 8. Methods to determine surface tension of solids. References. Subject index. List of principal symbols.