absolute viscosity


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absolute viscosity

[′ab·sə‚lüt vis′käs·ə·dē]
(fluid mechanics)
The tangential force per unit area of two parallel planes at unit distance apart when the space between them is filled with a fluid and one plane moves with unit velocity in its own plane relative to the other. Also known as coefficient of viscosity.
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The experimental stand used for measuring the rheological parameters of the lubricants is a cone and plate viscometer, which offers absolute viscosity determination with precise shear rate and shear stress information.
506 Table 8: The Heat of Combustion (KJ/kg) and the Absolute viscosity Inn Heat of Combustion = 47, 465--[4.
It can give us absolute viscosity to the extent a true Stoke's law absolutely applies to such bubble rise phenomena in solvent cast polymers.
where P is the applied pressure, D is the sprue diameter, L) is the sprue length and [Eta] is the absolute viscosity of the rubber compound used, corrected both for shear rate and temperature.