pressure viscosity

pressure viscosity

[′presh·ər vi‚skäs·əd·ē]
(fluid mechanics)
Property of petroleum lubricating oils to increase in viscosity when subjected to pressure.
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The viscometric technique reported here serves the dual purpose of generating useful high pressure viscosity data and detecting phase transitions that cause marked rheological changes in polymer solutions, especially at low polymer concentrations.
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