apparent viscosity


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apparent viscosity

[ə¦par·ənt vi′skäs·əd·ē]
(fluid mechanics)
The value obtained by applying the instrumental equations used in obtaining the viscosity of a Newtonian fluid to viscometer measurements of a non-Newtonian fluid.
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The UL blending gels showed sustainable increase in the apparent viscosity as increasing SCs.
The viscosity of both unheated and heated emulsions was strongly dependent on droplet concentration, with the apparent viscosity increasing with the increase of oil phase contents (Fig.
Table 3 shows the apparent viscosity of the various solutions, according to the Tukey's test, statistically significant differences are found for each material and concentration.
Apparent viscosity (AV), plastic viscosity (PV) and yield point (YP) Unit of: PV in centipoises (CP), AV in centipoises (CP) and YP in 1b/100 [ft.
cr] (the ratio of the apparent viscosity to the critical value) depending on h/[h.
16] studied the effect of coconut sugar and stabilizing agents on the apparent viscosity of a high-fat coconut cream and found a power law index between 0.
Apparent viscosity was based on measuring resistance to a rotating spindle (Brookfield Model DV III Programmable rheometer) after 24 h of storage in a refrigerator at a constant temperature of 4[degrees]C.
As expected, oil has a significant influence and decreases the apparent viscosity of the polymer, even though the molecular weight of the polymer is very high.
For apparent viscosity measurements 6 samples were selected based on previously obtained plasticity indices--one with the highest and one with lower value from each borehole (Table 1).
For all the formulations, there was a stabilization of the apparent viscosity after 15 days of preparation.
Capable of transferring liquids with very high apparent viscosity (up to 50,000 cps at 20[degrees]C), even if containing suspended solids, these pumps feature self-priming dry capacity, fine tuning of speed without pressure loss, and the possibility of dry operation without suffering damage.