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Dynamic Viscosity

Definition of the noun dynamic viscosity

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  1. a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force

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Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

Dynamic viscosity: Also called as absolute viscosity, coefficient of viscosity, or simply viscosity. It is the internal resistance or friction (within a fluid) to the flow of a fluid and it is defined as the force, opposite to the direction of inherent force ...

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

Viscosity is noted as either dynamic viscosity or kinematic viscosity. The kinematic viscosity equals the dynamic viscosity divided by the density. The dynamic viscosity has units of.

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

The dynamic viscosity of gases can be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tribology (1990)

by C. Kajdas, E. Wilusz, S. Harvey

(See also: dynamic viscosity, kinematic viscosity). For all lubricating oils the viscosity decreases with an increase in temperature, but the decreased rate is considerably affected by the chemical composition of the oils (see: viscosity index ).

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

Dynamic viscosity is the ratio of shear stress:shear rate. Kinematic viscosity is dynamic viscosity/density. See also dilatant; plastic fluids; pseudoplastic; reynolds number; rheopectic; thixotropic; viscoelastic. viscosity, dynamic (or absolute) The ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Physics

by Blackie

DSx Dynamic Viscosity DSx: A transmission rate in the North American digital telephone hierarchy. Also called T-carrier. DTE: Data terminal equipment. DTMF: Dual Tone Multifrequency Signaling. DTR: Data terminal ready. Dual Attachment ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Blends, Volume 2 (2016)

Processing by Avraam I. Isayev, Sanjay Palsule

Steady-State versus Dynamic Viscosity There is a reciprocal cause and effect between polymer rheology and morphology. In particular, morphology is strongly affected by the total strain (especially in irrotational stress field). Since the ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (2017)

by Mark Alger

dynamic viscosity (1) ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Space Technology, Revised Edition (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

The dynamic viscosity is defined as the force that must be applied per unit area to permit adjacent layers of fluid to move with unit velocity relative to each other. The dynamic viscosity is sometimes expressed in poise (centimeter-gram-second ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Automotive Engineering (2015)

by David Crolla

The three factors are the pressure-viscosity coefficient α, the dynamic viscosity η, and the average total rolling speed v. As the total rolling speed results from the bearing speed and the bearing geometry, it can be ultimately derived that the ...

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