absolute viscosity


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absolute viscosity

n
(General Physics) a full name for viscosity, used to distinguish it from kinematic viscosity and specific viscosity
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Noun1.absolute viscosity - a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied forceabsolute viscosity - a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force
coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
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The company's relative viscometer is said to provide fast, accurate and precise analyis of dilute polymer solutions for relative, intrinsic, inherent, specific and absolute viscosity, as well as molecular weight.
They offer absolute viscosity determinations with precise shear rate and shear stress information readily available.
2] = shear stress acted by fluid on lower surface of the blank element du = velocity of the blank element relative to blank holder and die surface [mu] = dynamic viscosity or absolute viscosity or Viscosity of fluid [[tau].
It is noted that the absolute viscosity involved in [alpha], as well as the viscosity ratio, becomes an important parameter to determine the pressurized coating process.