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 absolute viscosity for Schiff bases and Resins improved with the escalation in concentration and decline with increase in temperature.
The UHMWPO has a weight-average molecular weight of 3,500,000 to 10,500,000 g/mol and an absolute viscosity of 5 to 45 dL/g.
For liquids, it corresponds to the informal concept of thickness [4],also viscosity known as kinematic viscosity, absolute viscosity or simple viscosity and defined mathematically as the ratio of the shearing stress to the velocity gradient in a fluid [5], due to Newton's equation for fluids, which similar to Newton's second law of motion [6] as follows:
The topics include grease working and its role in consistency trending, the die-extrusion method for comparing changes in grease consistency and flow characteristics, absolute viscosity and sample density measurement methods to determine and report absolute and kinematic viscosity values for used lubricating oils, start-up viscosity of in-service engine oils at low temperature, and low-temperature rheological response of fresh versus used oils using the scanning Brookfield technique.
Proprietary circuitry analyzes the piston's two-way travel time to measure the absolute viscosity.