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coefficient of viscosity

n. pl. coefficients of viscosity
The degree to which a fluid resists flow under an applied force, measured by the tangential friction force per unit area divided by the velocity gradient under conditions of streamline flow.
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Noun1.coefficient of viscosity - a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied forcecoefficient of 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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When the coefficients of viscosity [eta] are 40 Gpa*h (amount to 1.67 Gpa*d), 50 Gpa*h (amount to 2.08 Gpa*d), and 60 Gpa*h (amount to 2.5 Gpa*d), respectively, the deflection curves of floor deformation are shown in Figure 12.
Figure 12 shows that under the water-rock coupling action, the maximum deflection of the floor provides the same data with 440 mm in different coefficients of viscosity. However, the deformation resistance was reinforced when the coefficient of viscosity increased.