Definition of dynamic viscosity in English:

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dynamic viscosity


A quantity measuring the force needed to overcome internal friction in a fluid.
Example sentences
  • It is often more convenient to measure a quantity known as the kinematic viscosity, which is the dynamic viscosity divided by the fluid density and is measured in centiStokes (cSt).
  • First, individual particles settle through fluid to reach a terminal velocity that is a function of particle size, density contrast and fluid dynamic viscosity.
  • Hydraulic conductivity is defined as the product of the intrinsic permeability and the specific weight of water, divided by the dynamic viscosity.
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