absolute viscosity


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  • noun

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

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Spence and Crawford (4) reported an absolute viscosity of [mu]' = 5,000 Pa * s for LDPE (DuPont 8107) at 140[degrees]C.
High-shear viscosity data from capillary rheometers and low-shear data from dynamic rotational rheometers can be compared because they both measure "true" or absolute viscosity.
Tenders are invited for Providing, installation & commissioning of Cannon viscometer for measurement of Absolute Viscosity of paving bitumen at 60 deg C with SCADA (Supervisory Control and data acquisition) client and web based software at Regional laboratory, Nagpur & including transportation of machineries etc.
It reports relative, specific, inherent, reduced, intrinsic and absolute viscosity, as well as molecular weight.
A polymer solution of VP20 exhibits similar behavior to that of VPO or VP10; but, the absolute viscosity value is lower because of the relatively low molecular weight, and diminished polymer solvent interaction.