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== Introduction ==
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Viscosity is a measure of the fluid's internal resistance to flow. Formally, for newtonian fluids, the shear stress is related to the shear strain via:
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<math>\tau_{ij} = \mu \frac{\del u}{\del</math>
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Revision as of 03:03, 11 December 2011

Entry by Robin Kirkpatrick


Introduction

Viscosity is a measure of the fluid's internal resistance to flow. Formally, for newtonian fluids, the shear stress is related to the shear strain via: <math>\tau_{ij} = \mu \frac{\del u}{\del</math>





See also:

Viscosity in Viscosity and molecular properties in the General Introduction from Lectures for AP225.

Viscosity in Viscosity, elasticity, and viscoelasticity from Lectures for AP225.



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