specific viscosity


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specific viscosity

The internal friction of a fluid, measured by comparing the rate of flow of the liquid through a tube with that of some standard liquid, or by measuring the resistance to rotating paddles.
See also: viscosity
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Double logarithmic plot of specific viscosity [[eta].sub.sp] against concentration of cellulose/silk fibroin/[BMIM]Cl solutions at 20[degrees]C.
In order to utilize the data, a transformation to a specific viscosity as a function of a reduced time is necessary, as described before and seen in Eq.
A fitting to a power function is carried out mathematically with a linear fit of the logarithmized specific viscosity and reduced time.
The starting point of the specific viscosity is always zero, because the viscosity at [t.sub.red] =0 is the induction viscosity.
The specific viscosity of PLAEU1859 over the polymerization, shown in Fig.
Figure 3a suggested that the specific viscosity heavily decreased 18 min after the reaction started.
Heller equation was established in the dilute domain by limiting the polynomial development of reduced and specific viscosity to the first term [12].
A direct comparison of Heller and Fedors equations is possible by rearranging them and using the specific viscosity in both, which leads to Eqs.
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