The viscosity of a fluid is an important property in the analysis of liquid behavior and fluid motion near solid boundaries. Viscosity refers to the measure of a fluid’s resistance to flow. The Kinematic Viscosity is defined as the coefficient of viscosity of a fluid divided by the density. Kinematic Viscosity is measured in stokes. Kinematic viscosity is the most common viscosity measurement.
Table of Contents:
v = m/p
v = Kinematic Viscosity [m2s-1]
m = Dynamic Viscosity [Nsm-2]
ρ = Density [kgm-3]
An oil's viscosity decreases with increase in temperature and increases when the temperature is reduced. Kinematic viscosity is expressed in centistokes (cSt) and is usually measured at 40°C, but can be measured at 100°C as well. This advanced online Kinematic Viscosity Calculator is used to calculate and find the kinematic viscosity of fluid.
Calculate the kinematic viscosity fluid by the given details of dynamic viscosity and density.
Dynamic Viscosity = 15 Nsm-2
Density = 10 m2s-1
v = m/p
v = 15/10
v = 1.5 kgm-3
Kinematic Viscosity = 1.5 kgm-3