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Kinematic Viscosity Calculator

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.

Kinematic Viscosity Calculator

Nsm-2
m2s-1
kgm-3

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    Formula

    v = m/p

    Where,
    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.

    Example:
    Calculate the kinematic viscosity fluid by the given details of dynamic viscosity and density.
    Dynamic Viscosity = 15 Nsm-2
    Density = 10 m2s-1

    Solution:
    Apply Formula:
    v = m/p
    v = 15/10
    v = 1.5 kgm-3
    Kinematic Viscosity = 1.5 kgm-3