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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.

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Formula

**v = m/p**

**Where,**

v = Kinematic Viscosity [m^{2}s^{-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 m^{2}s^{-1}

**Solution:**

**Apply Formula:**

v = m/p

v = 15/10

v = 1.5 kgm^{-3}

**Kinematic Viscosity = 1.5 kgm-3**