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Units of Dynamic Viscosity

Description

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Dynamic viscosity has the dimension mass per length time. The SI composite unit of dynamic viscosity is the kilogram per meter second.

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Maple knows the units of dynamic viscosity listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

poise

 

standard *

 

SI

reyn

 

standard *

 

SI

rhe

 

standard *

 

SI

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, poise[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, poise.

  

 

  

The units of dynamic viscosity are defined as follows.

  

A poise is defined as a dyne second per square meter.

  

A reyn is defined as a poundforce second per square inch.

  

A rhe is defined as an inverse poise.

Examples

convert'poise','dimensions','base'=true

masslengthtime

(1)

convert1,'units','poise','kg''m''s'

110

(2)

convert1,'units','poise','reyn'

1290320008896443230521

(3)

convert1,'units',1'poise','rhe'

1

(4)

See Also

convert/dimensions, convert/units, Units, Units/Index, Units/kinematic_viscosity, Units/length, Units/mass, Units/time


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