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VISCOUS [1 record]

Record 1 2004-02-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Rheology
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics (Physics)
  • Black Products (Petroleum)
DEF

Adhesive or sticky and having a ropy or glutinous consistency.

OBS

Imperfectly fluid; designating a substance that, like tar or wax, will change its form under the influence of a deforming force, but not instantly, as more perfect fluids will do.

OBS

"Viscous" describes a material whose strain is dependant on time.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Rhéologie
  • Mécanique des fluides et hydraulique (Physique)
  • Produits noirs (Pétrole)
OBS

Un matériau est dit visqueux lorsque sa déformation dépend du temps.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Reología
  • Mecánica de fluidos e hidráulica (Física)
  • Productos negros (Petróleo)
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