Kinematic Viscosity

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Equation / Last modified by mike on 2015/07/29 08:19
`nu = `
Kinematic Viscosity
Variable Instructions Datatype
Viscosity Enter viscosity Decimal
Fluid Density Enter density as SI units of `kg/m^3` Decimal
Rating
ID
DavidC.Kinematic Viscosity
UUID
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The Kinematic Viscosity (`nu`) represents the ratio of viscosity (`eta`) and the density of a fluid (`rho`). 

Since, `eta` is in units of `(kg m^2) / sec` and `rho` is kg / `m^3`, the Kinematic Viscosity is expressed in units of `m^2/sec`.