# Kinematic Viscosity

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nu =
Kinematic Viscosity
Variable Instructions Datatype
Viscosity Enter viscosity Decimal
Fluid Density Enter density as SI units of kg/m^3 Decimal
Type
Equation
Category
vCommons
Contents
2 variables
Rating
ID
DavidC.Kinematic Viscosity
UUID
752d290c-4465-11e3-a47b-bc764e049c3d

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.