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The KINEMATICVISCOSITY function returns the kinematic viscosity for the specified fluid defined as


nu = visc / rho



visc is the viscosity

rho is the density


The units of kinematic viscosity are m^2/sec or ft^2/hr depending on whether EES is configured in SI units or English units.




$UnitSystem SI C kPa mass

nu_1=KinematicViscosity(Air,T=100 [C], P=100 [kPa])

nu_2=KinematicViscosity(Steam,T=100 [C],x=0)

nu_3=KinematicViscosity(Dowtherm_A,T=25 [C])



nu_1=0.00002336 [m^2/s]

nu_2=2.941E-07 [m^2/s]

nu_3=0.0000399 [m^2/s]



Thermophysical Property Functions