Newton’s Law

Ideally viscous (or Newtonian) flow behavior is presented by the viscosity law or Newton's law.

Low-molecular liquids (with a molar mass below 10,000 g/mol), e.g. water, solvents, mineral oils, silicone oils, blood plasma.


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