Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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viscosity coefficient

The tangentially applied shearing stress capable of inducing a velocity gradient. When a shearing stress of 1 dyne per square centimeter produces a velocity gradient of 1 centimeter per second/second, a material is said to have a viscosity of 1 poise. (309 )




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