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Change in temperature determine the viscosity of honey

  1. Sep 16, 2015 #1
    Have you ever tried to eat honey that has been in the refrigerator - hopeless huh? Both the viscosity and the density of honey change with temperature and water content and I'm told the viscosity and temperature follow a inverse cube relationship. Honey is mostly sugar (glucose/fructose and water). Thus the two variables seem to be temperature and moisture content. But how will I control moisture, and how will I measure viscosity (maybe a ball bearing - but what size and what about the diameter of the 126 tube - is there viscous drag)?
     
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  3. Sep 16, 2015 #2

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  4. Sep 16, 2015 #3
    You need to read some literature on falling ball viscometers.

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