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Hi all,Im having a bit of trouble understanding the concept of

  1. Nov 18, 2012 #1
    Hi all,

    Im having a bit of trouble understanding the concept of viscosity in the scenario of a fluid between two plates, with one moving and one being stationary: what is the relevance between the viscous force of the fluid and the shear stress on the fluid given by mu(du/dy) ?
     
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  3. Nov 19, 2012 #2
    Re: Viscosity

    The viscous force is equal to the shear stress times the area over which the shear stress is acting.
     
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