Dunstan's Law


DUNSTAN'S law1 for viscosity is given by log η = aM + b, where η is viscosity of liquid at a definite temperature, say 20° C.; M is the molecular weight of the liquid; a is a general constant; and b is a specific constant characteristic for any one homologous series.

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    Hatschek, E., “The Viscosity of Liquids”, 108 (1923).

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    Nissan, A. H., and Clark, L. V. W., NATURE, 143, 722 (1939).

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NISSAN, A. Dunstan's Law. Nature 144, 383–384 (1939).

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