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Critical exponent for the viscosity of four binary liquids

Published

Author(s)

Robert F. Berg, Michael R. Moldover

Abstract

We have measured the viscosity of four binary mixtures near their consolute points: (1) methanol + cyclohexane, (2) isobutyric acid + water, (3) nitroethane + 3-methylpentane, and (4) 2-butoxyethanol + water. The viscosity data are consistent with the power-law divergence: eta ~ |T- Tc|^-y, with an apparent viscosity exponent in the range 0.0404
Citation
Chemical Physics
Volume
89
Created September 15, 1988, Updated February 17, 2017