O'Connell, John P. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Last reviewed:June 2020
- Vapors and liquids
- Fluid interfaces
- Transport properties
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Substances that flow under shear stress and have a density range from essentially zero (gases) to solidlike values (liquids). Fluids comprise one of the two major forms of matter. Solids, the other form, generally deform very little when shear forces are applied, and their densities do not change significantly with pressure or temperature.
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