THE COOPER UNION SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY

Appendix C - SPECIFIC GRAVITY AND VISCOSITY OF DISTILLED WATER

SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF DISTILLED WATER

oC

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

0.99990

0.99990

1.00000

1.00000

1.00000

1.00000

1.00000

0.99990

0.99990

0.99980

10

0.99973

0.99963

0.99952

0.99940

0.99927

0.99913

0.99897

0.99880

0.99862

0.99843

20

0.99823

0.99802

0.99780

0.99757

0.99733

0.99707

0.99681

0.99654

0.99626

0.99597

30

0.99568

0.99540

0.99510

0.99470

0.99440

0.99410

0.99370

0.99340

0.99300

0.99260

40

0.99220

0.99190

0.99150

0.99110

0.99070

0.99020

0.98980

0.98940

0.98900

0.98850

VISCOSITY OF DISTILLED WATER*

oC

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

17.94

17.32

16.74

16.19

15.68

15.19

14.73

14.29

13.87

13.48

10

13.10

12.74

12.39

12.06

11.75

11.45

11.16

10.88

10.60

10.34

20

10.09

9.84

9.61

9.38

9.16

8.95

8.75

8.55

8.36

8.18

30

8.00

7.83

7.67

7.51

7.36

7.21

7.06

6.92

6.79

6.66

40

6.54

6.42

6.30

6.18

6.08

5.97

5.87

5.77

5.68

5.58

50

5.49

5.40

5.32

5.24

5.15

5.07

4.99

4.92

4.84

4.77

*These are values of absolute viscosity, with units of millipoises.

There are 103 millipoises in 1 poise, and 1 poiseis 1 dyne-sec/cm2 or 1/980 gm-sec/cm2