Chapter 11. Modern Developments in Viscometers

  1. William Smothers
  1. David W. Howard

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch11

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Howard, D. W. (2008) Modern Developments in Viscometers, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch11

Author Information

  1. Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc. 240 Cushing St., Stoughton, MA 02072

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • plaster slurry;
  • mold permeability;
  • photomicrographs;
  • gypsum crystalline structures;
  • terra alba

Summary

An historical overview of Brookfield Engineering Laboratories' viscometers is given with applications pertaining to slurries and suspensions. Data handling approaches using analog, digital display, and microprocessor instrumentation is outlined in relation to precision and accuracy in viscometer measurements.