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Parameter Symbol Value Units

kinematic viscosity at temperature t1 v1_ 32 cSt


temperature t1 (C) t1_ 40 C
kinematic viscosity at temperature t2 v2_ 5.4 cSt
temperature t2 (C) t2_ 100 C
absolute temperature t1 (K) t1abs 313 K
absolute temperature t2 (K) t2abs 373 K
Constant A solved from data input A_ 9.5259
Constant B solved from data input B_ 3.7449
target temperature T3 at which we want to compute viscosity t3_ 80 C
target temperature T3 in K t3abs 353 K
OUTPUT: viscosity at target temperature T3 = 80C v3_ 8.5 cSt

from ASTM D341:


log (log(v + 0.7)) = A - B log T <eq1>
where v is kinematic viscosity in cSt, T is temperature in K, log is base 10 log,
and A and B are unknown constants which can be solved from two data points (v1,T1), (v2,T2).
SOLVE FOR A AND B USING THE TWO DATA POINTS AS FOLLOWS:
Plug the data from the first ppoint v1,T1 into eq1:
log (log(v1 + 0.7)) = A - B log T1 <eq2>
solve eq2 for A
A = log(log(v1+0.7)) + B*log(T1) <eq3>
plug the data from the second point v2,T2 int eq1
log (log(v2 + 0.7)) = A - B log T2 <eq4>
substitute into eq4 the value A from eq3
log (log(v2 + 0.7)) = [log(log(v1+0.7)) + B*log(T1)] - B log T2 <eq5>
solve eq5 for B
B = {log (log(v2 + 0.7)) - log(log(v1+0.7)) } / (logT1-logT2) <eq6>
solve equation 4 for A
A = log (log(v2 + 0.7)) + B log T2 <eq7>
solve eq 1 for v
v = 10^(10^(A-B*LOG(T)))-0.7 <eq8>
equation 8 using values of A from eq7 and B from eq6 give us v as a function of T.
Formula
INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
=+t1_+273
=+t2_+273
=+LOG(LOG(v2_+0.7))+B_*LOG(t2abs)
=+(LOG(LOG(v2_+0.7))-LOG(LOG(v1_+0.7)))/(LOG(t1abs)-LOG(t2abs))
INPUT
=+t3_+273
=10^(10^(A_-B_*LOG(t3abs)))-0.7
ASTM D341 Curve Passing Through (T,v)=(40C,32cSt) and (100C,5.4cSt)
(curve and title changes as two data points are changed in MainInput
60.0 Tab)

50.0

40.0

30.0 Viscosity

20.0

10.0

0.0
20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120

Temperature (C)
Temp C Viscosity MyLabel ASTM D341 Curve Passing Through (T,v)=(40C,32cSt) and (100C,5.4
30 50.6
35 39.9
40 32.0
45 26.0
50 21.5
55 18.0
60 15.2
65 13.0
70 11.2
75 9.7
80 8.5
85 7.5
90 6.7
95 6.0
100 5.4
105 4.9
110 4.4
40C,32cSt) and (100C,5.4cSt)