›› Measurement unit: poise

Full name: poise

Plural form: poise

Symbol: P

Alternate spelling: Po

Category type: dynamic viscosity

Scale factor: 0.1


›› SI unit: pascal second

The SI derived unit for dynamic viscosity is the pascal second.
1 pascal second is equal to 10 poise.


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›› Definition: Poise

The poise is a unit of dynamic viscosity in the CGS system of units. It is named after Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille. The analogous SI unit is the Pascal second. Water has a viscosity of 0.0089 poise at 25 C, or 1 centipoise at 20 C.


›› Sample conversions: poise

poise to Pascal-second
poise to millipoise
poise to kilogram/meter-hour
poise to poundal second/square foot
poise to gram-force second/square centimeter
poise to pound-force second/square foot
poise to millipascal-second
poise to pound-force second/square inch
poise to kilogram-force second/square meter
poise to newton-second/square meter