Searching for a dependency of the maximum gas saturation in different viscous solutions

Uncle Al UncleAl0 at hate.spam.net
Wed Apr 12 09:56:16 EST 2000

Klemens Raithel wrote:
> I was wondering, if there exists a dependency between the maximum
> saturation of a gas (oxygen) and the viscosity of the solution caused by
> a high concentrated cosolvent (e.g. sucrose, 3M).
> Is there something known about this problem in the world of science?

It's hard to see how thermodynamics depends on viscosity rather than
concentration and identity of the solute.  A very small concentration
of high MW polyacrylamide will give you a very viscous aqueous
solution.  It's still mostly water.

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