TITLE

Mathematical modeling of magnetorheological fluids

AUTHOR(S)
Brigadnov, I.; Dorfmann, A.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Continuum Mechanics & Thermodynamics;Feb2005, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Magnetorheological (MR) fluids are a class of smart materials whose rheological properties may be rapidly modified by the application of a magnetic field. These materials typically consist of micron-sized ferrous particles dispersed in a fluid. In the present paper, we consider the full system of equations as well as the Clausius-Duhem inequality for moving isotropic MR fluids in an electro-magnetic field. We present the material constitutive relations for a non-Newtonian incompressible MR fluid. To illustrate the validity of the constitutive relations, the flow of a MR fluid between two parallel fixed plates under the influence of a constant magnetic field perpendicular to the flow direction is considered.
ACCESSION #
16505757

 

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