A yield stress scaling function for electrorheological fluids

Choi, Hyoung J.; Cho, Min S.; Kim, Ji W.; Kim, Chul A.; Jhon, Myung S.
June 2001
Applied Physics Letters;6/11/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 24, p3806
Academic Journal
The yield stress dependence on electric field strength for electrorheological (ER) fluids is examined. A proposed scaling function incorporates both the polarization and conductivity models. Proper scaling allows yield stress data for ER fluids to collapse onto a single curve for a broad range of electric field strengths. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.


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