magnetorheological fluid


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magnetorheological fluid

[mag‚ned·ō‚rē·ə‚läj·ə·kəl ′flü·əd]
(materials)
A low-viscosity fluid containing a suspension of micrometer-size magnetic particles that increases in viscosity proportionally to the strength of an applied magnetic field; it is used as an adaptive shock absorber for actively controlled viscous damping.
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Properties and application of magnetorheological fluids, Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering 18(1-2, September-October).
The second effort involves the development and fabrication of a full-scale continuously variable transmission (CVT) using SatCon's proprietary magnetorheological fluid technology.
Hydraulic cylinder of the damper is filled with magnetorheological fluid (MRF), which running characteristic is controlled by changing the fluid viscosity through the application of variable magnetic field strength.
Research of the flexible bellow with the magnetorheological fluid, Journal of Vibroengineering/ Vibromechanika 12(4): 472-479.
Thus the usage of magnetorheological fluid (MRF) technology [2], which has started from automotive applications [3], spreaded on such objects as intelligent prosthesis [4] or sports equipment [5].
The ideas of hydraulics, magnetorheological fluids, and external growth devices were all considered, however many ideas did not suit the target patient--an active, rough-and-tough, 6-year-old child.
With expertise in semi-active control devices using magnetorheological fluids, F3 provides viable vibration and shock management designs in a complete package, including mechanical, controls and sensors.
Nonlinear modeling and testing of magnetorheological fluids in low shear rate squeezing flows, Smart Materials and Structures 20(8): 1-14.
Specifically, the chapters examine single and multi-droplet configurations out of thermodynamic equilibrium, diffusioosmosis of electrolyte solutions, the use of fluid interfaces for particle separation, the preparation of ferrofluids and magnetorheological fluids, the effect of surface charge migration on particles in water, and the modeling of heavy metal biosorption by aerobic granules.
F3 has developed and designed a semi-active motion control device that uses magnetorheological fluids to provide vibration and shock management, in one simplified package for integration into existing structures.
Properties and applications of commercial magnetorheological fluids, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 10(1): 5-13.