electrorheological fluid


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electrorheological fluid

[i¦lek·trō‚rē·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′flü·əd]
(physical chemistry)
A colloidal suspension of finely divided particles in a carrier liquid, usually an insulating oil, whose rheological properties are changed through an increase in resistance when an electric field is applied.
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The properties for braking with electrorheological fluid LID 3354s are [[omega].sub.0] = 0,6 rad/s and E = 2 kV/mm.
Chen, "Vibration of a sandwich plate with a constrained layer and electrorheological fluid core," Composite Structures, vol.
The major components that comprise LBA are the following: magnetorheological fluid (MRF), shear thickening fluid, and electrorheological fluid. These materials exist in liquid form in the absence of an external stimulus, and thus, their flexibility is sufficient to maintain necessary activity under ordinary use when introduced into bulletproof textile materials.
Jain, "A study of misaligned electrorheological fluid lubricated hole-entry hybrid journal bearing," Tribology International, vol.
It is realized in [2, 3] by controlling of the relief on the plane by electrorheological fluid (ERF).
Ruzicka, Electrorheological Fluid, Modeling and Mathematical Theory, SpringerVerlag, Berlin, 2000.
Hogan has focused on using an electrorheological fluid, which resembles liquid crystals.
[8] used the finite element and harmonic balance methods to calculate the instability regions of the sandwich beam with an electrorheological fluid core subjected to an axial dynamic force.
Two-dimensional Braille readers based on electrorheological fluid valves controlled by electric field // Mechatronics.
If one replaces the viscoelastic materials frequently used to add damping to a structure with an electrorheological fluid, the capability exists to change and control the value of damping by applying different electric fields.
PHOTO : electrorheological fluid reveals a random particle structure (left).
The interfaces dominate the behavior of many types of materials ranging from traditional condensed matter to soft condensed matter, such as nanoparticles, thin solid films, colloids, and electrorheological fluids. The surfaces/interfaces can be obtained via various approaches, say from self-assembly to completely artificial design.