Electrorheological fluid dynamics

Jianwei Zhang, Chun Liu, Ping Sheng

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Abstract

We present the formulation of a two-phase, electrical-hydrodynamic model for the description of electrorheological fluid dynamics. By considering the energetics of (induced) dipole-dipole interaction between the solid particles in terms of a field variable n(x), we employ the Onsager principle to derive the relevant coupled hydrodynamic equations, together with a continuity equation for n(x). Numerical solution of the relevant equations yields predictions that display very realistic behaviors as seen experimentally.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComplex Systems - 5th International Workshop on Complex Systems
Pages541-546
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 13 2008
Event5th International Workshop on Complex Systems - Sendai, Japan
Duration: Sep 25 2007Sep 28 2007

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume982
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

Other5th International Workshop on Complex Systems
CountryJapan
CitySendai
Period9/25/079/28/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Zhang, J., Liu, C., & Sheng, P. (2008). Electrorheological fluid dynamics. In Complex Systems - 5th International Workshop on Complex Systems (pp. 541-546). (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 982). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2897856