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Magnetorheological fluids: a review

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Abstract

Magnetorheological (MR) materials are a kind of smart materials whose mechanical properties can be altered in a controlled fashion by an external magnetic field. They traditionally include fluids, elastomers and foams. In this review paper we revisit the most outstanding advances on the rheological performance of MR fluids. Special emphasis is paid to the understanding of their yielding, flow and viscoelastic behaviour under shearing flows.

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The article was received on 28 Oct 2010, accepted on 13 Dec 2010 and first published on 14 Feb 2011


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01221A
Citation: Soft Matter, 2011,7, 3701-3710
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    Magnetorheological fluids: a review

    J. de Vicente, D. J. Klingenberg and R. Hidalgo-Alvarez, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 3701
    DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01221A

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