Magnetorheology: Advances and Applications (Smart Materials Series)

Magnetorheology: Advances and Applications (Smart Materials Series)

By: Norman M. Wereley (editor), Wei Hu (contributor), Faramarz Gordaninejad (contributor), Georges Bossis (contributor), Choi Choi (contributor), Rongjia Tao (contributor), Miklos Zrinyi (contributor), Mohsen Shahinpoor (series_editor), Hans-Jorg Schneider (series_editor)Hardback

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Magnetorheological fluids, smart fluids which change viscosity in the presence of a magnetic field, are of great commercial interest for many engineering applications such as shock absorbers and dampers in aerospace. Magnetorheology: Advances and Applications provides an update on the key developments in the physics, chemistry and uses of magnetorheological fluids. Topics covered include the role of interparticle friction and rotational diffusion, magnetoelasticity, nondimensional flow analysis, thin-film rheology, tribology, coated magnetorheological composite particles and magnetorheological devices with multiple functions. Specific chapters on applications cover adaptive magnetorheological energy absorbing mounts for shock mitigation, magnetorheological fluid-based high precision finishing technologies, adaptive magnetorheological landing gear systems and magnetorheological lag dampers for stability augmentation in helicopters. Edited by a leading expert and with contributions from distinguished scientists in the field this timely book is suitable for chemists, physicists and engineers wanting to gain a comprehensive overview of these smart materials.

About Author

Dr. Wereley holds a B.Eng. (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987 and 1990, respectively. He joined the Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, University of Maryland in 1993 and currently serves there as the Director of the Smart Structures Laboratory and the Composites Research Laboratory. His research interests are in dynamics and control of smart structures, with emphasis on active and passive vibration isolation and shock mitigation applied primarily to rotorcraft as well as other aerospace and automotive systems. Dr. Wereley has published (or at press) over 140 journal articles, 10 book chapter contributions, and over 230 conference articles. Dr. Wereley is the Editor of the Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (2007 - present) and serves as an associate editor for the Institute of Physics' journal Smart Materials and Structures and AIAA Journal. His awards include ASME Adaptive Structures and Adaptive Materials Best Paper Award (2004), AIAA National Capital Section Engineer of the Year (2009). A. James Clark School of Engineering Faculty Service Award (2010), AIAA Sustained Service Award (2011), Harry T. Jenson Award (May 2011) from the American Helicopter Society for contributions to active crash protection systems for helicopters (team award with Boeing, US Army, Honeywell and University of Maryland). He was also awarded the ASME Adaptive Structures and Materials Systems Prize (2012) for his contributions to the physics and applications of magnetorheological fluids.


Importance of Interparticle Friction and Rotational Diffusion to Explain Recent Experimental Results in the Rheology of Magnetic Suspensions; Magnetorheology of Fe Nanofibers Dispersed in a Carrier Fluid; Magnetoelasticity; MR Fluids at the Extremes: High-Energy and Low-Temperature Performance of LORD (R) MR Fluids and Devices; Surface Effect on Flow of Magnetorheological Fluids: Featuring Modified Mason Number; Thin-Film Rheology and Tribology of Magnetorheological Fluids; Coated Magnetorheological Composite Particles: Fabrication and Rheology; Microstructures and Physics of Super-Strong Magnetorheological Fluids; Magnetorheological fluids flowing through porous media: analysis, experimental evaluation, and applications; MR Devices with Advanced Magnetic Circuits; Magnetorheological Fluid-Based High Precision Finishing Technology; Adaptive Magnetorheological Energy Absorbing Mounts for Shock Mitigation; Semi-Active Isolation System Using Self-Powered Magnetorheological Dampers; Controllable Magnetorheological Damping in Advanced Helicopter Rotors; Magnetorheological Devices with Multiple Functions; A Novel Medical Haptic Device Using Magneto-rheological Fluid;

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849736671
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 396
  • ID: 9781849736671
  • weight: 763
  • ISBN10: 1849736677

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