Title

Study of the temperature effect of shear thickening fluid

RIS ID

81621

Publication Details

Tian, T., Li, W., Ding, J., Alici, G. & Du, H. (2013). Study of the temperature effect of shear thickening fluid. 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) (pp. 833-837). United States: IEEE.

Abstract

This paper presents the study of temperature effect on a shear thickening fluid made of ethylene glycol and fumed silica with a 20% weight fraction. Four typical temperatures, ranging from 20˚C to 80˚C, were selected to study the shear rate dependence of viscosity. The temperature tests show that the high temperature increases the critical shear rate and lower the shear thickening ratio. A viscosity function is proposed to represent the three characteristic regions in typical shear thickening fluid and to predict the viscosity at different temperatures.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2013.6584197