Progress In Electrorheology: Science and Technology of Electrorheological Materials by F.E. FiliskoProgress In Electrorheology: Science and Technology of Electrorheological Materials by F.E. Filisko

Progress In Electrorheology: Science and Technology of Electrorheological Materials

EditorF.E. Filisko, K.O. Havelka

Hardcover | October 31, 1995

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This treatise is a compendium of refereed papers based on invited talks presented at the American Chemical Society Symposium on Electrorheological (ER) Materials and Fluids. ER fluids were first investigated 50+ years ago. These fluids, which change rheology when placed in an electric field, were recognized, from the beginning, for allowing an extremely efficient interface between electrical control and mechanical devices. Critical problems, however, existed with the initial fluids, which prevented them from serious consideration for large-scale applications. While over time some of the critical problems have been solved and activity in ER technology has increased, commercial success has remained elusive. A recent Department of Energy report concluded that a primary reason for the failure to commercialize this promising technology is due to a lack in understanding the physics and chemistry of how the materials work. The goal of the symposium was to address the issue of understanding how ER materials work and how they can be used. One of the outcomes of the symposium, which we hope is conveyed in this book, is a feeling that if the mechanism of ER is to be fully understood and improved, expertise from diverse fields must be applied to the problem.
Title:Progress In Electrorheology: Science and Technology of Electrorheological MaterialsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:382 pagesPublished:October 31, 1995Publisher:Springer US

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Table of Contents

The Evolution of ER from Discovery to Application (A Special Historical Note) (W. Winslow). Overview of ER Technology (F.E. Filisko). General Considerations: Recent Developments of ER Fluids (H. Block, P. Rattray). Novel Materials for ER Fluids (K.O. Havelka). Conduction Processes in ER Fluids (D.A. Brooks). Materials: Surfaceactivated Electrorheological Suspensions (Y.D. Kim, D.J. Klingenberg). Anhydrous Electrorheological Fluids Using Carbonaceous Particulate as Dispersed Phase (Y. Ishino et al.). ERfluids Based on Polyurethane Dispersions: Structure and Properties (R. Bloodworth, E. Wendt). Mechanisms: The Impact of Crystalline Phase Morphology on the Waterpromoted Electrorheological Effect on Polysaccharides (A.J. Stipanovic, J.O. Schoonmaker). High Field Concentration of Liquids in Contact with Polymeric Materials with Reference to Electrorheological Fluids (P. Atten et al.). Mechanics: ER Effect on the Normal Stress and Induced Network Structure of Liquid Crystal Polymer (K. Minagawa et al.). Transient Stresses in Electrorheological Fluids: Role of Particle Polarization Dynamics (J.M. Ginder et al.). Models: Structure Formation in ER Fluids (R. Tao, Q. Jiang). Asymmetrical Polarization of Spherical Colloidal Particle Double Layer in Electric Fields (Y. Hu et al.). 15 additional articles. Index.