Magnetorheological Materials and Application Systems
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2024 | Viewed by 628
Interests: magnetorheological (MR) fluid; electrorheological (ER) fluid; control theory; robot control; vibration control; haptic devices using MR/ER fluids; sensors and actuators using smart materials
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Despite numerous works on magnetorheological materials (fluids, elastomers, greases, gels, and foams) since the 1990s, few application systems have been commercialized, for example, automotive shock absorbers. One of the potential solutions to develop successful market products utilizing MR materials is resolving the temperature problem that affects the field-dependent properties of such materials and application systems. Recently, studies on this topic have actively sought to mitigate adverse temperature-related effects by proposing recipes such as the addition of nanosized particles and proper additives. However, most of the methods proposed so far have a limitation or trade-off as a result. For example, the thermal conductivity of MR materials can be reduced, but the field-dependent yield stress is decreased.
Based on the topic "Magnetorheological Materials and Application Systems", we aim to collect articles for a Special Issue in the journal Micromachines. We hope to accelerate the technology of MR materials in several research fields, including chemical engineering, chemistry, polymer sciences, chemical physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and medical engineering.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Prof. Dr. Seung-Bok Choi
Prof. Dr. Miao Yu
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- magnetorheological materials
- temperature effect
- thermal conductivity
- heat transfer