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Sensing and rheological capabilities of MR elastomers
Faculty of Engineering - Papers (Archive)
  • Weihua Li, University of Wollongong
  • Tongfei Tian, University of Wollongong
  • Haiping Du, University of Wollongong
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Li, W., Tian, T. & Du, H. (2012). Sensing and rheological capabilities of MR elastomers. In G. Berselli, R. Vertechy & G. Vassura (Eds.), Smart Actuation and Sensing Systems - Recent Advances and Future Challenges (pp. 249-282). New York: In Tech.

Magnetorheological elastomers (MREs) are smart materials where polarized particles are suspended in a non-magnetic solid or gel-like matrix. Two kinds of MREs, namely anisotropic and isotropic, are fabricated either under a magnetic field or without a field [1,2]. In anisotropic MREs, polarised particles are arranged in chains within a polymer media such as silicon rubber or natural rubber. The shear modulus of MRE can be controlled by the external magnetic field, which has led to many applications, such as tuned vibration absorbers, dampers and sensors
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Weihua Li, Tongfei Tian and Haiping Du. "Sensing and rheological capabilities of MR elastomers" (2012) p. 249 - 282
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