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Dynamic shear response of hard versus soft magnetic magnetoactive elastomers
Smart Materials and Structures (2015)
  • K. Anderson
  • R. Bravoco
  • W. Hargrave
  • J. Roche
  • P. Von Lockette
  • Samuel E. Lofland, Rowan University
This work uses dynamic shearing experiments to examine S- (soft magnetic) and H- (hard magnetic) magnetoactive elastomers of four different types. The aligned materials had larger shear stiffness, and all materials but the unaligned H material displayed increased stiffness with magnetic field. All four types showed generally the same damping ratio with no strong trends across material types. We discuss these results in terms of shearing forces arising due to magnetic torques.
Publication Date
February, 2015
Citation Information
K. Anderson, R. Bravoco, W. Hargrave, J. Roche, et al.. "Dynamic shear response of hard versus soft magnetic magnetoactive elastomers" Smart Materials and Structures Vol. 24 Iss. 2 (2015) p. 025022 ISSN: 0964-1726
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