NonNewtonian Fluid Mechanics: Course Outline (MAT 665)
A nonNewtonian fluid is a fluid with properties that are different in any way from those of Newtonian fluids. In a nonNewtonian fluid, the relation between the shear stress and the shear rate is different and can even be timedependent.
Course Contents
Classification of NonNewtonian Fluids, Rheological formulae (Timeindependent fluids, Thixotropic fluids and viscoelastic fluids), Variable viscosity fluids, Cross viscosity fluids, The deformation rate, Viscoelastic equation, Materials with short memories, Time dependent viscosity. The RivlinEricksen fluid, Basic equations of motion in rheological models. The linear viscoelastic liquid, Couette flow, Poiseuille flows. The current semiinfinite field, Axial oscillatory tube flow, Angular oscillatory motion, Periodic transients, Basic equations in boundary layer theory, Orders of magnitude, Truncated solutions for viscoelastic flow, Similarity solutions, Turbulent boundary layers, Stability analysis.
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