In this book, the author presents the results of an investigation into the response of electrorheological fluid-filled laminate beams in forced oscillation. He employs the standard Oberst test to explore the viscoelastic behavior of the laminates.
1. Response of Electrorheological Fluid-Filled Laminate Composites to Forced Vibration 2. Comparative Methods for the Derivation of in Flow Electrical Characteristics of Electro-Rheological Fluids 3. Some Aspects of Electrorheology 4. Material Aspects of Electro rheological Systems 5. Effect of Flow Rate, Excitation Level and Solids Content on the Time Response in an Electro-Rheological Valve 6. Engineering Applications of Electrorheological Materials 7. Applicability of Simplified Expressions for Design with Electro-Rheological Fluids 8. Optical Effects of Electro-Rheological Fluids 9. Properties of Zeolite- and Cornstarch-Based FJectrorheological Fluids at High Shear Strain Rates 10. ER Fluid Applications to Vibration Control Devices and an Adaptive Neural-Net Controller 11. Influence of a Locally Applied Electro-Rheological Fluid Layer on Vibration of a Simple Cantilever Beam 12. Electrorheological Material under Oscillatory Shear 13. Fluid Durability in a High Speed Electro-Rheological Clutch 14. Decomposition of the Pressure Response in an ER Valve Control System