18 May 1999 Heating of magneto-rheological fluid dampers: a theoretical study
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This paper focuses on a theoretical model that predicts the temperature increase of Magneto-rheological (MR) fluid dampers experiencing a sinusoidal input motion. A theoretical model is developed to estimate the temperature rise based on the non-linear behavior of the MR fluid damper. This model is solved numerically, and the numerical solution is compared with a known linear solution and experimental result in order to validate the accuracy of the model. Also, a non-dimensional form of the governing equations are developed to examine the key parameters. The non-dimensional terms show the effect of external and internal parameters on the trends of heat dissipation as well as heat generation within the MR fluid damper.
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Darrell G. Breese, Darrell G. Breese, Faramarz Gordaninejad, Faramarz Gordaninejad, } "Heating of magneto-rheological fluid dampers: a theoretical study", Proc. SPIE 3671, Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures, and Highways, (18 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.348657; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.348657
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