Ongoing Topical Collections
International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering welcomes Topical Collections of timely papers related to the fields of mechanical engineering and materials science. Choose from an ongoing collection below to read its call for papers:
Nanomaterials: Synthesis, processing, properties, and applications.
Guest Edited by: Dr. Rahul Trivedi & Dr. Rosa Diaz
Tribology of components in mechanical systems.
Guest Edited by: Prof. Franco Concli & Prof. Thomas Lohner
For information on submitting your own proposal for a Topical Collection, click here.
Featured Article: A review of challenges and solutions in the preparation and use of magnetorheological fluids
Magnetorheological fluids are a magneto-responsive, physically adaptable type of fluid that can alter their physical properties, such as shear strength, in response to their applied magnetic field.
Magnetorheological fluids may be of great use when they are applied as active or semi-active controls in engineering systems; however, challenges with their production and longevity in systems impacts the attractiveness of their implementation.
The authors have demonstrated improvements in the reduction of major challenges in magnetorheological fluid systems such as sedimentation and other setbacks. A list of additives for addressing specific challenges has also been summarized in this paper.
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