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International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (IJME) welcomes Special Issues on timely topics related to the field of its scope. The objective of Special Issues are to bring together recent and high quality works in a research domain, to promote key advances in specific research areas covered by the journal, and to provide overviews of the state-of-the-art developments in emerging mechanical and materials engineering research areas.


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Featured Article: A review of challenges and solutions in the preparation and use of magnetorheological fluids

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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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The International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for cross-disciplinary research contributions covering a broad spectrum of issues pertaining to the mechanical and machining properties of materials as well as materials science, and how they apply to materials used in equipment and structures.

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