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#### Startup Steady Shear Flow from the Oldroyd 8-Constant Framework

(2019-01)

One good way to explore fluid microstructure, experimentally, is to suddenly subject the fluid to a large steady shearing deformation, and to then observe the evolving stress response. If the steady shear rate is high ...

#### Padé Approximant for Normal Stress Differences in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2017-11)

Analytical solutions for the normal stress differences in large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS), for continuum or molecular models, normally take the form of the first few terms of a series expansion in the shear ...

#### Order in Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2018-12)

We examine the second order orientation tensor for the simplest molecular model relevant to a polymeric liquid in large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS), the rigid dumbbell suspension. For this we use an approximate ...

#### Power Series for Shear Stress of Polymeric Liquid in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2018-04)

xact solutions for shear stress in a polymeric liquid subjected to large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS) contain many Bessel functions. For the simplest of these, for instance, the corotational Maxwell fluid, in ...

#### Elastomers in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Uniaxial Extension Revisited

(2017-07)

In this work, we subject elastomers to a fixed pre-stretch in uniaxial extension, ε p , upon which a large-amplitude, ε 0 , oscillatory uniaxial extensional (LAOE) deformation is superposed. We find that if both ε p and ε ...

#### Series Expansion for Shear Stress in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow From Oldroyd 8-Constant Framework

(2018-06)

When polymeric liquids undergo large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS), the shear stress responds as a Fourier series, the higher harmonics of which are caused by the fluid nonlinearity, and the first harmonic of ...

#### Ethermodynamic Instability of Polymeric Liquids in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow from Corotational Maxwell Fluid

(2018-04)

When polymeric liquids are subjected to oscillatory shear flow, if the amplitude of the shear rate is high enough, the shear stress response will become aperiodic. This has been variously attributed to fracture, common ...

#### Simple Accurate Expressions for Shear Stress in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2017-05)

Analytical solutions for shear stress in large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS), for continuum or molecular models, often take the form of the first few terms of a power series in the shear rate amplitude. For ...

#### Macromolecular Tumbling and Wobbling in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2018-11)

For a suspension of rigid dumbbells, in any simple shear flow, we recently solved for the diffusion equation for the orientation distribution function by a power series expansion in the shear rate magnitude. In this paper, ...

#### Polymer Orientation Contributions in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2017-01)

Previously, we used a dilute suspension of rigid dumbbells as a model for the dynamics for polymeric liquids in large-amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) flow. We then use dumbbell orientation to explain fluid elasticity. ...