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#### 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 ...

#### Exact Analytical Solution for Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2015-03-16)

When polymeric liquids undergo large-amplitude shearing oscillations, the shear stress responds as a Fourier series, the higher harmonics of which are caused by fluid nonlinearity. Previous work on large-amplitude oscillatory ...

#### 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 ...

#### Complex Polymer Orientation

(2015-07)

Previously, we explored the dynamics of a dilute suspension of rigid dumbbells as a model for polymeric liquids in large-amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) flow. We derived the expression for the polymer orientation ...

#### 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. ...

#### Review of Nonlinear Oscillatory Shear Flow Notations and Presentations: Polymeric Liquids

(2018-12)

We review notations for, along with ways of presenting, the shear stress responses to large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS). We find that the Fourier loss and storage viscosities to be the simplest primal notations ...

#### Exact Solutions for Oscillatory Shear Sweep Behaviors of Complex Fluids from the Oldroyd 8-constant Framework

(2017-05)

Large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow (LAOS) is a popular for studying the nonlinear physics of complex fluids. Specifically, the strain rate sweep (also called the strain sweep) is used routinely to identify the onset ...

#### Molecular Origins of Higher Harmonics in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow: Shear Stress Response

(2016-11-01)

Recent work has focused on deepening our understanding of the molecular origins of the higher harmonics that arise in the shear stress response of polymeric liquids in large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow. For instance, ...

#### Macromolecular Origins of Fifth Shear-Stress Harmonic in Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Flow

(2016-08)

This study examines the simplest relevant molecular model of a polymeric liquid in large-amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) flow: the suspension of rigid dumbbells in a Newtonian solvent. For such suspensions, the viscoelastic ...