Non-Newtonian Fluid Demo

Posted on March 10, 2007  Comments (1)

via: A pool filled with non-newtonian fluid:

They filled a pool with a mix of cornstarch and water made on a concrete mixer truck. It becomes a non-newtonian fluid. When stress is applied to the liquid it exhibits properties of a solid. Video was recorded at Barcelona, Spain. A non-Newtonian fluid is a fluid in which the viscosity changes with the applied strain rate. As a result, non-Newtonian fluids may not have a well-defined viscosity.

Related: Gareth McKinley’s Non-Newtonian Fluid Dynamics Research GroupNon-Newtonian Fluid Dynamics And Applications In Geophysics Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics

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