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What Is A Non Newtonian Liquid ?
« on: 25/11/2009 17:51:09 »
Dearest Peeps Of Academia ala Top Notch Mode,


As a sheepie I of course enjoy imbibing liquids ! Imbibing them is my all time favourite past time when it comes to drinking liquids.

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The choccy  liquid(Heathen Wench !) is known as a Non Newtonian Liquid !!....Of course it is !!..a nomenclaturial label that I use every day !..just rolls off the tongue doesn't it ?



What is a Non Newtonian Liquid ?...What Has Newton got to do with it ?....presumably any other liquid must then be a Newtonian liquid yes ?..are there other terms used to identify liquids using scientists names ?


Ewe see....I really do not know.....and I think I would like to know !

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« Reply #1 on: 25/11/2009 22:02:37 »
I think they are fluids that do not have a single flow rate but can vary depending on temperature etc
 

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« Reply #2 on: 26/11/2009 09:52:10 »
Cornflour mixed with water is another example: when you keep it moving it behaves like a solid, but if you stop, it behaves like a liquid and goes everywhere!

Wikipedia has a good page on non newtonian liquids http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Newtonian_fluid [nofollow]
 

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« Reply #3 on: 26/11/2009 10:35:56 »
It's a liquid that shows a non-proportional reaction to the forces acting on it - so with the cornflower/water mix, a larger force won't just make it squidge faster.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 26/11/2009 15:06:04 »
I think they are fluids that do not have a single flow rate but can vary depending on temperature etc

Gosh...Thanks Hadrian....then this must mean that Newtonian liquids flow at the same rate when hotty or coldy !

ewe are klevur !
 

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« Reply #5 on: 26/11/2009 15:08:38 »
Cornflour mixed with water is another example: when you keep it moving it behaves like a solid, but if you stop, it behaves like a liquid and goes everywhere!

Wikipedia has a good page on non newtonian liquids http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Newtonian_fluid

Wicked !!..Thanks Kerry !!..so...Non Newtonian can also mean that the liquid can act like a solid !....thanks for the link ...me go lookey soon ! Does that mean that for a moment it IS actually a solid ?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 26/11/2009 15:09:38 »
It's a liquid that shows a non-proportional reaction to the forces acting on it - so with the cornflower/water mix, a larger force won't just make it squidge faster.

Thanks Ben...this is all really helpful.....any idea what Newton has to do with all of this ?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 26/11/2009 18:02:52 »
Newtonian fluid

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A Newtonian fluid (named after Isaac Newton) is a fluid whose stress versus strain rate curve is linear and passes through the origin. The constant of proportionality is known as the viscosity.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 26/11/2009 20:13:07 »
Newtonian fluid

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A Newtonian fluid (named after Isaac Newton) is a fluid whose stress versus strain rate curve is linear and passes through the origin. The constant of proportionality is known as the viscosity.


woo !!..Thank ewe Hadrian.....I still not know the Newton connection , except, that it's named after him.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 26/11/2009 20:25:18 »
You obviously never saw Newton in the bath.  ::)
 

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« Reply #10 on: 26/11/2009 20:33:54 »
how about this then.

Newton tried to quantify and predict fluid flow phenomena through his elementary Newtonian physical equations. His contributions to fluid mechanics included his second law: F=m.a, the concept of Newtonian viscosity in which stress and the rate of strain vary linearly, the reciprocity principle: the force applied upon a stationary object by a moving fluid is equal to the change in momentum of the fluid as it deflects around the front of the object, and the relationship between the speed of waves at a liquid surface and their wavelength.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 26/11/2009 23:55:50 »
...and therefore, a non Newtonian fluid is one to which this does not necessary aply - a greater force to the same mass doesn't result in a proportional increase in acceleration.

So if you handle it softly, it flows, but apply a large force and it locks up like a solid.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 27/11/2009 00:09:21 »
So if you handle it softly, it flows, but apply a large force and it locks up like a solid.

Mrs Geezer is a bit like that.
 

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