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A review on Experimental Evaluation of Magneto-rheological Brake

Akshay Dashwant


Magneto-rheological fluids have earned widespread attention as smart materials due to their memory properties. MRF comprises three chief components including, soft magnetic particles, carrier liquids, and additives. Hence, these materials have attested to be applicable in automotive devices. The devices like MR damper and MR brakes have been developed by the virtue of these fluids. Hence, such devices need proper evaluation in terms of their claims. This review details the rheological principle of MRF, working principle of MR brake, and the experimental evaluations of designed MR brake prototypes. The aim is to provide a basic understanding of magneto-rheological brake components, technology and evaluation setups along with their procedures to the readers.


Keywords: Magneto-rheological fluids, magneto-rheological brake, analytical evaluation, experimental evaluation

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Dashwant AM. A review on experimental evaluation of magneto-rheological brake. Journal of Automobile Engineering and Application. 2015; 2(2): 5–12p.





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