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Title: Oscillatory squeezing flow of a biological material
Authors: Phan-Thien 
Nasseri, S.
Bilston, L.E.
Keywords: Kidney
Rheology constitutive model
Squeezing flow
Issue Date: 2000
Citation: Phan-Thien, Nasseri, S., Bilston, L.E. (2000). Oscillatory squeezing flow of a biological material. Rheologica Acta 39 (4) : 409-417. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Large-amplitude oscillatory squeezing flow data are reported for a complex biological material, which is highly shear-thinning in oscillatory shear flow. This soft tissue has a linear viscoelastic limit at a strain of approximately 0.2%. The oscillatory squeezing flow data at large strain are analyzed using two constitutive models: a bi-viscosity Newtonian model, and a non-linear Maxwell model. It is found that although both models may have the same response in shape, the later matches with our non-linear experimental data better. It is also concluded that the non-linear response of the material in large amplitude oscillatory flow is mainly due to the shear thinning of the material.
Source Title: Rheologica Acta
ISSN: 00354511
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