Research on circular plate MR fluids brake

  • Yang Yan  (杨岩)
  • Huang Shi-guo  (黄世国)
  • Kang Bo-seon Email author


The mechanical properties of certain magnetorheological(MR) fluids were investigated and design method of the circular plate MR fluids brake was presented theoretically. The equation of torque transmitted by the MR fluids in brake was derived to provide the theoretical foundation in the design of brake. The design formulation of circular plate MR fluids brake was obtained. Based on this equation, the important impact parameters were discussed. After mathematically manipulated, these parameters such as the calculations of the volume, thickness and width of MR fluids within the circular plate MR fluids brake were yielded.

Key words

MR fluids brake torque 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Yan  (杨岩)
    • 1
    • 2
  • Huang Shi-guo  (黄世国)
    • 1
  • Kang Bo-seon 
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringChongqing Institute of TechnologyChongqingChina
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringChonnam National UniversityGwangjuKorea

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