Electrodynamics of microstretch and micropolar fluids


A continuum theory is developed for anisotropic microstretch and micropolar fluids subject to electormagnetic interactions. Balance laws and thermodynamically admissible constitutive equations are obtained. Material and thermodynamic stability restrictions on the material moduli are determined. Field equations are obtained for both anisotropic microstretch and micropolar fluids. The general theory is specialized to formulate field equations for micropolar magneto and electro-hydrodynamics.

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Eringen, A.C. Electrodynamics of microstretch and micropolar fluids. ARI 50, 169–179 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/s007770050011

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Key words

  • Electromagnetic interactions
  • Anisotropic fluids
  • Microstretch fluids
  • Micropolar fluids Microfluids
  • Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Electrohydrodynamics