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Rheologica Acta

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24-11-2017 | Original Contribution

Selection of ethylene-vinyl-acetate properties for modified bitumen with enhanced end-performance

Bitumen modification with ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA), in a wide range temperatures (between − 30 and 100 °C), has been studied as a function of polymer concentration and EVA characteristics (vinyl acetate (VA) content and melt flow index (MFI)).

23-11-2017 | Original Contribution

An empirical constitutive model for complex glass-forming liquids using bitumen as a model material

While extensive research efforts have been devoted to understand the dynamics of chemically and structurally simple glass-forming liquids (SGFLs), the viscoelasticity of chemically and structurally complex glass-forming liquids (CGFLs) has …

21-11-2017 | Original Contribution

Stress decomposition analysis in hard and soft sphere suspensions: double peaks in the elastic stress of hard sphere suspensions and its characteristic and structural origin

Brownian dynamics simulations under large amplitude oscillatory shear flow at an intermediate volume fraction in both hard and soft sphere systems have been carried out. Elastic and viscous stresses for the two systems are calculated by using the …

09-11-2017 | Review

Slow flows of yield stress fluids: yielding liquids or flowing solids?

Yield stress fluids (YSF) exhibit strongly non-linear rheological characteristics. As a consequence, they develop original flow features (as compared to simple fluids) under various boundary conditions. This paper reviews and analyzes the …

05-11-2017 | Original Contribution

Entanglement properties of carboxymethyl cellulose and related polysaccharides

Entanglement network of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) was characterized based on the dynamic viscoelasticity of the concentrated solutions in an ionic liquid. According to the concentration dependence of the molecular weight between entanglements …

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The journal Rheologica Acta advances the science of rheology by publishing high quality peer reviewed articles, invited reviews and peer reviewed short communications reporting substantial progress in core areas of fluid or solid rheology.

The scope of coverage includes rheometrical and rheo-physical techniques, rheo-optics, microrheology; rheology of soft matter systems including polymer melts and solutions, colloidal dispersions, cement, ceramics, glasses, gels, emulsions, surfactant systems, liquid crystals, biomaterials and food; electro and magnetorheology; theory of rheology; non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, complex fluids in microfluidic devices and flow instabilities; interfacial rheology and more.

Rheologica Acta is the official journal of The European Society of Rheology.

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