Dense suspensions under extensional flow

  1. R. Seto, G. G. Giusteri, and A. Martiniello, Microstructure and thickening of dense suspensions under extensional and shear flows. J. Fluid Mech., 825, R3, 2017. JFM Rapids 

  2. G. G. Giusteri and R. Seto, A theoretical framework for steady-state rheometry in generic flow conditions (arXiv:1702.02745)

The deforming periodic cells for extensional flow (Kraynik–Reinelt boundary conditions). The initial rectangular cell, which is tilted in a special angle about 31.7°, can be recovered at a certain strain about 0.962.

planar extensional flow

simple shear flow




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