Accession Number : ADD015785

Title :   Electroheological Fluid Chemical Processing.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 23 Nov 90, patented 2 Mar 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Reitz, Ronald P

Report Date : 02 Mar 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The present invention comprises electrorheological fluids and processes. Applying an electric field to an electrorheological fluid composition electrically controls chemical reactions therein. The chemical reactions may comprise those wherein the acidity of the composition is changed. Other chemical reactions may comprise those wherein the phase of the composition is changed.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC FIELDS, *FLUIDS, *PATENTS, *RHEOLOGY, CHEMICAL REACTIONS, CHEMICALS, CONTROL, ELECTROCHEMISTRY, PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS, PROCESSING, MATERIALS, VISCOSITY

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Fluid Mechanics
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE