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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2005 Vol.6 No.4 P.257~264

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.2005.A0257


Research on the behavior of fiber orientation probability distribution function in the planar flows


Author(s):  ZHOU Kun, LIN Jian-zhong

Affiliation(s):  Department of Mechanics, State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power Transmission and Control, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Corresponding email(s):   mecjzlin@public.zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Fiber suspension flow, Orientation distribution, Probability distribution function


ZHOU Kun, LIN Jian-zhong. Research on the behavior of fiber orientation probability distribution function in the planar flows[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2005, 6(4): 257~264.

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Abstract: 
The equation of two-dimensional fiber direction vector was solved theoretically to give the fiber orientation distri-bution in simple shear flow, flow with two direction shears, extensional flow and arbitrary planar incompressible flow. The Fok-ker-Planck equation was solved numerically to validify the theoretical solutions. The stable orientation and orientation period of fiber were obtained. The results showed that the fiber orientation distribution is dependent on the relative not absolute magnitude of the matrix rate-of-strain of flow. The effect of fiber aspect ratio on the orientation distribution of fiber is insignificant in most conditions except the simple shear case. It was proved that the results for a planar flow could be generalized to the case of 3-D fiber direction vector.

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