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MagnetoHydroDynamics, Ferrofluid questions

MagnetoHydroDynamics, Ferrofluid questions

MagnetoHydroDynamics, Ferrofluid questions

(OP)
I'm trying to learn more about fluids that can be controlled with magnetics. i already started another thread on this forum but the title of that thread might be a little misleading so i decided to start another thread.
thanks to all the people who contributed to that thread! (http://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=134767)

basically i need to have a fluid that can be held in place "up against a wall" instead of falling down by the force of gravity. gravity is still needed in my application so "removing" gravity is not an option (experiments in outer space etc).

the fluid also needs to allow free and fast movement of objects through it, ie it can not be too thick - think water, not honey.

is there anyone on here who has experience in this field or can point me in the right direction. i have already got some interesting leads from my other thread but i welcome more input.

I googled and saw that Hannes Alfvén recieved the Nobel prize for research in MagnetoHydroDynamics. Does anyone know if there is research done in his native country, Sweden?

RE: MagnetoHydroDynamics, Ferrofluid questions

(OP)
anyone?

RE: MagnetoHydroDynamics, Ferrofluid questions

Interesting question, it sounds like something I might be working on. Is this project more than not related to gravity?

RE: MagnetoHydroDynamics, Ferrofluid questions

(OP)
gravity is an integral part in this project, yes. have you worked with ferrofluid or anything similar to this?

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