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Bingham plastics

  1. Jul 16, 2006 #1
    Are bingham plastics always heterogenous mixtures, like mud, or are there known compounds?
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  3. Jul 17, 2006 #2


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    'Atypical' applications of Bingham like material models (other than mud that is) have come across are continuum damage mechanics analyses (Bingham matrix), in which the mixture is in a sense heterogeneous, but in another not :biggrin: (inclusions etc. stuff in a viscoplastic metallic matrix). A related application is that of 'simple' viscoplasticity, where think the material models of Bingham kind have at least some merit (meaning in 'traditional' materials as well).
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