Rheology is the study of the deformation and flow of
matter. The term rheology was coined by Eugene Bingham, a professor at
Lehigh University, in 1920, from a suggestion by
Markus Reiner[?], inspired by the
Heraclitus' famous expression "panta rhei": everything flows. Rheology has important applications in the engineering sciences and in
physiology.
Hemorheology[?] is the study of the flow properties of
blood.
Basic rheological terms are:
Fluids can be categorized as:
Rheological properties are determined by means of rheometry[?].
Journals covering rheology include:
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