Re: XVth Int. Workshop on Numerical Methods for non-Newtonian Flows, June 6-10 Rhodes, Greece
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On 01/28/07 13:10, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 02:41:41AM +0100, IWNMNNF Organizing Committee wrote:
> But what on earth is *non-Newtonian* fluid mechanics, assuming it has to
> do with the real world?
> Fluids so heavy that general relativity is needed? Flows in quantum
> phase space? ???
A non-Newtonian fluid is a fluid in which the viscosity changes
with the applied strain rate. As a result, non-Newtonian fluids
may not have a well-defined viscosity.
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