Magneto-rheological damper modeling by using dissipative particle dynamics method

  • Mohsen Ghafarian Eidgahi Moghadam
  • Mohammad Mohsen ShahmardanEmail author
  • Mahmood Norouzi


A mesoscale modeling of magneto-rheological damper is performed by using dissipative particle dynamics method. Bounce-back and periodic boundary conditions are used, and the model is validated by Couette flow, Poiseuille flow and flow through a micro-tube. Shear stress and damping behavior are probed with considering hysteresis condition. Three electrical coils are placed inside MR damper, control damping force by applying magnetic strength distribution as step function pattern. Results show that by increasing both of average strength of magnetic field and shear rate, shear stress increases. The effects of different parameters such as frequency and amplitude of piston velocity, magnetic field strength, diameter of magnetic particles and strength of dissipative forces on damping force and hysteresis condition are investigated by using Bouc–Wen model. Results show by increasing frequency and decreasing amplitude and magnetic field strength, hysteresis range and strength of damping force reduce. Sensitivity analysis performed on MR fluid parameters reveals that the weight of magnetic particles and the dissipative force have the most effect on strength of damping force so that, by increasing dissipative force, damping force increases linearly, but enhancement in the weight of magnetic particles leads to damping force firstly increases and then reduces.


Magneto-rheological damper Dissipative particle dynamics Damping force Hysteresis 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringShahrood University of TechnologyShahroodIran

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