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Liquid Crystals and their Application
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Zhidkie kristally i ikh prakticheskoe ispol'zovanie

Жидкие кристаллы и их практическое использование

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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2008, 3, 52—59.

Reological Properties of Lubricating Oils With the Additives of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals

V. N. Latyshev1, S. A. Syrbu2, V. V. Novikov1, M. A. Kolbashov1

Author affiliations
1Ivanovo State University, Tribology Center
2Ivanovo State University, Nanomaterials Research Institute
153025 Ivanovo, Ermak Str., 39. 

The influence of the additives of some cholesteric liquid crystals on reological properties standard lubricating oil was studied. Dependencies of oil properties on velocity of the shift and warm-up conditions are received. The problems of their practical use are discussed.

Keywords: reological properties, viscosity, additives, cholesteric liquid crystals, lubricating oils

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