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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2011, 4, 110—119.
Rheology of Liquid Crystals
E. A. Kirsanov
Author affiliations Moscow State Region Socio-Humanitarian Institute
Zelenaya st., 30, 140410 Kolomna, Moscow Region, Russia. E-mail: Kirsanov47@mail.ru
Abstract We consider various theoretical perspectives on the flow of unoriented liquid crystals as thermotropic and lyotropic. Generalized flow equation is used for describing of the characteristic properties of liquid crystals as structured systems. The importance of thixotropic properties of liquid-crystal systems was shown.