Yielding, Yield Stresses and Viscoelastoplasticity (Summer 2009)

General Introductory Papers

  • Barnes, H. A., The yield stress—a review or ‘παντα ρει’—everything flows?, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 81(1-2), 133-178 (1999).
  • Barnes, H. A. and Walters, K., The yield stress myth?,  Rheologica Acta, 24(4), 323-326 (1985).
  • Hartnett, J. P. and Hu, R. Y. Z., The yield stress - an engineering reality, Journal of Rheology, 33, 671-679 (1989).

Friday, June 26, 2009

Rheometry with Yield Stress Fluids
Presented by Randy Ewoldt |  Download


  • Bonn, D. and Denn, M. M., Yield Stress Fluids Slowly Yield to Analysis, Science, 324(5933), 1401-1402 (2009).
  • Yoshimura, A. S. and Prud'homme, R. K., Response of an Elastic Bingham Fluid to Oscillatory Shear, Rheologica Acta, 26, 428-436 (1987).
  • Brunn, P. O. and Asoud, H., Analysis of Shear Rheometry of Yield Stress Materials and Apparent Yield Stress Materials, Rheologica Acta, 41, 524-531 (2002).

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Presentation by Murat Ocalan Download Notes on von Mises Yield Criterion


  • Saramito, P., A New Constitutive Equation for Elastoviscoplastic Fluid Flows, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 145, 1-14 (2007).
  • Saramito, P., A New Elastoviscoplastic Model Based on the Herschel-Bulkley Viscoplastic Model, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 158, 154-161 (2009).

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Presentation by Sarah Bates |  Download Notes


  • Moller, P. C. F., Fall, A., Bonn, D., No Steady State Flows below the Yield Stress. A True Yield Stress At Last?, arXiv:0904.1467

Friday, July 17, 2009

LAOS on Yielding Fluids and Foams, and SGR Model
Presented by Jason Rich |  Download


  • Rouyer, F., et al, The Large Amplitude Oscillatory Strain Response of Aqueous Foam: Strain Localization and Full Stress Fourier Spectrum, The European Physical Journal E, 27, 309-321 (2008).

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Modes of Yielding
Presented by Chris Dimitriou |  Download


  • Gibaud, T., Barentin, C., Manneville, S., Influence of Boundary Conditions on Yielding in a Soft Glassy Material, Physical Review Letters, 101, 258302 (2008).

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Presentation by Vivek Sharma


  • Oldroyd, J. G., A Rational Formulation of the Equations of Plastic Flow for a Bingham Solid, Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 43, 100-105 (1947).

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Presentation by Trush Majmudar |  Download


  • Pashias, N., Boger, D. V., A Fifty Cent Rheometer for Yield Stress Measurement, Journal of Rheology, 40(6), 1179 (1996).

Monday, August 24, 2009

Jets of Yield Stress Fluids
Presented by Thomas Ober |  Download


  • Goldin, M., Pfeffer, R., Shinnar, R., Break-up of a Capillary Jet of a Non-Newtonian Fluid Having a Yield Stress, The Chemical Engineering Journal, 4(1), 8-20, (1972).

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Wrap Up and Final Presentation on RFX Opposed Jet Device
Presented by Florian Le Goupil |  Download

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Elastic-viscoplastic Theory
Presented by Vikas Srivastava, Shawn Chester and David Hennan
 Presentation Note 1 Note 2