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Non-Newtonian Fluid


Definition: A non-Newtonian fluid is a fluid with properties that make it behave differently from more conventional Newtonian fluids, described by the classical laws of fluid dynamics. Specifically, a non-Newtonian fluid is one which does not have a constant coefficient of viscosity, perhaps being dependent on the presence of a magnetic field (called magnetorheological fluids) or the physical pressure being exerted (such as the fun science project nicknamed Oobleck) or time-dependent in some way.
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