Table 1 A summary of the calibrated material constants.
PropertyDescriptionValue
EbulkYoung’s modulus of the as-cured polymer resin57.6 MPa
EminYoung’s modulus of the MR fluid–filled strut with no applied field0.725 MPa
kEMagnetic field–dependent Young’s modulus of the MR fluid–filled strut49.0 MPa/T
GbulkShear modulus of the as-cured polymer resin19.9 MPa
GminShear modulus of the MR fluid–filled strut with no applied field32.4 MPa
kGMagnetic field–dependent shear modulus of MR fluid–filled strut250.6 MPa/T