Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids

Lead Researcher: Paul Michael

Project Updates


Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids

Project Simulations Test Thickener and VI Improver Mechanisms in Fluids

The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in April 2017. The Simulation, Rheology,…

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CCEFP Webinar

Fluid Power Research Update: Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids Webcast

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency…

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FPIRC16

Fluid Power Research Update: Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids at FPIRC16

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of…

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New Fluid Power Research: Simulation, Rheology, and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding, and a number of these new projects were presented at…

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Researcher Profile

Paul Michael is a Research Chemist at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Fluid Power Institute.   He has 35-plus years of experience formulating and testing lubricants. Paul is active in ASTM, ISO, and NFPA standards committees, serves as a lubrication subject matter expert for the US Military, and is principal investigator for energy efficient hydraulic fluids in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. His research interests include energy efficient fluids, hydraulic fluid compatibility, filtration, particle characterization, and machine failure analysis. Read More →