Basics of Rheology – 2 day Course (VIC)

Basics of Rheology – 2 day Course (VIC)


Back by popular demand, Anton Paar Australia has the pleasure to invite you to join our Basics of Rheology course! Ideal for those new to rheology or that have been involved for some time and would like to learn more about this fascinating subject. Also great as a refresher or for students new to the subject.

Course Description

The 2-day training course combines powerpoint presentations as well as ample laboratory practical sessions, tailored to meet the applications of the group.

Basics of rheology/viscosity

•           Rheology and viscous behaviour

•           Simple viscosity tests

•           Rheometers and measuring systems

•           Common definitions


Rotational rheology

•           Flow behaviour and yield point

•           Time- and temperature-dependent behaviour (rotation)


Oscillatory/dynamic rheology

•           Viscoelastic behaviour

•           Definitions: shear strain, deformation, shear modulus

•           Amplitude and frequency sweeps


Detailed program available upon registration. Space is limited so register today!

All participants will also receive a copy of 'Applied Rheology‘, written by rheology expert Thomas G. Mezger.

Target group: Rheology beginners and those who want to refresh their knowledge
Prerequisites: Completion of online e-learning modules: (1) Basics of Rheometry (Rotation) and (2) Basics of Rheometry (Oscillation)

Date: 2018-07-17, 09:00 - 2018-07-18, 17:00
Venue: Burwood, VIC, Australia, The Burwood Corporate Centre Burwood, VIC
Language: English
Number of participants: 9
Organizer: Anton Paar Australia Pty. Ltd.
Trainer: Ashish Kumar

Dr. Ashish Kumar is Market Manager for the Characterisation product portfolio at Anton Paar Australia and Anton Paar New Zealand, including Rheometry, Mechanical Surface Testing, Particle Characterisation and Nanosurface Properties. He is responsible for technical support, application testing, product management and marketing activities for the different product lines, and has been since 2013. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from The University of Melbourne (Australia) and has nine years of rheology experience, five of those in the field of mineral processing and tailings disposal.

Costs: $1,500 (ex-GST) *Discounted rates available for existing Anton Paar users and multiple registrations
End of registration: 2018-06-22

Contact person and registration:
Mr Rusiru Amarakoon
Tel.: + 61 2 8315 4404