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Time-dependent response of soft polymers in moderately large deformations

Chang, W. V. and Bloch, R. and Tschoegl, N. W. (1976) Time-dependent response of soft polymers in moderately large deformations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 73 (4). pp. 981-983. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CHApnas76

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Abstract

We present a theory that successfully describes the time-dependent mechanical behavior of soft incompressible isotropic polymers in moderately large deformations. The theory is based on the introduction of a generalized measure of strain into the Boltzmann superposition integral.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:© 1976 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated by John D. Ferry, January 21, 1976. This work was supported in part by NSF Grant no. DMR75-08076.
Subject Keywords:viscoelasticity; strain measure; rubbers; elastomers
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:08 Nov 2007
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