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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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.
|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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