Oscillating Stress on Viscoelastic Behavior of Thermoplastic Polymers

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Rudolph J. Scavuzzo

College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, 170 University Avenue, Akron, OH 44325-0301

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(3), 386-389 (Apr 12, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556197 History: Received February 01, 2000; Revised April 12, 2000
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Reverse ratcheting of hoop strains with no internal pressure and a center displacement of 2 in.
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Cyclic ratcheting axial strains (larger value) and hoop strains
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Dynamic and continuous stress relaxation of HDPE with a prestrain of 0.5 in. 4
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Continuous stress relaxation curves of HDPE 4
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Dynamic stress relaxation displacement-controlled tests
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Measurements of continuous and dynamic stress relaxation tests of crosslinked NBR and NBR with TOR 3
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Dynamic and continuous stress relaxation of HDPE with a prestrain of 1.0 in. 4




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