Strain-coupling effects in branched polymers

J. S. Vrentas, C. M. Vrentas, D. C. Venerus

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The applicability of a strain-coupling integral constitutive equation to the analysis of the nonlinear viscoelasticity of branched polymers is evaluated. A simpler and more efficient method is proposed for evaluating the material functions of the strain-coupling constitutive equation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-81
Number of pages8
JournalRheologica Acta
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • General Materials Science


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